White Paper: Hitachi Data Systems
Digital transformation isn't just a biggest challenge; it's also the best opportunity for IT pioneers. Data-driven digital transformation has the potential not only to address competitive threats posed by insurgents, but also to uncover opportunities for new business models and revenue streams. The key is for established companies to unlock the full potential of this important resource to fuel digital transformation and help to maintain their leadership positions in volatile and quickly evolving markets. This whitepaper provides insights on how to turn digital transformation from a challenge to a data-defined opportunity and the advantage offered by enterprise data. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: The Business Benefits of Digital Transformation The Top Considerations for CIOs, including advice from IT pioneers Five Keys to Digital Transformation Success
White Paper: Quantum
The right approach to IT is essential for developing efficient collaborative workflows and maximizing the value of your corporate video content. Today, the quality of images has increased as broadcast-quality cameras, editing systems, and high-quality distribution systems have penetrated the corporate, government, education, and medical (CGEM) market, and the cost for these systems has reached acceptable levels. This whitepaper discusses about how the CGEM market is evolving, and what the future holds for those adopting advanced production technologies. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: How the surveyed corporations are utilizing their in-house enterprise video to create content What tools and formats they are using for it Current storage and best practices for preparing in-house IT for corporate video workflows Importance of preparing your corporate video production workflow for the future video content demands
White Paper: Parallels
Desktop virtualization and application publishing have made some amazing progress. There were just a few noteworthy players in the industry, but now there are quite a few different solutions that claim to do a lot of different things. When comparing Parallels Remote Application Server and Dell vWorkspace, one can't help but notice the ease of use and licensing options are significantly simpler. Parallels Remote Application Server allows organizations to remotely install all needed components when scaling up the infrastructure. With Dell vWorkspace, organizations need to manually install the agent on every new server added after the operating system is installed, and then they have to add it to the pool of their choice. This makes the Parallels Remote Application Server easier to set up and quicker to roll out. This paper concentrates on how the features of Parallels RAS and Dell vWorkspace differ and how these differences affect the end user experience. Move ahead and read the following whitepaper that will address all your questions, including these: How the features of Parallels RAS and Dell vWorkspace differ? How the differences between the Parallels RAS and Dell vWorkspace affect the end user experience? What makes Parallels Remote Application the clear choice for your business?
What Every Facilities Manager Should Do Now
White Paper: ServiceChannel
A facility manager should be focused on a number of essential activities throughout the year but particularly need to plan for during specific parts of each year. The professional and interpersonal demands that facility managers face every day are significant, and they can seem to come from all directions. This whitepaper highlights a number of specific areas where the top performing facilities teams focus and how to take advantage of modern cloud-based facilities technologies to make these essential elements part of a Facilities Management program: Automated Planned / Scheduled Maintenance Comprehensive Program Visibility Objective Contractor / Service Provider Performance Measurement Facilities Management Analytics & Reporting
A B2B ECOMMERCE PLAYBOOK
White Paper: CloudCraze
Most leadership teams recognize the opportunity to boost sales and cement customer relationships by building better online and mobile experiences. But when faced with a variety of options and a growing sense of urgency, just getting started can be a challenge. At $1 trillion, the global B2B market is four times the size of the B2C market overall. Yet in its Wave™ B2B Commerce Suites Q2 2015, Forrester reports that most B2B companies lag their B2C counterparts in terms of digital maturity and quality of customer experience. Whether starting from scratch or replacing an aging legacy platform, you can find the most effective implementations by following six key principles in this whitepaper: Candid assessment of how the system can improve or extend a company’s core business Make a long-term plan with clear, short-term objectives Talk with customers Allow for iteration based on a feedback loop Align your team, deploy fast and measure ROI Develop a culture of commerce
What You Need to Know to Succeed in Facilities Management in 2020
White Paper: ServiceChannel
