Best Practices for Oracle License Management: Optimise Usage and Minimise Audit Liability
With Oracle audits on the rise, organisations that can best align license agreements with actual database and option usage can reduce their financial risk and maximise the value of their Oracle investments. The goal is to “right-size” Oracle across the enterprise and gain control over the entire license management process – from accurate needs projections and licensing negotiations, to deployments and audit preparation. Read on.
As part of its cloud-first strategy, UTS places extremely high emphasis on the availability and security of its users’ data. The university recently adopted Microsoft Office 365 for all students and staff, while maintaining strict guidelines around data sovereignty and security. Doing so has “enabled huge productivity and collaboration gains between students, lecturers, and other faculty staff,” says Steve McEwan, Technical Services Manager, UTS. Download whitepaper »
Employees are constantly seeking ways to be more productive by making the most of available resources, including the reuse of existing content. This presents IT with the opportunity to put easy-to-use tools and services directly into the hands of the workforce. Documents are the underpinning of office work, and PDF and Microsoft Office are the most commonly used formats in the everyday business workflow, along with Microsoft SharePoint. This paper illustrates how the combination of Acrobat DC and Office applications, as well as SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365, can simplify day-to-day tasks, paying dividends towards overall workforce productivity Download whitepaper »
Worldwide, organisations are adopting electronic signature solutions to help reduce their carbon footprint, streamline business processes, improve security and record-keeping, and reduce costs. Australian law allows nearly every document to be signed using electronic signatures. In these cases, electronic signatures are legally equivalent to their wet-ink counterparts and businesses would benefit from their adoption. Almost all agreements used in typical business departments, such as sales, human resources, legal and procurement in their day-to-day operations, are capable of being signed electronically. In this paper, we will review the law as it relates to electronic signatures by analysing how such signatures are treated under the Commonwealth and State electronic transactions legislation (ET Legislation) and how such signatures are treated under general law. Download whitepaper »