Performance evaluation is coming of age. Once a narrow, back office role focused solely on
crunching returns, it has become ever more integrated into the DNA of investment firms. Both
internally and externally, performance evaluation adds value, helping senior management make
key judgement calls where the difference between the right solution and the wrong solution is the
difference between growth or decline. The performance analyst of the future will provide valuable
input into nearly every area of an investment firm.
What began as a mathematical task—calculating investment returns—is morphing into something
much broader. The objective of performance evaluation today is determining what is behind the
return being analyzed. What were the key drivers—allocation or selection? What risk was taken to
achieve the return? Was it skill, or was it luck, that produced the return?
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Mar 06, 2019
As HR investments become more data-driven, coaching must deliver on its ROI evidence gap. At BetterUp, we’ve created a model that can effectively measure the impact of coaching on the bottom line. Learn how coaching ROI has been measured in the past, and why these methods are flawed. Discover which inputs are factored into our ROI algorithm and you can map the ROI of coaching to tangible business results.
Our industry has made numerous technological
advances designed to protect homeowners,
businesses and electrical workers. That makes
every fatal electrocution in the home all the
Between 2010 and 2013, the U.S. saw an estimated average of 48
electrocution fatalities associated with consumer products per year,
with large and small electric appliances chief among them1. Tragedies
like these can be avoided, especially when the ground fault circuit
interrupter (GFCI) technologies needed to prevent dangerous events
are readily available.
As the principle NEMA representative at the National Electrical Code
(NEC) Code-Making Panel Two, I saw public input asking for increased
GFCI protection for the home during the 2017 code cycle. The code
panel expanded the GFCI requirement for facilities other than dwelling
units as part of section NEC 210.8(B). However, residential standards
improvements were sidelined.
Businesses of all sizes struggle with aging gear and lack of storage. In fact, in a 2018 Enterprise Storage Forum survey, IT and business leaders cited these concerns as their two biggest storage infrastructure challenges. But in mid- to enterprise-sized businesses, where every dollar counts, fixing these problems can feel like a tall order. If you’re going to upgrade your storage, you need to make sure you’re getting an efficient array that will help you maximize the value of your storage and your data.
We tested two storage arrays to see which could best help organizations meet these goals: the Dell EMC™ Unity™ XT 880F, and an all-flash offering in the entry-level market from a competitor (“Vendor A”). In our hands-on testing, the Dell EMC Unity XT array processed up to 93 percent more input/output operations per second (IOPS) in an 8KB 100% random read test and reduced 129 percent more data. It also carried out common management tasks faster, cutting the number of deployment steps i
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Nov 22, 2017
A user initiates the call and selects the source language, such as Spanish. (In this example, assume that the target language is set to English.) As the user is talking to the support representative, the audio is converted to text using the Speech to Text service. Then using Language Translator, the text is translated to English.
English language text is then sent to the Text to Speech service as input. The output audio message is what the support representative hears. All of this happens in near real time. The text from Speech to Text and the Language Translator service also can be stored in a database for analytics. The same process is repeated in reverse for the audio message sent by support personnel.
Treasure Data is going to change the way that you think about Big Data and Cloud Data Warehousing. We'd like to get your input on how you see Big Data and Cloud Data Warehousing. Please take our 10 question survey and give us your input.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Jun 07, 2017
This Total Economic Impact (TEI) analysis has been prepared exclusively for you based on your inputs. The analysis provides a high-level estimate of the impact of implementing IBM customer behavior analytics solutions.
Fueled by new technologies, expanding regulations and greater patient expectations, there’s a clinical content gold rush in the healthcare market. Sources and types of clinical content grow at an exponential rate and through increasingly refined input methods, including voice and improved OCR, clinicians capture more unstructured information about their patients than ever before. Making all clinically relevant content available together, in one place seems like a simple request. Must the response be so complex?
Published By: Prophix
Published Date: May 31, 2016
Watch how Prophix empowers you with monitoring reports and analytics to support a continuous process that involves the input of employees from across the organization. With Prophix, you can evaluate your corporate performance from both high-level and granular views. And by ensuring that you keep an eye on the alignment of business goals and the company’s progress, you will enjoy a valuable tool for facilitating informed decision making.
Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jan 24, 2019
Creators, inventors and designers across
the world’s industries rely on Dell Precision
workstations to expand the horizons of the
possible and bring their ideas into reality.
Some of the most noteworthy features of
the Precision workstation family include:
A broad solution portfolio that ranges from mobile
devices to rack and tower workstations
Innovative designs that enhance user experiences
Power to enable emerging technologies
The industry’s most comprehensive service and
support offering, Dell ProSupport
A world-class ecosystem of displays,
input devices and accessories
The lifeblood of discrete organizational inputs—customer phone numbers, invoices, marketing prospect lists, inventory calculations, employee job descriptions—once existed in disconnected silos, typically transcribed on carefully guarded pieces of paper, limited in lifespan and scope to the department or person carefully guarding it. Now, the modern organization both enjoys, and drowns in, a proliferation of business data both ripe for strategic possibilities and staggering in complexity. Few are the companies who feel they’ve totally tapped into its power to supercharge their growth efforts.
