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Finance: The new ‘champion’ for applied analytics

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Jan 12, 2017
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
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Oracle

Mobilizing Your Team to Take Action

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 13, 2016
Skillsoft has created an entirely new business skills portfolio based on in-depth research with end-users and eLearning enterprise buyers. The end result is a content pipeline of over one thousand, 3-5 minute micro-videos, packaged into over 240 new courses. Multi-dimensional and micro-sized, the new courses are flexible training and development solutions that target the need of diverse populations, at all stages of their career. The courses feature purposeful application of video treatments, including: • Well-acted, interactive scenarios • High-end animations • “TED-talk” style presentations • “How-to” videos • Whiteboard tutorials Watch a sample scenario-based course, Mobilizing Your Team to Take Action.
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business skills, training and development, knowledge management
    
Skillsoft

Avoiding Time Wasters in the Workplace

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Dec 07, 2016
There are many potential threats to your time and productivity in a typical workday. In this sample lesson from our new Improving Your Personal Productivity Business Skills course, learn how to eliminate the most common time wasters at work. Skillsoft's new line of business skills courses are designed for the modern learner. We’ve created fresh, new business skills videos in a variety of formats including scenario-based storytelling, animation, and panel discussions with subject matter experts. Watch a sample course, Avoiding Time Wasters in the Workplace.
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video courses, business skills courses, knowledge management
    
Skillsoft

Winning the war for Finance talent Webcast

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Oct 24, 2016
Meeting modern business challenges centers on grooming finance teams with cooperative problem-solving skills that leverage technology.
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finance, finance talent, business challenges, digital age, application integration, business management, business process management
    
Oracle

Bilingualism, The Newest Competitive Advantage for Companies

Published By: Rosetta Stone     Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
Why do leading US companies invest in foreign language training programs for their employees? A global consulting company surveyed nearly 500 senior and upper-management business professionals in a variety of functional roles to find out how language skills impact their business.
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Rosetta Stone

Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse

Published By: SnowFlake     Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
Data today comes from diverse sources in diverse forms and needs to be analyzed by ever more users as quickly as possible. Those demands are stressing the limitations of traditional data warehouses and data platforms. Snowflake has reinvented the data warehouse, making it possible to bring all your business data together in a single system that can support all your users and workloads. Built from the cloud up as a software service, Snowflake eliminates the cost, complexity, and inflexibility of existing solutions while allowing you to use the tools and skills you already have.
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snowflake, data, technology, best practices, solutions, cloud support, storage, business intelligence, business technology, cloud computing
    
SnowFlake

Doing the Right Things: Using Goal Management to Drive Business Execution

Published By: SAP     Published Date: Feb 26, 2016
Goal management is among the most powerful methods companies have to execute business strategies. Thousands of studies have examined the impact of goal management on workforce productivity. This white paper discusses what it means to be a goal driven organization, how goal management fits into an overall integrated talent management process, and explains the relationships between goals and other factors that drive employee performance such as skills and competencies.
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sap, business management, goal
    
SAP

Statistics for Online Experiments: How to Think and Act Like a Statistician

Published By: Optimizely     Published Date: Dec 01, 2015
Statistics are the underpinning of how Optimizely’s customers use data to make decisions. We use experiments to understand how changes we make affect the performance of our online experiences. To do this, we need a framework for evaluating how likely those changes are to have an impact, positive or negative, on a business over time. To run great experiments, investing in an understanding of statistics is one of the most important skills you can develop. Statistics provide inference on your results and help to determine whether you have a winning variation. Using statistical values to decide leads to stable, replicable results you can bet your business on. Lack of understanding can lead to errors and unreliable outcomes from your experiments.
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statistics, experiments, data, customers, results, variation, it management, knowledge management
    
