We are in the midst of a global productivity crisis. The IMF estimates that if productivity growth had followed its pre-2008 financial crisis trend, overall GDP in advanced economies would be about 5% higher today. However, to blame everything on the financial crisis is misleading. The overall trend in productivity growth is stagnant and has been on a downward trend for the last several years.
This is costing the U.S. a staggering $450–$550 billion a year. In the U.K., concern is such that there have been calls for the government to set new targets and create an independent watchdog to monitor progress to improve national productivity.
There is also a workforce engagement crisis. Most people are simply not engaged at work, with industry research showing that typically 66% of people are either partly or not engaged at all at work. This means that only 1 in 3 people at work are fully motivated and productive.
Yet most companies are oblivious to this fact. Some run annual emplo
Do you know your people as well as you know your customers?
Your people’s expectations and the way they work is changing. Employees are more diverse, mobile and technologically-savvy than ever before. HR processes are changing from focusing on transactions to knowing and engaging people.
Just as sales and marketing teams use data to develop actionable and informed insights about their customers, you need to do the same in HR to know your people.
Everything, from attracting and keeping the best talent, to creating better workplace experiences and increasing employee engagement and productivity, depends on smarter decisions. These in turn rely on more actionable insights.
These are only possible through accurate HR data and analytics. They are vital to address the people challenges you face, so you can make smarter decisions.
Discover in this guide how to improve visibility of your workforce with data-driven and actionable insights. Ultimately, it will help you know your people
In our latest survey report, we explore the growth challenges facing businesses and HR leaders in a rapidly changing landscape.
We surveyed over 500 HR leaders in leading organisations to explore their views on these challenges, and to find out how they are supporting people and leveraging people data to help them achieve their growth goals.
The survey revealed that:
• It’s the war for talent, again. The greatest challenges for growing companies are winning the war for talent, growing productivity and improving workforce visibility.
• Fast-growth companies share common traits in the way they manage and engage their people—we call this being a People Company.
• There’s a disconnect between managers and employees in terms of what being a People Company means.
• Becoming a People Company is a journey, with many organisations some way from embracing all aspects.
• People Science is a thing: there’s an appetite to leverage people data and analytics, but there are blockers in the way.
The way we work has completely transformed. New technology is changing how, where and when we work. In this new landscape, businesses face challenges around growth, talent acquisition and productivity. Employers need to embrace new technology to get ahead in
this new world of work, and put people at the heart of their strategy. However, HR and People leaders are in fierce competition for that all-important slice of budget and that makes building the strongest business case for technology investment vital.
This guide is designed to help HR and People leaders like you get the financial support you need. You’ll get practical, effective tips on:
• Understanding and explaining the true benefits of investing in a new HR system and likely return on investment
• Positioning HR as a leader of change throughout your business
• Ensuring your HR vision fits in with the business strategy
• Getting management and key stakeholder buy-in
• Building the strongest business case and the most powerful el
To Keep Pace With Your Customers and Competitors, It’s Time to Leave Your Legacy Software Behind.
Legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems struggle to keep up with the modern pace of business, and they fail to meet the changing needs of your workforce. Can your leaders quickly find and analyze vital data? Are your employees’ tasks and processes straightforward and efficient? Does your ERP software make it easier to support growth?
See how manufacturers upgrading to the latest ERP software from Epicor transform their business by delivering the visibility, efficiency, and productivity essential for sustained growth.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
What if you could protect your company from data loss before a mobile attack occurs? The reality is that mobile threats are everywhere and the risks are escalating. But in the world of modern work, how can IT protect mobile devices while allowing users easy access to corporate data on a device of their choice anytime, anywhere?
Watch this webinar on demand to learn how mobile threat defense is reducing risks amongst some of the largest mobility programs in the world. We will reveal:
-How mobile attacks are targeting corporate data, bypassing traditional IT defenses
-Why threat detection and remediation protects your data, without disrupting user productivity
-Why mobile threat detection is an essential component of a layered defense architecture
With one app, MobileIron Threat Defense delivers unparalleled mobile threat detection and remediation on-device without network connectivity required, and no need for users to take any action.
The plan is to move what you currently have onto a platform that gives you new capabilities to better support your transformation goals. Aberdeen Group has found that those who stay up to date with their ERP are, for example, almost three times as likely to have mobile ERP functionality, twice as likely to have integrated ERP and eCommerce, and five times more likely to have social business capabilities.1
Is it time for you to take the next step on your journey by moving to the Epicor ERP system? Consider these questions:
XX How much time and money could your business save by eliminating inefficient processes, increasing worker productivity, and improving customer service?
XX What goals can you achieve when your core software is integrated with Industry 4 .0 technologies to support the factory of the future?
XX What would your business look like if you had real-time information to make informed business decisions that drive growth and profitability?
