Ultimately, it is up to you and your organization to determine how your version of the cloud works. Whether you are migrating to the cloud, managing the cloud, or fine-tuning and optimizing, your success still depends on raising and answering a lot of questions.
This ebook shows you some real-world stories from Puppet customers using the cloud for development and testing environments, internal private clouds, native cloud applications, and hybrid cloud deployments. We'll explain the benefits to look forward to — like portability, flexibility, saved time and cut costs — and the potential pitfalls to avoid.
Download this ebook to learn the pitfalls to avoid, and some real-world successes in the cloud from companies like Wells Fargo, 1-800 Flowers, and HP.
Technology rollouts on a nationwide and global scale require technicians to perform onsite work. Though you may have hired a Technology Rollout Company to manage and deploy these technicians, they ultimately serve as direct representatives of your company.
Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
Around-the-clock global operations, data growth, and server virtualization all together can complicate protection and recovery strategies. They affect when and how often you can perform backups, increase the time required to back up, and ultimately affect your ability to successfully restore. These challenges can force lower standards for recovery objectives, such as reducing the frequency of backup jobs or protecting fewer applications, both of which can introduce risk. High-speed snapshot technologies and application integration can go a long way toward meeting these needs, and they have quickly become essential elements of a complete protection strategy. But snapshot copies have often been managed separately from traditional backup processes. Features like cataloging for search and retrieval as well as tape creation usually require separate management and do not fully leverage snapshot capabilities. To eliminate complexity and accelerate protection and recovery, you need a solution
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
In this paper learn how RSA Group shortened their FP&A process by 4 months.
With a 300-year heritage, RSA Group is one of the world’s leading insurance groups. The company, which has over 20,000 employees in its core markets of the U.K., Scandinavia, and Canada, focuses on general insurance and has the capability to write business across the globe.
Late one night, after the team had already been planning nonstop for weeks, one of Andrew Dinwiddie’s colleagues slammed his
fists down on his desk and said, “Surely, this can be easier; surely, we can ind a solution to make this a less intense process.” It was that outburst of frustration that triggered Andrew and his team to look for different solutions to their inancial planning needs and ultimately led them to the Anaplan platform.
Effective Competition Depends on Continuous Delivery of Quality Software In today’s application economy every company is a software company, no matter what industry it is in:
• Shipping companies depend on logistics software to efficiently route packages, arrange drivers and automate warehouses.
• Retail companies rely on software to manage inventory, engage with customers online and to give in-store associates the tools they need to answer customer questions on the spot.
• Marketing firms lean on applications to gather consumer data and parse it, automate communication with prospects and effectively manage advertising campaigns. The examples are endless.
The point is that in order to compete today, every business must be able to quickly build and tweak software to adjust to always evolving market demands. Ultimately, business success depends on faster development iterations while still maintaining the high quality of service expected by customers, stakeholders and end users.
Getting your happiest customers to leave a review might seem difficult, but it’s easier than you might think. In our new ebook, Cracking the Code: Why online reviews matter to your business, we will show you how online reviews can improve local SEO, increase trust and loyalty with your customers, and ultimately boost your bottom line.
People, machines, data, processes are more connected than ever before, in more ways, and at a pace not previously envisioned. Because of this, the means of user interaction are evolving rapidly, and the outcome is an explosion of information increasing at epic rates. Both the opportunity and the challenge for an organization is to execute a strategy to most effectively participate in, exploit and derive ongoing value from the expansive digital world. To evaluate and ultimately better facilitate this, many organizations are specifically defining a digital strategy as part of their overall general business strategy. Central to that digital strategy is the digital experience.
Published By: VeriSign
Published Date: May 06, 2010
Online retailers must make consumers feel more comfortable on their web sites, instilling confidence in order to support sharing personal and financial information and ultimately completing purchases. Using proven ingredients outlined in this whitepaper can increase customer confidence and enable you to generate more sales.
When Rightmove wanted to be the first to provide an innovative and engaging mobile app that would move millions of iPhone users to access extensive property search functionality, they turned to 2ergo. Learn about the challenges Rightmove faced, the solution 2ergo provided, and the unbelievable results that were achieved, including how the app ultimately ranked in the top 30 Apple "Best Apps of 2009" chart.
Sales managers have faced the same challenges since long before CRM applications were invented. However, new tools and technologies are making their jobs easier. The future of sales performance management is integrated with CRM and social collaboration. It helps managers provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to drive better sales behaviors and, ultimately, better sales results.
Published By: AdAgility
Published Date: Feb 08, 2016
The once spammy marketing tactic known as cross-selling has been revitalized and is now smarter, slicker and most user-pleasing than ever before. Use cross-sells to increase revenue and boost customer engagement, ultimately leading to higher customer lifetime value.
