It's time to revolutionize marketing team productivity with social business technology. Improving cross-functional collaboration is the new marketing mandate, and social business is the enabler, allowing marketing teams to drive more leads, increase sales, and cut operational costs. Learn how to drive real business results with social business technology.
Relive this webinar with leading industry analyst Brian Vellmure. Flanked by seasoned CIOs (and Jive customers) Tony McGivern of FICO and Patrick O’Hare of Spectrum Health, Brian explores how CIOs are taking the lead in guiding their organizations through a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
Topics covered include:
• Navigating internal politics to overcome technological inertia
• Choosing infrastructure and platforms that allow rapid technology adoption at scale
• Shifting focus to exploit a fundamentally different technological landscape
• Balancing and evolving the role of CIOs from cutting costs to driving business strategy
In today's technology landscape, IT organizations face many diverse and ever-changing challenges that require flexibility in cloud deployment. Many companies have heard of the hybrid cloud and the opportunities it can offer, but like with all technologies, businesses want to know more. This webcast aims to shed more light on the topic, as we bring to you the insights of Forrester Research, business leaders and industry experts addressing similar situations.
Extend your existing datacenter resources into public clouds with secure hybrid cloud. Improve business agility. Increase flexibility. Cut costs.
During the hour, Dave Bartoletti, principal analyst at Forrester will be joined by industry experts and business leaders to discuss the challenges of hybrid cloud and how enabling choice and control across a secure hybrid cloud can help businesses simplify heterogeneous cloud deployment.
POS or point-of sale systems are commonly used in retail stores, restaurants, stadiums, hotels, and casinos. The basic use of these systems is to scan items for purchase, place inorders and/or calculate bills.
Located in the English Midlands, the Leicestershire County Council enjoys a strong national reputation for doing things differently and achieving results. In 2009, it was named Council of the Year - the first County Council to achieve such an accolade and despite the tough economic climate, it continues to deliver high-quality services to the people of Leicestershire.
Seen as a trailblazer in many areas, the Leicestershire County Council leads the way in working with troubled families. In partnership with the National Health Service, police, district councils, and others, the council has provided services for these families in need, while cutting bureaucracy and reducing costs.
Like most public services, Leicestershire County Council has faced the ongoing financial challenge of government funding reductions. As a result, the council has taken early action to find efficiency savings and new ways of working.
This Executive Brief explores the role of service and support in creating great customer experiences, the service goals market leaders use related to customer experience, the Oracle approach for empowering new service experiences, and how Oracle’s service solutions can help organizations create and manage their own great customer experiences across all channels, touchpoints, and devices.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
The explosion in mobility and the increasing number of ways to connect with the corporate network has created an IT environment that is increasingly difficult to manage, and that leads to inconsistent user experience. Mobile WAN optimization can help overcome many of the challenges of running a distributed environment by improving the performance of critical enterprise applications, which lowers the cost of effectively supporting mobile workers and eliminates the need for many organizations to pursue expensive strategies and upgrades.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
Information is becoming the currency of the 21st century, and organizations of all sizes are creating more information than ever
before. Frequently, organizations struggle with how best to balance storage requirements with available budgets. The benefits of greater storage capacity are clear: better change management and roll-back, easier archival and discovery, reliable backup and
recovery. But to continually grow on-site capacity requires unsustainable investment and introduces unnecessary risk. Prominent cloud service providers present an appealing alternative with their vast amounts of storage, offering low cost, high availability, and built-in redundancy. Riverbed’s Whitewater® family of cloud storage gateways is a drop-in replacement for existing tape- and diskbased backup targets, cuts backup costs 30-50% compared to tape and disk, and provides effective DR capability with minimal effort.
Virtualizing with Microsoft Hyper-V allows you to control and cut costs while improving the scalability, flexibility, and reach of your IT systems. HP and Microsoft have joined together to create a portfolio of virtualization solutions designed for the needs of a growing businesses like yours. HP Flex-Bundles for Microsoft® Hyper-V are pre-defined, affordable configurations that combine the world’s most intelligent servers—HP ProLiant Gen8—with HP software, storage, networking, and Microsoft software to get you started and keep your business moving in your virtualization journey.
According to a 2012 Ipsos/Reuters poll, one in five employees worldwide now work from home. In another study, two-thirds of those who responded said they, expect their workplace to go fully virtual within the next few years. This IBM whitepaper analyzes the reasons for this shift in the workplace, and its implications for the facilities management of your company. Learn how to manage the growing number of empty real estate inside your company in a smarter fashion, so that your company runs more efficiently, and cuts down on unnecessary costs.
If you're looking for ways to expedite time-to-market, ensure business agility, and deliver high-quality smart products while cutting costs, this ebook is for you. This IBM Limited Edition ebook, "Systems Engineering For Dummies," explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products.
According to a survey by the IBM Center for Applied Insights and Oxford Economics, business leaders are becoming increasingly focused on the business value of cloud. Although the participant’s cloud strategies differ in terms of scope, platform and delivery models, the chief takeaway from the survey is that cloud is not just about cutting costs and driving efficiency—cloud fuels growth.
This IBM ebook explains what systems engineering is and how
it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. Learn how to speed time-to-market, ensure
business agility, deliver high-quality smart products, and cut costs.
This paper discusses the practices that companies should explore to move beyond traditional PLM and ALM to realize the broader capabilities of systems engineering for reducing time to market, meeting regulatory compliance mandates and improving product quality.
This IBM ebook explains what systems engineering is and how it can help you simplify the development of smart, connected products. Learn how to speed time-to-market, ensure business agility, deliver high-quality smart products, and cut costs.
Built-in virtualization and proven IBM POWER technology make the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade ideal for organizations of any size. Coupled with the IBM BladeCenter S chassis, this complete solution is compact, reliable and extremely energy efficient. Find out how innovative EnergyScale technology cuts energy costs when you use the IBM BladeCenter JS22 Express blade and BladeCenter S chassis.
Energy consumption can add up to 40% of a typical data center's annual budget. Discover how IBM is finding new ways to reduce server-room energy needs and heat output without compromising reliability and availability with technologies such as X-Architecture, BladeCenter Servers and virtualization. IBM executives outline IBM's industry-leading energy-innovation solutions that can help your business save costs and prepare for the future in these short video presentations.
Discover the high performance, flexibility and extreme availability of IBM System x3550 Express rack-mount server. IBM PowerExecutive software manages energy usage to keep costs and heat output down. And advanced predictive failure analysis and Light Path Diagnostics keep you up and running, reduce down time and service costs. Watch this video demo of the IBM System x3550 Express to see how it compares to competitive products and how it can bring savings, power and reliability to your business.
In down economies, many organizations make short-term decisions like cutting costs and postponing projects. But the real opportunity lies in optimizing costs. This eBook describes how applying the IBM Smart SOATM approach can drive down operational costs through connectivity and reuse, while enhancing flexibility and productivity.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 07, 2007
Companies are faced with increasing pressures on the communications capabilities they offer their employees. More employees are mobile, working from home or in other remote locations with a growing need to talk and share information with their colleagues. This cuts across fixed and mobile communications, but businesses still want the flexibility of mobile, and the costs, predictability, quality and service models of fixed.
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