Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals have witnessed evolutionary changes in budgeting, planning, forecasting, and analysis processes. Through innovative advancements in technology and the application of big data within these processes, the FP&A function is empowered to transform into a strategic business partner.
In “The Rise and Rise of FP&A,” a paper written by FSN and sponsored by Anaplan, you will learn about:
-The evolution of the FP&A function
-How FP&A teams harness big data and close the talent gap
-Why FP&A can become a top contributor to forward-focused decision-making
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Jun 25, 2015
This paper takes you step-by-step through the process of addressing your immediate problems, building alliances throughout your organization, and making a successful business case for a learning solution, including:
• Analyzing your current processes and identifying your needs
• Mapping out the various processes and training requirements
• Calculating the financial impact of training
• Making the case and managing the project
It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to Oracle Retail, have an active implementation project that is running or have an existing deployment in production. The same issue applies: You are making a significant investment in the technology and need to develop a reliable and efficient batch schedule.
If you’re new to Oracle Retail, you are no doubt embarking on a major project to improve your competitive position in the retail market. With that in mind, your goals will be to shrink the time-to-market for your retail implementation, lower the reliability risks associated with in-house developed solutions and improve the visibility and control of retail business processes.
In this eBook you will discover a series of recommendations for operating a fail-safe and efficient Oracle Retail operational environment. You will also understand how automation enables you to streamline the execution of your Oracle Retail batch operations and increase the day-to-day efficiency of your operations teams.
In this document, you'll learn to enable the successful execution and completion of IPT Deployment projects through a standardized set of processes and methodologies based upon Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
Modern eProcurement solutions promise greater efficiency through improved AP integration, tighter controls, standardized processes, and supplier connectivity. This Paystream Advisors survey report focuses on current attitudes toward eProcurement solutions, how they're being used, and why (and how) that usage is changing. The report also includes an overview of eProcurement capabilities, best practices, and selection criteria.
This report provides a 360 degree view of organizations' security threats, response plans, processes, and investments. More than 800 security decision makers and practitioners were surveyed in December 2014 across North America and Europe.
This year’s Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook focuses on in-depth digital forensics, incident response (IR) and remediation services performed on behalf of actual CrowdStrike clients. Real-life examples drawn from notable CrowdStrike Services IR engagements in 2016 — including the now-infamous hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) —are covered with an emphasis on best practices organizations can follow to identify and eject attackers before a devastating breach occurs.
Download this report to learn:
• How CrowdStrike’s Falcon OverWatch and professional services teams discovered and attributed the DNC intrusion to nation-state threat actors FANCY BEAR and COZY BEAR
• The gaps in security processes and planning that your organization can address now to stop the next breach
• The specific tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) a range of nation-state and eCrime adversaries used to penetrate their victims’ defenses, and how they attempted to cover their tracks
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Feb 07, 2017
Read this complimentary copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs, and find out why Marketo was named a leader based on completeness of vision and the ability to execute.
As a digital marketing hub, Marketo allows marketers to think beyond email campaigns and address customers personally and consistently as individuals through a variety of contexts and formats. Digital marketing hubs, like Marketo, unify disparate marketing data and processes to drive acquisition, engagement, conversion and transaction across complex customer journeys.
The full report includes:
Market evaluation and analysis of 22 vendors
Insights for selecting a vendor based on your organization's requirements
Opportunities and challenges faced when deploying digital marketing hubs
Download the report to learn about these topics and more.
Illusive Networks is proud to once again sponsor the Cyberthreat Defense Report by CyberEdge Group, now in its sixth year, to help security leaders assess and shape their cybersecurity programs. Download this comprehensive report to learn more about the most wanted security management and operations technology for 2019, which security processes organizations struggle with the most, and how organizations are trying to detect advanced cyberthreats more quickly.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
"Learn how you can accelerate development and strengthen security – without disrupting your operations.
