Companies are increasingly moving data and applications to public cloud platforms.
Sometimes these transitions happen with IT’s approval and guidance; sometimes
they don’t. Regardless, a company that stores data and uses applications in multiple
public clouds creates a challenging environment for the security architect. It’s difficult
to gain visibility and control of the security posture when the organization relies on an
assortment of disparate cloud platforms that all take different approaches to security
and offer different tools. And it’s hard for a small security staff to stay on top of
disparate solutions that fail to integrate.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Today’s enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices,
including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
• Apple iOS and Apple macOS
• Google Android
• Microsoft Windows
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
While it might be desirable to standardize end users on one or two types of devices that all run the same operating system, most organizations don’t have that luxury. Today’s users demand an extraordinary level of flexibility and convenience—which means most organizations support a vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even wearables and IoT devices.
Published By: Bluecore
Published Date: Mar 04, 2019
Historically, this diversity in both product assortment and customers presented unique
challenges for Discount School Supply when it came to matching unique groups of
customers to the products that fit their needs.
Recognizing the importance of overcoming this challenge, Peter Walter, Director of
eCommerce Marketing at Discount School Supply, began the search for a solution. That
search led him directly to Bluecore.
While it might be desirable to standardize end users on one or two types
of devices that all run the same operating system, most organizations
don’t have that luxury. Today’s users demand an extraordinary level of
flexibility and convenience—which means most organizations support a
vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs
and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even wearables
and IoT devices.
"Your workers demand an
extraordinary level of flexibility and convenience in how they use their
Meaning it’s up to you to support a vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even the Internet of Things (IoT).
And not only do your users expect support for a wide variety of form factors, but they also require cross-platform support for all major platforms, including iOS and macOS, Android, and Windows.
To complicate the situation further, they run different versions of those platforms—for example, they may run Windows XP SP3, Windows 10, or anything in between.
Read onward and learn how the industry’s first cognitive UEM platform, MaaS360 with Watson, delivers a single, strategic management and security solution to drive your organization’s digital business transformation—no matter what endpoints your enterprise is putting to work."
In the not-too-distant past, a retailer simply had store-level sales data, from which virtually all planning decisions were made. Today, retailers—from grocery to fashion—are bombarded with data that, with the right tools, can help them gain actionable insight into shoppers’ behavior across channels. In this white paper Oracle Retail explains how retailers can accurately measure consumer interest in specific merchandise and apply that knowledge from one channel to the next, thoroughly understand the implications of promotions on specific customers and customer segments, price on product performance, plan channel-specific assortments accordingly, and coordinate the supply chain processes to ensure execution of the cross channel plan.
In its annual Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Planning, Gartner Analyst Robert Hetu, states loud and clear that, “now is the time for multichannel retailers to invest in assortment management applications that drive customer-centric assortments.” Oracle is one of the top 5 suppliers that provides all functional capabilities and continues its position in the leadership quadrant.
With tight budgets, it isn't easy to create the operational dexterity needed to thrive in a competitive marketplace. View this demo to find out how IBM® SPSS® solutions for predictive operational analytics help manage physical and virtual assets, maintain infrastructure and capital equipment, and improve the efficiency of people and processes. By using your existing business information, IBM SPSS software can help you: predict and prevent equipment failures that can lead to disruptive, costly downtime; quickly identify and resolve product quality issues to mitigate risks and reduce warranty costs; optimize product assortment planning to increase revenue, reduce working capital requirements and improve the return on inventory investments; and act to retain your best employees by developing predictive attrition models to identify the workers at greatest risk of leaving the organization.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
Modern businesses are powered by an increasingly complex and distributed assortment of apps, networks, systems, and services. As a result, IT organizations need performance management expertise to maximize business performance and enable successful cloud-first and digital transformation strategies.
IDC Retail Insights defines omni-channel merchandise optimization as the set of technologies, data assets, skills, processes, and management intent required to develop and maintain sets of targeted and localized offers that best satisfy important business objectives. These goals include customer satisfaction, customer lifetime value, and category, channel, and corporate performance. By "offers," IDC Retail Insights means the broad set of attributes that characterize assortments, products, services, prices, utility, and convenience that match customers' buying criteria and shopping behaviors. Targeted and localized offers present a compelling "choice set" that satisfies and delights consumers.
Download this white paper to read the questions posed by IBM to Greg Girard, program director of Omni-Channel Analytics Strategies at IDC Retail Insights, on behalf of IBM's customers.
With a wealth of information readily available online, consumers are now better able to compare products, services and prices—even as they shop in physical stores. When consumers interact with retailers publicly through social media, they have greater power to influence other customers or damage a brand. These and other changes in the retail industry are creating important opportunities for retailers. But to capitalize on those opportunities, retailers need ways to collect, manage and analyze a tremendous volume, variety and velocity of data.
If retailers succeed in addressing the challenges of “big data,” they can use this data to generate valuable insights for personalizing marketing and improving the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, optimizing assortment and merchandising decisions, and removing inefficiencies in distribution and operations.
Today's enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
Apple iOS and Apple macOS
To complicate the situation further, they run different versions of those platforms for example, Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Microsoft Windows 10 or anything in between. In addition, IT is being tasked more and more with managing and securing wearables, ruggedized devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Read this whitepaper to learn more.
In this white paper we will explore the leasing option for technology asset acquisitions and IBM’s particular suitability to this market. We will also use several case studies to provide examples of how this works including the toy company LEGO and the telecommunications services provider, Packet One. By the end of the paper you will be able to see the leasing proposition clearly and understand the advantage of doing business with IBM.
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