Its the start of a new year and amidst the countless predictions flooding the internet, one things for certain 2019 is shaping up to be the year of cloud adoption. Analysts are expecting that enterprise adoption of cloud will ramp up significantly, but with this migration and the continued adoption of mobile and IoT technologies, the attack surface is changing dramatically and this has major implications for security.
Fundamentally, security boundaries extend from on premises infrastructure to cloud service provider environments where perimeters no longer exist. Organizations cannot defend themselves with the same strategies and tactics that applied when it did. In this brave new world of cloud, IoT and mobile technology, organizations must be agile and shift, extend, and evolve their perimeter-based defense practices to those that are more robust. Further, a comprehensive defense in depth approach enables defense of high value assets amidst a more unpredictable cyber security landsca
Globalisation, increasing competition, the constant need to expand revenue bases while cutting costs are among the many changes significantly impacting modern businesses. Are you trying to gain faster insight into business data from multiple sources and devices? Are you trying to recover agility, responsiveness and reduce overhead costs? Get the whitepaper and discover what’s the right enterprise management solution for you to remain competitive.
Connectivity is the beating heart of today’s enterprise – critical to its very survival. The key metric of its strength or weakness is ECG: Enterprise Connectivity Grading, and the effects of an unhealthy one will be felt in every corner of the business. Download the infographic and discover how; the key warning symptoms that may be signalling that your ECG isn’t on the pulse, and the wide-ranging ripple effect that could be having as its impact radiates outwards. Learn more>>
Maintain visibility and control, regardless of device or OS. The consumerisation of enterprise information technology is one of the most significant security concerns today. Gartner's Analyst Ken Delaney explains the impact of consumerisation on enterprise IT.
Published By: Optimizely
Published Date: Apr 06, 2018
Optimizely helps companies better understand and serve their customers.
Every touchpoint with a customer is an opportunity to win that customer’s heart, make them great, and make them better.
By experimenting everywhere, businesses have a powerful strategy for reorienting towards their customer as the true north, striving to iterate quickly, make improvements, and deliver customer experiences that are delightful and fuel growth.
Optimizely enables you to experiment everywhere—both across the organization and across every interaction you have with a customer. In a company that experiments everywhere, everyone from Marketing to Product Management, Design, Engineering, and the C-Suite can inform their decisions with experiments that engage customers for their reactions.
E-commerce which till a few years back was of peripheral significance to the CPG industry is now one of the biggest drivers of change and innovation in the sector. The numbers representing growth are quite staggering with McKinsey1 believing that the online space will account for anywhere from 10 to 30 percent of total industry sales growth in the next five years. This equates to a market opportunity of USD 15 Billion to USD 50 Billion.
Given how digital is impacting every part of the CPG value chain, companies need to be awake to the emerging trends as they can potentially have a make or break effect. This article discusses key trends that will define the CPG space in days to come.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Aug 10, 2017
With data breaches at an all-time high, the time is now for organisations to identify and protect all personal EU data, and drive towards compliance to the GDPR–failure to do so will lead to significant disruption of business. What’s more, adhering to a compliance and standards based framework can ultimately help the business attract and retain more customers. In the case of the GDPR, compliance demonstrates the organisation’s investments in security, privacy, and customer care.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Feb 01, 2019
Nearly nine in 10 enterprises have adopted a multi-cloud strategy, according to the latest RightScale State of the Cloud Report, and these enterprises use eight different clouds, on average. Increasingly, their cloud of choice is a public cloud.
Every public cloud, however, is different. GCP is rapidly gaining users among companies of all sizes.
Today, GCP’s customers include large global brands like Disney, eBay, HSBC, The Home Depot, Schlumberger and Verizon, and smaller ones like gaming platform Smash.gg and the Rhode Island School of Design, one of the nation’s leading arts and design institutions.
Whether GCP is a good fit for your company depends on a multitude of factors. To find out what these are and how Rackspace can help your business, download this whitepaper today.
Azure has been through many rounds of changes that have significantly affected the ways in which .NET and other developers interact with the platform.
The shift in strategy has been rocky at times. In 2011, technology reviewers described Microsoft Azure as a confusing platform with a difficult to use web-based interface and incomprehensible documentation. Since then, the teams working on the platform have gradually improved it, resulting in a much more user-friendly platform that offers a well-organized array of services.
When asked how important technology is to driving innovation in their organizations, 100 percent of CEOs indicated it was important, with 80 percent pointing out that it’s very important, according to HP sponsored research. Even CIOs agree with their CEOs.
According to the same research, when asked whether or not technology will be the innovation engine or administrative engine for a business or government, approximately two out of three CEOs said it would be the “innovation engine.” This represents a significant shift in the role that technology is playing in enterprises.
Today, organizations demand new applications and more functionality delivered more quickly, and at a lower cost than ever before. Many organizations either want a mobile application or are already using one. In fact, according to analysts, by 2016 350 million employees will use smartphones at work and businesses will increase spending on mobile projects over 100 percent in the same time.
This Whitepaper shows the results of a survey conducted with over 500 SuccessFactors customers. See how they increased productivity and drove significant financial impact to their respective organizations.
