This eBook takes you on a journey to outthink content chaos and discover how your industry can gain real value from your business content. Read how industry leaders are reflecting on the important challenges they face, and how they are finding innovative ways to collaborate and extract value from all forms of content to outpace those obstacles. Learn how cognitive and cloud-based Enterprise Content Management, or ECM, can help you protect your content while gaining a competitive advantage from it, improving business performance and ROI.
This IDC Business Value Executive Brief leverages IDC's research into the value of cloud-based application development and integration solutions, including solutions such as IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) on cloud.
High-priority big data and analytics projects often target customer-centric outcomes such as improving customer loyalty or improving up-selling. In fact, an IBM Institute for Business Value study found that nearly half of all organizations with active big data pilots or implementations identified customer-c entric outcomes as a top objective (see Figure 1).1 However, big data and analytics can also help companies understand how changes to products or services will impact customers, as well as address aspects of security and intelligence, risk and financial management, and operational optimization.
The real value of i4.0 comes from the integration of automation, data, analytics, manufacturing and products in a way that unlocks new business and operating models. Are you ready for the next industrial revolution?
Read this report to find out:
• why deep pockets alone won’t ensure i4.0 success
• how to scale up projects and capabilities to drive enterprise-level value
• what capabilities, controls and culture are required to support i4.0 success
• how to unlock value by integrating smart processes and smart products
• how to bring suppliers and value chain players into the i4.0 environment.
New technology is driving consumer expectations to new heights. Businesses that understand the value of customer experience (CX) excellence stand to capture significant revenue from this trend.
Read this report to find out:
• what’s really going on inside the mind of the customer
• how first-movers are using new technologies to transform customer experience
• what the six pillars of customer experience are and how to master them
• why internal and external connectedness is an essential component of CX excellence
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Leading banks have been talking about integrating risk and finance operations with the aim of securing a single, consistent and multidimensional view of their businesses for years. But with a few exceptions, relatively little progress has been made.
Read this insight to find out:
• why the time to act on risk and finance integration is now
• what value integrated risk and finance operations can deliver
• what shape a new integrated capability might take
• how to prepare the ground for effective transition
• key dangers to address to achieve successful transformation.
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CA services can help you realize the value of your CA Workload Automation solution more quickly while reducing the overall costs of ownership. We can help you architect, deploy and establish a CA Workload Automation solution that meets your automation needs and business objectives. CA also provides training to improve the productivity of your staff and ongoing support to maximize the value of your software product investment.
Published By: CA WA 2
Published Date: Oct 01, 2008
Virtualization and clustering can bring many benefits to your business—better IT asset utilization, improved business continuity and improved operational efficiency. At the same time, virtualization can create a new level of complexity for IT. This white paper describes some of the technical challenges inherent in managing these complex environments and recommends strategies for successful deployment that will maximize the value of virtualization technology in your organization.
RSA Paper: In today's highly interconnected business environment, information security can no longer be an isolated endeavor: it's the responsibility of an entire business ecosystem or value-chain. This RSA Security Brief looks at the areas for improvement where investment will typically generate the greatest security benefit.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jun 12, 2013
In March of 2011, CFO Research Services conducted a survey among more than 200 senior finance executives primarily in the United States to explore how well companies' information systems are supporting finance executives' ongoing efforts to transform the finance function into a value-added partner to the business. Especially in the aftermath of a worldwide recession, do CFOs and their staffs have the information they need to deliver real business value throughout the organization? How well equipped are they to provide the kinds of critical and useful business analytics that can drive the company forward?
Download this paper to learn the findings of our research.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jul 30, 2013
This paper examines the obstacles that make interactive customer management a challenge for many insurance carriers. It describes how they can create a more customer-centric business by using a sophisticated analytics platform to uncover valuable insights into their business and provides concrete examples of specific areas where insurers gain value. The adoption of a customer-centric approach need not be accomplished all at once. Rather, it can be managed and self-funded by following a roadmap that delivers incremental capabilities and revenue.
