Forrester Consulting provides an analysis of four HP 3PAR Storage customer implementations to quantify the efficiency and cost savings achieved over legacy storage platforms. On average, HP 3PAR Storage customers achieved a 10.4 month payback period with a 55% ROI over a 3-year evaluation period and a significant reduction in CapEx and OpEx over that same period as a result of thin provisioning, maintenance costs avoided and labor productivity gains
Great leaders always have one thing in common: They are able to inspire people to act.
From Martin Luther King Jr. to Steve Jobs, leaders with the ability to inspire don't start with what they want done or how they want it done. Great leaders always start with Why.
Watch this on-demand webinar to hear Simon Sinek, leadership expert and best-selling author, explain how real inspiration starts with Why and what changes you can make - in both your business and personal life - to achieve the same success.
Building a team culture can be challenging - particularly if members of your team are distributed around the globe.
Teamwork ensues when the team feels stable, is focused, able to envision the work required to achieve it and collaborate in an ego-less structure of contribution.
This new white paper explores how to build a team culture regardless of where team members are located.
Distributed work programs are one of the most effective ways of achieving badly-needed operational savings. To be effective, however, you need to know which practices and tools are most effective for managing remote staff.
This new white paper addresses three fundamental management questions, explores key challenges of managing remote workers and provides best practices for setting up a successful remote work program.
Published By: GoToMyPC
Published Date: Apr 06, 2011
This interactive eBook by Robert Pagliarini, explores how to create more time, energy and passion so you and your employees can focus on what's most important, achieve your goals and experience a sense of purpose.
Published By: Egencia
Published Date: Jun 18, 2014
In today’s business world, there is usually a lot of travelling taking place to secure contracts, meet clients, or visit satellite offices around the world. However, all of this moving around can be costly and poorly managed. Nevertheless, there are simple solutions for your travel managers. Download this whitepaper to learn how to properly manage your organization’s air travel budget and understand how air contracts are built and designed in order to balance your organization’s maximum cost savings with achievable contract obligations.
Virtualization continues to lead a sea change for enterprise-scale data centers and cloud environments, delivering well-established benefits such as cost savings, reduced physical space and power requirements, simpler and more flexible testing environments, faster server provisioning, and improved return on investment. Yet for many organizations, one of virtualization’s greatest benefits is only now being realized in the form of highly portable and flexible virtual images. Natural extensions of virtualization technology, virtual images help organizations achieve even greater efficiencies and cost savings.
While software license costs are a major expense, most companies spend very little time managing this critical and widely distributed asset until an audit occurs or a cost reduction program forces attention. This should be the year you flip from being reactive to being proactive in dealing with software asset and license management. Costs savings and peace of mind are just two of the benefits that you will realize.
In this Webcast an analyst from Frost and Sullivan will go over the results of a recently published white paper on this topic and Deloitte & Touche will discuss the benefits their customers have gained in automating their license management processes.
View this Webcast to learn how you can reclaim licenses, avoid unnecessary license costs, achieve continuous compliance, and improve risk management.
Cloud computing give you the opportunity to manage infrastructure as code. This capability provides the ability to manage the delivery pipeline in a way similar to how we manage code, providing repeatable, testable deployments of applications all the way from unit to user acceptance tests, reducing risks and costs, and removing the bottlenecks that occur at the transition from agile development to operational deployment. Join this webcast to learn how Collaborative DevOps solutions from IBM can help turn your delivery pipeline into an agile, automated workflow.
The IBM® DevOps solution offers a new approach to traditional application lifecycle management (ALM) that can help businesses achieve sustained innovation. Broadening the scope of software development and delivery beyond a business's technology.
Getting paid is a top priority for every business. However‚ with the wide variety of invoice formats used along with disputes about pricing or items delivered‚ the process of billing and collections can be a complicated affair.
Learn how you can leverage Accounts Receivable (AR) Automation tools to achieve more on-time payments by reading the Institute of Finance & Management’s (IOFM) white paper‚ 8 Steps to a Customer-Centric Approach in Collections.
A happy customer today is a customer that will pay! Download the IOFM white paper and discover how to move your business to the top of your customers’ payment lists.
