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ALSO CALLED: Benefit-Cost Analysis, Cost Analysis, DCA, Cost Management, Benefit Cost Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Decision Cost Analysis
DEFINITION: A technique designed to determine the feasibility of a project or plan by quantifying its costs and benefits.
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Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost - Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM’s Computing on Demand cloud offering for high performance business and technical computing. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: As a result of the financial crisis beginning in 2008, companies are faced with an ongoing dilemma: reduce costs now while maintaining an appropriate risk management structure and preparing for the impending increase in regulatory demands.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

It’s Time for Maintenance 2.0
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details why legacy maintenance systems are failing to help manufacturers meet the current challenges facing their maintenance operations. A new “Maintenance 2.0” approach that extends ERP plant maintenance and that coordinates maintenance with operations will lead to increased equipment uptime, improved compliance and lower costs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Apriso Corporation

Total cost of ownership (TCO) of Dell PowerEdge M710 and HP Proliant BL685c G5 blade solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are deploying or considering deploying blade systems as a way to consolidate resources and lower their total cost of ownership. Read this white paper to learn about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for the Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The 101 Guide To The Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard the term cloud computing or 'the Cloud', but could you describe what it is?
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Rackspace Hosting

Business Intelligence Strategies for 4G Operators
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the introduction of services on 4G networks, and examines how a strategic BI implementation can help to transform the services a company provides while managing costs of providing them. It also considers the variety of practical applications of a BI system.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Cloud Computing: Save Time, Money, and Resources with a Private Test Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing can help you organize and streamline your test environment. The business model of cloud computing facilitates better use of existing resources, allowing you to do more with fewer resources. As a result, you can achieve a highly simplified and so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Oct 2010

IBM

Top Ten Reasons to Transition Your IT Lab Environments to the Cloud
sponsored by Skytap, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Adopting cloud services is a smart move for almost any IT organization and the high cost, dynamic nature of lab environments makes them prime candidates to transition first.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

Skytap, Inc.

Journal of Management Excellence - Enterprise Performance Management Innovations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This collection of journal articles focuses on the many facets of enterprise performance management that can help organizations thrive through the recovery, including; integrating the financial close and reporting process, managing the transition to IFRS, centralized enterprise dimension management.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Advance Beyond the Barriers of Your Legacy Computing Infrastructure
sponsored by Sybase
WHITE PAPER: For customers running Sybase ASE 12.5 on Solaris 8, the long-planned end of support for that platform means that they must move their workloads to a new environment or face special support contracts. Moving to HP infrastructure brings immediate payback through lower support costs and reduction in power and cooling requirements.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Sybase

The Proven Financial Benefits of SIP Trunk Consolidation
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we’ll introduce the mechanisms of cost savings with SIP trunk consolidation, using Siemens Enterprise Communications’ OpenScape Exchange overlay solution.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Siemens Enterprise Communications

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

10 Ways Excel Drives More Value From Your SAP® Investment... While Making Your SAP Life Easier
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights 10 ways Winshuttle's tools and applications utilize Microsoft Office applications and allow you to optimize your SAP investment. The benefits outlined in this white paper are realized by the reduction of SAP operational costs, delivering across the board efficiencies and accelerating top and bottom line improvements.
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

Winshuttle, LLC

Impact Brief: Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Faced with some of the greatest challenges in history, companies are focusing on cutting costs and more stringent fiscal management. Regardless of industry, organizations are reassessing investment budgets, reducing staff and implementing other measures to reduce operational expenses across all business disciplines.
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Freeing Up Cash Flow by Changing Cost Structures: Moving to OPEX reductions of more than 10 percent
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: To continue to attract and retain subscribers with advanced services and remain competitive, service providers need a way to transform their businesses by changing their cost structure. Service providers can achieve double-digit OPEX cost reductions by moving to a single maintenance contract, and so much more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Cloud Services: What Are They, What Value Do They Provide?
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T defines the cloud as a way for enterprises to quickly and easily tap computing, storage, software, development and network resources on demand. The model offloads the capex burden from enterprise budgets and moves it into a "pay-as-you-use" service model, reducing overall IT spend and service commitment terms.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

How Pink OTC Markets Cuts Reporting Time and Operating Costs with a Market Data Warehouse Built on Vertica and Syncsort
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Pink OTC Market Inc., the third largest U.S. equity trading marketing place,  built a highly available and reliable (no downtime in a year of production use) data warehouse using Vertica's Analytic DBMS that cost-effectively stores billions of records and scales easily by simply adding CPUs without incurring additional licensing fees.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

Vertica Systems

Heterogeneous Data Replication: Cost-Effective Information Leverage
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Data is the lifeblood of organizations but few organizations take an asset-based, comprehensive approach to it. It drives too much cost because of redundant proliferation, poor synchronization across applications and lack of comprehensive availability policies. Read this paper to learn how effective data integration strategies can help.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Cost Basis Basics: Preparing for the New Reporting Requirement
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: January 1, 2011 may have seemed very far away when the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act was signed into law in October 2008. As the date gets closer, however, many investment managers are still looking for guidance on the bill’s cost basis reporting provision—the first phase of which kicks in on that date. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Jun 2010

Advent Software, Inc

Implement Money and Time Savings Strategies
sponsored by CCSS
WHITE PAPER: The powerful functionality and continued development of the QSystems Management Suite is driven by our commitment to meet the ever-changing, real-world needs of our customers. Learn more about money and time saving strategies available for your business by reading these examples.
Posted: 27 Apr 2010 | Published: 27 Apr 2010

CCSS

Building a Robust Business Case for High Quality Master Data
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the key elements for building a proper, quantified business case. It presents the measures that are favored by corporate finance departments, and helps develop a strong business case for data quality and MDM projects. A number of real-life examples with quantifiable benefits are also included.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Melissa Data Corp

The AT&T Telepresence Solution: Transforming Business at AT&T
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the gains AT&T has achieved from using the AT&T Telepresence Solution: Improved productivity, increased business velocity, controlled costs, strengthened business relationships and reduced environmental impact.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

AT&T Corp

Full Automation through ERP Helps Streamline Manufacturing Operations by Increasing Efficient Usage of Money, Manpower and Time
sponsored by ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how a fully integrated, state-of-the-art ERP system provides the solution to the many challenges facing manufacturers. You will also learn what to look for when selecting an ERP solution provider.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

ECi Software Solutions - M1 ERP System for Manufacturers

BeyeNETWORK Research Report: Open Source Solutions: Managing, Analyzing and Delivering Business Information
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This survey report examines the usage of open source solutions within the BI and data warehousing market, describes what software is being deployed and presents the benefits and challenges of adopting open source technologies. Learn the rationale, practices and benefits that are driving use of open source as an alternative to traditional vendors.
Posted: 18 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Pentaho Corporation

Controlling Wireless Costs with any Connection Reporting: Supporting Three Dimensions of Mobile Intelligence
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper we will provide a general overview of Any Connection Reporting. We will then look at specific applications of this technology and see how organizations can use it to solve problems 3G, connectivity plans and so much more.
Posted: 05 Mar 2010 | Published: 05 Mar 2010

Fiberlink Communications
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