This paper introduces five architectural principles guiding the development of the next generation data center (NGDC). It describes key market influences leading a fundamental enterprise IT transformation and the technological trends that support it. The five principles are: scale-out, guaranteed performance, automated management, data assurance, and global efficiencies. Cloud infrastructure delivery models such as IaaS, private clouds, and software-defined data centers (SDDC) are foundations for the NGDC. In an era where IT is expected to ensure productiongrade support with a plethoric flow of new applications and data, these models demonstrate how to eliminate bottlenecks, increase self-service, and move the business forward. The NGDC applies a software-defined everything (SDx) discipline in a traditional, hardware-centric business to gain business advantage.
To compete successfully in today’s economy, companies from all industries require the ability to deliver software faster, with higher quality, and reduced risk and costs. This is only possible with a modern software factory that can deliver quality software continuously. Yet for most enterprises, testing has not kept pace with modern development methodologies. A new approach to software testing is required: Continuous Testing.
In the first session in a series, join product management leadership to gain in-depth insights on how by shifting testing left, and automating all aspects of test case generation and execution, continuous testing, it enables you to deliver quality software faster than ever.
Recorded Feb 5 2018 49 mins
Steve Feloney, VP Product Management CA Technologies
Project and portfolio management or PPM software can make or break an organization’s ability to deliver.
The recent growth in portfolio management as a strategic business function has led to many vendors of software related to elements of project execution “bolting on” project and portfolio management (PPM) modules. This is a clear attempt to try and get a piece of a growing, lucrative market.
Twenty five years ago, PPM software was nothing more than project management software with the ability to publish or share information across projects. It was capable of doing a lot, but none of it was intuitive and therefore wasn’t particularly useful. Compared to today’s solutions, those products were dinosaurs. Since then, many vendors have invested a lot of money into their solutions, developing world-class offerings that can truly support effective management of the portfolio, and, more important, of the business that portfolio drives.
In letzter Zeit ist das Portfoliomanagement zunehmend zu einer strategischen Aufgabe im Unternehmen geworden. Dies hat dazu geführt, dass viele Anbieter von Software, die sich auf Elemente der Projektdurchführung bezieht, Module für das Projekt- und Portfoliomanagement (PPM) „antackern“.
Dies ist offensichtlich ein Versuch, sich ein Stück eines wachsenden, lukrativen Markts abzuschneiden. Vor 25 Jahren war PPM-Software lediglich Projektmanagementsoftware mit der Fähigkeit, Informationen projektübergreifend zu veröffentlichen oder weiterzugeben. Sie bot viele Funktionen, aber keine davon waren intuitiv, und deshalb war sie nicht besonders nützlich.
Im Vergleich zu den heutigen Lösungen waren diese Produkte Dinosaurier. Seitdem haben zahlreiche Anbieter viel Geld in ihre Lösungen investiert. Sie haben hervorragende Angebote entwickelt, die ein effektives Management des Portfolios und vor allem des Unternehmens, dem dieses Portfolio dient, wirklich unterstützen können.
Il software di project and portfolio management o PPM può essere determinante per la capacità di delivery di un'azienda.
La recente crescita del portfolio management come funzione di business strategica ha portato molti vendor di software correlato ad elementi dell'esecuzione di progetto a "lanciarsi" sui moduli di project and portfolio management (PPM). Si tratta chiaramente di un tentativo di mettere piede in un mercato redditizio e in crescita.
Baiada, an Australia company which provides premium quality poultry products throughout the country, deploys Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management to help its business streamline three business software systems into one, delivering improved flexibility and functionality, and enabling Baiada to provide a better overall product in the marketplace.
In our 28-criteria evaluation of application performance management (APM) solutions, we identified the 14 most significant vendors — AppDynamics, AppNeta, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Dell, Dynatrace, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, ManageEngine, Microsoft, Nastel Technologies, NetScout, New Relic, and Riverbed Technology — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals make the right choice for their organization.
