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 // 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

    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 US

  • 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 US

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    Deploying Business Ultrabook™ Devices in the Enterprise

    Recognizing the productivity and flexibility benefits that business Ultrabook™ 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

  • 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

    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

    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

    Best Practices for an Active Directory Migration

    You can’t afford to make any mistakes when changing Active Directory domains. Whether merging, restructuring or consolidating domains, learn why having a solid plan is critical for your business using the best practices in this white paper.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • 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

  • 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

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    How to Keep Your Competitors Up at Night

    Want to stop worrying about your competitors and have them worry about you instead? The answer could be to adopt new technology that helps you be more productive, reduce costs, and win new customers. Get your creative juices flowing with the following four scenarios. The examples are fictitious and for...

    Provided By AT&T

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Self-Service Business Intelligence: Empowering Users to Generate Insights

    In today's economic environment, organizations must use business intelligence (BI) to make smarter, faster decisions. To satisfy the demand for BI more organisations are adopting a specific set of BI reports, queries, and analytics in a self-service BI environment. In this report, Quest Software - now part of...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    The anywhere worker: Essential tools to keep teams connected

    In this increasingly mobile world -- where work is outsourced and international partnerships are formed quickly and easily -- workers need to be able to collaborate with colleagues, share information and access programs just as easily from a distant continent as from the cubicle next door. If you're seeking...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    What Your Peers Are Doing to Prime Their  Human Resources and Financial Systems  for Growth and Change

    What are leading companies doing to realign their business systems to stay ahead of the game? Seismic changes are underway in the composition of the workforce, how workers work, and how departments within organizations work together. More and more organizations are placing their internal systems under the microscope to see...

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    The Manager's Guide to Avoiding 7 Project Portfolio Pitfalls

    Do projects seem to appear out of nowhere? Do you find yourself scrambling to pull together reports for executives? Download this free guide and learn about several project portfolio management pitfalls and how AtTask can help you avoid them. In today's "management by projects" mindset, portfolio managers and PMO...

    Provided By AtTask

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Employee Management Software For More Productivity

    For any organization its employees are important part without whom the very existence of the company cannot be imagined. The way they perform in their job is directly linked to the success of the business. No matter what the size of the company is, employees are required by all. The...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Stuff To Sell Online - Discovering Stuff To Sell Online To Earn Profit For Your Business

    A variety of stuff to sell online can be made available, only if you are aware of the most reliable source of dropshippers. A dropshipping business relies on suppliers to get stuff to sell online, which is a highly profitable solution for any retailer. Using the best source saves a...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Retail Banking: Winning Strategies And Business Models Revisited

    Throughout more than two years of financial crisis and economic turmoil, the retail business has proved to be an irreplaceable source of stability for most banks What this sector lacks in explosive performance it makes up for by providing a cushion against sharp downturns. But like all other parts of...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Business Model Innovation: When The Games Gets Tough, Change The Game

    Business model innovation means more than a brilliant insight coming at the right place and the right time. To confer a reliable competitive advantage, BMI must be systematically cultivated, sufficiently supported, and explicitly managed. In this paper, the authors will argue that BMI is highly relevant in the current business...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Signal Advantage

    Adaptation to incessant change is also essential in today's business world, where key variables are volatile and difficult to forecast. Escalating levels of digitalization, connectivity, and processing power are making the rapid interpretation of external signals increasingly possible - even as the avalanche of data has made it much more...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Business Model Adaptation In Retail: A Growing Need

    Change in retail markets comes slowly and almost silently, so it is not always easy to gauge its impact. For example, on the demand side, the mass movement of women into the workforce has been responsible for a drop in store visits of as much as 35 percent in some...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Creating A New Deal For Middle Managers: Empowering A Neglected But Critical Group

    The success of almost every corporate initiative depends on the willingness of employees to go the extra mile. Yet the Great Recession has taken its toll on engagement and the social contract between employers and employees. Executives now recognize that in order to fulfill their strategic goals, they will need...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Demystifying Organization: Understanding The Three Critical Elements

    New strategies - or shifts in existing strategies - frequently require a change in organization design-Whether companies are winning new customers, launching new products quickly, achieving radical cost reduction, expanding globally, or accomplishing breakthrough innovations - organization design should be at the heart of their initiatives. Frequently, however; organization design...

