Make ROI work for you
Return on investment has become a national obsession. Like Mom and apple pie, its hard to argue against it. But in many organizations ROI
has become more of a steamroller than a financial tool, and it is not always clear who is in the drivers seat. Because its complex and often poorly defined, it r...
Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths
Rayovac Corporation and the brands it owns worldwide make batteries, lights and personal grooming products, including foil electric razors and a wide range of other products. The company employs about 5,000 people. Ben Bradley recently sat down for a chat with network engineer Mike Gutknecht; Bre...
The key to finding RFID's ROI
Companies that are trying to justify RFID investment wholly on the basis of anticipated savings in labor, operational efficiencies, and shrinkage in their supply chain are merely deluding themselves. In fact, if a company does find significant opportunities in these areas, it means that gross ine...
Next Stage Solutions Announces Three New Financial Services For Emerging Business
...ging business justifies a full-time CFO. NSS will support you through this transition - and then step out of the way when the time is right. That's an roi
that is hard to beat. To learn more about our expanding team and services, visit our new web site and blog, which features relevant monthly topics sub...
Informed Medical Communications Appoints New Senior Manager, Strategic Operations
...plier-side operations as well.
"Kerry's expertise and track record of success will be an asset to IMC as we continue to look for ways to maximize roi
for our clients," said Kathleen Bresette, President, The Peer Group (an IMC enterprise). "Her proven ability to find operational efficiencies while ma...
The Biggest Names in the Field of Personalized Medicine to Speak at Arrowhead's Upcoming 2009 Personalized Medicine Conference
... of laboratory tests in personalized medicine and from Asif Dhar, MD, MBA, a Senior Fellow at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions on the issue of roi
in targeted therapies. Specifically, Dr. Dhar will discuss the barriers facing developers of personalized medicine as well as the benefits of adopting...
Informed Medical Communications Appoints New Vice President, Information Technology
...e continue to expand the IMC business," said Steve Budd, CEO of IMC. "Recognizing the increased need for medical communications services that maximize roi
for our clients, we are equally excited that IMC has attracted someone with Raghu's expertise to lead this critical division of IMC."
NeuroFocus Names John Polich, World-Renowned Scientist in Brain Function and Cognition, to Head Global NeuroLab Operations
...o the power of neurocognitive
Across All Sectors
"As major clients experience the demonstrated imp...imate, a NeuroLab is a very cost-efficient and effective
means of improving roi
across the board; and that explains why we're seeing
such keen interest fro...
Adoption of Personalized Medicine May Yield Significant ROI; Time to Achieve Benefit Varies Among U.S. Health Care Stakeholders, According to Deloitte Report
... Greatest roi
Opportunity for Consumers in Shortest Period of Ti...onalized Medicine Coalition conference, "Achieving roi
in Personalized Medicine: Barriers, Incentives and... that consumers stand to gain the most significant roi
opportunity within the shortest time period.
Intelligroup Secures Multi-Million Dollar COSMOS Implementation with Almac Clinical Services
...y model combines onsite teams and offshore development capabilities to deliver solutions that accelerate results, reduce costs and generate meaningful roi
for clients. Intelligroup clients include Varian Medical, Reckitt Benckiser, Royal Greenland, SAP, GE, Magellan, Hershey's, Eastman Chemical and Hitac...
Elsevier Introduces Breakthrough Technology Intelligence Solution for Accelerating R&D and Innovation in Europe
...s part of Elsevier's portfolio of advanced information
retrieval solutions that transforms its high value content into actionable
knowledge to improve roi
for corporate R&D. illumin8 users can easily access
the full-text of Elsevier journals if they have an online subscription to the
journal through ...
Millstone Medical Outsourcing Acquires New Facility to Accommodate Growing Business, Provide Additional Clean Room Capacity
...cessed each week for many prominent companies, Millstone has significant
expertise in a wide range of services. Superior quality service and
are what clients have come to expect from Millstone Medical
Outsourcing. The company is privately-held and headquartered in Fall River,
MA, with a str...
Celsis Receives Frost & Sullivan 2008 Best Practices Award
...ility to increase the market presence, regulatory acceptance, and
widespread adoption of its Celsis Rapid Detection systems.
