Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 30, 2018
An acquisition can often lead to several structural and strategic changes at both the parent company and the acquired company. Leveraging the opportunity to modernize and adopt new technologies is something the acquirer company must consider in order to reduce the complexities of merging and managing two diverse environments.
A leading motor manufacturer was trying to figure out the best way to integrate an acquired company’s infrastructure, and realized that application migration to cloud was the best option. See how Infosys helped and the five key takeaways from the project.
Want to drive up your bid-to-win ratio? The top five percent of professional services organizations win more than two out of every three bids. Their sales and services teams are better aligned too. Customer Relationship management (CRM) has long played a key role in driving sales and services excellence, but it’s no longer enough – welcome to the age of opportunity management. Download this eGuide to better understand how to win more business with accurate proposals based on past project success.
When refreshing legacy servers, Brodart took the opportunity to migrate to a virtualization environment. Dell ™ vStart virtualization-ready infrastructure helps the company improve performance, simplify management, and reduce risk.
Replacing an aging desktop fleet is an important investment in your business. Faster and more reliable systems that offer the latest technology provide your employees an opportunity to be more productive with less waiting while they work. New desktops also benefit your IT staff, with significantly lower power costs and support for out-of-band management to reduce costly desk side visits.
How are you balancing strong security and the customer experience? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement is an opportunity to properly balance privacy and the user experience. Those who embrace it will distinguish themselves as a trustworthy and respectful custodian of their users’ data. Personal data plays an increasingly important part in providing the kind of appealing experience that brings users back time and time again. But, there’s a balance to be struck. Strong security is the best tool available for navigating the dichotomy between an appealing user experience and the risk posed by data breach; it allows the collection and management of personal data in line with the user’s expectations, and without jeopardizing the trust that is so important between them and you.
Hotels and resorts with function space may well have an opportunity to boost their
overall property revenue, given the escalating demand for function space and the
fact that many of them have already maximized the value of their guest rooms
through sophisticated revenue management capabilities. Success generally starts
with a next-generation technology solution that can empower sales and catering
personnel. Success also requires having in place the right organizational resources,
business processes and performance metrics.
Published By: Optimizely
Published Date: Apr 06, 2018
Optimizely helps companies better understand and serve their customers.
Every touchpoint with a customer is an opportunity to win that customer’s heart, make them great, and make them better.
By experimenting everywhere, businesses have a powerful strategy for reorienting towards their customer as the true north, striving to iterate quickly, make improvements, and deliver customer experiences that are delightful and fuel growth.
Optimizely enables you to experiment everywhere—both across the organization and across every interaction you have with a customer. In a company that experiments everywhere, everyone from Marketing to Product Management, Design, Engineering, and the C-Suite can inform their decisions with experiments that engage customers for their reactions.
Understanding, managing and containing risk has become a critical factor for many organizations
as they plot their hybrid architecture strategy. Access by an expanding array of privileged identities
looms large as a risk concern once organizations look beyond tactically using cloud services for cost
and agility efficiencies. Existing approaches developed for static infrastructure can address initial
risk concerns, but fall short in providing consistent policy enforcement and continuous visibility for
dynamic, distributed infrastructure.
Multiple elements factor into how effectively an enterprise can embrace automation and advance the maturity of their transformation. However, security tools are central to enabling a structured and measured approach to managing critical access risks at each stage of the maturity model journey. With the right privileged access platform and set of tools, enterprises can progressively automate and scale access management to align risk
Businesses today must reduce the risk of security breaches to protect the valuable data within their
organizations. At the same time, IT auditors are increasingly enforcing ever more stringent requirements
on the business. The bottom line is that privileged accounts and privileged access are being targeted by
hackers as a new attack surface and focused on by auditors who are insisting on greater controls around
The right privileged access management solution provides comprehensive protection for your missioncritical
servers with powerful, fine-grained controls over operating system-level access and privileged
user actions. Capable of enforcing access controls on powerful native Superuser accounts—like the
UNIX® and Linux® root and Microsoft® Windows® administrator—this system-level, host-based privileged
access management solution controls, monitors and audits privileged user activity, improving security and
simplifying audit and compliance.
This programme presents an outstanding management development opportunity for senior leaders. It offers the maximum personal and business benefit from a minimum investment of time at a management school renowned for its practical approach.
Project management relies primarily on past performance to predict future results, however many companies still lack forward-looking capabilities to predict project outcomes and ensure success. Enhancing project management with PLM analytics offers the opportunity to switch from task-based activities to performance-driven ones to improve success rates.
Use PLM Analytics to:
• Gain actionable insight and valuable intelligence
• Dramatically boost business value and improve project management performance
• Reduce error-prone behavior like manual data collection
• Leverage big-data capabilities and project intelligence
Learn how to extend the value of your PLM investment and improve business performance for your company.
