Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
While historically consumer packaged goods (CPG) organizations have made significant investments in data collection and integration, much of the data stored in their IT infrastructures has not been analyzed or deployed to further the firms' business performance. Those enterprises that learn to effectively harness the vast quantities of information generated by their IT systems - both within and outside the corporation - will enjoy a substantial competitive advantage.
Recent evolution in the mobile applications market now offers enterprises new opportunities for reaching customers in ways never before possible. In the past 18 months, a number of independent market forces have converged to enable goods-and-services providers to market to specific customers, at specific times, at specific locations. Importantly, such targeted messaging draws on a richer-than-ever set of consumer information, including not only detailed demographics from implicit (inferred) and explicit (user-provided) profiles, but also real-time, location-based data.
Published By: Epsilon
Published Date: Sep 18, 2012
To be successful in the current landscape, retail marketers must adapt their marketing messages to match the specific format, time and methods of consumers. Download this whitepaper to learn how retailers are boosting their CEM strategies.
Successful marketing is, at its core, all about collaboration. Yet working together—across teams, departments and agencies, as well as with customers and partners—is getting more difficult as the pace of business and the number of moving parts increase. Most marketers still depend on the same tools and methods they used 20 years ago: email, meetings, phone calls and desktop apps, leading to a lot of disconnects, inefficiency and pain. But change is finally at hand.
The Internet of Things offers countless opportunities to grow your business, increase recurring revenue, and retain satisfied customers for longer periods of time.
If you can measure it, you can monetize it. And when you combine the vast amounts of big data available with the IoT, there are endless opportunities ($14.4 trillion worth!) for monetization across all industries and functions—from healthcare to B2B to automotive and nearly everything in between.
The following articles will help you maximize and monetize the Internet of Things.
Hoping to improve your Mobile ecommerce strategy and increase conversions? The 2014 Mobile E-Commerce Strategy Playbook will give you four strategic methods to increase mobile conversion rates, revenue and customer satisfaction.
This article will help merchants understand the new payment options companies offer, when and why consumers use each, and why merchants might consider offering them to increase consumer delight and maximize sales.
A modern data warehouse is designed to
support rapid data growth and interactive analytics over a variety of relational, non-relational, and
streaming data types leveraging a single, easy-to-use interface. It provides a common architectural
platform for leveraging new big data technologies to existing data warehouse methods, thereby enabling
organizations to derive deeper business insights.
Key elements of a modern data warehouse:
• Data ingestion: take advantage of relational, non-relational, and streaming data sources
• Federated querying: ability to run a query across heterogeneous sources of data
• Data consumption: support numerous types of analysis - ad-hoc exploration, predefined
reporting/dashboards, predictive and advanced analytics
Nissin Foods Holdings migrated to Adobe Creative Cloud for teams to achieve smooth data exchange with overseas design offices using the latest versions of the Adobe products.
Download this case study to find out more.
Traditional web applications pre-date modern standards like SAML and OpenIDConnect, so they often use legacy authentication methods to grant end users access. Historically, providing Single Sign-On and centralized access management for end users across these legacy applications required a Web Access Management, or WAM, product. These on-premises software tools could be expensive to maintain and complex to deploy. Now, modern identity providers like Okta in conjunction with best-of-breed network management technologies offer a better way. This white paper describes how web applications that lack modern standard support can be integrated into a cloud-based Identity-as-a-service architecture.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 07, 2019
Many organizations are discovering that traditional storage methods can be the bottleneck that slows their agility and scalability.
This has led to the development of containers, built to permit applications to scale rapidly, be more reliable, and offer better performance than more conventional means or methods.
Read the e-book to learn how container-native storage is the key to your organization running more efficiently and cost?effectively.
When it comes to worker safety, mitigating downtime, and boosting
productivity, nothing is faster than right NOW. Organizations across
various industry segments — construction, food and beverage, chemical
and industrial, and transportation equipment manufacturers — are
juggling a mix of communication devices, slowing response times. Gaps
in coverage, poor battery life and aging equipment reduce your ability to
safely and efficiently meet production deadlines. The power of NOW puts
instant communications at your workers’ fingertips — because when
communication slows, production slows.
Manufacturers today are under immense pressure to produce goods
safely, efficiently and profitably. Meeting these goals requires reliable,
clear voice and data communications. So the production line is always
moving. So well-executed logistics exceed expectations. So materials
and operations are tracked to maintain efficiency. So your most valuable
assets — your people — are safe and connected.
Much has been written about Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) and its potential to herald a new era of open banking where banks no longer have a monopoly on payment services. Instead they will be forced to provide full access to customer accounts to third parties looking to provide financial services of their own, on top of banks’ existing data and infrastructure.
All of this could prove to be true, just not on January 13th 2018, the deadline for national governments to transpose PSD2 into law. This is because there is still so much to be decided and clarified. The European Banking Authority’s longawaited regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) were issued in March 2017 but missing some of the finer details, such as the methods to remotely access customer data and account information and the measures around the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) and screen-scraping.
Changing buyer behaviors require business-to-business (B2B) online marketers in order to contact potential customers as well as clients in new methods, simply by delivering content which is customized to their requirements, role, degree of curiosity, as well as stage of problem-solving. This has created advertising automation the mission-critical system with regard to B2B online marketers, but too many advertising frontrunners brain lower the automation path without completely realizing what they are getting into.
Discover what you need to know to successfully manage your diverse database infrastructures in this new white paper. Topics include:
• Balancing key business metrics
• Understanding a DBAs challenges
• Finding the right tools to monitor and manage the database environment
• ...and much more!
One of the most secure and simple-to-use methods for strong authentication is achieved via multipurpose smartcards. Unfortunately, many smartcard solutions require too many point products, are complex and place a heavy burden on IT.
Upon issuance, all SSL digital certificates have a finite lifespan and are no longer recognized as valid upon expiration. Certificates may have varying periods of validity and are often set to expire anywhere between one and five years based on company policy and/or cost considerations. This guide — intended for IT and security professionals — outlines the key elements of a certificate lifecycle management process and how to provide adequate tools and training to implement this process.
Digital is changing the face of business, and your security needs are evolving along with it.
The widespread adoption of technologies and applications like mobile, VPN and Office 365 have enabled your users a more frictionless work experience. But how can you ensure those experiences are also secure?
Forrester recently surveyed 100 IT and security executives to understand their current approaches to user authentication and access management. Check out the 2018 Forrester Opportunity Snapshot — Modern Authentication Methods Protect and Enable study to learn what authentication methods other companies are using and which of these methods are most effective.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Sep 22, 2015
The challenge of meeting the modern buyers expectation of a continuous, cross-channel, and personal experience is met with new ad technology and innovations that continue to advance at break-neck speeds. New ad technology platforms, types of ads, methods of tracking, dynamic ad content, and advances such as the Internet of Things now provide endless opportunities for marketers and advertisers to engage their customers personally and across channels.
The newest versions of Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 have a great deal to offer users and IT managers. Join Dell, Microsoft and Ziff Davis Enterprise for an eSeminar to learn about the key benefits of this simultaneous migration and the key methods of achieving it.
To accommodate increasingly dense technology environments, increasingly critical business applications, and increasingly stringent service level demands, data centers are typically engineered to deliver the highest-affordable availability levels facility-wide. Within this monolithic design approach, the same levels of mechanical, electrical, and IT infrastructure are installed to support systems and applications regardless of their criticality or business risk if unplanned downtime occurs. Typically, high redundancy designs are deployed in order to provide for all eventualities. The result, in many instances, is to unnecessarily drive up both upfront construction or retro-fitting costs and ongoing operating expenses.