Published By: MindTouch
Published Date: Mar 18, 2019
Today, the average person has instant access to an immeasurable
quantity of information. Smartphones and mobile devices put it
all at one’s fingertips. It is part of an unprecedented shift that puts
customers squarely in the driver’s seat.
As a result, the balance of power has decisively shifted from sellers
to buyers—from products and services to the customers who
consume them. Companies now face a simple but critical choice:
prioritize the customer experience, or risk going by the wayside.
The companies that thrive are those that obsess over proactively
meeting customer demand for timely and effortless experiences.
Businesses expect IT management to demonstrate their contributions to end-user benefits and the bottom line while addressing immediate needs and long-term performance management goals. This white paper presents IT2020, a new performance management paradigm for meeting both of these expectations.
Sure, ROI calculators help distill anecdotal evidence and analyze cost savings associated with travel, but it usually goes something like this: total hours spent traveling + cost of hotel, rental car, and food divided by the number of meeting hours. Well, at least that’s one version.
No matter the final number, the ROI total savings on cost of travel is only part of the story. Calculating the true ROI of video conferencing combines facts with real-life tangibles to help you understand and quantify your investment.
Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
Around-the-clock global operations, data growth, and server virtualization all together can complicate protection and recovery strategies. They affect when and how often you can perform backups, increase the time required to back up, and ultimately affect your ability to successfully restore. These challenges can force lower standards for recovery objectives, such as reducing the frequency of backup jobs or protecting fewer applications, both of which can introduce risk. High-speed snapshot technologies and application integration can go a long way toward meeting these needs, and they have quickly become essential elements of a complete protection strategy. But snapshot copies have often been managed separately from traditional backup processes. Features like cataloging for search and retrieval as well as tape creation usually require separate management and do not fully leverage snapshot capabilities. To eliminate complexity and accelerate protection and recovery, you need a solution
Businesses today face demands that didn’t exist even a few years ago. Download this asset to learn more about the complexities and infrastructure demands that come with meeting these requirements are pushing many IT departments outside of their comfort and expertise zones.
Sponsored by: HPE and Intel®
Involved, informed patients are better able to manage their own care.
Today’s technology plays a big role in helping patients to take ownership of their health and collaborate more closely with providers to achieve better outcomes.
Here are 10 tips from Lenovo Health for putting technology to work to reach your patient engagement goals:
• Mobile devices, tablets, and interactive technology improve the patient experience
• Healthcare facilities can remotely monitor patient progress and health post-discharge
• Providers can leverage patient portals and other tools to promote population health
• Ensuring patient engagement success requires effective measurement
• And more...
Lenovo Health provides the solutions and expertise to help healthcare organizations engage patients and achieve the vision of customized care anywhere, from hospital to home.
Are you meeting your patient engagement goals?
Download this checklist now.
Teachers face ever-increasing pressure over the integration of technology into both daily classroom management and long-term instructional strategies. Add to these demands the increasing complexity of digital learning environments.
Luckily, the right technology can go a long way toward the goal of meeting diverse needs with simplicity, helping empower teachers.
Download this guide to learn more.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Feb 24, 2017
At the highest level of organizations, a new management directive has emerged to meet the changed nature of customer demands and interactions as well as the need to differentiate within the market. This directive has one goal: providing a differentiated customer service experience. As products become increasingly commoditized, organizations can set themselves apart from their competitors by providing a unique customer service experience that creates a "relationship" based on intangible benefits that their customers will find hard to give up.
While this vision is theoretically sound, it requires a significant tactical shift in business thinking and processes. The modern customer's habits and service requirements have changed radically. Meeting these needs challenges many historically held beliefs and practices regarding the customer and modes of interaction.
California is the world’s eighth-largest economy, and its IT challenges exceed those of many national governments. That was particularly true during the budget crisis that began in 2008. In the face of severe budget cutbacks, state agencies needed to radically change the way they operated to keep meeting their missions to serve citizens.
