Published By: Gleanster
Published Date: Aug 01, 2012
This Deep Dive analyst report uncovers seven best practices for creating a social media engaged sales engine. These practices don't extol social media as a fluff tool, useful in creating warm fuzzies among customers and prospects. Instead, they outline the use of social media for selling and closing business, and they can be tested against revenue, average deal size, lead conversion and bid-to-win ratio metrics.
Discover what you need to know to successfully manage your diverse database infrastructures in this new white paper. Topics include:
• Balancing key business metrics
• Understanding a DBAs challenges
• Finding the right tools to monitor and manage the database environment
• ...and much more!
This comprehensive white paper applies automation and ITIL best practices to the data center and reviews current industry trends, server automation energy usage issues and a variety of optimization strategies for data center improvement. The effects of virtualization are explored in-depth. Includes detailed sections on increasing operational efficiency using workflow analysis, automating and optimizing server change management, reducing infrastructure complexity and developing security, disaster recovery and business continuity procedures. Step by step instructions for developing metrics and a business case to justify data center and server automation are included.
Monitoring servers, applications, and services has become an essential part of the IT department over the past 10 years. However, it can be a daunting task to find the right solution for your Enterprise. This brief paper will examine the differences between Agent and Agentless monitoring, so you can make the right decision based on your company's needs, the metrics you need, your budget range, your resource availability, and your management's reporting needs.
Published By: Paymetric
Published Date: Dec 13, 2007
This paper describes a new approach to managing encrypted data that significantly strengthens an organization's security posture, while minimizing the cost and effort of PCI compliance. Read this white paper and find out more about how to comply with PCI compliance requirements.
Lotame's whitepaper presents the first ever study of brand equity measures (including brand awareness, favorability, ad recall, and purchase intent, and viewership intent) and their mathematical relationships to clicks, interaction rates, and time spent.
Published By: Intermec
Published Date: Aug 01, 2008
Find out how each aspect of perfect order performance (On-Time Delivery, Complete Orders, Damage-free Delivery, Accurate Invoicing and Documentation) can be improved through enhancements to data collection processes and technologies including RFID, speech, imaging technology, and GPS.
This paper explores the challenges organizations have today in implementing a data governance program via an actual business case. It highlights SAS technology that can help you solve many of those challenges.
Managing expectations before, during and after the adoption of visualization software is crucial. Users should know what the rollout process will look like and how it will take place, and have clear goals for using the tool. Make sure that the desired outcome isn’t just look-and-feel. Creating beautiful charts and graphs is not a substitute for practical business decisions.
Published By: GoToAssist
Published Date: Oct 05, 2011
This new TSIA white paper explores 3 fundamental metrics - operational, quality and cost - that you should include in your services dashboard, outlines specific measurements to track in each area and provides industry averages for key metrics to help with benchmarking.
Collectively - representing more than 100 million unique visitors and more than a billion tweets per month - social media is a force too powerful to ignore. So how Do You Measure and Manage the Impact of Social Media?
In this recorded webinar, you will learn how implementing the iCIMS Recruiting Software will help increase your recruitment and reporting efficiencies while increasing candidate engagement with branded career portals.
Now is the time for the finance organization to step up to the challenges and become a strategic business partner in the deployment of profitability analysis across the enterprise. This requires a fundamental shift—in terms of both vision and execution. Tomorrow’s winners will be the ones that are not content simply to survive this economic onslaught, but work to emerge nimble enough to thrive. Profitability analysis is critical in this context.
Read this whitepaper to learn more about profitability analysis and its benefits.
Profitability analysis is important to all companies. But in times of economic uncertainty, it becomes even more critical because organizations need a comprehensive and forwardlooking view of profitability to ensure that they can remain financially viable, whatever the economic circumstances. For companies to be successful, they need automated systems that enable interactive profitability analysis that can be shared across a broad swath of users. They also need robust, advanced analytics, to provide detailed granular metrics for assessing profitability and measuring performance. IBM offers solutions that can meet those needs.
Read the white paper‚ Building a Business Case for AP Automation: How to Propel Your Project to the Top of the List‚ to discover how AP automation creates benefits for the entire business such as:
• Cost savings due to fewer manual processing tasks and less IT requirements
• Complete visibility and control thanks to customizable dashboards and metrics
• Faster payment cycles with the ability to capture more early payment discounts
• Improved employee productivity and supplier satisfaction
Intel IT has defined an architecture and implementation roadmap for a private enterprise cloud designed. This white paper discusses best practices to follow to ensure your private cloud improves agility and IT efficiency throughout your organization.