The workplace is being reimagined. There’s a new focus on the human and that’s given rise to organisations reimagining themselves as social enterprises. The growth of hybrid jobs and super jobs presents HR leaders with fresh challenges. New ways have to be found of identifying talent from within and outside an organisation. A recent Deloitte report highlights the need for collaboration across the business and a bold plan that embraces new technology. Our webinar discusses that report, the actions for HR leaders and why cloud is the place to start.
Discover why cloud can open up new approaches in your search for talent.
How are organizations balancing self-service analytics and data governance today? What are the trends for tomorrow?
Many organizations are on their way to achieving self-service analytics maturity through the use of intuitive data visualization technologies aimed at non-technical users; as well as various tactics that reduce reliance on IT. But handing the analytics reins entirely to business users can make governance nearly impossible. As a result, organizations are increasing investments in modern analytics platforms that enable a balance between IT governing and curating data, empowering business users to derive insights from data mostly on their own and without delay.
Join guest speaker, Forrester Research VP and Principal Analyst, Boris Evelson and Oracle Analytics Senior Group Director, Jose Villacis as they discuss insights from an Oracle-commissioned study of North American enterprise analytics leaders.
Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud is more than just a new way to store and analyze data; it’s a whole new approach to getting more value from your data.
Market leaders in every industry depend on analytics to reach new customers, streamline business processes, and gain a competitive edge. Data warehouses remain at the heart of these business intelligence (BI) initiatives, but traditional data-warehouse projects are complex undertakings that take months or even years to deliver results.
Relying on a cloud provider accelerates the process of provisioning data-warehouse infrastructure, but in most cases database administrators (DBAs) still have to install and manage the database platform, then work with the line-of-business leaders to build the data model and analytics. Once the warehouse is deployed—either on premises or in the cloud—they face an endless cycle of tuning, securing, scaling, and maintaining these analytic assets.
Oracle has a better way. Download this whitepaper to f
IT Teams are reporting satisfaction with their organisation’s performance, but the gaps between their aspirations to drive innovation and thei ractions to see it through tell a different story.
Across the organisation, respondents are not clear which department owns innovation. On top of that, the organisation is burdened by too many projects, which creates a conflict between quality and quantity. As a result, globally and across all lines of business, the majority of innovation projects do not make it to market.
This problem is exacerbated by a lack of collaboration and clear leadership. Fortunately, organisations are placing value on the customer experience, thereby helping to move the business forward. Unfortunately, this momentum is hindered by the lack of priority that the organisation places on talent.
Overall, organisations are generating ideas but struggling to execute them due to poor process and lack of focus. As a result, there is a big gap between ambition and ability, a
Leveraging analytics to drive business growth is top-of-mind for corporate (C-Suite) leaders, prompting HR executives to take a more strategic, data-driven approach to workforce management. Learn the art and science of combining workforce data, business data and IT expertise together to allow HR departments to make more effective and efficient decisions about people.
New research finds that senior executives want HR as a strategic business partner and an HR organization that anticipates the talent capabilities required for creating a high-performance culture. In this report you'll learn how to use technology to bring insights and business value to the executive table, understand what business leaders want in a partnership with HR and discover how to create a forward-looking strategy for business growth
Published By: Oracle ODA
Published Date: Dec 06, 2016
It’s no secret that data-driven business strategies have resulted in unprecedented data growth and management of more complex database structures. Not only that, but IT leadership continues to play a strategic role in the direction of the business, especially as these disruptive business strategies come into play. This white paper addresses some of the key considerations IT management should have as they evaluate their IT roadmap and infrastructure to meet these dynamic enterprise needs.
Growth in data-driven business strategies give IT leaders both opportunity and challenges in building a roadmap for success. Download the white paper to learn more about critical considerations as IT leaders align and support changing business strategy with the right IT infrastructure roadmap.
By having a strong grip on strategic projects across a global organization, business leaders can ensure the right projects are getting the right resources, and measure their success according to criteria that reflect strategic priorities. In this executive brief, Harvard Professor Robert Kaplan walks through his six-stage system for integrating strategy and execution using the balanced scorecard. The combination of measuring performance and leveraging software tools designed to track a global portfolio of projects and initiatives can help businesses achieve breakthrough performance.
Business leaders expect two things from IT: keep mission-critical applications available and high performing 24x7 and, if something does happen, recover to be back in business quickly and without losing any critical data so there is no impact on revenue stream. Of course, there is a gap between this de facto expectation from nontechnical business leaders and what current technology is actually capable of delivering. For mission-critical workloads, which are most often hosted on databases, organizations may choose to implement high availability (HA) technologies within the database to avoid downtime and data loss.
Modern business-to-business (B2B) buyers have unprecedented access to information to support their buying process and, as a result, have become more self-reliant in the evaluation process. This has made B2B sellers’ jobs harder; not only do they have less control in earlier stages of the sales cycle, but they have to work harder to connect and engage with buyers, turning prospects into customers. Sales technologies have helped modernize how sellers and sales leaders manage their pipelines and execute contracts, but technology gaps around engagement persist, making it difficult for sellers to keep pace with, connect with, and support buyer engagement. The common outcome: Sellers become slaves to their CRM systems, focused more on updating reports and logging their activities than they are in driving business results.
