For many enterprises, the data center powering their workflow is located someplace far removed from where the people using it are located. Typically the data center is either close to inexpensive power, or located in a facility that is off campus somewhere not necessarily convenient to those administering and using it. This brief explores remote power management as a way of ensuring that your data center works for you and not the other way around.
Published By: SimpliVity
Published Date: Jan 07, 2016
ActualTech Media surveyed over 500 technology professionals and members of organizational management in order to gauge people’s understanding of hyperconvergence, as well as how the market is adopting such solutions.
Today, a great deal of work happens through devices, apps, and digital experiences—and people increasingly pay attention to those experiences as they decide where to work. That means IT is more important than ever in helping the business attract and retain great talent. When IT builds employee experiences that are streamlined and simple at every point—from onboarding to day-to-day tasks—they help ensure a workforce that is engaged, motivated and productive.
Tech advances like the cloud, mobile technology, and the app-based software model have changed the way today’s modern business operates.
They’ve also changed the way criminals attack and steal from businesses. Criminals strive to be agile in much the same way that companies do. Spreading malware is a favorite technique among attackers. According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 28% of data breaches included malware.¹
While malware’s pervasiveness may not come as a surprise to many people, what’s not always so well understood is that automating app attacks—by means of malicious bots —is the most common way cybercriminals commit their crimes and spread malware. It helps them achieve scale.
When we first launched the Women In Alternative Investments Report (WAI Report) in 2001, we were among the few voices talking about women’s advancement in alternative investments. It was a delicate conversation and one that few people were comfortable having. But now, eight years later, the conversation has shifted. The issues have moved mainstream, the dialogue has broadened, and the voices are many, but change is afoot. Investors are pressuring Alternative Investment Firms to increase gender diversity at the funds and portfolios they invest in. Read the KPMG report to understand why achieving gender diversity is a business imperative.
Welcome to KPMG’s third annual report tracking developments in China’s pension industry. This is a topic of great economic significance. As the world’s most populous country, China has an ageing society and is developing the infrastructure to take care of a growing number of elderly people. The topic also has business significance, especially for financial companies able to find opportunities in the fast-growing pension sector.
This report updates and builds on our findings from last year. That report identified sector convergence as one of the most distinct features of the Chinese pension industry, as well as highlighted several strategic themes that will influence its long-term development. In the pages that follow, we explain the most recent developments and their strategic implications.
Managing employee experiences is not about pinpointing a single event or moment. People leaders need the ability to collect feedback at every moment that matters and take action to close experience gaps. With Employee Experience Management solutions from SAP, you can use a wide range of employee listening mechanisms across a variety of engagement channels to create a “digital open door.”
"Safeguarding the identity of users and managing the level of access they have to critical business applications could be the biggest security challenge organizations face in today’s assumed- breach world.
Over 6,500 publicly disclosed data breaches occurred in 2018 alone, exposing over 5 billion records—a large majority of which included usernames and passwords.1 This wasn’t new to 2018 though, as evidenced by
the existence of an online, searchable database of 8 billion username and password combinations that have been stolen over the years (https://haveibeenpwned.com/), keeping in mind there are only 4.3 billion people worldwide that have internet access.
These credentials aren’t stolen just for fun—they are the leading attack type for causing a data breach. And the driving force behind the majority of credential attacks are bots—malicious ones—because they enable cybercriminals to achieve scale. That’s why prioritizing secure access and bot protection needs to be part of every organ
Published By: Centercode
Published Date: Oct 16, 2019
Today's technology is getting more and more complex, and it's moving from the lab to homes and offices faster than ever. Increasing competition, expanding markets, and a growing expectation for seamlessness mean IoT and SaaS companies alike are looking for a thorough but fast-paced means to validate the quality of their products and releases.
This e-book gives a straight-forward introduction to Customer Validation -- the modern framework for beta testing. It anchors the four key components of traditional beta (people, products, environment, and time frame) around the needs of present-day product development. This includes: establishing the building blocks for thoroughly testing interoperability, creating accurate user scenarios, carving out channels for direct customer interaction, and identifying solutions that will delight your audience.
Commuters and city travelers want to discover, plan and book the fastest, cheapest and most convenient way to get to their destinations.
At the same time, private and public transport organizations want to seize the opportunity to delight users with a range of services that help mitigate disruption and get people from A to B quickly and easily.
By reading this eBook, you’ll discover how APIs from HERE enable urban transport organizations to:
• Help passengers get from A to B with multimodal and intermodal journey planning
• Provide park & ride functionality to drivers
• Expanding an operational zone with optimized fleet usage and intermodal trip planning
• Provide users of ride-hailing services with public transport options
If procurement organisations are to sustain their value to the enterprise, they must pivot to new operating models that embed customer-centricity in their technology, process and people.
Read this report to discover:
• the four convergence trends driving change and opportunity for procurement organisations
• the nine differentiators for customer-centric procurement leaders
• how and why you should be leveraging CX procurement technology."
"It’s no secret that the way people work has changed dramatically over the past few years. As highly distributed environments become the norm, security teams are scrambling to protect users, the growing number of device types they carry, and their data.
