This white paper highlights factors that have a decisive influence on the design and effectiveness of employee engagement programs. The results revealed in this study help to ensure future engagement programs are implemented even more successfully. Through successful engagement programs, the HR department can better position itself as a strategic partner of company management and ensure HR has an influence.
EXPERT GUIDE TO CREATING A ROLLING FORECAST FRAMEWORK
Ten Best Practices For Streamlining Your Planning Processes
Gaining a crystal ball look into your company’s future starts by creating a rolling forecast framework built on driver and project-based planning.
Download this guide to discover the actionable steps to:
-Identifying the dynamics of revenue and the related drivers.
-Generating your financial objectives for rolling forecasts.
-Replacing Excel with the functionality to accommodate your budget and strategic management.
Learn how to transform your planning processes with the full benefits of rolling forecasts in this white paper.
There's a shift in the landscape of corporate performance management (CPM). The market is shifting to cloud-based vendors and moving companies like Host Analytics into the Leaders quadrants and shifting mega vendors out of it. We believe the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrants for Financial and Strategic CPM reports are guaranteed to shake up the market and shape the coming year. These reports provide valuable insights into the latest market trends, the current Leaders, and key vendor evaluation criteria.
Download the Gartner reports to learn:
-Why cloud has become the preferred deployment model
-Who the key vendors are and how they compare
-Why mega vendors no longer dominate the market
-Best practices in evaluating and selecting a vendor
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 02, 2018
Organizations are at a strategic crossroads. According to IDC analysts,1
two-thirds of CEOs will
center their corporate strategies around digital transformation initiatives. The goal of digital
transformation is only partly to make existing functions more effective. The greater goal is to be
able to do new things and use existing data in new, better ways.
Yet, 72% of current IT spending2—and the focus of IT resources—is on maintaining existing
systems. This creates tension between what needs to be done today and what should be done
for the future.
Middle-tier applications, according to IDC,3
are the core of a digital transformation strategy
because they provide data integration, messaging, and application programming interface (API)
management. Middle-tier applications also provide a platform for application development and
management that can handle traditional enterprise applications and cloud-native, distributed
Specifically, a Java™ EE-based application platform can
Do your plans and forecasts need a reality check?
The quality of your strategic decisions is only as good as the quality of your forecasts. And forecasts are only good if they reflect current reality—not the reality of two, three or more quarters ago. Enter “continuous planning.” With a methodology for forecasting at frequent intervals throughout the year, continuous planning “enables managers to see trends, patterns, and ‘breaks in the curve’ long before their competitors, and thus make better informed decisions regarding products and markets.”
In this free online webinar, speakers Jim Collins & Guy Jones will explain how continuous planning keeps you in touch with current reality - and one step ahead of competitors.
Jim Collins, Performance Management Strategy Executive, IBM
Guy Jones, Worldwide Technical Sales Executive, IBM Performance Management,
The growing need for data governance, risk and compliance, data analysis and data value still drives strategic requirements in metadata management and the growth of its solutions. Data and analytics leaders can use this vendor evaluation to find the most appropriate solution for their organization.
"Your workers demand an
extraordinary level of flexibility and convenience in how they use their
Meaning it’s up to you to support a vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even the Internet of Things (IoT).
And not only do your users expect support for a wide variety of form factors, but they also require cross-platform support for all major platforms, including iOS and macOS, Android, and Windows.
To complicate the situation further, they run different versions of those platforms—for example, they may run Windows XP SP3, Windows 10, or anything in between.
Read onward and learn how the industry’s first cognitive UEM platform, MaaS360 with Watson, delivers a single, strategic management and security solution to drive your organization’s digital business transformation—no matter what endpoints your enterprise is putting to work."
John Schwarz founded Visier to address what he saw as the major failing of business intelligence and big data analytics.
He had a front row seat in this market while leading Business Objects, the largest global business intelligence provider (acquired by SAP). John and co-founder Ryan Wong’s vision was to completely reinvent the approach to analytics, providing instant and complete, domain-specific applications to business leaders, answering their important strategic questions and leading them to adopt best management practices. Their applied business analytics project is working. Today, more than a hundred blue chip companies have selected Visier as their people strategy platform and are achieving incredible results. And that’s just the beginning.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Quality testing has a cross-functional, strategic impact on corporate risk management, revenue and reputation, but it often
doesn’t garner full appreciation for its role, often evidenced by a lack of investment in a best-in-class QA platform. Signs that an
existing solution isn’t sufficient include:
This paper will explore the potential of applying business performance management (BPM) principles to advance document performance management (DPM) in a way that enables organizations to reduce costs; better manage documents as vital strategic, ?nancial and information assets; and secure positive returns on investments from outsourcing. An example of this approach — spotlighted later in this paper — is MAX, a document performance management system that enables companies to more effectively manage their document processes and outsourcing service providers.
