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Seven Ways ITIL Can Help You in an Economic Downturn
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT Infrastructure Library® (ITIL®) best practices promote a well-functioning, collaborative IT environment that can enable the business and your IT organization to cope with the effects of economic stress. ITIL can help you to deliver higher-performing technology services that help your business to be both more competitive today and...
Posted: 15 Jun 2009 | Published: 15 Jun 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Three Must-Have Capabilities for Managing Enterprise Desktop Environments
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today, more than ever, businesses rely on a dependable desktop and laptop environment to drive revenues and growth. This whitepaper will discuss the three must-have principles that represent the most fundamental components that every IT organization must employ to realize a winning desktop management strategy.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Improving Rack Cooling Performance Using Airflow Managementâ„¢ Blanking Panels
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: IT equipment mounted in racks cools itself by drawing ambient air from the data center or network room. If the heated exhaust air is allowed to return to the air inlet of the equipment, an undesirable overheating condition may occur. This paper explains how this problem compromises the cooling process and the benefit of using air blanking panels.
Posted: 29 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Nov 2008

APC by Schneider Electric

Selecting a Visual Analytics Application
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Visual analytics is the process of analytical reasoning facilitated by interactive visual interfaces. Its becoming the fastest way for people to explore and understand Business Intelligence data of any size. This paper will introduce you to the seven essential elements of true visual analytics applications.
Posted: 20 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

Tableau Software

The Top 3 Cost-Cutting Mistakes CIOs Make And How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: The current economic downturn has resulted in contraction of IT Department budgets and a mandate to allocate resources to only the most critical projects, then execute it flawlessly. In these tough times, it is imperative for CIOs to deliver more value as IT budgets fall.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 03 Apr 2009

Rally Software

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

Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Monitoring Physical Threats in the Data Center
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the class of threats, suggests approaches to deploying monitoring devices, and provides best practices in leveraging the collected data to reduce downtime.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Reducing Desktop Power Consumption: How IT and Facilities Can Both Win
sponsored by Faronics
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how Power Save helps companies meet their environmental objectives. It uses intelligent energy management to ensure workstations are available when system resources are required, while conserving power during downtimes.
Posted: 07 Aug 2008 | Published: 08 Apr 2008

Faronics

Four Starting Points for Effective Project and Portfolio Management
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Many IT project management initiatives often miss goals, exceed budgets and fail to deliver benefits. Read this paper to learn how optimizing project management can help organizations transition from managing IT projects to managing business outcomes.
Posted: 01 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Alignment-Focused Organization: Bridging the Gap Between Strategy and Execution
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at how organizations are taking strides to align business strategy with actual initiatives, projects, and daily activities - in short, to close the gap between strategy and execution.
Posted: 24 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

SAP America, Inc.

Reducing risk through requirements-driven quality management: An end-to-end approach
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: When IT initiates a project, the department makes a commitment to the business to ensure quality and success when it is deployed. Learn how requirements management helps IT quantify project risks and make informed decisions about resource allocation.
Posted: 22 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

HP

Maximizing Value Report: A Benefits Analysis of 100 SAP Customers Worldwide
sponsored by Mainstay Partners
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Mainstay Partners analyzes 100 SAP customer case studies and success stories found in the book, "Maximizing Value – 100 Customer Successes" published in 2006. Learn the results of these 'best practice' companies.
Posted: 22 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Mainstay Partners

The CIO Profession: driving innovation and competitive advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How are other CIOs driving growth? IBM interviewed over 175 CIOs to see how they're bringing together business and IT to drive growth and financial success. Read our Global CIO Leadership Survey.
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM

The New CIO: Change Partner and Business Leader
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While all CIOs understand the importance leveraging technology, most of the organizations they serve do not fully use technology to drive growth and innovation. Learn how to become more of a business leader and change partner in your organization.
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

IBM

Enhancing and Maintaining IT ROI: The Case for Ongoing Support
sponsored by SAP UK & Ireland
WHITE PAPER: Learn best practices for achieving a measurable ROI from your IT investments while sustaining business process improvements, increasing senior-management buy in and improving end-user satisfaction.
Posted: 15 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 May 2006

SAP UK & Ireland

Improve Your Business through Best Practice IT Management
sponsored by Kaseya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight on ways that MSPs and IT departments can improve their management of services. Learn how using ITIL best practices with an automated management solution can address a number of the unique challenges these businesses face.
Posted: 08 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Kaseya

Defining a Governance Model for Portals
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise portals involve governance issues that when ignored can lead to an unsuccessful implementation. Read this paper to learn about a holistic approach to defining and implementing an effective governance model for portals in your organization.
Posted: 17 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

Infosys Technologies Limited

Avoiding the 10 Most Common Mistakes in Selecting and Implementing e-Procurement Software
sponsored by coupa.com
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper identifies common pitfalls in choosing and implementing e-procurement software. Find out e-procurement software best practices that help companies save time, save money, and increase the likelihood of a successful implementation.
Posted: 05 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

coupa.com

Can a Technology Service Provider Really Enable Your Business Success?
sponsored by All Covered
WHITE PAPER: Technology service providers address IT challenges by providing technical oversight, IT accountability and continuity within the infrastructure. Learn how partnering with a technology service provider can satisfy the IT needs of your business.
Posted: 04 Sep 2007 | Published: 28 Aug 2007

All Covered

The New CIO: Change Partner and Business Leader
sponsored by The IBM CIO Interaction Channel
WHITE PAPER: In this study, find out what 765 global CEOs and 170 CIOs have to say about the importance of closing this "business-technology integration gap."
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 May 2007

The IBM CIO Interaction Channel

Electrical Efficiency Modeling for Data Centers
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Typical data centers draw more than twice as much power as IT loads require. The cost associated with this power consumption is considerable and often avoidable. Get tips on reducing electrical waste and learn about better ways to measure efficiency.
Posted: 21 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Schneider Electric

Getting ITIL Done with IT Process Automation
sponsored by Opalis Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Compliance, operational efficiency and higher service levels are driving demand best practice frameworks like ITIL. Read this paper to learn how to achieve these goals, by orchestrating, integrating and automating ITIL processes with run book automation
Posted: 03 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Opalis Software, Inc.

Unleash the Power of Your PMO with Mercury Project and Portfolio Management Center
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Solving project management issues relies on the approach that is taken, not the tools or professionals that use them. Read this paper for a closer look at the root causes of failed IT projects and new insights into a better approach.
Posted: 16 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Hewlett-Packard Company
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