Employer-sponsored health benefits provide coverage for over 60% of the insured persons in the United States. Even with the Affordable Care Act expanding healthcare coverage, reliance on employer based coverage will remain a key component of the market. Employers are challenged with a continuing, rising trend in the cost of healthcare which significantly contributes to the overall cost of business.
Insurance is a part of an environmental contractor’s and consultant’s daily work life. Are you over extending your insurance policy? Are you opening yourself up to multiple lawsuits? Do you have the correct coverage? Find out in this whitepaper.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Nov 13, 2017
In the not so distant past, the way we worked looked very different. Most work was done in an office, on desktops that were always connected to the corporate network. The applications and infrastructure that we used sat behind a firewall. Branch offices would backhaul traffic to headquarters, so they would get the same security protection. The focus from a security perspective was to secure the network perimeter. Today, that picture has changed a great deal.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 19, 2015
Remote support technology, including remote control, desktop sharing, and web collaboration, is one of the most popular platforms used across TSIA service disciplines. Today’s remote support solutions offer much more than just remote control for PCs, their functional footprint is expanding to include support for more devices and richer analytics for trend analysis and supervisor dashboards. Remote support solutions are typically well regarded by users, consistently delivering one of the highest average satisfaction scores in TSIA’s annual Global Technology Survey. Service executives should acquaint themselves with the new features and capabilities being introduced by leading remote support platforms and find ways to leverage the capabilities beyond technical support. Field services, education services, professional services, and managed services are all increasing adoption of these tools to boost productivity and avoid on-site visits. Download this white paper to learn more.
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) increased the number of Americans with access to health insurance, U.S. employers and employees continue to struggle with rising health care costs and changing workforce demands. Recent Aon research shows that 20% of health care consumers cite high health care costs as the major reason they have either declined health care coverage, stopped taking medications, or avoided care altogether. If the U.S. health care system is to succeed, stakeholders across the health ecosystem must influence change in each market—employer, individual, and government (Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare).
While each part of the three-legged stool is important, this paper focuses on five strategies Aon believes will strengthen the employer-based system—a system that provides health care coverage to well over half of Americans (61%, or 177 million).
Today it's easy for customers to leave, and they have fewer reasons to stay. In saturated telecom markets, competitors offer similarly high levels of coverage and service. Years of price-based competition have left little room for differentiation and margins are stretched thin.
Managing and protecting privileged credentials is essential to reducing risk and addressing compliance requirements. Organizations need to evaluate privileged password management solutions for the depth of controls, scope of coverage and degree of cloud alignment they provide.
CA Privileged Access Manager delivers against all three of these dimensions, providing a next-generation solution for privileged credential management that drives IT risk reduction, improves operational efficiency and protects an organization’s investment by supporting traditional, virtualized and hybrid-cloud infrastructure alike.
Advances in the technologies of the electronic components essential to mobility continue to yield powerful and productive mobile computers and communicators, with an amazing range of function and raw capabilities that even seasoned professionals find remarkable. There also have been dramatic improvements in wireless networks—from Wi-Fi to the broadband cellular services that continue to expand in both coverage and capacity—that offer throughput and related performance characteristics that rival what’s possible on wire. Finally, add in apps, cloud solutions and related management capabilities, and there’s never been a better time than right now to profit from a strategy that reaps the benefits of a mobile workforce—and, really, a mobile organization.
As Oracle Java Composite Application Platform Suite (CAPS) nears the end of its life cycle, healthcare organizations are switching to Red Hat JBoss Fuse to prepare for future business needs. Red Hat JBoss Fuse represents existing use cases on a more flexible, standards-compliant platform. With over 100 different connectors, Red Hat JBoss Fuse offers extensive integration coverage to optimize data flow — both to internal users and to external healthcare partners — on-premise, on mobile devices, or in the cloud.
Akamai has delivered the world’s largest and most viewed live events for nearly 15 years. Leveraging this experience, Akamai’s Media Services Live solution helps simplify the live streaming experience for content producers without sacrificing streaming quality, format coverage or content security. Read on to find out more.
The growing need for cyber insurance is undeniable, yet the landscape is currently operating without standards, mostly due to the high number of unknowns regarding cyber risks. As a result, understanding how cyber insurance can help mitigate the costs for your company, if a cyber attack occurs, is quickly emerging as a best practice. Download this whitepaper and learn about what to consider when purchasing a cyber insurance plan, cyber Insurance Coverage: What Is (and Isn't) Covered, How Much Will the Coverage You Need Cost?, and how to step up cyber security efforts.
