Mobility, having permeated our cultural ethos, has subsequently transformed the enterprise. No longer considered a frill, its ripple effect on our workforce can be seen in the way IT handles security and productivity.
As IT administrators catch up with their new responsibilities, enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions flood the market. Explore key questions to ask on your EMM journey, including:
- Does this EMM platform address my use case?
- Does it support common platforms?
- Does it control access to corporate resources?
- And more
Enterprise mobile capabilities ideally complement, protect, and enable market-leading mobile applications to improve workforce productivity and intelligence and enable increased sales performance as a result. After a number of years of considering the relative value of various new devices, mobile device management (MDM) paradigms, development methodologies, new services, and new connectivity models, retailers are ramping up investments in enterprise mobility. Rugged devices can be part of this business outcome-centered approach, adding enterprise mobility to deliver great experiences and comparatively reduce the economic cost of doing so — importantly, doing so with continued ease in supportability, excellence in performance, and consistency in usability. Retailers are continuing to invest in deployment of secure ruggedized mobile devices for many reasons that are explored in this white paper.
This IBM whitepaper presents facilities management solutions that utilize feature integrated processes and analytics to create smarter buildings. Facilities management solutions can help improve the effectiveness of a distributed workforce, increase facilities utilization and accelerate workplace configurations.
According to a 2012 Ipsos/Reuters poll, one in five employees worldwide now work from home. In another study, two-thirds of those who responded said they, expect their workplace to go fully virtual within the next few years. This IBM whitepaper analyzes the reasons for this shift in the workplace, and its implications for the facilities management of your company. Learn how to manage the growing number of empty real estate inside your company in a smarter fashion, so that your company runs more efficiently, and cuts down on unnecessary costs.
Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize the Front Line to Grow the Bottom Line (December 2011), shows that 60% of companies’ sales team members are primarily remote workers. Indeed, in Aberdeen research for Mobile HCM: Workforce and Talent Management on the Move (June 2010), 57% of respondents who track the impact of their mobile recruiting efforts report improved quality and/or size of their talent pool as a result of their work. Does attracting and retaining a quality sales force thus require corporate technologies and processes that are influenced by consumer trends and cultural sea changes? Moreover, are there benefits to enterprises that enable their sales team to work remotely?
Scalability and affordability have extended video beyond the boardroom to meet the demands of a growing mobile workforce. Cloud-based video conferencing has enabled companies to realize the full benefits of video: fact-to-face contact, efficient knowledge transfers and a degree of personal interaction that's proven critical for businesses hoping to gain a competitive advantage.
Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: May 15, 2017
Without a doubt, your company’s most important asset is its workforce. After all, these are the people responsible for designing, building, marketing, selling, and supporting whatever your company’s products or services might be. Any objective you have as an organization hinges on the effort of your employees—so when you set your sights on increasing sales and revenue, you also need to consider whether you’re adequately staffed to drive and sustain the growth you want.
HCM suites enable core HR, payroll, talent, workforce management and HR service delivery processes. Application leaders in entities with over 1,000 workers and emerging global needs that are pursuing a cloud HCM strategy should use this research to help identify vendors for further evaluation.
The challenges facing industrial companies grow more daunting by the day. Globalization, energy markets that change in real time, variations in materials and prices, aging of the industrial workforce, inability to attract the next generation of
Talent, and difficult regulatory pressures have all contributed to an extremely stressful industrial business environment. Fortunately, the right automation system can now offer cutting-edge packaging solutions for meeting at least three of these challenges.
Published By: Aventail
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
To thrive in an increasingly competitive world, forward-thinking organizations are encouraging workforce mobility. Read this white paper by security expert Dave Piscatello, for an assessment of key attributes in a secure remote access solution and how you can benefit from replacing your IPSec VPN.
The goal of having one enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for all business processes remains popular. However, there are still many misconceptions associated with using enterprise resource planning solutions in asset-intensive industries. This white paper discusses and demystifies the myths for decision makers in asset-intensive industries. You’ll also see how IBM Maximo Asset Management can enhance the quality of asset data, contribute to the safety of the workforce, and help facilitate best practices that significantly impact the long-term success of your business.
IBM Lotus Sametime: Real-time. Right now. Forces like Globalization and Converging Technologies require today’s mobile, distributed workforce to use the latest unified communications and collaboration technology to stay connected and keep everyone on the same page.
Mobile and remote workers of all types need high-quality connections to the Internet and to their corporate networks. They need connections from branch offices, homes, airports, hotels and other locations around the world. This truly becomes a security challenge as network managers scramble to meet these needs.
Published By: Pointsec
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The use of handheld computers is estimated to grow by more than 50 percent in the next few years. This surge in use of mobile devices means that companies need to make sure their growing mobile workforce use devices that are secure so that handhelds do not become the weakest link in their security system.
This paper provides guidance on how companies should rethink their existing management and security strategy to effectively secure mobile solutions in the workforce, over a wide array of devices, connections and applications. It details why mobile security must be included as a mission critical component of any enterprise strategy and implemented on a pro-active basis before any major security breach has the opportunity to negatively affect the enterprise.
Published By: Tridion
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Organizations have been implementing intranets for a number of years, expecting to gain efficiencies and improve information exchange among their employees. Based on an organization's objectives, an intranet can take many different forms, ranging from a corporate information and communication platform to a pragmatic approach to Knowledge Management. This White Paper specifically focuses on the lifeblood of intranets: content.
Published By: Villanova
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Based on the Japanese words Seiri, Seiton, Seiso, Seiketsu and Shitsuke, the 5S philosophy focuses on effective workplace organization and standardized work procedures. 5S simplifies your work environment, reduces waste and non-value activity while improving quality efficiency and safety. Once fully implemented, the 5S process can increase morale, create positive impressions on customers, and increase efficiency and organization.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Jul 11, 2007
SOA enables composite applications or collections of services that have been assembled to support a company’s business processes. Portal and collaboration software delivers the essential people-focused capabilities of the SOA strategy to provide significant value to the organisation.
Published By: DataViz
Published Date: Feb 06, 2007
Push email is in high demand for today's mobile workforce. If you have Documents To Go with InTact Technology, you can edit your files from anywhere without compromise. Check out this white paper to find out how.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Feb 12, 2007
White paper discussing how the LANDesk® Management Gateway in LANDesk® management solutions 8.6, along with LANDesk® Trusted Access™, help organizations extend the enterprise management of remote devices across the Internet without having to "punch holes" in the firewall or compromise the security of such devices or the corporate infrastructure.
Countless surveys have confirmed that most lean initiatives are abandoned outright or fail to deliver expected and needed results. One well-known lean business consultant estimates that the failure rate is 98%. What is it the 2% of companies know that the others do not? Download this white paper to learn more.
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