Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
The consolidation and close process is often tedious and time-consuming—but it doesn’t have to be. Following the 10 steps in this guide can help you achieve a more efficient and accurate period close. Read now to learn more
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
Bringing HR and Payroll together in a single system can not only help you streamline your hire-to-pay process but also boost efficiency and agility across the organization. Read now to learn how one source for all your people data can help HR and Payroll become stronger partners to the business.
Collaboration in the enterprise requires a triumvirate of people, process and technology to be successful. With the plethora of collaboration applications available today, both IT professionals and collaboration business users alike need to take a holistic approach to be successful with
collaboration. This paper lets you know about some of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Aug 14, 2018
Michelle has been with Twilio for nearly four years, supporting “Twilions” — as employees are affectionately known inside the company — through tremendous growth in both revenue and headcount. “We’re looking at creating a great employee experience at Twilio. We want to provide Twilions with the tools, resources, and experiences they need to innovate, scale, and grow.” BetterUp’s whole person approach was a key part of Michelle’s evaluation process. Most leadership development approaches focus on teaching people what to do. But what they miss is an equal focus on how to be. In contrast, BetterUp’s approach addresses the psychological resources that allow leaders to manage themselves so they have the capacity to manage others. This includes the ability to remain resilient, have a growth mindset, maintain a sense of control, and take risks. Evidence shows that these resources need to be in place for sustainable leadership habits to take root.
Today, deep learning is at the forefront of most machine learning implementations across a broad set of business verticals. Driven by the highly flexible nature of neural networks, the boundary of what is possible has been pushed to a point where neural networks outperform humans in a variety of tasks, such as classifying objects in images or mastering video games in a matter of hours. This guide outlines the end-to-end deep learning process implemented on Amazon Web Services (AWS). We discuss challenges in executing deep learning projects, highlight the latest and greatest technology and infrastructure offered by AWS, and provide architectural guidance and best practices along the way.
This paper is intended for deep learning research scientists, deep learning engineers, data scientists, data engineers, technical product managers, and engineering leaders.
Published By: Kinaxis
Published Date: Oct 28, 2019
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If your job is supply chain management, how on earth do you plan for the unplannable?
At Kinaxis, we devote our time to the innovative technologies, processes and methods to help our customers and partners navigate the changing landscape of supply chain planning. Forecasting specific disruptions has become increasingly futile, but if you set your business up to deal with the process of disruption, you'll be set up for success.
To find out more download this whitepaper today.
This document provides information to assist customers who want to use AWS to store or process content containing personal data, in the context of common privacy and data protection considerations. It will help customers understand: the way AWS services operate, including how customers can address security and encrypt their content, the geographic locations where customers can choose to store content, and the respective roles the customer and AWS each play in managing and securing content stored on AWS services.
Written by: IDC Abner Germanow, Jonathan Edwards, Lee Doyle IDC believes the convergence of communications and mainstream IT architectures will drive significant innovation in business processes over the next decade.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Companies across the world are innovating with artificial intelligence (AI) to improve customer experience and forge deeper relationships with customers. Through surveys and interviews with 599 executives, from large and mid-sized companies across the globe, this MIT report reveals that most customer-centric firms have already deployed AI extensively in their customer-facing operations and customer experience management processes.
Get the global report and regional spotlights on North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia to access complete results. Key insights include:
• Nearly 90% of respondents report measurable improvements in the speed of complaint resolution; 80% note enhanced call volume processing using AI
• 80% of respondents report measurable improvements in customer satisfaction, service delivery and contact center performance
• In North America, 60% of the respondents believe they will deliver a 10% or more increase in customer lifetime value in the next year
Published By: Icertis
Published Date: Oct 24, 2019
Technological innovation has changed the face of practically every industry. However, when it comes to matters of life and death, necessarily strict regulations have seen clinical trials lagging behind other lower risk industries which can put innovation into practice much more easily.
In Q2 of 2019 WBR Insights and Icertis surveyed 100 Clinical Operations Directors from pharmaceutical companies across Europe to find out more about the challenges they’re facing when implementing new technologies and digital processes in their clinical trials.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Apr 23, 2019
In today’s competitive landscape, businesses need to make decisions quickly in order to respond to rapidly changing customer preferences and nimble competitors; whether it’s a new business strategy, a new business process, or a new market offering, businesses are competing on speed and agility.
The overwhelming majority of today’s business and IT leaders understand digital transformation is necessary to maintain leverage amid constantly changing customer preferences. They also have a clear picture of their desired end state—exemplified by leaders like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. However, only a small minority of have a clear understanding of the path they need to lead the market.
In this paper you’ll learn:
How to build digital transformation into the root of your company with a practical, natural, and tested blueprint.
Best practices from over 1,600 enterprises to transform your strategy, organization, and technology from the ground up.
Actionable next steps to start your journ
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Jun 27, 2019
As the leading CRM system, Salesforce can accelerate and increase sales, enhance customer loyalty, and grow marketing capabilities. But how can businesses extend Salesforce to streamline business processes and maximize services and solutions?
