It seems strange to think that just a few years ago, the IT department was considered a supplier to the organization. Today, IT leaders are at the forefront of their companies’ march into the digital age. Technology is now recognized as a key enabler for achieving strategic business goals, including revenue growth, market expansion, and customer satisfaction; and IT leaders have risen to the challenge of simultaneously running the organization while identifying and leveraging innovative solutions that can drive growth.
Published By: Oracle CX
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
Replacing your aging infrastructure with
a modern Oracle SPARC and Solaris
architecture boosts the security, efficiency
and performance of your data center.
But, what about ongoing business growth
and expansion? With the same architecture
on-premises and in the Oracle Cloud,
SPARC provides the easiest, most cost
effective approach to modernizing
your business infrastructure.
When it comes to the middle market, Key has a dedication like no other bank. Our commitment and focus allow us to deliver relevant, actionable, and tailored solutions for middle market companies. As part of this commitment, KeyBank conducts quarterly surveys with middle market executives. These surveys help us discover overall industry sentiment on topics of importance to you. We believe that the more we know, the better we can serve you. Check out what leaders are saying about their outlook on the U.S. economy, expansion plans, and their thoughts on changing healthcare policy when you read our latest quarterly report.
This is an exciting time for the UK’s diverse automotive industry. We’re experiencing rapid growth with many of the world’s leading manufacturers – including the BMW Group, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and Toyota – recognising the business case for investing here. The UK offers one of the lowest labour costs in western Europe, a competitive corporation tax (set to fall to just 17% by 2020) and regulations that support innovation and expansion. Meanwhile, the UK’s geographic location and strong supply and distribution infrastructure makes us a gateway to a customer base throughout Europe and beyond.
This research paper argues that it is up to the CFO to work with IT to modernize the business before it is too late. Enterprises need greater transparency into the streams of data illuminating market opportunities and market risks. They need systems that scale in step with the organization’s growth and technologies assisting a more intimate customer relationship. This paper highlights five reasons why the CFO must lead the charge to modernize their organizations now—or risk being outrun by the competition.
Download this white paper on how cloud ERP can help IT meet rapidly evolving business needs. Discover the core characteristics of the modern enterprise, and the new ERP strategies adopted by rapidly growing enterprises like Williams-Sonoma and Knowledge Universe to support their growth.
Download this white paper to find out about the 7 key impediments that limit strategic visibility and how to remove these obstacles to make informed, insightful and assertive decisions that drive profitable business growth.
In this paper, we consider the distinct financial and operational challenges that businesses face when launching international operations, and examine the value that global, real-time financial reporting and consolidation solutions can deliver. We discuss the criteria that companies should use to evaluate solutions.
The majority of enterprise software is now consumed via SaaS or cloud deployments. Despite a perception of simplicity in software acquisition, many cloud contracts require all the rigor and due diligence of contracts for on-premises licensed software. The Enterprise Cloud Buyer's Bill of Rights provides a tool for clients and vendors to change the tenor of contract negotiations from user subservience to an equal and collaborative long-term partnership.
In today’s rapidly changing economy, business leaders are
constantly thinking about how to attract, engage, manage,
develop and retain their talent. The brisk rate of technology
transformation, the increase in demand for unique skills and
the expansion of regulatory requirements all create challenges
as well as opportunities around attracting and developing a
diverse workforce. Quickly and effectively responding to the
business needs of your employees by optimizing processes
and technologies—while mitigating risk—enables you to drive
growth, productivity and profitability.
Information is the engine of business growth in the digital age. Market intelligence, customer information, intellectual property and other data can be harnessed to create a quantifiable competitive advantage for a company and lay the path for future expansion. Yet as critical as data can be, the sweeping year-over-year proliferation in data volumes can quickly overwhelm an IT organization. This is much more than a budget problem: Without an effective data storage strategy, an organization is putting a critical resource at risk.
A growing business is usually a good thing, but for talent acquisition teams, growth on a large scale can pose some unique recruiting challenges. That’s because rapid expansion can confront talent acquisition with the need to ensure that as the company grows, quality of hire doesn’t shrink.
"Time is money. If you are not able to quickly make the right moves based on timely, accurate financial information, then you will lose your position in the marketplace to those companies who can.
Download this guide to see how to simplify and streamline financial processes in order to identify underperforming lines of business, perform accurate cash flow projects, support expansion into new markets, and much more.
Published By: Zingbox
Published Date: Oct 31, 2017
The arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT) moves on with ever-intensifying pace as enterprises experiment with business projects that incorporate IoT endpoints and technologies. This engagement is necessitating a profound commitment by security and risk management leaders to more capable forms of protection. Several vendors are offering distinct approaches to enterprise mobility management, software composition analysis and asset discovery. This Gartner review of the notable vendors serving IoT engagements looks closely at how these companies developed representative cool technologies and solutions to support the expansion of IoT interconnectivity.
Exploring four commonalities that drive organziations toward hybrid IT can help you make a business case for expanding and automating your data center.
• Cloud’s role in providing your high-performance computing requirements
• Evolving asset refresh cycle and expansion needs in the face of security threats
• Strategic innovation investments to gain competitive market advantage
Going global: Overcoming new challenges in new territories. Once a business has experienced success at home and begun to build a loyal customer base there, international expansion is often seen as the logical next step.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Feb 17, 2016
The examples that follow illustrate some of the actual challenges that legacy ERP solutions cannot meet. The examples are placed within 5 broad categories of benefits that NetSuite OneWorld customers realised after deploying the cloud-based solution.
1. Standardising business processes and data
2. Omnichannel on a common platform
3. Multiple brands on a common platform
4. Rapid and easy global expansion
5. Managing multicurrency, international business
In global, multicultural organizations, simply expecting all employees to speak one common language, such as English, marginalizes the potential impact of international talent and leaves monolingual staff ill-equipped to help the organization compete effectively in a globalized environment.
In an increasingly global economy, U.S. companies will perform better by hiring individuals who can communicate in foreign languages and helping current employees develop language skills. Forbes Insights, in conjunction with Rosetta Stone, surveyed more than 100 executives at large U.S. businesses (annual revenues of more than $500 million) and found that language barriers have a broad and pervasive impact on business operations. The survey found that foreign language skills will be even more vital in the future and that language abilities can help executives advance their careers, speed overseas expansion, and boost corporate—as well as personal—success.
Replacing your aging infrastructure with a modern Oracle SPARC and Solaris architecture boosts the security, efficiency and performance of your data center. But, what about ongoing business growth and expansion? With the same architecture on-premises and in the Oracle Cloud, SPARC provides the easiest, most cost effective approach to modernizing your business infrastructure.
Download this whitepaper to completely understand the value of the Oracle SPARC and the 5 reasons to modernize your data center with Oracle SPARC.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2009
High-tech companies face a range of complex business challenges due to global expansion, shifting demographics, and continuous competitive pressures. Read why the high-tech HR organization finds itself at the forefront of many of these challenges, and what they must do to rise above them.