Hobson & Company (H&C), a leading research firm focused on total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) studies, conducted independent research and found that a proven Apple device management solution delivers a quick and compelling ROI to both large and small enterprises.
• Simplifying IT management
o 90% reduction in time spent managing apps
o 80% reduction in time spent provisioning
• Improving end-user experience
o 60% reduction in end-user productivity loss
o 15% reduction in volume of help desk tickets
• Mitigating risk
o 90% reduction in time spent creating inventory reports
o 65% reduction in time spent managing policy and setting changes
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
Employee recognition is more than an HR program—it has a profound impact on an organization’s workplaceculture and bottom line.
Employee recognition has a strong influence on an organization’s workplace culture. Research on 10,000 employees in 12 countries shows that organizations who have a great culture are:
• 54% more likely to have employees that are Promoters on the standard NPS scale
• 53% more likely to have highly engaged employees
• 29% more likely to have employees innovating and performing great work
• 27% more likely to have increased in revenuelast year
• 25% more likely to have growth in team size in the last year1
By creating a great workplace culture employees want to engage with, you’ll see an improvement in business results. Employee recognition touches every aspect of your company culture and your employee experience—from recruiting, to engagement, productivity, innovation, and retention.
With its clients’ needs as the cornerstone of its mission, a research and consulting firm in the healthcare industry wanted a better way to manage its business. The company had been using various spreadsheets and systems to track project and financial information, which made finding data time consuming and inefficient. As a project based business, with the majority of its projects ranging from 2-6 weeks in duration, the organization wanted an integrated solution to help optimize its overall project management approach. The firm selected Deltek and since implementation has experienced numerous benefits, including increased time savings, improved visibility into financial data and enhanced performance.
Discerning and demanding consumers expect meaningful retail interactions. Creating new world-class experiences is vital to differentiate products and boost profits in the consumer goods market.
• Let me shop when and how I want: Technology to research and buy products defines consumer behavior, driven by social media’s “see now, buy now” mentality.
• Give me relevant data: With ever-expanding information, every touchpoint should have customer data that matters.
• Give me a truly unique experience: Innovative retailers use new partners and tools to deliver personalized consumer experiences.
• Pair my products with consistently good service: New customer service technologies are crucial in a world with more consumer/retailer choices.
• Make my retail environments better: Consumers want memorable, differentiated experiences in user-friendly digital and physical retail environments.
I invite you to download your targeted industry analysis and uncover the expectations to take into account a
With the power of the Boolean search, talent acquisition pros can boost their recruiting arsenal, run highly specialized searches, and hire top talent based on current and past job titles, particular skill sets, geographic location, work experience, or academic background. Read on to get started!
Published By: Resonate
Published Date: Jan 24, 2018
B2C marketers need CMOs and top Customer Insights leadership to guide their teams in driving customer-obsessed strategies. While most think they are, given regular interaction with customers, in reality, most marketing leaders still prioritize internal rubrics over solving actual customer problems.
In this Resonate Webinar, featuring guest, Shar VanBoskirk, VP, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, you’ll learn how to transform your marketing team into creators of post-digital brand experiences and leaders of enterprise-wide customer obsession.
Key takeaways will include:
- Why Marketing today is failing
- How emphasis on customer understanding, brand strategy, and brand experience will turn Marketing into the leader in customer strategies for the entire firm
- What Marketing Leadership must do in order to enact, and maintain this shift
Published By: DocStar
Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
World-class AP departments know something you don’t know, but we’re going to let you in on
Ardent Partners conducted an independent research study in order to gain a comprehensive,
industry-wide view of accounts payable (AP). The study draws on the experience of over 200
AP professionals and its findings reveal what Best-in-Class AP department are doing that make
them stand out from their peers.
In today’s competitive work environment, attracting and retaining top talent is paramount and expensive.
Companies recruit high performing employees with deep experience, invest in training, and reward outcomes.
Yet while talent and experience are critical, new evidence suggests those attributes may not be enough.
It’s not simply how well a person can perform in a typical situation, but how quickly they can return to high
performance after an inevitable setback.
Resilience is the ability to become strong, healthy or successful again after something bad happens. It
includes (learnable) cognitive and emotional skills that reduce the degree and duration of episodes of
discouragement, reluctance or defeat that often follow negative events. A resilient worker will quickly put the
event in perspective and search for alternative solutions while their less-resilient colleagues experience a
letdown or assign blame.
This paper describes how resilience, measured by the meQ Score, corresponds to w
You wouldn’t hold a critical investor call, customer event or shareholder’s meeting in your office bullpen. So why would you host an important virtual event on a platform intended to support small-group collaboration and teamwork?
Frost & Sullivan research shows that two-thirds of companies use web conferencing on a regular basis for project collaboration. We also know that more and more of them are turning to the same solutions to host webinars for critical internal and external events. While web conferencing solutions can be used to support large-group or strategically important meetings, webinar technology is designed specifically for that purpose and will almost always deliver a better experience and a higher return on investment. Webinar tools deliver a wealth of features to help companies gain better insights into attendee sentiment for better investor relations, employee and customer experience, and lead generation and qualification:
• Integrated video draws higher levels of int
Published By: Qualtrics
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
In today’s era of immediacy, consumers are more demanding than ever. To keep up with customer
expectations, brands are starting to invest in Voice of the Customer (VoC) programs that employ a
Ask any CX, research, or marketing executive, and they will tell you that gone are the days when the
customer marketing landscape was represented by a one-way dialogue for engaging prospects. Today,
market leaders are shifting their listening and response mechanisms faster as VoC programs represent a
huge opportunity for driving loyalty and increased sales.
