The 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey – the largest IT leadership survey in the world – shows how CIOs are benefiting from bigger budgets and headcount growth, following years of focus on cutting costs.
Read this report to find out:
• what’s driving the growth in IT budgets
• why CIOS must adapt the way they control technology in the business
• where CIOs are focusing digital strategies to gain competitive advantage
• what new technologies organisations are prioritising for investment
• how smart CIO are managing their resources to get the skills they need.
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IBM Planning Analytics Local is the on-premises version of the planning solution built on the powerful, in-memory OLAP engine of IBM TM1. It automates your planning, budgeting and forecasting, and helps you link operational tactics with financial plans.
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about the latest innovations in IBM Planning Analytics Local, including:
Workspace: The interactive interface that enables you to quickly drill through to supporting detail to understand the underlying assumptions in your plans. It lets you create custom dashboards and colorful, compelling visualizations with ease.
IBM Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel: The next-generation Microsoft Excel add-in that lets you retain Excel functionality and formatting when moving data between IBM TM1 and Excel.
Hierarchies: The new capability that enables you to model and drill into attributes as if they were a dimension -- without having to create a new dimension or add elements (members) to the hierarchy, for unprecedented insight into your IBM TM1 data.
Do your plans and forecasts need a reality check?
The quality of your strategic decisions is only as good as the quality of your forecasts. And forecasts are only good if they reflect current reality—not the reality of two, three or more quarters ago. Enter “continuous planning.” With a methodology for forecasting at frequent intervals throughout the year, continuous planning “enables managers to see trends, patterns, and ‘breaks in the curve’ long before their competitors, and thus make better informed decisions regarding products and markets.”
In this free online webinar, speakers Jim Collins & Guy Jones will explain how continuous planning keeps you in touch with current reality - and one step ahead of competitors.
Jim Collins, Performance Management Strategy Executive, IBM
Guy Jones, Worldwide Technical Sales Executive, IBM Performance Management,
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
From the rise of data analytics to new needs in budgeting, the shift to value-based medicine is bringing a fresh set of challenges to healthcare CFOs. How can you best meet these new demands and turn change into opportunity? This Becker’s Hospital Review eBook compiles 10 must-read articles that offer executive tips, actionable insights, and noteworthy trends for healthcare finance technology.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 13, 2018
Compare leading contact center infrastructure vendors.
In Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide, Genesys has once again maintained a leadership position. Placed furthest among all vendors in completeness of vision for 10 years and counting, our position continues to validate our mission to power the world’s best customer engagement solutions for organizations of all sizes—both in the cloud and on-premises.
And according to Gartner peer insights, customers agree.
“Great implementation that was on-time and on-budget!” 1
— CTO in the finance industry
“Solid platform with a lot of features at a reasonable cost.” 1
— IT Manager of Software Engineering in the Services Industry
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• How contact center vendors compare and which quadrant they are aligned to
• Analyst views on the strengths and cautions of all participating vendors
• How to evaluate key criteria to guide your decision-making process
Going forward, CFOs will continue to implement processes and systems to reduce the overall cost of financial reporting while improving accuracy, visibility of data beyond the general ledger, and accessibility at all levels of the organization.
In addition, there will continue to be greater demand for more advanced dynamic reporting — including enhanced cost and profitability reporting, rolling forecasts, and zero-based budgeting — in an environment finance teams are comfortable with, such as Excel, so they can work more efficiently.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
The public sector has invested in big time in big data. But there’s one thing most public sector entities are dropping the ball on: real-time data, and how it can be combined with big data to increase citizen safety and make mission-critical digital transformation projects happen on-time and on budget. Read this white paper to learn why public sector entities need both big data and real-time data if they are going to deliver on their digital transformation promises.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jul 13, 2018
"In the wake of recent legislative pressures and the formation of the Digital Transformation Agency, Australian state and federal government agencies face an imperative to deliver superior digital services to employees and citizens without a corresponding increase in budget. As a result, many agencies have turned to IT modernisation as a means of driving more cost-effective digital transformation.
The key to successful execution of digital transformation initiatives depends on a new approach to integration and API strategy called API-led connectivity.
In this whitepaper, you will learn:
-Why Australian government agencies must change how they deliver IT projects, and the role integration and an API strategy play in supporting the modernisation of government IT
-How to build out an API-led architecture within a government agency to realise 2-5x increases in IT productivity
-How best practice from initiatives like Service NSW provide a model for government agencies to pursue digital t
The Business Case for Data Protection, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Ounce Labs, is the first study to determine what senior executives think about the value proposition of corporate data protection efforts within their organizations. In times of shrinking budgets, it is important for those individuals charged with managing a data protection program to understand how key decision makers in organizations perceive the importance of safeguarding sensitive and confidential information.
