Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    BPM Webinar: Making the Case for BPM; Justifying a BPM investment in 2010

    In these challenging economic times, making a compelling case for a new investment in Business Process Management (BPM) might seem impossible. But BPM provides exactly the right technology and approach to improvement that every company needs right now - more efficiency, better customer interactions, faster return on investment and lower...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Lessons Learned from the First Decade of BPM

    Join IBM and Lombardi as we discuss the patterns of success (and failure) we have seen over the last ten years in Business Process Management (BPM). Hear tangible examples and use cases of projects that have achieved their goals - and projects that have not. Learn about different approaches to...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Ecommerce Website Increases Online Sales By 40 Percent With HubSpot

    Since 2001, Lauren's Hope Medical ID Bracelets has been providing fashionable medical alert bracelets to men, women, and children of all ages who are managing various medical conditions. When Lauren's Hope decided to focus on online sales and launch an internet marketing strategy, the ecommerce website sought the help of...

    Provided By HubSpot

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Connectivity - Considering moving to Cloud? Developing strategy, provisioning plan and good SOA governance is a must

    Cloud Computing is rapidly driving real business value. The advancements in IT virtualization, rapid provisioning and hardened security are transforming how businesses derive benefits from IT, driving tangible outcomes in business agility, cost optimization and efficiency. Your strategy and provisioning plan to take advantage of cloud is an important start,...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    The Secret To Beating The Competition

    The current Gilt Groupe CEO tells Business Insider CEO the author that it's all about getting the best people for the job. "It's a combination of taking as much time as it is to get the right person," other author says, "And - if it's not the right person -...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Relaunching Growth In Europe

    The presenter finds it difficult to witness the calamitous decline of Spain, a nation he led to robust economic health as prime minister from 1996 to 2004. The gains during his administration have vanished following the international financial crisis. But the economic misfortunes of Spain and other European nations are...

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    The Importance Of The New Start Treaty

    As debate continues in the Senate on whether to ratify the newest version of the START nuclear arms agreement between the U.S. and Russia, the presenter, senior fellow and director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative, outlines the global importance of the treaty and explains its provisions.

    Provided By Brookings Institution

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Hans-Werner Sinn: Economic Perspectives For The U.S.

    Professor Hans-Werner Sinn analyzes in this interview the current situation of the American economy and how could it evolve in the short-term future. Prof. Sinn gave the Continuous Education Session "The Euro Crisis" on November 30 at IESE.

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Video whitepaper: Harnessing Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance to Improve Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (EBS R12) isn't just a technical activity. Customers planning to upgrade face significant changes to the way they do business. New features introduced in EBS R12, improvements to key processes, implementation of new controls require early planning and continuous monitoring to avoid deficiencies...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    On demand webcast: Harnessing Oracle GRC to Control Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.1 offers new capabilities for customers across the application suite, aligning with business objectives in every department, while lowering overall cost of ownership. Making the upgrade requires managing change by balancing risk and control with speed and performance. Implementation is recommended using a "design-in" approach to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Collaboration at Work

    Please join Michelle Newell from Oracle to discuss collaboration at work. Oracle offers you the opportunity to enable collaboration at work in order to increase the user experience and to drive productivity across the enterprise, all within one secure environment. Please view this video to learn more about how Oracle...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Orchestrate Digital Initiatives to Better the Customer Experience

    An increasing share of business' customer interactions take place online, and in response, businesses are shifting investments to digital venues. But these efforts don't always result in a compelling customer experience. How does a business supercharge its digital strategy and deliver a great experience to their clients? Attend this...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Learning From The Pros: Jerry Greenfield

    Can you imagine a world without Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey or Coffee Heath Bar Crunch? Thirty years after opening its first ice cream shop, Ben & Jerry's has built a reputation as a fun-loving, socially responsible and creative company. Jerry Greenfield tells about learning from failure, giving things away and...

