Join us for a webinar as we explore the major forces affecting companies today. We will show you how to harness the power of these forces, transforming your IT and driving your business forward. We will also be joined by Rob Hunt, General Manager of Venue Technology Services for Glasgow 2014, the organizing committee for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Rob will present the exciting client technology implementation for the Games.Read more >
IDC Announces the Best Vendors for Client Computing Software
In the multi-device workplace, there are many vendors IT can choose from to better manage applications and desktops. So, which vendors offer the best client computing solutions with a commitment to long-term end-user computing innovation?
Find out how a variety of vendors compare and the reasons why VMware has moved into the Leaders category in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Virtual Client Computing Software 2015 Vendor Assessment.
Join us and learn:
Which vendors are well aligned when it comes to customer needs
Which vendors offer the best client computing solutions with a commitment to long-term end-user computing innovation?
Which vendors have the commitment to providing resources and continued expansion of the EUC infrastructure
Come and hear about the latest client introductions from Dell ComputersRead more >
Learn about embedded security features that come with new 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors. Join Intel’s director of business client architecture, Yasser Rasheed and John Mahvi, business client product line manager for Intel IT as they reveal how these distinctive built-in features were designed to address the key concerns of IT security management. From threat management and identity and access, to data protection and monitoring and remediation, learn about embedded security technologies to help you:
· Protect against unauthorized remote access
· Improve two-factor authentication to protect sensitive data
· Stop malware and root kit attacks below the OS level
· Ensure strong client encryption
· Automatically protect missing mobile assets
Yasser and John will also share some new innovative form factors with consumer-like capabilities and business-grade security and manageability.
Bring your questions about the new features of the 3rd generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor for Yasser and John to answer live during the moderated question-and-answer portion of the webinar.
In this session Barry will consider the consumer trends and demands of Tomorrow's ClientsRead more >
Auto enrolment will affect millions of employers by 2018. From our research we know that up to three-quarters of them will turn to their accountant or payroll professional for support.
This free webinar will show just how easy it can be for professionals to offer the flexible auto enrolment support clients need.
You’ll be able to hear about:
• The kind of support you can offer to add value for clients
• How you can use our free, user-friendly online hub, NEST Connect, to provide cost-effective services
• How we’re leading the way in payroll integration with our brand new web service functionality
• How professionals already using NEST have met client demand and increased new business
• You’ll also be able to get your questions answered by the webinar host, NEST’s Paul Budgen
1.) Why, how, and when to screen clients
2.) War Story
3.) Conclusion: Why client screening may have helped mitigate the claim
About the Speaker: Attorney Ralph Picardi serves as a risk-management consultant to NAPLIA. His legal practice concentrates primarily in the area of defending accountants, lawyers, insurance agents and other professionals in matters of professional liability. In addition to litigation, Mr. Picardi specializes in advising accountants, lawyers, and their insurers in matters of coverage, and in matters of loss control through hotlines, seminars, risk management audits and publications.
There will be a 10 page whitepaper sent out to registrants (in advance)
Being able to deliver a high quality and consistent ongoing review service to your clients, on time, every time, all the time, is the foundation that underpins your long term client relationships and recurring revenue. Indeed, for new clients post RDR, it is completely dependent on it.
In this session Steve Billingham of Steve Billingham Consulting Ltd, will provide you with a structure to help you create your own robust, repeatable and consistent client review process by identifying the key stages involved and what questions to ask yourself at each stage.
Success stories from the field about how advisors are building their skills and using “participatory learning” processes such as the Circle and World Café to attract, retain and add meaningful value to clients.
Since 2012, BrightTALK has featured highly rated sessions by Elizabeth Jetton, CFP®, on “Circle Practice: the art of changing the conversation with women about money.” Elizabeth is returning with an update:
-WHY we need to become “conversational leaders” and
-WHAT we are learning from advisors who are hosting client and community gatherings and adding this new element to their practice.
-WHY new ways of engaging with clients and potential clients is critical in the 21st century.
Kathleen Burns Kingsbury shares how both male and female advisors can better connect with female clients.Read more >
Hear from clients how IBM flash has improved their business with better performance and savings.Read more >
Research from across the globe tells us that clients really value a great ongoing service from their adviser. However, the same research says that what is delivered by most advisers is pretty bad. Find out how to create a simple yet amazing review service for your clients and watch your profits soar.Read more >
There are probably more desktop virtualization solutions available today than ever before. Navigating through these solutions to determine best options for your organization can be a challenge. This webcast discusses the main solutions available and ways to assess what may be best for the needs of your organization. One size is unlikely to fit all! Part of the motivation for looking at certain solutions is due to security concerns. Intel has been working with the industry to enable client and server platforms to offer unprecedented levels of security as newer desktop virtualization and cloud compute models get adopted.Read more >
Although VDI has been touted as the most economical, efficient way to manage desktop, server-side solutions pose serious drawbacks—including massive infrastructure investment, huge data-center power bills, and the need for ample bandwidth and high Internet speeds.
Unlike server-side VDI, client-side virtualization runs images from central servers connected to desktops via a remote desktop protocol. This allows for central management, while executing on the local device itself.
In this video, learn the benefits and drawbacks of client-side VDI, as well as the pros and cons of server-side VDI.
The cornerstone to building a strong differentiated value proposition is the very beginning. The relationship is constructed from the first communication.
It’s the structure and process of client engagement that is critical.
This is the second of a two part webinar, ‘OPTIMUM ADVICE – The Client Engagement Conversation’, that will take you through how you can establish a robust, equitable and profitable client relationship, based on a partnership with a prospective client, setting out to achieve their own personal goals and outcomes.
It will enable you to:
• differentiate yourself
• present a robust value proposition
• charge fees for the work you do
• develop long term comprehensive client relationships
• engage new clients and uncover new opportunities with existing clients
• triple your revenue