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Enterprise applications have become a crucial piece of infrastructure for many businesses. The enterprise applications community on BrightTALK features the latest insights in enterprise application integration, enterprise application architecture and EAS software. Join the community to gain access to thousands of videos and webinars presented by recognized enterprise information systems experts and arm yourself with the knowledge you need to succeed.
  • You may not know much about it, but Hadoop is coming in a big way. The list of services you provide and support grows larger by the day and very soon Hadoop related technologies will likely play a critical role in many of those services. Much of the processing that happens in Hadoop is batch related but the built in tools for managing that batch is inferior and will cause delays when trying to deploy the related applications and services. Join us to learn:

    •What Hadoop is and what it is used for
    •The type of processing performed in Hadoop environments
    •How to deliver better Hadoop workload related services
  • A recent analyst study found that 88% of organizations are “doing Project and Portfolio Management (PPM).” This finding could lead many to believe all is well with this critical business process so essential to strategic success. This is hardly the case as studies also show PPM is still generally immature in enterprises today. The lack of maturity is largely due to the fact that most organizations are addressing only a subset of PPM capabilities. So though almost every organization can lay claim to doing PPM, few are actually doing PPM for all its worth. Many of these organizations will continue to miss out on the incredible possibility and promise of this essential business capability until they grasp and appreciate the full scope and potential of PPM.

    One of the greatest barriers to realizing the full potential of PPM is an enterprise-wide awareness of the span of PPM and the likely gap that must be overcome to achieve it. There is a plethora of great PPM insight contained in the numerous books, methodologies, and frameworks available today, but using this volume of information to get everyone on the same page is a daunting challenge. The key is to use a simple approach and model to quickly establish a common understanding of this critical business discipline and to easily foster the conversations and discussions to drive the endeavor to raise PPM proficiency.

    This brief webcast will present a PPM model that is easy to remember, easy to communicate, and proven to quickly illuminate the gap between existing immature PPM processes and the full scope and potential of comprehensive Project and Portfolio Management.
  • Portfolio planning activities have struggled to gain respect in most businesses. Lack of enterprise-wide orchestration arises from a lack of effective involvement and intimate business knowledge – not simply of operations and processes, but of business imperatives, obstacles and desired outcomes. And the information systems aspects continue to be planned in splendid isolation from the business, causing IT people to mistakenly celebrate victory when a new IT system goes live. However a project only really starts when the IT goes live, and so the planning needs to be fully integrated. This can only be accomplished first by building strong relationships with business peers that will result in measurable value creation. The next step is to implement a sophisticated PPM system that can handle the extreme complexity of orchestrating all the business and related technology portfolio of initiatives, capable of optimizing the plans (and the outcomes) as the business environment changes.

    To achieve this, a new PPM model needs to be created to look at portfolio management in a holistic way, enterprise-wide. Planners need a capability that will generate multiple scenarios and real-time decision support. This dimensionality and complexity is well beyond the capacity of the human brain. By implementing such a tool, IT would be positioned as a critical partner with the business – not just in implementing mainstream information systems, but also in helping the business with a much better way to plan and manage all of its key initiatives effectively

    This session focuses on how enterprise leaders and divisional leaders and IT leaders should be working in harmony to orchestrate great business outcomes, rather than looking after their parochial interests.
  • The development of a solid product innovation strategy is undoubtledly a collaborative effort, and company cultures that support an open and robust dialog will be more able to evolve their strategies to address their changing business environments.

    Attend this webcast featuring Michelle Jones from Stage-Gate International as she discusses how these companies are better equipped to address risk and derive more value from their product innovation efforts. Also hear why aligning your product innovation strategy is an important precursor to making continuous strategic assessments and project prioritization decisions.

    All attendees will gain insight into the 5 key elements that comprise a consensus based innovation strategy, the importance of clearly communicating that strategy to drive strategic portfolio management, and the metrics to measure performance.

    This event is approved for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • Wall Street expects it and customer demand it – accountability from Sr. Executives for the future direction of their organizations. How can executives ensure their strategic plans are in action and on track? How can they shift and pivot to changing market conditions along with the risks and impacts to the long-term vision and goals? How do you thread accountability from planning to execution to results?