The State of California sets a new standard for IT with Shared Services. Learn how the California Natural Resources Agency harnessed the power of cloud computing to reduce IT capital costs by 42% and speed up service delivery by 70%.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
The new revenue recognition standard is going to shake things up in your business beyond
just accounting. This new eBook from CFO, an Argyle company and sponsored by Workday—an early
adopter—offers insight into preparing and planning for the new standard, along with strategies for
meeting the new demands.
Go ahead. Create and join meetings easily from your computer
or mobile device. Invite participants to share content in
real time. See who you’re talking to. All in a highly secure
This is now reality for government agencies, thanks to Cisco
WebEx® Web Conferencing, a FedRAMP-compliant service.
As a FedRAMP-compliant solution provided by the market
leader in web and video conferencing, Cisco WebEx Web
Conferencing lets you:
• Easily meet face to face with meeting participants from
• See and hear the same information at the same time with
• Collaborate and increase productivity without the need for
• Make meetings more engaging with high-definition (HD)
video, audio, and content sharing
According to the American Community Survey, tele-commuting jumped 79 percent between 2005 and 2012. More than 9 million American workers did their jobs exclusively from home in 2010, according to the U.S. Census, and 30 million work from home at least once a week. And TechCast at George Washington University estimates as many as 30 percent of U.S. private sector workers could be working from home by 2019. For sales professionals, that proportion is certainly higher. The Telework Research Network found in 2011 that 70 percent of those working from home are in management, professional, sales and office jobs. If you’re in sales, you probably spend a considerable amount of time on the go. And why shouldn’t you? Smartphones offer constant, pocket-sized connectivity. Ubiquitous Wifi threatens to render the cubicle obsolete, and the right social networking strategy can sup-plant a hundred individual pitch meetings.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: May 17, 2016
MuleSoft surveyed 802 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally to assess how organizations of all sizes are executing on digital transformation initiatives, IT challenges and the role of APIs to meet business goals.
The survey results reveal challenges that are hindering IT’s ability to achieve digital transformation fast enough. Just 18% of ITDMs are very confident that they will succeed in meeting this year’s digital transformation goals. IT challenges are not only slowing down their ability to complete digital transformation goals this year, but they are also directly putting business revenue at risk. In fact, 66 percent of ITDMs said that their company’s revenue would be negatively impacted within six months. However, the survey found that IT teams are looking to APIs and reuse of existing applications, data and digital resources to speed up the pace of business.
An investment firm is only as good as its data and its ability to leverage that data to make smart trades. A firm’s ability to differentiate itself in meeting market needs and bringing new products to market all hinge on its ability to squeeze maximum value out of all available data. But when it comes to implementing the right technology and processes to support a data-reliant business, those three factors present tremendous challenge
Patient falls were the largest category of adverse events reported at Barnes- Jewish Hospital. Progress in meeting targets for reducing falls and fall injury rates had been static despite multiple efforts. One component of the hospital’s Fall Reduction Program was a portable bed exit alarm system—a Bed-Check Classic-Check® control unit (CU) with Sensormat® pressure sensitive mat— widely used throughout the hospital. Due to high demand by staff, the CU was often not available, resulting in delayed care delivery and staff dissatisfaction. Loss or damage due to handoff between staff and the central service department resulted in additional resources and costs.
Read this case study to learn how Barnes-Jewish Hospital implemented Bed-Check® Fall Management Solution as a part of their Fall Reduction Program, resulting in decreased fall injury rates and improved staff satisfaction.
Published By: Monotype
Published Date: May 09, 2018
Over the past several years, we’ve seen a huge change in how brands communicate, market, and relate to their customers. Maintaining good brand health and a strong visual identity is essential to developing trust with your customers, meeting them where they are, and keeping up with their expectations. // In our latest eBook, we've highlighted areas you can’t ignore if you want to deliver the experience consumers expect. You’ll find out what’s most important to today’s customers, ways you can prepare for the future, and how type ties it all together. // You'll learn:
Why it’s essential to establish a cohesive brand identity across all touchpoints, in whatever region or language your customers demand
How customer expectations have evolved and how you can to adapt
Why type is an essential tool in responding to these changes and preparing for the future
At the highest level of organizations, a new management directive has emerged to meet the changed nature of customer demands and interactions as well as the need to differentiate within the market. This directive has one goal: providing a differentiated customer service experience. As products become increasingly commoditized, organizations can set themselves apart from their competitors by providing a unique customer service experience that creates a "relationship" based on intangible benefits that their customers will find hard to give up. While this vision is theoretically sound, it requires a significant tactical shift in business thinking and processes. The modern customer's habits and service requirements have changed radically. Meeting these needs challenges many historically held beliefs and practices regarding the customer and modes of interaction.
