Mobile platforms will act as a catalyst for the next generation of connected experiences. In particular, smart apps connected to products and CRM systems will emerge. In 2013, leading marketers will anticipate the longer-term mobile disruption and shift from tactical efforts to more transformative mobile strategies.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 01, 2012
Forrester Research makes a case for migrating from proprietary operating system environments to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. In-depth interviews with an existing customer and subsequent financial analysis highlight the positive risk-adjusted return on investment (ROI), costs, and benefits of making the switch.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 01, 2013
Running on industry-standard x86 servers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is ideal for new business workloads and can be easily integrated into existing Windows environment, protecting your existing infrastructure investments.
Clients, especially those with a high net worth, are increasingly demanding guidance for all of their financial needs from a single source. A multidiscipline practice enables you to provide them with complete wealth management solutions, resulting in higher rates of client satisfaction, retention and referral. Learn how to exploit social media opportunities, build a strategy that's right for you, design online profiles that match your goals and much more.
Customer service is the cornerstone of a great customer experience. However, in today’s digital consumer age, organizations no longer decide how customer-centric their companies are, the customers do. According to the “The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Enterprise, Q4 2015” report, customer service technology investments are one of the top five most focused on investments that companies made in 2015. Why? Because good customer service boosts long-term loyalty. This report identifies the 11 most significant customer service solutions with Pegasystems ranking as a leader.
The shift to digital business continues to gain momentum with no signs easing anytime soon. Smart organizations realize this and are accelerating investments in projects that put digital technologies at the center of their business models. The new requirements of digital transformation are forcing a major change in how companies evaluate and deploy Business Process Management (BPM) platforms and services. In “The Forrester Wave™: BPM Platforms For Digital Business, Q4 2015” report, the research organization used a 31 criteria evaluation process identifying the 12 most significant software providers in the category.
Savvy marketers need savvy solutions.
Pega Marketing is a customer-centric marketing solution that leverages predictive and adaptive analytics to provide real-time marketing offers and treatments that help drive customer lifetime value. A Forrester Consulting study found that Pega Marketing achieved an overall Return On Investment (ROI) of 438%, and more than $64 million in incremental sales. Download the Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study to fully understand how Pega Marketing helps improve customer retention, drives incremental sales, and creates across-the-board efficiencies.
Security breaches targeting government and military data centers are increasing. Attackers have learned to defeat current means of physical network security, which emphasize perimeter defense. Today, organizations must protect the workloads inside the data center, utilizing a concept called micro-segmentation to build a “Zero Trust” network. But that has been unrealistic, requiring too great an investment in hardware, time, and manpower — until now, that is. Download this use case from VMware and Carahsoft® now to learn why.
In this eGuide, Network World and Computerworld explore the trends in software-defined networks and offer in-depth advice on addressing the key limitations of today’s VPNs. See how software-defined WANs could help your company maximize its investments in the cloud and address today’s hyper-connected, cloud-based environments demanding greater agility and efficiency.
Creating predictive analytics from alternative data has become the current focus of the biggest quant trading firms in the industry
The democratization of financial services data and technology, together with more intense competition, makes the needs of today’s market participants vastly different from those of previous generations. Firms must locate untapped sources of data for both public and non-public companies. This alternative data, such as payment data and other non-public information, from sources beyond the common channels, can be a predictive indicator of market performance; a difference maker in assisting firms as they develop models to evaluate their investments.
By combining our unique data sets with advanced analytics, traders, analysts and managers can seek predictive signals and actionable information utilizing their own models.
View our research report to learn how alternative data, our 'Information Alpha,' can help you earn differentiated investment returns.
Clinicians and staff want to perform better, produce more and enjoy higher levels of satisfaction. Close the gap between a user’s experiences with technology as a consumer and her experiences with technology at work to maximize the impact on your organization’s bottom line.
: Both public and private organizations acknowledge that managing the PC life cycle becomes more complicated and expensive as the variety of PC devices and employee workstyles increase. In order to be fully productive, different groups of employees have different needs in terms of end-user device hardware, software, and configuration. Dell and Intel® commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by leveraging Intel® vPro and Dell’s ProDeploy Plus and ProSupport Plus services.
Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Cisco TrustSec software-defined segmentation.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Cisco on their organizations.
For many organizations, moving to the cloud to meet the needs for business services represents a tremendous investment of both time and financial resources, without clear instructions for reaching their goals. This road map takes into consideration the ultimate needs of the business, the efficiency and effectiveness of IT, best practices, and future needs.
Make sure your cloud meets the needs of the business — both today and tomorrow. Get BMC’s checklist to clear your path to success.
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
Whether deploying, securing or managing mobility solutions in a professional environment, enterprise leaders must go to great lengths to ensure their investments are effective and easily assimilated into their existing workflows. In order to avoid encountering challenges with rugged mobile devices and other specialist mobile solutions, it is crucial for businesses with field workforces to leverage services and partners that can help them instill strategic best practices across the entire spectrum of mobilization, including security and data protection, installation and integration, training, maintenance and warranties, and proper disposal of old assets.
Breakthroughs in collaboration technology are helping companies of all sizes foster engagement with employees, customers, and partners. However, some organizations are still struggling to align all facets of their organization and as a result misalignment between teams is still a likely scenario. Download this whitepaper to learn how online collaboration can help push productivity in order to allow your organization a competitive edge as a result of increased productivity and a positive return-on-investment.
According to many market research analysts, the global wireless access point (WAP) market is anticipated to continue its upward trajectory and to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 8% through 2020. Many enterprises are utilizing cloudcomputing technology for cost-cutting purposes, eliminating investments required for storage hardware and other physical infrastructures. With significant growth expected in Internet usage, particularly bandwidth consuming video traffic, WAP vendors need to enable their customers to monitor and improve device performance, improve end user experience, and enhance security. These customers include general enterprises that offer Internet access to patrons like airports, hotels, retail / shopping centers and so on. These external Internet access providers can differentiate themselves by offering optimum service through advanced network analytics, traffic shaping, application control, security capabilities and more.
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.
The evolving healthcare landscape has created a wealth of fresh opportunities for payers. There is a sense of urgency for payers in leadership roles to leverage technology and successfully transition to a value-driven healthcare system that rewards top performers and high quality standards. Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) quickly changed many aspects of payers' business with higher costs, new oversight, more competition and a longer-term promise of millions of new members. Since healthcare insurance reform became law, opponents have vowed changes, if not its outright repeal. While it may be tempting to take as little action as possible and hope that the 2010 mid-term election or 2012 general election will make this all go away, the reality is that repeal is not a likely possibility.
This paper outlines factors that influence successful business results and provides tips to achieve efficiency in content design, management, and publishing, ultimately increasing the return on your investment in responsive design.
In 2014, there will be more than 2 billion smartphones global. Mobile is becoming not on the new digital hub but also the bridge to the physical world. That's why mobile will affect more than just your digital operations- it will transform your entire business. 2014 will be the year that companies increase investments to transform their business with mobile as a focal point. This fifth annual mobile trends report highlights new mobile trends that we expect to see this year as well as some over hyped topics that we believe will fail to provide real business value in the short term.
In this paper, we explore the challenges of quantifying social marketing’s financial and nonfinancial ROI and how businesses are employing strategic measurements that reveal dividends beyond the bottom line.