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By: Optimizely     Published Date: Apr 06, 2018
Getting the most out of A/B and other controlled tests. In the fast-moving digital world, even experts have a hard time assessing new ideas. Case in point: At Bing a small headline change an employee proposed was deemed a low priority and shelved until one engineer decided to do a quick online controlled experiment—an A/B test—to try it out. The test showed that the change increased revenue by an astonishing 12%. That experience illustrates why it’s critical to adopt an “experiment with everything” approach, say Ron Kohavi, the head of the Analysis & Experimentation team at Microsoft, and Stefan Thomke, an HBS professor. In this article they describe: How to properly design and execute A/B and other controlled tests ? Ensure test integrity ? How to interpret results and avoid pitfalls
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     Optimizely
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Apr 26, 2010
Collaboration in the enterprise requires a triumvirate of people, process and technology to be successful. With the plethora of collaboration applications available today, both IT professionals and collaboration business users alike need to take a holistic approach to be successful with collaboration. This paper lets you know about some of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Tags : akamai, collaboration, collaboration software, firewall, enterprise software, web conferencing, travel costs, twitter
     Akamai Technologies
By: TargetMarketing     Published Date: Jun 04, 2010
You'll find in this complimentary report from Target Marketing, a breakdown of key segmentation areas, fundamental questions to ask to formulate effective segmentation plans, a six-step road map to a comprehensive segmentation process, three segmentation pitfalls to avoid, and more.
Tags : napco, target marketing, customer segmentation, data management/analytics, direct mail/marketing
     TargetMarketing
By: Veritas     Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
This paper summarizes the trends that have made modernizing backup and recovery an urgent priority, the key requirements for solution offerings, and the unique capabilities of Veritas NetBackup™ Appliances in delivering a simple, complete, and cost-effective solution.
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By: Commvault     Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
Today, nearly every datacenter has become heavily virtualized. In fact, according to Gartner as many as 75% of X86 server workloads are already virtualized in the enterprise datacenter. Yet even with the growth rate of virtual machines outpacing the rate of physical servers, industry wide, most virtual environments continue to be protected by backup systems designed for physical servers, not the virtual infrastructure they are used on. Even still, data protection products that are virtualization-focused may deliver additional support for virtual processes, but there are pitfalls in selecting the right approach. This paper will discuss five common costs that can remain hidden until after a virtualization backup system has been fully deployed.
Tags : storage, backup, recovery, best practices
     Commvault
By: Dell     Published Date: Nov 20, 2014
With no future support for Windows XP, most IT pros have begun OS migration efforts to modern Windows. Make the most of your OS upgrade and PC refresh to enhance performance, security, and manageability. Use this comprehensive guide to avoid some of the most common pitfalls along your journey.
Tags : windows, mobility, it migration, cfi
     Dell
By: TriNet     Published Date: Aug 03, 2012
In this eGuide, you'll learn about ten foundational risks that small and growing companies face and how those risks can be minimized or even eliminated.
Tags : entrepreneurship, human resources, managing risk, compliance, risk management
     TriNet
By: TriNet     Published Date: Aug 03, 2012
In this eGuide, you'll learn about ten foundational risks that small and growing companies face and how those risks can be minimized or even eliminated.
Tags : entrepreneurship, human resources, managing risk, compliance, risk management
     TriNet
By: TriNet     Published Date: Nov 26, 2012
Download this white paper for insights on specific techniques startups and growing businesses can use to leverage the benefits and avoid the pitfalls of social media.
Tags : social media, employee engagement, social media policy, social networking
     TriNet
By: OutSystems     Published Date: Mar 18, 2015
In this white paper we describe the top four issues that cause mobile projects to fail and outline a path that can take you safely around these common pitfalls and put you on track to delivering a powerful, flexible mobile application strategy.
Tags : application development, mobile app development, mobile app pitfalls, a guide to mobile app success
     OutSystems
By: Adobe     Published Date: Jul 04, 2016
More and more interactions are shifting from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, so the value of that screen and the massive potential it represents grows daily. As do the opportunitie —and potential pitfalls—for marketers.
Tags : mobile, mobility, customer interaction, mobile devices, crm solutions/software, customer experience/engagement, mobile marketing
     Adobe
By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
This paper explains how the requirements for building management are affected by the presence of a mission critical data center or IT room (data rooms) and describes key attributes to look for in an effective BMS system. Common pitfalls of implementing and using a BMS for sites with IT along with advice on how to avoid them are also provided.
