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.
This webinar covers the best practices, methods and standards for time off accruals that are enhancing PTO policies nationwide, while showing you how a customizable automated time and attendance platform can provide workforce analytics and labor management solutions — all from your web-browser.
If you are looking for a deeper understanding of how to effectively and efficiently manage your organization’s employee handbook, code of conduct, and policies and procedures, The Definitive Guide to Policy Management is your all-inclusive resource.
This white paper describes software as the invisible thread that links product parts into an intelligent whole. It examines software delivery for smart products and strategies for evolving software development into a business process.
Agile methods are increasingly popular in application, enterprise and embedded development. Yet the question remains: Do the 12 agile principles apply to more than just software? Find out how leading companies are beginning to exploit agile's iterative processes for far more than software.
Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.
The IBM Rational Intelligent Transportation Systems solution addresses the challenges with complex projects for the planning, development, deployment and lifecycle management of transportation software. Learn more by reviewing the ekit resources.
Selecting the right virtual-aware anti-malware solution is more important now than ever. Read this white paper to learn the risks associated with virtualization, and the options available for your security needs.
Big Data holds the promise of a virtually unlimited ability to gain insight – and foresight – to sharpen strategies and improve tactical execution but only if it can be harnessed and managed. Through this whitepaper, you can learn how.
Enterprise IT faces a new kind of tension: the API economy on the one hand, where enterprises drive new revenue streams by (gulp) publishing corporate data APIs for third-party developers to use, and SOA on the other, where tight governance is the name of the game. But the loose coupling in RESTful web services forces a discipline all its own.
A strong customer orientation is an essential element to remain competitive in this environment, and Smarter Commerce, an approach developed by IBM to put the customer at the heart of business models, can help banks be more competitive.
Learn the 5 key factors necessary for a successful social media presence and see how a well-orchestrated social media team will increase your brand awareness and allow you to better understand your customers.