The MicroStrategy 2018 Global State of Enterprise Analytics Report, which surveyed 500 decision-makers from around the globe, reveals that leading organizations create a competitive edge through their use of data, with 63% experiencing improved efficiency and productivity, 57% realizing faster, more effective decision making, and 51% achieving better financial performance. Other top benefits include improved customer experiences, improved customer acquisition and retention, and the identification and creation of new revenue streams—all keys to digital transformation.
What else did the 2018 report reveal? Read all the insights with both global and geo-specific views here. This infographic shares a few highlights from the new 44-page report which serves as a benchmarking resource for all data-driven organizations.
An effective rolling forecast is important to estimate long term financial plans. Every organization undertakes this process as a finance activity. However, when the forecasted data is examined on its effectiveness for decision making, more often than not the results are disappointing, and the rolling forecast process needs to be redefined. This paper talks about effective rolling forecasts that utilize resources, technologies, processes, and business intelligence to deliver actionable insights. A best-in-class matured RF process will enable CFOs to deliver great results through increased revenue and cost reductions, and create new benchmarks for the organization.
Published By: HPE APAC
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
This white paper examines the various threats faced by mid-sized businesses and explains why a comprehensive approach to protection and resilience makes good business sense, and helps IT managers benchmark their company’s security posture against their peers’.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
What if defenders could see the future? If they knew an attack was coming, they could stop it, or at least mitigate its impact and help ensure what they need to protect most is safe. The fact is, defenders
can see what’s on the horizon.
Many clues are out there—and obvious.
The Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report presents our latest security industry advances designed to help organizations and
users defend against attacks. We also look at the techniques and strategies that adversaries use to break through those defenses
and evade detection.
The report also highlights major findings from the Cisco 2018 Security Capabilities Benchmark Study, which examines the security posture of enterprises and their perceptions of their preparedness to defend against attacks.
As businesses look for new ways to create value for customers through digital experiences, it's clear that some firms are more advanced than others. This report analyzes the characteristics that distinguish the more advanced innovative companies from those just starting their digital journey. Digital leaders can use this analysis to help benchmark their own progress toward becoming a digital business.
Social Media has evolved rapidly. Now it is the time to objectively evaluate how social media marketing contributes to your overall marketing strategy - where does social sit? What are your goals on social? - and the bottom line.
The best way to successfully communicate and advocate for your social media strategy is through data. The numbers don’t lie. You need to be able to show performance for the right KPIs and benchmark against your competition and industry.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Jan 19, 2018
The importance of information security and data protection is growing by the day for organizations. This is due to an evolving threat landscape and a higher adoption of internet dependent services, which, in the process of creating new opportunities, also lead to more vulnerabilities. As a consequence, national and international regulations are also changing according to the new challenges, calling for better preparedness. The new BCI Information Security Report 2017 sponsored by Mimecast looks to benchmark how organizations handle sensitive data and how resilient organizations are when it comes to data protection.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
Personalisation for retail customers has advanced well beyond segmentation to include real one-to-one connections made in real-time. not only are consumers expecting hyper-personalized experiences across all touches, but companies who are able to implement them are seeing unprecedented growth and a new level of customer loyalty.
This essential guide walks you through personalisation from the nuts and bolts of what it can do, through 5 levels of implementation that businesses can use to benchmark their path to increased revenue.
In the guide you’ll learn:
• The latest advancements in personalisation technology and what companies can expect to gain with implementation.
• Four myths about personalisation that may be holding your company back.
• Tips for getting started and 5 benchmarking levels to help you create a personalisation roadmap for your company.
• Eight questions to ask when shopping for a personalisation partner that will help you ensure you are getting the right tools a
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
The Enterprise Priorities in Digital Marketing report, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with Teradata, provides guidance for the future through specific benchmarks from digital marketing leaders at enterprise organizations.
The report focuses on the technology priorities of the world's largest companies, the strategies they support and the marketing budgets with which they're aligned.
The report is based on an international survey of 402 senior marketers (director and above) from global enterprises. Respondents were from companies with more than $500 million in revenue, with 56% having revenues over $3 billion.