Organizations that effectively meld DevOps and InfoSec can shift security from an afterthought to an integrated, automated, and proactive practice. By reading this paper from IDG, you’ll learn three reasons why DevOps is a game-changer for security and steps you can take foster a more collaborative and proactive approach to securing your enterprise. Topics covered include:
- Adapting security testing tools and processes to the developer
- Automating security into the CI/CD toolchain
- The impact of secure DevOps on your bottom line
- Increasing security awareness and commitment across teams
This paper provides high-level guidance for DevOps and InfoSec professionals seeking collaborative, efficient approaches for strengthening application and information security."
Like other IT leaders, you know you have to modernize your IT infrastructure to become more productive, efficient, agile and competitive. So what's holding you back? Many organizations are still devoting anywhere from 60% to 80% of their time, energy, human resources and budget to supporting legacy systems rather than develop transformative solutions.
Our new eBook, Your 3-step roadmap to IT modernization, will help you align your approach to IT with the way your business works today — and the way you will work in the digital age:
• Increased mobility, multiple device formats and distributed workgroups
• Greater collaboration with outside organizations, including customers, suppliers and partners
• Essential enterprise risk management features such as compliance, legal, security and data governance
Here you'll learn the three stages of IT modernization — from realigning your infrastructure to updating business processes — so you take the right steps.
Facing combined ratios exceeding 98% in both P&C and Health Insurance1 for
three of the past five years and declining investment yields, insurers are asking
“What can we change in our operations to improve our economics?” Conclusive
answers are now coming from Cognitive Technology, the variety of Artificial
Intelligence that deals with knowledge and textual information. Applied to the
industry’s most resource-intensive processes, it is delivering unprecedented
productivity gains and insight, and leading to deep changes in how P&C insurers
do business. Here’s how.
The mobile-cloud era is here. It is not merely about delivering apps; it is about simplifying processes so you can accomplish more. The mobile-cloud era is redefining productivity by enabling workflows through the key foundations of identity and contextual experiences, mobile collaboration, united endpoint management and security, and windows apps and desktops.
Today people work primarily from mobile sources and expect a strikingly continuous experience across all their devices, regardless of which device they select to best accomplish any given task. Once access is established, organizations are looking to transform processes to mobile so they can increase efficiency and workflows for end users, thereby driving productivity to the next level.
The plan is to move what you currently have onto a platform that gives you new capabilities to better support your transformation goals. Aberdeen Group has found that those who stay up to date with their ERP are, for example, almost three times as likely to have mobile ERP functionality, twice as likely to have integrated ERP and eCommerce, and five times more likely to have social business capabilities.1
Is it time for you to take the next step on your journey by moving to the Epicor ERP system? Consider these questions:
XX How much time and money could your business save by eliminating inefficient processes, increasing worker productivity, and improving customer service?
XX What goals can you achieve when your core software is integrated with Industry 4 .0 technologies to support the factory of the future?
XX What would your business look like if you had real-time information to make informed business decisions that drive growth and profitability?
Published By: PayScale
Published Date: Mar 01, 2017
Turnover is a basic metric in every HR professional’s toolbox. Turnover tells a story about your company processes, procedures, leadership, and culture. Turnover also speaks volumes about your compensation.
Because turnover and retention are opposite sides of the same coin, you can seek the right balance between them to ensure that you’re driving the right talent to and through your organization.
Former Intel CEO Andy Grove once coined the phrase, “Technology happens.” As true as Grove’s pat aphorism has become, it’s not always good news. Twenty years ago, no one ever got fired for buying IBM. In the heyday of customer relationship management (CRM), companies bought first and asked questions later. Nowadays, executives are being enlightened by the promise of big data technologies and the role data plays in the fact-based enterprise. Leaders in business and IT alike are waking up to the reality that – despite the hype around platforms and processing speeds – their companies have failed to established sustained processes and skills around data.
Former Intel CEO Andy Grove once coined the phrase, “Technology happens.” As true as Grove’s pat aphorism has become, it’s not always good news. Twenty years ago, no one ever got fired for buying IBM. In the heyday of customer relationship management (CRM), companies bought first and asked questions later.
