Enterprise Software

Practical tips for optimizing SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, and any other enterprise app of your choice.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Tyco Integrated Security: Overall Crime Index for Your Area

    This helpful and informative Crime Index shows detailed scores that indicate the relative risk of crime at a specific address or site listed as compared to national averages. A Crime Index score of 256 means that the risk of crime at the location is 2.56 times that of the national...

    Provided By Tyco

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Oracle Crystal Ball Download - 30 Day Free Trial

    Oracle Crystal Ball is the leading spreadsheet-based application suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk. With Crystal Ball, you can make the right tactical decisions to reach your objectives and gain a competitive edge under even the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    FTP vs MFT: Why it’s time to make the change

    Get the facts you need to make the case for managed file transfer. Read the report to get head-to-head comparisons of cost, reliability, visibility, security & management and get the information you need to make a compelling case for moving to MFT.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    BPM for Dummies

    Business Process Management For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition, shows you what BPM is and how it can help your organization. You see how the BPM solutions from IBM help you gain many benefits from higher customer satisfaction to greater agility in adapting to changing market conditions. Chapter 1:Understanding...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Google Apps for Business - Simple, Proven, Transformative

    1-page overview of the benefits provided by Google Apps for Business. How Google Apps for Business helps users work better together while bringing you the benefits of pure cloud. Learn why 5 million businesses have gone to Google Apps for Business to lower costs and liberate IT. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 best practices for successful project management

    The right mix of planning, monitoring, and controlling can make the difference in completing a project on time, on budget, and with high quality results. These guidelines will help you plan the work and work the plan.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Tom Mochal

  • Videos // May 2014

    IT Operations Management in Action

    A brief video that provides information on some best practices in handling performance and application issues.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Eliminating the Noise: Best Practices for the Five W’s of Sales Intelligence

    Much as a journalist is expected to report on the “who, what, when,” etc. when filing their story, professional business-to-business (B2B) sales reps are more likely to open doors, nurture opportunities, and close deals when they know more about their prospect or customer. Sales Intelligence, as a broad category of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Downloads // Jul 2006

    Download Savvion's Free Business Process Modeling Software

    The first step in improving your business processes is to articulate precisely where bottlenecks exist, and the most efficient way to do that is by simulating your existing processes using business process modeling software. To help you get started, Savvion offers its Process Modeler, a component of Savvion BusinessManager,...

    Provided By Savvion

  • White Papers // Mar 2007

    Create a Process Documentation Guide: Developing a Template That Can Be Used to Document Any Process

    Document the processes by creating a template for the process documentation guide that includes the following items: scope statement, applicability matrix, product lines impacted, process roles involved, process management system procedures, exception management process, and decision matrix. This paper explores how to create a template for the process documentation guide....

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Research - Google Apps ranked #1 by Radicati

    The Radicati Group has done some homework for companies choosing a cloud business email provider. In a report entitled “Cloud Business Email - Market Quadrant 2013”, the firm ranks Google Apps for Business ahead of all other players. A summary of Radicati’s findings can be downloaded here. Download this quick...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    A New Model for User Engagement

    The workforce has changed dramatically. Companies today must embrace technology and innovation to attract the younger set—yet remain traditional enough to retain their more experienced employees. How can you provide new systems and features to engage all types of users? This white paper from Workday looks at how the growing...

    Provided By Workday

  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2010

    Definition template for smaller projects

    The first step in project planning is to define the work. This template will help you create a definition document to guide you through small to medium-size projects.

    Provided By Tom Mochal

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an ERP Solution

    The Inside-ERP Checklist: Top 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing an ERP Solution shows you: Why many ERP implementations fall short of expectations and how to prevent failure Expert opinions on whether to stick with your current business applications vendor or seek an ERP package from a new one...

    Provided By Inside ERP

  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Develop and Execute a Channel Strategy

    Channels are the means by which one sells products to the customers. Channel strategy helps identify those sales channels and processes that yield the highest return for one's company. Channel strategy includes recommendations for both identifying and managing channel partners. Channel marketing is a dynamic and complex arena where mistakes...

    Provided By Microsoft Tips

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Case Study: Specsavers gains visibility across the software lifecycle

    It's important to have a centralised testing service to improve service quality and meet business objectives. Explore the benefits of adopting automated application management and learn how Specsavers significantly improved the quality of business critical applications.

    Provided By HP US

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    On-demand Webcast: How to Simplify Deployment of Google Apps and Office 365

    Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 each has its own vast ecosystem, from email to office applications to identity management. Google would prefer you live entirely in the Google environment, while Microsoft would prefer you live entirely in its Exchange/Office 365/Active Directory infrastructure. You are likely using a combination of...

    Provided By Centrify

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Companies Grow More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Animated Video: Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Companies Grow More. Maximize revenue and optimize sales performance. Know what to sell your customers. And get more help from your marketers and partners.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Profit Magazine: Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong. Daniel Pink, author of the book, To Sell Is Human unveils the secrets to selling - what makes sales people tick and the traits that make the best sellers successful in today’s marketplace.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Tyco Integrated Security: National Crime Infographic

    This helpful and valuable infographics shows the crime trends across the United States and how Tyco Integrated Security helps real world companies achieve their security and business goals. This demonstrates how safe is your business really is by illustrating crime trends and statistics from across the United States that business...

