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 2011

    Unified communications and collaboration solutions from IBM

    Communication and collaboration - among customers, partners and employees can help your organization stay ahead of the competition. But implementing effective and cost-effective collaboration among increasingly dispersed and mobile workforces, customers, suppliers and business partners can be difficult. Read this brief to see how IBM can deliver the essential software,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Brochure: Simple, cost-effective collaboration and messaging for small and midsize businesses

    With collaborative solutions from IBM, small and midsize businesses can: ? Stay within budget while delivering best-in-class, collaborative solutions, ? Provide mobile and remote workers with access to e-mail, calendaring and collaborative applications. ? Automate and speed workflows to improve consistency and reduce errors. ? Scale to address their growing...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Barnes and Noble College Bookstores Success Story

    Barnes & Noble College Booksellers (Barnes & Noble) continuously seeks new ways to improve the bookstore experience for its students and the broader aca?demic community. Committed to keeping pace with marketplace trends, optimizing store operations and streamlining the student experience, Barnes & Noble looked to upgrade its existing e-commerce platform.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    IBM Network Application Optimization Lab

    If your organization is looking for wide area network (WAN) optimization or application delivery technology, you may find yourself evaluating products from a variety of suppliers. This solution brief describes how the IBM Network Application Optimization Lab can help provide a vendor-neutral setting for conducting simultaneous product evaluations.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Drive better business outcomes through Web portals. Provide customers, partners and employees with exceptional online experiences

    Your Web presence may be the only way customers and partners engage with you?and one of the primary ways employees get work done. You need to make those interactions count. With the IBM WebSphere? Portal portfolio, combined with IBM Lotus? collaboration software, you can create a security-rich Web portal that...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cisco Virtual Office Express Deployment Guide

    Cisco Virtual Office Express is a solution that provides secure, rich network services to workers at locations outside the traditional corporate office, including part-time teleworkers, workers in small offices, and mobile workers. Compared to Cisco Virtual Office, Cisco Virtual Office Express has a simplified headend and management architecture, thus enabling...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Desktop Virtualization: New Business Opportunities With Cost-Effective, Flexible Desktops As A Service

    Service providers and enterprises today are working to reach a shared goal: how to better serve global customers. In fact, service providers, because of their networking, billing, and services expertise, may be uniquely positioned as trusted business partners providing enterprise customers with outsourced, real-time, on-demand managed services. In order to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Findability - Improving Access to Information Across the Enterprise

    Many organizations face a similar challenge - how to leverage the latest technologies to improve access to information and increase knowledge worker productivity. AIIM research and education services help define the newest technology concepts, and EMC delivers these concepts as powerful solutions that enable the organization to gain and maintain...

    Provided By EMC

  • 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 // Jan 2010

    A Case Study in Scientific Application Streaming at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard's teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences (including computer science), and technology. Within SEAS, the office of Computing and Information Technology's (CIT) CyberInfrastructure Labs (CI Labs) supports faculty, researchers, students, and staff by...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2012

    Charting the Course to a Customer-Centric Business

    Watch this video broadcast with Forrester analyst Brian Walker, and Craig Hayman, General Manager of IBM Industry Solutions, to see the groundbreaking results of a Forrester survey of over 400 business and technology leaders who are succeeding in challenging times. Find out how organizations, like T-Mobile, are making customer focus...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Getting a better grip on mobile devices

    Taking the daily grind out of managing mobile devices In a recent survey of smartphone users, over 83% said that their mobile phones were more important than a morning coffee. While such devices, including tablets, can enhance productivity, they can also add pressure and complexity to IT network and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    CMOs Must Connect The Dots Of The Online Brand

    Digital has been widely embraced by consumers and by many parts of the enterprise. But the adoption of digital channels has often occurred in a piecemeal way. That has resulted in three potential mishaps. This whitepaper outlines how you can push these common traps aside, and orchestrate your digital strategy...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Aug 2012