LinkedIn is the largest social networking platform for business professionals, but utilizing it effectively to build your brand and move the needle for you business is a delicate balance. Many leaders struggle with finding the right balance of building an authentic brand.
To help you begin building your brand, establish your voice, and drive business and opportunity for yourself and your team, this guide will answer the following questions about effectively using LinkedIn:
Does building my brand help me close deals?
How can the platform move the needle for my pipeline?
What is proper etiquette when communicating with peers?
How do I enable my sales team to incorporate LinkedIn into the outbound efforts?
Download today to establish your presence on LinkedIn!
Published By: OutSystems
Published Date: May 30, 2019
In its sixth year, the OutSystems State of Application Development Report provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges, priorities, and innovations faced by IT teams around the globe, at a time when organizational agility has never been so important.
Agility is the central theme of this year’s report because businesses and their IT organizations face a multitude of disruptive forces in 2019. The threat of digital disruption and the consequent need for digital transformation has been a driver of IT strategy for years. Add to that the current uncertain global economic outlook, and it becomes obvious why business leaders are so concerned about agility today.
How will IT “step up to the plate” and ensure that their organizations have the speed and adaptability to thrive, despite uncertainty?
This context serves as the backdrop to our sixth annual survey of IT professionals as we seek to understand the state of application development better. We set out with five critical questions
While few corporate executives and boards of directors would dispute the importance of cybersecurity, some may feel ill-prepared to begin the process of managing these risks given the myriad technical and non-technical elements of the issue. The goal of this document is to address this gap by providing corporate leaders a practical framework for addressing the people, process, and technology elements of the cybersecurity challenge
While few corporate executives and boards of directors would dispute the importance of cybersecurity, some may feel ill-prepared to begin the process of managing these risks given the myriad technical and non-technical elements of the issue. The goal of this document is to address this gap by providing corporate leaders a practical framework for addressing the people, process, and technology elements of the cybersecurity challenge.
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Nov 09, 2015
This report will discuss which industries are set to gain the most from IoT, which use cases may be the most innovative, and how business leaders can strategically move towards an ever-connected enterprise landscape.
Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Feb 04, 2012
SMBs are making virtualization one of the hottest trends in IT. The reasons? Virtualization reduces the cost and complexity of technology, frees up time to make their businesses more responsive and improves their ability to rebound from disasters.
Adapting to changing market dynamics is not easy for any enterprise-class organization. To stay competitive, companies not only must adapt different go to market and customer service strategies but also embrace internal business process and workflow changes, which in many cases can be more difficult. Enter Intelligent Business Process Management Suites (iBPMS). According to Gartner, iBPMS compress the observation-to-action-to-outcome cycle, and help business transformation leaders, business process directors and solution architects establish a fluid capability to handle big change. Gartner evaluated 15 iBPMS vendors including Pegasystems.
Download this Gartner Magic Quadrant analysis and gain a better understanding evolving iBPMS market and the solutions offered by each iBPMS vendor.
As businesses give employees more power to work wherever and
whenever they want, IT and business leaders are tasked with creating
connected, collaborative work environments that are optimized for all
devices. Rather than investing in point solutions that employees may or may
not use, many organizations are investing in Unified Communications (UC)
— more specifically, UC as a Service (UCaaS) or UC services
delivered through the cloud.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jul 30, 2014
In this MarketScope report, Gartner evaluated seven group video conferencing vendors on business model, customer experience, market responsiveness and track record, marketing execution, product strategy, and overall viability. They conclude that the introduction of personal and mobile endpoints is dramatically reshaping the landscape for group video collaboration, and that IT leaders should align their video portfolios for maximum utilization and strategic fit with their related investments in collaboration and unified communications.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
Becoming a strategic trusted advisor and leading business transformation are some of the ways to ensure that IT leaders will become increasingly relevant and contribute to the work of corporate executive boards.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Jun 08, 2016
"There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided by Microsoft Skype for Business. IT leaders should consider a cap-and-grow Skype for Business strategy and then think through how it can be leveraged as a replacement technology.
Digest this white paper by leading UC analyst Zeus Kerravala for insight on the 14 best practices for a Skype for Business Enterprise Voice deployment. Enabling IM and presence first, expanding desktop applications, and more are details in this informative piece.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Sep 15, 2015
There are many ways to take advantage of the rich set of collaboration tools provided by Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Lync). IT leaders should consider a cap-and grow strategy where investment dollars in legacy systems are capped and the financial and IT resources are reallocated to grow Skype for Business.
According to an independent study from research firm Vanson Bourne, most businesses have a long way to go before they are able to respond to market or customer changes quickly enough to be competitive. Unfortunately for businesses, there's often a disconnect between business objectives and what information technology can deliver. This whitepaper will demonstrate how Progress Software can empower your company to respond to changing conditions and business events as they occur, enabling business leaders to capitalize on commercial opportunities, drive greater efficiencies in their organizations, and reduce risk.