Live Chat software can help you to increase online sales conversions and customer service productivity - if you use it correctly. To maximize your live chat ROI it's important to select the right live chat vendor. This PDF provides some essential tips that you should consider in making the best selection.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
DevOps is fast assuming greater importance in deciding the agility of an enterprise. A robust DevOps setup is crucial for successful agile delivery and minimal risks. It greatly optimizes release management costs and team productivity, resulting in reduced time to market. At the same time, DevOps enables organizations to make rapid product releases with increased quality and manage customers' expectations.
In this paper we explore various aspects of DevOps. We look at key success attributes, main processes, tools, and frameworks that play an elementary role in DevOps.
"As work moves beyond walls, you need a new security framework that enables more flexibility, productivity, and innovation, not less. Citrix offers a comprehensive security approach that delivers the secure contextual access you need to provide an enhanced user experience while you maintain control.
Get this brief to explore how Citrix can help you:
- Put the right controls in place to secure SaaS and Internet access
- Use a single solution to deliver an integrated experience for end-users and admins alike
- Consolidate multiple and disparate access solutions into one"
"Read this white paper to learn how a secure digital workspace can help you put people at the center of IT.
Create a happier, more engaged workforce
- Deliver the tools that fuel productivity
- Remove the temptation for shadow IT
- Boost security and simplify management"
"Help your teams be even more productive. By giving them a secure, reliable connection with high-definition access to the apps and data they need, they'll be able to keep projects moving forward seamlessly — even across low bandwidth or high-latency networks. What's more, IT will be able to manage it all efficiently.
Download our white paper. You'll discover how Citrix Workspace offers a high-definition (HDX) virtualized experience that rivals that of a local PC, and:
- Decreases your demand for bandwidth
- Increases your user density per hosting server
- Supports voice, video, and display—even 3D professional graphics!"
This white paper is a business briefing for C-Level Executives on how integrating a range of technologies - including unified communications, service oriented architecture, virtualization and cloud computing - can transform the productivity and profitability of large enterprises.
The proliferation of communications channels has set expectations around cost and productivity
benefits. Unified Communications (UC) is proffered as a way of helping bring them all together, but
companies struggle to justify the business case for it. Against this background, how important is UC as an approach to streamlining communications, and how can businesses exploit it?
Did you know that those who respond to a proactive online chat invitation are 6 times more likely to buy than the average website visitor? Download this paper for practical advice on using proactive chat to increase sales online sales and customer satisfaction.
Application Portfolio Optimization (APO) provides executives with tools and information to assess the quality and condition of application assets as well as a means for understanding the impact of proposed application changes.
Improved business productivity often requires more efficient IT and more efficient IT cannot be achieved without a better understanding of the way business services are run and delivered. Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) have emerged as a central component for Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and business service management (BSM).
Published By: Flexera
Published Date: Feb 19, 2019
As the technology landscape grows and evolves with new devices, new software, and new platforms, keeping tabs on an organization's IT assets is a moving target. How can you gain accurate visibility of software assets to drive strategic and financial decisions that impact finance and reduce security risk?
A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Flexera shows the potential return on investment for a Data Platform customer. Through their research, Forrester found that customers achieved a 302% ROI with their investment, with payback within months by benefiting from multiple use cases throughout the organization in the following areas:
-Cost savings from reduction in licenses
-Avoided increases in licenses from audit activities
-Hardware maintenance savings
-Reduced effort for divestiture activities
Get the full study to learn how your business can benefit from Flexera solutions.
Microsoft Exchange Server has been a crucial technological breakthrough in advanced corporate communication systems. Companies who utilize an enterprise-class email server like Exchange believe that email is mission critical, and value the productivity it enables. But an in-house migration to Exchange 2007 from an earlier version of Exchange or another email program will not be an easy task. Complexity, time and cost issues loom large over the IT department and are causing IT directors to search for an alternative solution.
VanillaSoft is used by thousands who need robust lead management software with CRM functionality but also need to power their inside sales reps and drive productivity by deploying best in class productivity tools.
Published By: e-SignLive
Published Date: Oct 11, 2013
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries
out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service
organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile tablets and smartphones as productivity tools for
agents, representatives and personnel, and developing enterprise apps for these devices.
It is the Leaders challenge to create the circumstances that stimulate improved performance and execution from the people within their organization. The key question for business leaders is not "why" high performance but rather "how"?
How important is compensation management in motivating your workforce? It is one of the top five job-satisfaction factors. Learn how to reward employees and yet hold steady on payroll costs in this complimentary SuccessFactors white paper.
Going with a single-vendor collaboration platform is an easy call, right?
Employees can communicate and share more easily, and your IT team only has to deal with implementation from one vendor, not dozens.
But, in case you’re still pondering, here are five reasons a collaboration suite makes sense:
Saved time and increased productivity
Lower costs and less complexity
End-to-end security compliance
Scaling at your pace
Control over the back end
Download the Better Together eBook for complete details.