It’s hard to grow your business if you can’t see what’s coming next. What will the demand be for a specific product or service and how should you adjust production? What revenue can be expected and from which channels? Where are the best areas to expand your business? Predictive analytics can provide the answers executives, analysts and business managers need to reduce costs, operate more efficiently and increase the bottom line.
Join IBM SPSS and guest Mark Lack, Manager of Strategy Analytics and Business Intelligence with industrial products company Mueller Inc. for a look at how to decrease costs and improve your business’ profitability with predictive analytics. You’ll learn how Mueller extends the value of its Big Data environment by applying predictive techniques to accurately forecast sales, prevent fraud and reduce losses from damaged inventory, saving the company significant time and money.
Analyst firm, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), makes the case for storing backup, archive and content repository data in the cloud.
Learn how IBM Cloud Object Storage addresses these use cases and helps companies lower costs, provide higher availability and protect against unauthorized access to their data.
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An IBM Security webinar featuring Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin
Gone are the days of a clearly defined network perimeter, in which you can confidently rely on static rules to detect intruders. As the cyber threat landscape has evolved, so has the vendor landscape. With all the options available, do you know which threat detection solutions to invest in – much less which ones will still exist in five years?
Listen to this IBM Security webinar featuring Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin to learn:
Similarities and differences between SIEM and UEBA solutions
Predictions on the future of these two markets
How QRadar’s single-platform approach to SIEM and UEBA can help you not only detect more threats, but also more accurately determine if a threat is real versus benign
Enterprise network architectures are evolving as a result of the growth of public cloud, proliferation of mobile devices, and organizational requirement to collaborate with global users. In this on-demand webinar, Gartner Research VP and Distinguished Analyst Mark Fabbi and Akamai Technologies' Enterprise Web Experience Product Manager, Greg Lord, will provide insight into
this new trend.
Great Requirements are Free is a new idea in webcasts: It recognizes that everyone from executive to analysts are busy and can’t always free up the time to view a forty-five minutes to one hour session during the day. Micro casts are short, hard-hitting, and informative sound-bites on critical issues. We guarantee it will be a productive 10 minutes in your day.
For AIX IT departments looking to take the next step in data protection strategies, CDP is an essential consideration. Analysts agree that businesses will be incorporating this strategy in the next few years as part of an integrated solution. CDP enables you to reverse data corruption in a fraction of the time and labor required for recovery from tape.
This January 2013 analyst paper features the advantages of IBM SmartCloud Storage Access and its value to customers who want to implement a private cloud solution. The answer to these organizations is IBM SmartCloud Storage Access (SSA), which lets organizations turn on-premise storage systems including SONAS and/or Storwize V7000 Unified Storage into powerful private clouds. The cloud-based storage services created by SmartCloud Storage Access combines the scale-out and unified features of the underlying storage systems into highly flexible and manageable cloud-based storage.
While software license costs are a major expense, most companies spend very little time managing this critical and widely distributed asset until an audit occurs or a cost reduction program forces attention. This should be the year you flip from being reactive to being proactive in dealing with software asset and license management. Costs savings and peace of mind are just two of the benefits that you will realize.
In this Webcast an analyst from Frost and Sullivan will go over the results of a recently published white paper on this topic and Deloitte & Touche will discuss the benefits their customers have gained in automating their license management processes.
View this Webcast to learn how you can reclaim licenses, avoid unnecessary license costs, achieve continuous compliance, and improve risk management.
In this Solution Spotlight, QA and test managers learn more about how they can be change agents to help ensure a smooth transition to Agile for their test teams, as well as tips on fitting testing into the development lifecycle.
Have you heard about the DevOps revolution? What’s all the buzz about? Find out more in this report by Kurt Bittner, Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc. Even if full continuous delivery is not your goal, proceeding toward it can help increase reliability, reduce risks, and decrease costs. As Kurt shares, “The revolution is just beginning, but it’s real — and the time to act is now.”
This analyst report provides guidelines for how to plan an effective Enterprise Asset Management strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies in context of IT Asset Management advances. The paper was developed by Enterprise Management Associates - an IT Analyst firm.
For many enterprises System z is central to modern analytics because of the vast quantities or rich data stored upon it – not to mention excellent qualities of service. Carl Olofson, an IDC analyst looks, at the role of the mainframe in relation to big data, how it has become a hub for modern day analytics, its ability to integrate information from other sources to enhance business decisions and how it is positioned for the future. Download this paper and learn.
If you’re responsible for delivery of a .NET application and your users have analytics requirements, you have some decisions to make. Watch Gigaom Research and our sponsor Izenda for “User Driven BI in the Cloud and Within Your Application,” a free recorded analyst webinar.
