Published By: Infomatica
Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
It’s no secret—healthcare is transforming. The transition to value-based care is well underway; healthcare players are feeling the impact and each has a role to play, including you! Moving to a value-driven model demands agility from every person, process and technology. These changes are generating more data than ever, there is a lot of data, in fact IDC Global Health Insights predicted that over the next 10 years, the amount of digital healthcare data created annually will grow 44 fold. Organizations that lead the pack and succeed will be those where clinicians, business leaders and patients are empowered with access to clean, safe and connected data. Learn more about your role in putting information to work…
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Sep 30, 2014
Personalization. It’s about the hottest topic out there for digital marketers.
If you’re going to do it, though, you need to know with which customers you should start your personalization efforts. Which means you need to know which of your customers are most valuable—not always an easy task.
This white paper will teach you how to identify your most valuable customers, create a personalized experience for them, optimize that experience, and begin the process again with another customer segment. Also included are three real-life examples of companies that found their most valuable customers, focused on personalizing their relationships with them, and drove additional business, increased customer loyalty and improved customer retention.
Digital transformation is the process of creating value, growth, and competitive advantage through new offerings, business models, and business relationships that are data centric and data driven. It’s about changing the way that business gets done. This transformation also places IT at the forefront when making strategic business decisions related to redefining business processes and operational efficiencies, shifting work and employee productivity, changing customer relationships, increasing buyer loyalty, and transforming product and service revenue streams. IDC believes that IT organizations must assume a critical role in the forthcoming digital reinvention by assuming the position of being a critical business innovation platform.
Technology is quickly moving to the forefront of business priorities as organizations undertake digital and IT transformation projects that enable strategic differentiation in a world where users leverage applications and data in new ways. Organizations in all industries must better align with changing customer preferences to avoid being disrupted by a new crop of nimble competitors. Technology will increasingly determine how businesses define and distinguish themselves in the market. IDC has noted that most organizations were not born digital but instead have legacy business processes, applications, and infrastructure that require modernization and automation. As a result, businesses must embark on an IT transformation initiative to modernize and automate their legacy infrastructure to prime themselves to achieve their digital business goals and initiatives
To support digital transformation imperatives, organizations are increasingly exploring DevOps style approaches for the continuous delivery of high quality software. Unfortunately, however, many enterprises remain burdened with accumulated technical debt and legacy wasteful practices – waste that can quickly inhibit the flow of value to customers and the business. Lean thinking provides organizations with a framework by which to quickly identify all forms of waste impacting the flow of value, which DevOps practitioners can apply in a software development context to quickly pinpoint and eliminate 8 elements of waste across people, process and technology dimensions.
This paper presents the 8 elements of waste framework, strategies needed to identify and eliminate waste, and the metrics needed to measure effectiveness.
Are dev and test constraints holding back your digital transformation?
Today, just about all businesses are scrambling to add digital components to their products and services with the hopes of capturing—and maintaining—the interest of an increasingly demanding customer base. As you undergo this digital transformation, your IT teams face tremendous pressure to not only develop innovative new experiences, but do so at an accelerated rate—lest competitors beat you to market with the next big thing.
Take a new approach to solving the familiar challenge of doing more with less—and doing it faster than ever before -- remove the constraints holding you back.
At its core, Service Virtualization is all about removing constraints within the SDLC by simulating dependent systems, services and behaviors. In order to understand the true depth and breadth of this concept, however, it helps to see how Service Virtualization can be utilized in different development scenarios.
Three key market dynamics are currently driving the need for transformation in almost every industry:
1) The need to leverage digital technologies to drive the core business
2) Next generation online consumers and socially networked buyers
3) The financial crisis
Companies are under tremendous pressure to bring digital technologies at the center of their business to remain
competitive, innovate, create new revenue streams, and drive greater customer intimacy. As a result the need to
leverage technology to significantly reduce the cost of going to market while driving growth has led to increasing
interest in software-based business models.
To keep pace with an increasingly digital world, enterprises are transforming their data infrastructures using all flash storage. As a leading all flash storage provider, NetApp simplifies your infrastructure to improve economics, while accelerating performance and increasing availability to enhance your company’s competitiveness. NetApp future-proofs your IT investments, allowing you to grow with confidence.
NetApp® all flash storage reduces your storage footprint, power, and cooling by up to 10x; doubles performance at half the latency of leading competitors; and lets you migrate confidently from your existing SAN with a pathway to the cloud.
With NetApp, all flash arrays, your business is prepared to take on anything and everything the future can throw at it: rapid growth, new technology, or a shift in the industry. Cut fear out of the equation. Be data ready to bring on the future.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
By 2020 the digital universe – the data we create and manage annually – will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes! 1 This growth has ushered in a new era of big data, and introduces challenges and opportunities to small and medium businesses trying to economically make sense of it. On the upside, more data means more opportunity for businesses (and consumers) to use data in new ways – learning more about customers, speeding business cycles, and improving the efficacy of business workflows
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Digital information has quickly become the lifeblood of business success, enabling firms to become more operationally efficient and to better serve their customers. As companies seek to harness their data in new ways, the infrastructure that houses that data can falter under the strain. In response, new innovations have emerged to help address the concerns of managing and protecting these increasingly important data capacities. While some vendors focus innovation development on software alone and allow the hardware to remain commodity, Dell Technologies is delivering some impressive hardware innovation with Isilon’s next generation hardware to complement its software’s disruptive capabilities.
Published By: Brother
Published Date: Mar 08, 2018
Documents are an integral component to the successful operation of an organization. Whether in hardcopy or digital form, they enable the communication, transaction, and recording of business-critical information.
