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Six Sigma for IT Service Level Management
Six Sigma for IT Service Level Management. Browse Free IT Reports on Six Sigma for IT Service Level Management. Industry analysts, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), recently conducted research to understand how widespread the acceptance of Six Sigma is for managing IT service quality. This research, which was targeted primarily at enterprises, showed that 65 percent of those surveyed acknowledge the relevance of Six Sigma for IT-based service management. While many IT organizations have yet to adopt Six Sigma for service management, 80 percent stated that they have plans to do so. This research suggests there is a growing interest in Six Sigma.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: used to first identify what those risks are and then eliminate them through the quality improvement process. For IT service management, each IT-based service can be analyzed using this technique. Once complete, each failure mode is prioritized according to its effect on the business. Pareto charts - the Pareto chart is used to show problems that are most likely to have potential for improvement. It contains relative frequency and/or size in a descending bar graph and is based upon the Pareto principle
10/3/2005 12:33:00 PM

Freeing Six Sigma from the “Data Shuffle”
Paying skilled professionals to massage, scrub, and manipulate data is a huge waste of valuable resources. And while having clean data is essential to driving Six Sigma projects, the act of getting that data adds absolutely no business value. That’s why organizations that focus first on making accurate, actionable data available in real time have more effective Six Sigma programs.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: Freeing Six Sigma from the “Data Shuffle” Freeing Six Sigma from the “Data Shuffle” Source: Hertzler Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: Paying skilled professionals to massage, scrub, and manipulate data is a huge waste of valuable resources. And while having clean data is essential to driving Six Sigma projects, the act of getting that data adds absolutely no business value. That’s why organizations that focus first on making accurate, actionable data available in real time have
4/25/2007 10:50:00 AM

Syncsort Sigma Manages Database Aggregates
Syncsort, a software vendor with years of experience in the sorting of data, has released a new product called Sigma™, which is designed to produce aggregated data within data warehouses to improve response time and reduce database load. The importance of aggregation in a data warehouse cannot be underestimated.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: reporting questions such as what were my sales numbers by region for the last month? IT professionals have used Syncsort for many years to sort data into a predetermined order to reduce processing time in programs (i.e., sorting data for batch input to a COBOL program on mainframes), and they have extensive experience in this area. Many data warehousing products have very counter-intuitive approaches to creating aggregates. Syncsort, in contrast, should have a strong influence in this market because IT
7/25/2000

Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Transformation through Cordys
Business process management (BPM) and process improvement support the management and continuous improvement of business processes, both cross-departmental and enterprise-wide. How can you empower the transformation to lean and manage business operations in the various stages of its transformation, and manage the transition to lean? Learn about a BPM solution that employs lean Six Sigma for faster process improvements.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Transformation through Cordys Sustainable Lean Six Sigma Transformation through Cordys Source: Cordys B.V. Document Type: Brochure Description: Business process management (BPM) and process improvement support the management and continuous improvement of business processes, both cross-departmental and enterprise-wide. How can you empower the transformation to lean and manage business operations in the various stages of its transformation, and manage the transition to lean? Learn
12/10/2009 3:24:00 PM

Is Newer Really Better? » The TEC Blog
not an issue. So what do you think? Is newer necessarily better? Is your company still getting tier-1 performance out of “vintage” systems? Let us know in the comments. Share This   Read More     --> Trackback Address     Tags: AS/400 , ibm Comments Kirk Ritchey on 10 November, 2010 at 10:38 am # Good question. I think the AS/400 is the exception to this rule. There have been others, like DEC’s VAX systems. Back to the point, IBM’s Systems i has been cornered due to numerous software

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: AS/400, ibm, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
23-10-2009

What Screen-scraping Vendors Don t Want You to Know
This white paper focuses on a side of screen-scraping that vendors won't talk about. It details four drawbacks to screen-scraping that you won't discover until it's too late.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: What Screen-scraping Vendors Don t Want You to Know What Screen-scraping Vendors Don t Want You to Know Source: MRC Document Type: White Paper Description: This white paper focuses on a side of screen-scraping that vendors won t talk about. It details four drawbacks to screen-scraping that you won t discover until it s too late. What Screen-scraping Vendors Don t Want You to Know style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Legacy Related Keywords:   modernization,  
8/6/2010 3:53:00 PM

TEC Is Looking for Talent! » The TEC Blog
you think you have what it takes and you’ve got proven client and project management skills, drop me a line and we’ll see if there’s a match! I look forward to hearing from you. Click here to submit your CV now . Share This   Read More     --> Trackback Address     Tags: industry analyst position , TEC job posting Comments Do analyst organizations “speak with forked tongue”? « The Manticore blog on 26 March, 2012 at 8:39 am # […] when I saw this blog from the TechnologyEvaluation

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: industry analyst position, TEC job posting, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
21-03-2012

What Size Is Your Business, Really? » The TEC Blog
What Size Is Your Business, Really? » The TEC Blog TEC Blog     TEC Home     About TEC     Contact Us     About the Bloggers     Follow TEC on Twitter    RSS   Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: business size, ERP, large business, medium business, selection, small business, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
08-02-2011

Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps.
Business applications market leader SAP reported a 43% drop in net income for its first quarter ended March 31, despite a 10% increase in revenue. In a separate announcement, SAP also said that Kevin McKay, head of SAP's U.S. operations, has resigned for personal reasons.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps. Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps. P.J. Jakovljevic - May 17, 2000 Read Comments P.J. Jakovljevic - May 17, 2000 Event Summary In April, the business applications market leader SAP reported a 43% drop in net income for its first quarter ended March 31, despite a 10% increase in revenue. Net income for the quarter reached $53 million, or 53 cents per share, as compared to $98 million and 92 cents, respectively, in the corresponding quarter of last year (See Figure 1). Revenue rose to
5/17/2000

What Is Software as a Service?
Though born from the ashes of traditional hosting models, software as a service differs fundamentally from its predecessors. Its software is designed to be delivered as a service, security is better, rich user interfaces are available, and it has greater interactivity.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: What Is Software as a Service? What Is Software as a Service? P.J. Jakovljevic - March 15, 2006 Read Comments Introduction There has been confusion about the meaning of software as a service (SaaS) and on-demand. This confusion, further muddled by the existence of the former hosting and application service provider (ASP) models, has bred a range of often fuzzy and sometimes incorrect assumptions. For many it is difficult to ascertain whether SaaS or on demand imply that the software application is hosted;
3/15/2006

TEC 2013 EAM/CMMS Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Enterprise Asset Management and Computerized Maintenance Management System Software
This report gives an overview of current considerations for organizations seeking to purchase an EAM/CMMS solution. Based on data collected from EAM/CMMS software comparisons performed using Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) TEC Advisor software selection application during 2012, the report details what TEC data reveals about your peers' requirements for EAM/CMMS solutions, including functionalities, delivery models and access, customization and integration, server and database platforms, and budgeting.

WHAT IS SIX SIGMA: EAM/CMMS Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Enterprise Asset Management and Computerized Maintenance Management System Software TEC 2013 EAM/CMMS Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Enterprise Asset Management and Computerized Maintenance Management System Software Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: TEC Report Description: This report gives an overview of current considerations for organizations seeking to purchase an EAM/CMMS solution. Based on data collected
4/12/2013 12:11:00 PM


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