"Demand for more energy continues to increase, putting a lot of pressure on utility companies to upgrade their aging supply infrastructure. This white paper addresses:
>The current status of the electric grid
>Explains why upgrading to a Smart Grid is necessary
>Discusses the importance of the communication network’s role in this migration
>Offers prescriptions for success in a smooth evolutionary path.
Explore ""The Utility of the Future, Considerations for Evolving to a Smart Grid Infrastructure"" by downloading it today. "
"Economic conditions have changed the operating landscape for government and educational organizations. Modern, converged networks utilize advanced optical and Ethernet technologies to form a highly flexible and scalable infrastructure capable of delivering many emerging applications and ready to scale far into the future. Additional benefits of building better networks for state and local governments include:
>Better public service at lower taxpayer cost
>Support for emerging applications
in transportation, public safety,
healthcare, and education
>A graceful technology
migration from legacy to
> Preparation for future, unplanned
Download ""Building Better Networks for State and Local Governments"" to discover more today."
Aerospace and Defense companies delivering complex products in competitive markets must overcome many challenges to manage requirements throughout the product lifecycle. Among the most difficult challenges are integrating complex systems engineering processes, promoting collaboration among multiple engineering disciplines and enabling the sharing of intellectual property within globally dispersed teams.
Companies seeking a way to efficiently manage product requirements can leverage a comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to:
• Effectively reuse intellectual property to reduce time to market
• Increase product innovation
• Improve overall traceability of requirements throughout the product lifecycle
This paper will highlight the criteria needed for a comprehensive requirements management solution that incorporates PLM to offer customers a scalable, enterprise-grade solution.
How do you know for sure that you're managing compliance with labor laws and regulations correctly and accurately? Start by completing this checklist. Responses to a recent Kronos® survey of 812 HR and payroll managers identified five key compliance readiness issues that organizations need to address to reduce risk of noncompliance.
These issues were determined from questions such as:
•Can I easily respond to and communicate to my organization about new regulations within 60 to 90 days?
•Do I spend more time on duplicate data entry among various systems than I do on strategic initiatives?
•Does my workforce management vendor provide education and tools that help my organization stay compliant?
Download this piece and complete the entire checklist to see where your organization stands on compliance preparedness. You can also and find out more about the Kronos single unified platform for HR and payroll that can help you adapt to regulatory changes and reduce the data-entry complexity, co
With the pace of HR technology solution development progressing quickly, HR leaders need to gain a solid understanding of the HR system options available. This tool is designed to help HR leaders build a business case for investing in next-generation HR systems to meet the growing HR demands of your organization. Demands include interfacing or integrating data, incorporating social and mobile technologies, and providing an employee experience that grows from the experience given to candidates
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Jan 25, 2019
"This whitepaper from the SANS Institute focuses on the growing use and benefits derived from information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) convergence which includes more effective management and operation of contemporary control systems. IT/OT convergence carries unique challenges that make managing and securing an industrial control system (ICS) more difficult. This is due to greater technical complexity, expanded risks and new threats to more than just business operations. This paper explores the issues that arise with the blending of IT and OT into combined cyber-physical systems where risks must be identifed and managed.
Download this report to get answers to these questions:
-Why are digital asset inventories critical for IT/OT security risk management?
-How does knowledge about risks and vulnerabilities to IT/OT systems lead to better risk management?
-Can applying even a few of Center for Internet Security (CIS) Controls make a marked difference in the securit
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
To increase agility while lowering costs, IT organizations are using virtualization and cloud-based infrastructure services to consolidate and reduce the number of physical servers and data centers across the enterprise. IDC estimates that, by 2015, more than 20 percent of the information running through servers will do so on virtualized systems. This percentage increases along with the size of the company, with some larger organizations using 100 percent virtualized systems. IDC predicts that, over the next decade, the amount of information managed by enterprise data centers will grow by a factor of 50.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Sep 08, 2015
This report shows how each vendor fulfills the criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals and their HR business partners select the right SaaS vendor for their human resources management needs.
Published By: Ascentis
Published Date: Sep 28, 2010
HRIS solutions designed for very large organizations can be costly to set up and maintain, and often require the services of an army of consultants to keep them operational. Systems designed for very small organizations concentrate on either HR functions such as attendance and compensation, or on benefits management, but usually lack the ability to integrate the two areas. To be a practical investment choice for a mid-tier organization, a satisfactory HRIS solution must have its HR and benefits functions highly integrated. It must be agile so it can easily be kept aligned with the constant change in compliance laws, and it must be robust and secure, built on a tried and true platform foundation.
What happened to Moore’s Law? Why is Oracle releasing a new SPARC processor with fewer cores and threads? The SPARC S7’s core processors are 50 percent to 100 percent more efficient than x86 processors. SPARC S7 delivers up to 10 times more-efficient data analytics and machine learning than x86-based systems. The new SPARC S7 is available in servers, an engineered system, and a cloud service at the same price as the Oracle Cloud x86 Compute service. The SPARC S7 processor makes it possible to build powerful, scalable, and cost-effective systems be it for application scale-out, on premise or public cloud.
Customer relationship management (CRM) systems are being implemented by a variety of companies looking for a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Without customer loyalty, many companies won’t be able to thrive and grow. Today’s consumers are more demanding because they have a greater variety of choices, including doing business on the Internet and via automated phone systems. Many expect access to customer service 24 hours a day.
While many enterprise architecture (EA) programs may be less than effective or threatened by extinction, the EA discipline is still an important set of skills and processes that improve IT decision-making and CIO effectiveness. Yet, after decades of architecting systems, the advent of several EA frameworks, and the many definitions available for the term EA, we still strive to understand what EA is, what it does, and what it looks like when it is successful.
Data centers are large, important investments that, when properly designed, built, and operated, are an integral part of the business strategy driving the success of any enterprise. Yet the central focus of organizations is often the acquisition and deployment of the IT architecture equipment and systems with little thought given to the structure and space in which it is to be housed, serviced, and maintained. This invariably leads to facility infrastructure problems such as thermal “hot spots”, lack of UPS (uninterruptible power supply) rack power, lack of redundancy, system overloading and other issues that threaten or prevent the realization of the return on the investment in the IT systems.
Data centers are large, important investments that when properly designed, built and operated, are an integral part of the business strategy driving the success of any enterprise, yet the central focus of organizations is often the acquisition and deployment of the IT architecture equipment and systems, with little thought given to the structure and space in which it is to be housed, serviced and maintained. This invariably leads to facility infrastructure problems, such as thermal hot spots, lack of UPS, rack power, lack of redundancy, system overloading and other issues that threaten or prevent the realization of the return on the investment in the IT systems.
Download this whitepaper to learn three useful steps to protect your virtual systems. There's no better time than the present to give your virtual systems top-of-the-line backup and restore protection.
To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, traditional security strategies for monitoring, often based around security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics. In particular, four fundamental capabilites are required:
1. Pervasive visibility
2. Deeper analytics
3. Massive scalability
4. Unified view
Download here to learn more!
We will go over a brief introduction of what workforce analytics is, and take a look at why it is sometimes so difficult to get the information we need out of our HR or Business Intelligence systems. We will also dive into the important metrics we should consider as HR professionals and what metrics will ultimately drive your business forward.
Threats and vulnerabilities are a way of life for IT admins. This paper focuses on how McAfee's Vulnerability Manager and McAfee e Policy Orchestrator provide IT Admins with powerful and effective tool for identifying and re-mediating systems.