Business Management characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organisation (often a business) through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible).
Talent is often a major barrier of organizational growth because it involves managing the growth and personalities of your workforce. So what can stakeholders do when New Hire Nancy doesn’t have a handle on the company culture? Or when Salesman Steve is behind schedule in learning about new products and services? THEY CAN START BY GIVING AN EMPLOYEE MAKEOVER!
For many small to medium-size companies, finding the time to proactively manage employee performance is difficult. The emphasis is more often on increasing revenues and achieving stability, especially in the early days. However, as businesses grow, the need for improving staff engagement, productivity and loyalty becomes increasingly important. It is at this critical stage that Performance Management can mean the difference between businesses that experience sustained growth and those whose momentum falters.
"Seeing is believing. How we connect and collaborate is changing. It’s no longer about reviewing a PowerPoint deck or a document sent out in advance in the meeting invite over a voice bridge. It’s now about collaborating and working in real time with voice, video and content sharing—as a team. Together, Microsoft and Polycom make it simple. Watch now an interactive session covering the following hot topics: How the new Office 365 Services and Skype for Business Online change the collaboration experience and reduce conferencing/communications costs. How you can turn your conference rooms and huddles spaces into productive, collaborative workspaces. Polycom RealPresence Trio and how it accommodates our 3 collaboration needs: Voice, Content and Video. How easy it is to set up and how easy it is for users to connect. How flexible your workspace transition plan can be. Don’t miss this session featuring Polycom and Skype for Business solutions experts, Peter Huboi and Jovito Salonga, for a d
"“Work” doesn’t have to be a place your employees go, it’s something they do, irrespective of time, location, and the devices used. Today, video-enabled devices allow people to work and communicate from virtually anywhere.
In “Best Practices in Creating Collaborative Workspaces” on-demand webinar, we’ll show you how you can enable users to communicate in open spaces while focusing on greater productivity and stronger team cohesion and collaboration.
Join Polycom leaders Amy Barzdukas and Chris Thorson as they share best practices on workplace collaboration and flexible work environments.
Since 2001, Lithium has been devoted to one thing: helping
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Clinicians and staff want to perform better, produce more and enjoy higher levels of satisfaction. Close the gap between a user’s experiences with technology as a consumer and her experiences with technology at work to maximize the impact on your organization’s bottom line.
Within six months of implementing ECM in just one department, Sharp HealthCare experienced so many benefits, it wanted to expand the solution across its entire organization, integrating it with its EMR and other core applications.
Understanding security analytics can be a daunting job. It is more than just analyzing log files but it is less than a full-blown information security platform. In fact, according to Anton Chuvakin, research vice president for security and risk management at Gartner, it is not yet even a “market,” but rather still just a ”concept” that has yet to define best practices.
"Unified communications (UC) has been a market in the making for well over a decade, as companies look to improve corporate collaboration. One of the software leaders in the UC space is Microsoft. As organizations look past IM and presence to explore other productivity and efficiency gains that might come with Skype for Business integration, the next logical step is Enterprise Voice. In this brief, you’ll gain valuable insight into the following 3 common questions companies ask before deploying Skype for Business Enterprise Voice: 1. What are the risks of deploying Skype for Business Enterprise Voice? 2. What is the quality of Skype for Business Enterprise Voice? 3. How can Skype for Business Enterprise Voice transform my company? Step inside this whitepaper for guidance from UC industry analyst, ZK Research. "
"Now you can reduce your overall communications costs, streamline business processes, and make employees more productive, How? With Polycom voice solutions and Skype for Business.
The brief by ZK Research, Lowering the Cost of Communications—and Six More Real Benefits of Skype for Business Voice details how you can improve staff productivity, leverage existing UC solutions, consolidate infrastructure, get to market quicker, support BYOD, and pave the way for video. All while dramatically lowering your total cost of communications."
Whether you are planning to retire legacy phone systems or have already adopted Skype for Business, organizations are looking past IM and presence and exploring other productivity and efficiency gains. And the most logical first step is Voice.
