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Ceridian Updates Dayforce at INSIGHTS

At Ceridian’s user conference, INSIGHTS, the company announced a number of new capabilities highlighting its investments in their Dayforce platform. This included Dayforce Wallet, Dayforce Intelligence, and Dayforce Hub. Ceridian also highlighted its plans to…

Automation & Security Highlight BoxWorks 2019

The BoxWorks 2019 user conference introduced enhancements to Box Relay and the rollout of Box Shield, as well as upgrades and improvements to the solution’s collaboration and integration capabilities. Box continued its commitment to supporting…

On-Demand Pay for Retail

As automation and other functionalities becomes table stakes, human capital management (HCM) vendors will need to find new ways to differentiate themselves from other players in the market. Similarly, retailers must provide new incentives to…

IFS highlights global expansion at World Conference 2019

At World Conference 2019, IFS released various product updates and expansions, including an updated user interface and specialized enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionalities for the verticals that it supports. The vendor also detailed its recent…

Nucleus Top Ten Predictions for 2020

Nucleus’s top 10 predictions for 2020 look at rising and falling trends and expand on one of our topics from last year. We look at market strategy for vendors and turn a critical eye towards…

Guidebook – Deep learning on AWS

To understand the state of deep learning adoption and usage today, as well as how it has changed since last year’s report (Nucleus Research s180 – Guidebook: TensorFlow on AWS –November 2018), Nucleus conducted interviews…

Analytics Technology Value Matrix 2019

Analytics aren’t optional, regardless of company size. Collecting, storing, and analyzing data to make informed business decisions are mission-critical functions for any organization looking to find a leg up in a competitive market. As connectivity…

Zoho Campaigns drives value for customers

Nucleus Research interviewed customers using Zoho Campaigns and observed that the product increased customer interaction with higher confirmation and email response rates, and improved productivity as organizations expanded their marketing campaigns without adding employees. Customers…

GoodData ROI case study: Mercatus

Mercatus chose GoodData to deliver analytics and data visualization capabilities to its cloud-based investment management platform. Customers wanted real-time visibility into individual asset performance and the ability to produce data visualizations individually, without extensive training…

Guidebook – Salesforce Industry Solutions

Salesforce Industry solutions extend the core Salesforce capabilities with additional industry-specific capabilities for verticals including financial services, health and life sciences, media and communication, philanthropy, government, higher education, retail and commerce, and manufacturing. By partnering…

Guidebook: Containers and Kubernetes on AWS

As more organizations adopt a service-oriented development process, containerization has emerged as an increasingly popular method for making applications that are quicker to deploy and more easily scaled up and down. Modern businesses are looking…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central ROI case study: Kelly Roofing

Kelly Roofing deployed Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to modernize its accounting and resource management capabilities. The company realized time and cost savings and has increased the productivity of its employees. Nucleus found that Business…

The harsh reality of blockchain

In a world consumed by technological developments battling to be the next big thing, blockchain has caught on as a potential breakthrough in how organizations track transactional data. While cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are the…

Control Tower Technology Value Matrix 2019

As customers are looking for greater visibility of their extended value chains, supply chain software vendors are answering the call, providing solutions that cut across functional and organizational silos. The market for control tower solutions…

Augmenting employee productivity: OSV’s digital assistants

At its 2019 Roadshow, One Source Virtual (OSV) announced its new Robotic Processes as a Service (RPaaS) products: digital workers and task bots, meant to improve employee efficiency by reducing the time workers engage in…

BlackLine drives customer experience at InTheBlack 2019

At InTheBlack 2019, BlackLine renewed its focus on customer experience by putting a spotlight on innovative use cases and methods for developing existing deployments. The vendor also released various product updates to improve the speed…

Salesforce Field Service Lightning ROI case study: POWERHOME Solar

POWERHOME Solar deployed the Salesforce Field Service Lightning (FSL) mobile application for communication with agents in the field to supplant a legacy customer relations management (CRM) solution that was inefficient, had limited capabilities, and could…

The unified Oracle Cloud at OpenWorld

At Oracle OpenWorld 2019, Oracle announced a number of new human capital management (HCM) features. The new offerings include updated integration features and strategy as well as new artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities for the HCM…

Guidebook – PatientMatters SaaS solution

PatientMatters is a Florida-based company focused on simplifying the financial side of healthcare, which can easily be the most confusing and stressful aspect of the industry. PatientMatters currently provides technology and service solutions to streamline…

BlackLine ROI case study: E-commerce Services Provider

An e-commerce services provider implemented BlackLine as part of a larger financial software deployment to modernize its journal entry and account reconciliations processes. The company realized time savings and achieved improved levels of accuracy during…

Millennial sales teams at Oracle leverage tech and lead with value

Oracle identified how changing technology has made software buyers more educated and connected. Therefore, it is training its next generation of sales representatives to succeed in the digital age. Their sales representatives leverage digital tools…

A strategic analysis: Salesforce M&A

Nucleus Research assessed recent Salesforce acquisitions to determine whether the M&A frenzy from the vendor is a comprehensive, long-term growth strategy, or a desperate response to a saturated market. Nucleus stress-tested its own assessment with…

AI and automation in employee retention

High turnover rates are costly for organizations, and retaining successful personnel is crucial for business success. The primary reasons employees leave their jobs are disengagement, lack of challenges, and limited or no room for growth.…

BlackLine ROI case study: Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics deployed BlackLine to streamline and modernize its accounting processes. The company realized time savings and increased productivity across all of its accounting teams as they transitioned away from methods using paper and Microsoft…

Reflexis helps customers replicate successful managers

At Reflexis Software’s Reflexions User Conference, the company announced a number of new modules highlighting its sustained focus on automation and machine-learning-driven solutions. As Reflexis continues its growth in the retail space, the vendor is…

