Published By: Staples
Published Date: Jan 26, 2018
As a Staples Business Advantage® customer, exclusive content is just one of the perks you can access any time. In this white paper, you’ll learn how to evaluate your current state and how to reach your goal, from security and infrastructure to staffing and budget.
Published By: Snowflake
Published Date: Jan 25, 2018
If you’re considering your first or next data warehouse, this complimentary eBook explains the cloud data warehouse and how it compares to other data platforms.
Download Cloud Data warehouse for Dummies and learn how to get the most out of your data.
What a cloud data warehouse is
Trends that brought about the adoption of cloud data warehousing
How the cloud data warehouse compares to traditional and noSQL offerings
How to evaluate different cloud data warehouse solutions
Tips for choosing a cloud data warehouse
The digital workspace has arrived, and the most progressive organizations are taking action. To thrive in this digital environment, organizations need to embrace strategies that better prepare them for success in the growing digital economy. Understandably, this means working toward becoming highly mobile enterprises. Throughout this process, an organization’s technology partner choices can play a pivotal role in achieving business goals. As such, stability and scalability are taking center stage. This is why a forward-looking solution can empower an organization to move away from standalone enterprise mobility management (EMM) to the digital workspace.
In this white paper, we’ll take a look at how the mobility ecosystem is evolving and how organizations can push the boundaries of enterprise mobility while making the most of their investments. For MobileIron customers making a migration decision, selecting a partner with solid leadership, stability, scalability, and steady growth wil
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is flooding today’s industrial sector with data. Information is streaming in from many sources — equipment on production lines, sensors at customer facilities, sales data, and much more. Harvesting insights means filtering out the noise to arrive at actionable intelligence.
This report shows how to craft a strategy to gain a competitive edge. It explains how to evaluate IIoT solutions, including what to look for in end-to-end analytics solutions. Finally, it shows how SAS has combined its analytics expertise with Intel’s leadership in IIoT information architecture to create solutions that turn raw data into valuable insights.
Compensation—whether hourly wages or annual salaries—is a talent attraction magnet, a general employee motivator, a retention technique and a measure for the health of your business (and the economy as a whole).
But there’s often confusion around salaries, both in what today’s accurate ranges actually are, and if every department within a company truly needs to evaluate compensation. Incorporating a strategic salary program that aligns with business goals requires a comprehensive understanding of the current labor landscape, and the role employee pay plays in every department within
This guide will discuss why compensation strategies should be discussed across departments, and how your company can address employee earnings today to help you maintain the right approach tomorrow.
Let’s get started.
Google has helped millions of businesses address their content management challenges and transform the way they work by offering G Suite, which provides a set of user-friendly collaboration tools with the security, controls, and compliance every enterprise needs. Google is named a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms (CCP). We are honored by Gartner's recognition in this report, which evaluates vendors based on their vision and ability to execute. Download the Gartner report and find out more now.
62% of employees say they don’t see changes occur from feedback they give during performance reviews.
Performance reviews help companies and managers evaluate an individual’s performance, but what they don’t do is help employees improve and grow. Why? Performance reviews must go beyond talk of achievements and shortcomings and take steps to offer opportunities and solutions for employees.
In this quick, two-page guide, you’ll learn about:
• Why performance reviews need a follow-up development plan
• Give employees greater career satisfaction by understanding their career path
• The power of specific and actionable goals in performance reviews
• How data can help you set employees up for success
• Why learning and development is necessary to transform your workforce
Get your copy and learn how to leave your employees empowered.
Cisco commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Cisco TrustSec software-defined segmentation. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of Cisco on their organizations.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with TrustSec, Forrester interviewed four customers that had deployed TrustSec. The TrustSec software-defined segmentation solution simplifies the provisioning and management of highly secure access to network services and applications. Unlike access control mechanisms that work on network topology, TrustSec policies use logical grouping. Highly secure access is consistently maintained even as resources are moved in mobile and virtualized networks. A more detailed description of TrustSec is available on the Cisco TrustSec Overview page in this document.
We’ve all heard the phrase “you have to spend money to make money,” and while it may be accurate to some extent, businesses also have to keep a close eye on their budgets. As you establish your technology allowance and evaluate tools to help grow your business, consider these five items as absolute essentials.
Although keyword-targeting and on-page search engine optimization are just some areas that search engines evaluate when ranking pages, it is important to get these elements “right.” This complimentary white paper offers tips and a template to help establish a useful foundation for your on-page optimization efforts. Topics include:
How to create content for users first, search engines second
Body Copy Optimization Checklist
Keyword Targeting Best Practices
Meta Data Checklist with Downloadable Template
Images & Multimedia Content Checklist
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Dec 15, 2017
Red Hat commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate cloud migration strategies of organizations by surveying 272 respondents and doing 4 interviews with cloud migrators at enterprises all over the world. Private cloud is still very much in the mix for enterprises actively migrating existing workloads to the public cloud. Read this paper to learn about their migration methods weighing criteria like cost and performance optimization, flexibility, speed, and methods for mitigating disruption.
A strong ethics and compliance programme improves organisational culture, protects corporate reputation and enhances employee engagement. When an ethics and compliance programme is lacking, an organisation could be exposed to significant risk. To ensure compliance programmes meet ongoing best practices, assessments and regular reviews are necessary, valuable and expected by numerous internal and external parties, including government agencies.
