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.
When times get tough, people re examine old habits and brand loyalties. Consumers are more conscious about spending their hard earned money and their tastes shift dramatically as they cut back. Virgin Mobile USA was able to see exactly how their consumers were changing during the economic downturn by surveying their online community of customers. The panel brings together hundreds of customers to interact with the organization on a variety of issues. The results were so interesting that both Forbes Magazine and the Chicago Tribune wrote an article about the findings.
The Economist Intelligence Unit examines the lessons learned from the current financial crisis, and proposes ten practical lessons that could help to address perceived weaknesses in risk identification, assessment and management.
Tough times require tough actions. Business as usual is not enough. In today's economic environment, you are asked to do more with less -- at lower risk. During this Webinar, you will hear from two IBM WebSphere Portal customers about how their portal solutions have helped them reduce costs, improve productivity, and grow revenue. Come prepared with questions and leave with new ideas and answers!
Polaris Research, Inc. is a recognized leader in decomposing historical marketing results to determine ROI across the entire media landscape. Our marketing analytics and insights empower companies to optimize spending levels within and across media channels based on individual elasticity and performance to realize millions of dollars in savings. Learn more today!
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
Your organization's focus has been on acquiring customers, increasing revenues and profitability, and outpacing the competition. And while your organization has continued to improve its operating efficiencies (sometimes by quickly learning from past mistakes), you feel your company should be spending more time analyzing what’s going on and planning for the future.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
Gain insight into how you can meet organizational readiness challenges facing your company as you adopt new technology. Take the right steps and implement change management strategies to ensure that your organization adapts effectively to change and ultimately becomes a best-run business.
In this white paper, you'll see how Lotus Notes 8.5 boosts bandwidth by storing one copy of attachments, rather than allowing duplicate via threads. You'll also discover how upgrading lets you elevate collaboration and enhance efficiency with tools that empower users to take action, create and share knowledge, and collaborate with teams.
Read this astounding case study to see how migrating to IBM Lotus software with a broadly functional messaging platform increased the efficiency and support of mobile users for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Then you'll learn how your own business can improve communications, drive down costs and eliminate the need for additional Web software.
Let’s face it: In this economy, justifying new investments can be tough. Most companies are in belt-tightening mode, not shopping mode. And budgets are getting leaner. But sometimes it makes sense to invest. The recession won’t last forever. Forward thinking companies are already thinking about how to prepare for the upturn — in fact, many are marketing their way through the recession, taking advantage of low media prices and a relatively stark competitive landscape in order to better stand out and gain market share. Learn more today!
Planning to implement an email archiving system? There are many issues to consider – legal risks, storage concerns and data security – it can seem a complex topic!Download this guide to help you make informed decisions about your archiving requirements
Does your email and web Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP) need a refresh? Shoosmiths Solicitors and MessageLabs combine to provide you with some top tips to ensuring your policy is fit for purpose. Click here.
Published By: SRC,LLC
Published Date: Jun 01, 2009
Today, organizations are collecting data at every level of their business and in volumes that in the past were unimaginable. Data sets are stored in different database systems or in files with distinctive formats, all reflecting business process, application, program software, or information type dependencies. Adding to this complexity is the distribution of these data sets across the enterprise in silos requiring a varied set of tools and/or specialized business rules for data transformation, classification, matching, and integration. Because of the massive amounts of data stored in a variety of representation formats, decision makers strain to derive insights and create business solutions that adequately span and integrate information from these disparate technology islands. Learn more today!
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: May 20, 2009
Mobility is no longer considered a luxury within enterprise but a critical part of a networking
strategy as firms look to increase productivity and remain competitive in a rapidly changing environment. As mobility becomes an integral part of the infrastructure, IT must deal with supporting numerous devices including laptops, smartphones and other mobile handhelds. The challenge for IT will be enabling productivity improvements while mitigating the risk of numerous types of devices. The devices and their memory cards may hold sensitive organizational and personal information, including information about product announcements, 9inancial statements, or customer records.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: May 15, 2009
Most organisations have had to supplement their IT capability with some form of external help at one time or another. However, as financial pressures mount and technology continues to evolve and its relationship with the business becomes increasingly complex, how does this change the expectations and needs of those external relationships? Learn more today!
CRM has proven its ability to enhance business performance time and time again. However, the path to eff ective implementation is not always easy — complexities often arise as a result of trying to align an entire company behind the concept. You can fi nd the success that comes from leveraging customer knowledge to the fullest measure by following these 10 steps. Learn more today!
Measuring the effectiveness of your security infrastructure is key to any enterprise as threats change on a minute by minute basis. See an example of the report you would receive following a Trend Micro Threat Discovery Assessment.
It's a scary climate for small and mid-size businesses. Besides economic, many growing businesses also experience problems and frustrations when it comes to data management and business software integration. Sage has introduced an eBook, On the Hotseat: How Your Peers Are Tackling the Questions That Matter Now, that provides insight on how other businesses are handling these problems.
The data security challenges for financial services providers—from the solo accounting professional to the midsize accounting firm to world’s largest corporation, from CPAs to CFPs to credit counselors—have never been as challenging as they are in today’s turbulent times. And although the large data breaches at the most recognizable companies receive the most publicity, small companies and solo offices can also be victims, according to the Better Business Bureau.
The data security challenges for financial enterprises have never been as challenging as they are in today's turbulent times. Not only must financial enterprises comply with regulations such as SOX, GBLA and PCI along with a multitude of state regulations concerning customer privacy and electronic data security, they must also guard against the staggering costs—both tangible and intangible—that a security breach can incur.
Discover specific actions companies can take to ensure high cash-flow velocity and vital liquidity. Get answers to these key questions: How can I protect the health of my commercial cash flows? How can I gain better visibility into sources and uses of cash? And how can I increase control over my global cash balances?
Learn how core corporate processes can help your company meet financial objectives and mitigate risk in troubled economic times. Discover how streamlining common processes can reduce costs, and how you can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes that differentiate you from the competition.
B2B marketers have specific needs when it comes to email campaigns. Learn how implementing an email system designed for B2B can bring together all of your lead generation efforts to create an integrated campaign with automated messaging personalized from your sales reps, CRM syncing and triggered nurturing emails.
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