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.

  • eBooks // Dec 2012

    Discover Your Inner Leader

    Do you have the skills to successfully lead your organization? With the right amount of dedication, anyone can be a leader - including you. Now is the time to start harnessing your inner leader to take your company to the next level. Follow the steps in this eBook to become...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What CIO’s Need to Know to Capitalize on Hybrid Cloud

    Hybrid clouds are rapidly coming of age as the platforms for managing the extended computing environments of innovative enterprises. To explore the emerging business and technological opportunities, CIO Magazine discussed hybrid cloud with David Goulden, CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Performance Benchmark Report 2014

    PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on 8 security software products using 13 performance metrics. Find out how Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product performs against 7 competitor products. Download this research to learn more.

    Provided By Webroot

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Future of Email and Applications is Social (RTE)

    A social email and application experience takes advantage of the impact of social networking technologies on business processes and worker expectations.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    McAfee a Leader in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

    Leading analyst firm Gartner has positioned McAfee as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms for six consecutive years. Read the report to learn why McAfee is positioned highest for completeness of vision in the leader's quadrant and gain a better understanding of the factors driving...

    Provided By White AU: McAfee/Intel

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Get Control of Change

    In this strategy brief, get advice for maintaining control of the software development lifecycle with effective change and configuration management strategies. Learn why a "loose coupling" approach may be the best strategy.

    Provided By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Testing Times for Ecommerce

    For development organizations to remain competitive, their developers and testers require an enterprise-class solution that delivers automated software application performance and load testing. In this whitepaper, learn how to deliver realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies, including front and back-office systems, by simulating loads and network speeds for...

    Provided By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Support on the go Using Mobile Devices to Provide End User Support

    In this report, HDI shares the current practices of technical support staffs, across more than thirty industries, regarding their practices related to using mobile devices to provide support to end users. This report is based on information of 233 technical support organizations and provides insight into not only the...

    Provided By Citrix

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Real-Time Analytics and Reporting for SMBs

    SAP solution brief providing insights on the latest advances in in-memory computing technology for analysis and reporting. Explore the benefits of analytics and make decisions faster, improve employee productivity and increase ROI.

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    A New Approach to Endpoint Data Protection

    The rising number of mobile workers makes endpoint data protection increasingly important for organizations of all types and sizes. Now more than ever, business and IT decision makers must take a holistic view that includes a wide variety of mobile devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets. But what is the...

    Provided By Druva Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: CFOs on Managing Finance Technology (CFO Research)

    Challenged by an inflexible financial management system? You’re not alone. Finance executives everywhere are seeing the need for a system that can easily adapt to changing priorities and processes. Download this whitepaper to explore the key pain points CFOs are experiencing with their financial-management systems—plus solutions to combat them....

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part I: The Value of Workforce Visibility in Driving Business Decisions

    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. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how to achieve needed optimal workforce visibility....

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part II: Workforce Alignment

    Are you aligning the initiatives and work done by your workforce with the evolving strategies of your organization? This whitepaper highlights the importance of continuous alignment and why it's essential to the ongoing success of your company.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part III: Workforce Optimization

    Organizations committed to workforce visibility, alignment, and optimization are positioned to dominate in this economy. These organizations achieve their goals via a unified human resource management, performance management, and financial management solution. Read this paper, the last in a three-part series, to hear the optimization stories of four Workday customers.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Redefining Enterprise Software Whitepaper

    Companies are recognizing that to stay competitive, they must change the way they manage their most valuable resource—their people. In this whitepaper you will learn what changes are impacting business and human capital management today and how the HR department and its resource management systems need to respond.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Workday User Experience

    When an organization redistributes responsibility to all employees, a business culture based on real information and informed decisions is the result. Read the whitepaper to find out how the Workday user experience is singularly focused on extending access to every user while ensuring simplicity is always at the forefront.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    IBM Cloud solution reduces e-commerce service deployment times by as much as 85 percent (case study)

    Manual processes inhibited the ability of Wuxi Lake Cloud to meet customer demand for rapid e-commerce system deployment. After deploying IBM SmartCloud software the company significantly decreased system deployment and recovery times.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Nucleus Research Note: Accelerating Time to Value for Analytics with IBM Business Partners in Midsize Organizations

    Learn how to reduce project cycle time by as much as 50 percent and improve the scope and effectiveness of your BI deployment in this report from Nucleus Research.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Pay for Performance...Are You Ready?

    This white paper discussed the elements that comprise a pay-for-performance system and how compensation professionals can effectively implement one. Download your copy of the white paper to learn more about: Pay for performance vs. increase for performance Cost of labor vs. cost of living Differentially rewarding

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Why Test for Skills?

    In an era when human resources departments are constantly being asked to do more with less, it’s clear that something needs to be done. As more and more resumes pile up for each position, HR teams need help to make a quality hire quickly. Fortunately, IBM Smarter Workforce technology...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Analytics: A Blueprint for Value in Midmarket Organizations - Converting Big Data and Analytics Insights Into Results

    The IBM Institute for Business Value conducted a global study to investigate how organizations were creating value from an ever-growing volume of data obtained from a variety of sources. This resulted from data-derived insights, which then guided actions taken at every level of the organization. The findings identified nine levers...

