The information agenda is intended to map out corporate business and technology goals and to create a roadmap to ensure that companies can leverage their corporate information as a strategic asset in the pursuit of these goals.
Jake Sorofman, Vice President of Marketing for 6th Sense Analytics interviews Rusty Weston, editor in chief of CMP Media’s Global Services magazine, a premier publication focusing on the trends of off-shoring and outsourcing. The discussion focuses on the trend of globally distributed software development.
This whitepaper outlines a way for organizations to build a modern framework for managing distributed teams that overcomes the structural challenges of working across far-flung locations, and ensures projects come in as expected—on time, on budget and on target with business goals. This framework reuses your existing development infrastructure to restore visibility and empowered decision making within your globally distributed software development projects.
As another year draws to a close, few can have failed to notice the plagues of malicious software, floods of fraudulent emails and the generally increased pestilence of our online world, marking out 2007 as one of the most remarkable in the history of malware. This report covers the top malware threats in 2007 and provides monthly summaries.
Tools for extracting actionable insights from growing mounds of data are becoming smarter and easier to use.
Organizations are awash in data generated by customers, supply chain partners and numerous other humanand machine-based sources. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) starting to churn out even more data, many enterprises are considering how to transform their growing stores of raw information into actionable insights.
Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics were once mostly limited to large enterprises, but 85 percent of small and midsize businesses have expressed interest in these solutions, according Gartner subsidiary Software Advice. Further, Accuray Research reports that the global business intelligence and analytics software market is poised to grow swiftly in the coming years to approximately $24 billion by 2020.
If you are looking for a deeper understanding of how to effectively and efficiently manage your organization’s employee handbook, code of conduct, and policies and procedures, The Definitive Guide to Policy Management is your all-inclusive resource.
This buyer’s guide for load balancers is based on research, best practices, and conversations with network administrators and IT operations teams at over 110 Global 2000 enterprises. It presents guidelines for choosing application services that mirror the needs of modern data centers and public cloud initiatives.
The guide is organized in sections, starting with a pre-assessment of your current application delivery capabilities. With data gathered from your pre-assessment, you can review the considerations involved in creating a software-defined application services strategy; identify opportunities to improve automation of application services and operations. Finally, use the software-defined application services checklist at the end of the guide to identify key priorities in your choice of application service solutions for your enterprise.
Download this white paper and find out how technological advances are enabling collaboration to extend across the enterprise and through outsourced resources with globally distributed development. (GDD) Learn how GDD is enabling companies to expand their operations on a worldwide basis, cost and skills arbitrage, and reduced time to market.
Newell Rubbermaid sought to reduce time and effort to access information. They wanted to simplify access to global sales data and financial metrics. They also wanted to accelerate report query performance and improve decision making. SAP was selected because they are a comprehensive software program from a single vendor. Read to find out more.
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EMI Music is one of the top global recorded music companies and represents artists spanning all musical tastes and genres including Lily Allen, Coldplay, and Pink Floyd. No longer able to rely on mass marketing to drive in-store sales, EMI Music had to figure out who, exactly, was downloading its artists' music, and how to maximize communications with those consumers to strengthen relationships and drive more revenue. EMI Music opted for enterprise marketing software from Neolane that would help the company better capture consumer information from multiple sources and integrate its disparate CRM and customer analytics applications.
The Hager Group is a $1.5-billion electronics manufacturer. With a distributed global workforce of more than 10,000 employees, Hager has 40 sales subsidiaries and 25 industrial sites worldwide. Today, with a centralized marketing database and software, Hager can ensure data quality and deliver personalized, targeted communications according to customer and prospect profiles and behavior. This program allows Hager to capture 1,000 new prospects each month, and achieve a 10 percent conversion rate - resulting in an incremental revenue increase of $42 million per year.
Learn how you can simplify compliance and automate the transition from development to production with complete traceability. Benefit from process definition and enforcement, and automatic generation of audit trails. Add consolidation to single, global repository where you move code into a single software change and configuration management instance that works globally, but performs as if everything were local. Result: savings and productivity.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2013
The first habit of highly effective websites is to embrace the fact that you need to think like your prospects and customers. Start by putting yourself in your customers’ shoes — how would they organize your website?
Published By: Intacct
Published Date: Jan 08, 2014
In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business?
Download the 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and discover:
• Why most financial software systems hinder your ability to get good financial information
• The six key questions you need to ask before considering a move to a cloud-based financial solution
• Why the process for evaluating software is different for cloud solutions – and the seven SLA must-haves you should get in writing
Get all the facts for a successful buying journey!
By having a strong grip on strategic projects across a global organization, business leaders can ensure the right projects are getting the right resources, and measure their success according to criteria that reflect strategic priorities. In this executive brief, Harvard Professor Robert Kaplan walks through his six-stage system for integrating strategy and execution using the balanced scorecard. The combination of measuring performance and leveraging software tools designed to track a global portfolio of projects and initiatives can help businesses achieve breakthrough performance.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
In most cases, the biggest quandary an organization must solve is to put together a rational, i.e., a cost justified, business case why they should spend capital to invest in a learning management system. The focus of this white paper will outline the benefits of web-based training along with a practical framework for developing ROI when looking at the cost of traditional training methods verses e-Learning.
According to Forrester, organizations spent $1.5 trillion globally managing IT last year. 75% of this was spent on silos, legacy systems that still don't get answers to the most important questions: troubleshooting outages, investigating security incidents, and demonstrating compliance. Learn about the innovative software product forward-thinking organizations are using to dramatically improve their productivity and change the way they manage and secure IT.
This case study describes how a business social software solution provides the researchers, students and institutions of PolicyNet with the ability to seek out, share insights and collaborate with their counterparts down the hallway, across the street and around the world.
The 2012 IBM Global CEO study found today’s business leaders rank technology as the most important external force that will impact their organizations. A new IBV software development study supports this, with IT and business leaders identifying five top technology trends critical to competitiveness. However, the same survey reveals that most organizations are not prepared to take advantage of these trends. While management recognizes that software is crucial to capitalizing on technology for competitiveness, they are not successfully executing. Join this webcast to learn how organizations that leverage effective software development can help close the execution gap and gain competitive advantage.
Today’s economy is widely characterized by skittishness and uncertainty about the future. The effect that unpredictable external forces can have on the economy can leave many business leaders feeling helpless. This fact was demonstrated in the IBM Global CFO Study, where many CFOs admitted that they lacked the ability to measure and monitor business performance effectively. The same study also found that the companies who invested in their business insight capabilities were better able to anticipate and react to external economic forces. IBM Cognos software can provide businesses with the business insight they need to be prepared, not scared. Cognos software allows businesses to analyze performance, model business strategies and processes, and contribute to a common set of business objectives.
Transform the way that your global and distributed teams work together to build software. Make software delivery more collaborative and productive using IBM Rational® software solutions for collaborative application lifecycle management (ALM), powered by IBM® Rational® Jazz. This interactive demonstration, presented by Carolyn Pampino, illustrates the five imperatives for effective collaborative application lifecycle management.
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