Tracking and assessing workforce-diversity programs shouldn’t be hard work, but it should be a top priority. Because businesses benefit when they employ highly engaged workers with different backgrounds, HR leaders and hiring professionals contribute directly to a company’s success when diversity programs meet their goals.
How can you create or transition to an effective tracking-and-assessment method? In this white paper you will find fifteen metrics that are a great place to start.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: May 20, 2016
Goodbye War Room, Hello DevOps 2.0: 6 ways to increase quality and speed in application deployment
In this eBook, we'll focus on what you need to do to continue to transform:
- Ask the right questions and get the right answers to act efficiently when there is a problem
- Level-up development, test, and operations capabilities to build in quality right from the start
- Identify the priorities for your business so you can give teams laser-like focus on what matters most
- Define a common set of metrics based upon shared goals to do what good agile teams do well — collaborate
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jul 12, 2017
With IT departments stretched thin, it’s no wonder more businesses are looking to outsource their backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan. The rise of disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is a big win for businesses that want their IT staff focusing on strategic business goals but still require a dependable, provable BDR deployment. Find out more by reading our white paper, 5 reasons to choose DRaaS.
Carbonite DoubleTakeTM is now delivering leading DRaaS solutions for complex and mixed environments. Contact us to learn more.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 19, 2017
Every day, hundreds of organizations communicate, collaborate, and drive their business forward with Workday cloud applications. Our customers say they gain unprecedented visibility into their workforce, improve overall productivity, and get the right people working on the most important initiatives—things they could not achieve with legacy systems. And all of this is accomplished with applications that are intuitive and easy to use.
Our customers are unique and have different goals, challenges, and priorities. What they share in common is that they all decided to move beyond legacy systems to the cloud with Workday. So, why Workday?
There are so many opportunities for businesses to collect data that getting a clear picture of all of it can be an uphill battle—and leveraging it for insight can be nearly impossible. But whether you are a start-up or a multinational conglomerate, not taking advantage of the available data is a mistake you cannot risk making. According to a 2016 McKinsey & Company study, over the past three years, digital leaders have achieved revenue growth five times greater, an operating margin profit eight times greater, and a return to shareholder value two times higher than laggards.
Companies today need a closed loop system that combines data, insight, and action. Download this paper to learn about the goals of a system of insight (SOI), the common set of technologies that all systems of insight need, and how an SOI can make a difference in your business.
This guide will examine major business risks associated with traditional data protection approaches, particularly with regard to their applicability for a hybrid, virtual + physical data center. It will redefine the business goals and drivers for data protection, and consider alternative approaches that better meet those goals.
When it comes to data-inspired growth, cutting costs isn’t the answer. As a CFO, you’re in a strong position to help teams explore what is possible within a business, under what constraints and in what time frame. Envision yourself as a strategist, enabler, and connector. In addition to appeasing your executive teams and shareholders, you’re also in a strong position to help your company reach new heights. Examine the nuances within your data, and align around a common set of growth goals. Download this white paper to learn more.
Create an environment where employee and managers can track assigned activities, communicate job performance expectations, and define goals that are aligned to business objectives. Performance management ensures that everyone is focused on the right initiatives to deliver results.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Jan 03, 2013
Based on research with more than three hundred companies, the report takes a close look at how live chat is used and measured in support settings, how organisations use live chat to engage with prospects and customers. Read on to learn more.
Published By: Neustar
Published Date: Aug 20, 2012
Attendees will learn how Arnold Worldwide combined advertising acumen with laser-like analytics to help a big brand build a comprehensive marketing strategy, refine its tactics, and help them understand not only who, within their industry are the best customers but also how to identify growth potential in key segments that are aligned with its business goals.
When your industry’s revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.
Learning Management Systems (LMS) allow companies to focus on the right component of the learning process – and that is the learning. Administrative activities like registering for training or recording training completion are automated. Required compliance programs can be delivered online, reducing costs. Managers can share training feedback that supports the company’s business goals.
In our latest survey report, we explore the growth challenges facing businesses and HR leaders in a rapidly changing landscape. We surveyed over 500 HR leaders in leading organisations to explore their views on these challenges, and to find out how they are supporting people and leveraging people data to help them achieve their growth goals.
Alignment Drives Employee Engagement and Productivity: By a two to one margin, companies surveyed in a Taleo Research study reported the largest risk to their company's bottom line and brand is low employee engagement and productivity.
