Sat.Jan 27, 2024 - Fri.Feb 02, 2024

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It Starts With an Alliance Culture 

Peter Simoons

“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” is a quote by Peter Drucker that addresses the point that regardless of how good your strategy is, if the organisational culture isn’t set up to support it, your strategy will fail. The same applies to alliances, you can craft the most promising alliance with a partner but if the organisational culture isn’t set up to support it, your alliance is destined to fail.

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Leadership in Hospitality: Key thought leaders in the hospitality industry

Jake Jorgovan

Thought leaders offer a unique blend of expertise, insight, and foresight, essential for navigating the dynamic hospitality landscape. They provide strategic direction, foster innovation, and share valuable industry trends. Learning from these leaders can be pivotal in staying ahead of the competition and adapting to changing market demands. If you’re seeking key thought leaders in the hospitality industry, you may struggle to identify individuals who can truly drive innovation and growth.

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5 ways to unearth your hidden potential

Stellar Partnerships

One of my favourite things to do at the start of a new year is to buy a diary. The clean, fresh pages speak of opportunities and adventures yet to be lived. It also feels like I’ve got time; the whole year ahead despite hot cross buns appearing in shops in Boxing Day. Yes, Coles, I’m looking at you! Many of you have new corporate partnerships on your wish list for 2024.

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Forging a framework for central bank digital currencies and tokenization of other financial assets

IBM Business Partners

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic, cash usage has been decreasing worldwide and digital payments based on cryptocurrencies or legacy digital payment systems have prevailed. As a result, new forms of centrally managed digital currencies are emerging alongside cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, the notorious volatility of which has challenged their acceptance worldwide.

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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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Has Your Organization been Blocked by Charitable Fundraising Platforms? It is likely due to California’s new “Good Standing” requirement.

Pearlman + Pearlman

In the past few months, a sizable number of nonprofit organizations were surprised to find themselves blocked from receiving donations through various online fundraising platforms including Facebook. The cause was failure to be in “good standing” in California. This “good standing” requirement is part of California’s law governing charitable fundraising platforms.

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Video: Jeskell Systems New CMO on Channel Marketing Best Practices and Challenges

Channel Insider

In episode 4 of Channel Insider: Partner POV, host Katie Bavoso sits down with the new Chief Marketing Officer of Jeskell Systems, Kelly Nuckolls. In her first month as CMO, Kelly has experienced bad marketing practices first hand with her inbox getting spammed by people trying to get her attention and time. She explains why this is not the way to she intends to lead her marketing team, as well as why she chose to join the 40 year old solution provider, and why Jeskell Systems is more than a tra

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4 questions to consider when you’re selecting an external DNS provider

IBM Business Partners

There are many reasons to move to a managed DNS platform, but they all revolve around a central theme. Once you reach a critical mass of traffic and start getting concerned about the performance and reliability of what you’re delivering, it’s time to consider a managed DNS solution. There are several well-known options out there, and to a newcomer they can appear relatively similar at first.

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How Google Local Services Ads Are Shaping Business Success

SEO Magazine

Google Local Services Ads elevate your business presence online. In top search results, these ads showcase plumbers, electricians, and realtors. With a cursor hover, they expand for visibility. Google’s background checks bolster consumer trust in these services. By appearing above the local pack, businesses gain an edge with prominent placement, which is crucial for attracting potential clients right when they need you most.

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Top Fractional CDO (Chief Data Officer) Consultants & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

In the era of data-driven decision-making, the role of a Chief Data Officer (CDO) has become increasingly critical for organizations. These professionals spearhead the strategies for data management, ensuring that data is collected, categorized, and transformed into meaningful insights. The Value of Fractional CDO Consultants and Consulting Firms The concept of fractional CDOs is gaining traction as a strategic solution for businesses, particularly for those that might not yet have the resources

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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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Top 5 Latest Tech Trends Unveiled at CES 2024

Channel Insider

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which wrapped up on January 12, unveiled many groundbreaking trends that are poised to reshape the technological landscape. For managed service providers (MSPs) and channel partners, staying ahead of these trends is crucial to ensure optimal service delivery to clients in today’s ever-changing tech environment.

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Is premium DNS worth it?

IBM Business Partners

There’s a moment in the life of most enterprises where the connection between Domain Name System (DNS) and revenue comes into greater focus. It’s the moment when businesses discover that delivering high-quality applications, services and content requires more attention to the quality of DNS connections. For most businesses, this is also the moment when they discover that the free DNS services offered by domain registrars or DIY systems they’ve been using are no longer fit for p

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Why Some CEOs Are More Likely to Engage in Corporate Downsizing

INSEAD Knowledge

When a firm’s performance falls short of aspirations, organisational changes can help stop the bleeding and get things back on track. Broadly speaking, firms have two strategic avenues to consider. The first is growth-related strategies to improve the firm’s position and performance, which could range from mergers and acquisitions to introducing new products and expanding factories.

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Top 11 Mechanical Engineering Recruiters, Headhunters, & Executive Search Firms

Jake Jorgovan

The journey of a mechanical engineer, from the academic hallways to the professional world, is often met with the crucial task of finding the right opportunity. The landscape of mechanical engineering careers is vast and diverse, leading to a plethora of paths one can take. This article aims to guide those in the field of mechanical engineering, whether fresh graduates or seasoned professionals, in navigating the intricate web of job hunting and career advancement.