Automotive manufacturers have become some of the most demanding customers in the world. The TRANS4M Customer Management Solution helps you manage your relationship and your communications with automotive customers to help you meet your customers' requirements for communications and process integration and ultimately improve your supplier rating and keep your customers happy and their production lines moving.
Among your primary responsibilities as a board member is providing advice on both business strategy and enterprise risk. A general understanding of risk management is essential when looking at cyber risk specifically. Ultimately, an enterprise should consider adding cybersecurity expertise to its board membership, but all members can benefit from increasing their understanding about how cyber risk affects corporate strategy and the overall enterprise risk profile. To provide effective strategic advice to company leadership on cyber risk, you must ask the right questions, including whether a company does ongoing cyber risk assessment and management, and how.
Published By: Datalink
Published Date: Jul 27, 2012
Running IT as a service (ITaaS) is not necessarily a new concept. But, the era of cloud computing now places a whole new spin on ITaaS. In this white paper, you'll learn why there is so much buzz around cloud services and the role IT should play in this new cloud-based era. You'll also learn a useful model to help transform your company's IT data center into a private cloud that can ultimately manage and oversee the delivery of both internal and external cloud services to the business.
Download your Definitive Guide to Policy Management for real-world examples of companies avoiding litigation and penalties by having a well thought out compliance programme. Organisations that approach policy management strategically and exercise ruthless discipline with respect to their policies yield massive returns in organisational alignment, corporate culture, and ultimately their bottom-line results.
And when incidents occur or regulators come knocking, you'll be prepared.
We will go over a brief introduction of what workforce analytics is, and take a look at why it is sometimes so difficult to get the information we need out of our HR or Business Intelligence systems. We will also dive into the important metrics we should consider as HR professionals and what metrics will ultimately drive your business forward.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
An Airbus A380 is made up of 7 million different pieces with each piece coming from different parts of the world including Germany, Spain, UK, and France. Assembling the final plane requires support from various IT and operations teams. Leveraging legacy supply chain technology to support on-time arrival and coordination of parts was incredibly challenging, and only worsened with the need for new parts and pressure of massive growth. In order to scale, Airbus needed to think through how to transform and digitize its global supply chain.
Hear from Airbus and how they are leveraging Anypoint Platform to enhance their production efficiency, and ultimately, drive innovation throughout the entire supply chain.
In this webinar, you will learn how to:
Leverage APIs to support a complex manufacturing process with multiple global partners.
Foster collaboration amongst siloed IT teams through API reuse and API-led connectivity.
Reduce time to market by providing end-to-end visibility acros
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
Today, more than ever, the customer is at the center of business. Armed with more choice and ultimately more power, customers expect businesses to deliver entirely satisfying, customer-centric experiences throughout the sales cycle. Whether you sell to businesses or consumers, customers are accustomed to one-click purchasing, full mobile access, and social media-driven recommendations, and they are demanding a similar experience of all companies they do business with. With eSignature & Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions from DocuSign you can provide that experience, allowing customers to transact with you on their terms while reinforcing your modern reputation.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 12, 2017
Today, more than ever, the customer is at the center of business. Armed with more choice and ultimately more power, customers expect businesses to deliver entirely satisfying, customer-centric experiences throughout the sales cycle. Whether you sell to businesses or consumers, customers are accustomed to one-click purchasing, full mobile access, and
social media-driven recommendations, and they are demanding a similar experience of all companies they do business with. With eSignature & Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions from DocuSign you can provide that experience, allowing customers to transact with you on their terms while reinforcing your modern reputation.
According to a recent survey by the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council, almost 70% of the electronic content and information organizations retain has no business or legal value. It’s simply digital detritus, retained because 1) we think we might need it sometime, 2) we forget about it, or 3) we don’t have policies and software in place to get rid of it. Ultimately, though, this unnecessary accumulation of content can create real problems in terms of e-discovery, regulation, management and cost.
Watch this video white paper to learn more about:
- How to get started on an information management strategy
- The right combination of software and policy for successful information governance
- The business case for proactive management of an organization’s digital footprint
A successful pay-for-performance culture can literally transform any business. Learn the key steps necessary to unlock your employees' potential, keep your "superstars" happy and ultimately drive a healthier bottom line.
Organizations moving to AWS seek improved performance, increased innovation, and a faster time to market—but the road to cloud maturity, and ultimately cloud success, proves both challenging and expensive.
Learn to accelerate your AWS cloud journey with:
A checklist for determining if you have clear visibility into your AWS environment
Expert tips for developing proper cloud security best practices
Real examples of financial, performance, and security management policies for automating your cloud ecosystem
Looking to optimize your AWS cloud infrastructure? Use this eBook to regain control over your visibility and cost management, security and compliance, and governance and automation.