Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
Global data deduplication provides important benefits over traditional
deduplication processes because it removes redundant data through entire
enterprises, not just single devices. Global deduplication increases the data
deduplication ratio—the size of the original data measured against the size of
the data store after redundancies are removed.
Even with the rise of digital payments, cash is still a popular form of payment. According to the Federal Reserve, consumers use cash to pay for nearly one-third of all retail transactions.
For many retailers, a completely "cashless society" is nowhere in sight. Cash management remains one of the most important aspects of managing a retail operation, particularly at quick service restaurants (QSRs) and convenience stores, where transactions are smaller and cash is a preferred method of payment. This white paper, Boost Profitability by Automating Cash, sponsored by Fiserv and Fast Casual, details the steps to manage cash properly and boost profit for your business.
Uncover the top reasons and flexible options to automate your cash management.
• Time savings
• Theft deterrence
• Higher accuracy
• Better customer service
• Real-time data
As state and local governments join the digital revolution, it’s increasingly important that they find safe, effective and efficient ways to store the data they’re creating. In this case study you’ll see how an integrated solution from Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage and Commvault Complete Backup gave one municipality the security they needed while increasing performance and cutting costs. This city had been using Amazon Glacier but was frustrated with the speed and unpredictable fees associated with retrieving their data. In turning to Wasabi they were able reduce costs by 80% and increase speed over 6x. Plus since Wasabi offers just one tier of service with one price and no fees to retrieve your data they were able to simplify both the process and budgeting. Between Wasabi and Commvault their skyrocketing data needs now scalable solution that gives them the security and performance they need for significantly less than they were paying before. To learn more please download the case study.
As cams and digital video become more critical to law enforcement, their success will be in large part dependent on the ability to efficiently store and access that data. In this case study we look at Novus Insight, a leading integrator of managed video storage for law enforcement agencies, and their decision to use Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage. Novus is tasked with helping law enforcement manage the massive volumes of digital video evidence that body and dash cams are creating. Not a simple proposition for these budget and resource constrained public agencies. After surveying the available options Novus found going with Wasabi an easy choice. Wasabi’s revolutionary storage technology allows for an unprecedented combination of speed, affordability and security. It not only brings Novus the instantly scalable cloud solution they need, it dramatically improves performance and economics at the same time. To learn more about how Novus and Wasabi are helping enable better policing through bette
The digital revolution will be won by those who can most efficiently store and leverage their ever-increasing amounts of data. The answer for that is in the cloud. Only the cloud can answer our seemingly bottomless need for storage, and, now thanks to Wasabi, do it with revolutionary speed and affordability. Wasabi is 80% less than and 6x faster than Amazon S3. Migrating to the cloud is now not just a necessity, it’s a smart business decision. Understand what’s coming and how to navigate it. Download 'Surviving the big data apocalypse’
Überzeugte Kunden geben mehr aus
Kunden geben mehr Geld aus, nachdem sie mit Ihnen gechattet haben – und 83 % aller Online-Käufer brauchen Hilfe, um einen Kauf zu tätigen. Lassen Sie Ihre Kunden nicht im Regen stehen, sondern greifen Sie ihnen unter die Arme, damit sie den Kauf abschließen.
Warenkorbabbruch reduzieren Die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass ein Kunde einen Kauf tätigt, ist dreimal höher, wenn Sie ihn mit proaktivem Chat ansprechen. Senden Sie zielgerichtete Nachrichten, um Kunden im Kontext zu helfen.
Höherer Web-Umsatz Nachdem Spartan Race Live-Chat zu seinem Online-Store hinzugefügt hatte, ließ sich ein Anstieg des Retail-Umsatzes um 27 % und ein Kundenzufriedenheitswert für Live-Chat von 97 % verzeichnen.
Mehr Markentreue Genau wie bei Interaktionen in einem normalen Geschäft können Live-ChatAgenten eine persönliche Beziehung zu Kunden knüpfen und die OnlineMarkentreue erhöhen.
There’s no denying the effect digital has on the retail industry.
$.56 of every $1 spent in physical stores is influenced by digital.
