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DEFINITION: Glocalization is a term that was invented in order to emphasize that the globalization of a product is more likely to succeed when the product or service is adapted specifically to each locality or culture it is marketed in. The term combines the word globalization with localization. (An earlier term for globalization in terms of product preparedness for international marketing is internationalization.)  … 
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The Future of Corporate IT
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This research study from CEB identifies five opportunities for CIOs to drive productivity and growth as organisations adopt new working practices.
Posted: 05 Jun 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Integrating and monitoring business-to-business (B2B) value chains
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ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Rob Bamforth offer advice on putting in place an effective, integrated, overall B2B solution.
Posted: 14 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

Multiple Country Implementation — Influencing Factors and Approaches
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Cognizant explains the key factors which influence a multi-country solution development and implementation, along with the industry best practices and their key features.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Tips For Streamlining a Global Supply Chain
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how you can simplify the challenges of enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration and increase efficiency through data consolidation, standardization, and supply chain visibility.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

Sage Software

The Great Firewall of China? How to address the specific challenges of reaching China with your website
sponsored by CDNetworks
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide explores the challenges of reaching China with your website and offers tips to help you successfully build a customer base in this emerging market. Also inside, find the answers to frequently asked questions regarding licensing.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013


Avaya Video Collaboration Solution for IP Office
sponsored by Avaya
WHITE PAPER: In the age of the globally-dispersed business, IT and organizational leaders are searching for ways to improve collaboration. This data sheet introduces a video collaboration solution that can make meetings more productive, efficient, and meaningful for organizations of all sizes.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013


eGuide Social Media Networks Tie into Global and Local HR Strategies
sponsored by Workday
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how social media is causing HR leaders to rethink recruitment and talent management. Also inside, learn how you can effectively cope with the challenges of meting out a global strategy with localized tactics.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 21 May 2013


Getting a Grasp on ALM Requirements
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
EBOOK: This three-part guide offers expert advice to help you get a handle on application lifecycle management (ALM) requirements. Uncover the new challenges introduced by increasingly dispersed teams and mobile apps, and learn how you can drive requirements management success by reading on now.
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 | Published: 04 Mar 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Integrated Security - McAfee Software and Intel vPro Technology Video
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how an integrated security approach can offer your organization complete coverage. Discover the benefits you can achieve with integrated security, including proactive threat response, simplified remote administration, energy efficiency, and more.
Posted: 28 Dec 2012 | Premiered: Dec 28, 2012


Improve Organizational Communications to Drive Business Results
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As an organization’s workforce becomes increasingly mobile and dispersed, its ability to survive and thrive depends on effective employee communications. Access this resource to learn about collaborative tools that enable increased productivity, business agility and competitive advantage.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Oct 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Keys To Distributed & Agile Application Development
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will highlight solutions for application development in globally dispersed organizations. Insights and strategies for maximizing efficiencies in a distributed environment will be presented, along with best practices.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011


Five Application Lifecycle Management Imperatives for a Successful Global Software Development
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Inside this presentation transcript, find five key imperatives for using ALM to achieve successful global software development. Learn how to leverage this information to help reduce or eliminate endless project re-plans which are slowing down your business.
Posted: 08 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011


The Right Foundation for Growing Global
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper delves into the trend of aquiring and integrating a human capital management (HCM) application in order to aid in global growth. Continue reading to discover the advantages application integration can provide growing companies, as well as impressive cost-cutting results of HCM.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Global Business: Choosing the Right ERP Strategy
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Although enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an important tool for boosting operational efficiency and cost savings, it also offers manufacturers a leg-up in their globalization efforts. Read this white paper to see how critical ERP can be to global business, and how to choose the best solution to support this imperative.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

Global Information Management
sponsored by SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division
VIDEO: View this Video to find out how SDL Technologies can help you business be available around the world through global content management and language translation.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 14 Apr 2011

SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division

Redefining Software Development in Healthcare Information Technology: The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source
sponsored by CollabNet
WHITE PAPER: The globalization of all industries, the need to decrease application lifecycles and the adoption of agile tools and methods are building momentum and taking on a life of their own. Enterprises of all kinds are realizing that their traditional software development tools and approaches can no longer deliver end-to-end ALM for business agility.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 08 Apr 2011


Valeo Drives Global Best Practices
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
CASE STUDY: Read this case study and learn how Valeo realized its vision to continuously improve product innovation, operations and logistics performance by using Apriso’s FlexNet software to achieve inventory tracking, material flow visibility, and packaging and labeling compliance goals across its enterprise.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

Apriso Corporation

Inventory Management for a Global Supply Chain
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
EBOOK: To respond to the opportunities and challenges of globalization, manufacturers are looking to IT solutions that provide standardization and visibility into the materials that flow through production facilities. This e-book provides the buying tips and implementation advice manufacturers need to master inventory in the emerging global supply chain.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Apriso Corporation

The Future of Business: Preparing to Meet its Challenges
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cisco is addressing today's dominant trends and their implications for transforming IT architectures and critical business processes. This paper examines these trends, describes why the network is the logical starting point for transforming business, and offers insight into the most strategic IT investments that businesses should consider today.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mass Personalization: How relevance engines are revolutionizing mass communications
sponsored by xMatters, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mass personalization eliminates the need to send the same message en masse at the same time. By reducing communication “noise,” mass personalization enables recipients to focus on what’s relevant to them at the moment that it matters. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

xMatters, Inc.

Seizing the Advantage: When and how to innovate your business model
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this executive report for invaluable insights from IBM® on when and how to innovate your business model—and seize the advantage. 
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2009


After the crisis: What now?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in this new climate, you now need to take decisive action to preempt scarcity, drive cost efficiency and find targeted approaches to revenue growth. Read this executive report to find out how.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010


Mastering Global Product Development (GPD) for Business Advantage
sponsored by Parametric Technology Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses common GPD challenges and corresponding solution methodologies in the context of PTC technology-enabled best practices derived from numerous customer engagements worldwide.  Read this paper to learn the foundation your company needs to make intelligent, informed decisions regarding initiatives toward global product development.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

Parametric Technology Corp.

E-Book: Networking the Modern Data Center
sponsored by Brocade
EBOOK: Virtualization, the convergence of data and storage networks, and the evolution of how and where people work are all changing the way the data center should be designed. This e-book examines the issues and offers strategies for developing a data center network that will stand the test of time and emerging technology.
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010


Export Compliance Management: Best Practices for Managing Export Compliance to Support Globalization and Reduce Your Risk Profile
sponsored by Management Dynamics
WHITE PAPER: Before escalating their overseas sales, companies must gauge their exporting best practices to see what can be gained from improving compliance process. This Report profiles export compliance programs in various industries to reveal key challenges companies face in managing these programs and determine how software is used in the process.
Posted: 26 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Management Dynamics
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GLOBALIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  The term first appeared in the late 1980s in articles by Japanese economists in the Harvard Business Review. According to the sociologist Roland Robertson, who is credited with popularizing the term, glocalization describes the tempering effects of local conditions on global pressures. At a 1997 conference on "Globalization and Indigenous Culture," Robertson said that glocalization "means the simultaneity --- the co-presence --- of both universalizing and particularizing tendencies."The increasing presence of McDonalds restaurants worldwide is an example of globalization, while the restaurant … 
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