Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Workforce Visibility

    Do you know as much about your employees as you know about your customers, products, or systems? Imagine the organizational transformation that could be possible if HR could provide real-time, actionable insight into the talent of your organization.

    Provided By Workday

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    CSC Customer Video

    How is CSC supporting sales reps with anytime, any device access to key data and workflow approvals? With SAP mobile software. See how this IT solution provider is developing a largely mobile workforce, making decisions in real-time, and ensuring the right people are assigned to the right opportunities.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Prepare for the Quantum Leap in Real-Time Analytics: How In-Memory Analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise

    This paper describes how the game-changing increases in computing speed provided by in-memory analytics allows organizations to analyze massive data sets in real-time, fundamentally changing how business leaders will view their processes, decisions, and business models.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Transactional Data: Driving Real-Time Business

    In global survey of IT leaders conducted by CIO Magazine, companies are facing increasing challenges in turning large volumes of data into meaningful information that business users can efficiently access and understand in order to make business-critical decisions. Read the report to get the latest insight into the challenges industry...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    SAP HANA Demystified, an Overview of SAP's Game-Changing In-Memory Technology

    It's both ironic and unfortunate: Across organizations, decision makers are swimming in information, yet they still struggle to really "know" their business. They cannot access relevant data easily, navigate it quickly, organize it meaningfully, or make decisions with any degree of certainty. At SAP, we believe business analytics should enable...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Building a Clear and Socially Connected Enterprise: Next Step in Customer Relationships

    To survive ongoing economic uncertainty, financial services firms must recognize that consumers have formed new social relationships with their banks, insurers, and each other through the Internet and other customer-facing channels. Read how your business can get a firm footing in this new world of relationships.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Managing Information in the Enterprise: Perspectives for Business Leaders

    This Forbes Insight Paper shows how senior executives view the state of information management in their companies; the trend towards an EIM strategy as a competitive differentiator and areas of opportunity to get started.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Spend Performance Management Solution Brief (SAP Solution Brief)

    How do you effectively rationalize your company's supply base to generate visible savings and limit the introduction of risk while meeting the needs of your stakeholders? As executives prepare for growth in a recovering economy, their top initiatives include reducing spend, increasing cost savings, and managing supplier risk. To accomplish...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Retail Week Tearing Up the Rule Book

    The past decade has seen significant changes in the experience that customers have when they interact with a retailer. The development of multichannel retail has been crucial to this. Whether it be consumers researching purchases online, accessing customer support via a social networking site or having a staff member assist...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Survive and Thrive by Managing Information as a Strategic Asset

    Transform your business perspective by transforming the way you manage your enterprise data. Treating information as a strategic asset instead of a liability is essential?especially in an economy where a minimum degree of competitive advantage generates maximum impact.

    Provided By SAP

  • eBooks // Mar 2012

    High Performance Organizations: Empower Employees with Real-Time Analytics

    This eBook identifies the high-level business pressures driving organizations to deliver real-time Business Intelligence to frontline employees,?examines what is driving these changes, and how they are empowering their employees. It also articulates the need for real-time mobile BI as differentiated by business roles: Executive Management, Field Sales, and Operations.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Business Execution: Executive Buyer's Guide

    The workforce represents 40 to 60% of a company's operating expenses, and is the most important asset in business execution. Companies that narrow the gap between strategy and results can achieve increased growth, lower operating costs and higher profit margins. At SuccessFactors, we help our customers change how they...