In Forrester’s 40-criteria evaluation of omnichannel order management (OMS) vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers in the category — Aptos, IBM, Jagged Peak, Kibo, Manhattan Associates, NetSuite, Oracle, Radial, and SAP Hybris — and researched, analyzed, and scored each. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where each stands in relation to one another to help eBusiness professionals select the right partner for their omnichannel order management needs.
Maintain visibility and control, regardless of device or OS. The consumerisation of enterprise information technology is one of the most significant security concerns today. Gartner's Analyst Ken Delaney explains the impact of consumerisation on enterprise IT.
Answers to Your Mobile Device Data Protection Questions. The IT landscape is changing quickly, Get expert advice on developing a strategy and learn how your organization can manage security on employee-owned mobile devices.
For any retailer, having a streamlined, efficient warehouse can dramatically improve business operations. This Stitch Labs Guide offers seven tips to help optimize your warehouse organization and increase your productivity.
Any retailer will tell you that giving customers new, convenient ways to purchase a product is good for business. This Stitch Labs Guide offers four tips to help increase your sales channels without increasing your business complexity.
With 237 million active customer accounts, Amazon is often an appealing way for retailers to expand online sales. Learn how teaming up with this online marketplace can take your business to the next level.
Storage infrastructure performance monitoring and management is the key to business continuity and availability solutions. To ensure application performance, storage managers must manage the performance of the array and the SAN based on the array. HP Storage Essentials software delivers a solution for these scenarios. This solution brief addresses how current performance management challenges can be resolved with HP Storage Essentials software.
With fewer people entering the workforce and a shortage of certain skills, develop strategies now to address skills shortages. Read about the opportunity presented by Baby Boomers and how to leverage Boomers for competitive advantage.
Today’s “connected” generation is comprised of tech-savvy workers whose strengths must be harnessed for competitive advantage. Read how to reach “Gen C” and develop talent management strategies to attract, engage and retain this workforce segment.
Deploying a mobile workforce solution used to be a major undertaking. Today, it’s easy. You don’t need any specialized devices; management software is cloud-based, and training is short and simple. In other words, obstacles of the past have disappeared, and now is the time to implement mobile workforce solutions for organizations with between 15 and 250 mobile workforce.
In this brief, you’ll see why it’s easier than ever to implement software solutions for mobile workforce.
"Lenovo® XClarity™ is a new centralized systems management solution that helps administrators deliver infrastructure faster. This solution integrates easily into Lenovo System x® M5 and X6 rack servers and the Lenovo Flex System™ — all powered by Intel® Xeon® processors — providing automated discovery, monitoring, firmware updates, configuration management, and bare metal deployment of operating systems and hypervisors across multiple systems. Lenovo XClarity provides automated resource management with agentless, software virtual appliance architecture. It features an intuitive graphical user interface.
Download now to find out more about Lenovo XClarity!
Sponsored by Lenovo® and Intel®"
SIEM (security information and event management) software offers a lot of promise, but legacy SIEMs simply can't keep up with the rate and sophistication of today's cyberattacks. Organizations today require access to analytics-driven SIEMs that combine a big data platform that is optimized for machine data with advanced analytics, threat detection, monitoring tools, incident response tools and multiple forms of threat intelligence.
Download your complimentary copy of “The Six Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SIEM” and learn how to dramatically improve your security posture, advanced threat detection and incident response.
Published By: Concur ENT
Published Date: May 11, 2018
Business travel accounts for the majority
of your employee expenses. Travel and
expenses are intrinsically linked, so why
not manage them together?
When you combine travel and expense, some
questions are easier to answer:
• Where can I find a full picture of travel and
• Are expense claims aligned to my travel policy?
• Can I reclaim some VAT?
To connect travel and expense management,
businesses usually look for software that can
manage both processes from beginning to end.
This is commonly referred to as an integrated
solution. The results could be cost savings,
faster delivery or improved employee adoption
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