Effectively using and managing information
has become critical to driving growth in areas
such as pursuing new business opportunities,
attracting and retaining customers, and
streamlining operations. In the era of big data,
you must accommodate a rapidly increasing
volume, variety and velocity of data while
extracting actionable business insight from that
data, faster than ever before.
These needs create a daunting array of
workload challenges and place tremendous
demands on your underlying IT infrastructure
and database systems. In many cases, these
systems are no longer up to the task—so it’s
time to make a decision. Do you use more staff
to keep up with the fixes, patches, add-ons and
continual tuning required to make your existing
systems meet performance goals, or move to a
new database solution so you can assign your
staff to new, innovative projects that move your
Despite increasingly complex data center environments, IT is expected to provide business owners with faster service, higher reliability, and greater agility than ever before – all within a tight budget. It is impossible to meet these goals with manual IT processes. However, EMA research shows that IT Process Automation (ITPA) helps achieve these goals, delivering annual savings of $500,000 on staff costs alone, and 64 hours of additional uptime per year – plus improved resource utilization, security and compliance, problem response times, and agility.
Published By: Pentaho
Published Date: Aug 22, 2016
This white paper provides a concise overview of big data integration technologies, and reviews key things to consider when creating an integrated big data environment that blends new technologies with existing BI systems to meet your business goals.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Your enterprise needs the ability to identify all duplicative or outmoded IT and business applications, services and other resources, and then to consolidate those worth keeping, migrate those worth updating, and retiring the rest. And that consolidation delivers multiple business benefits. Key among these: a single interface to multiple tools and resources, and more agile global operations. With the right practices, policies and technology platform, your enterprise can accomplish these goals in ways that accelerate growth, cut costs and complexities, and enhance competitiveness.
Published By: SiteSpect
Published Date: Apr 14, 2015
New E-Book from SiteSpect Explains Five Ways to Enhance the Online Customer Experience
Financial services companies around the world have extended their businesses online, and with that comes the ability to better target and interest prospects as well as offer new services and information to clients. One thing is clear: optimizing the online customer experience is key to achieving your marketing goals.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: May 17, 2016
MuleSoft surveyed 802 IT decision makers (ITDMs) globally to assess how organizations of all sizes are executing on digital transformation initiatives, IT challenges and the role of APIs to meet business goals.
The survey results reveal challenges that are hindering IT’s ability to achieve digital transformation fast enough. Just 18% of ITDMs are very confident that they will succeed in meeting this year’s digital transformation goals. IT challenges are not only slowing down their ability to complete digital transformation goals this year, but they are also directly putting business revenue at risk. In fact, 66 percent of ITDMs said that their company’s revenue would be negatively impacted within six months. However, the survey found that IT teams are looking to APIs and reuse of existing applications, data and digital resources to speed up the pace of business.
Published By: ServiceNow
Published Date: Jan 17, 2017
The End of No. The Beginning of Now. Your IT service desk is swamped from the moment work begins. It’s unclear how to gain control without the right tracking, prioritization and reporting.
But with the right guidance, you can improve IT service delivery and demonstrate how IT is performing to support the business.
This eBook, the first in a series that addresses key aspects of IT Service Management, provides best practices on how to:
Accelerate incident resolution with automation and prioritization
Improve change management processes with better controls and visibility
Optimize reporting for setting goals, aligning priorities, demonstrating results
Most IT decision makers are struggling to master identity management in an infrastructure where modern cloud-based software must function with legacy on premise systems. According to a recent IDG Research study, 91 percent of respondents say solving this identity management conundrum is critical or very important to succeeding at their digital initiatives. And the vast majority of respondents long for a solution that is both efficient to manage and provides users and customers with an outstanding experience. This white paper examines how your peers are looking at digitizing their businesses, lowering the total cost of ownership, and building an identity management strategy to support their business’s goals.
Analytics is about so much more than defining high-level KPIs and building dashboards to amplify them. With a little creativity, you can create custom metrics designed to inform every member of an organization. With this knowledge of their effect on the business, everyone can optimize their impact on company-wide goals.
What you'll learn in this webinar:
• Why standard KPIs may not be getting you everything you need
• Who can benefit from these new metrics (everyone!)
• How to identify key metrics and roll them out to the entire organization
• Get examples of how other companies are creating custom analytics