SAP Jam is a cloud-based social software platform that transforms the way people work by bringing together people, data, and decision-making capabilities when and where workers need them. In this Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study commissioned by SAP, learn about the potential return on investment you can realize by deploying SAP Jam.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Sep 12, 2016
The importance of IT has never been greater. Companies are transforming their business models with digital technologies, leveraging emerging mobile and social platforms, and increasingly operating online. And all of these developments are powered by IT innovation.
Consider the many ways that a customer encounters your brand – organic results on a search engine, display media campaigns, social media links, re-targeting on external sites, etc. One thing is certain – consumer journeys are far from linear. They can occur across multiple platforms, devices and browsers. The problem is that organizations are often constrained to channel-limiting decisions regarding their media investment allocations.
Marketing attribution helps you analyze the impact and business value of company-generated marketing interactions to help make the best marketing investment decisions. The challenge is to interpret the massive volumes of customer data that continues to expand day by day.
As a cloud-based business services suite, Microsoft® Office 365™ provides organizations with access to web, mobile and desktop versions of traditional Office software tools, cloud storage space for enterprise file sharing, and hosted services for communication and social. By making these services available across desktop, mobile, and web platforms, Microsoft is experiencing increased adoption from both consumers and businesses while expanding the possibilities for anytime-anywhere collaboration.
The importance of IT has never been greater. Companies are transforming their business models with digital technologies, leveraging emerging mobile and social platforms, and increasingly operating online. All of these developments are powered by IT innovation, while IT departments face challenges meeting the increasing demands of the business. Complexity in the data center has soared, causing IT administrative costs to skyrocket.
Marketers’ social media successes have added to their burdens. Many now have dozens of social pages to manage, thousands of customer comments to monitor, and hundreds of colleagues who want (or need) to participate. Social relationship platform vendors off er tools that help marketers efficiently and responsibly expand their social capabilities.
IT is in the midst of one of its major transformations. IDC has characterized this paradigm shift as the “third platform,” driven by innovations in cloud, big data, mobility and social technologies. Progressive enterprises are seeking to leverage third-platform technologies to create new business opportunities and competitive differentiation through new products such as Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers powered by Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor and services, new business models and new ways of engaging customers.
IT is in the midst of one of its major transformations. IDC has characterized this paradigm shift as the “third platform,” driven by innovations in cloud, big data, mobility and social technologies. Progressive enterprises are seeking to leverage third-platform technologies to create new business opportunities and competitive differentiation through new products and services, new business models and new ways of engaging customers.
Today, 75% of Twitter traffic and 65% of Salesforce.com traffic comes through APIs. But APIs are not just for the social Web. According to ProgrammableWeb.com, the number of open APIs being offered publicly over the Internet now exceeds 2000—up from just 32 in 2005. Opening APIs up to outside developers enables many technology start-ups to become platforms, by fostering developer communities tied to their core data or application resources. This translates into new reach (think Twitter’s rapid growth), revenue (think Salesforce.com’s AppExchange) or end user retention (think Facebook).
OAuth puts the user in control of delegating access to an API. This
allows one service to integrate with another service on behalf of that user. The same social Web providers who popularized the pattern of exposing an API to enable third-party developers to enrich their platforms were the first ones to apply such delegated authorization mechanisms. OAuth was defined in 2006, to standardize mechanisms of this kind.
Published By: Cognizant
Published Date: Oct 23, 2018
In the last few years, a wave of digital technologies changed the banking landscape - social/ mobile altered the way banks engage with customers, analytics enabled hyper personalized offerings by making sense of large datasets, Cloud technologies shifted the computing paradigm from CapEx to OpEx, enabling delivery of business processes as services from third-party platforms.
Now, a second wave of disruption is set to drive even more profound changes - including robotic process automation (RPA), AI, IOT instrumentation, blockchain distributed ledger and shared infrastructure, and open banking platforms controlled by application programming interfaces (API). As these technologies become commercialized, and demand increases for digitally-enabled services, we will see unprecedented disruption, as non-traditional banks and fintechs rush into all segments of the banking space. This whitepaper examines key considerations for banks as they explore value in the emerging Digital 2.0 world.
In the digital era, businesses in every industry are becoming technology companies. New business models such as
“product as a service” (in which traditional manufacturers and distributors are driving new revenue streams by
integrating software-based services into their offerings) and new operational models, such as collaboration, social
business, and mobile platforms, mean that nearly every company is deriving at least part of its revenue from cloudbased
So, why are so many of these new cloud solution providers building their businesses on shaky foundations? The
truth is, when your business is based in the cloud, you need more than on-demand leased compute and storage
capacity. You need a cloud that is enterprise-grade, secure, and resilient. Equally important—and overlooked by
too many cloud solution providers—you need a cloud platform that is able to grow your business into the future,
supporting next-generation functionality like Artificial Intelligence (AI). No matter wh
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Oct 16, 2013
The existing upgrade paths from legacy PBX and ACD suppliers make it difficult for contact center executives to contemplate the future of customer service on their own terms. If your ACD-based contact center has become a road block for adding capacity or adding channels such as social media and mobile, you might want to think about making the switch to a SIP-based contact center solution.
