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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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The Total Economic Impact Of Implementing Microsoft’s Productivity Platform
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: In February 2010, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the Total Economic Impact (TEI) and potential return on investment (ROI) on the integrated value or ―better together impact that enterprises may realize by deploying Microsoft Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 together.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 May 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Open Fabric Edge - The Best Attributes of the Data Center, Now Delivered to the Edge
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Can your network accommodate the new requirements demanded on it? Explore how Ethernet switching can provide the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency you need to embrace the trends and technologies that will give your business a competitive advantage.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

Driving Business Breakthroughs…on the Cloud!
sponsored by Ramco Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) effectively overcomes the challenges associated with traditional ERP deployments, such as implementation delays, transition issues, and questionable ROI.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

Ramco Systems

IDC Buyer Case Study: Customer-Centric, User-Friendly Videoconferencing
sponsored by Vidyo, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Buyer Case Study explores which videoconferencing solution Mydin, Malaysia's largest retailer enterprise, put in place to help connect and communicate, reduce costs, and achieve an optimal ROI.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Vidyo, Inc.

Improving the Reliability and Performance of SAP Software: Creating a Road Map with Testing Strategy Assessment
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a full portfolio of testing tools designed to easily integrate powerful application testing into your development lifecycle. Continue reading to learn how these tools can help lower risk, reduce costs and boost efficiency.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Jul 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Forrester Total Economic Impact of VMware View
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive study illustrates the financial impact of an organization efficiently managing their VDI from a single console using VMware View. Read on to learn how you can reduce the overall costs of your virtual desktop management.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

VMware, Inc.

Executive Relevance Selling
sponsored by Comstor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to win and sustain business at the highest levels win an Executive Relevance Selling (ERS) program from Comstor.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

Comstor

What Return On Investment Does e-Learning Provide?
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: Measuring the actual impact of learning in performance and monetary terms is well within reach. Check out this short white paper to explore how to best measure ROI from elearning, and get answers to frequently asked questions.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Skillsoft

Maximizing the Value Provided by a Big Data Platform (Branham Group)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on finding the value within big data and offers advice for delivering deeper insight to decision-makers and management. Also, discover how leading companies are benefiting from the recent emergence of MapReduce and real-time analytics.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

IBM

Special Report: Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Video Conferencing
sponsored by LifeSize
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten questions you should ask any potential video conferencing vendor before investing in a collaboration solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012

LifeSize

The Cloud: Benefits Beyond ROI
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource explores the benefits of cloud computing that extend beyond simple ROI calculations. Find out how your organization can leverage the soft benefits of the cloud to enhance overall productivity and accelerate time to market.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

NaviSite, Inc.

Mobile Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC)
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can enable an effective Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) strategy for your mobile enterprise. Discover considerations to make, use cases, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

BlackBerry

WAN Optimization: Improving Productivity and Increasing Business Value
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Want to achieve faster ROI with WAN optimization? Read the latest IDC report and discover how you can cut IT costs without compromising performance, gain greater efficiency, and improve productivity and overall satisfaction.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Major Financial Institution Saves Millions with Cloud Management Software
sponsored by Adaptive Computing
WHITE PAPER: This case study uncovers the secrets to maximizing cloud savings with automated cloud management software. Discover how a major financial institution leveraged both to generate savings to the tune of one billion USD over the course of three years.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 21 Jul 2011

Adaptive Computing

Building a Tangible ROI for Data Quality
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers common issues and recommendations on building a business case for data quality initiatives.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software

Top 10 Myths of Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Virtual Computer, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: There are many misconceptions about desktop virtualization that prevent businesses from leveraging the many benefits of this technology. This white paper debunks the top 10 myths about desktop virtualization with specific examples and use cases.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Virtual Computer, Inc.

Why Passwords Aren't Strong Enough: Making the Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: With today’s advanced threat landscape and the increased value placed on information, relying on static passwords is no longer enough. This resource explores the need to strong authentication and the ROI benefits you can gain.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

RSA

Top 10 Steps to Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 steps to a seamless and profit-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Exact Software

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Servers: Competitive Pricing Guide
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares the pricing of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with VMware vSphere5 for server virtualization. Both the Red Hat subscription pricing and the VMware license and support pricing are explained along with detailed comparisons.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

Red Hat

IDC Vendor Spotlight: Leveraging Next-Generation Service Delivery In The Cloud
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: Changing business requirements and customer demands are pushing cloud to the forefront. Access this exclusive report from IDC to investigate the key benefits that cloud has over traditional delivery models, current market trends, cloud offerings and challenges providers are facing.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

CSC

Agile development meets IT operations - in the cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're using agile methodologies or a traditional waterfall approach, this white paper can tell you how cloud can be your opportunity to integrate apps and ops into a seamless team that produces and maintains higher-quality applications and services.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 03 Jun 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tailoring Your Desktop Virtualization to User Needs
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can improve your desktop virtualization implementation with a deep understanding of your current desktop, application and device usage. Assessing the economic impact of desktop virtualization can help your organization maximize benefits and minimize risks.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Capturing Value from Patient-Centered Care
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the leading practices employed by healthcare systems worldwide and proposes a patient-centered care approach for IT investment that combines a series of capabilities to improve quality care, reduce operating costs and optimize revenue.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

IBM

Irish Dairy Board Cuts Admin Costs and Optimizes Order-to-Cash Processes with IBM Sterling e-Invoicing Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this report and discover how the Irish Dairy Board achieved user productivity increase, cost reduction, significant improvements in order to cash and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

B2B Integration and Collaboration: Strategies for Building a ROI Business Case
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen conducted a follow-up survey in May 2011 in which over 60 organizations detailed their B2B integration and collaboration issues and challenges - specific focus was given to return on investment (ROI) related issues. This research excerpt summarizes the findings of this survey.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM
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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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