Create an environment where employee and managers can track assigned activities, communicate job performance expectations, and define goals that are aligned to business objectives. Performance management ensures that everyone is focused on the right initiatives to deliver results.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Jan 03, 2013
Based on research with more than three hundred companies, the report takes a close look at how live chat is used and measured in support settings, how organisations use live chat to engage with prospects and customers. Read on to learn more.
Automation is widely used in the business world. Still, the concept of order processing automation remains a bit of an enigma - even among those who already know a thing or two about it. That's why it's critical to give yourself a refresher before driving the project forward and getting stakeholders on board.
This eBook highlights the six key stakeholders in order management that need to be challenged to go beyond the status quo. Automation aligns with their priorities - it's your job to deliver that message. Download this eBook now to learn more about the key roles in an order processing automation project.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
Many government organizations run their core business and operational applications on
systems a generation (or two) behind current technologies. This whitepaper from the Governing Institute
explains how forward-thinking government agencies are leveraging the cloud to reduce costs and
implement a modern, secure platform for delivering IT services.
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Today in the United States, employer-sponsored health benefits are the source of coverage for more than 149 million individuals.1 Fueled by many factors, including rising costs, legislative changes, new provider models, and evolving market forces, the health care industry is undergoing a transformation. And as health care evolves, so must the employer’s role in it. What has not changed, however, is employers’ belief that health benefits are a key differentiator for talent. In fact, most large employers plan to continue offering coverage in spite of the uncertainties in the health care market.2 To keep pace with the changing environment, employers must rethink their role in health coverage: how they sponsor, structure, and deliver health benefits, and how they manage costs while keeping employees healthy, productive, and satisfied.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis regulatory exams have become increasingly demanding for governance, risk, and compliance professionals. New rules brought about by the Dodd-Frank Act will continue to shape future examinations including safety and soundness, compliance, market conduct, and risk-based targeted exams. We can expect these changes will require examiners to spend more time onsite, request more documents, and extend the scope and/or depth of their examinations. This means it is more important than ever to avoid the classic mistake of sharing examination documents through ad-hoc, manual processes and delivering highly sensitive data through unsecured channels like mail, e-mail, thumb drives, and FTP.
In response to these increasing burdens financial institutions are looking to take control with a more structured, collaborative process for collecting, refining, and submitting regulatory information. Download this white paper to learn more about Intralinks VIA.
Your mobile device is speaking to your garage door. Your alarm is telling your coffee maker you are up and it’s time to get that caffeine kick going. Your car is dropping your thermostat a message, telling it to keep the house warm before you step in. This isn’t a quote from an Issac Asimov novel, it’s the reality of how the Internet of Things is making a difference to our lives.
Most of us are consciously making the shift to a connected world, while at home or at work. While this has caught the public imagination, enterprises are chasing to fulfil their Internet-of-Things-ambitions and transform their customer experience.
In this e-book we aim to address the 5 fundamental questions that one should not hesitate to ask about your foray into the world of Internet of Things, while telling you how it can reshape your business.
"Although they have been around for several years, virtual desktop and application virtualization solutions have not yet gone mainstream in most enterprises. That’s bound to change, however, given advances in the technologies and the increasing need to deliver a great computing experience to mobile device users.
Read this Executive Viewpoint Q&A with VMware Senior VP and General Manager of Desktops Sumit Dhawan, as he explains why it’s time to revisit virtual desktop and application virtualization technologies. "
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Many businesses want to realize the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) without having to incur the challenge and expense of managing it themselves. Some businesses lack the technical expertise or capacity to operate cloud infrastructure, tools and applications while others may have the ability but choose to maintain focus on their core business. Many larger businesses are on a multi-phased journey to the cloud, requiring transition and management services that can adapt to an evolving set of needs. Rackspace Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform is the answer for businesses facing these challenges. As Google’s first Premier Managed Services Partner, Rackspace blends technology and automation plus human expertise to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by GCP-certified engineers and architects.
Delivering a hit PC game isn’t easy. You’ve got to worry about frictions like slow downloads, unstable connections, and security flaws — any of which can cause players to abandon for good and doom your game to failure. Akamai’s Quick Start Guide: Global Game Launch, PC Edition can take some of the complexity— and anxiety— out of your next game launch. You’ll learn how Akamai can help you succeed at each of the four key steps of game release — Develop, Promote, Deliver, and Play — so you can keep your players engaged with a seamless, secure game experience.
