Composite applications can provide multiple benefits, such as business agility, better utilization of business software assets through code reuse, development efficiencies, and cost optimization. Once companies are skilled at deploying them, many find that they roll out new applications and integrations faster, while maximizing the value of "tried and true" software components.
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) makes technology a true business enabler and empowers business and technology leaders to respond to change with increased agility. This eBook introduces you to the basics of SOA in context with the real life experiences of seven companies.
Today, more than ever, organizations must deliver the benefits of cost optimization and business agility. This Podcast series explains how that goal can be realized through dynamic Business Processes Management. The series focuses on banking, government, healthcare, insurance, cross-industry and retail.
This webcast, "Untangle Your Connectivity Infrastructure - Free Up Your Cost," shows how IBM SOA solutions and IBM WebSphere untangle costly and debilitating complexities associated with connecting and integrating applications, services, and processes spread throughout the organization. The result is business agility and cost optimization.
Does your IT change as fast as the market? A service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a foundation that enables agility and aligns IT to business goals. This interactive presentation from IBM will show you how to provide fast, flexible, reliable access to information, business-wide. It also covers methods to ensure trust, management and security across business applications.
Find out how the standards-based modeling, monitoring, connectivity, and process integration tools that comprise IBM's Process Integration suite are allowing companies to implement process automation components with greater speed and agility than ever before. Download this informative white paper to learn more.
Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.
A complex IT infrastructure is a stumbling block for many businesses seeking greater agility in these uncertain times. This white paper shows how a service oriented architecture (SOA) helps align the infrastructure with business needs in order to achieve maximum flexibility.
Value-driven product management is a repeatable process based on industry best practices that uses subjective and objective criteria to deliver successful products. This paper explains how assessment, alignment, achievability, accessibility, agility and accountability, the six key concepts of value-driven product management, can be applied to create a repeatable process for developing successful products.
Deploying agent software on every system to run scheduled jobs is expensive, both to install and maintain. In this white paper, independent analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates highlights the cost-savings, flexibility, and agility of the agentless job scheduling technology built in to BMC CONTROL-M.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
CRM is a business strategy that helps organizations cope with three of today´s most urgent business imperatives generating new growth, attaining operational excellence and enhancing competitive agility.
In business, no two challenges are the same. To be effective now and in the future, organizations must be able to adapt with speed and agility. Read this white paper to learn how enterprise mashups can help you use existing IT assets and projects to solve situational problems and take advantage of business opportunities.
Despite increasingly complex data center environments, IT is expected to provide business owners with faster service, higher reliability, and greater agility than ever before – all within a tight budget. It is impossible to meet these goals with manual IT processes. However, EMA research shows that IT Process Automation (ITPA) helps achieve these goals, delivering annual savings of $500,000 on staff costs alone, and 64 hours of additional uptime per year – plus improved resource utilization, security and compliance, problem response times, and agility.
Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is an architectural style that offers business agility, speed to market, improved profitability and reduced costs. An SOA is also widely recognized as an enabler of innovation and new business operating models.
Most businesses today are under increasing pressure to respond to change expeditiously—to adapt to the ongoing needs and demands of their customers, the changing competitive landscape, and the evolution of the marketplace. An organization’s CRM system can either effectively support or hinder their business agility and capacity to respond to change, affecting overall corporate performance and customer satisfaction.
Published By: Appistry
Published Date: Oct 11, 2007
This white paper describes how software-based, real-time grid environments -- i.e. application fabrics -- are successfully meeting the requirements of today's most demanding applications, delivering scalability, manageability and affordability.
Published By: Ultimus
Published Date: Aug 16, 2007
By enabling Adaptive SOA, Ultimus Adaptive Discovery takes SOA to the highest level of rapid deployment and agility. It accomplishes this by enabling business processes to be developed rapidly, and to embrace change in real-time. More importantly, it empowers business professionals and analysts who own processes to discover and change processes with IT playing the supporting role to manage the infrastructure.
This white paper provides an overview of the growing opportunities for EDI managers and coordinators. It highlights how their role can change from being responsible for implementation of technologies for operational activities to being infrastructure leaders. It shows how they can deliver increased efficiencies and velocity for value chain automation, which increases visibility, control and agility for a business.
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) promises significant benefits to today's organizations. Successfully delivering SOA benefits, especially Business Agility and Component Reuse, will be dependant on the Test Approach that your organization adopts to implement your SOA.
By providing integrated, adaptable functionality within one scalable platform, Microsoft Dynamics AX helps midsize retailers improve their agility with an all-in-one solution based on an open technology platform. And it provides the ability for retailers to connect and interact with customers, partners, and employees around the world.