Value Chain Disruption in Insurance

83% of insurance CEOs say they are “concerned” about the speed of technological change in the marketplace. This need for speed within the insurance market is creating a need for an "insurance as a platform" model in order to integrate systems and partners. An integration platform will be the key to delighting customers, launching new and richer products, partnering with third parties such as InsurTech, and ultimately growing revenue.

Read this whitepaper to understand:

  • How packaging your insurance organization as a series of discrete capabilities will achieve revenue growth
  • Why adopting an API-led approach to connectivity will quickly achieve this ‘insurance as a platform’ model
  • How you can get started on an insurance integration platform today
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5 Steps to Build a Process-Centric IT Organization

Big changes are happening in the IT market and IT organizations across the board are tasked with moving faster.

Gartner, Inc. states that by 2020, 50% of enterprises will entirely replace the tools they use to support core IT operations management functions with those originally used by DevOps teams.

But if organizations don’t fully understand how to execute on continuous delivery and DevOps, how can IT be expected to support it? Optimizing your IT Operations processes is the key.

Read this whitepaper to learn 5 steps to building a process-centric IT organization and effectively position your team for the future.

Benefits include:

  • Better tool investments
  • Structured and consistent collaboration
  • Stakeholder alignment
  • Elimination of redundant and overlapping work
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3 Secrets To Successful Resource Management

Poor Resource Management is at the root of some of the most pressing problems that PMOs, IT groups, service delivery organizations and others face.

The path to achieving improved RM in your PMO begins with three key areas of focus: Attracting Talent; Just-in-Time Resourcing; and Building Effective Processes.

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Digital and IT Transformation with Dell EMC Converged Infrastructure Systems and Software

While just about everyone is writing about how IT and the businesses it serves need to be transformed, the actual industry answers to both digital and IT transformation remain unclear at best. Are transformational initiatives all about analytics and big data? Or are they about the move to cloud in all its varieties? Support for mobile? More agile ways of working and developing software? Or are they actually all about crafting teams to promote more proactive dialog between the business and IT?

This report highlights a unique approach to enabling IT to succeed in the digital age—a fully engineered converged infrastructure with richly supported capabilities for management, updates and configuration, security, and overall resilience.

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Intel Inside®. New Possibilities Outside.

Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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Transforming ITIL to Fit the Modern IT Organization

IT organizations across industries are consistently debating on whether or not ITIL makes sense for their teams. If you haven’t already implemented ITIL, should you? And, if you have already implemented ITIL, how do you update it to make sense for your evolving team? There is opportunity for you to transform some of the outdated aspects of the framework. In this white paper, we’ll discuss:

  • The ITIL Legacy and Business Value
  • The Current State of IT Organizations
  • The Future of ITIL
  • Making ITIL Work for You

Download this white paper to discover how you can put the ITIL framework into a place that is mutually beneficial.

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ITSM Projects: 10 Mistakes You’re Probably Making

ITIL works with best practices for IT project management, while providing the framework necessary for success. Many IT organizations have found success utilizing ITIL throughout their projects, however, there are many who have had little or no success. With so many frameworks and best practices available to IT for project success, where are the downfalls occurring?

Download this white paper to discover the 10 biggest mistakes happening in ITSM projects.

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Supercharging Your Enterprise Cloud Performance: Real World Customer Performance Example

Hyperconverged Performance Analysis for Real World Enterprise Applications

Enterprises want the simplicity and scalability of public cloud, with predictable costs for business-critical applications while also meeting high-performance SLAs for on-premises infrastructure. Hyperconverged technologies fit the defined evaluation criteria well, however needs have moved beyond cost-savings and simplicity to include performance, scalability and reliability, aspects of performance analysis that are particularly difficult to measure when shared resources are used throughout the platform.

Attend this TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by Nutanix to learn about:

  • Hyperconverged buying criteria, and the role “hero” performance numbers should play in influencing buying decisions
  • The impact of hyperconverged infrastructure on achievable, real-world business-critical application performance, scalability and reliability
  • Hear from Nutanix customers on their business-critical performance expectations and achievements

Don’t wait – register now for this complimentary event series and learn what you need to know to deliver maximum performance for all your applications types.

About the presenters:
Marc Trouard-Riolle, Product Marketing Manager at Nutanix, wants to live in a world where business IT is freed from the shackles of vendor lock-in, with simple, scalable infrastructure and management, aligned with business objectives. Previously Marc has worked in the financial, insurance and legal verticals, in a variety of technical pre/post sales and consultancy roles. Native to London, England, Marc now lives in California with his wife and two children.