    Provided By Tyco

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Automation Brings Promise to IT Operations Management, but at What Cost?

    Summary: IT operations organizations will remain under pressure to increase their value proposition to the business while reducing the associated cost. Increased automation and the reduction of systemic complexity are paramount to this objective. Key Findings: IT operations organizations that do not move at the pace of change the business...

    Provided By frontrange

  • Downloads // Sep 2006

    Software-as-a-Service; A Comprehensive Look at the Total Cost of Ownership of Software Applications

    Gartner estimates that the annual cost to own and manage traditional "on-premise" software applications can be up to four times the initial purchase price. This is due to a company's need to acquire and maintain the resources needed to support a large scale in-house software deployment; including: hardware, software upgrades...

    Provided By Business Objects

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Deal Management Mobilized: How the Best-in-Class Close the Sale Anywhere, Anytime, with Any Device

    Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Report on How Human Capital and Talent Technology are Influencing Global Business

    Examing survey results from a poll of senior business leaders and human resource executives, this joint report from Deloitte and Oracle takes a closer look at how businesses are using human capital management (HCM) technology to meet their growth goals. Download now to take an in depth look at this...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service

    Modern organizations are under intense pressure to provide accurate, reliable, and speedy financial information to business decision-makers. Furthermore, complying with global standards has become more of a headache than ever before. How do you know if financial management in the cloud is right for you? This data sheet takes an...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics

    Oracle Procurement & Spend Analytics, part of the Oracle BI Applications product line, enables you to optimize supply side performance by integrating data from across the enterprise value chain?enabling executives, managers, and frontline employees to make more informed decisions. Oracle Procurement & Spend Analytics increases visibility into the complete procure-to-pay...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2008

    Affin Bank Streamlines Reporting, Automates Budgeting, Forecasting With Integrated System

    Affin Bank Berhad was established in 1975 and today, the bank operates a network of 82 branches across Malaysia servicing retail and corporate customers. Requisitions and expense claims were performed manually, resulting in unproductive hours being spent on processing of payments to suppliers and employees. The bank figured they should...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    LG Electronics Implements World's First Single Global Instance of Oracle E-Business Suite R12

    LG Electronics is aiming to become one of the world's top three electronics and information communications companies. To support Vision 2010, LG Electronics needed to better manage its global operations. Its in-house Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system was configured differently at each subsidiary and different offices were using different versions...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

    Provided By Dell

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies

    The Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies report reveals key insights into who's moving to Windows 8, who's skipping it, and why. In this original research report from TechRepublic Pro and ZDNet, industry analysts break down the Windows 8 deployment plans of over 1,200 organizations...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Sep 1999

    The definitive mergers and acquisitions checklist

    The period before a merger or acquisition is stressful for the CIO. This checklist, courtesy of TechLabs, can help you gather information about hardware, systems integration, and software to help make the transition as smooth as possible.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Spanning People, Processes, Andtechnologies: The Business Case for Collaborative DevOps

    There's a lot of talk these days about DevOps - the shortened form of \"Development and Operations\" - which refers to practices designed for coordinating software development teams with IT operations teams. The talk is being driven by companies challenged by a fast-moving market, an ever changing regulatory landscape, and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unit testing: the key to quality in smarter products

    Innovative and high-quality software is now not only a key driver for business success in many industries;it is also critical for building a smarter planet. Yet as companies race to meet tight deadlines, they often have to hack code and drop features. All the while, customer demands for faster delivery...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis

    Discover how IBM scored 97.7% block rate against exploits and fared against other tested products in NSS Labs 2013 Network IPS Comparative Analysis.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Product Information Management

    This report is a must-read if you're an IT strategist who's currently evaluating product information management (PIM) technologies. It explains why the as-yet-immature PIM market is evolving quickly and presents Gartner's Magic Quadrant for this emerging tech sector. There are a variety of differences that separate the companies Gartner classifies...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Nov 2013

    The MDM advantage: Creating insight from big data

    To help enterprises create trusted insight as the volume, velocity and variety of data continue to explode, IBM offers several solutions designed to help organizations uncover previously unavailable insights and use them to support and inform decisions across the business. Combining the power of IBM® InfoSphere® Master Data Management (MDM)...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

    Find out which vendors Gartner positions as Leaders, Challengers, Visionaries or Niche Players based on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision. Access a complimentary copy of the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms to: Gain deeper knowledge of the endpoint protection market...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    ERP Solution Helps Global Distributor Manage Environmental Performance

    A pioneer in socially responsible business practices, Seventh Generation is the leading distributor of home cleaning, personal care, and baby products made from natural, recycled, or renewable materials. The company constantly seeks to minimize its environmental impact. Seventh Generation sought an enterprise resource planning solution to support its supply chain...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2008

    Run SAP Methodology: How to Implement End-to-End Solution Operations

    SAP has a vested interest in ensuring that every support organization can successfully run the business systems that support the business processes. With Run SAP, the SAP Active Global Support organization has taken steps to define a clear, shared methodology for the ongoing management of the end-to-end solution. Run...

    Provided By SAP