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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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Tips and Best practices for Enterprise Social Software Adoption
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Most businesses today are aware of the benefits of social technologies, but many organizations are finding that simply deploying social tools isn't enough to ensure social success or user adoption. Read this e-guide to learn 4 steps that lead to enterprise-wide user adoption and the importance of establishing a collaborative environment.
Posted: 14 Nov 2012 | Published: 14 Nov 2012

IBM

E-guide: Best practices for reusing data backup tapes
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: Access this FAQ Guide, full of answers from W. Curtis Preston, to find out what vendors really mean when they quote a tape age, to learn about how to decide when a tape is ready to be discarded and for the scoop on what jargon means in practical terms.
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 23 Aug 2012

Iron Mountain

Storage Buyer's Checklist: Solid-State Storage Arrays
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: In this expert Essential Guide, check out solid-state storage array options, purchasing considerations and access a buyer's feature checklist. Make a better decision today!
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

SearchStorage.com

Top HR challenges and strategies to resolve them
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Organizing, indexing and storing info is paramount to HR departments today. This paper offers up five best practices for elevated HR efficiency. Read this and learn why reducing paper, employing a hybrid approach based on both paper and digital records, and joining forces with a trusted partner can enable swifter and more efficient operations.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Presentation Transcript: College of Virtualization - Lessons in Implementing a Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This SearchDisasterRecovery.com presentation transcript will give you a crash course on how to implement a cost-efficient disaster recovery plan. You'll hear an overview of disaster recovery and recieve some general advice to get you started on the business and technology considerations that are going to be crucial to you.
Posted: 11 Oct 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc.

Governance from the Ground Up: Launching Your Information Governance Initiative
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER:  Download this resource now to help ensure that you treat your information as a business asset and not let it become just a by-product of the systems that use it. Inside you'll read 5 common information governance challenges, 6 key tips to a successful information governance initiative, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Intel IT's Data Center Strategy for Business Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers advice on aligning your data center investments with business need. It details today's best practices for effective data center management strategies.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 10 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Business-driven BI: Using New Technologies to Foster Self-Service Access to Insights
sponsored by BeyeNETWORK
EGUIDE: Wayne Eckerson explores the challenges of implementing self-service BI tools in this e-guide. Read it today to discover ten key best practices for self-service BI, including what you need to know about the two main types of users, the realities and challenges of self-service BI, and much more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2012 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

BeyeNETWORK

11 Best Practices for Peer Code Review
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn 11 best practice peer code review tips to optimize review sessions, improve code, and make the most of valuable time. Some of the key findings include how many lines of code you should review in an hour, annotating code before you begin reviewing, leveraging a check list system, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

The Virtual Presenter's Handbook
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Speaking at a web seminar involves much more skill and strategy than you might expect. Check out this e-book to explore six witty chapters of tips, advice and insight on delivering virtual presentations and learn how to keep your audience tuned in and interested!
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Citrix

Desktop Virtualization: An Appliance Based Approach - Presentation Transcript
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Citrix
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Explore key use cases, tips and technologies that can help you simplify and accelerate your desktop virtualization deployment in this expert resource. Read on to learn how to reduce the complexity and cost of your desktop tranistion so you can maximize the value of your new environment.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 28 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc. and Citrix

Presentation Transcript: Three Leading Practices for Agile BI Success in Mid-Market Organizations
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: As organizations are faced with analyzing and understanding exponential pools of information, the need for a solid BI strategy is greater than ever before. Check out this presentation transcript for more on the changing BI atmosphere and how you can update your strategy with three leading practices for agile BI success.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Published: 02 Jul 2012

Dell, Inc.

Microsoft® Office Migration Guide
sponsored by Ontuitive
VIDEO: This essential resource highlights five important reasons to pull off an error-free Office migration, and reviews best practices that can help your organization seamlessly upgrade to the newest Office suite.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Premiered: 07 Jun 2012

Ontuitive

Best practices for a successful private cloud adoption
sponsored by ManageIQ
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the advantages of a private cloud over a pay-as-you-go public cloud. Read on to review successful cloud implementations and gain best practices and key tips for how you can accelerate your own private cloud adoption.
Posted: 15 May 2012 | Published: 15 May 2012

ManageIQ

Presentation Transcript: Low Impact Upgrades to Exchange 2010 from Exchange Server 2003
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Are you considering updating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 but are not sure of the best way to do so? In this presentation transcript, review recommended processes for upgrading from Exchange 2003 to Exchange Server 2010. Discover common pitfalls you may experience during the upgrade process.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Definitive Guide to Exchange Server 2010 Migration: Chapter 1: Under the Hood of Exchange Server 2010
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EBOOK: Migrating to Exchange Server 2010 from the 2007 edition is becoming a must, as the 2010 edition offers improved email archiving, high-availability, and optimal storage features. But as you begin to explore the possibilities of upgrading to Exchange 2010, do you have a proper plan in place?
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 20 May 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Unified Communications Migrations and Management
sponsored by Dell Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation, Joel Blaiberg, author of “Four Steps to Planning a Successful Migration” shares key migration strategies, and best practices that can save your organization time and money when migrating communications to Office 365 or an on-premises or a hybrid environment.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Dell Software

Tip Guide: Best practices for ‘big data’ analytics rely on familiar disciplines
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: Big data analytics continues to evolve, but proven data management practices remain the same and always will hold true. Check out this SearchBusinessAnalytics.com expert tip guide to learn best practices for big data analytics strategies and initiatives.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Definitive Guide to Exchange Server 2010 Migration Chapter 5: Exchange 2010: Keeping up Appearances
sponsored by Mimecast
EGUIDE: Keeping Exchange Server 2010 running at full torque requires diligent management and administration. This e-guide examines some of the most common performance issues and explains how to mitigate them. Exchange MVP Andy Grogan also details best practices you should follow to prevent any performance setbacks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Mimecast

E-Guide: Top Considerations for Migrating to Exchange 2010
sponsored by Metalogix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover what you need to know before migrating to Exchange Server 2010. Explore the new features and tools that Exchange boasts, and which features will not longer be supported. Find out the important prerequisites you'll need before making the transition.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Metalogix

TIP GUIDE: Determining the ROI of a WMS upgrade
sponsored by HighJump Software
EGUIDE: Ensuring your warehouse management software (WMS) allows for adaptability and control is pivotal. If your current system does not allow for this, it could be time for an upgrade. In this tip guide, you will learn best practices for determining the return on investment (ROI) of a WMS upgrade, tips for customizing your WMS and building a process.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

HighJump Software

Cloud Lessons Learned: Gain Control, Mitigate Risk and Be Agile
sponsored by CSC
WEBCAST: Why should customers be concerned about maintaining control over cloud services, and how should they accomplish this? Get key cloud lessons learned in this webcast. Explore topics such as the primary concerns in adopting private cloud, how to mitigate perceived cloud service risks and how to use cloud to increase agility.
Posted: 27 Jan 2012 | Premiered: Jan 27, 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

Assessing your IT infrastructure for desktop virtualization
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: Virtual desktops can help your organization reduce costs and centralized applications. But to reap its benefits, your IT infrastructure must be able to fully support VDI, otherwise, you'll run into performance and stability issues. Learn best practices and how to avoid these VDI pitfalls in this e-guide.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

F5 Networks

7 Steps to Success with An Automated Development/Test Cloud
sponsored by Eucalyptus Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automating your software delivery process and integrating it with cloud-based IaaS is the best way to keep pace with today’s software building, testing and deploying demands.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 26 Oct 2011

Eucalyptus Systems
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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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