Windows 10 brings significant changes for all users to the way the OS will be serviced and updated by Microsoft. End-user computing managers dealing with planning and implementing updates will need to revisit their processes to match the new update cadence. Download this Gartner report to learn more.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Mar 13, 2017
Mimecast research finds that Office 365 adoption is growing quickly around the globe with 87% of respondents already using Exchange Online or planning to use it within the next twelve months. The survey also finds that email is an important communication channel with over 85% viewing email as critical to the organization. Whether your already on Office 365, executing or planning a migration, this report reveals insights that can help make email more secure and resilient.
The Travis Perkins Group is a leading supplier of building materials to the UK’s building and construction industry. For more than 200 years, the company has grown to deliver more than 100,000 products through 2,000 branch and store locations nationwide. Changing market demands, shareholder expectations and competition demand that the company continually enhance its performance. Yet, changing more than 200 years of tradition can be complicated. Traditional planning practices had led the company down the road to a bureaucratic project management office (PMO), and with the introduction of agile and CA Technologies, the once controlling environment has shifted into a service-oriented centre.
Customer obsession has created a business environment of continual disruption. Constant change is forcing execs to recognize that traditional planning and delivery practices don’t sustain the ability to focus on strategy while delivering new capabilities. To adapt to an environment where change is the new normal, project management office (PMO) leaders and enterprise architecture (EA) strategists are expanding Agile methods, but scaling Agile to the enterprise requires significant process, organization, and cultural change. This report identifies best practices for tackling this challenge.
In today’s competitive world, agile methodologies promise faster delivery, higher quality, increased productivity and better alignment with your company strategy. But while many companies introduce agile approaches at the team level, they often fail when scaling agile to the program and portfolio level. CA Agile Ready > Sync > Go provides a complete solution for building and launching successful, enterprise-scale agile programs. Integrating the industry leading expertise of CA Agile Transformation Consulting with the CA Agile Central enterprise-class planning and tracking platform, Ready > Sync > Go can help you build and launch a high-performing agile program in as little as three months.
Every day, torrents of data inundate IT organizations and overwhelm the business managers who must sift through it all to glean insights that help them grow revenues and optimize profits. Yet, after investing hundreds of millions of dollars into new enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), master data management systems (MDM), business intelligence (BI) data warehousing systems or big data environments, many companies are still plagued with disconnected, “dysfunctional” data—a massive, expensive sprawl of disparate silos and unconnected, redundant systems that fail to deliver the desired single view of the business.
Find out how companies have deployed remote access SSL VPNs to increase remote user satisfaction, improve accessibility to corporate resources, support business continuity planning, and reduce overall implementation and ongoing management costs. The white paper also covers how cloud-based SSL VPN services address high availability requirements, support unforeseen spikes in activity and optimize network performance. Lastly, learn how a single SSL VPN platform can support all your mobile access, telecommuting and partner extranet requirements to improve your ROI.
With aging workforces and a shortage of critical talent being among the biggest challenges facing today's businesses, strategic workforce planning has become one of of HR's most important responsibilities.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP Business Objects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to provide the conclusions of this cost and benefit analysis.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to report cost and benefit findings
There is one major difference between disaster avoidance and disaster recovery: Only one of them is an actual disaster.
Avoiding disaster starts by proactively answering a few basic questions. Download this e-Book to learn how to properly prepare your business for when a potential disaster strikes.
As professionals in a world that is now driven by self-improvement, we’ve become very skilled at setting goals. There is a plethora of mobile apps that exist solely to help us track goals and keep ourselves accountable. Goals are what keep us engaged, looking ahead and striving to be better. That’s the same reason organizations spend hours, weeks, months and years planning and trying to execute them. But what good is all that motivation, strategy and planning if organizations can’t execute those goals properly? Well, none really.
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
In this report, you will learn why:
• Business stakeholders need better planning, insight, reporting and compliance.
• Why Oracle is a leader in Enterprise Performance Management.
• Modeling and management reporting are key differentiators as EPM moves rapidly to SaaS.
The art and science of effective marketing and demand generation is like a great recipe- Marketing master chefs turn traditional pairings on their sides by re-engineering campaign planning and turning siloed fixings into successful mixings.
Read seven master chefs’ recipes for their most customer-approved dishes.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Feb 16, 2017
"Whether you are planning to retire legacy phone systems or have already adopted Skype for Business, organizations are looking past IM and presence and exploring other productivity and efficiency gains. And the most logical first step is Voice.
Discover how to take full advantage of Skype for Business in this white paper from ZK Research: The Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your Skype for Business Investment. 2 ways are to make Skype for Business part of your BYOD strategy and consolidate infrastructure.
Find out the remaining 8 ways to maximize your investment - and how to make it work for you.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Feb 16, 2017
"For decade, the predominant model for deploying voice technology was on premises. However, over the past five years, the opinion of cloud-based voice services, such as Office 365, has changed dramatically. Just five years ago, the majority of businesses either felt that cloud unified communication was not viable or were taking a wait and see approach.
Today the majority of respondents are planning a minor or major cloud UC purchase. For Microsoft customers, Skype for Business in Office 365 provides an excellent alternative to a traditional premises-based deployment.
Download the paper for Five Do’s and Don’ts When Moving from a Premises-Based PBX to Office 365.
When measuring competitive differentiation in milliseconds, connectivity is a key component for any financial services company’s data center strategy. In planning the move of its primary data center, a large international futures and commodities trading company needed to find a provider that could deliver the high capacity connectivity it required.