Over the past ten years, IT personnel costs have risen faster than hardware and software investments. IT services have not improved process-wise and still require as much manpower, if not more, to operate now as they did in the past. As firms spend 76% of their IT budget on maintenance and support, they will naturally invest in BSM solutions that will reduce costs, enable ITIL, and provide an optimal ROI.
With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Most Companies Have an Issue with Talent Acquisition and Retention. This can be overcome by working with the right Staffing Company who will understand your need and work at a reasonable cost tailored to fit your budget.
Managing in this uncertain economy can be incredibly challenging. If your business is experiencing decreasing revenues, shrinking budgets and increasing uncertainty. you
cannot afford to focus on talent. Right? Actually, wrong.
Compensation managers know that, although budgets are tight, top performers still insist on being rewarded. This complimentary SuccessFactors white paper shows how you can create a strong compensation program. Download it today.
Having the right, scalable, IT systems to handle large compute workloads, while tapping into massive data sets, is critical to a project's success and even the success of your business. HPC solutions, powered by Intel® technology, offer greater value potential by combining the density of blade computing with the economics of rack-based systems. Learn how businesses like yours are using HPC technology to expand IT infrastructure, improve development, accelerate overall innovation, and stay on budget.
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Optimise PC Lifecycle Management Today
On average, PC lifecycle management costs account for 40% of IT budgets. Optimising lifecycle management forms a critical part of Workforce Transformation. With Dell, you can reduce costs by 25%, enhance security and empower workers with the latest devices. Discover the benefits of PC Lifecycle Management optimisation below.
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Les frais de gestion du cycle de vie des PC représentent en moyenne 40 % des budgets IT 1. L’optimisation de la gestion du cycle de vie constitue un des piliers de la transformation des modes de travail. Avec Dell, réduisez vos coûts de 25 % 2, améliorez la sécurité et dotez vos collaborateurs des derniers modèles en date. Découvrez les avantages de l’optimisation de la gestion du cycle de vie des PC ci-dessous.
PC-Lebenszyklusmanagement optimieren – heute!
Das PC-Lebenszyklusmanagement macht im Schnitt 40% des IT-Budgets aus. Daher ist die Optimierung des Lebenszyklusmanagements ein wichtiger Teil der Transformation der Arbeitswelt. Mit Dell können Sie Ihre Kosten um 25% senken, die Sicherheit verbessern und Ihren Mitarbeitern mordernste Geräte zur Verfügung stellen. Entdecken Sie unten die Vorteile eines optimierten PC-Lebenszyklusmanagements
Midsized firms operate in the same hypercompetitive, digital environment as large enterprises—but with fewer technical and budget resources to draw from. That’s why it is essential for IT leaders to leverage best-practice processes and models that can help them support strategic business goals such as agility, innovation, speed-tomarket, and always-on business operations. A hybrid IT implementation can provide the infrastructure flexibility to support the next generation of high-performance, data-intensive applications. A hybrid foundation can also facilitate new, collaborative processes that bring together IT and business stakeholders.
Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) face many challenges as they adapt to today’s new style of doing business. Shifting government regulations, threats to network security, requirements for 24x7 application availability and the demands for new methods to work with customers, suppliers and employees require ongoing investments in IT. These issues impact SMBs even harder because of budget constraints and limited IT resources. SMB’s who learn how to efficiently utilize IT assets and increase IT productivity will be successful.
When you choose Frontier as your partner, your bank or financial services firm can take advantage of this experience and our extensive portfolio of network and equipment solutions. We will work closely with your team to assess your current situation, determine future communications requirements, and select products and services that fit into your timeframe and budget. What’s more, Frontier backs everything up with local customer support.
Overcoming the obstacles to deliver the modern learning demands of a smart campusFrom secure BYOD to robust WiFi and comprehensive video surveillance, the IT challenges schools face to ensure smart, safe campuses are not minor. This on-demand webinar details how schools like yours seamlessly integrated new technology on a budget.
Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
The data growth explosion facing most organizations today is coinciding with the mounting demands of stagnant IT budgets and an increased need to retain data for both governance and resiliency needs. At its core, data must not only be retained but also efficiently accessed and analyzed to unlock its embedded value.
Imagine you manage a warehouse for a small shipping firm. You have a simple job: route packages. But your employer expands to 25 western cities and 50 locations. After further expansion you now need to track packages coming by truck, rail, and plane and route them based on contents and weight to 10,000 different locations worldwide. While keeping traffic in and out tightly secured, making sure each package reaches its destination on time, and without going over budget.
Overcoming the obstacles to deliver the modern learning demands of a smart campusFrom secure BYOD to robust WiFi and comprehensive video surveillance, the IT challenges schools face to ensure smart, safe campuses are not minor. This on-demand webinar details how schools like yours seamlessly integrated new technology on a budget >