Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Aug 19, 2019
The way that we develop and deliver software has changed dramatically in the
past 5 years—but the metrics we use to measure quality remain largely the
same. Despite seismic shifts in business expectations, development methodologies,
system architectures, and team structures, most organizations still
rely on quality metrics that were designed for a much different era.
Every other aspect of application delivery has been scrutinized and optimized
as we transform our processes for DevOps. Why not put quality metrics under
the microscope as well?
Are metrics like number of automated tests, test case coverage, and pass/fail
rate important in the context of DevOps, where the goal is immediate insight
into whether a given release candidate has an acceptable level of risk? What
other metrics can help us ensure that the steady stream of updates don’t undermine
the very user experience that we’re working so hard to enhance?
To provide the DevOps community an objective perspective
on what quality
To understand the realities of endpoint security today, Sophos
commissioned independent research specialist Vanson Bourne
to survey 3,100 IT managers across the globe. The resulting
paper reveals the experiences, concerns and future plans of
organizations in 12 countries and six continents. It provides deep
insight into the day-to-day challenges IT teams face securing their
organizations against cyberattacks, as well as their experiences
with endpoint detection and response (EDR) technologies.
To understand the realities of endpoint security today, Sophos
commissioned independent research specialist Vanson Bourne
to survey 3,100 IT managers across the globe. Check out this infographic for insight into the day-to-day challenges IT teams face securing their organizations against cyberattacks.
Published By: Resolver
Published Date: Nov 01, 2019
Based on what Resolver has learned by working with hundreds of security leaders, they’ve found there isn’t a one size fits all model for creating workflows that effectively responds to every security incident. Even within an organization, not every incident will be able to go through the same process.
That’s why they’ve developed an incident workflow template for your corporate security team. This a great framework to get you thinking about the various stages that could be involved in a single incident.
Download this resource to uncover:
- Best practices on how to keep incident submission simple to ensure adoption across the organization
- Important factors to consider for the portal and triage step of incident submission
- How to include notification and task assignment to your incident workflow
- A sample list of key metrics used by industry-leading security professionals
- Plus! Get a free printable incident workflow template that you can use with your team
At Quantum Metric, helping companies improve digital customer experience is our passion. We’ve harnessed the learnings and observations we’ve had across dozens of Fortune 500 organizations to develop a methodology that companies can use to achieve meaningful results quickly - helping leadership and teams highlight the lowest hanging fruit in their organizations. The principles for our guide are:
Be Easy to Understand. Five clear steps with specific goals and outcomes.
Provide Value from Day One. No month-long assessments required.
Deliver Quantifiable Outcomes. Clear, objective, and measurable improvements.
Be Consistent. Produce repeatable results.
Be Universal. Applicable to a wide-variety of businesses and situations.
Using the concepts illustrated within this methodology, digital teams from every industry have been able to consistently deliver stellar customer experiences that encourage and maintain long term brand loyalty.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Oct 22, 2019
Whether informing talent strategy or building more effective teams, data-driven insights about your workforce can set you up for success. This eBook from Human Capital Institute explores how people analytics can empower your entire organization.
Published By: Quovant
Published Date: Oct 01, 2019
Even with the greatest level of talent on your in-house legal team, you will at some point, need the services of external counsel. When an organization rates its outside law firms, selecting just the right data might be a challenge. Business leaders may not be lawyers, so it may be necessary to rely on the self-assessment of firms to determine the “health” of their programs.
But does it need to be that subjective? Hard data is an essential tool when it comes to performance evaluation. There are specific metrics organizations can use to evaluate law firm performance. While it may not be “all about the money,” these key metrics can provide insight into how your panel handles its work and the value of the results you receive.
Published By: Icertis
Published Date: Oct 24, 2019
As the global economy adapts to a period of long-term uncertainty, procurement teams are being tasked with diversifying the supplier base of the organization in order to maintain business continuity and avoid risks, all while delivering quality outcomes.
This report seeks to contextualize the performance and alignment of Procurement departments both within the larger organizations they serve and amid their place in the global economy.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Sep 03, 2019
It’s critical for marketing teams to adopt experimentation to continually improve and help prove their impact to their organizations. Unfortunately, many teams do not know how to deploy scientific tests correctly in the marketing process. Most do not use an iterative design approach, while many others fail to create the right kind of environment to encourage curiosity and experimentation. What must marketers do to build a culture of innovation, and test their way to successful engagement marketing?
