As more business processes exist in an electronic universe, the need to manage the IT services that enable these processes increases. Business service management does this and achieves the IT alignment with the business necessary to ensure service improvement activities are prioritized with business objectives. Business service management applies the adage that if you improve IT, you improve the business. This paper presents an overview of business service management concepts and describes how Proxima Centauri provides a solution for this. It also describes how Six Sigma can be used as an underlying quality improvement process to eliminate the associated costs of poor quality.
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name = TEC_WP; Malta Not a World Away for Safeway it Needs by Crimsonwing --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates Case Study Description Safeway, the UK fourth-largest supermarket, spends over £100 million (GBP) a year on their information technology (IT )operations.
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The best encryption and security policies will not protect your laptops against careless employee use. Learn about the latest innovations in tracking IT assets off the local area network (LAN), remotely deleting sensitive data, and physically recovering stolen computers.
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Learn how Grant Thornton achieved a 99.7% guaranteed IT asset tracking rate across a nation-wide network of leased computers to tightly control network endpoints, achieve regulatory compliance, and drive down total cost of ownership (TCO).
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Most providers, however, are not selected for their advanced use of supply chain information technology.
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The portable nature of laptops makes them particularly susceptible to all kinds of security and tracking problems. This paper discusses the strengths and limitations of laptop security, including the technology for accurately tracking IT assets, recovering missing computers, and deleting data remotely.
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After reading this white paper, the reader should have a clear understanding of the modular design and underlying technology of the UltiPro Workforce Management solution and the key benefits to the information technology (IT) organization.
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In this era, CEOs are looking to their information technology organization (ITO) to strategically and efficiently deploy
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User provisioning manages the entire life cycle of user access to IT resources. Traditionally, the connection between provisioning and IT security administration has been unreliable, with too many processes connected to too many systems. A better approach is to leverage a single application for user administration across the IT infrastructure. This model reduces complexity, enhances reliability, and lowers costs.
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There are several reasons for this: The tremendous and continuous growth of data volumes; The rapid advance of information technology; The increased rate of new systems development efforts; The
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Enterprises, largely based in the US, UK, Japan, and Austraila, are turning to offshoring as a way to minimize costs. The biggest offshoring region is currently India; however, the logistics and costs of outsourcing to this region has caused enterprises to look to other areas, such as Malta. Malta is a promising nearshore IT outsourcing location because of its geography, investment in IT, and capability.
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Aligning IT with business objectives has long been a mantra of corporate directives. But organizations often fall short of publishing quality documents and assembling plans that meet business needs?never mind providing the necessary details to ensure thorough infrastructure planning. Don?t focus too much on technology?find out how to better manage the IT planning process and how to overcome its challenges.
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The most important consideration for product engineering outsourcing (PEO) is vendor skills. Choosing the right set of skills can help companies achieve business objectives such as reducing time to market or lowering costs. Choosing the wrong set of skills can lead to subpar outcomes and mire companies in regret. Ensuring that your projects are in good hands makes the difference between failure and success. Find out why.
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Eliminating Recalls In essence, parts traceability information technology solutions eliminate recalls in the first place by providing real-time reports on the
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The evolution of test automation towards data-driven and key/action word frameworks reflects the realization that the process becomes more efficient if there is less code to develop and maintain. Instead of taking twenty years to evolve towards efficiency, you can take a revolutionary leap with a code-free approach that makes it easier to implement, manage, and maintain automated tests.
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