These emerging technologies and solutions certainly are not unique to financial services. But Stewart, a business director of security intelligence solutions within the SAS Security Intelligence
Practice, sees particular interest and application in AML circles.
"There remain a good number of manual processes within financial crimes departments in financial institutions, and AI can help automate some of those rote tasks such as document review or alert triage," he says. "Due to investments in technology, there is a lower barrier of entry for midsized institutions. "And finally, there's this anxiety over the unknown - those risks they are not able to detect, that may be hidden using traditional techniques - so they're hoping that more advanced, unsupervised learning techniques can be used to identify those edge cases or behaviors that are out of norm." In an interview about analytics and the AML paradigm shift, Stewart discusses:
• The new industry intrigue with artificial intelligence a
Monitoring servers, applications, and services has become an essential part of the IT department over the past 10 years. However, it can be a daunting task to find the right solution for your Enterprise. This brief paper will examine the differences between Agent and Agentless monitoring, so you can make the right decision based on your company's needs, the metrics you need, your budget range, your resource availability, and your management's reporting needs.
Traditional accounts payable (AP) departments face the challenges associated with processing paper invoices on a daily basis— challenges that can take away your company’s competitive advantage.
Luckily, there’s a better way to handle AP processing: automation.
See how AP automation solutions can help you:
• Process vendor invoices up to 65% faster
• Reduce purchase-to-pay costs by 40-60%
• Achieve processing accuracy up to 99%
• Maintain 100% process visibility
• Automatically archive invoices electronically
Learn more about the benefits your company can achieve with AP automation– Read the eBook now!
Published By: Conductor
Published Date: Aug 20, 2013
Unsure of whether your organization should consider investing in an SEO platform? Curious to see if companies achieve significantly better natural search results from SEO technology? Read this case study to see how Searchlight, an enterprise SEO platform empowered HSN, Inc. a $3 billion multi-channel brand, to experience dramatic natural search results and maintain it's position as one of the top-10 most trafficked e-commerce sites. HSN's successful SEO milestones included:
1) Boost Page One Rankings by 24%
2) Design and create an actionable SEO roadmap
3) Seamlessly share deep natural search insights across 10 departments compared to none before
Published By: Brandwatch
Published Date: Dec 01, 2015
Luxury fashion brands have been slow to adapt to the emergence of social media, and have suffered from a series of missed opportunities that range across product development, marketing and sales departments. Download this Brandwatch report to learn how social media presents these brands with valuable opportunities to understand their audience and which brands are setting the trends on social platforms.
When driving any major change within an organization, strategy and execution are intrinsic to a project’s success. Nevertheless, closing the gap between strategy and execution remains a challenge for many organizations, as explored in a recent Process Excellence Network report: “Shift Business Excellence Into High Gear: Drive Strategic Performance Through Process
Excellence.” Companies tend to focus more on execution than strategy for quick results, instead of taking the time needed to understand the parts that make up the whole, so the right execution plan can be put in place to deliver the best outcomes.
A large part of closing this gap is understanding that business operations don’t fit neatly within the traditional organizational hierarchy. Business processes are often messy, collaborative
efforts that span people, departments and systems, making them difficult to manage within a hierarchical structure. Business process management (BPM) helps by redefining an
If you need to deploy and scale applications faster to increase
revenue, Cisco’s integrated infrastructure solutions can help you
achieve your goals—and reduce risk.
Technology transitions—such as cloud, mobility, big data, and the Internet of Things—bring together people, processes, data, and things to make resources and connections more valuable to your business. They also challenge the role of IT in the enterprise. For your IT department to stay relevant to your lines of business, it must deliver value faster and invest in innovation. Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) integrated infrastructure makes it possible to deliver Fast IT—a new IT model that transforms your data center infrastructure into an environment that is fast, agile, smart, and secure. You can break down the IT barriers that are holding your business back and create solutions that capture the value of new connections and information.
