The influence that supervisors have within an organization’s safety culture cannot be overstated. If safety excellence is the goal, empowering supervisors to leverage positive recognition on the front line is non-negotiable. Join Caterpillar Safety Services Senior Safety Consultant Jenny Krasny as she presents the final installment of a four-part webinar series on supervisor development. Learn why recognizing successful performance is the critical final step in a successful accountability strategy, and how to properly execute it.
• Review of accountability model
• Understand the value of ‘catching’ people doing things right
• Explore the 3W’s (when, what and who) of effective recognition
• Learn the simple steps to create an effective recognition system
According to a PwC report “One of the main reasons many banks world over have resisted embracing a customer-centric model is because of integration challenges.”
The future of most financial institutions depend on the strong connections they forge with customers. The relationship between banks and customers are constantly evolving and they need to adapt and connect in new ways with the customer to remain competitive today and win tomorrow’s customer. Mobile technology and social media are presenting opportunities and challenges to reach out to the customers like never before. While driving customer centric transformation initiatives are important for the bank, it is also extremely critical for the banks to have a strong Run the Bank strategy to drive operational efficiencies and manage cost pressures. Business integration plays a very critical and powerful role in designing and implementing Transform the bank and Run the bank initiatives. Despite the evident dividends banks seem to wrestle with their technology plans and investment decisions.
In this session, we will address a few effective strategies for banks to address the challenges posed with integrating technology and business and how banks can take the leap towards
a)Leveraging the strong multichannel interaction and delivering a seamless customer experience
b)Segmenting consumers dynamically through real-time insights
c)Tailoring real time offers based on real-time customer data
d)Run the bank initiatives with focus on efficiencies and cost savings.
With the right partner and technology expertise, you can deliver seamless banking experience to your customer.
Every fleet has unique management requirements. In this webinar you will learn to use three specialized products that can enhance the management of your drivers and assets.
•Compliance regulation responsibilities can be simplified when integrated into fleet management software. See how to electronically manage driver and vehicle inspection reports, hours of service, fuel taxes and more.
•Driver ID lets fleet managers know which driver is operating which vehicle at all times—automatically. Learn how to track driver performance, identify problem behaviors, and be alerted to unauthorized vehicle use.
•Asset tracking protects your investment in high-value equipment in three ways. Learn how monitoring asset location and movement can improve response times, protect equipment from theft and connect the right vehicle to the right asset.
We've tracked over $3.8 Billion in fundings, $3.8 Billion in acquisitions and IPOs for marketing tech in Q3 of 2015. The results are staggering.
The volume of deals, in both amounts and frequency shows VC confidence in marketing tech, and through our analysis, we're able to help you understand where they're gravitating towards and why that matters.
This webinar will answer:
•Which types of companies are gaining funding, and where in the marketing tech universe they fit.
•Where we're seeing the biggest areas of consolidation.
•Who the most involved / most active VCs are.
•Implications for investors, vendors, and most importantly marketing technology buyers and users.
*What you need to do to get noticed by the top VC, straight from the VC themselves
Jon Cifuentes, VB Insight analyst, VentureBeat
Blake Patton, managing partner, Tech Square Ventures
Jason Denenberg, director of entrepreneurship and capital finance, LaunchTN
Ravi Belani, Managing Partner, Alchemist Accelerator, Stanford University
The focus of this programme is manifold and address the following issues: fostering the use of the tools of risk assessment and risk management in new fields of application such as policy making; providing a platform between the insurance community, the engineering and academic communities and policy makers to discuss risk issues; promoting the concept of the insurability of risks as the natural borderline between State legislation and the market economy; identifying new opportunities for insurers in the emerging sustainability concept in order to enlarge the field of insurable risks
Driving the adoption of a new technology within your company takes persistence. By creating excitement around change management, from the initial buy-in to the company-wide roll out, companies are finding greater adoption successes and ultimately a better return on their investments.
Join Lifesize Chief Customer Success & Happiness Officer, Amy Downs, as she sits down with IT Directors Michael Maloney of IMA and Shane Dickinson of Silicon Labs for an inside scoop on why they chose Lifesize for their collaboration and how they helped the technology thrive throughout their organizations.
In a culture of safety excellence, safety activities aren’t just check-the-box exercises – they’re interactive, informative and preventative. Caterpillar introduces a new smartphone and tablet app to assist customers in completing walkaround inspections of equipment and job sites that truly increase the presence safety.
