Business/IT Alignment White Papers

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Integrating the Finance organization for global business: Important implications for CIOs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the growing alignment between the financial and technical disciplines. It examines the results of the Global CFO Study 2008 in the context of IT, identifying the critical implications for CIOs, and the need for a strategic partnership with CFOs and more ongoing collaboration between Finance and IT.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Best Practices for Resolving Business-Critical Application Problems
sponsored by BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the challenges of application problem resolution, highlighting the best practices necessary to automate and accelerate the process as a means to optimize development.
Posted: 30 Jul 2007 | Published: 12 Mar 2007

BMC Software, Extending Value with Identify Software

Simplifying IT through Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Working with Dell will ensure that your virtualization projects achieve fast time to value and return on investment (ROI). Read this paper to learn about how Dell Global Infrastructure Consulting Services, backed by a close partnership with Microsoft, offers flexible, high-impact consulting services for comprehensive solution design and much more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

A BI Agenda for Midsize Organizations: Six Strategies for Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Make informed decisions at a lower cost with the right BI strategy.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2009

IBM

IBM WebSphere Application Server family: Flexible infrastructure for today's business world
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to create a flexible infrastructure through the implementation of an SOA and alignment of business processes with strategic goals to overcome the challenges associated with the rapidly changing business world.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

IBM

Eleven habits for highly successful BPM programs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Using the framework of Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, this resource describes 11 habits IT organizations must develop to foster business process management (BPM) success, including building a complete BPM while also forcing collaboration across the enterprise.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

IBM

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

Insurance Modernization - New Demands, New Approaches
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
WHITE PAPER: Existing legacy systems contribute to costs, lack of business and IT alignment and a low recognized value of investments. Read this paper to learn how focusing on integrating business and IT architectures can help organizations realize business value.
Posted: 08 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Infosys Technologies Limited

IT governance: enabling high performance in turbulent times
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how CIOs can use governance best practices to mitigate the depth and duration of performance declines that often accompany periods of change and innovation. It will clarify what governance is - and isn't - and articulate how CIOs can begin to improve governance within their organizations.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Driving Strategic Planning with Predictive Modeling
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncertainty makes strategic planning complex. Removing uncertainty can create unlimited business value. There are solutions to help organizations overcome uncertainty and achieve results. Read this white paper to learn how to drive strategic planning with predictive modeling.
Posted: 18 May 2010 | Published: 18 Jul 2008

Oracle Corporation