The software edge: How effective software development and delivery drives competitive advantage

The IBM Global CEO study found today's business leaders rank technology as the most important external force that will impact their organizations. A 2013 Institute for Business Value (IBV) software development study supports this, with IT and business leaders identifying five top technology trends critical to competitiveness. However, the same survey reveals that most organizations are not prepared to take advantage of these trends. While management recognizes that software is crucial to capitalizing on technology for competitiveness, they are not successfully executing.

Learn how organizations that leverage effective software development can help close the execution gap and gain competitive advantage.
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Security Intelligence Can Deliver Value Beyond Expectations And Needs To Be Prioritized

First-generation security intelligence and security incident and event management products have promised a lot, but some of these tools require considerable resources to manage the solution. The growth in security-as-a-service offerings, however, offers an opportunity for information security teams to follow the path successfully laid by many other IT departments. Read this white paper, "Security intelligence can deliver value beyond expectations and needs to be prioritized" for an overview of market adoption of security-as-a-service.
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Building a Business Case for Service Management & Automation

As an IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leader you understand the business and IT impact of service management and automation (SMA). SMA done right will improve staff productivity, increase the quality of services, reduce operational costs, and improve the overall IT organization's reputation with the business. That is why building the business case to secure funding and executive support for SMA is critical.
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Reduce costs and improve manageability with an IBM System x NAS solution

IBM® System x® servers, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, offer the efficiency, simplicity and performance that will fit both your needs and your budget. Read this solution brief to discover how System x servers, preloaded with Microsoft® Windows Storage Server, offer a complete solution that is easy to manage, reduces risk and gives you better insight into your data, so you can focus valuable IT resources on your core business goals instead of time consuming administrative tasks.

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How B2B Solutions Can Enable Growth

In this IBM sponsored webcast, representatives from BlueStar and REMEDI discuss how their partnership allowed BlueStar to overcome their B2B integration challenges, increase efficiency, and do away with error-prone manual processes. Attend the webcast and you will learn how REMEDI's rapid implementation plan allowed BlueStar to speed time to market and demonstrate business results and ROI almost immediately. The webcast also discusses how BlueStar gained greater visibility into their business network and greatly increased the speed of their error resolution processes.
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PureFlex-Next Smart Step in Enterprise IT Evolution

More and more organizations are getting by just supporting data center status quo. However utilizing the majority of IT budgets to just keep data center lights on is crippling todays IT and strangling hopes of capturing future benefits. By just keeping pace how will you be able to meet the changing needs of tomorrow?
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Protect Your IT System with Next Generation Security

A data breach, probing hackers, protect your critical IT information. What these real-life examples have in common is that perpetrators can attack companies through their IT systems. Read how trusted computing from IBM PureFlex System can help secure your systems against emerging threats.
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10 Steps to Successfully Implement ITIL in Your Business

Information Technology (IT) is one of the most critical elements within any business, demanding a practical approach to service management. This practical approach is found in the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), a process-based, best practices framework developed for IT service management. This white paper will address the details of ITIL, the associated benefits of this platform and the 10 steps to a successful ITIL implementation.
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The Helpdesk of the Future

What does the helpdesk of the future look like? "Customer support is one of those areas of your business where it's surprisingly easy to differentiate yourself." This new brief explores technologies that will reshape the helpdesk of tomorrow: How immersive displays enable a centralised workflow; What intelligent optimisation could do for time management; Why a decentralised process is key to greater effectiveness; And more...
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