    Join this session, where David Werner, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, CA Technologies, speaks with Rick Morris, published Author and Owner/President of R2 Consulting about ways to bring more accountability through your strategic plan.
  • Companies are increasingly driving revenue and customer satisfaction through digital business initiatives, and IT leadership is more essential to the success of the business than it ever was. You’ll learn how HP’s unique technology - Connected Intelligence - blends big data with automation, enables exceptional user experience, agility with compliance and cost efficiencies across the board.
  • A recent analyst study found that 88% of organizations are “doing Project and Portfolio Management (PPM).” This finding could lead many to believe all is well with this critical business process so essential to strategic success. This is hardly the case as studies also show PPM is still generally immature in enterprises today. The lack of maturity is largely due to the fact that most organizations are addressing only a subset of PPM capabilities. So though almost every organization can lay claim to doing PPM, few are actually doing PPM for all its worth. Many of these organizations will continue to miss out on the incredible possibility and promise of this essential business capability until they grasp and appreciate the full scope and potential of PPM.

    One of the greatest barriers to realizing the full potential of PPM is an enterprise-wide awareness of the span of PPM and the likely gap that must be overcome to achieve it. There is a plethora of great PPM insight contained in the numerous books, methodologies, and frameworks available today, but using this volume of information to get everyone on the same page is a daunting challenge. The key is to use a simple approach and model to quickly establish a common understanding of this critical business discipline and to easily foster the conversations and discussions to drive the endeavor to raise PPM proficiency.

    This brief webcast will present a PPM model that is easy to remember, easy to communicate, and proven to quickly illuminate the gap between existing immature PPM processes and the full scope and potential of comprehensive Project and Portfolio Management.
  • At its most basic level, communication is the transfer of information and ideas between two or more entities. In the context of organizational project and program management, communication is a core competency that, when properly executed, connects every member of a project team to a common set of strategies, goals and actions. Unless these components are effectively shared by project leads and understood by stakeholders, project outcomes are jeopardized and budgets incur unnecessary risk. Effective communications leads to more successful projects, allowing organizations to become high performers and risk 14 times fewer dollars than their low-performing counterparts.

    This webinar reveals the communications challenges that prevent organizations from accomplishing more successful projects, and identifies key initiatives enable organizations to improve their communication as they face their own unique challenges in an ever-changing complex and risky environment.

    This session is approved for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • A recent comprehensive survey commissioned by CA revealed some very clear trends in portfolio management and provided evidence of what distinguishes a strong portfolio performer from a weak one.

    In this engaging presentation report author, Andy Jordan will explore these indicators and provide recommendations for how your organization can become more adaptable, agile and responsive to portfolio changes.

    Learn how you can build improved effectiveness into your portfolio execution approach, and how communication can contribute to your success.

    This event is approved for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • The C-level suite agrees that aligning business and technology objectives are an essential element in achieving what’s necessary to win, retain and serve their customers, however, are they putting their money where their mouths are? The data tells a different story. According to Forrester Research, while two thirds of CIOs and CMOs agree that the CMO is an active participant in strategic planning, the perception of CIO involvement varies significantly between the two roles. Moreover, half of surveyed PMO leaders feel they have all the tools in place to competently manage the portfolio pipeline. Companies are routinely adopting practices to deliver faster and better; it’s time for executives to do the same. Effectively managing a portfolio that enables business leaders to achieve their strategic objectives requires tooling that supports pragmatic practices in order to gather data at the right level and at the right time.

    This presentation examines portfolio management trends and best practices that high achieving organizations have applied to turbo charge their planning process.

    Forrester Research, Inc., The State Of Strategic Execution In 2015, January 27, 2015

    This event is approved for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • At a time when digital transformation is driving significant change across all industry sectors, it is critical that organizations are able to align functional and cross-functional project activities to their strategic objectives. In the digital economy, the lines between technology, new product development, applications, service delivery and change management are increasingly blurred, and it's vital for the business to have an integrated view, not only to support strategic planning and investment prioritization, but also to effectively manage these initiatives through execution. The project portfolio management process must also evolve to handle both fast-moving digital initiatives and longer-term projects, with a shortened feedback loop that engages project teams and business stakeholders, and provides visibility at all levels. This session will address topics including:

    ·How to align projects to business goals in planning AND execution
    ·Why PPM is vital for a digital project portfolio
    ·How PPM can unify cross-functional initiatives
    ·When to consider changes to PPM processes
    ·Why project visibility is critical to successful business change

    This event is approved for 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • Attack Intelligence to Power Tomorrow’s Cyber Response.

