In today’s global economy, innovation matters. For
teams to innovate rapidly and with great frequency,
they must be able to clearly communicate and closely
collaborate. Miscommunication, misunderstanding and
misinterpretation only leads to costly errors, bottlenecked
business processes and market misfires. Most of these
issues are avoidable.
The world of work is changing. Not so long ago, most employees reported to a “desk job” in an office, and companies recruited talent locally. Businesses now recognize that to compete in an increasingly uncertain economy—and to attract skilled workers—they need to become more flexible, particularly about where employees work.
Many companies are adding integrated recognition and reward strategies specifically to engage employees, enhance the employee experience, and drive shared responsibility for reaching corporate goals throughout the organization. This white paper from TharpeRobbins shows you how performance-driven rewards help our clients move beyond traditional service and safety reward programs to new levels of employee recognition.
It’s no secret that more companies are adopting cloud ERP solutions to help them grow their operations while keeping overhead costs low to better compete in the global economy. Cloud solutions deliver increased agility, responsiveness, and real-time insights to improve operational efficiency and increase profits. Although broader ERP solutions can provide value, focusing on the needs of your specific industry requirements can enhance your investment. Join this webcast, sponsored by Sage, to learn how an industry-focused cloud ERP strategy can help your business grow.
The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration. These dynamics require companies to adopt a digitized, extended supply chain model that can respond immediately to dynamic changes and satisfy increasingly demanding customers.
- Supply Chains are already complex as they are – why on earth would we want to extend them? Because it’s an end-consumer driven economy. We expect to purchase products and services through multiple channels and of course we want to have these products delivered the same day. Of course the product is individualized based on my specific requirements, and yes, it goes without saying, that the products need to be compliant to regulations and standards.
Experts say the demand for electricity, natural gas, and water will double or triple as billions of people join the digital economy, and the use of energy and water will grow while vehicles and mass transit go electric. One thing is clear – the digital economy needs clean, dependable, and affordable electricity. This should be a great outlook for power generators, distributors, and retailers, but decarbonization, deregulation, and decentralization are disrupting the century-old utilities hierarchy. A “Digital Energy Network” is emerging that reflects new structures of power generation, transmission, distribution, and retail. It will foster new business models and processes and transform work in a competitive and collaborative digital economy.
This white paper offers a deeper perspective on digital transformation in our industry. Focusing on how companies in the high tech industry can stay competitive and in turn pioneer new growth and innovation across all industries in this new digital world.
In the new digital economy, competition, consumer engagement, and operational effectiveness are fundamentally changing, and accelerating. New competitors are redefining the landscape at unprecedented rates. Building and keeping trust mean delivering exceptional brand experiences, every time, via agile processes that balance consumer needs with cost to serve. One size does not fit all. Engaging consumers and capitalizing on new opportunities depend on the capacity to identify, act on, and deliver high-value experiences and outcomes like joy, confidence, security, and control, all in the span of a moment, exactly where and when a consumer or business need arises. Miss the moment, miss the opportunity.
Manufacturing is a prominent pillar of American growth and prosperity. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, every $1 invested in the manufacturing sector returned $1.81 to the economy in 2015.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Aug 15, 2017
In our increasingly global economy, it’s no surprise that more and more businesses are taking their contact centers global. This trend may be driven by several factors including entry into new markets and the consequent need to support customers and prospects in multiple regions or an acquisition that suddenly opens new geographies for business. This paper explores how a cloud contact center solution can help address key challenges of deploying a global contact center.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
For any business that wants to successfully compete in today’s digital economy, it is not a question of if but rather how much of their business will be done with cloud applications.
A cloud application is one with many endpoints including browsers, mobile devices, and/or machines that are geographically distributed. The application is intensely transactional (high velocity reads and/or writes), always available, and instantaneously responsive no matter the number of users or machines using the application.
Download this free white paper and explore how DataStax customers are delivering real-time value at epic scale with their cloud applications. Explore the core database requirements that make businesses successful with cloud applications, which include continuous availability, linear scale, and geographic distribution.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 03, 2018
" For any business that wants to successfully compete in today’s digital economy, it is not a question of if but rather how much of their business will be done with cloud applications.
A cloud application is one with many endpoints including browsers, mobile devices,
and/or machines that are geographically distributed. The application is intensely transactional (high velocity reads and/or writes), always available, and instantaneously responsive no matter the number of users or machines using the application.
Download this free white paper and explore how DataStax customers are delivering real-time value at epic scale with their cloud applications. Explore the core database requirements that make businesses successful with cloud applications, which include continuous availability, linear scale, and geographic distribution."