Download Marketing Experiments in an Age of Accountability to learn about:
Accountability and experimentation living in harmony
The experimental marketing team
Experimentation basics and how-to’s
Real experiments and their results
Where and how to use experiments
Published By: LeanData
Published Date: Nov 07, 2019
There has been an exciting revolution that is changing the
landscape for businesses far and wide. The advancement
of marketing and sales technology has enabled businesses
to work at the speed of life. But with the rapidly moving
technology space, organizations are finding that they’ve
built such robust tech stacks that it’s time to re-evaluate just
how well their technology is working for them—as opposed
With many internal organizations across marketing, sales, and
customer success reporting their team’s tech stack consists of
30 or more tools, we are realizing there is a wealth of untapped
data at our fingertips. Many have overlooked the role people,
process, and data play in maximizing the returns technology
Revenue Operations is a way to bridge gaps between siloed
organizations. It is about marketing, sales, customer success,
and partner ops teams working better together. This guide
is dedicated to exploring the emergence of Revenue Ops, its
Organizations realize they need analytics to run, grow, and differentiate their products
and services. More than just driving strategic decision making, they need to incorporate
analytics into their high-volume operational and transactional decisions every minute
of every day. This means that analytics is no longer just the responsibility of the data
science team. Organizations have to continuously deliver analytics into operational
systems in a systemic, high-quality and dependable way.
Champion innovation through collaboration
Win or lose? Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric, said, "If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, then the end is near." To win in today’s fast-paced market, you need to innovate. This eBook shows you how to transform your team and organization into one that is more agile and better equipped to innovate using a modern collaboration platform. A collaborative culture helps you:
Widen the ideation pipeline
Accelerate time to market
Deliver higher quality products and new customer experiences
Fill out the form to download the eBook to learn more about how to innovate with connected collaboration.
Intent-based networking is the difference between a network that needs continuous attention and one that simply understands what your organization needs and makes it happen. It’s the difference between doing thousands of tasks manually and having an automated system that helps you focus on business goals. Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA™) is your team’s bridge to an intentbased network. It is an open, extensible, software-driven architecture that accelerates and simplifies your enterprise network operations, while lowering costs and reducing your risk. Only Cisco provides a single network fabric that is powered by deep intelligence and integrated security to deliver automation and assurance across your entire organization at scale. Cisco DNA gives IT time back from time-consuming, repetitive network configuration tasks so you can focus on the innovation your business needs. Cisco DNA automation and assurance are built on a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) controller, ri
• Content is among an organization's most critical assets. It flows through every aspect of a company, from people to systems to processes. But as teams grow and the breadth of their content expands, these valuable assets get fragmented across the different tools they use.
• What if you had a secure, open platform that connects all your tools in the cloud, allowing you to pull together best-of-breed technologies that fit your unique business needs? These native integrations keep teams happy and give IT full visibility and control, while boosting productivity and collaboration across the entire organization.
• Download our ebook to see how Cloud Content Management from Box provides you with a central and secure content layer that unites all of your apps with seamless, native integrations. In it, you'll learn about our most popular integrations — like Microsoft Office 365, Okta, Slack and Salesforce — and how Box helps you future-proof your tech stack while also providing a unified exp
Companies are increasingly using outside contractors and suppliers stay competitive, which means granting third-parties access to applications via VPN or VDI. This reliance causes increased complexity and burden on the Enterprise team while also creating additional security risk, as third-party access creates additional points of entry to an organization’s network.
Read this solution brief to learn about a new painless, secure approach to remote access.
What P2P Leaders Do That You Can, Too
Purchase-to-pay (P2P) organizations are under high-stakes stress. With constant changes in market volatility, fierce competition, and disruptive technology, P2P teams need to re-think their approach to balancing traditional cost concerns and emphasize agility. The question is: how?
To help companies discover the answer, The Hackett Group looked at P2P organizations across a variety of industries and areas over a 12-month period to identify what top performers had in common—and what set them apart.
Read this report to gain insight into three key areas:
Ensuring stakeholder needs guide day-to-day decisions
Digitizing information to increase availability and agility
Automating processes to accelerate response to change
With 50 to 100 billion things expected to be connected to the Internet by 2020, we are now experiencing a major paradigm shift that is revolutionizing business. More and more of the objects we use every day—including those in our factories, utilities, and railroads—are used to capture and distribute information that is helping us know more and do more. The TechWiseTV team and guest experts take an in-depth look at how industries like these are utilizing the data they are gathering from the factory floor all the way out to the field. This exploration into how the Internet of Things actually works in the real world and what your organization must do to take full advantage of it is a great opportunity to understand the practical challenges and specific technology involved in bringing all this potential to life.
