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Service providers market key benefits of cloud and data centers such as agility but companies are still focused on basics such as performance and availability, leading to a "disconnect" between both groups.
The telco outlines transformation strategy to raise business performance, lift customer experience, and leverage group assets for scale benefits, following its first drop in annual revenue in 14 years.
The bank and general insurer has reaped tangible productivity and financial benefits through a sophisticated BYOD program.
Collaboration-enhanced procurement and AP automation maximize productivity and profit gains in networked economy, says Ariba's Drew Hofler
Businesses must exploit open collaboration advances in procurement and finance to produce new types of productivity benefits, say an industry analyst and Ariba executive.
VMware-powered cloud adoption delivers slew of data and performance benefits for Revlon's ERP, says CIO
Revlon's comprehensive cloud has matured, and the benefits from aggressively embracing the cloud have evolved into positive consequences for their data architecture.
Even companies that see productivity as a priority are expecting to see fewer tangible benefits this year.
Enterprise app stores are quickly creating productivity and speed-to-value benefits for PC users and IT departments alike as they grapple with the new models around consumerization of IT. The author of a recent Ovum white paper on why app stores says they are increasingly important for enterprises as they consider ways to better track, manage, and distribute all of their applications.
IBM's smarter SAN infrastructure should improve storage performance for virtual and cloud workloads.
Like accountancy software and spreadsheets, HR Technology has been around as long as business computing. Recruiting, payroll, tracking work time, performance appraisals, employee benefits administration, managing training and learning and performance reviews and records...
Google CEO Larry Page allayed analyst worries about the company by changing the conversation from spending to new product launches while promising "tight financial management."
Applying BI best practices, using pre-built data models, and developing ongoing reference metrics on business processes to the IT systems that increasingly reflect the business operations themselves portends great productivity and agility benefits.
The Productivity Commission has begun its "Economic Structure and Performance" inquiry into online retailing, which will look into whether to change the taxation rules for online purchases from offshore sites.
Samsung claims to have come up with a new category of mobile PC with its TX100. At first glance it looks like an ultra thin notebook, but in fact, says Samsung, it brings the benefits of a light and compact Tablet PC together with easy typing and enhanced productivity.
In the second reading of his National Broadband Network (NBN) Transparency Bill in Parliament this morning, Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull alleged that Communications Minister Stephen Conroy told independent MPs it would be unlikely that the Productivity Commission would give the NBN a tick of approval.
A group of utilities and transmission systems operators affiliated with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) are getting together to share information about "transmission efficiency."The goal of the collaborative is to analyze performance data from different grid projects in order to come up with a common framework around costs, benefits and technical needs associated with efficiency projects.
Big hard drives have performance benefits that are at least as important than their raw capacity - and they may be the best and cheapest upgrade you can make to your system. Here's why.
HP offers slew of products and services to bring cost savings and better performance to virtual desktops
HP has unleashed a barrage of products aimed at delivering affordable and simple computing experiences to the desktop.
SOA is the way to do cloud. It's really about breaking down your architecture into a primitive state of several components. Then, it's figuring out how to assemble those in such a way that you can use those components to resolve problems as your business changes over time. Cloud computing is a nice enhancement to that. Cloud doesn't replace SOA, but is basically an architectural option in how you can host your services.
As enterprises seek to exploit cloud computing, business leaders are focused on new productivity benefits, on how to make the most of cloud computing for innovative solving of industry-level problems.
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