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    • Data Profiling

      Data Profiling

      In order to appreciate the full details of a specific selection of information, companies must use data profiling software to analyze the data in question. Data profiling software is excellent for when you want to know more about the quality of the data that you are working with in order to maximize data potential and

    • Distributed Computing

      Distributed Computing

      Distributed computing refers to the means by which a single computer program runs in more than one computer at the same time. In particular, the different elements and objects of a program are being run or processed using different computer processors. Distributed computing is similar to parallel computing and grid computing. Parallel computing, though, refers

    • ITIL Incident Management

      ITIL Incident Management

      Incident management is a process area found within the ITIL check lists. The goal of any incident management process is to effectively and quickly get a business back to normal service operation. This way, a business’ operations are not impacted as severely. This results in a higher level of service quality. According to ISO 20000,

    • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

      ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

      ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is principally an integration of business management practices and modern technology. Information Technology (IT) integrates with a corporate house’s core business processes to streamline and accomplish specific business objectives. Consequently, ERP is an amalgamation of three most important components: Business Management Practices, Information Technology, and Specific Business Objectives. In simpler words,

    • Six Sigma

      Six Sigma

      Six Sigma is a business improvement methodology. Its main objective is to implement a vigorous process to systematically eliminate defects and inefficiency. Motorola originally developed it in the early 1980s.  Its proficiency has caused it to become extremely popular in many corporate and small business environments around the world. Six Sigma’s main purpose is to

    • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)

      MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)

      MTBF stands for Mean Time Between Failures. MTBF numbers represent a statistical approximation of how long a set of devices should last before failure. MTBF numbers are not valuable at determining when a specific device will fail. MTBF numbers are usually stated in terms of hours. MTBF is often erroneously described as Mean Time Before

    • Cost of Implementation for Sarbanes Oxley

      Cost of Implementation for Sarbanes Oxley

      Sarbanes Oxley is usually known as Sarbox or Sox, it is a United States federal law passed in 2002, that protects the public against major corporate accounting scandals that proved to be the catalyst of many investors losing billions of dollars worth of value in the stock market. The official name for Sarbox or Sox

    • SAS 70

      SAS 70

      The AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) developed and maintains the SAS 70 (Statement on Auditing Standard 70). Specifically, SAS 70 is a “Report on the Processing of Transactions by Service Organizations” where professional standards are set up for a service auditor that audits and assesses a service organization’s internal controls. At the end

    • Value Stream Mapping

      Value Stream Mapping

      Value stream mapping is a popular manufacturing technique. It analyzes the flow of materials and information necessary to create a product or provide a service. The technique originated at the Toyota Corporation and is referred to as material and information flow mapping. It can be applied to any process that requires improvement. When using value

    • ERP Systems

      ERP Systems

      ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a process in which business management is integrated with technology. ERP systems, therefore, allow this integration to be done effectively and without fault. An effective ERP system requires that many aspects of the business are connected. To have the best architecture for the organization, the following must be part of

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