Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments are most effective when they legitimately support all three words that make up the acronym itself. Customers of the modern business-to-business (B2B) enterprise benefit when they purchase goods and services from companies who are focused on the buyer’s experience. Internal relationships within the selling organization are more effectively maintained when all customer-facing stakeholders have access to the rich data contained in a well-maintained CRM. And the management of the enterprise providing solutions can run their business like a finely-tuned machine when the maximum levels of visibility into customers and accounts are clear and accurate. This Research Brief combines research from a number of Aberdeen Sales Effectiveness research data sets, to create a holistic view of the most effectively deployed CRM systems.
Your people and business can do amazing things when technology runs at its best. The new ITSM experience helps organizations achieve greatness in today’s mobile, social and user-centric reality. Discover a better way for users to access service and support anywhere, anytime. Explore enhanced productivity for IT staff, and seamless integration across IT operation management systems. Download now.
Published By: Ipswitch
Published Date: Mar 14, 2014
This newly-released e-Guide provides senior technology leaders with a concise assessment of the challenges they face with legacy file transfer systems—and looks at innovative solutions and best practices that can solve these problems.
An innovation-centric approach that combines SOA and API management provides you with a robust integration from the Internet of Things to enterprise back-end systems. An approach to integration that can also generate new business insight and opportunities.
Published By: Tealium
Published Date: Mar 12, 2014
“The Rise of Data Activism: How Digital Data Distribution Platforms (D3P) Enable Marketers to Act on Their Data” discusses how marketers can solve the optimization gap and leverage new solutions to take action on their most actionable audience segments in real time.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Mar 10, 2014
We evaluate vendors providing applications that support the management of marketing resources, such as plans, people, budgets, projects, tasks, assets and cycle times. This Magic Quadrant will help marketing leaders and CIOs find an MRM solution to better manage their marketing resources.
If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for you. This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products.
Organizations developing products and systems in industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, medical devices and consumer electronics are undergoing a transformation driven by the rapid growth in functionality delivered by software and electronics. This paper outlines an approach for using this shift to gain a competitive advantage.
The IBM Rational Intelligent Transportation Systems solution addresses the challenges with complex projects for the planning, development, deployment and lifecycle management of transportation software. Learn more by reviewing the ekit resources.
This white paper offers a brief overview of how organizations can make best use of social data by implementing a framework to integrate social data with other enterprise and public or curated data. This framework provides a platform for uncovering new insights that can be fed into business intelligence and customer-experience-management systems in near real time to help marketing, sales, service, and commerce teams accelerate decision-making and create long-term, profitable customer relationships.
Big Data holds the promise of a virtually unlimited ability to gain insight – and foresight – to sharpen strategies and improve tactical execution but only if it can be harnessed and managed. Through this whitepaper, you can learn how.
Analysts predict that soon, half of all new IT service desk tools will be adopted as cloud-based services. While shifting to an on-demand model can be a complex decision, requiring organizations to assess carefully the potential impact on their business operations, a growing number of companies are clearly finding the move worthwhile.
This paper explores the reasons for the rapid growth of cloud-based IT service management (ITSM) solutions and the benefits they offer for enterprises. Topics include:
• The cost savings companies can achieve by deploying ITSM solutions via the cloud, which allows better management and optimization of consumption and costs.
• Improved alignment between IT to and business, as self-service, a service catalog, collaboration, and mobility help IT expose and provide its services more effectively.
• The ability to integrate cloud and on-premise solutions to leverage existing systems while leveraging new innovations via the cloud.
• The advantages of cloud
Consolidating data center servers through virtualization is integral to successful IT systems design. Read the white paper and see how IBM PowerVM on POWER7 offers higher ratios of server virtualization than VMware on comparable Intel x86 platforms. This enables superior performance, greater operational savings and improved efficiency.
IBM Systems Director 6.3 has just been released. Read the white paper and see how this new revision can improve usability with a more logical interface, as well as simplify installation for the program and associated plug-ins. Also learn how its extended functionality enhances control over physical systems, virtualized resources and storage devices.
This IDC analyst white paper discusses an important sea change happening in IT: the development of expert integrated systems. Converged systems are becoming increasingly important in the systems market. Similarly, convergence is occurring in middleware core runtime services for application development and deployment that are being unified as an enterprise application platform. Given the similarity in derived value propositions, converged systems and platforms are coming together as integrated systems; with the addition of capabilities focused on deployment, management, and optimization, integrated systems become expert integrated systems.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Jan 02, 2014
Disengaged employees undermine your company’s morale, erode the bottom line, and endanger the long-term success of your business but your company can triumph over disengagement. Download the latest study from Gartner to learn the benefits of a new generation of social-enabled technologies designed to improve employee engagement, alignment, and recognition.
Being responsible for one-third of a business’ success already puts HR in a critical role. But it’s not just about finding the best people—it’s about finding the best people, at the lowest cost, with the lowest possible attrition and the best possible performance. And it’s about guiding your executive team to the right decisions using the language they understand best: numbers. Talent management—covering everything from recruiting and compensation to ongoing education and retention—has traditionally been managed in silos, with a series of disparate systems and disconnected processes and reports. In today’s data-driven world, CEOs demand more. This new study conducted by HR.com explores what’s working for organizations today and the biggest gaps to fill.
Integrated Workplace Management System Systems (IWMS) is gaining industry momentum, in large part, because of the increasing focus on the importance of optimized, unified management of all assets across a complex enterprise. And that certainly includes real estate, facilities, and related assets that have historically been managed in isolated domains. In this study, leading technology analyst Gartner Inc. assesses the IWMS market to determine how the field is changing, who the leading software providers are, and how IWMS solutions have evolved in new directions to better fulfill emerging demand.
As social media use has grown, an urgent need has emerged to correlate the information generated through social data with existing consumer information, and integrate it with sophisticated data management systems. This white paper describes how organizations can blend social insights with more-traditional data in an integrated customer data hub to optimize social strategies and create outreach efforts, new products, and campaigns grounded in real-time, repeatable, automated, and scalable analysis.
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