The insurance industry boasts some of the most sophisticated modeling capabilities in the world. And yet the average property underwriter does not have access to the kind of predictive tools that carriers use at a portfolio level to manage risk aggregation, streamline reinsurance buying and optimize capitalization.
At a projected market of over $4B by 2010 (Goldman Sachs), virtualizationhas firmly established itself as one of the most importanttrends in Information Technology. Virtualization is expectedto have a broad influence on the way IT manages infrastructure.Major areas of impact include capital expenditure and ongoingcosts, application deployment, green computing, and storage.
The retail sector has been expanding with each passing decade thanks to intelligent marketing, intense research around customer behavior, creative advertising, and the adoption of new technology. Now industry movers and shakers are looking to boost sales with location intelligence.
With location intelligence, retail companies can track and predict consumer trends and shifts in demand. With these insights companies can capitalize on growth opportunities in new product or service areas.
HERE Open Location Platform provides powerful, easy-to-use developer tools, standardized technology and scalable infrastructure to simplify the processing of location-based data. Learn how to gain a competitive edge with HERE Technologies.
This paper explores the results of a survey, fielded in April 2013, of 304 data managers and professionals, conducted by Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today Inc. It revealed a range of practical approaches that organizations of all types and sizes are adopting to manage and capitalize on the big data flowing through their enterprises.
As the shift into a digital economy continues to accelerate, companies must out-innovate, outthink, and outpace their competition. Businesses must embrace change and transform to become the disruptors in their industries rather than wait to be disrupted by their competitors.
In the face of this pressure to evolve, organizations need to transform IT to reduce both the capital and operational costs of legacy IT. They must offload repeatable and time-intensive manual tasks like backup, disaster recovery, and service deployment to software and policy-driven automation.
Organizations need a new way to manage this complexity and uncertainty in an environment where expectations for results are rising, not falling. Download this asset to learn how Business Spend Management (BSM) empowers both centralized and decentralized corporate functions with:
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These are no longer capitally strained organizations building an application on a one-off basis, with the cloud this is enterprise transition, this is enterprise applications being shifted to the cloud, new applications being developed in the cloud, and this requires a completely new way of building and consuming IT services for the enterprise. Download now to learn more.
Data is a driver of growth and change that is quickly becoming the world's most valuable resource. As such, finance leaders face increased pressure to value data as an asset on their balance sheets and use it to drive business strategy. To capitalize on the power of data, learn how to pinpoint where you are today. what steps you can take to reach your goals and how to measure success.
Businesses in virtually every industry are using location data to better understand their customers and users. By knowing how people move through and interact with a venue, businesses can gain valuable insights to optimize their locations and engage customers at the point of decision. However, contextual customer information is only as valuable as its accuracy. And when it comes to capitalizing on location data, a meter is worth more than a kilometer.
Wi-Fi is about to get a reboot. New 802.11ac Wave 2 products will make it possible to deliver LAN-like multigigabit speeds over the wireless network for the first time, enabling previously unimagined scale and flexibility in the enterprise workspace. But how will businesses capitalize on this new capacity when most current Ethernet access cabling maxes out at 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps)? This white paper: ? Introduces the new generation of Cisco® Catalyst® switches with Multigigabit Ethernet technology, the first platforms to combine support for multigigabit wireless speeds with full power over Ethernet (PoE) in an easy-to-deploy solution ? Shows how Cisco Catalyst Multigigabit Ethernet switches use NBASE-T technology to empower you to deliver 5-Gbps speeds over your existing access cabling ? Details how Cisco Catalyst Multigigabit Ethernet switches gives you the scale and capacity you need today, while protecting your network investments for the future
Insurers have long been plagued by fraud, error, waste, and abuse in health care payments. The costs are huge – amounting to as much as 25 percent of payments made. Today’s data management and
analytics platforms promise breakthroughs by incorporating comparative and behavioral data to predict as well as detect loss in all its forms. To explore the opportunities and how insurers can capitalize on them, IIA spoke with Ben Wright, Sr. Solutions Architect in SAS’s Security Intelligence Global Practice.
The digital marketplace presents new challenges for marketers, yet provides the perfect canvas for creating personalized, relevant communications and developing deep relationships with customers based on ongoing interactions.
