Project Management

Whether it's through Agile, lean or process-based management, you must plan, organize and control resources to achieve your business goals.

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Considerations for Owning vs. Outsourcing Data Center Physical Infrastructure

    When faced with the decision of upgrading an existing data center, building new, or leasing space in a retail colocation data center, there are both quantitative and qualitative differences to consider. The 10-year TCO may favor upgrading or building over outsourcing, however, this paper demonstrates that the economics may be...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Essential Elements of Data Center Facility Operations

    70% of data center outages are directly attributable to human error according to the Uptime Institute’s analysis of their “abnormal incident” reporting (AIR) database1. This figure highlights the critical importance of having an effective operations and maintenance (O&M) program. This paper describes unique management principles and provides a comprehensive, high-level...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Facility Operations Maturity Model for Data Centers

    An operations & maintenance (O&M) program determines to a large degree how well a data center lives up to its design intent. The comprehensive data center facility operations maturity model (FOMM) presented in this paper is a useful method for determining how effective that program is, what might be lacking,...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Classification of Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Tools

    Data centers today lack a formal system for classifying software management tools. As a result, confusion exists regarding which management systems are necessary and which are optional for secure and efficient data center operation. This paper divides the realm of data center management tools into four distinct subsets and compares...

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • Case Studies // Jun 2014

    Rosetta Stone Case Study

    Midsize learning technology company sought to move all files to the cloud for disaster-recovery reasons and to boost employee productivity. Added Box to their existing cloud stack for all employees. Streamlined IT operations; in the process of replacing servers with Box.Technology industry, midsize company, midmarket, global, server replacement, cloud stack,...

    Provided By Box

  • 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

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Transform your email management ROI

    Mimecast commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying its Unified Email Management solution.

    Provided By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Take Control of Large File Sharing Services

    Bloor Research outlines best practice for large file sharing in the enterprise and assesses current vendors.

    Provided By Mimecast

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Osterman Report: Office 365 for the Enterprise

    Osterman Research outlines how third parties are required to strengthen security, compliance and control.

    Provided By Mimecast

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC XtremIO- Executive Overview

    XtremIO develops enterprise data storage systems based completely on random access media such as flash solid state drives (SSDs). By leveraging the underlying abilities of random access media, XtremeIO delivers unparalleled levels of performance, ease of use, operational efficiency and other advanced storage features.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Top 5 reasons why customers deploy a flash 1st strategy on EMC VNX

    Flash first ensures that highly active data is stored and served from flash derived for optimal performance while less active data is tiered on high capacity hard disk drives, allowing customers not to compromise between performance and TCO.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Research: The Workplace of the Future

    The future of work is here and it’s different than the past. It’s distributed. It’s mobile. It’s real-time and multimedia. The up and coming generation of workers grew up with connectivity, mobility and video. Everywhere you look, technology and IT are at the center of changing the future of work....

    Provided By Polycom, Inc.

  • 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 // May 2014

    Find, Analyze and Resolve Your Toughest Performance Issues on SQL Server - FAST

    Slow SQL Server performance? Don't let yourself get tangled up in volumes of server health metrics. Get to the root cause of performance problems in just four clicks. Only SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer correlates SQL response time with server health metrics - in a single view - to quickly pinpoint...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Wi-Fi Access For Mobile Devices In High-Security Environments

    The Aruba Tunneled Internet Gateway lets mobile device users wirelessly access the Internet without compromising the security of the restricted network. Unsecure Internet traffic is logically and cryptographically separated from restricted network traffic across the entire network.

    Provided By Aruba Networks

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Making the Real Time Enterprise a Reality

    REAL TIME. ON DEMAND. ALWAYS ON. Such are the expectations of businesses in today’s global information economy. Customers demand agility, responsiveness, and innovation from all companies today. And they’re comparing their experiences with businesses in every industry against firms that embody all three capabilities. Read this whitepaper to discover how...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Business Expert Tool

    Download your complimentary Business Expertise Report and see how you and other companies in your industry can benefit the most from the SAP Business Suite® powered by SAP HANA®.

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best-In-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer's Journey

    Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. The constant growth of information on numerous products and services empower customers with crucial intelligence that inuences their purchase decisions. Achieving success in keeping in-tune with customers’ rapidly changing needs requires businesses to streamline their customer data management activities to personalize...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Exploiting Innovative Technologies in BI and Big Data Analytics

    Forrester recently conducted a survey with 330 global business intelligence (BI) decision makers and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and Big Data tools. Is your company harnessing the latest innovations in BI technology to achieve your business goals?

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Information Governance in a World of Big Data

    Information governance already exists in most large organizations and has different, often unconnected, focal points, for example Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Warehousing. This White Paper discusses the current state of information governance, the new challenges and makes recommendations for what organizations need to do...