    Provided By SuccessFactors

  • eBooks // Mar 2012

    Archiving for Dummies e-book

    Want the smartest IT department? Just surround yourself with Dummies. Data retention in today's digial era is a major challenge for businesses and organizations. This e-book is your guide to the basics of archive, archive components, use cases in today's enterprises and organizations, and key factors to consider for your...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Real-time BI for Faster Business Insight

    Real-time business intelligence (BI) holds significant potential for companies seeking to improve the accuracy of business decision making. However, there are a number of pitfalls that can trip up organizations that aren't fully prepared before embarking on a real-time BI project. This in-depth mediacast provides an overview of the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Oracle Business Intelligence 11g for IT Managers

    If you are an IT professional who manages BI for your organization, you're probably challenged with having to support multiple tools to solve different user needs. Multiple enterprise reporting products, BI tools, and numerous servers increase time, risks, and costs in terms of your staff's ability to manage and maintain...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Mar 2012

    IDC Case Study: Optimizing eCommerce Decisions at TIAA-CREF

    This IDC case study examines the benefits TIAA-CREF, a Fortune 100 financial services firm, gained from automating their eCommerce marketing. By deploying Oracle Real-Time Decisions, TIAA-CREF was able to apply intelligent process automation to customize online customer interactions. The result was a significant lift in positive customer response to TIAA-CREF's...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    HR Analytics: Driving Return on Human Capital Investments

    In today's economy, it's critical for organizations to make employee retention and development a major business focus, to ensure that valuable employees are not lost as the economy improves. With advanced BI solutions, organizations can be supported by workforce analytics to drive return on human capital investment and to see...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Exalogic & Exadata: The Optimal Platform for ATG

    Increasing conversion rates in an ever-more competitive eCommerce environment is critical to ensuring success in a fragmented and global eCommerce landscape. But when top-line revenue growth is coupled with bottom-line benefits, the benefits to an organization's return on investment are substantial. For a typical top 500 Internet Retailer, an additional...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Oracle HR Analytics: Driving Return on Human Capital Investment

    In this podcast, you'll hear from Lexy Martin, the director of Research and Analytics for CedarCrestone, and the author of a recent, in-depth Oracle white paper on HR Analytics, as she talks about current trends in HR and how firms are using analytics to gain insights on their HR operations...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Oracle Fusion HCM Cloud Applications: A Buyer's Guide for CIOs

    HR is flocking to the cloud. The benefits of accessibility, efficiency and cost effectiveness are obvious. But every CIO knows that moving to SaaS-based system for HR comes with many caveats and ramifications that may not be obvious to non-technical buyers. This whitepaper explores six key technical questions that every...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Delivering Unmatched Ease of Management with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g

    Managing other business intelligence (BI) systems is often costly, complex, fragmented and full of security loopholes. Administrators typically deploy BI first, then buy system administration tools as the need arises. This approach forces them to "glue together" point solutions to get a complete view of their BI environment. In this...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Downloads // Mar 2012

    PowerTerm WebConnect - Enhancements to Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS

    Ericom PowerTerm WebConnect - the alternative to Citrix - extends the functionality of WS08 R2 Remote Desktop Services (RDS) with advanced centralized management, allowing IT organizations to reduce access management costs and complexities, protect past investments and improve the end-user experience. Using PowerTerm WebConnect, you will benefit from mixed server...

    Provided By Ericom Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Get the Strategic Partner Advantage

    Why are infrastructure and operations personnel embracing strategic business partnership models over those that offer cheaper wares? Learn why Forester Research, Inc. found that dual-sourcing your network may result in a low-cost, low-value infrastructure. Read Report

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Gartner Client Management Tools Magic Quadrant

    Client management tools manage configurations and support system administration tasks for client devices. They are used by desktop support organizations to automate system administration and support functions that would otherwise be done manually. Windows PCs are the primary target of management, but organizations are looking to use these products to...

    Provided By Absolute Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Cognitive Styles And Teamwork: Examining The Impact Of Team Composition On Team Processes And Outcomes

    The question whether diversity is advantageous or disadvantageous for teams has yet to be resolved. The present research investigates the effect of cognitive diversity on team processes and outcomes through two successive studies with experimental team tasks involving 57 teams of management students (N = 288). Team composition in each...

    Provided By Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Taking a Proactive Approach to Patch Management

    It's a fact of business today: because of the economy, most organizations are asking everyone, including the IT staff, to do more with less. But tight budgets and the need for the IT department to be a "jack of all trades" (and specialists at nothing) could leave organizations vulnerable to...