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 03, 2018
Distributed cloud databases are transforming the way organizations do business. Read this new, informative guide to learn what distributed cloud databases are and why they’re what’s required to power Right-Now Economy applications. You'll also get straightforward yet detailed information on the database requirements for today’s applications, the limitations of relational databases, and the importance of data autonomy in database selection. With Designing a Distributed Cloud Database for Dummies, you'll learn how enterprises can meet and exceed customer expectations by way of modern applications and distributed cloud databases.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Aug 07, 2018
Applications designed for the public sector rarely get the treatment and attention they need or deserve. That’s about to change. A new climate of data speed and readiness, spawned by the Right-Now Economy and the Right-Now Customer, has made unlocking the full potential of all data a key aspect to delivering powerful, mission-critical applications that enrich lives as much as they save them. Read this white paper to learn how it happens
Surviving and thriving amid the global, digital shopping revolution, in which consumers fluidly browse and buy from their smartphones, computers and in store, calls for a supply-chain makeover.
Pressed to offer consumers fast, flexible and even free product fulfillment and delivery in an omnichannel retail landscape, a crowdsourced, collaborative model is taking shape. Traditional roles are blurring as logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers work to meet the growing on-demand economy via the adoption of business intelligence supply chain technologies.
A2P (Application to Person) messaging has underpinned this transformation, across a wealth of new use cases and new verticals. Historically, A2P was used for alerts and, as PSMS (Premium SMS), as a billing mechanism and carrier for simple content and services, both for one-off downloads or actions (eg voting) and for recurring payments. The latter use case has declined markedly in the past 5 years, due largely to the transition to an app-based economy, largely driven by card billing and by regulatory action (in markets such as the US and UK) against fraudsters.
Rapid delivery of high-quality software is a prerequisite for success in our digital economy. Combining cloud services with DevOps practices can turbocharge your application development. Failing to do so could jeopardize your organization’s future.
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
In today’s digital economy, IT organizations are increasingly using public cloud technologies and services to meet their needs for increased agility and innovation, as well as cost management. This use of public cloud technologies is further complicated when companies use multiple cloud service providers, a concept also known as multi-cloud, and attempt to integrate on- and off-premises environments, known as hybrid cloud. IT organizations now must manage systems that span across both multi-cloud and hybrid cloud environments, which presents new challenges for data protection. The Veeam Availability Platform offers solutions that can provide data protection to, from, and within multi-cloud environments, ensuring companies can fully leverage their public cloud providers and existing on-premises systems.
Commercial trucking plays an important role in the economy. When hauling perishable goods and materials, it’s critical for buyers and suppliers to seek cost efficiencies and deliver in a timely manner. To help, Jeremy Singley collaborated with Bob Sliwa to create an ultra-aerodynamic tractor-trailer that could reduce draft and lower fuel consumption by up to 25 percent. This article discusses how these innovators used SOLIDWORKS design software to create a SuperTruck prototype.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Jun 12, 2018
APIs are a convenient way for enterprises, particularly in the financial services domain, to monetize their services with minimum expenditure. However, making sure that the APIs are always available, scalable, and secure is vital for the API economy to truly realize its potential.
A major financial services firm built an API platform to earn revenue by exposing its backend functions, but needed a partner to make sure the platform was well supported and available 24/7 to partners and developers. See how Infosys helped and the five key takeaways from the project.
Shell Lubricants technical experts suggested that the company implement a field trial to compare the fuel economy benefits of Shell Rimula R4 L 15W-40 to Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30. Six Volvo trucks running more or less the same duties were selected for the trial, which took place over a period of six months. Three trucks started with Shell Rimula R4 L 15W-40, the other three with Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30. After 3 months, this was switched to prevent any possible truck-specific deficiencies. Throughout the trial, fuel consumption was closely monitored by Volvo Fleet management on-board computers.
When energy use is reviewed at a national or international level
we realize that about 35% of the western world’s total energy
and carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint is linked to transport and
a large fraction of that with freight movement.
Collectively, cars and trucks account for nearly one-fifth of all
U.S. emissions, emitting around 24 pounds of CO2 and other
global-warming gases for every gallon of gas1.
So, if we are to reduce energy usage and abate CO2 emissions
and deliver cost savings, it is essential that a lot of attention is
paid to commercial transport.
Priorities for Increasing Fuel Economy explores these challenges
and provides the essential information you need to help you achieve
competitive advantage across your commercial fleet operations.
Retail Week- in association with energy supplier E.OM- surveyed 50 senior level retailers in August 2018 that are responsible for sustainability activities at companies with an annual turnover of more than £50m.
This whitepaper looks at the results of this survey and takes a closer look at environmentally friendly retailing.
Download today to find out more.