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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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IBM Partner Plus Service Track Expands Opportunities for MSPs

Channel Insider

In the wake of an exceptional year for AI and hybrid cloud technologies in 2023, IBM is gearing up to amplify its partner initiatives with the launch of a new Service track in its Partner Plus program. Building on the success of its robust partner program and cutting-edge technology, the new Service track is being introduced to create exclusive opportunities for IBM business partners.

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IBM Databand: Self-learning for anomaly detection

IBM Business Partners

Almost a year ago, IBM encountered a data validation issue during one of our time-sensitive mergers and acquisitions data flows. We faced several challenges as we worked to resolve the issue, including troubleshooting, identifying the problem, fixing the data flow, making changes to downstream data pipelines and performing an ad hoc run of an automated workflow.

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Should You Care About Deinfluencing?

SEO Magazine

You may wonder if “deinfluencing” deserves your attention, especially in a landscape shaped by AI-driven marketing. Essentially, deinfluencing aims to guide choices away from hype and towards value or necessity. In the digital space where artificial intelligence crafts tailored messages for consumers, understanding this trend proves useful.

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Leadership in Operations: The Chief Operations Officer's Playbook

Jake Jorgovan

Acting as the linchpin of a company's operational success, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) blends strategic vision with hands-on leadership to drive performance and innovation. Their unique position enables them to influence all aspects of operations, from managing day-to-day activities to shaping long-term strategies. A capable COO ensures smooth operations and inspires teams to reach new heights.

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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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Bevy of Security Moves Highlight 2024 Core Strategy for Australian MSPs

Channel Insider

Two recent moves by Australian MSPs to scale their security practice — one through acquisition and the other by adopting a new, home-grown platform — highlight just how significant tailored security solutions will be in the year ahead. 5G Networks acquires security specialist to better meet Australian client needs Melbourne-based 5G Networks Limited announced that it had acquired Security Shift, a managed security services provider (MSSP), for $4 million.

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Top concerns industry leaders have about cyberattacks in 2024 and beyond

IBM Business Partners

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Read about the concerns that industry leaders have for the future and three approaches organizations can take to build up their defenses. Cyber workforce shortage There are over four million unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the world today. Filling these vacancies has become a security imperative, and several global compliance mandates have been established to tackle the issue.

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Leaders in the Making

Market Source Inc

Vedrana Skoplijak and Katie Gordon share how the nine-month #GirlsClub training program helped them get out of their comfort zone, take risks, and attain greater self-confidence as professional leaders, and women on the way up in their careers. The post Leaders in the Making appeared first on MarketSource.

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Top 10 Learning & Development (L&D) Consultants, Companies, & Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” - Henry Ford In the corporate world, Learning & Development (L&D) stands as a cornerstone for enhancing employee skills, boosting productivity, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement, especially in an age where upskilling is more of a necessity than a luxury.

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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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Mainline Director of Tech Talks Differentiators and End of VMware Partner Connect

Channel Insider

The ability to establish a unique and differentiated brand identity as an MSP is critical in building trust with clients and partners while ensuring relevance in a competitive landscape. Channel Insider: Partner POV host, Katie Bavoso, recently sat down with Carlos Marques, Director of Technology at Mainline Information Systems to delve into Mainline’s remarkable growth trajectory, its unique selling proposition, and how it intends to handle the end of its partnership with VMware.

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Business continuity vs. disaster recovery: Which plan is right for you?

IBM Business Partners

Business continuity and disaster recovery plans are risk management strategies that businesses rely on to prepare for unexpected incidents. While the terms are closely related, there are some key differences worth considering when choosing which is right for you: Business continuity plan (BCP): A BCP is a detailed plan that outlines the steps an organization will take to return to normal business functions in the event of a disaster.

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Efficient Project Management: The Key to Scaling Your Small Business

Binfire Collaboration Blog

Unlocking Growth and Productivity through Strategic Project Management Approaches This comprehensive guide delves into the pivotal role of project management in the growth and scalability of small businesses. It covers critical strategies like setting clear objectives, leveraging appropriate tools, and enhancing team collaboration. The article also features real-world case studies of small businesses that achieved remarkable scaling through adept project management.

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Top 12 Turnaround & Restructuring Consultants and Consulting Firms

Jake Jorgovan

For companies facing financial difficulties, operational inefficiencies, or market disruptions, turnaround and restructuring consultants offer a lifeline, guiding them back to stability and growth. Turnaround and restructuring consultants play a crucial role in rescuing businesses from the brink of failure and setting them on a path to recovery. Top 12 Turnaround and Restructuring Consultants and Consulting Firms TL;DR FTI Consulting : Global leader in restructuring advisory, specializing in sta

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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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Why Business Reporting Software is Your Secret Weapon for Business Intelligence (BI)

ClearPoint Strategy

Unlock the potential of business reporting software as your secret weapon for business intelligence (BI). Discover how this tool can drive your success.

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Achieve Data Center Excellence with IBM and VMware

IBM Business Partners

In the last post , we looked at creating a blueprint for a sustainable data center. Now we’ll look at how to get the most out of a modern data center. We don’t need to re-create the wheel all the time. Sometimes, we can look to others who have gone before us for inspiration and examples to help shape our vision for success. And, when we work with partners that have “been there, done that,” we can accelerate our success, taking our vision to a mission to reality.

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How to Craft Effective AI Prompts for SEO Excellence

SEO Magazine

In the realm of search engine optimization, prompt engineering emerges as a key technique for elevating AI performance. Crafting precise prompts guides large language models like GPT-3 or GPT-4 to deliver valuable responses tailored to specific tasks. As you hone your skills in this area, you unlock the potential to train these powerful tools for varied applications, from customer service bots to insightful analytics aids.