As mobile technology evolves, it’s bringing rapid change to enterprises everywhere, so it’s essential to know the latest trends and how to build on them to create real business benefits. IDC believes third-party mobility service providers will play a key role in helping you do just that. Read the analyst report to get expert insight into how you can benefit from key mobile trends; building blocks and best practices for successful deployment and adoption of any mobility initiative; critical factors to consider when evaluating an IT services provider; and details on how IBM MobileFirst services can help you achieve a sustainable competitive advantage
Investing in the creation of a Transformational State of Knowledge builds a defensible advantage in delivering great customer experiences. There are 3 capabilities your company will need to be successful.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
Information is becoming the currency of the 21st century, and organizations of all sizes are creating more information than ever
before. Frequently, organizations struggle with how best to balance storage requirements with available budgets. The benefits of greater storage capacity are clear: better change management and roll-back, easier archival and discovery, reliable backup and
recovery. But to continually grow on-site capacity requires unsustainable investment and introduces unnecessary risk. Prominent cloud service providers present an appealing alternative with their vast amounts of storage, offering low cost, high availability, and built-in redundancy. Riverbed’s Whitewater® family of cloud storage gateways is a drop-in replacement for existing tape- and diskbased backup targets, cuts backup costs 30-50% compared to tape and disk, and provides effective DR capability with minimal effort.
While many OEMs are aware of new technologies to make machines more energy-efficient, they are reluctant to make changes due to the perception that it will make their machines more expensive to sell. The constraints of cost reduction, usage of resources and energy reduction are becoming key drivers in the industry as consumers require manufacturers to be more “green”. This paper demonstrates how incorporating sustainable design can add value to their machines and differentiate OEMs from the competition.
Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper outlines the issues faced by IT managers in meeting their compliance requirements and explains how Solidcore can be a core component of a sustainable and cost-effective SOX compliance program.
Learn how Secure Configuration Manager can help with compliance requirements in the IT controls areas of entitlement reporting & segregation of duties. Discover how to make your compliance program more sustainable & repeatable, while gaining visibility into sources of vulnerability & risk exposure.
In today's process manufacturing environment, innovation is viewed as critical to sustainable growth and profitability. While open innovation is regarded as the answer, few companies can effectively measure the return on R&D investment, have acceptable product success rates, achieve acceptable promotional effectiveness, or have visibility into their compliance risks or operational readiness for new product launches.
Who said, "Money Can’t Buy You Love"? A useful metaphor, though, to help understand the true concept behind customer loyalty. Loyalty programs are about developing sustainable, mutually beneficial relationships. Price incentives can generate a short-term sales uplift but will not engender long-term loyalty.
21 CFR Part 11 continues to cause confusion. Recent FDA guidance documents help, but many IT departments still struggle to establish appropriate validation processes with limited time and resources. Ecora's FREE in-depth guide, "Achieving Sustainable IT Compliance to 21 CFR Part 11," gives you an overview of the regulation from an IT perspective. It also outlines how you can accurately and cost-effectively implement a systems-based best practices approach that will help you meet FDA requirements.
Do you need to implement corporate policies regarding security and confidential health information? Learn: How to use IT documentation to prepare for and pass Security audits; What IT data is critical for Security Standards; What is the difference between Security and IT Audits. You can implement a sustainable HIPAA Security Standard – Read this paper to learn more.
Our guide shows you how automation can create a sustainable control and reporting system – a must-have with mandated quarterly and annual assessments. If you've already prepared for, and experienced, your first Sarbanes-Oxley audit, you'll want to read this guide on sustainability.
Published By: Ultimus
Published Date: Aug 16, 2007
In the coming years, we believe that BPM will become the most important technology-driven business initiative for most companies. It leads you toward a focus on using technology to support your business processes, rather than adapting your business processes to support your technologies. It provides strong, sustainable ROI and competitive advantage.
Published By: Easynet
Published Date: Mar 26, 2008
Online bookings, billing and ticketing activities lie at the heart of high quality and reliable services in the leisure, entertainment and travel (LET) industry. Indeed, they can effectively act as a primary differentiator in an increasingly competitive and cost-aware environment.
The terms "Green IT" and "Lean IT" and "Sustainable IT" are used prolifically these days and often inter-changeably. The three areas are the focus of exciting innovation the IT industry these days are significantly impacting IT operations departments both large and small and are described below. Lean IT focuses on reducing hardware, green IT builds on lean IT to reduce consumption and sustainable IT builds on green IT to reduce impact on economy, society and the environment.
Published By: Godfrey
Published Date: Oct 02, 2008
Differentiation is a business decision made at the highest levels about the company’s positioning and values–how the company adds value to a customer relationship. There are many ways a company can make those decisions, and many different approaches to doing so. The most successful companies adopt a positioning that offers sustainable competitive advantage–a way of adding value that competitors cannot easily duplicate.
Customer-centricity entails a company understanding individual customers needs and improving the customer experience there by creating sustainable and profitable customer relationships impermeable by competitors.
Customer-centricity entails a company understanding individual customer needs and improving the customer experience thereby creating sustainable and profitable customer relationships impermeable by competitors.
"How to be a Sustainable IT Hero: Building a Business Case for PC Power Management" explains the benefits of implementing a PC Power Management solution, and shows how to avoid the common pitfalls along the way.
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