If you’re anything like your peers, you are evaluating your education technology on an annual basis to determine if it’s time for a refresh. While most schools conduct their device refreshes during the summer because teachers, staff and students are not present, this timing can prove costly as the market is flooded with devices from schools doing the same thing.
To help school districts re-think their technology spending to focus more on total cost of ownership and residual value, as opposed to upfront cost, we’ve partnered with Diamond Assets — a technology buyback company — to explain:
• The true value and cost of iPad and Chromebook in education
• When schools receive the most trade-in value for their technology
• How to prepare for and execute technology refreshes
There is a significant gap between how manufacturing companies value specific aspects of their project execution and how they judge their performance. Better education in project management methodologies and standalone software tools alone will limit a company’s ability to perform at its highest level. A study by Engineering.com found that a web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution is the best way for a company to fully achieve its best practices.
This white paper shares how a PLM solution with embedded project management can uniquely provide:
• Full alignment between projects and the product portfolio
• Coordination of a project’s schedule, resources and scope
• Automatic real-time status updates of project tasks
• Mitigation of project risks based upon real-time assessment of product development
Benefit from the unique value provided by PLM systems with embedded project management.
Published By: Innotas
Published Date: Jul 26, 2011
This eBook breaks down five ways progressive organizations are using cloud-based IT Management solutions to help drive innovation and become more strategic, including: adding visibility and analytics, speeding up time-to-value, lowering costs, improving prioritization, and providing a blueprint for future cloud deployments.
As companies increasingly recognize the business implications and
actionable benefits of AI, the question becomes: How will you use AI for your
Thanks to the Cogito platform based on AI algorithms, organizations can
effectively support and improve unstructured information management and
text analytics in order to:
Leverage all information, combining internal knowledge with other
information sources to extract relevant data
Provide effective and real-time insight on strategic initiatives, partners and
any third parties
Mitigate and even completely avoid risks for operations, reputation, etc.
through information analysis and monitoring
Know what competitors are doing and intercept market trends
Implement automation for the broader, more complex set of processes that
Free up teams to focus on more creative or critical activities inside the
See the entire business through a different perspective
HP Just Right IT solutions address the networking needs of the SMB customer, no matter size or maturity level. HP OfficeConnect small business solutions provide plug-and-play wired and wireless switches with advanced features that support the needs of your growing business. HP Networking mid-market solutions, based on the HP FlexNetwork architecture, support wired and wireless networking, cloud computing, and rich-media traffic. HP also offers comprehensive network Support Services to help manage your network, mitigate risks and downtime, and increase the business value of your technology. Find out more.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Sep 18, 2008
Even when facing challenging economic times, businesses still need to communicate and rely on technology to connect with customers, partners, suppliers and their own employees. Cutting back on communications spending will have a negative effect in a long downturn. It will leave any business that does so with fewer options when conditions improve and at a disadvantage compared to competitors that continue to invest. However, there are 10 steps that can be taken to grow the value and use of communications, while controlling costs.
GigaOm is seeing a new breed of services that promise to accelerate the mobilization of existing enterprise applications and business processes. Early mobile-application development solutions (MADP) were resource-intensive, requiring custom client code for each supported platform, as well as an on-premise middleware layer to connect mobile clients to enterprise backend systems. In this new model, code-free, configuration solutions - aimed at business analysts and lines of business- are revolutionizing the landscape, consolidating tools and services to simplify cross-platform enablement, and reducing time to deploy and cost tremendously.
This report describes mobile-application configuration (MAC) tools, articulates their business value and suggests conditions under which they may be a good choice for an organization.
As part of the ongoing effort to differentiate products and services, best-in-breed organizations are now using a tool called Customer Lifetime Value (CLV). CLV is “a marketing metric that projects the value of a customer over the entire history of that customer's relationship with a company.”
A true 360 degree view of the customer is a win-win situation for all parties involved: buyers benefit from better service and efficiency, and sellers derive improved loyalty and, inevitably, more repeat business from established customers. This report will explore how Best-in-Class companies take a holistic approach to providing a complete, accurate and integrated view of customers to improve satisfaction and retention without losing sight of customer profitability. As a result of these strategies, companies with more accurate and timely information about their prospect or customer can more efficiently respond to communications, ensure customer satisfaction with better service, and drive toward a larger lifetime value of each account, customer or client.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: May 16, 2017
Getting data from today’s television and film production and post-production workflows may seem like you’re moving through molasses. Mired in manual processes, attempting to manage and automate data during the creation stage of your content’s lifecycle can sometimes feel like a losing battle as the demands of creatives constantly move forward.
Hear Lulu Zezza, Physical Production Executive for New Regency Productions, Matt Turner, Media & Entertainment CTO, MarkLogic, and Guy Finley, Executive Director, Media & Entertainment Strategic Alliance (MESA) as they discuss:
o Metadata’s value and its evolution, beyond delivery and experiences, to harnessing critical production data
o Results of taking a new approach to bring this data together with context and meaning that impacts other business unit roles
o How the New Regency team created a software driven production data hub that is enabling creatives to work seamlessly on the project, in a comfortable UI/UX driven environment, with e
To be successful, businesses must select a secure, scalable and reliable computing platform. At the same time, they also demand openness so development teams can slect tools & technologies they are skilled in using. In this book, discover how IBM LinuxOne platform can play a critical role in developing your enterprise computing strategy and understand the full overview of the value of LinuxONE when compared to other platforms.
