The Seven Essential Practices for Effective Business Continuity Management

Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organization’s business operations and reputation with a proactive, business-centric approach to BCM that highlights critical practices.
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Stream On: Case Study

StreamOn is one of Canada’s oldest and most established streaming companies. The company began in 2002 as the result of a need to develop a plug and play, seamless streaming solution for the OK Radio Group’s 10-radio stations. StreamOn currently serves a growing customer base of over 300 radio stations in North, Central and South America, along with the Caribbean, Africa, and the South Pacific.
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The Product Delivery Problem (Hint: It’s Not You)

For product managers and their counterparts, the road to launch is a fight to keep every task, every detail, every change grounded in business goals. It’s not enough to be fast. Or to deliver the right product. You need to do both. This requires:

• Balancing the needs of many stakeholders to define a set of requirements for what’s being built, why and how.

• Prioritizing and re-prioritizing “must-have” mandates from multiple voices—everyone from front-end users to engineers to sales to support.

• Ensuring that what gets built is what every one expects.

This white paper outlines surefire ways you can establish and maintain a strong connection between intended outcomes, development methodologies and customer value.

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A Modern Take on the Agile Manifesto

When the Agile Manifesto was published in 2001, our workplace looked very different from how it does today. Despite major changes in how we work, our interpretation of the Manifesto hasn’t changed in over a decade. So what does today’s Agile look like? Do the values of the Manifesto still apply? How can we evolve Agile concepts to tackle today's product-delivery challenges in a new way?

Download this eBook for an opportunity to rethink the Agile Manifesto. View Agile in a new light and deconstruct which concepts were home runs and which still need to evolve.

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Increase Product ROI With Better Decision Making

What if you could get the right product to market 18 percent faster? What would that mean to your bottom line? For the average 100-person team, 18 percent translates to $1.5 million a year, and puts about one to two hours back into the day of every person on the product team.

Business decisions = dollars. Get your money’s worth.

Download this whitepaper to learn how you can maximize return on your product delivery investment by getting the right products to market, faster and better than before.

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CIO Insights: Bringing Shadow IT into the Light

This paper examines the different challenges facing the IT community today and is based on discussions that took place across four roundtable events attended by Chief Information Officers and senior IT professionals from various vertical markets. The key issues analysed in this paper include the influence of cloud and mobile, current strategies that are being implemented, and how the modern day IT strategy must adapt to succeed.
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SAS® Data Loader for Hadoop

Organizations have finally recognized the importance of big data. They know it can be used for analytics and other advanced technologies, so they’ve harnessed and stored it in systems such as Hadoop.
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IDC Webinar: “Bridging the Gap”

5 Predictions to Future-Proof Your Data Centre. Future-proofing your data centre is an ongoing process—often by the time you finish updating technology to accommodate current needs, it’s already outdated. How do you keep up?

In this webinar, Michael Levy, CenturyLink, and Jabez Tan from Structure Research examine the future of the data center and share CenturyLink's predictions on how it will evolve over the next five years and beyond.

Find out what trends - such as Internet of Things (IoT), exploding data generation, Big Data analytics and others - could mean for your business, and what you can do to prepare.

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The Center of Tomorrow

As the global economy continues to recover, businesses are no longer focused only on efficiency or streamlining for survival. They have set their goals on growth. Growth comes from new products and services, new business models, new markets, new consumers—and where possible—attracting business from the competition. Due to the technology implications of scale and volume, each of these areas of growth requires the convergence of business and technology within the organization in order to become a digital enterprise. Most enterprises will have to rethink their technology strategy and assess its ability to deliver and operate the necessary digital infrastructure to support the future digital enterprise.
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The Smartest Way to Cover the Globe

Only Equinix connects you to the markets, customers, and partners on the scale you need to grow your business. Our global footprint is the largest in the industry, and supports the most extensive and robust assortment of carriers, content providers and cloud services available. But more than that, we put our data centers in global commerce centers, where business is being done.
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Delivering Enterprise Value with Service Management

Leading technology research firm, IDC, reports customers using ServiceNow’s suite of cloud-based service management solutions are seeing substantial savings and business value for both their IT and business operations.

Download this report to learn how ServiceNow is making employees more productive and IT & business processes more efficient by:

• Reducing fragmentations of IT and business environments
• Automating repeatable processes
• Improving service delivery

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Distributing Confidential Documents

Workspaces is the answer! Workspaces is a feature of EFT that allows employees to invite people inside and outside of their network to share folders and their content without IT losing governance, visibility, or control.

• Employees are given a tool that fulfills their online file sharing needs that they have become used to, in a way that conforms to corporate policy.

• IT staff can deny access to cloud-based file sharing services within their organization without interrupting workflow.

• IT staff retain the ability to delegate permissions, add/delete users, and manage shared folders.

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Office Movers Guide: The One Thing to Leave Behind

Your business may be relocating to better premises, but is your phone system also ready to move with the times?

For many businesses, the phone is the lifeblood of communications. It’s a means of providing exemplary customer service and connecting staff efficiently, wherever they may be. Many businesses however, are far from utilising their phone’s full potential. This guide provides insight into modern hosted phone solutions and reasons it may be time to consider leaving the old PBX system behind.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting a Business Phone System

The phone allows your business to flourish. It’s your lifeline to the outside world and is critical to the image you project to customers. It’s your connection to your customers and millions of prospective customers who will reach out to you. That is why selecting the right phone system is important. You need to be sure that the system you choose is reliable and adaptable to the changing needs of your growing business. There’s no need to waste time with trial and error when you can learn from other businesses like yours. To help, we’ve compiled five common mistakes people make when selecting a business phone system; and, more importantly, how you can avoid making these mistakes.
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