SDD Reports

Watson – A System Designed for Answers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Following four years of research and development, IBM's Watson debuted on Jeopardy! last year, competing at the level of human experts in terms of precision, confidence and speed. This white paper details Watson's workload optimized system design, how it's a glimpse into the future of systems design and why it offers a new computing paradigm.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

IBM

A New Approach to Verifying and Validating Medical Device Development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The list of features in medical devices is rapidly rising: Even the simplest of medical devices house more and more system components, which add greater functionality to the device at a low cost. But by adding components, device software becomes complex and burdens compliance testing and premarket certification activities.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

IBM

Initial Investment Payback Analysis: Dell PowerEdge R710 solution vs. Dell PowerEdge 2850 solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: In this report, we estimate both the number of older solutions each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution can replace and the payback period for replacing those older solutions. One key finding discovered is that each Dell PowerEdge R710 solution can replace up to nine Dell PowerEdge 2850 solutions, and could yield a payback in around 9 months.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Systems Engineering Best Practice: Model-based requirement analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn how building requirements models can help you verify and validate them before handing them off to the design team. Discover why model-based requirement analysis could be the key to successful systems engineering, and get a set of best practices to start you off on the right foot.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Red Hat JBoss Business Rules Management System: Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this informative technology detail, discover best practices for development with Red Hat JBoss business rules management system. It will focus on three key areas of rules development: rule authoring, designing the domain or fact model and various aspects related to rule execution.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Red Hat

Smarter system development: a systems engineering trade study to support green initiatives with model-driven development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Trade study analysis is an effective method of comparing potential solutions to a given problem. Using a model-driven approach allows you to perform trade studies before development or implementation begins and saves time, money, and development headaches. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

Integrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this report for Forrester to discover how organizations are responding to the need to transform. Discover some of the challenges faced with the transformation, and how the change is far more fundamental than previously anticipated.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

The Systems Engineering Balancing Act: Choosing an Optimum Development Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This thought leadership white paper proposes a combination of requirements-driven, model-driven and test-driven approaches as a mechanism for delivering systems development projects at a reduced cost and risk.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Published: 23 Mar 2011

IBM

Workload-Optimized Systems For Superior Business Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines why making the right server choices can help solve many challenges. It contrasts x86 multi-cores with Power Systems and mainframes. Read on to learn how making the right server choices can help an enterprise realize greater ROI while also helping extracting greater business value from the servers that it buys.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

IBM

Applying agile and lean principles to the governance of software and systems development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents eighteen best practices for leaner, more agile software development project governance.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

IBM