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  • Application Development
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Contextual Delivery And Cross-Channel Analytics Revolutionize Digital Experiences

    Understand The Changing Technology Landscape To Identify New Areas Of Opportunity

    AD&D pros have had an uphill journey to support digitally enabled customer experiences as they navigate the coordination of existing investments and management of a complicated technology ecosystem....

    • Downloads: 522
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Integrate Cloud Into Existing Architecture Strategies

    Strategic Plan: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    With the level of industry hype about cloud computing, CIOs may get the impression that adopting cloud-based offerings is a sure path to business benefit. But cloud computing is not the answer to all...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Large-Scale Multicountry Banking Platform Rationalization

    With Working Capital At Risk, A Bank Realized Business Benefits And Savings Via A Powerful Cross-Geography, Cross-Channel Front-End

    Banking platforms are critical business infrastructure — and many banks today need to transform their banking landscape to remain fully competitive. However, quantitative benefits late in the...

    • Downloads: 161
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Predictions For 2014: Private Cloud Management And Infrastructure

    In 2013, over half of enterprises stated that in 2014, they will be prioritizing building a private cloud, when it was only introduced less than five years ago. Although enterprises have quickly...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Full Impact Of BIAN's Semantic Specifications Requires Compliant, Off-The-Shelf Solutions

    The BIAN Revisited Series: Part 2

    BIAN — the Banking Industry Architecture Network, a nonprofit organization working on definitions of semantically standardized business services for banking — has worked on semantic...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: SOA Application Gateways, Q4 2011

    Layer 7, Vordel, IBM, and Forum Systems Lead, With Intel Close Behind

    In Forrester's 45-criteria evaluation of service-oriented architecture (SOA) application gateway vendors, we found that Layer 7 Technologies (Layer 7), Vordel, IBM, and Forum Systems lead the pack...

    • Downloads: 1019
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:The Enterprise Mobility Outlook For Asia Pacific In 2014

    How I&O Pros Can Best Support Enterprise Mobility And Prepare Their Firms For Disruption

    Mobile device adoption at Asia Pacific (AP) organizations will grow in 2014, driven by a large young online population, declining hardware prices, and the increasing affordability of wireless...

    • Downloads: 151
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Sizing The Cloud

    Understanding And Quantifying The Future Of Cloud Computing

    Building a solid cloud computing strategy and business plan requires insights into the future market size and growth dynamics of this still complex market. In this report, Forrester provides a global...

    • Downloads: 5383
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Integrated SOA Governance, Q1 2012

    Software AG, Progress Software, IBM, And SOA Software Lead; Oracle, WSO2, And Tibco Software Have Strong Solutions

    In Forrester's 121-criteria evaluation of integrated service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance vendors, we found that Software AG, Progress Software (Progress), IBM, and SOA Software lead the...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Mobile Feast Or Beggar's Banquet?

    Landscape: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    Enterprises are facing challenges with mobile enablement that are similar in many ways to technology challenges we've seen in the past — yet these challenges are coming with ferocity unlike...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Role Of The Business Analyst In The Age Of Agile Development

    With the advent of Agile development, business analysts (BAs) have to prove their worth in a developer-centric environment where their role may be seen as nonessential. BAs need to navigate the...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Early Adopters Embrace Hadoop For Operations And Customer Analytics

    Experiences Of Big Data First Movers

    Forrester interviewed three organizations that have deployed Hadoop to support customer-facing processes, the back office, and even their research and development operations. Although these early...

    • Downloads: 1048
  • 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 Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Create A Road Map To Guide Digital Experience Delivery

    Road Map: A The Digital Experience Delivery Playbook Report

    Achieving success with your firm's digital experience (DX) delivery strategy involves understanding your organization's customer experience strategy, adopting and leveraging the right technology, and...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Digital Business Design Is The New Integration

    Create A Cohesive Business From Your (Seemingly Random) Collection Of Applications And Data

    Integration is a perennial challenge for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals. Vintage, monolithic applications are hard to deal with, and point solutions abound, including point...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Platform-As-A-Service For Vendor Strategy Professionals, Q2 2011

    Identifying The Best Partner Choices For ISVs And Service Providers

    Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings represent a critical space within the broader cloud ecosystem, as they provide the linkage between application platforms and underlying cloud infrastructures....

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Strategies For Testing Mobile Apps

    This report outlines the benchmarks aspect of Forrester's solution for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals working on mobile development. This report is designed to help you...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:How Many Cloud Integration Technologies Do You Need?

    CIOs' Options For Bridging The Gap Between Cloud And On-Premises Applications

    The business application landscape has become a hybrid one. Some 24% of enterprises have already implemented or plan to implement closely integrated business processes that run partly on-premises and...

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  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Build Your Mobile Engagement Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The CIO's Mobile Engagement Playbook

    Mobile technology is rapidly evolving as a means for organizations to deliver new customer experiences, enhance customer value, and improve employee productivity. When combined with social, cloud,...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Survey Results: How Agile Is Your Organization?

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Embracing The Open Web: Web Technologies You Need To Engage Your Customers, And Much More

    The open Web is a culture, a community — and a set of preferred technologies for Internet applications. While HTML5 is the best known of these technologies, the open Web also includes...

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  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:How CI Professionals Can Plan For Site Optimization Success

    Don't Underestimate The Value Of Planning Tools To Your Site Optimization Program

    Online testing is no longer the exclusive domain of optimization analysts and statisticians. Marketers and nontechnical stakeholders are increasingly participating in testing processes, driving...

    • Downloads: 209
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:A Systematic Approach To Mobile Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Mobile is hot, but too many executives take a backward approach to developing a mobile initiative and begin with technology decisions such as "We need an iPhone application" or "Let's do something...

    • Downloads: 4550
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Service Bus, Q2 2011

    Software AG, Tibco Software, Oracle, And Progress Software Lead The Way

    In Forrester's 109-criteria evaluation of both commercial and open source enterprise service bus (ESB) vendors, we found that Software AG, Tibco Software (Tibco), Oracle, and Progress Software are...

    • Downloads: 2358
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Benchmark Against Best Practices To Optimize CRM Performance

    Benchmarks: The CRM Playbook

    To succeed in the age of the customer, application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals who support front-office business processes cannot afford failed technology initiatives. But how do...

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