The art and science of effective marketing and demand generation is like a great recipe- Marketing master chefs turn traditional pairings on their sides by re-engineering campaign planning and turning siloed fixings into successful mixings.
Read seven master chefs’ recipes for their most customer-approved dishes.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
How to effectively troubleshoot your VDI deployment Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the first steps were taken a decade ago to run desktop workloads in the data center.
While more pervasive today, VDI technologies are latency-sensitive, and wholly dependent on the network. Complaints of poor end-user experience persist, especially over the WAN at branch offices where bandwidth constraints and latency delays are common.
But there is a way to ensure consistent and reliable VDI performance to deliver:
Enhanced planning and control
Read this brief to learn how the Riverbed® Cascade® application-aware network performance management (NPM) solution unlocks VDI visibility.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
Effective IT planning and decision making are dependent upon having a complete asset inventory and an accurate understanding about dependencies available before, during and after IT change activities. Application discovery and dependency mapping (ADDM) solutions automate the process of discovering and mapping transactions and applications to the underlying infrastructure and application interdependencies. Learn how Riverbed Cascade’s built-in application discovery and dependency mapping capabilities can help you shorten project times and mitigate risk.
The explosion in IT demand has intensified pressure on data center resources, making it difficult to respond to business needs, especially while budgets remain flat. As capacity demands become increasingly unpredictable, calculating the future needs of the data center becomes ever more difficult. The challenge is to build a data center that will be functional, highly efficient and cost-effective to operate over its 10-to-20-year lifespan. Facilities that succeed are focusing on optimization, flexibility and planning—infusing agility through a modular data center design.
Whatever your growth ambitions, the chances of achieving them are increased with effective planning. Download this eBook to learn about the five key factors that can help grow your business quickly, efficiently, and profitably.
There is a large gap between understanding how important project management is to a successful product launch and how effective a company may be with its actual execution. John Hayes, CEO of Engineering.com, and Jon Gable, former Strategic Planning Director for Dassault Systèmes , team up to bring you a webinar on product development and project management tools.
This webinar covers:
• Research report findings from 140 product development professionals
• Analysis of how product development issues can be addressed
• Web-based project management for product development
Gain insight into the latest thinking on project management for product development and how project management issues can impact business at the highest level.
Best-in-class firms have realized that budgeting, planning and reporting can't ALL be done with Excel.
And running a successful business starts with effective planning and performance management, and the data you generate during these critical processes is among the most important and sensitive in your organization. A miscalculation, oversight, or a security breach could be financially devastating.
By recognizing the 5 signs of Excel abuse, and making the necessary changes, best-in-class organizations can:
-streamline planning and performance management
-keep sensitive data secure
-significantly reduce the potential for human error
You’re facing increasing global competition. And changing business models, such as lower-cost cloud options, enable more competitors to join the fray faster than ever.
Your response? Consistently select the right projects and bring in-demand products and services to market quickly. But the evidence often tells a different story.
The new integration demands of cloud, mobile, API and IoT technologies require a unified approach to integration that spans multiple integration channels. As the volume, variety, and velocity of data increases it is becoming more important to maintain effective communication among all elements of the architecture.
Planning your cloud, hybrid, and on-premises integration needs? This free e-book will show you how the Oracle Cloud Platform for Integration can help you extend what is possible.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Apr 02, 2019
What should the sales planning process look like?
A poor sales planning process can severely reduce the effectiveness of your sales team and keep high-level business goals from being implemented in the field. In this paper, SiriusDecisions describes how to take a structured approach to the yearly sales planning process and ensure that your sales goals inform your territories, quotas, account segments, and other sales planning deliverables.
In this SiriusDecisions paper, you’ll learn:
• The three crucial stages of the annual sales planning process
• How to ensure that all relevant stakeholders participate in the sales planning process
• How sales ops can help sales leaders set realistic goals for the year
Published By: Optymyze
Published Date: Feb 05, 2018
Quota planning is a big concern for sales organizations. Although decades of practice have brought the process closer to a science many companies still struggle to ensure a consistent attainment of corporate goals. This guide will help you decide on the sales quota management approach that best suits your business and get you up to speed with:
• the four key principles of effective quota management;
• the five stages to successful quota planning;
• best practices, takeaways in sales operations, and much more.
