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Published By: Stripe     Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
Platform businesses are reshaping our economy and disrupting entire markets by seamlessly connecting buyers and sellers. However, processing payments and the exchange of value on a platform or marketplace can be challenging. Stripe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate the challenges that platforms and their sellers face, and the solutions they seek. Through a global online survey of 2,030 platform sellers and four in-depth interviews, Forrester found that platforms struggle to provide their sellers with much-needed payment capabilities, reporting, and customer support services with in-house resources alone. Meanwhile, sellers demand that platforms provide these services and will prefer platforms that are service-rich over platforms that are service-poor. KEY FINDINGS The complexities of managing a platform force executives to divert resources, which stalls growth. Going global is easier said than done. Sellers will flock to platforms that simplify the process of sellin
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q3'19     Published Date: Jun 24, 2019
Delivering personalized customer experience remains the top business challenge for communications service providers (CSPs). Ovum's recently published 2018 ICT Enterprise survey saw almost all CSP IT executives interviewed identify delivering personalized customer experience as one of their three most important business challenges for the next 18 months. This trend emphasizes the high priority CSPs place on how customer relationships are managed. However, several factors have an impact on CSPs' ability to identify and then deliver customers' core needs. These include understanding the data sets they should focus on; collecting, cleansing, and consolidating these data sets; and having the right expertise to mine the data sets.
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Published By: Group M_IBM Q3'19     Published Date: Jul 01, 2019
The days of data being narrowly defined as highly structured information from a few specific sources is long gone. Replacing that notion is the reality of a wide variety of data types coming from multiple sources, internal and external, to an organization. All of it is in service of providing everyone from IT, to line-of-business (LOB) employees, to C-level executives with insights that can have an immediate and transformative impact.
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Published By: MicroStrategy     Published Date: Aug 28, 2019
Over the last decade, the enterprise analytics landscape has dramatically transformed. Vendors have come and gone, and platforms have continually expanded their offerings to include new functionality and keep pace with the demands of the businesses they serve. Originally envisioned as an IT-centric tool for enterprise reporting, analytics today has evolved into a business solutionempowering a range of users across every line of business, including front-line employees, field personnel, and executives. The rise of self-service analytics over the past decade has played a key role in promoting a data-driven mindset within every business function. However, this practice is limited to a skilled few. The vast majority of business professionals lack the time, analytical skills, or inclination to conduct their own analyses, and fail to effectively use analytics on a day-to-day basis. The result? Despite decades of investments, BI adoption at most organizations remains at 30%. The failure of e
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Published By: MicroStrategy     Published Date: Aug 28, 2019
With trends such as big data, artificial intelligence and IoT dominating todays business technology headlines, the buzz around enterprise mobility (now considered known and familiar) may have lessened, but its importance has not. Consider its key role in todays top tech trends, and then also consider this. According to an Oxford Economics survey of 500 senior IT executives, CEOs, and other senior managers, 80% say workers cannot do their jobs effectively without a mobile device. The same survey shows: 82% say mobile devices are critical to employee productivity 82% say mobile devices are critical to agility and the speed of decision making 76% say mobile devices are critical to customer service and satisfaction 75% say mobile devices are critical to innovation and collaboration 70% say mobile devices are critical to employee satisfaction and 70% say mobile devices are critical to revenue growth. The known and familiar now demands a fresh look and focus from enterprise organizations a
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Published By: MicroStrategy     Published Date: Aug 28, 2019
THe use of analytics has exploded across business, and the value it already has delivered has heightened executives' expectations. Now data can be processed in real time to meet a constantly widening range of analytic needs. How your organization utilizes them in the next decade will be essential to your success.
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Published By: HP Inc.     Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
War is being waged for talent, and the spoils will go to those organizations that arm their recruits with the technology that makes them work more effectively and creatively. Technology is now the primary way that organizations engage with their workforce. According to a Harvard Business Review Analytic Services survey of 677 executives, the overwhelming majority86%believe that technology has a greater impact on employee engagement today than it did three years ago, and a similar number say that technology will continue to be a major factor in engaging the workforce in the years ahead.
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Published By: Anaplan     Published Date: Sep 10, 2019
A few years ago, the slow, spreadsheet-driven mode of sales and operations planning (S&OP) may have sufficed, but today, its utterly inadequate. A disconnected process cant keep pace with a dynamic market. Enter the next-generation of S&OP: dynamic, connected, and powered by cloud-based technology. When planners from across the business are able to work in unison, executives can make better-informed decisions that positively impact the bottom line. Download this paper to learn: Six essential phases of S&OP An in-depth exploration of each phase How to make next-generation S&OP a reality with cloud-based technology
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Published By: MeQuilibrium     Published Date: Aug 01, 2019
Skills shortages are keeping business leaders up at night. In fact, nearly half of executives say this skills gap is a major concern for the future of their organization yet only 3% are significantly increasing training budgets. Why? Workplace learning is a difficult nut to crack. Organizations often struggle to reskill their adult workforces with hard skills because theyre taking the wrong approach. In this white paper, we take a look at why soft skills are not only integral for the future of work, but why theyre actually necessary for developing hard skills too. Youll also learn: ? How soft skills can lead to dramatic shifts in how people think ? How soft skills improve our ability to learn ? The most important skill for the 21st century and how it can boost learning by 30% Discover why empowering your people with soft skills is critical to unlocking the future success of your business. Download Now
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Published By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Jan 09, 2019
Ninety percent of business executives believe the Internet of Things (IoT) is important to the future of their organization. And, as IoT is expected to generate a whopping 21% increase in corporate profits by 2022, its clear theres value in adoption. However, there are still plenty of risks that require mitigation through careful planning, cross-functional teamwork and mature security measures. This white paper explores the business benefits and the security complexities IoT introduces for business organizations, and provides key considerations and recommendations for securing IoT deployments. Download the white paper today!
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Published By: NEC     Published Date: Sep 14, 2009
This white paper is a business briefing for C-Level Executives on how integrating a range of technologies - including unified communications, service oriented architecture, virtualization and cloud computing - can transform the productivity and profitability of large enterprises.
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nec, virtualization, soa, service oriented architecture, cloud computing, unified communications, sla, slas, service level agreement, vaas, mashup, enterprise communications, enterprise software
    
