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DEFINITION: A best practice is a technique or methodology that, through experience and research, has proven to reliably lead to a desired result. A commitment to using the best practices in any field is a commitment to using all the knowledge and technology at one's disposal to ensure success. The term is used frequently in the fields of health care, government administration, the education system, project management,  … 
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Best Practices for Virtualizing and Protecting Exchange Server
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to uncover the top-notch best practices for using Exchange Server in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

EMC Isilon Best Practices for Hadoop Data Storage
sponsored by EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the best practices for setting up and managing the HDFS service on an EMC Isilon cluster to optimize data storage for Hadoop analytics.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

EMC IT Solutions India Private Limited

Best Practices for Cloud Computing Adoption
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a set of best practices to help you on your journey to the cloud.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2013

IBM

Fast Track Open Source Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Best Practices for Cloud Computing Adoption
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive white paper to discover the single set of best practices to help you accelerate cloud adoption, and maximize the benefits it provides.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Best Practices for Migrating to Sharepoint 2013
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers five best practices for upgrading to SharePoint 2013.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2013

Dell Software

Requirements for a Successful Cloud: a Checklist for your Cloud Journey
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: Are you considering implementing cloud into your IT environment? It's a big move, so make sure you're prepared for the road ahead. Read on to make sure your push to cloud is successful and meets all of your business needs.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

BMC Software

A Practical Approach to Building a Comprehensive and Compliant RIM Program
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the important steps to achieve successful and compliant records and information management (RIM).
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Iron Mountain

Modernize your environment: HP SAP Upgrade Services
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Your SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is mission-critical to your company, so ensuring it is running at peak efficiency is a must. Without the proper upgrade strategy, however, your ERP system could become obsolete. Read on to learn a next-gen method for making ERP upgrades efficient and effective.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Best Practices for ERP Implementation
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is being used by organizations as the core business management system, but implementation is proving to be trickier than most expected. Read this resource to learn eight essential steps you can take to ensure your ERP implementation initiatives is a success and avoid wasting time, money, and resources.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 05 Feb 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

5 strategies for managing a new generation of employees
sponsored by Ultimate Software
WHITE PAPER: It's been estimated that there are 80 million milennials in the US, and roughly half are in today's workforce. But as many companies are discovering, managing milennials requires a dramatically different approach than managing their predecessors. Read on to learn 5 key principles of effectively managing this new generation of employee.
Posted: 11 Jan 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

Ultimate Software

Best Practices in Unified Records Management to Reduce Risks and Support Data Growth
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: With the volume of your paper and digital records steadily increasing, the need for a records management policy that effectively manages both is a top priority. Read on to discover how a unified records management strategy can help you get control of all your business-critical records. Plus, learn 5 key features of an effective program.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Top HR challenges and strategies to resolve them
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Organizing, indexing and storing info is paramount to HR departments today. This paper offers up five best practices for elevated HR efficiency. Read this and learn why reducing paper, employing a hybrid approach based on both paper and digital records, and joining forces with a trusted partner can enable swifter and more efficient operations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Laying the Foundation for Successful Business Analytics Solution Deployments The Critical Role of Hardware Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The volumes of information about business solutions, best practices and analytics technology often neglect to appropriately represent the impact of hardware infrastructure on the success of business analytics projects. Read this white paper to learn what does and doesn't work in business analytics infrastructure.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Cloud & Outsourcing - Why Partnering Strategies Matter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how outsourcing motivations have changed and why you should adapt your sourcing strategies to keep up.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Governance from the Ground Up: Launching Your Information Governance Initiative
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER:  Download this resource now to help ensure that you treat your information as a business asset and not let it become just a by-product of the systems that use it. Inside you'll read 5 common information governance challenges, 6 key tips to a successful information governance initiative, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Intel IT's Data Center Strategy for Business Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers advice on aligning your data center investments with business need. It details today's best practices for effective data center management strategies.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn 11 best practice peer code review tips to optimize review sessions, improve code, and make the most of valuable time. Some of the key findings include how many lines of code you should review in an hour, annotating code before you begin reviewing, leveraging a check list system, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

The Virtual Presenter's Handbook
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Speaking at a web seminar involves much more skill and strategy than you might expect. Check out this e-book to explore six witty chapters of tips, advice and insight on delivering virtual presentations and learn how to keep your audience tuned in and interested!
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Citrix

Agile development meets IT operations - in the cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're using agile methodologies or a traditional waterfall approach, this white paper can tell you how cloud can be your opportunity to integrate apps and ops into a seamless team that produces and maintains higher-quality applications and services.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 03 Jun 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

7 Steps to Success with An Automated Development/Test Cloud
sponsored by Eucalyptus Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automating your software delivery process and integrating it with cloud-based IaaS is the best way to keep pace with today’s software building, testing and deploying demands.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Eucalyptus Systems

ERP in SME Fueling Growth and Profits
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This Aberdeen Group research report provides an in-depth and comprehensive look at companies leveraging ERP solutions as a strategic weapon.  This report reviews methodologies and technologies with best practice identification and actionable recommendations.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Sage Software

Windows 7 Migration: Inevitable and Necessary for Most IT Shops, but Time and Tools are Essential Ingredients for Success
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: For IT decision-makers, moving to Windows 7 is more a matter of "how" rather than "when," especially with XP support ending in 2014. Learn about tools that can ease your migration process and key preparations to undergo before migrating.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

RES Software

Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. Regardless of the starting point, a migration to Windows 7 is a path that holds as many questions and challenges as it does potential rewards. Planning now can ensure a smooth transition in the future.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Dell KACE

Manchester Essex Regional School District: Virtualization helps a Massachusetts school district deliver better education while reducing costs, IT staff burdens and environmental impact
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Manchester Essex Regional School District was looking to build a new school for its 8500 student body, tasking the IT department with finding the most effective way to help build and manage an energy-efficient IT infrastructure. This white paper highlights how VMware data center virtualization and other software helped them achieve their goals.
Posted: 12 Jul 2011 | Published: 12 Jul 2011

VMware, Inc.
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BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  hardware and software product development, and elsewhere.In software development, a best practice is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development. Throughout the software industry, several best practices are widely followed. Some of the more commonly used are: an iterative development process, requirement management, quality control, and change control. An iterative (meaning repetitive) development process, which progresses in incremental stages, helps to maintain a focus on manageable tasks and ensures that earlier stages are successful before the later … 
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