Improved business productivity often requires more efficient IT and more efficient IT cannot be achieved without a better understanding of the way business services are run and delivered. Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) have emerged as a central component for Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and business service management (BSM).
This International Study brought to you by Heiler Software AG and the Stuttgart Media University takes a deeper look into how to achieve measurable results in terms of margins, revenue, costs and product launches.
Multiple channel distribution is becoming increasingly important, irrespective of whether the businesses in question are B2C or B2B-focused. The key drivers are the long tail, multi-site and changes in category management. Find out more now!
Published By: Datawatch
Published Date: Feb 03, 2016
Some companies estimate that up to 80 percent of their analysts time is spent on data preparation. Thorough, automated data preparation, however, can quickly transform raw information into reliable, consistent data sets ready for analysis. This report from Gartner details why information management and business analytics leaders must introduce data preparation into their big data initiatives in order to improve both the understanding of the data, and the productivity of analysts. Read the report now to learn more.
Published By: OpenText
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
Todays fast-moving consumer market is putting pressure on manufacturers to be able to share digital product information seamlessly and quickly across retail and distribution channels. A centralized digital asset management platform helps to simplify the distribution of digital information across the extended enterprise.
VMware Virtual Infrastructure and CA Recovery Management (CA ARCserve Backup and CA Xosoft products) team up to deliver higher availability and risk-resistance for business-critical information and applications, while lowering management and operational costs and complexity.
Every day, technology plays a bigger and bigger role throughout corporate America, corporate success becomes increasingly dependent on productive use of information technology and IT support grows more critical. But while excellent IT support rapidly returns users to productive work, the information necessary to that excellence is often fragmented in different parts of the IT organization. Effective knowledge management empowers service desks and even users themselves by enabling quick, accurate and consistent user solutions. That leads to measureable benefits for your business. This brief explores 20 metrics that measure those benefits in other words, your return on knowledge.
A comprehensive solution for leveraging data in today's retail environment. From customer data to product placement statistics, retail organizations are constantly juggling information. As the sheer amount of data continues to grow, it becomes increasingly difficult to manage. Not only does data come in many different forms—such as reports, memos and e-mails—but often it’s scattered across multiple repositories.
Published By: Catapult
Published Date: Apr 23, 2009
Software-as-a-Service is changing the way companies purchase technology solutions. Rather than securing large capital budgets and tying up IT labor for months, business executives can now address mission critical initiatives with subscription-based software solutions that scale with their business and can be implemented in little to no time.
Published By: Catapult.
Published Date: Apr 23, 2009
As a software provider for a product information management solution, we were experiencing a myriad of problems supporting and servicing our on premise application – too many versions to maintain, test, install and upgrade. It was becoming increasingly difficult to support our existing customers, let alone sell to new customers. The following information is a compilation of our research.
As organizations look for more ways to increase productivity and profitability, human resources departments are being asked to provide more strategic input to executives. Doing so requires tools that improve access to timely, accurate information for enhanced business decision making. If you dont have a human resource management system (HRMS), HR can end up spending too much time on repetitive day-to-day tasks like paperwork while struggling to deliver meaningful workforce insights. The right HR management software can help the HR team increase control over employee data, optimize productivity, and take employee engagement to the next level, so you can deliver the future workforce your organization needs to succeed. This white paper discusses the five areas to keep in mind when evaluating solutions to find an HRMS thats a good fit for your business.
Published By: bigtincan
Published Date: Oct 10, 2014
These days, business productivity depends largely on the ability to securely access and interact with a wide range of information over mobile devices, such as tablets and smartphones. From sales executives to field technicians, the demand for accessing corporate content securely on mobile devices is growing exponentially.
In the past, implementing security measures to protect corporate content has involved VPNs, intranets, firewalls and passwords. However the increasing uptake of mobile devices in corporate settings means security measures must be implemented over a plethora of networks and devices.
bigtincan has created a powerful solution with BigTinCan hub. An application for mobile devices, it allows for the distribution, management and governance of a range of content, including documents and rich media content, with enterprise-grade security.
A Google Trends search for BYOD reveals it is a fairly new term, appearing in news publications for the first time in late 2011. BYOD is one part of a much larger, deeper-rooted trend: The consumerization of IT, which can be traced back to the early 2000s. Around that time, most everyone had a personal computer, which enabled them to work from home after hours and to realize the benefits of using the devices that they had carefully chosen and were comfortable using, rather than the corporate devices their IT departments had issued them.
BYOD and the consumerization of IT continued to grow as devices became cheaper and more connected. Where IT leaders were once solely concerned with reining in all the unapproved devices accessing the corporate network, a recent Intel and readwrite report that shows 49 percent of U.S. IT managers strongly agree that BYOD improves worker productivity. The next era of BYOD has arrived, and IT departments are thinking about it as a strategic value-ad
Innovation in business mobility is adding up to opportunity for the enterprise opportunity to accelerate employee productivity, increase collaboration, and streamline business processes through mobile applications. At the same time, IT organizations are keen to control costs and maintain safeguards around their
corporate information. With the goal of striking a balance between opportunity and control, increasing numbers of IT decision makers are adopting enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions.
But how do you know your organization is poised to make the move to EMM, or if you should be leveraging more from an existing EMM solution? Here are five cues to consider that the time is right to adopt EMM for your organization.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
The proliferation of file sync and share (FSS) products and other cloud services designed for consumers, along with mobile devices, leads to improper sharing of corporate data. Information that leaves your firewalls can live forever, and without adequate protection, can end up in the wrong hands.
So whats the solution? Protect your information with next-generation information rights management (IRM) technology. You can email, copy, upload or share any IRM-secured document and the protection travels with it.
Key topics include:
The threat posed by Dropbox and other consumer-grade FSS providers
The need for lifetime control of information and content
The ability to perform audits, and locate files, anywhere, and who accessed them
How next generation IRM technology is available to add a new layer of security to every file
Information technology professionals interested in using IRM for secure collaboration dont want to miss this important report.
Published By: SPSS Inc.
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
In an intensely competitive marketplace, knowledge is power. The more an airline can learn about what its customers like and don't like about its offerings, the more effective it can be at building customer loyalty and maximizing its revenues.
Published By: SyberWorks
Published Date: Oct 21, 2008
The e-Learning industry has grown tremendously since the early days of computers and the Internet. Today there are lots of products and services out in the market place from which to choose. This white paper will provide some basic information to help you as you begin your research into e-Learning and learning management systems. The document is not meant to be the complete source of information on e-Learning nor will these guidelines be suitable for every single situation. This white paper has been created as a learning aid help you get started. These findings represent the research, experience, and techniques gleaned from working in e-Learning since its infancy in the late 80’s to today. At the end of the paper, Bob Goldschneider, Director of Business Development at SyberWorks, Inc., will provide a summary and closing remarks.