Published By: HireVue
Published Date: May 16, 2018
The field has shifted. Today’s graduate
expects to be engaged in a new way: on their
time, on their terms, and in a medium they
feel comfortable in. If you’re not engaging
students in the way they expect before you
get to campus, the top talent will be gone by
the time you arrive.
Today’s innovative companies aren’t just
meeting students on campus. They’re making
The process that worked before - sending
recruiters to campus, meeting students,
interviewing the best, and directing the most
promising to your online application - is not
enough. It cannot scale beyond a limited
number of universities, and does not engage
students where they are.
Successful marketing is, at its core, all about collaboration. Yet working together—across teams, departments and agencies, as well as with customers and partners—is getting more difficult as the pace of business and the number of moving parts increase. Most marketers still depend on the same tools and methods they used 20 years ago: email, meetings, phone calls and desktop apps, leading to a lot of disconnects, inefficiency and pain. But change is finally at hand.
Fujitsu created the Open Innovation Gateway (OIG) in the Silicon Valley as a platform dedicated to advancing the implementation of innovative practices in June 2015. The OIG spurs practical results and achieves goals based on collaboration throughout the organization from a wide range of fields.
Fujitsu has been using the immersive Mezzanine solution as the collaborative heart of the OIG.
Mezzanine allows remote teams to simultaneously share information on any device.
Meeting participants can gesturally move and organize information across an immersive digital workspace.
To achieve the same collaborative results as Fujitsu, schedule a demo at one of our locations and experience an immersive digital workspace first hand.
When it comes to worker safety, mitigating downtime, and boosting
productivity, nothing is faster than right NOW. Organizations across
various industry segments — construction, food and beverage, chemical
and industrial, and transportation equipment manufacturers — are
juggling a mix of communication devices, slowing response times. Gaps
in coverage, poor battery life and aging equipment reduce your ability to
safely and efficiently meet production deadlines. The power of NOW puts
instant communications at your workers’ fingertips — because when
communication slows, production slows.
Manufacturers today are under immense pressure to produce goods
safely, efficiently and profitably. Meeting these goals requires reliable,
clear voice and data communications. So the production line is always
moving. So well-executed logistics exceed expectations. So materials
and operations are tracked to maintain efficiency. So your most valuable
assets — your people — are safe and connected.
In today’s increasingly mobile world, Energy workers require instant communication and access to data intelligence wherever the job
may take them. From the oil rig to the electric grid and everywhere in between, having the right data, in the right hands, at the right time,
no matter the environment or device of choice — is simply non-negotiable. Organizations across various Energy segments — oil & gas,
electric utilities, water utilities, and mining — are currently juggling a mix of communication devices and are hindered by gaps in coverage,
poor battery life and fragile equipment that cannot withstand harsh environmental conditions.
Yet, citizens rely on their homes being heated in the winter, on clean running water, and on lights that turn on when they flip the switch.
Meeting these expectations requires reliable, clear voice and data communications for Energy workers day-in and day-out. So oil & gas
workers can communicate safely in hazardous environments. So precious resources are
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) provides a cost-effective, risk-based approach for the adoption and use of cloud services by U.S. government agencies. FedRAMP processes are designed to assist federal government agencies in meeting Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements for cloud systems. By standardizing on security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services, this program delivers costs savings, accelerated adoption, and increased confidence in security to U.S. government agencies that are adopting cloud technologies.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: May 22, 2017
Microsoft and Polycom are long-term partners, helping businesses improve productivity, efficiency, and collaboration. With the introduction of three exciting new services for Office 365, this partnership will take business communications even further.
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