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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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Best Practices for VMware ESX Server 3.0 Backup on NetApp
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This document discusses how Network Appliance and VMware ESX Server 3.0 work together to provide an effective backup solution in the Loyola Marymount University (LMU) environment. The goal of the VMware/NetApp solution is to provide a crash-consistent process that takes advantage of snapshot-based backups.
Posted: 30 Jan 2009 | Published: 30 Jan 2009

NetApp

Manage Your Metadata to Better Manage Your Business
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Metadata management is the foundation of data integration. This white paper examines the business advantages of effective metadata management.
Posted: 28 Jan 2009 | Published: 28 Jan 2009

Informatica

Channel Sales Management: New Applications for High-Tech Vendors
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Channel management is a pressing issue for high-tech manufacturers that sell through partners. IDC believes that companies that leverage channels partners should begin to integrate channel management into broader corporate infrastructure applications that include the supply chain and potentially PLM applications.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: the following article will share the results of SAP research as well as APQC's Open Standards Benchmarking Collaborative (OSBC) research. The OSBC research is the first global set of common standards for business processes and data, giving organizations an independent, authoritative resource for evaluating and improving business practices.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Winning the War for Talent: Effective Talent Management in the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This SAP Executive Insight examines how your company can win the war for talent by answering the following questions: What challenges do today's upstream oil and gas human resource (HR) organizations face, what's the specific impact, and how do leading HR organizations perform?
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Seven Tips for Profiting from Lean Times with CRM
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With their rapid speed of deployment, integrated analytics and built-in best practices, on-demand CRM solutions can quickly vault a sales organization ahead of its rivals. And because of their flexible licensing structure, on-demand solutions can be deployed selectively, enabling businesses to deploy only as much CRM as they need.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 26 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Determining First Network Access Control (NAC) Deployments For Your Organization
sponsored by Bradford Networks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Learn how different priorities trigger the need for network access control and see examples of how to get NAC up and running in a phased approach.
Posted: 21 Jan 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2009

Bradford Networks

Data, Disconnected: Communications Firms Take the Necessary Steps to Build Greater Accuracy into Their Customer Management Processes
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper for the communications sector examines how inaccurate data can impact customer relationships and how implementing a multi-phase process can help feed cleaner customer data into enterprise solutions to maximize return on investment.
Posted: 20 Jan 2009 | Published: 20 Jan 2009

Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In order to ensure the enterprise data warehouse will get the optimal performance and will scale as your data set grows you need to get three fundamental things correct, the hardware configuration, the data model and the data loading process.
Posted: 19 Jan 2009 | Published: 19 Jan 2009

Oracle Corporation

Sharepoint E-Zine Volume 6: How to Control Workflow Behavior with Custom Lists
sponsored by SearchWinIT
EZINE: Learn how to integrate change management into a document library using SharePoint's own framework.
Posted: 19 Jan 2009 | Published: 19 Jan 2009

SearchWinIT

Presentation Transcript: Disaster Recovery FAQ
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This document is based on a Dell /TechTarget Webcast entitled "Disaster Recovery FAQ." Data Center Practice Director Pierre Dorio discusses disaster recovery, including backup services, plain backup and DR strategy.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Published: 14 Jan 2009

Dell, Inc.

Why Should You Consider Procurement Outsourcing? A Holistic Approach towards Vertically Integrated to Virtually Integrated Business Process Services
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Procurement Outsourcing is defined as a process wherein organizations take a calculated approach of moving some of their processes around source to pay to a specialist.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

Wipro Technologies

Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Here are four common mistakes an implementation leader and team can make, and suggestions on how to avoid them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

IFS

7-Eleven Stores Ring up Better Backups with ExaGrid
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: 7-Eleven Stores began looking for a disk-based backup system in an effort to streamline its nightly data protection procedures and to increase the amount of data the company could back up each night.
Posted: 05 Jan 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Enabling Sustainable Compliance Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see how adopting a sustainable security compliance strategy minimizes risk, while making proper use of people, process and technology. Also learn how you can cost-effectively comply with regulations, while maintaining business flexibility to achieve mission goals.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

IBM

Simple Ways to Get the Most from Your Blade Environment
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Bladed environments have proven their ability to reduce complexity and costs, while also delivering an impressive level of flexibility to help organizations of all types and sizes quickly adapt to evolving requirements and realities.
Posted: 20 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

HP & Intel®

NetApp and VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 Storage Best Practices
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Have you extended your virtual infrastructure to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization? This white paper serves as an in-depth, step-by-step guide to successful storage virtualization.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

NetApp

Presentation Transcript: Business Intelligence (BI) and Performance Management: Best Practices for Your SAP Investment
sponsored by IBM Cognos
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this document, Mark Smith and Bob Corson will discuss some common challenges that seen with customers in terms of getting information from SAP data.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

IBM Cognos

Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 6
sponsored by Virtual Data Center eZine - Volume 6
EZINE: This expert e-zine shows you how lacking a solid plan can sabotage your virtualization implementation. Read on for proven best practices for virtual lab management planning and physical-to-virtual migrations.
Posted: 16 Dec 2008 | Published: 16 Dec 2008


NAV CANADA Takes Advantage of IBM Rational AppScan Software to Address the Security and Compliance of Its Online Applications
sponsored by Logicalis
CASE STUDY: NAV CANADA helped enhance the security of its Web applications through best practices such as regular scanning and testing for vulnerabilities throughout the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Logicalis

Dell Storage Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide primarily focused on storage arrays based on their support for key virtualization features, such as high availability and virtual machine migration.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

Dell Networking Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This solutions guide details the four available networking configurations, and the advantages and disadvantages of each with an emphasis on typical Dell system configuration and the hardware offerings.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This Dell High Availability Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V introduces different options to implement HA for Hyper-V environments.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V on Dell Servers
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an introduction to Hyper-V virtualization, discusses the overall architecture and underlying technologies, and offers guidance on best practices for deployment on Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

WPA2 Security: Choosing the Right WLAN Authentication Method for Homes and Enterprises
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will explore the authentication methods available with WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) and identify several important best practices to consider when deploying a wireless network at home or in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Global Knowledge
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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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