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Strategic business process management in the cloud
By IBM Australia | 2/12/2014
This whitepaper explains how to utilise the cloud for strategic business process management, helping deliver value to customers and improve back office efficiencies. ·With the complete fusion of IT and the modern enterprise, technology and business have become inseparable ·The excitement associated with cloud computing is not about on-demand IT; it is about on-demand business innovation ·The cloud without process cannot deliver on the promise of outside-in business transformation
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Optimize business processes faster with IBM Business Process Manager on Cloud
By IBM Australia | 2/12/2014
By taking advantage of ready-to- use virtual services and environments, you can significantly expedite new projects, reduce dependency on IT teams and create an environment for business agility. •Executives often employ business process management (BPM), to enhance agility •BPM uses software and services to identify, document, automate and continuously improve business processes •Address customer and IT-related challenges more effectively and help transform your enterprise to a BPM-focused, globally integrated organisation
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Data warehouse optimization with Hadoop
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This whitepaper outlines new reference architecture for data warehouse optimisation to help organisations speed time to value, maximize productivity, lower costs and minimise risk. • Traditional data warehouse environments are overwhelmed by soaring volumes and varieties of data pouring in • An upgrade is not the most effective way to manage an excess of seldom-used data. To keep pace with exploding data volumes, the data warehouse itself needs to evolve. • One emerging strategy is data warehouse optimisation using Hadoop as an enterprise data hub to augment an existing warehouse infrastructure.
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Cloudera & Informatica unleash the power of Hadoop
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This whitepaper discusses why an analytics-ready Hadoop-based enterprise data hub platform and advanced integration are critical technologies to take full advantage of big data. • Organizations increasingly recognize the potential of big data to transform their business • One of the biggest challenges associated with big data projects is a shortage of resource skills. • Learn about a solution to increase productivity up to five times with readily available trained developers
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Full-fidelity analytics and regulatory compliance in financial services
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This report discusses how the key to optimizing business operations in the financial services sector is maintaining an efficient and comprehensive Big Data infrastructure. • New regulatory compliance laws mean financial services organizations are required to be able to access years of historical data in response to regulators’ requests for information • Federal stress tests have increased the demand for predictability and integrated solutions for capital asset management. • The size, expense, and complexity of data management at this scale easily overwhelms traditional systems
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Intel and Cloudera: Accelerating enterprise Big Data success
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This whitepaper explain how uniting leading enterprise analytic data management software with an Intel data centre is the fastest way to achieve industry adoption of Big Data solutions. • In the past few decades, Intel has been a pioneer and the force behind major shifts and advances of technologies • Today, Big Data is one of the most innovative trends in data management and Apache Hadoop is the primary technology. • The power to drive the inflection points in data centre technologies lies with the ability to have software and silicon co-evolve to deliver dramatic gains.
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The enterprise data hub in financial services: Three customer case studies
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This whitepaper features three financial firms where an enterprise data hub enabled more exploration and discovery of big data, helping decision-makers bring the future of their industries to the present. • For financial services firms, overcoming the frictions related to multi-tenancy on compliant and secure systems is the gateway to advanced Big Data processes • The central, open, and scalable nature of an EDH makes it more akin to a solutions engine • Learn how to minimize opportunity cost and emphasizing integration with a vast and growing ecosystem of relevant technologies and familiar applications
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Western Union implements enterprise data hub on its path to deliver an omni-channel customer experience
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
Read how Western Union built an enterprise data hub to drive actionable insights that help the company create products and services that are relevant to its customers. • Transformation at Western Union is driven by massive amounts of transactional data • Western Union strives to support and simplify this volume from different channels and devices • Customer experience and security, risk and compliance will benefit from a solution that brings together structured and unstructured data stores
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Unlock the business value of archived data
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This report shows how success in an ever-competitive data-driven market requires flexible, massively scalable data management systems that grow with your business. - Unstructured data, much of it generated by machines or sensors, accounts for more than 90% of data today - Organisations often struggle to manage that data in Hadoop despite its benefits - The enterprise data hub is a transformative active archive solution helping enterprises gain more insight across all their data to make more informed decisions
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Three factors entrenching Big Data in financial services
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
The definition of Big Data is rapidly changing within the financial services industry—pivoting from a measure of volume, variety, and velocity to an evaluation of systems-enabled strategy. - The most important issues relate to the potential of analysing full data sets spanning multiple silos - Successful data-driven firms use modern infrastructure to go beyond future-proofing the data centre against larger operational efficiency demands - Technology and competition are forcing wholesale banks to prioritize core competencies and market fit
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