    Smarter Analytics Flash presentation

    What if you could leverage the full power of IT to transform your business? This engaging video answers this and many other questions. The ultimate answer is Smarter Analytics - IBM's approach to helping enterprises transform themselves by embedding information-based insights into every process, decision and activity. Smarter Analytics gives...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Storage System Comparison: IBM System Storage DS3524 Express and HP StorageWorks P2000 G3

    As the technology demands of your business grow, selecting the correct hardware is crucial to obtaining reliable performance. In addition to choosing server hardware, you must also carefully select your storage systems. This storage performance review compares the IBM System Storage DS3524 vs. the HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 in three...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Best Practices and Advantages of Cognos on Power Systems

    IBM Cognos BI offers complete perspectives on business intelligence and analytics through a single, unified workspace. Read the white paper and see how Power Systems runs Cognos BI applications--on distributed or consolidated servers--for greater business value as well as improved availability, virtualization, performance and energy efficiency.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Methodologies & Tools For Web Application Security Assessment

    Web application security assessments are a crucial phase in the development life-cycle of any web application. The process of assessing a web application should be handled using the same approach as any other testing (e.g., Unit testing, Quality Assurance, etc.). A well-documented methodology should be followed carefully, and in most...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Strangers (or Customers) Share Their Experience with IBM Service Management

    IBM Service Management provides smarter solutions to design, build and manage a dynamic infrastructure that enables you to improve service, reduce cost and manage risk, while managing and delivering business and IT services more efficiently and effectively. But don't take it from us. See what others say. Watch the...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Power to the systems: a cost-effective option for virtualization.

    Virtualization has moved to the forefront of many organizations' IT agendas, because it reduces both the number of physical servers required and the associated costs. This independent study by the International Technology group found IBM PowerVM more cost-competitive over time, compared to VMware, in terms of IT costs and the...

    Provided By IBM

  • Presentations // May 2009

    On-demand Webcast: Quickly find the best accounting solution for your business

    Discover the smartest way to acquire, use, and manage the accounting and financial solutions you need to run your business. Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions, powered by IBM Smart Business, helps small to mid-sized companies like yours simplify and streamline accounting processes?saving time and money. Join these two industry leaders as...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    IBM Government 2020 Paper

    Read how six evolving global drivers will impact the future of state, local and federal governments, and learn how to create a plan to be better prepared to address the resulting mix of opportunities and unexpected threats. Click here for your complimentary copy of the IBM Government 2020 and the...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Work smarter. Not harder.

    Today we share information faster and farther than ever before. Despite this, 42% of people make decisions based on wrong information every week. This brochure from IBM? will show you how to join the smart revolution and create a more productive, efficient and sustainable world. Learn more.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Get the most out of SSD storage with IBM Storwize v7000 and Easy Tier

    While the performance advantages of SSD storage are clear, the cost is often prohibitive. But what if you can target the data that really needs the performance edge at the SSD drives? You could balance the cost against IT performance gains that truly help your business perform. Read this brief...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Accelerate results by aligning Lean Six Sigma, BPM and SOA

    There has never been a more important time to uncover process waste, reduce non-value adding activity, and increase productivity. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) produces real results, and when combined with business process management (BPM) and service oriented architecture (SOA) can position a company for growth as the economy begins to...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Don't make do, do more with IT optimization.

    Small to medium-sized businesses often find themselves forced to do more with fewer resources. IT optimization strategies such as consolidation and virtualization help reduce complexity, free up resources and support growth. This article explains how optimization enables agility and maximizes efficiency, so your business can be more competitive.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Enterprise Web 2.0 application support from IBM

    IBM? WebSphere? Portal for IBM System z? software provides an efficient way for mainframe users to extend the value of their System z platform to the Web. See how this software can help you develop a Web presence based on your individual needs while unlocking value for your customers and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Executive Update: IBM System z and Web 2.0 deliver value together

    This update explains how IBM? System z? customers with IBM WebSphere? Portal 6.1 software are better positioned to leverage Web 2.0 technologies. With version 6.1 you can deploy applications across your enterprise, reduce costs and increase flexibility with workloads centralized on System z servers.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    On Demand Teleconference: Managing Large Objects with DB2 for z/OS

    This teleconference explains how the IBM? DB2? Administration Tool and IBM DB2 Utilities Suite for z/OS? can help you manage LOBs efficiently and effectively. We'll cover the types of activities that a DBA performs to manage a DB2 environment with LOBs and discuss some common administrative functions.

