Pricing matters and engagements accurately and profitably poses a challenge to many firms. However, developing effective pricing strategies has become more important than ever, as clients demand more transparency and alternative fee arrangements become more popular.
Technology can help law firms develop both tactical and strategic approaches to pricing.
Download this ebook from Intapp, a leading provider of business applications for professional services firms, to learn how an AI-enabled approach to pricing can help your firm:
• Price matters more accurately and profitably
• Scope and resource matters to ensure better margins
• Monitor engagements as they proceed and track budget to actuals
• Improve client relationships with more transparency, accountability, and success
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 14, 2019
Clients can realize the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics with IBM’s deep industry expertise, technology solutions and capabilities and start to infuse intelligence into virtually every business decision and process. IBM’s AI & Analytics Services organization is helping enterprises get their data ready for AI and ultimately achieve stronger data-driven decisions; access deeper insights to provide improved customer care; and develop trust and confidence with AI-powered technologies focused on security, risk and compliance.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is moving beyond the hype cycle, as more and more organizations seek to adopt AI-related technologies. These organizations are focusing on prioritizing functional areas and use cases, placing a stronger emphasis on topline growth, taking up a renewed interest in their data infrastructure and articulating greater unease about the skills of their knowledge workers. This report explores how they are approaching str
Every Billing Platform Looks the Same… Unless You Know What To Ask. Read this exclusive whitepaper to explore the billing capabilities that can mean the difference between business success or customer fatigue.
This executive brief describes:
• The most important capabilities in any billing solution.
• How the major billing solution vendors differ in each area.
• The exact questions to ask vendors...including your current vendor.
This whitepaper outlines the areas to consider when evaluating billing solutions. For each, we provide a description of the area, an explanation of the range of differentiation between billing vendors, and when to consider one approach over another. We also give you the exact questions to ask.
This year, businesses will increasingly turn to AI to power their business transformation. Machine learning and deep learning workloads are quickly becoming a mission-critical workload in the enterprise data center. As an IT leader, are you ready for the impending wave of AI applications that will demand new approaches to computing, storage and networking? Do you have the right strategy for scaling AI workload in your data center? We’ll introduce you to the IT visionaries who have made it happen. In this webinar we’ll explore how one IT leader accelerated his company’s success with an AI infrastructure strategy, sharing their best practices and insights.
By watching this webinar, you'll learn:
- Why it’s now critical for enterprise IT to have an AI infrastructure strategy that supports the business
- Explore one IT leader’s experience developing and implementing a best-of-breed platform for scaling AI workload in the data center
- Gain insights that can drive your AI infrastructur
From stolen consumer data to sensitive data leaks, it seems that no one’s data has been safe in recent years. For numerous reasons, like misconfigured storage repositories and unpatched vulnerabilities, this trend is likely to continue. The integration of digital technology into all areas of business has resulted in more of our data being stored on computers and websites targeted by hackers, which has significantly increased the number of data breaches as well as organizations’ vulnerability to malware attacks. For example, the Equifax breach impacted 145 MM consumers, and with more employees working remotely on a wide range of devices, the threat landscape has expanded.
The meteoric rise of the public cloud has compounded this issue, as data security requires new knowledge and skill sets in short supply, often leading to misconfigured and insecure solutions. Companies need to adopt the approach that every piece of data in their possession, on-premises or in the cloud, must be encryp
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
Email. It’s the number-one business application used by organizations. It’s also the number-one method used to execute cyberattacks, enabling malware delivery, phishing, impersonations, and the spread of threats that are already internal to your organization. In fact, 91 percent of all cyberattacks start with an email. And your organization can’t function for long without email. How many hours of email downtime can your organization comfortably live with? If email isn’t accessible due to an adverse incident like malicious intent, human error or technical failure, your organization would likely suffer.