    Provided By Boston Consulting Group

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Team Building Psychology For Success

    Team building reduces inhibitions and allows a group of people to mix in a way that benefits every aspect of their personality, whether that is through finding hidden talents or highlighting problem areas. The purpose of team building is to encourage people to reach their potential and discover their strengths,...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Ways To Reward People For A Job Well Done

    Praise and rewards can do wonders to bolster an employee's self-confidence and morale. No one can deny the effect praise and recognition can have on people. Even with your family at home, there are many ways you can reward people for a job well done. When you praise someone, you...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Team Building: Bring Your Employees Closer Together

    Team Building activities are available, not so your team can steal the world's largest collection of rare, misprinted stamps, but rather, so they can achieve whatever task you have for them in a more concentrated, professional, and efficient manner. Imagine the whole team actually working together on the activity you...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    How To Build Team Trust

    Trust is very expensive if not impossible to buy in today's workforce and very difficult to salvage if spoiled. People know trust though actions, not words. What people say must line up with what they do for trust to be recognized. When words fail to match actions over time, organizations...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Emotional Intelligence In Modern Management Training

    Becoming a competent manager takes a diverse set of skills from understanding the intricacies of running a profitable business to having a rapport with clients and employees. There are a multitude of management training programmes available that offer a comprehensive overview of what it takes to climb the career ladder...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Recognizing Team Building Resources And Activities Available Online

    What's so great about Team Building ideas anyway? Well you would be surprised how well activities and resources really can HELP build all your team building ideas. Not only is it a terrific way to build camaraderie among workers which helps them work better with each other but it also...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Sales Training To Influence Upper Management In A Non-Sales Environment

    Sales training on sales negotiation skills have the ability to educate supervisors, middle-management, and human resource professionals on the skills and knowledge needed to influence upper management. Upper management is often shielded from company realities because they are engrossed in executive and investor relationships. It is the job of the...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Motivating Employees Helps Organizations Succeed

    Motivating employees can be one of your biggest challenges as an employer, but learning how to inspire your workforce is the key to a successful organization. This paper will provide you tips for motivating employees that will help your organization unlock human potential. Whether you're an executive, a manager or...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Use Entertaining Corporate Events To Help Team Building

    One of the fundamental problems with team building is that employees seldom get to know each other outside of a business setting. They don't trust one another, perhaps. They may worry that others are trying to sabotage their careers or seeking to advance by stepping on others' toes on the...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Ideas For Building A Good Corporate Team

    One of the most difficult things to build in a corporate setting is a sense of cohesiveness and teamwork: how do you bring all these different people from various backgrounds together and turn them into a lean, mean, producing machine? In some cases, people are thrown together as the result...

    Provided By Article Slide

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Viral Leadership: What Are You Spreading?

    For good or ill the senior leadership of every organization is infectious. Virtually everyone in the company understood that the company's future was at stake, and that new technology and methods were key to remaining competitive. At the same time, it became evident that the basis of trust necessary to...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Are You The Worst Leader In The World?

    As leaders and managers, the authors often assume that, if the employees really wanted to perform better, their performance would just increase. They assume that people's ability to boost their own performance is totally within their own control. This is just not true. Decades of research into motivation and performance...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leading From Behind: Leadership In A Circle-Based Business

    The purpose of a circle-based business is to benefit community through relationships that are nurtured by fair and equitable exchange. Every person inside and outside of the business is viewed as equal in their humanity. The circle has been used as an alliance for as long as human beings have...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leadership - Successful People Are Not Necessarily Good Leaders

    Great leadership is a rare skill. It is much more rare than most people realize. For most people it doesn't come naturally. It is amazing how many organizations are successful even though they have only marginally competent people leading them. Many times this is because the structure of the organization...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Leadership Today

    The most important thing you do is LEAD your people. Every productive activity on your daily agenda is leadership, regardless of what you call it. You manage, advice, teach, decide, and direct. The list goes on but it's all leading. The most valuable commodity of any great organization is the...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Nurture Your Future Leaders

    They are the fast-rising and upcoming superstars of the organization. Young and talented, these entry level managers have excelled in their academic years and are looking to duplicate their success in a working environment. On a smaller scale, they have already shown what they can do. Now, they are in...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Essential Leadership Characteristics For Project Managers And Team Leaders

    There has been an understanding of the role that leaders play in organizations that are constantly seeking to improve performance and remain competitive in the marketplace. To limit the scope of the study, nine leadership characteristics were selected for inclusion in the study. Inclusion criteria were twofold. First, the leadership...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Be Successful In Project Management And Leadership

    It is not always easy to develop effective leadership in project management, but it can be done. It takes a certain drive, a lot of focus, powerful motivation, and a detailed plan. Project management and leadership courses can do two things: help you become ready to lead a team by...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Static Model For Voting On Social Security

    This paper examines a static voting model for public pensions. The key premise is that families can internalize the cost and benefits of pay-as-you-go programs. A family realizes a net gain if its members collectively receive more in benefits in the current period than they pay in payroll taxes. Abstracting...

