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The 2011 HR Executive's Agenda

Published By: Taleo     Published Date: Feb 11, 2011
Today's Human Resources (HR), talent and learning executives face strategic challenges, organizational challenges, economic challenges, and a plethora of tactical issues each day. Read this whitepaper to learn how to get the right tools to drive decision making.
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human capital management, human resources, talent management, taleo, workforce management, core hr, learning and development, recruiting, succession, employee engagement
    
Taleo

Econsultancy report: The customer experience is written in data

Published By: Google Analytics 360 Suite     Published Date: Sep 05, 2017
Today’s meandering customer journeys take place over multiple channels and devices. Each interaction creates a stream of digital information, leaving marketers with a growing pile of data. But, with data seemingly everywhere, why are so many marketers still feeling like there’s not a drop to drink? Leaders Have a Data Strategy and Enable More Teams with Data In this research report from June 2017, Econsultancy surveyed more than 700 marketing and analytics executives at consumer brands to better understand how data factors into marketing strategy — and daily decision making. Two-thirds of leading marketers — those who outperformed their top business goal — say they currently have a documented data and analytics strategy. In this report, you’ll also learn how leaders have built data-driven cultures and why they are more likely to use: digital analytics to optimize user experience in real time audience-level data to personalize customer experience customer-level data to segment and r
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Google Analytics 360 Suite

Data-Driven Marketing Push Forward Or Fall Behind

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Sep 26, 2019
It’s no secret that data-driven marketing (DDM) is top of mind for brand and agency executives. But what is surprising—shocking, in fact—is how vital first- and third-party information is for creative and execution strategies today. Case in point: 70% of senior marketing executives from brands, agencies and related industry segments say data-driven marketing is a core element of a majority of their campaigns, according to a new Oracle-Forbes Insights survey. This full immersion in data and analytics—more than what many industry insiders may have realized—shows how quickly brands and agencies have recognized the potential benefits and rushed to replace outdated “gutfeel” decision making with quantifiable research. This was another recurring theme in the Oracle-Forbes Insights study, which found that marketing executives rely on advanced analytics to increase sales, attract new customers and expand brand awareness. In addition, 71% of respondents feel they effectively use it to identify
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Oracle

Decision management provides critical link to operational agility

Published By: Group M_IBM Q1'18     Published Date: Dec 21, 2017
More so than ever before, agility matters. A shifting competitive landscape along with heightened customer demands, technological transformations, digital disruptions and a host of other trends, combine to create distinct challenges for business operations executives. Achieving and maintaining a competitive edge in this climate requires an advanced framework for pivoting whenever needed—with minimal cost, maximum efficiency and optimal outcomes. The question for every enterprise in the current environment: Do we have the required agility to drive decision-making capabilities that will continuously sharpen our competitive edge?
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operational agility, technological transformations, digital disruptions, decision management
    
Group M_IBM Q1'18

Measuring the confidence of IT leaders in their data and security practices

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jun 04, 2019
The results presented in this report are based on a mobile-only, 23-question global survey. This survey targeted Manager, Director, Vice President or C-Level executives with influence in the decision-making process of cloud solutions, platforms, and infrastructure or department specific software. Respondents worked within organisations generating revenues between less than £1 million to more than £500 million, with 100 to 50,000 employees. Who believes they are truly capable of managing this deluge of data? To find out download this survey today!
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Oracle

Key Strategies for IT Success

Published By: Epicor     Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
Distribution executives can no longer afford to view their IT department as merely a cost center. In today's competitive landscape, information technology represents a strategic, cost-saving, revenue-generating differentiator. Read this new brief and discover why IT continues to be a major business driver in this industry, supporting customer service, collaboration, decision-making and other aspects of modern distribution.
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white paper, it success, strategies, service-oriented architecture, software as a service, web, virtualization, business intelligence, web service management, business technology, infrastructure
    
Epicor

5 Enterprise Mobility Trends to Watch in 2019

Published By: MicroStrategy     Published Date: Aug 28, 2019
With trends such as big data, artificial intelligence and IoT dominating today’s business technology headlines, the buzz around enterprise mobility (now considered known and familiar) may have lessened, but its importance has not. Consider its key role in today’s top tech trends, and then also consider this. According to an Oxford Economics survey of 500 senior IT executives, CEOs, and other senior managers, 80% say workers cannot do their jobs effectively without a mobile device. The same survey shows: 82% say mobile devices are critical to employee productivity 82% say mobile devices are critical to agility and the speed of decision making 76% say mobile devices are critical to customer service and satisfaction 75% say mobile devices are critical to innovation and collaboration 70% say mobile devices are critical to employee satisfaction and 70% say mobile devices are critical to revenue growth. The known and familiar now demands a fresh look and focus from enterprise organizations a
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MicroStrategy