Within the next few years, there will be real opportunities to “get a seat at the table” and demonstrate how the facility management function can deliver shareholder value. But to do this will require a forward thinking approach, collaboration with both internal peers and external partners, and most importantly, creative and unique ideas on how to tie repair and maintenance (R&M) operations into an organization’s broader-based strategy. So, what is the facility manager of the future planning for and learning about today to position his/her career and company - for the highest likelihood of success? This whitepaper highlights the 13 specific best practices, trends and new technologies you should know about now to get yourself ahead of the curve and prepared for 2020. It includes: Eco-Friendly FM Practices Optimizing Supply Management Mobility Brings FM Everywhere, to Everyone Commanding the Facilities Ship
White Paper: Consero Global Solutions
Not having a clear financial picture of your company can lead to disaster. Growth can put a tremendous strain on your financial department: the people, processes and technology necessary for the company to continue successfully. Today, organizations are squeezing their finance and accounting functions like never before. Migrate to an enterprise-level accounting package that is connected to best-of-breed software programs, delivering a comprehensive financial solution. This white paper highlights: Common financial challenges faced by growth companies Painful results that occur as a consequence of these challenges Recommendations on how to avoid such financial issues Key factors that impact scalability and scalability best practices
White Paper: Iptor Supply Chain Systems
In today’s evolving supply chain, an omnichannel environment is a critical element for seamless customer experience but omnichannel operations requires a new way of thinking. In an omnichannel world, your focus needs to be on the front office and supply chain. Following are five mileposts on the roadmap toward leveraging order management to promote omnichannel retailing success. The world of omnichannel distribution requires a holistic view of margins, cost, inbound, outbound, inventory and customer service. What are the key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure performance for omnichannel success? What are the mileposts on the roadmap toward leveraging order management to promote omnichannel retailing success? What are the three pivotal capabilities in ERP and WMS you select that will help you best manage life in an omnichannel world?
White Paper: HSO
The commitment of an integrated ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution can inspire any business owner to approve a costly, time-consuming planning and execution process. However, not all ERP implementations are successful; many end in frustration, failure and wasted resources. To prevent a disaster with your ERP implementation, arm yourself with the right resources to avoid such failure. This whitepaper highlights the 10 common ERP implementation mistakes made by organizations and advises on how to overcome the challenges and complexities of ERP deployment. Some of the most commonly cited ERP implementation mistakes and their fixes appear below: Be realistic in your ERP project planning Compliance issues relevant to your business while choosing an ERP solution Roll out pilot programmes for each ongoing phase of an ERP implementation Choose the right ERP vendor Thus it will help your company make the right decision on choosing your ERP software provider and business software solutions partner, and what to expect from them.
White Paper: Kore Telematics
With a managed tablet solution in place, enterprises empower professionals to move more freely and ultimately produce better outcomes. The opportunity for tablets to change the game for service workers, and improve the bottom line of the companies that employ them, covers any industry where processing power, data security, and remote worker management are paramount. In this whitepaper on “TABLETS FOR THE ENTERPRISE: Bridging to an Evolved Service Experience and Improved Bottom Line,” learn how a variety of enterprises are using tablets to transform the way mobile work gets done. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: For desk-less work, tablets take center stage Monetizing the managed tablet and selecting the best tablet for business Connecting Healthcare: The end-to-end solution making tablets work for business Leverage the power, security and convenience of tablets for managed mobile connections in the field.
Unlocking the Value of SAP Change Intelligence: What Developers and Security Managers Ask About Implementing Salt in Their SAP Systems
White Paper: Revelation Software Concepts
Salt reduces risk in SAP systems by providing current, accurate SAP change intelligence on systems and code. Salt provides specific data to the appropriate stakeholders, who can then act quickly to make improvements or to avoid disaster. This whitepaper describes the eight Salt applications that comprise the suite, stating technical and business benefits of the intelligence they deliver and describing Salt’s safe, secure and problem-free implementation process. Salt provides real-time change intelligence in three focus areas: Developers are code-centric, and Salt’s Developer Utilities helps to work faster and more productively. Salt’s Landscape Management applications helps you to understand the state of play in each system, for example, un-promoted code left in QAS leads to incorrect test results. Salt’s Object Repositories guards against potentially expensive disasters with auto-save and archiving and keep custom ABAP code and data dictionary objects safe and secure. Salt is an excellent complement to your SAP change control processes already in place. And if you have not yet automated your processes, Salt provides a great starting point to understanding your actual SAP change control needs.