    Provided By Ifo Institute for Economic Research

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Investment, Resolution Of Risk, And The Role Of Affect

    This experimental study is concerned with the impact of the timing of the resolution of risk on people's willingness to take risks, with a special focus on the role of affect. While the importance of anticipatory emotions has so far been only inferred from decisions regarding hypothetical choice problems, the...

    Provided By Ifo Institute for Economic Research

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Small Business And Leadership

    There are several types of leadership styles. The charismatic leaders exude vision, are willing to take risks to achieve that vision, are sensitive to both environmental constraints and follower needs and exhibit behaviors that are out of the ordinary. The transactional leadership style emphasizes rewards to influence motivations of the...

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Successful Leadership In A Small Business

    Practicing positive successful leadership in a small business, especially for the founder/owner, takes great skill and talent. In order to know what to do successfully in the start up phase and beyond takes understanding and self analysis. Some entrepreneurs do not know themselves well enough to see their own faults....

    Provided By QuadWest Associates

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Motivation And Values Of European Commission Staff

    The concept of public service motivation has been central to the discussion of motivation in the field of public management but has never been studied in international organizations. This paper reports on a preliminary study of motivational issues within the European Commission, including motivation for entry and public service motivation....

    Provided By Catholic University of Leuven

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    3rd Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ Processor Overview

    White Paper: Enterprise performance and embedded security technology benefits are covered in the 3rd gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor overview.

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Deploying Business Ultrabook™ Devices in the Enterprise

    Recognizing the productivity and flexibility benefits that business Ultrabook™ 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

  • White Papers // May 2014

    1 Platform Boot Integrity: Foundation for Trusted Compute Pools

    This article provides an introduction to the concept of roots of trust in a trusted computing platform, the measured boot process, and the attestation that are critical steps for ensuring boot integrity. It also provides an overview of Intel’s Trusted Executed Technology (TXT), an example of root of trust technology...

    Provided By Intel Corporation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Are Your Employees Getting Ready To Bolt?

    The latest news reports have given us a glimmer of hope that the economy may finally be recovering. While that's a welcome sign for most organizations, it may not be good news for all. A recent Conference Board survey found that 55% of all employees are unhappy with their jobs...

    Provided By KEYGroup

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Change Management Four Attitudes Towards Change

    There are four attitudes toward change, created by leaders, with which an organization can be managed. They run the gamut from maintaining control (Old Age management) to distributing control (New Age management). Four points can be designated to demark four attitudes about control. And the four attitudes are: Pummel, Push,...

    Provided By Articler.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Envy At Work

    Comparing yourself with successful coworkers can be motivating, but it can also trigger envy. The authors' research suggests that such feelings may cause real damage, both to your own career and to your organization's success. Denying or concealing envy makes the problem worse. To help you manage your feelings, the...

    Provided By Harvard Business School Publishing

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    How To Inspect Built-Up Roofing Systems

    Maintenance and engineering managers have specified Built-Up Roofing (BUR) systems on institutional and commercial facilities for years, seeking durability and flexibility. But to ensure BUR systems deliver these and other benefits to their organizations, managers must ensure front-line technicians maintain them properly. A properly managed and coordinated quality-assurance inspection program...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Lower Your Energy Bills With Cool Roofs

    Managers specifying a cool roof only a few years ago found a limited number of product options. Now, based on the growing demand in part by institutional and commercial facilities, managers can choose from among hundreds of cool products. By reducing the amount of heat transferred to a building's interior,...

    Provided By Trade Press

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cool Roofs Reject Heat, Lower Cooling Loads

    The availability of viable and energy-efficient cool roofing products has expanded greatly in recent years. Building owners and managers, specifiers, and architects increasingly use these products because of their capacity for energy savings. Managers in institutional and commercial facilities also can achieve several other benefits, such as lower interior temperatures,...

    Provided By Trade Press