Category Archives: Information management

Awesome Procurement —Survey shows how business networks fuel innovation and business transformation

The next BriefingsDirect digital business insights interview explores the successful habits, practices, and culture that define highly effective procurement organizations. We’ll uncover unique new research that identifies and measures how innovative companies have optimized their practices to overcome the many … Continue reading

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IT operations modernization helps energy powerhouse Exelon acquire businesses

This next BriefingsDirect IT innovation discussion examines how Exelon Corporation, based in Chicago, employs technology and process improvements to not only optimize their IT operations but also to both help manage a merger and acquisition transition, and to bring outsourced … Continue reading

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The Networked Economy newly forges innovation forces for collaboration in business and commerce, says author Zach Tumin

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba.  New levels of collaboration have emerged from an increasingly networked world, and business leaders and academic researchers alike are now sorting out … Continue reading

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Cloud approach to IT service desk brings analysis, lower costs and self-help to BMC Remedyforce users

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: BMC Software. Join Danielle Bailey and Alec Davis at Dreamforce 2012 Sept. 18-21 in San Francisco. The next BriefingsDirect discussion examines how two … Continue reading

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New levels of automation and precision needed to optimize backup and recovery in virtualized environments

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Quest Software. The benefits of server virtualization are clear for many more companies now as they reach higher percentages of workloads supported by … Continue reading

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The Open Group, SABSA release white paper on aligning enterprise, security architecture to achieve business goals

In an effort to provide clearer guidance for enterprise and security architects in aligning security and risk management with business goals and objectives, The Open Group and the SABSA Institute have released a new TOGAF SABSA Integration Whitepaper. Intended as … Continue reading

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Cloud procurement services give OSU Medical Center wins on buyer savings and process productivity

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba. The latest BriefingsDirect case study interview explores how large businesses are using cloud commerce and automated sourcing and procurement to dramatically improve … Continue reading

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