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DEFINITION: Business activity monitoring (BAM), also called business activity management, is the use of technology to proactively define and analyze critical opportunities and risks in an enterprise to maximize profitability and optimize efficiency. The BAM paradigm can be used to evaluate external as well as internal factors.Three main steps compose effective implementation of BAM. First, relevant data is gathered  … 
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Using SIPOC to Define ITIL® Processes
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a technique for defining processes called SIPOC (Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, and Customers). SIPOC provides a structured way to define the key elements of any process. SIPOC can be used as a means of defining any of the service management processes presented in ITIL® best practices.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Dell Performance Analysis Collection Kit
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tool that can gather and provide insight into things like disk IO and memory utilization.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact Of Implementing Microsoft’s Productivity Platform
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: In February 2010, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the Total Economic Impact (TEI) and potential return on investment (ROI) on the integrated value or ―better together impact that enterprises may realize by deploying Microsoft Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 together.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 May 2010

The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Office 2010
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: In March 2010, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact that enterprises may realize by upgrading from Microsoft Office 2007 to Microsoft Office 2010.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 May 2010

The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: In December 2009, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that enterprises may realize by deploying Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 May 2010

Retail IT - A Computer Weekly Buyer's Guide
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: Competition has never been so strong and retail organisations are finding they cannot afford to stand still.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

Improve ROI of People Soft Enterprise with Business Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper about a complimentary system that can help boost your ROI for PeopleSoft Enterprise by controlling your most mission critical business processes.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014


Ready for Overload: Dynamic Business Process Platforms Balance Event Processing
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover one business process management system that not only provides a scalable future, but dynamically handles workloads throughout many servers during overload situations.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014


The right achitecture for business intellience: The foundation for effiective enterprise BI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Analytics-driven organizations not only seize opportunity, they outperform.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013


NETSURIT Moves 12,000 Devices to N-ABLE
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out who was able to help the managed service provider Netsurit automate for better virtual and physical network and system management, get a centralized approach to remote device control, and more.
Posted: 02 Oct 2013 | Published: 02 Oct 2013

Solarwinds N-able

Pervasive Visibility in Remote Offices and Branch Offices
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the challenges of data monitoring in remote environments and how these challenges can be overcome.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 27 Sep 2013


Maximizing the Value Provided by a Big Data Platform (Branham Group)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on finding the value within big data and offers advice for delivering deeper insight to decision-makers and management. Also, discover how leading companies are benefiting from the recent emergence of MapReduce and real-time analytics.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012


Budgeting Survey:Benchmarks & Issues
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the results of a budgeting survey aimed at discovering the most significant budgeting, forecasting, and reporting issues troubling today’s CFOs.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012


HP IT Performance Suite: Perform Better
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Your business' IT tools interact with many different facets of your business. While these tools are helpful for automating processes and streamlining business, they also need management. Read on to discover a way to monitor your business performance in conjunction with IT tools.
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cricket Communications Turns to Splunk for Assuring Automated Service Management
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Keeping up with a quickly expanding business is difficult if you do not have the right tools. Read on to learn how Cricket Communications handled its growing business' operations with an enterprise application, data and operational management system.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012


Data center automation: realizing rapid value
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Data centre professionals strive to constantly improve operations and performance, yet many infrastructures are highly segregated, making it difficult to streamline processes. This white paper underscores the need for automation and explores the keys steps organisations must take to get started with their automation initiatives.
Posted: 22 Dec 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Big data: Harnessing a game-changing asset
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The Economist Intelligence Unit surveyed respondents to look at the state of big data, along with organizational characteristics of companies that are adept at extracting value from data.
Posted: 08 Nov 2011 | Published: 08 Nov 2011


Nucleus ROI Case Study: Concept One Accessories
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how this sports, entertainment, and fashion accessory firm achieved an 866% ROI in two months using IBM Cognos Express.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011


IBM Cognos Express: IBM Financing Advantage for Express Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: See how to finance IBM Cognos Express for as low as $25 (USD) per user/month with one-stop financing solutions from IBM.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011


Business Process Orchestration Helps Organizations Improve Customer Satisfaction and Profitability
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the increasing use of orchestration technologies to improve business processes that span two or more applications.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SAP America, Inc.

SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a strategy for externalizing business rules for centralized management and consistent implementation across business applications. Also inside, discover how this approach can help close the gap which can occur between the design and coding phases of business rule implementation.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011


Leveling the Playing Field: How Companies Use Data for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit examines how their practices are evolving and offers examples of data use at some highly successful companies.
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Prepare for the Quantum Leap in Real-Time Analytics: How In-Memory Analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how the shift to in-memory analytics will make time-to-value in countless business decisions accelerate, changing the pace of adoption and integrated analytics within the enterprise. Learn how in-memory analytics is going to change everything about your enterprise.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

New Possibilities for Your Business with the World’s Fastest Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this overview brief to learn how Oracle Exadata Database Machine addresses the needs of today’s businesses with extreme performance for enterprise data warehousing, online transaction processing (OLTP), and mixed workloads.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

Oracle Corporation

Transaction Tracing through Complex Web Applications
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a better understanding of the components of a transaction when it crosses application domains and the difficulty in connecting them for monitoring purposes.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Dell Software
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BUSINESS ACTIVITY MONITORING DEFINITION (continued): …  in an efficient and timely manner and in sufficient quantities to provide meaningful results. Second, the data is processed to identify and categorize factors relevant to specific concerns. Finally, the data is analyzed and the results displayed in a clear, user-friendly interface so personnel can take appropriate actions.An example of the use of BAM in risk management is the monitoring of credit card transactions to prevent fraud. If a large cash advance is charged to a credit card uncharacteristic of the normal behavior of the credit card holder, a bank security officer can call that person … 
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