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Published By: SAP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2016
Executing talent management activities before they're needed is an earmark of a successful business. With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today's businesses, strategic workforce planning – the discipline of forecasting future gaps between demand and supply of critical talent, to ensure that you have the appropriate workforce mix three, five or ten years from now – has become one of HR's most important responsibilities.
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Published By: Genesys     Published Date: Apr 07, 2017
To meet the growing demand for digital interactions, both CRM and CCI (contact center infrastructure) vendors have added a range of digital channels to their portfolios. CCI vendors are focusing on offering an integrated omnichannel customer engagement platform, to improve their appeal to the customer service software market. The challenge for IT leaders is to decide which engagement channels should be managed by which vendors. This Gartner report discusses: - Three procurement strategies IT leaders can adopt to achieve their business goals for omnichannel (voice plus all digital channels) - Strengths and challenges associated with each strategy - Key considerations for omnichannel success
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genesys, contact center infrastructure, cci, omnichannel success, cci vendors
    
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Published By: US Bank     Published Date: Feb 02, 2017
The average organization spends up to 10% of its annual budget on T&E, making it one of the largest controllable areas of discretionary spending. Combined with the fact that up to 90% of employee expenses are incurred on business trips each year, this means accurate expense management is more important than ever. Yet many organizations still rely on manual processes and paper-based tracking that can create serious expense management challenges for their finance teams: how can they control costs when they lack visibility into spending? Yet how can they increase visibility and control without sacrificing employee trust and empowerment? Streamlining expense management can help organizations save money, gain efficiencies and maintain control while increasing employee flexibility and freedom. But there’s no such thing as a “one size fits all” solution—different organizations require different solutions to meet their unique needs. However, when they start to consider their options, nearly
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expense management, expense management automation, us bank, employee satisfaction, employee retention, employee connectivity, data security, employee rewards
    
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Published By: 8x8 Inc.     Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
In our increasingly global economy, it’s no surprise that more and more businesses are taking their contact centers global. This trend may be driven by several factors including entry into new markets and the consequent need to support customers and prospects in multiple regions or an acquisition that suddenly opens new geographies for business. This paper explores how a cloud contact center solution can help address key challenges of deploying a global contact center.
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contact center, global economy, customer support, cloud offerings, 8x8
    
8x8 Inc.
Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Jul 29, 2019
Get the Secrets to Designing a Resilient, Secure Campus Network. Download our 2019 buyer's guide to learn more. It’s challenging to design, deploy, and manage a campus network. Adding to this, aging equipment can slow your network down and hinder your ability to advance IT innovations that help keep your business competitive. What's more, the proliferation of devices and IoT sensors can expose your network to cyberattacks and other security threats. Our 2019 Buyer’s Guide can help you modernize your campus network, reducing OpEx while delivering a richer, more reliable user experience. Learn about the key trends and challenges that shape your campus network design and the essential considerations that should influence your selection process.
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multiprotocol label switching (mpls), switching, ethernet network services, data center design, data center management
    
Juniper Networks
Published By: Kronos     Published Date: Jul 26, 2017
Employees and managers face challenges and pressures each day that make work unnecessarily complex and unproductive. This complexity can stand in the way of achieving business goals and prevent employees from delivering the value they want to bring to the workplace. This Coleman Parkes and Workforce Institute at Kronos report highlights key findings and discusses the roles leadership, technology, and talent management play in optimizing workforce engagement for sustained competitive advantage. Learn about the challenges, opportunities, and costs of employee engagement — or lack thereof — in organizations today, and how small changes can go a long way toward engaging employees and ultimately drive business success.
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efficiency, employee engagement, leadership, talent management, workforce
    
