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Managing Electronic Records: Methods, Best Practices, and Technologies

Managing Electronic Records: Methods, Best Practices, and Technologies

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 15-APR-2013

Insert Date: 20-JUL-2013

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The ultimate guide to electronic records management, featuring a collaboration of expert practitioners including over 400 cited references documenting today's global trends, standards, and best practices Nearly all business records created today are electronic, and are increasing in number at breathtaking rates, yet most organizations do not have the policies and technologies in place to effectively organize, search, protect, preserve, and produce these records. Authored by an internationally recognized expert on e-records in collaboration with leading subject matter experts worldwide,...

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Strategic IT: Best Practices for Managers and Executives

Strategic IT: Best Practices for Managers and Executives

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

Insert Date: 08-JUL-2013

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Solid guidance for CIOs on integration of technology into business models Strategic IT Best Practices for IT Managers and Executives is an exciting new book focused on the transition currently taking place in the CIO role, which involves developing a capacity for thinking strategically and effectively engaging peers in the senior executive team. This involves changing both theirs, and often their colleagues', mindsets about technology and their role in the organization. Straightforward and clear, this book fills the need for understanding the learning processes that have shaped the...

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Honing Your Knowledge Skills

Honing Your Knowledge Skills

By: Mariana Funes; Nancy Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2013

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New technology and organizational structures are transforming the workplace, but management skills have not yet caught up. Harnessing knowledge and using it as a competitive advantage is one of the key priorities of organizations today. Honing Your Knowledge Skills looks at how to define knowledge working and identifies the practical skills of knowledge management needed by line managers. This book shows you how to *handle information overload *become an expert *harness new ideas *turn knowledge into action * keep knowledge skills fresh * understand IT resources and knowledge based...

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Delivering IT and eBusiness Value

Delivering IT and eBusiness Value

By: Leslie Willcocks; Valerie Graeser

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2013

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'Delivering Business Value from IT' is focused on the evaluation issue in IT and how IT evaluation can proceed across the life-cycle of any IT investment and be linked positively to improving business performance. Chapters 1,2 and 3 detail an approach to IT evaluation whilst chapters 4 and 5 build on these by showing two distinctive approaches to linking IT to business performance. The remaining three chapters deal with a range of evaluation issues emerging as important - specifically Internet evaluation, Y2K and beyond, EMU, quality outsourcing, infrastructure, role of benchmarking,...

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Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector

Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector

By: John Wang

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2013

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With the continuous growth of the service sector, the ability to develop and implement information systems is important in order to measure progress. Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector is a collection of research which discusses the application of information systems as well as the established ideas and advancements in the service sector. This book aims to utilize new theories, technologies, models, and methods in order to discover effective functions in this area....

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The Governance of Green IT

The Governance of Green IT

By: George Spafford

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 11-DEC-2008

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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Do you know what your IT systems cost your business in electricity? Organisations are not always aware of how much of their electricity bill goes on data storage. This is because the amount of money they are spending on the electricity for IT systems is often hidden inside the bigger electricity bill. Many businesses have already been confronted with the heavy operational costs associated with increased data storage. So unless you keep track of the problem, your business may be pouring money down the drain without you even realising it. If you care at all about growth, this is a...

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The Green Agenda: A Business Guide

The Green Agenda: A Business Guide

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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Reap the rewards of a Green IT Strategy with this essential guide Climate change can be an emotive issue. This book takes a cool look at the subject and shows you what makes it relevant to your business. A big part of the answer is energy. Computers consume a lot of energy, and energy costs money. The cost of powering and cooling data servers over three years is currently 1.5 times the cost of purchasing the server hardware. Over the next two decades, global demand for energy is predicted to rise by 50%, which means that your long-term energy costs are also likely to increase....

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Changing how you manage and communicate change

Changing how you manage and communicate change

By: Naomi Karten

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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Order today and transform the way you manage and communicate change in your business! How has your organisation changed recently? How did the people in it or associated with it react? Was it in exactly the same way? Do you have more changes coming up? People's reactions vary depending on a number of factors, including personality types, misconceptions, their personal circumstances and the influences of their work and life experiences. This new book will enable you to recognise and accept these differences, and even harness them for the benefit of the business. 'Changing...

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IT Induction and Information Security Awareness

IT Induction and Information Security Awareness

By: Valerie Maddock

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 09-FEB-2010

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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The only guide on the market to cover IT Induction and Information Security Awareness! Where your information security is concerned, prevention is better than cure. If you want to tackle the problem of information security, you cannot rely on the help of technology alone. Information security breaches tend to occur as a result of human, as well as technological, failings. However, the human factor usually receives far less attention. Training Computer systems are complex, so people who work with them often need to be trained in how to use...

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IT Governance: A Pocket Guide

IT Governance: A Pocket Guide

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2007

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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An Introduction to IT Governance If you are unsure what IT governance is, or how it is relevant to your business, this pocket guide is for you. It outlines the key drivers for IT governance in the modern global economy, with particular reference to corporate governance requirements and the need for companies to protect their information assets. IT Governance for "Non-geeks" The guide examines the role of IT governance in the management of strategic and operational risk. It also looks at the most important considerations when setting up an IT governance framework, and introduces...

