Sat.Nov 18, 2023 - Fri.Nov 24, 2023

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Enhancing or Replacing? Navigating the Future of Alliance Management with AI

Peter Simoons

Alliance management is a critical function that builds and maintains successful long-term partnerships between organisations. As an Alliance Manager , you juggle multiple tasks, from contract negotiation to cross-team communication and project tracking. Could Artificial Intelligence (AI) be a game-changer in making your job not just easier, but also more effective?

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Top 5 Workday Negotiation Consultants & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” – John F. Kennedy This insightful sentiment sets the stage for exploring the pivotal role of Workday negotiation consultants and consulting firms. These entities specialize in navigating the intricate dynamics of workplace negotiations, focusing on creating win-win situations for both employers and employees.

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4 recipes for resilience

Stellar Partnerships

We’re lining up on the runway, getting ready for Christmas take-off. You can feel the building stress in the crazy driving on the roads. We’re dealing with end of year celebrations, school and club events, present buying and holiday planning. That’s on top of nurturing our corporate partners and making sure they’re primed for the next ask. In busy times we try to multi-task, but that’s a misnomer according to author Johann Hari.

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How to build a successful talent management strategy

IBM Business Partners

Advanced organizations know their greatest assets are their employees. However, keeping employees happy and engaged can be challenging, especially when considering available resources and the need to meet other organizational goals. An organization is only as strong as its talent pool, so organizations have increasingly embraced talent management as a core component of their overarching strategy.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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Accounting Best Practices for Logistics and Transportation Companies

TRG Blog

Companies operating in the  logistics and transportation industry  such as airlines, cruise liners, railways and shipping/trucking firms face several accounting and operational challenges that can impact their net earnings. That is why it is critical that good accounting practices are followed to manage their cash flow and liquidity.

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Ten Ways Boards Need to Transform

INSEAD Knowledge

Boards are left with no option but to evolve. The confluence of macro-economic uncertainties, geopolitical tensions, climate change and digital disruption has led to unpredictable risks, a polarising society and more activist stakeholders. At the recent INSEAD Directors Forum, experts discussed how governance must transform to meet these persistent challenges head-on.In his keynote address, Gilbert Ghostine, Chairman of Sandoz, envisioned a future marked by “more” – more green initiatives, more

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Level up your Kafka applications with schemas

IBM Business Partners

Apache Kafka is a well-known open-source event store and stream processing platform and has grown to become the de facto standard for data streaming. In this article, developer Michael Burgess provides an insight into the concept of schemas and schema management as a way to add value to your event-driven applications on the fully managed Kafka service, IBM Event Streams on IBM Cloud ® What is a schema?

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The 6-Step Guide to Developing a Diversity and Inclusion Plan

TRG Blog

In the last two articles, we discussed the advantages of diversity and inclusion in the workplace as well as some obstacles the HR department might face during the process of building a diverse, equal and inclusive environment. In the next step, we are going to sketch out a thorough plan that helps your organisation to achieve this goal.

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Top 10 Workforce Transformation Solutions & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

Abraham Lincoln famously said, "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax." The meaning is even more relevant today — an organization’s effectiveness is always going to depend heavily on the time and resources they invest in their workforce. In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, the significance of workforce transformation cannot be overstated.

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Maximize Productivity and Simplify IT Management with Conversational AI

ChatGPT has dominated boardroom conversations for months now. From drafting a stock trading program, to creating a SQL query to model data, there are practically no limits to the applications of the AI language model assistant. At ManageEngine, we have been working on our own AI-assistant, Zia. Zia is a fully-trained analytics assistant that can perform a range of functions such as creating and adding reports to dashboards, providing conversational support to data analysis, insight discovery, bu

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Westcon-Comstor Makes Big MSSP Pitch with Check Point

Channel Insider

Managed service providers in Australia can now access the “full suite” of Check Point Software products since distributor Westcon-Comstor is partnering with the security giant. Check Point Software’s suite includes network security to protect enterprises from sophisticated cyber-attacks, cloud security with a unified cloud-native security platform, and user and access security to protect remote users’ devices and access.

