01/16/2009-07:00Virtually all businesses running SAP solutions want to move to electronic delivery of customer invoices and proof of delivery documents. The advantages of e-invoicing are clear: It's faster, less expensive and more reliable. And by increasing the speed and accuracy of billing, organizations can collect cash faster.
01/16/2009-07:00This white paper examines the challenges faced today by SAP customers who are still manually processing sales orders, as well as the outcomes of automated sales order processing - including time, labor and cost savings as well as customer satisfaction. In highlighting a unique platform that integrates end-to-end automation of sales order processing with SAP solutions.
01/16/2009-07:00This white paper examines the challenges faced today by SAP customers who are still manually processing sales orders and billing documents, as well as the outcomes of order-to-cash automation - including time, labor and cost savings.
01/16/2009-07:00A critical component of any business's order-to-cash cycle is invoicing for goods or services sold and receiving payment in return. But sending invoices represents only a small percentage of the tasks involved in billing and cash collection. What often hinders the process most is the inability to assemble and send packages of billing documents in a timely way to support the invoice. This is significant because customers will frequently withhold payment of invoices until they receive certain documentation that provides proof of delivery.
01/16/2009-07:00Intelligent automation technology offers SAP customers the ability to eliminate the inefficiencies of manual document management within the purchasing process, including automated bundling of purchasing document packages; validation workflow for approval of purchases; notification of delivery status; archiving for ready access to purchasing documents; and outbound delivery in the formats and via the transports that suppliers can most efficiently process or prefer to receive.
01/14/2009-07:00This white paper details why managers in training and development, learning, HR, and knowledge management are adopting on-demand digital libraries to support their efforts in creating a corporate culture for learning and innovation. Contents: Cultivating a Learning Culture, The Role of the Knowledge Management Professional, Harnessing Web Content: No Easy Task, Rising to the Challenge, About Safari Books Online.
01/14/2009-07:00Effectively meeting the needs of IT professionals is no easy task. It requires responsiveness and a proactive approach to their training and development needs. The payoff for proper selection and delivery of programs for this segment of your workforce is significant - easier recruiting, better retention rates and lower turnover-related costs, and greater productivity for both your IT staff and the non-IT professionals that they enable. DOWNLOAD NOW - To assist you, we at Safari Books Online have developed the 10 tips as material to refresh and augment your ability to deliver real value to your IT workforce.
01/14/2009-07:00On-demand digital libraries support the development of technical knowledge and business acumen. This white paper explores how this 'always on' resource can facilitate technology professionals' ability to increase productivity, pursue professional certifications, improve collaborations and communication. Contents: Finding highly sought after information that?s not available on the free and open Web, and the need for e-reference evangelists.
01/14/2009-07:00How on-demand access to trusted information is used to overcome costly delays and rework in the application development process - through timeliness and accuracy. A white paper for technology managers, highlighting common challenges in application development and troubleshooting and how digital libraries can help development teams to overcome these. The following topics are addressed: Application Development: Challenges and Needs, Keeping Development on Target, The Solution: Digital Libraries, Advantages for Workgroups.
01/14/2009-07:00How online tools and content support a green work environment and how technology professionals are working green every day. Living "green" is a way of life for millions of people around the globe. And, businesses are learning that not only are consumers demanding green products and services, but that there are also benefits associated with adopting green practices in the workplace. Check out this white paper to learn how you can easily and quickly begin implementing green habits at work, including: Green Tips From Tech Professionals, More Way to Work (and Learn) Green With Digital Libraries, Easy Ways to Work Green, Working Green at Safari Books Online.
01/14/2009-07:00The Critical Path to Delivering On Time and Under Budget. Created for project management professionals (PMPs), technology professionals, product managers, and business initiative sponsors. This white paper outlines how to minimize project delays by supplementing best practices and popular project management software with on-demand digital libraries. The following topics are addressed: Information Gaps: The Root Cause of Delays, Filling the Gaps with Digital Libraries, Digital Library User Perspectives, In Their Own Words, Determining Applicability to Projects and Programs.
01/12/2009-07:00This paper provides a technical overview of Amanda Enterprise. It describes design and operations of Amanda Enterprise and how it is unique in its ease of use, flexibility and scalability.
01/12/2009-07:00Description: This document describes how NetApp Snapshot and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) can be used to do hot backup and point-in-time restore of MySQL databases. Specifically, this report covers the infrastructure required for integrating ZRM with a NetApp storage system and backing up and restoring a MySQL database using ZRM.
01/07/2009-07:00Data center automation (DCA) solutions allow IT organizations to automate a variety of workflows that support configuration and change management processes across IT infrastructure. Automation is a major contributor in the ongoing battle to drive down costs through increased automation. In this whitepaper Forrester?s provides a detailed evaluation of DCA vendors.
01/07/2009-07:00Learn how to make compliance work for you rather than the other way around. This white paper provides comprehensive and sustainable compliance solutions for midsize organizations, with limited IT resources. Using a five step, embedded approach to compliance can give value to your organization; financially, operationally and competitively.
01/07/2009-07:00Business continuity with low administration and maintenance costs. Can you make it happen? This Oracle business brief explains how mid-sized can improve performance by creating an IT infrastructure that makes working faster, easier and more effective.
01/07/2009-07:00Oracle delivers software to help organizations meet the complexities and challenges of operating in today?s business environment, supplying organizations of all sizes with a rock-solid data infrastructure to support flexible operations within dynamic markets. In short: reliable solutions for agile businesses. These solutions are built on over 30 years of data management experience and focus on three imperatives for modern organizations: protecting valuable data, delivering actionable insight, and establishing flexible processes. The benefits this brings to your business information systems are clear: Security, stability, accessibility, flexibility, transparency, scalability, value, easy, rapid deployment, low maintenance and affordability complete the offer. With additional specialist support from a network of local partners, Oracle provides a uniquely attractive alternative to expensive, inflexible and insecure proprietary solutions.
01/07/2009-07:00Blue Coat appliances can optimize and accelerate all Oracle Applications traffic - reducing latency and increasing WAN throughput for users, while maintaining control, visibility, and security for network administrators.
01/07/2009-07:00Businesses of all sizes have to manage an increasing diversity of remote users and devices. The task ranges from simply keeping systems running to ensuring security, compliance and the achievement of environmental goals. Under this sort of pressure, IT managers and managed service providers, to which the task is often outsourced, must have flexible access to powerful tools and an ability to share the data those tools rely on. This report provides advice on the approaches that can be taken to ease the task of IT management.
01/07/2009-07:00Whether we like it or not we are all IT users now. Through the ubiquity of networks of devices that we rely on for information, security and day-to-day transactions even those who eschew technology now rely on it, even if they do not acknowledge it. The failure of these networks can lead to widespread disruption, unhappy customers, unproductive employees and lost business. Ensuring their availability, security and efficiency is a job for experts who need powerful tools to carry out the task. This briefing addresses issues faced by organizations that have to manage an increasingly dispersed IT infrastructure.