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IT Governance: Guidelines for Directors

IT Governance: Guidelines for Directors

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 28-APR-2005

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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"A director's guide to IT governance This book is an essential read for those sitting on the board of any organisation that wants to secure its information, its intellectual property and its competitive advantage. Written for a non-technical, commercially-minded audience, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to the critical subject of IT governance. Why is IT governance important? Your business will stand or fall on the quality of its IT governance. Information technology can enable you to improve your operations and cut costs. And by changing the way you deal with your...

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IT Governance: Implementing Frameworks and Standards for the Corporate Governance of IT

IT Governance: Implementing Frameworks and Standards for the Corporate Governance of IT

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 13-MAR-2009

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Use an IT Governance strategy to reduce risk An Introduction for Directors and IT professionals The modern organisation is increasingly working within the context of corporate governance. The subject dictates their day-to-day and strategic activities, especially corporate information asset risk management and investment, and the ICT infrastructure within which those information assets are collected, manipulated, stored and deployed. But what is corporate governance, and why is it important to the IT professional? Why is IT governance important to the company director, and what do...

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IT Governance to Drive High Performance

IT Governance to Drive High Performance

By: Robert Kress

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2010

Insert Date: 13-JUN-2013

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This book will show you the state-of-the-art IT governance model that was developed by the largest consulting firm in the world! This pocket guide provides you with an insider's detailed description of Accenture's IT governance policy and details its governance structure. It will show how effective IT governance links IT strategy and IT decisions to Accenture's business strategy and business priorities. Following the best practices approach set out in this pocket guide will serve as an excellent starting point for any organisation with ambitions to achieve high...

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ITIL Foundation Essentials: The exam facts you need

ITIL Foundation Essentials: The exam facts you need

By: Claire Agutter

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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"The exam facts you need to pass your ITIL® Foundation Exam ITIL® Foundation Essentials is a distillation of critical information - no waffle or padding - just exactly what you need to understand how to pass the ITIL Foundation exam. Aimed at self-study candidates, ITIL community training delegates, itSMF/BCS members and V2 Foundation Certificate holders, who have yet to take an upgraded exam, this pocket guide is fully aligned with the ITIL 2011 core volumes. Project managers, who are looking to expand their qualifications, and IT contractors or consultants, who don't want to take...

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Running IT Like a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide to Accenture's Internal IT

Running IT Like a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide to Accenture's Internal IT

By: Robert E. Kress

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 18-OCT-2011

Insert Date: 12-JUN-2013

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"Uncover the secrets of an award-winning IT function and apply them to your business! Global management, technology and outsourcing company Accenture has achieved incredible results through the transformation of its IT function. It has doubled its revenues in ten years, significantly decreased its IT spending despite an increase in workforce of nearly 300%, and its number of satisfied customers is growing and growing. Discover how it has achieved this, and how you can realize similar benefits in your organization. The key to unlocking your IT function's hidden potential Running IT...

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Greening the Data Center: A Pocket Guide

Greening the Data Center: A Pocket Guide

By: George Spafford

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 02-APR-2009

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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Save the planet, and save money too! The information economy depends on the old energy economy. Without the electricity that powers computer and communications systems, no IT business could function. Moreover, computers use a lot of electricity. Much of the world's electricity is generated in coal- or gas-fired power stations. So the more electricity computers use, the bigger their carbon footprint. Forward planning Information is vital to how you understand your customers and increase your sales. Almost certainly, this information will be stored and updated...

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IT Asset Management: A Pocket Survival Guide

IT Asset Management: A Pocket Survival Guide

By: Martyn Hobbs

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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"Implement Asset Management and reap the rewards! IT Asset Management (ITAM) is the set of business practices that join financial, contractual and inventory functions to support life cycle management for elements found in the business environment, namely software and hardware. Build your hardware asset listing first Software is one of the most critical elements of information and communications technologies and most organisations have huge investments in software, whether internally developed or external procured. However, with a major objective of IT Asset Management usually being...

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Leading for Success

Leading for Success

By: Sarah Cook

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2009

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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Every business, especially in today's troubled economic climate, has to adapt to change. And the IT department of a business will always find itself at the cutting edge of such changes. Change requires leadership. Impressive technical and administrative skills are not enough, and people in IT departments are now increasingly expected to use their soft skills as well. IT is no longer merely a back-office function. People in IT are now being called on to drive through improvements in the wider operations of their business. Both as agents and enablers of change, IT professionals need...

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Practical IT Service Management: A Concise Guide for Busy Executives

Practical IT Service Management: A Concise Guide for Busy Executives

By: Thejendra BS

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2008

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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What do you have to do to make sure that IT headaches will not jeopardise your business? Today, your IT system is no longer an optional extra. Instead, it is integral to how you demonstrate your core competences. A stitch in time saves nine... Getting to grips with IT service management is crucial for managers as well as for technical specialists. It is not enough for the manager of an IT department to have an up-to-date knowledge of the latest technical developments. If you want your company to succeed, everyone in the IT department must also understand how...

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IT Regulatory Compliance in the UK

IT Regulatory Compliance in the UK

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2007

Insert Date: 11-JUN-2013

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In today's computer-driven world, every modern business depends on its information technology. This means that IT systems have to be protected and regulated. If you run a company that is based in or has a presence in Britain, you need to be familiar with the UK laws and standards that relate to IT governance. This pocket guide provides you with a concise and accessible guide to the relevant UK legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. It explains the importance of...