We are in the midst of a global productivity crisis. The IMF estimates that if productivity growth had followed its pre-2008 financial crisis trend, overall GDP in advanced economies would be about 5% higher today. However, to blame everything on the financial crisis is misleading. The overall trend in productivity growth is stagnant and has been on a downward trend for the last several years.
This is costing the U.S. a staggering $450–$550 billion a year. In the U.K., concern is such that there have been calls for the government to set new targets and create an independent watchdog to monitor progress to improve national productivity.
There is also a workforce engagement crisis. Most people are simply not engaged at work, with industry research showing that typically 66% of people are either partly or not engaged at all at work. This means that only 1 in 3 people at work are fully motivated and productive.
Yet most companies are oblivious to this fact. Some run annual emplo
Published By: Sage EMEA
Published Date: Jan 29, 2019
Sage pays close attention to what your business demands
For nearly 40 years, Sage has followed through on its founding commitment: Making sure we deliver what our customers need. That dedication has helped us become one of the world’s largest suppliers of enterprise management solutions, used by more than 3 million businesses of all types and sizes around the world.
Sage helps drive today’s business builders with a new generation of solutions to manage everything from money to people wherever they’re needed, offering the freedom to work with mobility. Above all else, we’re driven to satisfy our customers and keep them coming back.
That commitment has paid off. We beat SAP (19), Oracle (25) and Microsoft (34) with our Net Promoter Score (NPS)—a respected customer-satisfaction, customer-experience, and loyalty indicator widely used by Fortune 500 companies.
The industry NPS average is 31.75, meaning we are 58% better than the average, and 88% above our closest competition. It shows t
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Feb 25, 2019
Business-critical applications need a platform that is proven to be stable. Red Hat®Enterprise Linux® frees you to deliver meaningful business results through technology by providing exceptional reliability and military-grade security.
With a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server subscription, you gain access to the industry's most extensive ecosystem of partners, customers, and experts that supports and accelerates your success.
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Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jan 24, 2019
Dell Precision delivers versatile designs, top performance & reliability to conquer the industry’s
most demanding applications. From award-winning filmmakers and animators to architects and
engineers our expansive portfolio enables you to customize the workstation for your creative
Published By: Dell SB
Published Date: Jan 24, 2019
Creators, inventors and designers across
the world’s industries rely on Dell Precision
workstations to expand the horizons of the
possible and bring their ideas into reality.
Some of the most noteworthy features of
the Precision workstation family include:
A broad solution portfolio that ranges from mobile
devices to rack and tower workstations
Innovative designs that enhance user experiences
Power to enable emerging technologies
The industry’s most comprehensive service and
support offering, Dell ProSupport
A world-class ecosystem of displays,
input devices and accessories
By making use of the right technology, transportation and logistics (T&L) companies can reinvent their industry with superior customer service, increased revenues, and reduced costs.
This whitepaper looks at the obstacles facing the T&L industry and examines how fleet planning and trip analysis software businesses can help by enabling faster and smarter data-driven decision-making.
As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes) HERE can help T&L companies improve fleet management.
The confluence of AI and Industry 4.0 is transforming image processing. As image vision becomes widespread, there is an increasing need to transition stand-alone imaging to an integrated driver of automation feeding insights back into the business systems that monitor overall factory performance.
Download the whitepaper to learn more about fitting multiple demands into a single platform—
• Building an industrial system with advanced functions like machine vision and Industry 4.0 connectivity
• Minimizing the footprint of the systems to save space, cost and power consumption
• Adhering to principles of long life, safety, reliability, real-time control functionality alongside AI and IIOT capabilities
Turnover is a fact of life in the restaurant industry. Studies show that reducing turnover can have a major impact on your restaurant’s profitability but retaining your managers requires an understanding of the problem’s root causes.
In some cases managers don’t leave for higher paying jobs, they leave because they’re unprepared for the job at hand. This ebook will dive into ways to equip your managers with the right tools to succeed to increase retention and reduce turnover of your top talent.
As labor costs continue to rise across the restaurant industry, operators have to deal with tighter and tighter margins. During times of tightening, operators tend to dig into the numbers even further and scrutinize every dollar spent and every dollar saved.
In this eBook, you’ll find simple yet effective ways restaurant operators and managers can cut labor costs while optimizing your people, performance and profits. all of these small changes add up to big savings.
You’ll find these cost-cutting and dollar-savings tips are broken down into ways that you can:
Manage the business to keep costs at optimal levels
Measure performance to ensure your efforts continue to produce the right results
Did you know that the average restaurant loses 3-10% of its purchased food before it ever makes to the table ? It’s a sad but true statistic. In an industry where effectively cutting costs can make or break your business, operators can’t afford to simply be conscious of their food waste. They need to take action.
In this infographic, you’ll get a good idea of just how much food your restaurant could be wasting, and what your business stands to gain from better waste tracking.
