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ITIL v3: Supporting the Evolution of IT Effectiveness for Improved IT Operations
IT is often characterized as distinct groups pursuing individual agendas and launching disconnected initiatives to increase operational efficiencies. To

role of it manager  elevating IT to the role of strategic partner-one that works closely with the rest of the business to marshal IT resources in support of business objectives. After all, organizations that can effectively coordinate with IT, and move swiftly to capitalize on opportunities, can take the early initiative in the marketplace to deliver the products and services customers demand. To act as a strategic partner, however, IT needs to augment its service management capabilities. The traditional focus on IT

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The Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management


There are potential benefits of operating business process management (BPM) side-by-side with business service management (BSM). BPM and BSM are emerging technologies: BPM is concerned with the orchestration and management of effective business processes, while BSM focuses on the operational effectiveness of the enabling IT services. These technologies are mutually beneficial to one another. This white paper is intended for managers interested in implementing robust BPM solutions in IT-dependent business scenarios or managers looking to lay down a basic foundation for effective on-demand utility computing. It addresses the partnership between Fuego and Proxima Technology, vendors in BPM and BSM solutions.

role of it manager  business processes, then the role of BSM technology in this utility computing model becomes obvious. Instead of showing the impact of IT on the business, the same model can be used as the basis for IT service provisioning in the utility model. That is, if we execute additional business processes, what IT services need to be provisioned? Since this capability is massively enhanced when fed with business volumetric information taken directly from the BPM tool, this aspect forms a key part of the BPM/BSM Read More

Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know


Do-it-yourself (DIY) security can be daunting. It requires significant time, effort and expertise to maintain strong security while complying with information access and disclosure regulations. Find out how a hosted security solution can provide reliable and comprehensive security coverage for your company’s e-mail, Web, and instant messaging (IM), without requiring extensive expertise or equipment in-house.

role of it manager  involved in a security role. Calculate the TCO/ROI, compare them to corporate guidelines, describe savings and value: For executives the truth comes from metrics that detail the financial impact of any change in approach or implementation, including security. Calculate the TCO for hosted security services and determine the return on investment (ROI) , ensuring these numbers meet or exceed existing guidelines that govern such change. Often the most compelling aspect of a business case for hosted security Read More

The Multidimensional Manager of Tomorrow


10 years ago, only a few people believed that human resources (HR) would rise to such a prominent position within organizations. This document discusses the changing role of HR, as well as current and future challenges for HR professionals. It synthesizes findings from 40 interviews with HR leaders and executives from 25 North American and European organizations in a variety of major corporate sectors.

role of it manager  document discusses the changing role of HR, as well as current and future challenges for HR professionals. It synthesizes findings from 40 interviews with HR leaders and executives from 25 North American and European organizations in a variety of major corporate sectors. Read More

Reporting Value of IT Services with Balanced Scorecards


A balanced scorecard is a measurement system for management that provides real insight into the status of a business or some part of it. Developed by Kaplan and Norton in the early 1990s, balanced scorecards provide a control system that helps ensure the right balance between different, and often times conflicting, perspectives. For example, an insurance company may increase profitability by offering incentives to claims assessors for taking a tough stance on payout, but will soon find dissatisfaction among its clients that may lead to lost business. Scorecards help ensure this balance and are an improvement over more traditional single dimension approaches that tend to be based purely on expense management and business growth.

role of it manager  no less a critical role, are the technicians responsible for the constituent parts of the service; for example, the Database Administrators and Systems Administrations. The view taken here is to clearly understand the root cause of any problem. Implementing SLM Scorecards Implementing a balanced scorecard breaks down into two key areas: organizational and technical. Undoubtedly, the trickiest part is the organizational (or cultural) aspects, although the extent of this challenge will largely depend on Read More

E-discovery Compliance and The New Requirements of IT: The IT Manager’s Guide to 100% Compliance


