Published By: SAP Concur
Published Date: Aug 07, 2019
"Spend Management is the planning, process, and system of managing business dollars to positively affect the production of products and services. Spend management usualy includes processes relating to procurement, supply chain management, and outsourcing. Optimal spend management relies on the ability to understand and control company spend through automation tools and analytics.
Steps to Strategic Spend Management
All CFOs are concerned with how their company is spending its money. However, this is of particular concern for CFOs of small to mid-size businesses who need to manage their cash flow effectively to survive.
To survive and maintain a competitive advantage, companies need to be strategic in their spend management and identify ways to invest wisely to meet current demands and fuel growth for the future. Expense and invoice management can no longer be viewed as simply a cost center.
Download this white paper to explore five initiatives that can help guide your company towa
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 03, 2016
Today's test data management (TDM) solutions force teams to work with compromised data sets, and push testing to too late in the software development lifecycle. The end result is rework, delayed releases, and costly bugs that cripple production systems. Furthermore, prevailing approaches to test data management - including subsetting, synthetic data, shared environments, and standalone masking--represent flawed solutions that fail across one or more key dimensions.
Published By: Quantum
Published Date: Jun 20, 2017
In the past, the production of professional quality corporate videos was delegated to outside agencies. Corporate business units hired marketing firms and video production houses because those outside agencies were the only ones with both the required expertise and the expensive equipment needed to generate high-quality results.
Quantum teamed up with the Communications Media Management Association (CMMA) to survey their members—media production managers from leading enterprises—to learn more about the benefits and challenges of creating video in-house.
Download the eBook, “The Changing Landscape of Corporate Video Production” to get the following questions answered and more:
• Will in-house creative teams continue to ramp up in production?
• What video formats are they currently producing and delivering?
• How are they archiving their content?
• What challenges are in-house teams facing as they generate more content?
Today, that is changing. As the cost of video production technology drops, more corporations are recognizing the value of bringing production in-house. According to a recent report by Vidyard, 85% of businesses surveyed now have internal staff and resources producing videos in-house.
This paper examines a new paradigm for Health Information and Records Management (HIRM) and provides practical guidance to help HIM professionals unwind paper records, offload the burden of low-value production work and lead the transition from traditional records management to an optimized HIRM model.
Modernisieren Sie Ihr Produktionsunternehmen, indem Sie Produktion und Buchhaltung mit der Auftragsverwaltung, Bestandsmanagement und dem Kundenmanagement integrieren. So ist alles einheitlich und Sie erhalten eine nie dagewesene Übersicht über Ihre Produktion. Konzentrieren Sie sich auf gewinnbringende Produkte und seien Sie der Konkurrenz einen Schritt voraus.
In April 2014, Nissan opened a new production plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an annual production capacity of 200,000 vehicles and 200,000 engines.
Along with a target of reaching 5% market share in Brazil by 2016, the plant’s opening was aligned with Nissan’s efforts to achieve 8% global market share, part of the “NISSAN POWER 88” five-year mid-term management plan initiated in 2011.
To help align their strategic and business goals with their use of technology, Nissan chose Red Hat JBoss BRMS to replace their legacy system.
Red Hat CTO for global service providers, Ian Hood, and TelecomTV talk about multi edge compute capacity and the fundamental need to have a common platform to deliver future services. ‘If you are not feeling some pain, you are not driving fast enough’, says Red Hat CTO, Global Service Provider, Ian Hood. The race to 5G is definitely on, and the use cases are clear. You can talk about multi edge compute capacity and other technical issues, but the fundamental thing is to have a common platform to deliver future services. We need to get to the point where IoT Everywhere, virtualized video and all the applications that come from new 5G services are delivered seamlessly. Even blockchain has a clear future within the telco environment where the world of eSIMs, secure roaming charges and identity management can alls be based on blockchain technology.
Published By: GE Power
Published Date: Oct 05, 2016
Ten Billion dollars in production is lost annually from unplanned downtime in the power sector. 95% of alarms don’t matter. In this eBook learn how power leaders are leveraging Asset Performance Management (APM) to drive less unplanned downtime, safer operations and a competitive edge with data and predictive analytics.
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More sales. Cost efficiency. Higher profits. – Every marketer wants these, but over-emphasizing unit cost of POP materials over the total cost of production makes them miss out on chances to achieve them.
Taking a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach to supply chain management for brand activations enables marketers to grow their business more quickly and profitably. It entails, however, embracing new ways of thinking that can involve “unlearning” the status quo. This piece looks at factors comprising the three main categories contributing to Total Cost of Ownership: Direct Costs, Indirect Costs, and Post-Purchase Costs.
