To provide drivers with navigation experiences that are always fresh, differentiated and that set an OEM’s brand apart on either embedded or mobile platforms, automakers need an unprecedented level of flexibility and control over data, software and the delivery process.
As a SaaS offering, HERE Navigation on Demand offers automakers a new way to solve their key challenges – such as static software, complex and costly solution development and the inability to update or upgrade the experience once vehicles are in the field.
Automakers need alternatives as they overhaul their navigation and connected service programs and bring change to their development, deployment, and monetization processes. This whitepaper outlines how HERE Technologies can support them to deliver compelling navigation and connected experiences, while keeping them in full control of their branding and revenue streams.
Find out how HERE Navigation on Demand leverages:
The HERE Open Location Platform to deliver alwa
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Oct 24, 2016
This Technology Spotlight examines the important role played by enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology in managing the security challenge posed by the combination of mobile devices and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps. It also explores the role of Microsoft's Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) in the strategically important EMM market.
These are the end times for traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Overstatement? Not really—especially for growing businesses like yours. Old-school ERP systems are simply too slow, complex, and inflexible to keep up with today’s business climate.
Think about your existing ERP. Does it support industry-specific best practices, ever-changing regulatory requirements, and emerging technologies such as social media, mobile, cloud, and analytics? If not, you could risk losing ground to your competitors as a result.
Did you ever wonder what enterprise resource planning or ERP is and how it can help your business? Or perhaps you know a little about ERP but you’re not sure if you should opt for an on-premise or cloud solution and what to expect from your final choice.
If you’re a business owner, manager or director in a mid-sized or growing business and you’re confused about ERP, this guide will help you.
Forrester Consulting provides independent and objective research-based consulting to help leaders succeed in their organizations. Ranging in scope from a short strategy session to custom projects, Forrester’s Consulting services connect you directly with research analysts who apply expert insight to your specific business challenges. For more information, visit forrester.com/consulting.
All things that can be automated will be automated. Beyond the careful choreography of sophisticated workflow, managing myriad simultaneous requests puts unprecedented demand on the software that must schedule and perpetually deliver against well-defined service levels, in real time. Gone are the days of simple batch processing. Welcome to the oh-so-very-flat world that is embracing service-oriented architectures, grid architectures, expansive ecosystems, and end-to-end processing. Workload scheduling has got to grow up.
Companies running legacy job scheduling products suffer from higher costs, inefficient use of resources, and greater IT complexity, according to independent analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates. Read their findings, and see why consolidating on a single, comprehensive workload automation solution is an easy win for IT and the business.
Organizations are looking to SDN to improve network agility by incorporating network automation in cloud computing platforms. So far the focus of SDN has been on L2-L3 switching and routing services. However applications don’t just need network connections. They also need L4-L7 network services.
As small businesses grow, many reach a point when their computing systems falter. A company with only a handful of employees can usually get by with disconnected computers and software packages. But as you add desktops, laptops and other devices to support an increasing headcount, the system can become so cumbersome that productivity and customer service start to suffer.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Many data centers are aging and organizations still use legacy applications, which drives up operational costs and limits the ability to upgrade software. Download this white paper to find out how Delphix Data as a Service can remove the biggest constraints and bottlenecks of your modernization projects.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Technology has become the heart and soul of every business. The hardware boundaries of IT have exploded beyond data centers, with mobile devices in the hands of both employees and customers alike. Application options have blossomed, from traditional to open source to software-as-a-service. Business has become global, bringing with it a demand for round-the-clock agility. Employees expect that the applications they use at work should be as easy to use the Web apps they use at home. Integration remains difficult, because it's sometimes impossible to know what will happen when someone tries to pluck one strand out of the pile. IT workload and system complexity will only get more challenging, bringing the need for disintermediation through service automation.
Leading businesses have aggressively adopted prescriptive analytics to assess the different outcomes of potential decisions and identify the best one(s) for handling a future scenario. As companies progress their use of advanced analytics, they derive exponentially more value from their data and decisions. These five case studies highlight how five banks are using FICO optimization to boost portfolio profits by 26% or more; increase approved transactions by $100+ million; and even generate 6:1 ROI in just six months.
Dell Software has been chosen by over 95% of Federal agencies to complete their missions. Our federal government services and solutions are designed to be future-ready, and we’ve done it all without locking customers into proprietary technology. They’re based on open standards, and they’re modular and easily scalable to give your organization the flexibility and agility it needs to capitalize on every opportunity - even the ones that don’t yet exist. We hope this document, along with the simplified procurement of DLT Solutions, will provide enough help to get your mission needs executed.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 13, 2016
Since it first emerged more than a decade ago, Service Oriented
Architecture (SOA) has been both widely praised as a modern, agile approach to software development and infrastructure architecture as well as dismissed as a colossal waste of time and money.
Missed expectations for many SOA projects led one analyst in 2009 to declare, “SOA is dead.” Far from being dead, however, service oriented architecture is in fact more relevant than ever.
With the exploding adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, enterprise IT is fundamentally changing. While on-demand services provide tremendous ROI, they also introduce new challenges that must be overcome to truly capitalize on their potential. Identity management problems such as controlling who is granted access to which applications and data and how to control access to these applications leveraging on premise directories such as Active Directory, have become increasingly important. Single Sign-On and provisioning solutions that are optimized for the cloud are necessary to help address these challenges. This whitepaper presents the eight biggest identity and access management (IAM) challenges associated with adopting and deploying cloud and SaaS applications, and discusses best practices for addressing each of them.
A long-time user of SAP software, SAP for Retail solutions are the IT backbone of ULTA's operations. From real-time data to analytics, to automated back-end processes, to comprehensive employee support. ULTA is using IT to drive better, more personalized service and consistent shopping experiences. Learn how SAP helps ULTA Beauty Run Simple.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Feb 17, 2016
The examples that follow illustrate some of the actual challenges that legacy ERP solutions cannot meet. The examples are placed within 5 broad categories of benefits that NetSuite OneWorld customers realised after deploying the cloud-based solution.
1. Standardising business processes and data
2. Omnichannel on a common platform
3. Multiple brands on a common platform
4. Rapid and easy global expansion
5. Managing multicurrency, international business
Industry analysts expect North American sports industry revenue to grow at a compounded annual rate of 4.8% to reach $67.7 billion by 2017, with customer-generated data the most collected type of external data.1 IBM Fan Insight, a software as a service-based solution available in the IBM Softlayer Cloud, and offers sports teams the breakthrough customer intelligence they need to lead in their industry.
To learn more about how SaaS is helping companies gain competitive advantage as opposed to simply reducing costs, we segmented survey respondents into three groups:
• Pacesetters, who have the highest level of SaaS adoption and are gaining competitive advantage through their broad efforts
• Challengers, who have adopted SaaS more narrowly but are gaining competitive advantage through the SaaS deployments they do have
• Chasers, who have been slower to adopt SaaS and gain competitive advantage through its use
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Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
Everyone says they’re “in the cloud,” but most technology leaders would agree that not all clouds are created equal. When evaluating a cloud contact center solution for your business, it’s important to understand the difference between a true Cloud 2.0 application and traditional software, including which features to look for and why those features are important.
Download this eBook and learn:
• How a true Cloud 2.0 model is built to provide levels of reliability, scalability, flexibility and security that far exceed those of previous generations
• The benefits of utilizing a platform built on microservices architecture
• How to take your business to the next level with a built to scale cloud contact center platform
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Aug 01, 2016
This e-book will help you learn how to build a great software as a service (SaaS) business. It will show you how partnering with Salesforce gives you an unparalleled advantage in the marketplace to build, market, sell, and grow faster.
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