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DEFINITION: The law of diminishing returns is a classic economic concept that states that as more investment in an area is made, overall return on that investment increases at a declining rate, assuming that all variables remain fixed. To continue to make an investment after a certain point (which varies from context to context) is to receive a decreasing return on that input. The law of diminishing returns has  … 
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Transforming the Desktop to Align with Today’s Mobile Reality
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices, have you stopped using your desktop? Does it seem outdated? The desktop is finally undergoing a next-generation transformation. Read on to learn about what the future of desktop computing will look like as it aligns with mobility.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

VMware

Ten rules for Bring Your Own Device(BYOD)
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Bring your own device (BYOD) is the facet of mobility that is leaving many organizations feeling vulnerable. Here are ten rules, each broken down, to keep you on the right track to taking full advantage of all that mobility has to offer.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

Get best-of-breed customer premises equipment for a flat monthly fee
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Outdated customer premises equipment (CPE) can hold you back from taking advantage of advances in communications technology and applications. Access this white paper for a solution that will help manage your CPE, improve business performance, and stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Verizon

Transform your business with Software Defined Networking
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined networking (SDN) is the new networking standard and many enterprises are still in the early stages of adoption. Read on for a strategic assessment of the benefits of SDN and learn about a service that will ensure that your SDN adoption is as smooth as possible.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Verizon

Cloud Infrastructure
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are turning to the cloud as a cost saving tool. Are you certain that your cloud infrastructure is saving as much as similar services can? Access this pricing guide to determine how much more you can save.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2015

Red Hat

5 reasons your ERP system isn't providing the desired ROI
sponsored by Every Angle
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations hope that implementing an ERP system will make their businesses more profitable, but that is not always the case. Download this white paper to discover 5 reasons you may be seeing a lower ROI on your ERP system than you'd anticipated.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

Every Angle

Software-Defined Storage: Delivering Greater Business Value and ROI
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: Storage has always been a pain point for IT organizations. Estimating data storage capacity requirements for the next three to five years is difficult enough, not to mention the significant capital outlay. Access this white paper to learn about the challenges of current storage infrastructures, lowering TCOs, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016


The CIO’s Guide to EMM
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Developing and evolving a proper mobile strategy can spell the difference between success and failure in today's business landscape. Are you sure your mobile strategy is meeting the requirements for success in the evolving enterprise mobility landscape?
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Learn How to Boost Your Database Performance
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems & Intel
WHITE PAPER: This infographic displays several business and technology problems that effect database performance and the solution to each.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

Hitachi Data Systems & Intel

Economic Impact of the Enterprise Mobility Suite
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This Total Economic Impact study highlights several customers who have experience using Enterprise Mobility Suite. Access this study from Forrester to better understand the benefits, costs and risks associated with implementing this software.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Microsoft

Give your Workforce Better Devices, and your Company a Better Workforce
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Today's laptops and desktops may increase productivity by 50%, and with built-in self-support, employees can resolve issues on their own and get back to work. Explore this resource for ideas on how you can improve productivity from business to IT.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Uncover five common, critical pitfalls to avoid when building a data protection strategy. You'll learn how to navigate through these pitfalls so that your enterprise can implement a data protection solution that eliminates complexity, reduces staff inefficiencies, enables faster decisions, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Veritas

Measuring Social Media ROI in the Enterprise: Myths and Facts
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to social media marketing, there is perhaps no other topic that is discussed more than determining and reporting return on investment, or ROI. This white paper makes the case that ROI determination can be approached in a unified, structured and straightforward way.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Oracle Corporation

The Total Economic Impact of SQL Server
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this TechTarget e-guide and you'll receive tips on the building blocks of simple and effective SQL Server Administration, including inspecting error logs, verifying scheduled jobs, verifying all server instances are up and more.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

Quantitative Analysis of a Prefabricated vs. Traditional Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will quantify the capital cost differences between prefabricated vs. traditional data centers, as well as learn why prefabrication does not come at a capex premium. Access this paper to discover the impact of rack density for both designs, and discover a side-by-side architecture comparison between prefab and "stick built".
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Schneider Electric

Client Study: Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report features quantitative statistics documenting the required time, skills and the typical workflow IT security teams utilize to investigate suspected network attacks, security breaches and recognized data loss scenarios. Uncover findings from 196 US IT and IT security practitioners.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Your Guide to Virtualization Features and Capabilities
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This guide presents several categories of virtualization technology and displays each one's accompanying capabilities. Read on to explore how virtualization can help you automate time-consuming and complicated manual tasks.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Red Hat

Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers five common, critical pitfalls to avoid when building a data protection strategy. Read on to learn how to navigate through these pitfalls so that your enterprise can implement a data protection solution that eliminates complexity, reduces staff inefficiencies, enables faster decisions, and accelerates your ROI.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Veritas

ROI of IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of a disaster recovery (DR) solution using an ROI analysis as an argument for the investment. Read on to learn how your enterprise can choose a DR and business continuity strategy that will match your needs and how to calculate ROI for your DR solutions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Acronis

Open Source Middleware: Accelerate Application Development the Modern Way
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Outdated middleware makes licensing, maintenance, and development costs rise so you can't focus on innovation. In this infographic, you'll learn how open source middleware can help you maximize developer productivity while increasing ROI.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2016

Red Hat

8 Reasons why Users are Rethinking their SIEM Strategy
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief yet informative infographic highlights eight reasons why having the right SIEM approach is critical to productivity, compliance and ROI. Read on to determine if your current SIEM practices are doing the most for your network security.
Posted: 11 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Jan 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of Online CRM Tools
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this report now to learn which CRM tools delivered on cost savings, improved sales, and increased agility. Inside, you'll uncover the benefits of online versus on-premises platforms.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Microsoft

Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Right Project and Portfolio Management Solution
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This guide is for IT pros tasked with this critical buying decision and addresses both immediate and long-term needs. Learn how the right platform can speed innovation within your organization and maximize the ROI of your investments over time.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Drive Security, Efficiency and Performance with ADCs
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is designed to lay out the ROI for ADCs. Uncover ways ADC solutions can be used to increase efficiencies in your infrastructure to significantly reduce your expenses, all the while increasing your competitive advantage.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

A10 Networks

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the inefficiencies caused by running disparate business applications and systems across your various departments, and demonstrates how a cloud-based software can unify your critical-business processes.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

NetSuite
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ROI DEFINITION (continued): …  broader applications than economics. In fact, it is one of the most widely recognized economic principles outside of the economic classroom. In a call center, for instance, service level improvements decline in rate in relation to each additional successive agent added. Other real-world examples abound: A student considering one more hour of study after 2 AM.A prospective car buyer evaluating the benefits of a higher grade of luxury vehicleA farmer weighing adding an extra bushel of fertilizer to a saturated field of cornA marketer analyzing the ROI of additional media buys in a long-running … 
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