Project Management

Keep your IT project running smoothly by reading our experts' tips and best practices about methodologies, agile, software, collaboration, risk management, and learning from failed projects.

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    All the Benefits of SAP Business One OnDemand

    Discover how SAP Business One delivered huge benefits for both operations and customer service in many organisations. Download this whitepaper and learn on how SAP helped organisations increase business insights while reducing the total cost of ownership.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    InfoTech Cloud File Sharing Market Report

    Organizations are increasingly turning to cloud file sharing solutions to meet end-user's needs for a lightweight and effective collaboration tool. In this report, Info-Tech highlights their evaluation of eight leading vendors in this market, including Google, Dropbox, Microsoft, Box and others. See how each scored and find out who emerged...

    Provided By Box

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Top 10 Ways Businesses Rely on Box

    Box is a cloud platform that helps you securely store, share and manage all your company's files. Whether you need to secure confidential business information, develop a custom mobile application or are trying to simplify paper-based office processes, here are the top 10 ways enterprises rely on Box.

    Provided By Box

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Critical Capabilities for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar received an "Excellent" product viability rating again by Gartner in its Critical Capabilities for SIEM report. The report assesses 13 SIEM technologies by evaluating the capabilities that are critical for the support of threat management, compliance, and general SIEM deployment use cases. Gartner notes that SIEM...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM

    IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements. Gartner reveals that customers' greatest...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Why Customers are Migrating from Teradata to IBM PureData System for Analytics

    The speed, agility, simplicity, and scalability of the Netezza technology has proven to be very attractive to Teradata customers who have reached the limit (performance or budget wise) with their existing systems. Many of these customers have moved some or all of their data and applications to the PureData System...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    IBM PureApplication System Data Sheet

    Read how the PureApplication System is specifically designed and tuned for transactional web and database applications. Its workload-aware, flexible platform is designed to be easier to deploy, customize, safeguard and manage in a traditional or private cloud environment.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Empowering your Organization Through Patterns of Expertise

    The skills needed to design, test, configure and integrate solutions can be costly. IT managers may be unable to develop and deploy applications efficiently, even in virtual and cloud environments. IBM PureSystems is designed to deliver faster time-to-value, reduced costs and lower risk.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Easily deploy and move enterprise applications in the cloud

    "What if your organization could take advantage of emerging business opportunities by deploying new applications dramatically faster than you ever could before? What if you could increase the value of your existing application investments by leveraging them in the cloud—and easily move your apps across off-premises and on-premises cloud options?...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Achieving High Oracle Performance

    DBAs cannot afford to rely on reactive measures anymore. They need advanced performance management tools that will enable them to catch emerging issues before they can affect end users. Discover how advanced database management can help DBAs protect the system by preventing problems from developing at all. Download the white...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Resolving the Database Performance Blame Game

    When an application slows down, can you immediately tell which component is underperforming? If not, you need to see how Dell Foglight for Databases shows the operational and performance health of each component all on a single pane of glass. Download the white paper to see how you can end...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management

    Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform’s native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Select the Right Solution for Identity and Access Assurance 

    This buyer’s guide can help you select the right identity and access management solution to successfully manage and control user access within, across and between organizations. The guide outlines the most common identity and access management challenges organizations face from the perspective of CSOs, IT operations staff, line-of-business managers and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk

    Identity and access management governance helps determine who has authorized access to what resources, for what purpose and for how long. IAM governance from IBM provides value beyond risk control, with accountability and transparency for user entitlements throughout the user lifecycle.

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    What are your VoIP options?

    The versatility of VoIP has made it the leading choice for companies seeking an updated phone system that enables them to do more for less. Coming to the conclusion that you want VoIP is fairly simple; however, the next question you must answer is: which VoIP is best for my...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Strategic Server Refresh with IBM System x

    This analyst paper by Edison Group addresses the strategic reasons why organizations need to refresh their servers, and how a server refresh with IBM System x® servers, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, delivers and supports solutions and capabilities needed by SMBs. ...