    Provided By IBM

  • Presentations // Jun 2014

    Tipping point presentation

    Cloud resilience has come of age and the benefits to the IT organization may be obvious. Understand how it may be time for your organization to jump on cloud too. This presentation helps you to make the case for cloud and achieve a higher level of business resilience.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Five Essentials for Better Work Force Continuity (links to US IWM)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    The Reputational Impact of IT Risk with Forbes Insight

    This report from Forbes Insights provides valuable information on howSecurity and resilience affect nearly every aspect of your company, including your brand value and reputation.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Webcast: 5 Soft Skills for Customer Support

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, July 16th 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT Brilliant troubleshooting isn’t nearly enough to make tech support successful. You can fix every bug, solve every problem and still have unhappy clients. More than just the technology, you need to support the...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Dell Whitepaper: Critical Factors to Endpoint Security

    The modern threatscape of today is very different from the one that existed even five years ago in that organized crime and government operatives are aggressively funding, organizing and building significant offensive capabilities all focused on generating revenue or gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy. “Crimeware” can be...

    Provided By Dell and Intel®

  • White Papers // May 2014

    A Guide to Implementing the DOD Mobility Stragegy

    Commercial mobile devices are now flooding the government workplace. What are the security implications and how can you prepare for this deluge in a secure, government-compliant manner? This whitepaper breaks down the key points of the DoD’s Mobility Strategy to help you navigate through the technology and policy issues.

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Truth About Customer Experience

    Business leaders and support technicians across industries are tasked with enhancing the customer experience at every touchpoint. But this is easier said than done. This article from Harvard Business Review emphasizes the importance of quality interactions pre- and post-sale, and sheds light on the big picture: the customer’s end-to-end journey....

    Provided By LogMeIn Rescue

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Desktop Engineering: High Performance Cluster Computing Survey

    An executive summary of the results of a survey conducted by Desktop Engineering to gauge its audience’s familiarity with high performance cluster computing and its benefits.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Delivering Value

    Why is it so difficult for HR to demonstrate how it affects business growth and profitability? Find out in this whitepaper, written by Leighanne Levensaler, Workday vice president of Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy. Levensaler discusses the problems with current HR systems and the ways they are holding you back.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Total Cost of Ownership

    In today′s difficult business climate, every company is looking to drive cost out of its business and impact the bottom line. This whitepaper presents the tools you need to build a business case to assess—and eventually lower—the total cost of ownership of your HR technology footprint.

    Provided By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Learn How Organizations are Transforming HR with the Cloud

    Your employees want self-service and mobile apps to engage with HR. Your managers are demanding better reporting. Your organization is getting more complex with more contingent workers. But your HR systems are hard to use and old. Watch this webinar to learn how you can modernize your HR systems.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Taking Measure of Talent by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

    Do you understand the true value of your human capital? In this Workday video, the importance of leveraging the real value of your people is discussed. You’ll learn about the most common workforce challenges and technology obstacles. Learn how you can get better workforce insights into your talent.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Human Capital Management in the Cloud

    In this video, Leighanne Levensaler, VP of Product Strategy at Workday, speaks about the challenges HR professionals face with legacy human resource systems and how they can become the workforce authority with Workday’s unified HR solution.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Workday Time Tracking (Epipheo)

    Time tracking is painful. But it doesn't have to be. You just need a better system. And with Workday Time Tracking, you can have one. Watch the video to learn about this cutting-edge time and attendance application that allows you to process payroll and do workforce analysis in minutes.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Product Preview: Workforce Alignment

    Alignment is more than just cascading goals—people, and the work they are doing, must be aligned with individual and organizational initiatives. In this product preview, you will learn how Workday helps businesses understand this alignment and identify which workers are contributing most to their organization's strategic goals and success.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Unified HR and Finance (Epipheo)

    Your people and your money spend a lot of time together. Your people drive financial performance, and financial goals drive people performance. So why would you run separate systems for HR and Finance? Watch the video to learn how Workday unifies your HR and financials applications into one seamless system.

    Provided By Workday

  • Research // May 2014

    How the World Defies Distance - Insights from 5,000 Business Professionals on How They Overcame Remote Collaboration Challenges (French)

    In late 2013, Polycom commissioned independent consultants, APMG Research, to analyze data from a global online survey completed by 5,000 business professionals who contributed with their remote collaboration challenges. The survey was open to professionals interested in the topic, in all fields of industry and business functions. The goal was...

    Provided By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Aberdeen Group Report: Improving Engagement with Multi-Channel Service

    In Aberdeen's Trends in Customer Service 2012: Multi-Channel Edition (November 2012), only 39% of organizations reported that they had been able to drive improvements in customer satisfaction over the previous 12 months. An even lower percentage indicated success in enabling higher rates of loyalty and retention. This is not a...

    Provided By LogMeIn