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Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management
Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management
The book "Agile Information Systems" unveils how modern companies can create and deploy agile information systems. Academic experts, researchers, and practitioners discuss the concept of agile information systems, the importance of the context of agility, and organizational management issues in the context of agile information systems.

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Case Study: Howard Community College
The desire to be environmentally responsible—and save money—led Howard Community College (HCC) to green its campus. Seeing that there was room for savings in its computing technology, HCC searched for an energy management solution that would make workstations available when system resources are required, while conserving power during productivity downtimes. Learn how the solution HCC chose offered energy savings and more.

HOWARD: Case Study: Howard Community College Case Study: Howard Community College Source: Faronics Document Type: Case Study Description: The desire to be environmentally responsible—and save money—led Howard Community College (HCC) to green its campus. Seeing that there was room for savings in its computing technology, HCC searched for an energy management solution that would make workstations available when system resources are required, while conserving power during productivity downtimes. Learn how the
4/30/2009 3:14:00 PM

Business Intelligence Standardization
Learn about business intelligence (BI) standardization.Read White Papers or Case Studies Associated with BI technologies. Business intelligence (BI) is often an area of friction between information technology (IT) (who provide information) and the business users (who need it to do their jobs). By allowing you to connect goals, metrics, and people across the enterprise, an enterprise BI standard helps organizations manage and optimize information flows like other business processes, leading to improved alignment and transparency.

HOWARD: and Consolidate BI Tools, Howard Dresner, Gartner Inc,. April 2005 But implementing BI standards requires a pragmatic, phased approach that takes into account the organizational realities of large organizations, and the business value of existing BI applications. This paper gives an overview of the advantages of implementing BI standards, and takes a look at some of the real-life, best practice techniques used by industry leaders. Read on to learn how successful organizations have standardized on, and
2/7/2007 9:14:00 AM

Compaq Reorganizes Again
“When in trouble, when in doubt: Run in circles! Scream and shout”. And reorganize.

HOWARD: McDowell, Bill Heil, and Howard Elias), as well as VP Peter Blackmore (who now has service/support added to his current sales and marketing responsibilities) to reassure their customers that everything s going to be OK. User Recommendations Customers should not alter their purchasing plans as a result of the reorganization. The short-term effects seen by customers - at least on the development side - will be negligible. The movement of the service/support group creates the bigger uncertainty, especially

Oracle Buys Carleton Corporation to Enhance Warehouse Offering

HOWARD: $2.56. According to Michael Howard, vice president of Oracle s Data Warehouse Program Office, It increases our ability to provide better knowledge to customers; it s a big win for Oracle. There s a lot of dirty data about customers today; it s stored in a fragmented way. The Carleton software can clean it up. This is a top priority for e-businesses. Carleton was founded in 1979 and marketed a product called Passport, which was an early leader in extract/transform/load tools for data warehousing. It was

Intel Chip Shortage Continuing
Intel Corporation has yet again been unable to meet the shipment requirements of a major PC manufacturer. This time it is Dell, one of Intel's strongest allies.

HOWARD: demand, said Intel spokesman, Howard High. We re still, as a company, working to get our capacity levels up to this (new) level that the industry is building (PCs) at. Dell chief financial officer Thomas Meredith said the shortages also forced Dell to ship more expensive components in place of those it could not get, for example, replacing unavailable 450MHz Pentium III chips with more expensive 500MHz Pentium III chips. We ate that difference in order to fill the demand that we created, Meredith

The Strategic Importance of Asset ManagementPart One: Changing Attitudes
This note is intended to provoke thought regarding some of the dramatic incidents that occurred in the field of asset management in 2003, as well as address some of their more immediate consequences and ramifications of changing societal attitudes regarding the failure of physical assets. In particular it examines the impact of these events on issues such as the selection and implementation of enterprise management software, the use of call centers and the outsourcing of asset management functions. There is also an overview of the evolution of asset management throughout the world that has brought us to this point.

HOWARD: by Stan Nowlan and Howard Heap, has enabled a quantum leap in the way in which we understand how maintenance should be managed. Many of the findings of this report fly in the face of long-held, common-sense type beliefs and have exposed the true complex nature of asset management. They also force companies to look at their physical asset base in an entirely different manner. At a high level these can be summarized in the following points: Changes to our understanding of how maintenance contributes to a

Compaq and IBM Alliance for Storage
Compaq and IBM will now cross-sell each other’s storage products, and will work together to make their storage hardware and software interoperable.