Ultimate UltiPro automates HRIS for logistics company

A logistics company deployed Ultimate UltiPro to modernize its HR practices by moving from a fully manual, paper-based process into a computerized, automated human resources information system (HRIS). Moving off of an antiquated paper filing…

Assessing CRM maturity

Nucleus’ data show that moving from manual-based processes to a fully integrated customer relationship management (CRM) solution and progressively implementing analytics and machine learning delivers significant productivity gains and costs savings for organizations. In an…

Assessing automation and AI in recruitment

In the current tight labor market, the use of artificial intelligence and automation solutions in recruitment could provide a competitive edge for organizations that leverage the technology. The key benefits are the ability to match…

SYSPRO ROI case study: BKB Ltd

BKB Ltd deployed SYSPRO to modernize its accounting and data management capabilities as part of a larger initiative to overhaul its software and hardware infrastructures. During the transition, BKB eliminated connectors between various legacy systems…

Salesforce ROI case study: Sequoia Financial Group

Sequoia Financial Group deployed Salesforce Financial Services Cloud to modernize its customer relationship management (CRM) solution and help serve more clients at scale. Sequoia also implemented Salesforce Pardot for marketing, Quip for collaboration and productivity,…

BlackLine ROI case study: Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton implemented BlackLine software as part of its effort to improve its monthly account reconciliation practices. The organization consolidated and standardized across its global operations, eliminating certain Excel-driven and manual processes. Further, the organization…

Adaptive Insights ROI case study: McKinstry

McKinstry deployed the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud to update its planning and forecasting capabilities. The company realized time savings and was able to incorporate each of its 37 subsidiaries into the budgeting process. Since…

BlackLine ROI case study: Molson Coors

Molson Coors deployed BlackLine as part of a larger initiative to internalize and update its accounting processes. Nucleus found that the company was able to eliminate multiple data silos by consolidating its financial close workflows…

Is Apple rotting?

The iPhone11 is rumored to launch September 10th, and be faster than its counterpart with a more advanced camera and upgraded operating system. To understand the perception of Apple, Nucleus surveyed 142 mobile phone users…

Beyond Excel in supply chain planning

As supply chain planners are being asked to build more agility into increasingly global and complex value chains, organizations are prioritizing speed rather than optimization. While seeking to achieve more integrated, cross-sectional planning, supply chain…

PatientMatters ROI case study: Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital

Montefiore St Luke’s Cornwall Hospital deployed PatientMatters to modernize its collections process for uninsured and underinsured patients. St Luke’s was able to lower its lost revenue losses by getting patients registered and covered by government…

HCM Technology Value Matrix 2019

As more complex functionality has become standard among leading HCM vendors, they have looked to develop new capabilities to differentiate their offerings. All of this is underpinned by historically low unemployment and record labor participation,…

Guidebook – IBM QRadar on Cloud

Companies are outsourcing cyber security infrastructure and expertise as budgetary pressures and talent acquisition limit the abilities of information technology (IT) departments to execute on their organizational needs. Nucleus found that the security information and…

Guidebook – Connecting finance and human resources in Oracle Cloud

The cost and complexity of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and human capital management (HCM) pose two of the most serious challenges facing large companies today. As business technology develops, organizations must adopt new tools and…

Vertica returns $4.07 for every dollar spent

Nucleus Research analyzed the results of the return on investment (ROI) case studies from six deployments of Vertica to identify the value returned for each dollar invested in the solution. Many decisions about the purchase…

The state of Marketing Automation 2019

Marketing automation can be a key factor in business success given its potential for improving productivity through time savings and increased efficiency. In this highly competitive market, vendors continue to invest in consolidations, integrations, and…

Guidebook – A business-driven IT roadmap with Rimini Street

Enterprise IT leaders must manage both the complexity of their enterprise application footprint and demands for innovation and digital transformation. At the same time, they must attract and retain skilled staff while the majority of…

Guidebook – Acumatica Platform

As the cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software market has matured, vendors must be responsive to the changing needs of their customers. As a result, the underlying technology on which the software is built becomes…

ROI Guidebook – Checkr

Checkr provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups for a wide number of industries. To better understand the benefits and costs associated with an investment in Checkr, Nucleus conducted an in-depth…

Salesforce Essentials ROI case study: 5P Consulting

5P Consulting deployed Salesforce Essentials to create a single, unified repository for customer and account data. It utilizes automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to surface relevant insights and eliminate manual processes like data entry, and…

ROI Guidebook – Ceridian

Ceridian provides a suite of human capital management (HCM) applications designed to support the entire employee life cycle, from recruiting and retention to retirement. To better understand the benefits and costs associated with an investment…

Salesforce Financial Services Cloud ROI case study: Sequoia Financial Group

Sequoia Financial Group, LLC deployed Salesforce Financial Services Cloud to modernize its customer relationship management (CRM) solution and help serve more clients at scale. The company pivoted from custom task-based processes to repeatable case-based processes…

bpm’online ROI case study: Software Company

A software vendor focused on healthcare compliance deployed bpm’online to help unify customer data across sales and service, leverage low-code development tools, and replace a less functional legacy customer relationship management (CRM) system. It was…

OneStream Software ROI case study: Guardian Glass

Guardian Glass deployed the OneStream XF platform to modernize its corporate performance management (CPM) processes. The company realized time savings and increased productivity on its monthly close, streamlined its planning process, and introduced variance analysis…

Vertica ROI case study: Criteo

Criteo deployed Vertica on-premises to accommodate the volume and velocity of data the company processes daily, increase revenue by reducing the time-to-market, and add advanced analytics capabilities to manage Criteo’s resource management. The company experienced…

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