The only way to get ahead of cybercriminals and to holistically protect your business is to adopt a new approach to email security. You need a multidimensional approach that brings together threat protection, adaptability, durability and recoverability in a single cloud-based service. You need to enable these four dimensions to truly provide cyber resilience for your email.
IBM Institute for Business Value report discussing how multicloud environments are proliferating in surveyed organizations, the benefits of multicloud management and an approach to managing multicloud environments
Unix and Linux build the foundation for most business-critical systems. Thus, these present target-rich environments for cyber-attackers. Privileged Access Management (PAM) helps to mitigate such risks. To succeed, organizations must follow an integrated approach, covering both privilege elevation and centralized management of shared account credentials.
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
In this report, we''ll analyze the many challenges that organizations face when it comes to building and managing modern IT infrastructure. We'll also look at how many businesses are taking advantage of a hybrid cloud and on-premise approach, which comes with some significant benefits.
The data maturity curve
As companies invest more and more in data access and
organization, business leaders seek ways to extract more
business value from their organization’s data.
92 percent of business leaders say that to compete in the future,
their organization must be able to exploit information much more
quickly than it can today.1
Chief Information Officers (CIO) need solutions that will allow
them to evolve their organization’s approach to data and drive real
value with strategic decisions. This journey can be depicted in
a data maturity curve.
Because electricity is a key commodity for business it represents significant financial risk. Yet many power management systems remain isolated and separate from the rest of the business enterprise. The result is poor access to incomplete information, with only limited knowledge of risk exposure. An integrated, comprehensive power management system that includes metering, software, and power quality mitigation equipment offers the most holistic, systems-based approach to managing this risk exposure.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Mar 28, 2019
Digital business requires a culture of organizational agility, as the rapid pace of demand can only be satisfied by faster and more flexible development and delivery models. Most organizations do not have the luxury of completely rebuilding their technology foundation or immediately adopting new practices and mindsets, so they are embracing gradual yet fundamental shifts in culture, processes, and technology to support greater velocity and agility. The cloud-native approach modernizes existing applications and builds new applications based on cloud principles, using services and adopting processes optimized for the agility and automation of cloud computing.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Mar 28, 2019
Technology has fundamentally changed the way we live. Access to data and information anytime, anywhere is no longer a luxury—it is a requirement, in both our personal and professional lives. For IT organizations, this means pressure has never been greater to deliver higher-quality applications more often, enabling companies to stay relevant and seize digital business opportunities.
Cloud-native is an approach to building applications that takes advantage of cloud computing models and DevOps principles to make the delivery of new features and services faster and more flexible. With a cloud-native strategy, organizations can begin the culture, process, and technology changes needed to meet new demands and become an IT organization that can deliver business innovation faster.
The Secure Data Center is a place in the network (PIN) where a company centralizes data and performs services for business. Data centers contain hundreds to thousands of physical and virtual servers that are segmented by applications, zones, and other methods. This guide addresses data center business flows and the security used to defend them. The Secure Data Center is one of the six places in the network within SAFE. SAFE is a holistic approach in which Secure PINs model the physical infrastructure and Secure Domains represent the operational aspects of a network.
What’s on the chief data and analytics officer’s agenda? Defining and driving the data and analytics strategy for the entire organization. Ensuring information reliability. Empowering data-driven decisions across all lines of business. Wringing every last bit of value out of the data. And that’s just Monday.
The challenges are many, but so are the opportunities. This e-book is full of resources to help you launch successful data analytics projects, improve data prep and go beyond conventional data governance. Read on to help your organization become truly data-driven with best practices from TDWI, see what an open approach to analytics did for Cox Automotive and Cleveland Clinic, and find out how the latest advances in AI are revolutionizing operations at Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks.
Finding the right data protection and recovery solution for complex enterprise infrastructures is a formidable challenge. Traditional backup and recovery solutions cannot keep up with or meet today’s business-critical requirements.
