While the cloud can be a disruptive force, this global survey, conducted by Harvard Business Review and sponsored by Oracle, shows it is no longer a divisive one. The cloud is emerging as a unifying force that’s forging tighter collaboration between business and IT managers to drive innovation. The survey debunks three myths around implementing a public and/or private cloud strategy, including whether corporate systems need public cloud app data and how aligned IT and business are when it comes to the cloud.
Screening your third party vendors and business partners for risk can be a challenging process. With so many different factors to consider, where do you even begin?
We've developed our Anti-Bribery and Corruption Risk Assessment Checklist so you can streamline your compliance risk assessment processes and ensure each potential risk is addressed. Keep up with changing European laws and regulations with this checklist.
Thirty percent of organisations expect to do more work through outside third parties in 2017. However, third parties are responsible for 75 percent of foreign bribery schemes, making these engagements rife with risks that can’t be ignored. A strong third-party risk management programme will help your organisation make smart choices when it comes to engaging with outside business partners.
The Definitive Guide to Third-Party Risk Management gives you insight, advice and examples to help your organisation recognise and address third-party risk.
Competitive pressures in today's business world have caused a shift in the way Best-in-Class enterprises are viewing and engaging their suppliers and the source-to-pay processes that support those relationships.These leading enterprises are taking a more holistic view of the supply management workflow while also looking for better ways to communicate, collaborate, and transact with their trading partners.
This document is targeted at networking and virtualization architects interested in deploying VMware NSX network virtualization in a multi-hypervisor environment based on the integrated solution from VMware and Juniper.
VMware’s Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) vision leverages core data center virtualization technologies to transform data center economics and business agility through automation and non disruptive deployment that embraces and extends existing compute, network and storage infrastructure investments. NSX is the component providing the networking virtualization pillar of this vision. As a platform, NSX provides partners the capability of integrating their solution and build on the top of the existing functionalities. NSX enables an agile overlay infrastructure for public and private cloud environments leveraging Juniper’s robust and resilient underlay infrastructure that also helps bridge the physical and virtual worlds using the L2 gateway functionality.
Business executives and managers at
business-to-business (B2B) enterprises care
about time, money, competitive advantage,
customer loyalty and growth. Few pay much
attention to the vital IT infrastructure that
supports transactions and collaboration with
trading partners—though that B2B backbone
directly affects performance and profitability. In
fact, just 26 percent of business managers view
B2B integration as a competitive differentiator,
according to a study for IBM by Vanson Bourne,
a research consultancy.
As a result, many enterprises continue to utilize
manual and error-prone emails, faxes and file
transfers for B2B transactions. Reliance on
complex, brittle and antiquated systems to
exchange critical data impacts time to market,
cost-efficiency and satisfaction across
suppliers and end-customers. Modernization of
B2B integration in recent years has moved
forward in fits and starts, often undermined by
competing priorities and misalignment between
business and IT managers.
New research finds that senior executives want HR as a strategic business partner and an HR organization that anticipates the talent capabilities required for creating a high-performance culture. In this report you'll learn how to use technology to bring insights and business value to the executive table, understand what business leaders want in a partnership with HR and discover how to create a forward-looking strategy for business growth
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: May 22, 2017
Microsoft and Polycom are long-term partners, helping businesses improve productivity, efficiency, and collaboration. With the introduction of three exciting new services for Office 365, this partnership will take business communications even further.
This playbook is meant for all Microsoft partners—including SIs, hosters, resellers and VARs—looking to tap into this massive opportunity and set up a managed services business on Azure.
This book provides a framework for those looking to build a managed services practice—and some best practices for those who are a little further along on their cloud MSP journey. This book is especially valuable for partners who are either transacting or looking to transact via the CSP platform and license structure. The insights in this playbook are sourced from interviews and surveys with more than 50 Cloud MSPs. These interviews were conducted by AMI Partners Inc.
PKI is becoming a critical underpinning to help organizations succeed as they roll out new digital business models. Establishing a trusted infrastructure through PKI will help businesses take smart risks, evolve quickly and manage relationships with customers, partners, vendors and employees more effectively.
Web applications are valuable tools for businesses of all sizes. These applications enable businesses to communicate with customers, prospects, employees, partners, and other information technology (IT) systems. By definition, web applications must be open, interactive, and accessible at all times.. This report, authored by Frost & Sullivan analysts, takes a comprehensive look at the current Web Application Firewall (WAF) vendor landscape and analyzes the current web application threat landscape and how vendors will scale to face it.
In today’s business model, organizations must provide support and flexibility in addressing the needs of a growing mobile workforce, and interactions with external partners, suppliers, and clients. In short, today’s business model must look beyond corporate walls and extend their business processes and access to business information in an effective, and secure manner regardless of device type. In this way, cloud applications can be leveraged to enhance and extend business processes beyond their corporate walls and support the increasing use of mobile devices.
