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DEFINITION: Crowdcasting is a problem-solving and idea-generating tactic in which a corporation disseminates details of a specific problem or situation to a carefully chosen group of people for possible solutions. The process is often conducted as a contest. The results may be used to resolve difficult or complex development and marketing issues. Typically, the selected target group in a crowdcast is well-educated  … 
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Top 10 Myths About Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp and WWT
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper for a list of 10 myths about flash storage that need to be put to rest.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

NetApp and WWT

Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth.  Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible.  Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program for your business.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

Scale-out Storage Market Forecast 2010-2015
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Although scale-out storage technologies were once viewed as specialized infrastructure solutions that really only made sense in a few environments, today these platforms are making their way into mainstream IT. Check out this ESG market forecast to discover current trends and future predictions regarding the development of these solutions.   
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

Red Hat

Ahead in the Cloud: The CSC Cloud Usage Index
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: This survey of more than 3,500 cloud computing users in eight countries uncovers current user attitudes towards the cloud and their experience in adopting cloud computing. Access these findings to discover the answers to key cloud questions now.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

CSC

Starz Entertainment Joins AT&T Mobile Barcode Charter Program as First TV/Network Member
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new mobile barcode solution for consumer engagement, which is helping to connect the offline world with the online world.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

AT&T Corp

AT&T Brings Consumers Closer to Their Favorite Musicians with Red Light Management
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines the business benefits associated with promotional marketing campaigns aimed at barcode scanning via consumer mobile devices.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

AT&T Corp

Scan a Mobile Barcode, Unlock a New Brand Experience: AT&T Mobile Barcode Services
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Turn a static advertisement into an immersive experience with AT&T Mobile Barcode Services. Mobile barcodes give brands the opportunity to reach consumers directly on their smartphones, delivering information, promotions, coupons and more to customers’ fingertips.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

Sybase® Market Liquidity Analysis
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: A full market perspective is difficult because of fragmented liquidity. Many securities are traded on more than one exchange or alternative trading venue. Knowing when, where and how to trade can be a challenge, and it’s getting harder all the time as the markets evolve.
Posted: 25 May 2011 | Published: 25 May 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems (Gartner)
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: The data warehouse DBMS market is undergoing a transformation, including many acquisitions, as vendors adapt data warehouses to support the modern business intelligence and analytic workload requirements of users. This document compares 16 vendors, including IBM & Netezza, to help customers find the right one for their needs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Teradata

Magic Quadrant for Static Application Security Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this research, we analyze the evolution of the static application security testing market, and evaluate its vendors according to their business and technology vision, as well as their ability to execute against that vision in their products and services.
Posted: 17 Feb 2011 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Veracode, Inc.

A Marketing Pilot for FTTH Network Rollout
sponsored by ECI Telecom
WHITE PAPER: Operators who invest in marketing pilots before making a significant network change are better able to plan the service packages and define the target audience. This white paper presents ECI Telecom’s proposed approach to marketing pilots, their possible components, and expected results.
Posted: 29 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Nov 2010

ECI Telecom

Business-strength Geocoding: Ten requirements for more cost-efficient and effective business decisions
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: Geocoding determines location by linking longitude and latitude coordinates with street address data. By identifying your best customers’ location and defining how to reach them most effectively you possess the ultimate decision making tool. Utilize the power of location intelligence to know the location of your customers, partners and competitors.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 22 Sep 2010

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

Meeting the Demands of the Smarter Consumer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM surveyed more than 30,000 consumers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, India and China for this report on shopping preferences. Read this report to learn why technology makes consumers smarter, more connected and more certain about what they want.
Posted: 25 Aug 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

IBM

Advanced Marketing Automation: Maximize Returns on Customer Communication Strategies through Intelligent, Integrated Marketing Processes
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how many companies are turning to advanced marketing automation for improved efficiency and effectiveness of marketing activities. Read on to learn how to provide a comprehensive solution for current marketing challenges and learn how to maximize campaign returns through the essential phases of a disciplined marketing process.
Posted: 05 May 2010 | Published: 05 May 2010

SAS

Three Key Steps to B2B Marketing Optimization
sponsored by Marketo
WHITE PAPER: In B2B marketing, small changes can mean big differences to the success of marketing programs.  But just because you met the plan goals does not mean the program was as successful as it could have been. The secret to getting the most out of your campaigns is to optimize continually - pre-click, post-click, and post-conversion.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Marketo

State of the Market: Microsoft Sharepoint
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Some may argue that SharePoint is not a panacea and is perhaps being over-used while many organizations around the world are reportedly using it for one or more ECM-related projects. This paper focuses on a survey conducted by AIIM that sheds light on the reality of SharePoint adoption and practice within the enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Making Web 2.0 Work for Your Enterprise: IT Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The consumer Web has shown us the power of the internet as a social, collaborative platform, particularly when compared to existing rigid corporate environments. Wikis, blogs, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, social networks, tagging, and mashups are flexible, user-driven tools that have the potential to bring many benefits to the enterprise.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Oracle Corporation

Using Advanced Analytics to Gain Insights into Your Revenue Stream
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This CustomerCentric Selling® research can help organizations analyze their sales and marketing processes to gain insights more quickly and accelerate business performance.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Get Personal: Capitalize on Your Subscriber Data with a Unified User Profile
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper discusses the role of user profile management in the telecom industry. Service providers' (SPs) efforts to manage, capitalize on, and provision user information across multiple databases are critical to fuel applications-led services.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cable Communications Industry: Meeting the critical needs of today's cable operators
sponsored by MapInfo Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how using location intelligence solutions can assist in the successful rollout of telecommunications services.
Posted: 26 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

MapInfo Corporation

Intelligent Merchandising: Creating a Unique Shopping Experience, Part 2
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Anticipating customer needs is a better predictor of success than just responding to what customers say they want. Read this white paper to learn how you can create a unique customer experience by anticipating customers' lifestyle needs and demands.
Posted: 24 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

SAP AG

Location Intelligence: The New Geography of Business
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits associated with location intelligence for analyzing and deploying location-based information.
Posted: 17 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

The New Language of Business: SOA and Web 2.0. Download a complimentary chapter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Sandy Carter, Vice President of SOA and WebSphere Strategy, IBM Corporation, takes readers through a specific roadmap on how, where, when, and why to embrace a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) strategy in her new book.
Posted: 22 Oct 2007 | Published: 22 Oct 2007

IBM
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MARKET RESEARCH DEFINITION (continued): …  but not part of the culture of the corporation seeking the solution. Such a group may consist of consumers who buy the company's products or services but who have no other connection with the company or its affiliates. When the event is a competition, these people are treated as contestants. The most creative or promising solutions, as determined by a set of judges, win the contest. Cash prizes generate an incentive for participants to take the contest seriously.Crowdcasting has been proven to stimulate the evolution of products, processes, technologies, services or trademarks that executives … 

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