Most vendors seem to assume that small businesses have the expertise and full-time staff of a large enterprise to manage IT security. Too often for small and mid-sized businesses, this one-size-fits-all approach results in higher costs, lower productivity and more risk. In this paper, we’ll examine the inherent complexity of enterprise-class security products and the very different needs of smaller organizations. Then we’ll look at a simpler alternative: cloud-based endpoint security.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
The world economy has become service and project-driven. Global businesses have realized the new playing field is not based solely on competing with products and price, but rather through client-driven projects that require unique consulting knowledge, skills and experience. This project-driven service economy depends on accurately capturing knowledge-worker productivity—how much time, skill, materials and intellectual property are required to produce favorable client outcomes? New cloud-based Services Resource Planning (SRP) applications have emerged to manage the entire project lifecycle from requirements to quoting, time and expense capture and billing. SRP provides the systems basis for initiation, planning, resource management, execution, close and control of projects and services.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
The world economy has become service- and project-driven. Global businesses have realized the new playing field is not based solely on competing with products and price, but rather through client-driven projects that require unique consulting knowledge, skills and experience. This project-driven service economy depends on accurately capturing knowledge-worker productivity—how much time, skill, materials and intellectual property are required to produce favorable client outcomes? New cloud-based services resource planning (SRP) applications have emerged to manage the entire project lifecycle from requirements to quoting, time and expense capture and billing.
Published By: Covisint
Published Date: Jan 03, 2014
Your customers are rapidly adopting cloud based solutions for business efficiency. But an identity access management nightmare is unraveling: multiple sign-on identities hinder productivity and increase costs; working outside of the business’ firewall can create major security issues; and who has access to what? In this webcast learn:
• Why the extended enterprise mandates cloud-based IAM
• Where user lifecycle management and password security intersect
• How to talk to your customers about business issues that come with the cloud and where to find solutions
Businesses that choose to not protect their infrastructure don’t just run the risk of a DDoS attack; they put out a welcome mat for attackers. DDoS attacks are becoming more sophisticated and destructive, and are on the rise. In a Ponemon Institute study, 65 percent of organizations had an average of three DDoS attacks between September 2011 and September 2012, costing each of these companies an estimated average of $3.5 million in
In the same survey, 71 percent of respondents realize that anti-DoS/DDoS defenses specifically are important or very important. But just how important are they to you? It should depend on what you’re protecting. What’s the cost of an hour of downtime to you, both in dollars and in value that doesn’t easily carry a price tag like productivity or reputation? Your answers should determine the level of protection you need.
More than 62 percent of business owners don’t have a formal disaster plan in place in case of an emergency or a major disaster such as a flood, fire, earthquake or other calamity.
Learn about the resources available to business owners to help minimize downtime and maximize productivity in this eBrief.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Feb 06, 2017
The world economy has become service and project-driven. Global businesses have realized the new playing field is not based solely on competing with products and price, but rather through client-driven projects that require unique consulting knowledge, skills and experience. This project-driven service economy depends on accurately capturing knowledge-worker productivity—how much time, skill, materials and intellectual property are required to produce favorable client outcomes? New cloud-based Services Resource Planning (SRP) applications have emerged to manage the entire project lifecycle from requirements to quoting, time and expense capture and billing.
Published By: SanDisk
Published Date: Oct 28, 2015
Businesses that rely on point-of-sale (POS) systems are constantly looking for ways to improve performance, stability, accuracy and reliability. Today’s POS systems are critical to managing inventory, tracking orders, recording customer information, understanding sales cycles, logging worker hours and myriad other activities that improve customer service and enhance worker productivity. As noted by Payments Source, the POS system “is undoubtedly the single most important device in a store.”
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Jul 16, 2015
“The network is your business” has been a mantra for many years indicating how businesses rely more heavily on being networked between their facilities, data centers, suppliers, business partners and customers. Your network enables your business to:
• Improve productivity
• Provide business continuity
• Increase customer satisfaction
• Reduce costs
In order to keep pace with the growth of business mobility without falling prey to its potential risks, IT must be able to efficiently address complex issues ranging from service provisioning, device procurement, and security oversight. Why? Information workers need access to often sensitive information across a wide range of business applications and devices from wherever they are. In other words, security and privacy policies that doesn’t impede end-user productivity will empower workers and boost their performance.
In July 2017, Dell commissioned Forrester to conduct a study of the 21st century workforce and how their new habits, attitudes, and workstyles are reshaping the world of work. With more personas in a single organization to cater to, businesses are failing to deliver against workforce demands. To get their tasks done, workers are circumventing security policies to get what they want, in their moment of need. Organizations have to understand the different behaviors across
Today’s financial services organizations recognize that success starts with strong relationships built on trust and transparency. In a competitive market, a company’s employees can make or break these crucial relationships through their interactions with customers. That’s why businesses — from wealth management and insurance firms to banks and credit unions — are investing in automated workforce solutions to help them attract, engage, and retain top talent while controlling costs and driving exceptional service.
