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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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How to Increase Productivity and Reduce Costs Across the Enterprise
sponsored by AtTask
WHITE PAPER: Continuous improvement, improving processes and increasing efficiencies are important when the economy heads south. Although the current economic situation is improving, many organizations are opting to keep operational expenses on a tight leash. View this paper to learn how to Increase productivity and reduce costs across the enterprise.
Posted: 25 Feb 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011


Total cost of ownership: How much are you really spending to host your ad server?
sponsored by OpenX
WHITE PAPER: OpenX has calculated all the 'hidden' costs of hosting your own ad server. Read this white paper and understand the full range of costs such as technical infrastructure, soft-costs such as staff time, and risks associated with self-hosting.
Posted: 23 Feb 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011


JBoss Operations Network: Measuring Business Impact and ROI
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In today's economic climate, IT organizations are looking for ways to achieve cost savings in the short term. Based on this study, the IT organizations achieved this goal by realizing an average payback period for JBoss Operations Network of a short 5.3 months - recovering their initial investments well within the first half-year of deployment.
Posted: 16 Feb 2011 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

Red Hat

Raining on Your Cloud Business: How the Wrong Storage Selection Can Increase Costs, Lower Margins, and Slow Growth
sponsored by Xiotech Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It’s vital when selecting storage for a cloud service provider to consider the performance, management, and reliability characteristics as they have a direct relationship to gross margin over time. Check out this paper to see how Xiotech ISE delivers a straight-line, highly profitable foundation for a cloud business model.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Xiotech Corporation

7 Success Factors for Today's Supply Chain Projects
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: In today’s economic climate, no manufacturer can afford to fund any supply chain management (SCM) project that fails to deliver results. This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects, which have been identified by seasoned executives with decades of experience in the field.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011


Kognitio WX2: Massively Parallel Processing Database for Business Intelligence
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: The Kognitio Technology and Data Center has over a hundred man-years of development experience and is unique in its latest development of Kognitio WX2, a high performance, analytical database that serves as a robust data warehouse platform.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011


Cloudonomics: The Economics of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we detail these four mechanisms and introduce several case studies and examples to show the increased economic value that Cloud Computing brings to an organization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Rackspace Hosting

A More Secure Front Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Times change. Sometimes they change even faster than we might expect, as recent developments in Strong Authentication have shown. Just a few years ago, the idea of requiring users to provide a second form of identity to gain access to IT resources was seen by many as only necessary for remote access security or top-secret jobs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011


7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are looking to make technology investments to prepare for growth but remain cautious with the economic recovery uncertain. Businesses need to define a business case for their technology investments and build a framework to measure ROI. This paper describes a 7-step process that will help build the business case for an ERP investment.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

Sage Software

Certifiedmail Managed Service
sponsored by DataMotion
WHITE PAPER: Schalleur, Devine & Surgent (SDS) is a mid‐sized Certified Public Accounting agency with over 30 employees comprised of CPAs and other certified professionals based in Devon, Pennsylvania.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011


First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Despite widespread awareness of the impact of cybercrime, cyber attacks continue to occur frequently and result in serious financial consequences for businesses and government institutions.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Release Management: Closing the Gap in Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are struggling to keep up with the massive amount of change to their software applications. By strategically automating release management, companies can create a crisp, accurate Release Management function that dramatically boosts the competitive edge gained from application change. Control application change or let it control you.
Posted: 18 Jan 2011 | Published: 18 Jan 2011

SERENA Software, Inc.

Web Security Gateway: Web 2.0 Secured and Simplified
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Websense Web Security Gateway is designed for customers that want to ensure their level of web security increases as the web evolves from a static resource, to a dynamic communication platform.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Total Economic Impact Of IBM Social Collaboration Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The financial impact of collaboration on productivity and processes is often elusive. Yet companies are purchasing collaboration tools at a growing rate with the expectation of real impact. This study evaluates the potential financial impact of IBM Social Collaboration tools in organizations as part of a strategic investment in collaboration.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010


IBM Service Management for the Intelligent Utility Network
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The current utilities environment requires companies to decrease costs while increasing the ability to control utility assets. One key challenge is how to take advantage of new technologies to better manage the delivery of service to customers today and into the future. IBM Service Management for the IUN provides a blueprint for getting started.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010


Cloud Computing Drives Breakthrough Improvements in IT Service Delivery, Speed, and Costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business drivers motivating IT buyers to consider cloud computing as an alternative to traditional dedicated IT architectures and in-house sourcing models. It describes how IBM is investing to support public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions. Read this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010


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


Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA
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


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


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
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