Analytics has permeated, virtually, every department within an organization. It’s no longer a ‘nice to have’. It’s an organizational imperative. HR, specifically, collects a wealth of data; from recruiting applications, employee surveys, performance management data and it sits in systems that remain largely untapped. This data can help drive strategic decisions about your workforce. Analytic tools have, historically, been difficult to use and required heavy IT lifting in order to get the most out of them. What if an analytics system learned and continue to learn as it experienced new information, new scenarios, and new responses. This is referred to as Cognitive Computing and is key to providing an analytics system that is easy to use but extremely powerful.
Forrester conducted in-depth surveys with 330 global BI decision-makers and found strong correlations between overall company success and adoption of innovative BI, analytics, and big data tools. In this paper, you will learn what separates the leading companies from the rest when it comes to exploiting innovative technologies in BI and analytics, and what steps you can take to either stay a leader or join their ranks.
Forrester presents the relevant endpoint security data from their most recent surveys, with special attention given to those trends affecting SMBs (firms with 20 to 999 employees) and enterprises (firms with 1,000+ employees), along with analysis that explains the data in the context of the overall security landscape. As organizations prepare for the 2015 budget cycle, security and risk (S&R) professionals should use this annual report to help benchmark their organization’s spending patterns against those of their peers — while keeping an eye on current trends affecting endpoint security — in order to strategize their endpoint security adoption decisions. Please download this Forrester Research report, offered compliments of Dell, for more information.
Through a collaborative, groundbreaking study with three prominent U.S. business schools, Senn Delaney has discovered that people who operate from a unique set of three core principles consistently perform at the top 10 percent of performance ratings. The joint study and subsequent research and surveys led to creation of our new, evidence-based, practical performance model that can be taught, practiced, reinforced, applied and measured.
This book is a quick guide to understanding IT policy compliance. It surveys the best steps for preparing your organization's IT operations to comply with laws and regulations - and how to prove compliance to an auditor.
Published By: New Relic
Published Date: Apr 07, 2015
It’s all too easy for CIOs and technology management to build a strategy around any new technology area that is focused on delivering lower technology costs and greater operational efficiency. However, to get your cloud strategy right, you have to learn to move away from measuring the success of change against technology management care-abouts and focus on the priorities of the business. Forrester’s Business Technographics® surveys show a stark disconnect between technology management’s and the business’ desired outcomes from cloud computing; embracing the shift to cloud services means driving and measuring its success against metrics defined by the business before those of IT. This report outlines the strategic plan of Forrester’s solution for CIOs working on cloud computing. This report is designed to help you onboard the business to your cloud strategy.
Five high-value uses for big data: IBM has conducted surveys, studied analysts’ findings, talked with more than 300 customers and prospects and implemented hundreds of big data solutions. As a result, it has identified five high-value use cases that enable organizations to gain new value from big data.
Published By: Delphix
Published Date: May 28, 2015
A new generation of tools is bringing agility to components of IT operations . Learn how recent advancements in agile data management, data virtualization, and data masking are combining to help companies achieve previously unachievable breakthroughs in IT security and risk management. Starting with a technical dive into data masking and the key concepts surrounding “virtual data”, this eBook also leverages exhaustive industry research and company surveys to translate the business value associated with these solutions.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- How to create a safe environment for honest feedback so it’s an invitation, not an imposition
- Best practices for collecting feedback, from unstructured conversations to regular pulse surveys
- What to do with the data you’ve collected, and how to use insights to create action plans that result in happier employees and better business performance
Are you aware of the ongoing dialog about your products and services? Are you participating? Recent surveys show that organizations that deliver good customer experiences are reaping greater revenues than those that don’t. Yet companies are struggling to pivot towards the customer, because it often requires a complete overhaul of management, culture and technologies. This session will show how to defeat content chaos, streamline and accelerate onboarding and service processes, minimize friction with customers, use analytics to anticipate and prepare for customer needs, and give your front-line people the tools they need to offer a superior experience that will grow your revenues and generate great word of mouth.
According to recent surveys, employee social networking is growing rapidly. Learn the pros and cons of employee social networking, from creating business development opportunities to just goofing off. Also, learn how social networking is raising new challenges for enterprise security, and the distinct advantages of implementing MessageLabs Web Services.
Published By: Cray Inc.
Published Date: Jul 22, 2014
The Cray® CS300-LC™ liquid-cooled cluster supercomputer combines system performance and power savings, allowing users to reduce capital expense and operating costs.
The Trend Toward Liquid Cooling
Recent IDC surveys of the worldwide high performance computing (HPC) market consistently show that cooling today's larger, denser HPC systems has become a top challenge for datacenter managers. The surveys reveal a notable trend toward liquid cooling systems, and warm water cooling has emerged as an effective alternative to chilled liquid cooling.
While surveys can be a proven, consistent method for gathering customer data, their effectiveness can be hampered if they are poorly written, confusing, not personalized or targeted, or too long. A successful survey should be designed to meet a specific goal and provide accurate data that represents the target population. Ideally, it can also help improve respondent satisfaction levels.
Distilled from years of experience helping successful organizations with surveys, voice of the customer projects, and enterprise feedback management initiatives, these nine top tips can help increase survey success, facilitate a better understanding of customers, and drive loyalty.
When done correctly, online surveys are an easy, cost-effective way to gather information that you can use to make sound business decisions and draw you closer to your customers. But, if you have committed any one of the 7 Deadly Survey Sins, online surveys can give you unreliable information, alienate your customers and can lead to poor business decisions. In this short white paper, we will identify the most common survey mistakes committed in creating and conducting surveys and review practical ways to avoid them.
Recent surveys of IT managers revealed two commonly held beliefs: database regulations are the most challenging to comply with, and of all regulatory standards, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) the toughest.
Published By: Varonis
Published Date: Feb 05, 2014
Varonis has conducted several surveys over the last year, and the results indicate that most organizations recognize they need to do a better job securing their own data, and a much better job securing your data. The most disturbing discovery, though, is that in large numbers they lack the fundamental controls necessary to ensure safe digital collaboration.