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Business Answers: Steady Vs. Fast Growth & Approaching Partners

    The authors answer viewer questions about finding investors for a company that isn't growing fast and the best way to establish contact with the decision maker in a larger company that could be a potential partner.

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    IdeaPaint Uses Marketing Analytics To Make Smart Investments

    IdeaPaint makes paint that can turn walls, tables, and anything else you can paint into a dry-erase board. IdeaPaint's Chief Marketing Officer, the presenter, spokes about how HubSpot's analytics helped him figure out how potential leads were getting to the site.

    Provided By HubSpot

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Keeping Customers Happy in a Highly Competitive Environment

    Keeping your customers happy is a critical success factor for any business. However, effective customer retention strategies can be difficult to quantify. In this real world case study, learn how National Motor Club faces this challenge every day. Follow their analysis of customer retention, from basic data on customer, attributes,...

    Provided By Tableau Software

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Customer Focus Builds Global Growth

    In this webcast, the presenter discusses the company's growth-centered business model, its global presence, and the strides it takes to sustain a successful customer experience. The presenter also describes Amazon's innovative approaches to operations, mergers and acquisitions, and labor practices.

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Dollars & Sense: How To Scare Off Your Customers

    Losing customers is a nightmare for any business owner, but the truth is that scaring off your clients is almost too easy. "The Retail Doctor" Bob Phibbs, author of the book "The Retail Doctor's Guide to Growing Your Business," tells you what to do to frighten away your customers.

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Toward Efficient Airport Operations

    Few of us would elect to spend countless hours at the airport watching planes arrive, depart and sit at gates. But what constitutes a punishment for some actually energizes the presenter, whose research focuses on improving airport operations. Her goal is to make air travel more efficient, robust and green.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Humanities In The Digital Age

    Reports of the demise of the humanities are exaggerated, suggest these panelists, but there may be reason to fear its loss of relevance. Three scholars whose work touches a variety of disciplines and with wide knowledge of the worlds of academia and publishing ponder the meaning and mission of the...

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Conor Neill: The Chile Mine Rescue, Reflections On Leadership In Extreme Situations

    Setting realistic goals, celebrating small wins, caring for your team: IESE's Conor Neill gleans leadership lessons from the sensational Chilean miners' rescue by focusing on three key figures - the President of Chile, the foreman who was the very last to leave the mine, and the oldest miner who served...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Business Answers: Creative Ways To Get Capital & Offering Discounts

    Rieva Lesonsky, the founder and president of GrowBiz Media and a columnist for AllBusiness.com, and Gene Marks, the president of the Marks Group and a columnist for The New York Times, answer viewer questions about creative ways to get capital and whether or not you should offer discounts to get...

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    International Volunteers And The 50th Anniversary Of The Peace Corps

    The presenter, a Brookings nonresident fellow and expert on volunteering, says that John F. Kennedy's call to service a half-century ago led to the founding of dozens of international aid organizations, and leaves a legacy of programs aimed at improving health, nutrition, education, living standards and peaceful cooperation around the...

    Provided By Brookings Institution

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Time To Rethink Expatriate Assignments In Emerging Markets

    In this podcast, the speaker tells that expatriates need to rethink their roles in emerging markets if their organizations expect to stay relevant in the post-recession economy.

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    The Art Of Science Communication

    You wouldn't know that the moderator felt nervous in advance of addressing this audience of neuroscientists. In his trademark style, moderator chats up the crowd like an old friend, sharing anecdotes involving one of his great pursuits: "I love to talk to scientists," moderator says.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    The Need For Research And Prototypes

    Serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Mark Suster urges entrepreneurs not to be lazy when it comes to doing necessary market research. This includes having a basic understanding of who will pay for your product or service. In the age of affordable research and engineering, smart venture capitalists now expect to...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    MSDN Webcast: Silverlight Grid for Easy Data Visualization (Level 200)

