Papers from Quocirca (Page #2)
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16. The evolution of strong authentication
New authentication methods such as software, SMS and BlackBerry tokens are further taking the costs out of the use of strong authentication and opening up its use to a whole new range of possibilities.
17. Removing the complexity from information protection
Encryption technologies can reduce risks by ensuring the information on devices is secure when users are on the move. They can also add value by the secure sharing of information among authorised users and by enabling more secure remote working.
18. Enterprise Performance Management
Monitoring, measuring and reporting on the financial health of an organisation is a basic need that requires effective tools and processes to optimise the end result. The research in this report shows that most organisations still have much to do.
19. Light touch, firm impression
The automation of traditional paper based processes with technology can lead to unnecessary complexity. This leads to increased costs and other challenges which can be avoided if solutions are simple and fit closely to the business task in hand.
20. Soaring across the regions
Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) across the UK have exploited the internet as it has evolved from an interesting medium for the technology-aware to an essential commercial platform
21. Keep Talking Not Spending
Even when facing challenging economic times, businesses still need to communicate and rely on technology to connect with customers, suppliers etc. Here are 10 steps that can be taken to grow the value and use of communications, while controlling cost
22. Data centre asset planning
While remedies exist, present business practices do not encourage the prioritisation of power reduction within one of the most power hungry areas of a business-the data centre
23. Average Inc.
The Average Inc. could do quite a lot to improve the ways it uses technology in order to reduce risk, ensuring business continuity, and to cut unnecessary cost.
24. The Distributed Business Index
Businesses rely on widely distributed networks of workers, be they at HQ, in branch offices, mobile etc. This report looks at the degree to which the 21st century workforce is distributed and the issues organisations have with enabling this.
25. Creating a Print Intelligent Enterprise
A managed and optimised print environment will lead to significant cost reductions whilst improving productivity and boosting any organisation's green credentials.
26. Information security for SMBs
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can benefit from the expansive use of information technology (IT) just as much as their larger counterparts.
27. IT Management for Small Businesses
Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) face many of the same challenges as large enterprises when it comes to IT management. They have increasingly complex systems that they rely on to drive their businesses and gain competitive advantage.
28. Managing 21st Century Networks
Arguably IP is the most successful open standard ever, but as network communications converge under a single standard used for an increasing number of applications, we need to understand how effectively these critical assets are being managed.