Optimize IT Procurement
Selecting the right IT solution is a delicate balance between vendor, product, price and service.
Switch Mobile Platforms
Migrating from BlackBerry is no longer optional, but doing it without a plan will result in an overloaded help desk and angry users.
Establish a Right-Sized Incident Management Process
Resolve service issues faster and more successfully.
Vendor Landscape: Network Access Control
NAC is back, tell a friend.
Optimize the Application Maintenance Estimation (AME) Process
Augment your traditional expert estimation with parametric estimation to reduce surprises.
Optimize Requirements Gathering to Effectively Serve the Business
Poor requirements are the number one reason that projects fail – take a strategic approach to optimizing requirements gathering in order to give the business what it needs.
Vendor Landscape: Security Information & Event Management
Optimize IT security management and simplify compliance with SIEM tools.
Incident and Problem Management
Resolve service issues faster and eliminate recurring incidents.
Establish a Right-Sized Release and Deployment Management Process
Improve the speed and success rate of your deployments.
Build a Case for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
Hyper-V is a credible alternative and competitive threat to VMware for server virtualization and hybrid cloud computing. Be prepared to make the case to properly evaluate this option.
Change and Release Management
Respond to Business needs faster and improve the success rate of your deployments.
Develop a Business Intelligence Tool Strategy
Improve business decision making and minimize cost by selecting only the most important BI capabilities.
Vendor Landscape: Process-Generated Content Management
Every process generates content; manage the content to maximize the value of those processes.
Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Content Management for Knowledge Workers
Take advantage of embedded BPM tools to enable knowledge transfer and information use.
Select and Implement an Email Security Gateway
The emails you want are only the tip of the iceberg compared to what you get.
Choose the Right Tools for Big Data Development
Leverage Hadoop as your pilot project to gain organizational buy-in and build institutional learning.
Develop an IT Strategy to Support Customer Service
IT can help pave the way for a Customer Service transformation.
Implement Agile Practices That Work
Deliver on time and improve communication with the business to minimize project failure.
Optimize Systems Management to Improve IT Resilience and Proactivity
Streamline processes, use tools with purpose, and continually look for opportunities to improve.
Implement Systems Management to Improve Availability and Visibility
Without sound systems management practices, you don’t control outages, they control you.
Vendor Landscape: Thin Client
Navigate the thin client landscape with confidence.
Increase the Performance of Critical Mobile Applications
Look beyond today’s ad-hoc mobile development practices to stay ahead of your competitors.
Establish a Rigorous Problem Management Process
Use the ITIL framework to implement both reactive and proactive problem management practices.
Vendor Landscape: Email Security Gateway
The emails that you want are only the tip of the iceberg that you get.
Develop a Network Security Roadmap to Lower Incident Costs and Increase Efficiency
Save over $100,000 in consulting fees with a streamlined and accelerated process.
Vendor Landscape: Human Resources Information Systems
Leverage modern HRIS analytics and talent management capabilities to change HR into a proactive, business-driven function.
Tailor best practices to effectively manage information security.
Build an Optimal Digital Asset Security Services Plan
Build the security your digital assets need, not the security you think you need.
Support Enterprise Marketing with World-Class IT
The marketing landscape needs to be supported by a smart technology strategy. Evaluate which marketing services are right for your organization and review IT support requirements.
IT Organizational Design
Align the IT Organization Structure to the Business Strategy
Vendor Landscape: Desktop Virtualization
Vendor offerings are becoming more and more robust as the market matures; take the time to make the right choice for your organization.
Optimize the Change Management Process
Respond to business needs faster, with fewer incidents and disruptions.
Mobilize the Workforce by Mobilizing ERP
Mobility isn’t about shiny new toys, it’s about empowering your workforce.
Assess and Optimize BI Operations
Focus on delivering timely, quality, and affordable information to enable fast and effective business decisions.
Create business value and meet organizational objectives through IT Governance.
Create a Strategy and Roadmap for Office 365
You are going to move to Office 365; your need for SharePoint functionality determines when.
Vendor Landscape: Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
Get the big picture.
Implement Enterprise Mobility Management
Mobile device management only scratches the surface. Dive into enterprise mobility management to go beyond devices and manage every aspect of mobility.
