Published By: OracleSMB
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Compliance and risk management issues affect small and medium-sized businesses. They are not just a concern for larger, public companies, but smaller companies have fewer resources to deal with the regulatory demands that affect them.
Instead of hiring expensive external resources to ensure compliance, invest in financial compliance cloud technology to continuously monitor and provide feedback on your compliance efforts. It will lower long-term costs, improve collaboration, and increase confidence in data security and financial reports.
Since SAP introduced its in-memory database, SAP HANA, customers have significantly accelerated everything from their core business operations to big data analytics. But capitalizing on SAP HANA’s full potential requires computational power and memory capacity beyond the capabilities of many existing data center platforms.
To ensure that deployments in the AWS Cloud could meet the most stringent SAP HANA demands, AWS collaborated with SAP and Intel to deliver the Amazon EC2 X1 and X1e instances, part of the Amazon EC2 Memory-Optimized instance family. With four Intel® Xeon® E7 8880 v3 processors (which can power 128 virtual CPUs), X1 offers more memory than any other SAP-certified cloud native instance available today.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Nov 07, 2017
Business demands a single view of data, and IT strains to cobble together data from multiple data stores to present that view. Multi-model databases, however, can help you integrate data from multiple sources and formats in a simplified way.
This eBook explains how organizations use multi-model databases to reduce complexity, save money, lessen risk, and shorten time to value, and includes practical examples. Read this eBook to discover how to:
Get unified views across disparate data models and formats within a single database
Learn how multi-model databases leverage the inherent structure of data being stored
Load as is and harmonize unstructured and semi-structured data
Provide agility in data access and delivery through APIs, interfaces, and indexes
Learn how to scale a multi-model database, and provide ACID capabilities and security
Examine how a multi-model database would fit into your existing architecture
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually.
Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t
simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon
and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers
means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce
and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed
opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will
fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The headwinds facing traditional and online retailers in 2017 are numerous and well documented. Chief among the challenges: a sustained assault on established business models driven by changing consumer behavior and the competitive might of e-commerce giant Amazon. Large big-box players, such as Walmart and Target, are responding to the threat - and embracing the opportunity of e-commerce - by boosting online spending by hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars annually. Yet even the largest and most well-resourced players can’t simply spend their way to success. Competing with Amazon and adjusting to the changing demands of consumers means taking a hard look at the engines driving e-commerce and digital marketing operations, scouring for missed opportunities, and investing in the technologies that will fuel the innovations of tomorrow.
Manufacturers—like those in the retail and communications industries—are seeing modern technology and increased customer expectations drive new business models across the industry.
Industry 4.0 is a common name for the strategy that allows companies to automate and digitize the manufacturing process, as well as keep pace with the demands of today’s customers.
By downloading this Epicor-sponsored content, you’ll learn more about Industry 4.0 and how to apply it to your manufacturing business, including:
• How to deliver on the promise of Industry 4.0
• How to prepare your organization for Industry 4.0
Download the content now, and discover how your manufacturing business can keep pace with today’s trends.
The need to speed innovation is a fundamental business reality today—but so is the need to contend with finite budgets and resources. Project and portfolio management (PPM) delivers the key capabilities organizations need to straddle these competing demands, but for many businesses, the time and money required to implement on-premises PPM platforms has kept these initiatives on the back burner. With CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) your organization can leverage a comprehensive, SaaS-based PPM solution. As a result, you can harness the capabilities you need to innovate more quickly and optimize your resource investments—without having to incur the time and effort of deploying and maintaining a PPM platform on premises.
Deliver better services, reduce expenses and comply with regulations are familiar business demands heard by financial services IT leaders. Simultaneously, the time and cost of managing custom apps to run core business operations continues to rise. Not only does this obstruct the speed of innovation adoption, it also increases the need for better end user experiences due to app management volume.
