Enterprise Software

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

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Add resilience to your steel supply chain

    This briefing shows what leading steel manufacturers such as ArcelorMittal and Ruukki are doing differently. The main question is, “How resilient is your supply chain?” With in-depth analyses you can see where you can improve.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Benefit from operational flexibility with an integrated supply chain solution

    This briefing details how companies in the automotive logistics industry can benefit from operational flexibility with an integrated supply chain solution. With Quintiq you can improve delivery reliability and gain savings.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Research Report: 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study

    A Ponemon Institute research study sponsored by HP is based on a representative sample of 60 organisations in various industry sectors. Read this report now to learn how this benchmark research quantifies the economic impact of cyber attacks and observe cost trends over time.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Infographic: Fight Cyber Crime

    A Ponemon Institute infographic sponsored by HP presents a quick and clear information on how to fight Cyber Crime. Download this report now to learn how HP helps organisations identify the source of security attacks and solve them before incurring costly downtime.

    Provided By HP US

  • Videos // Mar 2014

    AccessTesting - What is application lifecycle management

    Access Testing provides organisations with a comprehensive range of testing services covering technical, customer based and business Requirements Quality Assurance. This short video illustrates how teams can gain greater transparency into testing and QA processes. Access Testing ALM helps teams to visualise and address their greatest project challenges in one...

    Provided By Access Testing

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Requirements Quality Assurance

    This whitepaper will help readers to understand the nature of Application Lifestyle Management. Learn how ALM helps to define, measure, improve and manage the specifications within your organisations systems engineering process and associated quality assurance projects. Many organizations are recognizing the critical nature of ALM and how it assists to...

    Provided By Access Testing

  • 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 2014

    The New Business of Business Leaders: Hiring and Onboarding

    This paper explores the role of business leaders in driving talent management functions, specifically around hiring and onboarding challenges. It discusses how talent intelligence helps business leaders find better candidates faster, make better build/buy/rent decisions, decrease new hire time-to-proficiency, and decrease the number of new hires who quickly leave.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Why ERP Systems Fail to Perform

    The users' have invested in a new ERP system, endured the implementation process and have begun using the software solution to manage their business. But somewhere along the line, the users start to lose momentum. Slowly, without realizing it, their employees begin reverting to their old ways and processes. Frustrations...

    Provided By IQMS

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research conducted for Motivate, Incent, Compensate, Enable: Sales Performance Management Best Practices (January 2013) reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This...

    Provided By Oracle

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong - Profit Magazine

    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 // Mar 2014

    Embrace change with HP Agile Manager

    HP Agile Manager helps testers, developers and business analyst teams be adept in the face of complexity and change. The Agile platform offers a clean, intuitive web based interface with advanced visualisation. IT allows users visibility into project work using real-time, analytics and dashboards. Developers can freely choose to test...

    Provided By Planit

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Predicts 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...

    Provided By frontrange

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    InfoWorld Report: From Silos to Optimised Infrastructure Management

    This report discusses the challenges IT teams face managing traditional and newer technologies and the impact of silo performance views on their ability to deliver business objectives: Best Practices to "tear down" silos Cloud, big data, mobility and collaboration adoption guidelines 4 steps for achieving a unified view...

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Executive Summary: Clustered Data ONTAP Delivers Foundation for Software-defined Storage

    This executive summary explores about traditional data centers, with infrastructure silos built around applications, limit responsiveness. Explains how it helps deliver on the promise of software-defined storage today, increasing IT agility and speeding delivery of services.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Supporting a New Style of IT: The Value of the 3rd Platform

    This new IDC whitepaper (created January 2014) outlines the HP Support Portfolio and discusses in detail, Datacenter Care, Proactive Care, Foundation Care and Lifecycle Event Services.  IDC discusses how the New Style of IT presents new support challenges and how the HP Support portfolio helps customers with these issues.  ...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    Forrester: Better Outcomes, Faster Results – A Path to Continuous Delivery

    Conditioned by experiences with mobile and cloud-based software, customers are demanding faster responsiveness to their needs. Winning or losing customers now depends on your ability to remove delivery barriers so you can produce high-quality applications on demand. The race for customers is on—are you prepared to win? Watch this...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    SANS 20 Critical Security Controls

    The Critical Security Controls (CSC’s) are rapidly being adopted by companies and government agencies in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere to increase visibility into advanced threats, to shore up defenses, and ultimately for benchmarking and to improve risk posture.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Describing and Searching Mass Assets

    Processes are constantly being developed and improved to allow digital asset management (DAM) leaders to upload large sets of assets to their networks. Once uploaded and accessible, certain searching tools can help users to find information that is pertinent to their needs and prevent users from being overwhelmed with unhelpful...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Digital Asset Management: Digital Archaeology and Migration

    Digital preservation protects data to ensure continuing access in the future; digital archaeology and migration are two preservation strategies used to create and maintain access to obsolete information resources. "Emulation" and "refreshing" are two tools used in digital archaeology to retrieve information from obsolete media. Migration, or moving older data...

