Start new client relationships off right with professional looking, timely, and accurate sales proposals that demonstrate the excellent customer service clients should expect from your organization. Quote and proposal automation speeds up the sales closing process. It allows sales professionals to spend less time on administration and more time doing what they do best—selling. Automate the quote and proposal process so your organization can quote and close more deals, leading to stronger sales revenue.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
Six Steps to Smarter Accounting.Smarter accounting is just six easy steps away. This Getting the Basics Right Guide offers actionable ways for midsize organizations to spend less time reconciling financial data from disparate systems and more time making strategic, data-driven decisions.
Organizations are drowning in content. They don't know what they have, and they can't find what they need when they need it. While they spend significant time and money to manage content stored among a host of disconnected systems, their efforts are less than fully effective.
Managing infrastructure has always brought frustration, headaches, and wasted time. That’s because IT professionals have to spend their days, nights, and weekends dealing with problems and manually tuning their infrastructure.
Traditional monitoring and support are too far removed from infrastructure, resulting in an endless cycle of break-fix-tune-repeat. Infrastructure powered by artificial intelligence, however, can overcome the limitations of humans and traditional tools.
This white paper explores how HPE InfoSight with its recommendation engine paves the path for an autonomous data center your Hybrid Cloud World.
Today, employees spend around 10–20% of their time on mundane, repetitive tasks that can be easily automated. With Robotic Process Automation (RPA), businesses can offload these cumbersome tasks to their Digital Workforce, giving human workers more time for productivity and innovation. According to Forbes, automation can save employees up to six to nine weeks of effort each year, saving businesses four million dollars annually. This recovered time can be reinvested into career development and personal growth opportunities, making work more human..
Gartner predicts that by 2020, 40% of large enterprises will have adopted Robotic Process Automation (RPA), up from less than 10% today.
The evidence is overwhelmingly clear. To be competitive today–and tomorrow–you must automate. But which products should you buy for your organization?
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: May 04, 2018
Digital transformation has become a business imperative as most aspects of economic engagement have become digital. Around the globe, businesses and government agencies are re-engineering their technology infrastructures to keep pace with customer demands, spur innovation and stay competitive in an ever-evolving digital economy.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) systems bundle multiple technology components together into single systems, enabling IT departments to spend less time managing separate data center components and more time proactively delivering value to the business. In this white paper, we compare the portfolio offerings of Dell EMC and HPE, and highlight significant benefits to be realized when partnering with the HCI market leader: Dell EMC.
Dell EMC provides a tightly integrated software ecosystem and the flexibility to run multiple workload types, providing solutions to a broader customer base than HPE.
Still using spreadsheets for financial planning? With multiple templates? Leading to serious versioning and collaboration difficulties? AI-driven integrated, digitized financial planning is the answer. Helping you spend less time gathering and consolidating data, and more time unearthing the key insights and accurate forecasting hidden within it. Download the white paper and find out how harnessing AI can supercharge FP&A.
"Security analysts have a tougher job than ever. New vulnerabilities and security attacks used to be a monthly occurrence, but now they make the headlines almost every day. It’s become much more difficult to effectively monitor and protect all the data passing through your systems. Automated attacks from bad bots that mimic human behavior have raised the stakes, allowing criminals to have machines do the work for them.
Not only that, these bots leave an overwhelming number of alert bells, false positives, and inherent stress in their wake for security practitioners to sift through. Today, you really need a significant edge when combating automated threats launched from all parts of the world.
Where to start? With spending less time investigating all that noise in your logs."
It is natural for an agency to want to focus on creativity and spend less time thinking about project management. Agencies that build a referable system to draw on when scoping, planning and estimating enjoy efficiencies that eliminate repeated work and unnecessary processes - ultimately preserving creative time and energy.
There seems to be no end to the growing number of marketing technologies available today. Currently, there are 4,000 MarTech solutions on the market—a 2500% increase over 2011. With so many options, identifying the right ones and getting them to work together isn’t easy. How do you do it? By choosing an open platform that offers pre-integrated apps, offering an open infrastructure for future innovations.
Read how successful Modern Marketers are spending more time innovating and less time integrating.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
It’s the moment every IT department dreads: A data loss event takes your business offline and the countdown clock begins. Despite spending countless hours safeguarding against and preparing for this moment, the impact of downtime is immediate and all-consuming.
While IT pros can’t always avoid data loss events, they can prepare for them to ensure minimal downtime. To better
understand the IT experience during a data disaster, EVault commissioned Spiceworks Voice of IT to survey IT pros regarding disaster recovery practices and perceptions. All survey respondents were based in the U.S. and have influence over backup/disaster recovery purchase decisions. This e-book will explore the impact of downtime and data loss on IT departments for small and midsize businesses.
Published By: Concur ENT
Published Date: May 11, 2018
VAT rules can be complex, HMRC – a gauntlet. In this eBook, we demystify some of the facts around
compliance, tax and expense management.
