Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Many businesses want to realize the power of Google Cloud Platform (GCP) without having to incur the challenge and expense of managing it themselves. Some businesses lack the technical expertise or capacity to operate cloud infrastructure, tools and applications while others may have the ability but choose to maintain focus on their core business. Many larger businesses are on a multi-phased journey to the cloud, requiring transition and management services that can adapt to an evolving set of needs. Rackspace Managed Services for Google Cloud Platform is the answer for businesses facing these challenges. As Google’s first Premier Managed Services Partner, Rackspace blends technology and automation plus human expertise to deliver ongoing architecture, security and 24x7x365 operations backed by GCP-certified engineers and architects.
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Apr 17, 2018
Read this blog to see how larger enterprises are modernizing their infrastructure. Specifically, three tips to reduce risk and complexity that accompanies such efforts:
Adopt tooling and prioritize automation
Make sure operations has a seat at the table
Adapt and update IT policies
While those might sound obvious, it’s remarkable how many organizations attempt short cuts that almost inevitably lead to early failure. Read this blog to learn more!
How much selling power are you really getting from your sales teams? Are you making the most out of your CRM investment?
Companies have a universal need for revenue growth, profitability, and customer satisfaction. In hopes to satiate this need, most companies have made significant investments in sales force automation to capture sales data, increase visibility to sales pipeline, and gain business insight to make better business decisions. However, few companies can say they have fully realized the benefits they hoped to achieve from their CRM investment. Additionally, with today’s modern, informed buyer, CRM technologies need to empower sales users with better information that’s easy to find and helps them sell.
Read more to learn how Oracle Configure, Price, and Quote (CPQ) Cloud extends sales automation to simplify and streamline modern quote-to-cash processes and more!
At Connections 2014, SilkRoad’s annual user conference, a panel of human resources professionals convened to discuss timely onboarding issues including automation, socialization, duration, and ownership.
At Puppet, we've been looking at the state of DevOps practices for several years and helping organizations achieve higher levels of efficiency.
We’ve learned a lot about the impact of DevOps at varying stages of IT automation maturity.
As DevOps has moved from theory to implementation for more organizations, a host of DevOps myths have blocked adoption in many organizations.
This publication debunks these myths so your organization can automate, innovate, and get ahead.
Download this publication, featuring research from Gartner, to discover:
- Why DevOps is applicable to legacy environments, traditional enterprises and hierarchical organizations.
- Practices that underpin DevOps, from version control to automated testing to infrastructure as code.
- How companies like Walmart, Staples, Ambit Energy and Infusionsoft have embraced DevOps and IT automation.
When your business doesn’t provide adequate digital collaboration tools, your employees are likely to use their own – potentially compromising security. Read this informative whitepaper for three ways to improve employee collaboration while ensuring compliance with security policies:
Why a consolidated approach to file sharing can boost security and productivity
How business-wide adoption of enterprise-level tools aids workplace mobility
What time-consuming tasks can be automated to improve efficiency and security
La compliance con il GDPR può essere ottenuta attraverso una combinazione di persone, processi e tecnologia. Questo documento illustra soluzioni che possano aiutare le aziende nel loro percorso verso la compliance con il GDPR. Ma è possibile estendere la protezione e rafforzare ulteriormente i controlli di sicurezza attraverso l'autenticazione forte e del rischio o la workload automation, per automatizzare l'elaborazione dei dati personali, facilitando il rispetto del GDPR e di normative analoghe. Le normative tendono a stabilire i requisiti minimi richiesti ma, nell'application economy, le aziende aperte devono garantire la due diligence per proteggere una delle risorse più importanti e critiche: le informazioni private dei clienti.
CA’s portfolio is designed to drive efficiency from planning through production. A core component of our continuous delivery portfolio is CA Release Automation, a market-leading application release automation solution that delivers full application deployment automation and release coordination across stages, environments and teams. The solution’s analytic capabilities enable DevOps teams to plan, manage, analyze and optimize the continuous delivery pipeline from a single control point. In addition, the portfolio includes CA Agile Central, CA Agile Requirements Designer, CA Service Virtualization and CA Test Data Manager. We continue to invest in and enhance the portfolio, most recently via the acquisition of BlazeMeter, an innovative, SaaS-based performance and load-testing solution.
One way to shift testing practices earlier in your software lifecycle is by using multi-layered visual models to specify requirements in a way where all ambiguity is inherently removed. With unambiguous and complete requirements, developers introduce less defects into their code and manual test cases, automated test scripts and required test data can be automatically generated based on the requirement, without manual intervention.
