Published By: ForUsAll
Published Date: Jun 18, 2018
The 401(k) market has rapidly changed.Is your plan up to date?
Since 2012, there have been significant changes in 401(k)s which have created new risks and opportunities for small and midsized business 401(k) plans. With this rapid pace of change, many business owners, and even some small advisors and recordkeepers have not been able to keep up. We’ll summarize both changes to the 401(k) industry and the opportunities that exist for you to improve your plan, specifically in the following 5 areas:
1. Staying compliant with increasingly complicated regulations – New government regulations have increased burdens on companies offering both health plans and 401(k)s. What used to be compliant may no longer work. Furthermore, software has improved, allowing many error prone, manual retirement plan administration tasks to be automated.
2. Increasing plan effectiveness by lowering fees – Since 2009, average 401(k) plan costs have dropped by almost 30%*. While average costs have come down, not al
Both are fueled by a drive for progress, for pushing
boundaries and advancing the status quo. In these fields,
new trends are like a currency. Keeping ahead of the
next big trend means being aware of the next big seller
and allocating all the right resources – fashion design,
manufacturing, and marketing – for maximum impact.
Miss the hype and the next fashion season is bound to
hurt the bottom line.
New trends are also important to marketers because
owning a new trend is a way to differentiate in today’s
fast-moving digital landscape. It’s a way to stand out
from the pack by investing strategically in the right
approaches and technologies at the right time, then
reaping the benefits organically by leading where others
follow. Naturally, making these decisions requires a bit
of trial and error. Nobody has a magic crystal ball that
guarantees success. But as a rule of thumb, the companies
winning in digital marketing are the ones willing to
adopt new technologies while keeping an sharp.
For 20 years running, SAS has landed a coveted spot on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Our HR department plays a critical role in keeping current employees engaged and productive as well as anticipating and preparing for future workforce needs. How? One reason is our use of data and analytics to drive HR decision making. It would be easy to assume other companies see the value of analytics; however, a Deloitte survey found 75 percent of HR leaders rate analytics as a priority, yet only 8 percent say their HR organization has a strong analytics capability.
I had the pleasure of meeting David Harcourt, Associate Manager of Employee Insights at Yum! Brands when he spoke at the Analytics Experience 2016 conference in Las Vegas. His session, “HR Analytics from Scratch: 8 Lessons Learned in the First Year,” provided valuable insight into what it takes to build HR analytic competency from scratch. His mission is to share with others what he wishes he’d known when he started bui
Published By: Silverpop
Published Date: Sep 19, 2011
To gain a better understanding of how today's marketers are using-and plan to use-various mocial mediums to communicate with customers, Silverpop polled more than 500 online marketers regarding their use of social, email, mobile and local forms of communication.
The business is increasingly side-stepping the IT function to procure new technologies. Do you have the right governance in place to encourage innovation and ensure investment is directed for maximum impact?
Read this report to find out:
• how to balance the opportunities and risks from emerging technology
• how to ensure funding for innovation is available and prioritised
• where to direct funds for innovation
• why ‘guardrails’ work better than rules in the current environment.
Download the report now
IBM Planning Analytics is the fast, flexible, planning solution that helps you align financial plans with corporate objectives linked to operational tactics and market events. In this quick, 10- minute guided demo, you’ll get hands-on experience with IBM Planning Analytics by building a book for revenue planning.
You’ll play the role of a financial planner and learn how to:
• Create a book for revenue planning in Planning Analytics Workspace
• Adjust the plan by increasing sales through an online channel by 20%
• Review the impact of your changes on net profit
The increase in enterprise WLANs is being driven largely by the rapid growth of mobile devices in the enterprise — what many are calling the "consumerization of IT" — and the resultant increase in enterprise mobility applications.
This whitepaper outlines issues that arise when planning for growth of IT infrastructure and explains how the colocation of data centers can provide scalability, enabling users to modify capacity quickly to meet fluctuating demand.
Business leaders today face the challenge of moving their enterprises to the next level, that of digital business transformation and revolution — coupling digital technologies with organizational, operationaland business model innovation to create new ways of operating and growing the business.
The "4th Industrial Revolution" enables enterprises to drive changes in their business models and ecosystems, leveraging digital competences and facilitating accelerated revenue and profit growth going forward.
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
In this study, we set to explore, with the help of ISMG, how enterprises view mobile security risks, what capabilities they are currently deploying vis-a`-vis the four pillars of the framework and what their short-to- medium-term plans are to extend these capabilities.
Students and teachers at Belleville Township High School District now rely on Ruckus Networks to stay connected to laptops, tablets, and smartphones. With Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, the IT team at Belleville Township High School District is able to access and manage WLANs with a click of a button.
Read this case study to learn why they chose Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, allowing Belleville to take classroom learning to the next level.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Feb 07, 2018
"This IDC Technology Spotlight examines the evolution of vulnerability management. By leveraging the cloud and new technologies that deliver greater visibility, organizations can gain an accurate picture of their assets and overall risk posture. This is a critical step toward addressing the current landscape where attackers are using a wide variety of vectors such as mobile, social, and cloud-based attacks to infiltrate organizations and steal data.
By reading this report you will get an overview of:
- Benefits of cloud-based security and vulnerability management
- Challenges of adopting cloud-based vulnerability management
- IDC assessment of Tenable.io cloud vulnerability management"
It is clear that we live in a land of the survival of the fittest. This same scenario is certainly not news to the CIO of any enterprise data center, especially in the data center with a mission-critical infrastructure.
This webcast examines a large government agency struggling to provide stable test environments to support their partner landscape. Learn how service virtualization was used to simulate their department's core systems for a lower risk, less expensive, and stable testing environment.
Expanding and enriching the educational experience through a streamlined, broadened networkBYOD in the classroom and one-student-one-device trends meant Kentucky’s Bullitt County Public Schools needed an easily configurable, reliable and scalable network. Read this case study to discover the benefits of WLAN technology in the educational world >
Expanding and enriching the educational experience through a streamlined, broadened networkBYOD in the classroom and one-student-one-device trends meant Kentucky’s Bullitt County Public Schools needed an easily configurable, reliable and scalable network. Read this case study to discover the benefits of WLAN technology in the educational world.
Download our guide, 10 Goals for a Perfectly Balanced Email Marketer, to learn how you can transform your email campaigns through personal goals. You’ll discover new ways to make the most of this highly effective channel — so you can enjoy better results.
Get the guide now to learn how you can:
• Prioritize mobile email in your marketing strategy
• Improve customer relationships with contextual emails
• Self-assess your email marketing maturity
If you’re wondering whether you should really prioritize email
in your marketing—especially when new channels continually
emerge—consider this: 91 percent of marketing executives agree
that email is their most effective channel.1
Clearly, email isn’t just
here to stay, it’s the mainstay. And with the ability to personalize
and contextualize messages, upgrade mobile campaigns, and
better understand customer needs, email marketing has evolved
into a stronger and smarter version of its former self.
The real test of any SAM system goes beyond creating a one-time Effective Licensing Position (ELP) for a given software publisher. To be truly valuable, the SAM solution has to have the ability to manage change.
Being able to work from a dependable list of software that has been approved by, and which also serves the business, means that finite IT & SAM resources are not wasted through the support of legacy software that might be deemed redundant, and should keep a company on track technically by not becoming dependent on aging software.
This 10 –Minute Guide from SAM experts at Snow Software will show how to establish and maintain a Software Catalog for the purpose of ensuring that your software estate remains relevant and fit for its business purpose.
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