Sales compensation programs are incredibly effective for aligning salespeople with company objectives. An organization can sink or swim by whether salespeople know the most forward-thinking and effective sales performance management (SPM) solutions.
“Content management” — at least as traditionally defined — is no longer the straw that stirs the process drink. It’s a key element, yes. It’s an important set of tools in the enterprise toolkit, yes. But it is not the only game in process town.
More than 75% of C-level executives consider it a top priority to better leverage data and analytics in their decision-making. Unfortunately, less than half of individual workers say the same — a disconnect that highlights how hard it can be to make those C-level priorities a reality.
Data democratization allows data to be accessed across the organization and empowers individuals to use the data in their decision making and gain critical business insights. Data democratization is fast becoming a game changer as it’s moving towards a user centric micro-services based architecture.
The modern data landscape demands more than one type of database. That’s IBM has rolled out JSON-document-based databases in Db2 and Cloudant, as well as partnered with select database providers to offer developer-focused database services through the IBM Compose platform.
There’s a lot to love about open-source technology. Based on the idea that a community of people can iterate on and improve something better than a single person, team, or even company, open-source promises continuous innovation and community support.
It seems like CEOs all over the world are realizing that to be competitive, they have to embrace technologies like private cloud and artificial intelligence (AI). IBM Cloud Private for Data empowers organizations to be AI-ready with an integrated analytics platform.
Platforms drive commerce. Whether in technology or other industries, the creation, acceptance and adoption of platforms spur innovation, efficiency, and productivity. Consider the U.S. Interstate Highway System, which dates back to the 1950’s, when a few companies and industry groups first began
Rather than worry about your future performance, work to be the best today. The rest will follow. Seize the opportunity to respond to customers in the moment, rather than react too late. That way, everyone benefits.