Outdated, manual services aren’t just frustrating for citizens, they slow government processes down and increase costs. The Governing Institute recently analyzed how well state governments deliver digital experiences for citizens, employees, and businesses. Read Delivering on the Digital Experiences that Drive Efficiency to learn:
• How digital experiences measure up in all 50 states
• About our new customer experience maturity model for state governments
• Best practices for improving digital processes in your own state
Expectations for government agencies are rising at a rapid and sometimes overwhelming pace. New laws, mandates and policies combined with rising citizen demands for usability and technology driven services put pressure on the public sector to deliver with current or even shrinking resources.
To compete in today’s rapidly changing business environment, organizations need to capture, analyze and act on information rapidly. If they can quickly identify trends, discover patterns and generate new insights, they can address a wide array of strategic and operational goals—from increasing customer loyalty and creating targeted marketing offers to enhancing operational efficiency and reducing risk. In their report, Business Value of Big Data on Power Systems, NC State University talks about unlocking the business value of big data, and how IBM Power Systems can deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact faster.
The problem with good mobile experiences? They’re not great. The financial upside of delivering a great mobile app experience
Key topics covered:
• What makes for a great app (most companies get it wrong)
• Four ways great apps outperform good apps
• Tips for getting to great
• How First Security Insurance is moving to greatness
Society simply must change the way it serves its most vulnerable members. Service delivery models are outdated and constrained by budgets, organizational structures and legislation. Citizens aren’t getting what they need to become more self-sufficient and recover from hard times or significant events such as disasters. Government isn’t keeping up with the demand generated by the complex times we live in and agencies are stressed to the breaking point by current service expectations. Something different must be done to generate better outcomes. This action requires better engagement between government and citizens which can lead to more self-reliant individuals and lower demands and costs on government. In California, one county is tackling this challenge head on and has found a better way to serve their citizens.
Data Security Portfolio Vendors, Q2 2019, is a key industry report for helping security and risk professionals understand and assess the data security solution landscape, and how these solutions can address their business and technology challenges.Download the report to learn why Forrester believes IBM Security Guardium is a good fit “for buyers seeking to centrally reduce and manage data risks across disparate database environments”.The IBM Security Guardium portfolio empowers organizations to meet critical data security needs by delivering comprehensive visibility, actionable insights and real-time controls throughout the data protection journey.
Published By: Gomez IT
Published Date: May 23, 2011
Everyone wants more traffic to their web site, right? What happens if the investments you make to drive traffic to your site result in reduced revenue? Continue reading to learn more about how important web load testing is.
If you need to deploy and scale applications faster to increase
revenue, Cisco’s integrated infrastructure solutions can help you
achieve your goals—and reduce risk.
Technology transitions—such as cloud, mobility, big data, and the Internet of Things—bring together people, processes, data, and things to make resources and connections more valuable to your business. They also challenge the role of IT in the enterprise. For your IT department to stay relevant to your lines of business, it must deliver value faster and invest in innovation. Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) integrated infrastructure makes it possible to deliver Fast IT—a new IT model that transforms your data center infrastructure into an environment that is fast, agile, smart, and secure. You can break down the IT barriers that are holding your business back and create solutions that capture the value of new connections and information.
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds. Pressure will mount on datacenters not only to provide increased bandwidth for 3rd Platform applications such as cloud and data analytics but also to deliver the agility and dynamism necessary to accommodate shifting traffic patterns (with more east-west traffic associated with server-to-server flows, as opposed to the traditional north-south traffic associated with client/server computing). Private cloud and legacy applications will also drive
daunting bandwidth and connectivity requirements. This Technology Spotlight examines the increasing bandwidth requirements in enterprise datacenters, driven by both new and old application workloads, cloud and noncloud in nature. It also looks at how Cisco is meeting the bandwidth challenge posed by 3rd
Published By: Vocus, Inc
Published Date: Dec 16, 2008
Evaluate your current PR program to help you develop a plan that will reach your goals and objectives, while delivering value to the business. Learn the four keys you need to plan for strong, focused and successful PR in 2009.
The success of any consumer electronic device depends to a large extent on the appeal of the user interface (UI) and how easy the device is to use. Studies show that good cosmetic design can encourage users to explore the full range of features and often engenders the perception that a product is easier to use. So if the benefits of a great looking, easy-to-use UI are so clear, why are so many products still falling short of customer expectations? The solution lies in taking a fresh new approach a consumer electronic device UI plays. By identifying common UI functionality and implementing it in a reusable and customizable way, we can make it far easier for embedded engineers to deliver visually engaging and easy-to-use consumer electronic products.