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Published By: Ounce Labs, an IBM Company     Published Date: Jul 08, 2009
The Business Case for Data Protection, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Ounce Labs, is the first study to determine what senior executives think about the value proposition of corporate data protection efforts within their organizations. In times of shrinking budgets, it is important for those individuals charged with managing a data protection program to understand how key decision makers in organizations perceive the importance of safeguarding sensitive and confidential information.
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ounce labs, it securitym it risk, software applications, ciso, pci dss, hipaa, glba, data security, source code vulnerabilities, source code analysis, it security, cryptography, security management, security policies, application integration, business intelligence, configuration management, data integration, data protection, vulnerability management
    
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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Nov 15, 2017
A new Harvard Business Review Analytic Services global study of more than 300 midsize to large enterprises finds that many executives believe current collaboration tools fall short on supporting the depth, pace, and style of teamwork now required to keep up with todays most important business imperatives.
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collaboration, collaboration tools, harvard business review, team work, teams
    
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Published By: Coupa     Published Date: Dec 14, 2018
Visibility remains a huge challenge for CFOs in todays dynamic and ever-evolving business environment. A study of more than 500 CFOs and senior finance executives conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and commissioned by Coupa, reveals that more than 60 percent of CFOs lack complete visibility into the transactions within their organization. Sound familiar? Read the report to learn how CFOs are responding in a rapidly evolving world where new technologies, uncertainty, and emerging threats abound. The report also includes five qualitative interviews with the CFOs from Ally Financial, Driftwood Acquisitions and Development, Hays, Micron Technologies, and Zendesk.
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Published By: Dell EMC     Published Date: Nov 08, 2016
Your data center struggles with competing requirements from your lines of business and the finance, security and IT departments. While some executives want to lower cost and increase efficiency, others want business growth and responsiveness. But today, most data center teams are just trying to keep up with application service levels, complex workflows, and sprawling infrastructure and support costs.
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data, converged infrastructure, integration, vmware, private clouds, business application, storage management, database development, data integration, data protection
    