    ComponentOne is a leading provider of easy-to-use tools, controls for Microsoft .NET development, and the recently released FlexGrid for Microsoft Silverlight. FlexGrid is a datagrid control with a lightweight, flexible object model. Modeled after ComponentOne's popular Windows Forms (WinForms) version, FlexGrid for Silverlight offers many unique features - unbound mode,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Podcast: The Promise of Content-Aware Identity and Access Management

    The Promise of Content-Aware Identity and Access Management Published: 13 Oct 2010 This podcast will focus on the area of identity and access management, and will explore some new trends that can significantly improve the effectiveness and security of your IAM strategy. Please view to learn more.

    Provided By CA

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Regime Change In North Korea

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il has passed over his two older sons and chosen Kim Jong-un, who is not yet 30, to replace him. The presenter, senior fellow and director of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at Brookings, outlines the moves the father has taken to promote and...

    Provided By Brookings Institution

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Small Business Rules: The Native Land Design?

    This episode of Small Business Rules is going native. In 2001, Ben Collinsworth started Native Land Design, with a lifetime of landscaping experience but no formal business training. After a rocky start, he's grown the business into a multimillion dollar enterprise with four locations across Texas and growing.

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Veer Away From Heavy Management Theory

    Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig, formerly the COO of Yahoo!, discusses how Google supplanted Yahoo! as the leading desktop search engine during the mid-2000s. Rosensweig points out Yahoo! served many products to many people, and that in contrast, Google created one great tool for a much wider audience. He discusses Google's...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Why Google Won Desktop Search

    Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig, formerly the COO of Yahoo!, discusses how Google supplanted Yahoo! as the leading desktop search engine during the mid-2000s. Rosensweig points out Yahoo! served many products to many people, and that in contrast, Google created one great tool for a much wider audience. He discusses Google's...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Leading A Young Team To Success

    It's better for a CEO to describe success than to prescribe the exact methods employees must use to achieve it. This is done, says Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig, by establishing a company vision and sharing it often with employees. He advises to not think in terms of business models, but...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    How To Create The Right Choices For Your Customer

    In her book, The Art of Choosing, Sheena Iyengar talks about a study she did a few years back referred to as the "Jam experiment." In her study, she found that of all the people who visited a table with 24 different types of jam, only 3 percent of them...

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Human Capital Institute Webcast: The ROI of Rewarding Talent

    Investment in talent surpasses the ROI from most other assets and processes in organizations. Can you show how talent investments pay back? This webcast introduces a ROI methodology most often applied to measure the success of talent management investments. A case study will be presented to describe how one organization...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    On-line Demo: What-If Modeling with IBM Cognos Express

    There's no such thing as a crystal ball for business, but there is IBM Cognos Express, an integrated business intelligence and planning product purpose-built and priced for midsize companies. Watch the demo on "What-If" scenario modeling, where you combine data, dimensions, assumptions and scenarios to test various business outcomes.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Business Answers: Selling A Struggling Business & Growing An Online Store

    Business strategist Carol Roth and Mike Michalowicz, founder of Obsidian Launch and author of the book "The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur," answer viewer questions about the potential for selling a struggling business and the best strategy for growing an online store.

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Top Five: Sales Mistakes To Avoid

    Selling products and services in a down economy is difficult, but there are ways to make the experience even worse. Here are five common sales mistakes to avoid courtesy of David Sandler, the CEO of the sales training and management company Sandler Training.

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    The Power of Virtual Collaboration in Project Management

    Watch this on-demand Webinar to hear Terrence Gargiulo, president of MakingStories.net, share stories of how companies use virtual collaboration technology to address these challenges and effectively manage projects.

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Managing People You Can't See

    Attend our Webinar to hear James Ware and Charles Grantham, creators of the Future of Work program, discuss how the nature of work has changed to include mobile and remote employees, the challenges this creates for managers and tactics to effectively manage people you can't see.

    Provided By Citrix Online