Construction companies are meeting the challenge of ever-intensifying competition by refining their business operations with standardized operating practices and “visible” information that is shared among multiple departments.
“Before, only owners who wanted to grow a very large company would worry about transitioning from the informal business they started to formalized, standardized business processes,” says Jim Flynn, CEO of Maxwell Systems, a leading provider of construction management software solutions, expert services, and best practices. “But in the current environment, you also have to make that transition just to stay competitive and improve your profitability.”
AP automation is often described as low hanging fruit in the
garden of digital transformation. And for a good reason – the
barrier to entry is impressively low in terms of both cost and
effort needed to get up and running, particularly in comparison
to the implementation projects for other business applications.
Despite that fact, the value provided from AP automation is
comparably high. For such an easy implementation, the benefits
reach throughout an organization, beyond the walls of the AP
department, and are near-immediate from day one of using the
Standard benefits include:
- Immediate value from day one with an expected ROI within the first year
- Up to 95% truly touchless invoice processing with access to real-time cloud data for benchmarking and reporting
- Easy access to financial data, such as cash flow & accrual reporting, with full visibility and control of the AP process
This guide will help you kick-start your AP automation project by
defining the 6 steps to build a solid business case and gain the
internal approvals needed to get started.
Published By: Meltwater
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
Your customers and competition are talking. Are you listening? Social listening is the most significant technology to hit marketing since social media itself. But marketing isn’t the only department that can utilize social listening: your entire business organization can use social listening to inform its programs, products and business decisions.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 07, 2016
Every organization and every industry is being transformed by the trend towards cloud and mobility.
There is no shortage of narrow point solutions that can provide bits and pieces of the overarching solution you need – but modern IT departments face enough day-to-day challenges without having to constantly fine tune and integrate a bunch of different products.
We’ve assembled a step-by-step guide to help you address the challenges you face as you work to go mobile, stay mobile, and protect your data with an end-to-end solution. Download this free e-book to learn:
• How application policy relates to providing secure e-mail
• How to set up policy for MAM without enrollment apps via application managed policy
• How to create device configuration policies for both corporate-owned and personally owned devices
• How to authenticate and authorize access to your company resources
• How to get end-to-end protection for mobile e-mail up and running in your own environment.
Expedia is the world's leading online travel company, providing business and leisure travelers with tools and information to easily research, plan, book, and experience travel. As the company’s early rapid growth stabilized, its IT department sought ways to help employees become more productive and collaborate more effectively across long distances. To meet this goal, the department deployed Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007.
Organizations' users increasingly depend on their mobile devices, but phones and tablets bring new and unfamiliar challenges for IT departments. IT must be able to deploy and manage mobile devices and apps quickly to support the business while balancing the growing need to protect corporate data because of evolving laws, regulations, and cybercrime.
“Hi, this is Kevin from IT. We've been notified of a virus on your department’s machines.”
Add some authentic hold music, and a social-engineering attacker can trick employees into sharing company info, like passwords.
Learn how to use technology and prevention strategies to guard against dumpster diving, spear phishing, and other tactics with:
Real-world prevention strategies
Tools to spot suspicious actions
Real-time behavioral malware analysis
Today’s enterprises and government agencies face new and emerging challenges that range from a constantly shifting threat landscape to managing multiple platforms and devices in the enterprise environment. Because of this, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has joined the ranks of enterprise customers planning swift Windows 10 deployments.
Download this paper to learn about some of the security features that are drawing enterprise customers - like the Department of Defense - to Windows 10.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 16, 2009
According to industry analysts, email volume in organizations is growing by more than 30% annually, and the average user receives 7MB of data per day via email. if not more. As a result of this growth, the handling of email has become a critical business, IT and regulatory issue - driving the need for email archiving solutions. Most organizations looking for an email archiving solution are motivated by four reasons: mailbox/server management, compliance/records retention, eDiscovery/litigation support, and knowledge management/IP protection. In addition to these challenges, IT departments want to know how to control costs of the email environment, while keeping important data accessible for business, legal and regulatory users.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 17, 2013
Macmillan Cancer Support has relied on Mimecast for robust
email security backed by a 100% anti-virus and 99% antispam SLA for a number of years. Mimecast’s Email Security solution has solved a spam issue that was seriously affecting Macmillan’s email system performance and creating a significant management burden for the charity’s IT department.
With a surge of 25,000 devices and counting, Dartmouth College needed its
new Wi-Fi to be fast, reliable and as smart as its students.