Nowadays, executives are being enlightened by the promise of big data technologies and the role data plays in the fact-based enterprise. Leaders in business and IT alike are waking up to the reality that – despite the hype around platforms and processing speeds – their companies have failed to established sustained processes and skills around data.
The typical strategy for meeting sales targets is to set aggressive individual rep quotas, rely on your top reps to achieve them, and then hope to get enough from the rest of your team to get over the top. Find out how to make a major shift in your sales approach for the better in order to both increase individual sales rep effectiveness and improve collaborative team selling.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: May 20, 2016
In this eBook, we will:
-Tell you how to get started with performance metric monitoring
-Share real-life examples of application failures and how to avoid them by using 7 key metrics to find problems early on
-Show you how stuff really works in "the life of a metric" and how to integrate performance metrics into automation tools throughout your application delivery chain
Get the right processes and metrics in place to support continuous delivery and build a better digital experience, faster.
Most organizations ignore key signs that determine whether or not their recruiting process needs improvement. Read this free article to learn about new HR solutions, like video interviewing platforms, which make recruiting processes more efficient.
Published By: BambooHR
Published Date: Nov 21, 2017
Recruiting can feel a lot like dating: Two parties looking for people they want to spend their days with, both excited for the opportunity to find the right fit but nervous about the risks involved.
And everything is magnified after the first time somebody you thought you had a connection with spurns you. After all, broken hearts can be hard to mend. Just as in love, so it is with company turnover. And nobody likes turnover. For starters, it’s extremely expensive.1 And for recruiters and hiring managers, it’s a huge time consumer.
And quite frequently, turnover can be prevented through better hiring processes. The hard truth is that failed hiring processes can be detrimental to an organization, but the liberating reality is that recruiters can fix so many of these problems just by fixing hiring processes.
So, download this free eBook to see the nine things recruiters do that they shouldn’t if they want to hire and retain the right people.
An increasing number of compliance initiatives are changing how HR departments are managing their compensation processes.
The SEC is requiring that companies prove executive pay is directly tied to company performance. Similar requirements have already been enforced across Europe by CRD IV and Solvency II directives.
Companies are also facing internal pressure to establish that compensation policies are managed and executed in compliance with corporate policies.
In order to meet these new challenges, HR managers must guarantee compensation processes are transparent, compliant with external regulations, compliant with internal policies and tightly controlled.
So, what does this exactly mean for HR managers?
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Sep 12, 2016
Cloud computing is transforming IT in terms of how services are delivered, how infrastructure is deployed and managed, and how IT organizations structure themselves. For the purposes of this study, Forrester is defining a cloud solution as having three major characteristics: “self-service access, full automation of processes and policies, and metering and tracking of usage.”1 It then becomes a question of whether you manage your cloud(s) yourself, outsource it, or use a hybrid combination of private and public cloud resources.
Known for its industry-leading analytics, data management and business intelligence solutions, SAS is focused on helping organizations use data and analytics to make better decisions, faster. The combination of self-service BI and analytics positions you for improved productivity and smarter business decisions. So you can become more competitive as you use all your data to take better actions. Instead of depending on hunch-based choices, you can make decisions that are truly rooted in discovery and
analytics. And you can do it through an interface that anyone can use.
At last, your business users can get close enough to the data to manipulate it and draw their own reliable, fact-based conclusions. And they can do it in seconds or minutes, not hours or days.
Equally important, IT remains in control of data access and security by providing trusted data sets and defined processes that promote the valuable, user-generated content for reuse and consistency. But, they are no longer forced
If you’re like other HR professionals, you wonder what more you could do to drive business growth.
In our latest research, we asked 5,000 decision-makers their views of the role of innovation in driving business growth.
• Why HR feels limited by innovation teams being too separated from their organisation’s core business
• The six processes for idea generation and project delivery
• Which leadership behaviours HR finds valuable in supporting innovation culture
Our research uncovers the key innovation challenges they face, key execution issues, and the barriers to true innovation.
See what HR leaders think