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Data Quality refers to the quality of data. Data are of high quality "if they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning" (J.M. Juran). Alternatively, the data are deemed of high quality if they correctly represent the real-world construct to which they refer. These two views can often be in disagreement, even about the same set of data used for the same purpose.
Security professionals are wondering how to best deal with the oncoming tide of personal mobile devices finding their way into the workplace. Download this research report to learn some key areas of consideration before moving ahead with a mobile implementations strategy.
Published By: AppSense
Published Date: Oct 06, 2011
Significant differences exist in uptake of the different flavours of desktop virtualisation, for example in VDI the shared-server approach is more prevalent than 'one server per client'. It is likely that more organisations will seek the economies of scale offered by the shared server approach than those looking at the one server per desktop approach to deliver 'higher performance' desktops. However, there will be situations where centralising the management and other operational elements of a desktop estate by employing a one server per desktop approach are appropriate.
Published By: AppSense
Published Date: Oct 06, 2011
Research carried out with readers of The Register tells us that virtualisation has permeated into the consciousness of the mainstream IT user and buyer community. However, as we move from x86 server to desktop virtualisation we find varying levels of understanding. 'Desktop virtualisation' can be taken to mean client partitioning, 'traditional' Windows Terminal or Citrix-based thin client activity or virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).
In this free case study Forrester Research explains how the melding of task management with social networking is increasing transparency and team member buy-in for projects - dramatically increasing projects delivered on time and within budget.
Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
With the explosion of unstructured content, the data warehouse is under siege. In this paper, Dr. Barry Devlin discusses data and content as two ends of a continuum, and explores the depth of integration required for meaningful business value.
This strategic view is the proverbial "gold" that can be mined from your data protection systems; it is the asset that will enable IT management to prioritize activity to bring activities in line with business objectives and communicate policy compliance to corporate officers and data owners.
This Gilbane Group Beacon examines how large-≠scale trends are changing enterprise collaboration and content sharing expectations. It defines Cloud Content Management, an emerging set of content management practices.
Download this step by step guide to learning how mid-size companies can benefit from Business Intelligence. You'll learn the benefits of BI and why mid-size companies need it for effective decision-making and improved results.
This paper considers the use of email archives for compliance. It will also review how archives are trusted and look at what has to be done to ensure that integrity is maintained throughout the chain of events that take place within an email archive environment.
In this executive Q&A, Cloud Accelerator and Bird Hosting CEO Michael Wallace discusses how a turn-key private cloud platform has transformed his business, how Bird Hosting has improved its environmental footprint, and more.
In this executive Q&A, Cloud Luminary and PGi CTO David Guthrie discusses how the cloud computing platform helped his company scale up immediately by getting his applications running efficiently in a matter of days, rather than months.
The study finds that enterprises are active in the cloud, and their virtualization efforts are contributing to broader "cloud thinking." As a result, the cloud is coming of age within large organizations and aligning IT decision makers and implementers around a cloud computing platform.
In this executive Q&A, Cloud Luminary and DonorsChoose.org CTO Oliver Hurst-Hiller discusses the importance of being able to seamlessly and quickly switch to a cloud service, the benefits of having all aspects of your company moved to the cloud, and more.
Published By: CDW Vmware
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Following the sale of a company division housing its corporate data center, Source Interlink had to relocate core IT operations. Teaming with CDW, they were able to not only relocate, but lower capital and operating costs, reduce
their carbon footprint, and increase efficiency.
Businesses must become agile and provide differentiated service as customer demands and expectations change. Moving beyond simple phone transactions, customers are taking matters into their own hands and turning to their peers, the web and social media to find answers.
Contact centers play a major role in determining the customerís perception of a company. Often seen as brand ambassadors, agents are the main interaction point for customers. It is therefore critical that they deliver personalized communications in the channels that customers prefer. Businesses should use cloud technology to add multichannel tools and support growing demand for chat, social, SMS and video