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DEFINITION: Globalization is the tendency of businesses, technologies, or philosophies to spread throughout the world, or the process of making this happen. The global economy is sometimes referred to as a globality, characterized as a totally interconnected marketplace, unhampered by time zones or national boundaries. The proliferation of McDonalds restaurants around the world is an example of globalization;  … 
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After the crisis: What now?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in this new climate, you now need to take decisive action to preempt scarcity, drive cost efficiency and find targeted approaches to revenue growth. Read this executive report to find out how.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010

IBM

Mastering Global Product Development (GPD) for Business Advantage
sponsored by Parametric Technology Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses common GPD challenges and corresponding solution methodologies in the context of PTC technology-enabled best practices derived from numerous customer engagements worldwide.  Read this paper to learn the foundation your company needs to make intelligent, informed decisions regarding initiatives toward global product development.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

Parametric Technology Corp.

Export Compliance Management: Best Practices for Managing Export Compliance to Support Globalization and Reduce Your Risk Profile
sponsored by Management Dynamics
WHITE PAPER: Before escalating their overseas sales, companies must gauge their exporting best practices to see what can be gained from improving compliance process. This Report profiles export compliance programs in various industries to reveal key challenges companies face in managing these programs and determine how software is used in the process.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Management Dynamics

Revenue Management: Exploiting existing data to generate increased revenue
sponsored by Datactics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the potential of exploiting existing data held by organizations in such a way that it can be used to generate increased revenue. It considers the issues facing organizations in terms of the quality of their master data, as well as making recommendations to achieve improved revenue management.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Datactics

Realizing Business Value with Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how IBM identity and access management solutions help organizations realize business value through a centralized, automated identity and access management infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

IBM

Designing a Strategy for End-to-End Web Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Web applications are extremely flexible and valuable assets to any organization. But they’re also vulnerable to threats like hijacking, splitting, forging and injection. Read this white paper to find out how IBM Rational® AppScan® solutions can help your agency overcome virtual threats to achieve mission objectives.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 10 Jul 2009

IBM

A Model of Virtualization
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper demonstrates the value of a Xeon 7400 Dunnington system, the Dell IT group has virtualized more than 5,000 servers and saved the company over US$29 million using a scalable, worldwide virtualization model.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

Intel Corporation

Business Process-Centric Information Technology: Aligning Business and Technology for High Performance
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Process-centric IT is, first and foremost, a way for the IT organization to build applications that will deliver greater flexibility and agility to the business-enabling high performance.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

Accenture

Global Delivery: A Course to High Performance in a Multi-Polar World
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: To fully exploit the opportunities offered by the multi-polar world, multinationals and public sector organizations must successfully create a global delivery strategy, and tap into specialized industry.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

Accenture

Integrating the Finance organization for global business: Important implications for CIOs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the growing alignment between the financial and technical disciplines. It examines the results of the Global CFO Study 2008 in the context of IT, identifying the critical implications for CIOs, and the need for a strategic partnership with CFOs and more ongoing collaboration between Finance and IT.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Email Recovery: Doing More with Less- How to save Time and Money When Recovering Email
sponsored by Kroll Ontrack, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows how the costs associated with recovering email messages from Microsoft® Exchange Server backups can be significant and also provides us with the practical information on how to minimize those costs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Kroll Ontrack, Inc.

Study Pinpoints Areas of Growth for After-Market Maintenance/Repair/Overhaul Intiaitives
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This study talks about top three trends such as outsourcing MRO, aging aircraft and lean impacting the MRO segment.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Achieve True Collaboration in Global Development
sponsored by Telelogic, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the effective management of human capital, which includes not just the organization's own employees, but also members of the outsourcing team as well, is a key success factor.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Telelogic, An IBM Company

Epicor ICE 2.0: Introducing Next-Generation Business Architecture
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Epicor Internet Component Environment (ICE) 2.0 is a modern business architecture and application framework which utilizes a 100% service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web 2.0 technologies for a new breed of enterprise solution.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Epicor Software Corporation

Four Steps to a Best-Run Business
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document describes how you can build a strategy to unify and run your business more effectively.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Business Continuity Management
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This White paper explains the concept of Business Continuity and demonstrates how matrix42 Empirum supports the Business Continuity Strategy in the enterprise.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 12 Sep 2008

Matrix42

Expanding the Value of IBM Rational Team Concert Software with IBM Business Partners-priority Asset
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses challenges to adopting globalization, open environments, seamless collaboration, and agile techniques, and how Jazz technology, Rational Team Concert and IBM Business Partner Plug-ins can help drive software innovation.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

IBM

IBM System Storage DS Family-Financial Svcs Institutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how the IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

IBM

Global Manufacturing Operations Management
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how a common platform can provide the basis for not only managing manufacturing operations, but also quality and inventory across global supplier networks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Published: 11 Sep 2008

Apriso Corporation

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can transform traditional supply chains from linear, sequential processes into adaptive supply chain networks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.

Innovative Collaboration to Advance Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to bypass the challenge of adding new collaborative capabilities to what you already have and how to deal with dispersed content sources and system redundancies.
Posted: 01 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Get Global. Get Specialized. Or Get Out.
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: This paper from IBM explores strategies that can help you capitalize on the opportunities globalization will bring about.
Posted: 17 Jun 2008 | Published: 17 Jun 2008

IBM Line of Business

The Outsourcing Decision for a Globally Integrated Enterprise: From Commodity Outsourcing to Value Creation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The ability to manage operations, expertise and resources more fluidly enables globally integrated enterprises to enter new markets and seize new business opportunities wherever they happen to arise.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IBM

Managing 21st Century Business and Technology Innovation: Core Banking Transformation with System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides practical insights into global best practices and the strategic benefits of core banking transformation through the lens of the CEO, COO and CIO.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM

Asset: Healthcare 2015 and U.S. Health Plans New Roles, New Competencies
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: The U.S. healthcare system is on an unsustainable path that will force its transformation.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Line of Business
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GLOBALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  the fact that they adapt their menus to suit local tastes is an example of glocalization (also known as internationalization), a combination of globalization and localization. Whether or not the establishment of the global marketplace will be beneficial is in dispute. Proponents believe that globalization has the potential to create greater opportunities for growth throughout the world, benefiting the developed nations while leveling the playing field everywhere else; opponents of globalization believe that it will merely increase the opportunities for the wealthier nations to take advantage of … 
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