Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic
Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI)
enterprises may realize by shifting some or all their management and
operations from on-premises, hosted, and outsourced implementations to
Azure’s infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering. The purpose of this
study is to give readers a framework to evaluate the potential financial
impact, or ROI, of leveraging Azure IaaS for their organizations. Benefits
gained by interviewed customers that migrated or re-architected some or
all workloads from on-premises to IaaS include:
› Greater revenue opportunities from business-to-business (B2B) and
customer web channels with a solution that is more mobile and reliable,
and meets scale and seasonality needs.
› Increased profits from those revenues.
› Improved production efficiency.
› Reduced datacenter, IT resource, and outsourcing costs.
› Easier and faster software and hardware management (such as
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 15, 2017
Red Hat commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate cloud migration strategies of organizations by surveying 272 respondents and doing 4 interviews with cloud migrators at enterprises all over the world. Private cloud is still very much in the mix for enterprises actively migrating existing workloads to the public cloud. Read this paper to learn about their migration methods weighing criteria like cost and performance optimization, flexibility, speed, and methods for mitigating disruption.
This IDC white paper presents the results of an IDC study, sponsored by IBM, that quantifies and compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of in-house portal development with that of portals developed with IBM WebSphere Portal. Data for the study was collected through 10 in-depth customer interviews with IBM customers that had experience with in-house portal development as well as portal development with WebSphere Portal.
Listen to the recording, "CDPS Analyst Interview with John Webster of Illuminata," to see how the IBM Comprehensive Data Protection Express solution addresses the needs of midmarket companies that don't have adequate backup and recovery capabilities for their critical data.
During this podcast, you’ll hear from Thomas Koulopoulos, founder of Delphi Group, managing director of Perot Systems Innovation Labs, and author of Smartsourcing. A widely recognized authority on IT, innovation and the globalization of business, Tom was named one of the industry’s six most influential consultants by InformationWeek magazine.
Jake Sorofman, Vice President of Marketing for 6th Sense Analytics interviews Rusty Weston, editor in chief of CMP Media’s Global Services magazine, a premier publication focusing on the trends of off-shoring and outsourcing. The discussion focuses on the trend of globally distributed software development.
Doug Gold, chief financial officer of CoreObjects, a Los Angeles-based product development company with multiple locations across India, talks about how his company is overcoming the challenges of visibility and control within distributed software development projects.
Tom Brennan and John Nydam explain the Melissa Data and Stalworth partnership, discuss the business problems caused by bad data, and describe how DQ*Plus provides a complete data quality solution for enterprise applications and commercial databases.
Forrester used in-depth interviews and Forrester's powerful "Total Economic Impact" (TEI) methodology to model and analyze the costs, risks, resource usage, and payback period of a U.S. financial services company using Actional in production. Follow their calculations and find out the results.
Based on the Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) methodology, frameworks and interviews, Forrester Consulting, in this commissioned study for Progress, measured the total economic impact and potential ROI that using Progress Actional delivered in monitoring and managing the CRM system of a leading media and entertainment services provider.
In this whitepaper, explore how cutting-edge video technology can be leveraged to optimize all aspects of the recruitment process:
• Video as a Candidate Engagement Tool
• Video as a Screening Tool
• Video as an Interviewing Tool
• Video as an Onboarding Tool
Now is the perfect time to dive deeper into modern video technology to see what video can do to support your recruiting staff, your candidate engagement, and your bottom line.
Published By: IBM Unica
Published Date: Feb 09, 2012
Our CMO Study is the latest in IBM's series of C-suite Studies, encompassing interviews with more than 15,000 top executives over the past seven years. The study casts light on the challenges public and private sector CMOs confront - and the opportunities they envision - in increasingly complex times. It also illustrates how closely CMOs' perception of the marketplace mirrors previous assessments by CEOs.
