Automation is an essential and strategic component of modernization and digital transformation. Modern, dynamic environments need a new type of management solution that can improve speed, scale and stability across the enterprise IT environment.
Red Hat® Ansible® Tower builds on the underlying Ansible automation engine by adding control, security, and delegation capabilities. With Tower, your team can automate – and your business can innovate.
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Reduce complexity and accelerate IT with an enterprise-wide approach to automation
“The Automated Enterprise” e-book shows the important role IT automation plays in business today. Optimize resources and speed development with Red Hat® management solutions, powered by Red Hat Ansible® Automation.
IT automation helps your business better serve your customers, so you can be successful as you:
Optimize resources by automating complex and manual processes
Accelerate service delivery while providing IT operations teams with control and visibility across a dynamic IT environment
Transform your enterprise into an efficient digital business and rise quickly to meet the evolving demands in your marketplace
Get the e-book to learn about the benefits of accelerating your operations, read success stories, and find out how easy it is for you to get started.
i. How automation and integration can work together to unify people, process, and technology. The security community has begun to embrace automation as a solution to handling tedious, repetitive tasks, allowing skilled staff to focus on more strategic and advanced endeavors. As destructive threats continue to increase, automation balances machine-based analysis with human-based domain knowledge to help organizations achieve optimal workflows in the face of staff shortages and alert fatigue. This SANS survey explores some of the misconceptions and facts around automation and how it can become a natural extension of individuals and teams trying to do their day jobs more effectively.
New digital technology now makes it feasible to integrate process control and SIF within a common automation infrastructure. While this can provide productivity and asset management benefits, if not done correctly, it can also compromise the safety and security of an industrial operation. Cybersecurity and sabotage vulnerability further accentuate the need for securing the safety instrumented system (SIS).
Certainly, a common platform approach using similar hardware and software dedicated for control and safety functions, respectively, can provide the potential for cost savings. However, it is widely acknowledged that utilizing separate, independent, and diverse hardware/software for safety and control is the optimal way to protect against potentially catastrophic common cause and systematic design and application errors.
Different vendors offer varied degrees of integration and solutions. The question is: how to provide an integrated control and safety solution with advanced functionality and productivity without compromising safety and security? And, where do users draw the line?
A third-party (e.g., TÜV) certification of the hardware/software systems to IEC 61508 specifications carries significant advantages, but should this be the only criterion? How does a third-party certificate extend to the plant’s overall assignment of risk reduction credits for all independent protection layers (IPL)? Control system embedded safety logic solvers may actually increase the SIL requirements of the SIF if no credit is allowed for the distributed control system (DCS) as an IPL.
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BPO providers are using robotic process automation to reduce the cost of business processing by up to 70%. Find out how to renegotiate your BPO contract to leverage their investment and accelerate your own automation journey.
Read this report to discover:
• why automation is a gamechanger for BPO contracts
• what your strategic options are for automating business processes
• a practical process for renegotiating contracts and implementing new solutions
• whether you have the right building blocks in place for the journey.
Much has already been said and written about the infiltration of robotic process automation (RPA) and intelligent automation (IA) technologies into the workforce. In truth, it’s taken the corporate world a while to test, trust and commit to automation at work.
To understand how far APAC/ANZ markets have advanced towards acting on these opportunities, the Shared Services and Outsourcing Network (SSON) surveyed the market and found that across the region corporations were forward thinking in building for scale, trusting technology and recognising the need to incorporate robotics into both IT infrastructure and enterprise strategy.
This report explains how enterprises across APAC/ANZ are staying ahead of the global wave of RPA, the most popular solutions they are choosing, who the preferred consultants or 'integrators' are, the challenges, and how the digital workforce is being integrated into the human one.
Hyperion Infographic: Cloud-based EPM solutions deliver greater agility and efficiency, at a lower cost—which is why hundreds of Hyperion customers are upgrading to Oracle EPM Cloud. New technologies are changing how finance operates… AI, machine learning, chatbots, process automation, and more. When you migrate to a cloud-based EPM solution, you can access these features and functionality to gain greater efficiencies and improve the quality of decision-making.
