When it comes to digital asset management (DAM) projects and rich media, marketers and IT professionals struggle to find the best ways to store, share, and deliver assets across devices. The Gartner Three Best Practices for Digital Asset Management Projects report identifies the key DAM challenges facing organizations and provides recommended strategies and best practices.
This paper looks at the Windows Server Migration effort in the context of broader IT and business goals. It also steps through a decision process for SMB IT leaders who are considering hiring professional consultants to shape the project.
The Guide to AV Replacement provides in-depth information from leading security experts that will guide you through each phase of your decision-making process. From the critical elements you need to consider, to how to evaluate and review solutions, you’ll get expert advice that can help you choose a security solution that best fits your organization’s requirements.
Before initiating a change from your current AV solution read this guide to learn:
• How to plan an AV replacement project and the critical elements to consider
• How to measure important factors such as protection, performance and time-to-value when reviewing AV replacement solutions
• What prevalent technologies are available and what are the pros and cons of each?
• How to measure the efficacy of a solution and what steps you should take to ensure you’re getting accurate results
• Why you should consider evaluating CrowdStrike Falcon’s next-gen AV replacement and how it fulfills the criteria outlined in the guide
Projection mapping is the projection of video, animation, and other colorful displays onto three-dimensional surfaces within venues, such as sports stadiums, night clubs, and concert halls. Once available for only big-budget productions, recent advances in projector technology deliver affordable, bright, high-quality, high-lumens projection that is within the reach of virtually any venue owner or manager.
According to experts at TrendLabs, spam now makes up close to 95% of all email and continues to grow. In the first three months of 2008 spam rates almost doubled over rates observed at the end of 2007 and TrendLabs predicts that average daily spam volumes will increase by 30 to 50 billion messages per day within the year.1 As spam continues to grow at dramatic rates, traditional on-premise email security products are failing to keep up. This limitation is one of the primary reasons that IDC predicts demand for hosted security solutions -also known as SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions-will grow by more than 30% annually through 2012.2 For context, the growth rate for hosted email security is projected to be more than eight times that of the traditional software email security market, and more than 60% faster than appliance-based email security solutions.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2011
The IT department for Christiana Care Health Care Systems supports various projects throughout the health system that often require specialized training or expertise in particular IT areas, as well as project management skills. Following a recent reorganization and re-evaluation of job roles, the IT department needed to find a way to train existing staff quickly and cost-effectively to support various information technology needs.
Today, business process automation is a critical strategy used to transform organizations and strengthen bottom-line results. At the front of this movement, human resource leaders are embracing automation to transform every aspect of their company's workforce management, from payroll to core HR to strategic talent management. For HR leaders who are considering automation to transform their people management processes, a crucial step in the early project-planning phase should include gaining a full understanding of the significant advantages offered from true cloud technology. Additionally, those organizations already using automated solutions via on-premise software will want to weigh out the options of switching to cloud delivery for greater efficiency.
Fact: In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. In addition to non-core business processes like project management and email, strategic CFOs are also starting to embrace the cloud to deliver core ERP processes, including financial management, human capital management, and procurement. Rather than view the cloud just as a cost-saving platform, they recognize the strategic benefits that the cloud delivers to get critical growth initiatives up and running quickly, whether that’s using the cloud to quickly upgrade to a new application, or delivering new mobile or analytical capabilities to employees.
Download to hear individual reflections and advice from SuccessFactors customers on their implementation journey. Personally listen to the unique takeaways and recommendations from the world’s most experienced Implementation Consultants, Project Managers, SAP Solution Architects, Sales Executives and Strategic Change Management Consultants. Here is your chance to get the insiders view.
As the oil and gas pipeline industry grapples with change at every level — including increasing pipeline operations and expanding regulatory oversight infrastructure —cost savings and operating efficiencies have become more important than ever. Both pipeline operators and contractors can benefit from utilizing EPPM solutions to help them pinpoint the best strategies to develop and implement projects from conception through execution to end game — thereby helping to reduce risk and manage cost. In the end, it’s all about smartly using an approach, such as EPPM solutions, like those from Oracle, to help pipeline operators and contractors reduce costs at the project, portfolio, and enterprise levels through the project lifecycle. The midstream companies that are able to implement the best approach to managing risk to their operations in the most cost - effective way will be the ones to best weather another tumultuous decade to come for the oil and gas industry.
Published By: Clarizen
Published Date: Sep 23, 2015
Read more to learn how Kasia Lania, Head of Business Solutions at IP Payments successfully used Clarizen to build and lead a PMO team that would manage client projects.
Clarizen was chosen as the ‘best-fit’ in tracking and managing projects from the close of the sale through to project implementation.
Many significant business initiatives and large IT projects depend upon a successful data migration. Your goal is to minimize as much risk as possible through effective planning and scoping. This paper will provide insight into what issues are unique to data migration projects and offer advice on how to best approach them.
