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Actifio, the leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced it is a presenting sponsor of Tech Field Day 4 San Jose, an invitation-only event organized by Gestalt IT being held at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 11-12, 2010.  The topic of the company's presentation, "Dynamic Data Management Virtualization" will take place on Friday Nov. 12th from 7:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. PST. Ash Ashutosh, president and CEO of Actifio will discuss how Data Management Virtualization transforms the infrastructure from individual silos of point tools into a cost-effective virtualized solution managing data across the entire lifecycle. Until now, organizations have had to use multiple solutions to address all these different parts of the process, leading to a complex, expensive infrastructure that is difficult to deploy, difficult to manage, and inflexib... (more)

An Overview of Data Virtualization

In this video, Queplix chief marketing officer Michael Zuckerman provides an overview of data virtualization and discusses how advanced data virtualization technology enables organizations to solve their data integration, data management, business intelligence and data warehousing problems. With an architecture based on a persistent metadata server, advanced data virtualization seamlessly integrates data across multiple disparate sources, from legacy applications to the cloud, in a highly automated and seamless manner - and without the use of SQL. Queplix is a leader in data int... (more)

Now that Your Positioning Is Done, What Do You Do?

Erich Flynn, CEO, TreeHouse Interactive You have spent weeks researching your markets, building competitive taxonomies and calling together disparate company stakeholders to get your positioning statement complete. Now what? This is a really good question. Just to refresh, the objective of positioning is to find a perception you want to create in your target customer’s mind—one that addresses customer issues and enables you to focus on the highly desired and highly competitive features of your product relative to your competitors products in your target market (see How to Create ... (more)

SAP UEM by Knoa Change Mgmt Part 2: Application Performance Management

This product overview of SAP(r) User Experience Management by Knoa details the advantages, performance and functionality of one of the leading products in the user experience management space as presented to ASUG in June 2012. View the video overview at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7svZUa_2wQ&feature=plcp This specific video covers Change Management and Risk Reduction and  is presented in two parts: PART 1 is the presentation that defines best practice in change management and associated risk reduction. PART 2 DEMO is the live demo that shows the various analytics dashboards tha... (more)

The Value of Online Task-Based Video Training

By Brien M. Posey In many organizations, users who have questions about how to use various application features typically call the help desk for assistance. However, it has started becoming apparent that the help desk may not always be the best source of support in these types of situations. The Limitations of a Help Desk There are several reasons why the help desk may not be able to help the user to the degree that might have once been possible. The first reason revolves around the fact that the help desk staff is often overworked. When a user calls the help desk for assista... (more)