It is imperative that emerging IaaS providers and MSPs gain deep insights into existing pricing models so they can attain low cost structures, increase profitability, boost competitiveness, and improve customer retention.
Customers’ expectations have never been so high. Yet, leaders at many banks and financial institutions still fail at providing a smooth, personalized, timely and relevant experience throughout channels.
By leveraging the increasing amount of data about customers, bankers can create information to constantly improve their understanding of product usage, profitability, risk, buying behavior and financial needs.
Access this white paper today to learn about expert solutions that can help you reinvent your business operations and create a customer-focused company. Read on now to explore more.
Reducing the price of slow-selling product lines can be an effective way to drive sales and reclaim valuable selling space – but how do retailers ensure that these markdowns are profitable?
Read this case study to learn how Coop Danmark replaced its complex markdown spreadsheets with Markdown Optimization solutions from IBM. Today, the company has deep insight into the optimal percentage and duration for markdowns, based on customer demand forecasts and inventory data at each retail store. This helps the company to boost sales while protecting margins.
Coop Danmark implemented IBM DemandTec Markdown Optimization – delivering insight into the right products to markdown at the best price for the optimal length of time, and helping it maximize the profitability of local price reductions.
"Read this white paper for an overview of the B2B integration landscape—challenges, opportunities and leading strategies—and a summary of the IBM B2B Cloud Services offering, with real-world examples of how companies are leveraging the IBM cloud to:
- Reduce TCO and internal resource requirements
- Increase profitability and competitive differentiation
- Accelerate B2B collaboration to achieve a competitive advantage"
It’s hard to grow your business if you can’t see what’s coming next. What will the demand be for a specific product or service and how should you adjust production? What revenue can be expected and from which channels? Where are the best areas to expand your business? Predictive analytics can provide the answers executives, analysts and business managers need to reduce costs, operate more efficiently and increase the bottom line.
Join IBM SPSS and guest Mark Lack, Manager of Strategy Analytics and Business Intelligence with industrial products company Mueller Inc. for a look at how to decrease costs and improve your business’ profitability with predictive analytics. You’ll learn how Mueller extends the value of its Big Data environment by applying predictive techniques to accurately forecast sales, prevent fraud and reduce losses from damaged inventory, saving the company significant time and money.
When White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad recast its business model, revenues gained speed, but the cumbersome UNIX system labored through long lines of customers, discouraged timely reporting, and imprisoned data behind arcane rules and menus. Find out what WP&YR did to help increase sales 13 percent, clear out slow-moving items, save steps and stoke the profit engine.
This white paper addresses business and technical decision-makers for ambitious companies in which product distribution and transportation play key roles in daily operations and profitability. It describes how the comprehensive, integrated management solution represented by Supply Chain Execution for Microsoft Dynamics AX can help build an integrated logistics solution.
The objective of this white paper is to review various aspects of retail financial management and to draw important lessons for small and mid-size retailers. The paper addresses a wide range of topics that impact a retailer’s financial success. Many of these are common to retailers of all sizes, but some are specific to mid to small tier businesses and many cautionary notes are given.
By providing integrated, adaptable functionality within one scalable platform, Microsoft Dynamics AX helps midsize retailers improve their agility with an all-in-one solution based on an open technology platform. And it provides the ability for retailers to connect and interact with customers, partners, and employees around the world.
This paper introduces various supply chain concepts and explains their importance. It describes initiatives being undertaken by the largest retailers and reviews what small and mid-size firms need to do to compete.
Downtime and data loss pose intolerable risks to every business today. From IT departments to the Board Room, managers have seen the importance of business uptime and data protection to continued success, productivity and profitability.
Smaller budgets. Fewer personnel. More pressure to show value. As the recession lingers on, B2B marketers are being called upon to deliver bigger, faster, cheaper results with less resources. But the current economic climate means even companies able to make high-dollar purchases will require more touch points to nurture them through the buying process. Today's business buyers are cautiously working to make smarter, more informed decisions.
Learn how hundreds of consumer product marketers are maintaining market share and profitability, even with significantly reduced advertising budgets. DRTV pioneer Timothy R. Hawthorne offers his latest insights, with 10 Good Reasons to Test Direct Response TV Now. Download this exclusive guide today!
Did you know that most Americans believe companies should have a presence in social media?* That means most of your customers and prospects expect you to be involved in social media, and will be more likely to do business with you if you are.
*Cone 2008 Business in Social Media Study
The economic downturn means that businesses must capitalize on every opportunity to gain revenue. With the right customer relationship management (CRM) solution, you can protect current revenue streams and unearth new customer revenue opportunities-despite the most challenging market conditions.
Workforce mobilization has become a key competitive requirement for most organizations. However, enabling mobility is more than just providing laptops and mobile phones to users and sending them out into the field. It's about selecting the appropriate technologies and developing the right user experience.
Your highest priority is to grow your business, and your business tools should help you achieve that goal. Sage SalesLogix provides a complete view of customer interactions across sales, marketing, customer service, and support so your teams can collaborate and respond promptly and knowledgeably to customer inquiries and opportunities.
Approximately 79% of customers seeking customer service and support wish it were easier and more convenient to obtain.*
Read the new Customer Service Workbook to discover industry tips and best practices for bringing efficiency and profitability to order management while freeing up your CSRs to:
• Process orders quicker with fewer errors
• Carry out customer engagement strategies
• Manage order volumes at current staffing levels
• Increase customer loyalty