Read this white paper to learn smarter approaches to data protection and recovery. See how to radically improve key performance metrics – including business continuity – as well as backup windows, operational recovery and disaster recovery.
Traditional remote access technologies—like VPNs, proxies,and remote desktops—provide access in much the same way they did 20 years ago. However, new and growing business realities—like a growing mobile and distributed workforce—are forcing enterprises to take a different approach to address the complexity and security challenges that traditional access technologies present. Read this whitepaper to learn 5 key reasons why it’s time for enterprises to adopt a new remote access model.
In this podcast, Mark Hudson, event processing specialist in the office of the chief technology officer at TIBCO Software, discusses current financial industry challenges and the smartest ways of dealing with them. He explores the key elements missing from most of today’s solutions, and analyzes the business costs of regulation. Mark also explains how trade surveillance compares to market risk and payment surveillance and shares TIBCO’s uniquely effective approach to the industry.
Podcast produced and edited by EM360.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Feb 27, 2019
"With the number of vulnerabilities on the rise, and their severity increasing, how can you identify the biggest cyber threats to your business – and know what to fix first?
Download the “3 Things You Need to Know About Prioritizing Vulnerabilities” ebook now to:
-Discover the 3 critical steps to building an effective vulnerability remediation plan
-Explore the pitfalls of popular prioritization approaches
-Learn next steps you can take today to dramatically reduce the list of vulnerabilities you need to remediate
If you’re looking for answers to questions like “Where should we prioritize based on risk?” and “Which vulnerabilities are likeliest to be exploited?” this quick read is an excellent way to get started. Download the free ebook now."
Published By: Rackspace
Published Date: Feb 21, 2019
For some, having a Managed Service Provider (MSP) manage your workloads on cloud infrastructure requires strong justification internally and assistance around presenting an alternative view to a DIY approach. The physical costs are a bit easier to identify but what about the human costs - your 'hard to retain' IT talent that you want focused on evolving the business strategy rather than the heavy lifting a move to the cloud requires.
To help you justify a MSP solution to your stakeholders and support your internal business case for the associated human cost of a move to the cloud, download our comparison tool that outlines:
• Considerations - the motivations around a move to the cloud
• Associated tasks/actions required to complete a move to the cloud - a comprehensive and direct comparative view of all tasks that IT are responsible for in a DIY v. MSP approach
• Minimum Cost Savings - Re-platform and run costs compared as well as a comparison of the total IT department time required
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Feb 20, 2019
IDG survey confirms: CEOs consider cybersecurity a top priority. Get “Countering Escalating Cyberthreats” and improve your threat visibility across the entire network. As CEOs struggle with the risks of a digital business, it is time to adopt a more holistic approach to security. You can distribute traffic to the right tool at the right time, eliminate network weaknesses and keep your CEO happy. Read now.
As organizations prioritize digital transformation initiatives, many are finding that legacy
networks are holding them back. To support new business models, cloud adoption, and an
explosion in connected devices, modern networks must support interoperability across data
centers, multiple clouds, branch locations, and edge devices. Applications now run at every
point on this spectrum, and they are critical to businesses’ ability to win in hypercompetitive
marketplaces. Yet, even as business success has become more dependent on
this new architecture, and the amount of data flowing across connections has increased,
many organizations still lack a unified approach to management, automation, and security.
Published By: StreamSets
Published Date: Feb 13, 2019
Enterprise analytics has quickly evolved from a centralized business intelligence function for historical reporting and dashboards to a democratized capability where anyone can access, analyze and act on all available information, often in real-time while employing advanced techniques. But the complex, dynamic and urgent nature of modern data analytics demands a new approach to data integration.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
The adoption of mobile and cloud technologies is driving massive change in organizations around the world. These new technologies enable organizations to streamline business processes, lower costs, and help employees work productively anywhere. However, securing mobile apps and cloud services requires more than passwords and legacy security approaches that aren’t designed for the mobile-cloud world.