When you’re rushing to get your subcontractors on the job to stay on schedule, the last thing you’re thinking about is paperwork. However, the contractor/subcontractor relationship is critical to secure and produce profitable jobs. In this Job Ready Guide, Sage discusses practical ways to reduce your subcontractor compliance risk and helps you be more confident that you have the processes in place to protect your business.
È tempo di passare a All-Flash.
Per i clienti Dell EMC, il 2016 è l'anno del data center All-Flash. Grazie a un'offerta amplissima per combinazione di prestazioni, prezzo e densità, tutti possono approfittare della tecnologia Flash, qualunque sia la dimensione dell'organizzazione. Riduci i costi e la complessità dello storage con prestazioni affidabili e a bassa latenza: scopri come le soluzioni di storage All-Flash Dell EMC supportate da Intel® possono modernizzare il tuo data center.
Leadership at Chicago Faucets of Milwaukee, Wis., discusses how investments in flexible manufacturing systems helped drive company-wide supply chain improvements for improved delivery, inventory management and profitability in the manufacturing of its commercial faucets. Using two MMC2 flexible manufacturing cells with Makino horizontal machining centers, the company’s manufacturing team achieved the flexibility necessary to efficiently respond to real-time customer demand within an exceptionally high-mix production environment.
Aaron Woller, president of Woller Precision Machine, discusses how his company enhanced its productivity and profitability by transitioning from conventional vertical machining centers to an automated horizontal machining cell. Beyond simply improving capacity and workflow, this investment in automation has enabled Woller to maximize the value of skilled labor, redeploying personnel into new business development roles. In doing so, the company experienced a 21 percent increase in sales with only a 6 percent increase in labor requirements.
Aerospace and Defense companies delivering complex products in competitive markets must overcome many challenges to manage requirements throughout the product lifecycle. Among the most difficult challenges are integrating complex systems engineering processes, promoting collaboration among multiple engineering disciplines and enabling the sharing of intellectual property within globally dispersed teams.
Companies seeking a way to efficiently manage product requirements can leverage a comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to:
• Effectively reuse intellectual property to reduce time to market
• Increase product innovation
• Improve overall traceability of requirements throughout the product lifecycle
This paper will highlight the criteria needed for a comprehensive requirements management solution that incorporates PLM to offer customers a scalable, enterprise-grade solution.
Published By: Diligent
Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
You may already know what a board portal is. You Probably know that paper is heavy and hackers are a risk, and by now, you know there are multiple vendors that offer board portals. You may not realize that by making the right choice, a board can improve governance and efficiency while collaborating in a secure setting.
With lots of vendors to choose from, here are the most important questions to ask during your search, divided into the five essential categories. For private, public, non profit and government boards alike, finding an app that excels across all five categories will lead to better electronic security and a more productive board.
Published By: Diligent
Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
The Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA) is a Geneva-registered global organisation whose mission is ‘‘to develop and grow the study and practice of Secretaryship, to improve professional standards, the quality of governance practice and organisational performance.’’ CSIA was established in 2010 as a not-for-profit organisation committed to improving the recognition and understanding of the practice of corporate secretaryship and the role of the corporate secretary. Its structure as an international federation of professional bodies enables it to effectively represent those practitioners who work at the frontline of governance.
Business is changing fast. Even companies that believe they have a competitive edge today are at risk of falling behind. Information Technology (IT) keeps businesses booming, but it’s a stretch for busy executives to drop into the data center to ensure that server racks and network boxes are humming. Leadership is preoccupied with growing the customer base, keeping costs down, profitability and growth. At a time when disruptive products and services are the name of the game, it’s become clear that doing “enough” with your technology investment simply isn’t enough to survive.
How Does Toyota Keep 6,000 Delinquent Customers In Their Cars While Avoiding Millions of Dollars a year in Losses? For auto lenders such as Toyota Financial Services (TFS), striking the right balance between growth and risk means making profitable lending decisions. TDS was challenged with trying to balance growth and risk within its lending business and the decisions it previously made created an unacceptably high amount of delinquencies and repossessions for its customers.