    Provided By VMware

  • Podcasts // Feb 2012

    Learn how IT solutions help one CIO shatter the traditional business model

    CIO Pieter Schoehuijs talks about how custom IT solutions help keep AkzoNobel on the cutting edge with secure systems that shatter the traditional models of producer, supplier, and customer. See how AkzoNobel achieves ambitious growth plans with an integrated supply chain.

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    4 big reasons CIOs are saying "Yes" to their mobile workforce

    Discover how a mobile?anywhere, any device - workforce helps CIOs improve global reach, productivity, and responsiveness to customers. Find out how networks are evolving to support mobility. And see how virtualization and cloud flexibility allow IT to say "Yes" to more business initiatives.

    Provided By Cisco Systems, Inc

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Security Essentials for CIOs: Enabling Mobility - Their device, your data

    It’s not easy being today’s CIO. As employees bring growing numbers of their own computing devices to work, CIOs are faced with a tough choice. They must either figure out a secure way to allow employees to conduct business on their own devices - no easy job - or they...

    Provided By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Getting a better grip on mobile devices

    On today’s fast-moving, highly competitive smarter planet, where data gathering, information sharing and decision making must continue regardless of the user’s location, the mobile device is destined to continue growing in popularity and importance. And as smartphones and tablet computers expand their roles from personal communications devices to key interfaces...

    Provided By IBM Australia

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence

    Organizations that have the most success with BI typically approach it incrementally. Discover a step-by-step strategy for success in this newsletter featuring research from Gartner.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization - IBM White Paper

    Learn how midsize companies can use performance management solutions to gain competitive advantage without breaking the bank.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    The Shortcut Guide to Achieving Business Intelligence in Midsize Companies - 3rd party ebook

    See what BI can do for your company in this complete four-chapter Shortcut Guide to BI success. Learn practical, affordable tips for creating or expanding your BI strategy.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    DUPE: Predictions - The Future of HCM Analytics (IHRIM Article)

    The world of analytics has shifted emphasis over the past two decades - from looking at the past to looking at the future. Read this IHRIM article to understand how HR predictive analytics works and how you can take advantage of this cutting edge technology, and profit from it.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    How to Communicate More Effectively at Work

    We're constantly being held back by the tools and processes that were supposed to revolutionise our workday. Email inboxes flood. Phone conversations go on long tangents. Meetings cause more issues than they solve. Is there any way to get control over our work lives? Dr. Lothar Seiwert has answers for...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    BI Survey 10 Findings

    In the latest edition of the BI Survey 10, results from over 3000 business intelligence (BI) and performance management users were gathered to provide detailed product reviews, market analyses, and best practices. Part of the survey results show that the top three problems businesses encounter are: Data quality...

    Provided By Actian

  • Videos // Jan 2012

    Smarter Planet: The Energy and Utilities Industry

    Guido Bartels, General Manager, IBM Global Energy and Utilities Industry, and Chairman, Gridwise Alliance, shares his insights on the energy and utilities industry.

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Jan 2012

    Building a strong enterprise cloud foundation is critical to manage growth for SaaS providers

    Peter Flanagan, President of Transzap, an SaaS vendor for the Oil and Gas industry, discusses the critical factors which influenced their enterprise cloud platform selection which needed to align with a cash-flow based revenue stream and business model. As a growing business, Transzap needed a scalable solution which offered high...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    The Online MBA at Benedictine University

    If you're a business professional, you know that an MBA can position you to move up into high-level leadership roles. Benedictine's online MBA degree program prepares you to successfully lead organizations through the challenges of 21st-century business management. Choose course that will benefit you the most from among seven...

    Provided By Benedictine University

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    IT Management-as-a-Service: A White Paper by 451 Research

    Analyst 451 Research have conducted an investigation to evaluate the state of the ITMaaS market and actions to maximise your investments: 50% of ITMaaS market revenue is generated from systems and network monitoring and management investments Key actions to maximise your ITMaaS deployments Real world benefits from interviews with...

    Provided By Computer Associates