Improving access to core applications and data is just one of many mandates facing IT, along with improving collaboration, reducing administration costs and improving performance. Fortunately, shops running System z have an advantage. You can integrate and enhance your System z assets faster when you use the version 6.1 update to IBM WebSphere Portal on z/OS. Use it to quickly deploy business applications across the enterprise, reduce costs and increase flexibility with workloads centralized on System z.
With ever-increasing data growth worldwide, organizations must find smarter ways to store and manage their massive volumes of data. Learn how IBM® Tivoli® Storage Management software solutions help to maximize your current storage environment and reduce operational and capital costs while improving service and managing risks.
IDC studied 14 mobile and fixed-line service providers that implemented Tivoli Netcool and found that IBM Tivoli Netcool can help in big ways. It reduces costs by improving operational efficiencies and still allows you to deliver a high-quality custom management.
A recent IBM CEO study revealed innovation, along with global integration and a disruptive business model, to be among the key traits of the Enterprise of the Future.1 As to how that innovation will take place-CEOs include collaboration and the use of Web 2.0 tools at the top of the list.
Major retailers and mass merchandisers are turning up the pressure on their trading partners and even other retailers to implement Global Data Synchronization (GDS) within their organizations. These advocates see GDS and participation in the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as the best path to improving the timeliness and accuracy of their supply chains, particularly once these efforts are broadly supported across the retail supply chain landscape.
No enterprise is an island. Goods and services flow in from suppliers. When you include suppliers of wares for raw material extractors, along with recyclers that turn consumer and commercial waste into new raw materials and finished goods, it is a supply chain with no beginning and no end.
Published By: Tealeaf
Published Date: May 12, 2008
While many companies believe they are delivering adequate online experiences, their customers are in pain. Why do most organizations miss the mark? Improving online customer experience requires organizations to have one view of the online customer and to utilize a common language when discussing customer experience. Tealeaf gives you insights via their new guide, "Building an Online Customer Experience Competency: Five Steps".
This white paper highlights the key challenges facing the financial services industry, and discusses how the 2007 Microsoft® Office system can help financial institutions affect business performance with innovative and powerful enterprise capabilities that extend far beyond improving personal productivity.
This white paper highlights key challenges facing the professional services industry and discusses how the 2007 Microsoft® Office system can help professional services firms enhance business performance by maximizing employee contributions. It also offers examples of firms realizing business impact from their early use of the 2007 Office system, which provides innovative and powerful enterprise-scale capabilities that extend far beyond improving personal productivity.
Storage area networks (SAN) deliver consolidated storage and advanced storage management features. One advanced SAN configuration involves booting servers directly from the SAN, eliminating all locally attached storage, and improving server operations. Several server boot options are available. To select the right boot option for your environment, you should weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each.
Call it growth, scaling, or expansion – whatever you call it, increasing your storage resources often strikes fear and loathing in the heart of the IT administrator. It conjures up visions of downtime, extra management tasks, frustrated users, and working nights and weekends. In addition, since capacity and performance are intimately connected, increasing storage resources can require balancing changes that affects the entire the SAN.
Whatever the size of your organization, a business-class network is within your reach. By understanding and taking some simple steps, you can implement a network infrastructure that provides your company with significant and substantive benefits. From empowering your employees to greatly improving customer service, networking technology can have a lasting impact on your business.
A safe, healthy childhood should be an inalienable human right, but that is not the case forfar too many children around the world. Each day, 24,000 children die worldwide becauseof poverty. 640 million children are without adequate shelter and 400 million have no access to safe water. Even in a prosperous country like the United States, nearly 40 percent of children live in low-income families, and some communities resemble similarly impoverished areas of the developing world.
This new white paper examines key challenges facing customer support organizations and explores the many advantages of collaborative remote support, including ad hoc training, faster first-contact resolution and an improved customer experience.
Published By: Webtrends
Published Date: Aug 05, 2011
Improving annual revenue through organic growth is increasingly a top goal for organizations. This Aberdeen research shows that despite economic pressures, best-in-class companies, including Webtrends customers, are able to demonstrate clear value from their marketing campaigns.
Read this Harvard Business Review article to learn how smart organizations are improving decision-making by identifying and prioritizing decisions; examining factors involved in each decision; designing roles, processes, systems and behaviors to improve decisions; and institutionalizing the new approach through training, refined data analysis, and outcome assessment.
Read this white paper from IBM to learn about applying predictive analytics to claims management, including the typical ROI achieved, how embedded analytics improves decision making, and technology components of a predictive analytics solution.
Read this white paper to learn five practical steps your company can take to achieve customer intimacy: 1. Plan your goals, methodology and metrics; 2. Capture the right customer information, including structured and unstructured data; 3. Predict customer behaviors; 4. Act on these insights with relevant, timely offers to optimize the predicted outcome; and 4. Expand successes into other areas.
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