Setting goals is critical, but also misunderstood; so how can SMB leaders create a stronger goals-based culture to deliver the growth that employees crave?
Check out “Setting & Aligning Goals: How More Strategic Performance Management Builds a Better Workforce” to learn about how a more innovative approach to goals fuels both employee development and a healthier bottom line. This brief will show you:
• The power of aligning employee goals with the company vision
• Why goals should be SMART and CLEAR
• How to track goals in a more meaningful way
Download the brief today and learn how to make goals more impactful!
A successful marketing Webinar series can educate your prospects on your company's uniqueness, create a competitive advantage, dramatically increase lead flow, and drive sales.
This new eGuide outlines best practices for creating and delivering a successful Webinar series that gives your organization a solid competitive edge.
Starting data governance initiatives can seem a bit daunting. You’re establishing strategies and policies for data assets. And, you’re committing the organization to treat data as a corporate asset, on par with its buildings, its supply chain, its employees or its intellectual property.
However, as Jill Dyché and Evan Levy have noted, data governance is a combination of strategy and execution. It’s an approach that requires one to be both holistic and pragmatic:
• Holistic. All aspects of data usage and maintenance are taken into account in establishing
• Pragmatic. Political challenges and cross-departmental struggles are part of the
equation. So, the tactical deployment must be delivered in phases to provide quick
“wins” and avert organizational fatigue from a larger, more monolithic exercise.
To accomplish this, data governance must touch all internal and external IT systems and establish decision-making mechanisms that transcend organizational silos. And, it must provi
Fraud is costing government programs more than ever. For example, Medicaid lost $36 billion in 2017 – 10 percent of its total expenditures – which represents a 27 percent increase over 2015. As explored in this paper, fraud numbers are on the rise because fraud rings are not only getting more effective at what they do, but because it’s easy for them to find soft targets across multiple government programs simultaneously. Learn about how next-generation analytic tools from SAS cut across data and program silos and empower investigators to go on the offensive with fraud operators – without disrupting the efficient and timely delivery of benefits, services or tax refunds.
In this recorded webinar, you will learn how Golder Associates, an iCIMS client, delivers their best-in-breed international recruitment strategy and how the iCIMS Talent Platform can be configured to help your organization recruit globally as well.
Without the proper policies governing cloud usage, a shared infrastructure design, and without a comprehensive yet effective cloud service portfolio, your organization will end up spending more time and money fixing issues rather than delivering desired results to the business.
Agile methods have become increasingly popular because they empower organizations to more quickly address emerging opportunities, to better ensure accurate fulfillment of functional requirements and to significantly enhance team productivity. Many organizations, however, are hesitant to employ agile methods for their safety-critical systems—since they have serious concerns about compromising those systems and thereby exposing themselves to completely unacceptable consequences.IBM Rational Chief Evangelist Bruce Powel Douglass explains how best practices for project management can assist organizations in experiencing all the benefits of agile development while continuing to maintain rigorous standards essential for successful delivery of safety-critical systems.
Today's datacenter networks must better adapt to and accommodate business-critical application workloads. Datacenters will have to increasingly adapt to virtualized workloads and to the ongoing enterprise transition to private and hybrid clouds. Pressure will mount on datacenters not only to provide increased bandwidth for 3rd Platform applications such as cloud and data analytics but also to deliver the agility and dynamism necessary to accommodate shifting traffic patterns (with more east-west traffic associated with server-to-server flows, as opposed to the traditional north-south traffic associated with client/server computing). Private cloud and legacy applications will also drive daunting bandwidth and connectivity requirements. This Technology Spotlight examines the increasing bandwidth requirements in enterprise datacenters, driven by both new and old application workloads, cloud and noncloud in nature. It also looks at how Cisco is meeting the bandwidth challenge posed by 3rd
HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA bundles hardware and ongoing operational management into a complete solution delivered as a cost-effective, monthly subscription-based payment model. HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA addresses a number of challenges.
A private cloud delivers control, security and customization–which are non-negotiable criteria for many businesses. But for those undeniable benefits, private cloud environments come at a cost, requiring significant initial and ongoing investment of both capital and human resources, as well as requiring expert technical support for architecting and upkeep.
In this study by Principled Technologies, read how the highly automated Lenovo ThinkAgile CP composable cloud solution, powered by the Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor, deliver key private cloud benefits while remaining cost effective, rapid to deploy, and simple to manage.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Aug 09, 2016
Emails would go unanswered, social posts unseen, movie times
and tickets unpurchased, our favorite sports teams ignored,
pictures untaken you get the idea. Now add tablets and the
growing interest in wearable. All have become vital and pervasive
appendages to helping us live our lives to the fullest.
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