X
Start evaluating software now

 Security code
Already have a TEC account? Sign in here.
 
Don't have a TEC account? Register here.

Incentive and Compensation Management
Incentive and Compensation Management
Enterprise incentive management (EIM) and employee compensation management sit between HR, CRM, Accounting, and sales force automation. These applications help sales executives gain perspective on ...
 

 executive summary policy brief


Choosing a Solution for Web Filtering: Software, Appliance, Managed Service?
There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based, and managed services. Each needs to be evaluated against several key buying

executive summary policy brief  . Table of Contents Executive Summary The Rising Tide of Web Threats Web Security Options: In Brief Software-based Solutions Appliance-based Solutions Managed Services The MessageLabs Approach The Best Option for Business Executive Summary There are three types of web security solutions: software-based, appliance-based and managed services. Each of these categories ' and each individual offering within them ' needs to be evaluated against the following key buying criteria: Accuracy of threat protection Ea

Read More


Firewall RFI/RFP Template

Firewall Type, Decision Engine, Scalability, Network Interfaces, Operating Systems, Routing and Network Protocols, SNMP, NAT, Policy Features, Proxies, Authentication, Logging, Content Filtering, V... Get this template

Read More
Start evaluating software now

 Security code
Already have a TEC account? Sign in here.
 
Don't have a TEC account? Register here.

Incentive and Compensation Management
Incentive and Compensation Management
Enterprise incentive management (EIM) and employee compensation management sit between HR, CRM, Accounting, and sales force automation. These applications help sales executives gain perspective on ...

Documents related to » executive summary policy brief

The N-able MSP Maturity Model


A business' success delivering managed services depends on its ability to improve the delivery of effective and efficient services to its customer base. Learn about ways that managed services providers (MSPs) can develop a higher-value business by improving their ability to attract and retain high-quality customers and provide IT services in an effective manner.

executive summary policy brief  of service. Disclaimer This executive brief may include planned release dates for service packs or version upgrades. These dates are based on our current development plans and on our best estimates of the research and development time required to build, test, and implement each of the documented features. This document does not represent any firm commitments by N-able Technologies Inc. to features and/or dates. N-able will at its best effort, try to meet the specified schedule and will of course update th Read More

Remapping the Supply Chain Universe, by Ann Grackin and Sree Hameed


Supply chain management is a truly dynamic field. Over the last few years the fundamental structure of the chains has changed to the point where many of the working assumptions have to be reevaluated. ChainLink Research’s new 3D approach provides a useful framework for evaluating supply chain solutions.

executive summary policy brief  decades, Ann Grackin, Chief Executive Officer, has been on the frontlines of the Supply Chain Management technology and e-commerce frontier, leading global strategy and technology implementations in the high technology, semiconductor, automotive, textile, and apparel industries. ChainLink Research is a bold new supply chain research organization dedicated to helping executives improve business performance and competitiveness. Read More

Automating Stimulus Fund Reporting


Tracking and reporting stimulus fund spending are difficult tasks for chief information officers (CIOs). The US government’s accountability demands are forcing organizations that are spending American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to analyze floods of data. Discover how automated ARRA reporting systems can help you comply with reporting requirements without excessive labor costs or data management headaches.

executive summary policy brief  making without high costs. Executive Summary SAP offers comprehensive automated solutions for ARRA reporting that help organizations comply with regulations while keeping costs down. Properly tracking and reporting stimulus fund spending are Herculean tasks for CIOs. For many government agencies and organizations that are spending U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, the accountability demands of the federal government mean scrambling to collect and analyze floods of data. Faced with Read More

Employee Performance Management: Making It a Reality in Your Organization


Over 90 percent of human resources (HR) professionals rate employee performance management (EPM) as a top priority. Yet considerably fewer have EPM systems deployed within their organizations, mostly because of concerns about presenting a persuasive case for such projects to executive management. However, a structured approach to selecting, planning for, and implementing an EPM solution can help alleviate those concerns.

executive summary policy brief  to approach their organization's executive team and win support for taking the EPM solution-selection process forward. Essentially, this requires: A summary of the organization's pains and requirements, and a description of how an EPM solution will address those. A brief presentation of general costs based on the estimates gathered from solution providers. A clear outline of the next steps in the process, including: vendor selection (estimated at two months, encompassing the establishment of evaluation cr Read More

Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part One: Event Summary


Although its PLM solutions will not likely be the "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing us its ability to develop its own applications in collaborative effort with its prominent customers.

executive summary policy brief  personnel, purchasing, marketing, C-level executives, suppliers, and other trading partners. This still evolving category of software should help any manufacturing company deliver a product and continually enhance it by helping it manage and automate materials sourcing, design & visualization, engineering change orders (ECOs), and product documentation, such as test results, product packaging, and post-sales data. It should also help companies manage through a mushrooming number of local, state, federal Read More

ROI Summary for Riverbed’s Application Performance Management Portfolio


This summary, taken from the IDC white paper "The Business Value and ROI Achieved with Riverbed in Analyzing, Diagnosing, and Resolving Application Performance Issues," shows the key benefits of ROI for Riverbed’s application performance management portfolio, including key performance improvements and business value benefits for Riverbed SteelCentral.