Cat Inspect, available on Apple and Android devices as well as Windows tablets, allows you to perform timely and informed inspections of Cat and non-Cat equipment. Identify safety concerns easily and share them instantly to mitigate risk.
Join David Frager, Program Manager in Caterpillar’s Equipment Management Technology & Solutions Division, to learn more about this tool to improve your safety processes. We will review the inspections forms available, show you how to perform your daily inspections, and explain how to create custom forms to meet your business needs.
Reputational risk, often called reputation risk, is a risk of loss resulting from damages to a firm's reputation, in lost revenue; increased operating, capital or regulatory costs; or destruction of shareholder value, consequent to an adverse or potentially criminal event even if the company is not found guilty. Adverse events typically associated with reputation risk include ethics, safety, security, sustainability, quality, and innovation. Reputational risk can be a matter of corporate trust.
Marketing teams get creativity. Creativity is their life’s blood. The concern is that by setting up rules and processes, we might kill that creative spark that drives the art created by the marketing directive. Agile methodology is applying the art of science in order to uncomplicate and reduce unnecessary admin time -- the very thing that keeps us from spending more time making beautiful campaigns and generating innovative copy.
We’re going to talk to real life marketing teams who are using Agile methodologies to run their right-brained collaboration space – and are seeing tremendous results. We’ll talk war stories, great use cases, and ways to break down the siloes that are keeping your brilliant minds from making that next inspired leap.
Join us for a free web event sponsored by Workfront to uncover the real-life ways that creative directors are harnessing the power of agile marketing methodologies to rapidly make fantastic leaps and discoveries that fuel careers.
In this webinar, you’ll:
* Hear first-hand experiences from current creative teams using tried and true methods to build faster and respond to industry trends quickly
* Learn ways to increase the number of great ideas and proof of concepts
* Use data to analyze and capitalize on changes in projects, marketing and industry trends… before your competitors know what hit ‘em.
* Capture the lightning in a bottle that ensures amazing customer experiences.
Sponsored by Workfront
Jim Ewel, Principal, Agile Marketing
Stewart Rogers, director of marketing technology, VentureBeat
David Lesue, creative director, Workfront
Business continuity encompasses a loosely defined set of planning, preparatory and related activities which are intended to ensure that an organization's critical business functions will either continue to operate despite serious incidents or disasters that might otherwise have interrupted them, or will be recovered to an operational state within a reasonably short period. As such, business continuity includes three key elements: 1. Resilience: critical business functions and the supporting infrastructure are designed and engineered in such a way that they are materially unaffected by most disruptions, for example through the use of redundancy and spare capacity; 2. Recovery: arrangements are made to recover or restore critical and less critical business functions that fail for some reason. 3. Contingency: the organization establishes a generalized capability and readiness to cope effectively with whatever major incidents and disasters occur, including those that were not, and perhaps could not have been, foreseen. Contingency preparations constitute a last-resort response if resilience and recovery arrangements should prove inadequate in practice.
Modwenna Rees-Mogg, CEO, AngelNews and Roland van Breukelen, Business Development, SAP
Entrepreneurs and small business owners are used to “Pitching for money” from investors while at the same time often looking for a set of complementary skills to help grow the business.
Modwenna Rees-Mogg, CEO of AngelNews has been connecting entrepreneurs and investors for many years and recognised the need that growing businesses also need complementary business skills to take them to the next level and so ‘Pitching for Management, Not Money' was born.
Modwenna will share how the idea came about and the experiences and feedback from small business owners to date.
Schalk Viljoen, Director of Business Development, SAP
Please note that this is a recording and will be available to view from this date. Questions, and voting are unavailable during the recorded webcast.
1.Case study: Integrating Virtual Communities into Reputation Management Programs
2.Community Building through networking of channels
3.Building Community Engagement: Social Channels Drive Interaction Where The Users Are
All companies have some form of Intellectual Property, but awareness of what IP consists of, how you can protect it and how you can gain from investing in IP is very limited. This Webcast will help business leaders understand their own IP position better, and hopefully provide ideas on how to protect and monetise that IP. We will include the findings from a number of business case studies that Knowledge Peers have researched, together with the chance to ask an expert live and online about your own IP position".
