Banks today are continuously challenged to meet rigorous regulatory
requirements. They must implement strict governance programs that
enable them to comply with a wide variety of regulations stemming
from the financial crisis that began in 2007, including the DoddFrank
Act, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision regulations, the
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Revised Payment
Services Directive (PSD2) and the revised Markets in Financial
To keep pace with regulatory changes, many banks will need to
reapportion their budgets to support the development of new systems
and processes. Regulators continually indicate that the banks must be
able to provide, secure and deliver high-quality information that is
consistent and mature.
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?
The cost of labor can be managed effectively when restaurateurs are equipped with the right training, tools and processes. Traditional methods for capturing critical forecasting data and formulating labor plans & budgets are incomplete and often inaccurate, rarely accounting for menu pricing changes or current economic conditions.
Even when the best practices of forecasting are employed, the information isn’t always available to the store managers who are attempting to manage the cost of labor. This ebook will walk you through the ins and outs of labor forecasting and best practices to build efficiency, grow revenue, and positively impact your restaurant’s bottom line.
Managing the backup and restore of virtual machines in a distributed environment is typically a convoluted process. Learn how a cloud-native platform for these data protection workloads enables organizations to reduce the demands on IT teams as well as their budgets.
The Ponemon Institute and IBM Resilient are pleased to release the findings of the third annual study on the importance of cyber resilience for a strong security posture. The key takeaway from this year’s research is that organizations globally continue to struggle with responding to cybersecurity incidents. Lack of formal incident response plans and insufficient budgets were reported as the main causes of this challenge.
Society simply must change the way it serves its most vulnerable members. Service delivery models are outdated and constrained by budgets, organizational structures and legislation. Citizens aren’t getting what they need to become more self-sufficient and recover from hard times or significant events such as disasters. Government isn’t keeping up with the demand generated by the complex times we live in and agencies are stressed to the breaking point by current service expectations. Something different must be done to generate better outcomes. This action requires better engagement between government and citizens which can lead to more self-reliant individuals and lower demands and costs on government. In California, one county is tackling this challenge head on and has found a better way to serve their citizens.
Every company markets to consumers differently. From call centers to emails to apps and aggregator sites, orchestrating a relationship marketing strategy requires a bespoke collection of marketing technologies. Marketers have the budgets to spend on CRM, email, mobile and data management, but fitting these capabilities together and ensuring they work with legacy business systems is not easy.
Last year, we found the vast majority of marketers are familiar with running programmatic campaigns.
So when we surveyed over 1,300 marketers from Europe and North America this year, we shifted our focus and dove deeper into how they're thinking about the latest performance strategies across every stage of the marketing funnel.
You will learn:
• Why 57% of marketers are changing their attribution model this year
• Why almost 40% of marketers spend a majority of their budgets on measurement alone
• Why 69% of marketers are using dynamic email based on user behaviour
• And more!
See how you compare!
Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Aug 20, 2009
IT infrastructures have become exceedingly complex, resulting in a highly interconnected network of old and new technologies. In a world where IT budgets are shrinking and mergers are common, how do you get the most value from your IT resources?
An intelligent, searchable network monitoring fabric with 100% accuracy sounds pretty useful. But can you calculate a solid ROI to justify it? We all know intuitively that there are substantial bottomline benefits to reducing unplanned network downtime and improving the management of corporate risk. It follows that it also pays dividends to free up highly skilled Tier 1 and Tier2 engineers to resolve the most difficult and costly network issues. That way, you can use less expensive personnel to handle the more common, numerous, and easily resolvable problems.
But justifying a network investment using soft, intuitive arguments like these alone often doesn’t suffice in an economic climate where budgets are closely guarded and business cases for procurements are mandatory. And depending on what industry you are in, the cost savings potential and payback will vary.
Download this Whitepaper for more information.
Published By: FireEye
Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
Never before have state and local governments been expected to do so much with so little. Even as budgets remain tight in a post-recession environment, tech-savvy citizens demand higher levels of service, they want to pay taxes by credit card, renew their driver's license online, and check traffic from their smartphone.
These responsibilities make cyber security critical for state agencies, municipalities, and public utilities. Governments possess residents' most sensitive information - including inviolable personal data such as Social Security numbers and birth certificates.
This white paper highlights:
Why traditional tools fail to detect advanced attacks;
Gaining a cohesive, correlated view of all major threat vectors;
How to leverage signature-less, real-time security that thwarts zero-Day attacks.
Successful financial management really comes down to providing employees with the tools they need to make the most informed decisions at any given time. Accurate forecasts, budgets, and plans lead to smarter investments. In this Aberdeen research report, top performers are found to provide their employees with the tools that enable success, in addition to exhibiting the following characteristics:
Download the report to find out how Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions can help you improve your processes and turn your manufacturing business into a financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting leader.
Integrated Computing (IC), also known as Converged Infrastructure, stands to revolutionize everything about IT. IC takes all of virtualization, storage, networking, and compute into a single system and allows total infrastructure oversight through one console. As you can imagine, the improvements in ease of use, agility, and efficiency are quite substantial.
