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Optim Data Growth Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite by IBM.
Align continuous control of your E-Business Suite data with business objectives. Optim's proven archiving capabilities enable you to set desired service levels for each category of E-Business Suite data - for example, current data, reporting data and historical data. You maintain universal access to information.
Optim Data Growth Solution for Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise by IBM.
IBM's Optim™Data Growth Solution for Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise provides proven archiving capabilities. Now you can align continuous control of your PeopleSoft data with business objectives to optimize performance, mitigate risks and control costs.
Optim™ Data Privacy Solution by IBM.
The Optim™ Data Privacy Solution de-identifies application data so that it can be safely used in testing or training environments. By substituting fictionalized yet realistic data for confidential information, Optim enables sites to test effectively while supporting privacy compliance initiatives.
'Big Data' Will Have a Big Impact on MDM Strategy by IBM. April 10, 2013 - In today's fast-paced tech environment, popular trends such as social media, cloud computing, and big data will all have a huge impact on MDM, and you need to be prepared for how to deal with the changes. Check out this expert e-guide to discover insights on leveraging MDM tools and strategies to tackle big data and other BI trends.
10 Cloud Storage Requirements from Marc Staimer by IBM. December 28, 2011 - This E-Guide was designed to get the facts straight on cloud as it defines cloud storage and lists Chief Dragon Slayer of Dragon Slayer Consulting, Marc Staimer’s top cloud storage requirements. Also in this guide – discussion around the recent cloud washing phenomenon created by marketers and vendors.
11 Habits for Highly Successful BPM Programs: Proven Steps for Getting Started with Process Improvement by IBM. December 15, 2010 - Read this paper for an outline of the steps an organization needs to take to achieve enterprise-wide business process management success.
3 Step Path To Storage Cloud Services Using IBM System Storage by IBM. December 30, 2011 - This white paper explores the path to a smooth transition to private cloud services. Read on to learn the most effective approach to implementing a private cloud solution.
5 ways to use storage more efficiently by IBM. May 12, 2011 - With declining budgets, unchecked capacity demands, and growing data files, getting the most out of your storage resources is more important than ever. This SearchStorage.com E-Guide discloses what you need to know before making the efficiency plunge.
6 Storage Efficiency Technologies: What They Do and How You Save by IBM. October 20, 2011 - This E-Guide can help you achieve your efficiency goals by outlining different storage tools to use, how they work and how you can save by using them. Also discover the pros and cons of storage management tools today.
6 ways to Accelerate Android mobile application development by IBM. May 31, 2012 - Read this white paper to understand the six main challenges that are unique to Android development. Then, learn six solid strategies for overcoming them and accelerating Android application delivery.
7 Habits of Highly Effective Teams by IBM. April 22, 2013 - Consult this informative video to learn more about the widespread adoption of "going agile." Find out how you can obtain shorter release cycles, greater flexibility and tighter alignment by going agile. It explores the broad technical, organizational and process changes that can help your team transition to an agile environment.
7 Vital Tips for Video Meetings Sales Success by IBM. January 29, 2013 - This brief by Gihan Perera, founder of First Step Communications, provides 10 practical tips for keeping control of your online meetings.
9 Steps to Building a Business Case for B2B Integration by IBM. February 24, 2011 - Putting together a business case does not rank high on most IT executives’ list of favorite activities. But the ability to put together a compelling case is now more than ever a core competency. This paper explains how you can significantly increase your chances of approval if you follow the nine steps provided within.
A Bathwick Group white paper: A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction by IBM. November 09, 2011 - This white paper challenges several assumptions about scale-out architectures and explains how consolidation and virtualisation can help you regain control over your infrastructure.
A BI Agenda for Midsize Organizations: Six Strategies for Success by IBM. January 15, 2009 - Make informed decisions at a lower cost with the right BI strategy.
A Breakthrough Approach for Efficient IT Service Delivery by IBM. June 2008 - Organizations in every industry are exploiting advanced technologies to gain a competitive advantage. In this whitepaper learn about IBM's vision for the new enterprise data center which offers an evolutionary new model for efficient IT delivery.
A Breakthrough in Service Delivery for Data Center Workloads by IBM. June 25, 2009 - Watch this Webcast as IBM reveals new offering that can sustain ongoing cost reduction while improving service levels over the long term.
A C-suite guide: How to create smarter buildings and achieve sustainability by IBM. March 27, 2013 - Buildings account for 49 percent of the total US energy consumption. This white paper demonstrates how IT leaders can better manage their energy and environmental programs while centrally managing the lifecycle of their facilities.
A Comparison of IBM’s Flex Sys Environments to Traditional Blade Architectures by IBM. September 15, 2012 - Read this Clabby Analytics report that compares the IBM Flex System to traditional blade architecture.
A Comparison of PowerVM and x86-Based Virtualization Performance by IBM. April 14, 2010 - Turning to virtualization can increase an organization’s IT performance. But finding the ideal consolidation solution can be tricky. Read the white paper, “A Comparison of PowerVM and VMware Virtualization Performance”. See how IBM Power7 and PowerVM outdo other x86-based platforms to achieve broader scalability and increased flexibility.
A Comprehensive Best Practice Approach to Business Resilience and Risk Mitigation by IBM. June 2008 - This white paper serves as a comprehensive, best-practices approach to business resilience and risk mitigation. Common types of risk and the steps organizations must take to develop an effective risk mitigation strategy are discussed.
A Day in a Low Carbon Life: What Might It Be like to Lead a Business in 2012? by IBM. May 2008 - This entertaining paper describes a day in the life of a fictional Chief Executive Officer, preparing to face market analysts in 2012.
A Decision Maker’s Guide to GRC Solutions by IBM. May 07, 2013 - This expert resource from SearchCompliance.com will help CIOs weigh the decision of whether to build or buy a GRC solution. Read now for key strategies that will help you find a functionally balanced solution that aligns with your specific business needs.
A foundation for database simplification, consolidation and cost reduction by IBM. February 14, 2012 - This white paper challenges the x86 processor trend, demonstrating that modern mainframe technology represents a scale-up option to the current racks filled with blades. It looks at the way organizations can benefit in terms of improved agility, increased reliability and cost savings by consolidating Oracle databases onto IBM’s zEnterprise.
A Large U.S. Health Insurer Speeds Backup and Recovery by IBM. August 03, 2010 - Read this case study to learn how a major health insurer implemented an IBM virtual tape library solution that reduced the time and effort spent on storage management and enabled significant cost savings.
A Lifecycle Approach to Systems Quality: Because You Can’t Test in Quality at the End by IBM. December 17, 2009 - This white paper looks at approaches for effectively integrating quality management into lifecycle activities and the potential benefits this can deliver for project and business outcomes.
A Mobile Application Development Primer by IBM. April 30, 2012 - Read this white paper to discover a mobile application development strategy can help you simplify the mobile app user experience, improve economic governance of the project, ensure traceability of requirements, enact ultra-agile methods, accelerate deployment, and reduce cost-of-change.
A New Approach to Verifying and Validating Medical Device Development by IBM. December 13, 2010 - The list of features in medical devices is rapidly rising: Even the simplest of medical devices house more and more system components, which add greater functionality to the device at a low cost. But by adding components, device software becomes complex and burdens compliance testing and premarket certification activities.
The New Information Agenda: Do You Have One? by IBM. May 2008 - This white paper defines the information agenda; describes key considerations and best practices in creating and implementing an information agenda.
A New Take on IT Infrastructure: Expertise in a Box by IBM. December 28, 2012 - This resource presents an integrated system solution that combines affordable hardware and software components for improved infrastructure planning, deployment and management.
A Perfect Fit: IBM XIV Storage System with VMWare for Optimized Storage-Server Virtualization by IBM. March 24, 2011 - This paper discusses the many challenges of a total virtualized solution in light of the integration of virtualized servers and virtualized storage.
A Practical Guide to Choosing the Right Agile Tools by IBM. September 11, 2009 - This evaluation guide is designed to help you choose the best tool for your needs today, while protecting your investment as your team, needs and agile maturity grow.
A Proven Roadmap to Business Agility by Industry by IBM. October 07, 2011 - This ebook discusses 23+ stories about how you can use BPM, decision management, SOA and application infrastructure including virtualization and cloud to achieve business agility.
A Rational approach to integration testing by IBM. July 31, 2012 - Learn strategic approaches to integration testing that will mitigate the risks of system change and improve quality.
A Rational approach to integration testing by IBM. July 31, 2012 - Learn strategic approaches to integration testing that will mitigate the risks of system change and improve quality.
A Smarter Approach to Archiving by IBM. November 30, 2010 - Read this paper to learn how IBM is applying its expertise, global scope, and creativity to build the information backbone of twenty-first-century industries and public institutions. Continue reading to learn the benefits that a smart archive strategy can provide for your organization.
A smarter approach to CRM: An IBM perspective by IBM. February 15, 2012 - With instant access to information, customers expect a purchase experience that matches the ease and speed of the information-gathering experience. Read this white paper, created in collaboration with Frost & Sullivan, to see how a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help you respond on the customers' terms.
A Smarter Approach: Inside IBM Business Analytics Solutions for Mid-Size Businesses by IBM. April 05, 2013 - Businesses of every size have to manage big data effectively because it can help with their operational decision making. View this resource to learn more about how anayltics are now both highly accessible and useful to small and midsized businesses.
A Study on Reducing Labor Costs Through the Use of IBM Workload Deployer by IBM. May 02, 2013 - This informative paper examines the impact of virtualization, standardization and automation so you can determine if these processes would be beneficial to your organization. Discover how they can pave the way for a private cloud while reducing IT labor costs.
A Study on Reducing Labor Costs Through the Use of WebSphere Cloudburst Appliance by IBM. July 07, 2011 - This white paper seeks to quantify the impact that private cloud technologies have on various aspects of IT labor. Inside, see the metrics and methods used, as well as the overall study results.
A true story about using XML forms and DB2 to process millions of tax returns by IBM. June 07, 2011 - This blog post discusses the toll that managing high volumes of paper documents can take on business budgets and efficiency. Learn about an electronic approach that one company implemented and the savings they achieved.
Aberdeen Group - Asset Management: Using Analytics to Drive Predictive Maintenance by IBM. April 15, 2013 - View this resource to gain an analyst's perspective on how to use analytics to drive predictive maintenance. The uncertainty around economic recovery is keeping businesses operational budgets tight. This study shows that predictive asset management must take into account the environment around the asset as well as the asset itself.
Aberdeen Group: The 2011 Growth Imperative: Optimizing Speed and Cost in New Product Development by IBM. October 31, 2010 - This Aberdeen Business Review found that over one half of manufacturers are focused on profitability and margin growth. The review offers insight into how leading companies are approaching the task to excel in innovation and new product development despite lean organizations budgets.
Accelerate ROI for Business Process Management with IBM Solutions Designed for Rapid Deployment by IBM. January 15, 2010 - With IBM products, services and programs, businesses can develop business process management solutions to support their business priorities and objectives, both now and in the years ahead. Read this paper to learn how.
Accelerating Application Deployment with InfoSphere Foundation Tools by IBM. August 13, 2010 - Despite criticism of application development methodology over the years, some fundamental problems haven’t been addressed successfully. This paper examines a new direction supported by the IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools. These tools provide a coordinated approach well-suited to the special needs of contemporary information-centric development.
Achieving Business Agility with BPM and SOA Together: Smart Work in the Smart Enterprise by IBM. October 30, 2009 - This white paper describes the principles for the convergence of BPM and SOA from a business perspective. The primary audiences are leaders and architects that need to understand how to effectively combine BPM and SOA as a key differentiator for successful enterprises in their drive toward business agility.
Achieving customer loyalty with customer analytics by IBM. October 31, 2012 - This white paper explores how you can build strong customer relationships in this age of social media and maintain loyal customers who will not only provide you with their valuable business, but also share their enthusiasm online with their peers.
Achieving Success with a Flexible Workplace by IBM. May 14, 2013 - This white paper demonstrates how flexible work environments can enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. Read now to learn how forward thinking IT leaders have already overcome the challenges associated with flexible working initiatives.
ACOs: Treat Patients More Effectively with Health Analytics by IBM. March 29, 2013 - This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com highlights the importance of data analytics in the success of today's ACOs. Read now to learn the difference between collaborative and captive ACOs and discover how predictive analytics can provide the information necessary to dramatically improve patient care.
Actionable Enterprise Architecture by IBM. June 01, 2009 - This white paper provides an overview of the enterprise architecture concept and highlights how an actionable enterprise architecture approach from IBM can help organizations manage complexity and align IT projects and solutions with business objectives.
Adding Business Value With Cross-Platform Solutions: Linux running on IBM Servers by IBM. October 01, 2008 - This IDC White Paper is based on research data collected at a dozen customer sites in the United States, Canada, and Europe, all with mixed server platforms, to find the technical and business outcomes from deploying cross-platform Linux solutions on IBM servers. This paper presents the key findings of a return on investment (ROI) analysis.
Adding Mainframe Focus to End-to-End Application Performance Management by IBM. June 2008 - Enterprise organizations need to take a serious look at end-to-end application performance management.
Address System-on-Chip Development Challenges with Enterprise Verification Management by IBM. September 01, 2009 - This white paper addresses the multidimensional challenges posed by verification management and offers a compelling solution known as enterprise verification management solution (EVMS) based on over a decade of development and in-house experience at IBM.
Addressing IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) to meet regulatory requirements and reduce operational risk in financial services organizations by IBM. August 08, 2011 - Organizations must implement the right IT GRC controls to meet meet regulatory requirements in areas of specific concern to auditors and reduce operational risk. Learn how IBM provides the capabilities to tackle specific compliance and audit requirements and address issues affecting long-term, ongoing risk management.
Addressing New Business Analytics Challenges — When the IBM zEnterprise Really Makes Sense by IBM. December 21, 2012 - In this white paper, discover the latest in analytics server offerings, with detailed run-downs of everything from hybrid analytics architectures, dynamic query analysis, and the future of server-based versus parallel analytics.
Addressing the Complexities of Remote Data Protection by IBM. September 15, 2009 - This white paper reviews the factors that can make data protection and recovery in remote offices a complicated problem and describes the range of technology options available, explaining the benefits and shortcomings of each in the context of remote offices.
Admiral Group ensures superb performance and scalability by IBM. June 30, 2011 -
Read this white paper to learn how one growing organization leveraged an advanced platform to scale and meet increasing demands. Discover how they were able to improve the overall performance of their systems, enabling them to cut costs and respond quicker to changing requirements.
Advanced Case Management for Smarter Energy and Utilities by IBM. October 23, 2010 - Read this paper to gain an approach to unifying utility company's information, processes and people to gain a 360-degree view of contracts, work orders and so much more, effectively enabling employees to make better-informed decisions which then reduce costs and elevate efficiency. Learn how case management can make your business smarter.
Advanced Case Management for Smarter Government by IBM. August 20, 2010 - Case management is an area in which many government agencies can benefit by using new tools and approaches. By reading this White Paper, learn how to unify information, processes and people to provide better, faster services and programs.
Advanced case management solutions for smarter decision making in banking by IBM. October 12, 2011 - Financial institutions are under pressure to make better decisions. Real-time decisions depend on access to information and the technology available to analyze it. This paper outlines an option that aggregates all of the content from across the entire organization to enable a holistic view of each case, reduce risk and support accurate decisions.
Advanced Case Management: Making its Mark on Key Government Sectors by IBM. May 10, 2012 - Government agencies are frequently adopting advanced case management strategies to automate processes, streamline practices and achieve better, swifter results. This paper from IBM discusses how advanced case management strategies are taking hold in today's agencies and how these practices can help foster more efficient, effective environments.
Advances in Data Warehouse Performance by IBM. August 2008 - Learn how DB2 can help you meet the demands of business intelligence by reducing query response time from hours to seconds, supporting real time data warehousing, and optimizing your storage while lowering operating costs.
After the crisis: What now? by IBM. March 09, 2010 - To succeed in this new climate, you now need to take decisive action to preempt scarcity, drive cost efficiency and find targeted approaches to revenue growth. Read this executive report to find out how.
AGESIC (Uraguay) by IBM. June 30, 2011 - Working with IBM and IBM® Business Partner Urudata Software, AGESIC has implemented a multitier architecture that provides a comprehensive security solution for e-government services and addresses transport security, access control and identity management.
Agile 2013 by IBM. May 24, 2013 - Are you ready to meet with other agilists from 40+ countries to learn, share and collaborate? On August 5-9 at the Gaylord opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, you can enjoy open access to many different talks and workshops. The program is designed to provide agile team members and developers with knowledge and the latest in agile innovation.
Agile Decision Services: How IBM ILOG’s Business Rule Management System Helps Organizations Deliver Fast Time to Value for Business and IT by IBM. December 12, 2010 - This paper explores the challenges of trying to deliver quick time-to -value for IT projects and achieve the status of ‘agile enterprise’. It illustrates how IBM® WebSphere® ILOG BRMS can facilitate the alignment of IT with business and support the implementation of an ADS to provide business value within months of project adoption.
Agile Development eKit by IBM. September 11, 2009 - Learn how agile development can lead to improved team efficiency, shorter development cycles, and higher quality software that is better suited to the customer's needs.
Agile Development Powered by Jazz by IBM. August 29, 2012 - In this webcast, experts from IBM Global Business Services discuss their implementation of Rational Team Concert and their Smarter Application Development and Maintenance solution and how it has changed the way in which they approach software development.
Agile Development with IBM Rational Synergy and IBM Rational Team Concert by IBM. April 04, 2011 - See how to take advantage of these RTC and Jazz features with Synergy and Change source control and change management.
Agile eBook: Agile development practices withstand the test of time by IBM. November 04, 2011 - It’s been 10 years since the Agile Manifesto was first crafted, but the principles remain the same. In these two tips, Agile expert Chris McMahon talks about early experiences with Agile development and how the lessons still apply today.
Agile IT Helps Customers Choose Aviva Health by IBM. December 06, 2010 - Aviva Health found itself hampered by an ageing and inflexible IT environment and a complex set of highly manual processes. In partnership with IBM, Aviva UK Health designed and built an agile, dynamic solution which is now being rolled out to other areas of the business. Access this case study now for a detailed look at this transition.
Agile Maturity Report: Benchmarks and Guidelines to Improve Your Effectiveness by IBM. June 29, 2012 - This comprehensive survey investigates the state of Agile maturity within various types of organizations and projects.
Agile Testing Quadrants: Guiding Managers and Team in Test Strategies by IBM. December 27, 2012 - Read this e-guide to discover why a testing taxonomy such as the Agile testing quadrants is an effective tool for software teams undertaking this task.
Agile testing success with Janet Gregory by IBM. November 07, 2011 - How is Agile testing different from traditional testing? In this tip guide, you'll learn the differences in techniques between traditional and Agile testing and learn how to gain the Agile testing skills needed to become an expert yourself.
Agile Tools Evaluation Guide by IBM. August 24, 2012 - Read this paper as it is designed to help your IT team evaluate your agile development tool options and select the best approach for your business. Find key criteria to consider as well as important questions to ask before starting your journey towards agile.
Agile tools: True support for ALM by IBM. June 14, 2012 - This expert e-guide offers tips and tricks for putting yourself in the agile frame of mind when using ALM tools. Read this now and learn about the qualities and attributes that make development, testing, QA, requirements management, version control, security and other ALM process tools agile.
Agile Transformation ekit by IBM. April 18, 2013 - View this resource center to learn more about how you can improve your approach to agile development. It outlines important topics such as becoming more effective, the opportunity to grow, and how to find the right agile tools.
Agile: Transforming small-team thinking into big business results by IBM. March 09, 2012 - Familiar with the benefits of agile on a small scale, CIOs are increasingly looking to apply agile methods to broader projects. This white paper discusses the challenges and barriers large enterprises are facing and presents best practices for scaling agile within complex organizations.
Agility Meets Stability: Best Practices for Application Integration by IBM. March 01, 2011 - Today's companies are faced with integrating a hybrid world of cloud and on-premise applications. Learn more about emerging trends, what to look for in an integration solution, integration best practices and pitfalls to avoid and how a large enterprise and a mid market company are solving these integration challenges.
Agility Meets Stability: Best Practices for Application Integration by IBM. December 28, 2011 - In this white paper, Dan Moore, the senior vice president of professional services at IBM, Cast Iron reviews the current application environment in light of emerging trends, describes an ideal complete integration solution and discusses common sense best practices as well as pitfalls.
AIIM Industry Watch, Social Business Systems: success factors for Enterprise 2.0 applications by IBM. October 25, 2011 - In this report, look at the business drivers and adoption levels for social business, the benefits and issues being highlighted by users, and what platforms and infrastructures are being used for delivery.
Algorithmics and IBM Platform Computing Solution for Financial Markets by IBM. May 31, 2012 - Read this paper to learn how spreading the computational demands of advanced risk analytics across a grid computing environment enables today's banks to cost-effectively perform risk simulations for their largest trading counterparties in a few minutes, comply with post-crisis regulations such as Basel III, and much more.
Align policy, processes and people for efficient tax and finance operations by IBM. October 10, 2011 - Learn how to leverage advanced case management to apply analytics to detect fraud and support investigations.
Aligning Business and IT through Connected Requirements: Unifying the Development Process by IBM. October 01, 2008 - Check out this white paper to learn how the connected-requirements approach serves as the framework for the use of products and technologies that are designed to allow you to optimize team performance, align the development process with your organization's business goals and meet auditing and regulatory compliance requirements.
All Clouds are Not Created Equal: A Logical Approach to Cloud Adoption in Your Company by IBM. February 29, 2012 - You've decided to make the leap to the cloud, but with so many different configurations offered by multiple providers representing different degrees of benefits and risks, how do you even begin to determine the approach that will best suit your organisation's unique needs? Read this white paper to find guidance to help you make sense of the cloud.
Alloy Software by IBM and SAP by IBM. August 13, 2010 - Alloy software by IBM and SAP is a solution that presents information and data from SAP applications in the context of what millions of business users are familiar with–the IBM Lotus Notes collaboration software user interface. Access this white paper to learn about how it works, deployment options, customization options and much more.
ALM e-kit with the 2012 Forrester Wave for ALM by IBM. March 21, 2011 - The road to ALM transformation is paved with free trials, testimonials and plenty of third-party analysis. Get it and other materials in this kit that shows how the IBM Rational ALM solution can help your organization.
ALM eBook: Mastering Application Lifecycle Management: Effective ALM planning and management by IBM. November 04, 2011 - In this e-book, readers will learn keys to application lifecycle management (ALM) planning, effective ways to introduce ALM to the organization, and best practices for a timely, organized and strong product release.
ALM Everyware ekit by IBM. April 20, 2011 - The IBM ALM Everyware e-Kit contains the new Gartner MarketScope for Application Life Cycle Management that rated IBM Rational "strong, positive", the highest available vendor rating. Get it and other materials in this kit showing how IBM ALM technology, practices and expertise can help your organization.
ALM Everyware Interactive by IBM. November 28, 2011 - IBM Rational offers software solutions for collaborative application lifecycle management (ALM), powered by IBM Rational Jazz. This interactive demonstration, presented by Carolyn Pampino, illustrates the five imperatives for effective collaborative ALM.
An Examination of Server Consolidation - Trends That Can Drive Efficiencies and Help Businesses Gain a Competitive Edge by IBM. May 16, 2008 - The white paper also describes areas of savings and provides advice on sustaining your new environment.
An inside look at IBM DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition by IBM. May 17, 2011 - This article is the first in a series and provides an in-depth view of performance and workload management.
An Integrated Approach to Requirements and Quality Management by IBM. June 22, 2009 - In this white paper, we'll outline the many benefits of an integrated approach to requirements and quality management, as well as offer best practices for effective requirements-driven testing.
Analyst Report: Forrester - Product innovation demands more flexible software delivery by IBM. September 02, 2011 - In September 2010, the IBM Corporation commissioned the Forrester Consulting group to conduct a study whose aim was to better understand the critical role software innovation plays in product development. Download the report to see the results.
Analyst Research IBM Synchronizes its Commerce 2.0 Strategy with ‘Smarter Commerce’ Initiative by IBM. March 31, 2011 - In this paper, IDC Insight highlights the important elements of the IBM Smarter Commerce announcement and looks at the implications of the announcement in the context of a powerful movement that is occurring in the commerce solutions marketplace, both business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C).
Analyst: Gartner Report - Magic Quadrant for Integrated Quality Suite by IBM. September 02, 2011 - According to Gartner, vendors must demonstrate both "completeness of vision" and an "ability to execute" to be evaluated as a leader. Gartner's 2011 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites evaluates IBM as a leader. Read the report to learn more.
Analytics - the new path to value by IBM. November 15, 2011 - To better understand how today's organizations are using analytics, a survey was conducted amongst a global sample of nearly 3,000 executive managers and analysts. Based on the results, this study offers recommendations on how organizations can strengthen their analytics capabilities to achieve a long-term advantage.
Analytics Solution Center (ASC) Website by IBM. November 15, 2010 - The IBM Analytics Solution Center in the Washington, DC area focuses on solving the business and mission problems of public sector agencies, and the U.S. Federal government through the use of analytics. Visit this center online and see how you too can gain access to useful information, industry experts, and technology to reach your mission goals.
Analytics: A powerful new force in dynamic case management by IBM. November 08, 2011 - A growing number of companies are revving up their dynamic case management (DCM) efforts with analytics technology, which helps users detect patterns, spot trends and gain other insights from their case information. This e-guide introduces the trend, and offers seven expert tips for combining the two technologies for maximum success.
Analytics: The New Path to Value by IBM. February 20, 2011 - In this executive report from MIT Sloan Management Review and IBM Institute for Business Value learn how the smartest organizations are embedding analytics to transform insights into action and out-perform the competition, recommended actions organizations can take to bolster their analytics capabilities to achieve long-term advantage.
Analytics: The real-world use of big data by IBM. October 19, 2012 - This study from IBM and the Said School of Business reveals how businesses are exploiting Big Data and the challenges they face.
Anatomy of a PeopleSoft Archiving Project: Seven Basic Principles for Archiving PeopleSoft Enterprise Data by IBM. March 2008 - Only Princeton Softech Optim provides proven, full-lifecycle capabilities for archiving and managing PeopleSoft Enterprise application data, with the broadest range of implementation options to ensure your success.
Anatomy of a PeopleSoft Enterprise Archiving Project by IBM. February 01, 2008 - The basic principles for managing an archiving project presented in this paper can help you initiate and plan an archiving strategy that meets your organization’s requirements.
Anatomy of an Archiving Project White Paper by IBM. August 23, 2011 - Companies worldwide are affirming the value of archiving as a best practice for managing data growth, completing faster application upgrades and much more. Inside this white paper, learn how archiving can help support data retention compliance initiatives and mitigate risk for audits and electronic discovery requests.
Answer Your Critical Business Questions Today: Leverage the Content Analytics Technology Behind IBM’s Watson by IBM. March 29, 2011 - Learn how to answer today's most critical business questions and leverage the content analytics technology behind IBM’s Watson.
Answers to Top BRMS Questions by IBM. December 12, 2010 - Answers to ten frequently asked questions about what business rule management systems are and how they are used.
Anticipate, engage and deliver exceptional web experiences by IBM. April 09, 2013 - View this white paper to learn more about how social business is growing. It is becoming a major component of business strategies and reflects the way businesses manage both customers and information. Learn how you can help your customers and employees with better social business by reading this resource now.
Application Integration: Infrastructure basics for real-world integrations by IBM. December 18, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to explore study results indicating how your peers are creating seamless interoperability within their extended IT environments. Also, discover recommendations from the analysts at Gartner and other leading firms regarding best practices for modern application integration.
Application Lifecycle Management: Tips for getting started by IBM. November 04, 2011 - Learn about application lifecycle management (ALM) adoption, reporting and measuring productivity with ALM. Find recommendations on best practices and tools to smooth your organization’s transition to ALM in this SearchSoftwareQuality.com e-book.
Application Modernization Handbook: Modernization and Business Transformation in the 21st Century by IBM. December 03, 2012 - Read this SearchSOA.com e-book to learn more the mainframe's evolving role in modern enterprise IT. Find out how leading companies are approaching modernization projects, and discover the surprising role that business process management (BPM) can play in modernization efforts.
Application Monitoring & Performance Management Solutions for Dynamic and Cloud Infrastructures by IBM. May 31, 2011 - This ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (EMA) paper discusses the challenges of managing applications in highly dynamic IT environments such as public and private Clouds. Modern enterprise applications are engineered for agility and are frequently deployed over flexible IT infrastructures.
Application Quality Management and Testing Tools by IBM. June 2008 - As As companies implement SOA and extend their mainframes applications as web services, it is important that all applications be maintained and enhanced appropriately.
Application Retirement: Enterprise Data Management Strategies for Decommissioning Projects by IBM. December 2008 - This paper describes how incorporating an enterprise data management solution into your decommissioning project can help your company increase the business value of your enterprise applications.
