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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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How to Start a Windows Vista Pilot Deployment
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Thinking about deploying Windows Vista? This guide gives an overview of how to successfully manage a pilot program that provides the best experience for pilot users and helps to provide positive project justification to business decision makers.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

Microsoft

Moving to Disk-based Backup? Seven Key Questions to Ask
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Backing up to disk instead of tape eliminates the hassles of tape, provides faster backups and restores, improves security and streamlines operations. Learn about the 7 critical questions to ask when considering a move to disk-based backup.
Posted: 20 Nov 2008 | Published: 20 Oct 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Citrix XenApp 5.0: Preparing for a Successful Migration
sponsored by visionapp
WHITE PAPER: Citrix XenApp 5.0 offers new functionality: with preferential load balancing, preset values can now be applied to both specific users and particular applications.
Posted: 14 Nov 2008 | Published: 14 Nov 2008

visionapp

Adobe Solutions for eLearning: Transforming Customer Service in the Telecommunications Industry
sponsored by Adobe Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Adobe eLearning solutions enable enterprises to deploy rapid, real-time training for CSRs while helping them correlate training effectiveness with business results.
Posted: 12 Nov 2008 | Published: 12 Nov 2008

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Controlling Risk: Quality Management for SAP® Implementations and Upgrades
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes the benefits of using HP software throughout the SAP application lifecycle, while focusing primarily on ensuring a smooth implementation, upgrade and go live with SAP applications.
Posted: 07 Nov 2008 | Published: 07 Nov 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Avoiding the Economic Cliff by Managing the Data Center Floor
sponsored by Global DataCenter Management, Inc. (GDCM)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews a just-in-time technology to help IT pros defer the ever-increasing cost of the data center: raising the data center floor. Doing so can optimize space, power, and cooling, while also enhancing availability and service levels.
Posted: 03 Nov 2008 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Global DataCenter Management, Inc. (GDCM)

Mainframe Tape Technology: Eight Myths, Realities and Best Practices
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: CA Tape Encryption is an innovative, flexible, easily implemented comprehensive z/OS tape protection solution that ensures your data is not breached even if the tapes fall into the wrong hands.
Posted: 31 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Best Practices in Instant Messaging Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Instant messaging is a powerful tool, but is your organization protected from malware/viruses, reduced productivity and accidental transfer of sensitive documents? Read this paper to learn how to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 29 Oct 2008 | Published: 29 Oct 2008

Dell Software

Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: B2B integration technology, offers powerful and complementary tools and services for seamless business integration and meeting the challenges of global collaboration.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

SEEBURGER

Best Practice Guidelines for SAP Solutions on VMware® Infrastructure
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides best practice guidelines for deploying SAP software solutions on VMware Infrastructure 3.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 24 Oct 2008

VMware and Intel

10 Best Practices for Reducing the Stress of IT Audits
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents 10 best practices that can greatly reduce or even eliminate the angst so commonly associated with IT audits.
Posted: 20 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

Dell Software

Automating Closed-Loop Marketing
sponsored by Neolane Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen research reveals closed-loop marketing practices and processes are fundamental drivers of superior performance for Best-in-Class companies; making closed-loop marketing as important today as it ever was in the past.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Neolane Inc.

Cool IT Equipment Efficiently to Lower Energy Use and Cut Costs
sponsored by Upsite Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To optimize your data center infrastructure, consider these four practical best practice steps that Upsite's engineers have devised for solving cooling inefficiencies through proper airflow management.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

Upsite Technologies, Inc.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003: Best Practices Data Storage Setup
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended to be a starting point to tune and optimize the storage system within the Exchange environment.
Posted: 03 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Virtualization from the Datacenter to the Desktop
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the role virtualization should take in an optimized IT infrastructure, and presents a set of principles and best practices to build a comprehensive virtualization strategy for the organization.
Posted: 03 Oct 2008 | Published: 30 Sep 2008

Microsoft

Overcoming the Challenges of Green Procurement through eProcurement
sponsored by Dimension Data Global
WHITE PAPER: This eBook discusses nine eProcurement best practices. It also demonstrates how they will help you reduce environmental waste while implementing and managing your Green purchasing program.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Published: 26 Sep 2008

Dimension Data Global

Best Practices for Endpoint Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out the best practices for planning for and deploying an endpoint DLP tool in your corporation. The technology overview section of this document provides a closer look on how DLP works with other existing technologies and how best to integrate DLP in your environment.
Posted: 24 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

Symantec Corporation

Achieving SaaS Security with Connected® Online PC Backup
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This document introduces the many security measures currently in place within the Iron Mountain data protection architecture to prevent unauthorized access or damage to customer data.
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Iron Mountain

Getting Value from Industry Best Practices the High-Tech Supply Chain Challenge
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This SAP Executive Insight examines how the adoption of industry best practices can add value to your organization.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Stages of Transformation: The Demand-Driven Journey Begins with the End
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Report is intended to map the journey companies are making to build demand driven Value Chains. It includes a four-stage maturity model, and identifies the projects and appropriate technology components needed to transition through each stage.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Password Management Survey
sponsored by RoboForm Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This report shows how RoboForm Enterprise password management solution can increase corporate security, eliminate password related help desk calls, improve end user productivity, and decrease overall IT costs.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

RoboForm Enterprise

Mobility as a Service: Best Practices for Managing Mobile Work
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: Fiberlink Communications studied the challenges of mobile computing as well as the best practices for the management, control and operations of a mobile platform.
Posted: 15 Sep 2008 | Published: 15 Mar 2008

Fiberlink Communications

With Dashboards - Formatting and Layout Definitely Matter
sponsored by Corda Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the best practices for dashboard formatting and layout. It also discusses nine dashboard design problems and solutions.
Posted: 12 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

Corda Technologies

Best Practices in Performance Management: Monitor, Measure and Manage the End User Experience
sponsored by Knoa Software
WHITE PAPER: This report is the result of a study taken by 87% of IT executives on the best way to manage the service of business critical applications to measure performance at the end-user level. Read this to learn the best practices in performance management.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 09 Sep 2008

Knoa Software

Fifty Critical Alerts for Monitoring Windows Servers - Best Practices
sponsored by Prism Microsystems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document identifies and describes the most important events generated by your Windows servers so they can be addressed and corrected by IT personnel in the most efficient manner.
Posted: 08 Sep 2008 | Published: 05 Sep 2008

Prism Microsystems 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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