The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
Both are fueled by a drive for progress, for pushing
boundaries and advancing the status quo. In these fields,
new trends are like a currency. Keeping ahead of the
next big trend means being aware of the next big seller
and allocating all the right resources – fashion design,
manufacturing, and marketing – for maximum impact.
Miss the hype and the next fashion season is bound to
hurt the bottom line.
New trends are also important to marketers because
owning a new trend is a way to differentiate in today’s
fast-moving digital landscape. It’s a way to stand out
from the pack by investing strategically in the right
approaches and technologies at the right time, then
reaping the benefits organically by leading where others
follow. Naturally, making these decisions requires a bit
of trial and error. Nobody has a magic crystal ball that
guarantees success. But as a rule of thumb, the companies
winning in digital marketing are the ones willing to
adopt new technologies while keeping an sharp.
Customers now expect the same level of service on social media from financial firms, insurance providers, and other regulated enterprises as they receive from technology and retail companies. But without the right compliance controls in place, your organization could violate customer privacy rules and other regulatory guidelines.
Are you taking the right steps to ensure compliance?
Among all the trends and buzzwords currently shaking up the marketing industry, one concept is emerging as the one
to watch: customer experience (CX). Providing individual customers with the best possible experience is becoming the
top priority at the moment, even to the point where experience outshines product quality(!) as the main differentiator.
This is confirmed by a recent Gartner1
survey, in which 86 percent of participating companies listed customer experience
as the main factor for gaining a competitive advantage, compared with merely 36 percent in 2012.
Published By: Tableau
Published Date: Apr 13, 2018
In this whitepaper, discover the benefits of expanding your analytics toolkit. Combine Excel’s data collection and management capabilities with Tableau’s intuitive, analytical power to transform your raw data into actionable insights. Focus on the questions that take your data beyond the spreadsheet.
Read more at about this partnership.
Restaurant inventory management is not a favorite activity among restaurant managers, but that doesn’t mean it has to be painful. The process — especially when conducted with outdated methods — is both tedious and time-consuming. But better inventory management could have a big impact on your restaurant’s bottom line.
This infographic tells you how to handle objections from managers who don’t want to your inventory management system and lays out how to fix the problem with modern, mobile inventory tools.
Published By: Partnerize
Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
Looking to find a better partner or affiliate management solution for your retail business? Making the right choice can be a lot simpler if you know what questions to ask. Learn what to look for in a software tool, service options, platform features, technology flexibility, insights, payment systems, and more with this fast-reading eguide.
IASIS Healthcare LLC executives challenged the Arizona-based supply chain team to find innovative ways to manage inventory and reduce cost. Targeting areas with some of the most expensive supplies—catheterization laboratories and interventional radiology (IR)rooms—the team sought a new way to drive down costs while still providing a wide variety of products, offering patients innovation and high quality, and maintaining physician satisfaction.
Read this case study to learn how Arizona Hospitals use STANLEY Healthcare's SpaceTRAX® Point of Use™ Inventory Management System to overcome the challenges of managing inventory in Cath Labs and IR Rooms.
Without a standard and secure environment for social media, your organization remains vulnerable to malware, unauthorized or fraudulent accounts, and data leakage.
IT departments are usually the ones who get called in to clean up the mess. Why not take control of the situation now?
Download this guide to HootSuite Enterprise for IT departments today.
We all use APIs every day. The demands of digital transformation, and the related need for platforms and ecosystems, make it essential to manage APIs throughout their life cycle. We identify the pros and cons of a wide range of API management vendors and offerings, to help you make the right choice.
Traditional web applications pre-date modern standards like SAML and OpenIDConnect, so they often use legacy authentication methods to grant end users access. Historically, providing Single Sign-On and centralized access management for end users across these legacy applications required a Web Access Management, or WAM, product. These on-premises software tools could be expensive to maintain and complex to deploy. Now, modern identity providers like Okta in conjunction with best-of-breed network management technologies offer a better way. This white paper describes how web applications that lack modern standard support can be integrated into a cloud-based Identity-as-a-service architecture.
Businesses of all sizes struggle with aging gear and lack of storage. In fact, in a 2018 Enterprise Storage Forum survey, IT and business leaders cited these concerns as their two biggest storage infrastructure challenges. But in mid- to enterprise-sized businesses, where every dollar counts, fixing these problems can feel like a tall order. If you’re going to upgrade your storage, you need to make sure you’re getting an efficient array that will help you maximize the value of your storage and your data.
