This White Paper explores how the proliferation of smartphones and tablets (the global installed base of smartphones alone is set to hit 3 billion devices by 2017) has led consumers to adopt new behaviours, and develop expectations around what experiences mobile computing can offer.
It’s easy to understand why many organizations are confused about the need for a Managed File Transfer (MFT) system. There are a lot of different products in the market, file transfer product functionality is not clearly defined and often overlaps with other solutions, “MFT” is not fully understood, and there are a lot of mixed messages in the marketplace.
Box recommends this report for any growing business or company considering an investment in enterprise content collaboration and cloud file sharing. Both let users access important content simply and securely, on any device: desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
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Quality assurance remains an essential and mission-critical business function that must be done on a consistent basis. Speech and text analytics alters and enhances the process by giving companies a way to review as much as 100% of their interactions on a timely and consistent basis. Now that there is a more scientific, accurate and cost-effective way to do QA, it’s time for companies to update and invest in these programs with new technologies and best practices.
For nearly 30 years, contact center quality monitoring has been an established process, performed essentially the same way by many—if not most—organizations.
But much has changed in three decades. Today’s customers have become the final arbiters of what constitutes quality by virtue of the collective power of social media, and traditional quality metrics may no longer align with what consumers actually want or expect. What challenges does this pose to traditional quality monitoring programs? And how can contact centers evolve their quality monitoring and assurance processes to meet these new challenges?
This paper explores the five critical decisions organizations must adhere to when building a backup and recovery plan to prevent the complexity of virtualization that complicates IT services and the day-to-day of IT professionals across industries.
This analyst report provides guidelines for how to plan an effective Enterprise Asset Management strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies in context of IT Asset Management advances. The paper was developed by Enterprise Management Associates - an IT Analyst firm.
IBM SmartCloud Workload Automation is a sophisticated, cloud-enabled solution that unifies disparate applications and business processes to help organizations achieve superior efficiency and availability while leveraging the flexibility and scalability of cloud computing.
Your website’s performance has a direct, measurable impact on your business. To achieve Web performance SLAs, IT organizations need options that offer a good user experience on any device, from any location, without breaking the bank.
A slow website will impact the success of your marketing programs. This eGuide offers tips for marketing pros to bridge the gap between marketing strategy and IT reality to improve web performance and user experience.
It has been said that you can’t manage what you can’t measure, and you must measure what really matters. New service delivery models for IT service management, such as software as a service (SaaS), as well as emerging communications channels for support that include social media, will require some changes to the way you traditionally measure the effectiveness of your services. That’s why you should reexamine your service metrics as you begin to rely more heavily on SaaS, social media, and a more services-oriented approach to IT delivery.
According to Gartner, 50 percent of all new IT service desk tool purchases will utilize the cloud model by 2015. Yet service delivery via the cloud can adversely affect IT’s ability to meet an organization’s requirements. The adoption of cloud-based solutions demands that the business take a look at the skills needed for success, the delivery channels that must be realigned, and the potential effects on the business. With these issues in mind, is it worth venturing into the cloud?
The market has been and will continue to be inundated with a plethora of IT service management (ITSM) vendors creating solutions dedicated to supporting cloud-based service management. In this article, we discuss why this is the case, as well as the benefits an organization can achieve by moving to a cloud-based environment.
The nature of today’s business climate means that now, more than ever, companies look for any business advantage that helps them stay ahead of the competition. Often, that means companies take such steps as creating innovative products, increasing and maintain customer loyalty, and implementing cost-control measures to realize distinct advantages.
Leading industry analysts point to two areas internally where companies can achieve the best possible advantages, by focusing on a company’s workers and work processes.
IT is embracing to this new world of consumerized technology, with a focus on its own employees as internal customers. Explore how customer-first policies can make use of social, mobile and cloud technologies to give workers the freedom and flexibility they desire to drive company productivity. Please download the white paper for more information.