In today’s world of being “on” 24/7, data centers are at the core of business and viewed as the way to create competitive differentiation. Speed, efficiency, flexibility, and scale are now critical for winning the race to meet new connectivity and processing demands caused by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data.
Find out how to meet the challenges facing your midsize company and benefit from the road map that takes you through the process of deploying a BI solution, enabling you to start small and then build incrementally on your initial success to make fact-based and BI-driven decision making pervasive in your company.
Examine how forward-looking firms are revamping their lead-to-cash process to impact what matters in the emerging economic environment: strong customer relationships and profitable growth. These firms are achieving a new level of process innovation and integration with powerful new software tools.
Discover how publishers, newspapers, studios, and broadcasting companies are using SAP solutions to automate the processes involved in acquisition and exploitation of content assets. They can accurately capture rights and effectively manage royalty processing for higher profits and better relationships.
Published By: InsideUpbg
Published Date: May 12, 2015
Globalization has afforded great opportunities for companies who take advantage of them. Outsourcing is one of these, and payroll outsourcing is gaining popularity throughout the business world. Processing payroll in a timely and accurate manner is critical for business success. Maintaining salary, benefit, and tax information can be complex, which is why increasing numbers of small to medium businesses are choosing to outsource their payroll.
Published By: InsideUpbg
Published Date: May 12, 2015
Most business owners realize the obvious benefits of outsourcing payroll, such as saving money: outsourcing payroll can save your company up to 30% over the cost of in-house processing. The first important step, of course, is finding the right payroll provider to meet your needs. This guide is designed to help you through that process with questions you should ask and criteria to consider when comparing payroll vendors
Optimize your business processes in the cloud with a next generation BPM strategy — an intelligent Business Platform (iBP) that implements an on demand, “service as you need it” model.
Take advantage of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for pure technology - processing, storage, networks with payment based on usage.
Develop and manage business processes using the BPM Platform as a Service (BPMaaS), providing the BPMS tools supported by cloud services.
Work with live business processes used by customers, suppliers, employees and trading partners, using Business Processes as a Service.
Learn about a solution for electronics manufacturers to promote greater efficiency and profitability, as well as consumer satisfaction.
The full spectrum of IoT electronics consists of Medical Devices, Consumer electronics and appliances, network equipment providers and many more. “These “smart, connected products”—made possible by vast improvements in processing power and device miniaturization and by the network benefits of ubiquitous wireless connectivity—have unleashed a new era of competition.”
Read this Solution Guide to learn how to optimize monitoring & security for 40G & 100G networks
While network owners are migrating to 40G & 100G infrastructures, most tools available today cannot ingest high-speed traffic. They lack both the physical interfaces and processing power to do so.
Imagine getting into your car and saying, “Take me to work,” and then enjoying an automated
drive as you read the morning news. We are getting very close to that kind of
scenario, and companies like Ford expect to have production vehicles in the latter part
Driverless cars are just one popular example of machine learning. It’s also used in
countless applications such as predicting fraud, identifying terrorists, recommending
the right products to customers at the right time, and correctly identifying medical
symptoms to prescribe appropriate treatments.
The concept of machine learning has been around for decades. What’s new is that
it can now be applied to huge quantities of data. Cheaper data storage, distributed
processing, more powerful computers and new analytical opportunities have dramatically
increased interest in machine learning systems. Other reasons for the increased
momentum include: maturing capabilities with methods and algorithms refactored to
run in memory; the
There is a lot of excitement in the market about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning
(ML), and natural language processing (NLP). Although many of these technologies have been
available for decades, new advancements in compute power along with new algorithmic
developments are making these technologies more attractive to early adopter companies. These
organizations are embracing advanced analytics technologies for a number of reasons including
improving operational efficiencies, better understanding behaviors, and gaining competitive
When designed well, a data lake is an effective data-driven design pattern for capturing a wide range of data types, both old and new, at large scale. By definition, a data lake is optimized for
the quick ingestion of raw, detailed source data plus on-the-fly processing of such data for exploration, analytics, and operations. Even so, traditional, latent data practices are possible, too.
Organizations are adopting the data lake design pattern (whether on Hadoop or a relational database) because lakes provision the kind of raw data that users need for data exploration and
discovery-oriented forms of advanced analytics. A data lake can also be a consolidation point for both new and traditional data, thereby enabling analytics correlations across all data. With the
right end-user tools, a data lake can enable the self-service data practices that both technical and business users need. These practices wring business value from big data, other new data sources, and burgeoning enterprise da
The 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse analyzed 2,410 occupational fraud cases that caused a total loss of more than $6.3 billion.8 Victim organizations that lacked anti-fraud controls suffered double the amount of median losses.
SAS’ unique, hybrid approach to insider threat deterrence – which combines traditional detection methods and investigative methodologies with behavioral analysis – enables complete, continuous monitoring. As a result, government agencies and companies can take pre-emptive action before damaging incidents occur. Equally important, SAS solutions are powerful yet simple to use, reducing the need to hire a cadre of high-end data modelers and analytics specialists. Automation of data integration and analytics processing makes it easy to deploy into daily operations.
Stop to think about how - and how often - your business interacts with customers. Most organizations believe that only a small fraction of data on interactions generated are effectively put to use. Why is that? Check out this whitepaper to see.
The IBMWebSphere® portfolio offers extreme transaction processing(XTP) capabilities that ensure you have a SMART SOA™-based application infrastructure, which can support your most demanding business-critical applications.
In today’s increasingly high-tech and efficiency driven business landscape, internal processes such as accounts payable (AP) are being looked to as prime candidates for modernization.
Traditional, paper-based methods of vendor invoice processing are associated with higher costs, lower visibility and longer processing times — all barriers that ultimately impede business progress and the ability to gain a competitive advantage.
The purpose of this white paper is to explore the specific challenges faced by companies using manual processing methods while shedding light on the key features and proven benefits of automation.
Is it time to modernize your AP process? Read this white paper to get started!
Traditional accounts payable (AP) departments face the challenges associated with processing paper invoices on a daily basis— challenges that can take away your company’s competitive advantage.
Luckily, there’s a better way to handle AP processing: automation.
See how AP automation solutions can help you:
• Process vendor invoices up to 65% faster
• Reduce purchase-to-pay costs by 40-60%
• Achieve processing accuracy up to 99%
• Maintain 100% process visibility
• Automatically archive invoices electronically
Learn more about the benefits your company can achieve with AP automation– Read the eBook now!
Is your company looking to gain the efficiencies and savings of automated accounts payable processing?
Find out how you can:
• Quickly deploy one easy, web-based AP workflow solution for all users and systems
• Ensure a continuous invoice audit trail
• Simplify shared services setup
In this white paper, you'll learn important cost and risk factors to consider with AP tools installed inside ERP applications — especially if you have multiple ERP instances or a mix of different enterprise applications.
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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