    Preparing to combat every threat and vulnerability is a war that no cybersecurity professional can win today. Speed, accuracy and visibility of threats and active attacks is critical to defending against APTs and other sophisticated attacks responsible for today’s headline-grabbing data breaches. The next generation of advanced threat prevention solutions will require a significant shift in how we incorporate threat and attack visibility into everyday security operations, enabling incident responders to identify and stop campaigns as they happen.

    Join us as IDC’s Research Vice President for Security Products Services Charles Kolodgy shares his view of the threat landscape, including how threats are evolving, how cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and what new solutions are necessary to combat APTs.
  • Mobile is no longer a supplementary channel for the enterprise; It is quickly becoming the primary channel to deliver business critical information and experiences to partners, customers and employees. Join Sarvesh Jagannivas, VP of Product Marketing at MuleSoft, and Uri Sarid, CTO at MuleSoft, as they discuss the mobile enterprise opportunity, and the biggest challenges preventing successful mobile delivery.

    Join this webinar to learn:
    - Why mobile applications are the new imperative for the enterprise
    - The top challenges preventing rapid, scalable and secure mobile application development
    - Three case studies of industry leaders who are building mobile enterprises
  • Scaling multiple databases with a single legacy storage system works well from a cost perspective, but workload conflicts and hardware contention make these solutions an unattractive choice for anything but low-performance applications.

    Attend the webinar to learn about:
    - How SolidFire’s all-flash storage system provides high performance at massive scale for mixed workload processing while simultaneously controlling costs and guaranteeing performance
    - How to deploy four or more database copies using SolidFire’s Oracle Validated Configuration, at a price point at or below the cost of traditional storage systems
    - SolidFire’s Quality of Service (QoS) guarantee; every copy receives dedicated all-flash performance, so IT admins can deliver solutions with confidence and maximize business efficiency
  • Participez au premier webinaire technique Amazon Web Services de l’année et venez découvrir toutes les nouveautés présentées pendant notre conférence Re :invent de Las Vegas.

    Ce webinaire est destiné à tous les profils techniques (développeurs, ingénieurs, responsables technique, administrateurs systèmes, architectes solutions) qui veulent approfondir leurs connaissances du cloud AWS. Pendant cette session vous découvrirez un panel de nouveaux services dont (mais ne se limitant pas à) : AWS Lambda, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS CodeCommit.

    Inscrivez-vous pour:

    - Mieux appréhender les nouveaux produits et services AWS et comprendre comment vous pouvez en tirer parti.
    - Profiter d’une démonstration, et d’une session de question/réponses live avec Carlos Condé (Senior Technical Evangelist AWS).

    Nous espérons que vous pourrez nous rejoindre pour ce webinaire de 45 min.

    Vous ne pouvez pas participer ? Nous vous invitons quand même à vous inscrire pour que nous puissions partager les contenus avec vous.

    L’équipe Amazon Web Services
  • During this webinar, Xavier Places, Product Marketing Director at Openbravo, will make a review of the main trends POS solutions are showing to effectively respond to the new omnichannel imperative and help stores succeed on achieving the required operational excellence.

    What Will You Learn?
    - Trends POS solutions are showing to succeed in today's omnichannel reality.

    Who Should Attend?
    - Business Areas Directors
    - CIOs
    - IT Administrators
    - Consultants
  • Building your own connector may be a good option to explore whether you need a connector with a specific functionality or want to connect to a system without a pre-built connector. While getting started can seem daunting at first, the challenge often becomes much more manageable when you understand the tools and resources that are available.

    Join this webinar to:
    - Get an introduction to MuleSoft’s SDK, DevKit
    - Watch a demo on how to build a reusable connector in 15 minutes
    - Get tips and advice from experts who’ve successfully built connectors using DevKit
    - Learn what’s coming in the roadmap
  • With information scattered across various repositories such as, email, files, SharePoint, and Enterprise Vault, and stored in multiple locations such as, on-premise, Cloud, hybrid, personal desktops and VDI, the need for enterprise search is greater than ever. But, business professionals and IT are disaffected with traditional enterprise search because it:
    • is not user-friendly
    • does not address the bulk of business workers’ information
    • does not help users intuitively filter through information
    • requires massive IT effort to scale

    Fear not, however, there is a way to make enterprise search work by putting the end-user search experience first. Attend this “no-death-by-PowerPoint” webinar, to learn how to actually make enterprise search work for your business. Our special guest, Marcus Stimler of Cap Gemini, will also share real-world experience about evolving an enterprise search strategy that starts with the business workers and extends outward. Learn how Cap Gemini put together a number of “wins” by providing workers with a single-pane-of-glass view to their most important information.
  • Selecting the right mobile application architecture for your app can be a daunting decision - and it should be. Going down the wrong road can be extraordinarily painful and fraught with costly overruns, project delays, and throwaway code. Our mobile app development experts share lessons learned from developing their own mobile architecture and from helping hundreds companies pick the right mobile path.

