Project Management is the discipline of organizing and managing resources in such a way that these resources deliver all the work required to complete a project within defined scope, time, and cost constraints. A project is a temporary and one-time endeavor undertaken to create a unique product or service. This property of being a temporary and a one-time undertaking contrasts with processes, or operations, which are permanent or semi-permanent ongoing functional work to create the same product or service over-and-over again.
Today’s leading organizations realize that their IT administrators (often referred to as “IT pros”) provide them with important strategic and tactical advantages. Administrators’ importance to day-to-day operations, and their role in researching and deploying new technology solutions, makes them key players in a successful IT team.
Best-in-Class companies put out low-cost, high quality products, in the timeframe intended, and as a result deliver on 87% of revenue targets and see a 15% increase in profit margins.
Based on the experiences of 148 respondents, this report will explore what makes a product development company successful. It will look at the differences between the Best-in-Class and their competitors to see what they attribute margins/revenue to.
Today’s leading organizations realize their software developers provide a significant strategic advantage. In many cases, the ability to quickly create and deploy new solutions, often using innovative technologies, is what sets one organization apart from its competitors. But many organizations struggle to keep their developers on a lifelong path of learning: Under the dayto- day pressures of business and operation, education is often de-prioritized.
Innovate or die. That’s what we read or hear in some shape or form everyday. The creative have found fancier ways of saying the same thing tied to ROI or other acronyms that we generally associate with gloom over possibilities of good. Like death and taxes, innovation is inevitable, even if it happens kicking and screaming. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way! This guide will show you how you can positively influence innovation in your teaInnovate or die. That’s what we read or hear in some shape or form everyday. The creative have found fancier ways of saying the same thing tied to ROI or other acronyms that we generally associate with gloom over possibilities of good. Like death and taxes, innovation is inevitable, even if it happens kicking and screaming. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way! This guide will show you how you can positively influence innovation in your team, department or organization through something you do everyday: learning.m, department or organizatio
This guide will break each of these points down so that, in the end, you have the tools you need to make sure your staff doesn’t seek out greener pastures or lose focus. Let’s begin with the bigger picture.
Fact: Training pays. Invest in your employees and that investment comes right back to you. In one survey, 85 percent of workers indicated that employer-provided training increased their own workplace loyalty. The same survey showed that workers who trained just one hour per week saved 1.8 hours per week—or 83.7 hours per year—through productivity gains.
Dramatic changes are underway in offices around the world, with Macs rapidly gaining market share in modern enterprises. Read this white paper to discover the industry-wide transitions to Macs, and tips to smooth your integration of Apple devices.
Today’s increasingly competitive global economy requires businesses to make decisions faster than ever. Businesses need instant insight into the status of their people and processes. But manual, paper-based processes undermine decision-making. Paper makes it difficult for businesses to make smart decisions about their operations and their working capital. Manual processes also are costly and inefficient, create headaches for front-line staff, introduce compliance and security risks, and stymie collaboration with trading partners.
Business development and marketing programs have a tendency to underwhelm when it comes to actual results. As a result, we’re bombarded with SalesTech and MarTech apps endeavouring to plug the leaks. But these tools rarely tackle the core issues behind your lacklustre results. What’s needed is a fundamental change to your go-to-market approach. This ebook shows you what that change could look like, and describes how to make it happen.
Many B2B companies still select their prospects using static government data such as SIC codes, NAIC codes, and historical financial info. This is like playing Battleships with your sales and marketing budget, lobbing outbound approaches blindly over the wall in the hope of hitting potential buyers. There has to be a better way. Imagine if you could identify every business that could buy from you, and rank them by their likelihood to convert. This ebook shows you how.
There are potentially tens of thousands of buyers who don’t know that they need your products or services. They are your passive, silent audience. And, if you want to grow quickly, that audience is absolutely vital. You can’t reach them using personas, content marketing, or retargeting – so how do you find buyers who’ve never even heard of you? This ebook explains how to reverse-engineer their digital footprints and follow the trail back to the owner.
IT used to be so simple. Companies owned their own technology equipment and purchased enterprise licenses for many of the applications anybody in the organization might care to use. But then the cloud emerged, and mobile, and social media, and IoT; the world of IT has never been the same. Today's businesses are software-driven enterprises with technology capability distributed throughout the company, utilizing countless third-party cloud-based applications. This new organization requires an cultural shift in the IT organization.
Read this whitepaper to learn:
-How businesses can reorganize themselves into lightweight, agile, modular businesses able to respond to innovations in SaaS, mobile, and analytics
-How to build a technological architecture that can accommodate new technology yet still extract value from on-premises systems
-The advantages of an API-led connected architecture vs. old SOA approaches
Today, everything about the way we work has changed. Your employees, customers, and extended ecosystem have greater expectations than ever before, and the voice and unified communication solution you select is one of the most important decisions you can make toward a collaborative, connected, and productive workforce.
This list gives you some of the most important questions to include in an RFP this year, as well as key insights about how these will play out for your business.
Data proliferation can be both a source of business opportunity as well as a tremendous burden. With Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s broad portfolio and deep expertise, businesses can securely and easily harness their data to gain actionable insights, create and monetize new revenue streams, and enable continuous improvement of existing lines of business.
This research set out to investigate opinions among IT professionals around the world about SDN technology and its future in their organisation. It explores the network problems companies experience and their expectations of SDN to solve them. It also looks at the current adoption status for SDN and what is holding companies back from adoption.
When many of us started out in the networking business, we judged the worth of networking products by their speeds and feeds. Typically, these judgments were made based on which product boasted the best specifications. This methodology was easy and straightforward. It seemed quantitative, and appeared quite defensible.
Explore the impact of SDN solutions
Software Defined Networking (SDN) adoption rates are sky high, and so are the expectations around its potential. However, some feel current models are too limited. Learn more in this report >
Businesses in virtually every industry are using location data to better understand their customers and users. By knowing how people move through and interact with a venue, businesses can gain valuable insights to optimize their locations and engage customers at the point of decision. However, contextual customer information is only as valuable as its accuracy. And when it comes to capitalizing on location data, a meter is worth more than a kilometer.
Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) present systems that are based on common use cases or engineering priorities. CVDs incorporate a broad set of technologies, features, and applications that address customer needs. Cisco engineers have comprehensively tested and documented each design in order to ensure faster, more reliable, and fully predictable deployment.
As security continues to get more complex Cisco looks at a network visually for secuirty aspects and is not based upon classifications of boundary and segmentation. Putting the 'Network' back in Network Security is an implementation used through: Netflow, Fire & ISE, Beyond Access Control (SGT & TrustSec)