Manufacturers are looking for ways to optimize their factory floor and machinery processes to reach their full production potential. Whether it is because of equipment issues or the personnel running the machines, the average OEE machine is running at 60%. With Visual Factories’ plug-and-play cloud-based solution, factory management get enhanced visibility into their manufacturing processes, helping to identify operational inefficiencies and to increase their OEE. Real-time reports for middle management deliver root cause analysis that will increase machine efficiency. Top management use the business insights for maximizing profits and reducing costs. The solution is quick and easy to install and can be set up by on-site maintenance staff.
Visual Factories' solution is compatible with any type of production machine in any market segment and has been deployed at metal working and medical tooling plants in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries around the world. Customers incl
To better support the business, I&O managers often turn to IT service support management (ITSSM) tools. ITSSM tools enable IT operations organizations, specifically infrastructure and operations (I&O) managers, to better support the production environment. ITSSM tools automate the tasks and workflows associated with the management and delivery of quality IT services to the business. The vendors in this Magic Quadrant offer integrated products that address functionality from a combined perspective of people, processes and tooling. BMC was rated as a leader by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant.
Published By: Compuware
Published Date: Aug 30, 2013
Highly complex, modern applications are being brought to market faster than ever before. With DevOps accelerating release cycles, it’s harder than ever before to find and fix performance issues from reaching production.
This paper discusses the selection requirements and benefits for a common APM platform to be used for proactive lifecycle-based performance management across development, test and production.
With 50+ percent of all business processes leveraging batch operations, it is essential to keep your batch production running smoothly in order to keep your business running smoothly. Whether you are consolidating datacenter operations, moving apps to more cost-effective platforms, or transitioning from customized to packaged applications, learn how you can simplify and lower the cost of batch management with a single interface to all batch processes across platforms and applications and more.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
Microsoft commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic
Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI)
enterprises may realize by shifting some or all their management and
operations from on-premises, hosted, and outsourced implementations to
Azure’s infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering. The purpose of this
study is to give readers a framework to evaluate the potential financial
impact, or ROI, of leveraging Azure IaaS for their organizations. Benefits
gained by interviewed customers that migrated or re-architected some or
all workloads from on-premises to IaaS include:
› Greater revenue opportunities from business-to-business (B2B) and
customer web channels with a solution that is more mobile and reliable,
and meets scale and seasonality needs.
› Increased profits from those revenues.
› Improved production efficiency.
› Reduced datacenter, IT resource, and outsourcing costs.
› Easier and faster software and hardware management (such as
Cloud saves money, cloud saves time, blah, blah, blah. But what do you need to know as a developer moving development and testing to the cloud – especially for Java apps? With a handful of test environments for each production environment you contribute to, you have to get this right to get any advantage. Join Anand Kothari, Senior Director of Product Management for Oracle Cloud Platform to discover how you can utilize the Cloud to take Java to the next level.
From planning, to proving, to production, there are a lot of intricate details to think about when you are considering a Linux implementation. In this webcast, Marianne Eggett summarizes industry best practices for project management of your IBM System z Linux (POC).
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: May 12, 2016
XtremIO gives you unmatched efficiencies for all database workloads. A scale-out database storage platform that consolidates and accelerates everything. Supercharge production, dev/test, and BI/analytics workflows with incredible data reduction and copy data management services. You get incredible and predictable scale-out performance with a low total cost of ownership.
In every company, today's ideas determine tomorrow's market profile. With rising competition, success can be achieved through a well-defined innovation process--one that connects upstream idea valuation to downstream production and release-to-market. To accomplish this, companies need to take a holistic approach to innovation management, connecting the process throughout all phases of the innovation lifecycle.
Let’s face it, DBAs have a tough job. DBAs must manage a complex set of tasks including ensuring high performance and availability, maintaining business critical production applications and managing changes.
Published By: Clarizen
Published Date: Sep 23, 2015
Read how Clarizen enabled Equifax's Creative Services Leader Dorian Usherwood to implement a new, flexible staffing model within the creative services function, so that all team members could connect, communicate and collaborate, including: agencies of record, internal art and video directors, creative services leaders, production management, and freelancers.
Learn how you can simplify compliance and automate the transition from development to production with complete traceability. Benefit from process definition and enforcement, and automatic generation of audit trails. Add consolidation to single, global repository where you move code into a single software change and configuration management instance that works globally, but performs as if everything were local. Result: savings and productivity.
Published By: SPSS Inc.
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
In an intensely competitive marketplace, knowledge is power. The more an airline can learn about what its customers like and don't like about its offerings, the more effective it can be at building customer loyalty and maximizing its revenues.
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