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Published By: Broadsoft     Published Date: May 25, 2017
This eBook is for contact center management and business executives looking for ways to increase the efficiency and productivity of their contact center. If yours is an existing contact center with infrastructure that has been built up over the years, this eBook provides best practice steps to break down the resulting application silos, unify them, and improve the operational efficiency of your contact center. If yours is a new contact center and you have the opportunity to build your infrastructure from the ground up using modern technologies, this eBook will provide best practices to prevent building application silos.
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Published By: Broadsoft     Published Date: May 25, 2017
This whitepaper is for contact center management and business executives looking for ways to optimize the business performance of their contact center. If yours is an existing contact center with infrastructure that has been built up over the years, this whitepaper provides bestpractice steps to break down the resulting data silos, unify them, and optimize your contact center for business performance. If yours is a new contact center and you have the opportunity to build your infrastructure from the ground up using modern technologies, this whitepaper will provide best practices to prevent building data silos.
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Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jan 17, 2018
Compliance doesnt have to be a scary word even when facing the multifaceted challenges of meeting the European Unions May 2018 deadline for its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). SAS conducted a global GDPR survey among 340 business executives from multiple industries. Based on the results of that survey, this e-book delves into the biggest opportunities and challenges organizations face on the road to GDPR compliance. Read this e-book to learn: How to get started on the best path to compliance, based on advice from industry experts. How to turn this compliance challenge into a competitive advantage. How your peers are preparing across a variety of industries. An end-to-end approach that can help guide your journey to GDPR compliance.
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Published By: SAP     Published Date: May 03, 2016
To support IT-enabled business processes, line-of-business (LOB) and IT executives are teaming to assess applications and IT workloads and shifting the right workloads to more agile cloud-enabled platforms.
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sap, agile, business technology, business processes, platforms, integrated, enterprise applications, data management
    
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Published By: Hewlett Packard Enterprise     Published Date: Mar 31, 2016
MIT Technology Review Survey: Executive Summary Are you prepared for the next breach? Only 6% of leaders say yes. Information securityor, the lack of itis firmly on the radar for business and IT leaders in organizations of all sizes and in every sector. Many fear that their companies are ill-prepared to prevent, detect, and effectively respond to various types of cyberattacks, and a shortage of in-house security expertise remains of widespread concern. Those are among the initial findings of the Cybersecurity Challenges, Risks, Trends, and Impacts Survey, conducted by MIT Technology Review of approx. 225 business and IT executives, in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Security Services and FireEye Inc.
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Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Jan 23, 2018
With global opportunities on the rise,. having a multilingual workforce has become a critical market success factor. Language proficiency and awareness of a market's culture, local customs, and business traditions conveys respect for customers and colleagues, which leads to greater trust and improved business results. Businesses are providing language-learning resources that prepare employees to engage in these markets. Forbes Insights and Rosetta Stone surveyed 200+ executives globally to understand the impact of language training on companies and employees. Read this guide to learn the key themes and data from the report.
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Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Jan 23, 2018
There's a need for better language learning, and a strong case for it. 87% of business executives say their business relies on more than one critical languages. Those that invest in learning outperform the market by more than 45%. Learn how improvements in your language programs provide tangible business returns.
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Published By: OC Tanner     Published Date: Dec 08, 2017
Workplace culture is trending everywhere. In 2014, culture was declared the most popular word of the year by Merriam Webster. In 2015, Deloitte research listed culture as a top-three business challenge for leaders. In 2016, 80 percent of executives rated employee experience as an important issue they need to tackle.
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Published By: Dell EMC & Intel     Published Date: Aug 03, 2018
Digital transformation has become a business imperative as most aspects of economic engagement have become digital. Around the globe, businesses and government agencies are re-engineering their technology infrastructures to keep pace with customer demands, spur innovation and stay competitive in an ever-evolving digital economy. A recent PwC survey noted that 45 percent of business and IT executives across 51 countries identified growing revenue via digital transformation as a top priority1. Success in this fast-paced digital landscape requires businesses to transform their IT infrastructures to achieve new levels of flexibility and responsiveness. At the same time, business leaders must find a balance between funding core aspects of the business while investing in new business and technology innovations needed to compete in todays dynamic environment. Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) systems bundle multiple technology components together into single systems, enabling IT departmen
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Published By: HP     Published Date: Mar 23, 2015
Increase productivity for small and midsize business with HP ProLiant Gen9 servers. Today, business executives are seeking ways to become more productive so that they can deliver new products and services faster, increase operational efficiencies, grow revenue, increase margin and gain market share. Increasing the productivity of IT resources and staff is critical for their success. New innovations now make it possible for small and midsize businesses (SMB) to leverage the performance and efficiencies that were once only affordable by large enterprises. Businesses of all sizes face similar issues as they look to grow their business efficiently.
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