This white paper reveals data-driven insights to help you create a strategic communications plan that includes: creative, cost-effective incentives promoted through repeated communications, a robust, multi-media digital promotion strategy paired with on-the-ground advocates at all levels, internal leadership participation to encourage adoption
Once considered experimental merchandising for adventurous retailers and cash-strapped entrepreneurs, pop-up stores have become an established national phenomenon and a legitimate means of testing product, generating buzz, building brand awareness, and driving sales for big-name retailers and ambitious upstarts alike. Growth in mobile broadband technology is expanding the possibilities for a diverse array of applications in mobile pop-up. Furthermore, the “fly-by-night” qualities that might have characterized early pop-ups have now been supplanted by dependable, secure infrastructure solutions that put temporary retail locations on par with their more permanent counterparts. Download the whitepaper to learn more!
Another critical sign of the times is that the Internetdriven
evolution of TV and video is now embraced, rather than spurned, by the TV establishment. HBO, CBS and others are touting new IP-delivered offerings. Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge says the number of programmers planning OTT deployments is good for the cable industry, which will have more flexibility in content bundling; and good for the consumer, who will have more choice. And discussing heightened competition
for audiences and ad dollars in VARIETY, Josh Sapan, president-CEO of AMC Networks, referred to “an almost unstoppable trend for technology to facilitate consumer discretion and choice.”
Guidebook: 4 Ways to Implement Your Best Activity Challenge Yet
Leading companies know: employees who are physically active are healthier and more productive, and wellness programs can play an enormous role in driving physical activity and health in the workplace. In this guidebook, you’ll learn:
- How to create an effective communications plan
- The right way to incorporate incentives
- Unique activity challenge ideas to get your team moving
- And more
The key to successful sales forecasting starts with pipeline measurement — consistent tracking in each stage of the sales cycle will bring consistent results. Careful focus on ?ve areas will strengthen the sales forecast process to drive better capacity planning, smoother operations, and most importantly, more revenue! The five metrics for every sales leader:
Pipeline Coverage & Mix
Compliance & Commitments
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Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Nov 27, 2017
"A recent CSO Insights’ study* found that 69 percent of organizations use three or more metrics to build their sales compensation plans, but modeling and planning this sales strategy can quickly become too complex as a spreadsheet-driven exercise.
Download this white paper to find:
• The disconnect between sales behavior and incentive compensation structure
• A recommended approach you can take to optimize your compensation plan
• Three key steps to better predict and control sales revenue
*CSO Insights 7th Annual Incentive Compensation and Performance Management (ICPM) study"
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 29, 2018
IDC believes that digitization and the 3rd Platform are driving enterprise leaders to consider significant upgrades to their business systems. Included in this list of systems are enterprise planning and performance management solutions. New tools must be fast and flexible to connect data from throughout an organization and continuously synchronize plans with changing market conditions. Organizations with planning and performance management needs should proactively evaluate connected EPM solutions as a central component of their digital enterprise strategies.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Old-school planning and budgeting can’t keep up
In disruptive times, innovating and responding to change requires visibility into business conditions—and reliable planning and forecasting. However, it’s not always easy figuring out which cloud-based corporate performance management (CPM) system will best fit your budgeting, planning, analysis, and reporting needs.
In this report, you will gain insight into:
-The drawbacks of old-school, manual budgeting and planning
-Benefits of cloud-based performance management systems
-Four evaluation criteria for selecting cloud-based CPM technology
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
In this paper learn how RSA Group shortened their FP&A process by 4 months.
With a 300-year heritage, RSA Group is one of the world’s leading insurance groups. The company, which has over 20,000 employees in its core markets of the U.K., Scandinavia, and Canada, focuses on general insurance and has the capability to write business across the globe.
Late one night, after the team had already been planning nonstop for weeks, one of Andrew Dinwiddie’s colleagues slammed his
fists down on his desk and said, “Surely, this can be easier; surely, we can ind a solution to make this a less intense process.” It was that outburst of frustration that triggered Andrew and his team to look for different solutions to their inancial planning needs and ultimately led them to the Anaplan platform.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Disaster recovery (DR) planning has a reputation for being difficult and time consuming. Setting up alternate processing sites, procuring hardware, establishing data replication, and failover testing have been incredibly expensive undertakings. To top it all off, the need for 24x7x365 business application availability threatens to make disaster recovery planning an exercise in futility.
Your turbine operates in tough conditions—running at high temperatures and exposed to a ton of contaminants. As the pressure to perform builds on your turbine, your turbine oil can start to degrade.
Read this brief and learn why monitoring turbine oil condition can be critical to preventing unplanned downtime. You'll also:
• Discover the causes of sludge and varnish formation that lead to critical component failure
• Understand how common contaminants contribute to degradation processes like hydrolysis
• Find out why oil additives become depleted, significantly impacting oil life and performance
GET THE BRIEF ON CAUSES AND CURES OF OIL DEGRADATION.