In response, Dartmouth, based in Hanover, N.H., began deploying new
campus-wide Wi-Fi from Mist Systems last summer. It expects to complete
the project throughout the campus in three to five years, according to Bryan
Ward, a network engineer at Dartmouth.
The IT department manages the Wi-Fi through a cloudbased wireless LAN and can already see the benefits of
better coverage and easier management. But the team faced difficulties when embedding the new system with
Dartmouth's centuries-old campus architecture, which is less supportive of campus-wide Wi-Fi than modern
The following interview has been edited for length and clarity.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Feb 06, 2008
DMX Music has always been at the leading edge of technology. As remote access to e-mail became a viable business solution, DMX Music's IT department began to consider the possibilities a wireless messaging system could bring to its business. Read this case study to learn what they found out.
Rosen Hotels & Resorts was looking to improve its two-way radio
communications. The organization had an aging analog radio system to support
its existing properties, with the main antenna located at its tallest building, the
24-story Rosen Centre Hotel. However, with the opening of a new property, Rosen
Shingle Creek, the lack of wide area coverage became an immediate concern.
Employees situated across departments such as catering, engineering and
security, and subpar radio connections hindered collaboration and a real-time flow
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jan 16, 2018
To achieve efficiencies in today’s turbulent economic climate, government entities need to integrate legacy applications with modern systems and web services. Orchestration between multiple systems across various departments and municipalities is needed to deliver quality public services. At the same time, public sector agencies face aggressive timelines and budget constraints, changing constituent needs, and open source policies. Learn how utilizing a lightweight, standalone Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) enables government entities to meet these key challenges and deliver vital public goods while cutting costs.
Evalute important decisions:
Achieving efficiencies in today’s turbulent budgetary environment
Time to Delivery and Budget Constraints
Constituent Needs and Public Value
Open Source Policies & Initiatives
The Software Architecture for Government
Learn to deliver projects within tight schedules and fiscal constraints - download now.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
ABB leads one of the most complex industries on the planet; one that is under intense transformation. They are succeeding by using digital technology to fast track their supply chain and manufacturing process. Watch this webinar to learn how ABB is accelerating digital transformation through an API strategy with MuleSoft.
How ABB leverages reusability and automation to streamline their complex manufacturing processes.
Why MuleSoft's C4E (Center for Enablement) is a perfect fit for ABB.
How ABB drives digital innovation through the adoption of API-led connectivity.
Szymon Myslinski, Global IT Department Manager for Innovation, ABB
Gabriel Rauchenbichler, DACH Marketing Lead, MuleSoft
Published By: NaviSite
Published Date: Sep 02, 2014
This whitepaper explores the reasons behind changing traditional desktop computing strategies, why cloud-hosted virtual desktops are a compelling solution for many businesses and how to leverage cliud-hosted desktops for windows 7 migrations, mobile and departmental workers, and disaster recovery scenarios.
In this whitepaper, we will explore:
• The reasons behind changing traditional desktop computing strategies
• Why cloud-hosted virtual desktops are a compelling solution for many businesses
• How to leverage cloud-hosted desktops for Windows 7 migrations, mobile and departmental workers, and disaster recovery scenarios.
Today, many organizations struggle to optimize online and offline marketing campaigns across an ever growing number of new marketing channels. CMOs are increasingly accountable for demonstrating Return on Marketing Investments (ROMI) across channels and initiatives. Despite an abundance of campaign management technologies (enterprise marketing management, lead management, CRM, marketing automation, email marketing and a variety of point solutions) marketing departments still struggle with campaign performance, campaign workflow, and campaign management; particularly across multiple marketing channels.
Many organizations have adopted virtualization as a standard for server workloads. But virtualization has not proven to be the “game changer” many organizations had envisioned. IT departments face huge challenges related to server sprawl, which has actually increased with virtualization.
Although virtualization has brought benefits beyond the physical paradigm of one operating system per server, the true optimal infrastructure for organizations comes with adopting a private cloud infrastructure.
Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide:
Easy provisioning of new environments
Organizations expect their IT departments to deliver a SAN storage infrastructure that can support faster rollout of applications and services, continuous and fast access to data in key applications, and efficient scale to address corporate data growth without comparable growth in IT expenses. This IDC white paper reviews the key SAN storage features required to meet such challenges and the NetApp SAN storage portfolio offerings that best address your needs.
Listen in as Andras Cser, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, speaks about trends he is seeing in the Identity & Access Management (IAM) market, and specifically about the challenges and benefits of user provisioning.
A poll of CIOs and IT managers reports why departments must defend against complex internal and external threats while mitigating regulatory and compliance concerns. The results provide data about how enterprises view compliance.
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