5000fish, Inc., a cutting-edge provider of Business Intelligence software, aims to guide organizations on how they can manage their spreadsheet usage by presenting the benefits and risks of managing their business analytics using only spreadsheets.
This whitepaper asserts that moving to the next generation of software development and sourcing requires moving from art to science. Given how dependent we are on software as a foundation for every product and service, anything less creates a climate of risk, uncertainty, and unjustifiable costs that undermines our ability to compete in a global marketplace.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Nov 10, 2016
Your old PBX has served you well so why switch? After all, changing out your communications system is a big undertaking. However, it may be far riskier to stay with an out-of-date and under-performing onsite PBX.This free white paper explains 5 top reasons why businesses are leaving their PBXs behind and moving up to the cloud.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
This free white paper Your PBX Is Killing Your Business: 5 Reasons Why You Should Ditch It for the Cloud explains 5 top reasons why businesses are leaving their PBXs behind and moving up to the cloud.
Download the paper and learn:
5 measurable business benefits of moving communications to the cloud
How to rapidly scale communications as your business adds new offices and countries
Why mobility and BYOD are must-haves for modern business communications
How cloud solutions deliver disaster recovery benefits that onsite PBXs simply can’t
Extra Bonus: Two free checklists:
Evaluating Cloud Communications Providers: 8 Questions to Ask
8 Signs Your Legacy PBX Is Putting Your Business at Risk
Get all the facts when you download this free white paper!
Keeping data secure in a mobile environment is not just a daunting challenge, but a critical requirement. Loss and theft of computers leaves sensitive data vulnerable, creating serious financial and legal risks.
In this webinar, Jack Heine, Research VP, Gartner, and David Holyoak, CIO of accounting firm Grant Thornton, discuss how to facilitate mobility while minimizing the risk of data exposure using web-based management and anti-theft capabilities.
Security professionals are wondering how to best deal with the oncoming tide of personal mobile devices finding their way into the workplace. Download this research report to learn some key areas of consideration before moving ahead with a mobile implementations strategy.
The US healthcare industry has historically lagged behind others in the maturity of security capabilities, only recently catching up on data security and privacy in response to HIPAA. But there is a wide range of other mounting risks unique to healthcare that S&R pros in healthcare can’t ignore — greater regulatory pressure, increasing targeted attacks, the frightening uncertainty of IoT security, and global economic pressures. This report outlines the most important security capabilities for security leaders in this sector to implement in the face of these challenges.
Would you choose your LMS again?
It happens to us all. We adopt learning technology expecting it to make us more efficient, prepared, and successful.
At some point we wonder if it’s doing the opposite.
Questions can be immediate or emerge over time. Either way, you’re stuck with technology that’s misaligned with where your organization’s going.
So how do you know when it’s time to make an LMS change?
After reading this checklist, “10 Ways Your LMS is Falling Short” you’ll understand:
• Ten LMS challenges you may be experiencing
• Risks these present to your organization
• Features you need to start propelling your success
Don’t let your LMS hold you back!
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Companies exploring offshore software development often find an overwhelming array of options. For example, is India the best choice? What about China, Russia or Brazil? Time, distance and language barriers also make it difficult to assess the quality of offshore developers. How can businesses reduce the risks of offshoring?
In the construction industry, as in business generally, risk management involves identifying risks, assessing them and then developing strategies to manage them. Organizations that manage risk well enjoy financial savings, greater productivity and service quality, improved success rates of new projects and better decision making. It is clear that, in today's complex business environment, risk factors are wide reaching, and are intrinsically linked to achieving organizational objectives.
Healthcare providers are starting to realize that using electronic communication, collaboration, and social networks to keep in touch with each other and with patients can improve the quality of care they provide. However, it also exposes them to risk since the information they share on these networks has to be protected in order to meet specific regulatory guidelines, like those mandated by HIPAA. The prescription for success is to consider compliant use of these networks before and while they are being used and the technology that helps achieve that goal.
