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DEFINITION: An early adopter is a person who embraces new technology before most other people do. Early adopters tend to buy or try out new hardware items and programs, and new versions of existing programs, sooner than most of their peers. According to a theory called Diffusion of Innovations (DoI) formulated by Everett Rogers, early adopters make up 13.5 percent of the population. Early adopters, while eager  … 
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Accelerate the Journey to Cloud-First IT
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WHITE PAPER: In this IDC paper, experts offer guidance on how to find the right cloud partner to help your organization through the next stages of data center extension. Read on to confront the expansion challenges of cloud-first IT, learn the critical importance of private cloud, and hear from your peers about their cloud-first partner strategies.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Published: 21 Mar 2017

Rackspace

Failing to Plan is Planning to (IT) Sprawl
sponsored by OnBase by Hyland
WHITE PAPER: If left unchecked, IT sprawl can get the best of your organization. Redundant applications and disconnected information silos cause inefficiency to rise and customer satisfaction to fall. In this white paper, see how the right information platform can help you architect an environment that puts the brakes on IT sprawl.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

OnBase by Hyland

FM, IT and Data Centres
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ANALYST REPORT: Are Facilities and IT data centre managers implacable enemies, or is it a case of different work priorities, asks analyst Clive Longbottom.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Gaining End-to-end Visibility: Better IT Operations through Operational Intelligence
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WHITE PAPER: Discover how to turn silos of machine data into actionable information for new levels of infrastructure insight via IT operational intelligence. Read on to understand how operational intelligence provides better end-to-end visibility, so you can deliver essential services and apps with a reduction in mean-time-to-recovery.
Posted: 23 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

Splunk

International technology adoption & workforce issues
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RESEARCH CONTENT: This study from CompTia,  looks at technology and workforce recruitment trends across 10 countries.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

IT jobswatch – trends in media IT recruitment
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WHITE PAPER: This quarters figures compiled by jobadswatch.co.uk show that during the fourth quarter of 2010 the IT jobs market for permanent staff being recruited by media organisations is up by 1.8%. This is the sixth consecutive quarter that has seen higher demand.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Moving Your Business to a Holistic, Digital-Driven Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: Discover how to transform your organization without undue workflow interruption by strategizing IT transformation with the 3 methods outlined here. Read on to establish alignment between the CIO and IT team on strategy, objectives, timeline, and deployment of internal and third-party resources.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Commvault

Solution Spotlight: Creating a Strong Customer Experience Management Strategy
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how to resolve communication issues between the IT and contact center departments by creating internal service-level agreements, recognizing that what's right for the organization is the same as what's right for the customer, and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

SearchCRM

The Business of IT Transformation: Breaking Down the Vagaries
sponsored by Rackspace
WEBCAST: If you're feeling overwhelmed trying to grow your business—you're not alone. Tune into this webcast to hear from the CIO and Digital CTO at Rackspace, who in detail dissect "digital transformation" and highlight the challenges driving businesses like yours to the cloud, with an actionable cloud implementation checklist.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Mar 29, 2017

Rackspace

11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager
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WHITE PAPER: What is your IT really costing you? Could you be doing more with the technology you have? Could you reduce costs and provide better service to your organization? Read Red Hat's suggestions on "11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager", and how Red Hat open source solutions can help.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Extending Reach and Ensuring Effectiveness of Leadership Development: The Role of Technology-Based Learning
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WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses leadership development and the role of technology-based learning in leadership development programs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Skillsoft

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Gartner

Is the CIO's Career More Important than Business Success?
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, you will explore IT professionals' attitude to personal and company risk, as new roles and expectations emerge in the enterprise, and why IT is now an engine for business creativity. Read on to see how company risk differs from personal risk in the eyes of the IT pro.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Colt Data Centre Services

Key Technical Support Considerations for the Cognitive Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover the different support and maintenance challenges that confront CIOs when implementing an infrastructure that includes new solutions like mobile, social, cloud initiatives and other new breeds of computer models, including cognitive.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2016

IBM

Managed Service Provider Attributes Growth to Professional Services Automation
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CASE STUDY: Growing a business in this economy is challenging. This white paper illustrates how one small company moved from a break-fix business model to a managed services offering and transformed their business.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

ConnectWise

SAP and Voice: Optimize Supply Chain Operations
sponsored by Voxware, Motorola, and PEAK Technologies
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn how this powerful combination provides improved real-time data collection and increased flexibility to make downstream business process changes easily and inexpensively.
Posted: 16 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Aug 29, 2007, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Voxware, Motorola, and PEAK Technologies

Stimulus eBook
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EBOOK: THE STIMULUS PACKAGE. Learn what the stimulus package means for growing businesses. Download now.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Take the Modernization Impact Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Take this online assessment today to discover the impact that modernization can have on your organization's IT environment, and find out what you can do to plan for modernization success.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ten Critical Success Factors for CRM: Lessons Learned from Successful Implementations
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments can be complex and difficult. This white paper provides a checklist of the ten critical success factors for organizations to follow to avoid common pitfalls as they design and deploy their CRM system.
Posted: 16 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Oracle Corporation

The 10 Pillars To Building A Winning Mobile Strategy
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the disruptive nature of mobile technology for businesses and offers 10 pillars for mobile success.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Red Hat

The 7 Deadly Skills of The Perfect Employee
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the 7 skills essential to employee success and how to keep your employees productive and satisfied.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

The 7 Deadly Skills Your IT Team Should Possess
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WHITE PAPER: This resource examines IT skill shortages, how to minimise them within your company, and 7 deadly skills that your IT team should possess.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

The Changing Role of the CIO
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript addresses the key challenges new CIOs face, their priorities in the role, how they can balance legacy systems with the need to drive change, and more.
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Top 10 Misconceptions about Performance and Availability Monitoring
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines ten common misunderstandings about monitoring and offers suggestions for implementing complete end-user monitoring strategies that can adapt to today's more complex computing environments.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Top 5 Cloud Data Protection Challenges. Solved.
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as guide with which you can realize the full potential of your next cloud project. Read on to see how the following 5 challenges may impact your cloud integration strategy.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Commvault
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EARLY ADOPTERS DEFINITION (continued): …  to explore new options in technology, are not the most daring, and are not especially prone to taking risks. That role, according to Rogers, is played by a small minority of people called innovators. Only one person in 40 is of this type. They are the people most likely to conceive and develop new methodologies and technologies, and who often end up running large IT corporations or founding new ones. Early adopters and innovators have counterparts, known as laggards and Luddites, at the opposite end of the human spectrum. Laggards are slow or reluctant to embrace new technology because of disinterest … 
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