Forrester's interviews with Epsilon, a multichannel marketing services provider, and subsequent financial analysis based on assumptions that Forrester used illustrate the potential ROI from the use of IBM Netezza appliances and concluded that IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliances provide competitive differentiation through faster analytics while reducing capital and operational costs.
This book brings a practitioner’s view to Big Data Analytics. Download this ebook to read a practical viewpoint into leveraging analytics for Big Data. This book also draws material from a large number of workshops and interviews with business and IT leaders.
Learn more about ‘Big Data and Business Analytics’ through IBM’s latest market leading solutions. Register and attend this complimentary virtual event on June 11 by IBM Business Analytics
A research report from Business Week on a global survey of executives on Customer Experience; 80% of respondents rate CE as a strategic priority but the majority believe that their company does a poor job at delivering a good customer experience. We will be publishing 4 reports based on this survey as well as interviews with key analysts, influencers and Customers. Here is the first report which you can download and forward to your sales team and customers.
Published By: SafeNet
Published Date: Jan 14, 2014
Most service providers’ Virtual Private Network (VPN) security delivers little more than a promise to keep each customer’s data separated across a shared infrastructure. What are the risks of this virtual security model and how can it go wrong? This technical paper is prepared from an interview with Senetas CTO Julian Fay, in which these topics are discussed and practical considerations given for using encryption on VPNs to enhance organizations’ data security.
The toxic employee: we've all worked with one and dread having them around. Cornerstone's recent study unveils how toxic employees affect morale, productivity and staff attrition.
Download our report, Toxic Employees in the Workplace - Hidden Costs and How to Spot Them, to access the results, including how:
• good employees quit at a 54% higher rate when they work with a toxic employee
• the cost to onboard a toxic employee is 3x that of a non-toxic employee
• to manage a toxic employee and what warning signs to look for during the interview process.
In an interview recorded at RSA Conference 2015, Itkin discusses:
The unique security challenges of the midmarket;
Disturbing cyber-extortion trends;
What larger organizations can learn from the midmarket.
The 2017 study, The Total Economic Impact™ of Microsoft Azure IaaS, gives insight into both the costs and benefits of large-scale Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) implementation.
This commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting analyzes the return on investment and business impact that several enterprises experienced when moving from a primarily on-premises environment to Azure. The companies interviewed come from a variety of industries and locations (global/multinational, North American, and European).
In addition to a 435 percent overall return on an Azure IaaS investment*, the businesses also experienced:
Reduced data center and outsourcing costs.
Website scale and performance improvements.
Ease of experimentation through virtualized environments.
Developer and tester improvements.
Download the study to learn about the potential ROI that could be realized by shifting some or all of your management and operations to Azure.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
The research study highlights include:
• More than 80% of interviewed decision makers noted a clear or pressing need for Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solution
• 98% of companies reported revenue impact from poor transaction management
• 37% of companies estimating revenue loss to be 11% to 25%
400 business leaders from around the world weighed in. All with responsibilities for document-intensive business processes and selecting and managing transactional technologies. This study reveals what’s keeping them up at night.
The report is based on a survey of 461 senior, Europe-based executives from a wide variety of industries. Their companies include a range of sizes, with 48% having annual incomes of under US$500m, and 10% over US$5bn. The survey sample is senior, with 49% at C-level or above, and a further 23% SVPs, VPs or directors.
In addition, The Economist Intelligence Unit conducted seven in depth-interviews with corporate leaders and noted academic experts as well as substantial desk research.
IBM conducted more than 1,700 in-depth, face-to-face interviews with CEOs, general managers and senior public sector leaders from around the globe. Our newest CEO Study, the largest of its type ever undertaken, is the latest in the IBM C-suite Study Series. It explores how CEOs are responding to the complexity of increasingly interconnected organizations, markets, societies and governments – what we call the connected economy. Three themes emerged. Today's CEOs must:
- Empower employees through values
- Engage customers as individuals
- Amplify innovation with partnerships
Register now to access the insights that can help you lead more effectively through impactful connections with your employees, customers and partners.