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Web Testing Has Changed the Testing Landscape
Software testing vendors are forming alliances and partnerships with the vendors who actually service and support the delivery of Internet content. Thus do the

performance load testing  web sites, reliability and performance are becoming key issues. Load testing is essential for sites that expect a lot of traffic. Your web site is hostage to the ability of others to deliver it efficiently. As you investigate a tool or tool set to purchase, ask yourself this: if your site is not working, will the testing tools help you determine where in the complex infrastructure of your web site the fault lies? The Mercury Interactive alliance with Akamai demonstrates an active involvement by both parti

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Business Performance Management

Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.  

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Enterprise Performance Management: Cycle II


In February 2009, Quocirca interviewed 800 individuals across eight geographies about their views on, and usage of, enterprise performance management (EPM) tools and processes. The research was repeated in December 2009 and there was a clear improvement in understanding of EPM basics. However, much remains to be done. The overall increase in the EPM sub-indices does not mean there is room for complacency. Find out why.

performance load testing  4 shows the relative performance of countries between cycle I and cycle II. DCH and Iberia are seen to have progressed well, whereas Italy has fallen from second place to the bottom of the table. In cycle I, Quocirca picked up on how those countries that perceived they operated within a light-touch governance environment perceived themselves as doing well in the overall EPM index. However, Quocirca also cautioned that those countries that expected the greatest change in regulatory load would see the worst Read More

Integrating Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation: Guidelines to Maximize Performance and Benefits


Over the past few years, vulnerabilities have exploded across all types of platforms—leaving IT security and operations teams scratching their heads. Today, many companies use the scan-and-patch method for managing vulnerabilities—a reactive security process that should be avoided. By combining assessment and remediation, companies create a vulnerability management program that can rapidly respond to emerging threats.

performance load testing  Remediation: Guidelines to Maximize Performance and Benefits Vulnerability Assessment is also known as : Vulnerability Assessment Tools , Network Vulnerability Assessment , Vulnerability Assessment Report , Vulnerability Management , Vulnerability Assessment System , Vulnerability Assessment Database , Vulnerability Testing , Vulnerability Analysts , Vulnerability Assessment Methodology , Vulnerability Assessment Program , Building Vulnerability Assessment , Open Vulnerability Assessment , Vulnerability M Read More

CRM Testing Throughout Implementation


In terms of strategic partnerships, the acquirer is responsible for judging how well customer relationship management (CRM) software will function on the equipment and at the site, and with staff, customers, and third-party applications. Acceptance testing involves three basic flavors: user acceptance, operational acceptance, and contractual acceptance. While it is not the only step involved when implementing a CRM system, testing is a fundamental way of finding information and will help you judge a system’s returns and pitfalls.

performance load testing  simultaneous users. Assessments of performance, resilience and security will be taken as part of OAT, and the system is likely to undergo tuning, where subtle adjustments are made to hardware and software to achieve agreed service levels. Tuning and security modifications can have unexpected effects on functionality, and automated scripts from UAT may be used to check that nothing untoward has happened. UAT scripts can also help to simulate multiple users although a separate tool may be needed for control Read More

Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance


The number of steps involved in getting materials or products from suppliers to buyers makes inbound logistics an error-prone process. Each mistake costs you time, labor, money, customer satisfaction, and, ultimately, your competitive position in the marketplace. Learn how implementing a partner performance management program can help your company reduce the number of inbound-logistics problems, and minimize their impact.

performance load testing  - A Formal Partner Performance Management (PPM) Program The Top 10 Strategies of an Effective PPM Program About Inovis Inbound Logistics A Collection of Expensive Headaches Although the following examples of inbound logistics problems come from one industry, most companies in most vertical sectors are all too familiar with their own variations of these headaches. XYZ Company is a national footwear retailer with several hundred stores throughout the United States and a half-dozen warehouse distribution fac Read More

Support the Era of the App with End-to-end Network and Application Performance Visibility


More and more, it seems that traditional performance management is not enough, with more factors and interrelationships for companies to consider than ever before, and multi-platform, multi-tier business-critical applications that span physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud environments. Read this white paper to learn about a new way to consider performance management, so you can effectively react to today's challenges and proactively meet the business service needs of tomorrow.

performance load testing  End-to-end Network and Application Performance Visibility More and more, it seems that traditional performance management is not enough, with more factors and interrelationships for companies to consider than ever before, and multi-platform, multi-tier business-critical applications that span physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud environments. Read this white paper to learn about a new way to consider performance management, so you can effectively react to today's challenges and proactively meet the Read More