SAP Change Control ROI: How to Project Economic Benefits Your CIO, CEO and CFO Can Believe
White Paper: Revelation Software Concepts
SAP change control automation technology decisions, although often below the CIO's radar, are among the one's a CIO ought to at the very least, understand. Automation, enforceability, ease of configuration and use, and cost/time to implement can make or break an SAP change control automation project. SAP change control automation software can ease the burden of managing releases in an SAP change control environment – in particular through its process configuration flexibility, process enforcement and governance management aided by its high change control visibility This whitepaper on “SAP Change Control ROI: How to Project Economic Benefits Your CIO, CEO and CFO Can Believe,” explores the tangible gains (ROI) of SAP change control automation software. It highlights: Benefits of SAP change control automation and enforcement Areas where you can measure control automation ROI Common SAP change control automation challenges experienced by SAP automation teams Different types of SAP change control automation solutions
White Paper: Revelation Software Concepts
Proper SAP change automation and release management can sustain the degree of governance and enforcement that multi-lane change delivery requires while accommodating existing processes. When SAP change release strategies fail to meet business-side expectations, organizations can lose confidence in the “large project” approach. This whitepaper on “SAP Change and Release Management: A Multi-track Approach to Continuous Delivery” highlights the considerations required when facilitating a move towards a more agile, flexible ‘continuous delivery’ strategy by using a multi-lane approach to managing SAP changes. Keys to a successful multi-lane SAP change control transitions Managing a multi-track SAP change release strategy The Value of Automated Multi-track Approaches Barriers to Multi-lane Delivery Read this whitepaper If your company has not automated its SAP change control approach, or if you’ve already had difficulty transitioning to a continuous delivery approach. It will guide you to gain the advanced SAP change control using SAP automation tool.
White Paper: AireSpring
Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) based network solutions are emerging as a viable alternative for distributed enterprises with the need of a converged MPLS network for all of their mission critical applications and services. The advantages of MPLS are especially desirable for distributed enterprises. However, these organizations face unique challenges in implementing MPLS services. This white paper explores these challenges and how the AireSpring MPLS Mesh product addresses them. It provides the much needed perspective on managed MPLS services and helps to understand the architecture, business value and benefits of the service. Inside this White Paper: The Distributed Enterprise MPLS Challenge - Major Challenges encountered by distributed enterprise Multiple MPLS Providers - Ubiquitous access, with a cost Business Value of MPLS – Convert the network benefits of Managed MPLS into business value Enhanced features of Multi-Protocol Label Switching - Is Managed MPLS the future?
White Paper: 9dots Management Corp, LLC
The proactive planning and analysis components of a comprehensive, enterprise planning system enables any organization to quickly deliver a sophisticated, linked planning model that accurately reflects business in all its inevitable complexity and detail.Is your organization able to employ the best practices for proactive planning, budgeting, forecasting and analytics? This whitepaper comprehensively describes the process changes that enterprise planning and analysis approach enable: Whole company involvement: Unify and automate planning process Data integration and integrity better planning and high-demand forecasting Shortened Cycle Time with Proactive Planning and Forecasting Rapid modeling for easy adoption of enterprise planning solution Download this insightful white paper to learn how to make the most effective decision for your organization. It addresses questions like: What are the key elements of a highly-effective planning and forecasting process for enterprises seeking higher levels of performance and business optimization? Why are companies moving to rolling forecasts in lieu of an annual budget cycle? How are leading organizations meeting today’s challenges through proactive planning and analysis? How to improve cost discipline and mitigate risk with a proactive planning solution?
White Paper: E-ISG Asset Intelligence LLC
An Enterprise Asset Management System should be chosen in such a way that it meets certain criteria to support businesses and government organizations in managing enterprise assets, optimally and sustainably manages its assets and asset systems, their associated performance, risks and expenditures over their life cycles for the purpose of achieving its organizational strategic plan. The scope of the selecting criteria covers key aspects of Enterprise Asset Management System including: Managing organization assets, both physical information and financial information. Managing all capitalized assets, consumable assets, IT and hardware information. Tracking all the costs and maintenance associated with the assets. Adopting best business practices for property management according to ISO standards. Inside this whitepaper on Enterprise Asset Management System: Requirement for an Enterprise Asset Management System: What elements should be included in requirements for an asset management system? What questions should organizations ask when they are selecting an enterprise asset management system? An update on standards for enterprise asset management business processes and tools.