What defines cognitive manufacturing maturity? Our study found three stages of cognitive
manufacturing maturity. We call those organizations in the earliest stage Observers, followed
by Starters and Actives, respectively. These groups differ on two key characteristics: the
presence of an overall strategy for cognitive manufacturing, and degree of strategic execution
of multiple projects that enable higher project success and significantly fewer failed projects.
Strategy is the crucial enabler of higher maturity.
How do manufacturers get beyond the obstacles and barriers to increase cognitive
manufacturing maturity? The obstacles encountered by our respondents are tied to
organizational maturity. Overcoming them is fundamental to increase cognitive
In this report, we’ll first describe cognitive computing and how it gives rise to cognitive
manufacturing. Then, we’ll review specific study findings and recommend actions for
In a survey conducted throughout November and December 2004, SERVO asked 100 of their top customers which projects they were most likely to accomplish in 2005. Interestingly, email archiving made it to the top 5 corporate priorities and this finding can easily be backed up as recent market trends show a six-fold increase in demand for email archiving solutions.
The current gold standard as far as business technology goes is wireless/mobile computing. It’s what business and engineering courses are training the future workplace in using. It’s what provides an income stream and stock value to a whole mushrooming sector of the economy. It’s what makes large-scale projects in virtually any field not only easier to coordinate and complete, but also cheaper and faster all around. Finally, it’s what you and your company need to learn how to use, in order to maintain your lead over the rest of the competitive world.
Organizations with a strategy execution system are three times more likely to achieve success. Fortunately there are ways to improve your chance of producing relevant, executable strategy. In this executive brief, Harvard Professor Robert Kaplan provides practical advice on how to define strategic outcomes, measure your projects’ strategic success, and bind execution to strategy. He discusses project and portfolio management tools that can reach across the entire organization, capturing data on projects’ content, objectives, performance, and spending.
By having a strong grip on strategic projects across a global organization, business leaders can ensure the right projects are getting the right resources, and measure their success according to criteria that reflect strategic priorities. In this executive brief, Harvard Professor Robert Kaplan walks through his six-stage system for integrating strategy and execution using the balanced scorecard. The combination of measuring performance and leveraging software tools designed to track a global portfolio of projects and initiatives can help businesses achieve breakthrough performance.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) serve as a critical control point to ensure the secure and compliant use of cloud apps and services. Cloud service providers typically maintain a shared responsibility policy for security—they guarantee the integrity of their service infrastructure, but the customer is responsible for securing actual app usage. In addition to the growing cloud security challenges organizations face to safeguard data and protect against threats in the cloud, total volume of cloud app adoption is accelerating, with most of it being done by business units and employees without approval or security oversight from the IT organization. As a result, CASB functionality has become so critical that by 2020 it is projected that 80% of enterprises will use a CASB solution. (Gartner)
Nearly three out of every four companies have low requirements maturity and achieve the business objectives of their projects only 54% of the time. Low requirements maturity undermines every major measure of development efficiency and simply leads to poor project results.
This paper walks you through the tools and technologies that enable service orientation. The purpose of this paper is to share with you the value of Real-World SOA and a few success stories from our customers who have taken on Real-World SOA projects to support their business vision.
A though leadership white paper discusses how virtualization, cloud computing, and the proliferation of smart devices are helping companies meet their goals and be more effective with their IT investments but are placing increased demands on the datacenter network. Organizations can no longer afford to treat the datacenter network as an afterthought, and it is not sufficient to simply throw more ports or bandwidth at the problem. IBM offers a portfolio of datacenter network planning, integration, and management services designed to maximize customers' DCN success. By working with customers to plan and implement the appropriate network design at the beginning of an IT project, IBM can help customers meet their business requirements, minimize operating costs, and build in flexibility for the future.
Published By: FIBRWRAP
Published Date: Jan 08, 2016
Decades of continuous service of large diameter pressure pipelines leads to deterioration that threatens the structural integrity of piping systems. This white paper highlights the project background for repairing cement mortar lined steel piping discharge headers.
It’s there for the taking – real-time information about every physical operation of a business. All you need is a key: data analytics. This paper is based on Blue Hill Research’s interviews of three organizations – a US-based oil and gas company, a US municipality and an international truck manufacturer – each of which heavily invested in IoT analytics. Focusing on the key themes and lessons learned from their initiatives, this paper will help business decision makers make informed investment decisions about the future of their own IoT analytics projects.
IBM DevOps for Bluemix provides an integrated set of DevOps services in the IBM Bluemix PaaS, for individuals and teams building mobile and cloud applications (‘systems of engagement’) that enable teams to shrink the application delivery cycle time, and consistently deliver software with speed, quality and accuracy. This session provides an overview of IBM DevOps services on Bluemix, focusing on quickly getting started with new projects and collaborative development with agile tracking and planning.