Managing a diverse workforce of exempt and nonexempt employees across back-office, contact center, and frontline operations is no easy feat. Finding and keeping best-fit employees is challenging enough, but you also need to optimize day-to-day functions like time and attendance, scheduling, payroll, labor cost and productivity tracking, and compliance management to stay competitive and profitable. Given this complexity, it is not surprising that management teams are not alway
Attracting & retaining talent are two of the most important functions of an HR organization, but paper has a nasty habit of tying up HR resources and keeping them from adding strategic value to the business. What’s more, new and existing employees must often wade through stacks of paper at various times throughout their tenure, which can reduce productivity, create frustration, and impact employee morale. This eBook will show you how these paper pains manifest for employees and HR at each stage of the employee lifecycle – and what impact they can have on the business as a whole. You will also learn how adoption of technologies like DocuSign can lead to a competitive advantage in HR.
Put simply, UX is what someone feels when they interact with a
solution, platform or device. Meanwhile, the user interface (UI),
encompasses all of the visual elements you use to interact with
a solution, platform or device. This includes everything from
screens to pages — even the buttons and icons you click.
This white paper is a business briefing for C-Level Executives on how integrating a range of technologies - including unified communications, service oriented architecture, virtualization and cloud computing - can transform the productivity and profitability of large enterprises.
The proliferation of communications channels has set expectations around cost and productivity
benefits. Unified Communications (UC) is proffered as a way of helping bring them all together, but
companies struggle to justify the business case for it. Against this background, how important is UC as an approach to streamlining communications, and how can businesses exploit it?
Improved business productivity often requires more efficient IT and more efficient IT cannot be achieved without a better understanding of the way business services are run and delivered. Configuration Management Databases (CMDBs) have emerged as a central component for Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and business service management (BSM).
Published By: e-SignLive
Published Date: Oct 11, 2013
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries
out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service
organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile tablets and smartphones as productivity tools for
agents, representatives and personnel, and developing enterprise apps for these devices.
"Your employees are your secret weapon and your competitive advantage. Imagine how your business would thrive if you could multiply your workforce’s impact without adding to the payroll! Through 5 talent strategies, your organization can do just this by increasing the productivity of each employee.?
In our?new whitepaper,?“Shifting the Employee Productivity Curve with Smart Talent Management Strategies,” you'll learn:?
What the employee productivity curve is and how shifting the curve impacts your organization's bottom line.
5 practical measures you can take to enhance employee productivity.?
Stories of organizations that have successfully shifted the curve.
Your organization has already seen how adopting talent management solutions can impact employee productivity. Download this paper to learn what else your organization can do to shift the curve even further.
How Fiber Powers Growth – An Expert Q&A Guide provided by Spectrum Enterprise. Businesses today need bandwidth capacity to handle complex applications and ever-increasing data. See how technology experts rely on fiber to increase productivity and provide stronger growth opportunities.
Traditional PC lifecycle management is an inefficient and expensive process that will cost your business both time and money. Dell EMC’s PC as a Service (PCaaS) will transform your company’s approach to IT infrastructure.
The cost of PC lifecycle management can be reduced by up to 25% by using PCaaS. Learn more about Dell solutions powered by Intel®.
Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside.
As digital business evolves, however, we’re finding that the best form of security and enablement will likely remove any real responsibility from users. They will not be required to carry tokens, recall passwords or execute on any security routines. Leveraging machine learning, artificial intelligence, device identity and other technologies will make security stronger, yet far more transparent. From a security standpoint, this will lead to better outcomes for enterprises in terms of breach prevention and data protection. Just as important, however, it will enable authorized users in new ways. They will be able to access the networks, data and collaboration tools they need without friction, saving time and frustration. More time drives increased employee productivity and frictionless access to critical data leads to business agility. Leveraging cloud, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures, enterprises will be able to transform key metrics such as productivity, profitabilit
Employee engagement levels have been dropping for several years, and today they hover near all-time lows. This decline must be halted and reversed – because at the end of the day, business success comes down to a human equation. Companies can’t grow and thrive without the passion, innovation, and productivity their people bring to the business. Here are five practical, forward-looking steps you can take now, together with guidance on how you can use SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions to increase employee engagement.
• Content is among an organization's most critical assets. It flows through every aspect of a company, from people to systems to processes. But as teams grow and the breadth of their content expands, these valuable assets get fragmented across the different tools they use.
• What if you had a secure, open platform that connects all your tools in the cloud, allowing you to pull together best-of-breed technologies that fit your unique business needs? These native integrations keep teams happy and give IT full visibility and control, while boosting productivity and collaboration across the entire organization.
• Download our ebook to see how Cloud Content Management from Box provides you with a central and secure content layer that unites all of your apps with seamless, native integrations. In it, you'll learn about our most popular integrations — like Microsoft Office 365, Okta, Slack and Salesforce — and how Box helps you future-proof your tech stack while also providing a unified exp