Want to solve rapid application development platform for building solutions across the entire lifecycle of manufacturing and supply chain business challenges? Optimizing supply chain strategies helps businesses readily account for massive amounts of data as well the myriad constraints and conflicting objectives within your business. This easy-to-modify solution incorporates strong and proven optimization engines, flexible workflow and usability at every level to drive consistent, transparent and profitable decisions, which ultimately drive the best action(s) for your business.
Business leaders today face the challenge of moving their enterprises to the next level, that of digital business transformation and revolution — coupling digital technologies with organizational, operationaland business model innovation to create new ways of operating and growing the business.
The "4th Industrial Revolution" enables enterprises to drive changes in their business models and ecosystems, leveraging digital competences and facilitating accelerated revenue and profit growth going forward.
Manage costs, increase sales. At a basic, financial level, these are the pillars of every successful restaurant operation. Here, we break down the prime cost calculation. Monitor this calculation every week and you'll breakthrough your break-even plateau and increase your restaurant’s profits.
This white paper is a business briefing for C-Level Executives on how integrating a range of technologies - including unified communications, service oriented architecture, virtualization and cloud computing - can transform the productivity and profitability of large enterprises.
Learn about a solution for electronics manufacturers to promote greater efficiency and profitability, as well as consumer satisfaction.
The full spectrum of IoT electronics consists of Medical Devices, Consumer electronics and appliances, network equipment providers and many more. “These “smart, connected products”—made possible by vast improvements in processing power and device miniaturization and by the network benefits of ubiquitous wireless connectivity—have unleashed a new era of competition.”
With the current state of the economy, IT executives are being asked to stretch their budgets in order to keep their businesses profitable. In 2008, Median IT spending per user fell to $6,667 from the previous year's $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% reduction, consistent with the fact that IT managers were supporting an increasing number of users without corresponding increases in IT spending. IT spend continued to decline in 2009 and uncertainty and caution is still prevalent in 2010.
Learn how a deep understanding of touchpoints - and the ways they drive customers closer to you (or farther away) - can improve acquisition, retention and loyalty, create better customer experiences, strengthen relationships and boost your bottom line. (Plus 5 steps for leveraging touchpoints to profit from better customer relationships.)
See how the landscape of customer experience is being altered forever, as touchpoints continue to drive shifts in distribution, feedback and marketing channel control. In this whitepaper, you'll learn how making your touchpoints stronger, faster and smarter today will mean increased profits and stronger market positions tomorrow. (Plus 7 specific steps any company can take to improve customer experience today.)
Business Intelligence helps retailers, warehouse staff, customer services agents, and your value chain realize new innovations, improve margins, and propel profits to new heights. Learn how Ace Hardware, Food Lion, and others leverage our software.
As digital business evolves, however, we’re finding that the best form of security and enablement will likely remove any real responsibility from users. They will not be required to carry tokens, recall passwords or execute on any security routines. Leveraging machine learning, artificial intelligence, device identity and other technologies will make security stronger, yet far more transparent. From a security standpoint, this will lead to better outcomes for enterprises in terms of breach prevention and data protection. Just as important, however, it will enable authorized users in new ways. They will be able to access the networks, data and collaboration tools they need without friction, saving time and frustration. More time drives increased employee productivity and frictionless access to critical data leads to business agility. Leveraging cloud, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures, enterprises will be able to transform key metrics such as productivity, profitabilit
We polled our top MSP partners and asked what they have done to become successful, and we have put their top tips for success into an E-book. "The 7 Keys for MSP Success" provides you with the key steps that some of our top performing partners have taken to consistently grow profitable, scalable businesses with recurring revenue and better business valuations.
Digital Winners are more likely than their peers to report strong revenue and profit growth and to employ happier, more engaged workers. View this infographic to learn why it pays to be a Digital Winner.
The Cisco® Hyperlocation Solution is the industry’s first Wi-Fi network-based location system that can help businesses and users pinpoint a user’s location to within one to three meters, depending on the deployment. Combining innovative RF antenna and module design, faster and more frequent data processing, and a powerful platform for customer engagement, it can help businesses create more personalized and profitable customer experiences.