Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Oct 23, 2019
IT faces the challenge of consolidating, maintaining, and understanding complex configuration data and often this data is found in many different repositories. But there’s a better way to solve these challenges. The configuration management database (CMDB) consolidates disparate IT management systems into a single system of action. This ipaper provides you with the fundamentals to help ensure your configuration data management project with CMDB is a success.
Published By: BehavioSec
Published Date: Oct 04, 2019
A consortium of Global 2000 companies founded a joint
authentication service provider to keep up with innovation at
competitive Fintech companies. The new provider developed a
mobile authentication app to maintain a high degree of mobile
security without losing customers to UX-focused Fintech
companies. As peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions grew rapidly,
so did the false rejections and need for manual review. In
evaluating security vendors for a more cohesive and frictionless
solution, the provider selected BehavioSec for its enterprise
grade capabilities to be deployed on-premise and integrate
with existing legacy risk management systems.
A new NPR/Marist poll reveals that one in five jobs in the U.S. is held by a worker under contract. In fact, independent contractors could make up half of the entire workforce in the U.S. within the next decade.
More and more organizations have begun to see contractors and suppliers as valuable business partners intrinsic to driving service and product innovation. For many companies, especially those operating in highly regulated industries, managing compliance in-house for all of these suppliers can be burdensome.
But the cost of non-compliance — in the form of penalties, fines, productivity losses, settlement costs, and inefficiencies — is ruinous.
This white paper will discuss:
• The hidden costs of ignoring contractor management
• Best practices towards holistic compliance and governance
• The cost of different contractor management systems
• How to get the highest ROI in your supply chain
11 ways to identify the best supplier verification partner for your organization.
Third-party supplier qualification vendors typically offer a combination of technology and service – but they are not all created equal. This guide will help you compare the features to look for in a technology platform, the kinds of services provided, and how to evaluate a third-party supplier qualification partner to meet your needs.
It is most suited to safety, procurement, compliance, risk management, operations, and other professionals evaluating a third-party vendor to help manage their supplier qualification program.
Component Content Management: A New Paradigm in Intelligent Content Services
While technology has changed the world, the way that companies manage information has inherently stayed the same. The advent of near-ubiquitous connectivity among applications and machines has resulted in a data deluge that will fundamentally alter the landscape of content management. From mobile devices to intelligent machines, the volume and sophistication of data have surpassed the ability of humans to manage it with outdated methods of collection, processing, storage, and analysis. The opportunity afforded by the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) has stimulated the market to search for a better way to capture, classify, and analyze this data in its journey to digital transformation (DX). The paradigm of document-based information management has proven to be a challenge in finding, reusing, protecting, and extracting value from data in real time. Legacy systems may struggle with fragmented information
To keep up with the growing needs of students, faculty and staff, higher ed IT departments must deliver a modern and seamless digital experience—often despite significant budget and staffing hurdles.
In this peer report, IT leaders at four different universities share how they’re using Cherwell’s IT service management (ITSM) solution to tackle common challenges and create extraordinary results in three key areas: efficiency, campus-wide user experience and enterprise-level innovation. What they’ve accomplished is only the start:
• Halving customization and configuration time while boosting user satisfaction
• Improving service delivery and enabling campus-wide collaboration
• Helping departments beyond IT to pursue their own automation initiatives
By replacing legacy systems, automating manual workflows, enabling self-help and much more, IT pros are making radically new realities possible with a streamlined and customizable approach to ITSM. Download the report to read their stor
: Today’s learning environments would be unrecognizable to past generations. Professors distribute and issue syllabi and assignments online. Students collaborate on group projects using Google Docs, Doodle and other technologies. Password reset requests alone could keep an entire IT team busy. To face this onslaught of technological demands without breaking the budget, campuses need a powerful, flexible and affordable ITSM platform.
Read this eBook to learn how eight different colleges and universities are using Cherwell ITSM to achieve:
• A higher level of productivity (for example, implementing a self-service portal for password resets that slashed service requests by 65 percent)
• Faster service delivery (for example, cutting the global computer refresh cycle from three years to seven months)
• Less configuration time (for example, one school reduced configuration time by 74 percent).
To learn more about how leading campuses have easily and affordably improved their operational
Choosing the right ITSM tool that fits your organization’s IT and service delivery needs. And that decision process can be wrought with uncertainty and frustration. How basic or how advanced a tool do you need? With which integrations and extensions will the platform need to be compatible? How soon do you need your ITSM solution to be up and running? There are so many questions. Start getting valuable answers by reading this trusted, popular report.
In the 2019 Magic Quadrant for IT Service Management Tools, Gartner assesses various ITSM providers and gives an analysis of the strengths and cautions of each one.
