Knowledge Management is an umbrella term for making more efficient use of the human knowledge that exists within an organization. The major focus of knowledge management is to identify and gather content from documents, reports and other sources and to be able to search that content for meaningful relationships.
DevOps is a hot topic inside many Enterprise IT organizations today, because of the operational and development efficiencies it can bring. Join Gigaom Research and our sponsor CenturyLink for “DevOps, Weaving Development and Operations Together in the Enterprise,” a free analyst webinar on Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 10 a.m. PT.
Capitalizing on the transformative potential of private cloud requires leveraging the differentiators that will drive exponential value down the road. This IBM white paper discusses the core differentiators that drive transformative business value and to how best incorporate them into your environment, based on the latest research, technologies and solutions.
If you're unhappy with the state of your current disaster recovery operations, this Q and A is a must-read. IBM cloud experts share information on how cloud computing can provide nearly instantaneous failover and failback of critical business applications. This type of speedy recovery keeps your organization running in the event of disaster or disruption, limiting the risk of business losses and brand damage.
Agile Development and DevOps emphasize quick feedback cycles. But how do we test non-trivial applications with many components? What do we do when some components are outside of our control, expensive to access, or simply not ready to test against? Delaying integration testing or running the tests infrequently is can cause problems to linger, quality to fall, and delivery delays.
Business needs, market trends, and customer demands are forcing IT teams to deploy applications at a rapid rate. The frequency of the deployments can invoke human errors, failed deployments, and outages. This paper will guide you through seven best practices that will strengthen the way applications are released to production.
Requirements definition and management is recognized as a necessary step for the successful delivery of systems and software projects; the discipline is also required by standards, regulations and quality improvement initiatives like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
IBM’s Social Media Analytics solution helps your company take advantage of everything social media has to offer in terms of getting closer to your customers, combining social media analysis and reporting with IBM SPSS predictive analytics technology.
Business Intelligence (BI) has become a mandatory part of every enterprise’s decision-making fabric. Unfortunately in many cases, with this rise in popularity, came a significant and disturbing complexity. Many BI environments began to have a myriad of moving parts: data warehouses and data marts deployed on multiple platforms and technologies – each requiring significant effort to ensure performance and support for the various needs and skill sets of the business resources using the environment. These convoluted systems became hard to manage or enhance with new requirements. To remain viable and sustainable, they must be simplified.
Fortunately today, we have the ability to build simpler BI technical environments that still support the necessary business requirements but without the ensuing management complexity. This paper covers what is needed to simplify BI environments and the technologies that support this simplification.
This IDC white paper takes a look at the current state of enterprise email and the perceived and real problems that surround its use. The paper discusses the changing nature of collaboration and work fueled by the social Web by examining current email trends and the emergence of new social collaboration tools. Rather than envision "a world without email," it reveals a future where email converges with social tools and grows into an innovative hybrid productivity tool to help support the new collaborative enterprise.
We know it is easy for small businesses to fall into the trap of treating compensation performance as "something to worry about when we get bigger." The fact is, organizations of all sizes need to attract, retain and motivate employees, and compensation is a critical element in any strong talent strategy.
Download your complimentary copy of our "Top Ten Compensation Mistakes Made by Small Businesses" today to discover:
1) Common compensation mistakes made by small business
2) How to avoid the small business traps
3) How to ensure that your pay plan supports your business objectives
This ebook presents an overview of the B2B integraiton landscape: its challenges, its opportunities, and the approaches that leading organizations follow in developing a robust and scalable EDI solution. It also summarizes the IBM B2B Cloud Services offering, with real-world examples of how companies are leveraging the IBM Cloud to Excel amid escalation global complexity, demand volatility and new customer requirements.
Financial organizations are under intense pressure to grow their business while keeping costs in check and meeting regulatory requirements. This can be a huge challenge for banking leadership and especially those managing payments infrastructures. How can banks improve business agility and ensure faster compliance? Integrated transaction management hubs deliver differentiated products to customers now, provide a platform for future and enable ongoing market share growth.
Read this Gartner Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Customer Master Data
This Gartner's Magic Quadrant offer insight into the part of the packaged MDM solution market that focuses on how organizations master and share a ""single version"" of customer data
Customer expectations are the primary driver for omni-channel
commerce. Whether B2B or B2C, your customers want an
integrated experience, they expect to see consistent branding,
rich media, and correct information supporting a continuous
shopping journey across channels. And that requires digital
assets such as images, text, video, and audio to be synchronized
with product information, and delivered seamlessly across all
channels. Digital asset management is a core, foundational
capability ensuring the benefits of omni-channel customer
experiences are delivered.
How can organizations tap into the vast flow of data, weed out the information that matters, and then link that meaningful sentiment to specific customers? This ebook explores how an enhanced 360-degree view of the customer optimizes and facilitates more personalized customer interactions.