Effective and efficient integration of Salesforce with adjacent enterprise systems — such as databases, ERP and CRM systems, and custom applications — is critical to enabling sales teams, increasing revenue, and better serving customers. Across the broad spectrum of Salesforce integration needs, patterns emerge for how to best address integration challenges. Integration patterns are the most logical sequence of steps to solving a specific type of integration problem.
Learn how to synchronize CRM systems, migrate from legacy CRM systems, broadcast ERP data into your CRM system, and more. Download the whitepaper now.
Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
Current methods for accessing complex, distributed information delay decisions and, even worse, provide incomplete insight. This paper details the impact of Unified Information Access (UIA) in improving the agility of information-driven business processes by bridging information silos to unite content and data in one index to power solutions and applications that offer more complete insight.
Over the past ten years, IT personnel costs have risen faster than hardware and software investments. IT services have not improved process-wise and still require as much manpower, if not more, to operate now as they did in the past. As firms spend 76% of their IT budget on maintenance and support, they will naturally invest in BSM solutions that will reduce costs, enable ITIL, and provide an optimal ROI.
Aligning IT and business perspectives requires the ability to create links between configuration information in the CMDB and the business service as experienced by the user. Service Dependency Mapping (SDM) products automate the process of creating and maintaining these links.
As IT evolves towards a more business-aligned position, it must seek out new ways of working that support more effective operations, service creation, and service delivery. These include technologies, processes, and a culture that supports higher levels of accountability, as well as more dynamic responsiveness to business needs.
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
Configuration Management is at the heart of the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and forms the foundation for Business Service Management (BSM). In fact, it is safe to say that neither the ITIL IT Service Management (ITSM) processes nor the BSM functions that leverage ITSM can be efficiently
carried out without accurate configuration and dependency information.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Jan 06, 2009
This guide offers insight into the WCM technology choices available today, discusses some of the requirements both IT and business users should consider when selecting a WCM solution, and includes advice for ensuring a successful evaluation process.
DigitalOcean commissioned Cloud Spectator to evaluate the performance of virtual machines (VMs) from three different Cloud Service Providers (CSPs): Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine and DigitalOcean. Cloud Spectator tested the various VMs to evaluate the CPU performance, Random Access Memory (RAM) and storage read and write performance of each provider’s VMs. The purpose of the study was to understand Cloud service performance among major Cloud providers with similarly-sized VMs using a standardized, repeatable testing methodology. Based on the analysis, DigitalOcean’s VM performance was superior in nearly all measured VM performance dimensions, and DigitalOcean provides some of the most compelling performance per dollar available in the industry.
Over the last several years, DigitalOcean has built out its feature set in a way that has taken it from a provider of cheap and simple virtual machines (VMs) to a legitimate public cloud alternative, most recently adding support for Redis and MySQL to its managed database services. As its services evolve, it continues to experience healthy growth and maintain popularity among the independent developer audience. Over the past two years, DigitalOcean has accelerated the velocity of its feature development, looking to better meet the needs of a business audience. By emphasizing a simplified feature set, pricing structure and user experience, even as it expands its competitive footprint in the shadow of public cloud vendors such as Amazon Web Service (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Digital Ocean continues to help define what it means to be an alternative public cloud in a market dominated and largely defined by hyperscalers.
Today's applicants have high expectations when it comes to the online submission process. If they can't get their information to you quickly and easily, they may not complete their application at all. It's easy to see the value in quality application software, but making that final product choice for your organization can be difficult. Understanding the key aspects of quality software will help you evaluate options carefully.
This document outlines important points to consider when researching application management software, and suggests questions to ask when vetting potential solutions. Check out the cheat sheet at the end for an all-in-one, easy-to-print checklist of those questions. And go into your next meeting confident you're asking the right questions and making an informed choice.
Application management software can go a long way toward simplifying your application and review process. Before you buy, though, be sure to go through this checklist of important questions to
Submission management software empowers organizations to utilize one platform for all their application and review needs. No matter the department, from marketing to development, it provides distinct advantages to teams collecting and processing any type of application.
Today, users expect a smooth, intuitive submission experience, making it imperative for organizations to provide a streamlined process. All relevant parties should have the ability to submit the proper documents or materials, and all reviewers should be able to see applications in an organized and succinct manner.
Choosing the right applicant is faster and easier if you have a strong, clear review process and the tools for reviewers to communicate with each other. When your reviewers are in order, you know your applicants are in good hands and the best submissions will be found.
In this eBook you’ll learn how to:
- Set up an excellent review team
- Run an efficient review process
- Effectively communicate with appl
If your a grantmaking org, your probably aware that today's grant applicants have high expectations when it comes to the online application process. If they can't get their information to you quickly and easily, they may not complete their application at all. It's easy to see the value in quality application software, but making that final product choice can be difficult.
When you have the right tools in place, you can manage applications for multiple grant projects with ease. A powerful grants management software helps you set up sleek online forms, organize your incoming applications, and collaborate with your team as you consider each applicant. Take the time to evaluate your options so you can find a product that meets all your team's needs.
Grants management software can go a long way toward simplifying your application and review process. Before you buy, though, be sure to go through this checklist of important questions to help you evaluate your options and make the right choi
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