executive summary policy brief  Summary for Riverbed’s Application Performance Management Portfolio This summary, taken from the IDC white paper The Business Value and ROI Achieved with Riverbed in Analyzing, Diagnosing, and Resolving Application Performance Issues, shows the key benefits of ROI for Riverbed’s application performance management portfolio, including key performance improvements and business value benefits for Riverbed SteelCentral. Read More

How to Achieve Regulatory Compliance with E-mail and Internet Content Security Policy Enforcement


The maze of regulations governing electronic data has never been more complex. Various regulatory bodies, as well as international, regional, and national governments, have different requirements for handling electronic data. Get an in-depth look at compliance regulations, particularly the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), that impact IT managers, and learn about best practices for managing your electronic messaging content.

executive summary policy brief   Read More

Executive Guide to Internal Data Theft: Why You’re at Risk


With your Internet and e-mail gateways largely secured against external hackers, most security breaches are now occurring within your network. But why should this issue be placed above the many other IT and governance concerns vying for your attention? Well, where would you be if your closest competitors suddenly had your latest technical blueprints—or if your customers all cancelled their accounts thanks to a data leak?

executive summary policy brief  Guide to Internal Data Theft: Why You’re at Risk With your Internet and e-mail gateways largely secured against external hackers, most security breaches are now occurring within your network. But why should this issue be placed above the many other IT and governance concerns vying for your attention? Well, where would you be if your closest competitors suddenly had your latest technical blueprints—or if your customers all cancelled their accounts thanks to a data leak? Read More

JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part One: Event Summary


From how to price and promote products to how to optimize profits, JDA Portfolio tries to create that perfect "moment of truth"--when the right consumer product at the right price is at the right place and at the right time. Yet, the portfolio rounding out process has to continue in earnest, especially after JDA’s aborted merger with QRS.

executive summary policy brief  During expo hours, JDA executives highlighted updates in the product set with a special focus on its new software and service offerings, including Portfolio Merchandise Management Portfolio Allocation and Replenishment Portfolio Planning and Forecasting Portfolio Store Systems Portfolio Customer Management Portfolio Revenue Management Portfolio Advanced Optimization Portfolio Business Intelligence (BI) Portfolio Infrastructure Portfolio Collaborative Solutions This is Part One of a six-part note. Part Read More

ERP Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market Part One: Event Summary


Users increasingly look for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed for a specific business, since software that combines industry-specific functionality with the flexibility to accommodate each company's unique processes goes a long way toward improving the functional fit and the speed of implementation.

executive summary policy brief  Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market Part One: Event Summary Event Summary In our relatively recent article about the still ongoing consolidation in the market, What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User? , we mentioned that the market will not stop short at the eventual Big Five or so of the largest leading vendors. Namely, we expect the market for application software to further segregate into two tiers. The first group will be a limited number of very large vendors, while the second Read More

Identity-based Policy Enforcement: A LAN Security Best Practices Whitepaper


Disappearing network perimeters highlight the need for identity-based security. Open networks, mobile systems, and unmanaged endpoints have become overwhelming obstacles—and cash drains. However, enforced identity-based policies within identity-blind systems have proven futile. Is there a solution? Yes. Make your policy enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric.

executive summary policy brief   Read More

Manufacturing Strategies that Win: Executive View of the Cloud


Manufacturers have been slow to embrace the cloud. But the proven success of cloud-based solutions, along with the promise of a less expensive and more responsive business solution infrastructure, is prompting many manufacturers to take a closer look. This report explores how manufacturers can use cloud-based solutions to transform how they manage their supply chain and internally improve operations, leveraging the cloud to gain real-time visibility into all information across their company.

executive summary policy brief  Strategies that Win: Executive View of the Cloud Manufacturers have been slow to embrace the cloud. But the proven success of cloud-based solutions, along with the promise of a less expensive and more responsive business solution infrastructure, is prompting many manufacturers to take a closer look. This report explores how manufacturers can use cloud-based solutions to transform how they manage their supply chain and internally improve operations, leveraging the cloud to gain real-time Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Five: Summary, Challenges, and User Recommendations


Although not necessarily unique to Made2Manage Systems, the strategy of taking a deep breath and reflecting upon how to proactively better serve existing customers, and building upon that with a combined organic growth and growth via acquisitions, seems to be a recipe for success these days.

executive summary policy brief  sales people and vendor executives, also look for more than mere words. Ask about why certain items you think you need are not available as standard offering. Ask about headcount changes, product release schedules, release contents, partnership programs, the future of exiting original equipment manufacturer (OEM) third-party products, etc. More on a general note, existing customers of both languishing-once-troubled-but-now-stable or always-stable vendors alike, should address their concerns directly to Read More

Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief


The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization. This cross industry brief focuses on the manufacturing industry from the standpoint of a demand driven IT solution and is aimed at manufacturing and distribution businesses. It describes some major market trends and issues, provides an overview of IBS supply chain solution, and offers details on how the IBS solution for demand driven manufacturing can address current needs of the industry.

executive summary policy brief  IBS,Manufacturing,case,globalisation Read More