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By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 05, 2014
An eBooklet discussing the pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.
Tags : devops, a guide to devops, integrated journey
     CA Technologies
By: TriNet     Published Date: Jul 28, 2015
Identifies the foundational risks that can distract executives from focusing on and achieving their business' goals, and offers recommendations for eliminating those risks altogether.
Tags : foundational risks, risk elimination, selection process, compensation practices, performance management system, harassment prevention, best practices, entrepreneurship management
     TriNet
By: Success Factors     Published Date: Feb 16, 2012
With today's shortage of critical talent, strategic workforce planning is one of HR's most important responsibilities. Discover the common pitfalls that trap many companies-and how to avoid them. Get your compliments report from SuccessFactors now.
Tags : employee performance, high performance culture, high performing workforce, smart goals, performance reviews, goal setting, performance management, business strategy
     Success Factors
By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 04, 2015
There has been growing buzz about DevOps. DevOps is a methodology that unites the often separate functions of software development (Dev) and production and operations (Ops) into a single, integrated, and continuous process. DevOps is about breaking down the barriers between Dev and Ops. It leverages people, processes, and technology to stimulate collaboration and innovation across the entire software development and release process. Dev and Ops should always be part of an integrated process, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. You may be stuck in what we call “Dysfunction Junction.” Read this eBooklet to learn about the pitfalls of DevOps, how you can avoid them, and how to get started on your DevOps journey.
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By: SAP     Published Date: Jun 04, 2015
Download this white paper to learn six tips for delivering the workforce of the future for consistent business success
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By: SuccessFactors, an SAP Company     Published Date: Jun 18, 2015
Download this white paper to learn six tips for delivering the workforce of the future for consistent business success
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By: Epicor Software Corporation     Published Date: Nov 03, 2016
Whatever your growth ambitions, the chances of achieving them are increased with effective planning. Download this eBook to learn about the five key factors that can help grow your business quickly, efficiently, and profitably.
Tags : erp, erp system, enterprise resource planning, manufacturing, growth, profitability, supply chain, scm
     Epicor Software Corporation
By: Aberdeen Group     Published Date: Aug 04, 2015
The practice of using predictive analytics for marketing is becoming much more commonplace, but, in many ways, this field is still immature. Marketers are using analytics to identify new prospects, qualify leads, predict close rates, and optimize pricing, but there are still many ways to refine these methods -- along with many pitfalls to avoid. Download this white paper to learn how to win the B2B marketing analytics poker game.
Tags : predictive analytics, leads, pricing, close rates, public data, social media, data analysis, internet marketing
     Aberdeen Group
By: Dun & Bradstreet     Published Date: Mar 08, 2016
Did you know that the average health of marketers’ data is only “questionable?” Dun & Bradstreet analyzed 695M customer contact records and surveyed more than 500 B2B marketers to provide the truth about the state of B2B marketing data. Download the fourth annual report to discover how you can turn improved data quality into a competitive advantage. • The trends and pitfalls every data-driven marketer needs to know • The true state of B2B marketing data quality • Benchmarks for assessing your own data quality • Dun & Bradstreet’s research of B2B marketers’ data-fueled priorities for 2016 Do you have the data strategy you need to deliver on your marketing goals? Download the B2B Marketing Data Report to find out!
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By: AtTask     Published Date: Jan 16, 2013
Do projects seem to appear out of nowhere? Do you find yourself scrambling to pull together reports for executives? Download this free guide and learn about several project portfolio management pitfalls and how AtTask can help you avoid them.
Tags : cross-project team insight, enterprise project management, gantt chart, it project, online project management, ppm, project collaboration, project management
     AtTask
By: athenahealth     Published Date: Apr 07, 2012
The right electronic health records can dramatically improve patient care, profit, and practice workflow. Learn how to manage the electronic health records selection process to achieve your desired results and avoid several common pitfalls.
Tags : ehr, electronic health record, electronic health records, emr, electronic medical record, electronic medical records, electronic medical records software, athena emr
     athenahealth
By: TIBCO     Published Date: Mar 27, 2013
What are some of the pitfalls you can avoid when augmenting an existing infrastructure to maximize performance, results, and success? Read on.
Tags : integration, infrastrucutre, performance, enterprise
     TIBCO
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