Application security and risk management by IBM. June 26, 2012 - This white paper will help you properly secure your applications and take the right approach to risk management.
Application Security Handbook: Application Security: Managing Software Threats by IBM. December 13, 2012 - Check out this expert e-book from the editorial team at SearchSoftwareQuality.com to read the following three articles designed to help you address your application security before it's threatened: 'Ten Ways to Build in Security From the Start', 'Secure Your Mobile Apps in Enterprise Integration', and 'How to Boost Your Application Security Savvy'.
Application security testing: Protecting your application and data by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Application security testing is critical in ensuring your data and applications are safe from security attack. This e-book, written for IT management, including QA and development managers, explains the basics of application security and then delves deeper into common vulnerabilities and performance concerns.
Applying agile and lean principles to the governance of software and systems development by IBM. November 22, 2011 - This paper presents eighteen best practices for leaner, more agile software development project governance.
Approaches for Agile development teams by IBM. June 14, 2012 - This expert e-guide discusses the different approaches for agile development teams. Learn about a handful of methods from experts Mary LeMieux-Ruibal, Mirkeya Capellan and Lisa Crispin, including focusing more on trends than numbers, employing a risk-based testing approach, calculating testing costs and much more.
Are you Agile Enough? by IBM. September 09, 2009 - If you are using Open Source, doing Agile but not able to consistently meet project goals, and aren't sure what tools you need -- check out how Rational Team Concert can help. See how Rational Team Concert automates core Agile practices -- like consistent team collaboration, rapid response to change, and frequent delivery of [...]
Asset and service management solutions to manage government assets by IBM. April 15, 2011 - Read this brochure and find out how IBM Maximo Asset Management helps government agencies address accountability with asset optimization.
Asset Management to Support Product Lifecycle Management by IBM. October 01, 2009 - Leading-edge manufacturers are discovering that they can improve production efficiencies and manage MRO expenditures by integrating their Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) systems.
Asset Management to Support Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) by IBM. December 07, 2010 - Many manufacturers are already using Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) technology to design products, test them and automate their production. This same technology can be integrated with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions, like IBM’s Maximo® Asset Management to manage manufacturing assets involved in production.
Assuring Regulatory Compliance in Your Mainframe Environment by IBM. June 2008 - In this webcast you will get an over of the regulatory context and the issues compliance raises for the IBM mainframe environment.
Author and deploy rules using WebSphere Decision Management by IBM. July 07, 2011 - Learn how the WebSphere ILOG Business Rules Management System (BRMS) can automate decision making for data validation, eligibility and pricing. This demo uses an insurance industry scenario to show how the WebSphere ILOG BRMS can be used by organizations.
Author and deploy rules using WebSphere ILOG JRules Business Rules Management System by IBM. December 12, 2010 - Learn how the WebSphere ILOG JRules BRMS can automate decision making for data validation, eligibility and pricing in a real-world scenario. This demo shows how JRules BRMS allows organizations to gain a competitive advantage by adapting business systems to evolve with changing business policies and decisions.
Automated Data Backup: Protect Distributed Data with a Robust, Security-Rich Backup and Recovery System by IBM. August 04, 2011 - Your business depends on consistent access to vital data. Without an automated data backup system, your organization can be vulnerable if your storage systems are compromised. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help with a professionally managed, cloud-based data protection service.
Automation in Agile ALM: Interview with author Michael Hüttermann -- Part 1 by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Automation is often touted as a key in successful application development efforts, but it comes in many different flavors. This tip guide describes the variety of automation techniques and benefits of using automation throughout the application development lifecycle.
Automation, continuous integration and continuous improvement in Agile ALM -- Part 2 by IBM. November 07, 2011 - This second part of a two-part expert Q & A digs more deeply into automation skills, build automation, continuous integration, and continuous improvement to processes within application lifecycle management (ALM).
Avea cuts deployment time from four hours to ten minutes by IBM. December 31, 2012 - This case study shows how Avea, a European mobile communications company, improved its time-to-market and increased the quality of its mobile applications by implementing integrated development tools for the entire organization. Read on to learn why this strategy worked for Avea and find out if your business could benefit too.
Avoiding data chaos: A practical guide to managing the lifecycle of enterprise information by IBM. June 10, 2011 - This eBook provides practical advice on creating enterprise-wide data management strategies that cna help unlease the full potential of corporate information.
Avoiding insider threats to enterprise security by IBM. March 07, 2013 - In an increasingly cloud-based IT universe, concerns are being raised and addressed regarding the security of privileged and shared accounts. See this white paper for more information on the latest in cloud-based security for privileged identities.
B2B Integration and Collaboration: Strategies for Building a ROI Business Case by IBM. November 16, 2011 - Aberdeen conducted a follow-up survey in May 2011 in which over 60 organizations detailed their B2B integration and collaboration issues and challenges - specific focus was given to return on investment (ROI) related issues. This research excerpt summarizes the findings of this survey.
Backup and Restore Service for Data Protection: Facilitate Greater Business Resilience with Onsite Data Protection by IBM. August 12, 2011 - What is your organization's rate of successful data backup and restore? Are you worried about your exposure to data loss? Unsuccessful backups and long restore times can negatively impact your business. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help with an on-site data protection and business resilience solution.
Balancing compliance with information security threat assessment by IBM. December 06, 2011 - This expert tip guide will provide you with the necessary tactics to balance compliance and threat management within your company.
Balancing Risk and Complexity with Quality Management by IBM. March 21, 2011 - This white paper shows you how a combined IBM and Wind River quality management solution can help you deliver higher-quality products to the marketplace faster.
Balancing Risk and Innovation with Sourcing Alternatives: Helping IT managers and CIOs raise the ROI of IT by IBM. December 01, 2010 - This paper explains how clients can balance risk and innovation through the use of services from IBM.
Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust unites the ‘clinical five’ by IBM. August 05, 2011 - Check out this case study to learn how leading health care provider Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust was able to integrate and consolidate data between locations for significant cost savings, as well as increases in efficiency and productivity.
Batch processing with WebSphere Compute Grid: Delivering business value to the enterprise by IBM. January 11, 2010 - Reduced windows for operation and increases in data make it imperative for today's batch processing systems to scale out and perform better. Read this white paper to learn how to address these and other challenges of modern batch processing while reducing costs and improving time to market.
Be as Agile as you can be by IBM. April 04, 2011 - Join Elizabeth Woodward, IBM Agile Practice Expert, as she discusses how software development leaders and agile teams can identify the impact of choices in organizing their team structure to optimize a distributed Agile methodology.
Beating web application security threats by IBM. October 31, 2011 - Application security plays an important role in ensuring the accuracy and confidentiality of data, yet at times teams may fear that security can interfere with overall performance. Read this e-book for tips that discuss the value of application security and explain how to implement it to ensure the highest availability and usability.
Become a Java developer by IBM. January 03, 2012 -
Access this resource to learn helpful tips on how to develop and program Java so you can bring its advanced capabilities to your organization. Review best practices on how to tackle various components of the platform and uncover the skills you need to become an expert Java developer.
Become a social business on the cloud: IBM SmartCloud for Social Business collaboration services by IBM. April 16, 2012 - This brief paper outlines a social business cloud solution that provides integrated e-mail, social business capabilities and third-party applications, all delivered through cloud computing. Learn how it offers a security-rich environment that will allow your business to become a social butterfly in addition to reducing costs and complexity.
Becoming a Social Business: The IBM Story by IBM. June 22, 2011 - In this white paper, IDC explores example case studies of IBM’s internal evolution to a social business as a means to guide other large organisations considering making a similar transition.
Becoming Value-driven: Focusing on What Matters Most by IBM. August 20, 2008 - This white paper provides insight into the six key areas essential for becoming a value-driven organization. Discover how to gain the visibility and control essential to meet and exceed customer needs.
Ben-Gurion University Improves Storage Efficiency by 65% - 83% by IBM. October 21, 2011 - IBM Real-time Compression Appliances enabled Ben-Gurion university to reduce its storage management requirements and drive efficient utilization of its storage-on-demand services by 65% to 83%. Read this brief case study to learn more.
Benefits and methods of implementing BPM on System z by IBM. March 01, 2008 - This white paper is intended to inform the reader of what business process management (BPM) is about, the benefits that can be obtained from its implementation, how to place BPM into operation and why IBM WebSphere® Process Server should be deployed on the IBM System z™ mainframe.
Best practices for analytics in retail by IBM. September 29, 2011 - In this e-guide, you'll receive advice for developing a customer analytics strategies and tips to use BI to optimize your investments.
Best Practices for Delivering Better Software Faster with ALM by IBM. December 17, 2009 - This paper outlines the steps that organizations must take to improve their systems and software development processes, including key best practices. It discusses solutions for unifying fractured, global development groups with existing infrastructures.
Best practices for effective information management by IBM. September 29, 2011 - In this expert e-guide take away tips to optimize your business value of successful data management processes, manage the lifecycle of your information and create effective deployments.
Best practices for implementing an SAP data archiving infrastructure by IBM. May 05, 2011 - SAP data archiving is an increasingly critical part of SAP operations, but product selection, deployment and validation often complicates this process. This SearchSAP.com Expert Tip explores how to successfully implement an SAP data archiving infrastructure.
Best Practices for Managing the Increasing Depth of Compliance Regulation by IBM. May 18, 2011 - According to Gartner Research, 41% of corporations have employed a chief compliance officer to keep up with today’s increasingly complex compliance regulations. Learn what actions your organization can take to ensure compliance with evolving regulations.
Best Practices for Migrating Linux/x86 Applications to IBM Power Systems by IBM. October 07, 2011 - Running your Linux workloads on inefficient x86-based server farms is complex and costly. But switching to a consolidated server solution can be difficult. Read the white paper to learn the best practices for migrating to Power System servers. You’ll also see how simple it is to leverage IBM’s offerings to maximize performance and cost savings.
Best practices for planning for data integration process by IBM. January 13, 2012 - Integrating data and planning a data integration process can be difficult for any organization. In this brief yet informative e-guide, readers will learn standard methods and best practices, such as implementing a data profiling program as a production process, to ensure a successful transition.
Best practices for software and hardware releases in archival environments by IBM. December 20, 2011 - One of the biggest considerations for data archival processing is keeping up with software and hardware releases. In this e-guide, readers will learn tips for software and hardware releases and best practices for managing the day-to-day access of archival data.
Best practices to architect applications in the IBM Cloud Discover a list of component features you need to use for a better cloud experience by IBM. July 14, 2011 - Comprehensive product capability discussed throughout this 15-page technical paper, including 11 Best Practices for the IBM Cloud . Written for IT Managers, IT Architects, and developers, learn how you can better manage SaaS cloud applications and bring new applications on line in the future.
Better Software and Agile Development Conference by IBM. May 24, 2013 - Do you want to learn more about agile development? Don't miss the opportunity to learn more about this topic at the better software conference on Nov. 10-15 in Boston. Developers and QA engineers discuss best practices and other helpful topics.
Beyond Business as Usual: The Mega Shift Toward Social Communications by IBM. October 02, 2012 - Discover how integrating social software with communications is transforming the modern workplace, maximizing the potential of human capital, and generating value for businesses worldwide.
Beyond Converged Networks: Driving User Productivity through Unified Communications and Collaboration by IBM. August 2008 - Read this whitepaper to understand how to provide users with a single, integrated experience across business applications and communications and collaboration tools.
Beyond Disaster Recovery: Becoming a Resilient Business by IBM. - In this white paper, you'll learn how to determine risks, calculate impact, evaluate your current structure's response and test overall resiliency.
Beyond the Balance Sheet: Assessing the Impact of the New Lease Accounting Standard by IBM. March 27, 2013 - This resource highlights the results of an electronic survey that gathered responses from 179 senior executives on how they plan to deal with the changes in lease accounting proposed by FASB and IASB. Additionally, hear from FedEx's Chief Accounting Officer, as he discusses the implications of this change.
Beyond the Crossroads: How Business-Savvy CIOs Enable Top-Performing Enterprises and How Top-Performing Enterprises Leverage Business-Savvy CIOs by IBM. August 19, 2010 - According to industry leaders and pundits in 2006, the role of the CIO was at a crossroads. Read the white paper to see how CIOs are beginning to seize this opportunity to play increasingly impactful strategic roles within their enterprise, and how IBM research can provide CIOs with the skills necessary to become a Business-Savvy CIO.
Beyond the Next Generation: Meeting the Converging Demands of Network Security by IBM. December 31, 2012 - Read this whitepaper to learn more about rising to the converging demands of network security. Topics covered include the evolution of network security, the development of "next-generation" approaches, use cases and more.
BI software users report a sharp rise in data integration challenges by IBM. January 12, 2012 - With business intelligence (BI) software programs expanding in size and scope -- and more rank-and-file business users creating reports than ever before -- organizations are growing increasingly concerned about the data integration challenges of BI projects, according to the results of a new searchBusinessAnalytics.com survey.
BI Without a Data Warehouse? An Effective Strategy for Midsize Companies by IBM. June 29, 2010 - In this webcast, you’ll learn about a new generation of business intelligence (BI) solutions designed to take on reporting, analysis, dashboarding, scorecarding, planning, budgeting and forecasting projects while remaining affordable.
BI: Drive competitive advantage with high-quality data by IBM. January 04, 2012 - Find out how to overcome the business intelligence initiative challenge of low-quality data in this expert e-guide with strategies such as translation matrix entries and historical data scrubbing.
Big Data Analytics - Your Project Reality: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by IBM. April 10, 2013 - Big data analytics seems to be all the rage in the IT and business worlds, with plenty of products out there to help you with your big data projects. However, it's not as simple as just buying a piece of technology. Read this expert e-guide to learn best and worst practices for big data analytics projects, and questions to ask before beginning.
Big Data Analytics eBook by IBM. May 13, 2013 - Today, all businesses are working hard to find ways to maximize their business value. With big data analytics, you can obtain valuable information that helps your business leverage the right decision making. Big data helps provide a better concept to time, location and other variables. Read on to find out more about big data analytics.
Big Is In: X86 Buying Trends by IBM. October 2008 - Read the Gabriel Consulting x86 Server Vendor Preference Survey to learn why IBM is positioned as the leader for greater than 4-socket computing.
BladeCenter E-Kit by IBM. January 16, 2009 - Download a complimentary copy of the IBM BladeCenter e-kit which contains white papers, videos and case studies featuring real-life success stories.
BladeCenter HS 12 and JS 12 Video by IBM. September 2008 - Find out how the IBM BladeCenter HS12 and JS12 deliver availability, scalability and redundancy by watching this video.
BlueLock Underpins its Cloud Computing Hosting Services with Best-in-Class Security by IBM. October 01, 2009 - Read this case study to learn how a dynamic, virtualized security solution built around IBM Internet Security Systems helped BlueLock bolster security efforts with a more versatile solution, shorten the deployment cycle for new customers, and reduce hardware costs and energy use.
Bluewater Power Prepares for Smart Metering with SAP and IBM Solutions by IBM. November 17, 2010 - Bluewater Power implemented a set SAP and IBM solutions to help deal with new regulations and mandates in the energy sector. Read this case study to learn all the benefits Bluewater experienced by choosing this set of SAP and IBM solutions and learn how your organization can experience these same benefits as well.
Boosting Contact Center Capabilities with UC and SIP by IBM. December 14, 2010 - Unified Communications and the contact center were once perceived as different, but these two business functions and technologies are linked. Today's IT and contact center architects can leverage UC applications capabilities and integrate Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP trunking to create more proactive and reactive customer service.
Boosting software quality and development agility Webcast by IBM. August 24, 2012 - This webcast exemplifies how technology like the cloud enables continuous integration testing of complex heterogeneous environments much earlier in the development cycle. Learn how the testing world is changing and the tools that are available to help you keep up.
BPM and event processing for competitive advantage by IBM. November 01, 2011 - A successful business process management (BPM) initiative can serve as a competitive differentiator. This 2-article e-guide will explore expert tips and analyst approaches for organizations considering a BPM initiative.
BPM and SOA Require Robust and Scalable Information Systems by IBM. November 02, 2010 - Read this white paper for a discussion of the principles for the convergence of BPM and SOA from an information system perspective. The primary audiences are IT leaders and architects that need to understand how to effectively combine BPM and SOA in support of business integrity and operational excellence.
BPM and SOA: Better Together by IBM. October 05, 2009 - SOA standards, such as Web Services, make information resources and task automation applications available yet loosely integrated for process designers to use and reuse at will. Thus processes modeled with BPM tools can be rapidly implemented in production via SOA infrastructure.
BPM for Dummies Book by IBM. August 05, 2011 - Download this complete e-book, "BPM for Dummies", to gain an understanding of the concepts you need to begin implementing BPM within your organization.
BPM Partners: The Strategic Need to Automate The Last Mile of Finance by IBM. February 08, 2012 - Read this white paper and learn about the business challenges and risks in existing manual ‘last mile’ processes dependent on different version spreadsheets, word processing files and unsecured emails, and the benefits and the value of automating ‘last mile’ processes.
BPM Quarterly E-Zine: Special Report: BPM and SaaS by IBM. March 10, 2011 - This issue examines the marriage of BPM and SaaS. Part I of our special report examines some remaining concerns about pairing BPM with SaaS; Part II offers expert advice on making a successful match. Also included in this issue is an update on a popular modeling tool, Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN), and our BPM Digest. Read on!
BPM Quarterly eZine: Assess for Success - Measuring BPM's Benefits by IBM. May 27, 2011 - This BPM Quarterly e-zine explores ways you can accurately gauge the progress of your BPM effort. Inside, find not only best practices and expert advice, but access to additional resources about reducing the complexity of BPM integrations and successfully combining BPM and customer relationship management (CRM).
BPM Quarterly eZine: BPM in the cloud: Reaping rewards, avoiding pitfalls by IBM. December 08, 2011 - Experts say that a growing number of organizations use cloud computing to support their business process management (BPM) initiatives—and with good reason, considering the potential benefits. But the cloud comes with challenges that smart companies can address using the expert advice in this issue of ebizQ.com's BPM Quarterly.
BPM Quarterly eZine: Process Governance: Where The Rubber Meets The Road by IBM. August 18, 2011 - In this issue of ebizQ's BPM Quarterly, discover an expert overview of process governance, as well as industry-leading best practices and common pitfalls to avoid.
Break the “Add More Nodes” Cycle: IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances allow your data infrastructure to scale by IBM. December 14, 2011 - Data warehouse appliances have transformed the DW with a platform designed to deliver optimal price and performance with extreme simplicity. This paper outlines the IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance and how it offers extreme time to value, agility and ability to grow with new workloads, cost reduction of ongoing maintenance and more.
Breaking away with business analytics and optimization by IBM. April 15, 2011 - Read this white paper and see how an effective business analytics strategy can help organizations optimize performance, operationalize decisions and solve mission problems.
Breaking the Cycle of Network Noncompliance by IBM. October 31, 2011 - Discover details about a best practice approach that will help you ensure that your regulatory, security, operational, and other compliance requirements are met across your organization.
Bringing strong business leadership to the information integration platform by IBM. May 05, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, BI expert Wayne Eckerson will discuss why delivering clean, consistent, and integrated data is so challenging and prescribe several ways to achieve integrated data, including allocating the right people, establishing the right processes, and selecting the right technologies.
Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets by IBM. January 15, 2010 - With new technologies—such as planning and analysis solutions powered by IBM Cognos® software—companies are automating the process, getting faster reports and data that fuel “what is” and “what if” scenarios. Read this paper to learn more.
Build a highly affordable and scalable private cloud by IBM. March 29, 2013 - This white paper details the three key stages in successful private cloud deployment and reviews advanced tools that can support your efforts as you build and implement a private cloud environment.
Build in security and drive innovation by IBM. November 10, 2011 - Hear from Patrick Vandenberg, IBM Security & Compliance Marketing Manager and Ewa Hoyt, IBM Security Application & Compliance Marketing manager, on how to make application security part of your development process. Reduce risk and costs, and keep your development teams productive to drive the innovation you need to compete and win.
Build your bottom line: Drive innovation with a collaborative requirements-driven quality solution. by IBM. May 11, 2010 - This paper investigates the reasons why effective collaboration amongst project teams is so difficult, and identifies the top three methods by which collaboration can be improved with a requirements-driven quality solution.
Building a Finance Center of Excellence by IBM. September 13, 2011 - Once designated to the finance organization, functions such as forecasting and analysis have spread to other parts of the business. Performance management solutions are being deployed more broadly, migrating to everyday users. This paper explains why a Finance Center of Excellence can help ensure your performance management initiative succeeds.
Building a Powerful, Resilient, Affordable IT Infrastructure. IBM eX5 and VMware Virtualization Solutions for Small and Midsize Companies by IBM. January 19, 2011 - VMware vSphere takes virtualization to the next level. VMware vSphere is a next-generation virtualization platform that enables businesses to deliver efficient, reliable, and flexible IT.
Building a Smart Storage Cloud with IBM SmartCloud Storage Access by IBM. January 31, 2013 - This white paper briefly describes and IBM storage systems enabling features set of a powerful and simplified private cloud.
Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud by IBM. March 30, 2012 - A proven road map is crucial to ensure that each cloud decision made today will continue to pay off for the long term and continue to meet your organization's needs, and this white paper provides that roadmap by detailing when, where, and how to successfully deploy cloud solutions.
Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud by IBM. July 29, 2012 - A proven road map is crucial to ensure that each cloud decision made today will continue to pay off for the long term and continue to meet your organization's needs, and this white paper provides that roadmap by detailing when, where, and how to successfully deploy cloud solutions.
Building a Trusted Warehouse: IBM InfoSphere software and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances by IBM. November 18, 2011 - This brief white paper explores the features and benefits of IBM Infosphere Information Server and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances, including risk reduction, increased performance, quicker growth and more.
Building a World-Class Supply Chain – New Insights from Chemical & Petroleum Producers by IBM. February 22, 2011 - Learn what leading companies do differently to outperform their peers. From strategy decisions to investment in information technology and performance measurement systems, MPI’s latest research explains how your company can realize tangible returns though greater flexibility and improved delivery performance.
Building and Leveraging a Smarter Data Center by IBM. March 13, 2013 - Access this podcast to learn how enterprise systems technologies are delivering improved availability, compliance, energy efficiency and user experiences to organizations all sizes.
Building on a BPM framework: Can it work for DCM? by IBM. November 17, 2011 - This tip guide continues ebizQ.com’s deep dive into approaches for constructing a sound case management architecture. In this installment, ebizQ.com contributor Christine Parizo provides best practices for considering a case management framework based on business process management or other technologies.
Building Smart Products: Best Practices for Multicore Software Development by IBM. May 25, 2010 - IBM Rational software - the market-leading provider of platforms for software lifecycle management - is teaming with Wind River - the global leader in the embedded and mobile industries - to help companies take the risk out of multicore software development.
Building Solutions For Smarter Governments: Six Ways to Increase Responsiveness, Service Quality, Accountability and Taxpayer Value by IBM. January 21, 2011 - This paper describes how smarter government means making operations and services truly citizen-centric, integrating their service delivery, coordinating programs and allowing a choice of access channels, as well as placing the most needed transactions on the Web.
Building the Case for Business Intelligence ROI in a Turbulent Economy: 6 Tactics You Can Use by IBM. November 06, 2009 - Read this paper to learn how to strengthen your organization's business intelligence investment in the current economic environment, which has seen budget cuts in virtually every area. This paper offers tips for making a tangible business case for BI investments.
Bunnings builds on grid computing strategy with high-performance IBM® XIV® Storage Systems by IBM. March 22, 2011 - When Bunnings, a retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products, needed to find a replacement for older storage systems that supported their vital business applications, they turned to IBM products. To learn how Bunnings benefited from this upgrade, read this case study.
Business Agility Insights Vol. 1, No. 1 by IBM. December 13, 2012 - To achieve the business agility that today's fast-paced environments require, four invaluable technologies have come to the fore: business process management (BPM), case management, decision management, and event processing. Check out this expert e-zine to learn more about each of them, and examine three key avenues to smarter, faster operations.
Business Agility Insights Vol. 1, No. 2 by IBM. April 30, 2012 - Successful, on-time business process management (BPM) implementations hinge largely on strategic use of Business Process Model and Notation 2.0 (BPMN 2.0) and Business Process Execution Language (BPEL). Read this expert e-zine learn how to leverage these tools− and avoid making today's process-management initiative tomorrow's straitjacket.
Business Agility Insights Vol. 1, No. 3 by IBM. June 30, 2012 - In order to make mobile business processes a working reality for the enterprise, IT teams must figure out how to build an integrated, scalable architecture that will both satisfy extremely high end-user requirements and also provide value to the business. Read this expert e-zine to learn strategies that will help meet both these demands.
Business Agility Insights Vol. 1, No. 4 by IBM. August 31, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to learn how CEP and predictive analytics can be incorporated into business process management (BPM) and decision management programs to give today's organizations constant access to the right information so their operations can react quickly to marketplace changes— and, where possible, begin to anticipate them as well.
Business Agility Realized by IBM. July 07, 2011 - This brief provides insights through real life customer examples on how to optimize your business processes and decisions to transform your business; leverage rapid integration for an interconnected world; deliver applications that maximize investments; accelerate agility with an intelligent and flexible application infrastructure.
Business Analytics and Optimization for the Intelligent Enterprise by IBM. April 08, 2009 - Executives recognize that new analytics capabilities, coupled with advanced business process management, signal a major opportunity to create business advantage. Those who have the vision to apply new approaches are building intelligent enterprises positioned to thrive.
Business Analytics and Optimization for the Intelligent Enterprise by IBM. December 14, 2010 - It’s easy to understand why business leaders regard their experience and intuition as inadequate tools for optimizing their enterprises.
Business Analytics and Optimization Jumpstart: Embedding analytics to transform insights into action by IBM. November 18, 2011 - The combination of a complex world, the vast proliferation of data and the pressing need to stay ahead of the competition has sharpened focus on using analytics within organizations. Analytics-driven organizations are outperforming their competitors by connecting people with trusted information, enabling them to make real-time decisions.
Business Analytics for Manufacturing – Three Ways to Win by IBM. February 22, 2011 - This paper explains three ways performance management and analytics are used to create competitive advantage: building smarter supply chains, driving operational efficiency and enabling reliable financial planning.
Business Analytics in the cloud: Driving business innovation through cloud computing and analytics solutions by IBM. May 14, 2013 - It's no secret that businesses who build strong analytically oriented teams can set themselves apart from the crowd. Consult this white paper to learn more about how analytical are changing the game of corporate sales and supply chain operations. Find out how your business can balance quantifiable benefits against risks to make the right decisions.
Business Analytics – Pushing Toward Relevance by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Learn how IT can improve its overall contribution to business innovation with an action-oriented business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategy.
Business Analytics – Pushing Towards Relevance by IBM. May 04, 2012 - This paper details the current state of business analytics, revealing why it's not as pervasive as one may think. Read this now and learn some best practices that will help CIOs spearhead their company's BI initiatives to make better use of data for a competitive advantage.
Business Continuity and Resiliency Services from IBM: Strengthen Your Business with Cloud Computing—Delivering Greater Resiliency and a More Globally Accessible Environment by IBM. May 15, 2009 - Cloud computing can simplify scalability to improve business resiliency and flexibility. Read this paper to discover how cloud computing combined with IBM continuity and resiliency services can improve the efficiency of your infrastructure while also improving your business continuity.
Business Continuity and Resiliency Services from IBM by IBM. June 17, 2010 - When disaster strikes, business must keep moving. Combing the advantages of a cloud computing infrastructure, IBM helps deliver business continuity and resiliency solutions based on tested methodologies designed specifically for your enterprise. Read this paper and learn how cloud computing can give you access to your data no matter what.
Business Continuity for SAP on System Z by IBM. October 31, 2008 - Read this e-book to learn how to fully automate the management of all SAP components and related products running on z/OS, AIX®, or Linux®. The automation software monitors all resources and controls the restart and/or takeover of failing components, thereby ensuring near continuous availability of the SAP system.
Business Empowerment Through Enterprise Capture by IBM. September 27, 2011 - This white paper explores the potential of enterprise capture and explains the elements of a typical system. Uncover a strategy to help your organization leverage information for better business results and more efficient operations.
Business Forecasting: Six Design Principles for Healthier Forecasts by IBM. June 16, 2010 - Success depends on healthy and accurate forecasts. A rolling forecasting approach is typically helpful in developing or restoring your forecasting practices to full health. This paper from IBM offers up six principals that should be mainstays in your forecasting blueprint and also outlines an example of successful rolling forecasts in practice.
Business Intelligence in SAP Environments by IBM. May 26, 2010 - This paper discusses the disruptions to SAP’s roadmap after the acquisition of BOBJ, and discusses various scenarios in which customers might decide to stay with SAP BOBJ for its BI strategy, and also when it might be best to use a third-party BI platform to leverage their SAP investments. Read this paper to learn more.
