We all know that employee engagement is important. Employees that are aligned with their goals, aware of their performance gaps, and motivated to improve, perform better. It’s stating the obvious. The big question is how to get there, and whether technology can help us do this at scale. This is where most digital motivation initiatives hit a wall. A new breed of next generation performance and feedback systems are attempting to do just that: creating and maintaining a continuous personalized conversation between employees and managers with regards to performance, development and goals.
In online marketing, personalizing messages and promotional activities has been possible for some time. It is called “Marketing Automation”. Hubspot, one of the pioneers in this field, defines it thus: “software that exists with the goal of automating marketing actions. Many marketing departments have to automate repetitive tasks such as emails, social media, and other website actions. The technology of
Published By: Broadsoft
Published Date: Jun 14, 2017
Many premises-based phone system (PBX) manufacturers claim that the five year costs of their systems are lower than an equivalent cloud alternative. What the premises guys don’t tell you about is all the extra little hidden costs that come as a result of the limitations of the hardware and software in their systems. This guide will provide you with useful questions to ask your PBX manufacturer to ensure that you're getting the full picture on the cost of their system.
Questions to Ask During an Evaluation:
• Have you sized this system for my peak demand?
• Have you factored in the cost of site redundancy?
• How many hours of call recording are included?
• How is mobility supported? Do calls route in an out of the PBX for call treatment?
• What are the annual maintenance costs of the hardware and software in this system?
• Which third party systems have you integrated this PBX with?
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: Feb 28, 2019
La stampa 3D in metallo sta rivoluzionando
il processo di produzione.
Forme complesse, proprietà funzionali migliorate e leggerezza sono alcuni dei
vantaggi unici offerti dalla produzione additiva (PA). Sebbene vi sia una grande
ricchezza di informazioni sulle tecniche di stampa, sui materiali e sull'hardware,
un elemento critico che viene raramente menzionato è l'esigenza di una soluzione
di software integrata per la produzione additiva in metallo.
Non bastano un modello CAD 3D e una valida stampante per ottenere
stampe di alta qualità.
Il software di PA in metallo gestisce tutte le azioni di preparazione e ottimizzazione
richieste per ottenere una parte stampata in grado di soddisfare le specifiche
relative al modello CAD.
Questo eBook offre una panoramica del processo di preparazione e ottimizzazione
per la Produzione Additiva, spiegando l'importanza del software per la redditività
di qualunque attività di produzione additiva. Suggerisce inoltre gli aspetti
fondamentali di una soluz
IDC’s research has shown the movement of most IT workloads to the cloud in the coming years. Yet, with all the talk about enterprises moving to the cloud, some of them still wonder if such a move is really cost effective and what business benefits may result. While the answers to such questions vary from workload to workload, one area attracting particular attention is that of the data warehouse.
Many enterprises have substantial investments in data warehousing, with an ongoing cost to managing that resource in terms of software licensing, maintenance fees, operational costs, and hardware. Can it make sense to move to a cloud-based alternative? What are the costs and benefits? How soon can such a move pay itself off?
Download now to find out more.
Published By: Prophix
Published Date: Jun 03, 2016
For an increasing number of organizations, enterprise performance management (EPM) tools are enabling senior finance executives to integrate plans, understand where they're losing money, move from annual budgets to rolling forecasts, and identify opportunities for strategic improvements. During this Webcast, a panel of experts will explore: • Why business intelligence and business analytics are each important to your business; • How Big Data and analytics can help your organization answer more questions and ask even better ones; • The capabilities that enterprise performance management software offers organizations; and • How to evaluate what your organization can gain by implementing enterprise performance management software.
Questo documento vuole dimostrare, attraverso una serie di esempi, in che modo gli strumenti software di gestione dell'infrastruttura del Data Center possono semplificare i processi operativi, ridurre i costi e rendere più rapida la comunicazione delle informazioni.
Even after more than 30 years, it's easy to see why Excel remains so popular. It's flexible, powerful and irreplaceable - especially in finance and accounting. But how well does it work in FP&A today?
That's the question that Vena and the Association of Finance Professionals set out to answer in this objective research-based guide, Making Excel Work for FP&A. From taking advantage of Excel's full feature set, to adopting FP&A software built around Excel, there's no shortage of ways to get the most out of Excel for your FP&A needs.
Businesses with between 15-250 mobile workforce employees are looking for optimization software. At the same time, they don’t want a complex enterprise solution with long integration times and complex IT requirements. Many vendors are offering cloud-based solutions. But what does that mean? Is it secure? In this Q&A, we answer the most common questions about cloud-based software solutions for field service management.
This document will highlight how these individual components are impacting service organizations and track the progress of convergence of these three components on the IT infrastructures of service organizations.
Published By: Concur ENT
Published Date: May 11, 2018
Business travel accounts for the majority
of your employee expenses. Travel and
expenses are intrinsically linked, so why
not manage them together?
When you combine travel and expense, some
questions are easier to answer:
• Where can I find a full picture of travel and
• Are expense claims aligned to my travel policy?
