In our latest survey report, we explore the growth challenges facing businesses and HR leaders in a rapidly changing landscape.
We surveyed over 500 HR leaders in leading organisations to explore their views on these challenges, and to find out how they are supporting people and leveraging people data to help them achieve their growth goals.
The survey revealed that:
• It’s the war for talent, again. The greatest challenges for growing companies are winning the war for talent, growing productivity and improving workforce visibility.
• Fast-growth companies share common traits in the way they manage and engage their people—we call this being a People Company.
• There’s a disconnect between managers and employees in terms of what being a People Company means.
• Becoming a People Company is a journey, with many organisations some way from embracing all aspects.
• People Science is a thing: there’s an appetite to leverage people data and analytics, but there are blockers in the way.
To compete in today’s world, business
leaders are placing increased demands
on IT. Unfortunately, many IT
departments are not able to deliver
future innovation with their current
infrastructure, applications and
processes. To meet these demands, IT
must digitally transform the enterprise
through the adoption of cloud native
practices, allowing them to both
optimize and transform their existing
infrastructure and applications. Recent
Avanade research supports this
thinking, finding that 88% of senior IT
decision-makers believe that IT
modernization is crucial to addressing
the emerging requirements of the
On the upside, those surveyed also
indicated that by modernizing their IT
infrastructures they expect to deliver
real business results, such as boosting
annual revenue by 14%, while at the
same time reducing business operating
costs by 13%1
. For many, this sounds
like a winning strategy but what does it
mean to adopt cloud native
approaches, and how does it impact
Today, IT leaders address the PC lifecycle across a continuum from control to transformation. Control is geared to optimization, while transformation focuses on the business impact of technology. Though the two approaches differ, they are not in opposition. They strive for the same goals and face similar challenges. As IT leaders provide their workforce with the tools to carry out the corporate mission, they should develop a PC lifecycle strategy that encompasses the key organizational needs of systems management, end-user productivity, business innovation and data-centric security. Read this Dell whitepaper to learn more about the findings of a recent Forrester Consulting study, “Digital Transformers Innovate, Digital Controllers Optimize”. This paper will help clarify the PC lifecycle continuum, from the basics of control to the advanced levels of transformation, so you will be better equipped to determine the needs of your organization on that spectrum.
Les responsables métiers et IT sont d’accord. La transformation de l’IT joue un rôle critique pour maintenir sa compétitivité dans l’économie numérique. Favorisez l’innovation et l’agilité, réduisez les coûts et accélérez le déploiement pour obtenir des résultats concrets. Modernisez votre infrastructure grâce à des systèmes hyperconvergés, Cloud, de stockage des données, de serveurs, de mise en réseau ouvert et de protection des données leaders sur le marché, créés par Dell EMC et optimisés par Intel ®
In what ways can your firm distinguish itself from competitorsto land new clients? Leaders at the firm could likely provide a snapshot but may not have formally articulated these qualities or implemented astrategy built around them. Firms that successfully claim their place in the market do so by considering what clients need and value. And they help business development fill its critical role by freeingcapacity—a long-standing, though not insurmountable, challenge.This ebook provides concrete tips on how you can differentiate your firm to drive growth and promote client success.
Published By: Workday UK
Published Date: Sep 18, 2018
People analytics is increasingly on the agenda for organisations. With the rise of workplace technology allowing leaders to track employees’ performance, productivity and wellbeing, we partnered with the CIPD to survey over 3,000 business professionals to understand how people analytics is being used.
And the results are in. 65% of respondents who work in an organisation with a strong people analytics culture, say their business performance is strong compared to competitors.
As well as outlining the key opportunities leaders can capitalise on, this report covers:
- How different professions are using people data
- The various types of people data that are being used
- How people analytics adds value to organisations
- What the future holds for people data
Published By: Veritas
Published Date: Jan 04, 2019
The digital business continues to evolve. Investments in data analytics projects lead the way while traditional, proprietary infrastructures are being disrupted by cloud, open source and hyperconverged paradigms. These changes are forcing IT leaders to contend with greater workload diversity in the midst of tightening budgets. And while the workload [or] IT landscape is changing, the need for reliable data protection remains as crucial as ever to protect against, data corruption, human error, and malicious threats such as ransomware. Learn how Veritas can help you navigate through these obstacles. Join us to hear experts from ESG and Veritas discuss how the right data protection solution today can prepare you for tomorrow's business demands.
You will learn:
The key trends that are driving change in the digital business
The most common causes of data loss in tomorrow’s multi-cloud data centers
How to protect an increasingly diverse environment with minimal operational overhead
If you’re dealing with the high cost and complexities of
delivering reliable wide area connectivity over traditional
carrier-based networks, you’re probably considering
some form of software-defined wide area networking
(SD-WAN). With the variety of constraints that you face,
selecting the right SD-WAN solution for your enterprise
may require a few compromises. Security, however,
should not be one of them.
There are various models for combining SD-WAN and
network security, but only one that can truly be called
“secure SD-WAN.” Fortinet, the most trusted name
in network security, has leveraged its industry-leading
FortiGate Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) to deliver
integrated best-of-breed SD-WAN capabilities. Powered
by the new FortiOS 6.0 operating system, SD-WANenabled
FortiGate solutions provide the right level of
service for every application, while ensuring effective
protection from advanced evolving threats across your
"Data privacy and cyber security have become an even bigger risk and priority for businesses.
Workday surveyed more than 670 finance leaders to get their perspective on the future of the finance function, top risks leaders face today, and how resilience can mitigate risk.
View the infographic to see what they have to say."
Are you a finance leader looking to get on track with digitization? With insight from over 650 global finance leaders, this report examines the top priorities for financial transformation and provides a valuable road map for successfully redefining the finance function. Download the report now.
