Performance reporting is a vital component of performance management. But very often professionals in the finance department have conflicting objectives with the owners of plans, budgets and forecasts. In this first installment of a two-part series, take a look at some performance reporting best
Hiring a crack sales team is only the first step in an organization’s business journey. The bigger challenge is retaining the best employees who can drive business growth. By following these four key best practices for sales with an emphasis on sales performance management technologies,
A master data management (MDM) strategy can help businesses make intelligent business decisions and avoid unnecessary expenses while enabling efficient deployment and saving time spent on implementation. Discover the four essential capabilities of a strong MDM solution and how they can help you
Today's banking environment and ever-changing digital technologies require financial institutions to embrace banking customer analytics with a new view: understanding customer behavior in a digital world has immense value.
In continuation of my previous blog post, “6 Steps to Start Your Big Data Journey,” I want to address here the question “How should you start your big data journey?”
What is the Big Data Lab?
The Big Data Lab is a dedicated development environment, within your current technology infrastructure,
Is your organization a real-time enterprise? In a recent benchmark study, nearly all organizations (89%) said it is important or very important to discover and analyze relationships between business events and corresponding IT events. Yet, only 67% of organizations can capture IT events, and fewer
In this “Talking Big Data” podcast, IBM's program director of the Big Data Portfolio, Tom Deutsch, speaks with IBM's social media lead for big data, David Pittman, on his encounters with IBM customers engaged in big data initiatives.
In this “Talking Big Data” podcast, Tom Deutsch, program director of IBM's Big Data Portfolio, spoke with IBM's social media lead for big data, David Pittman, on the question: “Who is best to own the data?”
Big data is going to change the way you do things in the future, how you gain insight, and make decisions (the change isn’t going to be a replacement, rather a synergy and extension). This book will help you get up to speed quickly on this technology and to show you the unique things IBM is doing
This Forrester Report highlights the importance and challenges of big data for organizations, the key role business decision makers must play in leading big data initiatives, and best practices for organizations seeking to leverage big data for improved customer engagement. Vendor strategists can