Business Metrics are used in business model, CMMI, ISM3 and knowledge management. These measurements or metrics can be used to track trends, productivity, resources and much more. Typically, the metrics tracked are key performance indicators. Metrics are important in IT Service Management including ITIL; the intention is to measure the effectiveness of the various processes at delivering services to customers.
For midsize organizations, business analytics offers the crucial ability to transform data into insight and uncover opportunities for growth and competitive advantage. This Aberdeen Sector Insight explores the impact of business analytics in North American midsize organizations.
Many organizations and agencies would like to improve their debt collection. They are aware that advanced analytics can help them optimize collections to drive down company debt and collection expenditures. However, they perceive that advanced analytics requires massive infrastructure changes, expensive software licenses, analytics expertise, long lead times and major upfront capital expenses.
According to a McKinsey study, half of all outsourced projects failed to meet their expected goals – while an Information Week Survey showed that 40% of outsourced projects did not save money! Factors that contribute to these problems include issues with quality, time zone challenges, and added travel expenses, among others.
Without document classification in play, it's impossible to know what to protect. The mobile ecosystem makes workers infinitely more productive, which is one reason that it won’t go
away. This white paper explores the question: How can IT govern and protect content in such ad hoc and semi-structured environments? Please download whitepaper to learn more.
In this paper, we explore the IT management environment. How can you integrate document solutions across
desktops, mobile apps, and the cloud to better meet business demands, without creating so much complexity
that it causes IT to suffer? Please download to learn more.
How strong is your renewal program? Are you able to predict and analyze your performance correctly? ServiceSource® believes that the real yardstick of renewal performance lies in a comprehensive set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that can tell a much broader story. Over the last 13 years and over 145 engagements, we’ve identified these twelve critical factors for successfully measuring and growing your renewal revenue. This whitepaper provides a detailed overview of those KPIs.
In this book we describe best practices honed through 13 years of experience and partnership with some of the leading technology companies in the world.
These best practices will give you insight into three key areas:
• Data management & renewal opportunity generation
• Sales strategy & execution
• Continuing the renewal cycle
We hope you enjoy this book!
Whether you have been with your company for 30 years or just completed your first week, chances are pretty high that you are endlessly busy and things never seem to slow down. With so much to wrap your head around and the mindset of not skipping a beat, you likely never had a moment to pause, reevaluate the way things were being done and think to yourself, “What is the real method to this madness here and is there a better, more productive and cost-effective way we could be doing it?
According to Forrester, most organizations today are only using 12% of their available data and only 37% of organizations are planning some type of big data technology project. At a time when companies are seeing volume of information increase quickly, it’s time to take a step back and look at the impact of big data.
Join Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst at Forrester, for this webcast exploring the importance of integration in your big data initiatives. Discover how your ability to operate, make decisions, reduce risks and serve customers is inextricably linked to how well you’re able to handle your big data.
Continue on to gain insight into:
•3 key big data management activities you need to consider
•Technologies you need to create for your big data ecosystem
•A multi-dimensional view of the customer is the holy grail of individualization
•Overcoming key integration challenges
This paper addresses the challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting in a spreadsheet environment and highlights the advantages of using a software solution designed specifically for dynamic planning. The business challenges and drivers are discussed, including organizational and technological best practices to follow. A Planning Software Selection Matrix is included to assist decision makers in selecting the most appropriate planning software for their specific business processes and needs.
Another quarter-end. You know what that means—masses of data to analyze, complex reports to generate, and a looming deadline.
This white paper offers valuable tips and tricks to accelerate your company’s reporting and analysis.
This white paper focuses on best practices that will enable companies to transform the planning cycle into an evolutionary process, bringing tangible and intangible returns for the organization and leadership back into the finance department.
You can improve business management through the application and adherence of budgeting and planning best practices. Read on to learn the twelve best practices that have been adopted by leading companies.