Careers today are no longer narrowly defined by jobs and skills, but are instead viewed as ways for workers to gain valuable experiences and develop new skills. Learn what’s behind this shift in employee expectations and how to adapt your HR practices to meet them.
To Keep Pace With Your Customers and Competitors, It’s Time to Leave Your Legacy Software Behind.
Legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems struggle to keep up with the modern pace of business, and they fail to meet the changing needs of your workforce. Can your leaders quickly find and analyze vital data? Are your employees’ tasks and processes straightforward and efficient? Does your ERP software make it easier to support growth?
See how manufacturers upgrading to the latest ERP software from Epicor transform their business by delivering the visibility, efficiency, and productivity essential for sustained growth.
The transition to autonomous is all around. Its capability for problem-solving has never been seen before. Its potential for creating business value from algorithms and data makes it the next big frontier for business leaders. Two industry experts have discussed Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud and what it can help organisations achieve. Talking about innovation,security and efficiency, they put the case for an autonomous future.
Watch the webinar.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: May 09, 2018
ERP Must-Haves for Finance: Leave behind cumbersome reporting, spreadsheets, and data
that offers zero insights. IDC MarketScape has put together a guide to help you find the best finance and
accounting applications. Read an excerpt of the report to learn today’s must-have ERP capabilities and
why the IDC MarketScape positioned Workday in the Leaders category.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Dec 21, 2018
If you’re like most IT leaders, you’re invested heavily in the latest security tools. Yet you’re still inundated with ransomware and other advanced malware, credential phishing, email fraud and more. You’re spending more time dealing with a growing volume of threats. And you’re seeing a shrinking return from your security investments. That’s because most of today’s attacks play off human weaknesses.
Download this whitepaper today to find out the top tips on how to choose tools and solutions to improve behaviours and outcomes.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Dec 20, 2018
Careers today are no longer narrowly defined by jobs and skills, but are instead viewed as ways for workers to gain valuable experiences and develop new skills. Learn what's behind this shift in employee expectations and how to adapt your HR practices to meet them.
Published By: BMC ASEAN
Published Date: Dec 18, 2018
From the impact of disruptive technologies to the imperative of digital transformation, businesses today must find new ways to innovate or risk being left behind. While data flowing rapidly between the Internet of Things and multi-cloud computing environments brings tremendous opportunity, there’s also a great deal of complexity. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are part of the new wave of solutions capturing the minds of enterprise leaders to respond to these new opportunities and complexities. Digitally literate leaders who are highly cognizant of this wave, are jumping in headfirst and applying AI and ML to solve real business challenges—making enterprise goals of enabling cost savings via smarter operations and decision making come to fruition.
BMC Cognitive Service Management (CSM) addresses the complexities of multi-cloud computing by applying intelligence, automation, and predictive capabilities. CSM
employs a differentiated approach with a more holistic
Published By: BMC ASEAN
Published Date: Dec 18, 2018
Digital transformation encompasses both technological and human components. While many initiatives focus on ensuring that a company’s multi-cloud infrastructure is agile enough to meet changing demands around cloud mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and big data, it’s equally important to empower business workers with the modern digital tools they need to be successful today. Artificial intelligence and machine learning can play a vital role on both of these fronts. In fact, 78 percent of CIOs and senior IT leaders are already looking to AI to address complexity,1 and by 2019, 30 percent of IT service desks will utilize machine learning to free up support capacity.2
The magnitude of change has forced companies to take stock of the experience they offer employees. As digital natives3 enter and advance in the workforce, talent retention is now a top priority. These workers expect to have the best tools; 93 percent of millennials cited modern and up-to-date technology as one of the most
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Dec 04, 2018
"Ransomware is top of mind for many organizations’ leaders as their organizations face the potentially disastrous aftermath of successful attacks.
ESG has surveyed IT leaders and organizations to find out how big of a problem ransomware is, what are the business consequences of downtime caused by these attacks, and which are some of the best practices and capabilities organizations need to apply to be protected.
According to the ESG research, nearly two-thirds of surveyed organizations across North America and Western Europe experienced a ransomware attack at some point last year, with 22% reporting weekly attacks. The attacks have helped make cybersecurity a target of IT investment, and spending is accelerating.
What’s needed to fend off this epidemic are best practices and tools to:
Prevent or at least mitigate attacks
Protect data and backup data
Senior business leaders know what’s good for their O2C processes. But when it comes to a solution like O2C automation, separating fact from fluff can be tricky. This eBook aims to shed light on what execs actually care about in order to simplify the decision-making process. Download now to learn about:
• The 7 critical processes that make up a typical O2C cycle
• The 4 stages of strategic benefits that O2C solutions offer
• Results from actual companies that’ve used O2C automation
There’s no denying it: The age of AI, or what’s often referred to as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” is already here and, in many ways, just getting warmed up. Businesses eager to create a competitive advantage are recognizing that the future is in the intersection of humans and machine intelligence.
That’s why we created this guidebook. It’s sort of like AI for Dummies … but for intelligent business leaders like yourself. The ones who just want to better understand what AI is, its implications, and the benefits it brings to essential business processes. So kick back, relax and enjoy.
In just 15ish minutes, you’ll know more about AI than your competitors and your business will be better for it.
Order management inefficiencies can cause a lot of headaches for today’s supply chain leaders — particularly those focused on customer fulfillment. This guidebook explores why digital optimization is an effective strategy for navigating these challenges, and examines the benefits that an AI-driven automated order management solution can bring, including:
• Increased order processing speed & accuracy
• Enhanced visibility, mobility & collaboration
• Improved customer satisfaction & future business opportunities
It is the Leaders challenge to create the circumstances that stimulate improved performance and execution from the people within their organization. The key question for business leaders is not "why" high performance but rather "how"?