White Paper: CoreOS
Kubernetes is Google’s third container management system that helps manage distributed, containerized applications at massive scale. Kubernetes automates container configuration, simplifying scaling, and managing resource allocation. It comprises a rich set of complex features, and understanding this new platform is critical to the future of your organization. Kubernetes also manages their lifecycles, and maintains and tracks resource allocation in a cluster of servers. This whitepaper provides insights on how to address these challenges, as many organizations are now turning to Kubernetes to help orchestrate and manage their containers in production, development and test environments. Inside this Kubernetes White Paper: Kubernetes as container orchestration Basic Kubernetes architecture The benefits of Kubernetes What to consider when deploying Kubernetes
White Paper: Software AG
Digital business transformation is based on an IT architecture transformation with a roadmap for digital capability implementation. Based on the software platforms, digital companies create enhanced or totally new business models which offer completely new digital customer experiences. Established companies are building up software know-how and are acquiring software companies to accelerate their digital transformation by injecting software innovation capabilities into their core business areas. This whitepaper helps to understand what makes today’s digital challengers attractive to customers and consumers, as it highlights their core competencies and differentiators based on their digital software-based technology. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Digital challengers separate companies from their customers Implementing digital capabilities for digital use cases Digital companies have a micro services-oriented, scalable IT architecture
White Paper: NexInfo Solutions, Inc
Project-Driven Supply Chain planning enables organizations to develop a single planning and execution strategy that enhances the accuracy of decision making and reduce the communication gap while working on the modern Supply Chain Management (SCM) tools. The adaptation and deployment of project driven supply chain planning & processes can help companies to achieve business objectives and give How to improve project delivery in supply chain management? What are the base process designs and solutions for all project driven supply chains? How to build forecast and develop profitability from Sales & Operations Planning? This whitepaper illustrates how project driven companies can benefit from the adoption of supply chain planning process. Project driven supply chain planning delivers real time benefits like: Improve supply chain delivery performance and improve project delivery in terms of both schedule and quality. To improve project delivery schedules and make costs more predictable. To improve margins by securing scarce material and resources early and allows to hedge against market fluctuations. Improving overall customer satisfaction and increases profitability.
Role of Demand Management in Supply Chain
White Paper: NexInfo Solutions, Inc
Why should companies have an effective process for Demand Management? Organizations are in a competition of applying new technologies and analytics to make their supply chains more efficient, reduce inventory, and improve customer satisfaction while improving profitability. This implies the need to have an effective process for demand management. What is demand management? Why is there a need for demand management in supply chain? Demand management processes help organizations gather valuable insight, agility, and improve the ability to plan and forecast while increasing visibility into customer demands. Demand management helps companies improve inventory levels, enhance customer service, optimize trade and promotion planning, and enhance inventory planning. Demand Management is far more robust than developing a demand forecast or sales forecast. Improper demand forecasting results in more supply chain costs and low margins. Download this whitepaper to learn more about Demand management processes and how NexInfo Solutions has come up with the ‘NexGen Methodology’ that targets the success of demand planning, Sales & operations planning projects.
Configuration Management for Electronic Security Systems
White Paper: LABUSA
Configuration management for IT environments and electronic security systems are implemented within an organization to fully realize the benefits and maximize the security effectiveness. Locking down and properly configuring security parameters on servers, workstations and network infrastructure platforms has long been a mainstay of best practices in information security. How can you establish and maintain consistency of a product's performance, functional and physical attributes with its requirements, design and operational information throughout its life, without missing errors that lead to failures? Through this informative whitepaper, learn how configuration management can help you protect your IT environment from unauthorized communications and unauthorized access to your systems or data, and also understand about: -Potential benefits of a configuration management solution -Challenges faced by security configuration management -Security issues in configuration management
Understanding Your Total Cost of Ownership for Managing B2B Operations
White Paper: OpenText
The first step in developing a strategy for optimizing your operations in B2B E-commerce is to determine the total cost of ownership (TCO) . The B2B environment is complex and a “true” TCO comparison must be considered to avoid mistakes and take right steps to lower TCO. So what cost, speed and agility factors must be considered to determine if your B2B E-commerce program should be developed in-house or outsourced? How can your business sort through the complexity in order to develop a strategy for creating a mature B2B E-commerce program that will yield benefits such as reduced costs, improved capabilities and increased customer satisfaction? What expenses must be carefully examined to provide the most accurate determination of TCO? This TCO whitepaper encompasses more than just the hardware, software and infrastructure costs .It shows how to identify the key roles, tasks, and cost components that should be considered in a comprehensive cost analysis of managing a B2B E-commerce program. This B2B E-commerce whitepaper covers: • Identifying the B2B roles and responsibilities • Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Your B2B Operations • Implementation Planning Cost Considerations • IT Support and Infrastructure Planning for B2B Programs • TCO Saving Through B2B Managed Services • Maintaining and Growing a B2B Program • 25 Steps to successful B2B Program Management Cycle