This paper explores what customer “moments of truth” mean, and how understanding those moments of truth along the customer journey enables marketers to deliver the personalized, real-time responses that customers crave. You’ll also learn best practices on how customer experience optimization and digital marketing optimization can help marketers capitalize on moments of truth.
This IDC Vendor Profile describes FinancialForce.com, a cloud applications company with financial management, ordering and billing, human capital management (HCM), professional services
automation (PSA), and supply chain management (SCM)
solutions built on the Salesforce1 platform and a 36-year heritage of building financial management solutions at UNIT4 (the former Agresso and CODA products). FinancialForce.com's accounting solution, launched in 2008 as CODA 2go, was the
first on - demand financial system built entirely on the
Salesforce1 Platform. Backed by Technology Crossover Ventures, Advent International, Salesforce Ventures, and UNIT4, FinancialForce.com's applications continue to be the leading finance and professional services solutions available as native Salesforce1 applications on the AppExchange.
The rapid pace of change in attitudes to IaaS underlines how quickly it has become a key part of enterprise IT. Even in the past three months, adoption levels and positive attitudes toward IaaS have grown.
IaaS was originally seen as a way to reduce overall spend and shift budgets from capital expenditure to operating expenditure, and there is no doubt that it has done both. But it is striking how businesses have grown to appreciate the wider benefits of IaaS from greater productivity to freeing staff from routine maintenance in order to work on more value-adding projects.
Enterprises are leveraging advancements in what IDC calls “3rd Platform” technologies — cloud, Big Data, mobility, and social — to create new business opportunities and gain competitive advantage. These trends are putting more pressure on IT organizations to transform their datacenter operations to better support business initiatives aimed at reducing costs, increasing revenue, and strengthening customer relationships. This has driven increased demand for converged or integrated systems that provide the tools needed to reduce capital costs, improve operational efficiencies and, ultimately, increase agility within the datacenter.
As the world around us becomes increasingly digital, manufacturers must follow suit. Digital transformation presents significant opportunities to achieve growth by addressing key operational issues and aligning products and services to the demands of today’s market.
Growth looks different for every company, and with the vast array of digital technologies available, it can be hard to know where to start. Which technologies offer the greatest opportunity for your company to grow? How can you successfully embrace the digital revolution?
Epicor has a history of helping manufacturers achieve growth by utilizing cutting-edge technology. By downloading these digital transformation assets, you will:
• Understand what growth might look like for your business
• Assess the capabilities needed to support your digital transformation journey
• Explore best practices to implement your digital transformation strategy
• Learn how to capitalize on growth opportunities with speed and conviction
Published By: Salesforce
Published Date: Jan 08, 2016
In the next five years, more than $2 trillion is expected to transfer between generations. To capitalize on this massive redistribution of wealth, financial advisors need to meet the demands of today’s clients who are social, mobile, more connected, better informed and looking to collaborate with their advisors when they want, where they want. In fact, according to the Salesforce Connected Investor report, 55% of investors want to work more closely with their advisors. To succeed, advisors must have relationships with their clients that are deeper than just the numbers, and focus on individuals and their unique needs.
Organizations looking to implement desktop and app virtualization traditionally play a guessing game where storage is concerned. When considering local and physical storage, determining what would be necessary for the virtualized world is difficult and can be overwhelming. This is especially true when determining how virtualizing desktops will impact the storage architecture. Organizations risk over sizing their environment thereby wasting CapEx, or under-sizing and potentially ruining the user experience. Software-defined storage solutions, such as VMware Virtual SAN, provide simplified solutions with high performance data stores that offer fine-grained scalability with linearly-predictable performance as demand grows. Dell’s validated and certified desktop virtualization solutions incorporate vSphere and Virtual SAN, and provide a complete end-to-end solution that allows companies to grow and expand without large capital investments in SAN hardware.
Published By: Broadsoft
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
Enabling greater flexibility and productivity without the need for large capital investment, the benefits of Cloud Communications enable businesses to free themselves from the limitations of traditional, office-based phone systems.
People analytics is increasingly on the agenda for organisations. With the rise of workplace technology allowing leaders to track employees’ performance, productivity and wellbeing, we partnered with the CIPD to survey over 3,000 business professionals to understand how people analytics is being used.
And the results are in. 65% of respondents who work in an organisation with a strong people analytics culture, say their business performance is strong compared to competitors.
