View this live Webcast from the Aberdeen Group that features senior research analyst for business intelligence Mike Lock. Learn how best-in-class companies are delivering broader access to information in a shorter time frame to facilitate substantial improvement in key business performance metrics.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Aug 26, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning.
According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
Success nowadays demands providing all members of the workforce with the resources they need in order to effectively respond to and support customers’ needs and expectations. More specifically, organizations must provide employees with digestible knowledge at the point of need and as quickly as possible, so they can re-learn how to resolve specific challenges, also known as microlearning. According to research from Aberdeen, Best-in-Class companies are 60% more likely than all others to consider microlearning to be effective for employee development. This report explores the importance of microlearning, and what it can do for your business, your employees, and your customers.
Healthcare payers need to think cost effectively to accomplish the goals of recruiting and retaining top talent, providing excellent patient care and consolidating healthcare with partners. Updating talent acquisition tactics and technologies doesn't have to be expensive. Find out how Best-in-Class companies recruit, hire, on board, and retain employees.
The primary objective of any financial transformation project is to achieve process improvements by improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of financial information, ultimately enhancing shareholder value.
Take the example of the close process. It would be incredibly simple to shorten the process by adding more people, however, is this an efficient way to reduce the number of days to close? On the right, the Hackett Group displays that best in class companies actually can be seen closing in fewer days, with greater automation and significant lower audit fees, emphasizing the idea that you really can do more with less.
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Oct 16, 2013
With the proliferation of the iPad and other tablets and mobile devices among sales and account managers, a new generation of enabling technologies and best practices has offered the opportunity to get more out of the out-of-office experience. This research brief examines the use of video tools by sales professionals within best-in-class companies, specially within a mobile environment.
“How much do we owe?” seems like a question that should have a straightforward answer, but for corporate tax professionals, an extensive amount of work can go into that one figure.
Download this white paper to learn how best-in-class companies are striving to automate data-entry wherever they can to reduce both cost and risk while improving the speed at which information can be accessed.
The top clients of enterprise language learning companies consist of global companies that recognize the value of multilingual employees. While companies understand the necessity of language learning, there is room for improvement in incorporating language learning into corporate culture. This report looks at what companies are doing in the realm of language learning, to understand what best-in-class organizations are doing, and to provide businesses aspiring to be truly successful on a global stage with strategies for incorporating language learning into their business model.
Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone surveyed 214 executives around the globe to find out if and how companies are training their employees to speak and work in more languages and what impact that training has on both the employees and the company. In addition, the narrative is rounded out with in-depth interviews with executives and experts.
For many B2B companies, the best way to generate new business is the old fashioned one – a team of telemarketers hitting the phones to make sales appointments for their more experienced colleagues.
But they are losing money every time a telemarketing agent calls somebody that doesn’t want to buy from them.
This ebook will explain:
• Why you could be wasting 97.6% of your time
• The root of telemarketing’s targeting problem
• A better way to classify companies; and
• A smarter way to go to market
Virtual prototyping is a critical tool for companies looking to successfully develop and optimize products as well as navigate product behavior complexities. In fact, virtual prototyping users saw a 13 percent decrease in overall development time. This report from Aberdeen Group, a U.S. technology and services company, explores how Best-in-Class companies are using virtual prototyping to innovate and differentiate products from the competition.
"Successful talent acquisition today puts candidates front and center. To accomplish the goals of recruiting and retaining top talent, providing excellent patient care, and consolidating healthcare
with partners, payers need to think cost effectively. Updating
talent acquisition tactics and technologies doesn't have to be
expensive, though. Take note of how Best-in-Class companies
recruit, hire, onboard, and retain employees. Learn more."
A true 360 degree view of the customer is a win-win situation for all parties involved: buyers benefit from better service and efficiency, and sellers derive improved loyalty and, inevitably, more repeat business from established customers. This report will explore how Best-in-Class companies take a holistic approach to providing a complete, accurate and integrated view of customers to improve satisfaction and retention without losing sight of customer profitability. As a result of these strategies, companies with more accurate and timely information about their prospect or customer can more efficiently respond to communications, ensure customer satisfaction with better service, and drive toward a larger lifetime value of each account, customer or client.
Published By: MX Logic
Published Date: May 21, 2008
In this recent report, the Aberdeen Group’s research revealed that 100% of Best-in-Class companies consume some managed security services as part of their security strategy. The most widely deployed and easiest to implement managed security service is email security.
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Dec 03, 2013
Recent research conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and Achievers reveals how best-in-class companies gain a competitive advantage by improving their employee engagement initiatives. Download The impact of employee engagement on performance and learn best practices for tying engagement to business performance, the business case for employee engagement and helpful metrics to measure the impact of engagement.
The IBM white paper, "A Best-in-Class Roadmap For Performance Improvement," includes the results of an Aberdeen survey of over 200 retail companies. In it, you'll see the critical Business Intelligence strategies and capabilities that best-in-class retailers are employing to increase performance.
Published By: Webtrends
Published Date: Aug 05, 2011
Improving annual revenue through organic growth is increasingly a top goal for organizations. This Aberdeen research shows that despite economic pressures, best-in-class companies, including Webtrends customers, are able to demonstrate clear value from their marketing campaigns.
Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class hospitals use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that learn to effectively harness the information generated by their IT systems will enjoy substantial productivity improvements.
Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class retailers use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate - both within the corporation and outside its walls - are poised to gain competitive advantage.
Modern selling requires a deeper skill set than ever before. Facing hyper-educated buyers and stiff competition, sales reps and channel partners alike are still expected to do more, with less, and faster, as annual quotas continue to rise in a mobile, social, uber-connected business landscape.
Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize the Front Line to Grow the Bottom Line (December 2011), shows that 60% of companies’ sales team members are primarily remote workers. Indeed, in Aberdeen research for Mobile HCM: Workforce and Talent Management on the Move (June 2010), 57% of respondents who track the impact of their mobile recruiting efforts report improved quality and/or size of their talent pool as a result of their work. Does attracting and retaining a quality sales force thus require corporate technologies and processes that are influenced by consumer trends and cultural sea changes? Moreover, are there benefits to enterprises that enable their sales team to work remotely?
Companies are trying to improve efficiencies and performance of many real-time operational business practices, including customer experiences, inventory & purchasing, manufacturing yield, BAM and BPM. This white paper explores strategies and capabilities that best-in-class companies are employing to improve operational performance.
For most high tech companies, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is the central hub of product definition activities. It conveys the information needed by various departments to get the product to market.During this one-hour web cast, the AberdeenGroup will discuss how Best-in-Class companies are not only addressing these challenges but are excelling in their product development processes. In addition, PTC and IBM Rational will show how high tech manufacturers' can synchronize system requirements, multiple design disciplines and internal systems to provide a single definition of a product - 'a single source of truth' - throughout the product development process.