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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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ROI Analysis: Red Hat Jboss BPM Suite 6 Versus Community Projects
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how moving from jBPM and Drools to JBoss BPM Suite can result in a significant return on investment. Read now to learn about JBoss BPM Suite features.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Red Hat

Red Hat ROI Analysis: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Only a subscription to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) meets the demanding requirements for mission-critical applications and includes the assurance of service-level agreement (SLA)-based support, patches, updates, and multi-year maintenance policies. Access this white paper for an ROI analysis of JBoss EAP.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

The Total Economic Impact of Google Apps for Work
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: Google commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact study and examine the potential return on investment enterprises may realize by deploying Google Apps for Work. Read this study to evaluate the potential financial impact of Google Apps for Work.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Cloud Sherpas

Quantifying the Business Benefits of Red Hat Solutions
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the results of an analysis on one of the most widely-used Linux-based operating system.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Red Hat

Ensuring Desktop Virtualization Success
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can provide you with all the essential information you need to know before deploying VDI in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

VMware

Get the Most Out of Your ERP Investment
sponsored by Lumenia Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines how you can make your ERP investment count. Read now to learn best practices for implementing and maintaining ERP systems.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Lumenia Consulting

Risk-Free VDI with Tintri and Citrix
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Many IT organizations are turning to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology to reduce the cost, complexity, and risk associated with desktop management. Access this white paper to find out how to gain end-to-end insights into the storage infrastructure for unmatched VM control. Learn how to you make your VDI successful.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Tintri

10 Reasons Why Hardware Upgrades are Critical
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the costs and benefits of upgrading your hardware and your server.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2015

Lenovo and Intel

Vodafone Ireland implements world-class service excellence with HP BSM
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Vodafone wanted to implement world-class customer service, so it replaced its reactive, and introspective IT management with a more effective management framework.This white paper explains how Vodafone used integrated business service management to enhance infrastructure performance and drive business value with a business services framework.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

IDC Technology Spotlight: Data Center Security
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the cost of retaining old IT infrastructure and helps you decide when to replace it.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Lenovo and Intel

Best Practices for Server Migration with Windows® Server 2012
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for some reasons to consider migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2 as well as best practices for a successful migration.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Lenovo and Intel

White Paper: Follow the Money: Big Data ROI and Inline Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how your organization can maximize ROI on your big data initiatives by adopting the behaviors of other successful businesses, like inline analytics.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

Calculating The ROI for Embedding Analytics Capabilities In your Software Applications
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a no-nonsense approach to discovering which side of the "buy versus build" dichotomy you belong on, based on your business' requirements. Learn to prioritize your needs and effectively solve this buzzworthy dilemma.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

LogiAnalytics

Reduce Risk: Cisco Connected Factory Starter Kit
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how this connected factory solution can help you plan, design, build, optimize, and manage your solution.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 01 Nov 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The 5 Most Overlooked Elements when Managing HR in the Cloud
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for the five most overlooked elements when managing HR in the cloud.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

NGA Human Resources

Measuring Mobile: How to Quantify the Success of Your Mobile Initiative
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find formulas for deriving the ROI of your mobile programs both in terms of customer engagement and operational efficiency.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Kony

Backing Up White River Health System Effortlessly
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one healthcare company successfully increased the reliability of its backups, while decreasing the amount of resources needed for troubleshooting. Read on to discover how implementing hardware deduplication effectively protected PC workstations as well as servers, and reduced overhead of backup administration.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Business Value and ROI of Backup
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a comprehensive look at the business value and ROI of backup systems. Additionally, read on to learn about common backup and disaster recovery challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

BI Usage in Europe and North America
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this study to learn more about how today's businesses approach information management. Discover fascinating findings that illustrate the importance of leverageing Enterprise Information Management (EIM).
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Information Builders

Generate ROI with IT and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how businesses are rethinking the IT infrastructure. Gain insights into strategies that significantly reduce costs and complexity of new initiatives by leveraging Business Intelligence (BI) platforms with IT expertise.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Information Builders

Rise to the Next Level of Consumer Intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this rich white paper to understand how social media and mobile applications engage and influence consumer behaviors. Read on and learn best practices for advancing in these areas.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Using Powerful Analytics to Provide Actionable Insights to Decision Makers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to get an inside look at a leader in communications' implementation of an analytics program, which generated a 657% ROI over a five-year period. Read on to learn how a strong analytics system propels positive business outcomes.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Key to Maximizing the Value of Data
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this rich white paper to learn the qualities of an effective analytics program from industry leaders. See where your business stacks up in comparison to others, with fascinating findings based on various professional surveys.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Information Builders

IDC - The Business Value of Dropbox for Business
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Dropbox for Business can not only protect sensitive data, but also provide businesses with a strong ROI by boosting productivity. Read on to discover how this program can decrease the number of lost files, decrease infrastructure costs, improve customer service, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dropbox for Business

How to align supply and demand of your IT services
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide gives you tips for gaining complete visibility into IT costs, and it models this process by explaining how you can make money-driven decisions about cloud adoption.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

VMware
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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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