For 100% operational readiness in a data-driven culture, you need an optimized location platform.
Ovum’s Location Platform Index: Mapping and Navigation can help you identify what you should expect from a platform, and discover the platform that best meets your operational requirements.
Founded in 1985, Ovum has one of the most experienced analyst teams in the industry and is a respected source of guidance for technology and intelligence leaders. Ovum's report assesses and ranks the major vendors in the location platform market with a focus on the mapping and navigation space.
Download this free report to learn more about
Why HERE topped Google to take 1st place in the ranking
The relative strengths and weaknesses for each vendor- including data, enablers, and features
The strategies vendors use to stay responsive towards changes in technology and trends
To understand the location platform market, what constitutes a healthy location platform, and which provider offers the correct portfolio—and necessary flexibility—to achieve mission success, download your copy of this report by completing this form.
This Economist Intelligence Unit report discusses how highgrowth small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) are scaling their organisations to provide resources for growth whilst ensuring flexibility to respond quickly to changes in market conditions; the role of technology in scaling SMEs; and success factors in scaling headcount.
Join RelayHealth for a recorded Healthcare Finance News webinar, Accelerating Service-to-Payment Velocity. With all of the changes happening in healthcare today, some things do remain the same. Your two primary sources of cash are still patients and third-party payers. While patient financial responsibility is rapidly increasing, a large percentage of revenue still flows in via governmental payers and commercial health plans.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 25, 2017
Five Necessary Changes to Comply
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline is approaching. You may think you’re immune from its impact, but if you do business with customers in the EU, think again. It’s time to rethink your organizational processes around compliance.
This Forrester Research Brief helps your security, regulatory and privacy teams grasp the five changes necessary for GDPR compliance.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
With the pending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), your organization must consider a wide variety of changes for compliance if you hold EU resident data.
Your organization should look at GDPR as an opportunity to modernize storage, compliance and security needs. But what services should be considered?
Download to learn more including:
• How the right providers can help you build a business case for GDPR compliance
• Ways providers can directly aid in the compliance process
• Why the right tools can help with not just technology but process changes as well
The cloud — at one point it was a revolution in the workplace. Now it is simply accepted as an efficient way to get business done.
Most of today’s IT security was built to protect a well-defined network infrastructure, but that is yesterday’s architecture. When users and assets move outside the network perimeter where the traditional security stack can no longer protect them, your enterprise is exposed to an entirely new set of risks. And with more apps and sensitive data living in the cloud or on mobile devices, gaps emerge that leave organizations susceptible to attacks.
Read this flipbook to see how you can take your security to new heights. We'll explain the challenges driving the shift in the market and how you can take advantage of these changes and improve security for your organization.
The FDA has announced plans to transition to standard ISO 13485:2016 for medical devices in 2019. In addition, the Medical Device Single Audit Program, MDSAP, has gained traction with full implementation set for 2019.
Download this paper to learn more about these two changes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposal to harmonize and modernize its Quality System Regulation (QSR).
With the advent of big data, organizations worldwide are
attempting to use data and analytics to solve problems previously
out of their reach. Many are applying big data and analytics
to create competitive advantage within their markets, often
focusing on building a thorough understanding of their
High-priority big data and analytics projects often target
customer-centric outcomes such as improving customer loyalty
or improving up-selling. In fact, an IBM Institute for Business
Value study found that nearly half of all organizations with active
big data pilots or implementations identified customer-centric
outcomes as a top objective (see Figure 1).1 However, big data
and analytics can also help companies understand how changes
to products or services will impact customers, as well as address
aspects of security and intelligence, risk and financial management,
and operational optimization.
To keep up with sweeping global economic and societal changes, public services organizations are undergoing significant technology-driven transformation. Aging populations, rapid urbanization, political instability, concerns about sustainability and resiliency, and changing worker and resident expectations are driving public services organizations to radically improve operations and service delivery. At the core of this transformation is the ability to collect and process vast amounts of data to help to improve outcomes and services. One way to generate this data is through the Internet of Things (IoT) — which IDC defines as a network of networks of uniquely identifiable endpoints or “things” that communicate without human interaction using IP connectivity. The IoT is a transformational technology that can reshape the public sector, enabling improved outcomes and new services such as remote patient monitoring, advanced traffic solutions and predictive policing.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents a paradigm shift in the way companies across the globe must approach protecting personal data. As of May 2018, EU data subjects now have greater autonomy than ever before over how their personal information is collected, stored and shared – and the repercussions for companies that fail to comply will be significant.
