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4 features of a modern sales performance management plan

4 features of a modern sales performance management plan

June 24, 2015 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
Sales teams and the clients they work with have both evolved to incorporate the effects of a digital and social society. Has your sales management system adapted with them?
Delivering value with asset management supporting the ISO 55000 standard

Delivering value with asset management supporting the ISO 55000 standard

June 24, 2015 | by Eric Luyer, Marketing Manager, IBM
The latest standard, ISO 55000, is gaining wide acceptance in a variety of industries. Organizations that support ISO 55000 can use it to help manage assets to improve customer service, increase return on assets, enable greater compliance, boost asset performance and reduce risk.
Lightsabers, data breaches and the dark side

Lightsabers, data breaches and the dark side

How the Internet is like the Force

June 24, 2015 | by Liesl Geier, Market Segment Manager, IBM
Unlike the sci-fi world of Star Wars, our global security issues are all too real. Fortunately, innovative intelligence analysis solutions can help identify and protect us from the threat actors who engage in nefarious activities.
7 ways insurers can boost customer retention

7 ways insurers can boost customer retention

June 24, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
It’s no secret that insurers and policyholders aren’t exactly best friends. See how analytics can help bridge this relationship gap to boost customer retention and make every interaction count.
4 key steps to take video from data to insight to action

4 key steps to take video from data to insight to action

June 24, 2015 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's the case, then how much insight does a video provide? What if that video were compounded with an intelligent analytics platform that could identify patterns and predict trends? The value of such a system would be remarkable.
Dear Annie Analytics: Can I revitalize my relationship with my policyholder?

Dear Annie Analytics: Can I revitalize my relationship with my policyholder?

June 24, 2015 | by Annie Analytics, Analytics Advisor, IBM
An insurer and its customers have issues around trust, finances and insight. Can Annie Analytics's advice save this relationship?
Spark and the crux of differentiation

Spark and the crux of differentiation

June 23, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM is investing deeply in Spark in a wide range of long-term initiatives. Discover how IBM’s long history of joining powerful, innovative open-source projects allows it to create markets by contributing significant technological improvements and supporting business solutions.
How Fingrid is keeping the lights on with the Internet of Things

How Fingrid is keeping the lights on with the Internet of Things

June 23, 2015 | by Mary Gorczynski, Social Strategist for the Internet of Things, IBM
Marcus Stenstrand, Grid Manager at Fingrid, the national electricity transmission company in Finland, is responsible for keeping the lights on. Learn more about the importance of having IBM Maximo Asset Management at the core of an integrated enterprise asset management solution and how Fingrid is...
The superpowers of a stellar performance management solution

The superpowers of a stellar performance management solution

June 23, 2015 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
Where does your organization stand on the path to a super performance management solution? What’s your next step to take it to the next level?
6 ways government organizations can benefit from cloud solutions

6 ways government organizations can benefit from cloud solutions

June 23, 2015 | by Bob Fund, i2 COPLINK Product Manager, IBM
As governments struggle to meet their citizens’ expectations, it’s time to consider a different model for providing necessary services. A new cloud solution can help governments worldwide function successfully during times of instability.