The British economy has gone from boom to bust. The recession followed by a long period of austerity
and caution has altered spending behaviours while the government has increasingly cracked down
on tax evasion and fraud. HMRC has become more focused on assisting businesses of all sizes to
comply with their policies and implement good governance when it comes to finances.
Nevertheless, the reality can sometimes be confusing and the penalties for getting it wrong – severe.
Many businesses outsource their tax management to experts or muddle through, running the risk of
non-compliance. There’s a real need for unambiguous, helpful advice about expenses, VAT and
We’ve created this guide to help shine some light on the processes, practices and behaviours around
tax and expenses based on some of the frequently asked questions we receive. Wh
Across industries, customers today wield more power and greater choice than ever before – a power that they exercise by shifting their attention and spending (across multiple channels/devices in near-real time) from provider to provider. In this environment of hyper-connectedness and diminishing customer loyalty and fleeting human attention spans, the battle for holding customer interest and engaging him/her meaningfully requires, first and foremost, an everlasting commitment to "relevance. "Being relevant and demand-driven is of paramount importance to the media industry, but it is no less important to any industry that operates in a B2C world. However, adapting to the ever-rising expectations and changing buying behaviors of customers is becoming a Herculean task, requiring both business and technology transformation.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Aug 15, 2018
The cloud was supposed to open the floodgates of innovation. The reality, however, is that even in the cloud era, IT spends most of its time on routine maintenance. Discover how IT can spend less time operating and more time innovating by confronting the skills gap.
The fifth annual State of DevOps Report, presented by Puppet and DevOps Research & Assessment (DORA), confirms and highlights the fact that achieving higher IT and organizational performance is a team effort spanning development and operations — and it’s an investment that can deliver powerful returns.
This year’s report shows how DevOps speeds up delivery, improves quality and security, enhances employee engagement and more.
Download the report to learn why:
• High-performing IT organization experience 200x more frequent deployments and 24x recovery from failures.
• High performers spend 22 percent less time on unplanned work and 29 percent more time on new work, such as features or code.
• Taking an experimental approach to product development improves IT performance.
The report also helps you understand the ROI of DevOps, and includes formulas to quantify your potential cost savings, using metrics from you own organization.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: May 29, 2019
As a result of our ability to more efficiently target prospective Edible Arrangements
customers using programmatic, Connected TV media buys, we were able to drive
significant increases in total sales and total revenue while spending nearly 76%
less in advertising dollars than Traditional TV.
In addition, customers engaged via our Connected TV advertising purchased both
higher quantities of Edible Arrangements’ items and higher priced items as a result.
In conclusion, our test proved our hypothesis that Connected TV can drive
significantly better ROI than traditional television advertising.
Published By: Location3
Published Date: Oct 07, 2019
As a result of our ability to more efficiently target prospective Edible Arrangements customers using programmatic, Connected TV media buys, we were able to drive significant increases in total sales and total revenue while spending nearly 76% less in advertising dollars than Traditional TV.
In addition, customers engaged via our Connected TV advertising purchased both higher quantities of Edible Arrangements’ items and higher priced items as a result.
In conclusion, our test proved our hypothesis that Connected TV can drive significantly better ROI than traditional television advertising.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 14, 2019
IBM PowerAI Enterprise helps to make deep learning easier and faster for organizations by bringing together some of the most popular open source frameworks for deep learning, with development and management tools in a single installable package. Designed to simplify end-toend deep learning, PowerAI Enterprise allows enterprises to spend less time on data preparation, implementation and integration, and more time training neural networks for results. IBM PowerAI Enterprise version 1.1.2 includes the most popular deep learning frameworks in one installation:
- BVLC Caffe
- Keras (tensorflow-keras)
“In the rush to develop apps faster and deliver more, it’s easier than ever for things to fall through the cracks, like every hasty +1’ed dev/test environment creating a potential security minefield of unmasked sensitive fields.
Without the right dev processes, it’s not just security that suffers. With the typical developer spending around 12-hours a week on tasks like setting up and configuring environments or relying on worthless fake data, productivity and quality often fall victim too.
Download the Developer Confessions chapter to discover the biggest frustrations we hear from developers, how to balance access to data with data security, and proven ways to speed up developer productivity.”
40% of sales representatives use tablets and more than 90% of sales organizations plan to invest in tablets in the coming year. Learn the top five ways that Box helps sales teams spend less time on administrative work and more time selling.
"Workday provides financial services organizations with the technology foundation they need to spend less time gathering data and more time creating real value.
But don’t just take our word for it. Hear from our customers in the banking industry that have used Workday to:
Make better business decisions
Uncover new sources for growth
Become a magnet for top talent
A healthy and vital team is a goal worth striving for. There may be conflict, but if it ever gets personal, team members catch themselves, apologize, and go back to talking about the issues. People have more productive conflict because they have the trust to engage directly with one another. They have more opportunity to develop their skills and get things done, because they’re spending less time and energy dealing with office politics.
Download this ebook to learn how to diagnose your team's toxic problems and how to fix them.
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