Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 12, 2019
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals have witnessed evolutionary changes in budgeting, planning, forecasting, and analysis processes. Through innovative advancements in technology and the application of big data within these processes, the FP&A function is empowered to transform into a strategic business partner.
In “The Rise and Rise of FP&A,” a paper written by FSN and sponsored by Anaplan, you will learn about:
-The evolution of the FP&A function
-How FP&A teams harness big data and close the talent gap
-Why FP&A can become a top contributor to forward-focused decision-making
Download B2B search marketing tips from over 140 top B2B search marketing agencies and the experts at Business.com. This whitepaper offers key insights and tips to help B2B marketing professionals quickly deliver better search marketing ROI.
SHL's Global Assessment Trends Report provides human resources professionals and those interested in learning about global assessment practices a comprehensive look at how organizations around the world measure talent.
Financial Services firms are moving into a new phase in the evolution of communications oversight and face challenges ranging from new and changing regulations to employee privacy. Learn how legal, compliance and IT professionals are managing compliance and e-discovery for email, Web, IM, social media, enterprise social networks, corporate issued mobile devices and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jul 24, 2014
Download this survey to learn what 5,000 business professionals around the world say are their biggest collaboration challenges—and discover the strategies they deploy to overcome them.
In late 2013, Polycom invited customers and partners around the world to participate in a survey that focused on collaboration challenges. More than 5,000 business professionals from all job levels, functions and vertical sectors responded, candidly sharing insights about their obstacles and the strategies they deploy to overcome them.
The survey reveals that 85% of the respondents believe video conferencing helps them achieve their business goals. See how they successfully use video in their profession and how you can leverage technology to defy distance and improve remote collaboration within your organization as well.
Customer experience has officially taken center stage in 2016. Adobe partnered with Econsultancy to bring you the 2016 Digital Trends report. After surveying 7,000 marketing professionals, it’s clear that marketers are more focused than ever on creating relevant and contextually targeted customer experiences.
The 2017 Digital Trends in Financial Services and Insurance report is based on a sample of almost 850 FSI respondents1 who were among more than 14,000 digital professionals taking part in the annual Digital Trends survey carried out in November and December 2016.
Good analysis and benchmarking of hotline data helps organisations answer crucial questions about their ethics and compliance programme, including:
Does our culture support employees who raise concerns?
Are our communications with employees reaching the intended audiences and having the desired effect?
Are our investigations thorough and effective?
Do we need more training?
Do we need to review or update our policies?
Do employees know about our reporting channels?
Comparing internal data year over year to help answer these questions is important. But getting a broader perspective on how your performance matches up to industry norms is critical. This year’s analysis of our EMEA & APAC data from nearly 14,000 ethics and compliance hotline reports revealed key data points that compliance professionals can use to benchmark and assess their programme’s performance, and move toward predictive risk mitigation.
Organizations continue to adopt cloud computing at a rapid pace to benefit from increased efficiency, better scalability, and faster deployments.
As more workloads are shifting to the cloud, cybersecurity professionals remain concerned about security of
data, systems, and services in the cloud. To cope with new security challenges, security teams are forced to reassess their security posture and strategies as traditional security tools are often not suited for the challenges of dynamic, virtual and distributed cloud environments. This technology challenge is only exacerbated by the dramatic shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
As uncertainties—cybersecurity and otherwise—swim around
us with increased velocity and frequency, it’s always helpful
to hear directly from security leaders in the trenches of our
industry. These first-hand accounts have the unique ability to
shed light on the challenges security professionals and their
teams face nearly every day of their work lives. That’s precisely
what this “2018 Cybersecurity: Perceptions & Practices”
benchmark survey accomplishes. It provides insights into the
state of the cybersecurity practice of 751 mid- to large-sized
organizations in the United States, United Kingdom, and AsiaPacific
Published By: MindTouch
Published Date: Mar 18, 2019
Improving contact center efficiency remains a top priority for
most service professionals. Yet, the impetus for doing so has
shifted from a conversation about cost toward a greater focus on
the customer experience. The reason is simple: contact center
efficiency costs are intertwined with the customer experience.
Increasingly, controlling cost in the contact center depends
on the extent to which an organization can meet the growing
demand for A+ customer self-service experiences. When I have
a question, customers now ask, is it quick and easy to find an
answer? Three important pillars of contact center efficiency now
depend on the answer to this question.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
"Learn how you can accelerate development and strengthen security – without disrupting your operations.
