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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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Project and Portfolio Management for the Innovative Enterprise
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how the right PPM solution can provide your organization with the insights necessary to enable collaboration, optimizing time-to value and return on investment by aligning your portfolio of innovation initiatives with business strategy, while balancing cost, resources and risk.
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 23 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

Lower business risk and increase IT productivity with a managed file transfer solution for SOA
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM white paper provides an introduction to the managed file transfer topic and IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition. WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition is designed to address the needs of organizations that rely on the transfer of files as well as organizations that want more control, manageability and auditability.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

IBM

Managing Project and Portfolio Risk in the Oil and Gas Industry During an Economic Downturn
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Project portfolio management solutions, such as those from Oracle, enable project leaders to successfully manage risk, even in this volatile climate. They also enable companies to identify the best strategies for pursuing existing projects and to identify the most-promising future projects for investment.
Posted: 09 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Maximizing CRM Effectiveness During Lean Times
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: When the economy turns around, as it will, how will your organization be poised to take advantage of the next expansion? Read the latest white paper written by Steve Diamond, Sr. Director, Product Marketing at Oracle, to learn six areas your organization can focus on to improve business results.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was a dramatic action designed to quickly stimulate an economic recovery in the United States. This SAP Executive Insight examines some of the major challenges agencies face with respect to this stimulus plan. It describes how governments can transform their organization to devote more resources..
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 05 Jun 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Measuring the Total Economic Impact of Content Delivery Using Adobe Flash Media Server
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This study provides a framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of investing in a media streaming platform. By reviewing the calculations and assumptions used in Forrester's multi-company analysis, readers can better understand and communicate a business case for increasing their investment.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Meeting Economic Challenges Through Accelerated Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the current economic state the way it is CIOs must rethink how they manage IT costs and operations. This white paper will take a closer look at how virtualization can help cut down the costs as well as improve efficiency of the data center.
Posted: 02 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Dell, Inc.

Microsoft Dynamics: Empowered People, Simplified Processes, and Connected Ecosystems
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of how companies can use the capabilities in Microsoft® Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010 with Microsoft Dynamics to achieve these goals.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Microsoft

Network Faxing With Open Text Network Servers
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of network fax servers over traditional standalone fax machines, from reduced cost to enhanced productivity.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

OpenText

New Podcast: Adding Context to Security Alerts
sponsored by Solera Networks
PODCAST: In this podcast you’ll learn how network forensics can integrate with other security tools to provide context to any alert.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 16, 2010

Solera Networks

Oracle Accelerate - Not Just Smart but Timely
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you an overview of how Ovum has helped penetrate the upper-midmarket. Even when the slowing growth of the market hasn't.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Business Brief: Controlling Costs with Flexible Processes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this business brief to learn how your growing business can: lower costs by enabling process flexibility, improve process flexibility by cutting costs, use process flexibility to control costs across your entire organization, and to continuously keep your costs under control.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation

Paths to Success: Three Ways to Innovate Your Business Model
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: In today's ever-changing times,innovation in business models is a success differentiator for CEOs,as we learned from the IBM 2006 Global CEO Study.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

IBM Line of Business

Presentation Transcript: Be Prepared! Leverage SAP PLM to Navigate Through Uncertain Times
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn the business value of PLM in an uncertain economy as well as significant trends in the PLM market. Explore SAP's approach to a new generation of product lifecycle management solutions that will help you remain or become a product and services leader.
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 | Published: 04 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Flash Technology in HPC, Let the Revolution Begin
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this eSeminar transcript from Sun Microsystems, hosted by Tech Target, leading technical experts will discuss Flash technology and it's effect in the HPC environment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Key tips for a successful healthcare analytics program
sponsored by Orion Health
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript presents key tips for a successful health care analytics program. Listen now for valuable perspectives on the challenges and lessons learned regarding data analytics and how it effects EHR and health information exchange (HIE) initiatives.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012


Presentation Transcript: Leveraging Virtualization to Constrain Costs
sponsored by 3PAR
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Download this presentation transcript to learn how virtualization has been a major key to the success of everyone's favorite discount travel site as Priceline.com has continued to grow its competitive edge in the face of lean economic times.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 27 May 2009

3PAR

Presentation Transcript: Strategies to Help You Increase Your Team's Productivity in Lean Times
sponsored by Qwest Communications
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The weakening economy and turmoil in the U.S. financial system have left employees uneasy in workplaces across the country, this paper explains the ways to increase your team's productivity during these lean times.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Qwest Communications

Realize positive ROI on your SOA investments
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps to achieve greater operational visibility to better meet customer requirements and enhance business responsiveness.
Posted: 09 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Recognize your Apps Personalities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIDEO: This brief video explains how the right applications transformation strategy can lead your enterprise to a new level of success by enabling you to categorize and profile apps based on business impact, simplify apps management, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 09 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Replication options for virtualized environments
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
PODCAST: W. Curtis Preston, executive editor of the Storage Media Group and independent backup expert, discusses the options currently available for performing replication as part of a backup strategy for virtual machines, benefits and drawbacks of using replication in a virtualized environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 25, 2009

Quantum Corporation

Responding today, ready for the future: Maintaining advantage during the global economic downturn
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: In hard economic times, survival is often more top of mind than opportunity. But part of innovationis doing exactly that: turning paradigms on their heads, creating (or unearthing) opportunitiesregardless of external circumstances. Read this paper to learn more!
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Retail Space Planning and Optimization
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: Realize significant improvements in your space planning decisions and minimize the manual effort required to create planograms. FICO gives you the right set of technology to make much more precise macro and micro store layout decisions that meet your unique business objectives. Read more to find out how.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

FICO

Retailers' Response to the Global Economy Downturn - Enabling Immersive Shopping Experiences
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will explore the global retail industry's movement towards the attainment of total immersive shopping experience (ISE) abilities, and discuss how integrated customer relationship management (CRM) software suites will represent the key technological enabler to achieve this fundamental strategic business objective.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Samsung Electronics France Reduced DSO and Improved Invoice Tracking with Esker DeliveryWare
sponsored by Esker Inc.
CASE STUDY: When Samsung Electronics France needed an automated solution for processing and sending 250,000 invoices per year from its SAP solution, they chose Esker DeliveryWare. This project, carried out by Esker Certified Partner, Aegis, reduced time involved in collecting customer payments by over 10% and enabled invoice tracking.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 10 Jul 2009

Esker Inc.
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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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