Increasing staff productivity while lowering costs tied to this growing enterprise resource. A productive mobile program starts with holistic research and planning. Approaching mobility from a lifecycle standpoint will help an organization focus on optimizing each stage of the process. Having some guidance on what to expect at the different points of the mobility lifecycle is valuable for planning purposes.
This Technology Spotlight examines key trends and discusses the role that Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) plays in addressing ongoing challenges for enterprise IT and network managers.
Get better results by driving alignment, optimizing performance, and accelerating growth.
Is your business prepared for the way we'll work in the future? To stay ahead of the competition you need a proactive, integrated approach to your entire talent management lifecycle. SuccessFactors offers a full suite of talent solutions to help you.
• Attract, engage, select, and hire the right talent
• Get your new hires up to speed in record time
• Provide continuous performance management
• Reward and retain your top talent
• Identify and anticipate talent gaps
• Provide learning anywhere, any time
• Get content as a service
• Harness the power of collaboration
In a rapidly advancing and changing market, retailers need to be prepared for the unexpected, from the impacts of new payment options, to the challenges of new entrants and innovations, increasingly complex global supply chains and digitally empowered customers looking to direct their own shopping experience.
While many retailers continue to keep in-store and on-line interactions separate, the leading retailers understand that all channels must be seamlessly integrated to help ensure success — including optimizing logistics for a smarter shopping experience, managing or sourcing on-line inventory to respond to consumer demand, striking the right balance between customer satisfaction and maximising return, and space optimization in the store itself.
Employees and managers face challenges and pressures each day that make work unnecessarily complex and unproductive. This complexity can stand in the way of achieving business goals and prevent employees from delivering the value they want to bring to the workplace.
This Coleman Parkes and Workforce Institute at Kronos report highlights key findings and discusses the roles leadership, technology, and talent management play in optimizing workforce engagement for sustained competitive advantage. Learn about the challenges, opportunities, and costs of employee engagement — or lack thereof — in organizations today, and how small changes can go a long way toward engaging employees and ultimately drive business success.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Nov 27, 2017
"A recent CSO Insights’ study* found that 69 percent of organizations use three or more metrics to build their sales compensation plans, but modeling and planning this sales strategy can quickly become too complex as a spreadsheet-driven exercise.
Download this white paper to find:
• The disconnect between sales behavior and incentive compensation structure
• A recommended approach you can take to optimize your compensation plan
• Three key steps to better predict and control sales revenue
*CSO Insights 7th Annual Incentive Compensation and Performance Management (ICPM) study"
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 29, 2018
Incentive compensation represents the potential of delivering optimal sales results. But with up to 60% of sales reps’ income coming from incentive comp, it is crucial to get this right. Our study data has shown that ineffective compensation structures can lead to disengaged reps, high turnover, money left on the table, and low margins. The way we have designed and managed incentive compensation plans in the past may inhibit the sales force and prevent the business from scaling at the needed rate. Modeling and planning quickly become too complex for a spreadsheet-driven exercise.
Quality is a top priority for any organization, whether it’s defined by reliability and customer satisfaction or conformance with manufacturability specifications. Manufacturers are continually challenged to maintain quality while optimizing the bottom line. Inspection, testing and documentation are critical to this process; however, manual translations are riddled with error, inconsistencies and lost productivity. This article reveals how SOLIDWORKS Inspection software optimizes the inspection process, reduces costs and helps create higher quality products faster than ever.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Jun 27, 2018
A robust testing and optimization program is critical to the success of any travel and hospitality online bookings and reservations engine. Discover how personalization can help you drive impact using your pre-exisiting creative and analytical assets. In this handy guide you’ll learn how Monetate’s testing, segmenting and optimization program helps travel and hospitality companies:
• Recognize visitors and customers across devices to deliver connected experiences.
• Optimize bookings funnels to raise bookings conversion rates and revenues.
• Segment customers to deliver truly customized content.
• Decrease the customers time to purchase by serving the right trip, excursion or reservation.
The role of FP&A professionals during the first two weeks of the month entails rushing for month closure, gathering data sets, reports, and scrutinizing, processing and analyzing data in Excel workbooks in discussion with the top management. Increasing revenues, optimizing costs, and aligning with the overall business strategy are a few familiar goals laid down for financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals. These goals trickle down from finance leaders who are under constant pressure to provide accurate and timely reporting and analysis to support effective decision making. Read on to know how can digitizing FP&A help the finance team to make more robust decisions and be a key part of the finance transformation.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Aug 09, 2007
In this paper, two case studies illustrate different approaches to unlocking the value of existing investments through mobilization. Each case study provides an overview of an application we mobilized, identifies the characteristics that made the application a good candidate and explains the value realized by enabling access to these applications from mobile devices.
Read this white paper to learn how BI can combine your explicitly-defined business rules and automatically-identified statistical information to deliver the best possible content to your customers for every single interaction.
Published By: CDW Vmware
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
As Tarkett Inc. continued to enjoy years of growth they realized their data center was in dire need of an update. It was strewn across eight locations with aging equipment and limited backup power. Tarkett turned to CDW to update and optimize their data center without affecting day-to-day business.
Transitioning to a green data center and optimizing operating efficiency can be a complex undertaking. There are multiple components to factor into the equation—and best results can often be achieved by integrating improvements from multiple fronts. The good news is that IBM can provide many solutions and techniques to support such a transition.
The System x3350 is a uniprocessor server that includes technology previously found only on multiprocessor servers. So you get enterprise-strength processing power that uses less energy and generates less heat. The tour includes an overview video, plus videos on market research, an airflow comparison, and a power comparison.
As data center costs continue to rise, green is the word of the day. What it means is cost savings through consolidation and lower energy usage, as this white paper shows. See the role energy consumption plays in today's data centers, and how IBM Tivoli solutions can help optimize energy use in the data center.
In this first chapter of "The Shortcut Guide to IT Service Management and Automation," you will be led through a step by step analysis of your company's IT and business relationships, providing you with a basis for a strategic plan to turn service lifecycle management into a valuable business asset. Author and compliance expert Rebecca Herold demonstrates how technology acts as a strategic differentiator by enabling business growth, driving operational efficiencies to lower maintenance costs, optimizing outcomes, and reducing IT risks.
Published By: Zilliant
Published Date: Apr 09, 2010
Read this paper to understand the opportunity for optimizing shipping fees and freight charges in B2B and learn how one $5.0B distributor used advanced pricing science and technology to generate 34% more margin-dollars on its shipping fees.
Published By: Lumension
Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
You just can’t cut corners today. In fact you need to be very careful about even “optimizing” your security efforts because it’s so easy to misjudge what needs to be secured and what doesn’t; what deserves your attention and what doesn’t.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Jul 11, 2014
In this whitepaper you will learn about the following:
• Analytics and today’s optimization challenges
• What REALLY matters
• Desired state and results
• Methodology and ideation examples
– Business and service aligned
– Automated and predictive IT analytics
Download to learn more!
IBM Analytical Decision Management revolutionizes how organizations make decisions by optimizing and automating high-volume, operational decisions at the point of impact to drive better business outcomes. In this technical white paper, learn about the architecture, deisgn and execution environments for this leading-edge technology, as well as recommendations on how to manage an implementation of this decision management solution.
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