This whitepaper reviews three fundamental reasons to add IPM services to your performance management arsenal including:
• Performance management considerations for websites and cloud-based services
• The role APM and NPM solutions can play in optimizing code and enterprise IT infrastructure
• How complementary IPM services can help you make educated cloud and network service provider partnering decisions to improve user experiences, customer interactions, and business outcomes
YouGov has clients across the globe and is a vanguard leader in delivering real-time research. Yet until recently, these technology innovators were still relying on a time-consuming spreadsheet and paper-based performance review process. Their solution? They fired their paper-based performance review process and turned to the performance management system designed just for small business: Cornerstone OnDemand.
Whether you're just getting started or taking your business to the next level, paper-based performance reviews are not the way to go. When you have limited HR resources it probably seems easier to print off forms than sign up for software, but that pile of paper will cost you more in the long run… Get smart with your performance management!
While most business is digital, and business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions – and the work that supports them -- are almost entirely digitized, most organizations still rely on paper for the “last foot” of the process – the sign-off. Continued reliance on paper-based signature is fraught with risks, including impeding productivity, reducing visibility, hampering compliance, and diminishing the customer experience. Electronic signatures (e-signatures), which are easily implemented from the cloud, help speed up the sales process by reducing errors and bottlenecks, while also ensuring greater security and mobility.
Read this Forbes Insights piece to learn:
• How an easy implementation of e-signatures can improve productivity and reduce busywork for your sales team
• How improve customer experiences and ease of business with e-signatures increases the likelihood of renewal and retention
• How e-signatures easily integrate into your existing sales tools, for seamless pr
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
Moving existing line-of-business (LOB) applications to the cloud can be a daunting task. In this white paper, find out how Rackspace makes moving to the Microsoft cloud easy by:
• Assessing current system and applications with one of 250+ Microsoft Experts
• Understanding how to utilize new cloud capabilities based on our over 15 years of Microsoft Cloud experience
• Manage, monitor and secure migrated applications and workloads 24x7x365
In this white paper, learn the difference between application-based deduplication vs. appliance-based deduplication, and discover how each method fares when it comes to cost of deployment, flexibility in operating with other platforms and rehydration of data during restores.
Monitoring servers, applications, and services has become an essential part of the IT department over the past 10 years. However, it can be a daunting task to find the right solution for your Enterprise. This brief paper will examine the differences between Agent and Agentless monitoring, so you can make the right decision based on your company's needs, the metrics you need, your budget range, your resource availability, and your management's reporting needs.
Published By: Appistry
Published Date: Oct 11, 2007
This white paper describes how software-based, real-time grid environments -- i.e. application fabrics -- are successfully meeting the requirements of today's most demanding applications, delivering scalability, manageability and affordability.
This white paper outlines the costs associated with a paper-based approval process and can help you establish the Return on Investment (ROI) that your organization can expect by deploying a digital signature solution.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Apr 12, 2010
Incumbered by paper-based workorders and instructions relayed verbally, Cable TV company Videotron needed a solution that helped manage service requests in a way that cut costs, sets it apart from the competition, and showed market leadership.
This paper extends the findings of the Total Cost of Ownership for Full Disk Encryption (FDE), sponsored by WinMagic and independently conducted by Ponemon Institute published in July 2012, The purpose of this original research was to learn how organizations deploy full disk encryption solutions for desktop and laptop computers as well as the determination of total cost and benefits for organizations using this technology. A reanalysis of this research allows us to formulate new findings that compare the total cost of ownership of software versus hardware-based full disk encryption solutions.
Published By: GoToAssist
Published Date: Oct 05, 2011
The challenges of today's service and support environment just might be keeping you awake at night. The expectations are great and the daily demands relentless. But there's hope.
By moving away from the current break/fix technical support model and providing a value-added customer experience, organizations can gain a significant business advantage.
This TSIA white paper identifies the 6 toughest issues impacting service and support organizations today, and it offers guidance on improving service levels and how to differentiate competitively based on quality of service.
This whitepaper discusses the challenges of security in the cloud and how the use of cloud-based services will enable organizations of all sizes, from the very smalles to multinational enterpries, to put trust back into the security equation.
In today’s increasingly high-tech and efficiency driven business landscape, internal processes such as accounts payable (AP) are being looked to as prime candidates for modernization.
Traditional, paper-based methods of vendor invoice processing are associated with higher costs, lower visibility and longer processing times — all barriers that ultimately impede business progress and the ability to gain a competitive advantage.
The purpose of this white paper is to explore the specific challenges faced by companies using manual processing methods while shedding light on the key features and proven benefits of automation.
Is it time to modernize your AP process? Read this white paper to get started!
The objective of this white paper is to provide IT executives and UNIX subject matter experts (SMEs) with a high level comparison of the UNIX virtualization offerings from HP for Integrity and HP-UX1 vs. IBM for Power and AIX. To assist in making a balanced comparison, this paper provides a high-level, feature-to-feature comparison of key areas of virtualization and virtualization management as well as modular table-based comparisons. Final this paper will examine information from publicly available resources.
Because all processes should be aligned to customer metrics, process improvement is an important goal for organizations in every industry. This paper illustrates the impact analytics can make on business processes through real-world examples based on IBM client experiences, and describes the steps organizations can take to refine quality, warranty, financial, inventory and other processes that are essential to achieving operational excellence.
In this paper we will look at factors favoring cloud and SaaS solutions in general, reasons why secure web gateways in the cloud can provide better security than appliances and local servers, and how the Webroot Web Security Service can maximize security and minimize costs using a cloud-based architecture.
In this white paper, we will begin by looking at HP’s flash design strategy and how it differs from other vendors. Then we will present the architectural requirements for delivering real advantages in flash-based storage performance, efficiency, resiliency, and data mobility. We’ll also unveil the technical details of the new HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450 Storage, the only all-flash array in the industry to deliver the performance advantages of a flash-optimized architecture while delivering the Tier 1 resiliency and data services that power three of the world’s four largest managed service providers.
We are fully entrenched in the digital age, so much so that you're probably reading this with a smartphone or mobile device within arms length. Similarly government is also making the shift towards a digital future.
But with moving away from paper-based records and towards digital data, there are new opportunities for potential security risks regarding government data and content. As cyberthreats continue to grow in number and sophistication, agencies should be looking at features to secure every level of their digital infrastructure and content.
Check out this new pocket guide to learn content security best practices, why it matters, government rules and regulations related to digital data and its associated security and content challenges. You’ll also learn tips and tricks to apply at your agency to make sure your content is secure.
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