• Can I reclaim some VAT?
To connect travel and expense management,
businesses usually look for software that can
manage both processes from beginning to end.
This is commonly referred to as an integrated
solution. The results could be cost savings,
faster delivery or improved employee adoption
"When contemplating offering Macs to your workforce, the question of cost inevitably comes up. “Macs are great, but I can buy two PCs for the same price as one Mac,” is a common mentality within IT departments.
However, when comparing the total cost of ownership associated with providing basic services, software, management and support, the outcome (surprising to some) favors Mac over PC. But how can this b
All things that can be automated will be automated. Beyond the careful choreography of sophisticated workflow, managing myriad simultaneous requests puts unprecedented demand on the software that must schedule and perpetually deliver against well-defined service levels, in real time. Gone are the days of simple batch processing. Welcome to the oh-so-very-flat world that is embracing service-oriented architectures, grid architectures, expansive ecosystems, and end-to-end processing. Workload scheduling has got to grow up.
Published By: Partnerize
Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
Looking to find a better partner or affiliate management solution for your retail business? Making the right choice can be a lot simpler if you know what questions to ask. Learn what to look for in a software tool, service options, platform features, technology flexibility, insights, payment systems, and more with this fast-reading eguide.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Despite all your planning, the release made it to market with some significant bugs, and your company has had to run damage
control. Now you’re getting questions about what went wrong, and before you know it, the blame game is in full force, with your
developers and testers pointing fingers at one another.
So what happened? Whose fault was it really? And what can you do better next time? The truth of the matter is, at a time when
the stakes for software development are higher than ever (and only continuing to rise), the blame game simply isn’t going to cut
it. And if you’re operating in a true DevOps environment, the finger pointing should never even happen in the first place.
The plan is to move what you currently have onto a platform that gives you new capabilities to better support your transformation goals. Aberdeen Group has found that those who stay up to date with their ERP are, for example, almost three times as likely to have mobile ERP functionality, twice as likely to have integrated ERP and eCommerce, and five times more likely to have social business capabilities.1
Is it time for you to take the next step on your journey by moving to the Epicor ERP system? Consider these questions:
XX How much time and money could your business save by eliminating inefficient processes, increasing worker productivity, and improving customer service?
XX What goals can you achieve when your core software is integrated with Industry 4 .0 technologies to support the factory of the future?
XX What would your business look like if you had real-time information to make informed business decisions that drive growth and profitability?
To better understand how integrated, automated management tools can improve IT productivity,
Kaseya recently posed the following questions to Mary Johnston Turner, research director for IDC's System Management Software service, on behalf of Kaseya's corporate IT customers.
Published By: Innotas
Published Date: Jan 09, 2014
Learn to escape the chaos of regulatory compliance with Integrated IT Portfolio Management. This eBook for healthcare IT executive shares how to gain greater visibility into the delivery and execution of complex projects such as implementing EHR implementation, ICD-10 compliance efforts and the Affordable Care Act.
In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business?
Download the 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and discover:
• Why most financial software systems hinder your ability to get good financial information
• The six key questions you need to ask before considering a move to a cloud-based financial solution
• Why the process for evaluating software is different for cloud solutions – and the seven SLA must-haves you should get in writing
Get all the facts for a successful buying journey!
Effective Competition Depends on Continuous Delivery of Quality Software In today’s application economy every company is a software company, no matter what industry it is in:
• Shipping companies depend on logistics software to efficiently route packages, arrange drivers and automate warehouses.
• Retail companies rely on software to manage inventory, engage with customers online and to give in-store associates the tools they need to answer customer questions on the spot.
• Marketing firms lean on applications to gather consumer data and parse it, automate communication with prospects and effectively manage advertising campaigns. The examples are endless.
The point is that in order to compete today, every business must be able to quickly build and tweak software to adjust to always evolving market demands. Ultimately, business success depends on faster development iterations while still maintaining the high quality of service expected by customers, stakeholders and end users.
L'importanza di rapidità e agility.
Oggi tutti i business subiscono l'effetto dirompente di upstart digitali, che individuano nuovi modi per soddisfare nuovi requisiti di mercato battendo sul tempo aziende più affermate.
Pur potendo contare su team IT di talento e anni di vantaggio nel contesto dell'architettura e dello sviluppo, rimane difficile rispondere a queste sfide utilizzando modelli tradizionali di sviluppo, centrati su applicazioni software monolitiche. È semplicemente impossibile arrivare sul mercato in modo rapido quando le applicazioni devono essere mantenute, modificate e ridimensionate come un'unica entità da team di grandi dimensioni, fortemente interdipendenti.
In this white paper Quest's data protection experts offer five tips for effective backup and recovery to help you avoid the challenges that might keep you from fully protecting your virtual assets and infrastructure.
Credit Union Times is the nation's leading independent source for breaking news and analysis for credit union leaders. For more than 20 years, Credit Union Times has set the standard for editorial excellence and ethical, straight-forward reporting.