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By: Workday     Published Date: Nov 03, 2017
CIOs today face a delicate, difficult balancing act between meeting business objectives and securing information. Markets are becoming more global, product life cycles are shrinking, and profit margins are declining. Organisations need their finance, human resource, and planning systems to be agile and able to change as quickly as the business.
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By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 19, 2017
In the digital economy, big IT budgets, lots of brick sand mortar and an established market presence are no longer at the foundation of a competitive advantage. What matters now is the agility and speed to ensure that customer centricity is supported as an overriding priority of business operations and decision making. Game-changing ideas are developing and competitive threats are emerging at a rapid and unpredictable pace. The resulting digital disruption is not just occurring at the margins or within isolated pockets of industry and commerce. It’s the new normal and its consequences are far reaching. The essential question for every organization in every sector is simply: Will we be the disruptor or will we allow ourselves to be the disrupted? Staying ahead requires adopting a combination of technology solutions. Key among them is a smart process and decision management system that infuses every process with intelligence in order to continuously raise the bar for customer centricity,
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By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 19, 2017
In the digital economy, big IT budgets, lots of brick sand mortar and an established market presence are no longer at the foundation of a competitive advantage. What matters now is the agility and speed to ensure that customer centricity is supported as an overriding priority of business operations and decision making. Game-changing ideas are developing and competitive threats are emerging at a rapid and unpredictable pace. The resulting digital disruption is not just occurring at the margins or within isolated pockets of industry and commerce. It’s the new normal and its consequences are far reaching. The essential question for every organization in every sector is simply: Will we be the disruptor or will we allow ourselves to be the disrupted? Staying ahead requires adopting a combination of technology solutions. Key among them is a smart process and decision management system that infuses every process with intelligence in order to continuously raise the bar for customer centrici
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By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 19, 2017
In the digital economy, big IT budgets, lots of brick sand mortar and an established market presence are no longer at the foundation of a competitive advantage. What matters now is the agility and speed to ensure that customer centricity is supported as an overriding priority of business operations and decision making. Game-changing ideas are developing and competitive threats are emerging at a rapid and unpredictable pace. The resulting digital disruption is not just occurring at the margins or within isolated pockets of industry and commerce. It’s the new normal and its consequences are far reaching. The essential question for every organization in every sector is simply: Will we be the disruptor or will we allow ourselves to be the disrupted?
Tags : cloud computing, digital economy, digital disruption, business operations
     IBM
By: Dassault Systèmes     Published Date: Sep 22, 2017
The business models of Aerospace and Defense manufacturers often derive revenue from a number of sources including aircraft and completions as well as aftermarket business. The shop floor affects two of these key sources of revenue. In order to grow the business organically, while maintaining margins, the enterprise needs to deliver more, through the implementation of unprecedented levels of flexible production. Download this white paper to find out how the unique capabilities of DELMIA make it possible to manage change along the value stream, from engineering design to shop-floor work instructions.
Tags : aerospace, aviation, manufacturing, product development, plm, product lifecycle management, automation, data
     Dassault Systèmes
By: Zebra Technologies     Published Date: Sep 14, 2017
INDUSTRY-LEADING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP YOU CUT COSTS, IMPROVE PROFIT MARGINS, SPEED TIME TO MARKET AND STRENGTHEN YOUR BRAND
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By: FICO     Published Date: May 11, 2017
Today it's easy for customers to leave, and they have fewer reasons to stay. In saturated telecom markets, competitors offer similarly high levels of coverage and service. Years of price-based competition have left little room for differentiation and margins are stretched thin.
Tags : customer management, finance, finance management, risk
     FICO
By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 03, 2017
Predictive analytics is powerful. It can help drive significant improvement to an organization’s bottom line. Look for ways to use it to grow revenue, shrink costs and improve margins. Provide a platform that enables your data scientists to work efficiently using tools and algorithms they prefer. Enhance your analyses with internal and external data, structured and unstructured data. Then make the analytics accessible in order to reap the full benefits of these valuable analyses. Stay ahead of the curve in your market with predictive analytics, and give your organization a competitive advantage and an improved bottom line.