    Provided By IBM and Intel

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    PCI Compliance and Mobile Devices

    The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has released the Data Security Standards (DSS) version 3.0 outlining revised requirements for payment data security, effective January 1st, 2014. Merchants and Service Providers that store, process, or transmit customer payment card data must adhere to the revised outlined requirements. Additionally, the...

    Provided By MobileIron

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    With the MobileIron Platform, Sally Beauty puts a new face on its sales team

    Seeking to increase the effectiveness of its field sales staff while helping them present a more professional image, Sally Beauty implemented the MobileIron enterprise mobility management (EMM) platform. Sally Beauty uses MobileIron to let retail and traveling sales staff access product collateral on iPads, recommend and deliver the most helpful...

    Provided By MobileIron

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    A New Approach to Endpoint Data Protection

    The rising number of mobile workers makes endpoint data protection increasingly important for organizations of all types and sizes. Now more than ever, business and IT decision makers must take a holistic view that includes a wide variety of mobile devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets. But what is the...

    Provided By Druva Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: CFOs on Managing Finance Technology (CFO Research)

    Challenged by an inflexible financial management system? You’re not alone. Finance executives everywhere are seeing the need for a system that can easily adapt to changing priorities and processes. Download this whitepaper to explore the key pain points CFOs are experiencing with their financial-management systems—plus solutions to combat them....

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Benefits of In-Memory Technology for Modern Financial Applications (IDC)

    In-memory accounting brings the benefits of in-memory technology into the realm of financial applications. Using this emerging technology, organizations can now process financial transactions much more quickly and with greater accuracy. This IDC reports looks at the key considerations and benefits in the use of in-memory technology for modern financial...

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: From Performance Management to Service Delivery: Multi-country Payroll

    This special report by Webster Buchanan Research examines the changing shape of the multi-country payroll sector, assessing trends and developments that impact the way organizations tackle the challenges of managing their international payroll operations.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part I: The Value of Workforce Visibility in Driving Business Decisions

    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. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how to achieve needed optimal workforce visibility....

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Hackett Group’s 2013 Global Payroll Technology Performance Study

    Struggling to find the right payroll solution? You’re not alone. The Hackett Group’s new study reveals just how many organizations continue to struggle with their payroll operations. Read the full report to learn about payroll trends, current challenges, and what changes are in store for global payroll technology.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part II: Workforce Alignment

    Are you aligning the initiatives and work done by your workforce with the evolving strategies of your organization? This whitepaper highlights the importance of continuous alignment and why it's essential to the ongoing success of your company.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Visibility, Alignment, & Optimization, Part III: Workforce Optimization

    Organizations committed to workforce visibility, alignment, and optimization are positioned to dominate in this economy. These organizations achieve their goals via a unified human resource management, performance management, and financial management solution. Read this paper, the last in a three-part series, to hear the optimization stories of four Workday customers.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Redefining Enterprise Software Whitepaper

    Companies are recognizing that to stay competitive, they must change the way they manage their most valuable resource—their people. In this whitepaper you will learn what changes are impacting business and human capital management today and how the HR department and its resource management systems need to respond.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Analyst Whitepaper: IBM OMEGAMON and System Automation - Proactive, Automated Problem Resolution

    In this Research Report, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the integration of IBM’s monitoring and systems/workload automation portfolios, and we consider the benefits of using these solutions in tandem.

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // Jul 2014

    Requirements-driven Quality ROI Calculator

    IBM Rational requirements-driven quality ROI calculator provides an estimated return on investment from implementing one or more of our quality and requirements definition and management solutions. See how these solutions help you achieve predictability in desired business outcomes, allowing you to: Reduce risk and rework by unifying stakeholders and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Aberdeen: Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This Research Brief isolates a number of core competencies and technology enablers that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2014

    Cincinnati Zoo transforms customer experience and boosts profits

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is one of the nation's most popular attractions, a Top 10 Zagat-rated Zoo, and a Top Zoo for Children according to Parent's Magazine. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit its 71-acre site, which is home to more than 500 animal and 3,000...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level: A Game Changer for Small, Medium, and Large Businesses.

