Business Intelligence White Papers

Business Intelligence is a broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, providing access to, and analyzing data for the purpose of helping enterprise users make better business decisions. The term implies having a comprehensive knowledge of all of the factors that affect your business. It is imperative that you have an in depth knowledge about factors such as your customers, competitors, business partners, economic environment, and internal operations to make effective and good quality business decisions. Business intelligence enables you to make these kinds of decisions.
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By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 17, 2014

Dans la lutte contre les menaces qui se joue actuellement, les analyses de sécurité deviennent de plus en plus indispensables

Tags : firewall, firewall protection, it security, cyber defense, security, it management, business activity monitoring, business intelligence
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

To compete in today’s rapidly changing business environment, organizations need to capture, analyze and act on information rapidly. If they can quickly identify trends, discover patterns and generate new insights, they can address a wide array of strategic and operational goals—from increasing customer loyalty and creating targeted marketing offers to enhancing operational efficiency and reducing risk. In their report, Business Value of Big Data on Power Systems, NC State University talks about unlocking the business value of big data, and how IBM Power Systems can deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact faster.

Tags : big data, targeted marketing offers, ibm power systems, structured data, data management, business analytics, business intelligence, business management
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

In a world that demands scalability, modularity, quality, fast performance and a best practices approach is key to ensuring predictable results for the business. IBM’s PowerLinux Open Source Infrastructure Services solution is a workload-optimized system that meets or exceeds best practices for a virtualized infrastructure at a reasonable price point. The PowerLinux solution can help turn today’s IT infrastructure into a well-tuned utility, providing a more flexible, scalable and valuable asset to the business.

Tags : virtualized infrastructure, it infrastructure, deployment options, it management, best practices, business intelligence
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.

Tags : stack costs, online purchasing, promotion delivery, mobile retail, application performance management, business analytics, business intelligence, customer experience management
    
By: Lenovo     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014

Renewed interest in Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) comes largely from the need to solve mobility and BYOD demands. Though traditional VDI vendors bring their own solutions to market, is it time to consider smarter alternatives? By focusing on where VDI excels, where it falls short, and where web and cloud services are most compatible, agencies can take a smarter approach to these difficult decisions. Understand the tradeoffs, and learn why more agencies are taking notice to emerging web technologies through this executive summary.

Tags : vdi, cloud alternatives, byod demands, emerging web technologies, business intelligence, data protection, database security, productivity
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014

In this white paper, IDC examines how IBM's Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost-effective, and optimized.

Tags : enterprise storage, big data, cloud computing, virtualization platform, best practices, business analytics, business intelligence, business management
    
By: Micro Focus     Published Date: Sep 12, 2014

The corporate end-user community provides vital cogs in the wheel of a healthy organization. Users include the call centers, the retail assistants, the service desks, the sales offices and the people who deal with order processing. Yet many of these users are often faced with outdated user interfaces (UIs), and struggle to cope with the levels of efficiency and throughput needed. Worse still, these old systems typically only run on a connected terminal - or ‘green screen’ - but more and more these days, users need web and mobile access. Micro Focus Rumba+ dramatically improves business efficiency by providing a better user experience. It can also now be accessed from a variety of devices. Let’s take a look at five top reasons to move to Rumba+.

Tags : user experience, user interfaces, mainframe apps, business efficiency, best practices, business intelligence, business management
    
By: Micro Focus     Published Date: Sep 12, 2014

Where green screen apps meet modern interfaces, accelerating efficiency and enhancing the user experience. Provide core system access from Windows, iPad or your web browser – without the risks of new code or reprogramming.

Tags : green screen apps, modern interfaces, user experience, cores system access, software development, wireless, business intelligence, server virtualization
    
By: TeamQuest     Published Date: Sep 05, 2014

Verizon Wireless uses TeamQuest software to prove a need before purchasing hardware, to plan for peak demands, and to monitor performance on a daily basis

Tags : business activity monitoring, business intelligence, project management, service management
    
By: TeamQuest     Published Date: Sep 05, 2014

TeamQuest Director of Market Development Dave Wagner and Chris Lynn, Safeway's Capacity Manager and Performance Analyst, cover the application of automatic, exception-oriented analytics to a wide variety of IT and business metrics in order to simultaneously optimize service performance and IT cost. Multiple conceptual approaches are shared, including pros and cons. Most of the presentation includes real examples by which Safeway has integrated performance, capacity, business, and power data into an automated optimization process spanning 1000s of servers and virtual servers and their applications.

Tags : automated analytics, automated optimization, it cost, power data, application performance management, business intelligence, business process automation, productivity
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 02, 2014

Advanced analytics strategies yield the greatest benefits in terms of improving patient and business outcomes when applied across the entire healthcare ecosystem. But the challenge of collaborating across organizational boundaries in order to share information and insights is daunting to many stakeholders.

