Application performance management (APM) tools allow enterprises to proactively manage their investments in bandwidth and the business-critical applications used every day. An application performance management solution is recognized as an essential component of WAN optimization-techniques that help businesses get the best possible performance from existing networks.
However, building a business case for an application performance management solution requires more than a belief in its benefits. It requires some data to quantify the value of a bottom-line result.
This white paper reviews ten business scenarios in which application performance management solutions are used to monitor applications across the WAN deliver a quantifiable Return on Investment (ROI). Example cases and calculations are provided for each scenario, describing how companies have quantified the value of an APM solution in that area.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
This paper reviews the primary drivers for mobile initiatives, the
challenges faced by CIOs trying to initiate or support a mobile strategy, and the transformation stories of three market leaders who enabled mobility via API-led connectivity.
Managing a mix of private, public, and hybrid cloud environments is a challenge for even the most robust IT departments. An enterprise-grade cloud management platform (CMP) puts you back in charge. It allows you to manage heterogeneous multi-cloud environments as one, enabling rapid delivery of infrastructure and applications with no loss of control.
This paper reviews the top three ways a cloud management platform from VMware can help you manage your environment more efficiently.
The dreaded annual performance review: whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, it can be an uncomfortable experience for both managers and employees. But it doesn’t have to be.
See how great organizations use reviews to:
Increase employee productivity
Create an on-going dialog between employees and managers
Support overall organizational goals
Effectively managing employee performance has never been more critical, companies must leverage the best tools to inspire performance and drive engagement. Maximize employee performance and align company goals with business strategy with these 5 tips.
Being a manager is hard. Being a great manager is even harder. Learn simple things you can do as a manager to increase performance from both individuals and teams.
Simple strategies like:
• Talk less, listen more
• Play to your (and your team's) strengths
• Manage teams, not individuals
• Accentuate the positive
The 2010 Top 20 ERP Vendor Report reveals: The Top 20 ERP software providers you should consider; Highlights of each vendor's strengths in accounting, manufacturing, supply chain management, and more; Vendor background and contact information to get you started; How the right ERP software can simplify processes and reduce production costs.
Published By: Crowdcast
Published Date: Apr 30, 2010
The Aberdeen Group reviews SAP's partnership with Crowdcast and how Crowdcast's Collective Intelligence Platform is used to monitor key risk indicators, helping enterprises course correct as events arise that may impact success.
This paper reviews the processes involved in a company’s extended financial close process, the problems associated with a manual effort, and the benefits of using an integrated and automated single-platform solution for Financial Close Management.
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile devices as productivity tools and developing enterprise apps for these devices. Electronic signature technology is pivotal to enabling mobile transactions beyond just informational apps. Not only in terms of straight-through processing (STP), but also for full compliance, legal enforceability and record retention. With most organizations’ mobile strategies still in the early stages, this article provides a starting point to help you better understand mobile e-signatures for business. It reviews the top 10 capabilities that businesses need in order to properly equip their customer-facing workforce with mobile e-signing.
This technical brief streamlines and simplifies the key issues in the new regulatory landscape and provides information to help inform important business decisions regarding Wellness programs. "The Legal Environment of Wellness" offers in depth information abuot wellness program requirements under the ACA, and reviews how corporate wellness programs are impacted by the rulings of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and HIPAA. In addition to the ACA, it covers information companies need to be aware of regarding how other legislation may impact their health promotion efforts. Choosing a new wellness program or bringing current programs into compliance will require a thorough understanding of new and existing laws and sometimes complex decisions and structural redesign.
Published By: GuideSpark
Published Date: Aug 01, 2018
IDG surveyed 1,500 HR decision makers, managers, and employees, and this is what they found: 88 percent of employees at firms with informal processes say they’re more satisfied with their jobs. Discover more of the latest trends in our white paper.
To select the best payroll provider possible, who better to ask than your peers? With more than 400,000 reviews from real software users, the G2 Crowd business software review platform will help you confidently make the right choice.
The G2 Crowd payroll report compares how providers rank in terms of customer satisfaction, specific features, industries, and more. To help you evaluate your payroll options, get this FREE copy of the G2 Crowd payroll report (a $599 value).
This exclusive research includes:
· Detailed profiles of 27 payroll providers
· Ranking based on customer feedback
· Assessment of implementation, integration, support, and ease of use
· Actionable insights to help you decide
Tracking employee performance reviews and training with spreadsheets is time consuming, error-prone, and can even be a compliance risk.
Not only does making the smart switch to a talent system eliminate the time wasted on paper-based people management, but organisations with an integrated talent approach have 40% lower turnover in high performers.
But don't just take our word for it – download 8 reasons to stop managing your people with spreadsheets and find out why organisations just like yours have made the switch from paper to performance
This paper reviews five use cases, ranging from accidental policy violations by an insider to malicious thefts by unknown applications or stolen credentials, and presents the measurable benefits of an integrated security solution and the capabilities of pervasive data protection.
Marketing to customers is not as simple as it was 20 years ago. Retailers can no longer rely solely on commercials, catalogs, and newspaper ads to get customers to notice, and buy, their products. Today’s typical customers now follow a much more complicated path to their purchase using search engines, social media, and online reviews. Download this whitepaper to learn today’s retail marketing trends.
Are performance reviews more time consuming than useful? Do your employees and your organization actually benefit from them? Well they should, and if done right, they will.
You will learn how reviews can:
- Motivate managers and employees
- Create better managers (not better reviewers)
- Improve team performance
- Contribute to organizational knowledge
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