At the most fundamental level an organization only does two things: operations and changes to operations. Regardless of the industry an organization is part of, or whether it is private or public sector, large or small, there is a constant drive to protect and improve operational aspects.
Whether it is launching a new product or service, decreasing costs, protecting infrastructure from failure or preventing regulatory noncompliance, there are numerous areas where an organization wants to change something about how it operates. That’s where projects come in.
In this whitepaper we look at what causes projects to fail so regularly and offer a sustainable approach for improving performance consistently.
"Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a reality—at least on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have begun doing lots of digital dirty work.
Managing your relationship with bots—good and bad—has become an inherent part of doing business in a connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, it’s clear that bots are a driving force of technological change, and they’re here to stay.1
As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while some bots are good, many are malicious—and the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps. Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world."
Published By: Autodesk
Published Date: May 22, 2017
The future of making things is here, and it is complex. Engineering leaders are under constant and growing pressure to find more innovative solutions for increasingly demanding customers in the context of an extremely competitive global market.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Aug 26, 2016
Around the globe, organizations in every industry sector are struggling to attract, retain, and develop talent. But few organizations are prepared to successfully overcome those challenges. Download a new learning and talent framework to learn how to create a sustainable source of talent, and to overcome skill gaps. In it you’ll find:
- What fundamental shifts you need to make to better compete for talent
- How to exploit technology for smarter HCM and L&D strategies
- Why learning and talent management processes must be tightly integrated
Download "The Skillsoft Learning and Talent Maturity Framework.
Published By: GE Power
Published Date: Mar 01, 2017
Coal power producers worldwide are facing challenges in today's dynamic energy markets. The need to cycle quickly due to renewables on the grid, emissions compliance and the need to operate efficiently are all factors that drive a sustainable coal power business. Find out how the global coal power community can turn to software to help create cleaner and more efficiently produced power.
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.
Have you ever wished for an army of clones to do all your thankless
tasks and chores? Well, that fantasy is becoming a reality—at least
on the Internet. And while they may not be actual clones, bots have
begun doing lots of digital dirty work.
Managing your relationship with bots—good and bad—has become an inherent part of doing business in a
connected world. With more than half of online traffic initiated by autonomous programs, it’s clear that bots
are a driving force of technological change, and they’re here to stay.
As bot technology, machine learning, and AI continue to evolve, so will the threats they pose. And while
some bots are good, many are malicious—and the cybercriminals behind them are targeting your apps.
Preparing your organization to deal with the impact of bots on your business is essential to developing a
sustainable strategy that will enable you to grow as you adapt to the new bot-enabled world.
Universities around the world are realizing the importance of sustainable practices and are working towards shrinking their carbon footprint by focusing on renewable energy resources, clean technology, and carbon offsets. This guide will provide complimentary information on carbon credits along with case studies where universities have incorporated them into their sustainability strategy. Also included: tips for identifying high-quality credits and avoiding low-quality credits that do not reduce carbon emissions. Read this guide to learn more about what carbon credits are and how to navigate the process of measuring, assessing, and obtaining carbon credits.
Making the right talent management decisions requires a specific understanding of what talent management actually is and does. The goal of a talent management program is to create a highly responsive, high-performing, sustainable organization that meets business targets.
Keeping aging switchgear performing at optimum performance levels can be challenging. When it comes to the reliability of an electrical distribution system, it’s not a question of if a system component will malfunction, but when. Electrical equipment ultimately degrades and reaches the end of its useful life, no matter how much maintenance is performed. And, with the advancements in the design of the new circuit breakers, those with older technology are no longer considered sustainable solutions.
Plant managers and engineers must ensure continuity of operations and develop a plan to replace or upgrade aging switchgear. Facilities without a properly-implemented strategy put operations at risk that could lead to safety issues, equipment damage and/or downtime.
Rich, real-time location intelligence is shaping the future of the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, powering some of the most innovative new technologies behind the smartest, most efficient and environmentally sustainable 3PLs in the industry.
Rapid growth in the industry over the next five years will see competition driving further technology and location intelligence innovation. This eBook predicts five ways in which this will result in smarter work patterns and new business-critical technologies.