This paper presents the challenges and benefits of implementing an integrated cloud solution that provides the flexibility, agility, and security business organizations need to increase operational efficiency, and responsiveness.
Security from design through deployment.
Mobile devices are now a reality in many organizations.
Building on Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile
Application Management (MAM), organizations are
increasingly developing their own enterprise apps for specific
job tasks to improve productivity, business partnerships,
customer satisfaction and bottom-line performance. However,
to achieve these benefits, it is imperative that mobile security
best practices are incorporated throughout the lifecycle of the
Security from design through deployment.
Mobile devices are now a reality in many organizations. Building on Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM), organizations are increasingly developing their own enterprise apps for specific job tasks to improve productivity, business partnerships, customer satisfaction and bottom-line performance. However, to achieve these benefits, it is imperative that mobile security best practices are incorporated throughout the lifecycle of the application.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Mar 21, 2017
Modern enterprises are rapidly shifting core business processes away from legacy
technologies and standardizing on mobile devices and cloud services. As a result,
these organizations are quickly outgrowing basic mobile device management (MDM)
capabilities and apps like email and calendar. Building a secure mobile and cloud
architecture now requires a comprehensive approach to enterprise mobility management
(EMM). It requires a unified platform with defense-grade security, massive scalability, a
broad ecosystem of technology partners, enhanced Office 365 security, and integrated
desktop and mobile management. And it has to provide all of this without locking
customers into a proprietary technology stack.
Long-term success in business has always been about more than just who you know and what you do. It’s dependent on what you do with your customers, prospects, suppliers and partners to help them succeed. How do you grow relationships with companies where your knowledge of their business is not fully understood, or limited at best? The answer: Data.
Navigating Uncertainty & Disruption in a Post-Brexit World
Risk management and finance professionals are navigating an unprecedented period of uncertainty. In a post-Brexit world, how can business leaders best navigate disruption?
Data has become the most valuable business commodity, but not all data is meaningful. Data that helps you uncover hidden associations with customers, partners and suppliers can be a true catalyst for business transformation and growth.
In this ebook, we have mapped out the crucial steps in the journey towards operationalizing relationship data to:
- Define Relationship Data
- Use relationship data to unlock new opportunities
- Apply relationship data across the organization to drive growth
It’s not easy to revolutionize
longstanding technology norms. It
takes vision, knowhow, determination,
and most of all, industry acceptance.
This edition of Unleashing IT
showcases the groundswell of
momentum surrounding Cisco®
Application Centric Infrastructure
(Cisco ACI™), which fundamentally
transforms the way technology is
delivered in support of business
priorities. Hundreds of organizations
are already using the year-old
architecture, and we could not have
achieved such rapid and widespread
adoption without the enthusiasm and
support of Intel®, our networking and
application partners, and customers.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Nov 29, 2016
Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business each provides presence information within email and business applications and promotes voice and video collaboration within virtual teams, and with customers and partners. Polycom extends the benefits of Lync’s voice solutions with Polycom voice endpoints and enables collaboration experiences in multiple environments within the Microsoft Lync or Skype for Business interfaces.
Learn about the importance of cognitive data to workflows and BPM, how cognitive business operations improve engagements with customers and partners, and how Watson APIs bring insight and learning to BPM.
Within any organization, business content – applications, forms, reports, office documents, audio, video, and social media – is poorly managed and often out-of-reach of critical business processes. And, when business content is invisible, unclassified or unmanaged, it creates chaos. Content chaos causes a breakdown in the flow of information between an organization and its customers, its partners and even within itself – failures that often impact customer engagement, business agility, and the capacity to collaborate securely and effectively. It's time you learn how to put your business content to work.
For many years, traditional businesses have had a systematic set of processes and practices for deploying, operating and disposing of tangible assets and some forms of intangible asset. Through significant growth in our inquiry discussions with clients, and in observing increased attention from industry regulators, Gartner now sees the recognition that information is an asset becoming increasingly pervasive. At the same time, CDOs and other data and analytics leaders must take into account both internally generated datasets and exogenous sources, such as data from partners, open data and content from data brokers and analytics marketplaces, as they come to terms with the ever-increasing quantity and complexity of information assets. This task is clearly impossible if the organization lacks a clear view of what data is available, how to access it, its fitness for purpose in the contexts in which it is needed, and who is responsible for it.
In this white paper we offer a six-step guide to getting started with network automation. We outline the processes involved in planning for automation and define areas of the business that can benefit, while also discussing how to overcome cultural challenges and ensure that you choose the right tools and partners.
Published By: Veracode
Published Date: Oct 26, 2016
20% of enterprises have suffered a security incident related to a business application or IT service consumed from external partners. With breaches like these making headlines, and enterprises’ growing reliance on third-party software, security of the cyber supply chain will garner increased attention. Download this joint Veracode/Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) report to explore enterprises’ challenges in securing their cyber supply chain and get best practices for ensuring that every application – regardless of its origin – is secure.
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