The 2011 IOUG Database Growth Survey, conducted in partnership with Oracle Corporation, includes input from 611 IOUG members and summarizes the survey results explore issues and solutions around managing fast-growing database environments.
Companies recognize the importance of managing employee identities, data and permissions. But managing customer identity data requires an entirely different set of tools and technologies in order to keep up with the flood of data being generated as consumers interact across channels and devices.
In today’s application economy, interaction between a business and
its customers, partners and employees is increasingly through apps.
And omni-channel access to these applications—from anywhere at
any time—is dependent on APIs. These APIs provide an interface for
developers to code against, and must be robust enough to support
As a result, APIs are perhaps the most critical technology in digital
business design today. APIs sit between your application clients
—apps, websites and devices—and application backends. By
leveraging APIs, you can securely stretch the boundaries of your
enterprise by tapping into a broad array of digital businesses, digital
customers and digital devices.
But just as important as the API, is the application backend itself.
Behind the API, the data access layer and application logic layer are
doing the heavy lifting—implementing business rules, maintaining
data consistency and managing interactions with various data
sources. These three com
HCAHPS is the barometer for understanding a patient’s hospital experience. But can you predict the
outcome of your patient satisfaction surveys by reading online reviews from past and present patients?
And more importantly, does improving your hospital’s online reputation improve HCAHPS scores?
Reputation.com’s Data Science team, led by Brad Null, Ph.D, analyzed two years of HCAHPS hospital
survey data from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, across more than 4,800 hospitals.
The team reviewed the data alongside online reviews, ratings and rankings for those same hospitals, and
made some significant discoveries:
• Online reviews provide early warning of issues that may impact patient experience, giving hospitals the
opportunity to identify and address those issues before patient satisfaction scores suffer.
• By continually monitoring, managing, requesting and responding to patient reviews, a healthcare
organization can address negative feedback that impacts HCAHPS resu
Data is the new currency. Is your organization capitalizing on the full potential of data analytics? In this big data primer, you will learn about the 3 key challenges facing organizations today: managing overwhelming amounts of data, leveraging new complex tools/technologies, and developing the necessary skills and infrastructure. And since storage is where your organization's data lives, it’s a pivotal part of the infrastructure jigsaw puzzle. Thus with a “tuned for everything” storage solution that is purpose-built for modern analytics, you can confidently harness the power of your data to drive your enterprise forward.
Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
In our developing digital economy, IT is a strategic asset. By effectively leveraging data, businesses become more operationally efficient, create more differentiated customer experiences, and develop new products and business models. However, unlocking those benefits requires a higher degree of execution by IT. Simply keeping pace with demand is no longer good enough; IT needs to help drive the business’s digital pursuits. The increased pressure on IT has amplified complexity, as well—66% of IT decision makers surveyed by ESG say IT is more complex than it was just two years ago.1
Demands being placed on IT are scaling relentlessly, and the tools IT teams use are in a constant state of evolution. Integrating and optimizing those new infrastructure technologies while managing existing investments is a perpetual burden. IT organizations, therefore, have two choices: either increase their personnel and budgets enough to survive the evolution with just traditional tools, or redirect those
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
Nobody can afford to lose data. But managing data, including backup and availability, in locations can present many logistical and technological challenges that bring complexity, expense, and risk. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. A new branch converged infrastructure approach allows organizations to project virtual servers and data to remote offices, providing for local access and performance while storing the data in centralized data centers. Enterprises can now do business across the globe in any location without putting data at risk.
Published By: Bluekai
Published Date: Aug 10, 2012
Hewlett-Packard, a leading technology provider with a global footprint, saw an opportunity to significantly improve its digital marketing efforts by creating a universal framework for user-level data collection and usage.
SSL certificates have moved beyond the ‘Buy’ page. They are embedded in your business. For example,
they protect remote communications via webmail, chat and IM. Browser-to-server communications
for cloud-based services require SSL certificates to protect confidential information. In addition, SSL
certificates are used to secure server-to-server communications for applications and data exchange.
In fact, SSL Certificates are a business-critical part of your IT infrastructure. However, managing
individual certificates in a large organization is complicated by multiple locations, many servers,
different business units, and rapidly growing Web-based services.
As the workplace transcends the conventional borders of corporate data and telephony networks, managing business communications is becoming much more complex—especially for IT leaders. For example, BYOD offers benefits such as eliminating the need to provision a company-owned device for every employee.
Get inside the minds of key decision-makers in mid-size companies who are tackling today’s biggest content management challenges. Learn how they’re thinking, what they see as opportunities, and how they’re planning to come out on top.
With more than 7,000 CMS solutions available from more than 6,000 unique suppliers, you have a mind-boggling array of options — making it hard to know which path to take and how to decide.