Business Intelligence In the Corporate Finance Environment: Productivity Gains Associated with Data Agnostic BI Solutions by IBM. December 20, 2010 - Read this paper to learn how organizations with highly-complex organizational structures will find an application independent business intelligence strategy more effective than BI tools that come bundled in ERP applications.
Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture for Better Business Outcomes by IBM. June 24, 2010 - This webcast explores how WebSphere and IBM Rational work together to help businesses achieve strategic objectives with reduced risk and cost and also for translating business vision and strategy into architectural change.
Business Process Management Solution Implementation Guide by IBM. December 09, 2010 - The BPM Solution Implementation Guide, an IBM® Redpaper™, provides a practical approach to rapid Business Process Management solution delivery. It describes how to analyze, model, and manage processes in the context of a real healthcare scenario.
Business Process Management: Banking by IBM. January 15, 2010 - Banks can address operational challenges and differentiate themselves through business model innovation and business process optimization. Read this paper to learn more.
Business rules automation offers greater efficiency for case management by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Business rules can bring additional insight, transparency and efficiency to case management, provided the approaches are combined and implemented properly. In this Tip Guide, discover what business needs are driving the adoption of this combination, and how business rules technology is being put to use in case management and other areas.
Business Rules Management System (BRMS) Buyer's eKit by IBM. December 12, 2010 - Selecting the right software is the first step in obtaining fast ROI from a business rule management system (BRMS). These tools will help you make the right decision.
Business service management 101: Manage IT with a business focus by IBM. January 31, 2012 - Astrong IT and network infrastructures are the foundation to providing betterapplications and services are essential to meeting your organization's businessobjectives. This white paper reveals how managing your infrastructure with aneye to the bottom line is critical in today's business climate.
Business Strategy for Cloud Providers: The Case for Potential Cloud Services Providers by IBM. September 29, 2009 - This paper is focused on helping those who want to emerge aswinners in the new cloud provider marketplace. Read on to learn tips for creating a winning cloud provider business strategy and model.
Business Value of DB2 10 for z/OS Query Optimization by IBM. April 01, 2013 - This crucial paper discusses the newest enhancements for IBM's DB2 mainframe environment that provides high levels of workload performance while improving efficiency and removing limitations. Read on to learn how you can increase availability and overall mainframe efficiency.
Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT by IBM. April 18, 2012 - Integrated systems are based on "patterns of expertise," which can dramatically improve the responsiveness of the business. This paper details two types of integrated systems - platform and infrastructure - the benefits of each, such as agility, efficiency, simplicity and control, and so much more.
Buy. Smarter. Redefining commerce in the age of the customer by IBM. May 01, 2012 - Access this white paper to discover a smart approach to commerce. In this era of the empowered consumer, customer relationship management is a vital to your enterprises success. Discover a smarter commerce strategy that enables you to reduce, or avoid, the potential for unsatisfied customers.
By enhancing ‘knowledge work,’ DCM generates new value in the enterprise by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Too often, discussions about case management in general—and dynamic case management (DCM) in particular—focus on the IT aspects. But to reap long-term, widespread benefits from DCM, it’s important to understand the business benefits and challenges as well.
CA Cleanup: Mainframe Security Databases: ACF2, Top Secret, IBM RACF by IBM. June 2008 - Over a period of time security databases accumulate unused, obsolete user ids and entitlements. This demonstration showcases the three causes and solution sets to security data accumulation.
CA Mainframe Security Compliance by IBM. June 2008 - In this video, learn how to combat against regulatory, staffing and audit pressures that security management shortcomings bring to the table.
Cabot Partners: Optimizing Business Value for Midsized SAP Landscapes with IBM PowerLinux: Simpler by Design by IBM. April 26, 2012 -
x86-based Linux platforms may seem like an affordable option for supporting SAP workloads, but ongoing maintenance costs quickly exceed the low acquisition costs of these architectures. Learn about a recommended alternative that can be integrated with virtualization and find out why it is ideally suited for your SAP environment.
Can the CIO dilemma be solved? by IBM. March 18, 2013 - Many companies are benefiting from a smarter approach to infrastructure and architecture.Access this podcast aimed at IT decision makers who are using technology to transform their organizations and improve business performance. Find out how you can turn your company into a smarter organization and make your IT become more strategic.
Canucks Sports & Entertainment wins at the storage expansion game by IBM. June 30, 2012 - This brief case study explores the challenges of unprecedented digital media data growth that a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada sports & entertainment organization experienced and the implementation of a comprehensive storage solution to alleviate IT headaches.
Capitalize on Business Opportunities and Respond to New Industry Situations: Quickly Extend Business Applications and Connectivity Solutions to Customers, Partners and Suppliers with Industry Data Acceleration by IBM. October 30, 2009 - This paper describes benefits of integrating industry data, how partner and supplier integration through industry connectivity can help maximize the value and effectiveness of a service-oriented architecture (SOA) or business process management (BPM) initiative, and the IBM® WebSphere® portfolio of products available to achieve such integration.
Capturing the Potential of the Cloud by IBM. September 15, 2010 - This paper will discuss how cloud is helping enterprises, governments and industries around the globe meet their current challenges through key value drivers.
Capturing Value from Patient-Centered Care by IBM. November 18, 2011 - This white paper examines the leading practices employed by healthcare systems worldwide and proposes a patient-centered care approach for IT investment that combines a series of capabilities to improve quality care, reduce operating costs and optimize revenue.
Case Management: Transformational Process Management in Government by IBM. March 2008 - IBM FileNet Business Process Framework is a framework that gives governments the ability to rapidly build a case management system.
Case Studies in the Use of Rational Jazz for Systems and Software Development by IBM. June 01, 2010 - In this detailed paper, Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA) assesses the capabilities, strengths and weakness of the Rational platform in the context of collaborative product development.
Case Study QuickView: IBM applies cloud environment to create a virtual benchmark center for high-performance computing by IBM. May 18, 2011 - This abbreviated case study offers a quick glance at the time savings and cost efficiency achieved by the IBM Benchmark Center using cloud computing.
Case Study QuickView: IBM Research Doubles Its Productivity with Cloud Computing by IBM. March 26, 2009 - Read this case study to see how the solution has improved productivity and utilization of resources and helped consolidate individual labs’ capital budgets into a single centralized budget.
Case Study: A Major Media and Entertainment Company Enables Tape-Free Global Backups and Restores by IBM. May 15, 2010 - Read this case study to learn how a major global media and entertainment company achieved significant benefits and efficiency gains by implementing a virtual tape library solution to streamline their nightly data backup process.
Case Study: Ceska Pojistovna by IBM. May 03, 2013 - Access this exclusive resource to learn how a large European insurance company was able to cut costs and boost IT efficiency by utilizing a centralized monitoring and management solution to gain real-time visibility into resource performance and usage in their IT environment.
Case Study: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden by IBM. March 31, 2012 - This case study details how the Cincinnati Zoo utilized business analytics to gain deeper insight into visitor behaviors and habits – allowing it to transform customer experience while also reducing its reliance on subsidies.
Case Study: Implementing Database Activity Monitoring for a Major International Telecommunications Company by IBM. March 17, 2011 - InfoSphere Guardium’s appliance-based technology allows companies to secure their enterprise data and rapidly address compliance requirements without affecting performance or requiring changes to databases or applications. Read on to learn more about InfoSphere today.
Case Study: Meka Pro harnesses analytics to improve profitability of manufacturing projects by IBM. January 15, 2013 - You operate in a global market and in order to be successful you need to customize your business strategy for different markets. Analytics tools can help you obtain the intelligence you need to tailor your approach to specific markets and audiences. Read on to learn how a manufacturing company used analytics to increase profitability by 10%.
Case Study: North York General Hospital Doubles Storage Performance: Cutting Costs and Simplifying Management by Standardizing on IBM XIV by IBM. August 22, 2011 - This case study details how North York General Hospital's implementaiton of the IBM XIV Storage Systemen helped them reduce rackspace requirements and cut data center hosting costs. They now have a fast, resilient and flexible storage architecture that will support their mission-critical IT systems for years to come.
Case Study: University College London Hospitals (UCLH) by IBM. December 15, 2010 - This case study explains how UCLH implemented a patient tracking system (PTS) with Lombardi Teamworks at its core, which alerts them when a patient is delayed in their treatment pathway before they go over their 18wkRTT and allows them to only have to enter patient information once into the system instead of multiple times.
Case study: INTTRA supports the global supply chain with a world-class IT infrastructure from IBM by IBM. April 01, 2011 - To develop a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for a containerized shipping company, INTTRA leveraged a variety of hardware and software solutions from IBM® and VSS. The solutions delivered reliability, performance and scalability - all within the client’s space and budget. Read the case study to find out more.
Cashing in on Customer Insight by IBM. December 31, 2012 - In today's world, the only way to stand out is by differentiating the experience you offer your customers. Access this exclusive resource to explore how you can improve customer experience by leveraging customer analytics- including predictive analytics, social analytics, business intelligence, and decision management.
Cast Iron: 10-Minute Demo: Integrate Cloud to ERP with "No Coding" by IBM. May 20, 2013 - In this 10-minute software demo, learn how WebSphere Cast Iron allows you to easily integrate cloud (both public and private) and on-premise applications in real-time using a "no-coding" approach.
Celina Insurance Group Streamlines Collaborative Processes with Agents to Stay ahead of the Competition by IBM. March 13, 2009 - Read this case study to see how Celina Insurance Group implemented a collaborative extranet based on IBM Lotus Notes and Lotus Domino to enhance their competitive edge.
CFO Research Study - Linking Numbers and Narratives by IBM. July 31, 2012 - Many companies are incorporating narrative elements into both internal and external reporting. However, adding a narrative analysis to financial reports can take a substantial amount of staff and management time. Companies today need more automation, more variance analysis/explanations, and less keying of information into spreadsheets.
Change app behavior: From in house to the cloud by IBM. March 01, 2011 - When moving applications to the cloud, it is critical to have a proactive migration strategy to ensure they perform the same in this environment as they do in house. This white paper provides best practices to follow to ensure a seamless transition for all your applications without compromise.
Change app behavior: From in house to the cloud taking a data center app to the cloud by IBM. July 14, 2011 - If you’re leading or working on a SaaS or PaaS project, interoperability and performance challenges throughout application migration processes are givens. This technical note offers specific proactive steps you can take to ensure the successful migration of your enterprise apps.
Change control councils for successful software releases by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Proper application lifecycle management (ALM) planning and the appointment of a change and configuration team can help align business goals with development goals, explain concepts to management, and improve quality throughout the lifecycle. In this e-book, readers will learn best practices for a timely, organized and strong product release.
Channel Ezine December by IBM. December 19, 2011 - How are you expanding your business in the channel in 2012? What areas of specialization are your customers clamoring for? What are you doing to address their needs? Check out this December issue of Channel Strategies and make sure you're on the right track for 2012.
Channel strategies e-zine: Actionable information on technologies and sales tactics by IBM. September 22, 2011 - This expert e-zine from SearchITChannel.com follows the evolution of virtualization and explains how it gave way to virtual appliances. Get advice to help you determine whether this technology makes sense for your business. Plus, discover new revenue opportunities surrounding Open Source deployment.
Choose an ALM solution that meets your strategic requirements by IBM. December 31, 2011 - This buyer's guide describes the key criteria for application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for today's high-performance teams. It includes key considerations for enhancing your single- or multi-vendor ALM environment.
Choose Your Collaboration Destiny by IBM. August 2008 - Test your skills real-time and learn how IBM collaboration solutions - backed by Web 2.0 technology - are greatly assisting businesses to take collaboration to the next level across employees customers, suppliers, and partners.
Choosing a Standard for BI and Reporting: Simplify the IT Environment Reduce Your TCO Increase Your ROI by IBM. January 05, 2009 - The reasons driving standardization in BI and reporting are core to every company—cutting costs, boosting revenue, and increasing profits. IBM Cognos 8 BI lets business users move among capabilities in a guided way, get the answers they seek, and collaborate while giving IT complete control over the BI environment.
Choosing the Right Enterprise Report-Management System for Your Enterprise, Buyer's Guide: Purchasing Criteria by IBM. March 2008 - Download this buyer's guide to learn what you need from an enterprise report management solution.
Cincinnati Zoo improves customer experience and enhances performance by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Learn how one of the world's top-rated zoo uses analytics to create a more satisfying customer experience – while cutting marketing costs, increasing new visits, boosting concession revenues and much more.
CIO Perspective: To Be Great at IT, You Must Be Great at BPM by IBM. December 18, 2009 - One of the most popular business motto’s within the past year is "more for less." Organizations want things better, faster, and cheaper. In the IT world this is all too true as well. BPM is the tool that delivers faster, better, and cheaper solutions. Read this paper for an in-depth look into BPM from the perspective of the CIO.
CIO Perspective: To be great at IT, you must be great at BPM by IBM. June 01, 2010 - Sound business process management (BPM) lies at the heart of IT's ability to respond to the constant mandate to deliver "more for less." Access this resource for a Q&A on BPM with Toby Redshaw, the Group CIO leading a successful BPM program at Aviva plc, the world’s fifth largest insurance group.
Clabby Analytics Research Brief by IBM. April 09, 2009 - In this Research Brief, Clabby Analytics takes a closer look at IBM’s smarter planet initiative and its dynamic infrastructure strategy. They're defined in broad terms ― attention is given to the bigger picture: Don't overlook business resiliency and security when building a dynamic infrastructure.
Client Case Study: London Borough of Brent by IBM. July 28, 2011 - This paper discusses how Brent used IBM to supply the customer data integration and master data management (MDM) to consolidate back-end systems to reduce administration costs, improve customer service and minimise benefit fraud.
Client Case Study: MoneyGram International by IBM. August 02, 2011 - This case study outlines the solution MoneyGram choose to help integrate their information in real-time and provide actionable insight so company managers can quickly identify questionable patterns and proactively enact new processing rules to reduce fraud.
Client Case Study: Bouyges Telecom by IBM. July 28, 2011 - In this case study, Bouygues Telecom uses an analysis platform to help it proactively uncover online and in-store fraud by consumers, dealers and organized crime groups, and prevent the subsequent loss of products and revenue.
Client Case Study: LAENDmarKS Enables Targeted Recalls With Traceability Technology by IBM. March 25, 2011 - KEIPER, a large automotive industry supplier, pulled together a consortium of German automakers, suppliers, software companies and academia and spearheaded their collective efforts in a project known as LAENDmarKS.
Clipper Group: Storwize V7000 capitalizes on Real-time Compression by IBM. October 02, 2012 - This white paper explores how you can easily and affordably reduce the amount of physical storage required to preserve and protect a given amount of data, and deploy storage more effectively for much less cost. Read now to learn more.
Clipper: When Infrastructure Really Matters, A Focus on High-End Storage by IBM. October 02, 2012 - Because mismatches of server and storage technology may have happened while you were virtualizing and consolidating your servers, you need to consider what storage you are using for which purpose. Check out this informative white paper to learn more.
Close, Consolidate & Report for Dummies by IBM. February 08, 2012 - Download this e-book and find out how a unified close, consolidate and report (CCR) process gives leaders timely and accurate insights to make smarter decisions. You also discover features of the ideal CCR solution and learn what to look for in the selection process.
Close, Consolidate and Report For Dummies by IBM. August 07, 2012 - This e-book will help you understand why integrating and unifying your closing, consolidating and reporting (CCR) process is critical. Read this to learn about re-engineering your point solution approach to CCR by investing in integrated solutions, how to achieve automation and enhance your ability to manage controls, reduce risks and more.
Closing the data privacy gap for SAP Applications by IBM. October 01, 2008 - This white paper provides insight into the requirements for protecting privacy in SAP non-production environments and describes some of the comprehensive data masking techniques available with the IBM® Optim™ Data Privacy Solution for SAP® Applications.
Closing the Data Privacy Gap: Protecting Sensitive Data in Non-Production Environments by IBM. August 2007 - This White Paper explains why protecting sensitive information and ensuring privacy have become high priorities.
Cloud Adoption Advisor by IBM. November 15, 2011 - This resource details how a cloud adoption advisor can help customers identify the Cloud Entry Point(s) most appropriate for them, help sellers work with clients to identify the Cloud Entry Point(s) and provide basic guidance on adoption next steps.
Cloud Computing by Government Agencies: Meeting Business and Security Challenges in the Cloud by IBM. August 17, 2010 - This article briefly describes the procurement challenges and then jumps into advising government cloud service purchasers on the positives and negatives of security in the cloud, and how to manage their potential vendors' security risks. Read on to learn more.
Cloud Computing Drives Breakthrough Improvements in IT Service Delivery, Speed, and Costs by IBM. December 03, 2010 - This white paper discusses the business drivers motivating IT buyers to consider cloud computing as an alternative to traditional dedicated IT architectures and in-house sourcing models. It describes how IBM is investing to support public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions. Read this paper now to learn more.
Cloud Computing for Developers by IBM. September 13, 2010 - Join us for the Cloud computing for developers virtual events in October and learn how to solve business and technical challenges in the cloud. Through real-world examples of specific challenges and solutions, as well as live demos of techniques and products, you can learn more about leveraging the cloud. Read on for details.
Cloud computing for the enterprise, Part 3: Using WebSphere CloudBurst to create private clouds by IBM. May 19, 2011 - This article provides an introduction to IBM® WebSphere® CloudBurst™ and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition.
Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 1: Capturing the Cloud by IBM. September 21, 2010 - Read this article from IBM to discover the details behind the definition: cloud computing is an all-inclusive solution in which all computing resources (hardware, software, networking, storage, and so on) are provided rapidly to users as demand dictates.
Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 2: WebSphere sMash and DB2 Express-C on the Amazon EC2 Public Cloud by IBM. September 21, 2010 - Read this article to see how IBM WebSphere sMash and IBM DB2 Express-C Amazon Machine Images can be combined to help you deliver Web applications hosted on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure.
Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 3: Using WebSphere CloudBurst to Create Private Clouds by IBM. September 21, 2010 - Read this article to get an introduction to WebSphere CloudBurst and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition and discover how these new offerings bring the significant advantages of private cloud computing to WebSphere enterprise environments.
Cloud computing for the enterprise: Part 1: Capturing the cloud by IBM. May 18, 2011 - This article discusses cloud computing in general, then dissects the layers of the cloud, presents the different cloud types, along with their benefits and drawbacks, and explains why this movement is important for enterprise developers.
Cloud computing for the enterprise: Part 2: WebSphere sMash and DB2 Express-C on the Amazon EC2 public cloud by IBM. May 18, 2011 - This article looks specifically at the public cloud and how you can use the IBM® WebSphere® sMash and IBM DB2® Express-C Amazon Machine Images (AMI) to deliver Web applications hosted on the EC2 public cloud infrastructure.
Cloud computing fundamentals by IBM. December 17, 2010 - Cloud computing offers businesses a whole new way to deliver high quality services to end users and as a result, introduces many opportunities for revenue growth. This white paper provides detailed insights on cloud computing and how you can leverage it in your enterprise.
Cloud Computing Improves Productivity in IBM Benchmark and Learning Centers by IBM. March 26, 2009 - The IBM Systems and Technology Group European Learning Center consolidated their IT resources into a single location and reduced lab system provisioning time with cloud computing. Read this case study to see how technical staff can now configure IT resources for a benchmark or a course lab environment in just one day.
Cloud Computing in the Midmarket : Assessing the Options in 2013 by IBM. May 21, 2013 - Download this IDC report to hear how today's midmarket organizations are leveraging the cloud in an affordable, strategic manner. Discover practical approaches for integrating the cloud and review evaluation criteria for measuring your cloud success.
Cloud computing insights from 110 implementation projects by IBM. November 15, 2011 - Considering implementing cloud? See how other companies have approached cloud with the results of this IBM Academy of Technology survey.
Cloud Computing on a Smarter Planet by IBM. November 15, 2011 - The true promise of cloud isn’t just about advancing IT; it’s about reinventing business. Leading companies are unlocking the deeper potential of cloud as a way to manage not just their IT but also their businesses. They’re discovering that cloud can help them create new marketplaces, smarter business services and profitable new revenue streams.
Cloud Computing: A Complete Solution with IBM by IBM. August 12, 2011 - In this video, IBM storage experts and customers speak about how leveraging cloud computing can optimize business processes. Learn how a cloud computing-based infrastructure allows companies to access virtual resources like automated software and new application performance levels.
Cloud Computing: A Complete Solution with IBM by IBM. May 19, 2011 - In this video, IBM storage experts and customers speak about how leveraging cloud computing can optimize business processes.
Cloud Computing: Defined and Demystified by IBM. May 20, 2011 - In this paper, the term cloud computing is defined, along with the distinguishing advantages and disadvantages of different types of cloud deployments. It can help you find the right approach for your enterprise.
Cloud computing: Innovative solutions for test environments Speed test cycles and reduce cost to gain a competitive edge by IBM. July 14, 2011 - This white paper features valuable insights pertaining to cloud usage and implementation scenarios for test cloud environments. Includes helpful guidance and scenarios for IT Managers and CIOs alike regarding public, private and hybrid testing clouds.
Cloud Computing: Save Time, Money, and Resources with a Private Test Cloud by IBM. October 19, 2010 - Cloud computing can help you organize and streamline your test environment. The business model of cloud computing facilitates better use of existing resources, allowing you to do more with fewer resources. As a result, you can achieve a highly simplified and so much more.
Cloud Management Software: What’s in it for IT? by IBM. December 20, 2012 - Continue on to this expert e-guide that discusses the capabilities of cloud management software that can not only help migrate to a private or public cloud; it's also helpful in optimizing and streamlining virtual desktop management.
Cloud management software: What’s in it for IT? by IBM. November 29, 2012 - This expert e-guide explores cloud management software and how it can not only automate back-end server workloads but also optimize virtual desktop management.
Cloud Storage Options for Primary or Nearline Data by IBM. December 20, 2012 - This expert E-Guide explores why early concerns over cloud storage are fading as offerings become increasingly sophisticated. Read now to learn more.
Cloud Storage: Calculating ROI by IBM. December 01, 2011 - In this expert E-Guide, Andrew Reichman, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, offers advice to users who are comparing different cloud options.
Cloud with a Brain by IBM. September 08, 2011 - Check out this two-page article from IBM Systems Magazine featuring cost-savings with Cloud through advanced virtualization, data center consolidation, and workload optimization technology.
Cloud-Based Data Protection for Desktop and Laptop Computers: Enable Continuous Data Protection with Cloud-Cased Managed Data Backup by IBM. August 12, 2011 - Maintaining a comprehensive data backup solution for multiple desktops and laptops across many locations can be expensive. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help safeguard data with a cost-effective cloud-based data backup and restore solution that provides scalable, continuous protection of critical enterprise data.
Cloud-Based Tools, Agile and DevOps Accelerate Application Deployment by IBM. December 18, 2012 - Developers and QA testers are beginning to recognize how the cloud and tools based in the cloud can support rapid delivery, and experts say that within the next year, these trends will fully take hold. In this Tip Guide, read about these trends and how they will help to accelerate application deployment moving forward.
Cloud: Effective Storage Management for Cloud Computing by IBM. January 10, 2012 - IBM reduces the complexity of managing cloud environments by offering a complete portfolio of automated solutions for managing data and storage infrastructure, enabling better efficiency for business resiliency, and helping to reduce costs and improve security.
CloudBurst Technical Demonstration by IBM. September 08, 2009 - The IBM CloudBurst Family is a line of pre-integrated service delivery platforms including hardware, storage, networking, virtualization, and service management software, which will enable you to create a private cloud environment.
Cognos Business Intelligence for Report Authors by IBM. May 04, 2012 - This webcast shows the features of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence for report authors, detailing how the author can create, manage and analyze a professional report easily accessible by any manager on or off the network. Discover how to use the interactive dashboards, create color-coded charts, integrate external data with platform data and more.
Cognos Business Intelligence for Report Authors by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Utilize a complete set of enterprise reports that are easy to build, maintain, secure and deploy, all delivered in a collaborative authoring environment and based on the fundamental principle of "author once — consume anywhere."
Cognos Disclosure Management - Demo Video by IBM. February 15, 2013 - Finance organizations that rely on outdated, manual processes to share information throughout the organization are finding that these error prone processes cause data inconsistencies, versioning problems, and lack of confidence in reports. Access this webcast to learn how you can transform the way people collaborate across your enterprise.
Cognos Enterprise in Action Demo by IBM. April 10, 2013 - View this webcast to learn more about how you can create dashboards, author reports, conduct what-if analysis and more. It outlines the important factors to keep in mind before implementing business intelligence solutions.
Cognos Solutions for IBM by IBM. October 05, 2009 - IBM Business Intelligence solutions draw on trusted and timely data to deliver consistent information in the terms businesses can own and understand.
Cognos SPSS ebook Business Analytics and Data Warehousing by IBM. April 01, 2013 - This critical guide explores the new generation of business analytics. Read on to discover how you can achieve high-performing, cost effective analytic applications to keep your organization ahead of the curve.
Cognos: FPM: How KPIs can help motivate and reward the right behavior - Paper #1 – Introduction - White Paper by IBM. August 08, 2012 - This paper outlines the value of key performance indicators (KPIs) and why it's integral you set annual targets for each of them and measure performance against them rather than develop strategy maps and generate strategic action plans that drive performance improvement.
Collaboration capability: The new imperative for empowered information workers by IBM. November 17, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, ebizQ.com Site Editor Anne Stuart takes a multi-faceted look at the use of collaboration and social networking strategies and tools for case management. Readers will gain a big-picture introduction to collaboration and related trends, including insights from several industry thought leaders.
Collaboration solutions: Solutions for small and medium business by IBM. February 18, 2009 - Check out this IBM resource center to identify collaboration software solutions specifically geared towards small and medium-sized businesses.
Collaboration to innovation: Leveraging Web 2.0 to Accelerate New Service Ideas by IBM. July 18, 2007 - This white paper is intended to provide service providers with IBM's point of view on the power of collaboration in a Web 2.0 environment and to introduce a new IBM solution that can help telecoms to use collaboration as a tool for enabling innovation.
Collaboration: The critical extra ‘C’ in dynamic case management by IBM. November 21, 2011 - In this Tip Guide, you will learn how collaboration and related approaches enhance dynamic case management, and how collaboration empowers not just a company’s caseworkers (and other “information workers”), but its customers as well.
Collaborative software delivery: improving software quality with better lifecycle management by IBM. November 28, 2011 - Read this white paper and learn how an IBM Rational solution can help your company build better software faster, using an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solution designed to support collaboration across distributed agile development teams.
Collaborative software delivery: Managing today's complex environment to improve software quality by IBM. July 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to discover the latest, most effective strategies for coordinating the complexity that arises in distributed development environments. Learn the best ways to foster efficient collaboration amongst all of a software project's stakeholders.
Collaborative software delivery: Managing today's complex environment to improve software quality by IBM. July 31, 2011 - Communication is more crucial than ever in today's software delivery process, with a growing number of stakeholders across a variety of locations. Read this resource for information about a technology that can help unite your teams to simplify, automate and govern the software delivery process.
Collaborative Software Delivery: Managing Today's Complex Environment to Improve Software Quality by IBM. November 02, 2009 - Read this white paper for a discussion on how IBM Rational can help your company build software of improved quality more efficiently using an integrated application lifecycle management solution.
Collaborative software delivery: Managing today’s complex environment to improve software quality by IBM. December 31, 2011 - IBM Rational Team Concert software can help simplify, automate and govern the delivery process. Based on the open standards Jazz platform, it offers a lean collaborative application life cycle management (ALM) solution with integrated planning, work-item tracking, version control, build management and reporting.
Collective Intelligence: Capitalizing on the crowd by IBM. January 31, 2012 - Read this report for collective intelligence applications, such as: identifying new opportunities to differentiate your organization or serve new markets; tapping into outside skills and experiences to deliver on business imperatives; and predicting outcomes of today's increasingly complex business challenges.
Combating risk with predictive intelligence: An analytical approach to enterprise risk management by IBM. April 15, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about how your organization can respond and increase their focus on refining sales and operations planning processes. It outlines how companies can reevaluate and distribute their channel strategies and strengthen relationships.
Common enterprise information management strategy mistakes to avoid by IBM. January 12, 2012 - When implementing a new enterprise information management (EIM) strategy, there are common mistakes organizations make in the process. In this e-guide, readers will learn EIM best practices from Michael Jennings, a data governance director at Walgreens.
Common Mistakes in Cloud Application Deployment by IBM. December 18, 2012 - But there are many typical mistakes organizations may be surprised to come across while deploying apps in the cloud. In this Tip Guide, learn the common mistakes in cloud application deployment and how to avoid them.
Communication and flexibility: Building blocks for a DCM architecture with strong ROI by IBM. November 07, 2011 - In order to achieve desired case outcomes and experience return on investment from dynamic case management (DCM), consistent, ongoing maintenance is required. Read this Tip Guide to learn key strategies for DCM maintenance.
