In today’s complex and competitive business world, to be successful and survive, organizations need to be agile, flexible and fast to adapt to changes. Competition gets more aggressive and clients expect more every day, with the 24/7 nature of the global commercial world we live in and the vast availability of similar
solutions, organizations and options, how do you stay ahead?
According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index (2015), global data centre IP traffic will grow at a CAGR of 25% between 2014 and 2019 and data centre workloads within ‘traditional’ (as opposed to cloud) data centres will more than double.
In this guide you will find best practices to meet the demands of the Digital Economy, with help from DatacenterDynamics and Nexans.
This IDC study represents the vendor assessment model called the IDC MarketScape. This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's chances for present and future success worldwide. This study assesses the capability and business strategy of 12 global enterprise videoconferencing vendors. This evaluation is based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success in providing enterprise videoconferencing solutions, for both the short term and the long term.
We are in the midst of a global productivity crisis. The IMF estimates that if productivity growth had followed its pre-2008 financial crisis trend, overall GDP in advanced economies would be about 5% higher today. However, to blame everything on the financial crisis is misleading. The overall trend in productivity growth is stagnant and has been on a downward trend for the last several years.
This is costing the U.S. a staggering $450–$550 billion a year. In the U.K., concern is such that there have been calls for the government to set new targets and create an independent watchdog to monitor progress to improve national productivity.
There is also a workforce engagement crisis. Most people are simply not engaged at work, with industry research showing that typically 66% of people are either partly or not engaged at all at work. This means that only 1 in 3 people at work are fully motivated and productive.
Yet most companies are oblivious to this fact. Some run annual emplo
Published By: Zendesk
Published Date: Jan 03, 2019
After its founding, Mediaocean evaluated 10 customer service vendors before choosing the Zendesk Support platform to manage its global support activities. Three years later, however, a private equity firm acquired a majority share of the company and mandated switching to an alternative platform. See why Mediaocean reverted back to Zendesk and how the company uses Zendesk to power their customer support needs.
En un nuevo estudio global, CIO.com y Workday realizaron una encuesta destinada a conocer mejor la migración fluida de las organizaciones a cloud.
Las conclusiones, basadas en los resultados de la encuesta distribuida a 450 ejecutivos de TI y en 10 entrevistas individuales en 17 países, se han publicado en un nuevo informe.
Lea este informe para obtener una nueva perspectiva global sobre las diferencias entre Europa y otras regiones en temas como los siguientes:
• Los motivos de las organizaciones para trasladarse a cloud
• El proceso de toma de decisiones y las partes implicadas
• Mejores prácticas de implementación y lecciones aprendidas en el proceso
• Beneficios de la migración a cloud
Hoy en día, la mayoría de las organizaciones carecen de acceso a herramientas de analytics y datos de toda la empresa que puedan utilizar de forma global. Y eso es un problema.
Para tomar decisiones empresariales inteligentes y en el momento preciso, su organización debe poder acceder a los datos reales importantes, y debe poder hacerlo rápidamente.
Lea el informe de CIO.com para descubrir:
• La importancia de tener una fuente única y fiable de información para toda la empresa.
• Cómo los sistemas cloud proporcionan datos en lo que puede confiar.
• Por qué necesita datos procesables en tiempo real para mejorar la toma de decisiones.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
The annual performance review is in need of a technology-based update. In this global research study, learn how to transform the performance management process from an annual chore to a continuous value driver that better engages and retains employees.
Are you a finance leader looking to get on track with digitization? With insight from over 650 global finance leaders, this report examines the top priorities for financial transformation and provides a valuable road map for successfully redefining the finance function. Download the report now.
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Dec 13, 2018
"Security Delivery Platforms for Dummies" shows IT professionals how to transform the network deployment of security and monitoring tools for better efficiency and effectiveness. Learn how to detect threats faster by removing network blind spots, monitor what's happening across the global enterprise and optimize your security tools’ performance and efficacy. If you are responsible for protecting corporate networks or managing the deployment of security tools, this book is for you!
Published By: Spredfast
Published Date: Aug 24, 2018
Looking for a general primer or quick tactical reference on social marketing? We wrote the 2018 version of the Social Media Pocket Guide for you. In engaging, easy-to-read chapters, the Pocket Guide provides a broad overview of social media’s evolution — including current themes like pay to play, digital integrations, social care, and more. We also break down the latest tips and tactics for the four most common social objectives and explore specific use cases like product launches, events, and capitalizing on real-time trends. Do you learn by example? This guide is packed with fresh strategy inspiration from 15 different global brands and media properties. Keep The Social Media Pocket Guide on hand as your quick and definitive reference on all things social strategy.
Transformation technologies like IoT, blockchain, AI, cloud security, autonomous and chatbots are all jostling for our attention. But which ones are considered important and which ones are businesses actually using? In August 2018, we asked 4,000 senior decision-makers across 21 markets to tell us how they felt about the different technologies.
Fascinated to find out?
Read our global survey of what matters most to your IT peers. Download now.
IBM has established a global
readiness programme tasked with
identifying the key impacts of the
GDPR across IBM’s business and
preparing IBM’s internal processes
and commercial offerings for
compliance with the GDPR.