Here's your chance to get inside the minds of key decision-makers who are tackling today’s biggest content management challenges:
- Keeping up with current technology
- Difficult-to-use content management systems
- Over-reliance on IT teams for simple functions
- Inadequate access to customer data and insights
- Integrating third-party apps
- Managing and optimizing content
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
As the big data ecosystem continues to expand, new technologies are addressing the requirements for managing, processing, analyzing, and storing data to help companies benefit from the rich sources of information flowing into their organizations. From NoSQL databases to open source projects to commercial products offered on-premises and in the cloud, the future of big data is being driven by innovative new approaches across the data management lifecycle. The most pressing areas include real-time data processing, interactive analysis, data integration, data governance, and security. Download this report for a better understanding of the current landscape, emerging best practices and real-world successes.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 29, 2018
The concept of integrated business planning — closing gaps in an organization’s various planning functions and aligning operations and strategy with its financial performance — has existed in various forms for decades. What has changed is creation of planning platforms that can handle the fluidity of data to erase silos and enterprise borders where once there were multiple geographies, departments, time zones, languages and currencies. All elements of business are managing the avalanche of information coming to them. Just like connecting disparate people, we also must connect data that resides in various systems, applications and tools.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Sep 07, 2018
The concept of integrated business planning — closing gaps in an organization’s various planning functions and aligning operations and strategy with its inancial performance — has existed in various forms for decades. What has changed is creation of planning platforms that can handle the luidity of data to erase silos and enterprise borders where once there were multiple geographies, departments, time zones, languages and currencies. All elements of business are managing the avalanche of information coming to them. Just like connecting disparate people, we also must connect data that resides in various systems, applications and tools.
With server virtualization now well established in the world's datacenters, IT leaders are turning their attention to virtualizing and centralizing desktop PCs to address some of their toughest computing challenges:
. Managing complex end-user hardware and software infrastructure
. Securing networks and information assets
. Supporting a global workforce in an environment of constant change
Published By: Datalink
Published Date: Jul 27, 2012
If it's not already, data center virtualization should be a key component of every IT organization's strategy. This white paper looks at the benefits of data center virtualization and addresses both public and private cloud strategies.
The paper reviews the necessary steps in the evolution to a virtual data center--ranging from aligning with virtual storage to managing your cloud--and highlights how to successfully put those steps into motion.
With Quest Workspacetm Asset Manager, you can easily find data on hardware and software inventory and compare it to records on what's been purchased as well as what's actually in use. Centrally track and manage the IT contracts and licenses then generate usage reports automatically that you easily correlate to actual purchase costs and legal responsibilities. For managing software licenses, Quest Workspacetm Asset Manager goes beyond simply scanning and identifying software. It traces software usage through metering and quickly identifies if it's being underutilized, sitting idle or if the appropriate number of licenses have been purchased. From one solution, you can implement IT asset management best practices that eliminate overspending and ensure license compliance.
This whitepaper illuminates how the Oracle Database Appliance, based on Intel® Xeon® processors, overcomes the obstacles companies face in deploying and managing database services that support their mission-critical applications.
Published By: SRC,LLC
Published Date: Jun 01, 2009
Companies spend millions of dollars every year on building data warehouses, buying business intelligence (BI) software tools and managing their analytic processes in the hope of gaining consumer insight and winning market share. Yet, many companies fail to realize the full benefits of their technology investments because they are hamstrung by the layers of expertise and the complexity of technology tools needed to integrate various data warehouses and associated tools within their existing analytic environments. Since analysis is only as good as the accessibility, timeliness and accuracy of the information being analyzed, the interoperability of any data warehouse with any analytic environment is essential to achieving insightful, actionable analysis and making better decisions.
Published By: Attachmate
Published Date: Dec 05, 2013
From email to Dropbox and FTP, the file transfer process in most organizations is fraught with risk and simply does not meet most organizations’ corporate governance requirements. The result is that the status quo of file transfer in most organizations can be considered UFT—or Unmanaged File Transfer.
What is needed to overcome the problem, therefore, is Managed File Transfer (MFT)—a solution that will enable complete control over content, its lifecycle, access rights to that information, the maintenance of an audit trail, and disposition of data according to corporate governance requirements.
This white paper, sponsored by Attachmate and based on a survey conducted by Osterman Research, describes current file transfer practices and the extent of risk that organizations face by not managing file transfer properly. It also explains the benefits of MFT, provides guidelines for evaluating file transfer vendors, and describes FileXpress®, Attachmate’s MFT solution.
In order to keep pace with the business and developer demands inherent with the digital era, enterprise IT has picked up speed and scale by embracing the cloud. As a result of this mix of private on-premises clouds, hosted private clouds, and public cloud services, the modern data center has become a more complex and murky environment to manage. In the VMware eBook “How to Gain Visibility Across Your Multi-Cloud Environment,” we explore the power of the enterprise-ready cloud management platform (CMP) as a single solution for automating the delivery of IT resources, and managing those resources throughout their lifecycle across private and public clouds. Learn how you’ll gain the agility for accelerating IT delivery, the efficiency to improve OpEx and CapEx, the flexibility to leverage private or public cloud resources, and the level of control necessary to meet governance and security requirements.
Traditional databases and data warehouses are evolving to capture new data types and spread their capabilities in a hybrid cloud architecture, allowing business users to get the same results regardless of where the data resides.
The details of the underlying infrastructure become invisible. Self-managing data lakes automate the provisioning, reliability, performance and cost, enabling data access and experimentation.
Loraine Lawson spoke with David Loshin, president of the Washington, D.C.-based BI consultancy, Knowledge Integrity, and the author of Master Data Management, a book on MDM published by the MK/OMG Press, about how IT leaders separate out the marketing hype from what's really possible and pertinent about master data and managing it.
IBM Multiform Master Data Management manages master data domains - customers, accounts, products - that have significant impact on the most important business processes and realize the promise of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). IBM is the only vendor that delivers an integrated MDM product with significant out-of-the-box functionality for each MDM usage style - collaborative, operational and analytical - across multiple data domains, thereby managing the complete data lifecycle.
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