Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the family of IBM System x servers and find out which one is the right choice for your business.
The Internet and email have stimulated huge productivity gains for employees. Workers quickly and easily access volumes of research on the Web and correspond with a mouse click. Unfortunately, businesses taking advantage of these tools are increasingly faced with daily onslaughts of spam and unwanted Web traffic.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Nov 27, 2007
But what is "BI" and how do small/mid size business owners acquire it without too much cost? This Executive White Paper will outline the issues and solutions for the "BI" requirements of growing companies.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 03, 2008
Businesses of all sizes adopt technology to make them more productive, cost effective or flexible and help them compete. Over the years the adoption of tools such as mobile phones, wireless laptops, the internet and email have all been driven by such expectations. Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are often at the forefront as these technologies can give them a lead on their larger competitors. What starts as a useful extra tool or 'competitive edge' soon becomes the accepted norm and a search for improved quality and utility then ensues.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 18, 2008
Whether we like it or not we are all IT users now. Through the ubiquity of networks of devices that we rely on for information, security and day-to-day transactions even those who eschew technology now rely on it, even if they do not acknowledge it. The failure of these networks can lead to widespread disruption, unhappy customers, unproductive employees and lost business. Ensuring their availability, security and efficiency is a job for experts who need powerful tools to carry out the task.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 18, 2008
Businesses of all sizes have to manage an increasing diversity of remote users and devices. The task ranges from simply keeping systems running to ensuring security, compliance and the achievement of environmental goals. Under this sort of pressure, IT managers and managed service providers, to which the task is often outsourced, must have flexible access to powerful tools and an ability to share the data those tools rely on.
In today’s world, it may seem like there is barely enough time to stay on top of running a business, let alone for perceived luxuries like personal interaction over every transaction. This white paper looks at the benefits of combining two popular online communication tools- email marketing and live chat - to boost customer loyalty and retention.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Feb 12, 2007
This white paper describes how ITIL implementation can be rendered simpler, faster, more effective and more affordable by combining new service-oriented Business Process Management (BPM) tools with the established functionality of task-oriented IT management software.
Business Intelligence Software are applications that build on existing data warehouses and provide analytical processing tools that allow users to more effectively analyze such data. This, in turn, permits businesses to more rapidly develop existing and new analyses and reports for improved decision-making power and information dissemination capacity.
David Loshin, consultant and author talked to Karen Hsu about Informatica's data quality, unstructured data and data governance solutions. Karen highlighted customers like Navteq and Humberside Police's innovative use of Informatica.
Published By: CopiaTECH
Published Date: Mar 18, 2008
Words like “integrated” and “centralized” have been used to describe application software solutions for some years now, often because of marketing messaging that implies more interoperability than the given technology can actually provide to the business customer. The terms are broad enough to be almost meaningless in some instances. In the field of IT security, the sheer range of tools and techniques in the hacker or virus writer’s armory that one must guard against has driven up the number of solutions required to prevent attacks.
SchemaLogic Enterprise Suite for Microsoft SharePoint 2007 (SES) resolves SharePoint issues by providing a framework that enables companies to model and connect the structures and relationships of the metadata across the entire SharePoint environment. SES continuously updates and synchronizes metadata across SharePoint site collections, Web applications and farms by leveraging and extending SharePoint’s native capabilities.
Managing a sophisticated commerce marketing program requires more than a simple email marketing platform. Say goodbye to batch and blast messages and hello to relevance. Today's commerce marketers use an average of 7.2 marketing tactics to grow their business and keep shoppers coming back for more. Are you ready to add a few to your tool box?
To build or revamp your e-commerce program, you'll need tools to build subscriber lists in healthy ways, manage coupons, maximize transnational messages, and ping shoppers to remind them about whats waiting in their shopping cart. To stay ahead of the competition, you must also capture browse behavior and create triggered messages to nudge shoppers along in their buying journey, predict what a customer wants and recommend the right product. And, depending on your target audience, you may need to explore SMS.
Published By: Godfrey
Published Date: Oct 24, 2008
B-to-B Strategic Search has been created by Godfrey to provide the customer-centric, content-driven approach needed for successful business-to-business search performance. It uses all available tools to help B-to-B marketers achieve a presence in the search results of users who are looking for their technology or product. It thus includes both search engine optimization (SEO), the practice of modifying your site to improve organic search results, and search engine marketing (SEM), or paid search.
Even though you may not be familiar with the term “social media”, chances are you’ve heard about it or maybe even are using it to communicate in your personal life. But is social media successfully making the crossover from personal pastime to business tool? This blue paper outlines the different types of tools in the social media toolkit and proposes ways they can be used to promote your brand, communicate with your customers and help grow your business.
Every small business has some system for organizing and documenting its relationships. If that system is no longer working, or could be improved upon, a new contact management system is in order. This Blue Paper will help small business owners research, select and implement the system that will work effectively for them.
As organizations become more dependent on their data networks, the impact of network performance problems on human productivity is turning into a serious business risk. To mitigate this risk, organizations are investing in network visibility tools.
Download our 2014 Digital Trends report, created in partnership with eConsultancy, to discover the trends that are driving exceptional customer experiences — and the tools you need to gain a competitive edge.
Based on a global survey of more than 2,500 marketers, our report found that customer experience, mobile marketing, and content marketing are major business imperatives for 2014. However, only 23% of marketers believe they have the tools they need to maximize their impact in these areas. Get the report now to uncover more insights for the coming year, including:
- B2C brands will focus on targeting and personalization
- Two-thirds of respondents will experiment with new media
- Brands will zero in on mobile customer behavior
There's a better way to manage deals -- For a sales organization, email and CRMs don't enable precise teamwork. Read this white paper to learn how social business tools bring critical deal management capabilities.
Published By: sweetiQ
Published Date: Oct 29, 2012
Smartphones and the social, local, mobile ecosystem are the future of retail. Where once there was the yellow pages, today's mobile consumer has much more access to information. Read on to learn how to presence on the social local and mobile web.
While a business case is all about the numbers, knowing how and when to push the proposal through the approval process requires an understanding of the psychology behind how proposals are selected and funded. Learn the tools and strategies to develop a business case and gain approval within your company.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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