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State of Succession Management 2015: Increasing Investment and Accelerating Automation

The time to step up succession management is right now. Those organizations serious about leadership continuity, about having a reliable talent plan with well-groomed, ready, and willing successors for each and every critical talent segment and key job role, are heavily investing in succession management without further delay. They are committed to ensuring their talent pipelines have depth for each role—leadership and non-leadership—that has a substantial influence on the success of the business... Read More

Optimizing Your Workforce across the Enterprise

Today, technology and re-engineered processes have changed the face of the human resources (HR) landscape, resulting in both quantitative and qualitative improvements. However, many companies are still using a siloed approach to HR—each department, like payroll or recruiting, operating independently. Without more integration of these departments, there's no "big picture" view and no way to strategically manage their most valuable investment… their people. Read this white paper to learn how an integrated... Read More

Using Analytics to Achieve the Greatest Value for Workforce Initiatives

Human resources (HR) divisions are turning to analytics as a key capability to proactively drive business strategy. HR professionals need a consistent analytical point of reference to make human capital decisions that impact business results in areas such as talent acquisition, employee engagement, and organizational leadership. Without clearly identifying problems that have a direct impact on business performance, organizations run the risk of investing time and energy in areas that are not a priority.... Read More

Realizing the Full Value of Workforce Management (WFM) Systems

Workforce management (WFM) systems have clearly evolved from strictly transactional platforms used to deploy, train, track, and assist workers to include improvements in organizational effectiveness and efficiency—otherwise known as workforce optimization. Effectively integrating the elements of employee lifecycle, demographic, payroll, time and attendance, cost, and other operational information residing on WFM systems with more strategic talent management data and analytics drives major business... Read More

Field Service Delivery in an On-demand World

In today’s cost-sensitive and hyper-responsive service market, even the most sophisticated and progressive enterprises often find themselves struggling to effectively deal with the scalability, complexity, and unpredictability of managing a local, regional, national—or global—field services workforce. Further, even the routine peaks and valleys with respect to worker location and placements are often far too steep for them to manage effectively, and this typically ends up driving up service costs,... Read More

Navigating the Perfect Storm

Today’s service providers are navigating a highly competitive terrain, inundated with thousands of businesses looking to establish their position in the market. The key to survival? Building an agile and responsive workforce that can adapt to unpredictable market conditions in real-time.

Speed is essential in today’s hyper-responsive market, and an on-demand workforce can help businesses quickly overcome the challenges inherent in today’s chaotic service world. This report outlines how... Read More

Marketing Tech 101: An Executive Guide to Understanding and Applying Emerging Technologies

Marketing technology is now an incredibly complex and diverse ecosystem of vendors and products. In fact, the 2015 edition of Brinker’s “Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic” includes 1,876 marketing technology vendors across 43 categories. This guide will help you cut through the clutter and complexity of the marketing technology landscape so you can make better decisions about where and how to plan your technology investments. Read More

Workbook: A 5-Step Guide for Creating a Lead Scoring Program

Not all leads are created equal. Some are ready to buy right now, some will likely be ready soon, and some are just entering the funnel. So how do you know which leads are hot and which are not? That’s easy—use lead scoring. Want to create a lead scoring program of your own? This 5-step workbook gives you everything you need to get started. Read More

15 Top-paying Certifications for 2015

To gain refined skills and expertise and to increase pay, many IT professionals choose to pursue a certification.

This report offers a list of the 15 top-paying certifications for 2015. Certifications in IT security, networking, and systems management are at the top of the certification pay scale. What may surprise you are the business-related certifications holding their own on this year's list.

IT professionals may wish to consider their current skill set and see if a related... Read More

2015 IT Skills & Salary Report

Though IT and business professionals have limited, if any, control over the direction their organizations pursue, they do have the power to influence the value they bring to the organization. When it comes to new skills, adding to one’s acumen not only improves on-the-job effectiveness but also opens the door for increased compensation. Certifications are still seen as valuable within professional communities served by IT and non-IT professionals. This trend is unlikely to change as the pace of... Read More
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