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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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ROI Reports
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Transforming the Desktop to Align with Today’s Mobile Reality
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: With the proliferation of mobile devices, have you stopped using your desktop? Does it seem outdated? The desktop is finally undergoing a next-generation transformation. Read on to learn about what the future of desktop computing will look like as it aligns with mobility.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015


Obey these 10 BYOD golden rules
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Bring your own device (BYOD) is the facet of mobility that is leaving many organizations feeling vulnerable. Here are ten rules, each broken down, to keep you on the right track to taking full advantage of all that mobility has to offer.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

Software-Defined Storage: Delivering Greater Business Value and ROI
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: Storage has always been a pain point for IT organizations. Estimating data storage capacity requirements for the next three to five years is difficult enough, not to mention the significant capital outlay. Access this white paper to learn about the challenges of current storage infrastructures, lowering TCOs, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Drive Security, Efficiency and Performance with ADCs
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper is designed to lay out the ROI for ADCs. Uncover ways ADC solutions can be used to increase efficiencies in your infrastructure to significantly reduce your expenses, all the while increasing your competitive advantage.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

A10 Networks

Quantitative Analysis of a Prefabricated vs. Traditional Data Center
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will quantify the capital cost differences between prefabricated vs. traditional data centers, as well as learn why prefabrication does not come at a capex premium. Access this paper to discover the impact of rack density for both designs, and discover a side-by-side architecture comparison between prefab and "stick built".
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Schneider Electric

ROI of IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of a disaster recovery (DR) solution using an ROI analysis as an argument for the investment. Read on to learn how your enterprise can choose a DR and business continuity strategy that will match your needs and how to calculate ROI for your DR solutions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


8 Reasons why Users are Rethinking their SIEM Strategy
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief yet informative infographic highlights eight reasons why having the right SIEM approach is critical to productivity, compliance and ROI. Read on to determine if your current SIEM practices are doing the most for your network security.
Posted: 11 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Jan 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Driving Business Value from Flash-Optimized Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes flash storage products for values and strengths and deciphers how the technology can best be used. Read on to see how you can drive your business value from flash-optimized storage by implementing the right storage array for your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015


Follow the Money: Big Data ROI and Inline Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll uncover ways to maximize ROI on your big data initiatives. Learn what successful businesses are doing to make this possible, and why in-memory computing is a critical part of the operation.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015


sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC crystallizes the economic benefits of IT service automation. Read on to learn the average annual benefits of IT service automation over five years.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Generate ROI with IT and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how businesses are rethinking the IT infrastructure. Gain insights into strategies that significantly reduce costs and complexity of new initiatives by leveraging Business Intelligence (BI) platforms with IT expertise.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Information Builders

The Key to Maximizing the Value of Data
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Access this rich white paper to learn the qualities of an effective analytics program from industry leaders. See where your business stacks up in comparison to others, with fascinating findings based on various professional surveys.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Information Builders

Garland, Texas Saves More Than $200,000 with VM Software-Driven Control
sponsored by Turbonomic
CASE STUDY: After implementing an Operations Manager, The City of Garland quickly realized its resource misallocation, letting it efficiently utilize all resources. Read this case study to learn more about how implementing an Operations Manager saved the city of Garland an estimated $300,000.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by InfoSphere Information Server
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: In this Forrester report, examine the potential ROI your enterprise can realize by deploying InfoSphere Information Server as part of your overall information architecture integration strategy. Learn how it can improve access to trusted information to create deeper insights and foster smarter decision-making.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015


Understanding Your IT Economics: A Guide to IT Infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: Which IT infrastructure costs less? In this resource, you will learn about a detailed assessment your company can employ to help examine the economic differences between different platforms, and provide recommendations to determine your strategic IT infrastructure.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016


Open Source Strategies Spark Security and Integration Concerns
sponsored by Black Duck Software
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, experts discuss the importance of moving past security concerns with open source strategies. Find out how your enterprise can keep your infrastructure secure with open source strategies so that you can meet your high-performance needs.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 11 Feb 2016

Black Duck Software

Trends in Data Management: Unlock the True Value Proposition of Big Data
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
RESOURCE: Access this white paper to get a breakdown of essential big data trends. Discover how your organization can take advantage of positive trends like predictive analytics, while mindfully navigating challenges like privacy concerns.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Oracle Corporation

Improving Return on Assets in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide illustrates a plan for processing profitability in the manufacturing industry. Discover how successful enterprise asset management (EAM) lets this happen with several core components.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016


The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the inefficiencies caused by running disparate business applications and systems across your various departments, and demonstrates how a cloud-based software can unify your critical-business processes.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015


Economic Benefits of Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
DATA SHEET: Be prepared to make your case for cloud computing. Access this data sheet for fast facts on the monetary benefits offered by private cloud adoption.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Dell EMC and Microsoft

The Total Economic Impact of Private Cloud - Cost Savings and Benefits Enabled by Private Cloud
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
ANALYST REPORT: This report examines the potential economic impact of investing in an on-premise private cloud. Download now to get an inside look into why organizations are choosing to implement private clouds and discover the benefits, costs, flexibility, and risks they saw.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Dell EMC and Microsoft

Driving Business Value with Flash-Optimized Storage Strategies
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how optimizing storage with flash can help you cut down on storage management time. Read on to learn how flash can give your business a strong ROI.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Do Mobile Enterprise Services Increase BYOD Initiatives' Chances of Success?
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: This Forrester research report explores the impact of a leading company's mobile enterprise services on the success of BYOD initiatives in two large organizations.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013


Website Security for Dummies
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: In this free e-book, find clear, straightforward guidelines for ensuring airtight website security.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015


Flash Storage: 3 Dimensions of Value
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Access this resource to learn about the three ways flash provides value and a strong ROI. Read on to find out why additional virtualization features prove that flash is a smart investment.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Apr 2015

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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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