Alan Manning has an intimate view of what it takes to provide an outstanding patient experience, not only because he has been COO of Derby, Connecticut–based Planetree for four years, but also because he spent several months in the hospital with his critically ill daughter. That pivotal experience, while traumatic, solidified friendships with his daughter’s nurses and brought him several years later to Planetree, a nonprofit organization started in 1978 by a patient who wanted to help hospitals deliver stronger patient-centered care practices. Planetree works with 700 organizations in more than 17 countries.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Aug 05, 2009
Organizations see Web content management as a pivotal solution component in driving new business value. Use this Magic Quadrant to understand the fresh vitality in the WCM market and how Gartner rates the leading vendors and their packaged products.
The digital workspace has arrived, and the most progressive organizations are taking action. To thrive in this digital environment, organizations need to embrace strategies that better prepare them for success in the growing digital economy. Understandably, this means working toward becoming highly mobile enterprises. Throughout this process, an organization’s technology partner choices can play a pivotal role in achieving business goals. As such, stability and scalability are taking center stage. This is why a forward-looking solution can empower an organization to move away from standalone enterprise mobility management (EMM) to the digital workspace.
In this white paper, we’ll take a look at how the mobility ecosystem is evolving and how organizations can push the boundaries of enterprise mobility while making the most of their investments. For MobileIron customers making a migration decision, selecting a partner with solid leadership, stability, scalability, and steady growth wil
Published By: Cognizant
Published Date: Oct 23, 2018
A group of emerging technologies is rapidly creating numerous opportunities for life sciences companies to improve productivity, enhance patient care and ensure regulatory compliance. These technologies include robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), 3-D printing and augmented reality/ virtual reality (AR/ VR). This whitepaper presents a preview of five pivotal technology trends remaking the life sciences industry: AI and automation, human augmentation, edge analytics/ processing, data ownership and protection, and the intermingling of products and services.
"GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation has just been signed into law and enacts new rules and stiff penalties for any company who misuses or loses European Union (EU) citizens’ personal data. This sweeping legislation has expanded the definition of personal data and puts IT and testing departments on high alert to safeguard personal data, across development and testing environments. Test data management, the process of obtaining and distributing test data for development teams, takes on greater urgency as the GDPR deadline looms.
Solid test data management practices will be key to overcoming compliance roadblocks and avoiding huge fines associated with GDPR. Utilizing new ways in which test data can be generated, distributed and managed will be pivotal role to meeting this regulation.
In this webcast, Vanson Bourne and CA will present the results of their highly anticipated GDPR readiness survey of 200 corporations in North American and the UK. Join us to learn more about:
Digital technology is creating change at a pace never seen before. Customers now expect speed, ease, choice and a personalised service. It makes customer experience key to success. And it sets merchants a challenge. To survive, and thrive, businesses need to stay agile in everything they do –including how they manage fraud. As the people who set the strategy that determines if an order is
accepted or not, fraud teams have a pivotal role to play in improving customer experience and reducing risk. This makes fraud management more than a back-office utility. It’s a way to differentiate your business and achieve a competitive advantage.
This is the question we put to three specialists from CyberSource – as well as Chris Monk from digital literacy agency Decoded. This report reflects their expert opinion, and explores:
• The changing landscape for businesses.
• The key challenges for fraud teams.
• How to develop an agile fraud solution
It has to be quick and easy for people to pay. At the same time, fraudsters are probing the weaknesses of new digital processes.
As the person who can decide whether a transaction is accepted or rejected, fraud managers have a pivotal role. They’re not just preventing losses from chargebacks. They’re gatekeepers to accepting more revenue. It’s a complex job. But get it right, and they enable their business to engage customers better – across devices and places. And that can mean supporting the very growth of the business. In this landscape, the idea that a technology like machine learning might be the answer to all the industry’s needs is attractive. But while machine learning should be a key part of an effective fraud strategy, the truth is that there’s no silver bullet. So, in this paper, we’ll look at how best to put machine learning to use. By employing it in tandem with expert insight, merchants can use it to accept the optimal number of payments. And make a direct impact on the
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
The year 2017 will be pivotal for technology in higher education. Are you up to speed on the
latest trends and issues? Watch the webinar “On the Leading Edge of Higher Education Innovation: A
CIO’s Perspective” for key insights and observations to benefit your institution throughout the year and
With workforce analytics, HR professionals can play a more pivotal role in their organizations to help direct senior management and hiring managers in connecting the dots between their company’s overall performance and their investment in their workforce.
Workforce analytics empower HR professionals to shift from being an operational function to becoming more of a strategic role within their organization. Workforce analytics uncovers deep insights into workforce data by drilling down into the data and highlighting both patterns of success to be repeated and patterns of failure that could lead to risk and impact.
Go from intuition- to fact-based workforce decision-making with this comprehensive guide to workforce analytics. This eBook includes advice on how to get started, tips to ensure successful implementation, and key recommendations for finding the right solution
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Aug 30, 2018
Content marketing forges trust. And builds affinity long before a prospect is ready to buy. This makes potent content pivotal to success. Avoid lackluster content and achieve peak performance with these quick tips.