Better understanding of your IP position
Ideas for protecting and monetising your IP more effectively
Present your questions live to an IP expert
Adrian worked in private practice for several years before moving into the corporate patent department of a multinational pharmaceutical company, where he was employed as Senior Patent Counsel. In this role, he was responsible for providing IP support to five research and development facilities across Europe and in doing so, gained wide experience in managing all IP-related aspects of product development, from the initiation of development to launch. He joined W.P. Thompson & Co. in 2009, becoming a Partner in the same year. He is qualified as both a Chartered Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney. Adrian read Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Warwick, graduating with a BSc (Hons) and has lived and worked in Japan.
David Good - Shirlaws Business Coaching and Roland van Breukelen - SAP Business ByDesign
Now is the time for companies to asses and understand how to strategically plan their capacity and their growth over a hesitant and uneasy economic recovery.
Are you able to control your growth and manage your costs and profits as well as your competitors?
Do you have processes in place that will support your next level of growth through perhaps, international expansion or a merger?
SAP and Shirlaws Business Coaching have specifically designed this presentation to gain access to tremendous insight and assets to help growing companies through their current phase of growth and prepare for the next. SAP and Shirlaws will discuss:
•How to understand your businesses Capacity
•How you are performing against your peers
•How to put in place a business platform to support your next phase of growth
Alpesh Doshi, Fintricity and Roland van Breukelen, SAP
Fintricity was the winner of the Go for Growth excellence awards for professional services for 2010.
During this interview Alpesh Doshi will introduce Fintricity to the Go for Growth community, outline some the growth plans which attracted the judges attention and explain how the grand prize is further supporting Fintricity's growth plans.
Fash Darabi, Director & Co-founder, Knowledge Peers
Finding new clients
Attend this complimentary webcast as Fash Darabi of Knowledge Peers shares his conclusions from interviewing the managing partners of a number of successful professional services firms who are particularly good at finding and converting new clients.
-Identifying your target pool and sharpening your USPs for your target clients
-Improving your ability to convert referrals
-Sales expectations from the different roles in your firm: finders vs minders vs grinders
-Supporting your rain-makers and improving their networking skills
-Useful marketing activities which generate leads (and the ones which are a waste of money).
Roland van Breukelen, SAP & Ken Turbitt, ITSM Expert
In this current economic climate, what are the implications of new technologies such as cloud computing and virtulization for ITSM companies in the UK? Learn where to look for the top opportunities in the ITSM industry in the UK.
This webcast is part of the Go for Growth Awards 2010, searching for UK growing service companies with the best growth plans. Enter directly by clicking on "apply" on the competition website here: www.go-for-growth.co.uk.
Christian Happel, Social Media Director, SAP Business ByDesign
Attend this complimentary webcast as Christian Happel of SAP shares his views on what social media means for your growing business. You will learn that social media is not only for your employees in the marketing functions, but can be applied to all functions of a business and how your business processes are affected by that.
How social media is affecting business growth
How business processes are now becoming more social
How SAP is integrating socials tools to help businesses become more social
Prepare your questions and attend live so Christian can respond to you directly in this 45 minute webcast. If you are unable to attend live, you can also watch the recording afterwards at your convenience.
• How social media will transform traditional business software
• Why the SAP strategy includes social media
• Features of the current SAP Business ByDesign version to integrate social media
Prepare your questions and attend live so Christian can respond to you directly in this 45 minute webcast. If you are unable to attend live, you can also watch the recording afterwards at your convenience.
The last couple of years have been tough and many have been forced to adapt to survive. Despite the credit crunch many businesses have thrived and they all share one thing in common…..they haven’t done it alone.
Networking is a key tool in the success for any business, particularly when the going gets tough. Use it effectively and you can generate your own recovery. To do that you need to understand exactly what you need to achieve in your business and how your network can help.
Labelled ‘Mr Network’ by The Sun, Andy Lopata was called ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ by the Financial Times. The co-author of two books on networking, Andy is a featured columnist the US magazine ‘The National Networker’, as well as being regularly quoted in the national press. Previously, Andy was Managing Director of UK network Business Referral Exchange. Andy has since worked with companies from one-man bands to organisations such as NatWest Bank, Merrill Lynch and Mastercard to help them realise the full potential from their networking. He is a former vice-president of the Professional Speakers Association.
