It has been said that you can’t manage what you can’t measure, and you must measure what really matters. New service delivery models for IT service management, such as software as a service (SaaS), as well as emerging communications channels for support that include social media, will require some changes to the way you traditionally measure the effectiveness of your services. That’s why you should reexamine your service metrics as you begin to rely more heavily on SaaS, social media, and a more services-oriented approach to IT delivery.
Aggregated from customer usage metrics of the Coupa cloud platform, the Coupa Benchmark allows you to compare your performance to your peers. The 2014 Benchmark includes ten KPIs, including req-to-order cycle time, invoice OK-to-pay hours, and visible PO spend-on-contract percentage.
Today, email deliverability is a challenging goal and a moving target all at the same time. Traditional metrics such as email volume and open rates are going up, but inbox placement is in decline. And no matter how fantastic your email is, it won’t generate a response if it isn’t delivered. So, what can today’s marketers do to make sure their messages hit the inbox?
Growing numbers of businesses are moving their contact center operations to the cloud. What do they know that you don’t? This whitepaper provides a practical guide to assist in the decision-making process. It offers a comparison of traditional on-premise systems versus current cloud-based solutions, responds to common cloud concerns and discusses the steps needed to begin your due diligence process.
The principle “what gets measured gets managed” dictates that by simply examining an activity, you can get a handle on it and find ways to improve it. However, not all metrics are created equal—meaning not all things that can be measured will give you the ability to proactively take action in a timely manner. Case in point: If you measure the effectiveness of your customer success and recurring revenue growth programs based only on retention, churn, renewal or attrition rates, then you have a problem. These are very important metrics, and they are definitely key to your business. The problem is that these metrics can only tell you if you have a problem, which you often discover only after it is too late to affect real change.
We’ve analyzed the new features in Windows 10 to provide you with this quick and easy look at how to get the most benefit from these innovations when coupled with a Lenovo ThinkPad®, ThinkCentre®, or ThinkStation® device. Key features you and your team will love include:
• Seamless productivity across multiple tasks, locations, and devices
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• Robust, integrated security that matches cutting edge bio-metrics with enterprise-grade basics
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This document defines Oracle’s Customer Experience (CX)
Value Equation as the strategic method to identify and measure
the value of organizational CX. This model was originally
documented in “CX Metrics and KPIs – September 2012.”
It has received wide support, and has been the #1 searched hit
and downloaded CX KPI document for 3+ years – a significant
achievement in this industry – in an era where concepts are
replaced daily with the latest, greatest fad.
Since the original publication, I have received significant
feedback that has been overwhelmingly positive, but with a
request to comment on additional topics – most notably: brand
impact, shared services, and Oracle’s Road to Modern. This
updated paper leverages the original work, adds information
around these additional topics and incorporates our continued
In the early 2000s, two vastly different businesses—baseball and field service management—began to use advanced statistical analysis to gain an advantage over their competitors. They both revolutionized their respective fields by using statistical knowledge to improve performance. The new approach replaced old models and methods and attained shockingly good results as both set new standards for their respective industries.
In this white paper, you will learn the general concepts behind predictive analytics and how they can be applied to a field service organization. The paper will cover the basic metrics that should be tracked, the use of performance pattern profiles, and how these principles can predict future events.
Published By: LeadGenius
Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
Sales Velocity is an excellent Marketing-Sales alignment metric, because it combines high-level KPIs from both departments. In this whiteboard video, Lena Shaw, Director of Marketing & Growth at LeadGenius, shows marketing and sales leaders how to use sales velocity.
"Can you prove social media is working?
86% of marketers identified measuring social media return on investment (ROI) as a top challenge. Social ROI can be daunting, but it’s also the key to winning resources and propelling your social media program forward.
So how do you calculate the ROI of your social media? We’ve created a Guide and ROI Template to do just that. Arm yourself with not only the knowledge of what's working and what's not on social media, but the numbers to prove it.
What You're Getting:
*Advice on goal-driven analysis and which metrics matter
*Insight on how to tie social data to marketing investments
*An easy-to-follow, five-step process for determining ROI
*A downloadable template to make calculations easy"
Published By: MaritzCX
Published Date: Feb 02, 2018
This e-book presents results alongside an argument that
action/behavior metrics are the best measures to help companies drive real action and lasting change. By downloading this eBook, you give MaritzCX and its partners permission to contact you for marketing and promotional purposes.
To create a successful workforce management deployment, the first step is to evaluate your WFM product and determine how you'll use it along with the processes and best practices that support it. Next, consider how your ACD is configured, what type of forecasting and scheduling practices you'll use and goals for various metrics including schedule adherence. For more insights, read how to get the most out of workforce management.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Sep 05, 2013
PassMark Software® conducted objective performance testing on eight (8) security software products, on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) during January 2013. This report presents our results and findings as a result of performance benchmark testing conducted for these endpoint security products.
The aim of this benchmark was to compare the performance impact of Webroot’s SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection product with seven (7) competitor products. Read this report to learn how Webroot performed against competitors in all 13 performance metrics.
Integrate facilities and IT. Realize the value of the green data center.As data center costs continue to rise, green is the word of the day. What it means is cost savings through consolidation and lower energy usage, as this white paper shows. See the role energy consumption plays in today’s data centers, and how IBM Tivoli® solutions can help optimize energy use.
This ROI calculator from IDC will help you quickly and easily understand the average annual benefit that you may be able to achieve using IBM® Tivoli® Netcool®. The tool and underlying calculations and metrics are based on IDC research of 14 IBM Tivoli Netcool.
The people in your organization have access to volumes of information that was once unimaginable. Success or failure can hinge on whether or not people can use this information to make wise decisions quickly. But without the ability to make sense of information, a knowledge gap exists, and the best anyone can do is guess or follow a hunch. Business intelligence helps you decipher and extract meaning from data so you can make informed decisions.
The Performance Manager, Proven Strategies for Turning Information into Higher Business Performance, strengthens the partnership between decision-makers and the people who provide the information that drives better decisions. It suggests 42 decisions areas, or information sweet spots, to help you understand your data, plan, and monitor your performance.
The challenges presented by multiple Value-Added Networks (VANs) and managing diverse trading partners create barriers to the efficiencies promised by EDI. Multiple providers mean multiple points of failure with no one entity to hold accountable. Also, as trading communities grow, end-to-end supply chain visibility becomes an essential operational requirement.