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 // Oct 2013

    The New Competitive Advantage: Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud

    In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. This strategic playbook for CFOs shows how to leverage the Cloud to drive greater agility in response...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    CEO Perspectives- How HR can take on a bigger role in driving growth

    Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition....

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    Live Webcast - Communication Matchmaking: Managing Communication Styles, Preferences and Technology

    Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, October 22nd 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT The cardinal rule for effective communication is to know your audience. When working with your team, that means you need a firm understanding of their communication styles to be most successful. Unfortunately,...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    IBM OnDemand Webcast - Boost performance & profitability with better planning & mobile reporting

    See how Ashurst, a top-tier legal service provider for private and public sector clients worldwide, was able to effectively manage organizational change and improve profitability using IBM Business Analytics.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate outcomes, forecast results, and respond proactively

    According to the Technology Evaluation Center (TEC), BI and predictive analytics improves the decision making process at all levels and enables the ability to monitor and analyze data and generate predictions.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Ziff Davis: Top Five Considerations for Self-Service BI Dashboards

    The core of BI remains the “dashboard”. In its simplest form, the dashboard is a report generated from a BI system that displays predefined measures, metrics, and aggregated data to a user. Learn why the most significant trend in business intelligence today is the “self-service” dashboard.

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Oct 2013

    Addressing the Multi-device Reality: Unified Endpoint Management webinar

    Register today for an informative live event, where we'll be demonstrating the latest release of the Dell KACE K3000 Mobile Management Appliance. Join us and learn about unified endpoint management, regardless of devices in use, with the new K3000. Register now to learn: Is the PC dead? What’s really...

    Provided By Dell Kace

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Sales Cloud Overview

    Animated Video: Smarter Selling with Oracle Sales Cloud Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter Selling that will help reps sell more, managers know more, and companies grow more.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Managers Know More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Managers know more. Hit your target with no surprises. Act on opportunities and threats faster. Manage more effectively anywhere, using any device.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    From Fear to Fortune, Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud

    In his latest paper, analyst Tom Kelly offers real-world anecdotes from cloud implementations at a selection of more than 25 organizations, from Fortune 500 to private equity-backed companies, showing examples on how the cloud provides fast- growing companies a scalable infrastructure that supports their growth while improving efficiency and reducing...

    Provided By NetSuite

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    A Complete Lifecycle Approach to Advanced Threat Protection

    Enabling users to choose their own devices, applications, technologies, services and data enables your organization to achieve key strategic goals. Yet the threat of security breaches is a barrier that can’t be ignored. According to the 2013 Internet Security Threat Report, 5,291 new vulnerabilities were discovered in 2012 alone. Find...

    Provided By Blue Coat Systems

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Mobile Browsing - Is Your Company at Risk?

    This infographic gives a quick visual representation of some of the key findings of a recent Webroot research on web security in the US and UK. As cybercriminals increasingly exploit vulnerabilities in mobile browsers and apps, companies with mobile workforces face new challenges in protecting users and critical data. And...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Building Your Sender Reputation In Four Steps

    Having trouble reaching your customers’ inboxes? You might have a poor sender reputation. Similar to a credit score, sender reputations reflect how good or bad your sending habits are If your reputation is lower than you’d like just follow these 4 easy steps to start hitting the inbox.

    Provided By Dyn

  • 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 // Sep 2013

    Mobilizing Windows Apps

    The demand for access to business-critical applications from personal devices has created a huge problem for IT. Especially when extending application access to mobile devices must include provisions for adhering to corporate information security guidelines and ensuring compatibility between legacy and new apps. Read this white paper to learn best...

    Provided By Citrix

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Business Discovery: Powerful, User-Driven BI

    The promise of business intelligence (BI) software is to enable decision makers at all levels in an organization to leverage data for business advantage - to explore data, draw insights and meaningful conclusions, and make better decisions. Traditional BI solutions have delivered reliable, operational data tied to pre-defined, static reports...