A lot can be learned from getting a group of experienced CIOs in a room and encouraging them to talk freely about the topics at the front of their minds. Rarely do they want to discuss technology, and even the latest IT industry ‘hot topics’ usually don’t get that much airplay. Conversations, and sometimes quite heated debates, tend to revolve around broader business-related trends, how these are changing stakeholder and user behaviour and expectations, and how best to respond to such dynamics.
The right kind of insurtech can modernize the financial close, freeing up time, money and resources so businesses can focus on strategic efforts and specific customer needs. Reconciliation of transactions and accounts across large organizations is one area where automation and digitization can have a major impact on the balance sheet.
In the article, Not Ready for Insurtech? Here’s Proven Automation You Can Use Now!, learn how one of the top ten major insurance carriers has used digitization for the past decade to streamline their reconciliation efforts - saving time and money - while increasing their bottom line.
"In today’s ever-evolving lending landscape where loan quality and risk management challenge profitability and the customer experience, technology may be the key to thriving – both now and in the future. Winning financial services institutions will be the ones that transform their business models to place loan quality and risk management at the center of their operations.
To facilitate continuous life-of-loan management, inclusive of the requisite data transparency and audit trails that support loan quality and loss mitigation, these institutions will implement and automate a loan completion process. Such a process will manage data quality and access to loan data and documents throughout origination, servicing and sale on the secondary market."
Learn how loan onboarding can become more efficient and accurate by eliminating manual data validation with automation technology that is poised to transform mortgage servicing. From end-to-end, tools can simplify workflow processes, driving time and cost efficiencies. Trained staff can be deployed to greater effect and can be crucial to eliminating servicing errors. In the process, servicers improve data quality, save time and money, and deliver a better borrower experience.
"Recently, a number of factors have come together to decimate the profitability of the mortgage banking industry. To regain its footing, the industry must return to mortgage banking fundamentals.
This paper carefully examines each function within the mortgage business to determine if there is a better approach that will save money and improve long-term profitability."
"Improve Loan Data Quality and Compliance from Origination to Delivery. This complimentary CEB Gartner paper helps identify process and technology issues that lead to loan defects. Learn strategies for fixing issues and recommends technologies to help lenders improve loan data quality and compliance to reduce costs and improve the borrower experience.
Digital loan origination processes can still require significant manual support, which is often inaccurate and time-consuming. This National Mortgage News paper, sponsored by Fiserv, explains how you can improve your current loan production while reducing costs and risk of non-compliance.
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software can help your company keep up with the increasing complexity of developing today’s high-tech products. While smaller companies may use relatively simple Product Data Management (PDM) tools, larger companies rely on full-featured PLM systems that help automate processes and share data across global supply chains. Mid-size companies can feel stuck because PDM is too basic, but PLM feels out of reach.
This resource will help you:
• Recognize why “simple” solutions fall short and do not support your capabilities
• Better connect to customers and the supply chain
• Drive higher product development speed
• Get started with the right PLM solution
Midsize manufacturers need a system that quickly delivers the core capabilities they need to streamline product development but also gives them room to grow value over time. So, what’s the right size PLM to fit a midsized high-tech company? Download this resource and take a look.
Obtaining a first-mover competitive advantage or faster time-to-market requires a new wave in analytics. Dassault Systèmes remains a leading innovator in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and has invested heavily in analytical technologies to further drive business benefits for its customers in the related areas of planning, simulation, insight and optimization.
This white paper examines the challenges peculiar to PLM and why Dassault Systèmes’ EXALEAD offers the most appropriate solution. It also clearly positions EXALEAD PLM Analytics alongside related technologies like BI, data-warehousing and Big Data solutions.
Understand and implement PLM Analytics to access actionable information, support accurate decision-making, and drive performance.
Project management relies primarily on past performance to predict future results, however many companies still lack forward-looking capabilities to predict project outcomes and ensure success. Enhancing project management with PLM analytics offers the opportunity to switch from task-based activities to performance-driven ones to improve success rates.
Use PLM Analytics to:
• Gain actionable insight and valuable intelligence
• Dramatically boost business value and improve project management performance
• Reduce error-prone behavior like manual data collection
• Leverage big-data capabilities and project intelligence
Learn how to extend the value of your PLM investment and improve business performance for your company.
This study of 1,300 senior IT decision-makers worldwide proves IT leaders recognize they must change how their organizations work to accelerate time to market, improve software quality, speed application development and meet growing customer demand.
This white paper discusses why application release and deployment automation platforms are becoming increasingly vital for IT operations in global enterprises and explores the specific requirements of such a platform in order for it to prove beneficial, and effective, and offer a substantial return on investment.