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What is workforce management? A process for ensuring employee productivity

Workforce management (WFM) began as a scheduling process but has since grown into a complex framework for maintaining human capital, budgeting and scheduling for your workforce.

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SurveyMonkey STEPs up battle for experience measurement market

Just as SAP prepares to sell a stake in Qualtrics, rival SurveyMonkey is doubling down on its enterprise partnerships, offering CIOs an opportunity to optimize spend and results in this emerging area.

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AI at work: Your next co-worker could be an algorithm

It’s inevitable that artificial intelligence will replace some jobs. But emerging AI systems not only support their human colleagues but actively collaborate with them, tapping the unique strengths of both.

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The technology aboard the Mars rover Perseverance: An inside look

When it lands on the surface of Mars after a seventh-month journey, the newest rover will be powered by decades-old computing technology, early-stage machine learning, and a range of newer systems and software.

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Redefining productivity and compensation in an AI age

Artificial intelligence offers the promise of boosting productivity by automating mundane tasks. Here are some of the areas it might soon gain a foothold.

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Top 15 tools for predictive analytics

Predictive analytics tools comb through your data to divine visions of your business future. Here’s an overview of the wide array of options available today.

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SAP CEO outlines new directions at Sapphire Now

Christian Klein, sole CEO since April, emphasized sustainability and an ambition to provide more industry-specific solutions at its flagship virtual event.

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COVID-19 accelerates enterprise use of automation in digital transformation

As the pandemic increased digital demands, technology leaders were forced to move up roadmaps for RPA and hyperautomation

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14 technology winners and losers, post-COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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Q&A: Box CEO Aaron Levie looks at the future of remote work

Once a company focused on cloud-based file-sharing, Box now offers features to support remote productivity and teamwork. CEO Aaron Levie talks about his company's evolution – and how the workplace continues to change.

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With Process Fabric, Pega seeks to weave together enterprise apps

Pegasystems is aiming its ‘platform for platforms’ at enterprises struggling to automate business processes that sprawl across multiple systems.

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Rethinking collaboration: 6 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at six now pushing the envelope.

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IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

The addition to the Planning Analytics portfolio gives SMBs and business units in the enterprise an on-ramp to integrated, AI-powered planning and forecasting without relying on IT support.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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Salesforce unveils tools for a post-pandemic return to the office

Work.com contains apps and information resources to support organizations as business looks to resume operations in many countries.

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Update: Coronavirus prompts collaboration tool makers to offer wares for free

Several vendors, including Microsoft, Google, Slack, Zoom, Cisco and LogMeIn, are making chat, videoconferencing and other collaboration services free as demand for remote working booms.

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Review: 5 top videoconferencing services put to the test

We compared Zoom, Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, GoToMeeting, and Google Meet in real-world tests to see which videoconferencing platforms perform best for business users. Here’s how they stack up.

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What is ERP? Key features of top enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software standardizes, streamlines and integrates business processes across finance, human resources, procurement, distribution and other departments. Here's what you need to know about these key IT...

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