    Provided By QlikTech

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    New Hire Training Program: Onboarding of New Sales Talent

    The Skillsoft New Hire Training Program has provided exceptional value for us by preparing newly hired sales and consulting services professionals to become more productive, and therefore more successful, in less time than previous approaches. This performance-centric program has resulted in improved sales performance, increased revenue, expansion into new global...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    The true partnership approach to learning

    ASG leverages the SkillSoft learning program to create a competitive edge in their highly skilled workforce, providing added value and the excellence in standards their customers have come to expect and rely on. Moreover, on-going relevant skills upgrading has led to enhancements in daily operations and delivery service, and greater...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Webroot System Analyzer - Free Application

    Fast, accurate diagnosis equals rapid, cost-effective remediation. Webroot System Analyzer looks inside a problem system and gives you a quick assessment plus a detailed report on all aspects of hardware, OS, and installed applications. Simply click web link and run application - no install or uninstall required Summary Analysis pinpoints...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Cutting IT and Application Support Costs: Implementing a Corporate Learning Culture That Creates and Maintains Highly Skilled Teams

    With budgets under pressure you must look at ways you can reduce IT costs. User support for business software applications is a prime candidate for scrutiny, because it takes up a significant proportion of the budget. Developing a learning culture can reduce the cost of support dramatically, allowing vital funds...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Five Steps to Enabling Secure Enterprise Mobility

    Building Tomorrow's Workplace requires commitment from the CIO across abroad spectrum of elements; both technological and organisational. Every organisation will need to respond differently given its particular circumstances. This article describes the steps to building one of the main foundations for Tomorrow's Workplace: the required infrastructure to securely enable enterprise...

    Provided By Logicalis

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Enabling Flexible Working - Tomorrow's Workplace: enabling employees to be productive - on any device and in any location

    The workplace is no longer the office. Employees are working on any device and in any location and expecting the same corporate IT experience. Organisations that are not embracing a new way of working and communicating, risk not just impacting productivity but the ability to recruit and retain the next...

    Provided By Logicalis

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    AIIM Industry Watch - Social Business 2012

    Social business is about sharing expertise, experiences and ideas. Innovative Enterprise 2.0 technologies are helping make this sharing possible and pointing the way to identifying and using talent and expertise that may be hidden within the organization. Based on survey results from more than 450 members of the AIIM community,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Edutainment: The Formula for Success

    In this case study, learn how Allianz Global Assistance developed an engaging communications campaign to keep employees excited and motivated to learn - while facing challenges that included limited internal learning and development resources, changing work environments, and scalability issues. The development of T.I.M. (Training in Motion) - a...

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    10 Ways Requirements Can Sabotage Your Projects Right From the Start

    The future success of Project Managers (PM) and the Project Management Office (PMO)s comes down to one thing—identifying and eradicating the causes of project failure right at the source. This paper shines a spotlight on a 10 major root causes of project failure in every organization that most PMs and...

    Provided By Blueprint Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Top Reasons for CEOs to Choose Unified Communications

    A simple unified communications solution can address communication challenges organizations face on a daily basis and enhance overall operations. Because of this, convincing a CEO to adopt a UC solution should not be difficult. The CEO of an organization looking to remain competitive and offer exceptional service will want to...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2013

    On-demand Webcast- What's The Future of Work: Delivering Meaningful Customer Experience

    The future of customer engagement is built upon experiences. Having distributed departments and teams manage different stages of customer engagement no longer works - in fact, it creates a disjointed customer flow. Join Brian Solis, principal analyst at Altimeter Group, as he explores how to align internally around a...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Make the move to mobility

    The transformation to greater mobility has begun. This paper outlines how the one-day HP Mobility Transformation Experience Workshop can help you integrate them into your existing environment to enable faster decision-making and cross-team collaboration in the mobile age.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Alcatel-Lucent Unified Communications Services

    See how the HP Alcatel-Lucent Unified Communications Service enables real-time knowledge sharing from any location, using a suite of devices to increase employee productivity, job satisfaction and workplace performance.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    One hundred and One uses For Emergency Notification

    When a disaster or crisis occurs, lack of communications and slow response team mobilization can make them far worse. Automated two-way communication enhances incident management by delivering disaster response, works over multiple mediums and can reach thousands or tens of thousands of people in minutes. In this white paper,...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Forrester: Defining the Next-Generation Workspace

    How will you meet the needs of a mobile workforce? In this Forrester study, discover approaches to BYOD and desktop virtualization. Learn why Cisco Unified Workspace may be the solution for your mobility, virtualization, and security challenges. Read study.

