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Wednesday, December 12, 2010

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Enterprise Social Networking Roundup: Part 3

Social Networking"IT Briefcase Analyst Blog" blog post by David A. Kelly and Heather Ashton
In two recent blogs, we introduced both some of the trailblazers to enterprise social networking as well as enterprise entrants. This final installment of our Enterprise Social Networking Roundup includes some additional enterprise providers that have created some intriguing social networking solutions.


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The BPM-driven Future Is Closer than You Think

"Fresh Ink" blog post by E. Scott Menter, BP Logix
The original, and often still primary, goal of Business Process Management (BPM) solutions is automation. BPM not only provides the well-known benefits of automation, but can also directly improve your business processes through its connection to, and manipulation of, various types of data.  Read More >>

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Master Data Management Redefined

Master Data ManagementBy Jim Walker, Director, Product Marketing at Talend
Over the last year, we have seen data management climb up the list of CTOs' and senior decision makers' priorities in a bid to enhance quality and accuracy. In particular, Master Data Management (MDM) has become recognized as a key way for businesses to cut costs by helping firms streamline processes, in effect, reducing data duplication and redundant information.


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Adding an Appliance to the Network for Enhanced Application Performance Management

"IT Briefcase Analyst Blog" blog post by David A. Kelly and Heather Ashton
A while back, we wrote a blog about the application performance management space, covering the recent acquisition of dynaTrace by Compuware dynaTrace's technology, branded PurePath, focuses on providing visibility into the user experience, round trip from the end user's browser through various levels of enterprise middleware, and back to the end user. The goal is to help improve application performance, across the traditional and cloud infrastructures.  Read More >>

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Five Steps for Switching Telephony Vendors

TelephonyAll three technology advancements offer benefits over standard analog telephony services. Even if you've already deployed a VoIP solution, you may want to switch providers to better match features to your organization's requirements or to find better customer services. When it's time to switch telephony vendors, follow these five steps to make the transition as seamless as possible.

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Strategic eBook Advisory: "The Evolution to Real-time IT"

Free eBook from ManageEngine Features Leading Industry Analyst Research on How to Augment APM with Conventional Monitoring

A new strategic eBook published by ManageEngine and featuring research from Gartner, Inc. offers insights to effective application performance management that can make the most of today's new opportunities. In this eBook, ManageEngine reveals how to manage day-to-day IT tasks more effectively and deploy IT services more efficiently and responsively. Readers also learn how to deliver business results that drive revenue and profitability strategies while enabling new processes and business models.

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Featured Webinars

Optimize SAP with Effective Service Management - Available On-Demand Now
Getting started developing with Apache Camel - LIVE Dec. 15th
Tornar-se com camelo de Apache? LIVE Dec. 20th

Business Analytics

ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer Offers Cisco Medianet Video Traffic Monitoring for Free/a>
IBM Tech Trends 2011 Highlights Biz Analytics Needs

Business Intelligence

EMC Riding Big Data Wave To $42 Stock Price
Top 10 BI predictions For 2012 by Forrester

Business Process Management

BPM Tool Aims to Secure Business File Transfers
From Project to Program - The proven guide to rolling out BPM

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Architecture Explained
Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: Software Overview


How To Support Your Customers With Twitter
Make Social Networking Work for You

Data Storage

Storage gifts for Christmas 2011
The Rise of the Modular Data Center

Data Management

Quantivo Founder to Share Insights on Data Management in the Cloud at Up-Con Cloud Computing Conference
GE software tags, aggregates enterprise 'big data'

Green IT

15 energy management vendors worth your notice
3 Obvious Ways Companies Can Flip the Switch and Save Millions

Health IT

Business Intelligence and IT in Healthcare
Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Patient Identification Wristbands


NYSE Technologies Offers Middleware as Open Source
The 2011 Experts' Guide to Enterprise Resource Planning

Mobile Apps

Mobile Devices Now Driving Cloud-Computing Adoption
Top 10s Reveal Mobile Business Intelligence a Top Priority

Open Source

2011 Open Source CMS Market Share Report: Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla on Top
Talend's New Unified Platform Brings Industry's First Holistic Integration Solution to the Enterprise, Supports Shifts to Cloud and Big Data


The Evolution of Online Data Access: Keeping It Secure
New Requirements for Security and Compliance Auditing in the Cloud


Citrix: Desktop virtualization makes good security sense
Cloud and Virtualization Hurting State of Resiliency

Web Services

Google's Native Client Makes Web Apps More Desktoppy
Facebook Flaw Means Anyone Can See Private Photos

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