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Learn everything you need to create an effective whistleblowing reporting programme - from planning to implementing to measuring results - with our comprehensive guide.
What you'll learn:
How to define your goals and create a strategy
How to promote use of your whistleblowing hotline programme
How to monitor and improve your programme's effectiveness
The ability to observe, diagnose, and subsequently improve the performance of business-critical applications is essential to ensuring a positive user experience and maintaining the highest levels of employee productivity and customer satisfaction. The challenge of establishing an effective application visibility and control function is only growing, as trends such as mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing fundamentally alter datacenter and application architectures.
With NetScaler Insight Center enterprises get:
• Unparalleled application visibility and invaluable operational intelligence;
• Increased operational efficiency, as troubleshooting and capacity planning efforts are greatly simplified;
• An optimized user experience that drives greater employee productivity and customer satisfaction;
• Increased assurance that governing SLAs will always be met; and,
• Reduced total cost of ownership, based on having a low-cost, low-impact solution—particularly compared to traditional
Join this informative web event to hear from experts at Forrester Research and HP discuss the top ten challenges for effective disaster recovery planning, how to quantify the cost of downtime as well as tips on selecting and implementing disaster recovery solutions.
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
To compete in today’s global marketplace, employees at every level of your organization need to understand the risks associated with a broad spectrum of compliance issues and feel empowered to make the right decisions — even when no one is watching. Sixty-two percent of organizations cite risk management and assessment as a top-three concern when asked about elements of success.
Many companies struggle to meet this challenge, but an effective compliance training program can foster a culture of workplace best-practices from the boardroom all the way to the shop floor.
Here are 10 questions that you may find useful to consider when planning or reviewing your code of conduct program.
A high percentage of today’s data centers use water-based cooling methods. Although evaporative cooling, whether through traditional towers or “advanced” adiabatic cooling systems (aka swamp coolers), remain highly effective cooling methods, when you’re planning a new data center you may want to consider the impact of the weather and water availability on your decision.
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Mar 29, 2018
Incentive compensation represents the potential of delivering optimal sales results. But with up to 60% of sales reps’ income coming from incentive comp, it is crucial to get this right. Our study data has shown that ineffective compensation structures can lead to disengaged reps, high turnover, money left on the table, and low margins. The way we have designed and managed incentive compensation plans in the past may inhibit the sales force and prevent the business from scaling at the needed rate. Modeling and planning quickly become too complex for a spreadsheet-driven exercise.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Apr 09, 2014
The goal of capacity planning is to provide satisfactory service levels to users in a cost-effective manner. This paper describes the fundamental steps for performing capacity planning. Real life examples are provided using TeamQuestÂ® Performance Software.
Software Asset Management associated costs have once again risen as a high priority for IT, and rightfully so. This paper offers information on technology that manages software assets cost efficiently, cost effectively in a low risk environment.
While it’s clear what the potentials of cloud computing are for your organization, it may be unclear the adjustments your IT organization will need to make in transitioning to the cloud.
This guide is designed to help your IT team more effectively implement and integrate cloud technologies. You’ll explore key cloud concepts as well as Azure-specific tips and tactics around:
General architectures that incorporate security, identity, and cloud design principles.
DevOps and how it fits with cloud technologies.
Integrating, planning, and managing cloud resources.
Microsoft Azure governance.
SAP has been ranked a leader in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management.
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management (SPM) examines the fast-growing SPM space and helps companies identify the best solutions for driving sales, aligning incentives, automating commissions, and effectively planning your territory and quota strategies. For the third year in a row, SAP is listed the highest and furthest to the right for “Ability to Execute” and “Completeness of Vision”. This marks our sixth year in a row positioned among the leaders.
Discover the important trends in SPM solutions that can help you make a buying decision. The report includes:
? A comprehensive evaluation of 11 leading vendors in the SPM space.
? Key trends in sales plan optimization, including why companies are increasingly using AI to achieve more effective sales incentive plans.
? Strategic planning assumptions, including the assumption that 40% of B2B providers with more than 10
This eBook describes techniques to maximize the effectiveness of training delivered online "live" and in real time--in terms of planning and execution to maximize engagement and retention--and to achieve measurable results.