Most organizations are aware that talent management can be a valuable strategy in maximizing business performance and ensuring business continuity. This concept of managing talent, however, is not new. But the views as to who is responsible for managing talent and how is it getting accomplished are evolving.
Now more than ever, organizations must integrate talent issues into the strategic business planning process. With a clear understanding of the needs of the company, business leaders can use the principles of talent management to address capability gaps as part of their overall
management processes. This new focus on "The Business of Talent."
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Nov 10, 2010
Continuity and archiving services may prove more cost effective for email than high availability
clustering, especially when considered in the light of continued governance, risk mitigation and compliance.
Ensuring immediate access to business critical data following a disaster event is a top priority for IT management. More organizations are replicating their backups to remote locations for disaster recovery.
Analysts see other good reasons for companies to take a serious look at video conferencing technology: It can facilitate an increasingly mobile workforce, and it can help ensure business continuity in the face of natural catastrophes, man-made disasters or health scares.
Each year, organizations around the world go through the ritual of performance appraisal. Many see it as the company's main event, in terms of performance management - the time at which most, if not all, feedback and guidance to employees is given. Progress is evaluated.
Rewards are distributed. Goals are set. Then that is it, until next year. Managers often open the process with a mixture of resignation, dread and the question, Why are we doing this again?
Managing the security and uptime of a Windows network requires you to master your Active Directory, the brain and heart of the network, with maximum efficiency. Active Administrator makes it simpler and faster than native Windows tools to exceed compliance regulations, tighten security, increase productivity, and improve business continuity.
When a workplace disruption hits, you need to act fast to ensure your employees are safe, keep them informed and maintain productivity. This new Forrester white paper explores the critical role that the help desk should play in your organization's business continuity planning.
Published By: Unitrends
Published Date: Mar 30, 2010
Clouds are all the rage right now. And the truth is that cloud-based computing can be a tremendous value. Cloud-based computing is not just an opportunity for a bunch of venture capitalists hanging out at Sand Hill Road, it's a wonderful chance for small and medium businesses to take a step toward aligning their information technology spend to increase their focus on revenue-generating opportunities.
Virtually every organization understands that its successful operation depends on the continuous
availability of its applications. Most companies rely on internal applications-ranging from enterprise resource planning to payroll systems-to keep the wheels of their enterprise turning. They also depend on external-facing applications for everything from selling products to their customers to automating the supply chain with suppliers and partners. The failure of any of
these mission-critical applications could be catastrophic to a business.