    Provided By SAP

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into A Sales Machine With The $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com

    Join us for this LIVE event! Wednesday, June 18th 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT Hosted by Aaron Ross, best-selling author of Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into A Sales Machine With The $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com. Aaron and his team are helping companies triple their...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Convergence with Vblock Systems: A Value Measurement

    Today, IT managers focus intently on rapidly deploying business services on demand and at scale, without triggering an explosion in capital and operating expenses. One of the most significant solutions that IT organizations are deploying to meet their needs are converged systems that integrate compute, storage, and network resources; virtualization...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Forrester Wave™: File Sync and Share Platforms

    Consumerization Has Made File Sync And Share A Must-Have Capability The explosive proliferation of powerful mobile devices has led to employee demand for solutions that will allow seamless access to enterprise content from any device. Solutions like Dropbox, originally developed for consumer usage, have barged into the enterprise, forcing IT...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    EMC IT Leading the Transformation

    After enduring several years of global economic uncertainty, organizations large and small are beginning to increase IT spending. The move towards ROI indicates that enterprises are taking a longer-term view of IT spending decisions, no longer focused solely on cost reduction tactics designed for a particular point in time.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Successfully Supporting the Mobile Knowledge Worker

    Learn six tactics for delivering valued services and support to the fast-growing group of mobile knowledge workers. Download to learn how to develop and support policy, how to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders and why you should adopt the "new IT everything" attitude plus much more!

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Cloud Revolution

    Today, cloud computing not only has changed how data is stored, but is permanently altering the role of information technology. In this ebook, we’ll look at IT’s new role in business strategy: producing new revenue streams, guiding the way through the hosted options, taming new cloud-based app workflows, and using...

    Provided By Acquia

  • White Papers // May 2014

    7 Elements of Radically Simple OS Migration

    Avoid the typical headaches of OS migration during your next project by learning about 7 elements that will enable you to: Centrally manage data migration Preserve users’ data and personal settings Mitigate network impacts during migration Access the white paper to find out how to radically simplify your...

    Provided By Druva

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Delivering Value

    Why is it so difficult for HR to demonstrate how it affects business growth and profitability? Find out in this whitepaper, written by Leighanne Levensaler, Workday vice president of Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy. Levensaler discusses the problems with current HR systems and the ways they are holding you back.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Unified HR and Finance (Epipheo)

    Your people and your money spend a lot of time together. Your people drive financial performance, and financial goals drive people performance. So why would you run separate systems for HR and Finance? Watch the video to learn how Workday unifies your HR and financials applications into one seamless system.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Human Capital Management in the Cloud

    In this video, 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.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: People Are the New Bottom Line

    Your business is the sum of its parts—your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Taking Measure of Talent by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services

    Do you understand the true value of your human capital? In this Workday video, the importance of leveraging the real value of your people is discussed. You’ll learn about the most common workforce challenges and technology obstacles. Learn how you can get better workforce insights into your talent.

    Provided By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Payroll in the Cloud

    In this video, Laurent Botella, Director of Payroll Strategy at Workday, discusses the benefits of using Workday Payroll Software as a Service (SaaS) and what payroll professionals can expect in the future.

    Provided By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: The Hackett Group's 2013 Global Payroll Study Highlights

    Do you know how well your payroll organization stacks up against the best in the world? Watch this webinar as we review highlights from The Hackett Group’s 2013 Global Payroll Study. This annual study benchmarks payroll performance from 120 leading companies around the globe.

    Provided By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Learn How Organizations are Transforming HR with the Cloud

    Your employees want self-service and mobile apps to engage with HR. Your managers are demanding better reporting. Your organization is getting more complex with more contingent workers. But your HR systems are hard to use and old. Watch this webinar to learn how you can modernize your HR systems.

    Provided By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Why It's Time to Retire that Aging HR System and Embrace the Cloud!

    You need the latest workforce cost reports at your fingertips. And your organization's employees want to go mobile. But you're struggling with a system designed back in the 80s that was last upgraded years ago. In this webinar, HR leaders share the benefits of moving to the cloud.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: Total Cost of Ownership

    In today′s difficult business climate, every company is looking to drive cost out of its business and impact the bottom line. This whitepaper presents the tools you need to build a business case to assess—and eventually lower—the total cost of ownership of your HR technology footprint.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Change the Game: Best Practices in Deploying and Managing HPC Clusters with Intel Xeon Phi

    As new research and engineering environments are expanded to include more powerful computers to run increasingly complex computer simulations, the management of these heterogeneous computing environments continues to increase in complexity as well. Integrated solutions that include the Intel® Many Integrated Cores (MIC) architecture can dramatically boost aggregate performance for...

    Provided By IBM

  • Research // May 2014

    Lopez Research: Transforming Workflows with Video

    Every company, regardless of size, is becoming a technology company. Line of business managers and the executive team recognize that a strong technology foundation is critical for a company’s success. IT and business alignment must become more than an ideal or a vision. Likewise, IT must proactively offer new services...

    Provided By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Seven Things You Need to Know About Future Technology

    Doesn’t the “next big thing” feel like a daily occurrence? The funny thing is, that might not be far from the truth — technology is advancing at a rate not experienced by any previous generation. At the forefront of this technology boom is the consumer: expecting faster, better and...

    Provided By GoToAssist