Celsis Model Identifies roi
Frost & Sullivan cited the company's unique financial tool, the Value
Creation Model (VCM), as a key initiative driving Celsis' growth. D...
LUMEDX Introduces Advanced Multi-Modality, Multi-Vendor, Web-Enabled ECG Management Solution
...ulti-site facilities, and
straightforward Web-enabled access. All combine to streamline the
collection and management of ECG data, delivering superior roi
clinical, administrative and IT standpoints."
To request a free CardioECG Information Kit, visit
ABOUT LUMEDX ...
StollerUSA Launches Bio-Forge.com to Offer Solutions for Crops Under Stress
... and pests are threatening crop yield potential - Bio-Forge offers a safe, versatile means to fortify crops, protecting yield potential and increasing roi
for growers. Now Bio-Forge.com makes that information available to all that strive to maximize their yield. For more information about Bio-Forge, plea...
Pharsight Launches PK Accelerator(TM)
...s, standardized software
settings, standardized analysis and reporting templates and standardized
business rules will all work together to improve the roi
for Pharsight's PK
"PK Accelerator allows you to integrate data into standardized PK-ready
analysis formats, perform the ...
Experts From The Peer Group Provide Training on Dialogue-Based Influence at the SPBT Annual Conference
...was an excellent opportunity to share a unique
peer influence model that is sparking tremendous interest among
pharmaceutical marketers seeking higher roi
solutions for their brands."
About Informed Medical Communications
Informed Medical Communications (http://www.informedmedical.com ),
FDA's Chief of Staff, Susan Winckler and Peter Thonis, Chief Communications
...ectively with press, internal communications,
handling a crisis, the ongoing reputation challenge, DTC advertising, key
policy and legislative issues, roi
measurement, corporate social
responsibility, agency/client relations, advocacy relations, marketing & PR
collaboration, global PR, and much more.
Millstone Medical Outsourcing Achieves Quality Advantages in Memphis: Certified ISO 13485, Hires Experienced Quality Manager
...ny of the industry's most prominent companies, Millstone has
significant expertise in a wide range of services. Superior quality service
and increased roi
are what clients have come to expect from Millstone
Medical Outsourcing. The company is privately-held and headquartered in
Fall River, MA. Millstone ...
Observant LLC Appoints Two New Directors to the Senior Management Team
...ision of actionable insight to
research managers, while working in strategic partnership with C- Suite
Executives to help them better understand their roi
from Marketing Budgets.
Her recent clients have been both EU- and US-based, with an emphasis on
pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and applied technologies....
BioInformatics, LLC Studies Trade Show Exhibition Strategies in the Life Science Market
...s share their insights on how they select conferences to
attend, exhibit and sponsor. This section also describes how vendors
measure their conference roi
and how the emergence of new media may affect
the future of trade show exhibiting.
"Conferences & Exhibits in the Life Sciences: What's Working Now"...
Assured Pharmacy Consolidates Portland, Oregon Pharmacy
...one in Kirkland, Washington. More information about
Assured Pharmacy is available at http://www.assuredpharmacy.com .
Contact: John Tsemberides roi
Group LLC 212.495.0743 firstname.lastname@example.org Certain statements in this news release may constitute
"forward-looking" statements within the meaning of s...
Elekta Contract Provides Sisters of Mercy Health System Access to Leading Radiation Therapy Solutions
...h our relationship with
Elekta," says Janet Roach, roi
Contract Manager. The roi
/ Sisters of Mercy contract continues Elekta's str...ugh innovative
approaches. As a for-profit entity, roi
is able to act as a GPO in the
collection of fees ...
Qurb Gets a Step Up From Second-Time Entrepreneurs
...e a couple of years ago. Then, the company got dragged into the P2P debate that it was never really a part of. Now, Kontiki has a clean and convincing roi
story and the sparks to jumpstart broader use of business video. . . It's been a busy week for former DEMO conference demonstrators. Fresh from DEMOmo...
Technology Investment in the Next 24 Months
...esktop infrastructure to take advantage of the new capabilities.
For many businesses, another consideration for increased roi
on technology investments is targeted outsourcing of critical functions. As remote access and high availability become the norm rather than the excep...
eCareSolutions to Launch Patient Interaction Product
...mpetitors. They are not given a way to get the high-risk population to resolve those risks. The cost of our product is not that great, and we offer an roi
of three to one. I think in a year we will be pretty well spread out through the country. We are working through insurance brokers and distributors. T...
