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DEFINITION: The law of diminishing returns is a classic economic concept that states that as more investment in an area is made, overall return on that investment increases at a declining rate, assuming that all variables remain fixed. To continue to make an investment after a certain point (which varies from context to context) is to receive a decreasing return on that input. The law of diminishing returns has  … 
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The Top 4 Business Considerations for Your UC Solution
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EGUIDE: Get help determining your organization's unified communications needs in order to make a more informed solution purchasing decision.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

Calculating Cloud ROI : From the Customer Perspective
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This white paper lays out a framework to help IT and business decision makers calculate the return on investment of cloud services.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Benefits Management: How to increase the business value of your IT projects
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BOOK: This book extract explains how organisation can uses benefits management techniques to increase the value of IT projects to the business.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 | Published: 15 Feb 2013

Effective B2B Integration
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ANALYST REPORT: Date Vile identifies 6 key factors to help businesses integrate their supply and demand chains more effectively.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2012

Mobile NFC in Transport
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This in-depth report from the GSMA explains the opportunities for NFC Mobile communications in transport.
Posted: 23 Nov 2012 | Published: 23 Nov 2012

Top 10 Predictions for 2013
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ANALYST REPORT: Analyst Group, Nucleus Research gives its view of the IT trends and technologies that will shape 2013.
Posted: 16 Nov 2012 | Published: 16 Nov 2012

Wireless LAN ITDC - Checklist #3
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EGUIDE: This is the third piece in's three-part guide on wireless products. This expert asset takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing a wireless solution.
Posted: 23 Oct 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2012

Calculating Training ROI
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This guide from ESI International offers essential tips on calculating the return on investment of your training programme.
Posted: 16 Oct 2012 | Published: 16 Oct 2012

Cloud delivers 1.7 times more ROI
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ANALYST REPORT: Nucleus Research evaluates the business case for running applications in the cloud.
Posted: 27 Sep 2012 | Published: 27 Sep 2012

The Total Economic Impact Of Implementing Microsoft’s Productivity Platform
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WHITE PAPER: In February 2010, Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the Total Economic Impact (TEI) and potential return on investment (ROI) on the integrated value or ―better together impact that enterprises may realize by deploying Microsoft Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2 together.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 May 2010

10 Tips to Measure Training ROI
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: How do you measure the value of training to the business ? These tips will help you develop your business case.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2012

The ROI of Social CRM
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ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report from Nucleus Research shows that businesses can achieve a significant return on investment by adding social media to their CRM deployments
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Aug 2012

The evolving business case for tier-1 erp in midsize companies
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ANALYST REPORT: Analyst group Nucleus Research assesses the business case for packaged ERP solutions.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

Guide: Maximizing the Value of Cloud for Small-Medium Enterprises
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This guide from the Open Group, helps small and medium sized companies take advantage of cloud computing to develop their business.
Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 13 Jun 2012

The Global State of the PMO 2012
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IT BRIEFING: This 2012 benchmarking survey from ESI assesses the role of the Project/Programme Management Office (PMO), its development to full-blown maturity and value to the business.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Forrester Total Economic Impact of VMware View
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive study illustrates the financial impact of an organization efficiently managing their VDI from a single console using VMware View. Read on to learn how you can reduce the overall costs of your virtual desktop management.
Posted: 19 Apr 2013 | Published: 19 Apr 2013

VMware, Inc.

ROI, Budgets Prevent Companies' Embrace of Social Media Analytics
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EGUIDE: Many companies are still avoiding implementing social media analytics, despite the renowned benefits it can provide a business. This expert e-guide describes some of the main reasons that companies are hesitant to start a social media analytics endeavor.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 15 Mar 2013


Executive Relevance Selling
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to win and sustain business at the highest levels win an Executive Relevance Selling (ERS) program from Comstor.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012


Storage Resource Management Software: Recent Trends and Business Benefits
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from highlights the latest SRM advances and gives examples of where and when you'd utilize them. Read on for the scoop on agentless SRMs, find pro tips for integrating SRM with your virtual environment, and find a 3-question SRM Q&A with a Gartner research director for storage technologies and strategies.
Posted: 18 Dec 2012 | Published: 18 Dec 2012


What Return On Investment Does e-Learning Provide?
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WHITE PAPER: Measuring the actual impact of learning in performance and monetary terms is well within reach. Check out this short white paper to explore how to best measure ROI from elearning, and get answers to frequently asked questions.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2010


Maximizing the Value Provided by a Big Data Platform (Branham Group)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on finding the value within big data and offers advice for delivering deeper insight to decision-makers and management. Also, discover how leading companies are benefiting from the recent emergence of MapReduce and real-time analytics.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012


Special Report: Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Video Conferencing
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WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top ten questions you should ask any potential video conferencing vendor before investing in a collaboration solution.
Posted: 25 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2012


Citrix VDI-in-a-Box for SMBs
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: This brief video introduces an innovative VDI deployment option: VDI-in-a-box. Discover how businesses of all sizes can leverage this solution to cost-effectively and easily deploy virtual desktops.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2011


Finding Value in Agile ALM
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: IT pros are questioning whether or not they’re actually getting the ROI that they had anticipated when they chose to implement automated application lifecycle management (ALM). Read this expert e-guide to learn about the details you should consider before you start an automation project in order to get the greatest value out of your investment.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

CA Technologies.

The Cloud: Benefits Beyond ROI
sponsored by NaviSite, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This essential resource explores the benefits of cloud computing that extend beyond simple ROI calculations. Find out how your organization can leverage the soft benefits of the cloud to enhance overall productivity and accelerate time to market.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

NaviSite, Inc.
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ROI DEFINITION (continued): …  broader applications than economics. In fact, it is one of the most widely recognized economic principles outside of the economic classroom. In a call center, for instance, service level improvements decline in rate in relation to each additional successive agent added. Other real-world examples abound: A student considering one more hour of study after 2 AM.A prospective car buyer evaluating the benefits of a higher grade of luxury vehicleA farmer weighing adding an extra bushel of fertilizer to a saturated field of cornA marketer analyzing the ROI of additional media buys in a long-running … 
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