Happy, engaged, and loyal customers lead to a strong business - and more opportunities for growth. Keeping track of customer engagement will set your company up for long-term success. Marketing automation can help you uncover the story of how your customer interacts digitally with your brand, your content, and the people in your company, throughout the entire lifecycle. Our 8-step guide will walk you through the steps needed to build quality, lasting relationships with your customers.
Innovation is backed by 84% of boards – and finance’s role as an innovation partner is growing. This global study of over 5,000 business leaders shows that innovation and growth are as closely linked as ever. As a Finance Leader, learn:
• How innovation is driving business growth
• What are the key drivers and barriers of innovation
• How to establish business case viability
• New KPI’s for measuring innovation
• What makes the difference for CFOs
• What are the biggest innovation challenge for CFOs
The industry of tomorrow will be different. More volatile markets, new technology capabilities, and increased pressure on performance will precipitate the change. But with change comes opportunity…the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has unleashed huge potential for industrial customers. There is a reported $14 trillion of new business growth up for grabs – and your goal of better business performance can help you earn your fair share of that growth. How can you make the most of this potential?
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Attracting Investors Webinar: With more than $18 billion in M&A activity in the first half of last year alone, the colocation industry is riding the bubble of rapid growth. Colocation data center providers are being evaluated by a wide range of investors, with varying experience and perspectives. Understanding the evaluation criteria is a critical competency for attracting the right type of investor and investment to your colocation business. Steve Wallage, Managing Director of Broad Group Consulting, has led more than 30 due diligence projects and will discuss specific areas of focus including assessment of financials, management, customers, business plan, competitive positioning and future strategy and exit.
By attending this presentation colocation providers will:
Hear how investors are assessing colocation providers
Understand different types of investor strategy and positioning
Explore actual case studies –success stories as well as examples where investors walked away
Walk away with a greater understanding of how to not only attract investment, but the right type of investor to propel their business growth
This paper describes IBM's experience with and the benefits achieved from basic network convergence and IP telephony, the convergence of applications, and the ability to transform the enterprise business model.
Reliable IBM System x servers help businesses stand apart from their competition. Scalable systems and proactive tools help you simplify your IT so you can manage complexity, growth and risk. In addition, energy efficiency, consolidation and virtualization help you lower costs. Discover the features, functions and benefits of the family of IBM System x servers and find out which one is the right choice for your business.
Large corporations can weather sudden changes in today's volatile markets, but change is a greater challenge for mid-sized companies. However, you can grow even in disruptive and emerging markets if your business systems and data storage can adapt. This IBM white paper includes case studies that show you how systems can spur growth in times of change.
Published By: iDirect
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The Internet boom continues to grow as more and more businesses, residential and SOHO clients start using the Internet. As service providers begin to scale their networks to accommodate this tripledigit growth, traffic engineering and scalability of the network has been of utmost importance.
Published By: digitiliti
Published Date: Apr 02, 2007
The challenge of managing, protecting and storing digital data is a major issue for businesses of every size and category. Companies generally rank the improvement of their storage infrastructure as a top objective, and the escalation of data protection costs has become an overriding concern. According to recent research, the data storage capacity of the average North American enterprise is now 59 terabytes, and the projected annual production data growth is 20 to 30 percent.
Microsoft® recently researched the experience of nearly 200 companies with more than 250 PCs that have deployed one or more of the applications in the Microsoft Dynamics line of business management solutions. Among these companies, whose attitudes to technology tended to be more forward looking than usual, a common issue was rapid growth. The pain points most often cited were manual processes that cause mistakes and inefficiencies, the need for more functionality, an inability to scale to support growth, integration problems, especially with the growing number of customer and partner systems, and a lack of operational insight. This white paper explores the experience of these companies in more detail to help you understand how you can use Microsoft Dynamics to support rapid growth and drive business success.
Microsoft® recently researched the experience of nearly 200 companies with more than 250 PCs that have deployed one or more of the applications in the Microsoft Dynamics line of business management solutions. Among these companies, whose attitudes to technology tended to be more forward looking than usual, a common issue was growth via mergers and acquisitions (M&A). The pain points most often cited were non-integrated, overlapping systems, an inability to scale to support growth, the need for more functionality, and a lack of operational insight. This white paper explores the experience of these companies in more detail to help you understand how you can use Microsoft Dynamics to support your company’s growth via M&A and drive business success.
In today's global markets, companies are required to navigate a plethora of standards and regulatory requirements, making global business complex. Rockwell Automation's perspective is that the harmonization of standards and regulatory requirements is the best approach to facilitate global market access, competition and growth.
Published By: YouSendIt
Published Date: Sep 08, 2011
This helps to answer the critical question about what are the best opportunities for IT to deliver short- and long-term business value without diverting limited resources from IT's front-line goals of keeping business running.
Data center refresh cycles and new initiatives tied to business growth and revenue opportunities are leading more organizations to deploy integrated systems, including both converged and hyper-converged infrastructures. IT leaders can see the potential benefits of converged, integrated systems but as applications increase in complexity, virtual workloads grow, and resource demands expand, managing these applications becomes a critical and often stubborn challenge.
In this brief, IDC discusses the challenges of using tape and the benefits of disk-based data protection solutions with data deduplication, especially if a business is experiencing unabated data growth, a lack of recovery performance, and increased costs associated with physical tape.
In this brief, IDC discusses the challenges of using tape and the benefits of disk-based data protection solutions with data deduplication, especially if a business is experiencing unabated data growth, a lack of recovery performance. Find out more.
The IT demands of today's businesses are rapidly expanding. An increasing dependence upon the cloud for growth and the availability of new and changing technologies to support corporate operability are shining a light on the
Desktop virtualization helps organizations support business priorities that are crucial for growth. By freeing people to work in more places, on more devices, the organization can offer a more attractive work experience to recruit and retain the best candidates and empower them to do their best work.
Some people want more "likes" because their goal is increased awareness. Others may struggle with losing customers and want improved customer service to reduce churn rates. Whichever challenge your strategy is trying to solve, you will find only a short-term solution if you deal with each challenge in isolation. What you need is an integrated approach that puts social media at the heart of your business as a solid foundation for long-term growth.
In spite of the growth of virtual business activities performed via the World Wide Web, every business transaction or operation is performed at a physical place. And as handheld GPS devices drive a growing awareness of the concept of "location," people are increasingly looking for operational efficiencies, revenue growth, or more effective management as a result of geographic data services and location-based intelligence. In this white paper, David Loshin, president of Knowledge Integrity, Inc., introduces geographic data services (such as geocoding and proximity matching) and discusses how they are employed in both operational and analytical business applications. The paper also reviews analytical techniques applied across many types of organizations and examines a number of industry-specific usage scenarios.