White Papers by Company: IBM

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IT Service Management self-assessment tool

Source: IBM

Improve the management of your IT infrastructure through an integrated set of IT services rather than managing it as groups of servers, software, databases and networks. This integrated approach empowers you to proactively deliver much-needed IT services that enable business performance.

Identify and leverage your existing service life cycles

Source: IBM

This executive brief will illustrate the progression of service management since the 1990s, illuminate the hidden service life cycles and discuss how, once they are visible, we can start to make them work - to improve services and better align IT with business objectives.

Development and Test Closed Loop Issue Tracking Demo

Source: IBM

This 2:22 overview discusses and demonstrates closed loop issue tracking made possible by the integration of Tivoli Service Request Manager and Rational ClearQuest.

Deliver smarter products and services by aligning IT development and operations

Source: IBM

A dynamic infrastructure is designed to enable today's instrumented and interconnected world, helping clients integrate new smarter components of their business with a flexible, secure and seamlessly managed IT infrastructure. Organizations supported by a dynamic infrastructure can deliver superior business and IT services with agility and speed.

Smarter Business Planning & Transformation

The white paper provides an overview of enterprise architecture and highlights how an actionable enterprise architecture approach from IBM can maximize organizational agility.

Top 10 Software Delivery Secrets to Doing More with Less

Every organization today is looking for ways to do more with less, and only the companies that implement the most effective methods will survive. In this white paper we'll discuss specific secrets of delivering more valuable software to customers despite having fewer resources. We'll include secrets related to process, development, infrastructure, and information. It can be done, and we'll tell you how.

The Rational Approach to Automation

As the software industry evolves, a set of patterns emerges that is analogous to a modern, industrial approach to software and systems delivery that, for the purposes of this article, we will be referring to as a "software and systems delivery factory." The title reflects the evolution of the industrialization of software and systems from a craft-based process focused on individuals to a mature, repeatable process that produces consistent, high-quality output and is not held hostage to variances in individual developer nuances.

Getting Requirements Right: Avoiding the Top 10 Traps

This white paper presents 10 common and devastating mistakes that project teams make in defining and managing requirements. More importantly, it discusses how to avoid these traps so you can get your requirements right and develop the right product on time and within budget.

A Guide to Better Business Smarts

This expert guide from CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld and Network World provide an overview of recent BI trends and how to leverage its most powerful features.

In-Memory Analytics: Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Business Intelligence

A recent Gartner research note highlghts the advances in emerging technologies that will have a significant impact in making it easier to build and consume analytical applications.

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