We tested two storage arrays to see which could best help organizations meet these goals: the Dell EMC™ Unity™ XT 880F, and an all-flash offering in the entry-level market from a competitor (“Vendor A”). In our hands-on testing, the Dell EMC Unity XT array processed up to 93 percent more input/output operations per second (IOPS) in an 8KB 100% random read test and reduced 129 percent more data. It also carried out common management tasks faster, cutting the number of deployment steps i
Software asset management (SAM) solutions promise to fix all that. They present a set of tools, practices and processes that take the uncertainty out of software licensing and enable organizations to fully optimize software inventories.
Published By: Optymyze
Published Date: Feb 05, 2018
Do you want to increase visibility across your global business, reduce risk, and boost sales performance? Find out how a Sales Operations Center of Excellence can help you achieve all this and more:
• Lower costs by standardizing processes.
• Gain more control over operational performance.
• Create standards for collecting, storing, and managing data.
• Identify which factors determine harmonization, and how it can benefit your entity.
• Ensure global compliance through enterprise standards.
• Provide expertise and support to boost sales performance across all business units.
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Sage provides an enterprise-level business management solution for services operations; these solutions assist Sage customers with core financial and supply chain management functionality. Sage commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and objectively examine the potential return on investment (ROI) that services organizations may realize by deploying its Enterprise Management solution as part of Sage Business Cloud. The purpose of this study is to provide readers and prospects with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of the Enterprise Management solutions on their services organizations. To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with this investment, Forrester conducted in-depth interviews with six Enterprise Management for Services organizations customers, each with at least two to three years of experience using Enterprise Management. For this TEI study, Forrester has created a composite Organization to
AOS delivers powerful, intent-driven automation of network services in vendor-agnostic environments by delivering it as an easily consumable service in response to consumer-specified intent. Network devices serve packets, AOS services serve application workloads.
According to numerous studies, 70-80% of outages are due to configuration change applied to a living system, and not due to initial deployment. Initial, one-time deployment can be seen as sort of a “hello world” application; the real complexities arise as the system evolves. With AOS, configuration, telemetry, and expectations are derived from the single source of truth - the intent - in an idempotent fashion, and as such there is no implementation difference between initial deployment or change management.
See why an appropriate time and attendance system that meets your organization’s needs can help to eliminate and prevent most of the negative aspects of inaccurate and unreliable timekeeping for your business.
As the number and variety of threats mushroom, an Ovum survey has found that security teams have become physically unable to respond in an appropriate way to the ones that actually matter, with 50% of respondents in India saying they deal with more than 50 alerts each day. Shockingly, for 6% of organizations, that figure rises to between 100 and 1,000 threats a day.
The Solution? Ovum believes that security decision-makers should invest in centralized management capabilities, enabling them to control the disparate security tools in their infrastructure, and address the challenge of prioritizing the volumes of daily alerts they receive.
Download the Report to find out what else Ovum has discovered about security practices in India.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Apr 30, 2013
Wearable operational video (such as helmet cams), mobile cameras and sensors, and other visual technologies can provide crucial intelligence, which then can be gathered, communicated to personnel in disparate locations, and integrated to enable unified collaboration for public security responses. The possibility is emerging for a new generation of video applications that will enhance public security and disaster management.
Real estate and facilities executives work across a broad agenda, from supporting business growth to improving building performance. Where should technology fit in and when is the right time to review your options? Independent research firm, Verdantix, explores the multiple trends profoundly changing real estate management and driving the need for a refreshed technology strategy. Download your complimentary report and learn more.
This report describes how improving the efficiency of data storage, deduplication solutions has enabled organizations to cost-justify the increased use of disk for backup and recovery. However, the changing demands on IT storage infrastructures have begun to strain the capabilities of initial deduplication products. To meet these demands, a new generation of deduplication solutions is emerging which scale easily, offer improved performance and availability and simplify management and integration within the IT storage infrastructure. HP refers to this new generation as "Deduplication 2.0.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 15, 2013
In this new guide, HR industry expert Naomi Bloom presents walks through the step-by-step instructions for navigating your strategic HRM and delivery system planning process, discusses the importance of technology in HR management, and provides advice about the steps to take—and pitfalls to avoid—along "the yellow brick road.
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