Failure to strategically manage email can be costly for any businesses. Learn about the risks of poor email management, and how to implement a comprehensive, best practices-based email retention policy. Enforce your policy by implementing MessageLabs Managed Email Archiving Service to minimize email risks and maximize compliance with organizational, legal, and regulatory rules.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
Healthcare providers today are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency. Knowing that supply chain management can play a key role in these efforts, a more strategic approach to managing supply chain is critical. By combining transactions, analytics, and planning in a single system, Workday can help you make better decisions and contain costs. To dive deeper into how Workday supports supply chain management for healthcare, watch this quick demo.
Improving the customer experience is a strategic imperative for most
organizations today, but delivering an engaging experience across the growing
number of digital customer touch points can be a daunting challenge.
Organizations must deliver responsive experiences that “play well” on
smartphones, PCs, and tablets. They must publish content to installed app
experiences on mobile and other connected devices, to social channels, and
to email campaigns. They must manage global sites in different languages,
localize the experience for different markets, and — increasingly — personalize
the experience for different customer personas or segments.
A modern digital experience management platform is essential for any
organization hoping to make digital experience delivery a core competency.
IDC interviewed organizations using Adobe Experience Manager Sites (AEM
Sites) to understand the impact of the platform on their ability to create,
manage, and deliver digital experiences. Study participants
Organizations are managing a rapidly escalating number of projects due in large part to the consumerization of IT.
As a result, you face growing demands for mobile technology-based apps and services – on top of your backlog of already ongoing strategic initiatives. And when priorities keep changing, functioning effectively is difficult without Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tools that support your need for additional oversight, better decision-making and more efficient use of resources.
Retailers continue to collect this data and many have made good use of it, segmenting and targeting customers and rewarding loyal behavior with discounts and offers. Still, many sense that there’s untapped potential. They’re right. With the cost of data storage plummeting and the capabilities of analytical tools on the rise, this data’s value is set to skyrocket. John Bible, Senior Director of Retail Data Science and Insight at Oracle Retail shares his view on how insights from these vast data storehouses can scientifically inform retailers’ decision-making in critical strategic, tactical and operational areas, including category management, shelf space allocation and new product introductions.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
The Enterprise Priorities in Digital Marketing report, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with Teradata, provides guidance for the future through specific benchmarks from digital marketing leaders at enterprise organizations.
The report focuses on the technology priorities of the world's largest companies, the strategies they support and the marketing budgets with which they're aligned.
The report is based on an international survey of 402 senior marketers (director and above) from global enterprises. Respondents were from companies with more than $500 million in revenue, with 56% having revenues over $3 billion.
Service Performance Insight (SPI Research) is a global research, consulting and training organization dedicated to helping professional services organizations (PSOs) make quantum improvements in productivity and profit. In 2007, SPI developed the PS Maturity Model™ as a strategic planning and management framework. It is now the industry-leading performance improvement tool used by over 20,000 service and project-oriented organizations to chart their course to service excellence.
With today’s customers demanding fast and seamless experiences, it’s critical that merchants’ payment technology evolve just as quickly. Read this guide to discover why payment is strategic to business operations today and how to master payment management to drive business success.
IT organizations are no longer just a business support
function and cost center—they are expected to drive
business as part of the core corporate strategy. Adding
to this, IT landscapes continue to increase in complexity,
complicating management and innovation.
Digital transformation helps IT adapt to these changes.
Building a hybrid or multi-cloud IT environment can help
you transform successfully. An effective cloud environment
• Improved infrastructure management and flexibility
• More time for IT to focus on strategic projects rather
than manage data centers.
• Better IT cost management
In fact, 49% of companies cite “modernized IT infrastructure and technologies with increased agility, flexibility,
manageability, and security” as a digital initiative on their
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
Need to optimize your risk management program? Strategic risk management is crucial because of increased regulatory pressures, stakeholder pressures, the impact on capital costs, the personal effect of corporate risk, and the effect of the Internet of quickening the pace of dealing with risk factors.
Setting goals is critical, but also misunderstood; so how can SMB leaders create a stronger goals-based culture to deliver the growth that employees crave?
Check out “Setting & Aligning Goals: How More Strategic Performance Management Builds a Better Workforce” to learn about how a more innovative approach to goals fuels both employee development and a healthier bottom line. This brief will show you:
• The power of aligning employee goals with the company vision
• Why goals should be SMART and CLEAR
• How to track goals in a more meaningful way
Download the brief today and learn how to make goals more impactful!
How CHROs Deliver Business Impact: Five Things the C-suite Should Know About Talent and How HR Can Deliver It. HR and strategic talent practices can have a significant impact on a business — lowering turnover, increasing employee engagement, retaining your best people, and boosting revenue per employee. Find out what successful CHROs know about creating business impact and leveraging best practices when you download SuccessFactors’ white paper “How CHROs Deliver Business Impact: Five Things the C-suite Should Know About Talent and How HR Can Deliver It.” SuccessFactors knows talent management better than anyone.
Published By: Intelladon
Published Date: Mar 08, 2012
Read this white paper to learn how to combine the best learning management system and talent management application to maximize revenue growth by addressing learning's role in onboarding, performance, succession, compensation and social networking.