Spending on supplies and pharmaceutical services varies among U.S. hospitals. It is not uncommon for hospitals with similar types of patients, including case mix and severity, to have significant differences in purchasing intensity for certain clinical services. Even small changes in efficiency can make a difference for hospitals and health systems, because supply-chain spending typically accounts for hospitals’ biggest spend after labor costs. Costs totaled about $74 billion in 2012, according to the Healthcare Supply Chain Association.
Payments is an increasingly strategic area of focus for enterprises, impacting market expansion, customer experience, business model evolution and, ultimately, revenue growth. As the role of payments in business strategy continues to expand, enterprises need secure, reliable and scalable infrastructure to underpin their transaction acceptance and processing capabilities.
Stripe commissioned 451 Research to understand how large enterprise-scale merchants are thinking through their online payments infrastructure requirements. 451 Research surveyed 800 merchants across 8 countries, including a mix of business decision-makers from payments to finance to IT.
• 87% of mid- and large-sized businesses surveyed use the cloud as their dominant payments environment.
• Nearly two-thirds of respondents using the public cloud for payments have seen improvements in security, innovation and uptime, while nearly three in five cited improved scalability.
• Respondents using public-cloud-
Entro il 2030, il mercato eolico offshore dovrebbe valere 30 miliardi di sterline all'anno. Passando rapidamente al 2050, si prevede che il settore contribuirà per almeno un terzo alla fornitura globale di elettricità.
Anche se questa è una grande notizia per le aziende produttrici di energia elettrica, recenti ricerche hanno dimostrato che i costi associati alla manutenzione dei parchi eolici raddoppieranno tra il 2015 e il 2020.
Assicurarsi un proprio posto nel futuro mix energetico, proteggere il valore e la potenza delle turbine eoliche attraverso una manutenzione efficace si rivelerà fondamentale per realizzare un vantaggio competitivo.
Ci sono passi che è possibile compiere ora, per ridurre i costi di manutenzione oggi e mantenerli bassi in futuro.
Shell Omala S5 Wind 320 - olio per ingranaggi sintetico avanzato per turbine eoliche contribuisce a garantire un lavoro più duro e più lungo delle turbine eoliche, anche nelle condizioni più difficili.
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The following guide looks at 6 characteristics that define today’s most compelling commerce environments, and how the right mix of adaptive, intelligent solutions can optimize performance and ultimately be your most intelligent associate, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere in the world.
Amp Up the Power of Commerce with AI and Analytics
Bring the Customer Journey Full Circle
Tap into Heightened Data Security and Privacy in the Cloud
Infinidat has developed a storage platform that provides unique simplicity, efficiency, reliability, and extensibility that enhances the business value of large-scale OpenStack environments. The InfiniBox® platform is a pre-integrated solution that scales to multiple petabytes of effective capacity in a single 42U rack. The platform’s innovative combination of DRAM, flash, and capacity-optimized disk, delivers tuning-free, high performance for consolidated mixed workloads, including object/Swift, file/Manila, and block/Cinder. These factors combine to cut direct and indirect costs associated with large-scale OpenStack infrastructures, even versus “build-it-yourself” solutions. InfiniBox delivers seven nines (99.99999%) of availability without resorting to expensive replicas or slow erasure codes for data protection. Operations teams appreciate our delivery model designed to easily drop into workflows at all levels of the stack, including native Cinder integration, Ansible automation pl
A Chief Marketing Officer's Roadmap.
In this paper Acxiom shows how Media Mix Optimization can help overcome the complex challenges of today's marketing. Herein we not only detail both the "Journey" of MMO and its rewards but also how to avoid several key hurdles along the way.
Published By: PayScale
Published Date: Apr 11, 2016
We now have Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y, and coming soon Generation Z all potentially in the workforce at the same time. Each generation has defining characteristics, demographics and priorities.
How do you determine how to compensate, motivate and reward this increasingly segmented population?