What happens to the leads your marketing department generates from initiatives such as white-paper downloads, referrals and trade-show business-card drops? According to research firm MarketingSherpa, 12.5 percent are genuine leads, ready or willing to buy and get moved into the sales cycle, while 17.5 percent get discarded right away because they clearly didn’t qualify or couldn’t be verified. Learn more today!
"When everyone's on the same page, amazing things happen. People get along. Work gets done.
This eBook explores how the human resources department (HR) can strategically use webinars to keep everyone on the same page, aligning employees with the company's vision, nurturing greater employee engagement and driving productivity. "
Starting data governance initiatives can seem a bit daunting. You’re establishing strategies and policies for data assets. And, you’re committing the organization to treat data as a corporate asset, on par with its buildings, its supply chain, its employees or its intellectual property.
However, as Jill Dyché and Evan Levy have noted, data governance is a combination of strategy and execution. It’s an approach that requires one to be both holistic and pragmatic:
• Holistic. All aspects of data usage and maintenance are taken into account in establishing
• Pragmatic. Political challenges and cross-departmental struggles are part of the
equation. So, the tactical deployment must be delivered in phases to provide quick
“wins” and avert organizational fatigue from a larger, more monolithic exercise.
To accomplish this, data governance must touch all internal and external IT systems and establish decision-making mechanisms that transcend organizational silos. And, it must provi
In today’s highly competitive business environment, many organizations are expanding through mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Unfortunately, success comes at a cost. Growth via M&A activity often involves absorbing disparate ERP applications, which, over time, can create significant inefficiencies — particularly in the accounts payable (AP) department. The good news is, AP automation is emerging as an end-to-end solution that forward-thinking organizations can use to eliminate AP-related silos and maximize their market potential.
Businesses with a complex ERP environment have several choices when it comes to AP automation solutions.
This white paper is intended to assist AP and finance leaders, along with ERP system administrators, in evaluating their options, simplifying the decision-making process, and getting the absolute most out of their AP automation investment.
Read IOFM’s latest AP & P2P white paper on the digital, profitable and strategic future of AP.
Accounts payable remains a very paper- and labor-intensive department. Fortunately, the future of AP may be closer than we think.
In this insightful white paper, composed of 2018 IOFM survey results from over 200 respondents, readers will better understand the future of AP including answers to questions like:
What technologies will be most important to AP’s future?
How will AP operate and how will its role change?
What challenges will the AP function face?
IOFM has the AP insights. Get them here. Download now.
No matter what future you see ahead for your accounts payable (AP) organization, one thing is sure: If your organization is going to succeed in the emerging digital trade and commerce environment, it will need to process transactions more efficiently than ever, have faster access to AP information, and be able to act upon information and identify opportunities more quickly.
This will require AP organizations to transform their processes with digital technologies. Accounts payable departments that delay their digital transformation initiatives risk falling behind their peers and putting their business at a competitive disadvantage in the global business landscape.
This white paper details the growth of digital technologies, the dangers of relying on manual and semi-automated AP payable processes, the benefits of using digital technologies in AP, and how effective change management ensures the success of digital transformation efforts.
It seems like most vendors offer a single solution meant to appease every AR department … but that’s not what you need. You need a solution built for you — not for everybody.
In this eBook, you’ll get tips for picking the perfect solution for your company to automate what needs automating in your AR department while:
• Increasing visibility with real-time metrics & reporting
• Boosting productivity by eliminating tedious tasks
• Providing customers with a self-service portal
Accounts receivable (AR) is simple in theory. Keep the bills going out and the money coming in. But controllers and finance directors know the deal: There’s a lot of “other stuff” that gets in the way.
This 17-page white paper highlights how robotic process automation simplifies what really matters to the success of AR departments. Discover how it can unlock added value in your business thanks to:
• Improved customer experience & staff satisfaction
• Reduced DSO & improved employee productivity
• Enhanced tracking & forecasting via customized KPIs
What's in the white paper?
Like all areas of the finance team, the accounts payable department is tasked with working smarter and doing more with less. The challenge is that many organizations are drowning in paper invoices, spreadsheets and manual AP processes.
A digital transformation can create more automated workflows, easier tracking of payments, and more overall accountability and visibility. In addition, the data collected can support a more predictable cash flow and a stronger negotiating position with vendors.
This white paper will examine AP’s role in reimagining the entire finance process as part of the purchase-to-pay cycle, including:
• Avoiding costs of processing paper invoices and payments
• The role of the CFO in mitigating risks of manual processes
• The value of AP integration with e-payable solutions
AP Data You Should Leverage
Positively impact your organization
What's in the research report?
Access to accurate, real-time data is more important than ever in today’s fast-paced business world — particularly in a department as important as AP. But what data should you be analyzing to improve performance and make the biggest impact?
This research report details KPIs that provide valuable insights to stakeholders and key executives, based on three categories:
• Operational: track overall efficiency
• Financial: impact the bottom line
• Supplier: related to suppliers
Are you ready to rid your order management process from the pains of paper? Have you explored the advantages that automation could bring your department and entire company?
If so‚ it’s time to sell order processing automation to upper management and other key stakeholders!
Read our new white paper to discover how order processing automation in an ERP environment benefits the entire organization with:
Cost savings due to fewer IT requirements and manual tasks
Complete visibility and control thanks to customizable dashboards
Improved employee productivity and customer satisfaction
Opportunities to “grow lean” as order volumes increase
Start building your business case and impressing top executives with your initiative by downloading the white paper today!
Two dominant trends are potentially reshaping the role of the HR function in the corporate world. The first relates to the rapid growth of the knowledge economy. In this environment, a committed, appropriately skilled and prudently deployed workforce is critical in order to develop new products and outstrip the competition. Second, many administrative functions that were formerly handled by HR departments, such as payroll and pensions, have now been farmed out to third parties. Indeed, research reveals that more than two-thirds of companies outsource a portion of their HR functions. This report by the Economist Intelligence Unit investigates whether the HR function is forging a close and robust relationship with the CEO. It also explores the nature of these working relationships, how they have been affected by the economic downturn and how they vary across industries and regions.
How can you, the modern marketer, create an efficient business process that facilitates content marketing and achieves your specific goals?
The answer: by planning strategic marketing campaigns, establishing streamlined processes, and organizing your team to execute initiatives in a more aligned and productive way. Bridging the content gaps in your organization helps you coordinate the efforts of your teams, but also enables you to create superior customer engagements because you’re presenting a more united front to those who consume your content.
This eBook will show you how to do just that. It will describe how to execute a cohesive plan aligned with your company’s goals, organize your campaigns, and coordinate content distribution across departments and stages of the funnel.
This white paper looks at the power of mobility as part of the midmarket enterprise’s unified communications (UC) platform and the seemingly competing interests of IT departments and other functional areas that often place stress on an organization.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 24, 2018
"In April 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule regarding financial and fiduciary disclosures. This rule significantly expands the definition of fiduciary, spanning financial advisors as well as plan sponsors, funds, and producers who provide incentives to advisors. The rule has far-reaching impacts on business, compliance, and operations/technology and the April 2017 compliance deadline is coming up quickly.
View this on-demand webinar and learn how DocuSign can help you:
• Satisfy the final rule requirements by automating disclosures with a tamper-proof audit trail
• Delight clients and brokers by providing a greatly improved customer experience
• Meet critical DOL deadlines with rapid implementation "
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 24, 2018
"In April 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule regarding financial and fiduciary disclosures. Many firms are in the early stages of assessing the rule’s impact, sorting through legal interpretations, and preparing for regulatory compliance. To understand who’s affected, what’s changed, and the impact to your business, read the white paper to learn how DocuSign can help you digitize your document agreements and:
• Satisfy compliance requirements by enabling you to automate disclosures with a tamper-proof audit trail.
• Delight your customers by providing a greatly improved user experience compared to paper-based document transactions.
• Meet critical deadlines with rapid implementation using DocuSign’s SaaS-based solution."
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