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 2014

    Platform Boot Integrity Platform Foundation for Foundation Trusted Compute Pools

    In this article we will take a deep look into ensuring boot integrity of the platform which in turn boils down to ensuring the integrity of a number of platform components: the integrity of prelaunch and launch components covering firmware, BIOS and hypervisor. Boot integrity is foundational in embodying the...

    Provided By Intel

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    CIO eBook: Front and Centre with Leading Executives

    Learn perspectives on building a secure and flexible data centre platform that sustains growth and innovation and delivers a serious competitive advantage. This report includes an analysis of a research done with prominent C-level executives to gain their perspectives on the evolving role of the data centre in the enterprise.

    Provided By Equinix

  • Webcasts // Mar 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Smart Strategies for Data Backup and Recovery

    Everyone knows the dire consequences of data loss. The key is how to work pre-emptively to avoid them by employing smart strategies for backup and recovery. Smart strategies are centered around an essential understanding of why systems fail and what can be done to play it safe with your...

    Provided By Unitrends

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Mar 2014

    HP: Risky business: why business leaders must take action on Windows XP?

    This ZDNet and TechRepublic guide, in association with HP, looks at what's at stake for those who're still on XP, explains some of the threats, and offers options to help the risk-exposed take action to protect their business.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Consequences of an Increasingly Overwhelmed Network Infrastructure on Business Critical Application Performance

    By identifying the fast-growing discrepancy between the capabilities of network infrastructure and application performance needs, end user organisations should be in a better position to gauge the potential impact, or risk, faced by their organisation. Currently the explosion of big data is overwhelming many networks and their ageing infrastructures. This...

    Provided By Barracuda Networks

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Business Value Drivers in Digital Commerce: Key Capabilities for Growing Revenue eBook

    This report will look at how leading organizations influence average order value, customer frequency, and customer satisfaction through customer engagement, precision marketing, and exceptional fulfillment practices. Aberdeen will examine the key drivers and pain points organizations face in relation to their digital strategy and the key differentiating strategies, capabilities, and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Changing Face of Unified Communication

    In business environments, few variables are as important as communication. Although this is a simple consideration, it has far-reaching effects. After all, companies that are not able to effectively communicate and collaborate with external partners, clients and customers may soon find themselves facing diminishing returns and decreased profit margins. Internal...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM Requirements management for smart products Resources

    If you are new to requirements management, or wish to improve your existing requirements management process, the resources in this e-Kit will provide you with useful guidance and advice. Learn what requirements management is and how it can help your organization improve quality, reduce costs and better meet customer needs...

    Provided By IBM

  • 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

    Avoiding Cloud Security Audit Pitfalls

    INetU regularly comes across pitfalls that make cloud audits more painful for its SaaS clients and their end customers when they undergo on-site and survey audits. Preparation is the key to successfully navigating cloud audits and one of the biggest points of preparation is knowledge. Whether a SaaS service provider...

    Provided By INetU

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Post-Breach Survival Guide

    The onslaught of cyber-attacks and organized criminals seeking to steal corporate data has put even the most well-defended organizations at risk of suffering a data breach. While organizations shouldn’t give up their efforts to institute preventative IT security controls, they should also steel themselves to the all-too-real possibility of suffering...

    Provided By INetU

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Marketing: Connecting with the Chief Executive Customer

    CMOs and their marketing teams are squarely in the spotlight as organizations look to them to chart a course across today’s turbulent landscape. The pressure is intense, the scope of the challenge unprecedented.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Who, What, Where, When and How of Real-time Personalization

    Personalization is on the rise as companies strive to meet customer expectations for a more customized and relevant experience. When used effectively, the rewards of personalization can be enormous—increasing sales and revenue, and enhancing online conversion rates.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Insights from the Value Chain Synchronization Study

    Read this executive summary of the Value Chain Synchronization study which gathered insights from 700 companies worldwide and was conducted for IBM by Vanson Bourne.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    ICSA Labs Network IPS Certification Testing Report

    Learn how IBM Security became certified, by overcoming 5 criteria violations, including logging functions & coverage protection.

    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

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Measuring Customer Satisfaction with Support Services

    For companies that sell products or services that require technical support, the support customers receive might be the only personal experience they can use to gauge their satisfaction with an organization. Since, for many of these organizations, customer satisfaction directly affects revenue, measuring customers’ satisfaction with the service experience and...

    Provided By LogMeIn Rescue

  • Analyst Briefings // Feb 2014

    Inegrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations

    Enterprise IT leaders must transform their organizations to be responsive to fast-changing business needs. This paper characterizes a significant IT transformation that’s underway for firms just beginning the journey or those already in the middle of the change.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    AIG Podcast

    Learn how AIG's Global Performance Architecture Group improved the performance of their services to deliver better experiences and payoffs for businesses and end-users alike. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Live Chat in Support Environments

    Abstract: Based on research with more than three hundred companies, this report takes a close look at how live chat is used and measured in support settings, how organizations use live chat to engage with prospects and customers, metrics used to measure live chat success in support engagements and why...