Read this paper to gain an understanding of:
What the regulatory landscape of the healthcare industry looks like
What concerns you should be aware of from a legal perspective
But what seems like a spoon full of sugar is often a tough pill to swallow when you consider regulatory requirements from agencies like the FDA for use of these networks. Adopting new technologies that allow employees to share information and exchange ideas with each other and with your customers is often the best way to achieve better business results, but doing so can involve considerable risk. That’s because the content people create using these technologies is subject to the scrutiny of regulators, legislators, and litigators. On top of that, increasing litigation has made it a business requirement to consider solutions that help bring down skyrocketing legal costs. Pharmaceuticals companies must be knowledgeable of, and abide by, specific information retention regulations in every country where they do business, including those countries that prohibit data from leaving the countries’ borders. Not having technology in place to help manage these requirements and increasing risks, or
Social Media Risks and Benefits for the Pharmaceuticals Industry
Drug makers are just beginning to realize how social networks can improve business processes. Social media helps your organization share information and exchange ideas with your customers quickly, but doing so can involve considerable risk. That’s because social media is subject to the scrutiny of regulators, legislators, and litigators. So, what seems like a spoon full of sugar is often a tough pill to swallow when you consider regulatory requirements from agencies like the FDA. On top of that, increasing litigation has made it a business requirement to consider solutions that help bring down skyrocketing legal costs. Not having technology in place to help manage these requirements and increasing risks, or doing so without careful planning, can be a costly mistake.
Read this paper to gain an understanding of:
What the regulatory landscape of the pharmaceuticals industry looks like
What concerns you should be aware of f
ERP implementations fail – when they do – because implementation projects allow a few well-known risks to go unmanaged. These risks go unmanaged because the control of results slips from buyer to seller. It doesn’t have to work that way.
Grounded in extensive research, Reinventing the CFO outlines seven critical roles--from streamlining redundant processes to regulating risk to identifying a few key measures--that CFOs must take on to transform the finance operation successfully. Challenging many of the finance field's accepted practices and systems, this bold book revolutionizes the role of financial managers and frees them to make smart, ethical, strategic decisions that add real value to the firm.
Great creative and marketing teams are made up of smart, agile and motivated people who are tech savvy and innovative. People who never stop learning, take risks and deliver incredible work. Our 2018 Salary Guide provides the most accurate data you need to recruit, retain and pay these talented professionals.
We hope this year’s Salary Guide will give you an
edge as you align your business with the right creative and marketing talent.
Most brands would love to have their apps among the top 25 most downloaded apps on the Apple App Store or Google Play. With more than one million apps available, there’s a great risk that your app won’t stand out from the crowd. Marketers need to make sure their core target audiences will first download and then regularly use their apps, without spending huge promotion budgets. This report will analyze how consumers discover apps and will provide some guidelines on how to promote your apps.
While most business is digital, most organizations still rely on paper for the “last foot” of the process: the sign-off. Continued reliance on paper-based signatures is fraught with risks, including impeding productivity, reducing visibility, hampering compliance?and diminishing the customer experience. Electronic signatures (e-signatures), which are easily implemented from the cloud, help speed up the sales process by reducing errors and bottlenecks, while also ensuring greater security and mobility.
While most business is digital, and business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions – and the work that supports them -- are almost entirely digitized, most organizations still rely on paper for the “last foot” of the process – the sign-off. Continued reliance on paper-based signature is fraught with risks, including impeding productivity, reducing visibility, hampering compliance, and diminishing the customer experience. Electronic signatures (e-signatures), which are easily implemented from the cloud, help speed up the sales process by reducing errors and bottlenecks, while also ensuring greater security and mobility.
Read this Forbes Insights piece to learn:
• How an easy implementation of e-signatures can improve productivity and reduce busywork for your sales team
• How improve customer experiences and ease of business with e-signatures increases the likelihood of renewal and retention
• How e-signatures easily integrate into your existing sales tools, for seamless pr
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