Research has demonstrated enhanced technology can improve communication between patients, families and care providers, improve motivation, and has the potential to effect better outcomes and higher levels of patient satisfaction. Additionally, better technology also makes the workplace more appealing to employees.
With the investment and complexity involved, how can health systems utilize technology in the most efficient and effective ways to drive business results?
Enterprises are looking to innovations like big data, cloud-based services and mobile apps to improve decision making and accelerate business results. But legacy IT implementations—independent compute, storage and networking platforms, veneered with a hypervisor— often can’t deliver on the increased agility, scalability and price performance demands of this new era of IT.
With global opportunities on the rise,. having a multilingual workforce has become a critical market success factor. Language proficiency and awareness of a market's culture, local customs, and business traditions conveys respect for customers and colleagues, which leads to greater trust and improved business results.
Businesses are providing language-learning resources that prepare employees to engage in these markets. Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone surveyed 200+ executives globally to understand the impact of language training on companies and employees. Read this guide to learn the key themes and data from the report.
Infrastructure and operations leaders must create a strategy and budget to outfit workers with devices, software, and services to improve their productivity. Additionally, I&O leaders play a critical role in both the strategy and budgetary support of customer-facing interaction technologies. This report helps you benchmark your organization against your peers as you work with business partners to develop and implement technology strategies that drive business results for your company. Read this Forrester Research report, offered compliments of Dell, for more information on strategies to devise the right technology fits for your organizational needs.
HP delivers the complete, end-to-end unified communication and collaboration solutions and services you need to improve decision making, increase customer satisfaction, and drive business results. HP Flex-Bundles for UCC with Microsoft Lync 2013 get you up and running quickly, and help you improve your network to grow your business. Download this white paper to learn more about how Microsoft Lync and HP can build a productive workforce.
Be confident that you are measurably improving operational efficiency and reducing costs for your business by initiating a best-practices document performance management system with proven methodologies and tools
Today’s software and systems engineers are being challenged to balance speed of delivery with improving quality, reducing cost and minimizing risk. Managing changes to code and configurations through development, staging, user acceptance and production environments can be challenging. Having more “production-like” environments that can be controlled and serviced by the development team can add value, eliminate waste and speed delivery. Creating such environments can eliminate risk because more errors can be found well ahead of production deployment when they are less costly to fix. IBM can help you adopt agile methods improve your execution and deliver high-quality software for better business results
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Decision makers at many organizations question the investments made in IT. This is often because they don’t fully understand the value delivered by IT service management (ITSM) or by compliance with recommended best practices such as those defined by the IT Infrastructure Library or ITIL®. This often pressures CIOs to demonstrate the value of IT to the business. Learn how creating a great service catalog can help alleviate these pressures and why many consider it to be fundamental to any IT improvement initiative.
An effective service catalog enables IT to deliver business services that are more customer and service focused, which results in higher customer satisfaction, provides standardization and consistency and increases IT visibility across the organization.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Jan 17, 2017
The End of No. The Beginning of Now. Your IT service desk is swamped from the moment work begins. It’s unclear how to gain control without the right tracking, prioritization and reporting.
But with the right guidance, you can improve IT service delivery and demonstrate how IT is performing to support the business.
This eBook, the first in a series that addresses key aspects of IT Service Management, provides best practices on how to:
Accelerate incident resolution with automation and prioritization
Improve change management processes with better controls and visibility
Optimize reporting for setting goals, aligning priorities, demonstrating results
This paper will explore the potential of applying business performance management (BPM) principles to advance document performance management (DPM) in a way that enables organizations to reduce costs; better manage documents as vital strategic, ?nancial and information assets; and secure positive returns on investments from outsourcing. An example of this approach — spotlighted later in this paper — is MAX, a document performance management system that enables companies to more effectively manage their document processes and outsourcing service providers.
We all know the wisdom of monitoring familiar key performance indicators (KPIs). Turns, gross margin return on investment (GMROI), sales, inventory measures, and other metrics will tell you how your business is faring—and that’s pretty important if you want to keep your hardware store in business.
However, just staying in business isn’t enough in a rapidly evolving retail world, so achieving improved KPI results is essential.
In this Epicor eBook, you’ll learn about eight easy-to-use tools that go beyond traditional KPIs to quickly improve business results, including:
• Reviewing store-to-store sales
• Identifying your top 100 items
• Monitoring excess inventory
• Viewing items with cost change and no retail change
Learn more about these tools, and discover what else you can do to improve your KPI results by downloading this Epicor eBook. Download now and go beyond retail KPIs.
Government and public sector agencies are just beginning to realize how social networks can improve business results. With access to real-time communication, collaboration, and social networking platforms, agencies can improve internal process efficiencies that help them provide better services to their constituents. But first, these agencies have to consider regulatory requirements like the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) which require compliant use of these networks and the content people create on them.
