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DEFINITION: A best practice is a technique or methodology that, through experience and research, has proven to reliably lead to a desired result. A commitment to using the best practices in any field is a commitment to using all the knowledge and technology at one's disposal to ensure success. The term is used frequently in the fields of health care, government administration, the education system, project management,  … 
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Let Financial Reporting Lead the Way To Efficient Planning
sponsored by Tagetik Software
EGUIDE: This e-guide offers 3 best practices to help drive operations teams' involvement with financial planning, as well as tips on choosing the right tools to improve financial assessment. Additionally, discover the hidden forecasting benefits of implementing corporate performance management (CPM) software.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Tagetik Software

Best Practices for Creating Quota-Busting Sales Reps
sponsored by Pros.
EGUIDE: This e-guide pinpoints some best practices for sales representatives to help boost performance and drive overall business success.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

Pros.

Best Practices for Choosing a Cloud Provider
sponsored by ComputeNext
EGUIDE: When it comes to choosing a cloud provider, it's important to research other factors on top of cost, including VM migration, storage and auto-scaling. This e-guide displays best practices for choosing a public cloud provider, and offers advice to best manage multiple cloud providers.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 15 May 2015

ComputeNext

Geek Guide: Quality Assurance in the DevOps movement
sponsored by New Relic
EBOOK: Access this e-Book to learn about one of the key attributes of the DevOps movement, Quality Assurance. Find out how you can implement Quality Assurance steps into your daily workflow. Additionally, get some best practices for DevOps and using Quality Assurance to catch and eliminate errors early.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

New Relic

Travel Industry Product Demo
sponsored by Mashery
PRODUCT DEMO: Tune in to see how Mashery's API Management services can help companies in the travel industry leverage new affiliate channels, increase number of direct bookings, efficient distribute of AIR (Availability, Inventory, Rates), and rapidly create new mobile experiences.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 22 Apr 2015

Mashery

APIs allow TomTom's customers to request and receive data in seconds
sponsored by Mashery
WEBCAST: Peter Moeykens, TomTom's Technical Fellow, Location-Based Services, shares how TomTom used APIs to move beyond selling personal navigation devices to also monetizing the data that powers those devices. Watch to learn how you can use APIs to empower your business and monetize your data.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 22, 2015

Mashery

Best Practices for Server Migration with Windows® Server 2012
sponsored by Lenovo
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: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Lenovo

Best-In-Class Attributes for Today's Optimised Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn why Best-in-Class IT comes out on top when compared to others, including several benefits.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

The ABC's of Disaster Recovery Testing
sponsored by SearchDisasterRecovery.com
EBOOK: DR testing can be disruptive to employees that need access to essential applications, but advancements in server virtualization, cloud computing and DR software have made it more practical and affordable.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015

SearchDisasterRecovery.com

The MSP Guide to Higher Growth Part III: Efficiency, Tools and Best Practices
sponsored by Kaseya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you choose the right IT management solution set for you and your clients.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Kaseya

At the Heart of Cardiovascular Care: Leveraging IT to Help Enhance Patient Care
sponsored by GE Healthcare
WEBCAST: In this video, medical experts discuss the role of IT in cardiovascular care as an enabler of medicine in terms of patient management, cost containment, workflow, best practices, and reporting. They address the challenges IT faces as well as their future goals.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2015

GE Healthcare

Maximize Efficiency Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
RESOURCE: This infographic offers six best practices for successful service automation.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Best Practices for Mobile Healthcare Security
sponsored by RES Software
EGUIDE: Mobile healthcare security depends on astrong top-down approach that informsemployees of all possible threats -- includingphysical theft and remote devicehacks. Read on to find out why.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

RES Software

Delivering on Virtualization's Promise
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: Effective server virtualization requires attention to VM provisioning best practices, application availability and performance monitoring.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

SearchServerVirtualization

Continuous Planning and Optimization: Enabling a Data-Driven Digital Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out why continuous planning, assessment, and optimization are critical to enabling a data-driven digital enterprise.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2014

Red Hat

4 VMware Converged Infrastructure Best Practices
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the four best practices for using converged infrastructure with VMware so that you can efficiently manage your virtual, cloud, and physical applications.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems

10 Best Practices for a Successful API Program
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are important in all of today's IT trends including cloud projects, software that interacts with sensors, contextual mobile applications, and getting big data into systems to be analyzed.Read this white paper for 10 best practices for a successful API program.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Axway

Securing Your Cloud Deployment with Today's Top Strategies
sponsored by SearchCloudSecurity.com
EZINE: In this Insider Edition, InfoSec Pros will learn how to achieve better cloud security. It reviews existing cloud security standards and how to assess, and manage, the risk of a cloud deployment.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

SearchCloudSecurity.com

Sourcing the Modern Data Center
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EBOOK: Data center managers need to decide if they want to consolidate their approach into the offerings of one supplier or if choosing from multiple vendors will help prepare for growth and save money. Read this e-book to find out which choice is best for you.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

SearchDataCenter.com

Enterprise Lifecycle Management in a Changing World: Best Practices for Resolving Emerging Challenges in Unified Endpoint Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations must have processes and automation systems that deliver the agility and extensibility to maintain performance and reliability without sacrificing cost-effectiveness in IT investments. This white paper provides best practices for resolving emerging challenges in unified endpoint management.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Talent Analytics: Moving Beyond the Hype
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report provides research that addresses the key trends and best practices for using talent analytics to drive business success. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

CIOs' Guide: Endpoint Data Protection for the Mobile World
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper addresses endpoint data protection challenges and offers solutions for meeting requirements.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Druva Software

Is Your BI Ready for the Future?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn about new, leading analytics and data management practices that can help you reap the benefits of mobile, social, big data and cloud technologies.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Managing the Transition to IT as a Service Broker
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: By transitioning to a service broker model, IT can provide optimal solutions faster, more efficiently, and at a lower cost. Access this whitepaper to find out the best practices for managing the transition to IT as a service broker.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Rackspace

A Non-Geek’s Big Data Playbook: Hadoop and the Enterprise Data Warehouse
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper bridges the gap between the big data specialist and the business professional that is trying to understand big data—specifically in the form of Hadoop. Gain access to 6 best practice "plays" that will help up your game with big data and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

SAS
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BEST PRACTICES DEFINITION (continued): …  hardware and software product development, and elsewhere.In software development, a best practice is a well-defined method that contributes to a successful step in product development. Throughout the software industry, several best practices are widely followed. Some of the more commonly used are: an iterative development process, requirement management, quality control, and change control. An iterative (meaning repetitive) development process, which progresses in incremental stages, helps to maintain a focus on manageable tasks and ensures that earlier stages are successful before the later … 
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