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Ready Your Enterprise for the Next Generation of Client Computing

    Data is now accessed via physical and virtual desktops, laptops and mobile devices. Though supporting such flexibility often proves beneficial for worker productivity, IT organizations struggle to control and manage the widening pool of devices and operating systems. View the Computerworld Survey results to better understand these challenges and prepare...

    Provided By frontrange

  • Webcasts // Jun 2013

    Preparing for eDiscovery

    This Webinar will look at the challenges that enterprises face when given an eDiscovery request and the ways in which they can reduce the burden. This Webinar will explore: What is the IT department’s job when it comes to eDiscovery? What are the penalties for not complying with eDiscovery requirements?...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Building a Business Case: Integrated mobile security for small and midsize businesses

    The shift to a more mobile workforce and business environment is taking place, dramatically, right before our eyes. We are seeing the rise of mobile applications and the use of smaller consumer devices for all types of applications. And we are seeing those same devices being used for business applications...

    Provided By Webroot Software

  • Webcasts // May 2013

    Live Webcast - TWEAK IT: How to Harness Small Changes for Work-Life Harmony

    Join us for this LIVE Event on: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Time: 1:00 pm ET | 10:00 am PT To find the right work-life fit, you don't need the large, disruptive transformations that are so often recommended. With just a few small and consistent tweaks, you can see...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // May 2013

    How to unleash the value of your scanned documents

    Have your scanned documents become a digital landfill? Is an unmanaged assortment of files threatening to become an avalanche in your office? This ebook provides insight into how to get control of your digital assets and increase your office's productivity without embarking on a complex, disruptive or expensive project. Detailing...

    Provided By VirtualWorks

  • 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

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The 12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management can be broken down into 12 major tasks—all of which can be staggering in nature and extremely time-consuming for AD DS administrators. While some can be delegated, complex tasks like security, networked service administration, OU-specific management and many more are not...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Extending the value of Business Intelligence with Disclosure Management

    Read this whitepaper from FSN's Gary Simon to learn how disclosure management solutions from IBM can extend the value of your existing Business Intelligence tools. Learn more about 'Big Data and Business Analytics' through IBM's latest market leading solutions. Register and attend this complimentary virtual event on...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Use Business SWOT Analysis

    Business SWOT analysis is a key element of strategic planning that business leaders use to evaluate important decisions that they make for their company. If your company is not using business SWOT analysis to evaluate decisions, you are putting the future of your business at risk. SWOT is an acronym...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Reasons To Terminate An Employee

    When terminating an employee, the employer needs to make sure that the reason is a sound one and that everything is properly documented. Failure to take these precautions can open you and your company up to a lawsuit. There are three main legal reasons to terminate an employee and two...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Issues In Employee Termination

    Terminating an employee is never pleasant. Managers and business owners routinely postpone the conversation to avoid an uncomfortable situation or potential confrontation or simply because they feel sorry for the person. Delay and avoidance do not help anyone if the employee is not meeting expectations and the organization is hurt.

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Employee Rights In Wrongful Termination

    An employee who feels he/she has been wrongfully terminated or laid off from her job has the right to file a wrongful-termination claim against her employer. Employees who win the wrongful-termination suit are eligible to receive money damages, severance packages or other benefits. The employee has the right to request...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Protect Employees From Unfair Termination

    In most U.S. states, employment is considered "At will." This means that a person can quit his job at any time, but he can also be let go at any time. However, there are some rules and regulations designed to protect employees from unfair termination, and companies can also go...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Labor Laws On Termination

    Companies inevitably terminate employees, within parameters set by federal and state regulation. Both employer and employee should be educate themselves so they are aware of each other's rights. Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit an employer from terminating an employee based on his age, color, religion, national origin, sex or...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Termination Of Employment Process

    A manager's first step is to identify the employee who needs to be terminated. Usually, a pattern of tardiness, mistakes or inappropriate behavior on the part of the worker leads to this decision. Sometimes, an employee may be well liked but simply unable to adequately perform the job for which...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    After Terminating An Employee, When Do You Have To Issue The Last Check?

