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Top 10 reasons to strengthen information security

Explore ten reasons why virtual desktops should be the foundation of your layered approach to information security

Manufacturing Outlook: Improving time to market, operational effectiveness and innovation in a highly competitive environment

Manufacturing production is expected to grow over the next few years but many manufacturers are still struggling to recover from the contraction in the industry that began in 2008. As the industry rebounds, manufacturers now face a more competitive environment where they must do more with less. They will...

Time-to-Market: The Need for Speed in the Automotive Industry

Bringing new vehicles to market quickly has never been more challenging. Not only are new vehicles more complex than ever before, but supply chains are stretched, consumers are more demanding and even small delays can cost millions of dollars per model. To bring new models to market on-time and on budget,...

Go from Analysis to Action on your Desktop: IBM Cognos Insight guides business analysts to faster, better outcomes

Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination...

Geeknet: Business Analytics for Midsize Businesses: Challenges and Benefits

Business intelligence derived from sophisticated analytics has given large companies an edge for years. It helps them be more competitive, make information--‐based decisions faster and better, improves operational efficiencies, and boosts the bottom line. Midsize businesses are increasingly eager to reap...

3 capabilities to fuel today's dynamic planning and forecasting

Today's economy is widely characterized by skittishness and uncertainty about the future. The effect that unpredictable external forces can have on the economy can leave many business leaders feeling helpless. This fact was demonstrated in the IBM Global CFO Study, where many CFOs admitted that they...

The Big Data Zoo-Taming the Beasts

With so much talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer, the truth behind what big data is-and what it can do for businesses-can be hard to determine. However, according to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk is not hard to see, provided that organizations are...

Cloud Computing for Midsize Business: Delivering Innovation and Efficiency

You may be considering a cloud computing solution or in the midst of specifying one or even implementing a solution. Read this paper to see what IBM discovered about how companies like yours are adopting, implementing and using cloud computing solutions. Learn about the current rate of adoption, as well as...

IDC Brief: Cloud Computing in the Midmarket: Assessing the options

Read this analyst brief from IDC to learn about public, private and hybrid cloud models and how your organization can take advantage of them. The paper also looks at how you can integrate cloud solutions into existing IT and offers some principles for measuring the success of your cloud solutions.

The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Strategies Of Online Collaboration Software Vendors, Q3 2012

In Forrester's 38-criteria evaluation of the cloud strategies of online collaboration software vendors, we identified eight significant collaboration services providers - Box, Cisco Systems, Citrix Online, Google, IBM, Microsoft, salesforce.com, and Yammer - in the category and researched, analyzed, and...

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