What if we stopped arguing over which analytics software is best, and decided instead to use them all? With today’s analytics technologies, the conversation about open analytics and commercial analytics is no longer an either/or discussion. You can now combine the benefits of SAS and open source analytics within your organization. Download this e-book to learn how businesses in multiple industries are integrating disparate code and information to deploy models and deliver critical results with analytics.
Published By: Coverity
Published Date: Mar 13, 2012
To maximize efficiencies, developers need to manage security and quality defects as the code is being written and as part of their existing development and triage workflows. Download the complete paper to learn how you can manage security risks!
Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the
information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate data locked in various enterprise systems. It exists in different formats and can be hard to analyze, change or share — making it difficult for people to get fast answers to business questions.
While software license costs are a major expense, most companies spend very little time managing this critical and widely distributed asset until an audit occurs or a cost reduction program forces attention. This should be the year you flip from being reactive to being proactive in dealing with software asset and license management. Costs savings and peace of mind are just two of the benefits that you will realize.
In this Webcast an analyst from Frost and Sullivan will go over the results of a recently published white paper on this topic and Deloitte & Touche will discuss the benefits their customers have gained in automating their license management processes.
View this Webcast to learn how you can reclaim licenses, avoid unnecessary license costs, achieve continuous compliance, and improve risk management.
The 2012 IBM Global CEO study found today’s business leaders rank technology as the most important external force that will impact their organizations. A new IBV software development study supports this, with IT and business leaders identifying five top technology trends critical to competitiveness. However, the same survey reveals that most organizations are not prepared to take advantage of these trends. While management recognizes that software is crucial to capitalizing on technology for competitiveness, they are not successfully executing. Join this webcast to learn how organizations that leverage effective software development can help close the execution gap and gain competitive advantage.
With little to no oversight into billing and collections‚ it can be hard to evaluate and improve the performance of accounts receivable (AR) processes — but not anymore.
AR Automation solutions provide access to critical analytics that go beyond DSO to transform your AR department into a more strategic‚ value-added operation.
Read our new AR Analytics Playbook to discover the six essential metrics that can bring big gains in efficiencies‚ such as:
• Faster customer payments
• Reduced administrative costs
• Enhanced collections efficiencies
• Improved customer retention
The competition isn’t getting any weaker. Start strengthening your business with an AR automation solution today!
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Great customer service hinges on efficient order fulfillment — especially the initial processing of a customer’s order. With thousands of sales orders coming into most large organizations monthly, this mission-critical process can demand a significant portion of customer service representatives’ (CSRs') time and attention in the quest for near-perfect input accuracy and order fulfillment.
But such intensive personnel support isn’t necessary for effective order processing. Great customer service doesn’t have to be cumbersome. Sales order automation can transform customer service and operations which provide quantifiable benefits to the organization.
Automation provides an opportunity to improve order management by:
• Reducing error rates and decreasing costs per order
• Improving process transparency from receipt to archival
• Reducing reshipping and inventory problems
Senior business leaders know what’s good for their O2C processes. But when it comes to a solution like O2C automation, separating fact from fluff can be tricky. This eBook aims to shed light on what execs actually care about in order to simplify the decision-making process. Download now to learn about:
• The 7 critical processes that make up a typical O2C cycle
• The 4 stages of strategic benefits that O2C solutions offer
• Results from actual companies that’ve used O2C automation
In an ever-changing world, DBAs are managing more complex, business-critical systems. The problem is the business isn’t slowing down, and budgets are getting smaller. Advanced performance management is the answer. Learn more – read this Dell Software white paper.
Whether critical applications live in the cloud, in the data center, or both, organizations need a strategic point of control for application security. Learn how you can achieve the security, intelligence, and performance for today's standards.
Published By: SilverSky
Published Date: May 09, 2014
This paper discusses how to cost-effectively turn the tables and ultimately win the battle for securing the network. It discusses different options and the methodology for making critical decisions about how to tackle your network security challenges.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Whether you’re looking to move over an entire IT function like e-mail, or simply to provision more storage or processing, a successful outsourcing project requires a cohesive strategy with clearly defined business problems, goals, stakeholders and processes. This white paper outlines 12 critical success factors to consider when developing such a strategy.
As companies become more reliant on critical applications to manage business processes and to interact with their customers, the time to market for new solutions becomes a key success factor for the business. Over half of the organizations in the study cited accelerating new application development and deployment as an operational objective for deploying IBM PureSystems solutions. IBM PureSystems family is a portfolio of expert integrated systems built from the ground up to deliver an optimized hardware and software platform. Integrated systems combine compute, storage, networking, and management into factory pre-configured and pre-integrated solutions.
Business users need a simple but powerful way to navigate through data and find the insights to make timely, critical business decisions. Unfortunately, many users have become frustrated at their inability to quickly access and analyze the information they require. This data typically includes a combination of personal and corporate data locked in various enterprise systems. It exists in different formats and can be hard to analyze, change or share — making it difficult for people to get fast answers to business questions.
A spreadsheet-based approach to performance management won't meet the challenges facing growing midsize businesses. You need confidence in the information you're using for critical decision-making. Read this white paper to see how IBM® Cognos® Express can transform spreadsheet-only processes to create flexible and timely plans, budgets and forecasts.
The new IBM System x3650 servers provide the power midmarket customers need to improve the performance of mission-critical applications, such as Microsoft Exchange, while offering dramatic cost savings and environmental customer benefits.
As the primary focus of IT moves from increasing IT productivity through virtualization and cloud computing to enhancing business productivity, the biggest challenge that businesses face in executing corporate strategy is focusing the right people and resources on strategic initiatives. A key element in enhancing business productivity is driving down costs, which can help free up the funds needed to make strategic investments. Businesses also need a means to more effectively orchestrate how IT interacts with business processes and critical application environments. The solution lies in using managed services. Read here to find out more on how companies gained significant and quantifiable benefits from using managed services.
Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud provider for cloud-based data backup. Read this buyer's guide to learn how to choose a provider to suit your business needs.
Mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, enable increasing numbers of employees to work "anywhere, anytime."The security of enterprise data is a key concern, particularly on mobile devices that are easily lost or stolen. The security risk is further heightened by the proliferation of employee-owned mobile devices in many enterprises. Employees will almost always take the path of least resistance in leveraging mobile devices for business purposes, which may lead to unsafe computing practices. A clearly documented and enforceable mobile security policy is critical to reducing the risk of data loss.
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