Modern organizations are expanding mobility initiatives across virtually every business function. According to Cisco’s 2015 Mobility Landscape Survey, 72 percent of business leaders believe mobility is a strategic imperative for their organization’s success. In fact, in many businesses today, line-of-business (LoB) leaders are increasingly funding and making decisions about mobile applications and solutions.
Cloud in the enterprise has grown up. It’s no longer just a sandbox for developers, or a sneaky backdoor way for business units to get more IT resources fast. Now, IT leaders are seeing the big picture: cloud as the de facto model for delivering the whole of IT to the whole of the business. Increasingly, they’re adopting a Cloud-First mindset.
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.
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.
Published By: Prophix
Published Date: May 31, 2016
CFOs today are finding themselves in a leadership position at the strategy table. Whether your company’s objectives are to deliver growth in 2016 or stay the course, it is crucial that the office of finance contribute to the strategic decision-making process and become one of the company’s trusted business partners.
With rich data from all parts of the organization, the finance leadership team can offer unprecedented value to the decision-making process and help make the right business decisions executable. Listen to how Finance Professionals are helping guide their organizations toward making well-reasoned, data-driven strategic decisions.
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.
Este informe analiza cómo los modelos de negocio han de adaptarse a un entorno competitivo en el que la calidad de la toma de decisiones, especialmente en cuanto a la gestión de los activos intangibles, será determinante para el éxito de la empresa.
With a secure foundation in place to manage internal IT, many IT leaders are thinking about a foundation for the entire business. In the new world of mobile apps, cloud services, and the Internet of Everything, people, processes, data, and devices are all converging to reshape how day-to-day business is done. Companies are reaching out to customers and partners—and even intelligent objects like connected cars and monitoring systems—and modifying the products and services they bring to market as a result. To an unprecedented degree, the future of an enterprise lies in the hands of the CIO and her IT staff who orchestrate these connections and act on the benefits they bring.
IT leaders are finding new opportunities in an era of digital disruption. This executive brief provides a quick overview of how they are driving growth and increasing efficiency by securely connecting the digital enterprise with customers, partners, suppliers and distributors.
This guide is intended for creative marketing and business leaders who recognise that the current technologies and processes that support marketing cannot scale with the demand for dynamically relevant, personalised brand experiences. DAM is about more than storage. It’s a strategic enabler of digital transformation.
When the right approach is applied, analytics can drive more effective marketing strategies. While marketers understand the role analytics plays within the organization, most are not leveraging analytics to really drive enterprise performance. We surveyed 100+ business leaders to understand the state of analytics maturity across today’s leading organizations, uncovering common challenges teams are facing in their quest to use data and analytics to deliver a competitive advantage.
What We Uncovered:
- 73% of analytic professionals claim to work for an analytically-driven company
- Only 42% of companies have a strategy for using analytics across the enterprise
- Just 38% of companies share results of their analytic insights outside their department
- 81% of organizations rely on 3rd parties for at least some portion of their analysis
Download the report to learn how marketers, like yourself, view themselves in light of using analytics to drive their business.
Today data volumes are exploding in every facet of our lives. Business leaders are eager to harness the power of big data but before setting out into the big data world it is important to understand that as opportunities increase ensuring that source information is trustworthy and protected becomes exponentially more difficult. This paper provides a detailed review of the best practices clients should consider before embarking on their big data integration projects.
Digital transformation isn’t a technology or a product. Rather, it’s a philosophy for using digital assets to change the way an organization runs. It involves realigning technology and modifying business processes to better engage employees, customers and other constituents of the extended enterprise. Digital transformation significantly improves the performance and reach of an enterprise and has become a top priority for IT and business leaders across the globe.
The role of the CIO has changed more in the past five years than any other position in the corporate world. IT leaders are now partners with business leaders, and they are tasked with helping companies respond to competitive pressures as quickly as possible. In an effort to improve overall IT agility, compute and application technology has evolved significantly through the use of mobility, virtualization and cloud computing. However, the network itself has yet to evolve, limiting the overall agility of IT today. These technology shifts have transformed almost every part of the enterprise. However, to maximize the potential of these investments, the network must also transform. Read more to learn how.
MIT Technology Review Survey: Executive Summary
Are you prepared for the next breach? Only 6% of leaders say yes.
Information security—or, the lack of it—is firmly on the radar for business and IT leaders in organizations of all sizes and in every sector. Many fear that their companies are ill-prepared to prevent, detect, and effectively respond to various types of cyberattacks, and a shortage of in-house security expertise remains of widespread concern.
Those are among the initial findings of the Cybersecurity Challenges, Risks, Trends, and Impacts Survey, conducted by MIT Technology Review of approx. 225 business and IT executives, in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Security Services and FireEye Inc.
Is your organization prepared for a cyberattack? Most aren’t.
86% of organizations surveyed lack adequate cybersecurity capabilities. Read MIT Technology Review’s latest infographic, based on their survey of 225 business and IT leaders, and learn if you have cybersecurity holes and how to patch them.
Nowadays, organizations need top-notch technologies to attract top talent, support their recruiters, and empower their organizations to grow. Thankfully, data analytics, open talent acquisition suites, talent communities, mobile optimization, and more are readily available and can enhance experiences for both candidates and recruiters while providing insight on HR for business leaders. But refreshing talent acquisition isn't just about technology; it's also about realigning its definition to the demands and expectations of the twenty-first century.
In the age of the empowered individual, organizations must rethink the workplace with the employee at the center of the business.
Business leaders are now facing a host of new challenges and opportunities associated with their workforces. On one hand, the demographics of their workforce are changing with a new type of employees coming on-board. At the same time, the nature of the employee relationships are rapidly changing. This session will focus on recent research from the IBM Institute for Business Value about how to make sense of these workforce changes and take actions that will benefit your organization.
Join this virtual discussion between industry thought leaders to learn how to:
Separate the myths from realities related to the Millennial workforce.
Understand the value provided by alternative work arrangements and the independent worker.
Identify opportunities for your organizations to better adapt to these shifts within the workforce.