Read this paper to gain an understanding of:
What the regulatory landscape of the public sector looks like
What concerns you should be aware of from a legal perspective
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
Forrester Research has found that companies that prioritise their customer experience transformation perform better. Companies included in their report, “Drive Marketing and CX Convergence with Modern Technology,” experienced:
68% increase in revenue
67% improvement in market differentiation
72% acceleration of digital business
Delivering customer experiences that produce results like this requires a strategic approach across your company and the ability to turn disparate interactions into a consistent, personalised customer journey. Read this ebook for three strategies that get you started.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 09, 2017
Looking to attract, engage, and retain great talent? Groundbreaking research shows what to focus on and where to begin. We call them talent magnets because they are the precise attributes that make your organization attractive to employees. They are: Purpose, Leadership, Opportunity, Success, Appreciation, and Wellbeing. If you improve your culture in all six areas, even marginally, you will see positive business results. The magnets are also interrelated. Improve just one, and you’ll get a boost in all the others.
For more information download the O.C. Tanner Institute report.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 09, 2017
All around the world, corporations are investing significant resources to improve workplace culture with mixed results. How about you? Are your culture-building efforts creating a great employee experience? Are they attracting good people and inspiring them to achieve? Are they driving business results? Or are they going to waste? Discover how focusing on the right culture priorities can help you influence greatness in your organization in this new joint study by the O.C. Tanner Institute, Y2 Analytics, and Harvard Business School professor, Ashley Whillans.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
Employee recognition is more than an HR program—it has a profound impact on an organization’s workplaceculture and bottom line.
Employee recognition has a strong influence on an organization’s workplace culture. Research on 10,000 employees in 12 countries shows that organizations who have a great culture are:
• 54% more likely to have employees that are Promoters on the standard NPS scale
• 53% more likely to have highly engaged employees
• 29% more likely to have employees innovating and performing great work
• 27% more likely to have increased in revenuelast year
• 25% more likely to have growth in team size in the last year1
By creating a great workplace culture employees want to engage with, you’ll see an improvement in business results. Employee recognition touches every aspect of your company culture and your employee experience—from recruiting, to engagement, productivity, innovation, and retention.
Like it or not, the accounting function is in the news distribution business.
The demand for financial performance information is high and the pressure for more timely information is even higher. A fast close improves the timeliness of information, aids decision making and is a value-enhancing proposition for the business. To continue adding value, the CFO and controller must find ways to speed up their financial close processes and report financial results before they become old news.
Download this white paper and learn the "7 Steps to a Faster, Better Close" including how to:
• Identify the hidden traps and pitfalls bogging down your accounting processes
• Drive process improvement and collaboration within your organization
• Gain visibility and timely access to critical financial and operational information through application integration
• Utilize modern accounting technology to accelerate your close with automation
With AP becoming a strategic hub, it's critical that companies focus on the payment portion of the AP processes to illuminate what is now a critical component of total enterprise success. The report focuses on the state of AP and how AP teams leverage ePayables solutions to improve business results.
With AP becoming a strategic hub, it's critical that companies focus on automation of AP processes to increase efficiency, accuracy and productivity. The report focuses on the state of AP and how best-in-class AP teams leverage automation solutions to improve business results.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Sep 11, 2019
Prior to implementing the Anaplan platform, RSA Group had a tedious spreadsheet-based, nine-month planning cycle riddled with data quality issues, which was compounded by siloed, functional fragmentation across the company. As a result, the finance team was spending a significant amount of time cleaning data rather than analyzing it to provide insight to key stakeholders throughout the business.
Using the Anaplan platform, RSA Group reduced their financial planning process from nine months to five months. The workforce planning team experienced a 50% improvement in productivity. The business can now own their connected plans, resulting in improved decision support to business users, as well as improved customer service and financial results.
In this white paper, Internet.com explores how businesses can leverage the latest integrated sales and marketing solutions improve the effectiveness of both teams in an increasingly challenging environment.
Join Mollie Lombardi, Vice President of Aberdeen Group's Human Capital Management practice as she shares the latest research findings on how workforce management solutions can help the SMB improve productivity and business results.
Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organizations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. NetApp has been helping companies succeed in cloud deployment to achieve tangible results since long before the term cloud entered the popular lexicon. NetApp has the people, technologies, and partnerships in place to help organizations evolve existing IT infrastructure into an efficient cloud-based service delivery model. The NetApp® Unified Storage Architecture and clustered Data ONTAP® operating system integrate all storage capabilities into a single, easy-to-use platform. By choosing NetApp when making the transition to a private cloud or a hybrid cloud, organizations will be able to meet their storage business needs now and in the future.
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