Gain a clear understanding of what workforce analytics are and how they are integral for strategic planning to support your company's overall strategies from the creators of Human Resource Executive's 2010 Top Product, Aquire InSight.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Apr 06, 2018
Personalization for retail customers has advanced well beyond segmentation to include real
one-to-one connections made in real-time. Not only are consumers expecting hyperpersonalized
experiences across all touches, but companies who are able to implement them
are seeing unprecedented growth and a new level of customer loyalty.
This essential guide walks you through personalization from the nuts and bolts of what it can
do, through 5 levels of implementation that businesses can use to benchmark their path to
In the guide you’ll learn:
• The latest advancements in personalization technology and what companies can expect
to gain with implementation.
• Four myths about personalization that may be holding your company back.
• Tips for getting started and 5 benchmarking levels to help you create a personalization
roadmap for your company.
• Eight questions to ask when shopping for a personalization partner that will help you
ensure you are getting the right tools and expe
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
"Digital transformation is increasingly becoming a “when, not an if” for most companies. MuleSoft surveyed 650 IT decision makers across the globe. The research shows that three-quarters of companies are currently undertaking digital transformation initiatives, and 80% say if they don’t complete those initiatives, their companies will lose revenue in the next 12 months.
How does your company stack up? Download the Connectivity Benchmark Report 2018 to find out:
-The top digital trends companies are investing in for 2018
-The biggest challenges holding companies back from achieving their digital transformation goals
-The one strategy companies use to develop applications and projects more efficiently"
NAVEX Global commissioned an independent third party study of over 300 Ethics and Compliance senior level decision makers in compliance, HR, legal and risk roles across multiple industries, to understand how they are allocating their budgets and which activities are contributing to their program success. Download this spending research report to benchmark your program and use these key lessons from your peers to boost your ethics and compliance programs' effectiveness.
With news of economic recovery reaching employees’ ears, compensation managers will have to face the challenge of creating compelling compensation solutions through proactively benchmarking, updating policies with the current state of the business, avoiding inefficient data analysis methods, visualizing reports and trends, and responding to the business
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Nov 03, 2017
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 140,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.
The Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report, which presents the research, insights, and perspectives provided by Cisco® Security Research and other security experts within Cisco, explores the ongoing race between attackers and defenders, and how users are becoming everweaker links in the security chain.
At a time when most businesses are facing lengthening sales cycles, reduced budgets and staff cut-backs, its imperative to keep leads flowing into the business and at a lower cost. In this study of over 27,000 B2B web sites, Business.com found 93% of B2B companies are in danger of having their best intentions come back to haunt them. Learn more today!
Video is a powerful way to reach audiences both for publishers and advertisers. You already know people are watching online video more than ever, but what are they watching? When are they watching it? What are consumers' preferred methods of watching? The Adobe Digital Index team explored these questions and other topics important to marketers and advertisers looking to make a bigger splash through the video. The research in The U.S. Digital Video Benchmark shares findings on device usage, social marketing, TV Everywhere and Ad placement
The 2013 holiday shopping season blew by at a record pace. With six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas than 2012, Adobe Digital Index speculated that retailers may lose up to $1.5 billion in potential revenue if marketing programs failed to capture even greater daily sales than the Digital Index model predicted. Now that the season is complete, Digital Index has just released its 2013 eCommerce Benchmark and Holiday Shopping Report which offers more than 25 eCommerce benchmarks — and points to some holiday shopping surprises.
Good analysis and benchmarking of hotline data helps organisations answer crucial questions about their ethics and compliance programme.
Comparing internal data year over year to help answer these questions is important. But getting a broader perspective on how your performance matches up to industry norms is critical. To help, each year NAVEX Global takes anonymised data collected through our hotline and incident management systems to create these reports. This particular report is the second NAVEX Global benchmark report we have published that focuses specifically on the status of ethics and compliance hotline services in the EMEA and APAC regions. This benchmark only takes reporting data from organisations that has its data warehoused in Europe—a subset of the data used in our global hotline report.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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