For most high tech companies, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is the central hub of product definition activities. It conveys the information needed by various departments to get the product to market.During this one-hour web cast, the AberdeenGroup will discuss how Best-in-Class companies are not only addressing these challenges but are excelling in their product development processes. In addition, PTC and IBM Rational will show how high tech manufacturers' can synchronize system requirements, multiple design disciplines and internal systems to provide a single definition of a product - 'a single source of truth' - throughout the product development process.
Published By: Imprivata
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
When the U.S. Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, among the law's many provisions was the establishment of formal regulations designed to protect the confidentiality and security of patient information. In addition to mandating new policies and procedures, the HIPAA security regulations require mechanisms for controlling access to patient data on healthcare providers' information technology (IT) systems.
Spyware is but the latest in a long list of Internet threats facing individuals and organizations alike. While it may sound relatively innocuous, spyware is the culmination of years of hacking development by cyber criminals. Spyware does more than just spy; it records and reports back specific information about the computer it infects.
This paper by S. Raghavendran of Pixel Infotek Pvt Ltd on GIS Interoperability and Spatial ETL solutions was presented at the GSDI conference in India and provides an excellent description of the interoperability challenges that Safe's products address.
One of the most powerful aspects of GML is the freedom it gives users to define their own custom application schemas. While this capability provides extraordinary flexibility to data modellers, it also creates significant challenges, particularly when the data is interpreted.
Get this free white paper to read why mass casualty and other public health emergencies create a demand for information within hospitals, between hospitals, between hospitals and local incident command centers, and between local, statewide and multi-state incident command centers and agencies.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 03, 2008
Small and medium sized organizations have similar issues to large companies when it comes to the processing and storage of information and data, yet often have little capability to attract, retain and maintain the skills for managing their data assets compared to large organizations. Blade systems offer an effective way to address the specific challenges faced by smaller organizations in managing their IT assets, and allows then to gain greater value from them.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Feb 23, 2009
Network Centric Operations (NCO) recognises the demand for pervasive decision-making in the modern battlespace. NCO provides the ability to leverage information networks to generate a more dynamic and agile decision-making space. An important dimension of this approach is the technological flexibility to quickly move the decision-making authority hierarchically or geographically as the situation demands. A fundamental enabler to this approach is the concept of a services orientated architecture (SOA). The use of industry-standard IT architectures provides the means of ensuring that systems can be provisioned rapidly, can be shared as appropriate, and can give the flexibility and response times required within such challenging environments.
Published By: RiskWatch
Published Date: Jan 23, 2007
The single most important trend in security in the next ten years will be the integration of various security elements such as information security, physical security and integrated systems security into a single security function.
SupplyWEB® is an advanced, web-enabled Supply Chain Management and Execution solution from Infor. It is designed to reduce supply chain costs, reduce inventory and increase operational efficiencies. It delivers significant ROI by increasing supplier visibility, enabling inter-enterprise communication,and providing a high level of systems integration.
Russell Stover Candies outsourced its legacy information systems. However, two years later, they were unhappy with their chosen outsourcing provider and faced multiple ERP challenges. To help navigate these challenges, the company hired a seasoned IT executive. Find out why, after an exhaustive evaluation process, he selected OneNeck IT Services.
Chartered in 1973, San Francisco-based Spectrum Federal Credit Union serves over 12,000 members. When the issue arose on how to protect their members’ personal data residing on backup tapes, Spectrum FCU took no chances – they and their Techical Advisory Board made the decision to encrypt this important information with the help of NeoScale Systems, an undisputed leader in this emerging market.
As more states pass regulations governing the security, confidentiality, and integrity of customer data, a leading national bank has recognized its need to ensure the safety and security of personal data for its thousands of customers. To ensure compliance and maintain the security of this information, the bank has deployed NeoScale’s CryptoStor Tape appliances to help accomplish its objectives.
Business operations that are heavily dependent on information systems may be significantly impacted even by a brief application outage. Impact of a data loss is even more drastic. IDC estimates that in a disaster situation, the average loss is $3 million per incident and $81,000 per hour.
Ethernet communications is rapidly gaining popularity in industrial applications because it enables the real-time exchange of information between processing equipment and companies' Ethernet-based management systems. The emergence of protocols such as EtherNet/IP enables engineers to attain the advantages of using Ethernet in industrial applications.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Sep 26, 2008
Find out more about how LogRhythm can help organizations fulfill The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements in documentation and implementation of controls for IT systems that support operations and assets.
San Joaquin County in California modernized a critical, but difficult to maintain, information systems infrastructure by transforming to BPM on a SOA foundation. San Joaquin County gained efficiency and greater visibility of mission-critical citizen
As an Oracle Platinum Partner, ITC Infotech makes extensive use of Oracle technology and applications to deliver customer solutions. Most recently, the company used Oracle SOA Suite 11g to integrate the business systems of a major European airline.
The purpose of this research and market trends study was to better understand the Information Technology (IT) environment and business strategy concerning enterprise mobility systems and mobility applications.
Published By: Lionbridge
Published Date: Nov 19, 2009
This paper will interest ISV product managers and engineers of educational software products, chief learning officers and chief technology officers of corporate universities, along with information technology personnel at the community and state college level, including developers of custom applications & application services.
Imagine that you are in a meeting with several department heads discussing issues around enrollment. As people begin to share their thoughts, you quickly realize that each person in the room is working from conflicting information – and everyone thinks their information is correct. The group spends most of the meeting arguing over whose data and reports are correct rather than understanding the problem and making decisions. Sound familiar? When organizations have their data fragmented across many systems and departments, these situations are all too common. Without a single, trusted source of truth and easyto- use tools to interpret and understand the data, conversations are limited by everyone’s departmental perspectives and resources.
Banks have been using credit scoring models for over five decades, so managing the life cycle of models is nothing new. Most have had some kind of process in place to ensure the models they develop are robust, validated and monitored from a performance perspective and that decision makers have confidence in them. In recent times, however - partly in response to the credit crisis in 2008 - the discipline of model risk management (MRM) has become more formalized and rigorous, driving the need for enterprise-level model information management systems. The regulatory scrutiny being applied to them is intensifying and spreading globally, with US and European regulators leading the charge. For example, whereas regulators were previously more interested in the numbers they were provided, now more regulators want to have a core understanding of the models banks used to generate these numbers.
Hype and hope — Big Data has generated a lot of both. Thanks to an abundance of enterprise information systems, networks, applications and devices that churn out huge volumes of information, government agencies are awash in Big Data. Add to this data growth the emerging trend of the Internet of Things (IoT) — the network of people, data, things and processes that is increasingly linked through automated connections and sensors — and the future of Big Data can seem quite daunting.