What is the difference between Shared Services today and Shared Services in 2007?

Corinium

There was all this talk about significant cost benefits, enhanced service quality and manageable challenges. One thing was certain, the bigger the firm the bigger the cost cutting. In 2007 I was asked to produce an event around shared services. I was awe struck at how many developments there were in the industry at that time. This was an exciting time.

Writing Business Cases: 6 Things You Should Know About Identifying Project Benefits

BA Learnings

While some companies identify business benefits with the sole intention of getting business cases approved, more mature companies tend to devote their resources to tracking and measuring these business benefits after the projects have been concluded.

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Return on Commute: A New Metric to Evaluate Benefits and Cost of Remote Work

DataFloq

Employee commutes have real costs to both the employee and the company. To decide if it makes sense for an employee to come to the office on any given day, you must look at the costs and benefits of that commute. Let’s first explore the costs.

Top Data Analytics Technology Trends 2022

DataFloq

The rise of SaaS platforms such as Azure , Snowflake has enabled companies, large and small, to deploy advanced and streaming analytics workflows quickly and cost-effectively. These benefits will continue to propel the increasing adoption of X-analytics use cases at enterprises.

AI Helps Mitigate These 5 Major Supplier Risks

Smart Data Collective

The benefits of AI stem from the need to manage close relationships with business stakeholders, which is a difficult task. They can save money through automation, identify more cost-effective ways to transport goods and improve value in other ways with artificial intelligence.

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How to transition from brownfield SCADA to greenfield IoT

3AG Systems

Is it worth the cost and effort to upgrade an existing (brownfield) operation? The high cost of maintaining legacy systems When doing a cost benefit analysis for a new system, you are going to be faced with the cost of the new system vs. the alternative of doing nothing, i.e., the status quo.

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How can CIOs Build Business Value with Business Analytics?

Smart Data Collective

Until now, they were proactively involved to maximize IT efficiencies and accelerate cost savings in general. Analytics is becoming more important than ever in the world of business. Over 70% of global businesses use some form of analytics.

6 ‘P’s For A Data Quality Framework

DataFloq

Ask your department heads, what are our untapped opportunities or where are our hidden costs for correcting data. The challenge is how you balance that, cost benefit risk triangle. I recently reposted an article on The Cost of No (or Poor) Data Documentation here.

Data Strategy Creation – A Roadmap

Peter James Thomas

These need to be woven together to form the fabric of a Data Strategy and to deliver several other more detailed supporting documents, such as Data Roadmaps, or Cost / Benefit Analyses. The latter has to be imbued with real commercial benefits being delivered.

Transforming Accounting With a Modern Financial Management System

CIO Business Intelligence

Modernizing financial operations is the key that unlocks productivity and cost benefits throughout the organization, says Ben Rothke ( @benrothke ), senior information security manager at Tapad. Modernizing means lower cost of operations overall,” says Gold. “It

Q&A: Leading IT in a high-volume M&A environment

CIO Business Intelligence

AssuredPartners is a full-service insurance broker providing commercial insurance, risk management, and employee benefits. For example, if you have security issues and you are not on our platforms, the costs from those issues come out of your bottom line.

Using Cloudera Machine Learning to Build a Predictive Maintenance Model for Jet Engines

Cloudera

To maximize safety for all passengers and crew members, while also delivering profits, airlines have heavily invested in predictive analytics to gain insight on the most cost-effective way to maintain real-time engine performance. Step 3: Apply an added cost value to the results.

Automating Data Pipelines in CDP with CDE Managed Airflow Service

Cloudera

The pipelines are scheduled and orchestrated by a managed Airflow service without the typical administrative cost of setting up and deploying an external scheduling service. It’s included at no extra cost, customers only have to pay for the associated compute infrastructure.

