"Colorado-based, Elevations Credit Union has transformed their organizational performance, reducing the average time to fund a home equity loan by 61% and increasing the number of loans that each underwriter handles by 71%.
By modeling, analyzing, and improving their existing processes, Elevations has been able to drive out inefficiencies and increase their revenues by delighting their customers. IBM Blueworks Live is the tool that’s been at the heart of Elevations gaining visibility and insight into their existing processes, and helping them drive cross-enterprise engagement and viral cultural change.
Carla Wolfe, Senior Business Analyst at Elevations Credit Union will describe their process discovery journey, and how it has led to remarkable changes in their organization. Along the way they've also accumulated several performance awards, including the 2013 Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence PEAK award, and plan to be a 2014 applicant for the prestigious National Malcolm Baldrige
By modeling, analyzing, and improving their existing processes, Colorado-based, Elevations Credit Union has been able to drive out inefficiencies and increase their revenues by delighting their customers. IBM Blueworks Live is the tool that’s been at the heart of Elevations gaining visibility and insight into their existing processes, and helping them drive cross-enterprise engagement and viral cultural change.
58% of executives believe their current performance management approach neither drives engagement nor leads to high performance. It’s high time to make some changes and adapt performance management strategies to better reflect the changing dynamics of the modern workforce and ensure employees reach their potential.
Check out “10 Counterproductive Performance Management Assumptions You're Still Making” and see how you can improve your talent development initiatives to increase the productivity and impact of your employees. In this ebook, we'll touch on:
• how goals are set and achieved
• flaws and biases in manager's assessments
• what truly motivates employees
• and more
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As enterprises embrace adoption of Microsoft Office 365 to drive productivity by using the latest mobile applications and alleviate the complexity and costs associated with on-premise Exchange environments, achieving a balance between security and user experience is often difficult. In this 60-minute webinar, discover how VMware AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) easily integrates with both Office 365 and VMware AirWatch Identity Manager to optimize user experience and ensure data is secure across all devices and platforms. An AirWatch expert will give an in-depth demonstration of the advantages of deploying Office 365 with VMware AirWatch, as well as conduct a Q&A session.
Organizations that invest in proprietary applications and data for competitive advantage in their industries only succeed by making those investments available to employees, customers, and partners that drive revenue and opportunity. Securing those investments requires a fresh perspective as the types of devices accessing the cloud datacenter are changing rapidly and new workloads, such as VDI desktops, are appearing more regularly alongside server workloads. These changes alter the potential attacks and potential threats to datacenters whose security primarily stands firm at the perimeter, however, within the data center the security is weak.
By combining VMware NSX with the AirWatch Tunnel and/or VMware Horizon View, organizations are able to bridge the device to datacenter security gap in a way that both increases the overall security of the cloud datacenter and makes it far simpler to manage security through defining and delegating application and services to specific users. Thi
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Published Date: Jun 11, 2008
The effectiveness of your targeting and personalization efforts are only as good as the data used to power them. This article will help you discover effective ways of collecting subscriber data -- allowing you to drive campaigns that evolve as your subscribers' preferences and behaviors change over time.
This Oracle FSN white paper provides CFOs with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the Cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications.
One thing is clear: the old way of running IT just won’t work in the new business environment.Truth is, preparing your IT department (and your company) to be agile, cost-efficient, metrics-driven, and flexible will require a change in how you operate. To support new business processes, you would do well to turn to a converged system, like HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization.
In this paper, we look at the greatest challenges faced by IT departments, and how traditional configurations, processes, and organizations are poorly-equipped to handle today’s workplace. We discuss the benefits of converged systems that are engineered to handle virtualized workloads. Finally, we look at HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization as a simple and effective way for businesses to optimize their data center infrastructure
and processes to better meet business needs.
The case for a re-envisioned data center is being made every day, and at an increasingly urgent pace. Growing technology demands, transforming global economics, corporate efficiency initiatives, and required business agility are among the drivers making change not merely a strategy, but a prerequisite for survival.
