Executive Briefings

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HelloID Security White Paper

HelloID is Tools4ever’s cloud single sign-on (SSO) portal solution. This white paper describes how this solution provides unified access for end users to organizational resources, in the simplest way possible.

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The realSociable Guide to the Top 6 Sales Methodologies

This paper provides an overview of the top six sales methodologies in 2015 and tips for using them more effectively. It also discusses how to tap into social intelligence to drive sales capacity and highlights a way to maximize the WOO (window of opportunity) with customers.

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Mobile Payments Security in Western Europe

In this white paper Omlis identifies key issues present in the Western European financial industry’s approach to sustaining profitability and customer loyalty through their mobile and other digital offerings.

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Play Bigger: Time to Market Cap 100

This SlideShare executive briefing from Play Bigger Advisors ranks the top 100 U.S. technology companies that are growing in value the fastest, including the top 11, dubbed as “Super-Unicorns.”

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A Billing Guide for Your IaaS business

This white paper provides an understanding of the considerations surrounding deploying a cloud billing solution for your IaaS business.

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Evolution to Revolution: Big Data 2.0

This white paper discusses the paradigm shift with Big Data 2.0 to a diverse landscape of data driven platforms, each delivering unique values and abilities within a Hybrid Data Ecosystem (HDE).

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Operationalizing the Big Data Buzz

This white paper discusses the maturation of Big Data, including why and how companies are utilizing it, associated challenges, popular uses cases and types of projects being implemented, including operational analytics.

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How Do You Hadoop?

This report focuses on 63 Hadoop practitioners’ responses to a May 2014 survey and presents information on complexity of data, satisfaction with Hadoop initiatives and more.

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PersisTrends: Technology Trends and Recommendations

This white paper provides real-world customer perspectives and Persistent Systems’ guidance on technologies that ISVs and enterprises should adopt, evaluate for future use or retire over two years. It explores cloud, mobile, BI/analytics and social technologies as well as tech trends in telecom and media, banking and healthcare.

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SMB Landscape of the United States of America

This report reveals the findings in a study conducted by Zinnov, a leading market expansion and globalization advisory firm. It covers key business and IT trends of the 28 million SMBs operating in the United States.

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Do You Hadoop? A Survey of Big Data Practitioners

To create a benchmark of exactly what is happening with Hadoop, Sand Hill Group in September-October 2013 conducted a survey of individuals directly involved in evaluating and implementing Hadoop in their organization. Read the report of key findings.

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Clarizen and WalkMe Case Study

Clarizen, a SaaS project management software company, had a challenge with converting free-trial users to paid users. Read the case study of how WalkMe helped them address this challenge and also achieve other benefits.

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“Fortune 500 CIO” Is Not a Target Market

Treating the CIO buyer as a single, homogeneous demographic is a ridiculously ineffective and costly way to build relationships and drive revenue growth. There are actually four distinct CIO types, each with different motivations for buying IT.

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ISV-to-SaaS Business and Technology Success: Partnering for Speed and Innovation

This paper discusses the “surge toward SaaS” and explains how and why midsized and larger ISVs can address the complexities of new or different architecture types to support multiple customer and partner needs, as well as new types of business structures and operational needs, in order to be able to compete and thrive in these rapidly evolving markets.

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Transition to SaaS: Accelerating ISV Success on Windows Azure

Survey research from Saugatuck Technology shows that 65 percent or more of all new business application decisions in the enterprise will be cloud-based or hybrid by YE2014. Any business application of any complexity and criticality can and should be considered for SaaS, and ISVs that still hesitate to develop and provide SaaS versions of their business software are about to be left behind. The challenge
for software vendors is no longer about when to include or even shift entirely to SaaS and other Cloud-based solutions. The time is now. The challenge is how to make that happen.

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Leveraged Engineering: Partnering for Success at Cloud Speed

The emergence of the cloud model has resulted in a major metamorphosis in the way ISVs execute their business. While the increasingly wide range of readily-acquired, quickly-deployed solutions has raised the costs of integrating and managing IT, it has also raised users’ expectations as to what is possible. For ISVs. This means that the need to innovate and integrate — at “cloud speed” — has become paramount, affecting ISVs’ business models and technology strategies to the core. The costs in money and time to grow, adapt, re-invent, and innovate at such an increasing pace are spiraling beyond the ability of even the largest ISVs.

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A Macro Examination of Financial Reporting in India

When it comes to financial reporting, as in any other economy, India has its share of “clean” firms as well as ones that are not so. In this paper, Evalueserve highlights potentially systemic issues, comparing transparence levels in India versus the United States. Included in this analysis are large Indian subsidiaries of international firms listed on Indian bourses as well as companies that have formed joint ventures with Indian counterparts.

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Platform Strategy will Shape Future of OEMs: Flexibility to Drive Growth

In this white paper, Evalueserve analyzes the consequences of platform sharing and consolidation among OEMs in the automobile industry, along with what is required for efficient platform consolidation, challenges to platform sharing and consolidation, and much more.

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The Growth Phase of 3G in India

Evalueserve expects India’s 3G subscriber base to cross the 200-million mark by 2016. This white paper analyzes the growth and business opportunities.

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Multi-channel Marketing: How to Get Started

How can marketing organizations can develop multi-channel marketing campaigns at the right time to spur higher quality leads, sales ready leads, and ultimately buying opportunities?

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Segmentation for High Performance Marketers

This step-by-step guide will show you how to evolve your segmentation strategies to drive revenue performance, using the data you have today, and then, over time, enhancing its sophistication.

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Customer-Facing Product Configurators

This paper presents insights on how manufacturers can determine if they need to offer an interactive, self-service product configurator on their website. It also describes i-MARK’s SaaS-based product configuration software and the results it delivers.

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The Next Stage of WAN Optimization

WAN optimization is one of the most broadly deployed application delivery optimization technologies. However, penetration of optimization is quite low, especially in companies with large numbers of branch locations.

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Rethinking the WAN

This paper describes a revolutionary approach to cloud-enabled Application Acceleration and WAN Optimization.

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Challenging Economic Conditions Change BI Investment Strategies

Big-ticket BI investments are being deferred, and organizations must find alternative ways to meet expanding reporting and analytics requirements, which are less expensive, quicker to deploy, and also leverage existing investments in analytics and reporting.

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Right Time Revenue Optimization

Evaluating marketing on its contribution to revenue is not new. What is new is the level of complexity in which it is being evaluated to produce that revenue.

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The WAN Optimization Perfect Storm

Traditional WAN solutions don’t address the needs for ease of deployment, ease of use and operation, better economics and fit for purpose – crucial requirements of modern businesses, particularly for small and midsize businesses.