Data-Centric Firms Address Athena Shortcomings with Smart Indexing

Smart Data Collective

There are a lot of benefits of data scalability. Traditional relational databases provide certain benefits, but they are not suitable to handle big and various data. Although Athena has great features and provides cost benefits, as you use it, you will find some limitations of Athena.

Emerging Trends: 4 IRM Market Insights to Aid COVID-19 Business Recovery

John Wheeler

It will remain as a new way of conducting business in a cost-optimized, more efficient environment. Targeted risk mitigation as part of digital optimization efforts requires a cost/benefit analysis to determine how much risk the organization is willing to tolerate.

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How To Overcome Hybrid Cloud Migration Roadblocks

Cloudera

Understanding how hybrid cloud fits in, compliments, and enhances a business’ overall data strategy — and inevitably it’s revenue goals — will work wonders on senior management always looking to better understand the short and long term cost benefit analysis of any strategic decisions. .

IT leader’s survival guide: 11 ways to thrive in the years ahead

CIO Business Intelligence

CIOs are under even more pressure now to deliver practical business benefits,” Schlesinger says. She says they’re responding with competitive work benefits and other ways to retain young staff in particular. . Focus on value as well as cost.

Digital Risk “Techquilibrium” Requires IRM

John Wheeler

Rather than simply looking at a cost/benefit analysis to determine the potential for loss minimization, CROs need to understand the technological risks behind a digital product or service in quantitative terms. Over the past month, I’ve been speaking to various groups to help them prepare for the onslaught of digital risks in their organizations.

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Top drivers and benefits of cloud BI differ significantly by company size

BI-Survey

Small companies are attracted to the cloud because of flexibility, cost, reduced infrastructure maintenance and scalability. For large companies, scalability is the top driver, followed by speed of implementation, cost and agility. Mid-size firms are driven by cost, flexibility, performance and security. Benefits also vary significantly between companies of different sizes. Benefits achieved from cloud-based BI, by company size (number of employees), n=166.

The Definitive Guide to Data Warehouse vs. Data Lake vs. Data Lakehouse

DataFloq

As the cost of storage has declined, data warehouses have become cheaper. Some believe data lakes (traditionally a more cost-efficient alternative) are now dead. Struggling to harness data sprawl, CIOs across industries are facing tough challenges.

Data-driven financial planning is still falling short of its potential

CIO Business Intelligence

Way back in 1999, his team did a cost-benefit analysis of the free shipping model, which is arguably one of the key drivers of Amazon’s stupendous growth.

7 Ways Small Businesses Use Data Analytics for Expense Tracking

Smart Data Collective

Companies are discovering the countless benefits of using big data as they strive to keep their operations lean. One of the most important benefits of using big data is with expense tracking. You should make an effort to review them and determine ways where you can cut back on costs.

The Real Life Value of Time Series

DataRobot

DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform can bridge this gap and help realize the huge benefits of time series. Time series projects are among the most challenging in the world of data science today.

Modernize Your ETL Processes, Discover Better Insights

Sisense

This is mostly due to the rise of data warehouses, decrease in cost for data storage, and modern ETL tools that make storing and accessing data more approachable than ever before.

Q&A Tuesday with Paul Hoare: The Promise and Pitfalls of Financial Technology

Jet Global

We do a cost-benefit analysis or what’s known as activity costing. Paul Hoare is a founder, innovator, and entrepreneur involved with multiple startups in emerging technology.

Is Cloud Communication A Good Alternative To Mobile Communications?

Smart Data Collective

Here are some benefits that need to be assessed. Cloud Technology Lower the Cost of Communicating. Brian Martucci of Money Crashers wrote an insightful post on the cost benefits of using cloud technology to communicate. The usage costs are one of the benefits. These benefits include: There are very limited hardware requirements, which makes them more affordable to set up.

How to Choose Between Cloud-Based and On-premise Solutions

BizAcuity

Cost – Enterprises that choose on premise need to invest in the software, hardware and infrastructure for the deployment. They are also responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of the environment, and for ongoing costs of the server hardware, power consumption, and space. On the other hand, in a cloud deployment, you only need to pay for the resources that you use, with none of the maintenance and upkeep costs. The cost also varies based on consumption.