How can financial services IT teams enable more efficacy alongside business growth, while reducing their own IT management burden? This ebook examines four ways financial services organizations can deliver apps and manage users at scale while reducing costs and optimizing existing investments.
Organizations like yours are creating and collecting more valuable information than ever before, and this new data is critical to your business. Increasingly, your business demands a high-availability database platform built to support complex, mission-critical workloads.
Geographical entry points are dwindling, and stores are closing faster than they are opening. The ability to make new markets with product innovation has been largely co-opted by new brands with specific, differentiated attributes. And, like every other business, CPGs are dealing with the demands of digitally adept consumers whose best customer experiences have become what they expect from every customer experience.
Digital Transformation and other changes drive vast and innumerable new data flows through the business, and increase pressure on IT to continually, quickly, and efficiently address a broad array of new demands. IT needs a network that empowers the business but is too often hampered by it instead. Network management as most practice it now is too complex and inefficient. The solution is automation.
Digital Business Demands Better
In your organization, you’ve probably heard
questions like these asked of the application
development and/or infrastructure and operations
> Why can’t our software development teams keep up with new business
> Why are we always waiting on infrastructure teams?
> Why do our business initiatives become outdated before their required software is
> Is our software development team aligned with corporate goals like engaging
younger consumers on their mobile devices?
The Insurance industry continues to undergo significant transformation, with new technologies, business models, and competitors entering the market at an increasing rate. To be successful in attracting and retaining the most valuable customers, insurance companies must innovate and increase the speed at which they respond to customer demands. Traditionally, the insurance software market was dominated by a handful of specialist vendors with products that were initially expensive, difficult to deploy, costly to maintain, and did not provide the speed needed for today's market.
Now there has been a shift away from these "black box" applications to platforms that allow insurers to make their algorithmic IP available to business users, allowing much faster response to business demands. The algorithmic platform approach also comes at a fraction of the cost of black box solutions, while delivering advanced analytical techniques like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Your enterprise runs its critical
applications on Oracle Databases,
and as an enterprise IT leader, maintaining
the performance and availability of your
databases is among your top priorities.
Any degradation in performance
or loss of data could result in serious
business disruption and loss of revenue,
so protecting this vital asset is a must.
There are many causes of data loss—
administration errors, system or media
failures, cyberattacks, and more—but
we often overlook design flaws in the
very systems meant to protect data:
general-purpose backup systems.
Many existing data protection solutions fail to
meet the demands of critical databases because
they treat them as generic files to copy as opposed
to specialized resources. Taking a generic approach
to database backup and recovery not only exposes
you to the risk of data loss, it also negatively impacts
performance and makes it difficult to recover within
Published By: StreamSets
Published Date: Feb 13, 2019
Enterprise analytics has quickly evolved from a centralized business intelligence function for historical reporting and dashboards to a democratized capability where anyone can access, analyze and act on all available information, often in real-time while employing advanced techniques. But the complex, dynamic and urgent nature of modern data analytics demands a new approach to data integration.
Today's marketing and brand management groups are on the front lines of business mandates to grow international revenue, increase worldwide market share, and strengthen the impact of global brands. Businesses reaching for such goals face an environment of unprecedented pressures. How are companies dealing with the demands of multilingual marketing?
In today’s fast-moving, ultra-competitive business landscape, the days of enterprises spending months—or even years—building, testing and releasing an application, service or new set of capabilities to the market are over. Customers, technology users and the market as a whole are more nimble than ever before, and their demands for innovative new functionality have grown in concert. In other words, customers are no longer content to wait for the next big release—nor are they willing to deal with glitches and defects when it arrives. In this brief you will learn how an enterprise release automation solution can help your organization simplify and accelerate your application delivery processes.
Published By: Workterra
Published Date: Nov 10, 2017
Mid-market HR today is being asked to be a business partner in areas that range from compliance to employee engagement. They need to be able to connect the dots among various sources of employee data to deliver better-informed business decisions to help achieve strategic goals.