Too irrelevant to the team leader.
Such are the complaints heard repeatedly about Performance Management and Engagement systems.
And these don’t even touch on the biggest problem of all: current systems produce a tidal wave of unreliable data. The ratings they yield are based on the notion that, with enough time and training, managers (and peers) can become reliable raters of other people’s skills and competencies. Sadly, that’s not true. A large body of research reveals:
61% of your manager’s rating of you is a reflection of the
manager, not of you. Your organization, apparently unaware of this, then persists on paying you, training you, and promoting you—and everyone else in the organization—based on these flawed ratings.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 19, 2015
Support organizations are implementing new technologies and processes to better connect customers with technical support teams, and customer satisfaction is paramount. However, most organizations admit they're not proactively aligning their priorities with their customers’ expectations. Are the needs of the support team different from what customers want and expect? Recent research by HDI delves into the two groups’ expectations and priorities— according to support professionals—and explores
how closely they're aligned. Download this white paper to learn more.
Marketing leaders rely on analytics teams to deliver better measurement,
insights and optimization. Use this research to evaluate your organization's
current analytics tools and identify new solutions aligned to your goals.
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Jan 08, 2018
In this guide you'll learn how to select and integrate the right
test management solution for your team:
• Why test management software?
• How to buy: some general considerations
• The 5 must-have features
• Tips for evaluating & integrating your new solution
• Where to get additional help
BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH.
That’s because trends like agility, mobile and cloud
computing have QA teams bursting at the seams. As a
software development leader, you are under the gun to
deliver higher-quality software at an accelerating cadence
– and still find time to provide solid evidence of testing at
any given moment.
Test case management systems are – and have been – a
clear value driver in development organizations. But many
of these systems do not support today’s unique testing
Potential cost of software
defects to U.S. economy:
$60B per year
35% of senior IT executives
can’t deliver the quality
they need to within their
Most organizations are in the midst of some form of digital transformation (DX),
transforming how they bring products and services to the market—and ultimately
deliver value to their customers. But DX initiatives also bring complexity for the
network operations team. With business-critical services distributed across
multiple clouds, this leads to potential performance issues, especially at
Given these realities, it is no wonder that software-defined wide-area network
(SD-WAN) technology is rapidly going mainstream. Unfortunately, SD-WAN is an
example of the paradox of DX: transformative technology can potentially move the
business to the next level, but the expanded attack surface it creates can expose
the organization to significant risk. That is why an SD-WAN deployment, like every
other DX effort, should be accompanied by a security transformation (SX) that
rethinks outdated principles, broadens protection beyond the data center, and
integrates the security archit
Looking to increase billable utilization for your project teams? While creating high levels of employee satisfaction? And avoiding talent burnout? The top five percent of professional services organizations (PSOs) are experiencing low levels of talent attrition, high levels of employee satisfaction, impressive billable staff utilization rates, and increased revenue from every employee, consultant, and project. Download this eGuide to discover how.
Want to help your project teams hit revenue and margin targets? And keep hitting them? The top five percent of professional services organizations (PSOs) are growing faster, earning more revenue, and reaping higher project profits than their competitors. All because of greater real-time visibility and control over their project plans, schedules, costs, and budgets. Download this eGuide to learn how to drive the efficiencies and repeatable processes market leaders rely on.
Published By: OutSystems
Published Date: May 30, 2019
In its fifth year, the goal of the OutSystems State of Application Development Report is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the challenges, priorities, and innovations faced by IT teams around the globe in this age of digital transformation.
This analysis is based on the responses to a survey conducted in March 2018. More than 3,500 IT professionals from over 116 countries took part. Respondents worked in all kinds of industry, and in this concise summary of the report, we focus on specific findings related to the manufacturing sector.
The need for digital transformation dominates business strategy today, and there are two obvious consequences for IT. Firstly, the demand for application development (app dev) is at an all-time high. Secondly, speed and agility are more important than ever before.
This backdrop informed the themes we wanted to explore in this year’s survey, which set out to answer five critical questions:
How are the app dev priorities of organizations adjusting