Benjamin Metcalf is the Systems Administrator for Faith Technologies. He has spent most of his adult life making sure the customers are always happy, and the last 12 years in Information Technology are no exception. He has earned several industry standard certifications in several different technologies. He has worked with several Fortune 100 companies in Wisconsin doing several types of deployment that spread across several different technologies. He started down the road of hyper-convergence that changed the way he thought about datacenters and implemented new systems, and it has also allowed him to test more workloads in much bigger spaces than originally were thought possible. He implemented Nutanix in 2016, and has been running and testing workloads on the environment since its implementation.

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Supercharging Your Enterprise Cloud Performance: Enterprise Application Performance Analysis

Hyperconverged Performance Analysis for Real World Enterprise Applications

Enterprises want the simplicity and scalability of public cloud, with predictable costs for business-critical applications while also meeting high-performance SLAs for on-premises infrastructure. Hyperconverged technologies fit the defined evaluation criteria well, however needs have moved beyond cost-savings and simplicity to include performance, scalability and reliability, aspects of performance analysis that are particularly difficult to measure when shared resources are used throughout the platform.

Attend this TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by Nutanix to learn about:

  • Hyperconverged buying criteria, and the role “hero” performance numbers should play in influencing buying decisions
  • The impact of hyperconverged infrastructure on achievable, real-world business-critical application performance, scalability and reliability
  • Hear from Nutanix customers on their business-critical performance expectations and achievements

Don’t wait – register now for this complimentary event series and learn what you need to know to deliver maximum performance for all your applications types.

About the presenter:
Andy Daniel is a Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer at Nutanix, where he focuses on all-flash platforms, data efficiency, and performance. Prior to Nutanix, Andy was Principal Architect at PernixData. Throughout his career as a consultant, he's worked on a variety of mission-critical storage and virtualization projects for the world’s largest organizations. He is a vExpert, co-author of VMware vSphere 5 Administration Instant Reference, and has extensive experience in virtualization, datacenter networking, and storage.

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Supercharging Your Enterprise Cloud Performance: Understanding Performance Evaluation Criteria

Hyperconverged Performance Analysis for Real World Enterprise Applications

Enterprises want the simplicity and scalability of public cloud, with predictable costs for business-critical applications while also meeting high-performance SLAs for on-premises infrastructure. Hyperconverged technologies fit the defined evaluation criteria well, however needs have moved beyond cost-savings and simplicity to include performance, scalability and reliability, aspects of performance analysis that are particularly difficult to measure when shared resources are used throughout the platform.

Attend this TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by Nutanix to learn about:

  • Hyperconverged buying criteria, and the role “hero” performance numbers should play in influencing buying decisions
  • The impact of hyperconverged infrastructure on achievable, real-world business-critical application performance, scalability and reliability
  • Hear from Nutanix customers on their business-critical performance expectations and achievements

Don’t wait – register now for this complimentary event series and learn what you need to know to deliver maximum performance for all your applications types.

About the presenter:
Marc Trouard-Riolle, Product Marketing Manager at Nutanix, wants to live in a world where business IT is freed from the shackles of vendor lock-in, with simple, scalable infrastructure and management, aligned with business objectives. Previously Marc has worked in the financial, insurance and legal verticals, in a variety of technical pre/post sales and consultancy roles. Native to London, England, Marc now lives in California with his wife and two children.

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Connectivity Benchmark Report 2017

Nearly all IT decision makers are executing on digital transformation, but they are facing challenges and obstacles along the way. MuleSoft surveyed 951 IT decision makers across the globe to discover how they are executing on digital transformation initiatives, what their IT challenges are, and the role of an API strategy to meet their business goals.

Download the 2017 Connectivity Benchmark Report to find out:

  • The one strategy IT decision makers say help them deliver projects faster
  • The top 11 technologies ITDMs think will increase the pace of digital transformation
  • The two obstacles holding ITDMs back from achieving their digital transformation goals

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Practical Tips to Find and Fix Common App Performance Problems

Performance issues today are compounded by increasingly complex infrastructures that IT teams must contend with when delivering applications. As a result detecting and fixing performance problems is hard. Sluggish end-user transactions may present themselves as being slow due to the code. However, that slowness is often not the root cause, but rather a symptom of an underlying infrastructural issue hidden from view.

Examine common, yet elusive application performance problems that reveal themselves only when you look at them from the right vantage point.

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