Organizations that effectively meld DevOps and InfoSec can shift security from an afterthought to an integrated, automated, and proactive practice. By reading this paper from IDG, you’ll learn three reasons why DevOps is a game-changer for security and steps you can take foster a more collaborative and proactive approach to securing your enterprise. Topics covered include:
- Adapting security testing tools and processes to the developer
- Automating security into the CI/CD toolchain
- The impact of secure DevOps on your bottom line
- Increasing security awareness and commitment across teams
This paper provides high-level guidance for DevOps and InfoSec professionals seeking collaborative, efficient approaches for strengthening application and information security."
Finance moves fast, and the ability to work from anywhere on your smartphone or laptop could be a game-changer. But can your personal devices ever be secure enough to manage your clients’ sensitive financial data? Surprisingly, this informative whitepaper shows that, with the right preparation, using your personal device can actually help you keep your organization more secure.
Why data encryption is often easier to adopt as part of a cloud initiative
What top security threat your employees are less susceptible to on personal devices
How to manage device updates and passwords for the greatest protection
Published By: InsideView
Published Date: Aug 17, 2015
Creating alignment between sales and marketing can be a challenge—competing priorities, differing success measures, and even separate terminology.
We had the pleasure of hosting Forrester’s Laura Ramos, Vice President and Principal Analyst Serving B2B Marketing Professionals.
Laura charted the path to successful sales and marketing alignment and share critical steps to strengthen the partnership and increase revenue success. You will learn how sales and marketing can:
· Make revenue generation more efficient and predictable.
· Move from a relationship of open hostility to one of smooth collaboration—ultimately becoming high-performance partners.
· Work together to create lifelong customer engagement—the lifeblood of every successful company.
Published By: Quick Base
Published Date: Sep 15, 2017
Financial professionals spend a lot of time bogged down by inefficient processes and dispersed data, rather than focusing on strategy.
Find out how 6 people took the lead and transformed their day-to-day financial processes in manual accounting, FP&A, and procurement.
With minimal investment, they redesigned their workflows to create exponential benefits for not only their companies, but themselves:
• No More Chasing People for Data
• Easily Met Deadlines
• Removed Need for Clunky Spreadsheets
Download this eBook to learn more and see how you can write your own success story.
Designing and implementing an enterprise security plan can be a daunting task for any business. To help facilitate this endeavor NaviSite has developed a manageable process and checklist that can be used by enterprise security, compliance, and IT professionals as a framework for crafting a successful cloud computing security plan. It defines seven steps—sequentially—that have been tested and refined through NaviSite’s experiences helping hundreds of companies secure enterprise resources according to best practices. This plan enables organizations to gain the economic advantages of secure and compliant managed cloud services.
Struggling with physician buy-in?
Failure is not an option when it comes to physician engagement. Yet many supply chain and value analysis professionals say they’re doing just that.
Take a humorous look at the possible causes for failing to create physician buy-in and see how evidence helps you create actionable solutions
In this eBook, you'll receive such "bad advice" as:
• Making decisions without involving clinicians
• Working in silos
• Being resistant to change
Prepare to succeed at physician engagement…by learning how to fail!
In this web seminar you'll learn how RES Software will help to find the perfect balance between your needs and those of your clinicians, administrators and regulators. Healthcare professionals will be able to access applications and data in any system, via multiple devices and from wherever they need: operations rooms, wards, clinics or even at home, without putting compliance requirements at risk.
Published By: Varonis
Published Date: Nov 12, 2013
Odds are fairly high that there is sensitive data on your corporate network that is overexposed and itching to escape. But will it ?Forrester thinks so – in a recent survey, 22% of security decision makers reported a data breach in the past twelve months, and at an average cost of $7.2 million per breach, it’s no shock that organizations are constantly working to strengthen their defenses.
According to the new Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018: Strategies for a New Economy report, elite DevOps performers have more frequent code deployments, faster lead times, lower change failure rates, and far quicker incident recovery times.
Download the sponsored report from DORA, and find out what nearly 1,900 professionals said about the role of DevOps in their business, what sets top-performing DevOps teams apart, and how this gives them a competitive edge.
Analytics has moved from the specialty of a dedicated few to a necessity for broad groups of business professionals to do their job. This white paper considers the use of analytics and business intelligence in the banking industry for improving decision making and the benefits of prebuilt analytic applications for achieving this objective across many functions in a banking organization.
Does the future of digital trust lie in artificial intelligence (AI)?
Join the conversation between Valerie Bradford, product marketing manager at IBM Security, and Andras Cser, vice president and principal analyst serving security and risk professionals at Forrester, to discover how AI is changing the landscape of digital identity.
Understand how AI is helping organizations respond to current changes in the threat landscape.
Examine how companies are using AI to establish trust in digital identities.
Hear how AI is changing the end-to-end customer journey by improving the digital experience.
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