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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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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

A New Breed of Data Warehouse
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about an emerging data warehouse technology that addresses many of the implementation challenges organizations face.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

There Is No Execution without Integration: MES Adoption Drives Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Many manufacturers today are getting caught on the wrong side of a technology adoption wave that is quickly gaining momentum. This benchmark study is a roadmap for reducing overall manufacturing costs through the utilization of manufacturing technologies.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Platform HPC Workgroup Manager: Simplified Management of High-Performance Computing Clusters
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of Platform HPC Workgroup Manager (HPC-WM). HPC-WM dramatically simplifies both the installation and ongoing management of Linux clusters, making them accessible to even the smallest organizations.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

Enterprise Cloud Computing: Transforming IT
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the evolution of private clouds and discusses how many organizations that have implemented grid or virtual machines are moving towards private clouds. It also describes how organizations can successfully implement this new IT delivery model using a phased approach that starts with cloud management software.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Platform Computing Corporation

6 Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights common mistakes companies make in a down economy and discusses how organizations can use business intelligence to avoid them. Use the self-assessment questionnaire at the end of this paper to determine the level of business intelligence opportunity across your organization.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Oracle Accelerate - Not Just Smart but Timely
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you an overview of how Ovum has helped penetrate the upper-midmarket. Even when the slowing growth of the market hasn't.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Increasing Energy Efficiency with x86 Servers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Increasing energy efficiency with x86 servers. Robert Frances Group (RFG) explains why Intel/IBM is a winning combination.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 23 Sep 2009

IBM

The Business Case for Information Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this analysis, Frank Buytendijk examines what information management means, and describes a complete spectrum of business cases, ranging from tactical cost reduction to transformational impact on the organization’s business model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Deduplication: Effectively Reducing the Cost of Backup and Storage
sponsored by AppAssure Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations have to backup and store data. Compliance requirements demand that data be stored for periods of time. Reducing the cost of backup and storage starts with reducing the amount of data that is backed up and stored. Learn how deduplication, along with server-based backup processes can reduce your storage management costs.
Posted: 18 Aug 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2009

AppAssure Software, Inc.

Using Total Cost of Ownership to Determine Optimal PC Refresh Lifecycles
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Wipro analysts gathered information from 106 IT organizations in North America, Great Britain, and Germany in March 2009. This whitepaper explores contributing factors that determine the optimal refresh rate for laptop and desktop PCs, using examples from the firms that participated in the survey.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Published: 04 May 2009

Wipro Technologies

Reducing TCO for Web-Based Applications
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Servers based on the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series deliver both intelligent performance and energy efficiency. Migrating to this platform can enable server consolidation in the deployment of database-driven Web applications, resulting in operational cost savings that far exceed the cost of server refresh. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2009 | Published: 08 Jul 2009

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

Working Smart in IT Operations: The Case for Consolidated Operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the problems IT operations can encounter in coordinating the activities of application and infrastructure specialist teams, and it proposes an approach-- consolidated operations-- designed to get incidents to the right person with the right information fast so problems can be resolved quickly, with no duplication of effort.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Retailers' Response to the Global Economy Downturn - Enabling Immersive Shopping Experiences
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the global retail industry's movement towards the attainment of total immersive shopping experience (ISE) abilities, and discuss how integrated customer relationship management (CRM) software suites will represent the key technological enabler to achieve this fundamental strategic business objective.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Growth And Complexity: The Challenges Ahead For Midsize Manufacturers
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This is the first in a series of six reports addressing the opportunities and challenges faced by midsize manufacturers.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

Streamlining Sales Processes to Boost Performance: Five best practices for optimizing the sales pipeline
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When chosen wisely and used appropriately, technology can have a positive impact on both the sales process management and the results of managing the sales effort more efficiently. SugarCRM can remedy the gap in four crucial areas. And it does so very economically, avoiding a fifth mistake, spending more money than you have to in order to improve.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

The Total Economic Impact™ of Oracle Enterprise Manager Configuration Management Pack, and Provisioning and Patch Automation Pack
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Oracle's comprehensive industry leading configuration management and provisioning automation solutions help you reduce application management costs while delivering greater control and compliance.
Posted: 15 May 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Predicting and measuring Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the physical infrastructure for network rooms and data centers is required for ROI analysis and other business decision processes. This paper describes a method for determining TCO of physical data center and network room infrastructure including power, cooling and protection.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 30 Apr 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Enterprise Portal Rationalization: Using a Service-Oriented Architecture to Stop Web Asset Sprawl
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the problem of Web sprawl, and an account of the rationalization strategies organizations are adopting to gain the upper hand on sprawl. Adopting a service-oriented architecture based on integrated application platform infrastructure emerges as the key to rationalizing sprawl.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

How Customers Are Cutting Costs and Building Value with Microsoft Virtualization
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization provides powerful, tangible ways to streamline many traditionally time-consuming processes and minimize the resources needed to deploy and manage IT resources. This white paper examines how Microsoft® customers are using virtualization technology to simplify their IT infrastructure, IT processes, and save money.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Microsoft

Integrating Corporate Travel, Procurement and Meetings Management: A Best Practices Roadmap to Strategic Meetings Management Success
sponsored by StarCite
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, StarCite presents its latest industry research about where corporations stand when it comes to travel and meetings integration - and a roadmap for companies ready to reap the rewards of an integrated approach.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

StarCite
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