    This IBM Redguide™ publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care About the Cloud

    Savvy enterprises are discovering that the cloud holds the power to transform IT processes and support business objectives. IT departments can use the cloud to redefine the continuum of development and operations—a process that is becoming known as DevOps. Download the Executive Brief DevOps: Why IT Operations Managers Should Care...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Tips for choosing a cloud services provider

    IT leaders know that their businesses—and their jobs—depend on thoughtful planning. Once the decision has been made to pursue or build upon a cloud service model, what criteria should be considered before partnering with an external vendor? Watch this video for key criteria you can use to approach cloud decisions...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Five Essentials for Better Work Force Continuity (links to US IWM)

    No matter how slight the risk appears, organizations know that the threat of a disaster is always a possibility. Many organizations—and most likely yours—have taken steps to incorporate disaster recovery planning for their facilities and technology. But you may not have fully considered the impact of a disruption on your...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment Tool

    Use IBM's assessment tool to learn how you can increase server efficiency and availability while lowering costs. The IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment helps you identify how an IBM Managed Services solution can: Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Server Management Improve Server Resource...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Gartner Predictions 2014: Customer Support and the Engaged Enterprise

    According to Gartner, “Customer service is re-emerging as the core business strategy to create a winning customer experience”. As customer experience is being elevated to a top-executive commitment, the customer engagement center/contact centre is uniquely positioned to be at the epicenter of the customer experience revolution. Get this research note...

    Provided By Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Need for Third Party Security, Compliance and Other Capabilities in Microsoft Office 365

    Microsoft Office 365 is a generalist product by its very nature, as are all cloud-based communication and collaboration tools offered to a mass audience. In short, Microsoft Office 365 cannot satisfy every requirement for every user at every organization. Consequently, Osterman Research believes that most mid-sized and large organizations...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software

    In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? ...

    Provided By Intacct

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    HP ProLiant DL360p & DL380p Gen8 Servers: Power, Flexibility and Serviceability

    Explore the Power, Flexibility and Serviceability HP ProLiant DL360p and DL380p Gen8 Servers The DL360p and DL380p deliver innovative advances in performance, serviceability and lifecycle automation to address the pressing demands of today’s data-intensive and virtualized IT environments. Based on the HP ProActive Insight architecture, these intelligent servers can...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2002

    Sample project proposal template

    Being able to quickly explain the potential benefits of an added Web site feature can help a consultant address a client's concerns over a project's importance. This project proposal sheet will help persuade your clients to take the plunge.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2002

    Download this project plan template

    If you've taken on a small to midsize project that doesn't warrant a full-scale plan in Microsoft Project, download this Excel spreadsheet template sent in by a TechRepublic member for quick and easy project management.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Sep 2007

    Senior Technical Analyst Job Description

    The Senior Technical Analyst job description template includes the following job summary: The person in this position is accountable for ensuring continuity of computer services for computer users by providing the planning, technical leadership, and project coordination necessary to implement computer software products and resolve technical problems. Additional information available...

    Provided By Business & Legal Reports

  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Compare IP PBX systems from leading vendors like Cisco, Nortel and Avaya

    This Comparison Guide features the leading PBX systems from established vendors like Siemens, Cisco, Avaya and Nortel as well as cutting edge systems from new vendors like Shoretel and Fonality. The Enterprise IP PBX market is rapidly changing to keep pace with the rapid technological and business process changes...

    Provided By VoIP-News

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Provided By Intacct

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment Tool

    Use IBM's assessment tool to learn how you can increase server efficiency and availability while lowering costs. The IBM Server Managed Services Benefit Assessment helps you identify how an IBM Managed Services solution can: Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of Server Management Improve Server Resource...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    What are your VoIP options?

    The versatility of VoIP has made it the leading choice for companies seeking an updated phone system that enables them to do more for less. Coming to the conclusion that you want VoIP is fairly simple; however, the next question you must answer is: which VoIP is best for my...