SIP delivers two important advantages over legacy switching:
1. SIP is based on open standards, so you can choose hardware and software that is best suited for your environment.
2. SIP’s capability extends beyond voice to new media types such as mobile, social media and video.
SIP-based contact centers provide a roadmap to sophisticated features without the complexity and expense of traditional proprietary ACDs.
Learn more about how to build the next-generation customer service platform.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Nov 22, 2016
In this social listening whitepaper, you'll learn that listening technology provides brands with the power to reach consumers via the digital platforms where they research, make, and discuss their purchasing decisions.
The use of SaaS applications within an organization is the new normal. In fact, there's a good chance that just your marketing department alone is using over 10 SaaS products.
According to Gartner, the 2015 worldwide market for SaaS software application sales was $33.4 billion, with projections to double to $67.2 billion by 2019. Integration needs are changing, with SaaS applications, as well as mobile traffic, social networks, IoT, suppliers, partners, and customer channels all new integration points that will need to be captured in your business processes.
Read “Five Principles for Integrating Software as a Service Applications” to learn:
Key principles for successful hybrid integrations
New integration use cases to grow your business upward and outward
The why and how of integration as both an enabler and a differentiator
Benefits of the TIBCO integration platform and its various offerings
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Nov 22, 2013
As technology continues to advance and the new reality is based on an infrastructure that includes physical, virtual and cloud resources, IT departments need to find new ways of managing and securing this vastly different technology ecosystem.
Jim Brown, President of Tech-Clarity, explores how fast growing, midsized, High-Tech manufacturing companies can accelerate their time-to-market by streamlining their engineering and business processes on a unified platform.
Watch the 20-min webinar and learn:
• How a unified platform accelerates collaboration between all stakeholders of product development
• How the principle of ‘invisible governance’ helps engineering teams save time on unnecessary reporting and administration
• How online collaboration helps build customer intimacy and validate product ideas early and effectively
• How modern, secure social collaboration platforms can smoothly transition to structured product development
Published By: LivePerson
Published Date: May 17, 2016
At the end of last year, the US alone had 435 million smart mobile devices in use — that’s 35% higher than the total US population. Among smartphone users, 68% use messaging apps regularly. And 84% of smartphone engagement with apps is spent communicating via text, email, and social channels.
What does this mean for brands? The current state of CX is broken. Brands focus too much on channel and transaction, ignoring the customer’s preferences, and, ultimately, negatively affecting their bottom line.
But wherever there’s a disconnect, there’s also opportunity. In increasing numbers brands are turning to messaging platforms and apps to offer more efficient, convenient customer service.
"The significance of technology in higher education has
changed dramatically over the past decade. The rise of
mobile, social and analytic technologies is forcing institutions
to rethink their business models from the ground up. Institutions at all ends of the spectrum clearly need to embrace fundamental changes in their most basic business processes and platforms. A critical factor in
the planning for those changes includes finding the right partner to assist with a major platform shift to the cloud."
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
PureCloud was designed to simplify the way you manage customer relationships. It’s powerfully simple, fast and intuitive. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Get a better look at the benefits and tools of Genesys PureCloud in a new report by Nucleus Research. For their study, Nucleus examined past and current customer experiences, breadth of functionality and results of use.
From rapid cloud deployment to rolling software updates, PureCloud enables best-in-class customer experiences today and well into the future. Read the full report to learn more about:
• PureCloud tools like automated omnichannel routing, social channel management, outbound dialing, integration with other software and analytics and reporting.
• Benefits of the platform such as lower costs, increased flexibility, improved time to value, and better workforce optimization.
• Current customer success stories and the future of PureCloud.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Feb 28, 2018
"“Analyze This” highlights key points from recent Forrester Wave Reports to help you work smarter. Read on for an overview of what Forrester – and Sprinklr – say about:
- Social Advertising Technology
- Content Marketing Platform
- Social Media Management Solutions"
Thrill customers and empower employees with omni-channel, socially-infused digital experiences to drive better business outcomes
IBM Customer Experience Suite features rich, integrated capabilities for managing web content, rich-media assets, real-time social communications, robust customer self-service capabilities, business analytics and mobile device delivery
IBM Employee Experience Suite enables employees to easily find and share relevant information across multiple platforms, diverse geographies with multiple languages, and within the context of business applications
The business impact of social media is undeniable. No longer confined to marketing, successful organizations rely on social media to create and nurture relationships, company-wide. But which enterprise social relationship platform is right for you?
Get the information you need to make an informed decision in the Buyers’ Guide: Evaluating Enterprise Social Relationship Platforms.
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