Monthly Archives: October 2014

Five ways to make identity management work best across hybrid computing environments

Any modern business has been dealing with identity and access management (IAM) from day one. But now, with more critical elements of business extending beyond the enterprise, access control complexity has been ramping up due to cloud, mobile, bring your … Continue reading

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Large Russian bank, Otkritie Bank, turns to big data analysis to provide real-time financial insights

The next BriefingsDirect deep-dive big data benefits case study interview explores how Moscow-based Otkritie Bank, one of the largest private financial services groups in Russia, has built out a business intelligence (BI) capability for wholly new business activity monitoring (BAM) … Continue reading

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A practical guide to rapid IT Service Management as a foundation for overall business agility

The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion centers on how rapidly advancing IT service management (ITSM) capabilities form a bedrock business necessity, not just an IT imperative. Businesses of all stripes rate the need to move faster as a top … Continue reading

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Journey to SAP quality — Home Trust builds center of excellence with HP ALM tools

The next BriefingsDirect deep-dive IT operations case study interview details how Home Trust Company in Toronto has created a center of excellence to improve quality assurance for top performance of their critical SAP applications. How do you properly structure your … Continue reading

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ITSM adoption forces a streamlined IT operations culture at Desjardins, paves the way to cloud

Our next innovation case study interview highlights how Desjardins Group in Montréal is improving their IT operations through an advanced IT services management (ITSM) approach. Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a … Continue reading

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MIT Media Lab computing director details the virtues of cloud for agility and disaster recovery

The next BriefingsDirect innovator case study interview focuses on the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Mass., and how they’re exploring the use of cloud and hybrid cloud to enjoy such use benefits as IT speed, agility and robust, three-tier disaster … Continue reading

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Cloud services brokerages add needed elements of trust and oversight to complex cloud deals

Our BriefingsDirect discussion today focuses on an essential aspect of helping businesses make the best use of cloud computing. We’re examining the role and value of cloud services brokers with an emphasis on small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), regional businesses, … Continue reading

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