Econsultancy report: The customer experience is written in data

Published By: Google Analytics 360 Suite     Published Date: Sep 05, 2017
Today’s meandering customer journeys take place over multiple channels and devices. Each interaction creates a stream of digital information, leaving marketers with a growing pile of data. But, with data seemingly everywhere, why are so many marketers still feeling like there’s not a drop to drink? Leaders Have a Data Strategy and Enable More Teams with Data In this research report from June 2017, Econsultancy surveyed more than 700 marketing and analytics executives at consumer brands to better understand how data factors into marketing strategy — and daily decision making. Two-thirds of leading marketers — those who outperformed their top business goal — say they currently have a documented data and analytics strategy. In this report, you’ll also learn how leaders have built data-driven cultures and why they are more likely to use: digital analytics to optimize user experience in real time audience-level data to personalize customer experience customer-level data to segment a
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Google Analytics 360 Suite

Five Ways To Accelerate The Financial Close

Published By: Global Software     Published Date: Aug 13, 2018
Streamlining the close process is the new imperative for many financial executives in order to keep pace with the speed of information coming from various mediums. When financial information is released weeks after the period end, the risk is that this information is perceived and received as old news and less relevant for management decision making. This amplifies the perception of the finance department acting as the “back office” and just another cost center inside the organization.
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financial, executives, management, organization
    
Global Software

In search of clarity: Unravelling the complexities of executive decision-making.

Published By: SAP Inc.     Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
Decision-making is at the core of all business activity, as executives set strategy and manage operations by weighing a vast array of factors to arrive at the desired balance of risk and reward. The enormous growth of companies' size and operations in recent years-particularly across borders-is making this process increasingly complex. It is cause for alarm, then, that executives themselves perceive the quality of decision-making at their companies as mixed at best.
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sap, business intelligence, dashboards, analytics, decision-making, enterprise applications, platforms, international computing
    
SAP Inc.

Managing The Healthcare Crisis: Leaders Look To Health Benefits Platforms To Lower Costs

Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
In this report by Forrester Research, find out what 120 executives in the US with influence and decision-making responsibility regarding healthcare management do to manage costs and increase employee engagement.
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castlight health, healthcare crisis, health benefits, human resources
    
Castlight Health

Evaluating HR management software: 5 factors that should guide your decision when choosing an HRMS

Published By: Sage     Published Date: Jan 30, 2015
As organizations look for more ways to increase productivity and profitability, human resources departments are being asked to provide more strategic input to executives. Doing so requires tools that improve access to timely, accurate information for enhanced business decision making. If you don’t have a human resource management system (HRMS), HR can end up spending too much time on repetitive day-to-day tasks like paperwork while struggling to deliver meaningful workforce insights. The right HR management software can help the HR team increase control over employee data, optimize productivity, and take employee engagement to the next level, so you can deliver the future workforce your organization needs to succeed. This white paper discusses the five areas to keep in mind when evaluating solutions to find an HRMS that’s a good fit for your business.
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sage, hr management, hr software, hrms, hr team, evaluating solutions
    
Sage

What Financial Executives Value in a Business Partner

Published By: gyro     Published Date: Sep 10, 2015
This article explores how to connect with this unique group by dialing up the logic without losing the human element. In this article, find out how to bridge the gap.
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financial executives, line of business, lob, decision-making, logic, partnering
    
gyro

The New Industrial Innovation: Emotion

Published By: gyro     Published Date: Sep 10, 2015
Showing a softer side of manufacturing is winning over executives, according to a new study conducted by the FORTUNE Knowledge Group and gyro. While conventional wisdom and the standard manufacturing marketing approach would indicate that hard elements are more compelling, this new research suggests that the opposite is true: A significant majority of business leaders are moving to a more innate approach to decision-making, trusting their gut and relying on “soft” factors, such as company culture, reputation and level of trust, to help them make decisions.
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decision-making, company culture, reputation, emotion, strategy, buyers
    
gyro

Vodafone New Zealand Leverages Online Community to Capture Customer Voice & Make Informed Decisions

Published By: Vision Critical     Published Date: Jun 23, 2009
When new ideas and market opportunities arise, Vodafone New Zealand's goes directly to customers for their feedback. The company has 30,000 New Zealanders on their community panel, Vodafone Voice. With rapid results and actionable insights, the panel is able to provide Vodafone Executives timely answers to make informed decisions that maintain brand relevance for customers. Vodafone relies on the panel to assist in making decisions around which products, services or offerings are worth pursuing.
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vodafone, online community, customer voice, customer data, crm, cost savings, vision critical, marketing research, market research, feedback, trial, customer, brand tracking, longitudinal studies, testimonials, advertising, testing, communication, community, branding
    