This guide contains practical steps that will help you develop a social media strategy so you gain maximum business value from your social efforts. It also outlines some smart policy suggestions—so you can ensure that your organization is protected from damage to your brand’s reputation and the risk of litigation.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 25, 2014
As a strategic partner in your business, you face increasing demands from your line-of-business leaders for new functionality and advanced capabilities, which you must deliver with a constrained IT budget. What could you do to meet these expectations and add value to the business if you could contain costs, increase operational efficiency, and do more with less?
You need to overcome several challenges. The cost of software licensing management is rising as a result of maintaining proprietary platforms or legacy technology, making it difficult to modernize your datacenter and migrate to more cost-effective solutions. You’re likely burdened by regulatory compliance mandates, which create enforcement, reporting, and auditing expenses.
And, like 67% of IT organizations, your budget is probably shrinking.
Red Hat can help. Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® gives you the high-value subscription model, built-in governance processes, and simplified migration path you need to aggressively lower your
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Oct 23, 2014
The business case for standardizing on Red Hat infrastructure solutions
Read this IDC whitepaper to discover the quantifiable business benefits that standardizing on Red Hat® infrastructure has delivered organizations like yours. You'll learn how customers using Red Hat Enterprise Linux® and Red Hat's system management product, Red Hat Satellite:
• Quickly recover up-front subscription costs.
• Experience higher ratios of servers and users per administrator.
• Significantly reduce annual downtime.
The NetApp EF550 all-flash array provides a robust platform for delivering exceptional performance to mission-critical applications. The EF550 flash array leverages the latest in solid-state disk technologies along with a strong heritage of handling diverse workloads and providing superior business value through the acceleration of latency-sensitive and high-I/O applications.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 28, 2015
A new generation of tools is bringing agility to components of IT operations . Learn how recent advancements in agile data management, data virtualization, and data masking are combining to help companies achieve previously unachievable breakthroughs in IT security and risk management. Starting with a technical dive into data masking and the key concepts surrounding “virtual data”, this eBook also leverages exhaustive industry research and company surveys to translate the business value associated with these solutions.
Read an industry report or blog post on hot HR trends and technologies today, and you are bound to see workforce analytics near the top. Analysts and commentators agree: workforce analytics has become a “must have” tool for HR and a key component of delivering business value. But how do you get started with this complex topic? By thinking through the first four steps, you can develop the requirements to support the fifth step: selecting the right workforce analytics solution for your organization. Download this white paper, Five Steps to Getting Started with Workforce Analytics, to find out how you can simplify and accelerate your journey from HR metrics to workforce analytics.
This IDG paper highlights voice-of-the-IT-buyer research results for enterprise organization decision makers and their insights on the challenges and opportunities for IT organizations to drive innovation, transformation and improved delivery against business expectations.
Register to read what areas of improvement IT decision makers foresee with an optimized infrastructure.
Customers across all industries are transitioning to the 3rd Platform, where IT organizations are seeking to leverage mobile, social, cloud, and big data solutions to drive business value. At the same time, the pace at which the business operates is continually accelerating.
In this whitepaper, you’ll see how you can use AWS to adapt to a changing interconnected market, and take advantage of global responsiveness and minimal barriers to innovation. AWS can help you create value for the business in addition to saving costs on infrastructure.
Most effective DLP solutions are implemented as a business process, rather than a “set and forget” technology. Get complimentary access to this Gartner report ($195 value.) In this report, Gartner dentifies some key challenges CISOs face and provides guidance on a business process approach to a successful DLP implementation.
What if you could get the right product to market 18 percent faster? What would that mean to your bottom line? For the average 100-person team, 18 percent translates to $1.5 million a year, and
puts one to two hours back into the day of every person on product-related teams.
Your product teams are constantly shifting priorities in response to change, requiring everyone involved to make hundreds of decisions that can impact the business value of your delivered product. Although you can’t eliminate change, you can help your organization be more productive in its face. You can help them be more responsive, more empowered and faster.