    Provided By ShoreTel

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management

    Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform’s native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Endpoint Backup

    Given the rise of mobility and BYOD, endpoint backup must evolve to meet the unique needs of the mobile workforce. To help organizations evaluate backup solutions to meet these needs, Gartner compared 7 vendors against 11 critical capabilities in their report. For the 2nd year in a row, Gartner...

    Provided By Druva Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    A New Model for User Engagement

    The workforce has changed dramatically. Companies today must embrace technology and innovation to attract the younger set—yet remain traditional enough to retain their more experienced employees. How can you provide new systems and features to engage all types of users? This white paper from Workday looks at how the growing...

    Provided By Workday

  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2010

    Definition template for smaller projects

    The first step in project planning is to define the work. This template will help you create a definition document to guide you through small to medium-size projects.

    Provided By Tom Mochal

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Flodro 4.0: Spreadsheets Based Flood Frequency Analysis Computer Package

    A computer package for flood frequency analysis, based on the application of common use spreadsheets framework provided by Excel (Excel is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation, Inc.), is presented using several probability distribution functions. The computer package addresses the issues of model parameter estimation by the Methods Of Moments...

    Provided By University of the Americas Puebla

  • White Papers // Dec 2006

    Outsourcing Management Software Tools: Executive Point of View

    Large-scale, complex outsourcing deals have produced equally complex management issues that are often difficult to handle, and in response, numerous third-party Outsourcing Management (OM) tools have been developed. OM tools help drive and reflect operational and management discipline, provide greater accuracy and independence from outsourcing service providers, and serve as...

    Provided By EquaTerra

  • Tools & Templates // May 2010

    Two PowerShell scripts for retrieving user info from Active Directory

    Obtaining user object information via Active Directory Users And Computers is fine for the one-time use, but it falls short for batch tasks. These two scripts make it easy to pull user information via PowerShell.This download is also available as an entry in our Network Administration blog.

    Provided By Rick Vanover

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The Importance of Continuity in Office 365

    Moving to an Office 365 environment can open the door to a wide range of business benefits. But what about continuity?

    Provided By Mimecast

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    IT project portfolio management tool

    Stay on top of your project portfolio with the help of this sample project management tool from seasoned IT leader Jay Rollins. For more information on classifying projects to make sure they mirror your organization's approach to business, see this entry in TechRepublic's CIO for Hire blog.

    Provided By Jay Rollins

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Project business case template

    Before your stakeholders can prioritize a list of projects, it's critical to pull together the key information they can use for decision-making. This template will give you the framework for making sure you have a project overview that includes goals, requirements, potential benefits, estimated direct costs, success criteria, and project...

    Provided By Jay Rollins

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Presentation: How to prioritize your company's projects

    Successfully managing a project portfolio entails getting approval on projects that match strategic objectives, prioritizing approved projects, fostering a sense of ownership among those responsible for project success, obtaining funding, and managing resources across multiple projects. This PowerPoint presentation will help you communicate these concepts and clarify roles and responsibilities.For...

    Provided By Jay Rollins

  • Downloads // Jun 2007

    Price comparison: Zimbra vs. Exchange

    Get a detailed look at how the cost of implementing Zimbra compares to the cost of using Exchange. This worksheet looks at base OS cost, base application cost, total user cost, total upfront cost, and additional yearly cost -- as well as total cost for one through five years.See "Introducing...

    Provided By Justin James

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    A pragmatic approach to training programmers

    Justin James believes there should be two educational tracks for software programmers: a true computer science program that focuses on a very mathematical, theoretical approach to programming, and a hands-on route that educates people to be real-world programmers. This TechRepublic download features his ideal course listing for such a training...

    Provided By Justin James

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Case Study: Specsavers gains visibility across the software lifecycle

    It's important to have a centralised testing service to improve service quality and meet business objectives. Explore the benefits of adopting automated application management and learn how Specsavers significantly improved the quality of business critical applications.

