IT Governance is a subset discipline of Corporate governance focused on information technology systems and their performance and risk management. The rising interest in IT governance is partly due to compliance initiatives, as well as the acknowledgment that IT projects can easily get out of control and profoundly affect the performance of an organization.
Professional Cat Herding and project management share much in common. This ebook takes a fun (and educational) approach to achieving 360 degree visibility into projects and ensure strategic alignment with your business goals.
A complex and chaotic IT infrastructure has become an albatross around the neck for many businesses. Following guidance from the age-old text, Tao de Ching, this eBook walks you through the 10 steps to achieving enlightenment through Integrated IT Portfolio Management.
It's not your fault that you're stuck in Spreadsheet prison. We know you're innocent. There’s a reason those little boxes on your spreadsheets are called “cells.” This ebook outlines why spreadsheets deserve the death sentence and articulates the benefits of cloud-based Project Portfolio Management.
IT teams are under big pressure to improve the performance and security of corporate networks. Monitoring for security, compliance, and performance requires getting the right data to the right monitoring tool for analysis.
Read this informative whitepaper to learn how, as a Blue Coat customer, you can reap the benefits of Zscaler's comprehensive cloud security solution. Learn how enterprises with legacy proxy appliances-such as Blue Coat ProxySG-will further enhance their security with our unmatched advanced threat protection.
An IDC executive report examines the future of cloud computing, focusing on design goals that support portability of applications and data, which will certainly avoid expensive and time-consuming fixes.
Learn how your organization can deliver self-service application provisioning, flexible and standardized application deployments, and integrated management, without losing control or radically change existing management and development processes.
The Red Hat Cloud Quickstart consulting engagement leverages Red Hat's Cloud Foundations Reference Architecture Edition One to speed up assessing the viability of a cloud environment for your enterprise, and, if chosen, it can demonstrate a tangible implementation of a private cloud for testing purposes.
Do you have an effective cloud governance plan? This whitepaper guides you through best practices for ensuring your applications and data can safely move between clouds - whether they are private, public or hybrid.
Organizations around the world are benefiting from public clouds. But, when production applications or critical data is involved, it's important to extend on-premise governance to your public or hybrid cloud resources. Effective cloud governance is possible.
Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes discussed interchangeably. But gaining the full benefits of cloud computing requires approaches and processes that often aren't in place where ad hoc virtualization is the norm. Join us and learn how to make a smooth transition.
Sanjay Poonen lends his insights on the market drivers for this BI revolution, and explains what it all means for SAP customers. The article also features SAP ecosystem partners highlighting how SAP customers can unleash the power of information to truly innovate their business.
This white paper highlights how BT's experience of IQIP can help to inform the challenge of organizing for enterprise wide DQ, lists the key organizational structures, outlines the roles of the potential main protagonists and summarizes the main lessons learned.
The list of initiatives that are data-enabled-indeed, data-intensive-vary from company to company, from industry to industry. But the common denominator is an increasing awareness that these and other programs can't succeed without clean, meaningful, and available information. In this white paper, Baseline Consulting's Jill Dyché discusses how the data conversation is changing from philosophical questioning to hard-core tactics, from "What do we need?" to "Where do we start?" It covers the most common reasons for data governance failure, as well as the components of data governance that will inform the right strategy and give companies a means of determining where and how to begin their data governance journeys.
The paper discusses the agility enabled by virtualization, the resulting control challenges, and a way to meet those challenges. It describes seven major requirements for success and reviews how the BMC/VMware approach helps IT ensure control over the virtualized data center and maintain compliance with corporate policies and government regulations.