Join guest speaker Holger Kisker Ph.D. as he discusses what companies need today: a flexible data management architecture to cope with both traditional and emerging sources of data (in any structure), advanced data analytics to extract deeper business insights, and efficient ways to deliver these insights as information or data services for better business decisions. All embedded into an efficient data virtualization layer that makes all data available when, where, and in whatever format it is needed.
Watch a short demo on the technology behind search-driven analytics, the future of Business Intelligence. You will see how ThoughtSpot allows anyone - with zero training - to get answers from their data and make smarter decisions.
This webinar will focus around the What, Why and How of Sales Performance Management (SPM) and Incentive Compensation Management (ICM) automation.
Learn What SPM can do for your organisation, its benefits and real life stories of other organisations and how they are thriving in a new, more automated world. Based upon research, you will also be exposed to the answers as to Why organisations embark on the journey to automation. Finally, you will be shown a demonstration as to How an automated solution can be used to enhance sales performance, reduce administrative headaches and allow your organisation to move from a day to day survival mode of calculation to using IBM’s ICM solution as a strategic advantage.
What Is OpenSymmetry?
OpenSymmetry is a trusted leader and global advisor that delivers Sales, HR and Finance solutions to drive accelerated business performance. With a leading success rate across more than 20 industries worldwide, you can count on OpenSymmetry to deliver the comprehensive solutions you need for a proven path to rapid results.
James Mulligan - James has been working in the SPM industry for over 9 years. With experiences across numerous products and platforms, as well as multiple implementation and selling roles, James has the knowledge and experience to speak to every level of the SPM engagement. James joined Varicent (now IBM ICM) in June 2006 as an Implementation Consultant and held numerous roles at both Varicent and IBM, before moving to OpenSymmetry in 2014 to lead sales in EMEA.
Jon Clark – Jon joined OpenSymmetry in 2009. He leads the Strategy Services practice for EMEA, which focuses on Smarter Sales development, incentive plan design, business case for automation and future state design. In addition, Jon has experience in wider reward and performance management design.
Large-scale forecasting problems require you to understand the structure of your time series data. Whether you’re a retailer trying to determine the right assortment of SKUs for your stores, part of a telco anticipating call center demand for labor capacity planning, or in any industry where you need to make forecasts over time – this webinar will be of interest.
Join us as we discuss an approach for successfully forecasting the wide range of time series patterns through time series segmentation. We will also show how the new SAS® Forecast Server client makes time series segmentation an integrated part of the forecasting process.
Watch and learn:
• The basics of time series segmentation and the value of its application to large-scale forecasting challenges.
• How to apply the right forecast modeling strategy to any time series pattern with the new SAS Forecast Server client.
See how CA manages and monitors our own CA SAP environment
SAP applications and the business processes they enable often represent the very core of your business. Customers, partners, and employees expect availability, responsiveness and secure access, while the CEO expects that budget objectives will be met and efficiencies exploited to improve the bottom line. CA Technologies provides a robust portfolio of SAP certified IT management solutions which help reduce the cost and risk associated with delivering your SAP enabled business processes, while helping to enable the service levels needed for more optimal business operations.
In this session you’ll learn:
• The business drivers, technical challenges and importance of SAP in the daily works of CA
• How CA manages its own SAP implementation with CA APM solutions
Do you need to build and retrain lots of predictive models quickly? Do you want to test a variety of statistical and machine learning algorithms and easily find the best-performing model? Do you need automated machine learning at scale?
If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you’ll want to watch this on-demand webinar. Learn from SAS experts Sascha Schubert and Jonathan Wexler as they talk about the ins and outs of automated machine learning at scale. They’ll also demo one of SAS’ newest offerings – SAS® Factory Miner.
Watch this on-demand webinar and learn how to:
• Easily build and retrain hundreds of predictive models across multiple segments. (With a drag-and-drop interface!)
• Automatically pick the best model for each segment.
• Quickly deploy champion models in different environments.
• Take advantage of automated machine learning techniques.
Join Grant Bodley for a webinar on Automotive Transformation on the Information Superhighway. Grant is GM of Global Manufacturing Industry Solutions at Hortonworks and will explain:
Forces transforming the automotive industry
Disruptive innovation driven by Big Data and the Connected Car
Open Enterprise Hadoop and the Information Superhighway, and
How automakers are using new data insights to transform their business
At the heart of every business is its customer. Yet how many businesses truly align their entire organization around the customer and the customer’s experience with their business?
Join us for our Digital Business Transformation Workshop as our experts walk through the first steps of a Digital Transformation and layout a simple frame work that you can apply to design your businesses Digital Transformation road-map.
This Digital Business Transformation Workshop is designed to help you:
1.Understand all the ways your customer(s) touch your business
2.Design a simple Framework on where to start and what to do next
3.Case Study: See a firsthand example of a Health Insurance Company’s Digital Business Transformation and how they began their process.
Learn more about your market than you ever thought possible with Business Data Enrichment from Informatica Data as a Service. Our Business Data Enrichment offerings are powered by Dun & Bradstreet and are now offered as mapplets in Informatica Data Quality, MDM, and PowerCenter.