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Application modernization overview

IBM Business Partners

Application modernization is the process of updating legacy applications leveraging modern technologies, enhancing performance and making it adaptable to evolving business speeds by infusing cloud native principles like DevOps, Infrastructure-as-code (IAC) and so on. Application modernization starts with assessment of current legacy applications, data and infrastructure and applying the right modernization strategy (rehost, re-platform, refactor or rebuild) to achieve the desired result.

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INSEAD Insights: November 2023 Research Picks

INSEAD Knowledge

Fresh research by INSEAD faculty explores various aspects of human behaviour and decision-making, including the universality of puritanism, the dynamics of publication cycles, approaches to incentivising health product manufacturing, the impact of predictive technology on acute care operations, and the effects of sarcasm on perspective-taking.1. Are we all implicit puritans?

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Top 6 Microsoft Negotiation Consultants & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get." – Warren Buffett. When it comes to negotiating with Microsoft, understanding the intricacies of value versus cost is paramount as the right negotiation strategy can make a significant difference in achieving favorable terms and maximizing value. The Value of Expert Microsoft Negotiation Consultants The complex world of Microsoft contracts and agreements requires a level of expertise that goes beyond basic negotiation skills.

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How to Leverage Intent Data for Better Outcomes

Speaker: Susan Spencer, Principal of Spencer Communications

Intent signal data can go a long way toward shortening sales cycles and closing more deals. The challenge is deciding which is the best type of intent data to help your company meet its sales and marketing goals. In this webinar, Susan Spencer, fractional CMO and principal of Spencer Communications, will unpack the differences between contact-level and company-level intent signals.

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How to Start an MSP Business in 2024

Channel Insider

Starting a managed service provider (MSP) business in 2024 is a venture worth considering given the ever-increasing reliance on technology and the need for specialized IT services. The MSP landscape includes various players, including general MSPs, vertical market MSPs, and managed security service providers (MSSPs) among others. Regardless of the type and scale of MSP you want to build, there’s a process for creating a successful MSP, and best practices to consider.

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Business leaders highlight the need for a hybrid cloud approach to unlock the power of generative AI

IBM Business Partners

In 2023, organizations have faced an unprecedented level of pressure to digitally transform with the rise of generative AI as well as imperatives such as sustainability, labor productivity and security. The “ Cloud Transformation Report ,” a new global survey from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), found that many leading enterprises share a common foundation to digital transformation—a clear hybrid cloud strategy.¹ These businesses cite several key benefits to us

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Mindmatrix launches Partner Marketing University & Certification Course

Mindmatrix

Mindmatrix’s Partner Marketing University offers an extensive partner marketing course, free of cost, that covers every angle of partner marketing comprehensively Leading PRM & Partner Marketing Software provider, Mindmatrix, has launched a comprehensive partner marketing training course. The partner marketing course offered by Mindmatrix covers every topic associated with partner marketing, right from the very basic terminologies to the most advanced partner marketing strategies.

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Top 12 Healthcare Patient Experience Consultants & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

In recent years, patient experience has taken center stage, making the role of specialized consultants and consulting firms more vital than ever. In this rapidly growing field, top consultants bring a blend of expertise, innovation, and empathy to transform patient experiences in healthcare settings. Harnessing Expertise in Healthcare Consulting Professional consultants in the healthcare industry play a pivotal role in enhancing patient experiences.

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The Essential Guide to the Buying Experience of the Future

Your buyers’ lives, preferences, and expectations have changed. Over two-thirds of buyers prefer remote or digital interactions — and they expect those interactions to be substantive and valuable. They hold sellers to a high standard, and that means the buying experiences of the past — in-person meetings, transactional conversations, and linear sales funnels — no longer deliver.

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How to Enhance SEO with Intelligent Chatbot Integration

SEO Magazine

You’re keen on improving your site’s SEO, aren’t you? Consider integrating intelligent chatbots. With artificial intelligence, these tools can significantly boost user engagement. Striking the right balance between AI-driven strategies and traditional SEO practices can improve visibility online. As a result, services can be found faster by potential customers who are browsing through search engines like Google.

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IBM Named a Leader in 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Access Management

IBM Business Partners

We are thrilled to share that IBM is named a Leader in the most recent Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Access Management. IBM is recognized for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. As a team, we’ve been working hard to deliver on a roadmap of identity and access management capabilities that we believe solve the biggest challenges organizations are facing when it comes to managing identities in today’s dispersed, hybrid cloud environments.