The restaurant industry is buzzing about automation. With labor costs expected to double and consumer demand for a seamless checkout experience, many restaurants are looking at technologies that can automate tasks in the front-of-house. But there are back-of-house processes that have yet to be fully automated. While auto-counting your inventory may be a thing someday, it’s not here yet.
So if you can’t automate the inventory management process, you can at least use tools that automate its more cumbersome aspects. Maximum labor output, higher levels of accuracy, and better accountability are possible with a system that automates certain tasks and enable manager productivity for on-the-job success.
After reading this eBook, you’ll know:
• The many inefficiencies generated by manual, spreadsheet-based counting methods.
• The innovations being made to inventory management technology.
• How modern, mobile inventory management tools will help your managers reduce costs and increase product
Blockchain in Financial Services is receiving a lot of attention, especially for synchronizing financial agreements between institutions. But how can blockchain be used outside of this context? Can it apply to use cases such as identity, fraud, and AML?
Watch this short webinar to hear how blockchain can be used to solve other key issues facing the industry, about research into consensus algorithms beyond proof of work, and about myths and truths that must be considered for a successful enterprise blockchain implementation.
Speaker: Nelson Petracek, CTO, TIBCO Software
Every financial services firm understands the importance of data. More is better. Sooner is better. Accessing it, understanding it, and taking advantage of it before the competition is better.
In the mid-2000s, Financial Services was the first industry to strongly adopt data virtualization as a disruptive, new technology for accessing and integrating more data, faster and more easily than ever before.
Buy and sell side groups at the largest institutions led the charge, followed soon after by risk management and compliance units. The leading mutual fund providers, along with hedge funds, led the next wave of adoption. In recent years, commercial banks and insurers have accelerated their use of data virtualization. And today, analyst firms such as Gartner, Inc. and Forrester project continued data virtualization adoption for both first-time use at new firms and expanded deployments at existing sites.
This whitepaper provides 10 examples of TIBCO Data Virtualization enabled applications f
Docker’s Windows Server application migration program
is the best and only way to containerize and secure legacy
Windows Server applications while enabling software-driven
business transformation. With industry-leading Docker
Enterprise 2.1 and our best-in-class, industry-proven tools and
services specifically designed for Windows Server application
migration, customers can quickly and easily migrate and
modernize legacy Windows applications while driving
continuous innovation across any application, anywhere.
Fire and explosion are the biggest inherent hazards facing the chemicals industry. The combination of flammable raw fuel, open flames and the presence of gas components such as oxygen (O2) methane (CH4) and carbon monoxide (CO) can make chemical processing a hazardous activity, particularly in combustion. Not only is there a potential safety risk with burning combustible materials, but their by-products are often combustible too.
Download our Safety for Process Asset eBook to Learn
How modern technology helps maintenance and instrument engineers enhance safety
How to control fire and see improved safety in every stage of operations
How to overcome the main challenges that maintenance and instrument engineers face
How Yokogawa’s TDLS analyzers provide a safe alternative to conventional analyzer technologies
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Mar 15, 2019
Today, most incumbent organizations (those established before the onset of the digital revolution), in every industry are grappling with the risks of disruption with one hand even as they reach for its opportunities with the other. After years of looking the other way, and then reluctant admission, incumbent organizations have come to accept and even embrace disruption in their business. Most are responding by committing to the idea of digital transformation. But that is where the similarity ends.
The recent economic downturn has created some formidable challenges for the retail banking industry. Fraud and identify theft are on the rise, costing banks big money and raising customer concerns about security.
Since the earliest days of the industry, insurance companies have faced a
never-ending struggle: processing the voluminous amount of paperwork that
underwriting, claims, and compliance require. But the days of enduring the
burdens caused by mountains of paper can become a distant memory. By
investing in new, proven methods of converting paper documents to readable
digital formats, insurance organizations can fully automate document processing
to accelerate workflows, minimize processing times and enable more efficient
Published By: Cylance
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Today’s advanced cyber threats target every computer and
mobile device, including enterprise endpoints, especially
those that make up critical infrastructure like industrial
control systems and embedded devices that control much
of our physical world. The modern computing landscape
consists of a complex array of physical, mobile, cloud, and
virtual computing, creating a vast attack surface. Meanwhile,
the cybersecurity industry is prolific with defense-in-depth
security technologies, despite a threat landscape that remains
highly dynamic, sophisticated, and automated.
Cylance, however, takes a unique and innovative approach
of using real-time, mathematical, and machine learning
threat analysis to solve this problem at the endpoint for
organizations, governments, and end-users worldwide.
Published By: Cylance
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a security industry
buzzword so broadly applied as to become almost meaningless.
When every product boasts AI capabilities, security decision
makers may quickly become cynical, even in the face of the
most exciting innovation shaping cybersecurity today.
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