While many OEMs are aware of new technologies to make machines more energy-efficient, they are reluctant to make changes due to the perception that it will make their machines more expensive to sell. The constraints of cost reduction, usage of resources and energy reduction are becoming key drivers in the industry as consumers require manufacturers to be more “green”. This paper demonstrates how incorporating sustainable design can add value to their machines and differentiate OEMs from the competition.
Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper outlines the issues faced by IT managers in meeting their compliance requirements and explains how Solidcore can be a core component of a sustainable and cost-effective SOX compliance program.
Learn how Secure Configuration Manager can help with compliance requirements in the IT controls areas of entitlement reporting & segregation of duties. Discover how to make your compliance program more sustainable & repeatable, while gaining visibility into sources of vulnerability & risk exposure.
In today's process manufacturing environment, innovation is viewed as critical to sustainable growth and profitability. While open innovation is regarded as the answer, few companies can effectively measure the return on R&D investment, have acceptable product success rates, achieve acceptable promotional effectiveness, or have visibility into their compliance risks or operational readiness for new product launches.
Who said, "Money Can’t Buy You Love"? A useful metaphor, though, to help understand the true concept behind customer loyalty. Loyalty programs are about developing sustainable, mutually beneficial relationships. Price incentives can generate a short-term sales uplift but will not engender long-term loyalty.
21 CFR Part 11 continues to cause confusion. Recent FDA guidance documents help, but many IT departments still struggle to establish appropriate validation processes with limited time and resources. Ecora's FREE in-depth guide, "Achieving Sustainable IT Compliance to 21 CFR Part 11," gives you an overview of the regulation from an IT perspective. It also outlines how you can accurately and cost-effectively implement a systems-based best practices approach that will help you meet FDA requirements.
Do you need to implement corporate policies regarding security and confidential health information? Learn: How to use IT documentation to prepare for and pass Security audits; What IT data is critical for Security Standards; What is the difference between Security and IT Audits. You can implement a sustainable HIPAA Security Standard – Read this paper to learn more.
Our guide shows you how automation can create a sustainable control and reporting system – a must-have with mandated quarterly and annual assessments. If you've already prepared for, and experienced, your first Sarbanes-Oxley audit, you'll want to read this guide on sustainability.
Published By: Ultimus
Published Date: Aug 16, 2007
In the coming years, we believe that BPM will become the most important technology-driven business initiative for most companies. It leads you toward a focus on using technology to support your business processes, rather than adapting your business processes to support your technologies. It provides strong, sustainable ROI and competitive advantage.
Published By: Easynet
Published Date: Mar 26, 2008
Online bookings, billing and ticketing activities lie at the heart of high quality and reliable services in the leisure, entertainment and travel (LET) industry. Indeed, they can effectively act as a primary differentiator in an increasingly competitive and cost-aware environment.
The terms "Green IT" and "Lean IT" and "Sustainable IT" are used prolifically these days and often inter-changeably. The three areas are the focus of exciting innovation the IT industry these days are significantly impacting IT operations departments both large and small and are described below. Lean IT focuses on reducing hardware, green IT builds on lean IT to reduce consumption and sustainable IT builds on green IT to reduce impact on economy, society and the environment.
Published By: Godfrey
Published Date: Oct 02, 2008
Differentiation is a business decision made at the highest levels about the company’s positioning and values–how the company adds value to a customer relationship. There are many ways a company can make those decisions, and many different approaches to doing so. The most successful companies adopt a positioning that offers sustainable competitive advantage–a way of adding value that competitors cannot easily duplicate.
Customer-centricity entails a company understanding individual customers needs and improving the customer experience there by creating sustainable and profitable customer relationships impermeable by competitors.
Customer-centricity entails a company understanding individual customer needs and improving the customer experience thereby creating sustainable and profitable customer relationships impermeable by competitors.
"How to be a Sustainable IT Hero: Building a Business Case for PC Power Management" explains the benefits of implementing a PC Power Management solution, and shows how to avoid the common pitfalls along the way.
Join us for our latest Clear Insights webinar, Deconstructing DASH: How Your Workforce Would Benefit from America's #1 Rated Diet, presented by Robert F. Kushner, MD, Clinical Director of the Northwestern Comprehensive Center on Obesity and one of the 22 expert panelists who rated the Best Diets for 2012. Dr. Kushner will provide an overview of DASH, compare it to other top ranked diets, and offer insights into the evidence behind their design. Dr. Kushner will also discuss the keys to sustainable weight loss and best practices for employers to choose an effective worksite weight loss plan.