Kronos
Published By: Skytap     Published Date: Aug 23, 2017
The majority of Fortune 500 companies, along with many other enterprises, currently run business critical applications on AIX on IBM Power Systems. For these businesses, incorporating AIX workloads into an enterprise cloud strategy can present significant challenges, most notably the lack of support for these workloads from typical cloud infrastructure providers. Skytap Cloud is the only public cloud that offers support for AIX workloads alongside applications running on x86 architectures. This guide details the considerations involved and best practices for migrating your AIX workloads to Skytap Cloud.
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Published By: Cisco and NVIDIA Corporation     Published Date: Feb 26, 2018
These are interesting and challenging times to be in business. Digital forces, such as the cloud, big data, mobility, and mobile apps are disrupting tried-and-true business models, as well as entire industries. These transformational advances are producing complexity, while workers are demanding simplicity. They require centralized infrastructures to keep information safe, even as agility and flexibility rule the day. Read this eBook to learn more about powerful forces of digital business transformation!
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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
What’s the state of planning in finance? Our annual benchmarking report, The State of Connected Planning, investigates how leading organizations accelerate business value through Connected Planning. We surveyed over 1,000 planning professionals across all business functions in 45 countries and 18 industries to uncover leading planning trends. This finance-focused brief contains: • Key findings from finance professionals • Challenges faced by finance professionals • How they believe they can improve their planning processes
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Published By: Cohesity     Published Date: Aug 09, 2019
IT organizations everywhere are undergoing significant transformation to keep pace with the needs of their businesses. They’re tasked with consolidating data centers and migrating both workloads and data to the cloud. The transition has been easier for some than others. As hybrid architectures increasingly become the norm, how are enterprises gaining complete visibility, simplifying management, and making use of all of their data—both on-premises and in the cloud? Five enterprises explain how they’ve replaced multiple products that created legacy data silos with Cohesity – a single, hyperconverged softwaredefined platform with native Microsoft Azure integration for simplified secondary data and applications. For them, Cohesity and Azure together boost IT agility while lowering costs, solving critical secondary data challenges from long-term retention, storage tiering, test/dev, disaster recovery and cloud-native backup in a proven hybrid cloud architecture.
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Published By: Sift     Published Date: Jul 12, 2019
"In today’s digital landscape, balancing user experience with customer safety has never been more important -- or more difficult. By surveying 500 employees responsible for fighting fraud, Sift found that 77% prioritize delivering a frictionless experience, but nearly as many say fraud prevention blocks this goal. The answer isn’t additional fraud prevention. Businesses must adopt a Digital Trust & Safety approach, strategically aligning risk and revenue decisions supported by sophisticated processes and technology. How can you optimize your business strategies for the challenges and opportunities of the digital world? Read This Guide To Find Out How to move beyond reactive fraud-fighting strategies and deliver excellent customer experiences without compromising safety The 4 qualities of a Digital Trust & Safety organization A step-by-step guide to help you evolve to Digital Trust & Safety Why the time for Digital Trust & Safety is now"
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Published By: Sift     Published Date: Oct 16, 2019
"In today’s digital landscape, balancing user experience with customer safety has never been more important -- or more difficult. By surveying 500 employees responsible for fighting fraud, Sift found that 77% prioritize delivering a frictionless experience, but nearly as many say fraud prevention blocks this goal. The answer isn’t additional fraud prevention. Businesses must adopt a Digital Trust & Safety approach, strategically aligning risk and revenue decisions supported by sophisticated processes and technology. How can you optimize your business strategies for the challenges and opportunities of the digital world? Read This Guide To Find Out How to move beyond reactive fraud-fighting strategies and deliver excellent customer experiences without compromising safety The 4 qualities of a Digital Trust & Safety organization A step-by-step guide to help you evolve to Digital Trust & Safety Why the time for Digital Trust & Safety is now "
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Sift
Published By: Achievers     Published Date: Aug 16, 2019
A recent employee engagement survey by Achievers asked 1,224 employees from the U.S., Canada, UK, and Australia if they plan on looking for new jobs in 2019. The results were jarring: only 21% of North American employees are very engaged, yet most are not looking to leave their jobs. While this may seem like a positive trend, it actually indicates a major workplace complacency conundrum – one that could have a significantly negative effect on your bottom line This report will explain the dangers of complacency in the workplace and share four target areas to address employee engagement, arguably one of the most critical business challenges
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Achievers
Published By: VMWare     Published Date: May 08, 2018
The business case for hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has never been stronger than it is in 2018. IT leaders are under the gun to modernize their infrastructures to accommodate hybrid cloud environments, unrestrained data growth, the Internet of Things (IoT), the consumerization of IT and a wide range of company-specific challenges.
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VMWare
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Apr 03, 2014
This report identifies new trends and requirements of the next-generation firewall which you must demand in order to address the business challenges of comprehensive network visibility, control and maximized security.
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next-generation firewall, byod, social media, applications, it trends
    
