For 20 years running, SAS has landed a coveted spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Our HR department plays a critical role in keeping current employees engaged and productive as well as anticipating and preparing for future workforce needs. How? One reason is our use of data and analytics to drive HR decision making. It would be easy to assume other companies see the value of analytics; however, a Deloitte survey found 75 percent of HR leaders rate analytics as a priority, yet only 8 percent say their HR organization has a strong analytics capability.
I had the pleasure of meeting David Harcourt, Associate Manager of Employee Insights at Yum! Brands when he spoke at the Analytics Experience 2016 conference in Las Vegas. His session, “HR Analytics from Scratch: 8 Lessons Learned in the First Year,” provided valuable insight into what it takes to build HR analytic competency from scratch. His mission is to share with others what he wishes he’d known when he started bui
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.
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: Gomez IT
Published Date: Apr 12, 2011
Almost 700 businesses in North America and Europe were independently surveyed to understand whether they are already experiencing the impact of poor application performance in their cloud application deployments, and how this is affecting their cloud strategies going forward.
IT endpoint management used to be an easier game: Managers deployed user systems with custom images when employees were hired, and employees returned them on their last day at work. Even during deployment, users had minimal abilities to impact systems and devices that were centrally managed. Servers resided in physical data centers where they could be identified and accessed. Those were the days!
Everyone likes to be noticed. Recognition and rewards help people feel good about what they are doing and things they have accomplished. Recognizing employees will keep them focused, directed and willing to repeat the behaviors they were recognized for. Learn 10 reasons why recognizing your employees really works.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Nov 07, 2012
Many professionals in information security espouse the belief-and commitment to-"risk based" security management. In fact, according to the latest Ponemon Report on Risk Management, 77% of those surveyed claimed a commitment to it. Ironically, the analysis of the responses collected by the survey indicated that despite their stated intentions, most of the respondents and their organizations were not acting in ways that reflected this commitment.
Surveys that not created using a systematic approach, the results can be inconclusive or irrelevant. These ten tips are designed to help create effective surveys that will deliver meaningful business intelligence.
Engineers are likely not who you would expect them to be. To create messages that resonate with this unique audience, you must understand them on a more personal level. Analyzing a recent worldwide survey of more than 2,600 engineering professionals, we help you get inside the minds of engineers and discover some surprising insights that enable you to relate to them on a deeper, more personal level.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Sep 08, 2011
The proliferation of marketing channels, and the explosion of data, pose a wealth of challenges for marketers making crucial calls for 2011. The results of Unica's annual survey of marketers reveal 11 key trends in marketing for 2011.
Twelve Key Trends in Contract Management
CEB Legal’s contract management survey results allow general counsel to evaluate their current contract review and monitoring processes against hundreds of their peers at midsized companies. Your peers are using our 12 Key Trends in Contracts Management to:
o Gain in-depth insight into the challenges and viable solutions presented by the current contracts management landscape.
o Determine the scope of their contract review policies.
o Identify opportunities to accelerate their approach across the contract life cycle -- from drafting through negotiation, review, and monitoring.
o Improve efficiency using contract management software, including a review of key features and associated costs
This penetrating survey report clarifies how organizations are leveraging document management practices, such as records management and document imaging, to help meet the current economic challenges and gain a competitive edge in the eventual recovery.
The Symantec 2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey reveals that organizations employing best practices are enjoying dramatically better outcomes when it comes to endpoint protection, and many of these best practices can-and should-be leveraged by SMBs.
In this survey report analysts examine electronic invoicing, imaging and data extraction, and automated workflow solutions at US-based enterprises. The analysis is based on over 300 survey results and more than nine years of research findings.
This paper explores the results of a survey, fielded in April 2013, of 304 data managers and professionals, conducted by Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today Inc. It revealed a range of practical approaches that organizations of all types and sizes are adopting to manage and capitalize on the big data flowing through their enterprises.
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