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.

  • Podcasts // Mar 2013

    Benefits Product Preview

    Companies of all sizes experience challenges managing their employee benefits. With rising costs across the board, there has never been a better time to reassess your employee benefits program.

    Provided By Workday

  • 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

  • Videos // Mar 2013

    The Workday Advantage: Human Capital Management in the cloud

    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. Workday HCM delivers real-time business insight using Software as a Service (SaaS) technology for the global...

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Gartner 2012 SIEM Magic Quadrant

    The SIEM market is defined by organizations' need to analyze security data in real time for internal and external threat management, and to collect, analyze and report on data for regulatory compliance and forensics. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    HR In The Cloud Whitepaper

    The human resources function is undergoing a fundamental transformation. It's clear the old ways of doing business won't work in the new modern global economy. Today, your business needs answers faster and is looking to HR as the workforce authority.

    Provided By Workday

  • Research // Feb 2013

    Build A High-Performance Security Organization

    Companies must not only protect their organization from danger but must continue to compete in the marketplace. Companies that ignore security do so at their own risk. Read this Forrester Research Inc report to gain an understanding of what it takes to build a high performance security practice.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    2012 Annual mobile Threat and Security Round- up: Repeating History

    By the end of 2012, the number of Android malware grew to 350,000. This was a monumental growth from the 1,000 mobile malware we saw at the end of 2011. Much of this growth was driven by adware and premium service abusers, which accounted for a sizable majority of the...

    Provided By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Take a look back at the notable developments in the mobile landscape in 2012.

    By the end of 2012, the number of Android malware grew to 350,000. This was a monumental growth from the 1,000 mobile malware we saw at the end of 2011. Much of this growth was driven by adware and premium service abusers, which accounted for a sizable majority of the...

    Provided By Trend Micro Australia

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Social Business is a Productive Business

    A study published by McKinsey Global Institute - recently reported in WAtoday -says the average office worker spends 28 hours a week (60% of their time) writing emails, searching for information, and trying to collaborate internally. The report contends that wide adoption of business social media technologies could cut down...

    Provided By IBM Australia

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Video

    Traditional methods of communication between development, testing and production can be challenging. A cloud-based environment facilitates more efficient collaboration between groups, while simultaneously increasing productivity and reducing operational costs. Watch this video to learn more about how an IBM Cloud can work for your organization.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Stepping Into the Cloud: A Practical Guide to Creating and Implementing a Successful Cloud Strategy

    The benefits promised by cloud computing are excellent, but when faced with conflicting reports of risks and benefits, many companies struggle to take this good idea to a practical reality. This white paper offers steps for moving a business into the cloud, with a focus on the SmartCloud Services portfolio...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Finding agility in the age of applications

    We live in the age of the application, a place where business agility depends on application agility. This makes the rise of Agile methods over traditional, sequential application delivery one of the most compelling modernization stories of the past decade. Few modernization trends could be more supportive of today's IT...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Target the disconnects between development and operations

    In most IT organizations, the development and operations teams are separate entities, and the recent trend toward closer collaboration between them, commonly referred to as DevOps, indicates a general awareness on the part of IT that things would be better if application development teams and operations teams would work together...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    International Business Growth Starts in the Cloud

    Globalization has expanded the opportunities available to all of us. It’s now possible for any business to reach clients and partners worldwide, enabling business to grow faster than ever before. To reap the greatest benefit from this unlimited pool of connections, you need cost-effective ways to communicate, effectively removing the...

    Provided By ShareFile

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Increase Your Team’s Productivity through Collaboration

    More than ever before, many professionals find themselves able to work outside of the traditional office setting at least part time. This development, driven by Internet technology, has allowed companies to expand their footprint to new geographic regions, and it’s also helped employees to be more flexible about their office...

    Provided By ShareFile

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Ensure a Successful Virtual Workspace

    With many companies adopting cloud-based software and file management, employees have new opportunities to work from home. In fact, many offices encourage flexible work arrangements because they find that employees are both happier and more productive when they have a say in where and when they can work. Efficient remote...

    Provided By ShareFile

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    High-Efficiency AC Power Distribution for Green Data Centers

    The use of 240 volt power distribution for data centers saves floor space, simplifies power cabling, saves capital cost, reduces weight, and increases electrical efficiency. This paper describes the various con-figurations for this distribution architecture and quantifies the benefits for the optimal configuration. Note: The methods in this paper only...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Business Intelligence and Analytics Fundamentals

    The demands of business in todays economically challenging environment are forcing organizations to become smarter and more efficient about the use of their information. This paper from looks Ovum Research examines the key criteria and considerations you need to be aware of when evaluating your organizations BI and analytics strategy.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Business Intelligence Strategy

    BI can yield valuable insight that increases performance. For some, BI programs can be derailed by factors beyond technology-by people and process. Learn how to prepare a BI strategy that will help you achieve excellence in your initiative.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    BI on the TCO Diet

