Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Mar 15, 2016
To free up staff resources to focus on strategic business initiatives, many IT leaders are considering engaging a partner to handle ongoing data center maintenance and optimization. But, too often, data center management services fall short of expectations. Standard care services may be limited in scope, and may not support the range of legacy hardware already in the data center. Conversely, complex managed or outsourced services may involve a costly, fully-customized engagement, in which costs are unpredictable, and control is wrested away from the enterprise. Finally—and perhaps most importantly—many data center management service providers seem to lack the innovative spark that will ensure continuous improvement to data center operations.
Organizations undergoing digital transformations are dealing with amplified concerns around risk and security, which isn’t surprising.
Ensuring visibility and accountability for compliance, security and governance while enabling flexibility for digital transformation requires a fresh and more tightly aligned approach to who—and now what in the form of applications, services, machines and things—are given the keys to the kingdom: privileged access.
Read this white paper to understand how the digital transformation journey requires thinking through a clear roadmap that spans multiple years, anticipating near- and long-term requirements from a privileged access management solution and ensuring scope and scale needs at a reasonable cost of ownership through the entire lifecycle.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Jan 03, 2017
The scope and value that modern IT service delivery provides a business is increasing dramatically, according to a new research reportfrom Enterprise Management Associates (EMA).
And yet in some organizations legacy ITSM systems contribute significantly to reduced credibility for IT departments who fail to integrate with and support important business concerns. This lack of modern IT service delivery creates multiple issues for the enterprise, including:
Increasing divergence of IT and business performance
Rising costs due to service delivery complexity
Inability to measure and protect a business from potential risks
Informed by extensive research and two compelling deployment narratives, this report examines what EMA calls “next-generation ITSM” and its contributions toward optimizing changing IT and business requirements. EMA contrasts these advances with the risks of staying with legacy ITSM models and then evaluates and itemizes the risks of “doing nothing” by allowing legacy ITS
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Jan 17, 2017
A self-service experience helps IT and business users do more, and do it better, at a lower cost
This eBook, “Consumerize the User Experience,” distills insights from the ServiceNow user community that can help you rapidly deploy an improved self-service experience while maximizing your short, medium, and long-term benefits.
Learn best practices to:
• Create a self-service portal where users can report issues, make requests, ask questions, and check request status
• Define the service catalog to accurately reflect details of supported services, such as: scope, cost, service level agreements (SLAs), dependencies, and more
• Automate knowledge sharing for better service and less hunting for information
Twelve Key Trends in Contract Management
CEB Legal’s contract management survey results allow general counsel to evaluate their current contract review and monitoring processes against hundreds of their peers at midsized companies. Your peers are using our 12 Key Trends in Contracts Management to:
o Gain in-depth insight into the challenges and viable solutions presented by the current contracts management landscape.
o Determine the scope of their contract review policies.
o Identify opportunities to accelerate their approach across the contract life cycle -- from drafting through negotiation, review, and monitoring.
o Improve efficiency using contract management software, including a review of key features and associated costs
With around $900 billion of waste in global manufacturing supply chains*, it’s clear there’s scope to cut costs dramatically and create new value. As manufacturing regains favor with economic and political stakeholders worldwide, progressive enterprises are exploring ways to work more efficiently using asset information, system integration and process innovation.
Estimating the cost of malicious cyberactivities is complicated. But the real issue is how it affects trade, technology, and economic competition. This in-depth report takes a look at the scope of the problem and what factors determine the real cost of cybercrime.
This solution brief explores how companies can transform the efficiency of their STO and solve business challenges in six key areas with Oracle’s Primavera Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Solution. Understanding STO events are a core part of business. Oracle’s Primavera Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Solution has been developed to support the transformation of your customers/prospects STO business by providing a predictable solution that supports scope, cost, schedule, risk and change throughout the STO event lifecycle.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect May25, 2018. If you process European Union (EU) personal data, GDPR likely applies to you—even if you’re not in the EU. That’s because the regulation is truly global in scope and applies to any organization that processes EU personal data, irrespective of where the companies are based or where the data is processed.
At its heart, the GDPR legislation is about ensuring privacy is respected as a fundamental right and that personal data is kept private and secure. Elizabeth Denham, of the EU Information Commissioner Office (ICO), says “This law is not about fines. It’s about putting the consumer and citizen first” and “Issuing fines has always been and will continue to be, a last resort.”
However, it’s important to note the costs of noncompliance can be severe. These can include a fine of up to 4 percent of global turnover (revenues) or €20m, whichever is higher; a temporary or permanent suspension of the right to access or proce
HP offers SAP rapid-deployment solutions that address today’s market realities. We provide complete solutions that can be deployed easily, quickly, and affordably at predictable scope, time, cost, and value.
According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant’s cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is not just about cutting costs and driving efficiency—cloud fuels growth.
When bound to regulation and compliance, process manufacturers find opportunities to grow through enterprise resource planning (ERP). However, 50% of process manufacturers execute non-integrated ERP strategies. This Aberdeen Group research study reveals best practices to help you adapt or select an ERP vendor that improves your business performance.
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