    Provided By IBM

  • Resource Center // Jul 2009

    Work in real time, around the world or across the room

    The market moves fast. Is your midsize business ready to move with it? A new breed of collaboration tools makes it possible for employees and partners to work together as efficiently as if they were all in the same place?no matter where in the world they work. This article shows...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Low Rate Financing: Get competitive rates on virtually every IBM brand

    Improve your cash flow and return on investment with IBM Low Rate Financing?the best way to get the IT solutions your organization needs.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Podcast: Staying competitive and Showing ROI

    According to recent research conducted by IBM? ISS X-Force?, more than half of all disclosed vulnerabilities in 2008 were Web application flaws. Learn how IBM Web application security solutions can help you reduce costs, manage risk and improve service. Listen to the podcast.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Moving From Education Systems to Learning Societies

    In the future, learning will become even more important to every part of global society. Advanced skills are the foundation of the ability to innovate, to drive economic growth, to improve the societies, and to address the environmental challenges of the 21st century. To meet this demand, learning needs to...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Podcasts // May 2013

    Are Your Endpoints Safe from Attacks?

    With over 7,000 new security vulnerabilitys reported in 2011 alone, organizations are struggling to keep up with the quantity and complexity of attacks. The ability to respond is further complicated by a mobile workforce, using everything from smart phones and tablets to mobile laptops. Clearly, IT security teams must develop...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // May 2013

    Live Webcast - Systems of Interaction: IT's Leadership Opportunity in the Age of the Customer

    Globalization and technology are changing customer requirements and expectations. Consumers now demand personal and engaging experiences, and are embracing technology in every part of their interactions with the organizations with which they transact business. In this technology-driven "Age of the Customer" organizations are rushing to address these needs -- often...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Jun 2008

    Podcast: Better Service Delivers an 18% Profit Boost

    Download or stream this five-minute podcast, an installment of the Cisco Innovators Podcast series, to learn how this marketing firm uses unified communications and VPNs to foster collaboration, provide better customer service, and increase profitability. (5:00 mins)

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Building an Efficient IT Infrastructure: Virtualizing Tier1 Applications

    Customers of all sizes are virtualizing mission-critical Exhange environments. This webcast focuses on real world examples and best practices for implementing and managing a virtualized Exchange environment. Hear how real customers leveraged VMware and EMC infrastructure to move quickly from proof of concept to production and the lessons learned along...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Integrated Computing Platforms: Infrastructure Builds for Tomorrow’s Data Center: EMC Best Practices in Data Protection Monitoring

    Regardless of whether you consider your domain to be a private cloud, a hybrid cloud, or a public cloud, you are providing data protection as a service. It should not come as a surprise that, according to ESG's 2013 IT Spending Intentions Survey, improving data backup and recovery was the...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage

    As more organizations virtualize their IT environments, they're finding modern storage systems are the best fit for these next-generation setups. And, as more admins deploy EMC VNX unified storage, Flash technologies are becoming an attractive option for ensuring optimal performance for both highly active and less active data. In...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy a Flash 1st Strategy on EMC VNX Storage

    As more organizations virtualize their IT environments, they're finding modern storage systems are the best fit for these next-generation setups. And, as more admins deploy EMC VNX unified storage, Flash technologies are becoming an attractive option for ensuring optimal performance for both highly active and less active data. In...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Online Privacy - How to Protect Yourself and Your Family

    This paper will help one make an informed decision about this balance between privacy and personalization, a topic that is very much a part of enabling the Human Network. Websites gain trust by providing the information that need and by using private information in ways that help one. Most websites...

    Provided By Cisco Systems