Uncategorized
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Workforce Management for Human Capital Management

Mark Smith - November 30, 2015

Historically workforce management has been centered on tracking time and attendance, absences and leaves. Historically workforce management has been centered on tracking time and attendance, absences and…

Analytics
1064 views

A New Generation of Analytics Offers Help for Sales

Mark Smith - February 25, 2015

All lines of business are under pressure to meet targets and deliver expected results, but none is under more pressure than Sales. Like other organizations it must…

Data Management
1524 views

The Establishment of Data Preparation

Mark Smith - February 22, 2015

Data is an essential ingredient for every aspect of business, and those that use it well are likely to gain advantages over competitors that do not. Data…

Big Data
1934 views

Big Data Research Agenda and Trends Are Bolder in 2015

Mark Smith - February 9, 2015

Big data has become a big deal as the technology industry has invested tens of billions of dollars to create the next generation of databases and data…

Uncategorized
896 views

New Generation of Learning Management Systems Delivers Business Value

Mark Smith - February 6, 2015

As organizations look to improve the competency and skills of their workers, learning management system (LMS) technology can help improve their efforts. As organizations look to improve…

Big Data
1594 views

Integration of Big Data Involves Challenges

Mark Smith - February 3, 2015

Big data has great promise for many organizations today, but they also need technology to facilitate integration of various data stores, as I recently pointed out. Big…

Big Data
1525 views

Big Data Requires Integration Technology

Mark Smith - November 12, 2014

The market for big data continues to grow as organizations try to extract business value from their own masses of data and other sources. Earlier this year…

Predictive Analytics
891 views

Successful Sales Forecasting Requires Dedicated Technology

Mark Smith - July 7, 2014

Sales forecasting is an essential process for most businesses. Sales forecasting is an essential process for most businesses. It helps guide the efforts not only of the…

Uncategorized
1199 views

Pitney Bowes Brings New Software for Better Business Insights

Mark Smith - July 2, 2014

I recently attended the 2014 global analyst summit in San Francisco hosted by Pitney Bowes, an old technology company (now in business for 94 years) that has…

Uncategorized
1031 views

Xactly Delivers New Inspiration for Sales to Maximize its Potential

Mark Smith - June 27, 2014

In an analyst perspective at the beginning of this year I wrote that sales organizations must step beyond conventional wisdom to generate the best outcomes In an analyst perspective…