At the heart of the matter lies Data Security and Protection. Protect the personal data, and you are well on your way to tackling many of the challenges the GDPR presents. But this is no easy task – before you protect your data, you must understand it, and even once you’ve achieved these goals, continually re-evaluate your data privacy and protection posture to adapt to changes in this dynamic environment.
While the concept of big data is nothing new, the tools and technology and now in place for companies of all types and sizes to take full advantage. Enterprises in industries such as media, entertainment, and research and development have long been dealing with data in large volumes and unstructured formats - data that changes in near real time. However, extracting meaning from this data has been prohibitive, often requiring custom-built, expensive technology. Now, thanks to advancements in storage and analytics, all organizations can leverage big data to gain the insight needed to make their businesses more agile, innovative, and competitive.
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: Aon Hewitt
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Private exchanges combine new and existing health care strategies in various ways for different benefits and results. Here’s a side-by side look at how two key elements, funding and carrier strategies, combine to create a spectrum of solutions that employers can leverage to meet both business and employee needs.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: May 15, 2017
Data is critical to the entertainment industry and not taking advantage of it can keep you from creating great experiences and delivering the right content to partners. And, more than that, it can make it hard for you to optimize operations, get insight into the content’s value and stay ahead of the many changes in how content is created, consumed and monetized.
However, even with the new digital tools in production, there are many challenges to making use of this data. The effort involved can take time and resources away from film production, introduce security risks, and leave key data inaccessible to those that need it.
In this paper, we review:
• The current state of production data
• The challenges the entertainment industry is facing in making use of data
• A new “Smart Content” approach that is helping industry pioneers to reduce complexity on the set, drive reporting, and enable them to stay ahead of market changes
Database users are increasingly interested in using Flash-based solid-state drives (SSDs) to speed up application performance. For many database administrators (DBAs), increased database performance directly impacts their user experience and bottom lines. Accelerating a single MySQL instance may allow DBAs to avoid painful sharding exercises, with all their attendant administration, application changes, and high capital and ongoing costs. With the wide range of SSDs available today, choosing any one can be difficult. This paper aims to answer the question, “Is it better to use slower SATA SSDs in RAID or a faster PCIe SSD to scale up MySQL database performance?"
Emerging storage hardware and software enable I&O leaders to lower acquisition costs per terabyte and improve manageability. In additon to focusing on agility, automation and cost reductions, IT leaders should address the cultural changes and skill set shortages caused by digital business projects.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
A Harvard Business Review Analytics Services White Paper
Finance is constantly tested to keep pace in today’s business environment. To keep up, planning needs to become a continuous process that spans departmental boundaries and enables managers to collectively realign resources to respond to market changes.
Organizations must streamline disparate sales and operational planning with traditional financial planning and analysis by using technology to connect people, data, and processes across the organization.
Download this white paper to discover the three steps to moving towards finance-led integrated business planning recommended by the Harvard Business Review.
At the heart of organizational transformation are people and culture. For executives charged with managing talent, big changes can translate into big challenges. How do you help employees navigate the new work environment? Here are four proven strategies that help HR leaders inspire and retain top talent.
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Mar 29, 2017
As threats to enterprise mobility continue to intensify, the mobile security industry is evolving quickly. In this report, Lookout co-founders John Hering and Kevin Mahaffey share their predictions for what important new changes are coming and how you can best prepare your organization for success.
Using CA Live API Creator, you can execute business policies using Reactive Logic. You write simple declarative rules defining relationships across data fields, and they’re automatically enforced when changes occur—just like formulas in a spreadsheet.
The Impact of CECL and Financial Institution Readiness
When it comes to CECL compliance, top financial consultants agree that extensive amounts of historical data, including different lengths of portfolio histories, will be needed. In addition, this research reveals that a majority of financial institutions do not understand how their risk management methodology needs to change. Nor do they comprehend the impacts of the changes that will need to be made to calculate Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL).
This represents a significant opportunity for top-tier consultancies to provide valuable thought leadership and guidance now, before financial institutions find themselves scrambling to meet the new standard. Learn more in our survey results."