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.
A successful business case is one that enables your organisation’s business leaders to make the right decision
about a Talent Analytics investment. In this report we highlight the key aspects you need to think about as you
create your own business case for Talent Analytics, starting with getting a clear handle on why it is a worthwhile
investment for your organisation, but also addressing considerations such as budget and resourcing concerns,
how you can measure the success of your initiative and demonstrate ROI, and the major risks you need to bear
in mind over the lifetime of the initiative.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
The research study highlights include:
• More than 80% of interviewed decision makers noted a clear or pressing need for Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solution
• 98% of companies reported revenue impact from poor transaction management
• 37% of companies estimating revenue loss to be 11% to 25%
400 business leaders from around the world weighed in. All with responsibilities for document-intensive business processes and selecting and managing transactional technologies. This study reveals what’s keeping them up at night.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Mar 15, 2016
To free up staff resources to focus on strategic business initiatives, many IT leaders are considering engaging a partner to handle ongoing data center maintenance and optimization. But, too often, data center management services fall short of expectations. Standard care services may be limited in scope, and may not support the range of legacy hardware already in the data center. Conversely, complex managed or outsourced services may involve a costly, fully-customized engagement, in which costs are unpredictable, and control is wrested away from the enterprise. Finally—and perhaps most importantly—many data center management service providers seem to lack the innovative spark that will ensure continuous improvement to data center operations.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Mar 03, 2016
Studies show mobile consumers look at their phones an average of 1,500 times each week and spend 177 minutes on their phone each day. With every swipe, tap, and zoom, iCustomers are learning to expect that every business look, feel, and act just like their favorite mobile app. What’s a marketer to do?
Access this eBook, written by Brian Solis, globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders in business innovation, to delve into mobile consumer behavior and how it requires a different approach.
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.
Published By: Datawatch
Published Date: Feb 03, 2016
Some companies estimate that up to 80 percent of their analysts’ time is spent on data preparation. Thorough, automated data preparation, however, can quickly transform raw information into reliable, consistent data sets ready for analysis. This report from Gartner details why information management and business analytics leaders must introduce data preparation into their big data initiatives in order to improve both the understanding of the data, and the productivity of analysts. Read the report now to learn more.
Read this white paper to learn why forward-thinking business and technology leaders are turning to B2B integration and collaboration solutions to get the speed, agility, high-availability and resilience they need.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 15, 2015
Your IT organization plays a strategic role in business operations. Line-of-business leaders expect you to deliver innovative new solutions that give the business a competitive advantage. What new solutions and offerings could you create if you had an agile, flexible IT infrastructure? Gain control of your IT infrastructure and get the flexibility and agility you need to meet business demands quickly and drive IT innovation.