Vision Critical

In search of clarity - Unravelling the complexities of executive decision-making

Published By: SAP     Published Date: Jan 21, 2010
This is the key finding of a major programme of research, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Business Objects, into how senior executives in different regions make decisions for their companies.
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sap, economist intelligence unit, executive decision-making, decision support tool, information management, it management, business management
    
SAP

Three Keys to Better Data-Driven Decisions: What You Should Know... Right Now

Published By: SAP     Published Date: Jun 30, 2011
This white paper explores why today's executives still lack the relevant information or data quality to make decisions in a timely manner. Inside, learn about the biggest decisions-making challenges facings modern businesses and three keys to achieving better data-driven decisions.
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sap, smbs, high-quality data, erp software solution, decision management, data visibility, data quality, corporate strategy, business activities, resource allocation, compliance, metrics, tec, business activity monitoring, business intelligence, business metrics, enterprise resource planning
    
SAP

Extending Planning & Forecasting with Analytics

Published By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 03, 2013
As renowned cost accounting professor Chuck Horngren notes, corporate finance executives can deliver the greatest value by establishing the sturdiest foundation of timely, reliable and relevant facts. This analytical platform ultimately enables their organization’s most important measures – including revenue growth, return on invested capital and profit growth as measured by EBITDA – to outpace the financial outcomes of the competition. The goal is to support speed and effectiveness in decision-making.
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extending, planning, forecasting, analytics, ibm, financial analytics, support speed, knowledge management, enterprise applications, business technology
    
IBM

5 Ways to Prove the Value of Your In-House Creative Team

Published By: Workfront     Published Date: Sep 18, 2014
Tired of not getting the recognition your team deserves? You know your team offers real value to the company, but you don't have the insight to prove it. Read this white paper and learn: • The impact of no respect • Why executives don't get it • Simple solutions to fix it • How to gain a seat at the decision-making table See how you can prove the value of your in-house creative team, gain the respect you deserve and earn a seat at the decision-making table.
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creative team, value, decision-making table, simple solutions, insight, enterprise applications
    
Workfront

IBM portal technologies help drive more value from dashboards

Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 13, 2009
Many dashboards have limitations that can make it difficult for businesses to provide value beyond the executive level. But with IBM portals, you can create a foundation to build more effective active dashboards. This executive brief shows how next-generation dashboards can provide a competitive advantage by helping improve flexibility and decision-making.
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ibm, portal technologies, dashboards, ibm portals, dashboard trends, composite applications, data management, application integration, service oriented architecture, web service management, customer experience management
    
IBM

"Managing The Healthcare Crisis: Leaders Look To Health Benefits Platforms To Lower Costs And Boost

Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
In this report by Forrester Research, find out what 120 executives in the US with influence and decision-making responsibility regarding healthcare management do to manage costs and increase employee engagement.
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Castlight Health

Logic Rules with Financial Execs

Published By: Tyco Integrated Security     Published Date: Sep 10, 2015
Want to appeal to financial executives? Dial up the logic. Financial executives differ from almost every other line of business (LOB) executive when it comes to decision-making, according to a new study conducted by the FORTUNE Knowledge Group in collaboration with gyro. While executives in most other industries are moving toward a more innate approach to decision-making, this group relies primarily on logic to guide their decisions. Understanding the differences between what financial executives look for in partnering with companies and what their peers value is key to developing messaging that appeals to this unique segment.
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Tyco Integrated Security

The New Industrial Innovation: Emotion

Published By: Tyco Integrated Security     Published Date: Sep 10, 2015
Showing a softer side of manufacturing is winning over executives, according to a new study conducted by the FORTUNE Knowledge Group and gyro. While conventional wisdom and the standard manufacturing marketing approach would indicate that hard elements are more compelling, this new research suggests that the opposite is true: A significant majority of business leaders are moving to a more innate approach to decision-making, trusting their gut and relying on “soft” factors, such as company culture, reputation and level of trust, to help them make decisions.
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Tyco Integrated Security

Making Money with APIs: the Real Truth

Published By: IBM     Published Date: Mar 31, 2016
"The market buzz around APIs has distorted executive's thought processes about how to make money from APIs. Our guest speaker, Forrester analyst Randy Heffner, will tell the real truth about how to drive value from APIs. Who Should Read/View This webcast: business audience Attend to also learn how to: Provide business users with real-time information for more informed decision making Leverage the latest cloud, mobile, and analytics enhancements in IIB v10 Use the IIB Healthcare Pack to accelerate development and deployment of integration solutions Who Should Attend this Webcast: business audience"
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ibm, api, integration, application program interface, middleware, data integration
    
IBM
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