In today's business climate, IT organizations need to demonstrate their ability to add value. This white paper from Macehiter Ward-Dutton - an IT advisory firm that specializes in issues of IT-business alignment
Today, 84% of IT organizations view automation as a top investment priority for delivering on business outcomes. Explore key priorities and trends based on IDC’s global survey of 164 IT professionals, including the role of automation across “IT silos” and virtualization, cost efficiencies and process standardization, and market maturity. Read this new IDC survey to learn more.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Jan 12, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present a method for reducing risk and increasing IT contribution during uncertain times and to assist readers with measuring the value and building a business case for IT Service Management (ITSM).
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Aug 26, 2009
Service management solutions have the potential to return very significant hard-currency ROI. Successful implementations dramatically improve decision accuracy, enhance productivity, increase operating efficiency and reduce operational risk by providing comprehensive context for a wide range of management decisions.
Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Mar 27, 2012
BPM is a discipline and a methodological approach, which changes IT's conversation with the business to an interactive, continuously iterative approach to building solutions. BPM is now at the stage of maturity where it can be a tool for enterprise.
Reacting to our customer’s “moments of truth” will require unique, personalized responses in real time that transcend traditional marketing and span channels and devices. This is more than marketing maturity: it’s the new marketing imperative.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Aug 21, 2012
The recent adoption of virtualization technologies lowers the amount of hardware required and reduces power consumption to some extent. But it also raises management complexity since there is no longer a permanent and exclusive relationship between physical resources and the software that runs on it. If you then choose to implement a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) on top of that, the increase in complexity multiplies.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Aug 21, 2012
Take this 15-question assessment to identify the maturity level at which your IT organization is currently operating. Have your colleagues complete it, too, so you can compare answers and results. It makes for some productive discussions!
Manual processing of vendor invoices presents a roadblock to the success of your accounts payable (AP) department and overall business objectives. As you look to automation to get your company on the right track, consider this guidebook your map along the 7-step path to AP automation success.
Are you ahead or behind in mobile? How does your business compare to other brands, and to your industry?
The Mobile Maturity Benchmarks Report answers these questions with a comprehensive survey of 500 mobile executives, marketers and developers across eight industries.
Discover new opportunities for maturing your data practices—and building your business results. You’ll learn how to move beyond mere web analytics to build a more comprehensive marketing analytics approach that includes mobile, social, and offline channels. And you’ll see how your current analytics capabilities compare to those of similar organizations and where you have opportunities for improvement.
For most organizations, the question of whether to deploy mobile computing has long since given way to the question of how. And many are only in the early stages of mobility maturity. An expertly conceived strategy is necessary to achieve the innovation that mobility can provide.
The rapid growth of mobile impacts all facets of your business. Econsultancy surveyed 600 client-side and agency marketers to provide data and insights in their Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing: Finding the Path to Mobile Maturity report, giving marketers a benchmark to judge their own mobile activities.
Download our Field guide to marketing analytics to identify the defining characteristics of mature marketing analytics practices and to learn how your program can join their ranks. You’ll discover four steps to analytics maturity, from bench marking your current performance to creating a long-term competitive advantage. And you’ll learn how the right marketing analytics can transform your business results.
The relationship between an organization's information-handling practices and the impact those practices have on its ability to respond to electronic discovery is recognized in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM). But the EDRM falls short of describing standards or best practices that can be applied to the complex issues surrounding the creation, management, and governance of electronic information. ARMA International's Generally Accepted Record-keeping Principles and its information Governance Maturity Model are designed specifically to provide a scalable, broadly applicable framework to address these issues.
Five years ago, the mobile revolution was in its adolescence. Now, it’s in the midst of a growth spurt, and it’s developing faster than ever. To keep up, you need to deliver customer-winning mobile experiences that drive loyalty for your brand. And the key for achieving this is mobile maturity.
Our report outlines survey results from marketing and IT decision makers who share how they’re using mobile today. Read the report ‘Mobile is the strategy’ to learn:
• The four components of the mobile maturity lifecycle
• Why mobile apps are crucial to a successful mobile strategy
• The role analytics plays in reaching mobile maturity
Where to invest next: Identifying the people, processes and technology you need for an effective cybersecurity strategy
Building your organization’s cybersecurity maturity doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and thought to adequately assess all the factors that go into creating and implementing an effective security strategy, particularly what steps to take after you’ve made an initial investment in security.
This white paper, “Where to Invest Next: Guidance for Maturing Your Cyber Defenses,” offers practical advice on achieving the level of cyber defense maturity that’s right for your organization. Learn why developing a security program that takes into account your risk level and the current state of your security posture is critical. You’ll also see why ensuring that everyone in the organization, from the leadership to the rank-and-file, is working toward the goal of cyber maturity is crucial to your success.
Gain important insights into the cybersecurity maturity process incl
Guidance for taking any organization to the highest level of endpoint protection regardless of internal resources
Organizations today have a wealth of security tools available to them but many struggle to take full advantage of the technology they have. Too often, this results in a damaging breach that could have been avoided if their solutions had been configured and updated properly or if detections had been noticed and acted on. How well your organization is doing at fully implementing its security solutions, particularly endpoint protection technology, is a reflection of your cybersecurity maturity.
This white paper, “CrowdStrike Falcon Complete: How to Achieve Instant Cybersecurity Maturity for Organizations of all Sizes,” explores the challenges organizations face in getting the most out of a security solution. It also offers insights on how CrowdStrike Falcon Complete can raise you to the highest level of endpoint protection with speed and efficiency, regardless of your size an
As damaging breaches continue to occur, more organizations are considering endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions to address the incidents that aren't being handled adequately by their existing defenses. However, EDR solutions come in a wide variety of implementations and can vary significantly in scope and efficacy — choosing the best solution can be challenging.
This white paper, “Endpoint Detection and Response: Automatic Protection Against Advanced Threats,” explains the importance of EDR, and describes how various approaches to EDR differ, providing guidance that can help you choose the product that's right for your organization.
Read this white paper to learn:
• What makes EDR such a valuable addition to an organization's security arsenal and why finding the right approach is critical
• How the “EDR maturity model” can help you accurately evaluate vendor claims and choose the solution that best fits your organization’s needs
• How the CrowdStrike® EDR solution empowers