Finding the right IT service provider is not as simple as it may seem. Choosing a service provider based exclusively on low price may be good for your bottom line, but may fall short on delivering the right level of IT expertise and resource scalability for long-term advantage.
Compliance doesn’t have to be a scary word – even when facing the multifaceted challenges of meeting the European Union’s May 2018 deadline for its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
SAS conducted a global GDPR survey among 340 business executives from multiple industries. Based on the results of that survey, this e-book delves into the biggest opportunities and challenges organizations face on the road to GDPR compliance.
Read this e-book to learn:
How to get started on the best path to compliance, based on advice from industry experts.
How to turn this compliance challenge into a competitive advantage.
How your peers are preparing across a variety of industries.
An end-to-end approach that can help guide your journey to GDPR compliance.
With global opportunities on the rise,. having a multilingual workforce has become a critical market success factor. Language proficiency and awareness of a market's culture, local customs, and business traditions conveys respect for customers and colleagues, which leads to greater trust and improved business results.
Businesses are providing language-learning resources that prepare employees to engage in these markets. Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone surveyed 200+ executives globally to understand the impact of language training on companies and employees. Read this guide to learn the key themes and data from the report.
Published By: Websense
Published Date: Jan 25, 2013
In this whitepaper, we provide guidance and clarity to help you implement a DLP control that is practical, efficient, and effective. Learn about 4 key topics of data breaches, potential vendors, 9 step framework and other best practices.
Modern Marketing is Powered by Marketing Automation
Join thousands of marketing professionals who have already secured executive buy-in and are benefiting from the power of marketing automation. This guide offers a look into the mind of an exec: what keeps them up at night, how do they view the marketing department, and how can marketing automation address their concerns.
Use this guide to get a better understanding of what is Revenue Performance Management and the Two questions keeping your CEO awake at night. Also included are conversation starters you can have with your CEO and separate ones for CFOs and CIOs.
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: Oct 05, 2016
Don‘t know where to start with your communications mobile project? Building a well thought-out business case to get executive and stakeholder buy-in is the most important step to your success. This how-to guide can quickly help you make the business case for your employee communications app initiative. Download to learn more.
Freeform Dynamics Executive Briefing Guide - Orchestrating the DevOps Tool Chain: An enterprise-level approach to continuous delivery.
Dale Vile says that business stakeholders are increasingly looking for faster and more frequent delivery of high-impact, high-quality output from IT teams. DevOps is an approach designed to enable the rapid and continuous delivery of value to the business to support the needs of the digital world, he adds. Open source software tools can help organizations adopt this DevOps approach but can cause efficiency, complexity and scalability issues, so Dale believes it is helpful to create a consistent orchestration layer using an enterprise class release automation solution.
This paper looks at how the cloud landscape is rapidly evolving to address the needs of critical enterprise applications. On the way, we’ll highlight some common cloud misconceptions. Finally,we’ll set out how IT leaders can create a clear, robust enterprise cloud strategy for their organizations that enables digital innovation and business transformation.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
An Executive Strategy Guide Brought To You By The Cyber Resilience Think Tank
Big budget or not, CISOs must make threat intelligence a priority and learn how to focus on only the data that matters—data that will help mitigate future risks.
Though the technical definition of threat intelligence may change depending on who you ask, one factor remains constant: If threat intelligence isn’t part of your cyber resilience strategy in some capacity, you have a massive gap on your hands. And you may be blindsided by a phishing attack, malware incident or worse.
Read this Cyber Resilience Think Tank executive strategy guide to develop a plan to architect a threat intelligence program in your organization.
Published By: Evariant
Published Date: Nov 08, 2018
Many healthcare executives initially looked to their HER/EMR systems and patient portals to engage patients. But these technologies are not the complete solution. This eBook explores what your enterprise tech stack needs to look like to properly find, guide and keep patients for life through meaningful engagement.
Do projects seem to appear out of nowhere? Do you find yourself scrambling to pull together reports for executives? Download this free guide and learn about several project portfolio management pitfalls and how AtTask can help you avoid them.
