Analyst Wayne Kernochan of Infostructure Associates documents the analytics speed-up capability of DB2 with BLU Acceleration and explains how DB2 BLU compares with competitors. His conclusion after reviewing test results? Not surprisingly, the results verified a consistent, roughly order-of-magnitude speedup using BLU Acceleration, against DB2 pre-BLU and against some obvious competitors. What is his advice to readers about DB2 BLU? If your upcoming database needs analytics/BI/reporting-related, why would you not use BLU Acceleration for them? In other words, what are you waiting for?
More than ever, marketers are being held accountable for demonstrating how marketing investments directly translate into sales. That’s why Modern Marketing is fueled by intelligent data analytics and reporting. Implementing the proper analytics systems can help you make critical decisions regarding which parts of your marketing efforts are working or not, and provide the reporting tools necessary to justify those decisions by connecting them directly with pipeline and revenue. By implementing systems for reporting and intelligence, you can better understand the impact that sales and marketing efforts are having on overall business. You then can refine strategies and develop repeatable processes for success.
Spreadsheets have become one of the most prevalent software applications used by businesses. They are used for everything from simple calculations to impromptu databases. While inherently useful, spreadsheets are frequently used for tasks in which they are ill-suited. In fact, too many companies overlook the importance of accurate fixed asset tracking and rely on spreadsheets to track value, depreciation, and tax calculations. Unwittingly, this results in the direct loss of money and time.
Here’s a riddle: What have you used for a very long time, occasionally pulled your hair out over, contains lots of cells with mathematical formulas, and is very stressful to update whenever a tax law or GAAP principle changes?
With this guide, you’ll never have to wonder about that again. You’ll learn:
- How to nail down your presentation goals and style.
- How to select metrics your board will care about.
- Things to keep in mind before and after a board presentation.
Published By: BlackLine
Published Date: Jun 15, 2016
Finance is shifting from traditional rigid and manual accounting processes to more automated, more flexible, and more agile cloud based systems. This shift is essential, because it provides the productivity benefits so that finance can focus more on reporting and analyzing financial performance. Download this eBook, “The Modern Approach to Closing the Books” to learn a new approach to the Record-to-Report processes - an approach in which automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within daily activities allowing for; more balanced workloads, time freed for analysis, current – not out of date – results, and Finance to better align with business operations.
Watch this webinar to understand how FINRA leverages Splunk with a variety of AWS services such as Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose and AWS Lambda as the data analytics destination to gain real-time insights for powerful visualizations, comprehensive reporting and meaningful alerts.
Published By: Ephesoft
Published Date: Jan 18, 2018
Mortgage lenders experience a variety of document intensive processes throughout the entire loan lifecycle. Learn more about how intelligent document capture technology can improve mortgage processing, mortgage loan due diligence, loan onboarding, settlement services, loan servicing and reporting in the cloud or on-premise working with your existing LOS or other back-end platforms.
Published By: Adverity
Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
A Beginner's Guide to Marketing Data Analytics
Marketing Data is big & highly fragmented
Big data is messy. It’s scattered across platforms, it’s diverse, and in its raw form, it’s practically unusable.
We know, it’s a painful truth. The fact of the matter is that having a lot of data doesn’t necessarily mean that you have the answers to your most pressing questions. Looking for the most relevant bits in your pile of big data is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
But don't you worry - we are here to help. This handy e-book will give you a short overview what quality matters, why data is so important and what you need to pay attention to.
Best thing is: getting this ebook is super easy. Just fill out the form to the right and voilá - your download is ready. Enjoy this read!
Published By: Adverity
Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
In this whitepaper, we take a closer look at some of the biggest challenges facing e-commerce businesses, namely understanding your data in general and, more precisely, your customer acquisition costs (CAC).
It's full of inspiration, useful tips and actionable insights for you to step up your marketing game.
In order to reap the fruits from your data seeds, you have to make sure you tackle these five challenges full-frontal:
Knowing what data to capture
Understanding customer behaviour
Finding your technology solution
Ensuring analysis is impartial
Optimising website content - especially for your offline users
Published By: Adverity
Published Date: Jun 15, 2018
Master Your Client's Data To Build An Advertising Agency For The Future
This is the first part of our ebook Strategic Playbook For Data-driven Advertising Agencies. In this instalment we cover how agency executives can benefit from their client's data to maintain a sustainable, future-proof business in times of digital transformation.
Scaling your business with Marketing Intelligence
Building a data strategy to stay ahead of the curve
Mastering the end-to-end data management process
Once you decide to master your data, you will be rewarded with deep, meaningful insights and happy long-term clients that get the most out of their data. We know it’s worth it!
Signup and download the 28-page pdf-document to understand how data will secure your spot in the future advertising industry.
Automated Vulnerability Management (VM) solutions help you discover devices running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, find fixes to the underlying problems, and protect yourself while those fixes are being implemented. This checklist of best practices will save you time and help you understand what to look for when selecting a VM, whether you have a dozen systems or a million.
Automated Web Application Scanning (WAS) solutions help you discover web apps running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, understand how to fix them, and protect your business. This checklist of best practices will save you time and help you understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution, whether you have a handful of apps or thousands.
Published By: SwellPath
Published Date: Sep 04, 2012
This guide provides the framework to build a successful analytics foundation in your organization, and shows you how to create an effective analytics measurement program that provides actionable insights and results driven recommendations.
Need to implement a pre-employment screening solution for your organization or want to evaluate your current program? Download this free whitepaper to receive a clear explanation of what you should consider to help mitigate risk.
This whitepaper chronicles Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company, the first sales organization to embark on CRM 3.0, bypassing CRM 2.0, representing a paradigm shift in strategy, people, and technology management. We outline how this bridged approach was achieved and how your organization can do the same.
This whitepaper discusses the key reasons why traditional CRMs have failed to see 'voluntary' adoption by sales teams and the details of the Sales production System approach that removes this adoption hurdle.
This concise Sales Process Builder Kit will provide you with relevant content from leading sales experts that highlight the direct value your sales team can get by following a consistent sales process.
Listen to this free podcast at your desk or on the road and learn the business challenges and problems causing B2B companies to look at marketing automation ... the near-term and longer-term ROI benefits to expect... what key features and capabilities you should look for in a B2B marketing automation system... and more. Find out what marketing automation can do for your organization—and how to choose the system that’s right for you. Download this free 15-minute podcast now.
Google has recently released several new products. One of the best visualization tools to hit the market is Google Data Studio. Not only is this product free to all Google Accounts, it’s a great way to visualize your data into a comprehensive report for your business. Here, we will highlight 5 reasons why you should be leveraging Google Data Studio to enhance your reporting.
Published By: Accelops
Published Date: Nov 05, 2012
Read this white paper to learn how the combination of discovery, data aggregation, correlation, out-of-the-box analytics, data management, and reporting can yield a single pane of glass into data center and IT operations and services.
Check out this iCIMS webcast to understand firsthand how to track your recruitment efforts, improve hiring manager engagement, and counteract traditional HR painpoints. Become your company's HR Hero and turn HR into a profit center by knowing and tracking key metrics for long-term ROI.
Six out of ten contact centers projected to have a cloud-based contact center deployed by the end of 2013. Why? Ultimately, because it will help them be more responsive to their customers, without the prohibitive costs of carrying enough premise-based technology to cover demand spikes.
In this concise analysis of two recent contact center executive surveys, Aberdeen Group analysts discuss how cloud-based infrastructure enables contact centers to excel in key activities including center activity reporting, agent performance feedback and more.
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