    By law, any employee who provides services to an employer is entitled to receive payment for those services rendered. When an employee is fired, as long as she is due payment for hours worked, the employer must pay the final wages as his state law dictates. The time frame for...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Wrongful Termination Guidelines

    Many states have adopted an "At will" law that allows employers to terminate the employment relationship without notice. But this term has caused confusion with the employees believing that they have no rights or protection in the event of wrongful termination. This is not the case. Employees have protection under...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Compare A Business Model With A Competitive Strategy

    A business model is the method a business uses to generate revenue through the sale of its products or services. A competitive strategy focuses on how a business will systematically compete and (hopefully) gain an advantage in the market. At times, the two terms can overlap as selecting the right...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Test Automation: Delivering Business Value

    As organizations look to reduce costs across a wide range of operational disciplines, IT will become under the radar more and more. The impact of project slippage, poor quality delivery and inadequate solutions will not be tolerated. This may prove a pain-point for many organizations who have traditionally failed in...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    AppLabs and the Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi)

    The Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMi) Foundation is an organization dedicated to improving testing for everyone. The TMMi Foundation has been founded as a non-profit making body, by a number of leading test and quality practitioners from across Europe to promote a standard TMMi model and to promote its uptake...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Keep Developing Your Best Workers

    If the employees aren't feeling challenged anymore, they might begin to grow restless. Learn to create a work environment that continues to engage, educate and offer opportunity to the workers. Good employees are the backbone of your business and the key to future success. But even the most committed worker...

    Provided By MasterCard

  • 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

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Analyzing Relationship Success

    The basic aim of this paper is to identify and analyze the definition and role of success in business relationships. The paper introduces theoretical differentiation between firm success and relationships success, and after it the major characteristics of relationship success will be interpreted. The main outcome of the theoretical and...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Consequences Of Trust Between Marketing Managers And Market Research Professionals On The Use Of Information

    The theme of trust in market research relationships has appeared with increasing frequency as the topic has grown in importance. Most of the work in this area has mainly studied antecedents of interpersonal trust, but devoted less attention to the performance outcomes. In the paper the authors propose and test...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Research Methods For Decision Criteria Analysis

    An interesting part of the decision analysis is the elicitation of the criteria used by the decision maker. This task is present in various studies - the author's example is the individual supplier selection decision. Interesting questions about values and objectives, and about the thinking processes of the decision maker...

    Provided By Corvinus University of Budapest

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Management Decision Support By Using Early Warning Environments

    Successful activities in a dynamic environment of today's economy largely depend on the skills to have an adequate view of activity environment and its changes. The information activities of business decision makers relate their subjective potential of environment assessment and problem solving to the systems of environment monitoring and early...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Factors Of Organizational Culture Change

    Organizational culture has a significant impact on the organization members' life and in general it helps a company to achieve positive financial results. Organizational culture is very important in achieving internal integration and implementation of the strategy of adaptation in the external environment. Therefore a lot of companies explore their...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Creative Leadership In Knowledge-Based Organizations

    The major challenge for leaders in the twenty-first century will be how to release the brainpower of their organization. Creativity is high on the agenda of most managers - what is creativity? What can creativity do for business? How can one be more creative? Intuitively we all know, what creativity...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    The Levels Of Marketing Ethics

    The issue of ethics in marketing continues to be a concern for marketing practitioners and researchers. Every business manager would probably agree that ethical implications are often inherent in marketing decisions. This fact has encouraged to turn to the topic of marketing ethics and to analyze the levels of marketing...