Comparing DBA Productivity An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis by IBM. March 15, 2011 - A must read, this study dives into six common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle/DB2 Task Complexity Analysis by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - A must read, this study dives into six common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Comparison: IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance vs. Oracle Exadata by IBM. January 18, 2012 - This white paper offers up a comprehensive comparison of the Oracle Exadata and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance, helping you decide which is the better fit for your business. Read this now and learn how they stack up in terms of online transaction processing (OLTP), query performance, simplicity of operation, value and more.
Compliance and Risk Management: Factoring compliance as part of your risk management equation by IBM. November 14, 2011 - Enterprises often struggle with integrating IT security and compliance efforts into an overall corporate risk management program. Inside this e-book, learn how to implement effective policies for GRC, audits and much more.
Compliance, complexity and the need for XBRL: An interview with former SEC Chairman Christopher Cox by IBM. June 01, 2011 - In this interview with Christopher Cox, a former SEC Chairman, he discusses the key drivers in the US that will be shaping regulatory and compliance reform, how Finance organizations should prepare for this future regulatory environment, and best practices for boards of directors with regard to risk oversight and risk governance.
Computer Forensics and its Role in the Risk Management Process by IBM. May 19, 2011 - The possibility of a data breach is very real – no matter how proactive your security measures are. Access this expert FAQ guide for further insight into how computer forensics can help put a well-formed incident response plan that is aligned with your information risk management and compliance strategies.
Confidently maximize virtual investments with IBM Integrated Service Management by IBM. August 15, 2011 - IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost - Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering by IBM. December 03, 2010 - Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM’s Computing on Demand cloud offering for high performance business and technical computing. Read now to learn more.
Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost-- Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering by IBM. March 09, 2009 - Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM's CoD offering for high performance business and technical computing.
Connecting PPM and Software Delivery - Efficiently deliver strategic, high-value, low-risk software projects by IBM. December 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn why value-driven project portfolio management (PPM) is so important for delivering successful software and find best practices for ensuring that the projects you launch support the strategic objectives of your business.
Connecting the Dots with IBM Infosphere Portfolio for Intelligence, Law Enforcement, and Information Sharing: It’s Not Just The Thought That Counts by IBM. June 13, 2012 - Ever since Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's failed attempt to blow up a Detroit-bound Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day 2009, a greater emphasis has been placed on the sharing and validation of information used in security and crime investigations. This paper outlines one option that facilitates collaboration between jurisdictions.
Connectivity and Integration E-Book by IBM. March 07, 2011 - In today’s unpredictable economy, it is more vital than ever to know your business processes and understand how you can gain a competitive edge. Read this e-book and see how IBM’s suite of solutions can simplify work processes and provide you with unrivaled connectivity and seamless integration.
Connectivity in context: Deliver application integration in days by IBM. December 28, 2011 - This white paper offers a rapid, flexible and simple approach to connect your enterprise and cloud applications in mere days.
Connectivity in context: Deliver application integration in days by IBM. June 01, 2011 - In today's challenging economy, cutting costs while achieving more is critical to success. Discover how to easily connect your cloud-based applications with each other and with your on-premise applications – in just days, without burdening specialist resources or resorting to custom programming.
Considerations for making System z your ESB deployment platform by IBM. October 31, 2010 - This white paper explains the importance of connectivity— enabled by an enterprise service bus (ESB)— in an effective service oriented architecture (SOA) implementation, and makes a case for System z as an optimal platform for ESB reliability and performance.
Considerations for migrating to the cloud by IBM. October 06, 2010 - This white paper provides insights on 17 key topics to consider when moving applications to the cloud. Also, learn how to tackle the three essential steps of app migration including, determing which existing or new processes, services and data are candidates, managing risks for candidates, and metering.
Consolidate resources with IBM Virtualization by IBM. April 08, 2010 - This video describes how making the transition from physical to virtual resources with IBM Virtualization has the potential for significant savings.
Consolidated Security Management by IBM. February 01, 2012 - With a strong background of being an extremely secure platform for virtualized environments and workloads, mainframes can be a viable alternative to the massively scaled-out environments often deployed in the cloud. In this paper, explore a mainframe cloud approach that delivers a solid, secure foundation on which to build a cloud environment.
Consolidated security management for mainframe clouds by IBM. February 29, 2012 - This white paper explores how leveraging a mainframe as a security hub for cloud computing can provide benefits such as, increased security, improved reliability and consolidated workloads throughout your cloud infrastructure.
Content analytics demystified: Understanding today’s new approaches for gleaning meaning from unstructured content by IBM. July 06, 2011 - This eBook, designed for IT and content management professionals, provides an introduction to content analytics technologies and use cases to help readers understand the potential benefits of text mining tools and other content analytics software. It also includes best-practices advice on selecting content analytics tools.
Content Analytics Dialoginar by IBM. May 23, 2011 - Learn about identifying hidden trends, creating cost savings, and differentiating yourself from your competitors.
Content Management Interoperable Services, A Social and Content-Centric Wave by IBM. September 13, 2011 - Organizations have always struggled to find a common way to effectively manage, access, and govern content applications across multiple systems. Learn how CMIS can provide your business with improved operational efficiencies.
Continuous monitoring, remediation and CyberScope reporting by IBM. December 31, 2011 - This white paper explores an automated tool that can help government agencies gain and maintain key security compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
Controlling Application Data Growth in the IBM z/OS Environment by IBM. December 2008 - This white paper explains how the IBM® Optim Data Growth Solution for z/OS offers proven capabilities that align the management of application data with your business objectives to maintain z/OS service levels and control costs.
Convert IBM Cloud image parameters into Java using JAXB: JAXB and Plain Old Java Objects morph XML cloud image parameters in usable Java code by IBM. July 14, 2011 - Get under the hood: This technical note describes how to transform XML response into a Java™-usable response by creating Plain Old Java Objects (POJOs) and calling JAXB's unmarshal method. Simplify how to send requests to create new instances based on images that request parameters from Java classes.
Converting Big Data Hype into Big Value With Analytics by IBM. October 31, 2012 - This exclusive resource describes how big data is driving analytical innovation and value. Read on today to discover what big data brings to the traditional decision-making environment, learn about the recent advancements in analytics associated with big data, and more.
Core System Transformation and Simplification for Banking by IBM. August 10, 2011 - This white paper reveals five smarter banking solutions which can transform your infrastructure while reducing costs. In particular, see how smart service-oriented architecture (SOA) can provide the greater application connectivity to help financial institutions reach their goals.
Corporate-wide customer analytics strategy doesn’t start with data, tools by IBM. September 29, 2011 - In this expert e-guide you'll learn best practices to better understand what data is right for your analytics projects and tips to start a successful customer analytics strategy.
Cost Take-out: The New Top Priority for U.S. Government CFOs by IBM. December 05, 2011 - The goal of this white paper is to serve as a platform from which to explore a range of possibilities and opportunities available to government CFOs in their quest to operate in a more efficient and effective manner by not only presenting a case for change, but also providing a road map for it.
Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g by IBM. January 31, 2012 - This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Cost/Benefit Case for Virtualization with IBM System x Dual-socket Servers: Economic Value of Legacy Small Server Replacement by IBM. November 21, 2011 - This management brief provides a virtualization cost/benefit analysis, examines common deployment patterns, and recommends an architecture that can ensure your clients achieve their desired results.
Court Case Management from IBM by IBM. March 28, 2011 - Read this paper to learn how advanced case management solutions from IBM can help assist organizations in a wide array of case management scenarios.
Crafting a DCM architecture: Principles, priorities and components to consider by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Designing a dynamic case management (DCM) architecture is more of an art—really, a balancing act—than a science. In this expert e-guide, readers will learn to address key principles and considerations involved in designing an effective DCM architecture, and incorporate organizational values and priorities into such an architecture.
Create the Optimal Architecture for Your Critical Applications by IBM. January 16, 2009 - IBM has the vision, expertise, experience and product offerings that enable you to build an optimal architecture for application performance that drives business success.
Creating a Compliance Culture: Best Practices by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Check out this E-Guide and learn key tips on how to make sure your compliance culture is operating efficiently.
Creating a Dynamic Information Infrastructure by IBM. September 17, 2009 - Discussions with customers and research into vendor offerings are the basis of this white paper. It prescribes a customer transformation roadmap, profiles two customers’ information infrastructure journeys, and provides an analysis of IBM’s and EMC’s associated visions and strategies.
Creating a Dynamic Infrastructure through Virtualization by IBM. October 21, 2010 - For many organizations, up to seventy percent of the overall IT budget is dedicated merely to maintaining the operational status quo—leaving only thirty reserved for development. Read this paper to find out more.
Creating a Green Data Center to Help Reduce Energy Costs and Gain a Competitive Advantage by IBM. October 2008 - The data center is often the engine that drives the growth of the enterprise, and energy efficiency is the key.
Creating and Managing value with IBM Tivoli Service Management center for System z by IBM. April 30, 2008 - Read this paper to learn about a service management solution that's optimized for IBM's System z, but compatible with other distributed systems, that provides the end-to-end visibility, control and automation for optimum business service delivery and IT infrastructure management.
Creating and Managing Value with IBM Tivoli Service Management Center for System z by IBM. October 27, 2008 - Read this white paper to learn how IBM Tivoli Service Management Center for System z can help you reduce the overall cost of IT by transforming your data centre from a reactive, resource focus to a business-driven, proactive service.
Creating and managing value-driven product portfolios by IBM. June 23, 2009 - The product portfolio decisions you make today will determine whether your company is relevant tomorrow. To increase the chances of marketing a successful product, organizations must deliver products and services to the consumers they value the most, and they must provide those deliverables when their consumers want them. Read on to learn more.
Creating and managing value-driven product portfolios - Improving product portfolio management to optimize your products, services and projects by IBM. April 01, 2009 - The best products to offer are those that provide a high level of value for both you and your customer. Companies with successful product portfolios often utilize a systematic process to effectively guide which projects are selected. This whitepaper explains how you can take advantage of a value-driven approach to product portfolio management.
Creating Dynamic Business Networks: Removing IT Silos to Create Smarter Computing by IBM. April 10, 2013 - The cloud is no longer a concept of the future and forward-think companies are utilizing this new approach to IT to add value to their business. Inside this white paper, review an outline of the basic components, key requirements and benefits of the cloud along with advice on the first steps to get you started today.
Credit Agricole of Morocco Banks on IBM XIV and ProtecTIER by IBM. August 05, 2011 - Watch this brief webcast to see how Group Credit Agricole of Moroccodeployed IBM XIV and halved response times, cut 6-hour batch runs down to 3.25 hours, and reduced administration.
Crossing the sustainability chasm Strategies and tactics to achieve sustainability goals by IBM. March 27, 2013 - This white paper summarizes the findings of a research study examining the different stages of maturity that today's organization are in depending on their progress in energy and environmental programs. Read now to find out whether you're an achiever, a planner, or a straggler.
Customer Analytics Pay Off by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Read this white paper to learn four stages of organizational capabilities and associated customer analytics strategies to help gain deeper customer insight.
Customer Case Study: Junta de Castilla y León Regional Government by IBM. July 07, 2011 - The regional government of Castilla y León, one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions, administers a broad range of social programs through its Social Services agency. More than 50,000 people benefit from the agency’s social assistance programs for the disabled and elderly, and for child protection.
Customer data analytics best practices from top performers by IBM. September 30, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, gain insight into some of the best practices from the top performer's.
Customer Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality by IBM. September 11, 2009 - This Hurwitz and Associates whitepaper shares the successes, challenges and future plans of three companies - Sogeti Group, Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), and Scotiabank.
Customer Service as a Competitive Advantage: IBM Enterprise Content Management Solutions in Insurance by IBM. March 2008 - This paper explains how to excel at customer service using the best tools for the task.
Customer Video - TCCT improves performance 20% on SAP with XIV by IBM. January 30, 2012 - This short clip reveals the use of IBMs XIV storage system and how it cost effectively provides robust SAP services to customers at blazing speeds.
Cutting Edge Multicore Development Techniques for the Next Wave of Electronics Products by IBM. March 19, 2010 - As more and more software is embedded into both consumer and industrial electronics, the electronics industry is being challenged with ensuring rigor within its software development process, often a new core competency, and the integration of hardware and software. Read this paper to learn about solutions that address these complex challenges.
Cyber defense: Understanding and combating the threat by IBM. July 20, 2012 - The Global Defense Solutions Projects and Defense Exchange Conference (SPADE) is held annually to bring together organizations involved in network-centric operations, intelligence activities and other defense aspects. This resource explains some of the important topics.
CyberAgent translates blog user insights into a more engaging experience by IBM. April 29, 2013 - View this white paper to learn how Japan's largest blog service provider, CyberAgent, found a way to create a new level of engagement and loyalty among its blog readers. By developing an analytics framework that enabled a new kind of insight into blogging preferences and behavior.
Data center flexibility and efficiency: Increasing the business value of IT by IBM. February 01, 2012 -
There is always room for data centre improvement, but determining what steps you need to take to realise tangible business benefits can be a challenging task. This white paper outlines a data centre improvement strategy and reveals key points to keep in mind as you put it into place.
Data Deduplication and Compression on Primary Storage Can Reduce Data Footprint by IBM. December 13, 2011 - What are the most common approaches for deduplication and compression on primary storage? Learn the answer to this and more by checking out this FAQ guide featuring insight from Dave Russell, research VP at Gartner Research.
Data Growth Challenges Demand Proactive Data Management by IBM. March 24, 2010 - Data growth is one of the most significant challenges – and opportunities - facing organizations today. Those that learn to leverage the explosion of important new information sources can gain dramatic competitive advantage as others lag.
Data privacy best practices: time to take action! by IBM. September 01, 2008 - This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project. Find out how you can help your organization implement best practices in privacy protection and make your privacy project successful from start to finish.
Data privacy best practices: time to take action! by IBM. September 30, 2008 - This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project.
Data privacy best practices: time to take action! by IBM. February 24, 2009 - This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project. Using proven data masking techniques can help your organization implement best practices in privacy protection and make your privacy project successful from start to finish.
Data Protection 101: Essential Steps for Holistic Information Security by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Data protection strategies should not only focus on safeguarding corporate information, but also identifying sensitive records that are subject to regulatory controls. This e-guide offers a comprehensive overview of data protection best practices for ensuring both security and compliance.
Data Security and Privacy: A Holistic Approach by IBM. September 01, 2011 - This paper examines the complex data security and privacy threat landscape; compliance and regulatory requirements; and, the IBM InfoSphere portfolio of integrated solutions designed to help you stay focused on meeting your organization’s business goals, achieving compliance and reducing risk.
Data Storage Challenges Outpace Decision-Making Strategies by IBM. October 17, 2012 - The right storage strategy can go a long way in helping to address the 'infrastruggle' many companies face today. In the final video in this series, Jon Toigo describes the elements of a strategic storage approach and the ways in which current processes fall short.
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for IBM System z by IBM. March 18, 2011 - In this paper you will read about how IBM offers not only a flexible, scalable, cost-effective mainframe platform - the IBM System z™ - but also delivers a portfolio of innovative business intelligence and data warehousing solutions for the mainframe.
Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for IBM System z by IBM. June 01, 2008 - Today, data warehousing and business intelligence are mission-critical functions for organizations of all types and sizes. IBM System z supports the entire data warehousing cycle, along with business intelligence software to deliver a total solution infrastructure. Read this white paper to learn more.
Databases at Risk: Current State of Database Security (Enterprise Strategy Group) by IBM. September 25, 2009 - This ESG Research Brief analyzes the current state of database security and categorizes databases as a “dangerous and growing security gap”. Read this brief which offers steps to improve database security across the enterprise.
DataPower SOA Appliance Service Planning, Implementation, and Best Practices by IBM. June 30, 2011 - This e-book will help you to better understand the effective use of the WebSphere DataPower family of appliances. It provides guidance on the best methods identified to date for building the various components that implement solutions as well as a checklist of items to consider when planning a solution.
DataSheet: Rational Quality Manager by IBM. December 14, 2010 - IBM Rational Quality Manager offers two views on the individual user’s dashboard: A work-item list that shows a tester what work has been assigned to him or her, and a team event log that updates automatically as activities occur/progress. Together these views help ensure that everyone is on the same page.
DB2 10 for z/OS: The Smarter Faster Way to Upgrade by IBM. October 31, 2011 - With support for IBM DB2 for z/OS Version 8 retiring in April 2012, customers will have the option to skip a level and upgrade straight to DB2 10. This e-book is designed to help customers decide whether they are a good candidate to make this leap and provides best practices for planning an effective migration strategy.
DB2 10: What's new in DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows by IBM. April 03, 2012 -
Organizations are buzzing about the upcoming release of the latest version of IBM's DB2. The added features and functionalities offered in the new platform offer cost-savings, improved application performance and better productivity. Read this white paper to learn more about the exciting enhancements and how they can benefit your enterprise.
DB2 9.7: Online schema change-- Minimize planned outages when making changes to your database objects by IBM. September 01, 2010 - Learn about the new enhancements to DB2 9.7 that enable you to make online changes to the database schema while objects remain fully accessible during modification.
DB2 Autonomics Demo by IBM. March 18, 2011 - DB2 automates many routine database administration tasks like database configuration, storage allocation, and memory management. Self-optimizing features automatically react to changes in workloads to adjust memory and optimize system performance. Watch this flash demo to learn why some are referring to DB2 as smarter database software.
DB2 E-Book: Proven strategies for uncovering cost savings with IBM DB2 by IBM. March 17, 2011 - This informative e-book describes proven strategies for lowering the costs associated with database administration, database development, database systems, and data storage. This e-book also discusses the new breakthrough features that make it easier than ever for you to move to DB2.
DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows by IBM. April 27, 2012 -
Many organizations are leveraging IBM’s DB2 for its cost and security benefits, as well as its ease of use. This resource introduces its new enhancements that further reduce storage costs and can lead to significant performance improvements. See firsthand what it can offer your organization by downloading this trial.
DB2 optimizer makes DB2 the best option for database performance by IBM. June 27, 2011 - This blog entry explains how database performance impacts the user community and their ability to meet critical deadlines. Explore the current market for database management solutions and find out why DB2 is recommended.
DB2 pureScale Demo by IBM. March 18, 2011 - An overview of DB2 pureScale and its benefits.
DB2 SQL Compatbility demo by IBM. March 31, 2011 - This will demonstrate how the DB2 9.7 SQL Compatibility feature makes it easy to migrate from Oracle to DB2.
DCM and analytics: Guidelines for linking the two for maximum impact by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Many organizations are taking their dynamic case management (DCM) efforts to the next level by applying analytics technology. In this Tip Guide, readers will learn where the combination is likely to work best, where business process management (BPM) fits into the picture, and how to avoid pitfalls and problems in implementation.
DCM serves as a useful tool for a business approach to process management by IBM. November 21, 2011 - Check out this tip guide today to learn how dynamic case management (DCM) serves as a useful tool for a business approach to process management.
Deafening hype causes many to overlook cloud storage problems by IBM. October 16, 2012 - In this sixth tip out of seven, Jon Toigo discusses how cloud storage hype distracts IT planners and decision-makers from more pressing issues - one of the challenges associated with the 'storage infrastruggle.'
Decision Management Smarter Insurance Processes by IBM. July 07, 2011 - With varying compliance demands, change is the mainstay of the insurance industry. There are constant alterations to underwriting, rating, claims processing, fraud detection and billing. Read this case study of the Traveler's implementation of a business rules management system to effectively improve all of their processes.
Defining Today's Enterprise Class by IBM. March 14, 2013 - Access this exclusive podcast to discover how enterprise systems technologies are evolving to deliver availability, compliance, energy savings and improved user experience to organizations of all sizes.
Deliver Effective Governance for Identity and Access Management by IBM. June 11, 2009 - Organizations should consider a thorough approach to IAM governance that meets the requirements of discovering, documenting and analyzing user access; establishing a process for user access governance; ensuring that constraints help manage business conflict; enforcing policies; and continuous monitoring.
Deliver Robust Products at Reduced Cost by Linking Model-Driven Software Testing to Quality Management by IBM. September 01, 2009 - Your customers expect the highest quality in the products you deliver. Discover how a comprehensive, integrated, automated requirements centric model and code based test environment managed with an extensible quality management system can increase market acceptance, ensure customer loyalty and deliver superior outcomes.
Delivering a Competitive Advantage by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Read this expert e-guide to learn how to leverage application lifecycle management (ALM) to facilitate faster time-to-market, manage risk in software development, meet the demand for quality and predictability in software that drives your business, and address the challenge of dynamic and globally distributed customers.
Delivering exceptional web experiences - IBM Web Content Manager by IBM. October 04, 2011 - Learn how your organization can more easily create content, target individuals with relevant content and optimize content devliery on your website and more!
Delivering high quality applications faster with reduced risk & cost by IBM. September 02, 2011 - Improve time to value and quality by reducing rework and cost through faster stakeholder consensus, increased productivity, better process automation, and anytime-anywhere decision support for application software. Download the paper for more information on delivering high quality applications faster with reduced risk & cost.
Delivering Information You Can Trust - The Benefits of Quality Data and IBM System z by IBM. March 24, 2011 - This white paper provides an overview of the current data quality problem and describes how IBM® InfoSphere® Information Server for IBM System z® can become your foundation for data qualitty and make a big difference in helping you derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across your systems.
Delivering information you can trust: The benefits of leveraging IBM capabilities to deliver quality data by IBM. November 14, 2011 - IBM InfoSphere Information Server delivers the functions required to integrate, validate, enrich and deliver trusted information for your key business initiatives.
Delivering SOA Solutions: Service Lifecycle Management. by IBM. August 2008 - With service-oriented architecture (SOA), once-siloed business functions, IT processes and data are exposed as services that can be reused--across departments, lines of business (LOBs) and even entire organizations.
Delivering Trusted Information with IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools by IBM. November 29, 2010 - This paper discusses challenges with trusted data in enterprises and recommends solutions through a data warehousing implementation scenario. The paper also discusses the capabilities of InfoSphere Foundation Tools and provides proof points through customer scenarios on the productivity, acceleration and risk reduction benefits.
Delivering Value through Best Practice for Systems Engineering by IBM. February 25, 2010 - View this webcast to learn how to ensure that stakeholder requirements are met effectively and efficiently; how to achieve early verification through systems model execution; how to ensure effective hand-off to design and implementation activities and much more.
Demo - WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance Demos by IBM. October 12, 2010 - These DataPower XC10 demos provide insight on: creating 'collectives' of appliances, 'monitoring' features built into the appliance, and viewing real time 'session' information managed by the appliance.
Demo: Service lifecycle management in action by IBM. October 06, 2009 - Organizations moving towards Service-Oriented Architecture must manage their services from development to deployment. This demo shows how Rational Team Concert, Rational Asset Manager, and WebSphere Service Registry and Repository provide a comprehensive, integrated solution for organizations looking to realize SOA.
Demo: Tivoli Identity Manager Express - Highlighting Security and Identity Management by IBM. March 13, 2009 - This multi-part demonstration highlights the security and identity management functions, features, and value of IBM Tivoli Identity Manager Express, including how it can benefit your organization's endpoint security.
Demo: WebSphere Application Server Feature Packs by IBM. December 12, 2010 - As your business moves forward, it’s critical that the infrastructure that supports your business applications also supports your goals. Watch to see how easy WebSphere Application Server Feature Packs enable you to deliver innovation without disruption and leverage the latest open standards and programming models - while optimizing costs.
Design Matters! Enabling better collaboration by IBM. November 30, 2012 - This resource describes how Design Management capabilities can help you reduce development timeframes, lower costs, and more. Discover common design challenges and see how Design Management can facilitate development success by reading on now.
Designing a DCM architecture for enhanced decision-making and collaboration by IBM. November 17, 2011 - Designing a case management architecture is more of an art—really, a balancing act—than a science. In this expert e-guide, readers will learn to build "bridges" to extend case management activity across the enterprise, and enable more effective collaboration and decision-making.
Designing a Strategy for End-to-End Web Protection by IBM. July 10, 2009 - Web applications are extremely flexible and valuable assets to any organization. But they’re also vulnerable to threats like hijacking, splitting, forging and injection. Read this white paper to find out how IBM Rational® AppScan® solutions can help your agency overcome virtual threats to achieve mission objectives.
Develop better software faster and keep your competitive edge by IBM. March 19, 2013 - In this webcast, see what industry experts have been doing adapt their application lifecycle management (ALM) to an integrated world. Watch for the philosophy behind five ALM "imperatives": real-time planning, lifecycle traceability, in-context collaboration, development intelligence, and continuous improvement.
Develop Effective User Management to Demonstrate Compliance Efforts and Achieve Business Value by IBM. December 2008 - Learn how IBM solutions can help organizations support compliance efforts and business requirements through user management solutions based on IBM Tivoli Identity Manager software and other IBM offerings.
Develop enterprise mobile applications with IBM Rational software by IBM. June 30, 2012 - Read this white paper to learn how to deliver high-quality, standards-based, cross-platform enterprise mobile applications that help meet the high expectations of users and address business objectives while improving time to market and predictability.
developerWorks Live! briefings by IBM. December 20, 2011 - Attending one of the jam-packed IBM developerWorks Live! briefings will shorten your learning curve, and improve the quality and results of your most difficult software projects. Keep up-to-speed on the latest trends in the industry by signing up now for some of the most powerful briefings.
DeveloperWorks Weekly Newsletter by IBM. September 13, 2010 - Welcome to the developerWorks weekly newsletter, your connection to the latest and greatest developer resources on our site! You can customize your weekly newsletter to include only those topics that interest you.
Developing an effective resiliency capability within a cloud design by IBM. August 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how to develop a reliable resiliency management program for your cloud environment. Review the key elements, business areas and questions you should consider.
Developing Mobile Apps Today by IBM. December 17, 2012 - Read the expert guidance in this Solution Spotlight to learn how to recognize the differences between the main categories of mobile application delivery, resize service-oriented architecture (SOA) services to fit the confines of small devices, and ensure speed, reliability, and user expectations when developing mobile applications.
DevOps: Continuous Testing with Virtualized Services by IBM. May 21, 2013 - This webcast will introduce Continuous Testing and the IBM solutions that support it, including SmartCloud Continuous Delivery, Rational Test Workbench and Rational Test Virtualization Server.
Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical by IBM. May 01, 2012 -
Access this resource to discover what makes up an enterprise-grade digital transformation strategy. Gain insight into the 3 transformation paths available, 4 factors to consider before choosing a transformation policy, and 5 critical components an effective strategy must contain.
Disaster Recovery Services FAQ for Resellers by IBM. June 21, 2011 - In this SearchStorageChannel.com FAQ Guide on disaster recovery services, ESG analyst Bob Laliberte discusses several important disaster recovery trends - including greater use of virtual tape libraries and disk-based backups - and the impact these trends will have on resellers and service providers.
Disclosure Management for budgeting, planning and forecasting -- the next frontier? by IBM. October 31, 2012 - This resource explains how disclosure management can lead to significant productivity gains when used for statutory reporting, and evaluates the viability of this strategy as an option for improving budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) financial processes.
Discover information integration and governance in your organization by IBM. May 05, 2011 - In this presentation transcript, Ron Powell will provide an overview of the information integration and governance theme and discuss the importance of the five topics within that theme: information integration, MDM, data warehousing and analytics, database management and tools, and database security and privacy, and lifecycle management.
Discover, Interact, and Optimize for Smarter Healthcare with BPM Powered by Smart SOA by IBM. August 10, 2011 - Read this white paper to discover how leveraging business process management (BPM), powered by smart service-oriented architecture (SOA), can make critical information available in a fast, consistent way which improves the quality of health care organizations.
Discovering hidden costs in your data centre – a CFO perspective by IBM. September 01, 2010 - This paper describes how CFOs can help ensure a healthier bottom line by taking proactive steps today.
Dispelling the Vapor Around Cloud Computing: Drivers, Barriers and Considerations for Public and Private Cloud Adoption by IBM. December 03, 2010 - IBM conducted a survey in June and July of 2009 of 1,090 IT and line-of-business decision makers around the world. The purpose of this white paper is to share the survey findings, and to provide the IBM point of view regarding key steps and considerations for cloud adoption.
DM Portfolio E-Book - 3 Ways to Boost Development Productivity by IBM. July 22, 2009 - As IT budgets get tighter and skills get more expensive, companies are starting to think of ways to get more out of their existing workforce. This e-book proposes three solutions that can help your developers and architects realize the best possible value from their existing infrastructure.
DM Portfolio E-Book: (Top level) - Data Management for Smarter Business Outcomes by IBM. July 16, 2009 - This e-book highlights ways in which you can drive more cost effective data management with less overall resources, in good times and in tough times.
Does Cloud Computing Reduce IT Staffing and Costs? by IBM. December 20, 2012 - Access this expert e-guide to discover the real benefits and cost savings that cloud computing can bring to your enterprise.