The prize for the winner of the Go for Growth excellence awards is one year’s subscription to SAP Business ByDesign for up to 20 users. This webcast provides more information about SAP Business ByDesign and the Professional Services Starter Package which provides a fully integrated business management solution designed for midsize companies or small businesses that want the benefits of large-scale business applications without the need for a large IT infrastructure or spend. It enables preconfigured process best practices for managing financials, customer relationships, human resources, projects, and procurement. SAP takes care of installation, maintenance and upgrades – so you can focus on growing your business.
Richard Alvin, Managing Director, Capital Business Media, Modwenna Rees Mogg, CEO, AngelNews
Richard Alvin, Managing Director of Capital Business Media will be interviewing the CEO of Angel News, Modwenna Rees-Mogg as part of the Go for Growth competition.
AngelNews is the leading European news service for the investment market, especially for business angels, investors and the companies they back.
Due to rapid growth over the last few years and equally aggressive future plans they have decided to implement SAP Business ByDesign as their business platform to support their expansion.
Hear directly from the CEO about:
•The growth environment for AngelNews
•How the rapid growth impacted business operations and processes
•What AngelNews did to solve growing pains
•Plans for the future
Bill Liao, Co-founder, XING & Marc Lawn, Business GP & Competition Moderator
Engage live with Bill as he is interviewed by Marc Lawn on business growth for SMEs.
Bill's view on the current challenges facing growing businesses in this climate
What businesses should consider when planning for growth
Top tips for growth plans.
Bill Liao, entrepreneur, philanthropist, diplomat and author, is a co-founder of the social network site XING and CEO of Finaxis AG, a privately held company in the financial services industry. Bill is a special diplomatic envoy for St Kitts and Nevis, with a special interest in sustainable development and the environment. He is also founder and co-ordinator of Neo.org, a global citizenship initiative, and WeForest.com, which will reforest twenty million square kilometres of stripped land. Bill is dedicated to the vision that business and enterprise, conducted fairly and with respect for the environment, can and will create a better environment for work, life and the world that we all share. This vision is captured in his book: Stone Soup; a Secret Recipe for Making Something from Nothing.
Dr Jim Hamill & Alan Stevenson, Directors, energise2-0.com
Used effectively, social media can help to break down many of the business growth barriers facing SMEs. However, the key term here is ‘used effectively’. In the rush to become ‘cool and funky’, many SMEs have established social media channels without thinking strategically. What are our core business objectives for social media? How will we measure social media performance and ROI? Do we have the time and resource to fully support the channels we have established? What team do we need in place to manage our social media activities?
In this Webcast, Dr Jim Hamill and Alan Stevenson of Energise 2.0, will discuss key success factors in the effective use of social media to achieve sustained business growth and profitability. The discussion is structured around their innovative Social Media Development Cycle framework. Key issues addressed include:
-External Analysis: Evaluate Your Social Media Landscape
-Internal Analysis: Evaluate Your ‘Readiness to Engage’
-Develop Your Social Media Strategy and Action Plans for ‘Getting There’
-Evaluate Your Social Media Performance and ROI
-Organization, People and Resource Issues
Ian Anstey - Country Manager Business ByDesign, SAP UK
The company judged to have the most innovative growth plan of all the finalists will also receive the opportunity to implement the SAP Business ByDesign Professional Services Starter Package. The Package is specially designed to give Professional Services companies a fast start and affordable access to the world-class business process management capabilities you need to compete and grow successfully.
The 10 Go for Growth finalists will each receive an Enterprise Health Check. This is a unique opportunity, as the high value SAP Enterprise Health Check is not generally available to the public and is used exclusively with selected customers and prospects to assess current strengths, identify areas for improvement, and begin to quantify the business value associated with enterprise software applications. Watch this webcast to understand more about this highly valued prize.
As markets develop and products mature customer needs can change. This is a fundamental area for businesses to get right, but how do I start and what are the things to watch out for? A simple beginners guide to help you on your way Marc is an experienced leader with a track record of delivering world class customer and consumer solutions on an international scale, having won three global accolades, he works with an ethical and sustainable stance. He pioneered the ‘making life easier’ management philosophy, one based on clarity, and has coined a ‘renaissance management’ theory, where senior leaders understand clearly the total context in which they operate. As a consultant to some key blue chip businesses Marc is adding value across the globe, he is a fellow of the RSA, a recent DBA graduate and a member of the IOD. His employment and assignment history covers middle and senior leadership roles in global organisations across multiple industries. Regular expert contributor to The Telegraph Business Club.