VMware® delivers vCloud® Government Service, provided by Carpathia®, an enterprise class hybrid cloud solution where both onsite and offsite IT environments are not just connected and integrated with common management, but are designed to run existing and new applications in exactly the same way. With vCloud Government Service, government customers don’t have to spend cycles adapting to the cloud and rewriting code; instead, they can focus on leveraging what the cloud brings to deliver value to their branch of government or mission responsibilities. Customers can securely extend their data centers to the cloud rapidly, easily and confidently, using a more supportive and integrated cloud infrastructure that is FedRAMP authorized.
Every day, people are showing up to work for your channel partners. Some of those people are disengaged, which can have a significant impact on your ultimate success as a manufacturer or franchisor. Engaged channel employees deliver better customer experiences, stay longer with their employer and are more willing to talk their employer up as a great place to work. You’ve worked hard to develop outstanding products and services that are being distributed through your channel. Don’t let disengaged employees put your brand at risk. Download our article to learn how to drive and sustain engagement among your channel employees.
As a manufacturer, your uncontrolled distribution channel has a lot of places to focus their attention. So how do you break through the clutter? Reward and recognition programs have long been used to engage channel partners and align their activities with manufacturers’ goals. Applying behavioral economics to your program design will drive extra focus and effort. Learn ten best practices to follow when designing your next channel reward and recognition program.
The current loyalty program environment is challenging but rife with opportunity. Many poorly designed programs are driving loyalty fatigue and mercenary loyalty. However, there are more loyalty memberships than ever before and those companies that are successful in driving engagement and true loyalty are experiencing significant returns. The programs that “get it right” and earn genuine loyalty don’t just repurpose an old tactical model or copy the competition – they are unique and create or reinforce differentiation in the marketplace. Learn how to design a loyalty program that focuses on the entire lifecycle of a customer.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Sep 29, 2017
The clock is ticking: It’s time to future proof your data for MiFID II (and future regulations). Learn how to accelerate your MiFID II Compliance--within 30 days. Download our Quick Start Guide, designed to get you up and running with the major components and related processes for MiFID II, including an approach for building a fully integrated regulatory reporting solution.
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Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 14, 2018
What if your employees were more informed about security threats, more skeptical about what they receive in email, and less likely to click on malicious links in email without first verifying them?
There are some impactful, quick wins that you and your organization can realize by implementing security awareness training. This recent in-depth survey of security professionals by Osterman Research shows that the leading security concerns across organizations are all areas in which security awareness training can yield significant benefits.
Here are some suggestions on processes and practices to consider when developing a security awareness training program that will actually change behavior and make the organization less likely to fall prey to a cyberattack.
Within 6 months of starting to use Okta, customers on average will connect more than 10 applications for single sign-on. Once single-sign-on is tackled, cloud-first IT organizations can start to tackle the next set of problems. These next challenges are all about how you manage identities across all connected systems, how to determine who has access to what, and how you maintain control over user access. Some of the largest organizations in the world spend millions of dollars building out complex workflow systems to manage these processes. Even then, they depend heavily on manual work to actually get the job done. With Okta, there is a better way to do this, and it’s accessible to organizations of all sizes. Okta Provisioning gives you a foundation for cloud-first IT that brings sanity to your IT processes and enables you to encourage business groups to keep adopting more applications and users to bring the devices of their choice to work. App management, mobility management, and authe
Published By: Autodesk
Published Date: May 22, 2017
The future of making things is here, and it is complex. Engineering leaders are under constant and growing pressure to find more innovative solutions for increasingly demanding customers in the context of an extremely competitive global market.
Are you setting unattainable targets? It seems counter-intuitive, but 95% of Chief Sales Officers (CSOs) reported higher revenue targets and 86% are not very confident they can reach them.
With over 25 years in sales – 15 of those in sales management and 3 years in executive leadership, I’ve seen my share of sales failures and successes.
In that time, I’ve learned that if you want to be a sales leader who can easily adjust plans and withstand a barrage of obstacles, you’ll need the support of a knowledgeable sales team, modern best practice processes, and technology.
With this holistic approach, you can design the optimal plans and effectively implement them to drive performance.
This brief will act as your roadmap with tips about how best to utilize people, processes, and technology to improve your company’s sales performance.
This e-book includes a summary of the key components of some of the emerging approaches to WAN architecture and design and concludes with a call to action that outlines a project plan that network organisations can use to evolve their WAN.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jul 27, 2016
Customer service has been, and will continue to be, a central concern for most companies. Designing and delivering a positive customer experience relies heavily on the framework and capabilities of your call center or contact center, specifically the ability to support omnichannel interactions.
The IDC MarketScape examines 12 key players in the worldwide contact center infrastructure and software (CCIS) market, analyzing their current capabilities as well as longer term strategies that impact their ability to service customers and gain market share going forward.
"GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation has just been signed into law and enacts new rules and stiff penalties for any company who misuses or loses European Union (EU) citizens’ personal data. This sweeping legislation has expanded the definition of personal data and puts IT and testing departments on high alert to safeguard personal data, across development and testing environments. Test data management, the process of obtaining and distributing test data for development teams, takes on greater urgency as the GDPR deadline looms.
Solid test data management practices will be key to overcoming compliance roadblocks and avoiding huge fines associated with GDPR. Utilizing new ways in which test data can be generated, distributed and managed will be pivotal role to meeting this regulation.
In this webcast, Vanson Bourne and CA will present the results of their highly anticipated GDPR readiness survey of 200 corporations in North American and the UK. Join us to learn more about:
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