Considering that e-mail and other electronically stored information (ESI) create the electronic equivalent of DNA evidence, there is no doubt that their evidentiary role will continue to expand. Learn how implementing a strategic e-discovery compliance program can help US and Canadian employers preserve, protect, and produce legally compliant e-mail and other ESI when compelled to do so by a court or regulatory body.

role of it manager  doubt that their evidentiary role will continue to expand. Learn how implementing a strategic e-discovery compliance program can help US and Canadian employers preserve, protect, and produce legally compliant e-mail and other ESI when compelled to do so by a court or regulatory body. Read More

CRM: What Is It and Why Do It? Part One: Historical Background


Many consultants, vendors, and analysts today define CRM in terms of being a customer-centric business strategy that is enabled by a set of applications that support customer-facing functions and management decision making. That may capture the essence of what CRM is, but it does not begin to capture why an end user organization should invest significant resources to pursue such an initiative.

role of it manager  What Is It and Why Do It? Part One: Historical Background Historical Background Customer relationship management (CRM), a concept that has been around since the mid 90s, has its roots in the technology of sales automation and call center operations. At that time, it was thought that merging the customer data from the field (sales) with the call center interactions would result in more informed interactions with the customer. The concept resonated with user organizations and soon mergers and Read More

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Wipro Point of View: Changing Nature of the Wealth Management Industry


The slump in the wealth management industry has its roots in the financial crisis in America and Europe. This has led to high-net-worth individuals (HNI) getting increasingly attracted to low risk, low management investments. Dr. Ashok Hegde, Global Head of Financial Services, Business Analyst Practice, Wipro, shares his expertise on the current challenges faced by and opportunities available to wealth managers. Read more.

role of it manager  Point of View: Changing Nature of the Wealth Management Industry The slump in the wealth management industry has its roots in the financial crisis in America and Europe. This has led to high-net-worth individuals (HNI) getting increasingly attracted to low risk, low management investments. Dr. Ashok Hegde, Global Head of Financial Services, Business Analyst Practice, Wipro, shares his expertise on the current challenges faced by and opportunities available to wealth managers. Read more. Read More

Beating IT Recession Blues


IT spending is often an issue for companies, but in difficult economic times it’s even more important to see what benefit IT can bring to the business. But IT investments are most effective when they improve business performance. Find out the degree to which organizations in the United Kingdom (UK) understand what IT is doing for their businesses, and in particular how some companies measure this and benefit from it.

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Forecasting Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades


For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs).

role of it manager  Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs). BEGINLYX� Read More

Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'?


Reports indicate that Intel will delay the release of its 64-bit 'Itanium' processor yet again.

role of it manager  It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'? Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'? R. Krause - August 2, 2000 Event Summary Intel executives have said in a financial briefing during July that Intel will push back the release of its 64-bit Itanium processor (formerly known as Merced ), recently slated for October, 2000, by a quarter. This means the first Itanium-based products should not arrive until early in 2001 - somewhat later than the original schedule of 1999. The first products are expected to be servers and Read More

DYNAMICS IT S.A.


Dynamics IT  is specialized in ERP consulting and implementation of high quality solutions, currently projected as the company best partner for Microsoft Dynamics AX in Latin America

role of it manager  IT S.A. Dynamics IT  is specialized in ERP consulting and implementation of high quality solutions, currently projected as the company best partner for Microsoft Dynamics AX in Latin America Read More

Progressive IT Management Strategies: The IT manager’s 360-degree view of business


The New CIO Business Leader and Change Management Expert Today’s chief information officer (CIO) not only has to be knowledgeable about technology, but frequently, the CIO is called upon to align the strategic goals of senior management in addition to managing on-going, day-to-day technology issues—the technology that provides visibility in the decision-making process.According to the IBM

role of it manager  less of a functional role and more of a specialist within the company. IT Tools That Impact Organizational Performance Given the IT department’s role as “agents for change” within an organization, perhaps one of the tools that is most vital for organizations to remain competitive is business intelligence (BI). The term business intelligence refers to technologies, applications, and practices for the collection, integration, analysis, and presentation of BI, and sometimes to the information itself Read More