Tags : predictive analytics, analytics, data analytics, financial marketing, market analytics, data resources
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By: Microsoft     Published Date: Feb 02, 2017
Download the Keystone Research whitepaper to see how top performing enterprises use their IT investments to store, process, and use data to make more effective, real-time decisions. Keystone Research, a global economics and data-driven strategy consulting firm, interviewed senior IT and business decision makers at over three hundred businesses to uncover the relationship between Data & Analytics technologies and business performance. This research shows that companies who have developed the most sophisticated Data & Analytics platforms and apply these capabilities as a regular part of their business enjoy operating margins that are eight percentage points higher than lagging organizations. This translates to $100 million in operating profits on average for the more advanced companies in the sample controlling for factors such as company size and industry vertical.
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By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 17, 2016
To meet the needs of demanding consumers, retailers need a new level of intelligence that extends and helps coordinate prices across all channels and helps solve the challenge of disappearing margins. Watch this IBM-sponsored webinar to hear from Brian Kilcourse, Managing Partner at RSR Research, as he shares research and insights that can help you ensure that your dynamic pricing strategy is intelligent, timely, coordinated and successful.
Tags : ibm, commerce, analytics, retail, merchandising, pricing, dynamic pricing, intelligent pricing
     IBM
By: Aon Hewitt     Published Date: Nov 16, 2016
The research is clear, organizations that create a culture of engagement see stronger business performance including customer satisfaction, sales, operating margins and shareholder value. This article explains the 5 Habits Best Employers practice to improve employee engagement and drive better business outcomes.
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By: Evariant     Published Date: Nov 14, 2016
Changing healthcare market forces, such as value-based care models, consolidation, and payer mix erosion, have propagated declining margins and fueled hyper-competition among healthcare organizations vying for market share. In this new world, determining effective patient engagement strategies has become paramount for hospitals and health systems as they strive to acquire, retain, and re-activate patients, and, ultimately, drive revenue. Now, more than ever, it is critical that healthcare organizations create and maintain positive, lasting relationships with their patients, both current and prospective, working to attract them into their network and keep them there.
Tags : healthcare crm, ehr, healthcare technology, marketing, patient acquisition, patient engagement
     Evariant
By: Dun & Bradstreet     Published Date: Oct 21, 2016
Finance’s immediate concerns--cash flow, profit margins, customer satisfaction, retention and investor relationships—focus your attention on the finance imperatives—navigating risk effectively and identifying opportunities. Improved cash flow, collaboration and profit are all potential outcomes of wielding your pool cue of portfolio segmentation in just the right way. We’ve given you some pro tips on what to avoid, as well as some effective tips for winning at this highly complex game. Download now!
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By: HPE & Intel®     Published Date: Oct 10, 2016
In the financial services industry (FSI), high-performance compute infrastructure is not optional; it’s a prerequisite for survival. No other industry generates more data, and few face the combination of challenges that financial services does: a rapidly changing competitive landscape, a complex regulatory environment, tightening margin pressure, exponential data growth, and demanding performance service-level agreements (SLAs).
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By: Microsoft     Published Date: Oct 06, 2016
Download the Keystone Research whitepaper to see how top performing enterprises use their IT investments to store, process, and use data to make more effective, real-time decisions. Keystone Research, a global economics and data-driven strategy consulting firm, interviewed senior IT and business decision makers at over three hundred businesses to uncover the relationship between Data & Analytics technologies and business performance. This research shows that companies who have developed the most sophisticated Data & Analytics platforms and apply these capabilities as a regular part of their business enjoy operating margins that are eight percentage points higher than lagging organizations. This translates to $100 million in operating profits on average for the more advanced companies in the sample controlling for factors such as company size and industry vertical.
Tags : microsoft, analytics, data, business impact
     Microsoft
By: Oracle HCM Cloud     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
In the midst of industry consolidation, shrinking margins, and fierce competition for talent, health care payers are facing increasing pressure to deliver more cost efficient, high-quality patient care. Learn how to succeed in this dynamic healthcare market by integrating financial and HR systems to tackle immediate challenges and create scalability for the future.