    In this session, you will learn how to navigate the mobile architecture decision process to select the right mix of native and HTML5 in order to achieve the perfect balance of richness of use, development productivity, and apps built for the long haul.
  • The holy grail of enterprise software is the achievement of positive return on investment (ROI). If the technology happens to be user-friendly, that is a nice bonus. Such a combination can be tough to come by, but smart organizations are learning that business productivity search can not only pay for itself, but also drive more value by making workers more efficient and effective. Join us for a complimentary webinar that will show you how to make the business case for business productivity search.

    Our special guests, Dante DeWitt, former CIO of Wells Fargo and Bank of Montreal, and productivity expert Sue Becker, will provide real-world perspectives and best practices for business productivity search. Dante will illustrate how business productivity search provides meaningful ROI in a way that traditional enterprise search cannot. While Sue will share some of the horror stories of how the explosion of digital information has made us less productive than we can be. Sue will also offer some strategies and best practices for remaining productive by mixing process and technology together. Such productivity is especially important in today’s information economy.

    This webinar will demonstrate how business productivity search provides real ROI. Attendees will learn:

    - How business productivity search produces value by putting the end-user search experience first
    - Why personal memory recall is the best analytical engine for business productivity search
    - How to best deploy search solutions in all IT infrastructures
    - How to achieve ROI on enterprise search in ways never seen in the past
    - That search can be like BASF – it can make many other technology deployments better, including VDI, SharePoint, and Enterprise Vault
  • In the era of the APP economy where business models are being disrupted daily, there is a trend towards IT becoming a service broker increasingly leveraging a cloud supplier model for delivering services. How does this fit with organizations service management making technology solution decisions? What are the governance and service level management implications of these trends? Do they warrant a sophisticated approach to SLM? Or can traditional SLM practices and service desk SLM capabilities handle this new world. What are the implications of the service broker scenario on change management? Does change management go away or take on a different role? Is it easier or more difficult? Is the BAC still needed?

    These are just some of the questions that moderator extraordinaire Allen Houpt will pose to our distinguished panelists, including Troy Dumoulin of Pink Elephant, Randal Locke CA’s ITIL Texas Ranger and Robert Stroud will discuss in this frank debate on the real value of service management!

    This event qualifies for 1 priSM Continual Professional Development (CPD) credit.
  • Cutting down on the time taken to complete complex document review cycles allows the modern lawyer to operate at the pace required by their industry.

    Join our webinar to learn top tips for shortening these review cycles without losing document integrity and risking corruption. We’ll also cover what technologies are available to provide a quick and accurate way to improve document review efficiency.
  • Part 1. The 3 Things you Need to Know About SharePoint 2013: On-premises vs. Cloud

    Tired of having information spread amongst various file shares, personal hard drives, and file cabinets? If you’re looking for that single collaboration platform, this is the webcast for you. We’ll give you three reasons why Microsoft SharePoint is the optimal enterprise collaboration platform for your business, and discuss the benefits and challenges to on-premises, all-in cloud, and hybrid models.

    Part 2. 3 Ways AvePoint Takes the Pain Out of Migration to SharePoint
    Now that you have decided to opt for SharePoint, how do you get there? In this webcast, we’ll discuss the potential obstacles you’ll face during a migration project. Then we’ll show you three ways AvePoint can expedite your path to SharePoint, including:

    •Optimizing migration resources by automating remediation of stale
    content

    •Minimizing business disruption over the course of migration projects
    with customizable scheduling

    •Maintaining all relevant content, permissions, and metadata
  • Setting up a digital marketplace is just the first step in delivering digital services like social networking and e-commerce to wholesale buyers and sellers and trade show exhibitors and attendees. This webinar outlines key steps to spread the word and market your digital marketplace including webpage design and SEO, e-mail marketing campaigns, content marketing including videos and webinars, and social channels.
  • Our dependence on software continues to grow, powering some of our nation’s most critical infrastructure. To secure our cyber assets, we need to apply high standards to our software suppliers as well as the third party parts built into our software. Join the discussion on:

    •How open source and component-based development is driving the need for a software supply chain
    •Techniques and technologies used to vet software suppliers and components
    •The role of potential legislation in managing software risk

    If you are concerned about protecting our software infrastructure – join the discussion.
  • With the business environment and thus the strategic business needs relating to information and technology continually changing, ITSM is arguably more valuable to organizations now than ever before. In meeting the challenges presented by dynamic business environments, enterprises are constantly looking for an advantage, and ITSM can help.

