Innovation

Defined broadly, innovation is any transformation of a process, offering, or business model that has business impact.

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EA 2020 — The Transformation Of EA In The Age Of The Customer

    As Business Drivers Change, So Does The Practice Of EA

    Customers are the key to business success. And changes in how customers engage with your business are forcing changes to marketing, product, and business strategies. In the "age of the customer,"...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Disruptive CIO

    CIOs Must Master Business Agility, An Offensive Posture, And Customer Obsession

    There is more pressure than ever on CIOs to capitalize on digital opportunities for their business. Traditional, well-established business models are increasingly being toppled by more nimble and...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Mind The Tech Expectations Gap: Make Technology Integral To Company Culture

    "Happy employees make happy customers" or so the saying goes. Employee satisfaction and engagement are correlated to business outcomes. Finding the right employees, providing them with the tools they...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Tune Your Organization For Emerging Technology Innovation

    Organization: The Emerging Technology Playbook

    The disruptive impact of IT has become the top concern of chief executive officers (CEOs), and chief information officers (CIOs) are shifting their priorities in response. Despite this, we find firms...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Capitalize On Emerging Technology For Innovation And Growth

    Executive Overview: The Emerging Technology Playbook

    Emerging technology unlocks disruptive business opportunities for firms that are prepared; capitalizing on this should be a key element in your firm's innovation and growth plans. Technologies that...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Six Business Technology Trends That Will Propel Your Firm In 2013

    From Technology Foundations To Business Outcomes

    Forrester sees six important trends unfolding in business technology (BT), where information technology will most directly and visibly affect business outcomes. Not having an initiative or effort...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Navigate The Future Of CRM In 2013

    The only source of competitive advantage is the one that can survive technology-fueled disruption: an obsession with understanding, connecting with, serving, and delighting customers. But as...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:It Takes An Innovation Network

    Build/Buy Capabilities: The Innovation Playbook

    Few firms have the resources and wherewithal to go it alone in the face of the current climate of almost continual business disruption. Just as a firm may look to partners and suppliers to complement...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Create Agile Processes For Introducing Emerging Technology

    Processes: The Emerging Technology Playbook

    With its careful approach to planning technology investments and general aversion to risk, IT is not meeting business demands for emerging technology as a driver for innovation and growth. Enterprise...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Smart Products Will Require A Hybrid CTO/CIO Skill Set

    The Burgeoning Set Of Connected Offerings Will Require New Skills

    The era of the standalone product is over. More and more offerings are becoming intelligent, connected, and thus able to provide more engaging experiences for customers in business or consumer...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Unleash Innovation With Good Governance

    Governance: The Innovation Playbook

    Does your organization struggle to innovate? As organizations work to acquire and maintain competitive differentiation in a global marketplace, they often look to innovation as a key strategic...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:SVM's New Stakeholder: Product Development

    Changes In Product Development Provide An Opportunity For Sourcing Professionals To Move To The Heart Of The Business

    Product development teams are faced with a myriad of pressures caused by the pervasiveness of technology, increased competition, and new requirements from customers. But at the same time, they are...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Ensure The Future Of The SVM Organization With Innovation

    Professional sourcing and vendor management organizations (SVMOs) have the potential to become one of the most important organizations in their enterprises, due in large part to their core...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Getting The Most Out Of Client Site Visits

    IT Services Vendors Need To Focus More On Their Innovation Capabilities

    Delivery center site visits (CSVs) have been a great sales tool for IT services vendors over the past decade. However, these CSVs are currently undergoing a transformation, driven by new client...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Data Center Services On Fire In Emerging Asia Pacific

    Expect To See A 22% Five-Year Compound Annual Growth Rate

    In the last two years, Emerging Asia Pacific has attracted substantial investment in building new data centers and refurbishing existing data centers. India and China are primarily focused on...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:BT 2020: IT's Future In The Empowered Era

    An Empowered Report: Sweeping Changes In The Business Landscape Will Topple The IT Status Quo

    Over the next 10 years, three sets of forces will change the relationship of business, technology, and the IT organization. Technologies that are increasingly easy to acquire and use will empower...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:2010 IT Budget Allocations: Planning For 2011

    Baseline Spending Allocation Figures For Comparison

    During this time of year, Forrester receives a large number of requests for information about IT budget allocations. As CIOs and their planning teams engage in creating next year's IT budget, it is...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Getting Clever About Smart Cities: New Opportunities Require New Business Models

    Population growth and urbanization are stretching many cities' infrastructure and resources to breaking point. Policymakers and public leaders are increasingly looking to ICT solutions to effectively...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:SVM Is Uniquely Positioned To Connect Innovation Leadership To Innovation Services

    Amid the ups and downs of the global economy, the interest in innovation among senior business leadership has only increased. Most CEOs recognize that in a business environment characterized by...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Where In The World?

    A Structured Methodology For Prioritizing Geographic Market Entry

    Many technology vendors are going global, seeking new markets to make up for the maturation of traditional ones. And rightly so; our Forrsights Budgets And Priorities Tracker Survey, Q2 2010, found...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Rewrite The Netbook Story For Business Technology Buyers

    Position Netbooks For Business Use — Especially In Emerging Markets

    For a device that originated in the concept of the $100-laptop, the netbook certainly hasn't been fully marketed to emerging markets. Nor have firms really marketed netbooks for serious business use....

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Virtualization Trends In Emerging Markets, 2009

    This Data Chart is based on data from Forrester's Enterprise Global Technology Adoption Survey, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, And Africa, Q1 2009.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Enterprise PC Buying In Emerging Markets, 2009

    From: Enterprise Global Technology Adoption Survey, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, And Africa, Q1 2009.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:B2B Digital Marketing: A Global Deep Dive Into Local Decision-Makers

    Map Local Marketing Mix To How Buyers Inform Purchase Decisions

    Expanding into new markets requires tech marketers to sharpen local marketing strategies. Buyers in emerging markets, shaped by distinct cultures, languages, and channels, buy according to local...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The State Of Global Business Technology Adoption: 2009

    Business Data Services Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, And Africa

    This document provides highlights of an extensive data set collected via Forrester's Enterprise Global Technology Adoption Survey, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, And Africa, Q1 2009....

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