There’s an alarming digital divide within many companies. Marketers are developing nimble software to give customers an engaging, personalized experience, while IT departments remain focused on the legacy infrastructure. The front and back ends aren’t working together, resulting in appealing websites and apps that don’t quite deliver.
We’ve arrived at this misalignment for understandable reasons. Previously, most chief information officers (CIOs) were hired to digitize and bring order to companies’ internal systems and processes. They saw websites as marketing channels and were happy to let chief marketing officers (CMOs) oversee that province of technology. They had, and still have, plenty to do just to keep internal operations running smoothly. Marketers soon got into the habit of developing not just content, but also software programs to better reach and transact with customers. But now that websites and apps are becoming cornerstones of the business, the stakes are too high to al
Published By: Procore
Published Date: May 28, 2019
The successful construction companies of tomorrow will be those that have critically reviewed how they manage their business and how they run their projects, making changes to their systems and processes to become more efficient at delivering client value.
Download this eBook to learn exactly how construction technology can help your business remain competitive by:
? Increasing efficiency and productivity
? Reducing delays and costs
? Enabling better communication and collaboration
? Improving customer satisfaction
? Engaging an ever-evolving, tech savvy workforce
Procore is a construction management platform that improves efficiency and reduces risk by giving contractors complete control and visibility of their business. Project Management, Quality & Safety, Construction Financials, and Field Productivity tools give office and site-based users access to the information and functionality they need, on any mobile device. As a platform, Procore’s ability to integrate with other leading
Obtaining a first-mover competitive advantage or faster time-to-market requires a new wave in analytics. Dassault Systèmes remains a leading innovator in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and has invested heavily in analytical technologies to further drive business benefits for its customers in the related areas of planning, simulation, insight and optimization.
This white paper examines the challenges peculiar to PLM and why Dassault Systèmes’ EXALEAD offers the most appropriate solution. It also clearly positions EXALEAD PLM Analytics alongside related technologies like BI, data-warehousing and Big Data solutions.
Understand and implement PLM Analytics to access actionable information, support accurate decision-making, and drive performance.
Welcome to the era of the digital enterprise, where digital is
your journey and cognitive is your destination. As business
leaders, you are under growing pressure to use information
to its fullest potential, delivering new customer experiences
as fuel for business growth. The digital economy is changing
the way we gather information, gain insights, reinvent our
businesses and innovate both quickly and iteratively
A hybrid cloud environment, combining traditional IT systems
and public cloud, enables you to extend business processes
beyond the walls of your organization. For example, many
organizations use public cloud as a collaborative development
environment to create innovative applications that can then be
ported to an on-premises or hybrid production environment.
As organizations develop next-generation applications for the digital era, many are using cognitive computing ushered in by IBM Watson® technology. Cognitive applications can learn and react to customer preferences, and then use that information to support capabilities such as confidence-weighted outcomes with data transparency, systematic learning and natural language processing.
To make the most of these next-generation applications, you need a next-generation database. It must handle a massive volume of data while delivering high performance to support real-time analytics. At the same time, it must provide data availability for demanding applications, scalability for growth and flexibility for responding to changes.
As the information age matures, data has become the most
powerful resource enterprises have at their disposal. Businesses
have embraced digital transformation, often staking their
reputations on insights extracted from collected data. While
decision-makers hone in on hot topics like AI and the potential of
data to drive businesses into the future, many underestimate the
pitfalls of poor data governance. If business decision-makers can’t
trust the data within their organization, how can stakeholders and
customers know they are in good hands? Information that is not
correctly distributed, or abandoned within an IT silo, can prove
harmful to the integrity of business decisions.
It is a business maxim that the more a company knows about its customers and what they want, the better its chances of providing them a positive, fulfilling experience. With today’s ubiquitous, convenient communications methods, particularly the use of mobile devices and networks, opportunities for rich customer interactions are flourishing. Whether their interest is pricing, store locations or product support, people increasingly expect information to be available wherever, whenever and however they want it.
Be guided on what the best practices are, offering strategies, actionable tactics, and examples of enterprises on the cutting edge so your organization won't have an overabundance of options when working with partners and customers.
At this free, one-hour webcast, moderated by Bank System & Technology Editorial Director Kathy Burger, you will learn how intelligent capture and exchange capabilities can help your organization automate the entire mortgage loan process - linking back-office information processes, front-office knowledge workers, customers and partners to enable financial institutions to exchange information automatically with anyone, anywhere, in any format.
Published By: Data Stax
Published Date: Oct 14, 2016
Financial services companies engage with customers across multiple channels and across a range of financial products. This wealth of customer information is often stored in isolated data silos. Building a 360° view of the customer can directly impact customer experience and help banks grow customer retention, upsell products and provide compelling interactions. This paper examines the challenges these institutions face when creating a 360° view of every customer interaction, what database requirements the lines of business should look into, and use cases to benefit from by leveraging DataStax Enterprise, the database platform purpose built to power cloud applications.
"Customer centric" is a term we can all be familiar with and with good reason: Customers buy products and contract for services ass well as contribute on social media and blog sites sharing information on your products. How can we analyze this info?
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Sep 10, 2014
Most data masking products can create masked data copies but not distribute or update them, resulting in projects that fail to live up to expectations. Learn why Delphix’s Agile Masking solution is the only product that solves both masked data creation and delivery challenges.
With today's financial advisors and wealth managers facing such tough competition, the ability to thrive comes through maximizing efficiency and finding innovative ways to maintain and grow business.
This white paper highlights how technology is a great partner for meeting this need:
• Create more relevant interactions with customers by tracking your business in the cloud
• Connect to your customer information from any mobile device
• Increase sales to your customers with a deeper understanding of their needs
Download this white paper to learn more!