    This presentation will explore why ITSM is of value to the modern, forward-thinking enterprise. It will look at the important business strategic objectives and how ITSM practices and supporting technology can help in delivering against them.

    This event is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) credit.
  • The world of IT Service Management (ITSM) has changed greatly in the recent past and will continue to do so at an increasing rate. One thing is clear: consumers of IT services now demand a pain-free, proactive, personalized and productive experience in the workplace, similar to that of consumers outside the workplace. They expect minimal touch points when resolving issues, requesting services, getting assets…and they want to do it themselves, without involving technical assistance. These expectations are the foundation to why Forrester Research sees Workplace Enablement as being the natural evolution of ITSM.

    In this webcast, guest speaker Amy DeMartine, Senior Analyst at Forrester Research, talks about what this means to today’s IT organizations and what needs to be done to deliver the service your IT consumers expect in the workplace today and in the future.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • In the modern app economy where we have access to a myriad of goods and services in the space between our two thumbs, does the Service Catalog have any relevance?

    In this webcast, industry expert, trainer and peer-recognized Fellow in Service Management (FSM), Doug Tedder, will discuss why having a Service Catalog -- now more than ever -- will differentiate the customer-centric e-company from its competition. He’ll also address how developing a Service Catalog may just be the opportunity that IT needs to illustrate the critical contribution that IT organizations can make to their online-all-of-the-time businesses in the app economy.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • In the past, most traditional test automation focused on the UI and not the back-end. This was a leftover mindset from the days of "just throw it over the wall”. With the current shift in how teams are organized, the skillset for testing is evolving. Dev/Ops, continuous delivery, mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things is forcing a rapid pace of development. Now, QA professionals and business analysts are more ingrained in the overall development process from start to finish. Now that software development for different platforms are using a “shift-left” approach (which involves moving testing to earlier in the software development lifecycle), it is requiring test automation engineers to enhance their technical skills.

    Join Clint Sprauve, Senior Product Marketing Manager for HP Functional Testing, and learn about:

    • API and web services testing early in the development lifecycle
    • How to shift-left with non-technical testers
    • Best practices for proper test automation in Agile and continuous testing processes
  • Due to the increasing power and prevalence of mobile devices, apps are rapidly moving from consumer-oriented gadgets to main IT functionality delivery platforms for enterprises. More powerful apps require more development man-hours and result in rising prices and increased licensing complexity. Many enterprises already struggle with software licensing compliance and costs on the traditional IT platforms.

    This session focuses on strategies for getting ahead of the curve and preventing the current software licensing challenge from being repeated in the app economy.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • New disruptive trends are challenging IT service providers to rethink the way they plan, deploy and deliver services. Today’s IT must deliver a world class “user experience” while allowing for more frequent and rapid application deployment that supports multiple channels with strong consideration to cloud, mobility, consumer experience and more.

    This session will discuss the delivery of a high performance “support center” that can help an IT organization meet these challenges by leveraging ITIL and other good practice guidance as the IT organization transitions from reactive service support to being a proactive service provider.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • When a really good idea, a truly compelling service, or an “I-cannot-live-without-this” product hits the street our reaction is often “How come we didn’t think of this sooner?” Whether it’s an iPhone or iPad or a step-up bumper on a pickup truck, we are smacking our foreheads and grunting “Doh!”. DevOps is a really good idea. Merging Development with the Operations side of the house creates synergies and efficiencies that have never before been possible. From automated deployment to fewer bad changes to a robust release management process, it’s time for DevOps.

    Join Pink Elephant’s George Spalding and CA’s Robert Stroud to hear about this “Doh!” moment and how it impacts IT service management.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • Creating effective metrics is essential for IT Service Management (ITSM) to evolve as an increasingly critical part of cross-domain service delivery, optimization and planning. However, no two IT organizations are the same, and metrics for measuring IT efficiencies, costs, values and requirements need to be tailored to realistic levels of IT maturity and grounded in unique IT organizational environments.

