In 2015, mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous with daily life. This connection has made its way from the consumer world to the B2B world. But this is not only the case for that outside sales person or the execuitve who is on the plane next to you speaking with investors. Three-fourths of organizations in Aberdeen reseach have a mobile initiative in place specific to field service, with nearly two-thirs having that program in place for more than two years. But what does a mobile initiative mean? Is it enough to roll out the latest mobile devices for the field team? Is there a difference between a device with some bells and whistles, or toll that empowers the field with access to the insights needed to solve customer issues in real time?
Get this checklist, developed from Aberdeen Group's analysis of over 1,000 enterprises, 40 solutions providers, 336 technologies and over 66,000 installations, providing insights into the realities of complexity, costs, and risk associated with the virtualization and "cloud computing" technology stack.
The IBM white paper, "A Best-in-Class Roadmap For Performance Improvement," includes the results of an Aberdeen survey of over 200 retail companies. In it, you'll see the critical Business Intelligence strategies and capabilities that best-in-class retailers are employing to increase performance.
How can a company decide what the right decision is when it comes to outsourcing? A growing percentage of companies are reaping the benefits of leveraging technology to streamline business operations and automate their business processes to create greater efficiencies by turning to outsourced web hosting. In today's economy, more and more small to medium sized businesses with no IT staff, or an already over-burdened IT staff, are finding there is no other choice. However, even with companies that have the resources necessary to host their own websites are looking to outsource their hosting needs. For these companies not resources, but the issue of ensuring that the hosting environment is secure, reliable, and scalable is why they look towards outsourcing. Learn the pros and cons of outsourcing and how NeoSpire can help.
Published By: Crowdcast
Published Date: Apr 30, 2010
The Aberdeen Group reviews SAP's partnership with Crowdcast and how Crowdcast's Collective Intelligence Platform is used to monitor key risk indicators, helping enterprises course correct as events arise that may impact success.
Published By: Webtrends
Published Date: Aug 05, 2011
Improving annual revenue through organic growth is increasingly a top goal for organizations. This Aberdeen research shows that despite economic pressures, best-in-class companies, including Webtrends customers, are able to demonstrate clear value from their marketing campaigns.
Read this in-depth Aberdeen Group report, based on responses from 117 executives of successful companies, to find out how best-in-class businesses are proactively managing these challenges. You'll learn these techniques for optimizing maintenance and operations-and more.
Companies using predictive analytics enjoyed a 75 percent higher click through rate and a 73 percent higher sales lift, according to a 2011 Aberdeen Group report. Download this report to see how companies are implementing predictive analytics to get these amazing results.
While economic recovery is clearly in process, your capital and operational budgets are still extremely tight. At the same time, your maintenance organization is being pressured to take a stance of zero tolerance toward safety incidents while reducing maintenance costs and minimizing asset downtime. Read this in-depth Aberdeen Group report, based on responses from 117 executives of successful companies, to find out how best-in-class businesses are proactively managing these challenges. You'll learn these techniques for optimizing maintenance and operations-and more: creating a culture of collaboration among teams across your enterprise; empowering decision makers with appropriate, highly accurate metrics; and leveraging predictive management and analytics to manage assets throughout their life cycle.
Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: Oct 02, 2013
Download this resource to learn: how to get more from your employee referral and social media strategies, discover which metrics matter when tying sourcing to performance and what's missing from the traditional ATS.
If you knew more about your customers, wouldn't you tailor their experience to their unique profile and online behavioral history?
Download Three Key Integrations for Interactive Marketing Success and learn how to integrate online data into your interactive marketing strategy.
This study of 230 organizations, conducted in January and February 2013, will explore the best practices organizations use to transform basic new hire orientations into strategic initiatives and how they leverage world-class technology to boost productivity, engagement, and retention.
Published By: EchoSign
Published Date: Jul 23, 2010
The merger of contract management processes with sales processes will become a top priority for CEOs and CFOs as the ability to get contracts signed, tracked and filed becomes a critical component in driving revenues. According to a recent study by Aberdeen Group: "Within the next two years, the percentage of a company?s revenue that is dictated by contracts will increase from 56% to 68%." From renewals to projections and compliance, the ability to close the contract in the shortest timeframe possible and readily access the executed contracts across the enterprise will become the leading performance indicator of a company?s long term success.
Six out of ten contact centers projected to have a cloud-based contact center deployed by the end of 2013. Why? Ultimately, because it will help them be more responsive to their customers, without the prohibitive costs of carrying enough premise-based technology to cover demand spikes.
In this concise analysis of two recent contact center executive surveys, Aberdeen Group analysts discuss how cloud-based infrastructure enables contact centers to excel in key activities including center activity reporting, agent performance feedback and more.
Published By: Jobvite
Published Date: May 15, 2013
Can you directly link your recruiting sources to successful employee performance? Don’t worry. Only 22% of organizations claim to have mastered this skill, according to a recent Analyst Insight report from Aberdeen Group. Download your report now.
Competition is the number one pressure faced by today’s HCM teams – by a 69% margin! Of all the pressures that contemporary HR teams face, finding and keeping quality talent ranks above everything else. As a part of that, Best-in-Class organizations need to focus on optimizing the employment experience, from hiring and onboarding, to ongoing management and transition.
This report from Aberdeen explores how electronic signature solutions, as well as other digital HR technologies, can improve the employment experience throughout the journey. Read this report to learn:
• Why Best-in-Class HR departments are investing in employee-friendly technologies
• How digital solutions can impact employee experience, and why that matters for HR
• How electronic signatures complement HRIS applications and streamline many HR processes
This report from the Aberdeen Group explores the challenges that those in asset intensive industries face when it comes to managing their asset’s lifecycles. Leaders in this industry turn to three areas to transform their business – Risk and Financial Management, Operational Excellence, and Innovation.
In Aberdeen's recent "An Asset for HR in the Age of the Candidate," we learned that there isn't a one-size-fits-all, pre-hire assessment approach to fit in with every company's talent acquisition process. However, there are universal steps that can be taken to optimize its usage to be as fruitful as possible.
Companies are always looking for ways to determine just how effective and capable candidates can be in the workplace before they start. On paper, candidates have indicated that they can code in Python and Java or can resolve any customer service problem, but how do their skill sets compare with internal success standards, let alone everyday coding or service expectations? That’s where pre-hire assessments can be so valuable. They provide extensive insights into candidates’ skill sets, strengths, struggles, ideal working environments, and more. Top companies understand just how worthwhile such a resource is for making informed hiring decisions. In fact, Best-in-Class organizations are 45% more likely than All Others to use pre-hire assessments as part of the hiring process. Greater insights about candidates can be a game changer for the future success of any company.
While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all pre-hire assessment approach to fit in with every company’s talent acquisition pr