What’s more, three of the world’s top five retailers are internetfirst:
Amazon, Alibaba, and JD.com.
According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Total Retail 2017 report,
56% of global shoppers use Amazon. Of these, 28% say they shop
less often at retail stores because of Amazon. 18% say they shop
less on other retailers’ e-commerce sites because of Amazon. And
10% say they shop exclusively on Amazon.
Retailers need to find a way to compete in this changing retail
landscape. These five global trends can provide some guidance
on where retail is headed and how brands can thrive in this new
era of retail.
study by UPS and comScore found that 53% of shoppers who don’t use
retailers’ mobile apps state it’s because they like using the website better.
These shoppers see no benefit from installing these apps, as they provide
an inferior experience with no added benefits. Looking at the Apple and
Google Play App Stores, a large amount of retailers have apps with very
few reviews, and some don’t even have a mobile app.
Another problem is the performance of retail apps. 61% consumers expect
an app to load in under 4 seconds according to research by Dynatrace. In
its study, only one retailer made it under that threshold.
And that is just purely opening the app. What is the
experience once consumers get past that point?
At the center of every shopping experience is the payment process. The way that brands
connect their products and services to their customers, and in turn receive their payments, is
the foundation upon which shopping is built. Digital payments, both online and in-store, are
transforming that foundation.
80% of Americans are now shopping through online channels on at least a monthly basis, and digital payments have
become a primary stream of revenue for brands across all channels1. While offering digital payment options has the
potential to simplify life for customers and increase conversion rates, they are creating an additional layer of complexity
that is challenging to keep up with.
Between the expanding number of digital payment technologies, the increasing number of devices payments can be
completed on, and the continuous blurring of digital and physical buying experiences, it is critical to ensure payments will
be successful for every person on every device and in every location.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Aug 31, 2018
When we released our first white paper in February 2015 discussing the ways multi-location businesses were using online media to drive in-store visits, most of the strategic opportunities being leveraged by marketers revolved around using things like promotional coupons, beacons and other tactics. While those methods certainly provided incremental lift in in-store traffic and revenue, there existed a number of gaps in connecting online data associated with promotional efforts, to data that indicated a customer actually converted offline at a business location. At press time for our original “online-to-offline” white paper, digital industry giants were still very much in the early stages of evaluating data points that signified offline customer conversions. Many of these “conversions” were somewhat implied (i.e. Clicks on “Get Directions” link), while others were a bit more reliable in signifying in-store visits and purchases made by consumers (i.e. downloadable coupon redeemed in-store
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Feb 07, 2019
In our experience as franchise marketers, Local Ad Fund dollars provide a solid foundation for paid search campaigns that drive consistent, high quality-low cost, leads.
However many franchisees and local business owners could be doing more to support established corporate search marketing campaigns, ultimately capturing the maximum search interest for their services within their markets, driving increased local revenue.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Feb 07, 2019
Roughly five years ago, an industry shift occurred in franchising that saw many franchisers and their respective marketing teams hire multiple agencies, partners and vendors to conduct various marketing programs on their behalf.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Feb 07, 2019
Your Local Business Listings are part of the foundation of your online presence. Ensuring that all of your brick-and-mortar business
locations are accurately represented on directories like Google My Business, Facebook Places, Bing Places, Apple Maps and more
requires a hands-on, managed approach to local data optimization.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 14, 2019
If anything is certain about the future, it’s that there will be more complexity, more data to manage and greater pressure to deliver instantly. The hardware you buy should meet today’s expectations and prepare you for whatever comes next.
Power Systems are built for the most demanding, data-intensive, computing on earth. Our cloudready servers help you unleash insight from your data pipeline — from managing mission-critical data, to managing your operational data stores and data lakes, to delivering the best server for cognitive computing.
With industry leading reliability and security, our infrastructure is designed to crush the most data-intensive workloads imaginable, while keeping your business protected.
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Today’s organizations are tasked with managing multiple data types, coming from a wide variety of sources. Faced with massive volumes and heterogeneous types of data, organizations are finding that in order to deliver insights in a timely manner, they need a data storage and analytics solution that offers more agility and flexibility than traditional data management systems.