    Join Enterprise Management Associates’ (EMA) Dennis Drogseth for this webcast designed to provide guidelines for building effective ITSM-related metrics based on maturity levels, objectives and readiness, including:
    • Guidelines for assessing your IT maturity level
    • Metrics associated with each maturity level
    • Process recommendations for establishing and communicating key metric priorities among key stakeholders
    • Quotes and examples of metrics-related planning from real-world ITSM initiatives

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • "To protect and serve"" is a good motto for IT, as there seems to be an expectation that IT exists only to create new technology solutions in response to the demands of the business: to serve. It's not true. The Information Technology department exists to protect the IT interests of the owners of the organisation whilst also serving IT's customers and users. The two don't always align.

    IT is entrusted with custody of the organisation's IT assets. Sometimes it is not in the best interests of the organisation to abandon those investments or to increase the risks to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information, in order to meet demands for new IT from the customers.

    Join IT Skeptic, consultant and commentator, Rob England as he explores IT's evolving role in striking a balance in extracting maximum value from existing investments against facilitating the generation of value from new investments.

    This session is approved for 1 Continual Professional Development (CPD) priSM credit.
  • Cloud Office at Rackspace delivers the business-class email, collaboration, and backup tools your employees need to be their most productive— reliably delivered and managed by Rackspace hosting specialists, backed by our unmatched Fanatical Support. What does this mean? You get more time to focus on what you do best. In this 30-minute webinar, Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace, will share valuable insights on Hybrid email and the best email fit for your business. They will also offer tips on how to leverage email to lower TCO for your communication platform saving your business time and money. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:

    •Rackspace Hosted Email Solution - what it is?
    •Why Rackspace email?
    •Why Hosted Exchange at Rackspace?
    •Advantages of Rackspace Hybrid Solution
    •Support and Assisted Migration

    We hope you can join us!
  • Part 1. SharePoint roll out and User Adoption in a Global Company

    This session reviews the introduction of SharePoint at Johnson Matthey an international speciality chemicals company, founded almost 200 years ago in London. Introducing a new way of working into a global company with over 12,000 employees in 32 countries is always a challenge, when the software is SharePoint things can get complicated.

    We will focus on the potential challenges of introducing SharePoint on a global scale with an eye on a wide range of considerations including practical tasks that had to be completed before SharePoint could be implemented such as software upgrades and migration of content from network drives through to softer topics such as how Johnson Matthey approached marketing SharePoint to their users to raise awareness, this is not the easiest thing to achieve when your users vary from Senior Scientists to Personal Assistants.
    Whether you are currently planning your SharePoint roll out or you are wrestling with user adoption this session will show you how Johnson Matthey met these challenges

    Part 2. 5 Ways to Smash Barriers to SharePoint User Adoption

    You’ve picked SharePoint, learned how to migrate content to the new platform, and learned how another company has already successfully aced its rollout. Now it’s time to take all of this information and execute.
    This session will give you five concrete ways you can manage SharePoint in a way that ensures compliance, optimizes performance, and preserves your resources – all while allowing end users to get into the platform and take full advantage of it to improve the way they work. You’ll walk away from this with a clear action plan that will put you on your way to a successful SharePoint rollout.
  • During this webinar, Maarten Tromp, Director of Product Management at Openbravo, will review the benefits of truly modular ERP platforms compared to traditional ERPs, focusing on the main keys for growing business for both customers and partners.

    What Will You Learn?
    - Benefits of modular ERP platforms.
    - Keys for growing your business based on ERP platforms modularity.

    Who Should Attend?
    - Business Areas Directors
    - CIOs
    - IT Administrators
    - Consultants
  • Vice President of Cloud Computing Services Lynda Stadtmueller and Network Security Director Mike Suby will discuss extensive analysis on the Cloud Computing and Network Security Markets. The experts will lead a short teleconference about new findings that affect the markets, followed by a live question-and-answer session.
  • Cloud Office at Rackspace delivers the business-class email, collaboration, and backup tools your employees need to be their most productive— reliably delivered and managed by Rackspace hosting specialists, backed by our unmatched Fanatical Support. What does this mean? You get more time to focus on what you do best. In this 30-minute webinar, Adam Williams, Cloud Office Business Manager at Rackspace and Jonathan Lui, Cloud Office Product Specialist at Rackspace, will share valuable insights on SharePoint and offer tips to help you make an informed decision about what's the best fit for you and your business. By attending this webinar you will gain knowledge on the following:

