Today's economy is especially hard on small businesses. How does your small business keep revenue coming in when your customers are spending less? How do you attract new customers in a cost efficient manner? How do you protect your businesses' valuable information assets without making a huge technology investment?
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: Feb 28, 2019
Rewrite the rules of injection molding with 3D Systems thermoplastic additive manufacturing printers and materials.
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology is at the heart of a growing trend in mass custom manufacturing as well as functional prototyping. The right additive technologies, materials and finishes are transforming manufacturing.
Digital-direct thermoplastic manufacturing offers exceptional quality while opening the door to novel design parameters not possible with injection molding. Thermoplastic additive manufacturing also bypasses the long lead time and up-front investment in injection molding tooling. If you measure your finished parts on the three dimensions: quality, time to market, and cost per cubic inch, in many situations industrial SLS offers a better total value proposition.
3D Systems offers a wide variety of 3D printable thermoplastics, engineered for a range of applications. Materials specialists, designers, and manufacturing engineers can collaborate on
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: May 15, 2019
Investment casting is a precise manufacturing methodology that delivers value across industries, from mechanical, automotive and aerospace parts to intricate dental work, jewelry and sculpture. For centuries the trade-off for smooth and accurate investment casted parts has been high costs and long casting pattern lead times.
Now the evolution of parts is accelerating dramatically in many industries resulting in shorter product life cycles and lower volumes of casted parts between cycles. Waiting for tooling for obsolete parts for aging aircraft also mean delays for aircraft to be repaired, costing time and money. Demand for faster foundry production is increasing in all industries and foundries need to be ready to respond.
To find out how 3D Sysytems can help your business, download this eBook today.
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: May 15, 2019
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology is at the heart of a growing trend in mass custom manufacturing as well as functional prototyping. The right additive technologies, materials and finishes are transforming manufacturing. Digital-direct thermoplastic manufacturing offers exceptional quality while opening the door to novel design parameters not possible with injection molding.
Thermoplastic additive manufacturing also bypasses the long lead time and up-front investment in injection molding tooling. If you measure your finished parts on the three dimensions: quality, time to market, and cost per cubic inch, in many situations industrial SLS offers a better total value proposition.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Nov 17, 2016
Effective quality management lets you improve the performance of contact center agents—and deliver the customer experience your business expects. The ICMI Tool Kit: Quality Management in the Contact Center provides valuable tips you can apply to start improving your contact center operations today.
Developed by International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), a leader in contact center training and consulting, the tool kit lays out the foundations of an effective quality management program and offers a step-by-step approach to creating an effective program. Then it provides details to help you:
• Perform effective coaching using the SAFE coaching framework
• Calculate the ROI of your training and coaching investments
• Developing a peer mentor program
This research brief looks at the role of EV SSL Server Certificates in providing end-users with a higher level of assurance of a legitimate web site, and in increasing their confidence in the security of conducting online transactions.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Aug 16, 2019
A Guide to Making Recognition a Core Part of Business Strategy
Workers have many choices of where to lend their talents. In today’s employee-centric world, it’s imperative for businesses to reaffirm every employee’s decision to work for them. Because employee appreciation is more than a day–it’s a long-term investment your workforce and your company’s bottom line.
Download this to learn the three foundations of healthy employee appreciation
Published By: Acoustic
Published Date: Aug 22, 2019
Companies that can harness the
power of data are tomorrow’s
winners. At Acoustic, we believe
deeply in the importance of putting
data into context to help companies
quickly determine which marketing
messages are resonating and which
strategies are outpacing the market.
The 2019 Marketing Benchmark
Report examines email and mobile
marketing messages sent by
thousands of brands in 2018 to
establish industry standards on
customer engagement, delivery
and subscriber churn. Our analysis
uncovers trends and benchmarks
than can help you optimize your
audience outreach. Use this
valuable information to compare
how your campaigns are performing,
see where to focus your efforts and
build your case for more investment.
A 2012 survey of consumer channel habits and preferences found 77% preferred to receive permission-based promotions via email; only 6% preferred such messages via social media. Read on to figure out how Email remains the most potent marketing tool.
From Facebook and Twitter to blogs and videos, social media has become part and parcel of modern marketing efforts. However, convincing the C-suite to spend resources on social media can be a tough task for marketing trailblazers. Some executives have yet to be convinced that social media is a worthy marketing strategy; some wonder if it’s not just the latest black hole for marketing dollars. A marketer’s best course of action is managing social efforts to generate demonstrable return on investment. In this whitepaper, we’ll cover five best practices to help you do just that.
Marketing technology is now an incredibly complex and diverse ecosystem of vendors and products. In fact, the 2015 edition of Brinker’s “Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic” includes 1,876 marketing technology vendors across 43 categories. Our guide will help you cut through the clutter and complexity of the marketing technology landscape so you can make better decisions about where and how to plan your technology investments.
Go beyond just sales and marketing alignment and include customer success to build a winning Team Trifecta that will allow you, and your company, to make the most of the opportunity that is — literally — sitting right under your noses. In this eBook, we’ll show you how to build your own successful Team Trifecta and imagine what is possible with an approach that yields comprehensive results across every stage of the customer lifecycle. You’ll learn how to deliver dramatic improvements from small investments that generate big returns – such as customer retention.
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A. You will hear case studies describing how leading energy and utility companies worldwide have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance companywide collaboration, and improve business decisions - ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profits. And you'll also see a demo of how Adaptive Planning's award-winning software creates value for energy and utility companies.
In 2006 the world economy was booming, partly on the back of triple-A investment innovations. Then, suddenly, the boom ended. What fascinates the authors is the fact that almost no one saw the 2008 economic crisis coming. In this article, the authors come to terms with the reality that, in economics and business, accurate forecasts aren't possible. Therefore, they say, managers need to develop a different attitude about the future.
Learn how Corporate Performance Management (CPM) has evolved in the past few years and how it has significantly changed the Return on Investment associated with CPM solutions. Furthermore, see what the leaders in the CPM market are doing and how they are achieving their success.
Where should you be advertising in 2012? How will consumer behavior change the way you interact with your audience? What mobile trends will impact you most this year? Marketers, retailer, content owners and technology firms are more focused than ever on obtaining results from investments in digital marketing. If past years were about amassing data from the touch points between companies, 2012 will be about curating, filtering and measuring that information to drive outcomes.
The latest Adobe Digital Index Report quantifies the value of greater marketing focus to existing customers. Returning and repeat purchasers generate a disproportionately large share of revenue for online retailers. Read on to learn more.
Mobile platforms will act as a catalyst for the next generation of connected experiences. In particular, smart apps connected to products and CRM systems will emerge. In 2013, leading marketers will anticipate the longer-term mobile disruption and shift from tactical efforts to more transformative mobile strategies.
This paper outlines factors that influence successful business results and provides tips to achieve efficiency in content design, management, and publishing, ultimately increasing the return on your investment in responsive design.
In 2014, there will be more than 2 billion smartphones global. Mobile is becoming not on the new digital hub but also the bridge to the physical world. That's why mobile will affect more than just your digital operations- it will transform your entire business. 2014 will be the year that companies increase investments to transform their business with mobile as a focal point. This fifth annual mobile trends report highlights new mobile trends that we expect to see this year as well as some over hyped topics that we believe will fail to provide real business value in the short term.
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