Global corporate enterprise AI practitioners are clearly still dealing with infrastructure issues related to talent and technology. End-to-end processes remain stubbornly carbon-based. Rule-based automation is truly not yet globally scaled across the majority of organizations.
Double the AI
And yet, the AI & Intelligent Automation Network members went from 21%, having deployed Intelligent Enterprise solutions to over 44% in just one year’s time.
Over 4/5 expect to deploy AI in under two years
The stated goal for deployment is just under 83% by the end of 2020. Considering the fact that they’ve essentially got two years, and those ranks have doubled in one year – doubling again in two years is achievable. Incidentally, that same number was only 67% a year ago.
50% expect to be established, globally scaling or refining AI in under two years
Global corporate enterprise is in fact slowly but surely transforming into the intelligent enterprise of tomorrow. Having said that, it will be
Ransomware is not going away. This makes it imperative for businesses across all industries to adopt a data management strategy of multi-layered security, easy automation, and quick recovery. To learn more about Rubrik and how it can ?t into your ransomware protection strategy while simplifying data protection across your entire datacenter, visit www.rubrik.com. As the leading next-generation data protection solution, Rubrik deploys as a plug-and-play appliance in less than an hour and has been adopted across all verticals and organization sizes including Fortune 50 companies.
Restaurants, like many industries, are data-rich environments that often do not have the tools or technologies to gather and mine the value from this data. Fast food chain automation is changing how restaurants calculate and manage costs on a daily basis. ARDIC's IoT-Ignite* analytics solution combines with Intel® technologies to gather, filter, and analyze key variables to automate operations in fast-moving environments. For restaurants, benefits include reduced waste, insight into customer behaviour, and operational efficiency—with positive impact on the bottom line.
Published By: Silverline
Published Date: Mar 18, 2019
From resource woes and adopting new releases, to meandering marketing automation paths and understanding standard features — staying afloat in all things Salesforce can make any team a little seasick. We created Navigator, an end-to-end solution to help companies get maximum value out of Salesforce long after go-live. Let our agile approach to your specific needs be the North Star that keeps you from being lost at CRM.
Published By: Blue Prism
Published Date: Mar 15, 2019
If you're going to implement an automation tool, ensure that the tools and solutions you implement can carry your business through the rapidly changing marketplace. Desktop recording and attended automation program offer a quick return on investment but overtime, because the scripts they use so frequently become obsolete - the total cost of ownership (TCO) over the long run simply isn't sustainable.
Robotic Process Automation was born with the vision of empowering business users to create software bots that could interact with enterprise systems just like humans.
Its benefits include substantial time and cost savings, improved customer satisfaction, increased workforce morale, and the ability to build a competitive advantage over competitors.
But to fully realize all these benefits, it’s important for businesses to select a solution with a robust RPA security architecture that supports core principles, such as least privileges and separation of duties while delivering end-to-end protection for the critical apps and sensitive data involved.
This paper provides an overview of the industry’s highest standard for enterprise-grade security as demonstrated by the market’s leading Digital Workforce platform, Automation Anywhere Enterprise.
Looking to enhance productivity and efficiency across your people-centered services organization? A Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution can have an enormous impact.
This eGuide is a must read for PSO professionals weighing up its benefits. Download it to discover why and how professional services firms are implementing PSA, to learn the major difference those PSA tools are making, and to get a checklist for selecting the right PSA solution for your business.
Looking to buy a Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution? Learn how you can drive greater revenue and employee billable utilization across the whole business with this Buyer’s Guide. Providing an overview of the key trends, business processes, selection criteria, as well as the major business impact of PSA, it includes expert guidance to help project- and services-based businesses evaluate and choose PSA applications.
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
How can enterprises overcome the issues that come with traditional data warehousing? Despite the business value that data warehouses can deliver, too often they fall short of expectations. They take too long to deliver, cost too much to build and maintain, and cannot keep pace with changing business requirements.