Does Your Virtualization Platform Matter? - A Summary by IBM. May 10, 2013 - This analysis has been primarily directed at the value of virtualization from a business perspective, so that those whose role it is to provide business leadership can understand the benefit of the virtualization offerings when evaluating its selection.
Don't Let Storage Eat Your Cloud ROI by IBM. October 03, 2012 - This short white paper explores how you can leverage storage virtualization to eliminate much of your storage cost and management burdens, so that your cloud ROI can be preserved. Read now to learn more.
Download free DB2 10 Express-C software by IBM. June 07, 2012 - View this webpage to learn about the features of IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, including autonomics, storage optimization, SQL compatibility, XML support, virtualization, developer support, and more.
Download the Trial: IBM Rational Performance Tester by IBM. January 30, 2009 - Download a free trial of IBM Rational Performance Tester, a performance testing tool, which identifies the presence and cause of system performance bottlenecks.
Download: IBM Lotus Symphony by IBM. June 09, 2011 - IBM Lotus Domino Symphony is a suite of office productivity software for creating, editing, and sharing word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, which supports the OpenDocument Format (ODF) - allowing organizations to use their documents without becoming locked into one particular vendor for their productivity tools.
Drive growth and value with proven BPM solutions from IBM by IBM. November 03, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how to ensure a successful BPM initiative within your midsized organization.
Driving and Managing mobile banking applications by IBM. December 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how to effectively leverage a full development lifecycle to help meet and exceed customers' ongoing mobile banking needs.
Driving Business Agility through SOA Connectivity & Integration Whitepaper from IBM by IBM. October 06, 2009 - In this whitepaper, you will learn how to work smarter so you can solve the problems of today and seize the opportunities of tomorrow.
Driving Business Success with Software Reuse by IBM. March 01, 2008 - This white paper explains how Software Reuse and its underlying fundamentals have evolved dramatically. It also discusses the benefits of constructing critical enterprise software applications through reusable parts.
Driving Customer Value in an increasingly competitive landscape for mobile applications by IBM. August 01, 2012 - Today, 75% of the world's population owns a mobile phone, making effective mobile application development a top priority. But the process for developing mobile applications varies drastically from traditional app dev processes. Watch this webcast to gain insight into the top mobile app dev challenges, tips for mitigating them, and much more.
Driving Down Enterprise Storage TCO with the IBM XIV Storage System by IBM. September 26, 2011 - This comprehensive white paper explores how the IBM XIV system's unique architecture and approach to storage enable it to accomplish a better bottom line for you and your business.
Driving Down Enterprise Storage TCO with the IBM XIV Storage System by IBM. November 29, 2011 - An independent study by ITG has found that the IBM XIV can save an organization 69% on TCO over a 3 year period. This white paper explains how the system’s unique architecture enable it to accomplish this feat.
Driving Effective Application Security in the Enterprise: An End-to-End Approach to Addressing One of the Biggest Threats to a Business by IBM. March 11, 2013 - View this webcast to find out how you can create effective application security in the enterprise. Learn more about eliminating some of the most prevalent threats to your businesses by tuning in to this video now.
Driving information-led business innovation with IBM InfoSphere Information Server by IBM. November 21, 2011 - This white paper identifies a shift in corporate thinking about the value of trusted information to the organization and outlines reasons why this shift is occurring. It explores common information integration challenges and outlines a list of key characteristics needed for an effective information integration solution.
Driving Operational Excellence with Business Analytics by IBM. April 15, 2013 - View this resource to learn more about the power of business analytics. Find out how your organization can improve focus on operational excellence and customer opportunity by reading this resource now. It outlines how you can apply a broad range of analytics technologies to managing and improving the decisions of your business.
Driving operational excellence with predictive analytics by IBM. August 13, 2012 - This paper discusses the key benefits and outlines several use cases for leveraging predictive analytics to enhance operational efficiency. Discover how leading organizations are improving business visibility through fact-based decision making across core operational processes.
Driving performance with IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 by IBM. June 28, 2012 - With thousands of systems deployed across various industries and applications, the IBM XIV Storage System is widely recognized by users and analysts alike for its ability to provide consistent high performance in environments characterized by high data growth. Check out this short white paper to learn more.
Driving successful business transformation: Persistent organizational excellence with IBM Ready-to-Launch for SAP applications by IBM. July 27, 2011 - In this white paper, you'll uncover how to drive a successful business transformation. Learn how to improve your data quality while reducing the risk of delays in business-critical SAP projects.
Driving Workload Automation Across the Enterprise by IBM. October 31, 2011 - Uncover details of a workload automation solution that can help you simplify workload management across your heterogeneous environments.
Dutch Cloud BV Delivers highly available, cost-efficient cloud service by IBM. May 02, 2013 - Follow this customer case study to learn how one Netherlands-based cloud provider decreased administrative workloads by 70 percent and reduced VM provisioning time by 90 percent when deploying fully-virtualized architecture based on next-gen server systems to simplify and standardize their cloud infrastructure.
Dynamic Business Process Management (BPM) from IBM by IBM. August 11, 2009 - Read this paper to learn how to accelerate process change and lower IT costs and to learn how IBM can work with you in a Business Value Assessment (BVA) to quantify the benefits for your projects.
Dynamic Business Process Management for Communications Service Providers by IBM. April 21, 2010 - In today’s demanding environment, communications service providers across all lines of business are struggling to increase their business agility to remain competitive. This paper explores how companies are achieving agility by adopting dynamic business process management (BPM) with telecommunications industry standards. Read on to learn more.
Dynamic Business Processes Podcast Series: Tips for Thriving in Today’s Economy with BPM by IBM. October 15, 2009 - Today, more than ever, organizations must deliver the benefits of cost optimization and business agility. This podcast series explains how that goal can be realized through dynamic Business Processes Management. The series focuses on banking, government, healthcare, insurance, cross-industry and retail.
E-Book: Best Practices for Buying Business Intelligence Technology by IBM. January 13, 2011 - The BI market offers a dizzying array of technology options. From collecting organizational requirements, writing RFPs, conducting evaluations and running proof of concept projects, there is a lot involved in BI purchases. Read on to get straightforward advice from industry analysts and expert practitioners.
E-Book: Best Practices for Implementing BI in ERP Centric Environments by IBM. November 04, 2009 - An original SearchDataManagement.com E-book offering advice and best practices specifically for IT professionals charged with creating or updating BI programs in ERP environments.
E-Book: Building Effective Dashboards and Scorecards by IBM. December 03, 2010 - In this e-book, learn advanced strategies for creating actionable, interactive and user-friendly dashboards that will help your organization track KPIs. Learn how to get started with dashboards, find out what a dashboard is and what it is not. Discover how to create different dashboards to meet the needs of various departments and more.
E-Book: Business Intelligence Best Practices and Strategies in SAP Environments by IBM. December 27, 2010 - As companies look to get more value from their SAP application investments, BI is hot. But for SAP customers, it’s also a confusing area. In the e-book, readers will learn best practices for forming a BI strategy in SAP environments, including whether to stick with BEx and what to do with BW.
E-Book: CRM Trends and Tips for 2010 - Doing More With Less by IBM. December 01, 2010 - In this e-book, find out how to make the most of the systems and budget you do have, with expert advice from leading analysts at Gartner and Forrester. Continue reading to learn CRM trends and tips and learn how to do more with less.
E-Book: Developing a Business Analytics Strategy: Key Considerations and Expert Advice by IBM. December 16, 2010 - Business analytics offers a host of promised benefits – from improved operational efficiency to increased sales to a better understanding of customers. But developing a strategy and structure to deploy business analytics successfully can be challenging. Read on to learn more about developing a successful, scalable business analytics strategy.
E-Book: Exploring IBM SOA Technology & Practice by IBM. June 2008 - This eBook discusses how SOA can be used to overcome business process inefficiencies. Explore practices for effectively implementing SOA and developing service-oriented applications.
E-Book: Getting Started with Master Data Management (MDM) by IBM. December 02, 2010 - In this E-Book, learn about getting started with MDM programs, including how to sell the idea internally in order to secure funding and how to build a foundation for a successful MDM deployment. In addition, read about MDM trends and some of the challenges that companies can face on MDM implementations.
E-Book: Getting the Most Out of Your BI Investment in SAP Environments by IBM. December 27, 2010 - In this e-book, readers will get an overview of SAP’s BI strategy, and get advice on what to do about BEx, BW, and more to develop long-term BI strategies of their own. Read on to learn how to get the most out of your BI investment in SAP environment.
E-Book: Key Trends in Business Intelligence by IBM. December 27, 2010 - In this handbook for project managers, get advice and insight for making your BI project run smoothly. Find out more about the best practices that can make or break a project – and hear more from experts and experienced practitioners with real world experience. Both business and IT professionals can benefit from this information.
E-Book: Mobile Application Development: Making it Easier for Developers by IBM. February 09, 2011 - Mobile applications have not only piqued the interest of developers, but also of the average cell phone user. This e-book will explain what all the fuss is about.
E-Book: Predictive Analytics: The Next Big Thing in BI? by IBM. December 03, 2010 - In this e-book, learn about predictive analytics technology and why it’s getting increased attention from prospective users. Read about real-world predictive analytics projects and get expert advice on organizing a predictive analytics program and on developing and utilizing predictive models in business operations and more.
E-Book: Standardizing Business Continuity by IBM. December 15, 2010 - Download this e-book, brought to you by SearchCompliance.com, for insights, tips and suggestions for developing an optimal business continuity plan. Read on to learn details of FEMA’s PS-Prep, how to make the case for business continuity, what standard to use, how to measure continuity risk, and much more!
E-Book: Technical Guide on Application Security: Scanning Production Applications by IBM. December 07, 2010 - This e-book explores how many of the risks associated with scanning can be avoided with careful planning and by focusing your scans on exploring where and how a system is vulnerable to attack and not trying to simulate an actual attack. Continue reading to learn more about scanning production applications.
E-Book: Technical Guide on Application Security: Secure Development by IBM. December 07, 2010 - When security practitioners attempt to introduce secure development practices into a development process and organization they are less than accepted. Development organizations tend to reject formal internal structure and process imposed from the outside. Read on to learn how to implement secure development practices in a development organization.
E-Book: The information governance imperative: Expert advice for developing a strategic plan to govern critical enterprise information by IBM. April 21, 2011 - In this eBook, readers will find an overview of key information governance issues and practical advice on building a business case for information governance, developing an information governance strategy and structuring an information governance program.
E-Book: Top Data Integration Trends and Best Practices by IBM. December 02, 2010 - Data integration software is now much more than just extract, transform and load tools – it encompasses a wide range of platforms and technologies. Read this e-book to learn about the trends and emerging best practices that are shaping the data integration process at leading-edge organizations.
E-Guide-- Risk-Based Audit Methodology: How to Achieve Enterprise Security by IBM. October 25, 2010 - Read this e-guide to learn about a simple risk-based audit methodology for organizations to develop an internal IT audit program, or those looking for new ways to assess security risks.
E-Guide: Agile Development Process by IBM. March 29, 2011 - This e-guide examines organizational and team challenges of implementing the agile process. This e-guide also will detail how to scale agile software development to large organizations by scaling agile practices and agile work; how to transition small and large development teams to Scrum; and more.
E-Guide: Align Data Protection with Business Importance by IBM. August 25, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com E-Guide discusses the importance of protecting not just data but "use" of the associated information system, and outlines 4 capabilities needed for a better approach to data protection. Read on to learn more.
E-Guide: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) by IBM. December 09, 2010 - This e-guide discusses the benefits and drawbacks of consistency in ALM and the challenges associated with building and managing quality into the SDLC. This e-guide also provides a thorough overview of roles and responsibilities in an ALM-focused organization and more. Read on to gain a deeper insight into ALM.
E-Guide: Assessment Success: PCI DSS Standards and Secure Data Storage by IBM. March 22, 2011 - In this e-guide, our expert will share some tactical advice to help organizations simplify the assessment process by streamlining their data storage practices and reducing PCI DSS assessment scope. Continue reading this e-guide to learn more about how to simplify the assessment process of PCI DSS standards and secure data storage.
E-Guide: Backups and archives: What’s the scoop? by IBM. September 22, 2011 - This expert e-guide explores the differences between a backup and an archive. Also discover five of the most common IBM Tivoli Storage Manger backup errors and how to prevent them.
E-Guide: Balancing compliance with information security threat assessment by IBM. November 21, 2011 - Implementing the rules and regulations of a specific industry can be difficult, making it hard for companies to accomplish the task at hand: being successful. In this expert E-Guide, you will learn that the hassle of compliance is worth it in the long run for your company and can be worked into your everyday culture.
E-Guide: Best Practices for Developing Secure Applications by IBM. November 10, 2010 - This expert e-guide brought to you by SearchSecurity.com, explains the importance of integrating application security throughout the entire software development lifecycle and provides 4 tips that must be kept in mind on the application security forefront. Read on to uncover these tips and review an assessment of Web application security.
E-Guide: Best practices: Effective Data Protection by IBM. March 29, 2011 - This e-guide will walk you through data protection strategy and how to protect your business critical assets. Continue reading to learn best practices for effective data protection.
E-Guide: Creating an Effective Social Analytics Program by IBM. December 21, 2012 - Read this e-guide to discover the tricks of effective social media analytics, including:knowing, up front, what you hope to achieve with the data; bringing in an analytics software vendor or service provider if you don't plan on analyzing large quantities of data; and using social analytics as a crisis aversion tool.
E-Guide: Criteria for Staffing a Disaster Recovery Site by IBM. August 22, 2011 - In this Q&A Harvey Betan, an independent business continuity consultant, discusses what you need to remember when staffing a DR site, and what to do to ensure your recovery site runs smoothly.
E-Guide: Data Deduplication and Backup Approaches in Enterprise Storage Today by IBM. November 19, 2010 - There has been a flood of data deduplication and backup approaches. It can seem confusing choosing just one out of the many choices. This e-guide will wade through the pros and cons of these approaches for you. Continue reading to learn which data deduplication and backup approach is right for your organization.
E-Guide: Data Reduction Methods for Primary Storage: Vendors Push Impacts Market by IBM. August 15, 2011 - Check out this SearchStorage.com E-Guide to learn what vendors have to offer in this realm of backup technologies now.
E-Guide: Data Retention and Business Continuity Best Practices by IBM. May 18, 2011 - This SearchStorage.com E-Guide focuses on retention issues that can’t be ignored, how to go about aligning your data protection strategy with business continuity, and leveraging overlooked backup strategies to your advantage. Download this informative e-guide to learn more!
E-Guide: Data Storage Optimization: The First Step for Data Efficiency by IBM. August 15, 2011 - Check out this expert E-Guide as the founder of ESG, Steve Duplessie discusses how data storage optimization is the first step for data center efficiency.
E-Guide: Database audit trail and compliance, database audit tools: auditing methods, configurations and filtering options by IBM. May 20, 2011 - Creating audit trails for security and compliance auditing is a daunting and time consuming task for database administrators. This expert e-guide provides database security best practices for tuning auditing tools and sheds some light on how to find an auditing process that best suits your organization.
E-Guide: Database Tools for Auditing and Forensics by IBM. March 22, 2011 - This e-guide presents the best practices for tuning database auditing tools. Continue reading this e-guide to learn more about these best practices which will allow you to audit without forfeiting database performance.
E-Guide: Expert insights to application security testing and performance by IBM. November 11, 2011 - Two of the biggest challenges in an organization’s application security strategies are testing and integrating best practices within the application lifecycle. In this E-Guide, readers will learn best practices for testing injection integrating security measures into the application lifecycle.
E-Guide: GARP and How it Helps you Achieve Better Information Governance by IBM. March 22, 2011 - This e-guide answers the most frequently asked questions about information governance and GARP. Continue reading to get a firm introduction to GARP and information governance as a whole.
E-Guide: Green Storage Best Practices Control Costs, Increase Energy Efficiency by IBM. December 22, 2010 - This tip guide will explain that by implementing the green storage best practices presented in this paper, firms can use a mixture of technologies and tactics to control data center power and cooling costs and increase their storage energy efficiency.
E-Guide: Harnessing Social Analytics by IBM. December 21, 2012 - In this e-guide, discover how social media analytics software leverages text analytics capabilities to reveal patterns, trends, and potential business problems within online discussions.
E-Guide: Improving software with the building security in maturity model by IBM. May 26, 2011 - This expert tip introduces a model that utilizes a framework to organize software security tasks and help organizations determine where their security practices stand and how to advance them over time.
E-Guide: Integrating security into the ALM lifecycle by IBM. November 16, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, readers will learn the risks businesses take by not taking security measures seriously and what can be done to help integrate security with application lifecycle management.
E-Guide: Integrating security into the ALM lifecycle by IBM. November 21, 2011 - In this expert e-guide, learn the risks businesses take by not taking application security measures seriously - and find out what can be done to help integrate security with application lifecycle management.
E-Guide: Maximizing your Storage Capacity: Data Reduction Techniques and Performance Metrics by IBM. March 29, 2011 - This e-guide will explore the challenges of data reduction, three data reduction techniques and how to choose the best technique for your data storage environment. Continue reading this e-guide to learn how to maximize your storage capacity.
E-Guide: Minimize enterprise data exposure inside and outside the organization by IBM. September 27, 2011 - This expert e-guide provides data masking best practices and explains how to implement an effective strategy for reducing the risk of data exposure from inside and outside the organization.
E-Guide: Monitoring Strategies for Insider Threat Detection by IBM. March 22, 2011 - In this e-guide, you will learn about practical strategies for implementing insider threat detection tools. Also covered in this e-guide are the three common types of insider crimes and how each one requires its own set of insider threat detection tactics. Read on to learn more about monitoring strategies for insider threat detection.
E-Guide: Optimizing Enterprise Data Storage Capacity and Performance to Reduce Your Data Footprint by IBM. July 21, 2011 - This E-Guide from SearchStorage.com can help by outlining how to maximize your data storage capacity and also gives 6 tips on how to reduce your data footprint.
E-Guide: Optimizing Storage Efficiency Through Deduplication by IBM. December 22, 2010 - Data reduction technologies like data deduplication and compression have been well integrated into backup systems with impressive results. Now those benefits are available for primary storage data systems. Learn how to initiate savings while weeding out unnecessary data. Read this guide to learn more.
E-Guide: PCI DSS 2011: Key themes to watch by IBM. May 20, 2011 - This expert tip pinpoints key observations and common themes related to what’s currently happening with today’s PCI DSS compliance programs and explains what’s in store for the future as companies transition to the PCI DSS 2.0 guidelines.
E-Guide: Performance Metrics: Evaluating your Data Storage Efficiency by IBM. November 19, 2010 - Performance metrics can help data storage pros judge the effectiveness of their enterprise data storage resources. For example, data storage efficiency can be measured in terms of capacity utilization or productivity (such as performance). Read on to learn how performance metrics can help you evaluate your data storage efficiency.
E-Guide: Risk Management and Compliance Enforcement for the Financial Industry by IBM. March 22, 2011 - This e-guide discusses how the appropriate risk management tactics are imperative for organizations, and how companies should pay close attention to agent risk and waste no time in making it part of their risk management models.
E-Guide: Securing Naming and Directory Services for Application Defense-in-Depth by IBM. May 20, 2011 - Application security professionals depend on infrastructure teams to build a secure foundation; and naming and directory services are a prime example of where this holds true. This tips explains how Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), helps assemble a solid platform that applications can trust.
E-Guide: Social Analytics: Opportunities and Challenges by IBM. December 21, 2012 - Read this e-guide to learn how social media analytics can help businesses improve marketing by quantifying customer value at different stages of the life cycle, but also that they need tools like in-memory computing to provide real-time analysis of vast volumes of customer behavior data.
E-Guide: SRM Tools Struggle to Meet Today's Demands by IBM. December 22, 2010 - Managing, organizing, and storing data can be a difficult task. Storage managers have, in recent years, turned to SRM tools to aid them in these tasks; however, recent data has shown that these tools have failed to meet the high demands of today’s data growth. Read on to learn more about the SRM landscape and how they struggle to meet demands.
E-Guide: The dangers of application logic attacks by IBM. April 13, 2011 - Developing a secure and effective Web application can be daunting. And, hackers aren't making this task any easier. In this tip from our Ask the Experts section, Web application security expert Michael Cobb explains how hackers use application logic to solicit an attack and advises how to prevent them.
E-Guide: Using Data Deduplication Tools in Disk Backup by IBM. November 19, 2010 - This e-guide explains how data deduping can save organizations time and money by enabling more data recovery from disk and reducing the footprint and power and cooling requirements of secondary storage. Continue reading to learn more about using data deduplication tool in disk backup.
E-Guide: Writing secure SQL database code by IBM. May 26, 2011 - When developing and deploying a database, organizations should never rely solely on their developers to provide security. This expert e-guide offers tips for writing secure SQL database code to ensure you build appropriate security controls for the specific features and functionality you need.
E-Guide: Avoiding Application Security Pitfalls by IBM. January 14, 2011 - This e-guide will explain why people aren’t integrating security with application lifecycle management, the risks businesses take by not taking security measures seriously and what you can do. Read this e-guide to learn why application security measures often fail and what can be done to mitigate them.
E-Zine: Software Testing Vol.2 - Testing Strategies for Complex Environments: Agile, SOA by IBM. December 09, 2010 - In this issue of SearchSoftwareQuality.com's Software Testing e-zine, we'll discuss a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) as a new testing environment as well as an Agile software development (ASD) methodology.
E-Zine: Software Testing Vol.3: This Issue of Software Testing Delves Into Mobile Application and Regression Testing by IBM. December 09, 2010 - This e-zine covers the topic of testing and retesting defects and cites the Blackberry blackouts of 2007 and 2008 as examples of issues that could have been detected by regressing testing.
Early days of Agile development: Lessons for small projects by IBM. November 07, 2011 - It’s been 10 years since the Agile Manifesto was first crafted, but the principles remain the same. In this tip guide, Agile expert Chris McMahon talks about early experiences with Agile development and how the lessons still apply today.
Ease of Use in Web Conferencing – The Cost Benefits Of Making Usability a Priority by IBM. February 18, 2009 - The benefits of Web conferencing have motivated many to become proficient at its use. But the economic downturn has brought a new urgency to finding ways to cut costs and work together efficiently. This study examines the role of usability as the major issue that stands in the way of truly beneficial adoption of web conferencing by the mainstream.
eBizQ eBook: Dynamic Case Management: A powerful weapon in the war on 'untamed processes' by IBM. August 23, 2011 - Learn how dynamic case management (DCM) can help enterprises deal with dysfunctional processes. In this expert eBook, you’ll be introduced to DCM, define untamed processes and explore such processes in the context of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and integration.
eBizQ.net E-Book: Dynamic case management: A powerful weapon in the war on ‘untamed processes’ - Part Two by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Fortunately, dynamic case management (DCM) can help enterprises deal with dysfunctional processes. This expert e-book, part two of a series on process management, will introduce readers to DCM, define untamed processes and explore such processes in the context of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and integration.
eBizQ.net E-Book: Dynamic case management: A powerful weapon in the war on ‘untamed processes’ - Part One by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Check out this expert e-book, the first part of a series on process management, to learn how dunamic case management (DCM) can be used to overcome this challenge.
ebizQ.net Tip Guide: Evolving your dynamic case management strategy by IBM. September 16, 2011 - This Tip Guide describes how DCM can benefit financial services firms and offers expert advice on best practices and pitfalls in DCM adoption.
ebizQ.net Tip Guide: Pitfalls to avoid in your case management strategy by IBM. September 16, 2011 - This Tip Guide describes how DCM can benefit financial services firms and offers expert advice on the best practices and pitfalls in DCM adoption.
eBook: ALM Trends: Requirements and the role of business analysts by IBM. November 04, 2011 - Agile organizations look for ways to overcome obstacles associated with requirements management. These two tip guides look at trends in requirements management tools and the changing role of the business analyst.
eBook: Automation in ALM: The many flavors of automation by IBM. October 10, 2011 - Automation is often touted as a key in successful application development efforts, but it comes in many different flavors. This e-book describes the variety of automation techniques and benefits of using automation throughout the application development lifecycle. It's written for managers and QA groups investing in automation.
eBook: Delivering business value with ALM - Trends, drivers and impacts by IBM. November 04, 2011 - In this SearchSoftwareQuality.com e-book, application lifecycle management (ALM) experts discuss why and how businesses are impacted by innovative ALM efforts and optimized resources.
eBook: Delivering business value with ALM: Business changes and impact by IBM. November 07, 2011 - As application lifecycle management (ALM) continues to evolve and agile development becomes more the norm, industry experts expect the silos between departments to begin disappearing and job descriptions to change for IT professionals. In this e-book, readers will learn the future of ALM and its impact on both software professionals and customers.
eBook: Private Cloud Application Opportunities: Exploring Benefits, Challenges of Using Private Cloud by IBM. December 18, 2012 - In this e-book, discover how your organization can determine whether software as a service (SaaS), a public cloud infrastructure, or a private cloud is best for you.
Ecomanage Network Corporation Develops a Service Offering for Manufacturers to Fully Manage Wastes and Meet Disposal Regulations by IBM. October 26, 2009 - Read this case study to see how IBM Global Services implemented and is operating the Wastes and Resources Circulation Management System, a hybrid solution of private and public cloud computing.
Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems by IBM. April 30, 2012 - This white paper details the results of a recent study in comparing the cost, complexity and ease-of-use of the IBM Storwize V7000 and the EMC VNX5500. Read now to learn the results.
Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems by IBM. April 30, 2012 - This white paper analyzes the results of the Edison Competitive Management Cost Study (CMCS) methodology comparing the storage administrator efficiency of both IBM and EMC.
Effective ALM Planning; How to Appoint a New Management Team by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Proper application lifecycle management (ALM) planning and the appointment of a change and configuration team can help align business goals with application development goals, explain concepts to management, and improve quality. In this e-book, readers will learn keys to ALM planning and effective ways to introduce ALM to the organization.
Effective Application Lifecycle Management helps Capital District Physicians by IBM. December 29, 2011 - With so many departments working on one development project, it's easy for projects to suffer from a lack of communication. Watch this brief video to learn how a health insurance firm serving over 350,000 members implemented collaboration software to increase communication between different roles in their organization.
Effective Document Management with Document Capture by IBM. September 29, 2011 - This e-guide gives more insight to the document capture process and the new capabilities in document capture software.
Effective Storage Management and Data Protection for Cloud Computing by IBM. December 30, 2011 - IBM reduces the complexity of managing cloud environments by offering a complete portfolio of automated solutions for managing data and storage infrastructure, enabling better efficiency for business resiliency, and helping to reduce costs and improve security.
Effective Storage Management and Data Protection for Cloud Computing by IBM. September 14, 2010 - In Cloud Computing environments, applications reside in massively-scalable data centers where compute resources can be dynamically provisioned and shared to achieve significant economies of scale. Storage capacity scales with compute resources, and each needs to be effectively managed to gain the maximum benefits from Cloud.
