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ALSO CALLED: Benefit-Cost Analysis, Cost Analysis, DCA, Cost Management, Benefit Cost Analysis, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Analysis, Decision Cost Analysis
DEFINITION: A technique designed to determine the feasibility of a project or plan by quantifying its costs and benefits.
Cost Benefit Analysis Reports
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Cloudonomics: The Economics of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we detail these four mechanisms and introduce several case studies and examples to show the increased economic value that Cloud Computing brings to an organization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Rackspace Hosting

E-Book: Understanding Workforce Management Technologies for Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor WFM Workbrain
EBOOK: Workforce management software can help manufacturers improve operational efficiency and reduce costs by streamlining scheduling, budgeting, and labor planning. Thanks to the web and mobile platforms, it is now more accessible outside the office. Learn the benefits of automating workforce management and get expert advice on getting started.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Infor WFM Workbrain

A More Secure Front Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Times change. Sometimes they change even faster than we might expect, as recent developments in Strong Authentication have shown. Just a few years ago, the idea of requiring users to provide a second form of identity to gain access to IT resources was seen by many as only necessary for remote access security or top-secret jobs.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011


7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are looking to make technology investments to prepare for growth but remain cautious with the economic recovery uncertain. Businesses need to define a business case for their technology investments and build a framework to measure ROI. This paper describes a 7-step process that will help build the business case for an ERP investment.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

Sage Software

Certifiedmail Managed Service
sponsored by DataMotion
WHITE PAPER: Schalleur, Devine & Surgent (SDS) is a mid‐sized Certified Public Accounting agency with over 30 employees comprised of CPAs and other certified professionals based in Devon, Pennsylvania.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011


First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Despite widespread awareness of the impact of cybercrime, cyber attacks continue to occur frequently and result in serious financial consequences for businesses and government institutions.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Presentation Transcript: Migration from Microsoft Exchange 2007 to Google Apps
sponsored by Google Apps
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn about Delta Hotels and Resorts unique cloud computing strategy encompassing Google Apps and other community-building tools
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

Google Apps

Should Your Email Live In The Cloud? A Comparative Cost Analysis
sponsored by Google Apps
ANALYST REPORT: This report presents a spreadsheet cost model to help you calculate your fully loaded on-premise email costs and compare it against cloud-based alternatives. Bottom line: Cloud-based email makes sense for companies or divisions as large as 15,000 users.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

Google Apps

A Roadmap To Driving Top-Down Alignment Between Business & IT Strategy
sponsored by Innotas
EBOOK: IT Governance solutions enable CXOs to align their business strategy with their IT strategy. However,in order for these solutions to realize their maximum impact, they require business stakeholders to be engaged in the transformation process.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011


Release Management: Closing the Gap in Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are struggling to keep up with the massive amount of change to their software applications. By strategically automating release management, companies can create a crisp, accurate Release Management function that dramatically boosts the competitive edge gained from application change. Control application change or let it control you.
Posted: 18 Jan 2011 | Published: 18 Jan 2011

SERENA Software, Inc.

Web Security Gateway: Web 2.0 Secured and Simplified
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Websense Web Security Gateway is designed for customers that want to ensure their level of web security increases as the web evolves from a static resource, to a dynamic communication platform.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Total Economic Impact Of IBM Social Collaboration Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The financial impact of collaboration on productivity and processes is often elusive. Yet companies are purchasing collaboration tools at a growing rate with the expectation of real impact. This study evaluates the potential financial impact of IBM Social Collaboration tools in organizations as part of a strategic investment in collaboration.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010


Webcast: "Free" Open Source Portals: Myth, Hype, or Reality?
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Go beyond software license fees when evaluating a portal solution. Learn about trends in the portal market, what’s driving demand, cost drivers for portal projects and how to evaluate commercial vs. open source portal solutions. This webcast will show how to drive innovation, deliver exceptional web experiences, and realize tangible business value.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 10, 2010


Informatica Ultra Messaging
sponsored by Informatica
WEBCAST: Legacy messaging technologies lack the performance and flexibility necessary to support today’s computing environments. Attend this webinar to learn how Informatica’s Ultra Messaging technology can help realize up to 10x performance improvements over legacy messaging solutions while dramatically reducing costs and improving deployment flexibility.
Posted: 08 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 8, 2010


E-Book: Unix-to-Linux Migration: A step-by-step approach for data center managers that covers everything from making the business case to getting the best training
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
EBOOK: When migrating from  Unix to Linux, the most important case you will need to make is not a technical case but a business case. It’s all about the bottom line. How will the business benefit by moving over? What is the total cost of ownership and return on investment for the migration? Read on to learn more!
Posted: 08 Dec 2010 | Published: 08 Dec 2010

Red Hat & IBM

IBM Service Management for the Intelligent Utility Network
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The current utilities environment requires companies to decrease costs while increasing the ability to control utility assets. One key challenge is how to take advantage of new technologies to better manage the delivery of service to customers today and into the future. IBM Service Management for the IUN provides a blueprint for getting started.
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 | Published: 06 Dec 2010


Cloud Computing Drives Breakthrough Improvements in IT Service Delivery, Speed, and Costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business drivers motivating IT buyers to consider cloud computing as an alternative to traditional dedicated IT architectures and in-house sourcing models. It describes how IBM is investing to support public, private, and hybrid cloud solutions. Read this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010


Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost - Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM’s Computing on Demand cloud offering for high performance business and technical computing. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010


Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: As a result of the financial crisis beginning in 2008, companies are faced with an ongoing dilemma: reduce costs now while maintaining an appropriate risk management structure and preparing for the impending increase in regulatory demands.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010


It’s Time for Maintenance 2.0
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details why legacy maintenance systems are failing to help manufacturers meet the current challenges facing their maintenance operations. A new “Maintenance 2.0” approach that extends ERP plant maintenance and that coordinates maintenance with operations will lead to increased equipment uptime, improved compliance and lower costs.
Posted: 30 Nov 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Apriso Corporation

Total cost of ownership (TCO) of Dell PowerEdge M710 and HP Proliant BL685c G5 blade solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises of all sizes are deploying or considering deploying blade systems as a way to consolidate resources and lower their total cost of ownership. Read this white paper to learn about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for the Dell PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SQL Server Insider E-Zine – Volume 1: Is Self-service BI the Answer?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EZINE: Business intelligence is a hot topic in 2010, especially with the upcoming release of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 being dubbed as the "BI release." In this e-zine, one SQL Server expert breaks down exactly what goes into self-service BI, where it works and where it falls short.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The 101 Guide To The Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: You may have heard the term cloud computing or 'the Cloud', but could you describe what it is?
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Rackspace Hosting

Business Intelligence Strategies for 4G Operators
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the opportunities and challenges presented by the introduction of services on 4G networks, and examines how a strategic BI implementation can help to transform the services a company provides while managing costs of providing them. It also considers the variety of practical applications of a BI system.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Case Study: Fortune 100 Insurance Company and Security Weaver
sponsored by Security Weaver
CASE STUDY: For the VP of Financial Systems for a Fortune 100 Insurance Company, the decision to implement an SAP compliance and reporting solution was initiated as a result of SOX. Now that the Security Weaver solution has been in place for about two years, the VP is convinced that the decision to go with this solution was the best choice for his company.
Posted: 08 Nov 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2010

Security Weaver
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