    BI solutions promise visibility, insight and performance improvements but too much waste and underutilization can lead to unnecessary cost and time pressures. Best-in-Class companies, leveraging a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach to BI, have achieved a superior level of analytical fitness by optimizing their IT resource utilization and building...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Enabling the Mobile Workforce with BI

    See how to get the targeted, interactive and personalized information you need to make informed decisions while you are away from the office.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos 10 Solutions for Profitability, Modeling and Optimization Demo

    Watch a brief demonstration to see how IBM Cognos 10 software delivers decision-making insights into how operational and financial activities affect your company's profitability.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos Mobile: Intelligence on the go

    Interact with trusted BI content and enjoy the same user experience whether you are online at the office, using a smart phone or tablet computers on the road or offline.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Business Analytics and the Nexus of Information featuring research

    Recent Gartner research indicates that the confluence of information generated by new technologies and sources such as cloud computing will create a nexus of forces that could be even more disruptive than the dot-com and e-business booms of the 1990s. Learn how you can use business analytics as part of...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The ForresterWave: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012

    Learn why Forrester Research considers IBM Cognos Insight the leader in self-service business intelligence solutions.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    A Guide for a Successful ERP Strategy in the Midmarket: Selection, Services, and Integration

    Combining an experienced service partner with an informed ERP strategy helps to maximize ROI. This helps midmarket organizations to contain costs, communicate effectively, and improve to grow into more successful organizations.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    White paper - Using Services to Support a New Generation of ERP in the Midmarket

    Top organizations are looking for a new generation of ERP that supports multi-tiered businesses, is easy to use, flexible, and powerful enough to support a growing organization. Aligning these solutions with a carefully selected service partner can fuel growth and maximize ROI.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics

    Predict with confidence what will happen next so that your medium size business can make smarter decisions, solve problems and improve outcomes.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    The business of social business

    A new IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals how organizations can use social approaches to create meaningful business value.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Smart Analytics System 5710 solution brief

    The flood of data is here. But are you ready? Consider the IBM Smart Analytics System 5710, a cost-effective, ready-out-of-the-box business intelligence (BI) solution that integrates server, storage and software, all delivered ready for your data. Learn more about how it can help your company quickly and affordably deploy analytics...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Case Study: FrieslandCampina cuts financial reporting cycle times by 50 percent

    Dutch dairy cooperative Royal FrieslandCampina found their manual financial reporting processes were no long adequate for the newly-merged €9 billion organization. Read this case study to learn how IBM® Cognos® Financial Statement Reporting helped automate each step in the reporting process, enhancing controls, auditability and accountability.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    F5 ADC Comparative Performance Report

    In the most recent ‘Gartner Magic Quadrant’ report published in November of 2012 F5 BIG-IP was named the #1 ADC and the best solution for VDI and complex deployments. For six years, F5 has published the industry’s most accurate performance testing report. This report shows the results of rigorous Application...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Simplify Managing Your People and Build the Best Talent

    As an HR leader, what keeps you up at night? Is it meeting your executives' demands for a greater contribution to the company's strategic vision? Is it the requests to cut operational costs while simultaneously increasing efficiency? Most likely it's the daunting combination of the two. HR success today means:...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 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...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Best Practices for an Active Directory Migration

    An Active Directory migration can be complex. You must first understand your source environment at the domain and the object level to make good decisions and minimize the data you need to move. Then you must migrate your servers, resources and permissions from the source to the target domain over...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Metzler: The 2013 Application and Service Delivery Handbook

    Background and Goals of the 2013 Application and Service Delivery Handbook Throughout the 2013 Application and Service Delivery Handbook, the phrase ensuring acceptable application and service delivery will refer to ensuring that the applications and services that an enterprise uses: Can be effectively managed Exhibit acceptable...

    Provided By Silver Peak Systems, Inc.

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Deploying Business Ultrabookâ„¢ Devices in the Enterprise

    Recognizing the productivity and flexibility benefits that business Ultrabookâ„¢ devices deliver to mobile employees, Intel IT has established a fast-track strategy for offering business Ultrabook devices as an option in our regular corporate- supplied PC refresh cycle, making them available to all employees who currently use a mobile business PC....

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    PaaS Webinar

    Building Social and Mobile Apps in the Cloud PaaS promises to remove the complexity and cost of maintaining both the hardware and the software infrastructure stack. By doing so, IT departments have the ability to turn their focus to applications that the businesses are demanding to drive revenue, customer...

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Unisys needs IT content geared to certifications

    John Heyman, Director Global Operations & Finance, Unisys University discusses how he leverages Skillsoft training resources focused on IT certifications and leadership development.

    Provided By SkillSoft

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    5 Fallacies about the Role of Learning Content in Talent Management

    As larger vendors begin assembling the pieces of an end-to-end human capital management platform, their focus has largely been on the integration of learning management system (LMS) functionality into the overall process. But focusing only on the underlying technologies misses a key point around the business impact of learning content....

    Provided By SkillSoft