Published By: Hubspot
Published Date: Apr 23, 2013
67% of B2C companies and 41% of B2B companies have acquired a customer from Facebook. With over 955 million people on Facebook, there are probably some customers waiting for you on there, too. Are you using Facebook as a customer acquisition tool yet?
For many organizations, applications have been moved to an SOA environment and now must be extended to offer a service interface to new sets of users that were not originally planned. Extending resources in this way requires that you reassess your security risk. To minimize any risk, you need the right level of security checks for user authentication and authorization.
Managing different international hotel brands is far from simple. Each brand needs to develop and preserve its own identity in order to drive differentiation and minimize inter-brand competition. In the modern hospitality sector, Web sites provide an important first point of contact for potential customers, so it is particularly important for each brand to have its own individual look and feel on the Web.
Ensuring that data can be exchanged between disparate systems reliably and with speed and transactional integrity is a difficult trick to pull off. And it gets even trickier when things don’t work as anticipated. Yet this is exactly the challenge IBM has addressed for over a decade: first with IBM MQSeries® and now with IBM WebSphere® MQ.
Business integration, along with the IT integration resources required to support it, has become an essential focus for companies across industries. These organizations want to update existing technology assets—and realize new value from what were previously disconnected and isolated applications.
The purpose of this Redbook is to provide guidance for the preparation of business process models, developed with the WebSphere® Business Modeler, which will ultimately be monitored by the WebSphere Business Monitor.
As business conditions force companies to become more and more flexible, service oriented architecture (SOA) provides a scalable, reliable way to connect with, interact with, and deliver information. This brochure shows how you can be a superhero by making WebSphere MQ the messaging backbone for your SOA, creating a common connection for the free flow of information.
Don’t just dump your data - get the most value from it, and see how IBM is redefining what a warehouse can deliver. IBM DB2 Warehouse is a dynamic, integrated data warehousing solution that delivers all the functions required to deploy, maintain, and evolve an intelligent data warehouse. It makes your data active and available to all the users you need to reach. Watch this video to hear more.
This IDC white paper presents the results of an IDC study, sponsored by IBM, that quantifies and compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of in-house portal development with that of portals developed with IBM WebSphere Portal. Data for the study was collected through 10 in-depth customer interviews with IBM customers that had experience with in-house portal development as well as portal development with WebSphere Portal.
The traditional view of online transactions is anchored on the idea that online stores are first and foremost a venue for transactions, which, by and large, tend to be tightly structured interactions involving the buyer and the retailer. Within this interaction, the retailer’s key job is to provide customers with the information they need to purchase–such as pricing, product descriptions and orderly merchandising–and to deliver all within the context of a superior customer experience. However, the way customers are seeking and processing this information is beginning to change, and that’s expected to have a big impact on tomorrow’s online experience.
Many of your customers prefer doing business with you online. They go to your Web sites to learn about your products and services, to find products and/or services that address their needs, to configure and price the products and/or service s that they’d like to buy, and to purchase those products and/or services. They also set up and manage accounts with you. When those customers are consumers, we call these activities B2C (business to consumer) ecommerce.
Need your business to be flexible and agile? If you depend on the assets of partners & suppliers like us, you'll enjoy this video. It shows how the IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Feature Pack for Web 2.0 uses the combined power of Web 2.0 and SOA to bring all our most important services to the forefront. Giving you immediate insight and interaction with customers partners, supplier, and retailers.
Enjoy this complimentary trial version of WebSphere Application Server Express V7. You'll see how it can provide single-step installation and configuration, wizards and default configurations, and easy to navigate documentation that includes extensive use of sample code to ensure fast and smooth start-up.
Tough times require tough actions. Business as usual is not enough. In today's economic environment, you are asked to do more with less -- at lower risk. During this Webinar, you will hear from two IBM WebSphere Portal customers about how their portal solutions have helped them reduce costs, improve productivity, and grow revenue. Come prepared with questions and leave with new ideas and answers!
This white paper outlines the advantages of WebSphere Portal for System z software and provides essential information to those considering adding Web-facing workloads on their mainframe hardware. Also, with these WebSphere Portal for System z options, IBM illustrates its ongoing commitment to mainframe computing and underscores the business value that remains inherent in the System z platform. Learn more today!
WebSphere Portal remains IBM's strategic front end for SOA. It enables our clients to closely align their business objectives on standards-based platforms with role-based delivery of composite applications across and beyond their enterprise. At the end of June we delivered a new version of WebSphere Portal Version 6.1. This release significantly improves performance by tapping into the 64-bit capabilities of the IBM System z platform. Click here to learn more!
Improving access to core applications and data is just one of many mandates facing IT, along with improving collaboration, reducing administration costs and improving performance. Fortunately, shops running System z have an advantage. You can integrate and enhance your System z assets faster when you use the version 6.1 update to IBM WebSphere Portal on z/OS. Use it to quickly deploy business applications across the enterprise, reduce costs and increase flexibility with workloads centralized on System z.
Differentiate yourself from the competition with superior services and products. Business process management (BPM) powered by the IBM Smart SOA™ portfolio makes it possible by enabling you to monitor, manage and improve business operations. Constant insight fuels smarter decisions and a more proactive approach to business.
With the economy in constant fluctuation, this white paper is especially timely. “Enhancing your infrastructure in an uncertain economy to support your SOA business initiatives” defines the challenges facing IT executives, and outlines actions they can take now to cut costs, increase productivity and get more out of existing IT investments.
A complex IT infrastructure is a stumbling block for many businesses seeking greater agility in these uncertain times. This white paper shows how a service oriented architecture (SOA) helps align the infrastructure with business needs in order to achieve maximum flexibility.
Many companies are being challenged to increase flexibility and reuse their existing IT assets with SOA. This white paper explains how an IBM SOA approach, featuring WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus software, can help you add new services faster and change services more easily.
So what if things are tough out there, you can still deliver your business objectives while saving costs with the right application foundation. In this Web seminar we'll compare IBM WebSphere Application Server with JBoss, explain their various differences, and how they add up in a Total Cost of Ownership study.
Succeeding in today's economy not only means utilizing technology to create intelligent, instrumented and interconnected solutions, but leveraging technology to optimize costs and do more with less. This brochure describes how the 3 key attributes of IBM's application foundation help deliver higher quality of service at a lower cost than JBoss.
This webcast, "Untangle Your Connectivity Infrastructure - Free Up Your Cost," shows how IBM SOA solutions and IBM WebSphere untangle costly and debilitating complexities associated with connecting and integrating applications, services, and processes spread throughout the organization. The result is business agility and cost optimization.