Published By: nimsoft
Published Date: Apr 10, 2012
Read this white paper and get proven strategies and approaches for getting all three right. Based on the lessons of veteran service provider executives, this paper offers specific guidelines service providers can implement to boost their chances for success.
Digital Requires a New Level of
Insight and Control
Digital strategies have caused business
executives to intensify their scrutiny of how
technology affects bottom line performance.
With a growing emphasis on differentiating
the customer experience in highly competitive
markets, these executives want to understand
how their IT systems affect everything from brand
perception to customer acquisition and loyalty.
3 | A Guide to Intelligent Operations
Meanwhile, those same demanding business leaders lack
appreciation and patience for the complexity of today’s digital
technology environment. While applications and user experiences
are simpler and more intuitive, the backend processing, application
interdependencies, and underlying infrastructure are more complex
than ever, even in light of the benefits of abstraction, virtualization,
and cloud computing (see Figure 1.)
While CIOs have long been expected to improve stability and uptime
- and done a pretty good job of it - the stakes are much
The role of the CIO is currently experiencing vast change
and increased attention from the executive team as a
leader who can guide a strategic path for how technology
can improve business growth.
The CIO’s responsibilities once focused almost entirely
on selecting and managing technology solutions, but
over the past several years the role of IT has shifted
to broadly supporting enterprise strategy through
technology, including the creation of new digital
businesses. CIOs must now be immersed in both business
and technology, and ensure that the organisation overall
has the right platforms in place to thrive and grow.
The report combines data from a February 2018 executive survey of 401 email marketers and documented ESP demos related to three key themes. We also utilized vendor questionnaires and our near two-decades of knowledge of the providers in this sector. One-on-one phone interviews with several of the marketers who use these tools and our executive survey clients provided satisfaction data. The methodology details our entire recipe, but readers can feel confident in knowing that our vendor evaluation process is objective and does not stem from one analyst’s singular point of view. This guide also includes our analysis and perspective on vendors that did not for a variety of reasons participate in this research.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jun 26, 2019
When any organization starts planning for cloud-native applications, it is important to consider
the entire time span: from selecting a development platform until an application is truly production-grade and ready for delivery in the cloud. It can be a long journey, with many decisions
along the way that can help or hinder progress.
For example, at the beginning of a move to cloud-native development, it is easy for inefficiencies
to occur if developers begin selecting tools and frameworks before they know where the application will be deployed. While enterprise developers want choice of runtimes, frameworks, and
languages, organizations need standards that address the entire application life cycle in order
to reduce operational costs, decrease risks, and meet compliance requirements. Organizations
also want to avoid lock-in, whether it is to a single provider of cloud infrastructure or the latest
In addition, given the steep learning curve in cloud development, con
Published By: Forcepoint
Published Date: Jun 06, 2019
As more and more companies are encouraging their employees to work from anywhere, on any device, data loss prevention (DLP) has evolved from an option to a requirement. In the past, DLP has been associated with complicated deployments and pervading operational management issues, yet DLP is not so much a product but a strategy—success depends on methodology and execution.
Download the whitepaper for insightful guidance on implementing DLP. Key topics include:
• Latest data-breach trends
• Assessing DLP vendors
• Nine-step framework
• Best practices to ensure success
Most businesses today are under increasing pressure to respond to change expeditiously—to adapt to the ongoing needs and demands of their customers, the changing competitive landscape, and the evolution of the marketplace. An organization’s CRM system can either effectively support or hinder their business agility and capacity to respond to change, affecting overall corporate performance and customer satisfaction.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
Success is defined by the quality of your customer relationships. Outdated infrastructure hinders your ability to deliver consistent service across all channels and touchpoints. With rising customer and business demands, you might not have time to wait and see what long-term options a vendor will offer, and when.
Proven, market-leading customer experience solutions let you optimize customer engagement across existing channels. And with a partner who’s focused on both innovation and your success, you can future-proof your business as it evolves. Read this executive brief to learn how to incorporate an open, stable and proven customer experience platform—and provider.
Discover the advantages of a proven prescriptive migration methodology that will guide your successful customer experience transformation, including:
Establishing a solid foundation for customer engagement channels and touchpoints as they emerge
Extending omnichannel engagement across departments and processes outside of
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