In the brief, you’ll learn some of the common causes of turbine oil degradation that happen all the time during the course of turbine operation.
Download the brief and learn how to avoid problems like contamination and varnish build-up that can really cost your operation money in unplanned maintenance, repairs, and downtime.
Over three-quarters of UK manufacturers (77.8%) say that cost is the main driver behind their company’s energy policy, according to a survey of senior industry leaders conducted by Manufacturing Management in conjunction with E.ON.
The survey, of nearly 50 leading UK manufacturers, examined the industry’s attitude to energy usage, the challenges it is facing and its plans for the future.
To find out the results and the potential impacts to your business, download this whitepaper today.
Organizations in every industry rely on applications to drive customer engagement, employee productivity and revenue. Deployed between users and the applications are a wide variety of “application services” designed to enhance security, improve performance and ensure reliability. F5 set out to evaluate the state of these services by asking IT professionals about their current and planned use of application services. Read the report to learn which strategic initiatives are driving application deployments including the most important trend for the next 2-5 years.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Today’s customers want fast, hassle-free, personalized interactions across channels. Global brands like PayPal, Heineken and Vodafone have embraced technology to deliver truly connected, omnichannel customer experiences. By migrating to a best-in-class customer experience platform, they’ve been able to:
Meet critical business timelines with a cloud-based transition
Address industry-specific regulatory requirements
Reduce maintenance and operational costs
Accelerate time-to-value and ROI
Improve Net Promoter Score, customer satisfaction, call resolution
Learn the four steps to plan and execute a successful, seamless migration and customer experience transformation.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Mar 18, 2019
The role of marketing is constantly evolving. More than ever, marketing has to prove its impact on the success of the business. Outside executives often believe that marketing exists solely to support sales, or as an arts function that hosts company events and puts logos on t-shirts. With the pressure increasing, the growing imperative for marketers to prove their worth has arrived. It’s time for marketers to take control over the revenue process, earn the respect of their organizational peers, and earn a seat at the table. What must marketers do to be seen as an integral part of the machine that drives revenue and growth?
Download The Definitive Guide to Marketing Metrics and Analytics to learn about:
Establishing a culture of accountability
Planning programs with ROI in mind
Creating a framework for measurement
Embracing revenue performance management
Mastering the art of forecasting
Building dashboards to inform complex decisions
Implementation across teams, tactics, and technolog
Make an informed decision on the right firewall for your business with The Firewall Buyers Guide.
This guide gives you:
- The fundamentals of modern firewall technology
- The ten critical business requirements your next firewall needs to address
- Information on how to create a vendor request for proposal (RFP)
- A functional test plan to assist in your firewall selection process
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.
In high volume, low margin grocery retailing, merchants have to be on their toes when it comes to driving customer demand and loyalty. This comprehensive eBook details the essential steps required to enable a commerce anywhere strategy in grocery retail. With specific attention to developing a strategy, optimizing inventory, ensuring planning is targeted and scientific, and the power of real-time analytics will provide the reader an actionable plan for success.
Published By: Staples
Published Date: Jun 01, 2017
Where IT departments were once considered a cost of doing business, today's data center is part of the strategic planning that drives the company forward and increases return for stakeholders. Creating a roadmap for your IT strategy and infrastructure requires careful planning, along with a thorough evaluation of your current state and a detailed view of what you wish to accomplish. Read this white paper to get the big picture of what is necessary to create the best cooperative experience for your data center, office operations, and end users.
The five-minute Maintenance & Technology Service Self-Assessment from IBM can help you start addressing the shortfalls in your hardware, software and managed support areas. You'll learn how to create plans for potential issues, plus identify next steps to improve your support.
The Performance Manager, Proven Strategies for Turning Information into Higher Business Performance, strengthens the partnership between decision-makers and the people who provide the information that drives better decisions. It suggests 42 decisions areas, or information sweet spots, to help you understand your data, plan, and monitor your performance.
Protecting data is becoming more and more important and new technologies are making backup and recovery strategies more viable to smaller businesses. Now is the time to create an effective BDR plan or review one already in place - before disaster strikes.
Designing and implementing an enterprise security plan can be a daunting task for any business. To help facilitate this endeavor NaviSite has developed a manageable process and checklist that can be used by enterprise security, compliance, and IT professionals as a framework for crafting a successful cloud computing security plan. It defines seven steps—sequentially—that have been tested and refined through NaviSite’s experiences helping hundreds of companies secure enterprise resources according to best practices. This plan enables organizations to gain the economic advantages of secure and compliant managed cloud services.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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