Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are facing a competitive environment more intense than ever. Changes in the economic environment that began in 2008 (and earlier in some places) have altered business fundamentals forever. Larger competitors are increasingly interested in capturing the customers that SMBs previously were able to claim uncontested. Download now to learn more.
Published By: WhatCounts
Published Date: Apr 30, 2010
There's no reason overseeing and managing a million-plus subscriber email database should be a discombobulated and overbearing task. Start being an effective email marketer by creating a plan, brushing up on your skills, and cleaning house. Implementing these six simple tweaks will go a long way towards maximizing the return, response, and revenue from your email program.
Bots and botnets suck, so what better teaching aid to help people understand them than a vacuum cleaner? It can be extremely challenging to attempt to explain technical concepts to non-technical people. There are two goals for this presentation. Click on this white paper to read about it.
Today, when you make decisions about information technology (IT) security priorities, you must often strike a careful balance between business risk, impact, and likelihood of incidents, and the costs of prevention or cleanup. Historically, the most well-understood variable in this equation was the methods that hackers used to disrupt or invade the system.
Making routine changes to the infrastructure should not be an additional source of stress, but with the additional roles of monitoring and troubleshooting often times it is. The reasons for this added stress are described in this paper along with an effective solution for addressing these problems using SolarWinds Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) and Athena FirePAC for firewall analysis.
This white paper examines the challenges of presenting products and projects in the renewable energy sector and introduces the many advantages of 3D visualization to help achieve your company's commercial objectives.
In this highly informative piece, authors Cynthia L. Dunn, RN, FACMPE and Rosemarie Nelson, MS, healthcare industry leading experts and principal consultants for the MGMA Health Care Consulting Group (www.mgma.com/consulting) have composed an in-depth look at the medical practice of the future that will allow you to learn about the following.
Published By: SonicWall
Published Date: Sep 10, 2009
Hear real-world examples of how companies like yours consolidated their security to lower their total cost of ownership, optimized existing resources, increased their security and dramatically improved productivity!
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: Villanova
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Professionals who master Six Sigma disciplines can become recognized leaders, guiding key projects that result in breakthrough improvements, improving bottom-line results. This white paper discusses how Project Managers can deliver projects as much as 90% faster, and reduce costs by 25%.
There has never been a more important time to uncover process waste, reduce non-value adding activity, and increase productivity. Lean Six Sigma (LSS) produces real results, and when combined with business process management (BPM) and service oriented architecture (SOA) can position a company for growth as the economy begins to improve.
Cascade Grain Products, a new $113.4 million gallon ethanol plant in Clatskanie, Oregon, was in need of an IT infrastructure that matched its green business mission. The IT management team chose to equip the new plant with an expandable and energy-efficient server and storage infrastructure consisting of an all-in-one blade server and storage solution. Read this case study to learn how Cascade Grain Products achieved a planet- and bottom line-friendly six-figure cost avoidance on power, cooling and construction costs and $50,000 annual saving in onsite administration costs.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly. You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.
Lean BPM is focused on radically simplifying how business processes and management are delivered. Processes are designed quickly and easily by the business user closest to the problem. Working solutions are delivered incrementally to your users in record time. Serena delivers the easiest business process development. No coding. No consultants. No kidding.
Learn how to deliver lean business process management (BPM) via collaborative process-centric web applications inexpensively and quickly.You can develop applications in days rather than months, deploy in minutes and get a quick return on that precious IT investment. Define processes easily, and get them online quickly. Mashup technology for lean BPM makes it simple to build collaborative process-centric applications, without coding.
Let’s face it: In this economy, justifying new investments can be tough. Most companies are in belt-tightening mode, not shopping mode. And budgets are getting leaner. But sometimes it makes sense to invest. The recession won’t last forever. Forward thinking companies are already thinking about how to prepare for the upturn — in fact, many are marketing their way through the recession, taking advantage of low media prices and a relatively stark competitive landscape in order to better stand out and gain market share. Learn more today!
Learn how core corporate processes can help your company meet financial objectives and mitigate risk in troubled economic times. Discover how streamlining common processes can reduce costs, and how you can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes that differentiate you from the competition.
Dedication to Lean requires a focus on change, the identification of areas of improvement across the enterprise and a commitment to monitor continuously. The real challenge to Lean, however, requires this first change, a shift in the culture.
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