These new mapplets will give Informatica Data Quality, MDM, and PowerCenter customers access to over 150 fields of enriched data about their customers, partners, competitors, vendors, and prospects.
Simply grab the mapplet from the Informatica Marketplace, get a subscription to Business Data Enrichment and start appending this highly detailed data that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to access within a product that you already use and love.
Mapplet users will be able to:
• Perform deep market analysis leveraging detailed firmographics
• Go beyond just the data that you have within your company’s systems by pulling in trusted, enriched data from the world leader in B2B data
• Target your top prospects based on the segments that are most important to you
• Personalize communication to all prospects based on the new data you have about them
Learn more in this webinar for Informatica Data Quality, MDM, and PowerCenter users.
RISC/UNIX servers for database applications were never intended to meet the demands of the efficiency and scalability that today’s organizations demand. Concerns regarding the expense of the OS’s proprietary hardware, however, are leading IT professionals to consider embarking on Unix-to-Linux migrations — and advancements in x86 servers like HP’s DL980 are easing the transition to platforms like Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.
SAP HANA has become a mission-critical application in many organizations but choosing the proper hardware option to optimize performance is essential. A prebuilt and integrated appliance like HP AppSystems for SAP HANA, based on industry-leading HP DL980 servers, can accelerate solution deployment, providing a highly supportable architecture, and minimizing any unplanned downtime.
Every day, roughly 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. Often referred to as “Big Data,” these data sets can be so large and complex that organizations can no longer effectively store, search, share, or analyze them with current database management tools. However, “in-memory computing” solutions such as the DL980 are an ideal platform for supporting this initiative.
s the reality of virtual and cloud environments comes to life and the need for highly reliable infrastructure increases, many IT professionals are re-thinking server choices. Platforms with greater levels of scalability and reliability are essential, as is the ability to more effectively meet the demands of “Big Data” and the new class of Enterprise applications.
One of the most common IT buzzwords is “Big Data.” The question is, what are the business benefits and value to your organization. This video shows how HP brings the benefits of Big Data to life and to the benefit of your organization.
The competitive nature of today’s business is extreme. And one of the most important demands on the business is the ability to move fast. In many cases, the ability to change is driven by the speed at which you can understand key information. Many times underpowered or obsolete systems make this time-consuming or impossible. Fast IT Infrastructure is critical
The SAP HANA in-memory platform is revolutionizing business performance with real-time data capabilities. Join us for an introductory webcast about SAP HANA in the Cloud to learn about this breakthrough in-memory computing platform accessible through Amazon Web Services. We will discuss the different use cases that work well with HANA One and start a live instance in 5 minutes.
CIO and CTO executives from RTT, South Africa’s largest privately-owned supply chain services and distribution company, talk about how they radically transformed their underperforming IT infrastructure with HP ProLiant DL980 G7 systems. A successful proof of concept convinced RTT that an HP server solution running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 would boost system performance and reduce costs. The new HP solution will enable RTT to improve its customized logistics services to clients in niche industries which demand high specialization.
Robert Desautels, Founder and President, Harvard Research Group
How do you make sense of all the buzz and hype around Big Data? Tune into this webinar with Robert Desautels, Founder of Harvard Research Group, as he discusses the key challenges and opportunities surrounding Big Data and how to use Big Data to master change, deliver results and increase business success with BMMsoft’s EDMT Big Data Solution, certified on HP’s ProLiant DL980 server platform.
Richard Fichera, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc. with IT Execs from Paycor & Monterey Peninsula College
Are you considering an x86 server for a new business-critical application, or are you thinking of migrating an existing Unix RISC application to x86? x86 systems and CPU technology have evolved rapidly over the last several years and this platform is now capable of running workloads previously associated with larger proprietary UNIX systems. In addition, both Windows and Linux, the principal operating environments for these servers, have matured to the point where the combination of x86 server and these OS' can handle workloads associated with the largest UNIX systems from as little as three years ago.
Tune into this live webcast with our guest Forrester analyst Richard Fichera as he speaks to the underlying trends driving modern infrastructure, when to consider moving from Unix to Windows or Linux changing principal operating environments, what to look for in an x86 platform and porting guidance. Rich will be joined by two IT executives who will share their business challenges, their decision-making process, and the business benefits they have achieved with their chosen database server solution, followed by a live Q & A.
Ken Moreau, Solutions Engineer, Violin Memory and Carol Bassett, Product Marketing, HP
IT departments are under constant pressure to decrease time-to-data that drives business decisions and allows quick reaction to new market opportunities. Exponential database growth has led to a performance and availability crisis for business critical applications that cannot be solved with software tuning. The problem is I/O and can be solved only by increased I/O through a combination of more powerful servers and a breakthrough in storage performance.
Please join us on this webcast to introduce you to a new, integrated high performance database solution from HP, Violin Memory and Red Hat that solves the I/O issues for business-critical OLTP and BI/DW applications.