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ALSO CALLED: Layoffs, Job Cuts
DEFINITION: In a business enterprise, downsizing is reducing the number of employees on the operating payroll. Some users distinguish downsizing from a layoff, with downsizing intended to be a permanent downscaling and a layoff intended to be a temporary downscaling in which employees may later be rehired. Businesses use several techniques in downsizing, including providing incentives to take early retirement  … 

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Creating the hybrid organisation: Making public and private sector organisations relevant in the new economy
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CW500: Key trends for IT leaders in 2017 – technology trends
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PRESENTATION: A look forward to the 12 months ahead for IT leaders and the key trends of the coming year - this presentation came from Spencer Izard, chief analyst in the enterprise advisory team at Ovum, discussing the major technology trends for this year.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

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Deloitte Global CIO Survey 2018 – UK Edition
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Fewer than 10% of CIOs identified themselves and their companies as being advanced in the journey to incorporate technology into their digital business strategies, Deloitte's 2018 CIO survey reveals in the UK edition of its 2018 global CIO survey, Manifesting Legacy: Looking Beyond the Digtal Era.
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Digital Transformation: Part I
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PRESENTATION: In this presentation from our CW500 event, director of digital architecture and transformation Chris Boyd explains how Telefonica tackled the challenges of delivering people, cultural and organisational change.
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E-Zine: Enterprise CIO Decisions: Running Lean in 2010
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Guide to Flexible Working
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Cost Basis Basics: Preparing for the New Reporting Requirement
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Data Monetization Strategies: Make and Save Money With Data and Analytics
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Del Monte Foods' Cloud Imperative
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WEBCAST: This video case study explores Del Monte Foods' cloud strategy – including why the food production company decided to move to the cloud and how it alleviated its cloud concerns.
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eBook: The Green Data Center 2.0: Energy Efficient Computing in the 21st century
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EBOOK: Chapter 4 of the eBook, Green Data Center, picks up where the other previous chapters left off in the plan for going green in the data center. This chapter takes a step back and looks at the project from a holistic point of view for creating a green and energy efficient data center.
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eBook: The Pillars of Employee Performance Management
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EBOOK: Now more than ever, HR professionals are tasked with optimizing performance management processes across the board, so they can ensure the most efficient use of corporate resources. Performance management will lead a company toward better engaging, retaining, and developing its most valuable asset: the workforce.
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Economic Impact of a BlackBerry Solution in North American Enterprises
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ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises can realize by deploying mobility solutions using BlackBerry® smartphones and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server software.
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EMA Analyst Report: Enabling Real-World Business Transformation through IBM Service Management
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Embracing the Cloud: Top Seven Imperatives for an Organization
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WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the impact of the cloud on the IT Ecosystem and provides answers to what an organization needs to do in embracing a right cloud strategy.
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Enhancing Interaction Center ROI in Turbulent Economic Times
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WHITE PAPER: Interaction center managers, along with their counterparts in sales, marketing, and service, are being asked to deliver greater value on shoestring budgets. While the conventional reaction in tough economic times is to simply cut costs and services, the nature of the current downturn indicates that austerity measures of the past won't work today.
Posted: 27 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

SAP America, Inc.

ERP Software Selection Criteria for Midsized Businesses
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Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
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WHITE PAPER: B2B integration technology, offers powerful and complementary tools and services for seamless business integration and meeting the challenges of global collaboration.
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Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power of Integrating Business Rules and Events
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how using JBoss Enterprise BRMS, business analysts, developers, and integrators can create and manage rules and events in a single product using a shared set of authoring tools.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

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Four Principles for Reducing Storage TCO
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Posted: 16 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

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From Fear to Value: CIO Strategies for Propelling Business Through the Economic Crisis
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
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How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

IBM Business Process Manager -- Powerfully Simple
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WHITE PAPER: IBM Business Process Manager provides the simplicity, efficiency, visibility and collaboration needed to manage highly dynamic and networked business environments. IBM Business Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration - providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

IBM

Increasing Business Efficiency and End-User Productivity
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ANALYST REPORT: The following report features Michael Fauscette, group vice president of IDC's Software Business Solutions research, answering questions posed by Oracle's customers regarding business efficiency and end-user productivity.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation
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