Business of Information Technology  >   Business Processes  >   Business Intelligence  >   Business Performance Management  >   Metrics  >   Financial Metrics  >  


RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Return On Investment, ROI Calculators, Cost Calculators, IT ROI
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  … 
Definition continues below.
ROI White Papers (View All Report Types)
26 - 50 of 455 Matches Previous Page  |  Next Page
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 Enterprise
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 Enterprise

Using Powerful Analytics to Provide Actionable Insights to Decision Makers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

A Regional Comparison of BI Usage in Europe and North America
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover informative findings from a survey on the potential of information, conducted globally by Information Builders. Gain insights on what businesses are doing wrong by not leverage the potential of information, in turn failing to reap maximum benefits from it.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Information Builders

Looking into Data Warehouse Management? Do Your Homework
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This helpful e-guide illustrates the ways these platforms deliver business value that justifies the cost. Along with learning myriad examples of how real-time, operational reporting and data is worth the price tag, you'll find first-hand accounts of how in-memory data warehousing has served real companies for the better.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015


BI Deployments: What You Need For Fast and Demonstrable ROI
sponsored by Dimensional Insight, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper features a fountain of information on what the right BI/analytics application can do for your organization. Discover the ways an intuitve program can efficiently carry out everyday tasks such as retrieving, analyzing, transforming and reporting data for BI, while getting the most for your bottom line.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

The Total Economic Impact of a Storage Virtualization System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at the total economic impact and ROI of a sample storage virtualization product.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014


ESG: Economics of Flash Compared to Hard Disk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the economic value of flash compared to hard disks and decide for yourself if flash is worth the investment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015


Data Protection: Save Time, Reduce Costs, and Limit Risk
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a variety of data protection software and appliances that protect virtual, physical and cloud environments, all while saving you money. Access now to discover how your organization can utilize these tools to not only safeguard your critical digital assets, but also dramatically reduce costs and improve productivity.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

Application Delivery as an Infrastructure Service
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a solution for IaaS providers to use in order to expand their load balancing services.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2014

Array Networks

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact Of Microsoft Windows Azure
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: "The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Windows Azure," a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, looks at the key benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementing Windows Azure and provides insights into what the public cloud means for your business.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2013


Eight Common Pitfalls of VDI and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the eight common pitfalls associated with VDI and how to avoid them. Read on to ensure that you do not run the risk of disrupting ongoing business operations, losing staff productivity, and creating unhappy end-users when deploying a VDI project.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Five Best Practices for Maximizing Big Data ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive e-paper to uncover 5 best practices for maximizing big data ROI, and find out what's driving more organizations to take an interest in big data.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014


5 Ways Marketing Automation Can Optimize & Grow Your Business
sponsored by Act On
WHITE PAPER: Many marketing teams are touting the benefits of a marketing automation platform. But many CEOs and other executives are still wondering, "What's the urgency? Is marketing automation really worth the investment?" Find out the answers to those questions in this informative white paper.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Act On

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Managed Mobility for BYOD - Windows
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this study from Forrester to get an evaluation of the economic impact and potential ROI you could realize by engaging in mobile enterprise services with IBM. If you're thinking about partnering with a managed mobility vendor for BYOD, this research could prove to be vital.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013


Where is the ROI for UC?
sponsored by Windstream Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights numerous places where UC can show both hard- and soft-dollar savings, and offers 10 steps to take to justify your decision to deploy a UC solution.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Windstream Communications

Why Invest in Talent Management?
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five high-ROI business drivers for implementing an effective talent management program.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


The ROI of a New Learning Management System (LMS): How to Construct a Successful Business Case
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes key features and capabilities of a new-generation learning management system (LMS), and counts down six steps for demonstrating LMS value, rooted in ROI. Learn how you can make a successful business case for an LMS by reading on now.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014


Optimize Your Storage for a Successful Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this concise resource to find out the key storage attributes needed for successful desktop virtualization.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

Want to Improve the ROI of your Virtualized Server Environments? Here's How.
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG white paper, you will discover how a state-of-the-art disk array can help alleviate server virtualization challenges and pain points. You will also learn how this innovative technology can help increase your ROI while optimizing your storage infrastructure.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013


Breaking Through the GRC Value Ceiling
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain information to determine whether your governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tools have yet to maximize their full value, and discover 3 ways that you can go beyond to bring significant ROI.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013


Dimensional Research - Uncovering the Business Value of IT Service Management
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: The rapidly changing world of IT can be tough to adapt to, especially with further decentralization via the cloud. This white paper highlights IT service management and how it can increase your business efficiency.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
26 - 50 of 455 Matches Previous Page    1 2 3 4 5    Next Page
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 … 
Browse by Report Type:
ROI White Papers | ROI Multimedia | ROI IT Downloads

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2015, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement