Published By: Workday
Published Date: Aug 08, 2018
Watch this webinar replay with representatives from Workday and San Mateo County of
California to learn about government organizations moving administrative applications to the cloud.
Learn best practices for funding, planning, and implementing cloud applications and the benefits of a
system that provides a single source of data across all departments.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Nov 22, 2013
Three IT transformations can help IT get its own house in order to become the proactive partner of the business. By applying these concepts, IT departments at major enterprises are changing the way they engage with their business peers.
As IT departments’ lists of backlogged application development projects keep growing, so does the speed of new development requests from line-of-business personnel. For many IT departments, the speed of business — the speed of requests for additional developments — can’t be met under current practices. This inability to keep pace with critical development requests, supporting timely strategy modifications, seriously impacts an enterprise’s profitability. The solution FICO advocates — one that accounts for budget constraints, legacy operational realities and quality assurance — is to empower line-of-business personnel as Citizen Developers, giving them the right set of technology assets to quickly, safely and cost effectively participate in application development.
Most companies enable workers to work remotely, and when users are remote, they expect instant secure access to the business applications they need, on the device of their choice. View the Rise of the Remote Worker infographic to better understand the challenges IT departments face around management and security of remote workers.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
A Harvard Business Review Analytics Services White Paper
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes.
Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization.
Download this white paper to discover the three steps to moving towards finance-led integrated business planning recommended by the Harvard Business Review.
Leveraging analytics to drive business growth is top-of-mind for corporate (C-Suite) leaders, prompting HR executives to take a more strategic, data-driven approach to workforce management. Learn the art and science of combining workforce data, business data and IT expertise together to allow HR departments to make more effective and efficient decisions about people.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California system. Its secondary storage was a combination of multiple point solutions. The UI/setup and maintenance was complex. Maintaining multiple licensing and maintenance agreements negatively impacted the administrative cost. The skyrocketing cost for additional backup capacity limited the team’s ability to expand their backup protection to many critical systems. With Cohesity's unified hyperconverged secondary storage platform, the IT team provided a single solution for all 13 departments to consolidate their backups on one platform, and scale-out as required. Read the case study and get details on how UCSB consolidated everything from backup to recovery, analytics to
monitoring and alerting.
One of the biggest challenges IT ops teams face is the lack of visibility across its infrastructure — physical, virtual and in the cloud. Making things even more complex, any infrastructure monitoring solution needs to not only meet the IT team’s needs, but also the needs of other stakeholders including line of business (LOB) owners and application developers.
For companies already using a monitoring platform like Splunk, monitoring blindspots arise from the need to prioritize across multiple departments. This report outlines a four-step approach for an effective IT operations monitoring (ITOM) strategy.
Download this report to learn:
How to reduce monitoring blind spots when creating an ITOM strategy
How to address ITOM requirements across IT and non-IT groups
Distinct layers across ITOM Potential functionality gaps with domain-specific products
Managing your company’s financials is the backbone of your business and is vital to the long-term health and viability of your company. Yet attention to your bottom line often takes a back seat during times of increasing revenues and growth. To continue applying the necessary financial rigor to support rapid growth, the accounting department needs the right tools to most efficiently do their job.
This white paper outlines the 10 essentials of a complete financial management system and how the right solution can help you keep up with the rapidly changing business world.
This paper reveals how new Fast IT model enables IT departments to shift focus from spending too much time keeping the lights on to capturing the value of today’s connections and preparing for the future.
The rapid adoption of Office 365 means that work created using the Microsoft product contains a large amount of the business world’s sensitive information. In fact, in most enterprises using Office 365, more than half of that highly valuable information — including business plans, sales data, product designs, M&A details and financial forecasts — is contained within Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and other Microsoft software. Securing the information created with its products has emerged as a primary concern for CSOs, CIOs, IT departments and other C-level executives.
In the white paper, leading CFOs share perspectives on building and developing finance departments. Findings underscore value in the human touch and investment in new technology. The paper distills six rules for drawing talent to—and results from—finance departments in the Digital Age.
This white paper follows the story of Kim, head of the IT department for a large financial-services company, as she navigates the transition from Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. Kim can’t wait to use the latest SharePoint technology, but she also knows she’ll need a third-party solution to expand the capabilities of SharePoint. She needs a solution that helps increase mobility, flexibility and collaboration between departments within her company.
Today’s Digital Business needs a strategy for business content – one that spans the creation, capture, activation and analysis of it – which assures security, compliance with regulations, and minimizes risk. This session will confront content chaos and its impact on business agility. We will share stories from IBM customers who are using business content solutions to deliver on the promise of the Digital Business today. Many are using ECM Centers of Competency to bring together all stakeholders in the business to create a unified vision for information management across all departments and all forms of data and content, whether on-premises, mobile, or in the cloud.
This white paper highlights factors that have a decisive influence on the design and effectiveness of employee engagement programs. The results revealed in this study help to ensure future engagement programs are implemented even more successfully. Through successful engagement programs, the HR department can better position itself as a strategic partner of company management and ensure HR has an influence.
DevOps (short for development and operations), like most
new approaches, is only a buzzword for many people.
Everyone talks about it, but not everyone knows what it is.
In broad terms, DevOps is an approach based on lean and agile
principles in which business owners and the development, operations,
and quality assurance departments collaborate to deliver
software in a continuous manner that enables the business to
more quickly seize market opportunities and reduce the time
to include customer feedback. Indeed, enterprise applications are
so diverse and composed of multiple technologies, databases,
end-user devices, and so on, that only a DevOps approach will be
successful when dealing with these complexities. Opinions differ
on how to use it, however.
Some people say that DevOps is for practitioners only; others say
that it revolves around the cloud. IBM takes a broad and holistic
view and sees DevOps as a business-driven software delivery
approach — an approach that takes a new or en
Data Analytics has become critical for many business decision makers. However, many of these managers and data analysts still rely on spreadsheets and other legacy-era tools that fall far short of current needs. As a result, they also rely heavily on a virtual army of data specialists and scientists, working under the auspices of a centralized analytics group, to prepare, blend, analyze, and even report on the critical data they need for decision making.
Download this new paper to get the details behind self-service data analytics, and how it lets business analysts:
Take charge of the entire analytical process, instead of relying on other departments
Overcome limitations of legacy tools to save time and prevent errors
Make more comprehensive and insightful business decisions at speed
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
In this ebook, we dive into how identity management streamlines access to the cloud while protecting corporate data.
The location of many resources is changing to the cloud, yet companies still need central management of those resources. Trying to maintain security and order in a chaotic free-for-all use of cloud apps and bring-your-own-device culture is like a black hole sucking in IT’s time—time they could be dedicating to other projects.
OneLogin’s cloud identity management platform spans the entire application portfolio with secure single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA), user provisioning, integration with common directory infrastructures such as Active Directory (AD), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), and various cloud directories, and more.
We recommend the following:
• IT departments leverage OneLogin for all their identity management needs
• IT departments educate users about security and safe sharing
• App owners enable Security Assertion M
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
Enterprises of all sizes are challenged to effectively provide secure
access to a rapidly growing mosaic of cloud, on-premise and mobile
applications. Whether sanctioned by the enterprise IT group of
purchased by departmental shadow IT organizations, individually
provisioned applications present a great management burden with
multiple negative operational effects:
• Time and money wasted by manual on-and off-boarding,
and lost passwords.
• Security risk from weak, easy-to-remember passwords, as well as
from system access by former employees whose credentials are
not promptly revoked.
• Lack of visibility into who accesses which application,
and from where.
As a result, enterprises and users encounter a range of obstacles that
prevent them from securely operating at speed. At best, users who
clamor for access to applications are inconvenienced when they don’t
get access quickly enough, or not at all. Worst case, because today’s
IT footprint is large and porous, companies face headline-m
IBM Cloud Private for Data is an
integrated data science, data engineering
and app building platform built on top of
IBM Cloud Private (ICP). The latter is intended
to a) provide all the benefits of cloud
computing but inside your firewall and b)
provide a stepping-stone, should you want
one, to broader (public) cloud deployments.
Further, ICP has a micro-services architecture,
which has additional benefits, which we
will discuss. Going beyond this, ICP for Data
itself is intended to provide an environment
that will make it easier to implement datadriven processes and operations and, more
particularly, to support both the development
of AI and machine learning capabilities, and
their deployment. This last point is important
because there can easily be a disconnect
between data scientists (who often work for
business departments) and the people (usually
IT) who need to operationalise the work of
those data scientists
This white paper reveals how K2 blackpearl can help make the challenge of rebuilding your business applications more manageable. Its visual, easy-to-use tools help ensure that you are not dependent on consultants or even your IT department to build apps.
This whitepaper will provide you with a better understanding of why more users are working outside of the traditional offices, why that is a challenge for it departments and why cloud-based management is ideal for mobile workers.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The act of engaging with a customer or buyer is hardly a new concept. Nor is the inherent need to do so in order to achieve success. Companies initially had control of the relationship because they controlled the information. When consumers received the advantage of online access, they took the lead. But the terms
of engagement have changed again. Because of the mobile app, the power has shifted back to the marketing department.
Accounts Payable is a fundamental activity for nearly all businesses. Pick any enterprise and you can bet there is an AP function at the heart of financial operations. The obligation to pay
off short-term debt is one that every company must satisfy. But more than that, the process to do it must be efficient and productive. If you get behind on your obligations you risk missing
important financial discounts, defaulting with creditors, and damaging your reputation with suppliers and stakeholders.
CFOs face the challenges associated with Accounts Payable…and it’s easy to lose sleep. As other areas of business and commerce have become more and more paperless, the accounts
payable process in most organizations remains mired in paper copies and manual workflow. The result is an often costly and people-intensive process that leaves companies vulnerable to
competitors and financial executives with a growing unease over the inherent inefficiencies.
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