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Face Verification: A Powerful Tool for Combating Fraud and Enhancing Safety

Binfire Collaboration Blog

Client face verification system compares and assesses a person’s facial characteristics using biometric technologies to confirm their identity. The face, head, chin, and eyes are used in this situation to access an application system or service to authenticate the identity. Like a face scanner, it operates. The face authentication system is made to work with a wide range of gadgets and mobile programs.

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Top 9 Healthcare AI Consultants & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

"Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master." – Christian Lous Lange. +Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming how healthcare care is delivered, managed, and experienced. The rise of AI in healthcare isn't just a trend; it's a pivotal shift that is redefining the boundaries of medicine and patient care. Healthcare AI consultants and consulting firms stand at the forefront of this transformation.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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Rising to the Challenge: Exploring Innovations in Climate Technologies and Their Crucial Role in Global Resilience

Frost & Sullivan

The floods in India, the heatwaves in Europe, and the California wildfires can all be attributed to the deteriorating environment and the advance of climate change, which pose an existential threat to humans and nature. Endangered ecosystems can have a devastating impact on human health, biodiversity, and even the economy. The WWF has estimated that the economic value of water and freshwater ecosystems is equivalent to 60% of the global GDP.

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4 types of B2B affiliate-based partnerships [+brands winning in each category]

Impact

Around 50 percent of consumers trust recommendations more than online banner ads, mobile ads, SMS messages, and SEO ads. Today, these recommendations come from referrals, affiliates, and influencers. Partnership marketing is a powerful way to reach your target audience and build trust at the same time. While channel partnerships allow partners to handle sales for you, affiliate-type programs drive performance directly tied to results without giving up control of your brand.

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Seasonality in Hotels: Revenue Management Strategies You Should Adopt

TRG Blog

A longstanding issue for hotel owners and managers is how to maximise revenue and occupancy rates despite the effects of seasonality. To be effective, revenue and yield management strategies need to consider seasonality, but all too often, hotels approach seasonality in blocks of time rather than looking at each day over a 365-day period, resulting in lost opportunities.

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Top 9 Healthcare Contact Center/Call Center Consultants and Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

Healthcare contact centers and call centers are vital links between patients, providers and essential services. Recognizing the best consultants and consulting firms is not just about acknowledging expertise; it’s also about understanding their impact on patient care and healthcare efficiency. This article provides an overview of the top healthcare contact center consultants and consulting firms and looks at their roles in enhancing communication, patient satisfaction and operational efficiency

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How to Measure the ROI of IT Operations

IT is viewed as a cost center by organizations. In troubling economic times, this puts intense pressure on IT to demonstrate value for IT investments. Register for this webinar to learn how to quantify the intrinsic benefits of IT using analytics.

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Sustainable Synergy: AI and Digital Twins Spark the Next Industrial Revolution, Propelling Growth and Environmental Responsibility

Frost & Sullivan

In a time where climate change poses an existential threat, the intersection of technology and environmental stewardship has become a focal point for society. The manufacturing sector, accountable for a massive 24% of global CO2 emissions, stands at a crossroads. As we approach COP28, it is more imperative than ever to discuss the role of industrial automation and manufacturing in climate change and explore how innovative technologies are revolutionizing these industries to foster a more sustain

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5 fool-proof tactics to become a top-tier UGC creator and grow your income

Impact

You have a talent for capturing people’s attention through your posts and reels. Maybe you’ve already earned commissions through official brand partnerships and sponsored posts. However, there’s another way content creators can make money that you might not have considered: user-generated content (or UGC). UGC is content created by customers and advocates, not actual brand employees.

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Top 6 Key Features of Design Feedback Tools

Binfire Collaboration Blog

In the ever-changing landscape of design , effective teamwork and clear communication with clients are the building blocks of a project’s success. However, bouncing ideas off each other isn’t just a process, it’s the spirit that drives creativity and innovation forward. And with design teams working from all corners of the globe, having efficient feedback tools that connect team members and clients effortlessly, regardless of where they are, is vital for keeping design projects