Surviving and thriving amid the global, digital shopping revolution, in which consumers fluidly browse and buy from their smartphones, computers and in store, calls for a supply-chain makeover.
Pressed to offer consumers fast, flexible and even free product fulfillment and delivery in an omnichannel retail landscape, a crowdsourced, collaborative model is taking shape. Traditional roles are blurring as logistics companies, manufacturers and retailers work to meet the growing on-demand economy via the adoption of business intelligence supply chain technologies.
This joint research product between IndustryWeek Custom Research and Kronos shines a light on manufacturing strategy, management practices and investment priorities over the next five years and beyond.
While U.S. manufacturing employment has declined over the past 25 years, the future outlook is bright. Taken alone, the U.S. manufacturing sector would be the ninth-largest economy in the world, according to the National Association of Manufacturers.
The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will largely be driven by economic evolution, demographic changes, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. Current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve to effectively deliver business value over the next few years. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology must evolve in order to effectively deliver business value in the next 5 to 10 years. The research presented in this paper is supported by interviews with thought leaders in talent management, including practitioners, academics, and technologists from around the globe.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 26, 2019
Today’s shifting economy has industries and occupations in a constant state of flux. To
prepare students for this changing workforce, higher education must rethink its purpose and structure.
Watch this webinar replay to discover what the future of work looks like and how your institution might
need to respond.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
This whitepaper—the final part of a three-part series—examines four institutions that
have adapted to better prepare students for the changing economy. Read the whitepaper to learn: The
skills students need to succeed, the importance of career services, and how institutions are reshaping
Technology is in a constant state of evolution, and the world of automation is no exception. In this eBook, we’ll consider how you can stay ahead of the competition—because in the application economy, it’s vital to ensure the tools your organization uses are capable of positioning you at the forefront of industry—not just today, but tomorrow as well.
We are heading toward a scenario where workload automation tools are capable of thinking for themselves and making decisions based on policy; this is what we at CA Technologies are calling intelligent automation. At the same time, however, more and more challenges are being presented as the increasingly fragmented places our workloads run begin to impact our analytics, reporting and processes. The task is to navigate these hurdles while at the same time allowing our enterprises to harness the power of new technology.
Retail Week- in association with energy supplier E.OM- surveyed 50 senior level retailers in August 2018 that are responsible for sustainability activities at companies with an annual turnover of more than £50m.
This whitepaper looks at the results of this survey and takes a closer look at environmentally friendly retailing.
Download today to find out more.
Published By: VeriShip
Published Date: Sep 16, 2019
It happens every year – the General Rate Increase. As carriers increase their shipping rates to keep pace with the economy, shippers try to adjust and factor the annual increase into their business model. But there’s more to GRI than meets the eye. The GRI is just one of many variables in your shipping costs, and misjudging the GRI and other cost increases that might come along with it can be catastrophic to your bottom line if they are not managed properly. With smart planning, however, you can control these costs and protect your profits.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Jun 26, 2018
In this eBook, we’ll take a look at why DataStax and Azure combine to make the ideal hybrid operational cloud database for the modern application needs of many of our large enterprise customers. The eBook explains how digital disruptors like Microsoft, Komatsu, and IHS Markit are leveraging the DSE+Azure hybrid cloud database to build game-changing applications built for the Right-Now Economy.
Analyst firm 451 Research interviewed 500 businesses and 1,000 consumers and found that Europe's online economy risks losing €57 billion when Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) goes into effect on 14 September.
SCA is intended to reduce fraud rates and enhance the overall security of online payments. But what does this mean for businesses and how can they best accommodate these new requirements in order to limit the financial impact? Download the report to find out.
The underground economy is thriving, thanks in part to new technologies and business models such as digital currencies and online marketplaces for freelance services. SAS fraud specialists reveal how government agencies can uncover these activities – and the tax obligations not reported from them. A former head of compliance for the country’s fourth-largest state workers' comp program describes how a comprehensive analytics program found a tax gap of $718 million and was granted funding to double the team’s size without even asking.
“If we had done anything differently in Washington state, we would have done it faster,” said Hammersburg. “The key message is that fraud prevention – dealing with risk and program integrity – is not a cost issue, it’s a saving. When you can truly quantify the
positive impact to the bottom line of a company or government agency, you shift the recognition that this is not an expense but that it’s a saving.”
Some government organizations may be concerned that a rigorous program to shine a light on the underground economy will shine a brighter light on how much they didn’t know until now. Don’t let that stop you, said Hammersburg. “You have the opportunity
to really get ahead of it now. Turn a risk into an opportunity going forward.”
Email has become THE mission critical application for businesses large and small. As a growing business continually striving to increase productivity, collaboration and corporate success, you understand the important role that Microsoft Exchange Server plays in any profitable business. Small and mid-size businesses alike see the productivity benefits of utilizing an enterprise-class solution but since many do not have the financial or human resources to bring it in house, more and more of them are turning to a hosted solution.
Enterprises today have no choice but to be part of the digital economy. Whether you are just starting the digital transformation journey or are already running a digital native environment, it is crucial for you to keep moving forward.
Today, business growth is centered on human creativity and innovation. Business leaders can take advantage of PaaS solutions such as IBM Bluemix to help address the challenges posed by the innovation economy, implement new business models and help increase customer satisfaction.
Published By: OneSource
Published Date: Sep 14, 2010
As we enter into the final months of 2010, our hopes that the economy would be a major factor in improving sales results this year are fading. "Uncertainty" is still the word of the day, and this is reflected in sales performance. Our research this year has seen win rates drop below 45% for the first time in the 16 years of our studies, and the percentage of reps making quota is below 50%, for only the second time.
In the underground digital economy, thousands of criminals conduct business in excess of $100 billion. In this whitepaper you’ll learn more about this highly specialized marketplace, and how it generates powerful tools to steal victims’ identities. You’ll also see why MessageLabs unique proprietary technology helps to disrupt this activity.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Apr 22, 2016
This report highlights these and other trends, and it also reveals what distributors are planning to do in 2016 to build revenue and cut costs, while also improving their technological capabilities as the industry adapts to a new economy and evolving workforce.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Jun 26, 2018
When you think enterprise ecommerce in the Right-Now Economy, you need to know that it all starts with a distributed cloud database built for hybrid cloud. From Safeway to eBay to Macy’s to Sony, leading companies across industries use DataStax to power their ecommerce initiatives. Read this ebook for a look into exactly how they use us and the results they’ve achieved.