    Provided By Vilnius University

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Nuclear Plant Technical Advisor Cover Letter

    Use this template as a cover letter to apply for the post of nuclear plant technical advisor. A nuclear plant technical advisor cover letter displays the applicant's experience in monitoring plant safety status, advising operations staff, and preparing technical reports for the operation of a thermal-nuclear reactor at an electric-power...

    Provided By Job Bank USA

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Roles Of Leadership

    Leading a change initiative is one of the most difficult tasks a leader can face. It is a double-edged sword with many risks and opportunities. For most leaders, managing a change initiative is crucial role, but the responsibilities can widely vary depending on what type of change will be pursued....

    Provided By Cornelius & Associates

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Five Critical Skills For Team Leadership: How Is Managing A Department Different From Leading A Team?

    Team leaders are responsible for leading teams of people who may not report to them. Without organizational authority, team leaders must influence others and inspire them to meet the goals of the initiative or project. To effectively influence team members, team leaders must create a positive climate in which people...

    Provided By Cornelius & Associates

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Today's Leadership Challenge: The Leader As A Source Of Vision

    In today's environment, now is not the time for short-sighted actions or short-term fixes. In this "Today's Leadership Challenge" paper, the authors spotlight the leader as a source of vision. Leaders must understand the power of ideas and the power of painting a picture of a desirable future. They should...

    Provided By Cornelius & Associates

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    10 ways to benchmark your Active Directory environment

    Active Directory Services is the going standard for account provisioning, basic system management, and DNS authority in most environments. But having some accountability to determine what has changed over time can be a challenge. IT pro Rick Vanover offers 10 strategies for achieving accountability in your Active Directory environment. They'll...

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Statistical Analysis: Help You With Decision Making

    Statistical Consulting is very advantageous for the companies who are looking at solving the complex issues within the organizations. Statistics deals with disciplines from Social science to humanity to natural science. Statistical consulting helps a lot in the governing top business firms to study the current situations in the market...

    Provided By iSnare.com

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Delegation: The Forgotten Management Tool

    First of all, select what to delegate. Pick a task or new responsibility that is perhaps less challenging to you but will stretch and develop the employee(s) in question. Then, stipulate the goal - the result you are looking for - and how it will be measured. Secondly, decide on...

    Provided By iSnare.com

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Leadership Styles: The Fundamentals Of Leadership Theories

    Research on leadership was temporarily abandoned in the 1950s due to the lack of consistent leadership traits. Most contemporary theories suggest that leadership is a complex mix of traits, skills, and behavior that come together to form the concept leadership can take place based on the needs of a situation,...

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Change Management: Organizational Change Causes Uncertainty

    Managing change is perhaps one of the biggest challenges that managers face in today's organizations. In order to stay competitive in the current market, an organization has to remain open, adaptable and ready for change. Creating new processes, keeping up with market demand and keeping employees motivated and open to...

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    SWOT Analysis Helps Strategic Plan Development

    It is important to specify the objectives to be achieved in advance because some strength that helps certain objectives can become weakness in the context of other objectives. For example, a large installed production capacity can be strength if the objective is to enter new markets that have unfulfilled demand....

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leadership Styles For Program And Project Managers

    Leadership Style is a one of the potential success factors for both program and project managers. It is a 'soft skill' which is often neglected in training because it is very hard to measure a person's leadership style in a training situation. By understanding leadership styles and their impact, a...

    Provided By American Society for the Advancement of Project Management

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Recognition and Motivation

    Many recognition theories are based on Maslow's Hierarchy of needs. In the foundational level, people want their basic needs met such as food, water, sleep, etc. In the second level, people are looking for security of property, life, family, jobs, etc. The social needs tend to center around love, family,...

    Provided By James Cook University

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Application Visibility: A Recipe for Conducting Successful Virtualization Projects

    Organizations are increasingly striving to improve their utilization of their enterprise infrastructures and to provide their IT teams with tools allowing them to gain more management flexibility when delivering business-critical data to end-users. One of the key strategies that organizations are implementing to achieve this goal is virtualization of their...

    Provided By Zoho

  • 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