    Provided By Intel

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    The Outside-in Approach to Order Fulfillment: Providing a Seamless Customer Experience eBook

    This report, based on several Aberdeen surveys, will identify best practices and potential improvements in revenue and profit margins.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Rationalizing the software development lifecycle in systems engineering (Ovum)

    Software is not only changing the nature of products, but also the nature of systems engineering. Across many product industry sectors, software is arguably accounting for the lion's share of innovation. For many product engineering organizations, the growth of software content is raising the urgency to ingrain systems engineering mentality...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Strategies to Capture Greater Value from Systems Engineering analyst paper (Taxal)

    This paper discusses the practices that companies should explore to move beyond traditional PLM and ALM to realize the broader capabilities of systems engineering for reducing time to market, meeting regulatory compliance mandates and improving product quality.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    System Design: Get it Right the First Time (Aberdeen Group)

    This Aberdeen Group report offers guidance to help you improve your system design practices, and bring innovative products to market in less time and at reduced cost to meet your product revenue goals.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Systems Engineering for Dummies

    This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2014

    Turning product development into competitive advantage (Exec Brief)

    We rely on smarter products each day, from cell phones and home appliances to cars and airplanes. The software embedded in these products delivers greatly increased functionality, but it also introduces a complex new set of development challenges.  The reality is that product manufacturers are now also becoming software companies,...

    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

    Applying agile principles to the development of smarter products

    Agile development has become a cornerstone of most software development organizations. Marked by iterative processes that deliver incremental value over time, agile development has enabled organizations to manage software complexity more effectively and to improve quality and time to market compared with previous development processes.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Feb 2014

    HP: Forrester Research: Application Management- Better Outcomes, Faster Results

    Conditioned by experiences with mobile and cloud-based software, customers are demanding faster responsiveness to their needs. Winning or losing customers now depends on your ability to remove delivery barriers so you can produce high-quality applications on demand. The race for customers is on—are you prepared to win? Join us...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Content Analytics in Public Safety

    Ensuring the safety and protection of the general public in the United States employs millions of people, investigating and responding to millions of incidents and offenses each year, supported by millions of unstructured data sources and records. In this context, it is easy to appreciate why content analytics solutions are...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Forrester Study: Total Economic Impact of Google Apps for Business

    Forrester Consulting has performed a total economic impact (TEI ) analysis, commissioned by Google, for organizations considering switching to Google Apps for Business from a traditional, on-premise environment for messaging and collaboration. In a study entitled "The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps for Business", the research and advisory firm...

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Forrester Study - Total Economic Impact of Google Apps

    For companies considering switching to Google Apps from a traditional, on-premise environment for messaging and collaboration, this Forrester Study shows that Google Apps can reduce IT costs while offering even greater gains in employee productivity. Download this quick synopsis to find out more.

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Three IT Imperatives CIOs Use To Drive Change Throughout the Enterprise

    CIOs who have been successful in bridging the divide between IT operations and business did it by accelerating the transformation of IT. ServiceNow documents three common IT imperatives that leading CIOs use to drive change and assert themselves as strategic leaders in the business. In this white paper, you will...

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Empirical Study of ERP Implementation Strategies-Filling Gaps Between the Success and Failure of ERP Implementation Process

    In businesses, implementation of new ERP system is as important as finding the right solution of new enterprise resource planning systems. Understanding and selecting the best practice out of the available huge strategies for implementation the ERP software is very difficult. The aim of this paper is to provide consolidated...

    Provided By Research In Motion

  • 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

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Does Application Security Pay?

    Measuring the Business Impact of Software Security Assurance Solutions At a time when IT budgets are coming under closer scrutiny, CISOs are being called upon to justify SSA investments from a cost-benefit perspective. For CISOs, the thrust of this study is clear: Software security solutions are providing substantial operational...

    Provided By HP US