Does your business need to safeguard information, keep auditors and regulators satisfied, and improve data quality? Data governance is the answer. This informative video outlines the latest challenges and best practices in data governance. IBM data governance solutions help businesses with:• Audit and reporting • Data architecture/infrastructure • Data quality • Information lifecyle management • Metadata/business glossaries • Organizational design/development • Policy/risk management • Security/privacy/compliance • Stewardship/value creation
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 03, 2008
Businesses of all sizes adopt technology to make them more productive, cost effective or flexible and help them compete. Over the years the adoption of tools such as mobile phones, wireless laptops, the internet and email have all been driven by such expectations. Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are often at the forefront as these technologies can give them a lead on their larger competitors. What starts as a useful extra tool or 'competitive edge' soon becomes the accepted norm and a search for improved quality and utility then ensues.
For industrial equipment and machinery manufacturers, performance requires delivering products that exactly meet customer specifications along with complementary services. Manufacturers have made impressive improvements in productivity, cycle times and quality on the plant floor. But costs can remain unnecessarily high because of delays, changes or estimating errors.
"Lean" is defined as a process to improve manufacturing and service operations, reduce waste, improve quality and drive down cost. While many packaging companies have embraced a number of Lean Manufacturing concepts, many have yet to fully realize the benefits of a fully-integrated Lean environment. Leveraging an ERP system that embraces "Lean" principles and incorporates industry specific best practices can facilitate and support the process. In this white paper, learn how lean manufacturing can apply to printing and packaging, and how an ERP system fits into the process.
Ecclesiastical uses SAS® to improve data quality to make better decisions that enhance the reputation of the business, affect millions of pounds of risk selection/underwriting and help to establish optimum reinsurance levels.
Millions of pounds hang on decisions around reinsurance and risk selection. Achieving the best possible outcome means taking data and turning it into ‘decision-making gold’. The key is to have good data going into the process.
David Axson, author of The Management Mythbuster, explains how insightful analytics and a systematic approach to risk management can drive dramatic improvements in the quality and value that finance organizations deliver.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Apr 19, 2013
As an IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) leader you understand the business and IT impact of service management and automation (SMA). SMA done right will improve staff productivity, increase the quality of services, reduce operational costs, and improve the overall IT organization’s reputation with the business. That is why building the business case to secure funding and executive support for SMA is critical.
"The potential to manage assets more efficiently, replace and upgrade them, and exploit them for purposes beyond their initial role, is significant in all cities in today’s world. However, technologies that support asset management in cities are numerous, fragmented and often inadequate. For any individual city agency, the level of cost and effort required to make improvement may seem daunting.
This white paper highlights how Capgemini can help cities to become ‘smarter’: It describes how to offer to city agencies a leading practice asset management technical solution provided as-a-Service. This accelerates implementation, substantially removes funding hurdles, ensures an ongoing quality solution and incentivizes cities to migrate from a fragmented, costly and inadequate model to a common leading-edge solution."
Medical Device companies have typically shied away from design reuse because of the fear of a single point of failure. However due to market pressures, more and more medical device companies must embrace reuse to increase time to market. Unlike common perception, strategic and effective reuse can actually benefit regulated industries like medical devices by expediting compliance. This webcast will discuss the benefits of reuse as well as concepts of continuous engineering that can improve quality for medical devices.
- Learn how the best companies use online assessment analytics to predict candidate performance
- Find out about the analytics intelligence used to improve quality of new hires
- Learn how assessments can be used to maximize employee breakthrough performance
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Nov 17, 2016
Effective quality management lets you improve the performance of contact center agents—and deliver the customer experience your business expects. The ICMI Tool Kit: Quality Management in the Contact Center provides valuable tips you can apply to start improving your contact center operations today.
Developed by International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), a leader in contact center training and consulting, the tool kit lays out the foundations of an effective quality management program and offers a step-by-step approach to creating an effective program. Then it provides details to help you:
• Perform effective coaching using the SAFE coaching framework
• Calculate the ROI of your training and coaching investments
• Developing a peer mentor program
"Learn how you can reduce loan defects, improve data quality and simplify compliance in the mortgage lending process.
Co-presented with Craig Focardi, mortgage industry executive and technology advisor, this webinar provides insights into mortgage lending process challenges and how they impact experiences for lenders and borrowers, as well as the overall performance of the loan. The webinar also provides suggestions for reducing loan defects and strategies to correct them."
When it comes to Design for Manufacturing (DFM), it’s never too early to start. Planning ahead and thinking through the entire product lifecycle is the best way to reap all the benefits that come from excellent design — including better part selection, improved product quality, streamlined approvals and cost savings. Start by identifying an experienced Countract Manufacturer (CM) that understands the importance of good DFM and who will work with the product developer at every step.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Jan 08, 2018
If you’re in the software development business, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of, dipped your toe into or even experienced the joys and pains of agile methodology.
The Agile Method promotes adaptive planning, early delivery and continuous improvement, and encourages rapid and flexible response to change. It’s quickly becoming the gold standard for software development. And, as the agile world has heated up, so has the pressure on testers to produce timely releases without sacrificing quality.
With the fast pace of Agile, there is rarely time to test everything, so requirements must be prioritized and testing automation is deployed where possible.
With this guide you’ll learn the importance of agile testing and the different types of testing, agile methodology, and our predictions on where the agile movement is headed.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
Includes 5 tips for bridging the DevOps InfoSec gap.
Across industries, in the public and private sector alike, the benefits of DevOps are undeniable: speed to market, improved service delivery and cost savings. At the same time, DevOps can create security blind spots that impact an entire enterprise. To understand why this happens and learn how you can bridge the gap between security and development, read: Information Security in the DevOps Age: Aligning Conflicting Imperatives.
Topics covered include:
- Rethinking the role of security
- Shifting security left by focusing on code quality and prevention
- Blind spots in containers and open source components
- 5 tips for bridging the DevOps infosec gap
Written by CyberScoop, this paper offers practical advice for DevOps and InfoSec professionals who want to realize the benefits of accelerated software development without jeopardizing enterprise security.
Robots play a major role in making manufacturing processes more efficient and
less labor intensive. They can help control costs and improve quality, as well as
increase productivity. The complexity of robotic system design, however, creates
obstacles for many manufacturers, and this is made more difficult by the need to
identify and integrate subsystems from multiple vendors.
NexCOBOT, a NEXCOM company, offers a flexible, modular robotics solution
integrating artificial intelligence (AI) with machine vision and powered by the
new Intel® Vision Accelerator Design products. The solution brings together
the insight of artificial intelligence, the mobility of robotics, and the capabilities
of machine vision, providing a new level of precision and optimization for
manufacturing and industrial implementations.
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