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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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Benchmarking Your Digital Strategy
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Every business has a digital presence that impacts their brand and could hinder potential sales if not properly managed. In order to survive in today's digital era, traditional marketing practices need to be overhauled. Read on to learn 10 key strategies marketers need to be successful in digital marketing.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Limelight Networks, Inc.

CW500: BYOD Mistakes and Opportunities
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
PRESENTATION: Steve Trigg, independent consultant and former banking IT executive, draws on his experience advising major banks on BYOD  programmes in this presentation.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Expert Tips for Preventing and Resolving Potential Backup and Recovery Issues
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides an in-depth overview of both the backup and disaster recovery aspects of a successful defense strategy.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

SearchStorage.com

The 7 Deadly Sins of Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Unitrends
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into ways to avoid the seven most common missteps that organizations make in setting up disaster recovery or business continuity plans.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Unitrends

7 Shortcuts to Losing Your Data (and Probably Your Job)
sponsored by Unitrends
WHITE PAPER: This tongue in cheek white paper explores data loss from a contrarian point of view - exploring the top 7 shortcuts you can take to ensure that you lose your data.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Unitrends

5 strategies for managing a new generation of employees
sponsored by Ultimate Software
WHITE PAPER: It's been estimated that there are 80 million milennials in the US, and roughly half are in today's workforce. But as many companies are discovering, managing milennials requires a dramatically different approach than managing their predecessors. Read on to learn 5 key principles of effectively managing this new generation of employee.
Posted: 11 Jan 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

Ultimate Software

Key insights for an effective records management strategy
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: Implementing new processes and workflows is just the beginning of establishing an effective records and information management (RIM) strategy. In this expert guide you will discover essential tips on how to ensure your RIM policy is not only highly effective but also sustainable. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2012 | Published: 19 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Best Practices in Unified Records Management to Reduce Risks and Support Data Growth
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: With the volume of your paper and digital records steadily increasing, the need for a records management policy that effectively manages both is a top priority. Read on to discover how a unified records management strategy can help you get control of all your business-critical records. Plus, learn 5 key features of an effective program.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Iron Mountain

Evaluating Your Options for Effective Records Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: For today's organizations the onslaught of physical and digital records has made effectively managing business-critical records more complex than ever before. This paper aims to breakdown the complexity but exploring the pros and cons of the top 3 records management approaches. Plus, discover key best practices that enhance your chances of success.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

Records Management Strategies for Social Media Compliance
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: According Smithsonian Magazine, by 2013 businesses will generate as much data every 10 minutes as was generated in the world through 2003 – most of which will be social media data. Does you have a solid plan in place to effectively manage these social records? Read on to learn 5 steps to devising a social media records management program.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

Don't Overlook Records Management in Business Continuity Planning
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Effective business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) planning is a critical aspect of any business – without it you're at risk for serious consequences. But many enterprises today make the mistake of only planning for digital files. Read on to learn 10 steps to crafting a BC/DR plan for your digital and physical records.
Posted: 21 Nov 2012 | Published: 21 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

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

Evolution of SOA: Develop SOA with Lower Upfront Investment and Risk
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: When service-oriented architecture (SOA) first hit the IT scene, the wide-spread project failures had many IT professionals writing it off as a waste of time and money. This paper explores how you can overcome previous SOA challenges and provides the benefits it has to offer, best practices for selecting a solution, and more.
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 | Published: 02 Nov 2012

MuleSoft

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

Archiving, Backup, and DR: Essential Tips and Issues to Address
sponsored by Rand Secure Data
EGUIDE: This E-Guide points out four records retention issues you may inadvertently be exposing your business to and reveals the keys to integrating backup, archiving, and DR.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 07 Jun 2013

Rand Secure Data

Personalization Driving E-Commerce
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: Gartner analysts predict that mobile apps and Web 2.0 will be a deciding factor in 50% of your sales by 2015. In order to keep pace, your e-commerce processes need to evolve to include CRM technologies. Read on to learn what 6 factors are essential for an effective e-commerce/CRM merger.
Posted: 28 Jan 2013 | Published: 28 Jan 2013

Limelight Networks, Inc.

3 Steps to Get Business Users On Your Side: Best Practices and Tools to Empower Your Business Users to Develop Process Apps
sponsored by Active Endpoints, Inc.
WEBCAST: Webinar includes 3 steps to delegate development of simpler applications to your business users and by allowing them to change existing applications -Which tools are appropriate for business users to capture domain expertise - How to improve your reputation with business users by enabling them to leverage and re-purpose your existing web services
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2011

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Active Endpoints, Inc.

‘Big data’ will have a big impact on MDM strategy
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Gartner, Inc. recently reported that IT megatrends such as social media, cloud computing and big data will have a significant impact on master data management (MDM) programs. Review this e-guide to gain insight from leading Gartner experts on how to adapt your MDM efforts to ensure success in light of today's emerging trends.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Adding location intelligence to BI applications
sponsored by Esri
EGUIDE: Location intelligence can provide your business with unprecedented insight into customer behavior, market trends, and more -- so why don't more organizations include location features in their overall BI applications? Read on to learn the benefits of integrating location intelligence with BI and get 7 expert steps for getting started.
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012

Esri

Big Data Analytics- your project reality: The good, the bad, and the ugly
sponsored by Infobright, Inc.
EGUIDE: Big data has quickly become the most talked-about trend is the business intelligence and analytics markets to-date – but, as many organizations are discovering, gaining insight from big data is easier said than done. Read this e-guide to get expert advice on big data analytics including 7 worst practices to avoid.
Posted: 19 Nov 2012 | Published: 19 Nov 2012

Infobright, Inc.

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
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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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