Employee Performance Management Problems


The newest trend in human capital management is employee performance management (EPM). Unlike traditional HR evaluations, EPM links employee performance to a company's goals. While there are no strong EPM vendors, European-based Cézanne Software is moving to broaden its appeal.

performance load testing  Performance Management Problems Evolution of EPM concept Rapidly changing trends in the local and global economy, the global movement of human capital, and outsourcing are causing businesses to look for ways to improve their competitive edge. Consequently, employee performance is becoming a key part of business strategy. Companies worldwide understand that employees are the most important component in business, and now growth is being driven by pressure to get more value from existing employees. Read More

Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization


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performance load testing  Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization If your midsized company is in competition with larger, wealthier rivals, how can you level the playing field—or maybe steal an advantage? Performance management (PM) gives you that opportunity. Being smaller and more agile, your midsized company is better positioned to use PM to bring information and people together—and respond faster to changing market conditions. In Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization , Read More

Sales Performance Management


A productive sales force must concentrate on acquiring, growing, and retaining profitable relationships with its clients. This requires clear, detailed views of prospects, customers, and the market—and the ability to turn insight into action. The right sales force automation (SFA) system can help you determine priorities and action plans to achieve the best results with your customers—and boost your profit margins.

performance load testing  Performance Management Sales Performance Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. With SAP CRM, you transform your direct and indirect sales force into a team of knowledgeable and trusted advisors – fostering efficient collaboration between sales, marketing, and service teams to align efforts on fulfilling customer needs. Source : SAP Resources Related to Sales Performance Management : Customer Relationship Read More

Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization


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performance load testing  Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the information technology (IT) landscape, and it's here to stay. Smart companies are assessing their computing needs to determine how to most effectively take advantage of cloud technologies. But a major drawback can be slow application performance on the cloud. Which is where WAN optimization comes in. In Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization , Read More

Podcast: A Project Manager's Guide to Business Performance Management


As business performance management (BPM) has expanded into virtually all areas of business, project managers have been broadening their soft management skills. Learn what project managers can borrow from BPM to streamline service delivery, optimize operations, and improve customer satisfaction.

performance load testing  Manager's Guide to Business Performance Management Over the last three years, business performance management (BPM) has gained momentum, expanding its horizons into all areas of business. Simultaneously, project managers have been broadening their soft-factor management skills, impacting project success. Consequently, the convergence of stakeholder management and BPM will enable organizations to streamline service delivery, optimize operations, and improve customer satisfaction. In this podcast, TEC Read More

High-performance CPM Is Redefining the Role of Enterprise-quality FP&A Tools


High-performance, enterprise-quality corporate performance management (CPM) is opening the door to providing more comprehensive and real-time analytics across the enterprise. It expands the traditional forecasting, planning, and analytical (FP&A) capabilities within finance and extends CPM’s decision support analytics to line-of-business (LOB) operations. Find out more in this profile of performance management solution provider deFacto.

performance load testing  High-performance, enterprise-quality corporate performance management (CPM) is opening the door to providing more comprehensive and real-time analytics across the enterprise. It expands the traditional forecasting, planning, and analytical (FP&A) capabilities within finance and extends CPM’s decision support analytics to line-of-business (LOB) operations. Find out more in this profile of performance management solution provider deFacto. Read More

Are We Realizing the Value Promise of Performance Management?


This white paper explores the reasons why organizations do not realize true value from performance management systems, and describes best practices for realizing true value.

performance load testing  the Value Promise of Performance Management? This white paper explores the reasons why organizations do not realize true value from performance management systems, and describes best practices for realizing true value. Read More

Program Testing Methodology Part Two: Running Tests and Getting Approval


After testing procedures have been created and the type of test data has been determined, link or string testing, and system testing must be executed to ensure the job stream is correct and to locate errors before production. Backup and restart testing must be also be conducted to ensure that the restart points within the system are accurately defined. Finally, to demonstrate the benefits and functionality of the system, management and user approval should be received.

performance load testing  what constitutes a satisfactory performance of the system. That is, at what point can the system be declared ready to go into production. The methods of evaluation must be determined, that is, how is the performance of the system to be measured. The different cases to be tested must be determined by the analyst and the data to test these cases must be designed and prepared. The tests must be scheduled, both in the Information Systems Department and in conjunction with the user departments which may Read More