In the words of Forrester Research Inc's Senior Analyst, David Aponovich, "the time is now to reinvent yourself to operate in a digital, connected, omnichannel world where the customer has more information, more choice, and is demanding better and more personalized service and support.
Hear why he anticipates that 'Consumers are going to slide with the businesses that best deliver these things in the most effective and personal way.
Companies have always been focused on the customer experience, but with the ever-changing landscape of how information is consumed, they have to react faster and provide more impactful interactions. Today's consumers expect businesses to communicate with them on the channels they prefer.
This means messaging customers on the channels that provide straightforward and/or media-rich features. Savvy companies know that SMS is the messaging leader, but that MMS and other OTT channels, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Viber, provide a more engaging experience. They think about their overall messaging goals and as a big-picture concept.
Join Sheri Atienza, Product Marketing Manager at Nexmo, in this webinar examining how messaging solutions can be the power behind your 2019 messaging strategy. You’ll learn how to customize your messages to both the audience and the medium, and how easy this can be with Nexmo.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Mar 13, 2015
Big Data has been in the spotlight recently, as businesses seek to leverage their untapped information resources and win big on the promise of big data. However, the problem with big data initiatives are that organizations try using existing information management practices and legacy relational database technologies, which often collapse under the sheer weight of the data. In this paper, MarkLogic explains how a new approach is needed to handle the volume, velocity, and variety of big data because the current relational model that has been the status quo is not working. Learn about the NoSQL paradigm shift, and why NoSQL is gaining significant market traction because it solves the fundamental challenges of big data, achieving better performance, scalability, and flexibility. Learn how MarkLogic’s customers are reimagining their data to:
- Make the world more secure
- Provide access to valuable information
- Create new revenue streams
- Gain insights to increase market share
- Reduce b
Published By: SiteSpect
Published Date: Apr 14, 2015
New E-Book from SiteSpect Explains Five Ways to Enhance the Online Customer Experience
Financial services companies around the world have extended their businesses online, and with that comes the ability to better target and interest prospects as well as offer new services and information to clients. One thing is clear: optimizing the online customer experience is key to achieving your marketing goals.
Between the Internet of Things, customer experience and loyalty programs, social network monitoring, connected enterprise systems and other information sources, today's organizations have access to more data than they ever had before-and frankly, more than they may know what to do with. The challenge is to not just understand that data, but actualize it and use it to recognize real business value. This ebook will walk you through a sample scenario with Albert, a data scientist who wants to put text analytics to work by using the Word2vec algorithm and other data science tools.
Today’s Digital Business needs a strategy for business content – one that spans the creation, capture, activation and analysis of it – which assures security, compliance with regulations, and minimizes risk. This session will confront content chaos and its impact on business agility. We will share stories from IBM customers who are using business content solutions to deliver on the promise of the Digital Business today. Many are using ECM Centers of Competency to bring together all stakeholders in the business to create a unified vision for information management across all departments and all forms of data and content, whether on-premises, mobile, or in the cloud.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Feb 22, 2018
Is Your IT Team Ready to Enable Digital Transformation?
Customers want fast access to information and immediate problem resolution on any device, from any location, at any time. It’s up to IT to build the foundation for this digital transformation—and increasingly, it’s cloud-based. Make sure your IT team is on track to deliver.
An omnichannel contact center platform gives you a single, integrated view of the entire customer journey. And as a cloud-based solution, IT has the flexibility to deploy advanced features fast and cost-efficiently.
Read this white paper from Frost & Sullivan for a pragmatic approach to:
• Identify process changes and goals with lines of business
• Benchmark your current infrastructure and technology gaps
• Consider cloud omnichannel solutions for easier deployments and simple scalability
To compete in today’s fast-paced business climate, enterprises need
accurate and frequent sales and customer reports to make real-time
operational decisions about pricing, merchandising and inventory
management. They also require greater agility to respond to business
events as they happen, and more visibility into business activities so
information and systems are optimized for peak efficiency and performance.
By making use of data capture and business intelligence to
integrate and apply data across the enterprise, organizations can capitalize
on emerging opportunities and build a competitive advantage.
The financial services industry is increasingly at a crossroads. Faced with mounting pressure from external forces, such a competition from FinTech companies and a more demanding client base, banks and financial services firms are working to become more customer-centric in their approach to business. However, the need to keep sensitive customer and business information secure and ensure compliance with government regulations can stymie those efforts.
The proprietary hardware so prevalent in traditional networks can’t provide what financial institutions need; a growing number, therefore, are turning to software-defined networking
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
Digital disruptors are giving customers the information they want, when, where, and how they want it, resulting in a fundamental shift in customer expectations and how enterprises deliver value. Enterprises are in a race to set themselves apart from the competition and meet soaring customer demands, resulting in the rise of modern applications. Whether it’s for purchasing clothes, groceries, or software, companies and customers alike expect these applications to perform at a certain standard all the time.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Jan 07, 2019
Digital disruptors are giving customers the information they want, when, where, and how they want it, resulting in a fundamental shift in customer expectations and how enterprises deliver value. As enterprises move towards adopting these modern applications and achieving data autonomy, the data layer and cloud infrastructure they run on can make a huge impact.
In this eBook, we’ll take a look at why DataStax and Azure combine to make the ideal data layer for contextual, always on, real-time, distributed, and scalable applications.
Sprawl isn’t just a problem for cities. IT sprawl can hurt organizations, too. If left unchecked, multiple systems and platforms can cause inefficiency to rise and customer satisfaction to fall. Instead, think like an urban planner and manage growth with a master plan. In this white paper, see how you can put IT sprawl in its place with a single, scalable information management platform.
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