    Provided By HP US

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Case Study: HP.com efficiency soars with HP Moonshot

    Objective: Make optimal use of the floor space and power capacity in six HP data centers. Approach: Deploy HP Moonshot System to power the hp.com, ftp.hp.com, and partner.hp.com domains IT matters Achieved power savings of 89% by migrating web pages and objects to HP Moonshot Opened up data center...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    HP Info Brief for SMEs: Operations Orchestration

    Enterprise-scale IT automation with a disciplined approach This report explores the benefits of IT process automation that supports entire IT environment from traditional IT to cloud-based infrastructure operations. Read this info brief and learn how HP helped organisations reduced operational cost and improved service quality .

    Provided By HP US

  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    Top 10 computer history Web sites

    If you're a computer history buff -- or you just want to revisit the tech of your youth -- check out these museum sites featuring articles, pictures, forums, and even the first TV commercials for PCs.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Tim Malone

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Project Initiating Process

    Project Charter is generally a document that provides a short description of the project and designates the Project Manager. Depending on the size and complexity of the project, and your knowledge about the subject matter, you will need to organize meetings with the stakeholders in order to refine the SOW...

    Provided By PM Hut

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Know What Customers Want Before They Do

    Webcast Summary: Today’s consumers and B2B companies only want interactions that are relevant, personalized, and based on a customer’s situation and preferences. Companies that fail to provide relevant offers will be left behind.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Information Technology and Process Performance: An Empirical Investigation of the Interaction Between IT and Non-IT Resources

    Drawing on the resource-based view, the authors propose a configurational perspective of how IT assets and capabilities affect firm performance. Their premise is that IT assets and IT managerial capabilities are components in organizational design, and as such, their impact can only be understood by taking into consideration the interactions...

    Provided By University of Calgary

  • Tools & Templates // May 2006

    Project Control Book

    This is a template for project control book.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Tyco Integrated Security: How Secure is Your Business Infographic

    This valuable infographic shows the top seven External Threats to a business, the top three internal threats to a business and the top three concerns for management when considering a business security solution. This infographic helps assess the potential threats in a working environment and reduce the potential risks. This...

    Provided By Tyco

  • Downloads // Sep 2006

    Software-as-a-Service; A Comprehensive Look at the Total Cost of Ownership of Software Applications

    Gartner estimates that the annual cost to own and manage traditional "on-premise" software applications can be up to four times the initial purchase price. This is due to a company's need to acquire and maintain the resources needed to support a large scale in-house software deployment; including: hardware, software upgrades...

    Provided By Business Objects

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Deal Management Mobilized: How the Best-in-Class Close the Sale Anywhere, Anytime, with Any Device

    Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

    Provided By Dell

  • Research // Nov 2012

    Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies

    The Windows 8 Business Intentions: Deployment Plans, Driving Factors, Roadblocks, and Strategies report reveals key insights into who's moving to Windows 8, who's skipping it, and why. In this original research report from TechRepublic Pro and ZDNet, industry analysts break down the Windows 8 deployment plans of over 1,200 organizations...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IBM Requirements management for smart products Resources

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

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Model-based systems engineering: Revolution or evolution?

    This whitepaper traces the evolution of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), a structured and visual approach for collaborative systems design and development which facilitates early validation of requirements, architectural trade off analysis and mitigation of project risks.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Unit testing: the key to quality in smarter products

    Innovative and high-quality software is now not only a key driver for business success in many industries;it is also critical for building a smarter planet. Yet as companies race to meet tight deadlines, they often have to hack code and drop features. All the while, customer demands for faster delivery...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    eGuide to Data Movement and Governance

    The purpose of this eGuide is to help you grasp the measures that can keep your organization on track to meet objectives and in line with regulations. What’s more, it’s your chance to become more effective in your job and build the confidence to bring valuable suggestions to your security...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Changing the Experience and Economics of IT

    Competitive enterprises are always looking for ways to reduce complexity so more resources can be devoted to innovation. From the standpoint of IT, the challenge in reducing complexity is to free up time and money previously dedicated to back-end tasks—and shift those resources to drive more front-end, customer-facing value into...

    Provided By IBM