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
Why Read This Report
In Forrester’s evaluation of the emerging market for
enterprise container platform (ECP) software suites,
we identified the eight most significant providers in
the category — Docker, IBM, Mesosphere, Pivotal,
Platform9, Rancher Labs, Red Hat, and SUSE —
and evaluated them. This report details our findings
about how well each vendor scored against 10
criteria and where they stand in relation to each
other. Enterprise architects can use this review to
select the right partner for their enterprise container
Convert your late-night worries into daytime business success
As a small-business leader, you have many reasons for insomnia. Worrying about managing your money, execution, and people can make for restless nights. SuccessFactors is here to help you get a little shut-eye. Download “What keeps business leaders up at night? A quick guide to talent excellence for small-business leaders” for a walk-through of the pivotal areas of your talent management where you can make changes that impact your business.
This e-book identifies some of the top worries that keep small-business leaders up at night. How do you sleep better? You bring an integrated approach to your talent management processes to help your people turn strategy into action and action into results. By downloading this e-book, you will learn the benefits of:
• Aligning your workforce to your strategy
• Helping your people grow
• Hiring and retaining the right people from the start
• Building a data foundation for your talent mana
Published By: Equinix
Published Date: Oct 20, 2015
In real estate, the most important factor is location, location, location! Your services are not quite as sensitive to the physical position of your technology, but location certainly can be a pivotal factor in optimizing your service design and service delivery. Ideally, location shouldn’t matter; however, it does
have an e?ect on customer experience. When technology services were simpler, location was largely irrelevant, but now the complexity of new services demands a strategy more in line with your BT agenda than your former IT agenda. The e?ects of regulatory, cost, risk, and performance factors will vary based
on the physical location of your technology resources. Colocation providers, cloud service providers, and even traditional hosting services o?er plenty of evolving options to help infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals balance these factors to optimize service design and delivery.
Data is the new currency. Is your organization capitalizing on the full potential of data analytics? In this big data primer, you will learn about the 3 key challenges facing organizations today: managing overwhelming amounts of data, leveraging new complex tools/technologies, and developing the necessary skills and infrastructure. And since storage is where your organization's data lives, it’s a pivotal part of the infrastructure jigsaw puzzle. Thus with a “tuned for everything” storage solution that is purpose-built for modern analytics, you can confidently harness the power of your data to drive your enterprise forward.
Most businesses today are under increasing pressure to respond to change expeditiously—to adapt to the ongoing needs and demands of their customers, the changing competitive landscape, and the evolution of the marketplace. An organization’s CRM system can either effectively support or hinder their business agility and capacity to respond to change, affecting overall corporate performance and customer satisfaction.
In this paper, learn how with the right CRM solution, information workers can increase productivity, improve customer service, and boost collaboration, while the business simplifies complex processes, increases sales, and reduces costs.
For more than a decade, Pivotal CRM has been the choice of Microsoft-centric organizations that want the flexibility to model their specific business practices within their customer relationship management system. The Pivotal CRM product line leverages the Microsoft technology stack to provide usability and productivity advantages through integration to Microsoft Office, and more.
According to IDC - "Smart Building Energy Analytics solutions are the pivotal piece of intelligence from the end user's perspective because they bring heightened visibility into facility operations and maintenance to enable a new level of sophistication in building management." Learn more - download the study today.
Read to learn how talent managers must search for pivotal roles, value competencies, identify talent pools, build a talent pipeline, speed up new hire onboarding, and become a catalyst for a high-performance culture.
Work has evolved, so performance management should follow. SuccessFactors partnered with PwC to develop a paper that helps companies assess their PM programs and make PM more effective. Rethinking your performance management program addresses:
• The critical importance of having separate but integrated processes to accurately assess past performance and to provide continuous coaching for the future
• Techniques for embedding user-friendly social and mobile performance tools that reflect the real rhythm of the business
• The pivotal role of HR to evaluate and evolve PM processes
Our proven tips on how to adjust and nurture PM processes are food for thought as many managers and employees focus on the business of making 2014 a successful year.
There was a time when middle managers were seen as fairly expendable. If you needed to cut costs or eliminate layers, managers were the first to get the axe. The realities of today’s environment are changing that, however. Managers are playing a pivotal role, not just in making sure key tasks get done, but in engaging employees to be more vested in the organization and motivated to contribute their best. As we keep asking people to “do more with less,” step up to new challenges, and embrace new organizational directions, managers are the ones who have the greatest opportunity to influence the actions on the front lines. They are also critical for helping organizations keep and grow top talent, a particular concern as employee disengagement and turnover rates are costing companies billions of dollars annually.
In theory, software-defined networking empowers businesses to accelerate time-to-market, lower administrative costs, and reduce operational risk. In reality, only a programmable software-defined network can deliver those benefits. This white paper explains programmability’s pivotal role in realizing the promise of SDN, outlining all of the components companies need to build a software-defined network that’s fully programmable at Layers 2 and 3 and Layers 4 to 7.
This white paper explains programmability's pivotal role in realizing the promise of SDN, outlining all of the components companies need to build a software-defined network that's fully programmable at Layers 2 and 3 and Layers 4 to 7.