Ethernet communications is rapidly gaining popularity in industrial applications because it enables the real-time exchange of information between processing equipment and companies' Ethernet-based management systems. The emergence of protocols such as EtherNet/IP enables engineers to attain the advantages of using Ethernet in industrial applications.
Can the JT data format solve the problem of interdisciplinary communications in the PLM industry? The white paper, "The Business Case for a Common Data Distribution Platform: A Look at UGS' JT," examines the case for its adoption as a standard for design, analysis and manufacturing in PLM and beyond.
Published By: Dimension
Published Date: Jun 22, 2008
3D printing enables designers to experiment with new ideas and numerous design iterations, while minimizing cost and time in the development process. Additionally, the models created from 3D printers allow designers to better collaborate in the design process by improving communication.
Published By: Dimension
Published Date: Jun 22, 2008
Companies who use 3D printing in the design process have a distinct competitive advantage due to its speed and ability to facilitate design communication and concurrent engineering throughout an organization.
As if the selection of manufacturer weren't enough, many encoders offered in today's marketplace are highly configurable. Resolution, shaft size, seal options and connector variations all confront the design engineer with serious choices. Output type is equally important. In this paper, we'll cover some of the more typical applications and common output types.
In most drilling applications encoders are used to provide position and speed feedback for proper control of equipment like top drives and pipe racking systems. However, these electronic devices require special attention when used in hazardous environments such as a drilling platform. In this paper, we discuss ways to make encoders suitable for hazardous duty.
Storage infrastructure simplification is an important step a telecommunications business can take toward meeting the needs of an on-demand business environment. The IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options. Learn how the IBM Systems Storage DS Family is an ideal partner for businesses in the telecom industry looking for secure and resilient data storage
Storage infrastructure simplification is an important step an electronics business can take toward meeting the needs of an on-demand business environment. The IBM System Storage DS Family can support business continuity and improve information lifecycle management with competitively priced storage options. Learn how the IBM Systems Storage DS Family is an ideal partner for businesses in the electronics industry looking for secure and resilient data storage.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jun 13, 2008
Over the past decade, the internet has evolved from a technical environment into a commercial marketplace. The impact on consumers and large enterprises has been significant, but what about the small and medium sized business? With few of the skills and resources of their larger counterparts, these organizations need to get the best value from the internet and the network based services it enables, without risking day-to-day operations.
Spam generates an enormous amount of traffic that is both time-consuming to handle and resource intensive. Apart from that, a large number of organizations have been victims of NDR spam that has an effect similar to a Distributed Denial of Service on the email system. In this paper we provide a technical explanation of NDR Spam and recommend solutions that can prevent or limit exposure to this kind of unsolicited email.
In the Life Sciences industry, information is the source of innovation. Vast varieties of content and information sources feed the development pipeline. The ability to create, share, navigate, find and protect essential information is critical to research and development groups, clinicians, regulatory agencies, marketing teams, and those who benefit the most - customers.
Chevron and its subsidiaries use Microsoft SharePoint 2007 to share and exchange information. Yet, it was still a challenge for offices in one part of the world to use materials created by an office in another part of the world. And, the amount of information, shared electronically, was growing exponentially. As a result, the company faced a bit of chaos and a productivity hurdle that begged for more muscle.
The Associated Press, like all publishing and digital media companies, must work rapidly to meet the demands of a shifting media landscape. An exploding wave of free content on the web meant that AP not only had to deliver more content online, but needed to create more relevance and niche content in order to update traditional ad revenue models with targeted web-based products and more potential for advertising dollars.
Published By: BlueHornet
Published Date: Jun 06, 2008
Applying opt-in email marketing strategies and best practices to transactional emails can be a win-win for customers and marketers. But the two types of communications are not the same. This white paper is written to help email marketers and online retailers understand: What sets transactional emails apart from commercial messages; how they must comply with all federal regulations; and where to take advantage of opportunities to optimize their transactional email program.
In the past, authentication solutions were either easy to use and inexpensive, but insecure (such as username/password) or very secure but expensive or difficult to implement (such as OTP tokens and smart cards). Arcot offers a third option: WebFort, a software-only, two-factor authentication solution. It delivers the right balance of cost, convenience, and strength.
Many healthcare providers have gone through several challenging years of organizing their electronic records systems. And during that time, consumer-driven healthcare has gained momentum. This executive brief explains how an IBM WebSphere Portal software–based solution can provide a flexible and valuable long-term solution compared to other options, with personalized user experiences that help deliver agile, security-rich access to relevant information.
Unified communications and collaboration strategies can help organizations deliver a user experience that brings together communications and collaboration silos across and beyond traditional business boundaries. This paper reviews how by providing users with a single, integrated experience across both business applications and communications and collaboration tools, organizations can cultivate more dynamic and flexible business systems.
Published By: RenderX
Published Date: May 27, 2008
If you're producing transactional customer communications such as statements, invoices, policy notifications, or shipping documents, you probably already have some of the basic elements you need to start using TransPromo to take your marketing campaigns to the next level. TransPromo advertising in a PDF, PostScript and AFP electronic and print format can easily be injected into your application with RenderX.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: May 22, 2008
Over the past decade, wireless technology has made huge strides in security, reliability and throughput. Companies that are moving forward with business mobility initiatives must plan for wireless security and mobile device management from the start. Learn about many of the notable trends and key issues associated with Business Mobility and where to find additional resources for consideration.
Published By: Clickatell
Published Date: May 20, 2008
Communication is a profoundly human activity and the primary driving force behind all technological development. The secret of the mobile phone’s success lies not just in its simplicity, but also in its adaptability. Download this white paper to learn more.
This white paper provides a number of well-tested, organic methods for email acquisition – giving marketers actionable insight to attract and retain a loyal, profitable subscriber base. Download it now.
Published By: Extensis
Published Date: May 04, 2008
Integrated marketing communications agency, CMD, has an easy way of tracking the payoff from implementing Portfolio Server and Suitcase Server to manage their digital assets and fonts. It's called more billable hours.
Whether you are an electrical supplies wholesaler or a manufacturer of oilfield equipment, the challenge is the same: Are you maximizing your margins by keeping your administrative processes as streamlined as possible? Or, are you wasting time and money by supporting paper-intensive processes to handle quotes, orders, ship notices, receipt documents and invoices?
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 15, 2008
Voice and data communications are taking up an increasing amount of organizations’ budgets as more information is shared between and across more businesses. Person to person contact now includes richer media, more participants and is becoming increasingly mobile. Historically, telecoms expense management has focused on the mechanistic processing of bills, payment and costs of individual items.