Optimizely

Statistics for Online Experiments: How to Think and Act Like a Statistician

Published By: Optimizely     Published Date: Nov 05, 2015
Statistics are the underpinning of how Optimizely’s customers use data to make decisions. We use experiments to understand how changes we make affect the performance of our online experiences. To do this, we need a framework for evaluating how likely those changes are to have an impact, positive or negative, on a business over time. To run great experiments, investing in an understanding of statistics is one of the most important skills you can develop. Statistics provide inference on your results and help to determine whether you have a winning variation. Using statistical values to decide leads to stable, replicable results you can bet your business on. Lack of understanding can lead to errors and unreliable outcomes from your experiments.
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statistics, experiments, data, customers, results, variation
    
Optimizely

Top Ten Criteria For Selecting A Managed Services Provider

Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 06, 2015
When you’re faced with growing expectations to create business value with limited resources, where can you turn? Increasingly, IT organizations are looking to trusted IT services providers like IBM to help reduce cost, manage complexity, maintain leading-edge skills and adopt technology innovation. Read the white paper to find out how managed services and cloud computing can help you deliver on the transformation agenda your business requires. Plus get guidance on the top 10 criteria to consider when selecting an external partner.
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ibm, services provider, services provider selection, it organizations, it service providers, reduce cost, technology innovation, top ten criteria, it management, wireless, data management
    
IBM

Winning The War for Finance Talent Game Plan for the Digital Age

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Sep 09, 2015
Meeting modern business challenges centers on grooming finance teams with cooperative problem-solving skills that leverage technology.
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Oracle

Understanding Business Ethics and Integrity

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 19, 2015
This report focuses on the consumers perspective in relation to understanding business ethics and integrity.
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business ethics and integrity, compliance programs, skillsoft, employee training software
    
Skillsoft

Corruption Around the Globe

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: May 19, 2015
This paper shows how companies may be overlooking is how quickly the landscape is changing—and how this dynamic shift can affect corporate compliance initiatives.
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business corruption, complaince training, skillsoft, anti-corruption training, employee corruption training, changing landscape of corruption, employee training software
    
Skillsoft

The 7 Deadly Skills of the Perfect Leader

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Apr 23, 2015
This paper outlines why businesses should be investing in management and leadership development, rather than looking to recruit externally. From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, it explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
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skills required of the perfect leader, required skills of a leader, recruiting and retaining talent, employee monitoring software, employee training software, recruiting software/services, employee performance management
    
Skillsoft

5 Models of Data Stewardship

Published By: SAS     Published Date: Apr 16, 2015
Former Intel CEO Andy Grove once coined the phrase, “Technology happens.” As true as Grove’s pat aphorism has become, it’s not always good news. Twenty years ago, no one ever got fired for buying IBM. In the heyday of customer relationship management (CRM), companies bought first and asked questions later. Nowadays, executives are being enlightened by the promise of big data technologies and the role data plays in the fact-based enterprise. Leaders in business and IT alike are waking up to the reality that – despite the hype around platforms and processing speeds – their companies have failed to established sustained processes and skills around data.
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SAS

Find Success in Today’s Legal Jobs Market: Download the latest white paper from Special Counsel

Published By: Special Counsel     Published Date: Mar 25, 2015
Law firms and corporate legal departments seek experienced legal professionals with business acumen and knowledge of technology. The supply of these professionals is struggling to meet the demand, but that could change. The latest white paper from Special Counsel explores which legal – and non-legal – skills are critical in today’s evolving legal industry.
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talent shortage, skills gap, legal talent shortage, legal soft skills, legal professional development, legal employment, legal recruiting
    
Special Counsel

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

Published By: ServiceNow     Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
It’s the backbone of the modern enterprise, not just another function within it. For businesses to continue to succeed in an increasingly technology-dependent world, CIOs must assume a strategic leadership role and drive change throughout the enterprise. Driving business strategy is not an entirely new role, but it is an added responsibility to the traditional CIO job function. While many CIOs possess the skills and ambition to impact business strategy, existing IT operational models and an aging infrastructure are holding them back. CIOs who have been successful in bridging the divide between IT and the business did it by ?rst accelerating IT transformation.
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modern enterprise, technology dependent, business strategy, it transformation, it management, enterprise applications
    