If this all rings a bell, check out Attunity’s knowledge brief on data warehouse automation with Attunity Compose. The solution automates the design, build, and deployment of data warehouses, data marts and data hubs, enabling more agile and responsive operation. The automation reduces time-consuming manual coding, and error-prone repetitive tasks. Read the knowledge brief to learn more about your options.
Just like your business, technology never stops advancing. Each year, there are new ways that technology can automate processes, lower costs, and enhance customer and employee satisfaction - all with the goal of increasing revenue! And while it can be difficult to change how your business works, leaving old methods behind and embracing new technology can help lead your business to more success and growth.
The technology landscape in the financial services sector is vast, ranging from cutting-edge to mission-critical, each having an impact on the industry as a whole. Customer-facing services and back-end operations alike are seeing real benefits from innovation, including greater efficiencies and higher levels of customer satisfaction.
The rate at which technology is evolving is increasing almost exponentially. In the business sector, hardware has given way to software-defined everything, while many on-premises technologies are now offered as a service. Much of the advances in technology over the last few years have been the direct result of the growing ubiquity of the cloud and faster connectivity speeds, both of which have enabled companies to adopt digital transformation technologies to help them work smarter and more efficiently.
The quick-service restaurant industry continues to be a favorite among consumers who look to the sector for a wide variety of food served quickly and at a low price. The speed and efficiency of QSRs, which include the emergent “fast casual” restaurants, match today’s on-the-go lifestyle of consumers across all ages who often are too busy to cook at home.
That said, consumers expect their dining experience at a QSR to be comfortable with conveniences ranging from WiFi connectivity to ordering kiosks and dining area entertainment on large screens or even tableside tablets. They expect the information on menu boards to be accurate and up-to-date and their meal orders to be fulfilled quickly and accurately. Technology is a major enabler in meeting consumers’ expectations while simultaneously helping QSR locations increase operational efficiencies and quality of service.
Hospitality is a customer-focused industry, with a hotel brand’s reputation and ultimate success dependent on the quality of the experience of its guests. It is no surprise then, that digital transformation efforts within the hospitality sector are focused on technologies that improve the guest experience, from check-in to check-out and everything in between.
Today’s travelers are digitally savvy, using their smartphones and mobile devices for a multitude of tasks. They expect a high-quality connection throughout the property and the ability to perform certain tasks from the hotel’s app, such as checking in and choosing their own room. They expect in-room entertainment beyond basic cable and in-room digital devices they can use to order food, book a massage or control the lighting, for example.
Retail has been transformed by technology in multiple ways, from the way customers interact with retailers to how products are offered and acquired. Indeed, the entire shopping experience has been redefined and expanded to enable customers to purchase products anytime, anywhere, with any device, from any number of retailers.
Consumers’ changing shopping behaviors and their reliance on technology enables retailers to reach a wider swath of potential buyers, moving well beyond the borders of their physical store locations to new geographies and populations. That said, retailers must understand how to use technology effectively to draw in customers and entice them to purchase, as well as help them improve their operations and enable new, innovative ways to keep customers coming back.
Leading Cancer Center Implements Lean Service Desk to Provide Vital Support to Medical Staff
Learn how the IT team at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance built a brand new service desk from scratch in just five months. Key improvements include significant time savings via quick and easy workflow automation; faster issue resolution and response times due to real-time dashboards; and a new culture of continuous improvement surrounding the implementation of lean methodologies and ITSM best practices.
It seems like most vendors offer a single solution meant to appease every AR department … but that’s not what you need. You need a solution built for you — not for everybody.
In this eBook, you’ll get tips for picking the perfect solution for your company to automate what needs automating in your AR department while:
• Increasing visibility with real-time metrics & reporting
• Boosting productivity by eliminating tedious tasks
• Providing customers with a self-service portal
Senior business leaders know what’s good for their O2C processes. But when it comes to a solution like O2C automation, separating fact from fluff can be tricky. This eBook aims to shed light on what execs actually care about in order to simplify the decision-making process. Download now to learn about:
• The 7 critical processes that make up a typical O2C cycle
• The 4 stages of strategic benefits that O2C solutions offer
• Results from actual companies that’ve used O2C automation
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