24 | TECH INNOVATION
KEEPING A LID ON RISK
In a world filled with risks, threats and potential compliance
problems, there’s no way to build bulletproof business processes
and ironclad IT systems. But since leaving businesses exposed to
risks is not an option, a growing number of enterprises are taking a
more strategic tack to security issues and are doing a better job of
recognizing, categorizing and minimizing risks.
OUTPACING THE COMPETITION
The Avis Budget Group believes that customer satisfaction and business success are built on a foundation
of technology innovation.
To improve customer service, optimize inventory and maximize
profits, retailers and distributors turn to Web applications, point-of-sale technologies, and software that helps forecast sales and
improve inventory levels. The benefits include increased sales,
cost savings, higher profits and good inventory management.
1. The QUANTIFIABLE GOALS—and schedule for achieving them—that
a company establishes when it undertakes an information technology
initiative. 2. THE STANDARD or expected LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE
associated with a given TECHNOLOGY initiative.