Generate rich virtual data that covers the full range of possible scenarios and provide the unconstrained access to environments needed to deliver rigorously tested applications on time and within budget. Model complex live system data and apply automated rule-learning algorithms to pay off technical debt and uncover in depth understanding of composite applications, while exposing virtual data to distributed teams on demand and avoiding testing bottlenecks.
"Industry experts predict that successful businesses will soon become 100% digital for all transactions. The key challenge is how to “go digital” in the right ways. For most companies, it will be an incremental journey.
BusinessNewsDaily.com notes that CIOs and business-minded technology leaders are moving beyond being supportive functions and into being an integrated part of overall business strategy and operations. IT is delivering added value, enhanced business performance, and greater security.
This best practices paper outlines eight important ways that IT teams can make meaningful progress in their digital transformations."
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Sep 04, 2018
Location3 client Mountain Mike’s Pizza and their franchisees face significant competitive challenges when advertising on Google, which ultimately requires the need to be both incredibly efficient with campaign setup and incredibly precise when managing bids and local budgets. A quick Google keyword search for “pizza near me” in Mountain Mike’s home state of California yields over 58,000,000 results (“pizza delivery” yields 56,000,000) and often features a predictable set of ad results from industry giants like Domino’s and Pizza Hut, among others.
Suffice it to say that buying “pizza”-related terms in AdWords can get incredibly expensive, incredibly quickly, if a local franchisee’s budgets and bids are not managed with precision. When you combine that fact with limited location-level advertising budgets, our team atLocation3 was presented with a significant challenge in helping Mountain Mike’s Pizza generate increases in customer pizza orders while simultaneously ensuring that ad spen
By placing the future of transportation in the cloud, governments can improve the performance of technology infrastructure and focus on delivering innovative services to citizens, without increasing costs. You can start that journey today.
In this eBook, you will learn about:
• Life-saving digital initiatives on US streets
• Valuable data insights across UK airports
• Scalable ticketing services for Turkey’s Istanbul Deniz Otobüsleri ferry passengers
• Cost savings for Singapore’s Land Transport Agency
• Scalable, secure innovation at speed
"Workday has been named the top-ranked ERP system for hospitals and healthcare organizations in the “2019 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report by KLAS Research. In addition, we’ve been selected as a Category Leader in Talent Management.
We’re honored to be recognized for the second year in a row as the leader enabling healthcare providers to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and deliver quality care.
And we wouldn’t be here without our customers. Learn more about how how their feedback contributed to our top rankings."
This eBook offers a practical hands-on guide to “Day Two” challenges of accelerating large-scale PostgreSQL deployments.
With the ongoing shift towards open-source database solutions, it’s no surprise that PostgreSQL is the fastest growing database. While it’s tempting to simply compare the licensing costs of proprietary systems against that of open source, it is both a misleading and incorrect approach when evaluating the potential for return on investment of a database technology migration.
After a PostgreSQL deployment is live, there are a variety of day-two scenarios that require planning and strategizing.
The third section of this eBook provides a detailed analysis of all aspects accelerating large-scale PostgreSQL deployments:
? Backups and Availability: strategies, point-in-time recovery, availability and scalability
? Upgrades and DevOps: PostgreSQL upgrade process, application upgrades and CI/CD
The market for connected and embedded car navigation needs a kick-start. Lengthy design cycles and a fragmented supply chain have contributed to a sector that lags far behind consumer expectation and now sees Apple and Google as direct competitors for the in-vehicle experience space.
OEMs need partners who can help them radically overhaul their navigation services, feature development, deployment, and monetization programs. This whitepaper outlines how HERE Technologies has created a new solution to kick-start the connected navigation market.
This whitepaper will help you understand how the HERE Navigation on Demand service:
Delivers a new development approach and architecture to OEMs
Enables OEMs to offer consumers new and compelling services
Helps OEMs avoid costly developments and protracted roll-out periods
The goal of warehouse operations is perfect order fulfillment: to deliver exactly the items a customer ordered, on time and with optimal efficiency. The warehouse module of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help smaller warehouses achieve this goal. But ERP warehouse modules have limitations that can make it smarter for companies with more complex operations to turn to the added capabilities of an advanced warehouse management system (WMS).
