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Dashboards Don't Work (Unless You Have a Metrics Management Strategy)

Tech has had a tremendous impact on the way today’s businesses seek continued growth and improvement. No matter what business they are in, executives everywhere are investing in technology that improves their business processes, gets them ahead of the competition and widens their margins. Ultimately, the return on that investment is determined by how well technology supports a business’ ability to...
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Anti Malware for Linux, AIX, and IBM i Servers

When Malware Attacks Your IBM i, AIX, and Linux Servers Guide Malware and ransomware attacks have increased, halting day-to-day operations and bringing organizations to their knees. Businesses know anti malware is essential to protecting PCs from malicious programs, but many don’t realize the value of server-level protection until the damage is done. This guide examines the real-world consequences...
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Controlling SQL Updates Using Powertech Exit Point Manager for IBM i

Over the years, users have relied on commands like STRSQL and RUNSQL to provide instant and powerful access to the data on their Power Systems™ servers. All types of users—from programmers to system administrators to end users—use these commands as their primary interface for extracting and updating data. However, allowing a user to view, update, and even delete data without any control by the...
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Download "IBM i User Provisioning"

Even when user profiles are painstakingly set up, keeping them consistent and secure can be an uphill battle. All it takes is one over-privileged user and your most critical data could be changed, deleted, or worse. You need help—not only to set up new users with discretion, but also to keep them consistent across roles, departments, and systems. Our exclusive white paper includes expert advice on...
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Download “Automation without Alienation”

Automation has the potential to transform the way we work. It allows organizations drive efficiencies, increase reliability, and cut costs. But not everyone is on board with the change. Automation can be frightening to employees who worry about losing their jobs to robots and computers. This white paper from Computing tackles the problem of how to go forward implementing automation while...
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Managing Data and Healthcare Regulations Efficiently

The right Business Intelligence (BI) tool can address the twin challenges of today's healthcare industry and regulations: efficient, secure information retrieval and effective monitoring of day-to-day operations. In February 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Title XIII of ARRA, called the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical...
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Download "How IT Professionals Can Navigate SOX Compliance"

Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is impossible without IT professionals, but translating this law into IT action items is a challenge. With penalties up to $10 million fines and even prison time, following SOX—and proving you're compliant—is vital. This compliance guide breaks down the most important aspects of SOX that affect IT professionals and focuses on what you need to know to get...
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The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Network Monitoring Software

What critical features should a network monitoring solution give me? How do software licensing models compare? What do trends like hybrid IT, the Internet of Things, and IT automation have to do with network monitoring? Answer all of your questions with the help of a seasoned technology expert. In this informative, easy-to-read guide, network professional Kevin Jackson covers everything from...
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Health and Risk: A New Paradigm for Capacity Management

Capacity management, considered by top analyst firms to be an essential process in any large IT organization, is often so complex that in today’s accelerated business world it cannot be effectively implemented. Changing priorities, increasing complexity and scalable cloud infrastructure have made traditional models for capacity management less relevant. A new paradigm for capacity management is...
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Download "How IT Professionals Can Navigate HIPAA Compliance" Guide

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is one of today’s most common compliance mandates, but translating this law into IT action items is a challenge. As fines increase and more audits are scheduled, figuring out how which data HIPAA protects and how to bring your system into compliance is more important than ever. This compliance guide breaks down some of the thorniest...