ServiceNow

The Changing Role of the CIO

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
This paper examines how the role of the CIO has been evolving to meet today’s new world of IT.
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skillsoft, cio, role, shift, workplace, business, management, skills, influence, talent, collaboration, cloud, mobile, data, analytics, social, landscape, staff, titles, business technology
    
Skillsoft

A Set of Best Practices for Targeting, Aligning and Measuring Learning

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
This paper offers a set of best practices for identifying learning needs that support business priorities, align a solution and measure results. It is a consolidated set of ideas, tips and techniques collected from the experiences of Skillsoft customers.
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learning management, business priorities, learning growth model, e-learning, performance tools, performance requirements, human resources services, employee performance management, elearning
    
Skillsoft

The High Potentials Leadership Program

Published By: Harvard Business School     Published Date: Feb 12, 2015
Great business leaders are not born that way—they learn how to lead. To gain the insight and skills you need to lead yourself and your team, realize your potential, and make a real difference to your company, explore Harvard Business School’s one-week leadership program for fast-track managers.
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high potentials leadership, high potential leaders, high-impact or fast-track individuals, top performers, harvard business school, executive education program, collective genius, linda hill, effective leaders
    
Harvard Business School

Your Workplace Safety Program: 8 Things You May Be Overlooking

Published By: Skillsoft     Published Date: Jan 12, 2015
Keeping your employees safe and preventing accidents is essential for your company’s business and operating plans. Having a comprehensive workplace safety program can help your organization stay on-track. Skillsoft Global Compliance Solutions has compiled this resource guide that outlines essential areas you may be overlooking in constructing your program, as well as details on how considering these can assist in yielding the highest impact possible.
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workplace safety, training, osha, safety, health, environmental health and safety, compliance, hazards, safety intervention, accident prevention
    
Skillsoft

The Absolute Must Do's to Build an Agile Organization

Published By: Cornerstone OnDemand     Published Date: Dec 10, 2014
What do we mean by agility? It’s how powerfully your organization can react to changes in the marketplace, recognize and close employee skill gaps, and align the right people in the right places to handle any pivots in business strategy. How can you make your organization more agile? There are several critical things you must do. Learn about it all in this whitepaper.
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cornerstone ondemand, agility, organizations, business agility, business strategy, employee skills, productivity, business intelligence, business management, employee performance
    
Cornerstone OnDemand

Workforce 2020: The Looming Talent Crisis Research Report

Published By: Success Factors     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Few things matter more to business success than human capital. The right mix of people, skills, and culture can create competitive advantage for companies, reshape industries, and drive prosperity across regions. As a new generation joins the labor market and employment options evolve in an increasingly global and knowledge-based economy, effective workforce management is a strategic imperative. Opportunities abound in this new environment, for both employers and employees—but so do risks.
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successfactors, talent, human capital, labor market, employment, employees, employers, knowledge based economy, effective workplace management
    
Success Factors

5 Models for Data Stewardship

Published By: SAS     Published Date: Sep 30, 2014
Former Intel CEO Andy Grove once coined the phrase, “Technology happens.” As true as Grove’s pat aphorism has become, it’s not always good news. Twenty years ago, no one ever got fired for buying IBM. In the heyday of customer relationship management (CRM), companies bought first and asked questions later. Nowadays, executives are being enlightened by the promise of big data technologies and the role data plays in the fact-based enterprise. Leaders in business and IT alike are waking up to the reality that – despite the hype around platforms and processing speeds – their companies have failed to established sustained processes and skills around data.
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SAS

The Business Value of Managed Services

Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 09, 2014
Research shows that today’s business goals are centered on reducing costs, strengthening customer relationships and improving financial management. The biggest challenges to achieving these goals are lack of skills and investment funds, and inadequate linkages between the IT environment and how business processes are managed. Read this analyst report to see why enterprises are turning to managed services to help overcome these challenges so that they can optimize the value of their IT investments and achieve their corporate objectives.
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ibm, managed services, it investments, data center, it infrastructure, managed services provider
    
IBM
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