Efficiency Benefits of Unified Storage by IBM. May 21, 2013 - This e-guide explains how file-based growth has largely influenced the adoption of unified storage and presents other key survey takeaways; including the top three reasons for installation and the greatest benefits this technology has afforded IT shops.
eGuide: Agile Development by IBM. September 18, 2009 - This eGuide provides insight on requirements gathering during the agile process, how to manage upcoming agile projects and how to assimilate current development practices with the new agile methodology.
eGuide: Agile Testing in the Cloud by IBM. November 16, 2011 - For test teams in some application development shops, cloud computing has broken down many of the limitations caused by testing on internal resources. This expert e-guide will cover how to use the cloud for improved Agile testing and how this move to the cloud may help conquer internal limitations.
eGuide: Applying business rules for more effective advanced case management by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Read this expert e-guide to learn what business needs are driving the adoption of both business rules and case management technologies, how business rules technology is being put to use in case management and other areas, how to prepare for and implement rules in case management, and where business rules and case management trends are heading.
eGuide: Automation in ALM by IBM. May 14, 2013 - With a variety of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) automation tools on the market, choosing the ones that will help, not hinder, your software development projects is not always easy. Turn to this expert e-guide for advice on selecting ALM automation technologies and learn best practices for ALM automation.
eGuide: Best practices for managing sustainable supply chains by IBM. November 16, 2011 - Many organizations, from large corporations to small not-for-profits, are eager to jump on the supply chain sustainability bandwagon without fully understanding what such a program means to the organization and its supply chain. In this e-guide, find best practices for managing sustainable supply chains and onboarding suppliers.
eGuide: Best practices for streamlined, successful case outcomes by IBM. November 15, 2011 - Great case management results don't happen by magic, and they don't even happen just by hard work. They're often due to following proven best practices. This e-guide will introduce readers to our tried-and-true best practices for effective case management and five potential barriers to successful case outcomes—and advice for addressing them.
eGuide: Challenges and best practices for building the best case management architecture by IBM. October 01, 2011 - This e-guide continues ebizQ.com's exploration of best practices in architecture and other aspects of case management. This installment describes how dynamic case management (DCM) is moving beyond its historical origins in the healthcare industry into other fields.
eGuide: Collaboration and case management: Trends, challenges and expert advice by IBM. November 11, 2011 - This e-guide takes a look at the use of collaboration and social networking strategies and tools for case management, including a big picture introduction, expert advice for avoiding headaches, and findings from ebizQ.com's recent survey of business and IT professionals who are using case management in their own companies.
eGuide: Collaboration Best Practices by IBM. May 16, 2013 - This expert E-Guide reveals essential best practices for requirements review in agile methodologies. Inside, evaluate techniques for requirements review, discover how you can determine testability and spot missing connections, learn about the role of collaboration in agile development, and more.
eGuide: Creating ALM Success for Your Organization by IBM. May 16, 2013 - Today's ever-changing technology landscape demands increased flexibility throughout all stages of an application's lifecycle. This expert e-guide explores the key areas and metrics that CIOs and project managers should focus on to ensure top-notch software quality throughout your core applications lifecycle.
eGuide: Data management best practices in the new world of archiving by IBM. November 16, 2011 - In this e-guide, you will learn the best practices for managing archival data in a modern and effective world. Tips from expert Bill Inmon include strategies for organizing archival data into "time vaults," considerations for software and hardware releases and ideas on how to manage the day-to-day access of archival
eGuide: DR & BC Planning for the Midmarket by IBM. June 22, 2011 - Server virtualization promises to significantly increase the value proposition of the data center in the small to medium-sized market. Access this expert resource from the editors at SearchStorageChannel.com to learn about all the available options for disaster recovery.
eGuide: Effective enterprise information management: Key strategies and mistakes to avoid by IBM. November 17, 2011 - In this informative e-guide you will learn the initial steps to launching an EIM program, how to assess current data governance, quality management, master data management and architecture to ensure EIM success, the best practices for determining the best business opportunities and more.
eGuide: Essential guide to solution architecture by IBM. December 12, 2012 - Read this e-guide to discover four expert-recommended solutions architecture best practices. Then, learn why solutions architecture is becoming an important part of the software development process.
eGuide: Essential playbook for SOA governance by IBM. December 13, 2012 - Check out this e-guide to explore internationally recognized integration thought leader David Linthicum's expert advice on how to leverage effective cloud governance that ensures the highest levels of security for your applications and services, eases interoperability challenges, and keeps costs from spiraling out of control.
eGuide: Mistakes to avoid when providing virtualization services and support by IBM. October 18, 2011 - This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchSystemsChannel.com, reveals the four most common virtualization stumbling blocks that resellers encounter and offers advice for avoiding and overcoming them.
eGuide: Mobile Security and Testing Best Practices by IBM. December 13, 2012 - How can software developers adapt their functional testing practices to the unique challenges of mobile application lifecycles? Read this expert e-guide to discover independent consultant Karen Johnson's practical suggestions for how to handle mobile functional testing effectively.
eGuide: New views on application modernization and the cloud by IBM. December 13, 2012 - Check out this e-guide to find out what the experts and your peers think about training the business process management (BPM) lens on legacy applications to fulfill enterprise modernization needs. Read a case study detailing the role of business processes in the Army and Air Force Mutual Aid Association's application modernizations effort.
eGuide: Private Cloud Management, Costs and Advantages by IBM. September 13, 2012 - Access this expert e-guide as it explains a simple model for describing costs and benefits of different private cloud environments to outline to your organization's key decision makers.
eGuide: Storage virtualization for data migration, consolidation by IBM. October 17, 2011 - Data migration is a major challenge for customers upgrading their storage hardware. Fortunately, virtualization can help to streamline this process. This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchSystemschannel.com, explores the fundamentals of storage virtualization and points out the new revenue opportunities that accompany it.
eGuide: Strategies for building the best advanced case management architecture, Part I by IBM. November 11, 2011 - Designing a case management architecture is more of an art—really, a balancing act—than a science. In this e-guide, readers will learn to address key considerations involved in designing an effective case management architecture that extends across the enterprise to enable better collaboration and decision-making.
eGuide: Strategies for building the best advanced case-management architecture - Part 2 by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Dynamic case management (DCM) can provide companies with significant benefits, but its architecture creates plenty of challenges as well. Read this e-guide to learn how to use communication and flexibility to create an effective DCM architecture with consistent, on-going maintenance, and get tips for building a business case.
eGuide: Strategies for building the best case-management architecture by IBM. November 11, 2011 - This e-guide continues ebizQ.com's deep dive into approaches for constructing a sound case management architecture. In this installment, learn how to approach the technology choices involved and when to consider a case management framework based on business process management (BPM) software or other technologies.
eGuide: Tips for successful ALM Management by IBM. October 10, 2011 - In this e-guide, readers will learn best practices to achieve successful application lifecycle management (ALM) including: Tips for an end-to-end software development and delivery process, steps for kicking off ALM management, and expert advice for ALM challenges.
eGuide: Top Tips for Tivoli Storage Manager Users by IBM. September 13, 2012 - This expert E-Guide can help by outlining how to prevent the top 5 TSM backup errors and 11 tips for overall use. Read now to learn more.
eGuide: Using social and collaborative approaches to take case management to the next level, Part II by IBM. November 11, 2011 - This e-guide features expert insight about and best practices for using social and collaborative techniques and technology in case management.
eGuide: Using virtualization to achieve green data centers by IBM. October 17, 2011 - This expert e-guide, brought to you by SearchSystemsChannel.com, provides insight into emerging virtualization and cloud trends and offers advice to help solution providers excel in each of these technology spaces.
Eleven habits for highly successful BPM programs by IBM. June 01, 2010 - Using the framework of Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, this resource describes 11 habits IT organizations must develop to foster business process management (BPM) success, including building a complete BPM while also forcing collaboration across the enterprise.
EllisDon constructs a mission-critical cloud by IBM. October 31, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn how one organization resolved their infrastructure issues by leveraging an innovative private cloud solution. Review the benefits they are now enjoying and discover what this platform can offer your business.
EMA Analyst Report on the Mobile Device Management Marketspace by IBM. August 24, 2012 - Consult this informative white paper to gain better understanding of mobile device management with traditional desktop management capabilities. Use a consolidated endpoint management experience that can meet all enterprise challenges.
EMA Analyst Report: Enabling Real-World Business Transformation through IBM Service Management by IBM. October 01, 2009 - Visit this information center and find out how smarter technology can result in gains in efficiency, business alignment and risk management strategies.
Employing IBM Database Encryption Expert to meet encryption and access control requirements for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) by IBM. July 27, 2011 - This white paper explores the challenges of compliance with PCI and how organizations must take a holistic approach to protecting and securing their business-critical information.
Empowered Customers Drive Collaborative Business Evolution by IBM. May 31, 2012 - Read this groundbreaking new study, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of IBM, to understand how empowered customers are changing the way business is doing business—today and in the future.
Empowering Security and Compliance Management for the z/OS RACF Environment using IBM Tivoli Security Management for z/OS by IBM. March 11, 2013 - Learn more about how you can improve mainframe security by consulting this white paper. Find out how to combine mainframe data from other operating systems, applications, and databases in order to provide the ability to capture comprehensive log data and better interpret data.
Empowering the Business to Sense and Respond: Delivering Business Event Processing with IBM WebSphere Business Events by IBM. July 25, 2008 - This paper addresses one of the critical IBM technologies for supporting
agility and alignment, Business Event Processing (BEP).
Empowering the CIO: Enabling smarter decisions with Application Portfolio Management by IBM. May 23, 2012 -
Application portfolio management (APM) can help your organization in its quest to trim unwanted applications and modernize its portfolio. Read this paper now and learn about the need for an APM solution, including examples on how it can help your business optimize its IT investments.
Empowering the DBA Tools to Manage Data Throughout Its Lifecycle E-Book by IBM. March 18, 2011 - This guide serves to show you how DBAs can solve some of the complex challenges associated with your changing databases, while optimizing database operations and ensuring business continuity.
Enabling a mobile workforce with IBM Cognos solutions by IBM. September 24, 2012 - Ensuring your on-the-go workforce is able to access mission critical BI data is crucial to your organization's success. Read this paper to discover a method that addresses past mobile workforce limitations while providing a rich user experience for tablet and smartphone users. View now and learn the key highlights in this solution.
Enabling Applications from Oracle to DB2 the Easy Way by IBM. December 18, 2010 - New compatibility features in IBM DB2 make the move from Oracle to DB2 easier than ever before. Hear from customers and IBM experts about their porting experiences.
Enabling Continuous Compliance Across the Enterprise by IBM. June 30, 2011 - Today's innovative enterprises are transforming compliance into a continuous action that is woven into the fabric of both their IT security and business environments. Learn how this transformation can significantly improve compliance results with fewer resources, while providing valuable insights to drive strategic business decisions.
Enabling Sustainable Compliance Management by IBM. December 2008 - Read this white paper to see how adopting a sustainable security compliance strategy minimizes risk, while making proper use of people, process and technology. Also learn how you can cost-effectively comply with regulations, while maintaining business flexibility to achieve mission goals.
End-to-End Virtualization: A Holistic Approach for a Dynamic Environment by IBM. September 30, 2011 - Server virtualization is transforming every aspect of data centers including storage, networking and management. Access this white paper as it discusses two organizations experiences implementing server virtualization and their plan for the cloud.
Endress+Hauser maximises availability and resiliency with Linux on System z by IBM. August 08, 2012 - This case study explains how one company successfully navigated the disaster recovery planning process. Discover why they decided to implement Linux on System z and how virtualisation allowed them to cost-effectively scale their IT environment.
Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z by IBM. June 01, 2011 - Because downtime can have serious implications, it is critical that companies have an effective disaster recovery (DR) strategy in place. This case study compares several DR architectures and discusses how one organisation successfully navigated the selection process.
Energy Efficiency in IBM Data Centers by IBM. August 2008 - This webcast details how IBM is implementing hardware, software and services to become more energy efficient within their own network and how it can work for you as well.
Energy Management Strategies and Data Center Complexities Require New Solutions by IBM. January 13, 2009 - This white paper explores an approach to "going green" that enables you to address challenges like fiscal resource issues and align your IT shop with business goals and strategies.
Enforce data management techniques to keep up with data growth by IBM. October 16, 2012 - In this video, expert Jon Toigo outlines the changes he feels need to be made to data management techniques to address today's 'storage infrastruggle.'
Enhance and secure critical business operations with end-to-end, business-driven security solutions by IBM. June 16, 2010 - Securing IT assets is a top priority for organizations of all sizes, across all industries. Read this paper and learn how to help mitigate enterprise security risks by leveraging IBM solutions to drive business innovation and success, while reducing complexity and costs along the way.
Enhance Business Insight and Scalability of XML Data with New DB2 9.7 pureXML Features by IBM. March 18, 2011 - This is a developerWorks article. This article summarizes the new pureXML capabilities, explains how they can be used, and discusses sample application scenarios.
Enhance service delivery and process automation by IBM. August 15, 2011 - This white paper addresses these challenges, and offers a set of process automation solutions. Learn how Tivoli process automation engine helps automate, integrate and enhance service delivery across the enterprise.
Enhancing Your Infrastructure in an Uncertain Economy to Support Your SOA Business Initiatives by IBM. January 15, 2009 - This white paper defines the challenges facing today's IT executives and steps you can take now to support your organization’s SOA-based initiatives by cutting costs, leveraging your existing IT infrastructure and improving productivity.
Enrich the Decisioning of Your COBOL Applications by IBM. March 15, 2008 - With IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules and IBM WebSphere ILOG Rules for COBOL, you can externalize and manage the business rules in your organization’s COBOL applications without disruption or a major development project. Furthermore, you can use the externalized rules as decision services within an SOA strategy.
Ensuring application security in mobile device environments by IBM. July 07, 2012 - This resource will provide you guidance to ensure application security in your mobile environment.
Ensuring the security of your mobile business intelligence by IBM. September 24, 2012 - Organizations need to know that when their employees access BI applications from their mobile devices, whether from a native application or the web, that security measures are in place to ensure their BI data is protected and safe from hackers or if a device is ever lost or stolen. Read to find strategies on how to best secure BI on mobile devices.
Enterprise Architecture and Project Portfolio Management – Different sides of the same coin? by IBM. August 27, 2012 - Once you realize how inextricable enterprise architecture (EA) and project portfolio management (PPM) are from each other, it becomes obvious that an approach that integrates the two under one umbrella can provide you with more efficient stratgic outcomes. View this webcast to learn how to marry these two complementary disciplines.
Enterprise capture ushers in a new era of business process efficiency by IBM. October 10, 2011 - Take a few minutes to discover how enterprise capture software from IBM can help you reduce the cost and complexity of business processes across your organization.
Enterprise Data Center Modernization-- IBM Unveils the Future and a Path to Get There with IBM zEnterprise System by IBM. July 20, 2010 - Read this report to learn how application modernization can help customize server technology to meet varying workload needs, to learn the best approaches to data center modernization, and to find how IBM System zEnterprise can simplify the server selection process.
Enterprise Information Management, Enterprise Content Management, Master Data Management - How Do They Fit Together by IBM. January 2008 - Enterprise Content Management (ECM) has started to move beyond departmental deployments and into an important competence and infrastructural technology.
Enterprise Linux Consolidation and Optimization on IBM System z by IBM. April 01, 2012 - To enable virtualization and cloud computing, companies must choose the right hardware for their Linux environments. This white paper follows the evolution of Linux and offers recommendations to help you select the right architecture to support virtual and cloud workloads.
Enterprise Management Associates Report-- The Power of AppScan: A Hands-On Review of IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition by IBM. October 27, 2010 - In a hands-on look at IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition, the Enterprise Management Associates® (EMA™) team finds in the product an easily implemented, highly configurable utility that addresses multiple application security pain points.
Enterprise Modernization - The Cornerstone of Smarter Computing by IBM. February 14, 2012 - View this webcast to learn how to combat the server and application sprawl that is consuming your IT budget while driving efficient innovation. Discover an infrastructure approach that maximizes performance of existing assets while allowing for modernization and mainframe development.
Enterprise modernization: A Rational approach by IBM. November 10, 2011 - This paper presents a new, broad and all-encompassing multiplatform view of modernization in the context of applications, people and teams that will help you see where to begin, and where a comprehensive strategy might lead.
Enterprise Report Management: A Market Assessment by IBM. September 2008 - This white paper from AIIM International is based on findings from a recent survey conducted by AIIM on enterprise report management (ERM).
Enterprise Strategies to Improve Application Testing by IBM. April 2008 - This paper examines how proven test data management capabilities can help you deliver reliable applications and achieve maximum business value from you application investments.
Enterprise Strategies to Improve Application Testing: Optimized Test Environments Speed the Deployment of Reliable Applications by IBM. March 2008 - Princeton Softech Optim enables IT organizations to meet even the most complex application testing challenge by providing all the fundamental components of an effective test data management strategy.
Enterprise Virtual Machine Infrastructure on the IBM Cloud by IBM. August 12, 2011 - Rapidly access the IT resources you need and pay only when you need them with IBM SmartCloud Enterprise. In this white paper, you'll learn how the IBM experience and infrastructure are the foundation upon which we deliver the quality, reliability and security-rich features your enterprise requires.
Enterprise virtual machine infrastructure on the IBM Cloud:Enhance business agility, cost efficiency and security with cloud computing built for IT professionals by IBM. July 14, 2011 - IT Managers: Reduce costs with enterprise ready environments. Take advantage of easy and flexible onboarding for business-ready virtual servers. Rapidly improve project set up and shorten development times. Find out how.
Escaping PCI purgatory by IBM. February 01, 2009 - IBM offers comprehensive solutions designed to take businesses through the entire PCI compliance process and continue to meet new requirements, supporting the next level of security. Read the white paper ‘Escaping PCI Purgatory’ to learn more.
ESG Lab Validation - IBM Storwize V7000 by IBM. March 24, 2011 - This ESG Lab report presents the results of a mixed workload performance benchmark test designed to assess the real world performance capabilities of an IBM Storwize V7000 storage system and IBM x3850 X5 servers in a VMware-enabled virtual server environment. Download now to find out the results.
ESG White Paper: StoredIQ Accelerates Electronic Discovery While Providing Cost Predictability by IBM. July 28, 2010 - This paper discusses how StoredIQ’s solution works and how it alleviates the operational burden placed on IT by the different requirements and expectations corporate counsel have for electronic discovery processes.
ESG: IBM's Leadership Storage Virtualization by IBM. March 30, 2012 - Check out this comprehensive study from ESG to explore how virtualizing not just your servers but your storage as well can free up unprecedented space, time and resources, while costing you considerably less money.
ESG: Storage Virtualization for Efficient Operations by IBM. March 29, 2012 - This ESG lab report documents the performance capabilities of IBM Storwize V7000. Read onto see the results of this objective study.
ESG: Storage Virtualization Offerings from IBM by IBM. March 30, 2012 - With flat or declining budgets, all organizations have been asked to "do more with less," and while budgets are beginning to recover, the need for efficiency does not dissipate. Check out this ESG case study to explore test results of IBM'storage virtualizaton offerings.
ESG: Storwize V7000 and Real-time Compression Lab Validation Report by IBM. August 31, 2012 - This white paper explores how modern, space-efficient virtual disks eliminate the cost of unused and unallocated storage as they simplify the tasks of assigning storage capacity to applications. Read now to learn more.
Essential Enterprise Mobile Security Controls by IBM. January 04, 2013 - How will you defend your organization from the threats posed by mobile devices? This expert E-Guide will help you understand the tools and controls you should be implementing to maintain security and protect sensitive data.
Establish a Strategic Advantage in Managing Change by IBM. August 17, 2010 - Join Sue Green, Market Manager for IBM Rational Systems at this webcast as she shows you a structured approach to seizing opportunity and managing change amid the fast pace world and complexity of smarter product development.
Establishing an Effective Application Strategy for your Mobile Enterprise by IBM. August 12, 2011 - The explosion of enterprise applications has made it possible for many employees to work anywhere, anytime. IT is pressed to deliver security-rich applications across platforms and devices. This white paper provides an overview to help you establish an effective mobile application strategy.
Evaluate: IBM Mashup Center by IBM. June 09, 2011 - IBM Mashup Center is an enterprise mashup platform enabling the rapid creation, sharing, and discovery of reusable application building blocks (widgets, feeds, mashups). Discover how these tools can use these components to easily assemble new applications or improve existing ones by downloading this free software trial.
Evaluate: IBM Rational AppScan by IBM. June 09, 2011 - With Web applications exposing more sensitive information to anyone with an Internet connection, new security threats are emerging all of the time. IBM Rational AppScan is a leading application security testing suite designed to help manage vulnerability testing throughout the software development life cycle.
Evaluate: IBM Rational Software Architect V8 by IBM. June 09, 2011 - Download the latest version of IBM Rational Software Architect V8 to experience the latest in design and modeling technologies, comprehensive support for emerging technologies around SOA and Java Enterprise Edition 5, and best of breed tools that integrate with IBM's product lifecycle management solutions.
Evaluate: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning by IBM. November 01, 2012 - Download this free trial of IBM's next-generation tool that combines infrastructure and platform capabilities to simplify virtualization and cloud infrastructure management.
Evaluate: Lotus Notes and Domino Administrator clients by IBM. June 09, 2011 - IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Administrator clients nurture communication and real-time connections to form the backbone of a simplified, security-rich, and real-time work environment designed to foster an increase in knowledge sharing, business insight and productivity.
Evaluate: WebSphere Application Server Community Edition by IBM. June 09, 2011 - WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is a pre-integrated, lightweight Java platform application server built on Apache Geronimo technology. Download now to experience how it harnesses the latest innovations from the open source community to deliver a readily accessible and flexible foundation for developing and deploying Java apps.
Evaluating cloud-based file transfer services by IBM. July 01, 2011 - If you are looking for smarter ways to approach file sharing in your commerce environment, you are probably thinking about outsourcing or moving to the cloud. This evaluation from IBM, supported by research from Vanson-Bourne, can help by showing you critical factors to consider.
Evaluator Group - IBM Storwize Family: Scaling Capabilities and Value Jan 2013 by IBM. January 31, 2013 - IT needs from storage systems continue to increase – this white paper discusses IBMs storwize family single architecture, its benefits and how it's applied across several market segments as independent storage systems.
Evaluator Group: IBM's Portfolio Approach to Data Protection by IBM. February 28, 2011 - This white paper explores today's available data mining technologies, where storage fits in, and the important role of storage in successfull data analytics. Read now to learn more.
eX5 The Fifth Generation of IBM X-Architecture by IBM. January 19, 2011 - High-end workloads drive ever-increasing and ever-changing constraints on innovation. But still, IBM eX5 delivers. Read this white paper to see how IBM eX5 helps you get the greatest value for your organization today and in the future.
EXA Corporation creates a secure and resilient private cloud by IBM. June 07, 2012 - This white paper presents a case-study of an organization that utilized multiple solutions to create a secure and resilient hybrid private cloud.
Examining business resiliency management best practices: How to prepare today for future trends in business by IBM. June 17, 2010 - Today, organizations that aren’t able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind. Read this paper and learn how to effectively manage people, process, and technology within a business resilience strategy.
Exceptional Experiences: The key to customer engagement by IBM. December 14, 2010 - Frustrated customers, lower satisfaction, declining loyalty and plummeting sales are potential consequences of a poor online experience. Looking ahead, both analysts and industry leaders agree that an exceptional experience will be the key to dazzling, acquiring and retaining customers.
Executing a proof-of-concept tournament for data warehouse appliances by IBM. June 17, 2011 - This blog entry offers guidelines for comparing various data warehouse appliances. Get detailed advice on setting up an objective proof-of-concept tournament and discover key points to consider when deciding on a solution.
Executive Brief Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical by IBM. November 17, 2011 - As businesses embrace the digital revolution, they're rethinking what customers value most and creating operating models that take advantage of what’s newly possible for competitive differentiation. This report is designed to provide senior executives with analysis and insight on how fast and how far to go on the path to digital transformation.
Expanding the boundaries of ALM by IBM. May 31, 2012 - This expert e-guide outlines the evolution of application lifecycle management (ALM) and explains the limitless possibilities of this growing process. Read this now and discover advice for successful ALM implementations, including what it can and can't do for your business, as well as common pitfalls to avoid and how to overcome them.
Expanding the Value of IBM Rational Team Concert Software with IBM Business Partners-priority Asset by IBM. September 2008 - This white paper discusses challenges to adopting globalization, open environments, seamless collaboration, and agile techniques, and how Jazz technology, Rational Team Concert and IBM Business Partner Plug-ins can help drive software innovation.
Expert advice on dynamic case management best practices by IBM. May 25, 2011 - This mini-eBook describes exactly how dynamic case management (DCM) can benefit financial services firms and offers expert advice on both the best practices to apply and pitfalls to avoid in DCM adoption.
Expert Integrated Systems: A Next-Generation Computing Platform (IDC) by IBM. October 12, 2012 - Respected industry veterans at IDC, Matthew Eastwood and Steven D. Hendrick, explore the move toward converged system deployments. Gain insight into the business case for converged systems, 2 significant challenges to expert integrated systems, and the opportunities and benefits for your organization.
Expert Integrated Systems: A Next-Generation Computing Platform (IDC) by IBM. April 30, 2012 - Converged systems and converged application middleware are coming together to optimize modern datacenter management. Read this IDC white paper to learn how these two elements are being combined to deliver the simplified, highly available IT services that tomorrow's mobile, cloud and social workloads will require.
Expert Integrated Systems: Can you put expertise in a box? by IBM. March 18, 2013 - Can you package expertise? More and more IT executives are adopting a new approach that makes it easier, faster and less expensive to deploy infrastructure and applications by integrating hardware, software and field-tested "patterns of expertise" in the form of expert integrated systems. Find out more.
Expert tips for BPM and event-driven processing by IBM. November 01, 2011 - In this e-guide, readers interested in implementing event-driven processing and business process management (BPM) will learn tips for proving ROI with BPM, best practices for implementing event processing, and process-oriented strategies to gain greater value from a BPM suite.
Expert tips for success with ALM by IBM. May 14, 2012 - Read this expert e-guide to learn how to lay down a solid foundation for ALM success with: best practices in five crucial development areas; strategies for bringing these five advanced disciplines together in an integrated approach; eight essential software quality metrics to keep, and why you should throw out the rest; and more!
Expert tips for using text analytics to improve CRM by IBM. September 29, 2011 - In this expert e-guide you'll learn the key features of text analytics and how to use them to improve CRM.
Expert Tips to Address 3 Virtualization-Related Storage Issues by IBM. May 09, 2013 - This expert E-Guide provides insight into the processes and tools you can use to overcome virtualization-related storage challenges in the areas of efficiency, deployment time and complexity.
Explode Six Marketing Myths by IBM. October 18, 2011 - Maximize campaign effectiveness with analytic technology.
Exploiting DB2 on System z to Meet Your Data Warehousing Needs by IBM. - This white paper examines the role of data warehousing and DB2 on System environments, and it explains how you can standardize and consolidate your existing data marts and warehouses to form a mixed workload solution.
Exploring ALM’s future: The impact of Agile, interoperability and price by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Agile development and customers who are demanding better interoperability and simpler, lower-priced solutions are changing the application lifecycle management (ALM) market. Read this expert e-guide to find out where the ALM market is headed.
Exploring IBM SOA Technology & Practice: How to Plan, Build, and Manage a Service Oriented Architecture in the Real World by IBM. February 2008 - This eBook is intended for readers who are already familiar with service oriented architecture (SOA) and who want to learn about IBM's advice on how to be successful with SOA. It is intended for IT and business professionals involved with adopting ...
Exploring Integration Testing in the Agile Development Lifecycle by IBM. December 26, 2012 - Integration testing can be challenging, no matter what the meaning. Access this Solution Spotlight to learn tips and best practices for integration testing, as well as challenged you may come across and how to avoid them.
Extending Business Intelligence with a New Generation of Dashboards by IBM. February 07, 2011 - Learn how a new generation of dashboards can enrich your business intelligence solutions and become an integral part of your business analytics arsenal in this white paper.
Extending Planning & Forecasting with Analytics by IBM. May 07, 2013 - This white paper examines the current state of analytics in today's accounting systems, and ventures to find ways to enhance and strengthen this foundation. Learn how automation can help support accounting systems.
Extending the life of your existing data center assets - How the IBM Lexington data center grew IT capacity eight times without expanding its energy footprint by IBM. November 01, 2010 - This paper describes the challenges data center managers face, and details how an IBM data center successfully leveraged integrated IT and facilities solutions to get more from existing investments.
Extending the Value of RPG Applications on the IBM i Platform by IBM. September 2008 - Applications based on the RPG programming language running on the IBM i operating system on the IBM Power Systems platform are the cornerstone of many companies' business processes.
Extending Virtualization in the Data Center with Application Infrastructure Virtualization by IBM. April 14, 2008 - This paper also describes IBM WebSphere® Virtual Enterprise, a product designed to virtualize enterprise applications and services across the IT infrastructure.
Extending virtualization in the data center with application infrastructure virtualization: An Introduction to WebSphere Virtual Enterprise by IBM. July 07, 2011 - This white paper examines application infrastructure virtualization as a new virtualization category within the data center. Continue reading to learn how this technology can augment the capability and value of existing server virtualizations.
Extracting the Full Value of SEC Filing Software by IBM. December 07, 2011 - The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission has forced organizations that file reports with it to automate most of the steps, leading most companies purchase software that helps them do so. This paper by Ventana Research explains the value of automated tagging software and how implementing such a strategy can lead to an elevated ROI.
EZ Insight Report: IBM Rational Jazz Strategy for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management (Full report) by IBM. March 13, 2009 - Analyst report which includes new or expanded discussion of Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration, Rational Requirements Manager, Quality Manager, Insight, and IBM Software Delivery Services for Cloud and Rational Asset Manager.
eZine Volume 6: Evaluating Exchange Server in the Cloud by IBM. September 09, 2011 - In this Exchange Insider E-zine, we will evaluate running exchange server in the cloud, how to make disaster recovery less painful for IT pros, and discuss why properly configuring virtual machines that host Exchange 2010 server roles is essential in a virtualization project.
eZine Volume 7: Five Things to Do Before Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010 by IBM. September 01, 2011 - Although Virtualizing Exchange 2010 is fairly simple, our expert names five critical elements you'll need to have in place before you plug in your first virtual machine. This e-zine also demonstrates how to change default Outlook Web App settings and why you shouldn't skip the tedious process of documenting a server migration project.
Facilitating “sound practices” in risk management with IBM OpenPages ORM by IBM. February 08, 2012 - This white paper discusses operational risk management (ORM) in the context of "Sound Practices for the Management and Supervision of Operational Risk," a paper from the Basel Committee.