This PayScale whitepaper has the answers:
- Defining the generations
- Connections to the skills gap
- Generational priorities for compensation
- Offering the right compensation mix
- Generational needs for communication
- Where to start
Cisco® Collaboration Flex Plan gives you access to Cisco’s collaboration products, allowing you to mix and match buying models and deployment models in a single subscription depending on your buying needs. One subscription covers entitlement and technical support for: (a) the cloud services Cisco Webex® Meetings, Cisco Webex Calling, Cisco BroadCloud Calling, and Cisco Webex Teams and (b) the software Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Meeting Server.
Published By: Veritas
Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
Learn how having one backup and recovery solution on a converged platform that can unify, manage and protect mixed workloads across the enterprise allows IT to reduce administration and infrastructure costs, even in the most complex environments.
You’re likely fast-tracking hybrid cloud to increase agility and reduce cost. But it’s a challenge to define the right mix of private cloud, public cloud, and traditional IT that best drives your enterprise strategy. HPE has the right hybrid cloud expertise, technologies, and partners to get you there faster.
These are no longer capitally strained organizations building an application on a one-off basis, with the cloud this is enterprise transition, this is enterprise applications being shifted to the cloud, new applications being developed in the cloud, and this requires a completely new way of building and consuming IT services for the enterprise. Download now to learn more.
A hybrid infrastructure strategy needs to define your right mix of cutting edge infrastructure, power your right mix with the best internal and external resources and optimize your right mix with leading management tools to ensure success every step of the way. Download now to learn more!
HPE Helion—Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s portfolio of cloud products and expert services built on an open architecture with support for a wide variety of environments—is designed to help you be successful in the Idea Economy. It realizes the potential of hybrid and the power of cloud with the experience, governance, and technology you need to accelerate your business.
Business and information technology (IT) are moving faster than ever. Success favors companies that can invent and reinvent at warp speeds. These companies rely on IT to fuel new customer experiences as well as to deliver and pay for products and services. Download this how-to guide to learn about transforming to the right mix of hybrid infrastructure.
In the idea economy, time-to-value is the #1 priority. But in a technology-driven world, it takes more than good ideas to be successful. Success depends on how quickly an enterprise can turn ideas into value, and that depends on how fast IT can roll out new services.
In midsize and large organizations, critical business processing continues to depend on relational databases including Microsoft® SQL Server. While new tools like Hadoop help businesses analyze oceans of Big Data, conventional relational-database management systems (RDBMS) remain the backbone for online transaction processing (OLTP), online analytic processing (OLAP), and mixed OLTP/OLAP workloads.
Powered by data from 451 Research, the Right Mix web application benchmarks your current private vs public cloud mix, business drivers, and workload deployment venues against industry peers to create a comparative analysis. See how your mix stacks up, then download the 451 Research report for robust insights into the state of the hybrid IT market.
The art and science of effective marketing and demand generation is like a great recipe- Marketing master chefs turn traditional pairings on their sides by re-engineering campaign planning and turning siloed fixings into successful mixings.
Read seven master chefs’ recipes for their most customer-approved dishes.
Language training is a crowd favorite in any global company's training mix. But how valuable is it to the business?
The 2016 Rosetta Stone Business Impact Survey answered this and other key questions by surveying thousands of users of its business products. This e-book shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
Language training is a crowd favorite in any global company's training mix. But how valuable is it to the business? How does an organization convert the time spent conversing with virtual tutors or playing listening games into actual business value? The Rosetta Stone Business Impact Survey answered these and other questions by surveying thousands of users of its business products. This e-book shares the key results to help human resource, learning and development, and business line leaders better understand how language impacts business.
In saturated, contested telecom markets, credit origination has become a strategically important capability in acquiring and retaining the right mix of customers. Being quick and adept at making enormously complex decisions — involving product bundle eligibility and pricing, deposits, credit limits, device financing rates and terms — has far-reaching effects beyond market share and current revenue.