Because business success is tightly fused with technology, IT costs are rising, and this trend is expected to continue. As a result, businesses are demanding that IT be more than a static resource. IT is expected to deliver business results with a measurable contribution to the organization's bottom line.
Application management requires visibility from multiple vantage points within the IT enterprise, combined with a centralized information store that pulls the technology pieces of the application puzzle into a coherent whole.
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).
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Nov 04, 2009
This report highlights the strategic value of a next generation web content management system integrated with lead scoring, email marketing, customer relationship management, and web analytics. The report links the technology and practices of Best-in-Class organizations to engage customers, provide personalized experiences and manage the lead lifecycle.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Jan 06, 2009
This guide offers insight into the WCM technology choices available today, discusses some of the requirements both IT and business users should consider when selecting a WCM solution, and includes advice for ensuring a successful evaluation process.
Michigan State's online certificate programs provide business professionals and organizations concise, yet powerful professional development series - available wherever, whenever you have access to a computer and Internet connection.
The Supply Chain Management or Strategic Leadership and Management programs offer an unparalleled combination of academic excellence, expert knowledge, content quality and advanced technology.
Michigan State is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Broad School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953, representing the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
Much has been written about how to understand and work with millennials—but it's been from the perspective of forcing this group of tech-savvy and connected people into old ways of working. But consider this: by 2020, millennials will make up 50% of the workforce. Also consider: the way we work changes almost daily. That means it's time to rethink the entire conversation about working with millennials. In this eBook, learn 4 ways to motivate millennials in the workplace—and how the right technology plays a critical role.
Giving employees the right tools to do their best work can be challenging in today’s world of multiple devices and diverse work styles. This e-book reveals how to choose technology that helps your workforce:
Protect company data
Get more done
Collaborate with colleagues
Stay in control of their schedules
Spend more time on value-added tasks
Find out how Microsoft 365 Business can make your technology more manageable while improving employee productivity. You’ll discover ways you can:
Help reduce risk with always-on security
Achieve more together
Work from anywhere
Digital disruption is imminent in every industry
The real question is: how do you adopt technology in a way that optimizes your existing processes and transforms your organization? Of course, no two businesses are the same, and transformation will look different for each business. That's why Microsoft has pinpointed a pattern to success in digital transformation across companies - both small and large.
These companies all used technology to achieve fundamental goals that ladder up to four principles:
Optimize business processes and operations
Transform products through digital content
For financial business leaders and other c-level executives, moving away from unclear or ambiguous “improvements” to quantifiable measurements is crucial to the overall organization. Hard, meaningful data substantiates the execution of strategic, long-term business decisions. As technology is rapidly changing, executives can be challenged to find the right systems that drive business performance, provide competitive advantages, and increase the bottom line.
Technology should empower payroll to become a more strategic asset, not act as a barrier. By adopting the following payroll best practices, your organization can become more efficient and cut costs without adding complexity, and leverage the full potential of payroll by shifting the burden from administrative tasks to strategic goals.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 21, 2018
Amazon Web Services has transformed how we think of IT infrastructure. It takes minutes to set up elastic compute and storage. As you grow, turning up EC2 instances, VPCs, and AWS services is akin to acquiring more ninja weapons; practice is needed to gain proficiency. With legions of compute and capacity a button-push away, the need to hone your skills in connecting your workforce to the cloud becomes critical.
At Riverbed, that’s what we do. We let you spawn a full-mesh VPN network between your VPCs and branches, deploy the latest in cloud architecture trends using transit-VPC designs, and even allow for the use of AWS DirectConnect and VPN connectivity simultaneously using our powerful SD-WAN technology. Ninja-like benefits of agility, speed, and awareness are effortlessly available to you.
Watch Riverbed unveil the full power of a true software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) in the cloud with a detailed conversation and live demo.
Join us to learn:
How the Riverbed-AWS partnership suppor
Bernadette Musetti, Associate Professor of Liberal Studies at Loyola Marymount University has devoted most of her career to learning about and creating more equity and access in education for students whose primary language is other than English. In this white paper, she discusses how we can leverage technology to support ELL students and families for success.
Achieving effective and efficient high availability protection for larger IBM i environments requires careful thought and clear understanding of the technology options. This white paper describes what you need to know in order to make an informed decision about IBM i high availability strategies so that your business requirements for Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) are not compromised
Published By: Airfoil PR
Published Date: Apr 21, 2010
In our latest Point of View, "The Dirtiest Word In Business," Airfoil has assembled a collective set of best practices to help technology marketers meet the communications challenges of a new digital decade.
Information on artificial intelligence (AI) is flooding the market, media and social channels. Without doubt, it’s certainly a topic worth the attention. But, it can be difficult to sift through market hype and grandiose promises to understand exactly how AI can be applied in practical and reliable solutions. Like most technological advances, incorporating new technology into business processes requires significant leadership and effective direction that all stakeholders can easily understand.
What management and leadership challenges will the next wave
of analytic technology bring? This Insight Center on HBR.org went
beyond the buzz of what artificial intelligence can do, to talk about
how it will change companies and the way we manage them.
Digital transformation is a reality for marketers that is wrapped in both opportunities
and headaches. Marketers understand the choices and expectations that their
customers now have, and they are up for the challenge. But marketers also have many
obstacles to overcome to deliver the consistently good, timely and engaging customer
experience, across devices, that customers demand.
The good news is that the marketing technology industry is rapidly evolving to address
these challenges. And in the same way that consumers have an abundance of choices,
marketers also have many options when it comes to choosing partners to help. But
where to start, and how to choose the right partners?
Despite heavy, long-term investments in data management, data problems at many organizations continue to grow. One reason is that data has traditionally been perceived as just one aspect of a technology project; it has not been treated as a corporate asset. Consequently, the belief was that traditional application and database planning efforts were sufficient to address ongoing data issues.
For data scientists and business analysts who prepare data for analytics, data management technology from SAS acts like a data filter – providing a single platform that lets them access, cleanse, transform and structure data for any analytical purpose. As it
removes the drudgery of routine data preparation, it reveals sparkling clean data and adds value along the way. And that can lead to higher productivity, better decisions and greater agility.
SAS adheres to five data management best practices that support advanced analytics
and deeper insights:
• Simplify access to traditional and emerging data.
• Strengthen the data scientist’s arsenal with advanced analytics techniques.
• Scrub data to build quality into existing processes.
• Shape data using flexible manipulation techniques.
• Share metadata across data management and analytics domains.
These emerging technologies and solutions certainly are not unique to financial services. But Stewart, a business director of security intelligence solutions within the SAS Security Intelligence
Practice, sees particular interest and application in AML circles.
"There remain a good number of manual processes within financial crimes departments in financial institutions, and AI can help automate some of those rote tasks such as document review or alert triage," he says. "Due to investments in technology, there is a lower barrier of entry for midsized institutions. "And finally, there's this anxiety over the unknown - those risks they are not able to detect, that may be hidden using traditional techniques - so they're hoping that more advanced, unsupervised learning techniques can be used to identify those edge cases or behaviors that are out of norm." In an interview about analytics and the AML paradigm shift, Stewart discusses:
• The new industry intrigue with artificial intelligence a
The headlines and major company announcements share a common theme:
Competitive disruption is reshaping business models and organizations’ very futures.
Around the global automotive industry, component and original equipment
manufacturers (OEMs) are taking a hard look at where their future growth will come
from ? and it’s not all based on their core businesses. New technology has opened the
door for new services and revenue streams.