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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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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

From BlackBerry to BYOD
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses mobile device management tools and other solutions for enterprises in the era of BYOD and mobile device diversity.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

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

Managed Service Provider Attributes Growth to the ConnectWise Community
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CASE STUDY: Growing an IT Services business in an unstable economy is challenging, but for one MSP, the key to success was the right partnership and business support from a group of peers. See how Wisconsin-based ITConnexx leveraged the ConnectWise Community and the PSA platform to transform their business from break-fix to managed services.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

ConnectWise

The Changing Landscape of Technology Services
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EBOOK: The convergence of Mobile, Big Data, and the Cloud is setting the stage for a new way of working, collaborating and leveraging business information.  Learn more about how you need to stay on top of all these changes in technology, because this train has already left the station.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

ConnectWise

The Changing Role of the CIO
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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 Limited

Viewing Application Performance from the End-User Perspective
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces Application-Aware Network Performance Management, which quickly identifies the root cause of performance issues within a complex application environment.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Jun 2014

Fluke Networks

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
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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

SAP and Voice: Optimize Supply Chain Operations
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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)

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Solution Spotlight: Creating a Strong Customer Experience Management Strategy
sponsored by IBM and Crossview
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

IBM and Crossview

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

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Take the Modernization Impact Assessment
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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 Company

Ten Critical Success Factors for CRM: Lessons Learned from Successful Implementations
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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 7 Deadly Skills of The Perfect Employee
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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

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 Company

Transcript: The Changing Role of the CIO
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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: 02 Apr 2013 | Published: 02 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Business Rules?: A Case for Business Users of Information Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how business people are allowed to directly define how their business rules are being executed with a BRMS; and, perhaps more important, how it facilitates change in an easy, safe and reliable manner.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

IBM

Working Together To Improve Strategic Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals compelling examples of how organizations foster collaboration between finance and IT to ensure successful strategic planning.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation
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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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