A recent study sponsored by American Express®—the American Express Global Customer Service
Barometer—showed that U.S. consumers are twice as likely to tell others about a bad service than
they are to share about a positive experience.¹
Forrester Research, Inc. has named SDL a Leader in "The Forrester WaveT: Web Content Management for Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011" independent report (July 2011). According to the report, "SDL's globalization and localization functionality remains a differentiator."
The new world order of media and advertising demands that brands experiment and search for new ways to drive consumer engagement. As marketing and media strategy becomes ever more important, brands must look for ways to optimize paid, owned and earned media. Paid media is everything that you spend advertising dollars on such as TV, radio, print, digital advertising, and sponsorships. Owned media includes your website and other “owned” assets, and earned media is defined by the social amplification and interaction you “earn” through active participation with your customers.
How do you create the perfect “owned media” experience for your customers, and what is the right formula for paid media to maximize your earned media opportunity?
Download now to find out!
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
Ease, effectiveness and emotion drive great customer service, but top-line growth requires that application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals keep an eye on trends.
Forrester Research has identified 10 customer service trends in 2018 for AD&D and others who support customer service. Before you strategize on improving your quality of service, read this Forrester Report by Vice President and Principal Analyst Kate Leggett.
You’ll learn which investments are critical and the advantages of:
• Focusing on context and inquiry type to deliver the best customer experience
• Using automation and AI to uncover new revenue streams and transform operations
• Exploring new labor models to maximize human connections in a digital world
Creating competitive advantage starts with a
sound digital strategy.
In a 2017 survey of healthcare consumers across the U.S. from a representative range of demographic groups, we found that 88% of consumers begin their search
for healthcare providers online. Consumers rely on search engines and review sites
to steer their decisions about where to go for care.
What consumers read about you online heavily influences their decision-making.
Your reputation is defined at every touchpoint a potential patient has with your
doctors and organization on the web — from the doctor or location listing, to patient
rating and reviews, to finding the right doctor and reading profiles on your website.
Done well, online reputation management (ORM) enables your providers to
generate a high volume of representative reviews from the “silent majority,”
while providing valuable insights to improve patient experience, make operational
improvements and drive new patient appointments.
Download this report for an in-depth analysis of trends in customer experience management strategies for financial services companies. The study was developed using independent research and survey responses from 100 senior-level leaders across marketing, customer experience management, analytics, digital strategy, and innovation roles.
After identifying key market stressors, the report analyzes the five key drivers of successful customer engagement: Customer Understanding, Prioritization, Design, Measurement, and Culture.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Oct 08, 2018
Research shows that today’s in-store purchases tend to begin and end online. Even ready-tobuy
consumers research online for nearby stores, go in-store to buy, and often leave a review
about their experience. In turn, those reviews influence the purchasing decisions of your
future customers. This makes it crucial for businesses to have a voice in those conversations,
monitoring and responding to reviews and comments.
Published By: Blue Prism
Published Date: Mar 15, 2019
Blue Prism, the inventor of the term Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and
the market leader in enterprise RPA, recently engaged Knowledge Capital
Partners (KCP) to survey their client deployments. We used proprietary
KCP research tools, and this report summarizes our findings. Based on
finalized quantitative survey results as well as our ever-growing library
of qualitative case investigations, the report analyzes the management
practices and behaviors that underpin the exceptional value achieved by
Blue Prism customers as outlined in our January 2018 report “Robotic
Process Automation: Benchmarking the Client Experience.”
This paper compares the Research In Motion BlackBerry solution (BlackBerry mobile devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Server) with the Microsoft® mobile solution (Microsoft Windows Mobile® and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 with Microsoft ActiveSync® technology) by analyzing features of the user experience and the administrator experience.
Published By: Aternity
Published Date: Dec 30, 2011
EMA provides research and analysis of today's End User Experience (EUE) and Application Performance Management (APM) technologies along with a thoughtful presentation on the Top 10 Myths to dispel before purchasing any monitoring tool. Guest speakers include Julie Craig, EMA Research Director, and Trevor Matz, President and CEO of Aternity.
Published By: Aternity
Published Date: Jul 20, 2012
Forrester Research projects that by 2016, 350 million employees will have smartphones, prompting businesses to drastically increase spending on mobile projects to meet the flexibility demands of increasingly tech-savvy employees.
This exclusive resource describes how businesses can support mobile technologies from virtual desktops to application development with comprehensive end-user experience (EUE) management tools. Find out how this platform proactively detects performance and availability issues to help IT professionals troubleshoot and improve application performance for end-users.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Dec 18, 2017
Effective, engaging collaboration that leverages video conferencing should incorporate features like content sharing, clear participant rosters, easy call management controls and Instant Messaging. But, according to Microsoft research, some 97 percent of meeting rooms aren’t adequately equipped to handle video.
In fact, a majority of these rooms host the most rudimentary of collaboration solutions like a digital projector and an audio connection for conference calls. And, while most of these enterprises are adopting Skype for Business for end-users, the reality is that many of their conference rooms lack the ability to connect to Skype for Business calls, which eliminates effective collaboration tools like video and content sharing.
Download this guide to see how to create engaging voice and video meeting experience with Skype for Business.
More than 40% of sports fans worldwide abandoned concession lines in the past 12 months – without making a purchase – because of excessive waiting, according to Oracle Hospitality Sports and Entertainment’s research report The Fan Experience: Changing the Game with Food and Beverage. The global study surveyed more than 3,500 sports fans in eight countries – Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and United States – and focused on uncovering their top priorities. Most importantly, the survey aids venue operators by identifying “pain points” and solutions designed to trigger greater attendance and spark sales.