Monthly Archives: August 2013

Spot buying automated by Ariba gives start-up Koozoo a means to shop more efficiently

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. This latest BriefingsDirect podcast, from the recent 2013 Ariba LIVE Conference in Washington, D.C., explores how the spot-buying process … Continue reading

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Advanced IT monitoring delivers predictive diagnostics focus to United Airlines

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. The next edition of the HP Discover Performance Podcast Series explores how United Airlines demanded better performance and monitoring from IT — … Continue reading

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Combining big data and cloud capabilities for ecommerce matches buyers and sellers like never before

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. Social tools, big data and business networks are reshaping e-commerce in such a way that buyers and sellers are … Continue reading

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Knowing what it takes to generate a minimum lovable product

(This guest post comes courtesy of Brian de Haaff, founder of Aha! Labs, Inc. Follow him at @bdehaaff.) By Brian de Haaff A can of cat food is a minimum viable product (MVP) when you are starving, but it’s highly … Continue reading

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Just in time for VMworld, Dell virtualization suite update aims to further enable data-center efficiency

Dell Software today announced the next generation of its virtualization operations management suite, just in time for next week’s VMworld conference. The suite is comprised of a trio of solutions that help businesses of all sizes streamline virtualization, storage, and … Continue reading

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VMware vCloud Hybrid Service powers journey to zero-cost applications for City of Melrose

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The next BriefingsDirect IT innovator interview examines how the City of Melrose, Massachusetts, plans to reduce the cost of supporting its applications … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Healthcare Businesses Must Efficiently Manage Their Suppliers, Purchases and Processes

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP Company. This latest BriefingsDirect podcast, from the recent 2013 Ariba LIVE Conference in Washington, D.C., examines how the healthcare sector … Continue reading

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