The millennial generation is larger than baby boomers or Gen X. 77% visit a restaurant once a week, and they are expected to spend an average of $3,900 on travel this year alone. Our research report discusses how you can win the business of this unique group of individuals.
Published By: Staples
Published Date: May 02, 2017
Do you manage a growing office that could benefit from marketing, but lack the support of a large marketing team? A little time spent marketing your business can go a long way. And it doesnt have to take a lot of time! Were sharing some advice on ways you can quickly take care of marketing duties via:
Read this checklist for valuable tips!
In today's big data digital world, your organization produces large volumes of data with great velocity. Generating value from this data and guiding decision making require quick capture, analysis and action. Without strategies to turn data into insights, the data loses its value and insights become irrelevant. Real-time data inegration and analytics tools play a crucial role in harnessing your data so you can enable business and IT stakeholders to make evidence-based decisions
Published By: InsideUpbg
Published Date: Apr 26, 2013
Choosing a business phone system is one of the most important purchasing decisions you can make for your company. The latest small business phone systems boast dozens of user-friendly features that can give your company the same functionality that large enterprises enjoy. Download our guide to learn important facts about business phone systems, including key benefits and tips for assessing the needs of your business.
For workloads that traditionally require dual-processor systems, such as e-mail and collaboration, Web serving and Java-based applications, IBM offers the System x3350. It's also ideal for server deployments that require a dedicated server with high RAS features. For extensive details, download the product guide.
Every large enterprise has employees who need some level of access to its critical information resources, and many also provide a wide variety of types and levels of access to contractors, partners, vendors, and customers. Each of these points of access represents a source of potential business and compliance risk.
Published By: HP VMware
Published Date: Mar 03, 2008
Why have the majority of large enterprises embraced virtualization technology and why are midsize businesses the fastest growing market segment for new virtualization initiatives? This white paper will explore this important question, examine common virtualization deployment scenarios, and explain how virtualization solutions from HP and VMware can help midsize businesses achieve a wide variety of business continuity, performance, and efficiency goals.
Spam email continues to be a big problem, especially for small businesses. Small companies rely on email just as much as large enterprises, and their mail servers get clogged with unsolicited mail just as often. But, with fewer resources to spare to address the spam problem, small businesses need smarter solutions. To find out how you can use the Cisco Spam & Virus Blocker to eliminate spam, improve productivity, and boost security and network performance in your business download today!
Published By: Catapult
Published Date: Apr 23, 2009
Software-as-a-Service is changing the way companies purchase technology solutions. Rather than securing large capital budgets and tying up IT labor for months, business executives can now address mission critical initiatives with subscription-based software solutions that scale with their business and can be implemented in little to no time.
Tax evasion is the largest economic crime in the world (in terms of monetary loss), costing trillions of dollars to governments around the globe. A 2011 study by The Tax Justice Network estimates that on a global scale, total tax evasion is in excess of US$3.1 trillion, or about 5.1% of world GDP.1 And thats just the known tax evasion and noncompliance; it doesnt include the underground economy and cash businesses.
The City of Denton, Texas encompasses nearly 95 square miles and has a population of more than 113,000 residents. Denton is one of the fastest-growing communities and eleventh largest city of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex.
In this document we will explore the business challenges the city faced, how EMC helped come to a solution and drive results.
iPad is changing the way companies across the globe use mobile devices for work. The Wi-Fi + cellular connectivity and 10-hour battery life of iPad help you stay connected all day long.
iPad allows you to present with high impact in any situation, whether it is a sales meeting or presentation to a large audience. See how keynote can be used to create or edit presentations and learn how to use airplay mirroring, control your presentations and view important meeting notes. You will also see how customers are using iPad to mobilize their business.
There will also be a Q&A segment where viewer questions will be answered by Apple Business Experts skilled in iPad integration and deployment.
This book brings a practitioners view to Big Data Analytics. Download this ebook to read a practical viewpoint into leveraging analytics for Big Data. This book also draws material from a large number of workshops and interviews with business and IT leaders.
Learn more about Big Data and Business Analytics through IBMs latest market leading solutions. Register and attend this complimentary virtual event on June 11 by IBM Business Analytics
Even today the myth persists that only large businesses should consider implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The truth of the matter paints a far different picture: Successful small businesses have been able to realize the benefits of ERP.