FAQ Guide: An Introduction to Data Compression by IBM. August 15, 2011 - In this SearchStorage.com interview, W. Curtis Preston, independent analyst and executive editor in TechTarget's Storage Media Group, discusses the basics of data compression – one of the most popular search terms on SearchStorage.com this year.
FAQ Guide: Regulatory Compliance Issues Drive Some IT Shops to Data Archive Appliances by IBM. September 13, 2011 - Check out this SearchStorage.com FAQ guide to learn about the latest developments and the evolution of data archiving technology, the key characteristics of different appliances and more.
FAQ: Aligning BPM and MDM to Improve Business Process by IBM. May 13, 2013 - By aligning master data management (MDM) and business process management (BPM) efforts, you can optimize process decisions, reduce process errors, and enhance customer satisfaction. This presentation transcript includes FAQs on how to get started, which projects are best suited for a MDM BPM alignment, and more.
FAQ: How to Optimize Processes with BPM by IBM. February 09, 2013 - Access this presentation transcript to discover answers to FAQs about how business process management (BPM) can help to optimize SAP efficiency and productivity. Read on to find out which SAP processes are best suited for BPM, primary use cases for BPM with SAP, and more.
Fast Delivery of Complex Financial Reports - How Leading CFOs Do It by IBM. November 14, 2011 - Reporting speed and accuracy are vital today. But it would be wrong to assume that you have to spend more to go faster and do a competent job. This white paper illustrates how some organizations achieved top-tier results in financial reporting and why some did not.
Fast Growing Company, Mayflex, Chooses IBM Cognos Express to Deliver Essential Business Intelligence and Planning Capability by IBM. February 08, 2011 - Read about how Mayflex used IBM Cognos Express to replace a complex spreadsheet system, improve time-consuming budgeting and forecasting processes, compare actuals against budgets at various levels and save time for end-users through automatic system updates.
Faster analysis, better outcomes: How the right data analytics tools lead the way by IBM. September 30, 2012 - This resource introduces a personal analytics platform that can provide valuable business insights in functional areas such as finance, customer service, sales, and marketing – empowering you to make smarter, more strategic decisions.
Faster Oracle performance with flash storage by IBM. December 31, 2012 - Explore this informative white paper to learn about methods for improving the performance of Oracle databases by leveraging flash storage. Check it out now to discover how to bridge the massive performance gap between storage access times and database servers and get the scoop on identifying I/O performance bottlenecks.
Faster, More Reliable and Cost-Effective Disk-Based Backup and Recovery with IBM ProtecTIER Deduplication Solutions by IBM. May 25, 2011 - When evaluating deduplication solutions, there are five important design factors to consider. Understanding these factors can help ensure that the deduplication solution you select today will meet your needs well into the future.
Federal GBS Cost Take Out Breakfast seminar and videos on Analytics Infographic with GovExec by IBM. July 20, 2012 - Access this resource now to learn about one government agency that has trouble finding the right data, another that faces integration problems and one that has a tough time measuring results. Discover how the use of analytics can detect fraud, eliminate waste and drive efficiency in the public sector.
Fidelity Information Systems and IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM System Storage for Easy Tier by IBM. March 31, 2012 - This paper describes the benchmark testing that was done with IBM Storwize V7000 storage system and Fidelity information services in January 2012.
Fighting the Tide: IBM/Cognos BI Users Reduce Overhead, Increase Operating Profit by IBM. September 14, 2009 - Read this report to learn what Aberdeen Group found when analyzing the results of 65 IBM/Cognos BI users who participated in a larger study about best practices for business intelligence during a recession.
Finance Executives on the Value of Technology Investment for Midsize Companies by IBM. May 11, 2011 - This report provides the finance perspective on the challenges midsize companies are facing in deploying and using technology to support business analytics and growth strategies.
Find, Reach and Collaborate with IBM Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions by IBM. November 15, 2011 - Enterprises can improve productivity and cut costs with a unified communications (UC) infrastructure. Take your UC infrastructure to the next level.
Finding Value in Agile ALM by IBM. June 04, 2012 - IT pros are questioning whether or not they’re actually getting the ROI that they had anticipated when they chose to implement automated application lifecycle management (ALM). Read this expert e-guide to learn about the details you should consider before you start an automation project in order to get the greatest value out of your investment.
FISMA Compliance: A Holistic Approach to FISMA and Information Security by IBM. January 10, 2011 - IBM can help your federal agency implement a holistic strategy that improves overall security posture and readiness. Read this white paper to learn about the IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS) strategic approach to cybersecurity and gain a clearer understanding of the latest FISMA legislation and compliance mandates.
Five Application Lifecycle Management Imperatives for a Successful Global Software Development by IBM. September 08, 2011 - Inside this presentation transcript, find five key imperatives for using ALM to achieve successful global software development. Learn how to leverage this information to help reduce or eliminate endless project re-plans which are slowing down your business.
Five Application Lifecycle Management Imperatives for Success by IBM. December 31, 2011 - View this webcast to discover the renewed importance of integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) in a globalized development environment. Focus on five major ALM imperatives: time to delivery, quality, product value, predictability, and cost management.
Five best practices for deploying a successful service-oriented architecture: Leveraging lessons learned from the IBM Academy of Technology by IBM. February 13, 2009 - Check out this white paper to learn about the five best practices for deploying successful SOA and see rapid return on your investment.
Five guidelines for avoiding common social-collaboration challenges in case management by IBM. November 17, 2011 - This Tip Guide offers expert advice for avoiding social/collaborative headaches in case management. Also included are key findings from ebizQ.com's own just-completed survey of business and IT professionals who are using case management at their organization.
Five Imperatives for Effective Application Lifecycle Management by IBM. December 12, 2011 - Read this white paper to learn about an incremental and continuous approach to application lifecycle management (ALM) with an open, standards-based, collaborative platform. Help your business achieve effective software delivery with the five keys described inside.
Five Imperatives for effective Application Lifecycle Management by IBM. December 31, 2011 - Although application lifecycle management (ALM) is by no means a one-size-fits-all strategy for an effective, efficient application delivery process, there are five imperatives that will ensure an effective implementation.Read this white paper to learn how to infuse these five imperatives into your ALM strategy.
Five Predictive Imperatives for Maximizing Customer Value by IBM. February 20, 2011 - This white paper from IBM describes how a set of five predictive imperatives can help ensure that your company maximizes the value of its customer relationships and sustains higher levels of revenues and profits.
Five reasons why the right BI is like the right partner by IBM. May 14, 2013 - View this white paper to uncover the five criteria for the right business intelligence (BI) solution. It explains how you can find the best results for your business and how to ensure you have an effective approach to business analytics.
Five security considerations in the mobile age - Strengthen security in mobile environments with WebSphere DataPower appliances by IBM. December 31, 2012 - While mobility presents today's organizations with new business opportunities, it also introduces alarming security risks. This guide counts down five key security issues you need to consider in order to drive mobile success.
Five Steps to a Green Data Center by IBM. March 2008 - View this webcast to learn more about the environmental and financial benefits of a green data center.
Five Steps to Achieve Success in Your Application Security Program by IBM. October 31, 2012 - Uncover five steps that will help you build a successful application security program within your enterprise to ensure continual efficiency and protection of your business applications.
Five Tips for Improving the ROI of your Software Investments by IBM. April 22, 2011 - Five tips for improving the ROI of your software investments.
Five Ways to Reduce Costs and Drive Higher Efficiencies in Government by IBM. June 30, 2011 - This white paper describes five cost reduction strategies, supported by concrete examples of government agencies that have improved quality of services to citizens while cutting costs.
For Unwary Users, Social Media Data Analysis Can be an Unfriendly Task by IBM. March 15, 2013 - Social media analytics can help you gain valuable insights into your business, but it can also be a waste if not implemented properly. Read this expert e-guide to learn about the typical pitfalls of companies when deploying a social media analytics program and get advice on how to avoid them.
Forbes; Defensible Disposal: You Can't Keep All Your Data Forever by IBM. July 17, 2012 - In this article, learn how you can develop a defensible disposal program in order to efficiently and effectively eliminate data debris form your enterprise, allowing you to curb storage growth, cut costs, ensure regulatory compliance, and more.
Forecast: Cloudy! Efficient Software Delivery Leveraging Cloud by IBM. November 11, 2011 - This webcast looks at development and test workloads that lend themselves particularly well to leveraging the cloud, such as large scale load testing, and deployment planning and automation, and offers guidance and best practices for organizations interested in cloud-based solutions.
Forrester Consulting Study - The Total Economic Impact of IBM’s Real-Time Compression Solution by IBM. October 21, 2011 - In October 2010, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment enterprises may realise by deploying IBM’s Real-time Compression solution. Read this case study to learn the results.
Forrester Study: Total Economic Impact of WebSphere Application Server by IBM. May 31, 2010 - Forrester Research recently conducted a study to determine the total economic impact (TEI) on one organization that replaced its existing open source application server with a market-leading application development platform alternative. Read this report to discover the benefits this company achieved.
Forrester Study: Total Economic Impact of WebSphere Application Server by IBM. December 12, 2010 - This commissioned study conducted by Forrester on behalf of IBM describes how one company was able to realize a 42% 3-year return on investment by migrating from an open source application server to WebSphere Application Server (WAS).
Forrester: The Total Economic Impact Of IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller by IBM. May 31, 2012 - In June 2011, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential ROI enterprises may realize by deploying System Storage SAN Volume Controller. Read now to learn the results.
Forrester: Total Economic Impact Study of IBM Storwize V7000 by IBM. April 30, 2012 - In June 2011, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential ROI that enterprises may realize by deploying Storwize V7000. Read this white paper to learn the results.
ForwardView: Four Areas of Security Vital to Business Health by IBM. November 08, 2008 - Identifying areas of vulnerability can be increasingly challenging for small to mid-size businesses, but there are four areas – privacy, compliance, risk management and overall security capabilities – where information security is vital to business and profitability.
Fostering best financial strategies and practices for Enterprise IT by IBM. May 07, 2013 - This exclusive white paper discusses how IT executives and CFOs can work together to change financial strategies and operational paradigms to adopt cloud computing and enterprise systems for their infrastructure needs, helping to optimize the data center and align business and IT needs.
Four Key Elements to Improving Systems Engineering in Aerospace and Defense by IBM. December 13, 2010 - This webcast explores four key ways in which A&D companies can improve SE and looks at IBM Rational® solutions and approaches that can help organizations deliver quality products on time and within budget, while increasing efficiency and improving collaboration.
Four Key Strategies for Enabling Innovation in the Age of Smart by IBM. October 04, 2010 - Smart products have changed the way manufacturers approach developing complex products. Product innovation has evolved over the past few years, innovation is now dependent on software. Get the top four ways your organization can use an integrated product management process to thrive on a smarter planet in this informative paper.
Four tried-and-true best practices for effective case management by IBM. November 17, 2011 - In this tip guide, readers will learn best practices for effective case management from technology writer (and ebizQ.com contributor) Crystal Bedell.
Fraud Prevention and Detection for Credit and Debit Card Transactions by IBM. August 01, 2009 - Over the past 20 years, financial institutions, governments, insurers and retailers have seen an explosion in the amount and types of fraud perpetrated against them.
Free e-book: Getting Started with DB2 Application Development by IBM. March 01, 2012 - Learn how easy it is to get started on DB2 application development. This e-book includes topics such as using DB2 Express-C, writing SQL statements, working with open-source tools and more. This is part of a full e-kit designed for fast, easy DB2 learning.
Free: WebSphere Application Server for Developers by IBM. June 09, 2011 - IBM WebSphere Application Server for Developers is offering at no charge to satisfy the need of a no-cost WebSphere Application Server development runtime for projects that don't warrant the expense of a priced and supported runtime on the developer desktop.
From Fear to Value: CIO strategies for propelling business through the economic crisis by IBM. March 17, 2009 - Your aspiration: As a CIO, drive change, innovation and efficiency to help build a smarter enterprise that will prosper amidst global competition. Your daily challenge: As a CIO, deliver business results faster and better–with less. This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
From Reporting to Performance Management – A Roadmap: How IT Can Drive Better Business Performance by IBM. July 25, 2009 - Read this paper to learn how IT decision makers can drive better business performance through strong strategic, tactical, and advanced reporting.
From Transaction to Action -- How Business Events Processing is Helping Banks to Improve Business Transactions by IBM. March 01, 2011 - Numerous technological advances, including ATMs, credit cards and online banking, have significantly altered the ways in which the banking industry conducts its business. Read this white paper to learn how business event processing (BEP) can help create tailored systems to enhance customer service.
From Virtualization to Cloud: A Worthwhile Journey by IBM. January 21, 2012 - This exclusive white paper reveals key factors to consider when preparing for the cloud as well as a few barriers to avoid when deploying a cloud.
FTP Replacement: Where MFT Makes Sense and Why You Should Care by IBM. February 24, 2011 - This research provides advice on when to replace FTP with managed file transfer (MFT) solutions and which features to consider. MFT solutions can be MFT software and MFT as a service. The report also highlights where MFT fits into the technology landsacpe, along with some of its key benefits.
FTP Replacement: Where MFT Makes Sense and Why You Should Care by IBM. November 28, 2011 - This research provides advice on when to replace file transfer protocol (FTP) with managed file transfer (MFT) solutions, and which features to consider. This Gartner report includes MFT software and MFT as a service. Also highlighted is where MFT fits into the technology landscape and some of the key benefits.
Full Demo: IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence by IBM. October 06, 2009 - Complete capabilities in one product, on a single architecture. See key features for both business and IT users, including Framework Manager, the Administration Console, and integration with Microsoft Excel.
Funding for BI: It’s All About ROI, ROI, ROI by IBM. December 07, 2009 - Read this paper for a summary of the 2nd webcast in a series sponsored by IBM that is designed to empower IT and Business Unit managers to develop a strong business case for the return on investment (ROI) of their business intelligence initiatives.
Gain a Competitive Advantage as a Social Business by IBM. April 09, 2013 - View this quick video to learn how Greenwell, a fictional organization based on real-life customer scenarios, gained a competitive advantage by becoming a social business with the IBM Platform for Social Business.
Gain Business Advantages through Operational Analytics: Empowering Near Realtime Decision Making by IBM. June 06, 2013 - In this webcast, Dr. Barry Devlin, Founder, 9sight Consulting, will discuss the business value and technological foundations of operational analytics. He'll also explore how to bridge the business need for operational analytics with technology capabilities, as well as the business drivers for immediate decision making and action taking.
Gain IT asset visibility, control and automation by IBM. November 20, 2012 - This white paper describes how IBM IT asset management solutions provide the visibility, control and automation to support asset management across the IT asset life cycle, including planning, acquisition, management and disposition of software, hardware and related licenses.
Gain Strategic Insight into Business Services and Optimize Availability and Performance by IBM. February 13, 2009 - IBM service availability and performance solutions enable you to look across all layers of your service infrastructure to manage tools, information and people more intelligently and dynamically.
Gain visibility, control and automation in your storage environment by IBM. January 31, 2012 - This white paper presents the next-generation storage tool from IBM, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center. Continue on to see how it will help you efficiently manage your complex storage environment.
Gain visibility, insight and control with the CFO Performance Insight solution from IBM by IBM. June 30, 2012 - This brief video introduces an analytics platform that combines predictive analytics with what-if analysis, giving CFOs valuable insight into financial performance and paving the way for smarter, more reliable enterprise decision-making.
Gaining Efficiency and Business Value through Better Management of your IT Infrastructure by IBM. August 01, 2011 - This white paper takes a closer look at the processes involved in IT infrastructure management. Get advice to help you select the right tools for the job, maintain server software and firmware, and more.
Game-changing business analytics trends for 2011 and beyond by IBM. September 29, 2011 - This expert e-guide explores new and emerging business analytics trends and technologies that have the potential to give companies the competitive advantage they need.
Gartner Magic Quadrant: Selecting a vendor by IBM. November 03, 2011 - The demand for greater ecommerce capabilities is growing leading CIOs and IT professionals concerned with choosing the perfect vendor. Through this in-depth vendor analysis by Gartner, uncover the top 6 questions you should ask and the strengths and weaknesses of the top 20 e-commerce vendors.
Gartner MarketScope for Application Life Cycle Management by IBM. November 11, 2010 - Organisations adopting agile practices, utilising global and distributed teams, or exploiting complex processes and technologies are most likely to benefit from using ALM tools to plan, manage and report on their development activities. This MarketScope assesses the market offerings and their providers.
Gartner Sees Cloud Computing, Mobile Development Putting IT on Edge by IBM. December 17, 2012 - This fall, Gartner Inc.'s 2012 ITxpo conference centered around the highly disruptive, consumer-driven group of phenomena that consists of cloud computing, Web information, mobile devices, and social media innovations. Read this expert e-guide to find out what conclusions Gartner reached about how IT should be adjusting.
Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Organizations that have the most success with business intelligence (BI) typically approach it incrementally. Discover a step-by-step strategy for success in this white paper, featuring research from Gartner.
Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence by IBM. October 25, 2011 - Organizations that have the most success with BI typically approach it incrementally. Discover a step-by-step strategy for success in this newsletter featuring research from Gartner.
Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence by IBM. April 19, 2012 - Decision-making is buoyed by strong business intelligence (BI). For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), formulating an approach to BI can be a challenge. Incremental steps are pivotal for SMBs, according to this paper featuring insight from Gartner. Read this and learn why starting with the basic before evolving deeper is the proven path.
Gartner: Use Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization as a Bridge to Cloud by IBM. December 31, 2011 - Data center operators who are interested in private cloud storage technologies struggle with moving existing storage infrastructure into a cloud storage paradigm. Heterogeneous storage virtualization appliances offer a transition path for operators by preserving their investments and adding cloud operating semantics.
Geeknet: Business Analytics for Midsize Businesses: Challenges and Benefits by IBM. April 09, 2013 - View this white paper to learn more about how your business can gain an edge by interpreting sophisticated analytics. Give your enterprise a competitive advantage that provides you the opportunity to make information-based decisions more efficiently and effectively.
Generating business value from Big Data by IBM. May 21, 2013 - For high-end, challenging applications integrating business intelligence (BI) data with other information such as Internet clickstream and social networking data, the trend is shifting toward build in the buy vs. build data warehousing debate. Access this expert resource today to learn the drivers that are creating this new trend.
Get actionable insight with security intelligence for mainframe environments by IBM. March 08, 2013 - View this white paper to learn more about the importance of alerts with enterprise security. Find out how you can deliver integrated threat analysis, real-time alerts, and audit consolidation to manage today's growing threats. This resource discusses how you can enhance security without increasing overhead.
Get to know your business analysts by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Agile organizations look for ways to overcome obstacles associated with requirements management. This tip guide will look at trends in requirements management tools and the changing role of the business analyst.
Getronics Reduces Time to Market from as Long as Four Weeks to a Few Hours with IBM Software by IBM. January 22, 2010 - Getronics, a computer service company, needed to decrease the amount of time it took to build new hosted services for their clients. Read this case study to see how IBM helped reduce implementation times for new services from four weeks to just a few hours.
Getting Cloud Computing Right by IBM. February 13, 2012 - In a recent survey conducted on 2000 IT professionals, 91% of those that responded expect that the cloud will replace traditional on-premise computing within the next five years.This essential resource introduces a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for building and managing your cloud solutions.
Getting Cloud Computing Right by IBM. April 01, 2011 - This white paper follows the evolution and implementation of the cloud and describes the benefits that early adopters have already seen and their keys to success. Explore four cloud service delivery models as well as principles you can use to guide you through the planning and deployment process.
Getting cloud computing right by IBM. May 04, 2011 - Cloud computing can potentially be a disruptive change to the way an enterprise’s IT services are delivered. We propose that examining a candidate cloud solution provider’s reference architecture should be a standard element of a CIO’s cloud vendor evaluation strategy. Learn more now.
Getting Personal with Business Continuity: Five Critical Success Factors in Overcoming Workforce Disruptions by IBM. October 02, 2009 - This white paper addresses the critical factors you need to be aware of when dealing with workforce disruption, including threats like pandemics.
Getting Requirements Right: Avoiding the Top 10 Traps by IBM. October 30, 2009 - This white paper presents 10 common and devastating mistakes that project teams make in defining and managing requirements. More importantly, it discusses how to avoid these traps so you can get your requirements right and develop the right product on time and within budget.
Getting Smarter About Storage to Meet the Demands of Unprecedented Data Growth by IBM. March 18, 2013 - Browse this two-page paper about the new way of thinking about storage in 2013 and learn how getting smarter about storage can help you better meet the demands of today's unprecedented data growth.
Getting the MAX from your Virtualized Investment: Comprehensive Solutions from VMware and IBM by IBM. January 19, 2011 - VMware & IBM paper for small and midsize companies, System x, BladeCenter, and VMware virtualzation solutions offer cost-effective options for transforming IT into a simple more powerful computing infrastructure. Look to IBM and VMware to show you how you can be distinctly competitive and profitable.
Getting your Requirements Right: Collaborate with Stakeholders to Work Smarter by IBM. May 26, 2009 - This white paper considers the changing focus of the requirements space and how requirements definition differs from requirements management. A business analyst's struggles with defining requirements using common office software and tools are related. Finally, a requirements definition solution is introduced and discussed.
Glass Box Testing: Thinking Inside the Box by IBM. December 30, 2011 - Web application testing now has the glass box approach – one which combines the benefits of both black box and white box methods. View this whitepaper to learn how it work, how it compares to other tools, and the benefits it has to offer.
Go Green with IBM System x Servers and Intel Xeon Processors by IBM. February 19, 2009 - With energy prices on a steep climb, soon the cost to power and cool a server over its life span could equal its purchase price. By “going green” with energy-efficient IBM® System x™ servers featuring Intel® Xeon® processors, you can win back control of your IT budget--and win the battle with data center...
Go Green with IBM System x Servers and Intel Xeon Processors by IBM. January 16, 2009 - By "going green" with energy-efficient IBM® System x servers featuring Intel® Xeon® processors, you can win back control of your IT budget--and win the battle with data center power constraints.
Going Green While Reducing Operational Costs by IBM. January 16, 2009 - Review this document based on an IBM/TechTarget Webcast entitled "Going Green While Reducing Operational Costs" to learn what experienced analyst Joe Clabby has to say about data centers and facilities.
Governance and control: Focus risk management on multiple levers of control by IBM. April 01, 2009 - Written by Jeremy Hope from Beyond Budgeting Round Table, this paper describes how CFOs should set the highest standards of ethical reporting and behavior.
Government analytics: Set goals, drive accountability and improve outcomes by IBM. May 12, 2010 - Government agencies face more pressure than ever to find new ways of improving and reporting on their performance and outcomes. Analytics solutions can help, letting staff understand the results of spending, track progress against goals and share info with citizens. This paper outlines the many applications of analytics for public organizations.
Great collaboration begins with good governance by IBM. November 21, 2011 - For a growing number of companies today, collaboration is no longer a “soft,” nice-to-have concept—it’s an essential component for competitive differentiation. In this Tip Guide, learn how organizations can promote and support effective worker collaboration, and how managers can provide effective governance for collaborative efforts.
Greening the Data Center with IBM Tivoli Software: An Integrated Approach to Managing Energy IBM Tivoli by IBM. August 11, 2008 - This white paper describes the importance of managing energy consumption in data centers and provides an overview of the problems and issues associated with "greening" today's data centers.
GS Retail: Lowering TCO by 30 percent with faster, smarter analytics by IBM. December 31, 2011 - Access this white paper to learn about GS Retail's decision to implement a new data warehouse analytic system data mart to provide the analytics it needed to propel growth, with better performance and cost efficiency.
Guidelines for the Evaluation of Enterprise De-Duplication Solutions: How to Navigate the Pitfalls and Hyperbole by IBM. April 01, 2009 - This document is not intended to judge what is good or bad, right or wrong. The primary focus is educational, providing a background on the principles of de-duplication and recommendations to consider in planning an evaluation of de-duplication solutions.
Guiding the cloud application decision with the IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor by IBM. June 30, 2011 - This resource introduces a methodology and a tool for determining whether you should move an application to a cloud environment or whether you should rearchitect the application- and how to go about doing that.
Handbook: The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Analytics by IBM. December 21, 2012 - Read this handbook for advice on developing a social media analytics strategy, maintaining a clear business purpose for the program, and dealing with obstacles along the way.
Handling handoffs the Agile development way by IBM. November 07, 2011 - Many organizations would like to become more agile, but sometimes it is hard to see the way forward. There is an excellent approach to becoming more agile that any organization can implement: improve the speed and efficiency of the handoffs within the organization's existing development processes. Read this expert tip guide to learn more.
Happy Customers Through High-Performing Service Level Agreements (SLAS) by IBM. November 07, 2011 - This e-guide covers adoption, reporting and measuring productivity with application lifecycle management (ALM). Inside, find recommendations on best practices and tools to smooth your organization’s transition to ALM.
Healthcare Case Study: How HealthNow Built a Streamlined Member Enrollment Process with Business Rules by IBM. July 07, 2011 - Like many organizations in the healthcare industry, HealthNow is confronting difficulties from multiple legacy systems, manual and disjointed processes and changing customer demands. Access this resource to learn how HealthNow turned their member enrollment system into an enhanced service oriented architecture.
Help Alleviate Batch Windows with Reliable, Timely Data Delivery by IBM. March 24, 2011 - This paper examines the business issues that drive organizations to consider a real-time change data capture solution to optimize ETL processes. This helps alleviate batch windows to enable the delivery of timely, trusted information to the business.
Help Strengthen Security by Building a Trusted Identity Environment by IBM. January 10, 2011 - As more people cross more borders – physically and virtually – the need to implement a reliable human identity system for proper verification becomes crucial. Read on to see how IBM dissuades credential abuse while helping customs, border management and law enforcement organizations ensure the safety and security of citizens and workers.
HEROLD powers its rapidly growing information business With IBM BladeCenter HX5 and IBM System x3850 X5 servers hosted by IBM - A case study by IBM. November 04, 2011 - HEROLD needed to deliver fast and reliable information services to customers across multiple channels, and was struggling to plan for and manage unpredictable demands on its IT infrastructure. The solution this company found offered a flexible infrastructure, enabling HEROLD to meet massive and sudden growth in demand for services.
High Performance Computing Benchmark Datasheet by IBM. April 04, 2013 - This datasheet provides a statistical look at key high performance computing (HPC) technology trends that shaped the banking world in 2012. Inside, find the strategic knowledge you need in order to plan for success.
Highly-Scalable Virtualization: Optimizing your Infrastructure with IBM eX5 and VMware vSphere by IBM. January 19, 2011 - For small and midsize companies, System x, BladeCenter, and VMware virtualization solutions offer cost-effective options for transforming IT into a simple more powerful computing infrastructure. Look to IBM and VMware to show you how you can be distinctly competitive and profitable.
Holistic risk management: perspectives for IT professionals by IBM. October 16, 2012 - Business continuity planning and IT security management are increasingly becoming a critical part of enterprise-wide risk management and business resilience frameworks. This report explores how the shift towards more holistic risk management is affecting the day-to-day work for business continuity planners, IT risk managers and security executives.
How analytics can add value to case management by IBM. November 14, 2011 - This e-guide continues ebizQ.com's exploration of the role of analytics in successful dynamic case management (DCM). In this installment, find strategies and tactics for combining the two, and a Q & A with analyst insight on analytics and a bigger-picture view of case management.
How are Agile testing and traditional testing different? Interview with George Dinwiddie – Part 1 by IBM. November 07, 2011 - How is Agile testing different from traditional testing? In this tip guide, you'll learn the differences in techniques between traditional and Agile testing and learn how to gain the Agile testing skills needed to become an expert yourself.
How CIOs can drive growth, business flexibility and innovation in a flex-pon-sive* company by IBM. April 01, 2007 - This white paper is a study on the business value of service-oriented architecture (SOA). What they found was that those companies moving to what we would call the flex-pon-sive* world were seeing the results in flexibility from SOA.
How Cisco’s UCS Compares to IBM Flex System by IBM. November 30, 2012 - Access this new assessment from Clabby Analytics that compares Cisco's UCS blade server offering to IBM Flex System's in a soup-to-nuts evaluation on a number of criteria.
How Continuous Development Can Reduce Cost Challenges in ALM by IBM. December 20, 2012 - By its very nature, application lifecycle management (ALM) may be wasting precious time, effort, and costs that could be saved with a different strategy: continuous development (also known as continuous integration). Read this expert e-guide to learn how continuous development reduces the costs that ALM incurs.
How does IBM deliver cloud security? by IBM. May 07, 2012 - This white paper presents a leading solution that will help you conquer the challenges to security that accompany the cloud.
How enabling Supply Chain visibility can improve the bottom line by IBM. January 31, 2012 - This resource describes how enabling supply chain visibility can help you eliminate disruptions and improve your bottom line. Learn how you can get started by reading on today.
