It only takes a few hours downtime to cripple your organization. Business partners and customers rely on IT services such as email and database applications, making operational continuity critical. Find out how you can be prepared: Building Higher IT Business Continuity in the Face of Disaster.
The phone allows your business to flourish. It's your lifeline to the outside world and is critical to the image you project to customers. It's your connection to your customers and millions of prospective customers who will reach out to you. That is why selecting the right phone system is important. Read this white paper to learn the 5 mistakes to avoid when selecting a business phone system.
This IDC paper “Business Value of Blade Infrastructures” indicates the considerable cost savings and the improved agility of the IT infrastructure by migrating to an HP BladeSystem environment. In fact, HP BladeSystem cut data costs by 68%. Customers participating in this study were able to pay back their initial investment in just over 7 months, a significant factor given the financial constraints most IT organizations are facing.
Published By: HireRight
Published Date: May 01, 2013
There are a number of reasons why shrewd staffing agencies run background checks on potential employees before inviting them in to their business and, in turn, into their customers’ businesses. Background screening may be required by law for certain placements and industries, or, the customer may require screening. In all instances, failure to properly screen employees can have serious business and financial consequences. This industry brief outlines the risks that can arise from bad hires and how careful background screening can help mitigate those risks.
This report: highlights the importance and challenges of Big Data, Outlines the changing role of key business decision makers in driving big data initiatives and explains how businesses can better understand their customers and unlock new revenue.
As the technologies and business practices surrounding Social, Mobile and BPM mature, IT and business stakeholders are discovering new ways to collaborate and engage customers via dynamic business processes that address several business imperatives.
IBM’s security controls provide privacy and controlled authorization to sensitive information while enabling business operations. SC4SB protects our customers' information through governance, tools, technology, techniques, and personnel.
Across all businesses, they would like nothing better than to know what their customers like. How old are they? What do they like? Structured customer intelligence was the primary currency and see how social interaction enhances engagement.
No matter what your business sells, where it operates or who its customers are, its ongoing success might ultimately depend on the answers to three simple questions. Read on to learn how these questions may help business success.
Published By: Sysomos
Published Date: Oct 24, 2012
Getting the right people excited about your brand is a powerful way to increase brand awareness and make sales. But how do attract influencers and get them talking about you? Here are 6 tips from Sysomos.
Published By: Sysomos
Published Date: Oct 24, 2012
Leading brands use social media to attract and nurture brand evangelists, to generate leads and make sales, and much more. Here are 8 tips that Sysomos recommends for building your brand with social media.
The impact of new mobile technology can be dramatic for small and midsize firms, and there is clear opportunity for improving worker efficiency while ensuring network security. Read the questions posed by SAP to Raymond Boggs, vice president of IDC's Small/Medium Business Research practice, on behalf of SAP's customers.
Today's business-to-business (B2B) organizations are looking with renewed urgency for ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and retain existing customers. At the same time, they must make the right investments.
Engagement with customers online has evolved from novelty to necessity, with an estimated $202 billion spent in 2011 and projected 10% growth to $327 billion in 2016, according to Forrester Research. Businesses are maneuvering to connect with the growing pool of online customers, but the move to eCommerce brings new security risks with the exchange of sensitive consumer information, including cardholder data and personally identifiable information that can enable identity theft. At stake is reputation of brand, ongoing access to merchant credit lines, and substantial penalties and remediation in the event of a breach.
This white paper elucidates the aspects of PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) compliance that must be considered when choosing a secure environment for servers involved in eCommerce. Whether deciding to outsource or keep data hosting in-house, any company collecting, storing or transmitting customer cardholder data needs to be compliant, and this document helps pinpoint the specific concerns and standards a company should be aware of when choosing how to keep their data secure. Understanding requirements and best practices for security policies and procedures, physical safeguards, and security technologies is essential to establishing cardholder data security and meeting QSA and SAQ audit requirements.
Measurable business results-that's what drives companies to partner with SuccessFactors. But each customer has a unique story to tell about their path to success. In this complimentary booklet, 28 SuccessFactors customers-large to small, in a variety of industries, and from around the globe-share their processes and results.
With quotes, facts, and figures, the booklet shows business execution in action, with SuccessFactors BizX Suite. Find out how real customers moved beyond automating HR processes to actually aligning, optimizing, and accelerating workforce productivity in a way that drives measurable business results. With approximately 3,500 customers and 15 million subscription seats globally, many of the best names in the world rely on SuccessFactors software to deliver workforce performance that is second to none.
Will their path to success help guide yours? Download the booklet today and find out.
Published By: SendGrid
Published Date: Jul 31, 2012
This guide takes a deeper dive into the issues and challenges around managing a commercial email infrastructure. If your business relies on email to reach new customers and keep current customers engaged, this guide is the answer.
Data breaches are bad for business, so every enterprise needs security. In the past this was expensive, because security products were designed for companies with deep pockets and teams of experts. But that's changed. New 'cloud based' services, such as those offered by Qualys, are fast to deploy, safe and easy to use. What's more they're even more affordable. With growing demands from customers and regulators for security, now is a good time to invest in security. Leading cloud-based security services deliver a professional level of security assurance in a form that fits the circumstances and pockets of small businesses.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
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