As enterprises embrace adoption of Microsoft Office 365 to drive business and alleviate the complexity and costs associated with on-premise Exchange environments, achieving a balance between identity management and user experience is often difficult. In this white paper, discover how VMware AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) can easily integrate with Office 365 APIs, VMware Identity Manager, and an enterprise’s existing cloud, or on-premise, identity management solution to optimize user experience and ensure data is secure across all devices and platforms.
This executive summary discusses the current state of project portfolio management and how it could help drive value in software delivery when it focuses on doing the right thing at the right time instead of simply on efficiency.
Retail marketing is in a state of constant evolution, driven forward by the availability of disruptive technologies and the emergence of all new marketing channels. These changes happen all over the world, and in recent years, Canadian retailers have been able to capitalize on many of them.
Using research gathered at the 2014 eTail Canada Conference, this study evaluates the state of retail marketing in Canada. It assesses how well retailers are leveraging these new technologies and marketing channels, and also looks at how company structures are adapting to these changes.
Today, an IT-driven, customer-centric business approach isn’t a luxury — it’s imperative. More and more businesses are moving out of a cost-centric view of their IT potential and into a realization that IT can transform business processes. This white paper shows how you can maximize your IT function by leveraging ITIL best practice processes. These guidelines can help you effectively manage IT changes, assets, personnel and service levels all while reducing costs—going beyond simple IT asset management to deliver proactive IT business improvements.
Employee wellness efforts have historically been "one size fits all" -which is ineffective at improving employee health behavior. See how offering a personalized health experience for your employees based on robust data, reporting and segmentation can drive engagement and long-term healthy behavior change.
Access Economics was engaged by Macquarie Telecom to interpret the survey results in conjunction with relevant research studies and four case studies of businesses that expect the NBN to drive significant change in their business model.
This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 to 10 years. Research in this paper is supported by words from thought leaders and more.
The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. Current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve to effectively deliver business value over the next few years. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 to 10 years. The research presented in this paper is supported by interviews with thought leaders in talent management, including practitioners, academics, and technologists from around the globe.
IT as a service (ITaaS) provides a unique opportunity for IT and line-of-business leaders to realign to transform business. Over the past decade, IT organizations have worked hard to reduce delivery time and costs through automation and commoditization. At the same time, line-of-business owners have demanded more and unique offerings to drive agility and competitive advantage. More recently, the result has been business owners working outside of IT to meet their needs. Now, enabled by cloud computing, ITaaS is catalyzing profound change in IT organizations and the processes companies follow to achieve business goals. Please download the white paper to learn more.
The role of the CMO is rapidly evolving as CEOs raise expectations about how marketing should contribute to company growth. Who are today’s CMOs, where did they come from, what do they do best and how do they do it? gyro, Forbes Insights and SAP surveyed more than 300 marketing executives to find out. Uncover answers and insights when you discover the unique traits that create a “growth CMO,” an elite marketer who successfully drives cultural change, builds marketing capabilities for the future and achieves compelling business results.
The digital age has driven a rapid transformation of the IT role. No longer an order-taker, IT must now become a game-changer for the organization, according to new research gyro conducted addressing the perceptions, expectations and future priorities of IT. For IT to become a true change agent and business consultant, it must embrace its “human side” and show its relevance to business operations’ and leaders’ success. For many IT groups, this requires a change in culture and an updated mindset about the department’s ultimate purpose and focus, along with improvements in interdepartmental communication.
As enterprises embrace adoption of Microsoft Office 365 to drive productivity by using the latest mobile applications and alleviate the complexity and costs associated with on-premise Exchange environments, achieving a balance between security and user experience is often difficult. In this 60-minute webinar, discover how VMware AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) easily integrates with both Office 365 and VMware Identity Manager to optimize user experience and ensure data is secure across all devices and platforms. An AirWatch expert will give an in-depth demonstration of the advantages of deploying Office 365 with AirWatch by VMware, as well as conduct a Q&A session.
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