Vendor Landscape: Small to Mid-Range Storage Arrays
Find a storage solution that will support your organization’s needs, now and in the future.
Vendor Landscape: Mid-Market Project Portfolio Management
Collaboration meets project portfolio management.
Implement an Email and Content Archive Solution
Match the value of the storage to the value of your content.
Vendor Landscape: Mid-Range to Entry Enterprise Storage Arrays
Find a storage solution that will support your organization’s needs, now and in the future.
Assess and Optimize EA Capability
Right-size the EA operating model to reap the benefits of EA: improve business-IT alignment, lower costs, and decrease time to production.
Optimize Business Processes to Limit ERP Customization
Identify the best targets for process optimization and focus on configuration. Just say “no” to everything else.
Right-Size the Information Governance Program
Stop viewing information governance as a separate project and incorporate it into the requirements gathering for business initiatives.
Address critical IT and business challenges with targeted innovation techniques.
Build an Identity Security Services Plan
Secure your weakest links: your users.
Develop a Master Data Management Strategy and Roadmap
Manage the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
Vendor Landscape: Server Virtualization
Server virtualization continues to drive value in infrastructure consolidation and management while laying the foundation of private and public cloud computing.
Drive a Robust Systems Strategy for HR to Achieve HR Objectives and Enable the Business
Save time, optimize your resources, and engage the business by building a right-fit HR systems strategy.
Improve IT-Business Alignment with an Infrastructure Roadmap
Balance stability and agility to support evolving business demands.
Vendor Landscape: Cloud Management
Add a management layer involving abstraction and automation to your infrastructure to create a private, virtual private, public, or hybrid cloud environment.
Make your social media strategy soar.
Secure Critical Systems and Intellectual Property Against APT
Protect yourself from being boarded and raided by cyber privateers.
Implement an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
Get your services on the bus to reduce integration congestion in the enterprise.
Optimize an Enterprise Collaboration Strategy
Make sure IT is an enabler – not an impediment – to effective employee collaboration.
Invest in a formal Project Management process to increase project success.
Vendor Landscape: Collaboration Platforms
Features are reaching parity, but integration remains critical.
Create a Customized Big Data Architecture and Implementation Plan
Big data architecture is not your father’s data architecture.
Tackle Explosive Data Growth on a Tight Storage Budget
Get a grip on storage capacity requirements and take action to ensure that every dollar spent buys maximum value.
Create a Game Plan to Implement Cloud Backup the Right Way
Optimize your backup initiative and mitigate the challenges of the cloud.
Deliver IT solutions that are aligned with business goals.
Create a Strategic IT Roadmap for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service that Exploits Emerging Technologies
Social, mobile, and analytics are creating new opportunities for revenue generation.
Create a Practical BYOE Action Plan
Now, it's personal. Prepare for the world of Bring Your Own Everything.
Build an Application Integration Strategy
Level the table before assembling the application integration puzzle or risk losing pieces.
Develop a Project Portfolio Management Strategy in Two Days
Time is money; spend it wisely.
Review Microsoft Licensing to Save 25%
Know what you have, and get what you need – with minimal spend.
Get Ready for the Evolution of Vendor Management
VM needs to advance to cope with the evolving and changing business/IT environment.
Deliver a service from concept to catalog and beyond.
See the Difference Optimization Makes!
Provide timely and effective responses to user requests and resolution of all incidents
Create Visual SOP Documents that Drive Process Optimization, Not Just Peace of Mind
Change your focus from satisfying auditors to driving process optimization, consistent IT operations, and effective knowledge transfer.
CIO: Build a Personal Development Plan to Become Chief Enterprise Integration Officer
Your role is at a crossroads. Reinvent yourself now or risk becoming head of technology support.
Enhance Business Value through Customer-Centric IT Service Management
ITSM 2.0: Both unnoticeable and remarkable at the same time.
Develop a Five Year Data Architecture Plan
Secure your footings in data to lay a foundation that will withstand the winds and rain of today's IT disruptors.
Develop & Deploy a Security Policy
The enterprise can't be secure if it doesn't know how; documents need to get everyone on the same page.