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.
Today’s managers are being asked to do more with less. For many managers, it’s a near-impossible task. They often struggle to identify inefficiencies in their departments and resort to small cost-cutting measures that make a trivial difference to the bottom line. They want to do more, but they don’t have the budgets or resources.
Without the ability to make changes that will save their organizations millions of dollars, they can’t win the attention of process management resources inside the enterprise. What they need is a way to apply process improvement thinking on a smaller scale—a way to make big, lasting changes that will help their organizations run smarter and leaner without breaking the bank.
We believe financial reporting is an area where managers can make giant leaps in efficiency and cost savings— using the resources they have, within the boundaries of their existing budgets. By applying a process improvement framework to their existing workflows, managers can effect
As the focus on internal controls moves into its second decade, it'd be easy to assume that most organizations have mastered their processes. However, with the adoption of the 2013 COSO Framework, increased requirements from the PCAOB, and board focus on risk and compliance processes, many internal control programs are undergoing major modifications in numerous areas. Read this e-book to find out how and why companies have made the move to different platforms, including why companies need to focus on utilizing the most productive tools, several technology approaches used by organizations, and the merits of taking a fresh approach to technology to manage internal control processes.
A basic business component, GRC strategy is implemented by all companies in some way shape or form, but it is not done well for many. Strategies need to be strong, structured, and integrated.
Download the findings of the 2016 OCEG's GRC Technology Strategy Survey report to see how your GRC system stacks up against your peers. You'll learn how organizations currently and plan to use GRC technology and what strategies for GRC technology use are being employed by industry leaders.
A medida que las capas de procesos, la toma de decisiones y los sistemas de TI crecen y generan una sobrecarga de complejidad, la simplificación del negocio es cada vez más un foco estratégico. Para entender el desafío, SAP y Knowledge@Wharton encuestaron a 692 líderes y miembros de equipos de todo el mundo acerca de sus puntos de vista sobre la simplificación del negocio hoy, y en el futuro.
This report examines how two major players in the grocery, pharmacy and wholesale markets are leveraging loss prevention technology to centralize enterprise-wide data collection, analysis, and reporting to protect profits, reduce shrink and provide actionable insight across the organization from merchandising and planning to supply chain.
Ignoring Amazon may be costing fashion retailers dearly. Fast fashion retailers are no longer fast enough, while traditional retailers and department stores struggle to be agile enough to respond to customer demands. This eBook examines the benefits of implementing a modern planning solution to meet the needs of today's dynamic fashion planning landscape.
To make the most of the cloud, developers need to have the
right foundations in place. If you’re working with enough freedom
- and without having to worry about things like cost and data
security – then you can concentrate on creating services
and innovations that move your organisation forward.
Learn how IBM Cognos Analytics incorporates many governed discovery features, with which business users can easily expose the underlying data modelling of existing reports and modify it to an individual or departmental requirements
Technology enables business transformation To thrive in today’s idea economy, small and midsize companies like yours are using technology to transform their business. Like your peers, you know that mobile applications, cloud-based solutions, and advanced analytics can help you increase productivity, reduce costs, and grow your business. Older servers, storage, and networking products weren’t built to handle the exploding amount of data that is being shared today. In order to take advantage of these modern applications, many companies have found that they need to close the gap between what their business demands and what their IT systems can deliver.
Since 2001, Lithium has been devoted to one thing: helping
brands develop better relationships with their customers via
online, on-domain communities and social customer service
platforms. We have proven that better relationships -- where you
engage, inspire, educate and interact with your customers in online
communities and across social channels -- drive better revenue,
increase customer satisfaction/loyalty and create cost savings.
This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Teams that regularly produce large reports with many contributors and review cycles have no choice but to use spreadsheets, slide decks, and word processing documents. But these tools require significant manual effort to produce a final report. Here are 10 strategies that will improve the entire process.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is helping protect organizations by building security and resiliency into the fabric of their enterprise, proactively detecting and responding to threats, and safeguarding continuity and compliance to effectively mitigate risk.
IT and Line of Business (LOB) management need precise, comprehensive metrics describing real end user experience, before and after going “virtual”, in order to support strategic desktop virtualization and consolidation decisions.
An energy manufacturing company with Refining and Marketing, Midstream and Chemicals expertise. The company has a strong focus on operational excellence – personal and process safety, environmental stewardship, reliability and cost efficiency. As one of the largest finished lubricants suppliers in the United States, Phillips 66 offers four premier lubricant brands, including: 76, Conoco, Phillips 66, and Kendall in the U.S. and 69 other countries.
WAN optimization increasingly resembles a mature market with increasing feature standardization. Vendor innovation is focused on supporting new application types and deployment options, with WAN optimization migrating toward more diverse platforms or to a WAN cloud.
Offices aren’t productivity factories anymore—they’re collaboration centers where individuals and groups can develop their best ideas. That means building out an office takes a whole new approach, and it isn’t just about using aesthetics and shiny toys to attract top talent (although that is part of it). Successful offices are functional tools that bring technology and people together so they can do their best work. Cisco® Collaboration tools bring people together to speed the decision-making process and help you execute on your most innovative ideas while cutting operational waste. Bring Cisco Collaboration to your workplace and create a workplace that works.