This Forrester Wave report provides an analysis of 12 most significant Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) providers. These vendors were evaluated against 27 criteria, grouped into three categories: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
Read the report and find out how each provider measures up in their market as Leaders, Strong Performers and Contenders.
According to Gartner, "supply chain leaders responsible for quality management are shifting to software solutions that standardize processes, optimize data and ensure compliance. This research provides guidance for structuring a process for QMS software selection."
Download this Gartner Analyst Guide to learn:
Key challenges in the QMS software selection processes
What to expect from different QMS solutions across the market
Analysis of the current state of quality management to help define software requirements
Self assessment questions and commonly sought QMS system functionalities to use in your decision making process
This white paper considers the pressures that enterprises face as the volume, variety, and velocity of relevant data mount and the time to insight seems unacceptably long. Most IT environments seeking to leverage statistical data in a useful way for analysis that can power decision making must glean that data from many sources, put it together in a relational database that requires special configuration and tuning, and only then make it available for data scientists to build models that are useful for business analysts. The complexity of all this is further compounded by the need to collect and analyze data that may reside in a classic datacenter on the premises as well as in private and public cloud systems. This need demands that the configuration support a hybrid cloud environment. After describing these issues, we consider the usefulness of a purpose-built database system that can accelerate access to and management of relevant data and is designed to deliver high performance for t
Published By: Applico
Published Date: Aug 12, 2019
In this report you’ll find unique, in-depth analysis of where Amazon Business is
already growing quickly and what markets it’s just beginning to enter. If you want
to understand how Amazon Business is going to impact your distribution business –
and more importantly, how you can fight back – you will want to read on
When it comes to embracing new technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), it’s easy for companies who are curious
to be influenced by extreme examples of success or failure. Indeed, a lot of the stories of failure and disappointment
are often based on exaggerated expectations. However, such stories are not necessarily helpful or instructive for a
company who is considering AI for its business. Instead, a more realistic analysis of the challenges and opportunities
at play is in order. In this white paper, we will analyze both sides of the AI issue and help you discover the right way to
approach your AI journey.
In this eBook, we walk you through the four ways to optimize your IT costs and offer up prescriptive questions to make your analysis crisp and your conclusions actionable.
Learn more about these four ways to optimize technology costs, including:
- Scrutinize to close financial loopholes
- Economize to eliminate waste
- Rationalize to avoid duplication
- Commercialize to curb demand
Published By: Iovation
Published Date: Aug 02, 2019
Aite Group’s second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) Research Report, commissioned by iovation, a TransUnion Company, provides an in-depth analysis of how those in the payment services and e-commerce market should prepare to handle the new strong customer authentication (SCA) requirements under PSD2.
See the results of the actual market status in Europe regarding the main changes that PSD2 will bring to the e-commerce payments market.
This complimentary, custom report, PSD2: Advent of the New Payments Market in Europe, will teach you what Aite Group concluded after interviewing 20 payments executives from European banks, other PSPs, merchants, payment networks and industry experts.
Consultants and advisors are on the front lines of benefits data analytics. They’re the folks who dig through thousands of rows in a spreadsheet to surface problems and find solutions. In this whitepaper, we’ll dive deep on the advantages consultants offer to employers:
• Access to data analytics, trend analysis, and program measurement
• The expertise to identify, track, and take action on chronic conditions in a member population
• The industry insight into public policy and regulation changes
Most benefits professionals agree: access to data is the key to a solid benefits strategy. But there are some hurdles in your way to finding and implementing a data solution. In this guide, we’ll show you how to overcome some of the challenges commonly faced by benefits teams:
• Prioritizing data amongst other initiatives and finding the time for analysis
• Ensuring data quality and security, and working with internal teams to get buy-in
• Justifying the cost and learning how to educate others on the value of data
Today’s hospitality professionals compete on customer experience
and this trend will define the shape and scope of contact
centers well into the next decade. To deliver the level of
seamless experiences that customers expect, contact
centers will need to harness all the advantages technology
can offer – specifically, the cloud – to create an “intelligent
cloud contact center” that utilizes machine learning and
real-time data analysis.
