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ALSO CALLED: Layoffs, Job Cuts
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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Euro crisis: Key questions CEOs and CIOs should ask each other
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
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.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Getting a handle on mobile devices – securely, reliably and tidily
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how the growing use of web and SaaS applications is affecting German companies, and how German IT specialists ensure access to these key business applications, and how they plan to for years to come. Read about the results of a questionnaire based study to learn how CEOs can make their mobile work environment successful.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 08 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Global at the Core
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a modern, global enterprise application solution that transforms enterprise business by providing superior agility, control, and economics.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Workday

IBM Spectrum Scale Infographic
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: The traditional approach to storing information causes performance problems and creates data bottlenecks. In fact, 78% of CFOs report that pressure is high to control storage costs and increase efficiency.This infographic introduces a different approach to storage that drives better data economics.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Apr 2015

IBM

Inside the capacity management process
sponsored by TeamQuest Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide pinpoints the economics of the capacity management process, how to interpret capacity management metrics, and the four resource bottlenecks to consider in the capacity management process.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

TeamQuest Corporation

Enhancing Interaction Center ROI in Turbulent Economic Times
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
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.
Posted: 27 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

SAP America, Inc.

ERP Software Selection Criteria for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide, you will gain practical advice and best practices for choosing an ERP system from Jim Shepherd, senior vice president of research for AMR Research.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: B2B integration technology, offers powerful and complementary tools and services for seamless business integration and meeting the challenges of global collaboration.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

SEEBURGER

Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power of Integrating Business Rules and Events
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how using JBoss Enterprise BRMS, business analysts, developers, and integrators can create and manage rules and events in a single product using a shared set of authoring tools.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Red Hat and JBoss

Four Principles for Reducing Storage TCO
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shares proven strategies for storage infrastructure cost reduction. You will uncover four keys to minimizing storage costs and maximizing return on assets based on the tried and tested Storage Economics framework.
Posted: 16 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

From Fear to Value: CIO strategies for propelling business through the economic crisis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your aspiration: As a CIO, drive change, innovation and efficiency to help build a smarter enterprise that will prosper amidst global competition. Your daily challenge: As a CIO, deliver business results faster and better–with less. This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2009

IBM

From Fear to Value: CIO Strategies for Propelling Business Through the Economic Crisis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
Posted: 28 May 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

IBM

Hosted Contact Center Market Report: DMG Consulting
sponsored by LiveOps
ANALYST REPORT: Hosted contact center adoption is increasing rapidly. Solutions provide quick deployment, quantifiable ROI, scalability, ongoing investment protection, reduced maintenance burden and minimal cash outlays. DMG Consulting, a leading contact center firm, has just released this new report discussing key market trends, ROI benefits, and key players.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

LiveOps

How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: In late 2010, Skillsoft asked KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning analytics firm, to conduct an independent study to determine the value that SkillSoft training provides to individuals and organizations. Check out this white paper to explore the results of this study and key findings.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Skillsoft

How to Profit in a Downturn: 4 Customer-centric Strategies for Growth in a Challenging Market
sponsored by Pivotal CRM, a CDC Software solution
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how your organization can use customer-centric strategies and CRM tools to maximize the value and loyalty of your customer base. Gain insight into new areas of opportunity and do more with less in a time of economic uncertainty.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2009

Pivotal CRM, a CDC Software solution

How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

How to Use the Six Laws of Persuasion during a Negotiation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the Six Laws of Persuasion and learn how to use them to conduct more effective negotiations.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Global Knowledge

IBM Business Process Manager -- Powerfully Simple
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Business Process Manager provides the simplicity, efficiency, visibility and collaboration needed to manage highly dynamic and networked business environments. IBM Business Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration - providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

IBM CloudBurst™: Making Rain in an Economic Dry Spell
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A complement to your existing IT infrastructure, IBM CloudBurst™ includes hardware, software and services, and provides secure, reliable, private cloud computing. Fit-for-purpose and self-contained, IBM CloudBurst dramatically reduces capital and operational costs, accelerating investment payback. Read on to learn more . . .
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

IBM

IBM Flexible IT Work Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM Flexible IT Work Environment solutions, employees can communicate with key individuals, groups or departments using consistent Web interfaces.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008

IBM

IDC White Paper: Addressing Business Challenges with a Scalable Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Evolving business and technology needs are driving organizations to rely on modular storage solutions as their primary data storage platform. Read this IDC report to learn more about the modular storage landscape and Hitachi storage solutions.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

Increasing Business Efficiency and End-User Productivity
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: The following report features Michael Fauscette, group vice president of IDC's Software Business Solutions research, answering questions posed by Oracle's customers regarding business efficiency and end-user productivity.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Infographic: Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic illustrates the necessity of integration between business and IT, as well as the fundamental disagreements that exist between the two groups.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

IBM

Information Security Magazine - February 2009: BUDGET SQUEEZE - How to Maintain Security during a Recession
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EBOOK: Check out this eBook and get expert advice that can help your company successfully improve its threat management posture.
Posted: 08 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Information Security Magazine

Information Workplace Platforms: Oracle Vs. Microsoft
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle and Microsoft workplace platforms strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation
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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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