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DEFINITION: In venture investing and new company development, the burn rate is the rate at which a new company is spending its capital while waiting for profitable operation. Typically, a new company, especially in new, fast-growing fields such as Internet commerce or publishing, expects in its early stages to spend money faster than it can take in revenue. The term is often seen in financial reviews and discussions  … 
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CW+: Analyst's take: Leveraging IBM Cognos software with training
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WHITE PAPER: When IBM Cognos users complement their deployments with formal training services, end users become more productive, report building costs are reduced, and more end users adopt IBM Cognos tools such as BI and PM.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 29 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Analyst's take: The benefits of third-party SAP and Oracle support
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WHITE PAPER: Organizations running mature SAP or Oracle applications experience significant ongoing savings from third-party support.  Nucleus found Rimini Street customers can reduce their annual license maintenance fees by at least 50 percent and avoid upgrade costs while extending the value of their software investment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: How to use predictive modeling to run an effective technology platform
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WHITE PAPER: IT is moving from being a point of differentiation for an organisation towards becoming a point of constraint.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 05 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Isle of Man rolls out Microsoft Windows 7
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WHITE PAPER: ISD is responsible for more than just the raw technology. It plays an integral role in driving the Isle of Man government’s technology strategy, which encompasses everything from monitoring the speed of bikes during the TT races to providing cutting-edge e-services.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca Report: Building a case for data centre infrastructure management
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WHITE PAPER: Measuring, monitoring and maintaining a data centre has often been viewed as a purely technical project. Business value can be significant - and explaining this can unlock budget for DCIM investments.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca Report: How to automate your expenses – a guide for higher education and universities
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WHITE PAPER: Universities and other higher education establishments increasingly have to address the need for savings across the board. One area of focus has to be expenses from faculty members and others associated with the faculty.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca report: Managed print services programmes for SMBs
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WHITE PAPER: A review of Managed Print Services (MPS) programmes for SMBs and midmarket organisations.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca Report: Mobile expense management - taking the big picture view
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WHITE PAPER: Managing mobile costs is a challenge for all organisations, especially as responsibilities and budget authority may often sit in several places—IT, finance, personnel, managers and, of course, the employees themselves.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Quocirca Report: Tackling printing costs in midmarket businesses
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WHITE PAPER: Midmarket organisations face the same challenges as their enterprise counterparts in reducing the complexity and cost of maintaining their print infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Roundtable debate: The impact of IT consolidation on business growth
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WHITE PAPER: Organisations have been under pressure to make savings wherever possible and have consolidated their IT during the recession. However, along with the opportunities consolidation presents there are also challenges, and experts warn that any form of consolidation needs to be undertaken carefully.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Roundtable: Managing IT assets and tracking total cost of ownership
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WHITE PAPER: Today’s economic climate means IT departments are under pressure to deliver both never-fail applications and service levels that meet business needs, while also reducing costs.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Cyber Heists: What Happened, Mistakes Made, Courts' Reaction, and What You Should Do!
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Whether you are the owner or manager of a bank or financial institution, or a business owner concerned about the security of your money in that bank or financial institution, this article contains critical information for you.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

Global Knowledge

Data Consolidation and Multi-Tenancy in Financial Services
sponsored by Cloudera
WHITE PAPER: Find out why the idea of applying a data hub strategy to the enterprise architecture so enticing to financial services firms.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Cloudera

Developing an Information Strategy in the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, financial services organizations will learn how they can use five key actions to develop a successful information strategy in order to improve processes, boost productivity, enhance decision-making, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Data Sheet: ORSYP Capacity Optimization Assessment
sponsored by ORSYP
WHITE PAPER: Discover how performance and capacity management software can help prevent your infrastructure from becoming too complex and costly to operate. This white paper outlines how your organisation can optimise their IT environment with this software.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

ORSYP

Define your cloud business model
sponsored by Channel Transformation Alliance
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers valuable tips and recommendations for those interested in adopting and defining a successful new cloud business model.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

Channel Transformation Alliance

Digital Transformation: Creating New Business Models Where Digital Meets Physical
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover what makes up an enterprise-grade digital transformation strategy. Gain insight into the 3 transformation paths available, 4 factors to consider before choosing a transformation policy, and 5 critical components an effective strategy must contain.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

Disclosure Management for budgeting, planning and forecasting -- the next frontier?
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WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how disclosure management can lead to significant productivity gains when used for statutory reporting, and evaluates the viability of this strategy as an option for improving budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) financial processes.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Driving Business Agility through SOA Connectivity & Integration Whitepaper from IBM
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WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you will learn how to work smarter so you can solve the problems of today and seize the opportunities of tomorrow.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

IBM

Driving Business Breakthroughs…on the Cloud!
sponsored by Ramco Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) effectively overcomes the challenges associated with traditional ERP deployments, such as implementation delays, transition issues, and questionable ROI.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

Ramco Systems

Driving Profitable Decisions with Business Rule Management
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: Business rules management systems (BRMS) help organizations efficiently develop, execute, and maintain their business rules in a centralized environment. Learn about how these solutions work, how they help businesses make profitable decisions, what to look for in a BRMS, and keys to a successful and profitable BRMS initiative in your organization.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

FICO

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

Earned Value Lite: Making Earned Value Management Work for Every Project
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WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how the implementation of 10 fundamental steps can help your organization reap the rewards of EVM and give you the visibility you need to complete your projects on time and within budget.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Oracle Corporation

Edison: Competitive Management Cost Study: IBM Storwize V7000 vs. EMC VNX5500 Storage Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the results of the Edison Competitive Management Cost Study (CMCS) methodology comparing the storage administrator efficiency of both IBM and EMC.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Eight quick tips to keep goal alignment a top priority
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief one-page resource counts down eight quick tips for keeping everyone on your team focused on your organization's goals. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors
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BURN RATE DEFINITION (continued): …  about new Internet companies, public or private, where the question is whether revenue will begin to flow in sufficient amounts before the invested capital plus revenue is "burnt up." When the burn rate begins to exceed plan or revenue fails to meet expectations, the usual recourse is to reduce the burn rate (which, in most companies, means reducing the staff). When it is burnt up (or before), a company has to find additional capital through loans, private equity investors, or a public stock offering; merge with or sell itself to another company; go non-profit; or terminate its operation.Michael … 
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