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DEFINITION: In a business enterprise, downsizing is reducing the number of employees on the operating payroll. Some users distinguish downsizing from a layoff, with downsizing intended to be a permanent downscaling and a layoff intended to be a temporary downscaling in which employees may later be rehired. Businesses use several techniques in downsizing, including providing incentives to take early retirement  … 
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CW Buyer's Guide: IT for SMEs
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 6 page buyers guide for SMEs shows how small businesses can maximise the value of their IT investments.
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CW500: Business and Economics Outlook for IT Leaders in 2014
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PRESENTATION: In this presentation, given to Computer Weekly's 500 Club for IT leaders, Lee Ayling talks about the business and economic trends IT leaders need to look out for in 2014.
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Data on the Balance Sheet
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RESEARCH CONTENT: This report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), discusses the economic arguments for placing 'data' as an asset on the company balance sheet.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

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E-Zine: Enterprise CIO Decisions: Running Lean in 2010
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EZINE: Technology decision makers in the enterprise are under pressure to deliver results on tight budgets while streamlining efficiency, cutting costs, and reducing risk for their organizations. Read this E-Zine from Enterprise CIO Decisions to find out how ITSM, outsourcing and technology are combining to make IT a lean, mean fighting machine in 2010.
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Emerging Expectations of CIO's
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WEBCAST: Consult this on-demand webcast today to learn about the role and expectations of the modern CIO, and find out what skills and competencies are required to be successful in the position.
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Euro crisis: Key questions CEOs and CIOs should ask each other
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ANALYST BRIEF: With a potential economic crisis looming in the Eurozone, Gartner offers a checklist of questions that CIOs and CEOs should ask each other.
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Challenges & Strategies for UK Annuity Providers
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WHITE PAPER: This white papers talks about the challenges facing the UK annuity market and the strategies that can be taken by the product providers to meet them. The paper also talks about how Wipro can partner with providers to tap the opportunities present in the marketplace.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

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CIO Decisions e-zine: Big data analytics, the power of personalized data
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EZINE: This edition of the CIO Decisions e-zine demonstrates how BI and data analytics are dramatically changing the way businesses interact with their data. Inside, learn how the Obama campaign used "microtargeting" techniques to read the polls and understand how they were changing and evolving during the campaign.
Posted: 08 Feb 2013 | Published: 08 Feb 2013

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CIO Decisions E-Zine: PPM: Validating the Value of IT
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EZINE: This e-zine breaks down how PPM tools and best practices simplified project management and justified IT project service delivery and costs.
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CIO Decisions Ezine: Bringing BI to the Masses
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EZINE: This issue of Enterprise CIO Decisions E-Zine highlights several success stories showcasing how today's IT leaders are finding enough success to increase BI investments and, ultimately, putting their data growth management concerns to rest.
Posted: 25 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

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Cloudonomics: The Economics of Cloud Computing
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Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

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Collaborative Commerce for Dummies
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Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

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Compliance in the Corporate World How Fax Server Technology Minimizes Compliance Risks
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the potential compliance related benefits to adopting fax server technology.
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Cost Basis Basics: Preparing for the New Reporting Requirement
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eBook: The Pillars of Employee Performance Management
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Posted: 11 Mar 2009 | Published: 11 Mar 2009

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Economic Impact of a BlackBerry Solution in North American Enterprises
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ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises can realize by deploying mobility solutions using BlackBerry® smartphones and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server software.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

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EMA Analyst Report: Enabling Real-World Business Transformation through IBM Service Management
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Embracing the Cloud: Top Seven Imperatives for an Organization
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Emerging Opportunities for Accounting Firms in a Changing Economy
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WHITE PAPER: In this research report, we examine five of the critical issues that are creating new opportunities for the accounting profession and nine key strategies for obtaining competitive advantage.
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Enhancing Interaction Center ROI in Turbulent Economic Times
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WHITE PAPER: Interaction center managers, along with their counterparts in sales, marketing, and service, are being asked to deliver greater value on shoestring budgets. While the conventional reaction in tough economic times is to simply cut costs and services, the nature of the current downturn indicates that austerity measures of the past won't work today.
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ERP Software Selection Criteria for Midsized Businesses
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Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
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DOWNSIZING DEFINITION (continued): … In a business enterprise, downsizing is reducing the number of employees on the operating payroll. Some users distinguish downsizing from a layoff, with downsizing intended to be a permanent downscaling and a layoff intended to be a temporary downscaling in which employees may later be rehired. Businesses use several techniques in downsizing, including providing incentives to take early retirement and transfer to subsidiary companies, but the most common technique is to simply terminate the employment of a certain number of people.Rightsizing is downsizing in the belief that an enterprise really should operate with fewer people. Dumbsizing is downsizing that, in retrospect, failed to achieve the desired effect.
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