As a small-to-midsize fabricated metals manufacturer serving large customers within complex global supply chains, how do you maintain preferred vendor status? The whole world is your competition so you need to step up to meet increasingly demanding customer expectations.
Your customers will expect mass personalization with shorter lead times whether the order is large or small—without sacrificing compliance with their industry’s quality requirements. To meet these demands—despite a skills shortage and volatile material costs and availability—you’ve got to put digital transformation at the top of your agenda.
It’s important for American manufacturers to stay current if they wish to remain successful? Positioning yourself for growth means looking to the future and gaining efficiencies through new technologies? That’s why this question may be the most important one for your business— are you a future-ready manufacturer?
Before you can adequately answer that question, you and the members of your organization need to know the answers to these three questions:
X Where are we today? X Where do we want to be in three to five years? X How can we embrace innovation and automation?
If decision-makers in your organization can’t answer these questions, you have bigger issues than you may realize?
At the very least, tackling these tough questions now will put you ahead of competitors who are consumed with putting out today’s fires rather than focusing on growth opportunities? Manufacturers that aren’t prepared for the coming global megatrends and don’t invest in breakthrough technologies will be rende
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Jan 07, 2019
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect, requiring global organizations to significantly address how they process and protect the personal data of EU citizens. Confused about the requirements and what next steps to take? Read our GDPR eBook to learn about the regulation and its key requirements.
Frost & Sullivan review the limitations associated with a single-provider approach to MPLS networks and its impact on the enterprise. They examine Virtela's Global Service Fabric - a multi-carrier network approach that provides a best-of-breed global MPLS network solution.
Multinational companies (MNCs) are facing a unique combination of escalating customer, competitive and operational pressures which are forcing them to fundamentally change the way they do business and manage their IT infrastructures supporting network, security and mobility needs.
Lack of IT resources, limited capex and more complex global implementations are driving an increasing proportion of MNCs to offload, or 'out-task', various aspects of their day-to-day management responsibilities to skilled third-parties that can help perform these functions well.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jan 02, 2019
A global insurance group wanted to standardize its HR systems for recruitment, on-boarding and talent management for all geographies, while moving from on-premise to cloud.
We harmonized processes across different countries by implementing Oracle Human Capital Cloud in consultation with “challenger groups” drawn from each geography. By creating a solution centrally, and then demonstrating and implementing it globally, we achieved greater standardization, a modernized employee experience, and reduced operational workload for HR and line-management.
• Collaborated with stakeholder groups across 50 different entities and 30+ countries to design the HCM solution for the future
• Rolled out the new system to over 90,000 employees in 30 countries
• Implemented entirely new recruitment system; moved to paperless office for core HR operations
• Better ROI by moving to SaaS based model; improved employee experience through personalization and mobile-enabled HCM
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Dec 04, 2018
"The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 22 years and it will have a profound impact on every organization that relies on the storage and processing of personal data of EU citizens. Starting May 25, 2018, the penalties begin for noncompliance, with GDPR fines of up to 4% of annual global revenue or 20 million euros - whichever is greater.
As this new regulation also impacts Veeam®, we wanted to share our insights on our road to compliancy. In a new executive brief, GDPR: 5 Lessons Learned, Veeam Compliance Experience Shared, we walk through these lessons and share how our software played a critical role within data management and protection strategies to ensure we remain compliant while delivering Availability for the Always On Enterprise™."
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Companies across the world are innovating with artificial intelligence (AI) to improve customer experience and forge deeper relationships with customers. Through surveys and interviews with 599 executives, from large and mid-sized companies across the globe, this MIT report reveals that most customer-centric firms have already deployed AI extensively in their customer-facing operations and customer experience management processes.
Get the global report and regional spotlights on North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia to access complete results. Key insights include:
• Nearly 90% of respondents report measurable improvements in the speed of complaint resolution; 80% note enhanced call volume processing using AI
• 80% of respondents report measurable improvements in customer satisfaction, service delivery and contact center performance
• In North America, 60% of the respondents believe they will deliver a 10% or more increase in customer lifetime value in the next year
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
IT teams across industries face growing pressure to deliver projects faster while reducing costs. All too often, dated legacy systems hinder IT’s ability to accomplish either of these objectives. Legacy systems can also slow the speed at which IT can deliver new projects to support the business. For these reasons, legacy modernization has emerged as a key strategic imperative. But where should organizations start? One large global bank provides a detailed blueprint for how large enterprises can do so.
Read this legacy modernization blueprint to learn:
The bank’s legacy modernization strategy, and how they used Anypoint Platform
Best practices for modernizing legacy SOA web services
How to think about re-architecting monolithic applications into microservices
The role that APIs play in driving an effective legacy modernization strategy
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Jan 10, 2019
Manufacturing in North America is on the rebound. Part of this is driven by strong economic growth in most global markets. And part by the fact that manufacturers in North America continue to innovate. Looking to the future, manufacturers will be investing in a wide range of disruptive technologies that fuel this innovation. This report examines the trends, attitudes and behaviors toward these disruptive technologies that are determining the present and future of Manufacturing.
Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
With the explosion of unstructured content, the data warehouse is under siege. In this paper, Dr. Barry Devlin discusses data and content as two ends of a continuum, and explores the depth of integration required for meaningful business value.
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