White Paper: E-ISG Asset Intelligence LLC
IT Asset Management: Why is it Necessary? Implementing the IT Asset Management Discipline (ITAM) is a set of business practices that incorporates IT assets across the business units within the organization. Without establishing IT asset management processes, organizations can’t effectively manage the diverse and mobile portfolio of IT assets. IT Asset management is responsible in managing the overall life cycle including tactical and strategic decision making. All these challenges have required a holistic approach to IT asset management implementation and prioritize a couple of critical reasons such as: Visibility to total cost of maintaining the IT infrastructure. Visibility to the availability of resources. This whitepaper discusses about the key requirements for implementing the IT asset management discipline and guides you in choosing the solutions and available tools to manage the IT assets. This whitepaper on IT Asset Management addresses questions like: What is the need of IT Asset Management discipline? What is ITIL? What are the key benefits of IT Asset Management? What are the common challenge of implementing a Software Asset Management program and how to overcome them? What are the requirements for a disciplined approach to IT Asset Management? What are the tools required to support the disciplined approach to IT Asset Management? What are the tools required to support the disciplined approach to IT Asset Management?
White Paper: E-ISG Asset Intelligence LLC
Enterprise Asset Management probably is the least appreciated function in businesses and other entities. Implementing the enterprise asset management system can improve operations, reduce risks, and it can also be a source of competitive advantages. But, what are the key challenges in implementing the enterprise asset management system? More and more entities are realizing the value of improving the enterprise asset management function but the process of implementing the Enterprise Asset Management system has its unique challenges. This whitepaper will assist you to learn the best practices and challenges of implementing an enterprise asset management system in your organization to sustainably manage assets and asset systems. What’s inside this EAM whitepaper? Why Implementing an Enterprise Asset Management System is More challenging than Expected? Common Challenges faced when Implementing an Enterprise Asset Management System. How to Overcome the Challenges of Implementing an Enterprise Asset Management System? Success Story of implementing the eQuip! Enterprise Asset Management System.
Break Down Data Silos to Boost Your Competitive Advantage
White Paper: Deskera
Eliminating data silos with cloud-based business software can improve productivity, providing more accurate data, delivering better visibility, and reducing IT costs. Having different IT systems that can't communicate wrecks havoc across the organization has resulted in lower productivity, inaccurate and inconsistent data, poor insight and higher costs. What you will learn in this whitepaper? Improve your competitive advantage by learning how integrated, cloud-based business software eliminates data silos and how you can benefit from the ability to make better decisions that enhance your agility, boost customer satisfaction, and increase competitive advantage. What’s inside this whitepaper? The Trouble with Data Silos: How to tackle Lower Productivity, Inaccurate and Inconsistent Data, Poor Insight Reduce IT Costs: Companies that run siloed systems may face many unnecessary costs that includes Capital costs for hardware and software, Integration and upgrade costs. Accurate Data and Decisions: How to use integrated system to eliminate inaccuracies that come from manually rekeying data into different systems. Better Visibility and Insight into data: How to improve them through Integrated business software
Microservices: Why Should Businesses Care?
White Paper: Akana
Why should businesses care about Microsevices? Microservices have become an important aspect in business, as they are gaining traction, making headlines and stimulating new thinking about how to organize application architecture. The Microservices Architecture offers IT organizations a great deal of potential for agility and cost reduction due to their granularity and reuse. This whitepaper looks at how Microservices work and offers some thinking on how to make the most of them, in business terms while retaining their inherent technological advantages. It highlights the following points by providing answer to why business should care about Microsevices? How to implement Microservices? What are the benefits of deploying Microservices architecture? What are the reasons to transition to Microservices architecture? How Microservices are different from Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)? How Microservices are different from APIs?
How to Optimally Deliver Video in the Enterprise
White Paper: Kollective
What is the right way to deliver enterprise video? There are, of course, many ways to get video delivery wrong. The right way to deliver enterprise video is to implement a software-defined enterprise content delivery network (SD ECDN). Learn more about how to deliver videos to the enterprises cost effectively and efficiently. This whitepaper on successfully implementing a software-defined enterprise content delivery network (SD ECDN) covers: Enterprise video delivery: With SD ECDN vs. Without SD ECDN How SD ECDN technology can fulfill your enterprise video requirements. Why and how you should enhance your enterprise video capabilities. Deliver video without compromising in quality: Whether enterprise IT will get video delivery right or wrong This white paper explains how video delivery overlays work—and why companies that adopt them will be far better off than those that don’t.