Use the “Magic Quadrant” itself, as well as the detailed assessment of each ITSM provider that follows, as a road map for discovering how each vendor may—or may not—align with your current and future goals.
Take the first, best step toward identifying the right ITSM tool for your organization by downloading the report now.
Published By: Viventium
Published Date: Nov 14, 2019
“A happy worker is a productive worker.” It’s a core
belief that has driven Mrs. G’s Services for almost 20
years. A privately owned home health care agency,
Mrs. G’s has about 450 workers and three offices
that service the New York metropolitan area. Priding
itself on employing passionate people and providing
compassionate care, the organization’s primary mission
is to provide comprehensive and quality service.
Problem was, not all of the agency’s workers were happy. From caregivers to fulltime
employees, people throughout Mrs. G’s were frustrated by the agency’s payroll
solution. It wasn’t just that the payroll software was insufficient and sometimes
downright ineffective. It wasn’t just that it persistently failed to meet the needs of
agency management and the company’s caregivers. It was that a routine function —
like payroll! — was violating the company’s core belief and making it more difficult for
Mrs. G’s to achieve its mission.
Advanced service management platforms help reduce costs, enhance ITSM performance and give employees access to the IT they need. Find out how we helped a global law firm implement a state-of-the-art ServiceNow platform.
Read this story to understand:
• what benefits advanced ITSM platforms can deliver
• how to decide on your preferred platform
• how to ensure a fast, efficient, low-risk implementation
• five key principles to guide your transformation.
Published By: Kinaxis
Published Date: Oct 28, 2019
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If your job is supply chain management, how on earth do you plan for the unplannable?
At Kinaxis, we devote our time to the innovative technologies, processes and methods to help our customers and partners navigate the changing landscape of supply chain planning. Forecasting specific disruptions has become increasingly futile, but if you set your business up to deal with the process of disruption, you'll be set up for success.
To find out more download this whitepaper today.
In January 2016, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program released a draft of its high-impact baseline for moving federal data to the cloud. Not long after, Amazon Web Services (AWS) accepted an offer to pilot the new security threshold. AWS worked with FedRAMP to develop a set of standards under which highly sensitive government data could securely migrate into cloud environments. If ever you doubted that cloud computing was the new frontier for federal data and software management, look around. Over 2,300 government agencies worldwide have already migrated to the AWS Cloud. And in the U.S., this will only increase with the release of FedRAMP’s high baseline standards. Previously, CSPs could only become certified at a low or moderate baseline under FedRAMP, meaning agencies had no security baseline from which to spring their sensitive data into the cloud. These new standards effectively represent the fall of the final formal barrier to federal cloud computing. Terabytes o
A forward-looking CMDB does more than keep an organization's IT operations running. It draws clear connections between IT components and business services, which is the core of Business Service Management (BSM). But even more critical than the CMDB's ability to support business as it is now, is the question of how well it will drive business innovation in the future.
ASG's Business Service PortfolioT (BSPT) Virtualization Management provides comprehensive oversight, inspections, discoveries, warnings, diagnostics, and reporting for the critical technology and administrative disciplines involved in virtual workload management. This is all done in parallel with physical systems management.
In order to provide high quality, cost effective business services in complex, distributed environments, improved IT management strategies are required. Business Service Management (BSM) is a strategic approach to managing IT services in support of improved business performance.
Business runs on content and that content must be managed holistically, across the entire business. However, managing content is, in itself, not enough to drive business. Enterprises must incorporate ECM with other IT management systems to provide complete Business Service Management (BSM).
To meet the challenges of intense competition and increasing customer demands, companies must tightly align their IT service management with business issues and priorities. This paper outlines the maturity steps involved in the progression towards proactive Business Service Management (BSM) and explains how ASG's metaCMDB helps secure its seamless adoption.
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).
Business Service Management (BSM) is of growing importance in the IT world. By managing IT systems according to the business services they support - like order entry, online sales, shipping, or customer service - IT is able to deliver on real business goals like providing competitive advantage, improving customer satisfaction, driving revenue growth, and increasing shareholder value.
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
There are success stories of businesses that have implemented Business Service Management (BSM) with well-documented, bottom-line results. What do these organizations know that their discouraged counterparts don't?
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently
carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
As organizations expand their cloud footprints, they need to reevaluate and consider who has access to their infrastructure at any given time. This can often be a large undertaking and lead to complex, sprawling network security interfaces across applications, workloads, and containers. Aporeto on Amazon Web Services (AWS) enables security administrators to unify their security management and visibility to create consistent policies across all their instances and containerized environments. Join the upcoming webinar to learn how Informatica leveraged Aporeto to create secure, keyless access for all their users.