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Standardization is a fertile ground for automation pan enterprise

Why automated efficiency is music to the ears of many organizations

Blog-post by E.G. Nadhan,
HP Blogger
, Mon, 04/21/2014 - 19:43

I’m at a classical music concert. The Concert Master tunes the orchestra before the performance by playing a single note on their violin. This pitch sets the standard for the performance as various pieces are played to holistically produce sounds which – when orchestrated right – are music to my ears. Enterprises must have standards too when it comes to their business processes, services and enabling tools. Projects and initiatives must be cognizant of these standards while adopting them pan-enterprise.

Technology, Cloud

Cloud communication tools - Part II

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Thu, 05/02/2013 - 08:49

In one of my latest articles, I talked about cloud based social and communication tools that help organizations improve their performance and I mentioned some of these tools that SMBs should be focusing on: voice, email

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Technology, Cloud

Cloud communication tools - Part I

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Thu, 04/25/2013 - 12:35

Cloud based social and communication tools help companies improve their performance in terms of efficient communication, reducing budget and increased collaboration. Businesses are not obligated any longer to pay separately for business tools, such as teleconferencing and videoconferencing, but they now have the flexibility to leverage cloud communication tools and apps that offer them more availability, flexibility and scalability.


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Technology, Cloud

Cloud - Based Productivity Solutions for SMBs

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Fri, 03/15/2013 - 10:57

Cloud computing solutions should be the natural option for small businesses. In a recent survey released by Spiceworks, 62% of the SMBs interviewed reported that they are using some type of cloud application. Most of them are using cloud services as tools for file-sharing, but haven’t moved into online productivity applications. According to the survey cloud-based productivity suites have the lowest adoption rate.

Technology, Cloud

Cloud-Computing Tools for Doctors and Physicians

Blog-post by Rick Blaisdell, Thu, 02/28/2013 - 12:54

As we discussed in an older article, cloud computing technologies are on the rise in the healthcare industry. From large hospitals to physicians and administrators to small medical services providers, all have seen cost savings from implementing and utilizing cloud-based solutions.

Technology, Applications

Software ID Tags Gaining Publisher Support

Blog-post by Kacey Ende, Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:28

Event in Review: Software Identification Summit

Steve Klos of hit the bull’s eye when he wrote, “There are tools that help discover and identify software and these tools work with varying degrees of accuracy. But no tool will ever be 100% effective across the wide spectrum of computing environments businesses must manage today.”


Why is this event important?

Business Issues, Technology, Applications

Governance, risk and compliance – What does it all mean?

Blog-post by Genefa Murphy, Wed, 06/29/2011 - 15:58
Genefa Murphy

In my last blog post I spoke about IT debt and how it can hinder CIOs from moving forward in their IT transformations. A few weeks ago now I was speaking with several executives from some leading financial, healthcare and manufacturing firms at a customer roundtable and the subject of IT debt came to the forefront.

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