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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.
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Gartner: Best practices in virtualisation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: Philip Dawson, Gartner VP offers best practice advice for organisations looking to virtualise their IT infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud Computing for Business
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: This  guide from the Open Group, offers advice on assessing how cloud fits into your IT organisation
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

IT in the UK SMB (Small and Medium sized Business) Sector
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: This report from Knowledge Peers and Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), reveals what leaders of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs) think of IT – its strategic value, its potential, and the changing way in which it is being used in their organisations.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+ Quocirca report: The evolving MPS landscape
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Managed print services (MPS) offer organisations the opportunity to control costs, reduce the complexity of managing a heterogeneous infrastructure and improve business processes.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Compass: How benchmarking can identify IT savings
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Benchmarking, or the analysis of operational costs, productivity, and service levels in a comparative context of market standards, is a firmly established management tool.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Archiving Your Email and Other Electronic Content
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This essential cost-benefit analysis illustrates through several use cases and examples how businesses can benefit from properly archiving electronic content and email. Discover how much time, money and energy your company should expect to save from implementing sound retention policies and capabilities.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Dell Software

Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this cost comparison study of Oracle Database 11g R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and uncover which technology came out on top. Find out which solution offered a 49% higher time savings, 46% more in complexity savings, and whose time savings amounted to saving $58,800 per year per database administrator.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

6 Ways to Reduce IT Expenditures in the Next 3 Years
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper considers six ways SMBs can trim IT costs: private clouds, storage virtualization, disaster recovery, business intelligence, backup and data protection, and Windows 7 migration via virtualization.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 21 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Managing Costs More Effectively
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Ventana Research paper identifies the IT components that can be used to identify ways to improve cost management for success in today's recovering yet volatile market.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

IBM Systems Consolidation Evaluation Tool
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: This evaluation tool provides a high level analysis of your infrastructure so you can weigh the costs against the risks of maintaining existing processes. Compare four migration scenarios and determine which makes sense for your organisation.
Posted: 28 Sep 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2011

IBM

What CFOs Should Ask their Software Development Leaders
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates a new way of thinking about the funding of IT software projects, one that considers funding in terms of investment, and value as an expansive, longitudinal variable.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

IBM

ORC International Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. IBM DB2 Enterprise 9.7
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: Conducted by the research firm ORC International, this study found that performing common database management tasks for Oracle Database 11g R2 took less time and fewer resources than performing the same tasks for DB2 Enterprise 9.7. Although funded by Oracle, the study was independently conducted by ORC.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Analyst Report: Forrester - Product innovation demands more flexible software delivery
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In September 2010, the IBM Corporation commissioned the Forrester Consulting group to conduct a study whose aim was to better understand the critical role software innovation plays in product development. Download the report to see the results.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Top 10 reasons why HP software customers are moving to IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Take a moment to see how many of these top 10 benefits you’re realizing with your HP Software solutions. And then remember: With IBM, you can achieve them all.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Oracle Exadata and Netezza TwinFin™ Compared
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This eBook will explain the fundamental differences between the Netezza TwinFin and Oracle Exadata solutions. You will learn which solutions best meet your business needs and how to achieve optimal results from your data.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

WebSphere Application Server v7 vs. Oracle WebLogic 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document briefly covers key differences between IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and Oracle WebLogic Server. While both products are of high quality and will perform well even in demanding mission-critical environments, there are still some differences in their efficiency and resulting total cost of ownership.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

The Value of BI: Driving a More Agile Enterprise
sponsored by Alteryx, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book explores the value of BI, including its return on investment, the pros and cons of purchasing versus custom-building a BI application and how recent trends are changing the BI landscape.
Posted: 31 Aug 2011 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Alteryx, Inc.

Quantifying the Value of Investments in HP Agile Solutions
sponsored by HP Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers a new approach to implementing agile which provides the tools and best practices necessary to gauge ROI. Inside, learn how this strategy can take the risk out of switching to agile methods for all of the benefits but none of the guesswork.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

HP Software

Total Economic ImpactTM Of VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Consulting studied the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) that healthcare facilities may realize by deploying VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Learn more about the financial impact of moving from a traditional one-PC-per-user model to a centralized, hosted virtual-desktop delivery model.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Computer Weekly 19 July 2011: A Conversation with the CIO of one of the UK government’s biggest IT estates
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EBOOK: In this week's issue of Computer Weekly we talk exclusively to one of the top CIOs in UK government about the challenges of innovating with IT at a time when the public sector is forced to make huge cuts in spending. An informative buyer's guide on desktop virtualisation is also featured, plus much more. Download this issue now.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Podcast: Optimizing your SAP environment while reducing costs
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: This podcast provides strategies for SAP customers which can optimize their systems for increased functionality while still reducing costs. Listen now to hear about the concerns of today's SAP customers, the changing role of the CIO and low-cost strategies for optimizing SAP environments.
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 14, 2011

IBM

A Study on Reducing Labor Costs Through the Use of WebSphere Cloudburst Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper seeks to quantify the impact that private cloud technologies have on various aspects of IT labor. Inside, see the metrics and methods used, as well as the overall study results.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

CIO strategies for DR planning in virtual environments
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Regarding disaster recovery, expenses currently overshadow the risk of theoretical disaster. As a result, CIOs who hope to implement or upgrade their DR plans must compromise. This e-guide discusses how to make a value case for DR, along with a series of low-cost strategies for planning, implementing, and testing virtual DR plans.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

The Business Case for Outsourcing to Vietnam
sponsored by LogiGear Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a business case for considering Vietnam as an offshore outsourcing destination, and offers specific examples from the IT and software industries, including a US software testing firm with a facility in Vietnam.
Posted: 14 Jun 2011 | Published: 14 Jun 2011

LogiGear Corporation

All you Need to Know About Oracle Siebel Application Testing
sponsored by HP and Infosys
WHITE PAPER: This paper discussed the origins of the solution and examines its key features which provide compelling benefits such as improving time-to-market by up to 30% and reducing testing costs by 40%.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Published: 09 Jun 2011

HP and Infosys
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