Productivity is the relationship between production of an output and one, some, or all of the resource inputs used in accomplishing the assigned task. It is measured as a ratio of output per unit of input over time. It is a measure of efficiency and is usually considered as output per person-hour.
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.
Refresh and reset are powerful additions to the arsenal of recovery tools found in Windows 8. Resetting reverts a machine back to a base image of the initial installation; refreshing a machine is a little less drastic in that it keeps some applications, and more importantly, keeps all user data safe while still fully cleansing a PC of many troublesome issues.
AWS has introduced Auto Scaling so that you can take advantage of cloud computing without having to incur the costs of adding more personnel or building your own software. You can use Auto Scaling to scale for high availability, to meet increasing system demand, or to control costs by eliminating unneeded capacity. You can also use Auto Scaling to quickly deploy software for massive systems, using testable, scriptable processes to minimize risk and cost of deployment.
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.
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.
An evolving Internet architecture, the growth of dynamic content, and billions of connected devices are having a dramatic impact on web performance. This paper offers a new look at how content delivery and front-end acceleration can improve performance.
Your website’s performance has a direct, measurable impact on your business. To achieve Web performance SLAs, IT organizations need options that offer a good user experience on any device, from any location, without breaking the bank.
A slow website will impact the success of your marketing programs. This eGuide offers tips for marketing pros to bridge the gap between marketing strategy and IT reality to improve web performance and user experience.
Just 400 milliseconds - the blink of an eye - is too long for users to wait for a webpage to load. Discover the website performance bottlenecks that push visitors to your competition, and mitigation strategies that will drive marketing success.
As websites complexity increases, organizations need to rethink how they measure digital experiences. Learn why current methods fall short and how to develop a more comprehensive measurement model. Plus, get a peek at the future of predictive performance.
IT organizations need a new, better way to achieve superior website performance that will enhance, instead of undermine, customer engagement. This eGuide offers 7 principles for scaling your web infrastructure to meet availability and performance SLAs.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers increased agility, developer productivity, pay-as-you-go pricing, and overall cost savings. Learn what you need to know and where to start before launching an AWS-hosted service.
Kaspersky Lab's latest whitepaper, "Cutting Complexity – Simplifying Security" looks at how the latest IT Systems Management solutions can simplify and automate a vast range of routine IT management tasks.
According to Dr. Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting, the truth behind all the talk about big data and the possibilities it can offer is not hard to see, provided that organizations are willing to return to the principles of good data management processes.
To operate effectively in different markets, Finnish manufacturer Meka Pro needed to be able to adjust its pricing and manufacturing strategies to each locality, but had no insight into their own data. Read this case study to learn how Meka Pro used IBM® Cognos® software modules to make faster, better business decisions and improve profitability.
Business performance depends on how well a company manages its internal processes. Companies with effective business process management in place are able to analyze key performance indicators to monitor efficiency of day-to-day activities and employees against operational targets.
Today, the expanding boundaries of computing make it imperative for IT to ensure responsive systems. As a result, a confluence of technological advances has shifted the dynamics of application performance, putting a greater pressure on IT to improve application performance. Download this whitepaper to learn about new technologies that are in the marketplace that will help your business tackle this new demand.