    Provided By LogMeIn BoldChat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Surviving The Technical Security Skills Crisis

    An Assessment Of The Current Security Skills Landscape And How To Overcome It As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren't enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

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

    It's not easy being today's CIO. As growing numbers of employees bring their own computing devices to work, CIOs are faced with a tough choice: Find a secure way to let employees conduct business on their own devices—or simply say no. If you’d rather say yes, read the article to...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The flexible workplace: Unlocking value in the “bring your own device” era

    Flexible workplace forward thinkers are reporting productivity increases and cost decreases of 20% or more. Learn to achieve these benefits for your business by downloading the IBM executive report Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. The report contains...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    TP Vision reduces costs by 40% with IBM SmartCloud

    According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant’s cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Google Apps - The leader in Cloud Business Email

    According to a report by The Radicati Group, 27% of the world’s business inboxes now live in the cloud. This whitepaper takes a detailed look into cloud business email and addresses reasons why The Radicati Group has positioned Google as one of the leaders of the pack. Read more.

    Provided By Google

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The “upwardly mobile” enterprise

    Senior managers from hundreds of enterprises around the globe, in multiple industries, with a range of titles, were asked about their mobile strategies and current level of success.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Live Webcast - The Overnight Expert: Mastering the Art of Agile Learning

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, January 14th 11:00 AM PDT / 2:00 PM EDT Getting up to speed quickly is an imperative today. Whether you’re starting a new job or a new project, you’re expected to reach proficiency in record time. But becoming an overnight expert is...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    IBM’s System Director VMControl: Advanced Multi-Platform Virtualization Management

    For IT personnel looking to manage cross-platform workloads, IBM VMControl can provide an advanced solution. Read the white paper and learn why this technology beats the competition in terms of automated provisioning, systems integration and resource pooling. Also see how this environment offers advanced image management and higher resilience.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Insider Threat - How Privileged Users Put Critical Data at Risk

    This white paper discusses the growing insider risks. It will also cover how organizations become breached—either by internal users through malicious or benign actions or from external threats that acquire the credentials of trusted insiders. It also touches on how organizations can limit privileged users’ access to data so that,...

    Provided By Vormetric

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    The Top Three Characteristics for a Successful Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    Mobile devices can benefit your business by not only allowing your employees to be productive while on-the-go, but also by enhancing your business processes and service delivery. However, IT must create a proactive, institution-wide mobile strategy in order to capitalize on these benefits. Read this white paper to learn...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Real-Time Business: Playing to Win in the New Global Marketplace

    As in other parts of the world, businesses in North America are increasing their use of real-time systems across a range of business functions. This helps them operate more efficiently and with less risk, and meet the needs of their customers more effectively. Yet when it comes to implementing real-time...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Risky Business: Why Business Leaders must take action on Windows XP

    This ZDNet and TechRepublic guide, in association with HP, looks at what's at stake for those who're still on XP, explains some of the threats, and offers options to help the risk-exposed take action to protect their business.

    Provided By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic - The Power of In-person

    The demands of a distributed globalized marketplace have altered the way organizations communicate with colleagues, supplier/partners, and customers who may be separated by long distances. A global survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Cisco, assessed 862 business leaders' sentiments about the value of in-person meetings and their...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Gartner Names Rally a Magic Quadrant Leader

    Your market moves fast. AndAgile is a proven business advantage for keeping pace with rapidly changing markets. See why so many organizations like yours have chosen Rally to help make this important Agile transition.

    Provided By Rally Software

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic: The Relationship between C-Suite and HR

    80% of CEOs and CFOs want the head of HR to be key in their company's strategic planning. This statistic shows that many executives have high expectations of their human resources leaders. Download this infographic for more facts about the relationship between the C-suite and HR.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    [Infographic] Cloud - Without Compromise

    Today many HR organizations are struggling with systems that fall short when it comes to meeting the strategic demand for a talented and engaged workforce. In fact, 84% of HR organizations are currently looking at cloud alternatives, but the promise of the cloud can lead to fragmented, inflexible systems with...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Social Recruiting for Dummies

    Get simple, practical advice on recruiting with social media - from creating and implementing a social recruitment strategy, to fostering a truly aspirational employment brand. Learn to: * Use social networks to recruit talent and tap into your employees' networks * Find the right tools to scale your efforts...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    HP Proactive Care Support Overview

    In a complex environment, many components need to work together effectively. Proactive Care is designed specifically to support these environments and bring together services for problem prevention, rapid problem awareness and notification, rapid connection to expertise, and expedited resolution. Learn about Proactive Care in this paper. HP is the...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Video: Conversations on the Future of Business: Unlocking Human Potential

    Finding, developing and retaining talented employees is crucial for any organization. Fortunately, technology has enabled businesses to gain deep insights into which potential hires fit the company culture and how to get the most out of current employees. But it has to go both ways: Increased technology and a more...

    Provided By SAP