With more users, devices, and applications connecting to the network, the number of risks and vulnerabilities is also increasing — triggering a total transformation in the security landscape.
In this research readout, we explore the complex factors that make remote and roaming user security a challenge, and the emerging solutions best positioned to meet the needs of today’s increasingly distributed enterprise.Explore the complex factors that make remote and roaming user security a challenge, and the emerging solutions best positioned to meet the needs of today’s increasingly distributed enterprise.
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Oct 17, 2019
Mobile apps, progressive web apps, conversational apps and immersive apps are among the many types of application that people use to interact with and within digital businesses. By 2023, more than 25% of the mobile apps, progressive web apps and conversational apps at large enterprises will be built and/or run through a multiexperience development platform.This Magic Quadrant will help application leaders assess vendors of MXDPs, which enable development of these types of app.
AA Ireland specializes in home, motor, and travel insurance and provides emergency rescue for people in their homes and on the road, attending to over 140,000 car break downs every year, 80% of which are fixed on-the-spot.
“In each of the last five years, the industry lost a quarter billion in motor insurance," says Colm Carey, chief analytics officer. "So, there's a huge push for new data, models, ways to segment and pick profitable customer types—and get a lot more sophisticated. Our goal is to optimize pricing, understand the types of customers we're bringing, and the types we're trying to attract. We would like to tie that across the business. Marketing will run a campaign, trying to attract a lot of customers, but maybe they're not the right type. "We wanted to step away from industry standard software and go with something that was powerful and future-proof. In 2016, we had an opportunity to analyze all software.
We chose the TIBCO® System of Insight with TIBCO BusinessWorks™ i
Today, you can improve product quality and gain better control of the entire
manufacturing chain with data virtualization, machine learning, and advanced
data analytics. With all relevant data aggregated, analyzed, and acted on, sensors,
devices, people, and processes become part of a connected Smart Factory
•? Increased uptime, reduced downtime
•? Minimized surplus and defects
•? Better yields
•? Reduced cost due to better quality
•? Fewer deviations and less non-conformance
The traditional payer business model is fast becoming obsolete. Blues organizations that cling to the status quo or business as usual risk jeopardizing their reputations and business, because people are more than patients.
Increasingly, employers are driving the growing demand for more solutions to engage customers. In response, healthcare incumbents and new entrants are building solutions to address rising costs and meet consumers’ demands for personalization, price transparency, access, and seamless, simple experiences.
Proactive engagement can help your members lead healthier lives while improving outcomes for payers and other players. With 5% of Americans consuming 50% of healthcare costs, identifying and engaging high-risk, high-cost customer segments is essential to sustainability.
City leaders around the world are working to improve the quality of life and increase the number of useful services for their citizens, businesses, and visitors. Smart city initiatives are gaining attention in several countries, as administrators, industry, and citizens are working together to enhance their communities, cities, regions, and nations. After more than ten years of smart city hype, innovative projects have emerged, but few have provided a disruptive impact on the city system itself. Because every city is different, few of the existing models apply universally. An effective response requires leaders to consider a series of prerequisites:
• Consider the local culture and the people • Prioritize basic needs and requests • Work at overcoming silos and encourage collaboration across departments • Consider each “smart” initiative as an integral part of an overall city system
A smart city reflects a number of aspirations: efficiency, resiliency, connectedness, innovatio
Puma works in a highly competitive environment where they need to innovate, evolve and bring products to market quickly. So they chose Workday as they wanted to streamline their processes and replace their legacy HRIS with an intuitive solution at a reduced running cost.
"When your business is hospitality, your people matter. So when InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) realized it needed a better way to support its 350,000 employees, it turned to Workday.
See the infographic to learn how IHG was able to harmonize global policies, profiles, and processes for a remarkable HR transformation.
Selecting your next ERP solution shouldn't be a quick decision. As a leader of a large organization with many government projects and people to manage, you want to take the time and make the best choice that will enable streamlined processes across your areas of business.
Download this white paper to help ease the burden of the decision making process and to stay in control of the conversation with vendors.
Right now, consumers are driving two seemingly opposing trends: Accenture calls the first trend ‘From Me to We.’ As people grasp the importance of sustainable living, they are shifting from a purely selfish focus (give me what I want) towards actively pushing brands to become more responsible for their global footprint and the health of our planet (support the ideals we believe in).1
Spend-related regulatory violations come in the form of different types of payments or gifts, including those to sanctioned organizations or people; debarred organizations or people; organizations or people on an export control list; foreign officials or government-owned entities; politically-exposed people; and healthcare professionals or organizations.
How do you know if you have these violations hiding in your organization's expenses, contracts, or invoices?
It’s not easy to weed them out, and if you don’t have an automated, systematic approach, doing so is prohibitively time consuming.
For decades, economists believed people made rational choices, psychologists thought they could categorise us into clearly defined personality types and marketers were sure that customers followed linear funnels toward purchase.
Not so anymore. That’s because the world has come to realise that we humans are multidimensional. We have many sides to our lives and our personalities. We don’t follow logical, linear paths. And what we like one minute, we don’t like the next. As businesses increasingly focus on customers, they see that they’re not simple and static personas. Instead they’re complex and dynamic individuals.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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