IBM Analytical Decision Management revolutionizes how organizations make decisions by optimizing and automating high-volume, operational decisions at the point of impact to drive better business outcomes. In this technical white paper, learn about the architecture, deisgn and execution environments for this leading-edge technology, as well as recommendations on how to manage an implementation of this decision management solution.
While economic recovery is clearly in process, your capital and operational budgets are still extremely tight. At the same time, your maintenance organization is being pressured to take a stance of zero tolerance toward safety incidents while reducing maintenance costs and minimizing asset downtime. Read this in-depth Aberdeen Group report, based on responses from 117 executives of successful companies, to find out how best-in-class businesses are proactively managing these challenges. You'll learn these techniques for optimizing maintenance and operations-and more: creating a culture of collaboration among teams across your enterprise; empowering decision makers with appropriate, highly accurate metrics; and leveraging predictive management and analytics to manage assets throughout their life cycle.
Your goal is clear-produce high-quality goods while optimizing resources at every step of production. And in today's uncertain economy, cost-control efforts may never have been more important. Unscheduled downtime because of equipment failure can have a serious impact on your organization's bottom line. Download this white paper from IBM, and learn the basics of predictive maintenance, the benefits it provides manufacturing operations and the underlying technologies that make it possible. Predictive analytics helps you in a number of ways: identify when equipment is likely to fail or need maintenance and take action to maximize uptime and reduce future warranty claims costs; optimize allocated labor resources and spare part inventories, helping eliminate undue maintenance, prevent downtime and reduce inventory costs; and determine why certain production runs fail more often than others, identify the cause and analyze whether those runs warrant a recall.
With tight budgets, it isn't easy to create the operational dexterity needed to thrive in a competitive marketplace. View this demo to find out how IBM® SPSS® solutions for predictive operational analytics help manage physical and virtual assets, maintain infrastructure and capital equipment, and improve the efficiency of people and processes. By using your existing business information, IBM SPSS software can help you: predict and prevent equipment failures that can lead to disruptive, costly downtime; quickly identify and resolve product quality issues to mitigate risks and reduce warranty costs; optimize product assortment planning to increase revenue, reduce working capital requirements and improve the return on inventory investments; and act to retain your best employees by developing predictive attrition models to identify the workers at greatest risk of leaving the organization.
The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in "patterns of expertise" to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.
IBM Power Systems provide a comprehensive approach designed to protect the continuity and availability of business-critical applications and services. Deploying integrated disaster recovery allows companies to deliver new services faster, with higher
IBM Integrated Service Management supports deployment, operations and optimizations for SAP. Read on to learn how IBM can help deploy SAP applications faster, with greater ease and consistency and also enhance operations that fully utilize SAP.
The objective of this paper is to give you an update on the latest functions, features and benefits of IBM DB2 for z/OS. This paper also features an introduction to DB2 10 by Roger Miller, which highlights the main functions, features and more.
Applications represent three of the top four software concerns of IT executives. Organizations should consider the varying nature of their application workloads in order to make smarter choices. This Forrester paper looks into the impact of System Z.
Learn how enterprise planning and analysis solutions powered by IBM Cognos 10 are uniquely suited to support timely, reliable forecasts and plans with key analysis, modeling and participation capabilities, paving way to better business choices.
This white paper presented by IDC Health Insights and IDC's Search and Discovery Technologies research practice and sponsored by IBM. Read more of this white paper to gain insight into the value of mining unstructured data in more.
Healthcare organizations are under tremendous pressure to increase the quality of care they provide, improve clinical outcomes and control their costs. Learn to generate new clinical and operational insights by analyzing previously inaccessible data.
This study illustrates the financial impact of adopting IBM DB2 for both SAP and non-SAP applications based on aggregated findings of customers that migrated to DB2 from a variety of legacy database platforms.
Join us on from the comfort of your desk and hear about IBM Cognos Insight, the newest addition to the IBM Cognos family. See for yourself how this extremely affordable and breakthrough solution empowers all users to independently explore data, build scenario models and share insights for better business outcomes.
This white paper describes the ability of IBM Maximo Asset Management solutions to efficiently and effectively manage processes and costs across the life cycle of an organization's vehicular fleet by standardizing processes, managing complexity, and aligning resources with demands.Dynamic transportation fleets require integrated asset management
IBM recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate how businesses are changing in the face of today's business environment. Read this report to learn the four key findings driving business decisions today including the customer experience, touchpoints, lack of internal collaboration and non-technology hurdles to business transformation.
Many organizations move a wide variety of sensitive information with file transfer protocol (FTP), and these servers are proving to be easy targets for thieves. Read this paper to learn more about IBM Sterling Managed File Transfer that helps you manage and control the critical information flows in your company's dynamic business networks.
Technology trends are converging to create a perfect storm in the world of commerce-empowering customers while raising the bar for companies to meet new, more demanding customer expectations. Read this report to learn about solutions and services delivered by IBM and its Business Partners to help midsize companies market and sell more effectively.
IBM PureFlex Systems combine advanced IBM hardware and software with "patterns of expertise" and integrate them into three optimized configurations that are simple to acquire and deploy. Read the data sheet to learn more about configurations optimized for small businesses, application servers, and transactional and database systems.
IBM DB2 offers multi-platform flexibility and optimized capabilities for a variety of workloads. This e-book highlights some common scenarios where DB2 helps businesses derive unprecedented value from expanding data stores—affordably and reliably.
In Forrester’s 25-criteria evaluation of enterprise mobile management (EMM) vendors, we identified the 11 most significant EMM providers — AirWatch by VMware, BlackBerry, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM, Landesk, Microsoft, MobileIron, SAP, Sophos, and Soti — and analyzed their offerings. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals select the right partner for their enterprise mobile management.
If you're researching storage solutions for a small or medium enterprise (SME) you need to look at features, cost, reliability, service and support. Read why IBM's breadth of offerings, ability to offer integrated solutions and commitment to support heterogeneous storage management offer a clear advantage over EMC for SME storage solutions. Download this free IBM white paper today!