As well as outlining the key opportunities leaders can capitalise on, this report covers:
- How different professions are using people data
- The various types of people data that are being used
- How people analytics adds value to organisations
- What the future holds for people data
A medida que las empresas se someten a la transformación digital (DX), se están moviendo hacia nuevos modelos de negocios que reconocen los datos como un recurso estratégico clave para potenciar las aplicaciones e impulsar las decisiones de negocios. Para lograr esto, es necesario transformar los datos que las organizaciones recolectan y administran en un valioso recurso de capital denominado “capital de datos”. La infraestructura y las cargas de trabajo tradicionales de TI no están diseñadas para impulsar la creación del capital de datos. La escala de los datos que se deben capturar, almacenar, proteger y poner a disposición para su uso, además de las necesidades de las aplicaciones de última generación (NGA) que las organizaciones de TI desarrollan para impulsar la creación del capital de datos, va más allá de las funcionalidades de la infraestructura tradicional en las áreas de rendimiento, escalabilidad, disponibilidad, flexibilidad y capacidad de administración. Para cumplir con e
The digital era has ushered in a proliferation of data that powers modern businesses. When leveraged properly, organizations are seeing the potential of data to drive better outcomes across all aspects of their business. Using data to support different workflows, analytics, and activities transforms it into data capital — a digital asset that will drive value for the business. The extent to which an enterprise aligns its organization around this data capital mindset — in both the way they use data and the way they invest in data technology — can have lasting impacts on the success of the business.
In February 2019, Dell EMC and Intel commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate whether the ability to harness and apply data and analytics at every opportunity is fast becoming a prerequisite for success. To test this, Forrester conducted a global survey of 516 IT decision makers. The survey found that companies with more mature data capital practices — leveraging more data types, managin
L'ère numérique a engendré une prolifération de données qui alimentent les entreprises modernes. Les entreprises qui savent exploiter ces données connaissent les bénéfices qu'elles peuvent en tirer dans tous les aspects de leur activité. L'utilisation des données au service de différents flux de travail, analyses et activités les transforme en capital : une ressource numérique qui créera de la valeur pour l'entreprise. La mesure dans laquelle une entreprise prend en compte ce capital de données, à la fois dans la manière dont elle utilise les données et dans la manière dont elle investit dans la technologie des données, peut avoir un impact durable sur la réussite de l'entreprise.
En février 2019, Dell EMC et Intel ont demandé à Forrester Consulting de déterminer si la capacité de maîtriser et d'appliquer des données et des procédures d'analyse à chaque opportunité s'imposait rapidement comme une condition préalable à la réussite.
Pour le vérifier, Forrester a mené une enquête mondiale
Au fur et à mesure que les entreprises effectuent une transformation numérique, elles se tournent vers de nouveaux modèles économiques qui reconnaissent les données comme une ressource stratégique essentielle pour alimenter les applications et favoriser les décisions métiers. Pour ce faire, il est nécessaire de transformer les données collectées et gérées par les entreprises en un capital important appelé « capital de données ». L’infrastructure et les charges de travail traditionnelles des technologies de l’information ne sont pas conçues pour favoriser la création d'un capital de données. L’ampleur des données qui doivent être capturées, stockées, protégées et disponibles à l’utilisation, ainsi que les besoins des applications de nouvelle génération (NGA) que les départements informatiques développent pour stimuler la création de ce capital de données dépassent les fonctionnalités de l’infrastructure traditionnelle dans le domaine des performances, de l’évolutivité, de la disponibili
Le aziende che stanno intraprendendo percorsi di Digital Transformation (DX) si stanno orientando verso nuovi modelli di business in cui i dati sono considerati un asset strategico fondamentale per potenziare le applicazioni e guidare le decisioni di business. A tale scopo, è necessario trasformare i dati raccolti e gestiti dalle aziende in una risorsa preziosa denominata "capitale dei dati". L'infrastruttura IT e i workload tradizionali non sono concepiti per facilitare la creazione del "capitale dei dati". La portata dei dati che devono essere acquisiti, archiviati, protetti e resi disponibili per l'utilizzo e la necessità di applicazioni di nuova generazione (NGA - Next-Generation Application) che i dipartimenti IT sviluppano per promuovere la creazione del capitale dei dati vanno oltre le capacità dell'infrastruttura tradizionale in termini di prestazioni, scalabilità, disponibilità, flessibilità e gestibilità. Per soddisfare questi requisiti più rigorosi, la maggior parte delle az
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