Published By: Select Hub
Published Date: Nov 07, 2017
Interactive analyst report gives you comparison ratings, reviews and pricing from actual software selection projects.
Unlike some ratings, SelectHub product scores are taken from multiple sources including top analysts and actual buyers of the software—ideal for your shortlist.
Find the right BI analytics tools:
• Actionable insights from experts: In plain language, find out how each product supports the functions that matter most to your company.
• Key requirements criteria: Get a comprehensive list of the key requirements for use in your software evaluation and vendor selection.
• Easy pricing: Get recommendations and pricing for solutions matching your business needs.
• Includes practical guide: How to Buy Business Intelligence Software
Over 80 business analytics and BI tools evaluated. The SelectHub platform contains expert software analysis across key criteria and vendor data. These built-in analyst ratings are combined with subjective user ratings to create SelectHub ratings r
"Colorado-based, Elevations Credit Union has transformed their organizational performance, reducing the average time to fund a home equity loan by 61% and increasing the number of loans that each underwriter handles by 71%.
By modeling, analyzing, and improving their existing processes, Elevations has been able to drive out inefficiencies and increase their revenues by delighting their customers. IBM Blueworks Live is the tool that’s been at the heart of Elevations gaining visibility and insight into their existing processes, and helping them drive cross-enterprise engagement and viral cultural change.
Carla Wolfe, Senior Business Analyst at Elevations Credit Union will describe their process discovery journey, and how it has led to remarkable changes in their organization. Along the way they've also accumulated several performance awards, including the 2013 Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence PEAK award, and plan to be a 2014 applicant for the prestigious National Malcolm Baldrige
Research shows that today’s business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this analyst report to see why enterprises are turning to managed services to help overcome these challenges so that they can optimize the value of their IT investments and achieve their corporate objectives.
IBM sponsored the and Ponemon Institute examined the actual costs of data breaches at 61 US companies and drew on the results of more than 500 interviews to reveal the true costs of data breaches today, from detection and escalation to customer churn. Read the analyst research to find out the average number of breached records per company, the real reasons most data breaches occur, the capital outlays that a breach requires, and the rate at which customers abandon companies after a breach occurs.
As mobile technology evolves, it’s bringing rapid change to enterprises everywhere, so it’s essential to know the latest trends and how to build on them to create real business benefits. IDC believes third-party mobility service providers will play a key role in helping you do just that. Read the analyst report to get expert insight into how you can benefit from key mobile trends; building blocks and best practices for successful deployment and adoption of any mobility initiative; critical factors to consider when evaluating an IT services provider; and details on how IBM MobileFirst services can help you achieve a sustainable competitive advantage
Discover service virtualization and how it fits into the big picture of software quality. In this book, Service Virtualization For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition written by industry analysts Marcia Kaufman and Judith Hurwitz, learn how to deliver higher quality software by increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your testing processes while reducing testing downtime and testing cost.
The book covers the following topics and more:
• Understand the changing relationship between IT and business — quicker delivery is required
• Examine today’s complex applications — mobile, web, social meet middleware, packaged apps, databases, and mainframes.
• Discover how to begin with service virtualization — build your business case.
• Realize the benefits of service virtualization —enable earlier testing to eliminate surprises and reduce risk.
Relive this webinar with leading industry analyst Brian Vellmure. Flanked by seasoned CIOs (and Jive customers) Tony McGivern of FICO and Patrick O’Hare of Spectrum Health, Brian explores how CIOs are taking the lead in guiding their organizations through a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
Topics covered include:
• Navigating internal politics to overcome technological inertia
• Choosing infrastructure and platforms that allow rapid technology adoption at scale
• Shifting focus to exploit a fundamentally different technological landscape
• Balancing and evolving the role of CIOs from cutting costs to driving business strategy
Like many roles in the C-Suite, the CIO role is changing. Its impact and control have been circumvented by cloud computing, the consumerization of IT, and employees’ unprecedented access to technology. The role of the CIO is at a critical juncture. In this exclusive Jive e-book, industry analyst Brian Vellmure takes a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities facing today’s CIO.
In today's technology landscape, IT organizations face many diverse and ever-changing challenges that require flexibility in cloud deployment. Many companies have heard of the hybrid cloud and the opportunities it can offer, but like with all technologies, businesses want to know more. This webcast aims to shed more light on the topic, as we bring to you the insights of Forrester Research, business leaders and industry experts addressing similar situations.
Extend your existing datacenter resources into public clouds with secure hybrid cloud. Improve business agility. Increase flexibility. Cut costs.
During the hour, Dave Bartoletti, principal analyst at Forrester will be joined by industry experts and business leaders to discuss the challenges of hybrid cloud and how enabling choice and control across a secure hybrid cloud can help businesses simplify heterogeneous cloud deployment.