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Published By: MuleSoft     Published Date: Jan 16, 2018
Every company today is a software company and, as a result, business and technology strategies ought to be very intertwined. But often, those strategies aren’t in alignment, leading to challenges in information technology. And in today’s hyper-competitive business environment, that can be disastrous. Companies have to ask themselves: How can we tackle challenges of information technology? Are we doing IT wrong? Today’s CIOs are the key players who enable organizations to respond to the disruptive forces and information technology challenges impacting all industries — mobile, IoT, and SaaS among others. In order to increase speed and agility there must be a strong partnership between IT and the rest of the business. Read this e-book to learn: Why we have been doing IT wrong, and how putting culture first and technology second, valuing reuse, and leveraging KPIs can push CIOs to the right direction. How IT teams can address their delivery gap and increase project delivery speed by ado
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MuleSoft
Published By: MuleSoft     Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
Traditional insurers are no longer safe with insurtechs challenging incumbents to rethink their business and operating models. This mass disruption creates increased pressure on IT to deliver intrinsic business value, including new services, customer touchpoints, and experiences. Successful insurance transformation requires rethinking the traditional IT operating model to allow IT to focus on creating reusable assets that empower lines of business. Doing so increases IT’s delivery capacity, making businesses more agile. Read this whitepaper to learn: An overview of the challenges insurers are facing in the industry. How a new IT operating model – API-led connectivity – allows IT teams to unlock data from legacy systems and drive reuse across the enterprise. Strategies for using APIs to create a single view of the customer and build connected customer experiences.
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Published By: MuleSoft     Published Date: Nov 27, 2018
Every company today is a software company and, as a result, business and technology strategies ought to be very intertwined. But often, those strategies aren’t in alignment, leading to challenges in information technology. And in today’s hyper-competitive business environment, that can be disastrous. Companies have to ask themselves: How can we tackle challenges of information technology? Are we doing IT wrong? Today’s CIOs are the key players who enable organizations to respond to the disruptive forces and information technology challenges impacting all industries — mobile, IoT and SaaS among others. In order to increase speed and agility there must be a strong partnership between IT and the rest of the business. Read this eBook to learn: Why we have been doing IT wrong and how putting culture first and technology second, valuing reuse and leveraging KPIs can push CIOs to the right direction. How IT teams can address their delivery gap and increase project delivery speed by adoptin
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MuleSoft
Published By: MuleSoft     Published Date: Jun 27, 2019
A connected, agile IT landscape serves as the foundation for a successful business. SAP integration requires the right technology, a strategic approach to connect SAP and third-party systems, and a means of enabling your organization to achieve success. Learn how MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform and MuleSoft Catalyst enable you to unlock SAP across the domains of people, process, and technology to drive innovation and change the clock speed of your business. Download this whitepaper to learn about: The top 3 challenges to SAP integration. How Anypoint Platform connects SAP to any app, data, or device. Abstracting configuration complexity with an API-led approach. How MuleSoft Catalyst empowers your teams to scale innovation.
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Published By: Darktrace     Published Date: Apr 02, 2019
As organizations increasingly rely on cloud services and SaaS applications to streamline business practices, the familiar paradigm of the network perimeter has dissolved, leaving a porous and ever-changing digital estate in its wake. While the benefits of cloud computing will ensure that migrations continue apace, the unique security challenges presented by the cloud will not only require a more agile mindset, but also self-learning technologies that can move at the speed of cloud deployments and spot subtle deviations indicative of a threat, while providing complete, real-time visibility across the digital business. Darktrace’s world leadership in the field of artificial intelligence for cyber security makes it the most effective and proven solution to detect unprecedented threats and anomalous cyber-incidents in the cloud. Whether faced with an insider threat, an attacker targeting sensitive data in test containers, or a significant misconfiguration that could be exploited in the fut
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Darktrace
Published By: Okta     Published Date: Feb 24, 2015
This report outlines the future look of Forrester’s solution for security and risk (S&R) executives working on building an identity and access management strategy for the extended enterprise. We designed this report to help you understand and navigate the major business and IT trends affecting identity and access management (IAM) during the next five years. IAM in 2015 has become a tool not just for security but also for business agility. Competitive challenges push businesses into the cloud and encourage mobile device use even without full-fledged access controls in place.
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identity and access management, security and risk, extended enterprise, it trends, business agility
    
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Published By: Success Factors     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Preparing for the 2020 workforce is critical to business strategy, growth, and performance. To understand the challenges and opportunities, Oxford Economics and SAP surveyed over 2,700 executives and more than 2,700 employees in 27 countries during the second quarter of 2014. We found that many companies lack the structure, strategy, culture, solutions and resources to manage employees effectively. To succeed, they must address the role and relevance of people strategy; changing demographics and evolving definitions of work; leadership ability and cultivation; employee wants and needs; and talent development.
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successfactors, workforce, sap, strategy, culture, structure, leadership, cultivation
    
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Published By: BMC Software     Published Date: Mar 17, 2014
CIOs and IT organizations must reevaluate their operations in order to keep pace with the changing nature of today's business. Fortunately, there’s a new generation of ITSM solutions available via a more flexible SaaS delivery platform. They make the basic tasks of day-to-day ITSM easier, and also address challenges associated with an increasingly face-paced and demanding work environment. This step-by-step guide helps CIOs select the right cloud-based ITSM platform to capitalize on today's latest innovations.
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bmc, itsm solutions, changing business, cloud, cios, software, it organizations, saas
    
BMC Software
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 06, 2014
“Big data”– which admittedly means many things to many people – is no longer confined to the realm of technology. Today, it is a business imperative. In addition to providing solutions to insurance companies’ long-standing business challenges, big data inspires new ways to transform processes, organizations and many aspects of the insurance industry as we know it.
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ibm, insurance, data, big data, technology, business
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Aug 08, 2014
“Big data”– which admittedly means many things to many people – is no longer confined to the realm of technology. Today, it is a business imperative. In addition to providing solutions to insurance companies’ long-standing business challenges, big data inspires new ways to transform processes, organizations and many aspects of the insurance industry as we know it.
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big data, technology, insurance industry
    
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