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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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SaaS CRM Best Practices
sponsored by Salesforce.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide reviews best practices for negotiating a service-level agreement (SLA) and how to strategically integrate key business applications to streamline data and improve customer experience management
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Salesforce.com

Best practices for deploying enterprise-grade OpenStack cloud platform implementations
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to examine the unique demands of implementing an enterprise cloud platform. Learn best practices for availability, scalability, networking, and management.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Red Hat

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Success
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insider tips for hiring the right people, compensating them fairly, and creating smart and effective sales processes. Read now for best practices for hiring, compensating, and guiding a sales rep along with seven things to consider before hiring a sales rep.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

ConnectWise

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

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-In-Class Attributes for Today's Optimised Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor 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® (Processor  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

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

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

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

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

Best Practices for Developing an Effective Backup Strategy
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn tips from the experts at SearchDataBackup.com about how to develop a robust data protection strategy. Examine what administrators should consider including potential problems that could arise, such as challenges with large file backups.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Dell Software

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

Future-proof your mobility strategy with Dell Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover best practices to future-proof your mobile strategy in the evolving world of devices, operating systems, work habits and mobile business models. Also, find out how Dell Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) can help maintain security and control administrative complexity.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

How to Use TCO to Build a Business Case for Unified Communications
sponsored by ShoreTel
WEBCAST: Historically, IT investments were made simply in the interest of increasing competitiveness and with little insight into the hard, fact-based financial case.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2014

ShoreTel

Case Study: FIS Global Partners with Asigra to Provide Clients Enhanced Secure Data Protection that Meets Compliance Mandates
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: For financial services business, it's critical that client data remains accessible and securely stored. As business grows, you will need to upgrade your backup service portfolio with an advanced solution – but there are questions you should ask before choosing.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Asigra

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

Discover how to Optimize your SIEM
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security classroom explores how to enhance and extend SIEM technology to effectively support incident response.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Premiered: 14 May 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

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

Rethinking Storage in an Always-On World: Big Data Puts the Spotlight on Hyperscale Computing
sponsored by Red Hat and HP
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the benefits and challenges of working with big data, the type of storage it needs and best practices for deploying the right storage technology for you.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Red Hat and HP

Webinar: Getting Hadoop Through an IT Audit
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Join this webinar from GigaOM Research and WANdisco to learn how enterprises are hardening Hadoop across global data centers to ensure continuous availability, even during maintenance windows.
Posted: 08 May 2014 | Premiered: May 8, 2014

WANdisco

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

IBM
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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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