To ensure documents are used effectively, organizations are encouraged to continually evaluate and improve surrounding workflows. This may involve automating elements of document creation, securing the transfer and storage of information, and/or simplifying the retrieval of records and the data contained within. These types of enhancements can save time, money, and frustration.
This white paper will discuss top trends and requirements in the optimization of document-related business processes as well as general technology infrastructures for document management. It will also address how some office technology vendors have reacted to these trends to guide their design and development of products, solutions, and services.
The workplace has changed radically, and conventional approaches to desktop management and mobile device management (MDM) are no longer adequate for the new digital workplace. Enterprise IT must quickly and dramatically change the way it manages users’ access to digital resources to deliver a consistent experience across all devices, even as operating systems and platforms relentlessly evolve.
Fortunately, with the advent of Windows 10, IT now can rethink the way it aligns endpoint management with users’ new digital work styles. Read this UBM whitepaper to learn more about how these seven “musts” can help IT fully leverage Microsoft’s newest operating system to better serve the business.
Mainframes continue to provide high business value by combining efficient transaction processing with high-volume access to critical enterprise data. Business organizations are linking mobile devices to mainframe processing and data to support digital applications and drive business transformation. In this rapidly growing scenario, the importance of providing excellent end-user experience becomes critical for business success.This analyst announcement note covers how CA Technologies is addressing the need for providing high availability and a fast response time by optimizing mainframe performance with new machine learning and analytics capabilities.
The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility. In this book, explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframe point of view.
• Digital transformation is essential in the modern software factory, and mainframes are mission-essential elements in many industries, including, finance, transportation, insurance and others
• The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility
• Explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframer’s point of view
Extending DevOps to mainframe applications and teams is essential towards the agility and velocity that enterprises require to remain innovative in today’s turbulent digital business environment.
• For enterprises with mainframes, trying to achieve the benefits of Digital Transformation without dealing with existing mainframe assets is a fool’s errand.
• Breaking down silos and moving to DevOps is central to what it means to undergo Digital Transformation.
• Including the mainframe in modern software development approaches can improve quality overall, reduce test cycles and deployment timeframes, and ensure mainframe-based applications support the end-to-end performance requirements that today’s customers demand.
Enterprises today have no choice but to be part of the digital economy. Whether you are just starting the digital transformation journey or are already running a digital native environment, it is crucial for you to keep moving forward.
The VMware 2016 State of the Digital Workspace Report was performed in July 2016 and is a study that examined digital workspace adoption among global organizations across industries. Data represents a survey of 1,263 business decision makers (BDMs) and IT influencers to examine the worldwide progress in transitioning from the client-server era to the mobile-cloud era.
Respondents acknowledged that game-changing IT relies on organizations adopting a digital workspace that includes security and identify management as vital components. With realistic prospects of achieving astounding return on investment (ROI), even businesses that cited obstacles to adoption may want to consider taking another look at business mobility initiatives.
Workspace™ ONE™ is VMware’s digital workspace solution, designed to give access to any application from any type of device under automated and granular policy control. VMware was one of the first adopters of Workspace ONE, deploying across its full user population in early-to mid 2016. This white paper describes the objectives that drove VMware’s decisions of how and when to deploy, plus an overview of the business results we’ve achieved so far.
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Mar 06, 2017
The old rules no longer apply. Digital technologies have radically transformed the business landscape, yet many organizations have completely ignored this reality. A new survey of IT decision makers found 96% see digital transformation as important or critical, yet 55% say they have one year or less to respond before they financially suffer. By failing to prepare for new technologies, devices and systems, organizations have threatened their own survival.
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Oct 09, 2017
As the digital revolution continues to transform how businesses interact with their audiences, consumers are increasingly demanding new forms of empowerment. Companies must address these demands to craft a better customer experience, especially as more brands begin to engage their audiences through mobile channels.
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Oct 09, 2017
"The old rules no longer apply. Digital technologies have radically transformed the business landscape, yet many organizations have completely ignored this reality. A new survey of IT decision makers found 96% see digital transformation as important or critical, yet 55% say they have one year or less to respond before they financially suffer. By failing to prepare for new technologies, devices and systems, organizations have threatened their own survival.
The Digital Ultimatum, is your first step towards building a future-proof organization that optimizes the customer experience and routinely achieves organizational excellence."
To stay relevant in today’s competitive, digitally disruptive market, and to stay ahead of your competition, you have to do more than just store, extract, and analyze your data — you have to draw the true business value out of it. Fail to evolve, and your organization might be left behind as companies ramp up and speed up their competitive, decision-making environments. This means deploying cost-effective, energy-efficient solutions that allow you to quickly mine and analyze your data for valuable information, patterns, and trends, which in turn can enable you to make faster ad-hoc decisions, reduce risk, and drive innovation.
Traditional business models are getting shattered by subscriptions. No one can doubt the new services economy is flourishing. The cloud, mobile, digital, connected devices, globalization - all these things have had a hand in reshaping business and powering new business models. Companies today are wrapping service-based business models and while this shift adds new complexities for finance and has major revenue recognition implications, it also gives finance leaders huge opportunities to become bigger value creators for their business and make a stronger impact on enterprise-wide strategies - not financials.
The past five years have marked the beginning of the “Age of the Customer,” in which technology and economic forces have put customers in control of their interactions with businesses.
These businesses, hoping to understand and serve customers in a global and digital economy, are almost universally undergoing digital transformation, which involves realigning and investing in new technology and business models with a specific focus on the customer experience.