COOs responsibilities are expanding beyond cost saving and efficiency to include a growing role in raising revenues. By transforming processes, they're providing customers more relevant experiences. Center for Applied Insights talked to COOs across industries to find out more.
New customer acquisition is the lifeblood of many businesses, but it can be costly. Comprehensive lead management strategies have been developed to maximize lead value and bring order and efficiency to the top of the marketing funnel. Such strategies emphasize quality, precision, and the increased probability of conversion. When well-executed, lead management strategies can produce significant savings, reduce time spent in the funnel, and bring sales and marketing into closer concert.
This white paper considers the drivers behind the move to e-government, the need for relationship management and the complexity of e-government value chains. It also outlines a solution that government entities can deploy to address this top priority of information management and sharing.
Published By: Creekpath
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
"Storage consolidation" is a term that has typically meant the consolidation of direct attached storage to a storage network, whether it is Network Attached Storage (NAS) or Storage Area Network (SAN). Consolidation has usually been undertaken to improve utilization of assets, lower the total cost of ownership (TCO), increase return on capital investment, improve IT operational efficiency and increase service levels.
Download this white paper to see the results of a study conducted by IDC, the premier global provider of market intelligence, in which 600 companies were surveyed to identify common information tasks and their costs.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Apr 08, 2010
With ever increasing challenges facing the trucking industry, operators must look for ways to enhance operations. The Motorola CM200 mobile radios significantly improve communications, helping
companies reduce costs and increase end-to-end efficiency.
This white paper presents how a radically consolidated, scalable core network architecture based on multi-core processor technology can significantly reduce the cost of the core network and thereby reducing the cost to serve the first WIMAX subscribers.
"How a Well-Planned Strategy Can Help the Food Industry More Effectively Manage Its Energy-Related Costs," provides the information any industry can use to increase energy efficiencies. The paper explains how managers can gather the information they need to improve energy efficiency, lower energy costs and improve plant reliability.
Businesses today are under constant pressure to lower costs while improving overall operational efficiency. Enterprises of all sizes can reduce costs and improve business agility if they can automate various operational aspects of their IT and business processes.
This whitepaper discusses how the Cisco Unified Computing System and Cisco Tidal Enterprise Orchestrator can help IT departments to control costs, improve efficiency, and speed service delivery to the business.
In challenging economic times, companies look for new ways to control costs and improve efficiency.
To address these issues, manufacturers are taking a hard, strategic look at Maintenance, Repair and
Operations (MRO) supply. Commonly known as "indirect materials," MRO supply includes a vast array
of items that support internal operations, ranging from safety gloves and office supplies to spare parts for mission-critical industrial equipment and tooling.
This white paper discusses how SMBs can effectively address their data protection challenges, implementing solutions that help store and protect their business-critical data as they cut costs and improve efficiency and reliability.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Oct 01, 2012
The key to success is driving employee performance, through recognizing the right behaviors that impact the big picture. Read Paul Hebert's whitepaper to learn how one recognition platform can help you cut costs and increase efficiency.
Published By: IBM Corp
Published Date: Sep 23, 2011
ESG Lab Validation Report - Reducing Storage Capacity and Costs without Compromise. Even with the plethora of storage efficiency technologies-such as deduplication and thin provisioning-available in the market today, users have not been able to stem the growth. This ESG Lab report looks at how IBM Real-time Compression can be used to reduce the cost of storing primary file data without impacting performance. The results of hands-on testing of IBM Real-time Compression Appliances performed by ESG at an IBM facility is used to demonstrate the value of non-disruptive deployment, loss-less capacity savings, real-time performance, and non-stop high availability.
Published By: CDW Vmware
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Following the sale of a company division housing its corporate data center, Source Interlink had to relocate core IT operations. Teaming with CDW, they were able to not only relocate, but lower capital and operating costs, reduce
their carbon footprint, and increase efficiency.
Server virtualization has transformed corporate IT -- companies have enjoyed major cost savings and have gained flexibility and efficiency. Learn how utility storage makes for massive consolidation, flexibility and scalability so IT can lower costs.
Published By: Prophix
Published Date: Apr 24, 2013
Seeking to leverage the power of emerging technologies, finance and IT leaders at LUSH Cosmetics used advanced Corporate Performance Management (CPM) software from Prophix to successfully predict customer purchasing patterns during a recent holiday season.
Companies worldwide are embracing private clouds, not only because they support new, highly efficient and secure data solutions, but also to drive new competitive organizational strategies. This white paper provides an assessment of the business value of implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems versus comparable private cloud solutions from VMware on Intel. It discusses the benefits of private cloud solutions, including reduced labor and hardware/software costs, ease of implementation and adoption, scalability, organizational flexibility, security, improved efficiency, as well as allocation of and access to IT resources.
Analytics inform, but the gut is what executives rely upon most — even in tech, according to a new study conducted by the FORTUNE Knowledge Group and gyro. While conventional wisdom and the codes of the high-tech world would indicate that “hard” elements, such as cost, quality and efficiency, are more compelling to this audience, new research shows that the opposite is true. When asked to share their feelings about what really drives their purchase decisions, high-tech executives revealed that “soft” factors, including company culture, reputation and level of trust, were what they relied on most to help them make decisions.
Analytics inform, but the gut is what executives rely upon most when making decisions, according to a new study conducted by the FORTUNE Knowledge Group and gyro. While conventional wisdom would indicate that “hard” elements, such as details around cost, quality and efficiency, are more compelling to decision-makers, this new research shows that the opposite is true. When asked to share their feelings about what really drives their purchase decisions, senior executives revealed that “soft” factors, including company culture, reputation and level of trust, were what they primarily relied on to help them make decisions.
This July 2015 Forrester Research report is provided compliments of HP.
Modern application delivery leaders realize that their primary goal is to deliver value to the business and its customers, faster. For many, this is a significant shift from the past, when they primarily focused on cost control and efficiency.
Today, they must connect the work they do and the results they produce to business outcomes. To do this, application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders use a new set of metrics that help them monitor and improve the value they deliver, based on feedback from business partners and customers. In this report, we highlight these new metrics that connect business outcomes to app delivery performance — as well as the practices and tools that modern application delivery teams and their AD&D leaders use to collect and report them.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: May 09, 2018
Dell’s approach to PC Lifecycle management is designed to help customers make the change from IT maintenance to innovation all while controlling their PC infrastructure costs. With this eGuide IT professionals will learn how to deploy, secure, and support PCs with unparalleled efficiency leveraging Dell’s industry-leading hardware, services, and security solutions. Access the eGuide from Dell and Intel® and you will learn:
• Why IT needs to take a different approach PC lifecycle management
• The four critical stages of the PC lifecycle (Plan, Deploy, Manage, and Retire)
• How to partner with Dell to strategically migrate to Windows 10
• What solutions can help in each phase to reduce costs and increase IT productivity
• The latest security solutions to protect data and employees
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