Managing and protecting privileged credentials is
essential to reducing risk and addressing compliance
requirements. Organizations need to evaluate
privileged password management solutions for the
depth of controls, scope of coverage and degree of
cloud alignment they provide. CA Privileged Access
Manager delivers against all three of these
dimensions, providing a next-generation solution
for privileged credential management that drives
IT risk reduction, improves operational efficiency
and protects an organization’s investment by
supporting traditional, virtualized and hybrid-cloud
A few short years after 3G service brought us anytime, anywhere broadband-and before Apple rolled out its 3G iPhone-4G networks began raising the bar in select markets. This latest evolution in wireless networking offers faster wireless data transmission speeds, vastly superior coverage and support for a new generation of mobile applications and services.
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Oct 13, 2014
Are you struggling to predict and manage the rising cost of health care at your organization, while still trying to offer your employees and their families quality, affordable health coverage?
Private health exchanges have emerged as a strategy employers are using to help curb this cost trend while offering employees more choice and control over their health care. Download XChanges Today to learn about this changing marketplace and how private exchanges are realigning incentives to benefit everyone in the value chain: employers, insurance carriers, employees, and providers.
Published By: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Today in the United States, employer-sponsored health benefits are the source of coverage for more than 149 million individuals.1 Fueled by many factors, including rising costs, legislative changes, new provider models, and evolving market forces, the health care industry is undergoing a transformation. And as health care evolves, so must the employer’s role in it. What has not changed, however, is employers’ belief that health benefits are a key differentiator for talent. In fact, most large employers plan to continue offering coverage in spite of the uncertainties in the health care market.2 To keep pace with the changing environment, employers must rethink their role in health coverage: how they sponsor, structure, and deliver health benefits, and how they manage costs while keeping employees healthy, productive, and satisfied.
Published By: Echelon
Published Date: Feb 19, 2015
Parking lot, area, and pathway lighting that burns all night represents a significant source of energy waste and contributes to needless sky glow and light pollution. Learn how that can be avoided with this whitepaper.
Published By: Sauce Labs
Published Date: May 30, 2018
If you work in DevOps or software QA, you likely already know why
automated software testing is essential for quality control to keep
pace with continuous delivery. Automated testing delivers faster
results and more thorough coverage, and enables shift-left testing
for earlier detection of bugs.
Yet the issue of how to approach automated testing remains difficult
for many QA teams to solve. A range of obstacles makes it challenging to begin automating software tests, or to increase the extent of test automation beyond the basics.
Published By: Brightcove
Published Date: Sep 17, 2014
Internet users are spending more time than ever with digital video, and marketers have noticed. To help you stay on top of the latest trends in video content, eMarketer has curated a roundup of some of our latest coverage on the subject, including statistics, insights and interviews.
Join this webinar to get a deep dive into the Customer Experience in Retail and to hear how retailers are performing across multiple dimensions. See the results from the Customer Experience Index Survey, assessing more than 550 retailers in 23 countries.
The Customer Experience Index Survey findings:
- Explore how retailers are creating differentiated brand experiences for their customers across channels
- Provide a benchmark for your brand experience in terms of capability, coverage and compliance.
- Assess your aptitude for responding with relevance and speed to the priorities that matter most to your customers
Learn how cyber threat intelligence (CTI) helps you bolster defenses, hunt down adversaries,investigate incidents and make better security decisions.
While once considered a “nice to have”, Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is now widely considered an essential weapon against breaches. A recent study by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) found that 72 percent of organizations plan to increase CTI spending — further validation of its important role in your security strategy. Yet, because threat intelligence comes in many shapes and forms, it is often misunderstood.
This white paper, “Threat Intelligence, Cybersecurity’s Best Kept Secret,” offers in-depth coverage of CTI, including the different categories of threat intelligence and use cases that demonstrate CTI’s effectiveness in thwarting today’s most dangerous and sophisticated attackers. You’ll also learn how the right CTI can empower better security and executive decisions, while dramatically improving your organization's security pos
Published By: TrendKite
Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Sometimes a perfect storm comes together to signal a radical shift or rebirth of an industry. But it’s not enough to say public relations is in flux or rapidly changing. It’s more impactful to discuss the evolution of the change, understand the potential gaps, and be early to capitalize on opportunities created by these gaps.
The path for change in the PR industry has been tumultuous. And understandably so. The irrationality of basing performance on vanity metrics is so ingrained in the profession that the left-brain, rational piece has been pushed aside. This has created a culture of estimating based on vanity metrics like AVE (ad value equivalency), leading to a dynamic where the C-suite craves that WSJ or TechCrunch story, yet doesn’t believe PR’s reporting on the value of that coverage. When everyone in the marketing stack is crunching numbers and showing real, tangible value, PR is holding onto air. Why keep setting the profession up for failure by perpetuating the cycle of abstr