This is essential because infrastructure maintenance devours about three-fourths of annual IT budgets. IC changes all of that, delivering high efficiency solutions for the lifecycle of system,reducing costs and freeing up valuable personnel.
The evolution of IT awaits.
Today’s challenging and hyper-competitive business environment offers CIOs a unique opportunity to assume an expanded role as a strategic technology expert collaborating with the business toward
greater success, more revenue and happier customers.
It’s in IT’s hands at the moment, but the window of opportunity is closing as lines of business get tech-savvy, spending more of their budgets on IT projects and re-examining the role that IT plays in
advising them. IT can either define a new role for itself which embraces this change, or ignore it and risk becoming increasingly irrelevant to the business.
The need to speed innovation is a fundamental business reality today—but so is the need to contend with finite budgets and resources. Project and portfolio management (PPM) delivers the key capabilities organizations need to straddle these competing demands, but for many businesses, the time and money required to implement on-premises PPM platforms has kept these initiatives on the back burner. With CA Project & Portfolio Management SaaS (CA PPM SaaS) your organization can leverage a comprehensive, SaaS-based PPM solution. As a result, you can harness the capabilities you need to innovate more quickly and optimize your resource investments—without having to incur the time and effort of deploying and maintaining a PPM platform on premises.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
The Enterprise Priorities in Digital Marketing report, produced by Econsultancy in partnership with Teradata, provides guidance for the future through specific benchmarks from digital marketing leaders at enterprise organizations.
The report focuses on the technology priorities of the world's largest companies, the strategies they support and the marketing budgets with which they're aligned.
The report is based on an international survey of 402 senior marketers (director and above) from global enterprises. Respondents were from companies with more than $500 million in revenue, with 56% having revenues over $3 billion.
Published By: Staples
Published Date: May 24, 2016
It’s a business reality: Companies are always looking to trim costs, and IT budgets are no exception.
In your next deep dive, don’t overlook printing expenses. By assessing your existing infrastructure and processes through a managed print services (MPS) program, you can lower your total cost of ownership by 15 to 30 percent.
Learn more by reading this white paper from Staples Business Advantage.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Jun 20, 2019
Today’s IT departments face a unique set of challenges. On one hand, they have evolved from helpdesk support teams to key business enablers and must maintain increasingly complex IT landscapes while combatting significantly larger cyber security threats. On the other hand, they have to manage constant change with fewer resources and static, or minimally-increasing, budgets. As a result, many are looking to reduce costs while increasing efficiency and productivity. Some, in fact, are looking to Device as a Service, or DaaS.
If you're looking for more reasons to convince your CFOs that DaaS is a smart move, download the whitepaper to explore five big benefits of deploying a best-in-class DaaS solution.
Ninety-five percent of companies polled in a recent Gartner survey considered increasing
efficiency and productivity top priorities for IT departments when determining future
budgets. Of those companies, 43 percent viewed increasing efficiency as a high priority,
while 42 percent considered increased productivity a high priority.
Many departments—such as sales or service—focus on the company’s profits. And
while a smooth-functioning IT department may contribute to the overall efficiency of an
organization, it traditionally provides little to no contribution to the bottom line.
The relational database has been the foundation of enterprise data management for over thirty years.
But the way we build and run applications today, coupled with unrelenting growth in new data sources and growing user loads are pushing relational databases beyond their limits. This can inhibit business agility, limit scalability and strain budgets, compelling more and more organizations to migrate to alternatives like MongoDB or NoSQL databases.
Ninety-five percent of companies polled in a recent Gartner survey considered increasing efficiency and productivity top priorities for IT departments when determining future budgets. Of those companies, 43 percent viewed increasing efficiency as a high priority, while 42 percent considered increased productivity a high priority.
Many departments—such as sales or service—focus on the company’s profits. And while a smooth-functioning IT department may contribute to the overall efficiency of an organization, it traditionally provides little to no contribution to the bottom line.
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Published By: Seismic
Published Date: May 14, 2019
New research from Content Marketing Institute shows that enterprise content marketers are seeing more success with content marketing.
Download the report to learn:
? The benefits of a documented content marketing strategy
? How enterprise marketers rate alignment of content marketing and sales in their organization
? Content marketing methods enterprise marketers use to nurture their audience
Discover the benchmarks, budgets, and trends impacting content marketers in the B2B enterprise space in the year ahead.
There’s no doubt in the trends. Focusing on the customer experience is at the top of the priority list for most companies. Personalization plays a key role as top organizations strive to make experiences as compelling as possible with the integration of artificial intelligence and cloud-based technology. To understand and prioritize what your next big moves should be, read The Econsultancy 2018 Digital Trends report.
Here’s what’s top of mind for the majority of your peers:
Increasing digital marketing activities and budgets
Investing in well-designed user journeys that facilitate clear communication
Valuing creativity and design to differentiate their brands
Combining digital skills with technology to improve customer experience