White Paper: Apperian
In Executive Enterprise Mobility Report 2015, 67% of enterprises cited improved business processes as a primary goal. Why enterprise mobility programs are recommended? An Enterprise mobility program seeks a competitive advantage and helps in generating new revenue streams for businesses. Enterprise Mobility survey is an effort to measure enterprise mobility trends. Mobility reports help companies to speed up business processes. The top priority for mobile is speeding up the unique business processes that represent an organization’s best practices for driving revenue. Mobile apps with the greatest impact on productivity and ROI. But, the challenge is Which Mobile Apps will have the greatest impact on productivity or ROI? This white paper focuses on top mobility challenges faced in achieving mobility goals including topics related to: Recommendations for Enterprise Mobility Programs What Challenges Are You Facing in Achieving Mobility Goals? How much visibility do companies have into mobile metrics? What investments do we need to increase mobile app adoption?
White Paper: Riskonnect
Successful implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) strategy must include involving the correct people in your organization, developing and effectively communicating your ERM value proposition to create sustainable, repeatable processes that incorporate Enterprise Risk Management as part of a business unit’s daily activities. Enterprise Risk Management is a change in the way we do business, and it is a change in how we think about our risk! This white paper on “Successful Enterprise Risk Management: Does Your Organization Have What It Takes?” addresses: What is the business case for Enterprise Risk Management support software? How can risk managers successfully implement an ERM strategy? What is the basis behind any successful Enterprise Risk Management program? How do risk managers convince stakeholders that an ERM implementation process is the right thing to do when they live in a world where many companies have the attitude to just buy insurance?
White Paper: FireMon
How to overcome the challenges of firewall changes? Firewall changes are a constant, but as business grows—changes must be made to the firewall to accommodate the new requirements. These changes present a number of challenges to firewall administrators and can present serious risk to the business. Changes in general, whether to a firewall, router, application or any other part of the IT infrastructure, are the single greatest cause of outages. If change is not effectively managed, it presents a serious risk to business continuity. Don’t you want to secure your business processes? Read this whitepaper which explains in detail the processes to manage this complexity, technology needed to automatically track firewall configuration changes, and describes the process of change management. Download this whitepaper that assists organizations to improve the firewall changes by addressing the few general questions. How to solve the firewall change management challenge? How to improve the firewall challenges? How to track the firewall configuration changes? How to address the unique challenges of firewall changes facing enterprises today?
White Paper: Kenandy
Now, it’s time to empower people with Kenandy’s cloud ERP solution. Empower your business with a modern ERP and arm your people towards higher levels of productivity. A cloud ERP solution that gives people in business and IT the speed, flexibility and access they need to pursue new business models and create better results. In this whitepaper on “Three Ways to Empower Real People with Kenandy Cloud ERP,” learn the ways to Empower People with Cloud ERP solutions: Empower people with ERP that’s easy to use Empower business with ERP that’s easy to implement Empower IT with cloud based ERP solution that’s easy to change Want to find out more about empowering people with Cloud ERP? Download this whitepaper.
Cloud ERP: Helping Manufactures Keep up with the Times
White Paper: Mint Jutras
Cloud ERP for manufacturing is now becoming an integral part of the business operations of the major manufacturing concerns. A survey was conducted to investigate cloud ERP goals and benchmark performance of cloud based ERP implementations in light of the changing operational landscape for manufacturers. Moving to a subscription licensing and cost model, the ability to access anywhere, anytime, and always up-to-date software makes cloud deployment very attractive to manufacturers today. Key Takeaways from this whitepaper on “Cloud ERP: Helping Manufacturers Keep up with the Times”: Discover how a cloud ERP deployment can keep pace with newer technology, which in turn can deliver more innovation See the value in better planning, collaboration, and visibility, which help produce more with fewer (physical) resources in cloud ERP for manufacturing Understand how cost savings can justify the cost of a transition to the cloud Read this white paper which looks at how cloud ERP solutions can aid innovation by providing better planning, collaboration and visibility to manufacturing companies to help them produce more with fewer physical resources.