Published By: pepperjam
Published Date: Jun 18, 2019
It happens too often: Marketers relying on advertising methods and platforms that work “just well enough” to keep the business going. And while many marketers realize their existing affiliate network provider isn’t delivering the results they crave, they’re under the assumption that this is as green as the grass gets. Perhaps they assume that it’s just simply, too hard, too costly, or too risky to move.
The truth is that it’s far more effective, easier and profit-boosting to make a switch to a new affiliate provider. Let us show you how less than 30 days and three simple steps can take you from good enough to great.
You’re almost there! Just complete the form to download Migrate Your Affiliate Program in 30 Days or Less!
SAP has reviewed and qualified Vormetric’s Transparent Encryption as suitable for use in SAP HANA solution environments. Vormetric provides a proven approach to securing SAP data that meets rigorous security, data governance and compliance requirements. Vormetric Data Security can be quickly deployed to secure data while requiring no change to SAP, the underlying database or hardware infrastructure. This approach enables enterprises to meet data governance requirements with a rigorous separation of duties.
Whether you are securing an existing SAP deployment or upgrading, to a new version, Vormetric delivers a proven approach to quickly secure SAP data while ensuring SAP continues to operate at optimal performance.
How to move fast, delight customers, and continually innovate to thrive in today’s economy.
APIs are much more than system integration technology. They are strategic assets that give companies the ability to adapt to changing customer needs and build breakthrough digital experiences.
Google’s new eBook, The API Product Mindset, explains why leading companies now manage APIs as full-cycle products rather than one-time IT projects. Learn how to build a customer obsessed API team that delivers world-class developer experiences and ensures your APIs have enduring business value.
Read case studies about how AccuWeather and Pitney Bowes have transformed their businesses with an API product mindset and learn from technology leaders at Magazine Luiza, Telestra and West Corp.
? Learn why APIs are how business gets done in today’s economy
? Get tips to build APIs that developers will love
? Discover why a product mindset is critical to business acceleration
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Who's afraid of the big (data) bad wolf? Survive the big data storm by getting ahead of integration and governance functional requirements
Today data volumes are exploding in every facet of our lives. Business leaders are eager to harness the power of big data but before setting out into the big data world it is important to understand that as opportunities increase ensuring that source information is trustworthy and protected becomes exponentially more difficult. This paper provides a detailed review of the best practices clients should consider before embarking on their big data integration projects.
For increasing numbers of organizations, the new reality for development, deployment and delivery of applications and services is hybrid cloud. Few, if any, organizations are going to move all their strategic workloads to the cloud, but virtually every enterprise is embracing cloud for a wide variety of requirements.
To accelerate innovation, improve the IT delivery economic model and reduce risk, organizations need to combine data and experience in a cognitive model that yields deeper and more meaningful insights for smarter decisionmaking. Whether the user needs a data set maintained in house for customer analytics or access to a cloud-based data store for assessing marketing program results — or any other business need — a high-performance, highly available, mixed-load database platform is required.
Gartner predicts that the public cloud market will surpass USD 300 billion by 2021 . With the big players (Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM) taking home 63 percent of the market share , how will next wave CSPs stand out from the crowd?
Download Intel's latest whitepaper, Differentiating for Success: A Guide for Cloud Service Providers' to discover how to offer unique services, including:
- Providing workload-specific optimizations, for example machine learning or high-performance computing
- Targeting a particular geographical area
- Focusing on an industry, such as financial services
- Delivering emerging technology, such as virtual reality, in-memory databases, and containerization
Despite increasingly complex data center environments, IT is expected to provide business owners with faster service, higher reliability, and greater agility than ever before – all within a tight budget. It is impossible to meet these goals with manual IT processes. However, EMA research shows that IT Process Automation (ITPA) helps achieve these goals, delivering annual savings of $500,000 on staff costs alone, and 64 hours of additional uptime per year – plus improved resource utilization, security and compliance, problem response times, and agility.
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