The time for virtual machine (VM)-only backup solutions is passing. Enterprise workloads and mission critical applications demand comprehensive tools to back up the mixed...
Successfully backing up critical systems and data is key to disaster recovery and business continuity. Backup and data recovery failures can result in financial loss, damage to...
Many mid-market companies have invested significant time and resources to secure and back up their servers, client computers, data, and overall network infrastructure in the...
This white paper examines how you can get the most from CRM and ERP, find the best system for your business and how IBM can help.
IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration is a low-cost, plug-and-play solution that enables system-to-system and B2B communication with no coding.
Today, implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) application may not be enough to remain competitive. To gain market share and grow revenue, many companies complement a CRM application with other technologies...
This white paper addresses how data mining is used to get more value from CRM systems -- particularly focused on application of predictive analytics to the customer lifecycle (acquire, grow, retain.)
This article discusses the urgent need for firms to successfully engage with customers, including handling issues such as social media and mobility, and at accomplishing this goal with smarter IBM collaboration and CRM solutions.
When implemented properly, CRM and ERP can enable better sales, more efficient marketing, and drive both top line and bottom line revenue growth. Read this ITMJ and discover how IT and business management can work together to realize ROI.
Organizations that adopt customer analytics can provide a higher level of service and build strong customer relationships. Learn how in this newsletter, featuring new research from Gartner.
The IT environment of today is simply too complex to rely on outmoded ways to keep the organization functioning and thriving flawlessly. A CIO must be a true business partner, someone who can not only drive out costs from day-to-day operations, but strategically manage IT to enhance revenue and profits.
In this informative whitepaper from Oracle, learn about a new approach to IT governance that will transform the CIO's role and the role IT plays in the organization. No longer just a service provider, the CIO becomes a powerful business executive who skillfully maneuvers a portfolio of assets that achieve measurable growth in revenue and profits.
In this informative whitepaper learn how you can:
* Become a visionary portfolio manager who skillfully controls three major asset classes: applications, intellectual capital, and financial capital.
* Transform IT into a streamlined revenue and profit center.
* Implement an IT governance process that will reduce costs, maximize resources, and make the IT portfolio a central component in an enterprise investment portfolio that is the key to sustainable business success.
Making the right IT investment decisions is both critical and challenging. Are you constantly being asked to "service the gap" between where the enterprise currently is and where it wants or needs to go? Today overseeing a mix of technologies, and in many cases, disparate IT organizations, is the norm and adds complexity. How can you help ensure that only the projects that provide the highest value to the business actually get implemented, even across such a diverse technology landscape?
Learn an effective step-by step planto ensure success and gain a powerful competitive advantage:
* Understand the benefits and challenges of implementing an IT governance solution.
* Make the right IT investment decisions that align with strategic business goals
* Reduce costs and maximize resources.
* Improve processes and collaboration across the enterprise.
No project plans to fail. Yet 19% of all projects still do - and another 46% of projects face significant challenges, such as delays, budget overruns, or end products with less than the required features and functions. These failures and challenges can be attributed to undocumented project management methods, uncontrolled and reactive delivery, unrealistic budget or time expectations, limited planning, or a lack of executive commitment.
As the number of projects grow within an organization, so does the risk of failure as resources get stretched and oversight lags. It becomes increasingly important to define project management processes and develop metrics and best practices for keeping projects on time and within budget. For many companies, that means creating a Project Management Office. (PMO).
This brief introduction whitepaper, Part 1 of Oracle's PMO Whitepaper Series, discusses guidelines and benefits of building a PMO to improve project success.