Customer and supplier portals are one of the many fruits borne from the
age of digital transformation. However, the level of accommodations that
portals provide to customers and suppliers has spawned a whole new
set of challenges that didn’t exist less than a decade ago. Chief among
these is something referred to as “portal fatigue.”
Many AR departments and CSR teams are painfully familiar with the
term, as it’s often their job to either retrieve orders from a customer portal
or submit invoices directly into customers’ AP systems. On paper, these
tasks don’t seem all that odious. But when you consider the amounts of
different portals being used, and the fact that not every user is trained
on each portal, it’s easy to see why portal fatigue is a very real and
concerning problem for today’s businesses.
For 20+ years, many businesses have enjoyed the cost savings, operational efficiencies and process quality improvements that shared services centers (SSCs) were designed to deliver — but often not to the fullest extent.
In this eBook we will cover:
Standardized AP Processing without Disruption
Measuring and Evaluating KPIs with Automation
7 Tips for Mastering Modern-Day Finance SSCs
Achieving the Ultimate Control, Oversight & Orientation
Published By: Quantcast
Published Date: Oct 28, 2013
In an industry that is constantly innovating, we know the challenge to achieve higher performance goals becomes more and more difficult. If you're new to online advertising or want to improve your display performance,read our game plan for a winning display strategy.
In an ever-changing world, DBAs are managing more complex, business-critical systems. The problem is the business isn’t slowing down, and budgets are getting smaller. Advanced performance management is the answer. Learn more – read this Dell Software white paper.
Whether critical applications live in the cloud, in the data center, or both, organizations need a strategic point of control for application security. Learn how you can achieve the security, intelligence, and performance for today's standards.
Elasticity is considered superior to traditional scalability because it attempts to exactly match resources to demand. Take a closer look at a ScaleN technology that offers a more efficient, elastic, and multi-tenant approach to meeting the challenges and demands of modern data center architectures. You’ll learn how elasticity can be achieved and how it offers multiple scalability models to better meet the sub-second failover and on-demand scalability required by modern business and IT organizations.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: Apr 16, 2013
A SilverSky study of 200 U.S. chief information officers and senior level security decision-makers were found that nearly all (97 percent) of respondents indicate their confidence level in the cloud has either increased or stayed the same in the past 12 months. The Silver Lining report provides insights into cloud behavior. Download the report now and see how your peers are feeling about moving to the cloud.
The challenges faced by midsize businesses remain daunting. An uncertain economic outlook, slow market growth and cost pressures continue to affect most industries. Yet, in most geographies, IT spending by midsize businesses is increasing. This report deals with this cost/benefit equation. Specifically, it compares the IBM i 7.1 operating system deployed on Power Systems with two alternatives: use of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008, and use of x86 Linux with Oracle Database 11g, both deployed on Intel-based servers.
Flexible workplace forward thinkers are reporting productivity increases and cost decreases of 20% or more. Learn to achieve these benefits for your business by downloading the IBM executive report Achieving success with a flexible workplace: Forward thinkers’ best practices to enhance productivity, spur innovation and reduce costs. The report contains findings from a recent IBM survey covering user mobility, user support, collaboration and security.
With 2.5 billion employee-owned mobile devices in the workplace today, enterprises are struggling to capture the business benefits while bracing their IT infrastructure against data breaches and a deluge of mobile traffic. A new study reveals that the most mobile-savvy organizations are employing specific best practices, including mobile planning, integration, optimization and management to achieve mobile infrastructure maturity.
The ubiquity of mobile devices is transforming the ways that business gets done in today’s world. IBM has the services that can help go beyond supporting devices to achieve a flexible, powerful mobile enterprise.
"The implications from the 2013 IBM Global Reputational Risk and IT Study are clear. The question is no longer whether IT risks can damage your corporate reputation, but what you can do to effectively prevent and mitigate these risks.
Find out what you can do to protect your reputation from IT risks. Read “Six keys to effective reputational and IT risk management” to learn about:
· Practical advice and recommendations to help prevent and mitigate the IT risks that most affect reputation
· The emerging role of the Chief Digital Officer
· How to use social media as a tool for minimizing reputational damage
· How your supply chain can put you at increased reputational risk"
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