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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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Migrating Users from Physical Workstations to XenDesktop
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This document provides recommendations and best practices for moving a user’s data from their physical corporate workstations into the virtual Citrix XenDesktop environment.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009

Citrix

Sustainability Matters: Why - and how - business is widening its focus to consider the needs of stakeholders
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how running a responsible business and high levels of performance do not have to work against each other. And it makes a case for why sustainability issues should simply be part of a company’s overall performance management practices.
Posted: 15 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

eBook: Cloud Computing for Enterprise Developers
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
EBOOK: If you're an enterprise developer then you're probably familiar with the term "cloud computing," but you may still have questions. In this eBook, you'll learn about the benefits of cloud computing, what it really means to compute in the cloud, some of the different cloud types, and much more!
Posted: 24 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Aug 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Reduce IT Costs by Rationalizing Your Application Portfolio
sponsored by Informatica Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript of the webcast "Reduce IT Costs by Rationalizing Your Application Portfolio" to learn the best practices of application retirement and how to effectively retire legacy applications and reduce IT costs while still having the ability to simply and efficiently access the retired data.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 10 Aug 2009

Informatica Corporation

Implementable Best Practices Speed Chemical Industry SAP ERP Deployments
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read ARC's view on how SAP's best practices and SAP Business All-in-One solutions for chemicals ensure rapid deployment with low risk for small and midsize companies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

A Premium on Efficiency: Midsize Manufacturers Confront the Obstacles to Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How do best-in-class midsize manufacturers continue to grow in a tough economy? This research report, conducted by EIU, outlines measures manufacturers implement to continue expanding even while coping with the strains of softening demand in key markets, rising input costs, and downward pressure on prices.
Posted: 07 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

The 10 Best Practices for Performance Management
sponsored by Gomez
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn the 10 best practices in performance management and how to apply them to your company and your online store to increase the overall customer experience, which is important now more than ever.
Posted: 03 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009

Gomez

Managing Your Data Assets
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Business Insight
WHITE PAPER: Information management is integral to successfully maintaining a competitive advantage. The value of all your data can increase or decrease over time depending on how you manage it. Read on to learn how to gain the insights into information management you need to succeed and gain that competitive edge that is now more important than ever.
Posted: 30 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Jul 2009

Pitney Bowes Business Insight

The Power of Automation: The EDS Story
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: It is becoming increasingly difficult for data center pros to manage their IT environments. This webcast explores best practices for automation and details the benefits you can realize from implementing the technology.
Posted: 27 Jul 2009 | Premiered: Sep 17, 2009, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

Hewlett-Packard Company

Best Practices for Migrating SAP Environments
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Sun BluePrints™ article explains the process of moving an SAP environment from one system to another, and describes the resources and services available from Sun to assist users planning a migration.
Posted: 21 Jul 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

PCI Compliance Made Simple
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Major data breaches have caused untold damage. These unfortunate events have led to the creation of a data security standard (PCI DSS) that all payment card industry members must comply to. This white paper helps to simplify and provide a deeper understanding of the PCI DSS v1.1 and discusses best practices to achieve PCI compliance.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2008

Alert Logic

Presentation Transcript: Midmarket Virtualization Case Studies
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript features Andrew Baker, Vice President of IT operations at ARGI and Steven Sommer, Principal and Founder of SLS Consulting who discuss how their respective organizations have cut costs with virtualized datacenters.
Posted: 16 Jul 2009 | Published: 13 Jul 2009

Dell Compellent

Disaster Recovery Planning for BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This document provides an overview of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server components and is intended to help administrators prepare for the design and delivery of disaster recovery procedures for the BlackBerry environment.
Posted: 22 Jun 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

BlackBerry

SOA and BPM: A Process Centric Approach - Part 1 Background and Basic
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In a process centric approach to SOA and BPM, perspectives of strategy, systems, business and technology can be incorporated in order to achieve successful change in business processes - discussed here as Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) as a way of gaining a better view on SOA in relation to BPM.
Posted: 15 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Presentation Transcript: The Practical Implementation of BPM & SOA, Part II
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In a process centric approach to SOA and BPM, perspectives of strategy, systems, business and technology can be incorporated in order to achieve successful change in business processes. Discussed here is methodology, best practices and experiences.
Posted: 15 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Embracing the Cloud: Top Seven Imperatives for an Organization
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the impact of the cloud on the IT Ecosystem and provides answers to what an organization needs to do in embracing a right cloud strategy.
Posted: 12 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Wipro Technologies

Best Practices in ECM Document Archive Migration
sponsored by Xenos Group Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this white paper is to outline the challenges of migrating documents from enterprise content management (ECM) systems, educate the reader, and provide best practices that ensure success.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Xenos Group Inc.

The Agile Project Manager
sponsored by VersionOne Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the impact agile development methodologies are having on the Project Management community, what new skills are required, and what the Project Manager can do to ease the transition.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

VersionOne Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices to Gain Visibility and Control of Your Demand Network
sponsored by E2open
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript of the "Best Practices to Gain visibility and Control of Your Demand Network" webcast E2open and AMR Research will discuss new demand network management trends and technologies that will enable multi-enterprise companies to maximize the potential of their demand networks by providing more visibility and control.
Posted: 03 Jun 2009 | Published: 03 Jun 2009

E2open

Streamlining Sales Processes to Boost Performance: Five best practices for optimizing the sales pipeline
sponsored by SugarCRM Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When chosen wisely and used appropriately, technology can have a positive impact on both the sales process management and the results of managing the sales effort more efficiently. SugarCRM can remedy the gap in four crucial areas. And it does so very economically, avoiding a fifth mistake, spending more money than you have to in order to improve.
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SugarCRM Inc.

Leveraging Virtualization for Greater ROI
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast you'll hear from Falconstor Software's Product Marketing Manager , Peter Eichers, as he discusses Falconstor storage virtualization solutions.
Posted: 20 May 2009 | Premiered: May 20, 2009

FalconStor Software

Migrating to the New Dell Management Console
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the Dell™ Management Console Powered by Altiris™ from SymantecTM centralizes multiple aspects of systems management into a single easy-to-use tool.
Posted: 19 May 2009 | Published: 19 May 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle IT Modernization Series Modernization: The Path to SOA
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: IT organizations are under increasing pressure to reduce costs while at the same time increase their ability to react to ongoing business demands. To achieve this they need to take advantage of the cost savings and flexibility of a service-oriented architecture (SOA). Read this white paper to learn about more about SOA and its benefits.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Repository and Oracle Service Registry for SOA Governance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
DATA SHEET: Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is an entirely new approach to IT that connects people, process, and technology in a dynamic, distributed environment; however, it also increases system complexity. Read this data sheet to learn how together, Oracle Enterprise Repository and Oracle Service Registry create a solid foundation for SOA governance.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 14 May 2009

Oracle Corporation

The Need for Profitability and Cost Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Profitability and cost management (PCM) is at the core of enterprise performance management, as it represents the bottom line for every company. However, there are multiple reasons why PCM is of particular relevance, especially today. Ready this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation
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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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