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  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Integrating Social Media and Advanced Analytics for Richer Customer Insight

    IBM’s Social Media Analytics solution helps your company take advantage of everything social media has to offer in terms of getting closer to your customers, combining social media analysis and reporting with IBM SPSS predictive analytics technology.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Creating a Sustainable, Easy to Maintain BI Environment

    Business Intelligence (BI) has become a mandatory part of every enterprise’s decision-making fabric. Unfortunately in many cases, with this rise in popularity, came a significant and disturbing complexity. Many BI environments began to have a myriad of moving parts: data warehouses and data marts deployed on multiple platforms and technologies...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    BLU Acceleration changes the game

    Born from new advances in data processing from IBM Research, IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration is a leap forward in database technology that raises the bar for performance and value. BLU Acceleration uses patented technologies to deliver a unique combination of performance, ease of use and cost-efficiency—with 8 to 25...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Considerations for Maximising Analytic Performance

    Philip Howard of Bloor Research compares performance capabilities of the leading BI platforms. Companies studied in this comparison are IBM (Cognos, DB2 with BLU Acceleration), SAP (BusinessObjects, HANA), Oracle (Business Intelligence, Exadata) and Microsoft (Business Intelligence, SQL Server). His conclusion? "DB2 with BLU Acceleration should not only provide better performance...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Social Business Collaboration: Five Best Practices, Three Market Trends

    Using social media in enterprise settings is hardly a new concept. However, many organizations have struggled to fully take advantage of the potential offered by collaboration solutions before now. In order to connect work teams across distances, cut down on time-wasting phone tag, and ensure the maximum level of productivity...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Unlocking value in the “bring your own device” era - Flexible Workplace

    Flexible workplace forward thinkers are reporting productivity increases and cost decreases of 20% or more. Learn to achieve these benefits for your business by downloading the IBM executive report Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. The report contains...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Cost of Data Breach Study 2014: Impact of Business Continuity Management

    The latest Ponemon report, a survey of 314 companies around the world that had experienced a data breach, reveals that having a business continuity management (BCM) program in place can help reduce the financial and reputational consequences of a data breach. Read the analyst report to learn how having a...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Getting The Most From Your Hybrid IT Environment

    This infographic highlights the ways experienced sourcing providers can help organizations profit from hybrid IT by enabling new ways of doing business and reducing costs. Read More...

  • Sponsored By ConnectWise // Oct 2014

    Top 6 Project Breakdowns and How to Fix Them

    Project management is either one of those things that you are really good at and you can breeze right through without any issues, or it’s something that drives you crazy. Every business owner has experienced some form of project failure, but why? Study the top reasons that projects fail to...

  • Sponsored By ConnectWise // Oct 2014

    eBook: Putting Dispatch in the Driver’s Seat

    Does your help desk feel like it’s stuck in neutral? A dispatcher can help you keep track of which technician is where, what issues they’re working on, and make sure all issues are handled in a timely manner. Learn the 5 simple rules of dispatching your help desk can’t afford...

  • Sponsored By ConnectWise // Oct 2014

    The Modern Office and You: 5 Ways to Capitalise on Cloud Opportunities

    Many technology providers are nervous about the Cloud and what it means for their business. Rather than look at the Cloud with fear, embrace it and take advantage of the opportunities it brings for new revenue. In this eBook, you’ll learn 5 ways to capitalize on the future of the...

  • Sponsored By ConnectWise // Oct 2014

    Business Plan Blueprint eBook: Turn Your Dreams into Actionable Goals

    Having a solid business plan is one of the best predictors of the future success of your company, but few business owners take time to sit down and actually create a business plan. Some believe their businesses are too small to need a plan; others believe they don’t have time...

  • Sponsored By HP // Oct 2014

    Best Practices in Intelligent Search in the Age of Big Data

    Learn how you can easily provide real-time access to unified content from multiple sources and deliver new insights to improve decision making and productivity. You will also learn how you can tap into your enterprise social network, with social graphing, to identify internal knowledge experts and facilitate enterprise collaboration. Learn...

  • Sponsored By HP // Oct 2014

    HP Protecting Printers With Enterprise Grade Security

    In this paper learn why HP has the ability to provide integrated security not just for their printers, but across the entire organisational spectrum including servers, storage, networking, personal computers, and tablets. This breadth of software, hardware and services is what makes HP unique in the security market. Learn more...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    The Content Marketing Challenge

    With today’s connected customer interacting with your brand across multiple channels and devices, companies are under tremendous pressure to constantly develop and deliver new and engaging content. Business owners are continually asking marketers to develop new campaigns and assets

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Building Lift and Loyalty with Personalized Product Recommendations (LJ - Keep)

    Learn how online merchants can use recommendations technology to provide shoppers with a personalized website experience. Find out what key characteristics you need in a recommendations engine, and explore strategies to increase sales and customer satisfaction.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Omni Channel Product Recommendations

    This white paper takes a look at opportunities and best practices for omnichannel recommendations, outlines use cases that can drive revenue and customer engagement, and highlights successes that leading retailers have achieved with the IBM Product Recommendations solution.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Gartner Multi-Channel Campaign Mangement Magic Quadrant

    Multichannel campaigns must perform better than ever to engage today's customers. Read this report by Gartner to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of providers and how they're adapting to these new demands where IBM is cited as a leader in Gartner's 2014 Magic Quadrant for Multi-Channel Campaign Management. You’ll...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Map and Optimize Your Customer Journey

    Today’s customers are empowered like never before and continually connected in ways that were difficult to imagine just five years ago. To provide these customers with the personalized, relevant and seamless experience they demand, many organizations have moved away from mass marketing.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report - Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes

    Read this report from Forrester Research to learn how to take advantage of your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program.