Download this white paper to find out how your company can cultivate key relationships.
Statements can be a great opportunity to improve the patient experience and expedite collections, or they can lead to frustrated patients, lower self-pay revenue and increased bad debt.
As pioneers of the healthcare industry’s patient-friendly initiative nearly 10 years ago, RelayHealth continues to research and innovate. Its most recent patient focus group provided input on how statement design impacts their satisfaction with the hospital, post-discharge experience and willingness to pay.
Learn the critical components to creating patient statements that get results and help compel patients to pay: Download the 10 Keys to Creating Engaging Patient Statements today.
By 2017, Millennials - currently in their mid-teens to mid-30s - will have more spending power than any generation. And they're the proxy for all consumers, so capturing them helps you capture everyone else, too.
The framework presented here is a way to avoid data dysfunction via a coordinated and well-planned governance initiative. These initiatives require two elements related to the creation and management of data:
• The business inputs to data strategy decisions via a policy
• The technology levers needed to monitor production data
based on the policies.
Collectively, data governance artifacts (policies, guiding principles and operating procedures) give notice to all stakeholders and let them know, “We value our data as an asset in this organization, and this is how we manage it.”
Day-to-day operations of public venues are increasingly complex. Examine common requirements and functions of a successful critical paging solution-whether for a hospital, shopping center or sports arena.
Work chaos comes in many forms: random input processes, disconnected activities, poor visibility into work and more. Read this eBook: "How to Slay the Dragon of Enterprise Work" and learn how slaying the work chaos dragon will help you simplify your processes, connect team members, save time and money, and more. Get the eBook today.
The Kofax enterprise capture platform offers unmatched scalability from centralized to highly distributed environments, from individual desktops to enterprise deployments and from basic archival scanning to powerful document classification and separation and data extraction. The company's market leading technology supports a wide variety of input devices and line of business applications, providing a strong enterprise-wide platform on which to standardize document driven processes.
Redefining Markets: Insights from the Global C-suite Study – The CMO perspective
This report draws on input from the 5,247 C-suite executives (CxOs) who participated in our latest C-suite Study. We now have data from more than 28,000 interviews stretching back to 2003. Here, we focus on the perspectives of Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs).
Most tax departments spend 80 percent of their time collecting and manually inputting data and 20 percent reviewing it. Using tax technology, you can flip those proportions and transform how you gather, use, store and reuse data across your global tax processes.
This step-by-step guide discusses how technology can convert each challenge in your tax lifecycle to an opportunity for your success. Download today!
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Dec 05, 2018
"As HR investments become more data-driven, coaching must deliver on its ROI evidence gap. At BetterUp, we’ve created a model that can effectively measure the impact of coaching on the bottom line.
Download our paper to learn:
- How coaching ROI has been measured in the past, and why these methods are flawed
- Which inputs are factored into our ROI algorithm
- How we map the ROI of coaching to tangible business results"
The 2011 IOUG Database Growth Survey, conducted in partnership with Oracle Corporation, includes input from 611 IOUG members and summarizes the survey results explore issues and solutions around managing fast-growing database environments.
: Interested in knowing what CIOs and other IT executives really think about the future of enterprise mobility? Enterprise Mobile uncovers the results of a survey conducted to assess the business impact of enterprise mobility based on input from technology leaders. The webinar provides tips to prepare for the future of enterprise mobility, secrets to removing barriers to mobile strategy implementation, and shares trends around how other companies are embracing mobile security.
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Jun 28, 2018
One of the fundamental decisions in the design of data centers, server rooms and network closets is which uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems to use. You cannot be certain that the power you receive from your local utility will be suitable for your equipment, or that it will always be available. And even when you are receiving good-quality power from the utility, equipment inside your facility (such as electric motors) can introduce power problems.
A network/server UPS system conditions input power 24x7 to ensure that your equipment always receives reliable power and protection from damaging and disruptive power problems. A network/server UPS system also supports your equipment during power failures, providing enough battery backup runtime to outlast shorter outages. During longer outages, the UPS system will provide enough runtime to save files and gracefully shut down systems or to ensure that equipment is powered until standby generators are ready to support the load.
In Q1 2014, Spredfast commissioned research from Forrester Consulting to uncover insights on the state of enterprise social marketing programs at the biggest companies across the U.S. and Western Europe. With input from 160 Director-level or above leaders in companies with $1 Billion or above in revenue, this first-of-its-kind research report surfaced corporate social marketing trends and insightful benchmarks for consideration in 2014 planning and beyond.
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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