WTN Interview: John Pulling, Provia Software
Hitting the Wal-Mart RFID Deadline
...ents mandated by Wal-Mart. This investment alone won't deliver the level of roi
suppliers will want. As suppliers incorporate RFID throughout their supply chains, they will begin to see roi
in the form of reduced-labor costs, greater efficiency in shipping, 100 per...
Text ads deliver what you pay for - and more
...words. Identify your highest performing keywords. Evaluate when keyword performance increases or declines. Google AdWords and Overture both offer free roi
tracking tools. In addition to monitoring click-thru ratios, monitor the number of impressions provided by the search engine.
When you create text ...
The Wal-Mart-ization of e-commerce
...rt services, which were feeding on the earlier boom and offered super expensive deals, are in a deep freeze. Only very pragmatic and highly measurable roi
support services are left in the game. Traditional branding and big budget advertising is gasping in need of oxygen. The Internet is littered with ser...
How hard is your Web site working?
... An effective Web site requires an ongoing investment, but with a good roi
strategy it doesn't have to cost you.
Every Web site needs to provide a tangible and timely return on investment (ROI). Your company's Web site sho...
IT guru Melissa Chapman: how to make health IT work for the bottom line
...ons [and] modified their business process, but perhaps it hasn't yielded an roi
that allows them to go forward. Without addressing the roi
question very early and coming up with a sustainable funding model, you cou...
Fleet management vendors capitalize on wireless
...delivered by wireless connectivity, be it cellular or satellite. The high cost of these services may keep these products in commercial vehicles, where roi
can be easily justified by improved operating margins. But advances are occurring rapidly enough to believe that vehicle wireless connectivity will be...
RFID gaining investment momentum
...nd-user testing will not begin until mid-2006.
must be proved
The second key driver to mass a...y of government or industry funding and less of an roi
argument. Those include track and traceability in ... cases, the high current price may make a positive roi
case difficult as many end users seek a sub $0.10 ...
Wisconsin plant is part of NCR's global RFID initiative
...he RFID industry.
"RFID is a business revolution where companies can see roi
within 18 months, with supply chain cost reductions of 20 percent and inven...nto RFID
Tommy Thompson to get RFID implant
The key to finding RFID's roi
UW-Madison workgroup helps state companies tap the power of RFID
The end of technology history
...s latest in OS offerings has created the requisite swell of "Will we all bow down to Vista?" articles, but even those articles have more than a little roi
chat peppered through them. It's gotten bad enough that even that temple of nerdom, www.slashdot.org is showing signs of infections. Yeah, the first...
Pacific Cycle rides full speed into RFID
...s large, innovative implementation to Pacific Cycle executives. Unlike some of the most common pitches for RFID, Matthews didn't start down the "quick roi
from increased automation" path. He did have to show an ROI, but upfront costs meant that term of return was longer than might usually be compelling. ...
Greg Gianfortes Bootstrapping Principles
...ked company, on the other hand, you have to have to achieve a tremendous amount of growth to profit personallysince you have to fulfill your investors roi
expectations first. In fact, once youre addicted to external financing, you can see your shares totally diluted by subsequent rounds of funding. So yo...
Healthcare leaders tell how they rally stakeholders around IT
...part of health care - like trucks for UPS - and thus not subject to the same return-on-investment calculations as other purchases.
If, that is, the roi
calculations can accurately measure the impact of IT projects in the first place, when requirements can change over time and there's always room for t...
Risks and returns: Building a search engine marketing portfolio
...gn is to look at return on investment (ROI) and cost per acquisition (CPA). roi
generally compares the overall amount spent on PPC against raw sales. CPA c...rgin of each item.
The sign of a good baseline PPC campaign is when the roi
and CPA numbers show consistent, sustainable profitability.
CIO Leadership Series: Kathi Christian, QTI Group
...atural tendency to evaluate the cost-benefit and return on investment for information technology projects - it also can be an exercise in frustration. roi
can be difficult to measure because of the "soft costs" involved.
"My IT hat thinks the project makes absolute sense to do because of the soft bene...