How to Choose Between Cloud-Based and On-premise Solutions

BizAcuity

Cost – Enterprises that choose on premise need to invest in the software, hardware and infrastructure for the deployment. They are also responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of the environment, and for ongoing costs of the server hardware, power consumption, and space. On the other hand, in a cloud deployment, you only need to pay for the resources that you use, with none of the maintenance and upkeep costs. The cost also varies based on consumption.

Why Business Intelligence is Top of Mind for CFOs for 2022

Insight Software

As the cost benefit ratio of BI has become more and more attractive, the pace of global business has also accelerated.

Deep Learning Would Be Crucial Under Sanders’s Medicare for All System

Smart Data Collective

The effort is laudable and realistic, but he needs to come up with a solution to contain costs. Deep learning is likely to play an essential role in keeping costs in check. Bernie Sanders needs to talk more about ways that he can control costs before passing Medicare for All.

Three’s Company Too: Metadata, Data and Text Analysis

Ontotext

Separating the definitions of the metadata from the data had the benefit of simplifying validation and introducing flexibility. With text analysis producing valuable (and semantic) metadata, companies derive a number of benefits. Metadata has immediate SEO benefits.

Dancing with Elephants in 5 Easy Steps

Cloudera

The Corner Office is pressing their direct reports across the company to “Move To The Cloud” to increase agility and reduce costs. As a result, Big Data administrators pursued running “in the cloud” to reduce costs, simplify workloads, and have greater flexibility.

How to Choose Between Cloud-Based and On-premise Solutions

BizAcuity

Cost – Enterprises that choose on premise need to invest in the software, hardware and infrastructure for the deployment. They are also responsible for the maintenance and upgrade of the environment, and for ongoing costs of the server hardware, power consumption, and space. On the other hand, in a cloud deployment, you only need to pay for the resources that you use, with none of the maintenance and upkeep costs. The cost also varies based on consumption.

More VR Misdirection

Perceptual Edge

These two fields overlap in many ways because they both visualize information, but they also significantly differ, and the differences cannot be ignored, certainly not when exploring the potential benefits of VR. We absolutely should use technology to better leverage data for solving human problems, which is precisely why we should never just assume that a specific new technology provides benefits.

Cost Conscious Data Warehousing with Cloudera Data Platform

Cloudera

Why worry about costs with cloud-native data warehousing? Have you been burned by the unexpected costs of a cloud data warehouse? If not, before adopting a cloud data warehouse, consider the true costs of a cloud-native data warehouse. Instead, you face runaway operational costs.

Top 40 Engineering KPIs and Metric Examples for 2020 Reporting

Jet Global

Here are some engineering KPI examples that you can apply to your research and development team: Existing Product Support Cost – This engineering KPI tracks how much it costs your company to support existing product lines relative to how much revenue they generate each year.

Evolution of AI in Sales (Part 2)

bridgei2i

However, this is more of an operations/procurement focused or cost benefit. A 2017 white paper produced by Harvard Business Review in collaboration with Apttus states that “B2B revenue generation processes offer huge opportunities to benefit from the (AI) technologies.” Lead & Opportunity scoring : These solutions have been around for a while and have proven themselves, albeit as incremental benefits, enabling more efficient allocation of sales efforts.

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Dear Avinash: Your Digital Marketing + Analytics Challenges Answered

Occam's Razor

Find campaigns where they are spending most money, lower the bounce rate and reduce acquisition cost. But they don't realize the cost. If it is not a deal-breaker, keep using the tool, keep benefiting from it. You have three options at your disposal, depending on how hard you want to work / how accurate of an answer you want (and remember, you don't always need the most accurate answer – it is very smart to do, even back of the napkin, cost benefit analysis).