Enterprise mobile capabilities ideally complement, protect, and enable market-leading mobile applications to improve workforce productivity and intelligence and enable increased sales performance as a result. After a number of years of considering the relative value of various new devices, mobile device management (MDM) paradigms, development methodologies, new services, and new connectivity models, retailers are ramping up investments in enterprise mobility. Rugged devices can be part of this business outcome-centered approach, adding enterprise mobility to deliver great experiences and comparatively reduce the economic cost of doing so — importantly, doing so with continued ease in supportability, excellence in performance, and consistency in usability. Retailers are continuing to invest in deployment of secure ruggedized mobile devices for many reasons that are explored in this white paper.
IT and business leaders today can no longer look at IT simply as a cost center, it is now a vital part of business success. Improving the efficiency of IT and improving the measurement of its impact on business performance are at the forefront of managers' concerns. Access to ITIL books can be instrumental in providing the methodology for IT improvement. Learn more today!
This document aligns to the Customer Experience (CX) Value Equation defined by Oracle as a method to identify and measure the value of CX. Within the value equation there are three important areas of business focus, or CX practice areas: Acquisition, Retention, and Efficiency. Each area has strategic and operational areas of measurement, or Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize the Front Line to Grow the Bottom Line (December 2011), shows that 60% of companies’ sales team members are primarily remote workers. Indeed, in Aberdeen research for Mobile HCM: Workforce and Talent Management on the Move (June 2010), 57% of respondents who track the impact of their mobile recruiting efforts report improved quality and/or size of their talent pool as a result of their work. Does attracting and retaining a quality sales force thus require corporate technologies and processes that are influenced by consumer trends and cultural sea changes? Moreover, are there benefits to enterprises that enable their sales team to work remotely?
Ready to effectively monitor in the cloud? It’s time to go beyond vendor provided data and establish performance metrics and baselines that matter. The 3 Key Cloud Monitoring Metrics IT Brief helps you identify cloud monitoring challenges while providing the strategies to succeed.
Flash storage helps businesses exceed their expectations for speed, the end-user experience, and performance. Leaders from Citrix, Apache, and Western Oregon University speak about the challenges they overcame and how NetApp® flash solutions helped them to win.
In the following paper, we will share the following key strategies that will fuel a successful social media strategy for your business. We will:
- Outline the six strategies and technologies for creating a framework for success
- Map out a social implementation model for setting up the distribution of your content in order to protect your brand when third-party platforms, such as Google and Facebook, inevitably make changes
- Share the right way to think about measuring, monitoring and managing your social media strategy and performance
Published By: Omniture
Published Date: Jun 27, 2007
The beauty of Web analytics - and the promise of the Internet - is the ability to capture nearly unlimited amounts of data about your Web site. So how can you turn these incredible data resources into clear and actionable insights? A good place to start is by defining key performance indicators or KPIs.
The industry of tomorrow will be different. More volatile markets, new technology capabilities, and increased pressure on performance will precipitate the change. But with change comes opportunity…the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has unleashed huge potential for industrial customers. There is a reported $14 trillion of new business growth up for grabs – and your goal of better business performance can help you earn your fair share of that growth. How can you make the most of this potential?
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Financial and business managers today are seeking a higher level of analytical ability to manage business performance than ever before. But these kinds of analyses often lie beyond the reach of most of today's ERP systems.
Lower your data center energy needs with the advanced power management of the IBM System x3550 Express rack-mount server. It helps manage risk by providing 24/7 access to your business-critical data. In addition, it's budget-friendly with a dense yet powerful design that maximizes your IT investment. Look inside the IBM System x3550 Express and see the high-performance components for yourself in this interactive tour.
Many enterprises depend heavily on business services to generate revenue. But they often have trouble correlating availability and performance information from individual systems with the business as a whole. To do this, you need a clear view of your service infrastructure. Integrated availability and performance solutions can provide the visibility, control, and automation that your IT environment needs.
When bound to regulation and compliance, process manufacturers find opportunities to grow through enterprise resource planning (ERP). However, 50% of process manufacturers execute non-integrated ERP strategies. This Aberdeen Group research study reveals best practices to help you adapt or select an ERP vendor that improves your business performance.
Companies are trying to improve efficiencies and performance of many real-time operational business practices, including customer experiences, inventory & purchasing, manufacturing yield, BAM and BPM. This white paper explores strategies and capabilities that best-in-class companies are employing to improve operational performance.
Download IBM® Lotus® Sametime® Standard V8.0, a platform for unified communications and collaboration that combines security features with an extensible, open solution including integrated Voice over IP, geographic location awareness, mobile clients, and a robust Business Partner community offering telephony and video integration. Lotus Sametime Standard V8.0 expands on the existing instant messaging, Web conferencing, VoIP, point-to-point video, mobile clients, external IM gateway, and extensible client with additional platform support and enhancements to the end user experience, administration, and performance.
A new guide from Fathom SEO explains how businesses can maximize search engine marketing efforts by adopting a holistic management plan for Pay-Per-Click and Search Engine Optimization. Learn how to effectively share data about keywords, ad copy and landing page performance.
As business users expand to newer types of applications, and grow older ones, their attempts to use RDBMS encounter the "Relational Wall," where RDBMS technology no longer provides the performance and functionality needed. This paper measures the wall, explains what model and architectural differences cause it, how to foresee it, and how to avoid it.
As vendors rush to embrace and exploit predictive analytics, only those with a truly unified solutions will succeed in capitalizing on this powerful and promising technology. Read this insightful white paper to learn more.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The vast majority of IT professionals and business people agree that security is the leading concern for SOA and XML messages and most quickly realize that SSL is limited by not providing content security, auditability or reliability. This paper will discuss how to extend SOA beyond the perimeter through high performance.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 23, 2007
The need to understand how the performance and problems within the technical infrastructure impacts the capabilities of the business is massive. However, the majority of companies can only measure application and specific asset performance, whereas many issues within the infrastructure lie at the transport level, where packet switching presents both great opportunities and major issues.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 08, 2009
Monitoring, measuring and reporting on the financial health of an organisation is a basic need that requires effective tools and processes to optimise the end result. Underpinning this is the requirement for planning capabilities, utilising scenario and what if analysis with simulations and other forward looking capabilities. The new primary research presented in this report shows that most organisations still have much to do.
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