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Managing the software assets of an organisation

Software assets can be costly if left unmanaged. Software asset management tools are becoming increasingly functional - and organisations should look at how best to use them now. ...

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12/09/2013 | CW - SAM.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Smart mobile devices plus smart BI leads to smarter decisions

The IT industry has long promised to deliver “information at your fingertips”, but sadly often falls well short in several respects; quality, relevance and timeliness. ...

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10/09/2013 | Quo smart BI.pdf | VIEW

NeutrinoBI

Coverage and reliability at the wireless edge

With the latest round of 4G rollouts now taking shape across the UK, many living in or travelling through more remote and rural parts will once again be wondering about coverage and reliability of signal. ...

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04/09/2013 | Quo mobile coverage.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Mobile Mandelbrot – set in our ways?

The ever-decreasing circles of technology miniaturisation are not quite taking us down the roads followed by Star Trek or Dick Tracey. Sure we have the smart and small communicators and gadgets, and a cloud of networks and services, but we still rely on many old concepts. Tablets and smartphones are all well and good, but you still need a desktop or notebook PC to do real work – at least that’s what some say. ...

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22/08/2013 | Quo mobile mandelbrot.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Communications. Unified yet? Why not?

Unified communications (UC) has been presented as a potential solution for all sorts of woes facing organisations; network complexity, playing telephone tag, high call costs, too much travel, desktop clutter etc. Despite lots of hype and huge marketing budgets from many of the biggest players in the industry, adoption appeared to be slow, at least that is until a year or so ago when Microsoft’s Lync started to gain some traction. ...

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15/08/2013 | Quo unified yet.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Opportunity knocks in targeted attacks

Defending organisations from the rise in targeted attacks is a genuine reseller opportunity ...

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25/07/2013 | CRN TA for web - July 2013.pdf | VIEW

CRN

Managing carbon-based assets with silicon.

Although the main focus on enterprise software seems to be around customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource management (ERP), one area that often gets overlooked is the effective management of the warm, squishy parts of the business – the employees. Sure, organisations will have systems in place, such as from Oracle or SAP, but these are often seen as the poor cousin to the ERP and CRM systems, with little strategic focus on the real capabilities required from an HR system. ...

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19/07/2013 | CW - HR final.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Bring you own id (BYOID)

Recent Quocirca research confirms the fact that many businesses now have more external users than internal ones. Identity management is key to getting the most out of this. ...

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15/07/2013 | BG - BYOID - for web.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly

Identity, access management and the rise of bring your own identity

Recent Quocirca research confirms the fact that many businesses now have more external users than internal ones. Many organisations are putting in place advanced identity and access management tools to facilitate the administration and security issues raised by this. ...

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12/07/2013 | Dig IDs for Tech Rep - for web.pdf | VIEW

TechRepublic

Software defined networking – prepare for change

Remember the days when every large organisation had its own telecoms department? Highly skilled and dedicated engineers who went around installing cabling, terminals and phone sets along with ensuring the key systems (i.e. the specialised control centre as used by the receptionist) were in place and that enough lines were in place for incoming and outgoing calls to meet demand? Ever wondered what happened to them? ...

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04/07/2013 | CW - SDN final.pdf | VIEW

Computer Weekly