There is growing evidence that more pervasive BI and analytics have a direct impact on competitiveness. Better decision making is more important when resources become restricted during a recession, so BI and analytics projects will still appeal to management. However, justifying large capital outlays for software will be challenging unless short-term benefits can be directly correlated with the investment. As more incremental projects are undertaken, it will be important to execute these projects within the long-term strategic plan of organization wide decision management. Read an active Q&A session with Dan Vesset, IDC Program Vice President of Business Analytics on building a successful enterprise BI strategy.
Its the last storage architecture you will ever needregardless of whether your organization is a small or midsized business, a large global enterprise, or a service provider. With a range of models to meet the needs of small to large data centers running key business applications up through enterprise-wide deployment of mission-critical applications and beyond, HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage has you covered.
Established in 1919, Junior Achievement USA is the worlds largest organization dedicated to educating K12 students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. The nonprofit organization reaches more than 4.6 million students per year in 201,444 classrooms and after-school locations. Nearly 220,000 volunteers, including businesspeople, parents, college students and retirees, support JA programs.
Tools for extracting actionable insights from growing mounds of data are becoming smarter and easier to use.
Organizations are awash in data generated by customers, supply chain partners and numerous other humanand machine-based sources. With the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) starting to churn out even more data, many enterprises are considering how to transform their growing stores of raw information into actionable insights.
Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics were once mostly limited to large enterprises, but 85 percent of small and midsize businesses have expressed interest in these solutions, according Gartner subsidiary Software Advice. Further, Accuray Research reports that the global business intelligence and analytics software market is poised to grow swiftly in the coming years to approximately $24 billion by 2020.
Published By: dynatrace
Published Date: Mar 04, 2015
Recent advances in online retail now let consumers shop anytime, anywhere. This access is unprecedented and as a result, e-Commerce has transformed the business model.
Featured speakers from ULTA Beauty, the largest beauty retailer that provides one-stop shopping for prestige, mass and salon products and salon services in the U.S., discuss the retailers e-Commerce evolution that led to understanding and optimizing their customers online experience.
Discover how ULTA Beauty:
Gains full end-to-end visibility into user experience
Captures the business impact of user experience and application performance
Accelerates time to market for new functionalities and services
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile devices as productivity tools and developing enterprise apps for these devices. Electronic signature technology is pivotal to enabling mobile transactions beyond just informational apps. Not only in terms of straight-through processing (STP), but also for full compliance, legal enforceability and record retention. With most organizations mobile strategies still in the early stages, this article provides a starting point to help you better understand mobile e-signatures for business. It reviews the top 10 capabilities that businesses need in order to properly equip their customer-facing workforce with mobile e-signing.
In July and August 2014, the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within ADP®, conducted an online survey of more than 750 owners and executives at companies with 50-999 employees. The Midsized Business Owners Study is now in its third year. Midsize businesses often struggle between operating like a smaller business but having to abide by the same regulations as larger corporations. Download this case study to learn how midsize business are dealing with their three greatest concerns right now: healthcare benefit costs, the Affordable Care Act, and the level of government regulations.
The 2017 study, The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Azure IaaS, gives insight into both the costs and benefits of large-scale Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) implementation.
This commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting analyzes the return on investment and business impact that several enterprises experienced when moving from a primarily on-premises environment to Azure. The companies interviewed come from a variety of industries and locations (global/multinational, North American, and European).
In addition to a 435 percent overall return on an Azure IaaS investment*, the businesses also experienced:
Reduced data center and outsourcing costs.
Website scale and performance improvements.
Ease of experimentation through virtualized environments.
Developer and tester improvements.
Download the study to learn about the potential ROI that could be realized by shifting some or all of your management and operations to Azure.
The cloud isnt just for large companies with thousand of employees. In fact, some of the richest and most thrilling transformations can be seen in the mom and pop stores, the virtual start-ups. In most cases, it starts with that moment of truth-- a realization that something can be done better.
The Moments of Truth e-Book details four businesses that had an insight, and turned to the cloud for answers. Youll read about:
A Nashville fried chicken company is changing lives through the power of smart technology and transformative employment
A virtual social media management business is truly living the future of work
A content-focused startup is setting a whole new standard for podcasts
A digital products studio is building a real community for its employees
Digital disruption is imminent in every industry
The real question is: how do you adopt technology in a way that optimizes your existing processes and transforms your organization? Of course, no two businesses are the same, and transformation will look different for each business. That's why Microsoft has pinpointed a pattern to success in digital transformation across companies - both small and large.
These companies all used technology to achieve fundamental goals that ladder up to four principles:
Optimize business processes and operations
Transform products through digital content