IBM believes the Data Warehouse market continues to expand and adapt to address new requirements for user self-service, increased agility, requirements for new data types, lower cost solutions, adoption of open source, driving better business insight, and faster time to value.
Discover how HPE is responding to the massive growth in enterprise data with intelligent storage. Data helps enterprises find new ways to reach and serve customers to grow profitability, but only when it is available at the right place and the right time. The growing complexity of managing and securing data prevents businesses from gaining its full value. Hewlett Packard Enterprise delivers the world’s most intelligent storage for the hybrid cloud world by providing storage that is driven by artificial intelligence, built for the cloud, and delivered as a service.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: May 16, 2018
IT transformation is a strategic focus for IT executives as they seek to free up time, money and resources to invest in digital innovation. The most successful organizations are paying more attention to data protection as a critical element to transform and modernize the entire IT stack and deliver greater business value.
Illinois-based manufacturer Plano Molding sought to replace a paper-and-pencil data collection process with an automated manufacturing execution system (MES). They wanted a real-time look at production data. Many of their decisions were made based on observations and guesses rather than facts, and they needed deeper insights.
To improve shop floor efficiency and anticipate and solve production issues before they occurred, Plano Molding implemented the Epicor Mattec MES system. The insights they gained into the shop floor are helping to drive bottom-line growth.
Plano Molding has also seen significant scrap savings. Rather than focus on scrap percentage, the Mattec MES solution allows them to focus on higher-dollar-value products. This has led to the Plano Molding team saving $700,000 in scrap improvements.
Read the success story to learn more about Plano Molding’s experience and consider how your business might benefit from a modern production system like Epicor Mattec MES.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides rapid access to flexible and low cost IT resources. With cloud computing, public sector organizations no longer need to make large upfront investments in hardware, or spend time and money on managing infrastructure. The goal of this whitepaper is to help you gain insight into some of the financial considerations of operating a cloud IT environment and learn how to maximize the overall value of your decision to adopt AWS.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides rapid access to flexible and low-cost IT resources. With cloud computing, public sector organizations no longer need to make large upfront investments in hardware, or spend time and money on managing infrastructure. The goal of this whitepaper is to help you gain insight into some of the financial considerations of operating a cloud IT environment and learn how to maximize the overall value of your decision to adopt AWS.
When it comes to time, there never seems to be enough. Just ask any payroll professional. Time constraints are nothing new, but what is new is how payroll professionals are tackling the challenge. They are discovering how to strategically leverage today’s best-of-breed human capital management (HCM) technology to better manage the expectations and demands placed on today’s payroll teams to achieve greater business results. By investing in an HCM solution as an integral part of their workforce management strategy, businesses can align and create efficiencies within three core areas of payroll — compliance, processes, and data visibility. This will free up time for an already over-burdened payroll team that can add value, deliver on actionable real-time data, and execute on company-driven projects that can impact organizational goals and improve bottom-line results.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Jan 12, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present a method for reducing risk and increasing IT contribution during uncertain times and to assist readers with measuring the value and building a business case for IT Service Management (ITSM).
The view ahead for the aerospace and defense industry shows us growth and change. Air traffic has been following a pattern of steady increase that calls for larger aircraft fleets. At the same time, OEMs and suppliers are under mounting pressure to simplify processes, reduce costs and move products to market more quickly – while remaining in compliance with changing environmental regulations.
Download this white paper to find out how the unique capabilities of DELMIA make it possible to manage change along the value stream, from engineering design to shop-floor work instructions.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Many data centers are aging and organizations still use legacy applications, which drives up operational costs and limits the ability to upgrade software. Download this white paper to find out how Delphix Data as a Service can remove the biggest constraints and bottlenecks of your modernization projects.
Published By: CMO.com
Published Date: May 10, 2016
Marketers should make it their goal to build brand affiliation with individual Millennials on their own term because brand loyalty has the potential to generate an optimal lifetime value with your business.
You probably know Stratus Technologies' fault-tolerant ftServer systems and services for delivering uptime of nearly 99.9999% for the world's most essential applications. What you might not know is how effectively - and how simply - our mission-critical Support Services let your enterprise protect this industry-leading availability.
Our focus on preventing downtime and data loss brings you much more than basic break-fix support. If you're used to average server support, get ready to experience meaningful differences.
One example: It's not uncommon for Stratus Support Services to identify problems before our customers do. Stellar satisfaction ratings of 96% or higher show the value our clients place in these services.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Jun 27, 2014
Making your IT organization more elastic and efficient is hard. Doing it while staying in compliance with regulations is even harder. Download this white paper to learn how your IT organization can accelerate business, introduce new services, and reach new markets, all while staying in compliance.