Tags : healthcare payers, healthcare hcm, healthcare erp and hcm in the cloud
     Oracle HCM Cloud
By: Riverbed     Published Date: May 19, 2016
This white paper discusses the benefits of a branch converged infrastructure for organisations that want to expand their footprint without eating up their margins.
Tags : branch converged infrastructure, infrastructure, data centre, data
     Riverbed
By: SAP     Published Date: May 03, 2016
Find out how investing in your employees with a new LMS can increase profit margins by 24% and decrease turnover by 65%.
Tags : sap, roi, lms, learning, management, employees
     SAP
By: LogicNow     Published Date: Mar 10, 2016
Focusing your managed services business on cybersecurity creates several opportunities to increase margins; most significantly, by implementing layers of security at client sites you can reduce costly security-related issues. In this whitepaper we highlight the reasons why an effective cyberdefense strategy should involve multiple layers of technology and detail why customer disruption is a revenue killer in world of the managed service provider (MSP).
Tags : managed services, cyber security, logicnow, cyberdefense, security
     LogicNow
By: Netsuite DWASF Leads Display Q1 2015     Published Date: Nov 19, 2015
Many firms—including those in the wholesale distribution sector—have achieved more efficient and business operations by using cloud-based ERP. Whatever the variations on the theme, wholesale distributors face challenges ranging from tight margins to supply chain and delivery-carrier dependencies. Succeeding in this demanding and fast-paced sector requires that companies operate with high efficiency and low error rates. Wholesale distributors that don’t closely track and optimize their core operations can put critical business relationships at risk, seriously undermining their profitability and growth potential.
Tags : cloud-based erp, erp, wholesale distribution, business operations
     Netsuite DWASF Leads Display Q1 2015
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 31, 2015
Commoditization is a serious threat to the telecommunications industry. Most CSPs offer similar services at rates designed to win what has become a price war. As a result, many face decreasing margins and difficulty sustaining differentiation based on prices or products alone. On top of commoditization, CSPs also face competition from OTT providers and an increasingly knowledgeable and demanding customer base. With access to growing amounts of data from an ever-increasing number of sources and devices, today’s empowered, savvy consumers know what they want and expect to get it.
Tags : ibm, telco, csps, big data, commoditization, customer retention
     IBM
By: Oracle     Published Date: Jul 08, 2015
Retailers need to know how they can offer competitive pricing and flexibility in fulfillment while still maintaining solid margins. Oracle Retail Solutions Director, Mike Johnson discusses four interlocking strategies that can be used to achieve this goal.
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By: Sailthru     Published Date: Jul 01, 2015
Every marketer uses discounts for a very simple reason: they work extremely well. But discounts can be highly destructive to profit margins and your business goals. The most sophisticated marketers are looking at how to deploy discounts strategically for long-term success, rather than simply for short-term gains. That’s why we created the Ultimate Discount Strategy Guide.
Tags : marketing, ecommerce, retail, discount, strategy, optimization, emerging marketing, crm & customer care
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By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
Banks face many challenges as they strive to return to pre-2008 profit margins including reduced interest rates, unstable financial markets, tighter regulations and lower performing assets. Fortunately, banks taking advantage of big data and analytics can generate new revenue streams. Watch this real-life example of how big data and analytics can improve the overall customer experience.
Tags : ibm, big data, profit margins, regulations, analytics, customer experience, banking, bank
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By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 13, 2015
Reducing the price of slow-selling product lines can be an effective way to drive sales and reclaim valuable selling space – but how do retailers ensure that these markdowns are profitable? Read this case study to learn how Coop Danmark replaced its complex markdown spreadsheets with Markdown Optimization solutions from IBM. Today, the company has deep insight into the optimal percentage and duration for markdowns, based on customer demand forecasts and inventory data at each retail store. This helps the company to boost sales while protecting margins.
Tags : profitablility, ibm, markdown, optimization, marketing research, e-commerce, traditional marketing, sales
     IBM
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