    •SharePoint at Rackspace
    •Why SharePoint?
    •Advantages of Rackspace SharePoint
    •Rackspace SharePoint vs. managing your own SharePoint servers
    •Per User vs. Per Server SharePoint

    We hope you can join us!
  • Join DemandGen for an exclusive “State of the Union” address on the Oracle Marketing Cloud from special guest Kevin Akeroyd, general manager and senior vice president for Oracle Marketing Cloud. Coinciding with Oracle’s first ever Modern Marketing Experience (taking place the following week in Las Vegas), David will ask Kevin to share his insights on what attendees can expect at the show -- including the future of Eloqua and Responsys, Oracle’s flagship B2B and B2C marketing automation systems.
  • Frost & Sullivan Contact Centers Principal Analyst Michael DeSalles will host a panel discussion on Impact Sourcing. Our panel of experts will include Frost & Sullivan's Contact Centers Research Director Steve Loynd; Tim Hopper, Responsible Sourcing Manager at Microsoft; Mark Pfeiffer, Executive VP – Global Mgmt Team with the Teleperformance Group; Eric Nonacs, Sr. Advisor for the Clinton Foundation, and Sarah Troup, Assoc. Director at Rockefeller Foundation. The panel will lead a short teleconference about new findings that affect the market, followed by a live question-and-answer session.
  • Whether your organization in the middle of a long running ITIL implementation that is failing to deliver the benefits or you are playing with DevOps to solve the problems of continuous innovation that ITIL doesn't solve, it is clear the ITIL framework must evolve.

    This webcast focuses on the current state of ITIL in today’s IT-enabled businesses and explores some of the challenges ITIL faces as businesses demand more agility and rapid-time-to-market from their IT organizations, and why there’s hope for ITIL.

    This session is approved for 1 priSM Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.
  • Are you challenged by delays in releasing new application code within your enterprise? If your answer is “yes,” you can accelerate the release process through automation across the various stages of the software development and release lifecycle. Bridge gaps and learn the practice of collaboration between business, development, and operations teams with Agile development, continuous integration (CI), continuous testing (CT), continuous delivery, and continuous deployment.

    Join us and learn about HP’s approach to the DevOps Lifecycle by examining DevOps problems and potential solutions from three points of view: people, process, and tools—from planning to operation. Find out how the integration of HP and third-party development and deployment toolsets provides a seamless, end-to-end implementation of the DevOps lifecycle to increase your release velocity. You will learn about CODAR, Agile Manager, ALM, Unified Functional Testing, Performance Center and Change Impact Testing during this session.
  • Mobility is the new frontier that is ‘still arriving’ and enterprises are grappling with how best to enable it, keeping enterprise security and employee satisfaction front and center of mind. Inherent in that balance is a careful trade-off as security is paramount but it should not come at the expense of productivity. On one hand is the Wild West with no security whatsoever and happy employees bringing in devices and apps of their choosing. On the other hand are happy enterprises with strict security controls but dissatisfied and disappearing employees! This webcast will help strike a balance that works for both entities - the User and the Enterprise. No utopia promised but you will come away with an understanding of:

    1) What the challenges around Mobility in the Enterprise are
    2) Why you should look into tacking them
    3) How one approach works for both the employees and the enterprises
  • Let’s face it, in this modern connected world, your service desk customers have many options when trying to resolve issues - online search, social media, etc. So how do you remain relevant to your customers so they keep coming back for more? Quite simply- provide a superior service desk experience.

    A superior IT customer experience is the key to success for any IT service organization. This webcast will discuss how strategies and tools can enable users to quickly resolve issues and why IT organizations need to be able to interact with their customers on their terms. By simply improving the user experience, you will increase adoption, satisfaction, and your customers will see the real value IT provides (YES – Love for IT).
  • IT Service Management (ITSM) has evolved dramatically and what was considered mature and effective ITSM a just short time ago is barely sufficient today. So what’s next for ITSM and are you prepared for the future?

    This webcast will discuss developments in ITSM and how industry best practices are changing. Learn more about what your organization needs to do to keep pace with the new frontier of ITSM.

    This session is approved for 1 priSM Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit.