Until recently, we used the Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop Software (IDH) to support our original three business intelligence (BI) big data use cases, and it delivered results worth millions of dollars to Intel.
Whether you’re onboarding new customers, cross- or up-selling, getting your supply chain or logistics right, or even collecting unpaid debt, making the best choice of decisions means weighing not just what’s right for your department – but what is best for the business overall. Not to mention what is optimal for your customers and partners.
And let’s face it, even with the availability of business intelligence and other analytic tools, it’s hard to know what constitutes the right actions to take in an era where Big Data consistently throws you curveballs. Prescriptive Analytics can help – but for most organizations, there are more questions and concerns than answers about how to implement it successfully.
Read our white paper on how Prescriptive Analytics can transform your business decisions and actions – leveraging your existing analytics investment and organizational DNA while helping you drive transparency, customer experience, and profits
Many organizations consider optimization only for their largest or most challenging business problems, often utilizing a small number of Operations Research professionals. But in our age of Big Data, market globalization and increased competition, many organizations are successfully making the case that optimization can be applied to a wider variety of business and operational decisions, and be developed by a new group of users — the organization’s business analysts.
With a proven track record of results demonstrating that organizations can increase profitability with business analysts applying optimization to many types of business problems, FICO’s proven development methodology is giving organizations the confidence to extend optimization practices across their enterprises.
As a professional with influence over the customer experience your business provides to your customers, you likely have a sense of which organizations are getting it right, whether they're your direct competitors or sources of inspiration in another line of business. While you can try to mimic, replicate or establish your own benchmarks to measure against based on these success stories, there's nothing more valuable than hearing how it's done directly from the pros.
Check out our free e-booklet to learn from six companies that transformed their digital customer experience and saw measurable results in customer satisfaction, operational costs, employee productivity, and more.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
Forrester Research has found that companies that prioritise their customer experience transformation perform better. Companies included in their report, “Drive Marketing and CX Convergence with Modern Technology,” experienced:
68% increase in revenue
67% improvement in market differentiation
72% acceleration of digital business
Delivering customer experiences that produce results like this requires a strategic approach across your company and the ability to turn disparate interactions into a consistent, personalised customer journey. Read this ebook for three strategies that get you started.
VMware® Workspace™ ONE™ is VMware’s digital workspace solution, designed to give access to any application from any type of device under automated and granular policy control. VMware was one of the first adopters of Workspace ONE, deploying across its full user population in early-to mid 2016. Download this white paper to discover the objectives that drove VMware’s decisions of how and when to deploy, plus an overview of the business results achieved so far.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 09, 2017
Looking to attract, engage, and retain great talent? Groundbreaking research shows what to focus on and where to begin. We call them talent magnets because they are the precise attributes that make your organization attractive to employees. They are: Purpose, Leadership, Opportunity, Success, Appreciation, and Wellbeing. If you improve your culture in all six areas, even marginally, you will see positive business results. The magnets are also interrelated. Improve just one, and you’ll get a boost in all the others.
For more information download the O.C. Tanner Institute report.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Nov 09, 2017
All around the world, corporations are investing significant resources to improve workplace culture with mixed results. How about you? Are your culture-building efforts creating a great employee experience? Are they attracting good people and inspiring them to achieve? Are they driving business results? Or are they going to waste? Discover how focusing on the right culture priorities can help you influence greatness in your organization in this new joint study by the O.C. Tanner Institute, Y2 Analytics, and Harvard Business School professor, Ashley Whillans.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
Employee recognition is more than an HR program—it has a profound impact on an organization’s workplaceculture and bottom line.
Employee recognition has a strong influence on an organization’s workplace culture. Research on 10,000 employees in 12 countries shows that organizations who have a great culture are:
• 54% more likely to have employees that are Promoters on the standard NPS scale
• 53% more likely to have highly engaged employees
• 29% more likely to have employees innovating and performing great work
• 27% more likely to have increased in revenuelast year
• 25% more likely to have growth in team size in the last year1
By creating a great workplace culture employees want to engage with, you’ll see an improvement in business results. Employee recognition touches every aspect of your company culture and your employee experience—from recruiting, to engagement, productivity, innovation, and retention.
Business evolution and technology advancements during the last decade have driven a sea change in the way data centers are funded, organized, and managed. Enterprises are now focusing on a profound digital transformation which is a continuous adjustment of technology management resources to deliver business results, guided by rapid review of desired outcomes related to end clients, resources, and budget constraints. These IT transitions are very much part of the competitive landscape, and executed correctly, they become competitive differentiators and enable bottom line growth. These outcomes are driving data centers to virtualization, service-oriented architectures, increased cybersecurity, “big data,” and “cloud,” to name a few of the key factors. This is completely rethinking and retooling the way enterprises handle the applications, data, security, and access that constitute their critical IT resources. In essence, cloud is the new IT.
How retail associates feel about their workplace is more critical than ever to sales, brand image, and customer satisfaction. That’s why retailers who want to stay competitive and relevant to shoppers are using workforce management technology to engage their employees for success.
RIS News recently surveyed senior retail executives to learn their views on the value of employee engagement and what they’re doing — or not — to leverage it for stellar business results.
"Would you like to demonstrate how you can better leverage eSignatures within your company? Hear from real-world deployment experiences from our customers across HR, Legal, Procurement, Sales, IT and Facilities.
Transformation Manager Paul Smith will discuss how DocuSign fits into the five-year transformation plan at LV=. With eSignatures, the insurer processes claims 5x faster while realising annualised business benefits of Ł27.5k.
Read this whitepaper to learn how to:
- Build and execute a business plan – so you choose the use cases that are right for your business
- Identify your highest priority use cases – so you can quickly deliver the greatest ROI and align with your business goals
- Measure your results – so you can prove the value to your business"
As great as Cornerstone OnDemand is, anyone could use a little help solving more of their learning and talent management challenges. With the right partner, you can achieve greater business results with Cornerstone almost immediately.
Modern business-to-business (B2B) buyers have unprecedented access to information to support their buying process and, as a result, have become more self-reliant in the evaluation process. This has made B2B sellers’ jobs harder; not only do they have less control in earlier stages of the sales cycle, but they have to work harder to connect and engage with buyers, turning prospects into customers. Sales technologies have helped modernize how sellers and sales leaders manage their pipelines and execute contracts, but technology gaps around engagement persist, making it difficult for sellers to keep pace with, connect with, and support buyer engagement. The common outcome: Sellers become slaves to their CRM systems, focused more on updating reports and logging their activities than they are in driving business results.
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Dec 05, 2018
"As HR investments become more data-driven, coaching must deliver on its ROI evidence gap. At BetterUp, we’ve created a model that can effectively measure the impact of coaching on the bottom line.
Download our paper to learn:
- How coaching ROI has been measured in the past, and why these methods are flawed
- Which inputs are factored into our ROI algorithm
- How we map the ROI of coaching to tangible business results"
Oracle is making significant engineering investments to ensure that Oracle systems coupled with Oracle software deliver the best possible business results. Integrated hardware, accelerated virtualization, and encryption ensure that cloud deployments benefit from the utmost agility and security without suffering performance losses.
It’s never been easier to upgrade your legacy systems and take advantage of Oracle's cutting-edge infrastructure systems. Advanced data security, extreme efficiency with Software in Silicon and dramatic gains in performance make Oracle systems the best choice for your Oracle software deployments.
This whitepaper explores the new SPARC S7 server features and then compares this offering to a similar x86 offering. The key characteristics of the SPARC S7 to be highlighted are:
Designed for scale-out and cloud infrastructures
SPARC S7 processor with greater core performance than the latest Intel Xeon E5 processor
Software in Silicon which offers hardware-based features such as data acceleration and security
The SPARC S7 is then compared to a similar x86 solution from three different perspectives, namely performance, risk and cost. Performance matters as business markets are driving IT to provide an environment that:
Continuously provides real-time results.
Processes more complex workload stacks.
Optimizes usage of per-core software licenses
Risk matters today and into the foreseeable future, as challenges to secure systems and data are becoming more frequent and invasive from within and from outside. Oracle SPARC systems approach risk management from multiple perspectiv
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Oct 16, 2018
The following real-life business scenarios summarize the issues facing each company and the business benefits that IBM Power Systems provided over x86- based alternatives. Here are just some of the results:
A savings potential of $4.2M over five years
Cost of ownership reduction by 55% with savings of $2.9M
A $15M savings potential over a period of five years
An emphasis on measurement has become part of the job description for most marketers in the current business climate. The results of this 2011 survey highlight the connection between analytics and contribution to revenue, illustrating the trends in marketing metrics.
Like it or not, the accounting function is in the news distribution business.
The demand for financial performance information is high and the pressure for more timely information is even higher. A fast close improves the timeliness of information, aids decision making and is a value-enhancing proposition for the business. To continue adding value, the CFO and controller must find ways to speed up their financial close processes and report financial results before they become old news.
Download this white paper and learn the "7 Steps to a Faster, Better Close" including how to:
• Identify the hidden traps and pitfalls bogging down your accounting processes
• Drive process improvement and collaboration within your organization
• Gain visibility and timely access to critical financial and operational information through application integration
• Utilize modern accounting technology to accelerate your close with automation
Is your paper-based performance management process holding your company back? See for yourself how automating your outdated talent and performance management processes can transform your small business. Download your white paper now, compliments of SuccessFactors.
Introducing performance management processes into your small business culture seems crazy. But in reality, they create the perfect union. Learn how combining people and processes can increase engagement and improve results. Get your complimentary report now.
Great business leaders believe in the ability of HR to transform an organization. However, simply having a CHRO does not guarantee results. This complimentary white paper from SuccessFactors identifies five key ways that CHROs have an impact on the business.
By automating your paper-based performance management processes, you can increase insight into the workforce and, ultimately, transform your business-turning strategy into successful, measurable results. Learn more by downloading your white paper now, compliments of SuccessFactors.