Discover how to take full advantage of Skype for Business in this white paper from ZK Research: The Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your Skype for Business Investment. 2 ways are to make Skype for Business part of your BYOD strategy and consolidate infrastructure.
Find out the remaining 8 ways to maximize your investment - and how to make it work for you.
There are an estimated 50 million huddle rooms, or small meeting spaces, around the world today. But in 2015, only 10% of video systems purchased were for huddle rooms. See how you can support the new ways people work by creating a productive huddle room meeting experience.
"Over the years, the features, functions, and capabilities offered by group video conferencing systems have expanded and evolved. And the requirements and expectations of collaboration users have changed along with them.
This 2016 Buyers Guide helps end users understand the features and functions needed to collaboration-enable five of the most common spaces found in enterprises of all sizes;
- small (huddle) rooms
- teaming spaces
- standard meeting rooms
- executive boardrooms
- reconfigurable (and perhaps divisible) spaces
Download the ""2016 Buyers Guide: Making Smart Group Video Collaboration Decisions"" by Wainhouse Research that will help you make informed decisions regarding your video collaboration strategy."
"Build your business case. There is a transformational shift around enterprise voice solutions as organizations move from the PBX to unified communications (UC) for their voice needs. In parallel, many organizations are moving their existing on-premises infrastructure into the cloud.
This brief outlines the benefits and considerations such as:
• Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud
• Selecting phones for Skype for Business
• Replacing the PBX and making the transition
• And more
Download this brief that helps you realize the benefits that UC and collaboration brings to the modern workplace."
In the past, business meetings were treated like formal events. They were scheduled days or weeks in advance, often on a recurring basis (e.g. every second Tuesday), and had a defined start time and end time. Typically, these meetings had a named meeting host who managed the session and guided the team through a pre-published agenda.
Video communication offers significant benefits for improving group collaboration and breaking distance barriers. Rapid growth of Unified Communications platforms such as Skype for Business/Lync has made video collaboration even more accessible to individuals and companies of all sizes. One of the key demands of video conferencing solutions is to interoperate between different platforms
Microsoft Lync and Skype for Business each provides presence information within email and business applications and promotes voice and video collaboration within virtual teams, and with customers and partners. Polycom extends the benefits of Lync’s voice solutions with Polycom voice endpoints and enables collaboration experiences in multiple environments within the Microsoft Lync or Skype for Business interfaces.
"Over the next few years, advanced collaboration products and services will make their way into the millions of smaller meeting rooms (a.k.a. huddle rooms) in order to create flexible, productive work environments.
Wainhouse Research believes that huddle rooms should be an integral part of every organization’s meeting room and collaboration strategy.
Download this study by Wainhouse Research to get insights into how to maximize usage of small meeting spaces."
By utilizing these best practices from TapInfluence, you’ll increase your brand’s credibility while building goodwill and trust with potential customers. Incorporating the expert voices of industry influencers engages your audience, highlights brand integrity, and helps further your marketing goals.
Consumers are hungry for social content that speaks to their unique needs, but they seldom turn to brands to get it. In order to satisfy this need, you have to reach consumers where they already are with content that adds value beyond what any of your products can offer. This eBook will guide you through the process of creating optimized content for social campaigns, including recipes, styled photo collections, instructional videos, product reviews, and more.
The rise of digital in the marketing mix has brought a whirlwind of change to the agency space, from work being brought in house to competition from consultancies and service providers. What an agency looks like in just five years is going to be tremendously different from the traditional model we know today.
Developing a successful influencer marketing strategy requires careful thought and planning. The worksheets in this workbook capture the consideration behind the strategies of many of our clients. They will guide you step-by-step through the process of developing a solid influencer marketing strategy for your brand. We suggest you start with worksheet #1, and then move through the remaining worksheets in order.
This study looks at the effects of influencer marketing on in store sales. The study uses point of sale data to compare purchases from consumers exposed to influencer content to a matched control group of consumers who did not see influencer content.