Tags : ibm, business analytics, analytics, data analytics, collaboration, business intelligence, analytical applications
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

In this Advisory, Clabby Analytics looks more closely at the importance of implementing an integrated infrastructure — and its relationship to business analytics. The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated business analytics environment that will provide organizations with high performance, resiliency, and a scalable growth path.

Tags : ibm, business analytics, integrated infrastructure, workload, infrastructure, business analytics environment, integrated business analytics, resiliency
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

Business analytics can empower your business managers to make more fact-based, data-driven decisions that improve operating results. Learn more in a report from Nucleus Research.

Tags : ibm, profitability, analytics, big data, midmarket, midsize companies, data-driven decision making, predictive analytics
    
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 07, 2014

With so much emphasis in the business world being placed on big data and analytics, it can be easy for midsize businesses to feel like they’re being left behind. These organizations often recognize the benefits offered by big data and analytics, but have a hard time pursuing those benefits with the limited resources available to them.

Tags : ibm, analytics, big data, midmarket, midsize businesses, data-driven insights, business insights, business value
    
By: Dyn     Published Date: Mar 27, 2014

If you use multiple CDNs to serve your content, you are well aware of the benefit of quick content delivery. However, what happens if one of your CDNs goes down? Without load balancing, that fast load time can turn into downtime in an instant. Luckily your trusty DNS provider is here to help.

Tags : dyn, cdn, content delivery network, interconnected, dns companies, load balancing, proximity-based delivery, anycast network
    
By: Dyn     Published Date: Mar 27, 2014

If your ads are slow to load, chances are, consumers aren’t going to wait around to see them. Just the smallest amount of latency can cost you thousands of views, clicks, and conversions. By following these 5 guidelines, you can reduce your overall network latency and keep those clicks coming.

Tags : dyn, network latency, customer retention, serve content, combating latency, own network, global network, anycast
    
By: Dyn     Published Date: Mar 27, 2014

DDoS, cache poisoning, footprinting, oh my! Who knew that there were so many ways to threaten the security of your DNS? Find out all of the scary details about these attacks and what you can do to prevent them.

Tags : dyn, dns, security risks, arbor networks survey, ddos attacks, dns amplification, amplification exploits, network performance
    
By: Dyn     Published Date: Mar 27, 2014

The cost of security might seem steep, but compared to what you’ll have to pay to mitigate a DDoS attack, it’ll look like chump change. DDoS attacks don’t just cost your company the annoyance of downtime, but brand reputation, customer acquisition, and of course, sales all are affected.

Tags : dyn, ddos attack, cost of downtime, business transactions, infrastructure, ponemon institute study, ddos defense, productivity
    
By: LogMeIn     Published Date: Jan 29, 2014

A Quick Guide for More Profitable Sales Meetings.

Tags : logmein, client expectations, sales meetings, sales, build relationships, business solutions, share information, engage clients
    
By: Esker     Published Date: Jan 06, 2014

How to Bring Speed, Visibility and Accuracy to Every Phase of Order Processing

Tags : esker, fax and email, automation, erp systems, electronic data interchange, automation solutions, cost savings, process efficiencies
    
By: Esker     Published Date: Jan 06, 2014

13 Questions for Maximizing Your Order Processing Automation Investment

Tags : esker, automation, sales order processing, order-to-cash, erp systems, automated sales, automation investment, saas
    
By: Intacct Corporation     Published Date: Jan 02, 2014

Learn the 4 essential features to bring your accounting system out of the Stone Age. Modern businesses are, by their nature, complex. But if you're using an accounting system that forces you to struggle with manual processes—limiting your flexibility and draining your productivity—you might as well be stuck in the Stone Age. But there's great news! It's 2014, and there's never been a better time to make the move to a modern accounting system. What features should you look for? Download our new checklist, "Essential Features of a Modern Accounting System," to learn how the right accounting system can help you: • Automate financial processes and optimize workflows to fit your organization's business processes. • Access real-time data to drive business insight and improve decision making. • Lower IT costs and reduce technology risks with a best-in-class cloud architecture.

Tags : accounting, modernizing account system, automate financial processes, business processes, real-time data access, best-in-class cloud architecture, business analytics, business intelligence
    
By: Intacct Corporation     Published Date: Jan 02, 2014

Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free and concise eBook: "Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software: Achieving Best-in-Class Financial Management."

Tags : accounting, accounting software, cloud-based financial systems, financial management, accounting software, automation, lower costs, technical and operational requirements
    
By: Imprivata     Published Date: Dec 06, 2013

Ensure that you have the right single sign-on vendor with this easy to use vendor selection evaluator’s guide.

Tags : sso, single sign on, single sign on authentication, two factor authentication, single sign on solutions, identity and access management, epcs, e-prescribing
    
By: IFS     Published Date: Dec 27, 2012

Realize the benefits of consolidating your ERP products down to one.

Tags : erp, enterprise resource planning, enterprise, integration, process management, project management, application integration, application performance management
    
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