The key to enterprise performance management is to identity a company?s value drivers, focus on them, and align the company to drive results. But there are many management methodologies?such as the balanced scorecard, performance prism, and five forces. What is the right framework for your business? Find out about six management processes and the tools that can help you asses which metrics framework will work for you.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Enterprise Management, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)/Balanced Scorecard, Performance Measurement, Practices and Business Issues, Oracle
Limited resources dictate that most midsize companies must support business continuity at the lowest cost and without putting additional pressure on scarce IT resources. But business continuity is more of a critical success factor than ever before. Customers won?t tolerate a lack of service availability. Midsize companies must find a way to ensure maximum business continuity, and reduce downtime?and costs. Learn more.
Related to White Paper Description: Archival and Disaster Recovery, Backup (Software and Processes), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-CRM, IT Infrastructure, Oracle
Compliance is often treated as a necessary evil that creates costs, disruption, and complexity. But these pains often result from dealing with compliance in a clumsy way due to a lack of resources and the absence of a compliance strategy. There?s a better way: using standards-based data management solutions that integrate with existing infrastructure and leverage automation to embed compliance at all levels. Find out how.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Process Automation, Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Content Management, Data Management and Analysis, Office Application and Automation, Record Management, Regulatory and Compliance, Tax Preparation and Reporting, Oracle
Selling roles have changed. For many companies, selling is more about relationship-building and less about transactional order activities. In spite of the promised benefits of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, the cost of sales for many companies is rising while sales effectiveness is decreasing. Learn why?and how you can leverage ?social CRM? to help overcome the challenges facing your sales force today.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Process Automation, Business-to-Business Web Sales, Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Oracle
A new set of business practices is creeping into the way companies sell to customers. Some call this new trend ?Sales 2.0,? because many of the tools and methods fueling it are rooted in the Web 2.0 movement. Many companies are trying to harness the forces of Web 2.0 to apply them to their sales and marketing efforts. Discover how using collaborative technologies can help you sell your products and services more easily.
Related to White Paper Description: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, Field Sales, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Oracle
Many business intelligence (BI) tools are designed for professional analysts and not business users. As a result, executives find they still don?t have the information they need to make decisions quickly and effectively. In order to maximize your potential in BI, you must embed it into the daily routine of your entire company. Find out about a BI solution that can help you, with functionality like interactive reporting.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Re-engineering, Data Management and Analysis, Enterprise Management, Practices and Business Issues, Technology Tools and Methods, Oracle
Most companies recognize that business intelligence (BI) is critical to business process improvement and decision making, because these BI tools turn data into actionable information. However, many companies fail to put BI tools into the hands of users who would most benefit from them. Find out how IT executives can leverage today?s less complex BI tools to empower your company from top to bottom.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Oracle
Best practices for reporting have often been overlooked. Most of the time we focus on eye candy?such as dashboards?and overlook report generation and report production, which are crucial concepts at the heart of business intelligence (BI). Learn more about the current reporting situation, and learn about ways to use reporting tools to improve the reporting processes in your company and make them more efficient.
Related to White Paper Description: Best Practices, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Click-Stream Analysis and Reporting (Web/E-commerce), Data Mart, Data Warehouse, End-User Query and Reporting, Gain/Loss Reporting, Management Practices, Tax Preparation and Reporting, Oracle
The global economic downturn is impacting the way we do business. Many companies are looking to optimize costs. The best way to ensure your company?s survival is through strategic planning. High-level managers face many challenges that can be overcome by managing risks and tracking project progress and budgets. Find out why the key to success involves having the right information at the right level at the right time.
Related to White Paper Description: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Collaboration and Groupware, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Management Practices, Project Management, Risk Management, Strategy, Genius Inside
Vulnerabilities in Web applications are now the largest vector of enterprise security attacks. Attacks compromising sensitive data are often the result of ?cross-site scripting,? ?SQL injection,? and ?buffer overflow.? As many companies have discovered, these attacks will evade traditional network defenses unless you take new precautions with automated detection. Learn more in this primer to Web application security.
Related to White Paper Description: .NET, Application Server, Firewall, Java, Java Server Pages, Network Security Monitoring, Perl, PHP, Python, Security, Security Services, Software Asset Management, SQL, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Web, Web Application Development, Qualys
Today?s Web applications exist in an environment vastly different from when businesses first entered the Internet. Few companies have a comprehensive Web application security program to prevent Internet-borne security breaches. Learn how security concerns for Web applications are different than for traditional applications, and how to build a Web security program that curbs costs and provides effective security.
Related to White Paper Description: Application Development, Application Lifecycle Management, Application Server, Data Management and Analysis, Database Administration, Economic Analysis, Firewall, Government and Legal, IT Monitoring and Management, Network Management, Network Monitoring, Regulatory and Compliance, Security, Technology Tools and Methods, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Web, Web Application Development, Web Log Analysis, Web Server Management, Web Site Monitoring, Qualys
Electronic document management systems (EDMSs) are used by companies to organize and streamline their document processes to increase productivity and efficiency. Integration between the EDMS and the customized software results in desirable improved efficiencies and savings. This integration can be accomplished using an application program interface (API) that comes along with the EDMS application. Find out how.
Related to White Paper Description: Content Integration, Content Management, Document Management, Electronic Distribution and Storage, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Cabinet NG (CNG)
Any process that takes place involves workflow. Whether that process is limited to a single individual or multiple people, a series of steps is completed during the workflow process. How can you streamline the document workflow process? Review workflow related to document processes in a business environment and discover improvements that can enhance the efficiency of these processes using document management technology.
Related to White Paper Description: Business Process Documentation, Business Process Management, Content Management, Document Management, Documentation, Workflow Automation, Workflow Management, Cabinet NG (CNG)
Perhaps the most-asked question when considering document management solutions is ?How do I scan my paper documents quickly and efficiently?? Companies contemplating document management or electronic archiving of paper-based information must learn the options and find out what works best for them. Read these guidelines for getting started with the scanning process, often referred to as document capture or simply capture.
Related to White Paper Description: Content Management, Digital Imaging, Document Management, Documentation, Scanning, Cabinet NG (CNG)
Is it is possible for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to achieve levels of application integration historically reserved for large enterprises with deep IT pockets? Duplication of data can be eliminated with the right electronic document management system (EDMS). Discover how an EDMS can be integrated with other core business applications to replace paper files and documents, driving efficiency and managing IT costs.
Related to White Paper Description: Content Integration, Data and Application Distribution, Data Warehousing, Document Management, Electronic Distribution and Storage, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), IT Infrastructure, Middleware, Systems Integration, Cabinet NG (CNG)