HOWARD: customers Internet infrastructure, said Howard Elias, vice president and general manager of Compaq s Storage Global Business Unit. This agreement assures both companies customers a complete portfolio of critical storage technologies that will work seamlessly with future Compaq and IBM products. Both companies commit to driving interoperability with their respective software and hardware. Under terms of the deal, Compaq will augment its portfolio with IBM s Shark Enterprise Storage Servers and

How to Start Down the ERP Selection Path
Discover how to start down the ERP selection path with seven easy rules to follow before you start looking for a vendor. Free white paper. A decade ago, about 70 percent of major software initiatives failed, and nearly a quarter were cancelled. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications, and easier launches, there are fewer failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs. But some companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Discover seven ERP selection rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor.

HOWARD: the decision, Miljoco president Howard Trerice said, If you re not confident enough to not run two systems parallel, you re not ready and you shouldn t launch. At the end of the first month, the results validated their decision: while they had to chase down a few errors, everything tied together in the month-end reports. The exceptions were small and routine, and have not repeated since fixing them, Trerice added. While Miljoco planned to run the system for six months without considering changes,
7/20/2010 3:17:00 PM

Smart Shoppers Go Abroad for Affordable Information Security Programs
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HOWARD: in Germany. According to Howard Fuh s, founder of a German based Computer Virus Research Lab , many German universities offer IT security courses at no additional cost to their students. Making information security education easily accessible may be one reason why the Germans show unprecedented proficiency in this area. In fact, Europes s most notorious hacker conference, Chaos Communication Camp, takes place yearly in Berlin and attracts individuals from all over the world who are experts in information

Pronto ERP Coming to America
On November 29, Pronto Inc. announced its presence in North America, entering the ERP market with a complete breadth of offerings. The new company is a subsidiary of Australian based Prometheus Software Developments Pty. Ltd., a leading Far Eastern Internet and e-commerce enabled ERP provider.

HOWARD: answer the phone, said Howard Taylor, president of Pronto Inc. ``We have plans to change all of that in the U.S. market and recognize the significance of providing a winning solution to this market. The packaging model that Pronto Inc. uses is already turning heads. PRONTO is available in a Smart Management Edition (SME) at a fixed 8-user license fee of USD $30,000. Fixed rate installation and timeframes are also available for the SME edition. ``Pronto s completely integrated modular solution is

Business Intelligence: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers
Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers. Find Free Reports, Case Studies, and Other Resources Related to Business Decision Makers. Despite significant investments in data collection and integration, few companies can redeploy accumulated data to drive business performance. To succeed, they need new business intelligence (BI) tools that can integrate and analyze huge amounts of internal and external data. Learn how such tools can help your company understand customer needs, identify trends, and use the resulting lead time to seize opportunities.

HOWARD: power. 1.0 Value Proposition Howard Gardner, professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, defines intelligence as the ability to detect patterns and to detect changes in those patterns. Today s interpretation of business intelligence is consistent with this definition. No longer limited to the traditional and narrow development of reports for users, BI now encompasses the use of data to derive insight and gain a competitive advantage. In this paper, we focus on
1/20/2009 1:15:00 PM

Not Just Words: Enforce Your E-mail and Web Acceptable Usage Policies
Not Just Words: Enforce Your Email and Web Acceptable Usage Policies. Find Free Proposal and Other Solutions to Define Your Systems Implementation In Relation To your Email and Web Acceptable Usage Policies. Unmanaged employee use of e-mail and the Web can subject your organization to costly risks including litigation, regulatory investigations, and public embarrassment. Responsible organizations should deploy clearly written acceptable usage policies (AUPs) for e-mail and Web usage, supported by employee training and enforced by technology solutions. Find out how to develop and enforce e-mail and Web AUPs in your workplace.

HOWARD: Attorney Stephen M. Fronk, Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin, http:// www.howardrice.com (October 12, 2005). See also Nancy Flynn, Blog Rules, New York, AMACOM, 2006. Real-Life Email Content Disaster Story: Top Secret $1 Billion Settlement Talks Exposed by Email excerpted from Nancy Flynn, The ePolicy Handbook, 2nd Edition, New York, AMACOM, 2008. Alex Berenson, Lilly Considers $1 Billion Fine to Settle Case, The New York Times (January 31, 2008), www.nytimes.com
3/12/2009 2:17:00 PM

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