As the world’s leading location platform in 2018 (Source: Ovum and Counterpoint Research annual indexes), HERE can help 3PL companies develop key competitive advantages.
Small businesses define our economy, accounting for over 50% of all private sector jobs in Australia. And to thrive, they need to turn on fast and sustainable business growth.
Download the exclusive eBook to see how they
-Grew revenue 44% in just 6 months
-Increased web traffic by 500%
- Reduced project time by 10%
And get insights and advice from three successful entrepreneurs:
-TripADeal: Norm Black, Founder
-Nu-Steel Homes: Ash Richardson, General Manager
-Platinum Direct Finance: Richard Kew, Director
What does high growth mean to your business? Ask your business peers that question and there will be critical elements and key priorities in common: the need for speed and efficiency, a future-proof technology strategy, and high-performance network connectivity, just to name a few. Of course, reliability, scalability, and security will also come up as indispensable aspects of any high-growth solution. This guide gives you an overview of the steps you need to build a foundation for sustainable growth -- the kinds of investments, drivers, and differentiators that are involved.
Published By: MacroAir
Published Date: Apr 26, 2018
HVAC concerns in an industrial facility like a warehouse or manufacturing plant can be complicated. Not only are these spaces usually larger than traditional commercial areas, but they often have equipment or products that need to maintain a specific temperature. MacroAir’s large industrial ceiling fans provide optimal airflow for industrial facilities and are an affordable alternative to HVAC systems.
MacroAir’s big industrial fans deliver a cooling effect for occupants, help control the effects of humidity, and can also help conserve heat in colder months by pushing warm air that is trapped at the ceiling toward the walls and down to the floor at occupant level.
MacroAir’s big ceiling fans provide an efficient airflow solution and a sustainable alternative to relying on HVAC alone to cool large spaces.
As easy as it is to get swept up by the hype surrounding big data, its just as easy for organisations to become discouraged by the challenges they encounter while implementing a big data initiative. Concerns regarding big data skill sets (and the lack thereof), security, the unpredictability of data, unsustainable costs, and the need to make a business case can bring a big data initiative to a screeching halt.
However, given big data's power to transform business, it's critical that organisations overcome these challenges and realise the value of big data. The cloud can help organisations to do so. Drawing from IDG's 2015 Big Data and Analytics Survey, this white paper analyses the top five challenges companies face when undergoing a big data initiative and explains how they can effectively overcome them.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
Companies that use SAP® need to have a method to access all valuable information that is recorded in order to make the best business decisions and establish a sustainable competitive advantage. With Teradata Analytics for SAP®, Lamb Weston, a global frozen potato product producer, has been able to generate their business intelligence reports quickly and effortlessly.
BI that lets you focus on running the business…Download now!
Published By: Veritas
Published Date: Oct 03, 2016
The information explosion has exposed organizations to an overwhelming amount of risk. Whether financial, legal, security, productivity, or reputational risk, there is a high likelihood that your organization is currently trending toward an information ecosystem that is not sustainable and highly out of control. The time to act is now to deploy an Information Governance strategy. Are you prepared to climb out of your information hole?
How do you keep 130,000 guests safely entertained, fed, watered and informed in a sustainable way? Roskilde Festival knew that the critical insights lay hidden in huge volumes of real-time data.
The Copenhagen Business School used IBM technologies to build a cloud big data lab that correlates information from multiple sources, delivering valuable insight for planning and running the festival.
Download to learn more.
Published By: SailPoint
Published Date: Feb 08, 2011
This guide is designed to help ensure a successful identity governance strategy can move your organization toward sustainable compliance, reduced risk, improved service levels and lower operational costs.
Download this white paper for a deeper look into the growing question surrounding the pharmaceutical industry--If customer centricity is so widely accepted as a way to unlock significant financial gains, why are companies so slow to adopt it?
Market leaders build innovative strategies that drive industry change. Harvard Business School’s one-week strategy program for senior executives can help you master strategy development and execution—and set the stage for sustainable competitive advantage.
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