Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2014
While corporate training and education programs may seem to some like standard internal HR functions, their impact is vast. These programs not only support employee growth and career development, which improves satisfaction and retention; they also provide new product knowledge, upgrade skills and ultimately improve corporate productivity. With that said, like any other cost center, corporate training departments are facing increasing pressure from above to provide higher, more measurable returns on investment and “do more with less” in the form of shrinking training and travel budgets. They are also being asked to minimize the time employees spend undergoing training, to increase productivity. To achieve this, trainers are embracing new forms of learning to deliver training and development. This paper discusses the 5 benefits of Video Collaboration in Corporate Training.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
Information is becoming the currency of the 21st century, and organizations of all sizes are creating more information than ever
before. Frequently, organizations struggle with how best to balance storage requirements with available budgets. The benefits of greater storage capacity are clear: better change management and roll-back, easier archival and discovery, reliable backup and
recovery. But to continually grow on-site capacity requires unsustainable investment and introduces unnecessary risk. Prominent cloud service providers present an appealing alternative with their vast amounts of storage, offering low cost, high availability, and built-in redundancy. Riverbed’s Whitewater® family of cloud storage gateways is a drop-in replacement for existing tape- and diskbased backup targets, cuts backup costs 30-50% compared to tape and disk, and provides effective DR capability with minimal effort.
Integrated Computing (IC), also known as Converged Infrastructure, stands to revolutionize everything about IT. IC takes all of virtualization, storage, networking, and compute into a single system and allows total infrastructure oversight through one console. As you can imagine, the improvements in ease of use, agility, and efficiency are quite substantial.
This is essential because infrastructure maintenance devours about three-fourths of annual IT budgets. IC changes all of that, delivering high efficiency solutions for the lifecycle of system,reducing costs and freeing up valuable personnel.
The evolution of IT awaits.
HP Simply StoreIT takes the stress out of storage. HP and our network of over 200,000 channel partners worldwide can help you choose the right solutions to fit your biggest business challenges. We can help you overcome obstacles including too little time for managing IT, budgets for upgrading infrastructure, and too many business risks and threats. Now you can take charge of virtualization, storage for business solutions such as Exchange and SQL Server, growing file shares, and data protection for business continuity. Improve your operational efficiency, reduce your risks, and lower storage costs. See how.
The 2019 version of High Performance Computing (HPC) has changed considerably from previous years’. Most notably, advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has given rise to data-centric applications in machine learning. Machine learning often relies on HPC technologies, particularly in the early training phase, and in many cases, machine learning initiatives share infrastructure, budgets, and personnel with established HPC installations. A 2018 Intersect360 Research study found that the majority of experienced HPC users had also embarked on machine learning applications, usually overlapping HPC and AI.
Small-to-medium size businesses (SMB's) have limited IT staff and budgets, yet they still require a monitoring solution for cost-effective equipment diagnosis to maintain a healthy network. Use the following checklist to evaluate software vendors.
In a volatile and hyper-competitive market, delivering exceptional multichannel customer service consistently is essential. But delivering world-class service on tight budgets and to even tighter deadlines is a tough challenge for even the largest organizations. That’s why so many of the world’s most successful organizations choose to deliver customer service in the cloud. This eBook is a short introduction on how IT helps drive value for the business through cloud-based customer service solutions.
With a growing number of marketing applications available, marketing teams are struggling to see differences among them. Meanwhile, IT teams are bogged down with development and maintenance requests to migrate or manage the use of multiple platforms already in use.
Gartner’s 2016-2017 CMO Spend Survey found that marketing departments are spending 38% of their tech budgets on external development services and cross-charges from internal IT teams. Strategic marketing and IT leaders are looking for ways to streamline technology and eliminate solutions that limit integrations and scalability. It’s important to look at the resources required to maintain the marketing applications you use and compare them to other options available in the marketplace.
Choosing a marketing technology partner is a total-revenue-performance decision. Ask questions about integration and scalability. Find partners whose marketing automation is built to scale with your business, and select vendors whose teams pro
At a time when most businesses are facing lengthening sales cycles, reduced budgets and staff cut-backs, its imperative to keep leads flowing into the business and at a lower cost. In this study of over 27,000 B2B web sites, Business.com found 93% of B2B companies are in danger of having their best intentions come back to haunt them. Learn more today!
To help data-driven marketers find better multi-touch strategies for understanding the full customer journey, allocating marketing budgets, and optimizing campaigns, we ran an in-depth survey of professional marketers in the US. Our findings should provide guidance on how to measure your campaign performance in the long and short term.
Today, social media makes up 10.7 percent of marketing budgets. By 2020, CMOs plan to double spending to 23.7 percent.
Do you have the right numbers, if any, to prove that social is driving business results? Most don’t. According to the latest CMO Survey by Duke University:
- A mere 15 percent of marketers have proven social’s impact quantitatively
- 58 percent of CMOs feel increasing pressure to prove the value of marketing
- Only 2.3 percent of marketing budgets is dedicated to ROI measurement
“If marketers are unable to map social media back to business objectives, board members and C-suite executives won’t take their efforts seriously,” says Michelle Vangel, Cision’s vice president of insight solutions.
But how can you showcase social’s bottom-line impact, gain more influence as a decision maker and surge ahead of competitors? Turn to a single, intuitive social media platform, like Cision’s, to help your brand make decisions based on data, not blind guesses.
Today’s marketing departments can ill afford to waste time chasing after the wrong prospects. Budgets are tight, marketing staffers are overworked, and marketing managers have their hands full running the show. But, by taking the time to set up a lead scoring system, you can assign points to potential prospects, target the attributes most often associated with serious customers, and more easily separate the wheat from the chaff.
Did you know...
• 57% of marketers are changing their attribution model this year
• Almost 40% of marketers spend a majority of their budgets on measurement alone
• 69% of marketers are using dynamic email based on user behavior
This report from AdRoll compiles survey results from 1,300 marketers about how they coordinate various different channels and technologies to achieve their goals, and how they're thinking about the latest performance strategies across every stage of the marketing funnel.
Costs are rising and budgets are getting tighter, and many employers are looking to voluntary benefits to fill any gaps in coverage. While healthcare and life insurance tend to receive the most attention, there is another unique asset that is valuable to any benefits package—comprehensive legal insurance.
Legal entanglements are going to happen in nearly everyone’s lifetime, and they can be a great source of stress. Offering legal insurance provides a safety net for these bumps in the road, and is a wonderful living benefit—it’s not just there for when tragedy strikes. Want to learn more? Start with the free white paper from ARAG®, How Comprehensive Legal Insurance Works for Employers and Employees: Three Typical Scenarios.
Your world is moving faster. Competition for top talent is getting fiercer. And your hiring managers and leadership team want better results today—not tomorrow. As LinkedIn reported in its 2015 Global Recruiting Trends report, hiring volumes and budgets are heating up for the first time in four years. This means you and your talent acquisition team need to act more quickly than ever before to find talent, reduce time-to-fill, and be true business partners.
In this short white paper, we explore how recruiters and talent acquisition teams can gain a competitive edge by leveraging new data-driven approaches to build recruiting efficiencies, build a strong candidate pipeline, and provide the kind of deep insight into candidate performance that will make your hiring managers see you and your team as more strategic partners.
Published By: Alacritech
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
As IT costs grow, budgets shrink, and demand soars, there is an immediate need to extend and/or consolidate existing server assets. Many IT departments are currently faced with reduced capital budgets as well as decreased staffing levels for NAS Systems.
It’s tough for community financial institutions to succeed, especially when faced with fierce competition from large banks with large budgets. See how IBM can help with solutions tailored for community banks. Click now and receive the new 18-page report from TowerGroup on CRM Metrics and how smart banks measure success.
Today's organizations face a tough set of challenges. Markets around the world have become increasingly volatile. Competition is more intense. Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures demand revisions in business plans and the IT infrastructures that support them. And IT departments have to keep doing more-and better-with budgets and resources that are already stretched to the limit. To meet these critical challenges, your organization needs much greater flexibility in its business models and business processes.
Small and mid-sized businesses are dealing with larger volumes of data than ever before, but without the big enterprise budgets. What they need are budget-stretching solutions that reduce the complexities of data storage while being easy to use.
As a small to midsize business owner, you understand that in order to grow, you need to be able to communicate and collaborate with people, quickly and easily. But you have limited budgets and IT resources. You want security-rich solutions that will extend your assets, improve operating efficiencies and grow as your company grows. IBM offers you reliable solutions that can help you compete with your larger counterparts.
Defining an effective Internet and domain name strategy is vital to any business — especially small- or medium-sized businesses which have limited development and promotional budgets. From defining this strategy, to understanding the keys to Web promotion, here is vital information that every entrepreneur should know.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 15, 2008
Voice and data communications are taking up an increasing amount of organizations’ budgets as more information is shared between and across more businesses. Person to person contact now includes richer media, more participants and is becoming increasingly mobile. Historically, telecoms expense management has focused on the mechanistic processing of bills, payment and costs of individual items.
Since there are many ways to determine your marketing budget, it can be very overwhelming to choose which one is right for you. Even though most require a bit of trial and error, this article should help you narrow down your options. There is no one “correct” option to consider when setting your marketing budget, but here are a few methods that have worked for many companies.