Connecting those dots and delivering those results demands more HR firepower and greater data visibility than the manual or homegrown processes and systems often used by mid-market organizations can deliver. On the other hand, most mid-market companies aren’t ready for the intricacies or expense of human capital management (HCM) systems designed for enterprise-level organizations.
The answer for forward-thinking HR leaders who want to boost their team’s capabilities and play a greater role in their company’s future is having core HR functionality designed into an integrated benefits administration solution.
Automated HR that delivers core HR features as part of its architecture — not as an afterthought or a separate, stand-alone module — gives HR leaders:
• The tools they need to better handle their administrative work
• The data and analytics necessary to better coordinate programs and more confidently make strategic decisions
• A user experience that makes life easier for HR and employees
With the pace of HR technology solution development progressing quickly, HR leaders need to gain a solid understanding of the HR system options available. This tool is designed to help HR leaders build a business case for investing in next-generation HR systems to meet the growing HR demands of your organization. Demands include interfacing or integrating data, incorporating social and mobile technologies, and providing an employee experience that grows from the experience given to candidates
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Technology has fundamentally changed the way we live. Access to data and information anytime,
anywhere is no longer a luxury—it is a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For
IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver higher-quality applications
more often, enabling companies to stay relevant and seize digital business opportunities.
Cloud-native is an approach to building applications that takes advantage of cloud computing
models and DevOps principles to make the delivery of new features and services faster and more
flexible. With a cloud-native strategy, organizations can begin the culture, process, and technology
changes needed to meet new demands and become an IT organization that can deliver business
The following checklist will assess your needs and possible business impacts to help you choose a
cloud-native platform that benefits the business, developers, and IT operations team.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Jan 22, 2019
Recent SAP advancements such as SAP S/4HANA and SAP Fiori 2.0 enable the agile, modular and distributed enterprise application environment necessary for successful Digital Transformation. However, as organizations upgrade, it becomes increasingly clear that conventional (manual) software testing approaches can’t satisfy the new business demands.
Read this paper to learn:
Why traditional manual testing can’t handle the increased demands on testing
How SAP test automation addresses these shortcomings
How SAP test automation helped leading enterprises accelerate testing, reduce business risk, and streamline the SAP S/4HANA migration process
Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
In our developing digital economy, IT is a strategic asset. By effectively leveraging data, businesses become more operationally efficient, create more differentiated customer experiences, and develop new products and business models. However, unlocking those benefits requires a higher degree of execution by IT. Simply keeping pace with demand is no longer good enough; IT needs to help drive the business’s digital pursuits. The increased pressure on IT has amplified complexity, as well—66% of IT decision makers surveyed by ESG say IT is more complex than it was just two years ago.1
Demands being placed on IT are scaling relentlessly, and the tools IT teams use are in a constant state of evolution. Integrating and optimizing those new infrastructure technologies while managing existing investments is a perpetual burden. IT organizations, therefore, have two choices: either increase their personnel and budgets enough to survive the evolution with just traditional tools, or redirect those
Published By: Brocade
Published Date: Nov 25, 2015
Your business demands more than the basic load balancing solution offered by Amazon Web Services. Boost application performance by adding a sophisticated Brocade vADC to seamlessly integrate with any application deployed on AWS—improve user experience, scalability, and control.
Effective Competition Depends on Continuous Delivery of Quality Software In today’s application economy every company is a software company, no matter what industry it is in:
• Shipping companies depend on logistics software to efficiently route packages, arrange drivers and automate warehouses.
• Retail companies rely on software to manage inventory, engage with customers online and to give in-store associates the tools they need to answer customer questions on the spot.
• Marketing firms lean on applications to gather consumer data and parse it, automate communication with prospects and effectively manage advertising campaigns. The examples are endless.
The point is that in order to compete today, every business must be able to quickly build and tweak software to adjust to always evolving market demands. Ultimately, business success depends on faster development iterations while still maintaining the high quality of service expected by customers, stakeholders and end users.
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