So, step one is to move your contact center to the cloud. ASAP.
Once you are operating a cloud contact center, the next step is to start leveraging everything this enables you to do. This is where the “Intelligent Cloud Contact Center” comes into play.”
A range of application security tools was developed to support the efforts to secure the enterprise from the threat posed by insecure applications. But in the ever-changing landscape of application security, how does an organization choose the right set of tools to mitigate the risks their applications pose to their environment? Equally important, how, when, and by whom are these tools used most effectively?
Today, when you make decisions about information technology (IT) security priorities, you must often strike a careful balance between business risk, impact, and likelihood of incidents, and the costs of prevention or cleanup. Historically, the most well-understood variable in this equation was the methods that hackers used to disrupt or invade the system.
The Business Case for Data Protection, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Ounce Labs, is the first study to determine what senior executives think about the value proposition of corporate data protection efforts within their organizations. In times of shrinking budgets, it is important for those individuals charged with managing a data protection program to understand how key decision makers in organizations perceive the importance of safeguarding sensitive and confidential information.
Under risk adjustment, health plans with a lower average risk score make payments into the system or miss out on revenue opportunities, while plans with relatively high average risk scores receive payments. So it’s critical for a plan to get this analysis right – or forfeit revenue it deserves.
With advanced analytics and machine learning, health care organizations can be more timely and confident in their risk adjustment programs, more effectively managing the cost of care and building a stable annual financial portfolio.
Stories from the front lines of Incident Response in 2018 and insights that matter for 2019
Threat actors are continuously adopting new means to achieve their objectives. Drawn from real-life client engagements, the annual CrowdStrike Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook 2018 provides valuable insights into ever-evolving attacker tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).
The CrowdStrike Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook, 2018 provides expert, real-world analysis and practical guidance that can further your organization’s progress toward that goal. It also describes the strategies the CrowdStrike Services team used to quickly investigate, identify and effectively remove dangerous threats from victims’ networks.
Download the Cyber Intrusion Casebook to learn:
• The emerging trends observed in attack behaviors, including the tactics threat actors use to gain entry and maintain a foothold in targeted environments
• Key takeaways — based on the CrowdStrike Services team’s extensive experience
Published By: Zynapse
Published Date: Sep 10, 2010
UNSPSC enables preference item management, better spend analysis, supply standardization and information control.
Whether you are deliberating on the need for a common product and classification standard for your company, or are an advanced UNSPSC adopter, we hope that "Adopting UNSPSC" will answer some of your questions and perhaps help you in some way to improve your purchasing and supply management processes.
Quickly see differences between brands like Avaya, Mitel, Cisco, ShoreTel, 8x8, Panasonic, etc and compare over 94 phone systems by 52 brands for small to big business. Our latest Spring 2010 edition of the chart also compares PBX and Business VoIP systems side by side so you can make an educated comparison of your options. This analysis is prepared in an easy to use Excel spreadsheet so you can edit and add information to suit your analysis and presentation needs.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP Business Objects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to provide the conclusions of this cost and benefit analysis.
The SAP HANA platform provides a powerful unified foundation for storing, processing, and analyzing structured and unstructured data. It funs on a single, in-memory database, eliminating data redundancy and speeding up the time for information research and analysis.
To improve safety and mobility across its 5,600km road network, the City of Toronto forged a partnered with HERE Technologies for the provision of traffic, incident, and historical traffic data.
Access to this data allows the city authority to see exactly what’s happening on its roads and more easily and affectively run studies on improvement projects.
This case study details how HERE Technologies enabled the City of Toronto’s transportation team to:
Work smarter with comprehensive network coverage and accurate data to aid analysis
Examine the impact of city projects without significant forward planning or expenditure
Ensure travel volume models used to drive decision making are calibrated to represent real-world truths
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Mar 05, 2018
The operation of your organization depends, at least in part, on its data.
You can avoid fines and remediation costs, protect your organization’s reputation and employee morale, and maintain business continuity by building a capability to detect and respond to incidents effectively.
The simplicity of the incident response process can be misleading. We recommend tabletop exercises as an important step in pressure-testing your program.