New laws and regulations, new lines of business, new geographies and mergers and acquisitions become part of a growing enterprise your compliance ecosystem must support. This requires those in charge of the system to regularly revisit and assess their risk and priorities to make necessary adjustments that ensure an effective compliance programme.
The Definitive Guide to Compliance Programme Assessment is a comprehensive resource full of advice and best practices. It is designed to help organisations evaluate and improve their ethics and complia
"Are you planning a migration off Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop? Or looking for ways to make them run as good as you thought they should? Then this is the session for you. Come hear from the architect of VMware's Citrix migration and enhancement strategies as he explains how key VMware technologies such as Horizon, App Volumes, Instant Clone and NSX can help.
We will dive deep on how to evaluate the state of the Citrix environment, assess project requirements and review real world scenarios. By the end of the session you will know all about the best-practices, tools and services available to ensure your project is a complete success. Download the webinar to learn how VMware technologies can help solve your Citrix problems!"
The Professional Services industry is in its fourth consecutive year of steady growth and not slowing down. If you are looking to grow your business it's crucial to evaluate your current systems and processes to ensure they are drivers and not road blocks. Download this whitepaper and read the top 9 reasons why Professional Services works better on the Salesforce platform to help drive growth and bridge the services and sales divide for smarter services delivery.
Published By: Mintigo
Published Date: Nov 20, 2017
What is ABM and why is it so cool? Rarely do new trends catch the attention of marketers with the velocity and intensity of Account Based Marketing (ABM). So what is ABM and how should marketing and sales executives strategically evaluate an ABM program for their organization?
The definition of ABM is: The systematic process to use data and
intelligence to discover, identify, segment, target, engage and win business.
Published By: SecureAuth
Published Date: Nov 13, 2017
A penetration test, or pen-test, is an attempt to evaluate the security of an IT infrastructure by safely trying to exploit vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may exist in operating systems, services and application flaws, improper configurations or risky end-user behavior. Such assessments are also useful in validating the efficacy of defensive mechanisms, as well as, end-user adherence to security policies.
This eBook provides a simple guide to explain both penetration testing's purpose and a basic guide to getting you there. Download now and start testing your network today.
Published By: Select Hub
Published Date: Nov 07, 2017
Interactive analyst report gives you comparison ratings, reviews and pricing from actual software selection projects.
Unlike some ratings, SelectHub product scores are taken from multiple sources including top analysts and actual buyers of the software—ideal for your shortlist.
Find the right BI analytics tools:
• Actionable insights from experts: In plain language, find out how each product supports the functions that matter most to your company.
• Key requirements criteria: Get a comprehensive list of the key requirements for use in your software evaluation and vendor selection.
• Easy pricing: Get recommendations and pricing for solutions matching your business needs.
• Includes practical guide: How to Buy Business Intelligence Software
Over 80 business analytics and BI tools evaluated. The SelectHub platform contains expert software analysis across key criteria and vendor data. These built-in analyst ratings are combined with subjective user ratings to create SelectHub ratings r
The power of digital transformation (DX) is delivered through devices.
But too many digital transformation initiatives focus entirely on broad cloud, app, and software solutions. While end-user computing devices account for only a fraction of DX investments, underestimating their importance can risk your entire initiative. To ensure the success of your DX initiative, you need to have the right devices in the right hands to deliver your transformative experience.
In this white paper, you’ll see how to avoid the pitfalls of DX, and how to evaluate your device requirements to maximize the potential of your DX investment.
Download the white paper to find out more!
Web applications are often the most vulnerable part of a company’s infrastructure and yet are typically given direct paths to the internet, thus leaving these vulnerabilities exposed. IBM commissioned Tolly to evaluate IBM Security Access Manager for its Web protection effectiveness and performance as well as its identity federation, risk management and mobile one-time password capabilities. Tolly found that IBM Security Access Manager provided effective, high-performance threat protection while conveniently providing identity federation features and flexible risk-based access options.
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
From the information provided in the interviews, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework for those organizations considering investing in OneLogin. The objective of the framework is to identify the benefits, costs, flexibility, and risk factors that affect the investment decision.
Forrester employed four fundamental elements of TEI in modeling OneLogin: benefits, costs, flexibility options, and risks. Forrester took a multistep approach to evaluate the impact that OneLogin can have on the Organization (see Figure 2). Specifically, we:
› Interviewed OneLogin marketing, sales, and product management personnel, along with Forrester analysts, to better understand the value proposition for OneLogin.
› Conducted an in-depth interview with the Organization’s senior application engineer and its supervisor of IT security to obtain data with respect to costs, benefits, and risks.
› Constructed a financial model representative of the interviews using the TEI metho
The endpoint security market continues to expand with vendors old and new marketing their solutions as “next generation” game-changers. However, closer inspection reveals that many new solutions have been built on old platforms, many of which still rely heavily on signature-based detection and obsolete architecture. Navigating this crowded vendor landscape can be challenging — how does the buyer find the true next-generation protection today’s targeted, advanced threats demand?
A new white paper, “The Five Essential Elements of Next -Generation Endpoint Protection,” offers guidance on how to see through the hype and understand the critical must-have elements that meet true next-generation criteria and set a new standard in EPP.
Download the white paper to learn:
Details on the five essential capabilities that define true next-generation EPP and why they are so important
A matrix that evaluates and compares the potential impact of different solutions
A list of top questions to ask ve
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 organ