How File Storage, Virtualization and Remote Data Protection All Tie Together by IBM. October 19, 2011 - This expert E-Guide outlines the benefits of intelligent file-level replication and how it can take on today’s huge amount of storage – and protect it. Also learn how file virtualization is a viable method for remote office data protection.
How IBM is shortening the gap between customers and development value with cloud computing by IBM. May 02, 2011 - Development and test is optimally suited for cloud service, given the security and demand variability characteristics of that key workload. In addition to cost reduction, development team should consider the value cloud services can provide during the development lifecycle, and how cloud can help an organization become more agile and responsive...
How IBM Is Transforming the Application Software Market with Pre-packaged PureSystems by IBM. October 18, 2012 - This resource details cloud architectures that provide integrated infrastructures to optimize the deployment and performance of your applications. Learn more about how adequately leveraging cloud technology can streamline application software management in your virtual environment today.
How Master Data Management Serves the Business by IBM. July 28, 2011 - This white paper explores the three major approaches that leading organizations use to put master data to work for the business and learn how to leverage a single view of your enterprise to reduce costs, increase agility and support compliance.
How Midsize Banks Can Overcome Escalating Security Threats by IBM. July 01, 2011 -
Like any business, midsize banks face increasing security challenges ranging from threats, compliance, changing business models and more. But what’s even more challenging is that they must address them with limited resources and expertise. In this paper, explore how to tackle security issues with a holistic, integrated approach.
How much security do you really need? by IBM. May 02, 2011 -
Deciding exactly how much to invest in security can be challenging for any business. Too great an investment can waste resources, too little can jeopardize the business. In this resource, explore the top security concerns for midsize organizations and how to determine a security approach that is both practical and effective.
How service-oriented architecture (SOA) impacts your IT infrastructure by IBM. January 01, 2008 - In this paper, you will learn how SOA impacts your IT infrastructure--in particular, how business processes and transactions are handled differently in an SOA environment than in a traditional application architecture.
How social/collaborative approaches can build bridges in case management by IBM. November 17, 2011 - In this tip guide, well-known industry analyst Neil Ward-Dutton discusses trends and best practices in social networking and collaboration for case management. Readers will learn how social/collaborative approaches can build bridges and improve service in case management.
How Three Companies are Anticipating Demand with Adaptive Rolling Forecasts by IBM. November 14, 2011 - In this white paper, we’ll look at how three enterprises practice rolling forecasting, deploying the process at various levels and in various departments to guide them through market volatility.
How to Beat the Cost of Compliance by Optimizing your Data Across its Lifecycle with IBM System z® by IBM. March 01, 2011 - In this webcast you’ll learn how to lower costs through optimizing your organization’s data, thereby improving the efficiency of your business processes and applications. With intelligent archiving and thorough backup-and-restore strategies, you can further reduce costs and risks to your business.
How to Become an SOA Superhero by IBM. February 11, 2009 - This brochure shows how you can be a superhero by making WebSphere MQ the messaging backbone for your SOA, creating a common connection for the free flow of information.
How to create an effective data protection strategy for IT compliance by IBM. December 01, 2011 - Data protection strategies should not only focus on safeguarding corporate information, but also identifying sensitive records that are subject to regulatory controls. This tip guide offers a comprehensive overview of data protection best practices for ensuring both security and compliance.
How to manage a successful business analytics organizational strategy by IBM. September 27, 2011 - In this e-guide, learn tips and strategies for building up your organization's analytics skill set and supporting analytics professionals.
How to successfully modernize your BI system by IBM. January 04, 2012 - Business intelligence (BI) has become more essential than ever before as organizations strive to stay one step ahead of competitors. Inside this expert resource, learn how IT leaders use emerging strategies for extracting meaningful information from growing stores of data with state-of-the-art BI systems.
How web application vulnerability assessment tools can improve enterprise security by IBM. October 31, 2012 - This white paper outlines a web application vulnerability assessment tool that will help you to identify and remediate vulnerabilities earlier in the software development lifecycle.
How will ALM change business, IT and software pros’ jobs, roles? by IBM. November 07, 2011 - In this tip guide, readers will learn the future of application lifecycle management (ALM) and its impact on both software professionals and customers.
HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g & 11g: Account Security (Complimentary Chapter Download) by IBM. December 03, 2010 - Read this chapter from "HOWTO Secure and Audit Oracle 10g and 11g" (CRC Press, 2009) and learn how to secure Oracle by checking for weak passwords, configuring failed login policies, preventing DoS attacks with resource limits, and auditing user profiles.
HP Pelzer Group SAP/DB2 Video by IBM. March 17, 2011 - HP Pelzer discusses the benefits of DB2 Optimized for SAP.
HPC maturity benchmark 2012 by IBM. March 28, 2013 - Grid technology is maturing, yet the pressure to increase computing capabilities has never been higher. This resource details the results of a recent high performance computing survey, providing a grid maturity benchmark that will help you plan a more intelligent grid strategy.
HP’s Itanium “Converged Infrastructure” Feint by IBM. June 29, 2012 - In this Opinion, Clabby Analytics explains why they believe that HP's Project Odyssey is a feint (a disguise to obfuscate what is really intended). They believe that as demand for Itanium continues to decrease, HP will become primarily an x86-based server maker. Read now to learn more.
HRG Assessment: Comparing IBM PureSystems and Cisco UCS by IBM. July 26, 2012 - Keeping pace with the demand for ne IT functionality can be next to impossible for many of today's IT organizations that lack the necessary time, budget, and skilled resources. Both IBM and Cisco offer integrated systems designed to alleviate these challenges, but the two products differ in important ways. Read this white paper to uncover them.
HRG Assessment: Comparing IBM PureSystems and Cisco UCS by IBM. October 16, 2012 - Check out this white paper comparing two leading expert integrated solutions designed to analyze big data in the cloud and deliver actionable insights to your enterprise while reducing costs and speeding innovation. IBM's PureSystems and Cisco's UCS 5108 Bladed Chassis are highlighted and compared.
Hybrid Computing: Blending Disparate Systems to Meet Modern Needs by IBM. January 12, 2012 - This white paper discusses hybrid computing, an approach that aims to support the heterogeneous nature of modern computing environments in a simplified way. Learn how this technology supports existing and new applications with less complexity, better performance and at a lower cost.
IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage by IBM. June 04, 2012 - IBM just announced that they have added Real-time Compression to the block-only Storwize V7000 storage system. RTC is a cutting-edge technology that allows you to store significantly more data without impacting storage operations or having to buy more hardware. Check out this report by the Clipper Group to learn more.
IBM Adds Real-time Compression to Storage by IBM. June 04, 2012 - Why should your data center deploy Storwize V7000 with Real-time Compression? From an economic standpoint, Storwize V7000 provides the financial benefits you need to meet the growing storage requirements within the limits of a constrained budget. Read this white paper to learn more.
IBM Advances Research Through Cloud Computing to Help Solve Real-World Problems by IBM. September 22, 2010 - Watch this video to see how IBM is helping research organizations take advantage of cloud computing solutions to help these groups do more with less.
IBM Analytic Answers for Prioritized Collections by IBM. February 28, 2013 - This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based analytics tools that can help deliver key business insights – allowing you to optimize collections, drive down company debt, and more – without the need for major business changes.
IBM Analytic Answers for Retail Purchase Analysis and Offer Targeting by IBM. March 31, 2013 - This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based strategies that allow organizations of all shapes and sizes to benefit from advanced analytics – without the need for infrastructural changes, expensive software, or analytics expertise.
IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress by IBM. September 21, 2011 - This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
IBM Application Security Solutions Demo by IBM. December 2008 - IBM's application security solutions allow companies to preemptively and actively protect applications from external and internal threats, increase efficiencies, support compliance and improve an organization's overall security posture.
IBM benchmarks against today’s latest and greatest. Oracle benchmarks too – against yesterday’s best by IBM. May 03, 2011 - This blog post analyzes Oracle's claims about its latest data warehouse technology. Discover the key steps required to implement this appliance and find out how this platform compares to other market offerings.
IBM BladeCenter S - Big Benefits for the Small Office by IBM. August 2008 - The all-in-one configuration of the IBM BladeCenter S makes it a perfect fit in a small office. It integrates servers, storage, networking and I/O into a single chassis, which uses a standard electrical outlet...
IBM BladeCenter vs. HP BladeSystem by IBM. July 31, 2011 - TBD
IBM BladeCenter: Build Smarter IT by IBM. January 20, 2011 - This family brochure highlights the features, functions and benefits of the IBM family of blade chassis and blades, including the BladeCenter S chassis, the HS22, LS22, LS42, HS12, JS12, JS22, JS23, JS43 and BladeCenter Options.
IBM BladeCenter: The Right Choice by IBM. September 2008 - In this brochure, you’ll read about the advantages of IBM® BladeCenter®, including its flexible architecture, easy deployment and energy-efficient features.
IBM Business Analytics for Linux on System z by IBM. August 18, 2010 - This paper presents the case for business analytics, outlining the trends that are redefining analytics and the weaknesses of decentralized analytics solutions. Gain additional insight into IBM Business Analytics solutions on System z, an end-to-end solution that includes BI, predictive analytics and data warehousing on a single platform.
IBM Business Process Manager -- Powerfully Simple by IBM. July 07, 2011 - IBM Business Process Manager provides the simplicity, efficiency, visibility and collaboration needed to manage highly dynamic and networked business environments. IBM Business Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration - providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity.
IBM Business Process Manager—Powerfully Simple by IBM. March 31, 2011 - Getting executive buy-in and implementing BPM can seem like a daunting task. Read this white paper to learn how to simplify the process with a simple, scalable, centralized BPM platform that provides total visibility and management of your business processes, real-time analytics, a process coaching for easy user adoption.
IBM Business Process Manager—Powerfully Simple by IBM. August 05, 2011 - This white paper introduces a single platform which unprecedented visibility into all of your business processes enterprise-wide.
IBM Cloud Services: Balancing compute options: How IBM Smart Business Cloud can be a catalyst for IT transformation by IBM. May 04, 2011 - This IBM and TBR white paper examines the specific criteria CIOs and IT managers should be looking for from your cloud computing vendors, providing both quantitative and qualitative insights.
IBM Cloud Services: How IBM is shortening the gap between customers and development value by IBM. September 28, 2011 - Development and test are functions optimally suited for cloud computing services, but IT professionals face diverse challenges when selecting a cloud computing vendor.
IBM CloudBurst: Simplifying the IT Environment for Better Productivity by IBM. May 19, 2011 - In this video, Chris O'Connor of IBM discusses how companies are often hampered by the time-consuming assembly of different IT components.
IBM CloudBurst™: Making Rain in an Economic Dry Spell by IBM. September 08, 2009 - A complement to your existing IT infrastructure, IBM CloudBurst™ includes hardware, software and services, and provides secure, reliable, private cloud computing. Fit-for-purpose and self-contained, IBM CloudBurst dramatically reduces capital and operational costs, accelerating investment payback. Read on to learn more . . .
IBM Cognos 10: Intelligence Unleashed by IBM. February 07, 2011 - Find out how IBM Cognos Business Intelligence can help organizations make smarter decisions and drive better business results.
IBM Cognos 8 BI Demonstration by IBM. March 17, 2010 - This demonstration shows all the capabilities of the IBM Cognos 8 BI product. Demos are presented for all roles including employees, managers, BI professionals, business analysts, and system administrators.
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Query and Reporting: Gain insight and Outperform by IBM. February 07, 2011 - Learn how IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Query and Reporting provides you with the information you need to drive fact-based, comprehensive business decisions in this white paper.
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence supports sales and business management with decision-making insight by IBM. January 24, 2012 - Learn what happened when KDG Mediatech AG needed a centralized reporting solution to provide users in sales, controlling and business management with up-to-date and consistent decision making insights.
IBM Cognos Express: Essential BI and Planning for Midsize Companies by IBM. February 17, 2011 - Read about IBM Cognos® Express is the first and only integrated business intelligence (BI) and planning solution purpose-built to meet the needs of midsize companies, delivering essential reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting & forecasting in one affordable solution.
IBM Cognos Express: IBM Financing Advantage for Express Solutions by IBM. October 26, 2011 - See how to finance IBM Cognos Express for as low as $25 (USD) per user/month with one-stop financing solutions from IBM.
IBM Cognos Online Conference for Retailers and Manufactures by IBM. October 21, 2009 - This 2-hour complimentary virtual seminar on performance management (PM) takes place on October 21 and continues on November 4th Join us to learn how PM can help you improve visibility into your manufacturing business so you can reduce costs, speed delivery and efficiency, satisfy customers and create innovative new products.
IBM Collaboration Software for the Apple iPhone and iPad Devices by IBM. November 15, 2011 - Collaboration is necessary in today’s workforce. To ensure compatibility, IBM has created a collaboration software for Apple devices – collaboration to go. Now workers really do have the ability to work where they want, when they want, using their Apple iPhone or iPad.
IBM committed to supporting HP-UX for years to come by IBM. May 19, 2011 - This blog entry offers advice to help companies choose servers to support their essential databases. Discover how two major vendors compare with respect to their past performance and plans for the future.
IBM committed to supporting HP-UX for years to come by IBM. June 07, 2011 - IBM committed to supporting HP-UX for years to come says Inhi Suh, IBM VP Info Mgmt Product Strategy.
IBM Complimentary Security Health Scan by IBM. May 2013 - This complimentary Security Health Scan from IBM can give you some immediate insight. Get up to the minute statistics and detailed actionable information surrounding the current state of your security posture. Sign up today!
IBM Cost Buster solutions for Business Analytics: Business Analytics on a budget by IBM. January 24, 2012 - This data sheet describes the advantages of IBM Cost Buster solutions for business analytics, which make it easy for small and midsize organizations to invest in leading-edge technology without straining their finances.
IBM Data Center Networking: Planning for virtualization and cloud computing by IBM. February 10, 2011 - This IBM Redbook covers the impact of server and storage consolidation, data center network virtualization and consolidation technologies, and much more.
IBM Data Studio - Available at no charge by IBM. December 20, 2011 - IBM Data Studio provides an integrated, modular environment for productive administration of DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows, and collaborative database development tools for DB2, Informix, Oracle, and Sybase. View this page to get an overview of its components and download a trial of Data Studio with a free database, DB2 Express-C.
IBM DB2 9.7 and Smart Analytics Systems: Architecture and Key Capabilities for Data Warehousing (WinterCorp) by IBM. March 17, 2011 - In this 28 page whitepaper, Winter Corporation reviews the product architecture of IBM’s DB2 9.7 and IBM’s Smart Analytics System for consideration by organizations that need a platform for data warehousing, data analytics or business intelligence.
IBM DB2 9.7: Run Oracle applications on DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Leverage the IBM DB2 product’s out-of-the-box support for SQL and PL/SQL to enable many Oracle applications to execute against DB2 software virtually unchanged. Get an overview of its PL/SQL compatibility features. Whether you want to switch to DB2 or extend your DBMS vendor support, now is your time.
IBM DB2 and IBM Power Systems: Transform information into insight and accomodate rising transaction volume - NEW! (Translated) by IBM. March 18, 2011 - This paper explains how the synergy of DB2 and Power Systems can help businesses simplify deployment of Web applications, achieve cost-effective large-scale processing, construct a large-capacity messaging backbone and consolidate workloads-- all accelerating your time to value
IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals by IBM. June 15, 2010 - If you're a DBA or database developer working with Oracle or another relational database management system, learn how easy it is to get trained and certified for IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Expand your skills portfolio, or extend your DBMS vendor support to include DB2. Download this e-kit and learn more!
IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals: Extending Skills is Fast and Easy by IBM. December 18, 2010 - The move to IBM DB2 software is surprisingly easy due to new SQL compatibility features. And this e-kit makes it fast, because it's packed with technical resources, demos, DB2 software downloads and more. Begin taking advantage of the DB2 product's administration, performance and cost benefits today through this e-kit.
IBM DB2 pureScale: Unlimited Capacity with Continuous Availability by IBM. March 30, 2011 - Designed for organizations that run online transaction processing (OLTP) applications on distributed systems, IBM® DB2® pureScale™ offers clustering technology that helps deliver high availability and exceptional scalability transparent to applications.
IBM DB2 Webcast Series for Oracle Professionals by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Due to PL/SQL and a range of other compatibilty features, Oracle applications are much more easily enabled for DB2. Use this short webcast to get level-set on terms. Part of a series, this short webcast replay is an overview of DB2 terms and terminology for those most familiar with the Oracle environment.
IBM DB2 Workshop for Oracle Professionals - online version by IBM. August 30, 2011 - Extend your skills to DB2 anytime - This new online workshop leverages existngPL/SQL and other database experience to DB2 in a way that is fast and easy. Now with an online learning option, you can extend your professional skills an hour at the time as it fits with your schedule.
IBM DB2: The Past, Present and Future: 30 Years of Superior Innovation by IBM. October 31, 2012 - On June 7, 1983, IBM released DB2, marking the birth of relational database. This 30th anniversary book begins with a section celebrating the history of DB2 and continues with an in-depth look at business value, performance enhancements and cost-saving measures, and rich hints and tips.
IBM Defensible Disposal Solutions by IBM. April 25, 2013 - With so much data to keep track of, it is inevitable that organizations will end up storing unnecessary data. In this resource, discover a defensible data disposal system that helps CIOs position their organizations to automatically and continually dispose of information that has no legal, regulatory or business value.
IBM Deployment Planning and Automation for cloud by IBM. November 10, 2011 - Successful IT deployments are full of challenges. Without a central library of standard templates, every deployment has to start from scratch. Watch the demo from IBM to learn more about Deployment Planning and Automation for Cloud.
IBM Deployment Planning and Automation for cloud by IBM. November 09, 2011 - Successful IT deployments are full of challenges. Without a central library of standard templates, every deployment has to start from scratch. IBM Deployment Planning and Automation for cloud accelerator helps create detailed deployment topology models and IBM Rational Asset Manager stores them as patterns. Learn more.
IBM DeveloperWorks by IBM. June 09, 2011 - The Internet provides great opportunities for networking and learning – and IT is no different. Register now for developerWorks and create your profile for access, not only to articles, webcasts and software downloads, but also a wealth of other IT professionals.
IBM developerWorks tech talk series for cloud computing - Live technical sessions with cloud experts by IBM. May 01, 2012 -
Cloud computing is all the buzz in the IT world and as you begin planning your cloud adoption strategy, you must be sure that you leverage the right technologies to smooth the transition. Check out this webcast to review key insights on how to optimize your cloud computing projects.
IBM Easy Tier Enables DS8700 and Storwize V7000 Users to Profit from Solid State Drives by IBM. October 01, 2010 - IBM DS8700 and Storwize V7000 users now have the tools in Easy Tier and its associated software tool Storage Tier Advisor to evaluate the benefits of, plan for, deploy, and manage on an ongoing basis SSDs in combination with existing HDDs. Read on to learn more.
IBM Easy Tier Enables Storwize V7000 Users to Get the Most Out of Solid State Drives by IBM. October 01, 2010 - IBM’s Storwize V7000 users now have the tools — with the combination of Storage Tier Advisor and Easy Tier — to be able to plan for and use SSDs appropriately in their distinctive workload environments. Read on to learn more.
IBM Enables the Data Center with LTO-5 Products, Increasing Capacity, Throughput & File Management by IBM. March 24, 2011 - Check out this white paper to learn how IBM appears to have the deployment issue down pat and how they have a variety of delivery vehicles to satisfy the tape needs of your enterprise. Keep reading to learn more about IBM’s LTO-5 offerings.
IBM Enterprise Content Management and System Storage Solutions: Working Together by IBM. October 2008 - This IBM Redbooks publication will provide the necessary information to IBMers, business partners, and customers on how to implement FileNet ECM with IBM Storage Solutions.
IBM eX5 systems help Acxiom transform IT With 5th Generation IBM Enterprise X-Architecture - A Case Study by IBM. November 04, 2011 - Acxiom is a leader in marketing services and technology, combining consumer data, analytics and consulting to support successful marketing campaigns worldwide. Business need: Issues of IT management, utilization and increasing costs.The solution Acxiom used increased application performance and reduced power consumption by more than a megawatt.
IBM eX5: Breaking Virtualization Barriers? by IBM. June 20, 2011 - This report from Gabriel Consulting Group discusses IBM eX5 innovations and how IBM, Intel and VMware are working together to help customers get the most value from their systems investments.
IBM Flexible IT Work Environment by IBM. - With IBM Flexible IT Work Environment solutions, employees can communicate with key individuals, groups or departments using consistent Web interfaces.
IBM Flexible IT Work Environment by IBM. February 18, 2009 - The global nature of today's workplace makes it imperative that employees have access to critical business information and applications. Providing this without sacrificing productivity or security is a major concern. This white paper details IBM's solution to these challenges - The IBM Flexible IT Work Environment.
IBM GBS BAO Thought Leadership: Breaking away with Business Analytics & Optimization Research Report by IBM. November 15, 2010 - In top - performing organizations, analytics has replaced intuition in predicting and acting upon real-time information. Read this white paper and see how an effective business analytics strategy can help organizations optimize performance, operationalize decisions and solve mission problems.
IBM Global CIO Study - Implications for IT Managers by IBM. December 21, 2009 - Recognizing that successful IT innovation requires deep involvement with the business overall, CIOs increasingly help set business strategy, use IT to enable business flexibility, and help corporations meet enterprise-wide goals. Learn what this means to IT managers, operations managers, development managers, strategy and architecture leaders.
IBM Identity and Access Management by IBM. March 08, 2013 - View this informative video to learn more about how your employees can access information from any location. It explains what you can do to improve security and ensure your information is safe, even in the fast-paced culture. Identity and access management is the key to secure access.
IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise by IBM. December 20, 2011 - IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise extends the Adobe Flex and Adobe AIR platforms by adding user interface controls for more intuitive, interactive displays. It provides a full spectrum of advanced graphical displays for the most demanding line-of-business applications. View this page to learn more about the product and access a 90-day trial.
IBM Information Archive for Email, Files and eDiscovery by IBM. December 23, 2010 - This paper explains how you can take control of your content with an integrated, end-to-end archiving approach for email and files and Increase the business value of your data while driving down the costs and complexity of the infrastructure all while staying compliant with legal and business mandates.
IBM Information Archive for Email, Files and eDiscovery by IBM. May 25, 2011 - Read this paper to learn how IBM Information Archive helps you store, retrieve, manage, share and protect regulated and non-regulated data with a design that is both highly secure and extremely cost efficient.
IBM Information Archive: The Next Generation Information Retention Solutions by IBM. March 24, 2011 - Read this paper to learn how IBM Information Archive helps you store, retrieve, manage, share and protect regulated and non-regulated data with a design that is both highly secure and extremely cost efficient.
IBM Information Management Software - The New Information Agenda by IBM. June 2008 - This white paper defines what an information agenda is, describes key considerations and best practices in creating and implementing an information agenda, and explains how IBM can help you to deliver trusted information enterprise wide.
IBM Information Management: Manage your data and control risk to develop information you can trust by IBM. November 14, 2011 - The IBM Information Management portfolio offers a complete set of solutions designed to help you not only manage your data, but also master it. Read on to learn more about: Data management, information integration, data warehousing and more.
IBM Information On Demand Virtual 2010 by IBM. December 15, 2010 - Curious about IBM Information On Demand (IOD) Global Conference 2010 in Las Vegas? Explore the best of the conference, virtually. Learn how to deliver trusted information for greater insight and smarter decisions, and align information and related projects to business goals.
IBM Information Server FastTrack by IBM. August 2008 - This white paper describes how IBM's Information Server FastTrack accelerates the translation of business requirements into data integration projects. Data integration projects require collaboration across analysts, data modelers and developers.
IBM Informix Genero by IBM. March 16, 2011 - Capitalise on application development and deployment software today and take advantage of its easy-to-use graphical tools to model apps and then deploy them across several platforms. Read this brief yet informative paper now and learn how this software can reduce development costs and improve productivity, modernise existing 4GL apps and more.
IBM Informix Software Product Family: Version 11.7 by IBM. March 18, 2011 - Read this paper to take a look at Informix 11.7 and you’ll discover unprecedented advantages. With the introduction of Informix Flexible Grid, it’s easy to perform routine maintenance and upgrades at all your geographic locations from a single site—and you can do it with zero downtime. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Informix 11.7.
IBM InfoSphere Data Architect V7.6 by IBM. December 20, 2011 - IBM InfoSphere Data Architect is a collaborative data design solution to help you discover, model, relate, and standardize diverse and distributed data assets. It supports dimensional modeling. This page contains more information about the product and access to a 30-day trial.
IBM InfoSphere DataStage Performance and Scalability Benchmark White Paper by IBM. March 24, 2011 - This paper highlights the performance and scalability potential of InfoSphere DataStage 8.1 based on a benchmark test simulating a data warehouse scenario. The benchmark is designed to use the profiled situation to provide insight about how InfoSphere DataStage addresses customers' key FAQs when designing their information integration architecture.
IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools: Deliver trusted information to drive breakthrough business results by IBM. July 27, 2011 - This white paper discusses the need for information management solutions that offer consolidated, consistent and repeatable methods for the discovery and management of information. Learn how your organization can deliver trusted information to drive breakthrough business results.
IBM InfoSphere Guardium Data Redaction by IBM. April 13, 2011 - InfoSphere Guardium is a key part of the IBM InfoSphere portfolio. IBM InfoSphere software is an integrated platformfor defining, integrating, protecting and managing trusted information across your systems.
IBM InfoSphere Guardium Data Sheet: Managing the Entire Database Security and Compliance Lifecycle by IBM. August 02, 2011 - As hacker attacks become more and more frequent, a comprehensive security plan has become of critical importance. Inside this white paper, learn which security strategies are right for your company. Uncover information about an approach that offers real-time alerts, audit and reporting tools and much more.
IBM InfoSphere Information Server for Data Warehousing by IBM. November 21, 2011 - IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a platform for data integration that fully supports the new requirements for data warehousing. InfoSphere Information Server delivers faster time to value, increases business confidence in information and provides a lower cost of ownership than older, more time-consuming approach
IBM InfoSphere MDM Solutions for Telecommunications by IBM. November 15, 2011 - This video depicts vital capabilities that master data management (MDM) can enable, enhance or simplify, such as: Improving up-sell and cross-sell opportunities including targeted bundles, compiling past product histories, generating household views and assessing lifetime customer value.
IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force® 2008 Mid-Year Trend Statistics by IBM. - Read this white paper to discover the implications, so you can enhance information security for the rest of 2008 and beyond.
IBM Introduces New Solutions to Strengthen the Security of Midsize Companies by IBM. February 18, 2009 - Check out this press release to learn about new IBM software that helps midsize companies detect vulnerabilities that can lead to costly security breaches, improve organizational productivity and secure data while maintaining compliance with mandatory business regulations.
IBM ISS Global Data Center content analysis technology for the Web and e-mail by IBM. November 19, 2008 - The IBM content analysis process, part of the IBM ISS Global Data Center, is built on a platform that classifies millions of web pages and e-mails every day. Access this white paper for a detailed look at how this technology will effectively protect users from unwanted content.
IBM Linear Tape File System by IBM. May 11, 2011 - Built on the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 5 format standard, IBM Linear Tape File System provides a direct, intuitive, graphical access to data stored in IBM tape drives and libraries using LTO generation 5 tape cartridges. This eliminates the need for additional tape management software to access data.
IBM Lotus Complete Collaboration Express Starter Pack by IBM. March 13, 2009 - Check out this software demo to see how the IBM Lotus Complete Collaboration Express Starter Pack works in conjunction with Lotus Domino and other applications to provide excellent collaboration capabilities and numerous other benefits.
IBM Lotus Notes and Domino by IBM. December 16, 2011 - IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Administrator clients form the backbone of a simplified, security-rich, and real-time work environment designed to foster an increase in knowledge sharing, business insight and productivity. Download the trial for an evaluation period of 90 days.
IBM Lotus Quickr 8.1 by IBM. July 2008 - Download a free trial version of Lotus Quickr 8.1
IBM Lotus Sametime Demo: Unified Communications and Collaboration Solution by IBM. March 13, 2009 - IBM Lotus Sametime software provides an easy-to-use unified communications and collaboration solution with the policy controls and security features your business requires. Check out this demo to see how IBM Lotus Sametime can be used in everyday business situations to quickly and efficiently communicate and drive business success.
IBM Lotus Sametime Software Integration with Microsoft Applications: Connecting, Conversing and Collaborating More Conveniently by IBM. March 13, 2009 - Check out this paper to learn about the many benefits of IBM Lotus Sametime software integration and how it can enhance the collaboration and unified communications capabilities of all your Microsoft Office applications.
IBM LotusLive Engage Helps Signature Mortgage Reduce Loan Processing Time by IBM. December 01, 2011 - Signature Mortgage Corporation provides thousands of customers with low-cost and hassle-free mortgage solutions. Now with e-SignLive and LotusLive, their customers have the ability to electronically sign applications from the convenience of their home or office. Learn more about how e-SignLive increased their business success.