Data Lakes are a new and increasingly popular way to store and analyse data that addresses many of these challenges. Data Lakes allow an organization to store all of their data, structured and unstructured, in one, centralized repository.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jan 27, 2015
There is little question about the role that SAP® BW has historically played in the SAP® infrastructure. It has been a key element in unlocking SAP’s vast and complex store of operational data housed in their ERP applications. One can easily think of BW as the original Rosetta Stone for this data. For without it, end users and IT shops would have faced daunting coding tasks attempting to cull the proper elements out of the SAP® ERP code for reporting. However, BW and the associated tools around it were rudimentary to begin with, and have not advanced to where it meets the pressing demands of todays’ end users.
The New Rosetta Stone 2.0 for SAP® ERP Data —And More. Download now!
Published By: Curalate
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
People control their own consumer journeys. Consumers expect a borderless world in which they roam freely between a brand’s social media channels, email campaigns, blogs and e-commerce site, effortlessly buying things that catch their eye. It’s led to a sporadic, personalized shopping journey that frequently begins on digital touchpoints that weren’t built for commerce.
That’s made it increasingly complex for brands hoping to meet customers’ needs and measure the results of their marketing strategies.
At the center of this new customer-driven revolution is visual content. Images and videos play starring roles in the decisionmaking process, and provide consumers with a whole new level of inspiration and knowledge. Every picture and video clip is now the entrance to a digital storefront, meaning brands can use them to drive not only engagement but revenue.
Published By: Diligent
Published Date: Aug 05, 2016
This article provides an evaluation framework for directors and senior management. Focus is on three main factors: where data is stored, the strength of “locks” that provide access, and the control of “keys” for entry.
Cloud Connect technology bridges the gap between digital and
physical environments, making shopping easier than ever before.
Find out how we’ve integrated the best online and in-store features
to improve customer experience.
Big data analytics offer organizations an unprecedented opportunity to derive new business insights and drive smarter decisions. The outcome of any big data analytics project, however, is only as good as the quality of the data being used. Although organizations may have their structured data under fairly good control, this is often not the case with the unstructured content that accounts for the vast majority of enterprise information. Good information governance is essential to the success of big data analytics projects. Good information governance also pays big dividends by reducing the costs and risks associated with the management of unstructured information. This paper explores the link between good information governance and the outcomes of big data analytics projects and takes a look at IBM's StoredIQ solution.
IBM's recently released DB2 version 11.1 for Linux, Unix and Windows (LUW) is a hybrid database that IBM says can handle transactional and analytic workloads thanks to its BLU Acceleration technology, which features an in-memory column store for analytical workloads that can scale across a massively parallel cluster.
DB2 is a proven database for handling the most demanding transactional workloads. But the trend as of
late is to enable relational databases to handle analytic queries more efficiently by adding an inmemory
column store alongside to aggregate data and provide faster results. IBM's BLU Acceleration
technology does exactly that. While BLU isn't brand new, the ability to spread the column store across
a massively parallel processing (MPP) cluster of up to 1,000 nodes is a new addition to the technology.
That, along with simpler monthly pricing options and integration with dashDB data warehousing in the
cloud, makes DB2 for LUW, a very versatile database.
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.
Data is the lifeblood of business. And in the era of digital business,
the organizations that utilize data most effectively are also the most
successful. Whether structured, unstructured or semi-structured,
rapidly increasing data quantities must be brought into organizations,
stored and put to work to enable business strategies. Data integration
tools play a critical role in extracting data from a variety of sources and
making it available for enterprise applications, business intelligence
(BI), machine learning (ML) and other purposes. Many organization
seek to enhance the value of data for line-of-business managers by
enabling self-service access. This is increasingly important as large
volumes of unstructured data from Internet-of-Things (IOT) devices
are presenting organizations with opportunities for game-changing
insights from big data analytics. A new survey of 369 IT professionals,
from managers to directors and VPs of IT, by BizTechInsights on
behalf of IBM reveals the challe
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