Big data analytics offer organizations an unprecedented opportunity to derive new business insights and drive smarter decisions. The outcome of any big data analytics project, however, is only as good as the quality of the data being used. Although organizations may have their structured data under fairly good control, this is often not the case with the unstructured content that accounts for the vast majority of enterprise information. Good information governance is essential to the success of big data analytics projects. Good information governance also pays big dividends by reducing the costs and risks associated with the management of unstructured information. This paper explores the link between good information governance and the outcomes of big data analytics projects and takes a look at IBM's StoredIQ solution.
In areas such as sales force automation and customer relationship management, cloud-based computing services have become the norm—and substantially improved the economics, capabilities, and effciencies customers have realized. Today, organizations can enjoy similarly substantial benefits by migrating their IT service management functions to a Software-as-a-Service model. This paper shows how CA Cloud Service Management enables organizations to make the most of this opportunity by providing a service
management solution with a breakthrough in time.
Published By: Trimble
Published Date: Apr 26, 2018
It’s a pivotal, yet promising time in the construction industry filled with opportunity, but how do you capitalize on it? Download this eBook, Key Construction Trends Project Managers Need to Know, and learn:
• The top 10 trends driving the construction industry—and how project managers can take advantage of them
• How advancing technology, an evolving workforce, and lean construction are driving these emerging trends
• A perfect solution you can put to work immediately that will pave your way to success in construction project management
Published By: dinCloud
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Despite the clear opportunity for more effective deployment of IT capability and more efficient IT management offered by cloud, most midmarket workloads are still hosted and managed on site. There is a clear trend towards greater use of managed services, and clear business benefit to embracing this hybrid IT model. The question isn’t really “will we move our midmarket business to cloud/hybrid infrastructure?” but rather, “how quickly will we effect this transition, and how will we prioritize workloads and capabilities along the way?”
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Jul 16, 2018
Elinar Oy Ltd
Jumps to the front of the pack with disruptive innovation powered by AI technology
Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions can—and will—transform processes across every industry. Long-time innovator Elinar saw an opportunity to take its content management solutions to new levels with AI technology. By choosing IBM infrastructure, the company enabled faster, easier development, exceptional performance and shorter time-to-market.
Few network and IT managers look forward to migrating critical systems and solutions from one vendor to another, but it is often an essential step forward when evolving operational requirements are considered. When migration is viewed as an opportunity, the new benefits and broad range of quantifiable advantages realized can make switching vendors the optimal solution.
Read this Tech Target whitepaper to learn more and see why now is the best time to migrate from MobileIron to VMware Workspace ONE, powered by VMware AirWatch unified endpoint management (UEM) technology.
Published By: BMC ASEAN
Published Date: Dec 18, 2018
From the impact of disruptive technologies to the imperative of digital transformation, businesses today must find new ways to innovate or risk being left behind. While data flowing rapidly between the Internet of Things and multi-cloud computing environments brings tremendous opportunity, there’s also a great deal of complexity. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are part of the new wave of solutions capturing the minds of enterprise leaders to respond to these new opportunities and complexities. Digitally literate leaders who are highly cognizant of this wave, are jumping in headfirst and applying AI and ML to solve real business challenges—making enterprise goals of enabling cost savings via smarter operations and decision making come to fruition.
BMC Cognitive Service Management (CSM) addresses the complexities of multi-cloud computing by applying intelligence, automation, and predictive capabilities. CSM
employs a differentiated approach with a more holistic
Organizations undergoing digital transformations are dealing with amplified concerns around risk and security, which isn’t surprising. Digital transformation initiatives inevitably result in more points of access to enterprise infrastructure that are outside of existing controls, accessible by a greater number and more diverse set of identities, and proliferated across a distributed and dynamic infrastructure.
Knowing your privileged users is knowing your risk. Privileged access management tools themselves must be able to support automation in the authorization process and enable scalability through support for both dynamic operations and ephemeral infrastructure.
Better pinpointing attacks exploiting credential theft isn’t simply a question of accumulating more data but involves incorporating better data about privileged user behaviour, which can identify significant changes that represent real risk.
Virtualization presents a tremendous opportunity for IT organizations. Yet deployment involves major process and management complexities.
This white paper outlines best-practice methodologies that help you tackle challenges brought on by virtualization. We also suggest key questions to ask when evaluating a consolidated management solution.
If you want to solve for the enterprise sales problem, there are three parts to the equation you need to revisit:
• How you manage your deals from the moment they enter pipeline • How you inspect your pipeline • How you forecast
In short, the single largest opportunity for sales organizations to transform their effectiveness lies in how they execute the critical OTC process.
The key to successful sales forecasting starts with pipeline measurement — consistent tracking in each stage of the sales cycle will bring consistent results. Careful focus on ?ve areas will strengthen the sales forecast process to drive better capacity planning, smoother operations, and most importantly, more revenue! The five metrics for every sales leader:
Pipeline Coverage & Mix
Compliance & Commitments
Download now to learn more!
Part art, part science, sales forecasting can be daunting for new and experienced sales leaders alike. Your sales forecast is required for successful company planning, and when it goes wrong, the dominoes begin to fall: your executives, investors, and even the public may question your credibility.
Download now to find out!