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  • Technology Adoption Data
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The Public Cloud Market Is Now In Hypergrowth

    Sizing The Public Cloud Market, 2014 To 2020

    Public cloud services continue to drive big changes in the markets for software, hardware, and IT outsourcing, while providing a foundation for age of the customer innovations. How much and when will...

    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2014 To 2015

      China, India, And ASEAN Will Be Up, Japan Down, And Australia And South Korea Flat

      Both technology buyers and technology sellers have a keen interest in what is happening in the Asia Pacific technology market, the third-largest regional tech buying area in the world. CIOs and other...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Growth And Insight Drive Application Adoption Trends

      Results from our Forrsights Software Survey, Q4 2013, reveal significant investment activity in packaged applications, both for traditional systems of record applications and systems of engagement....

      • Downloads: 63
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Find The Sweet Spot For Your Bring-Your-Own-Device Program

      Continuous Improvement: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders have the opportunity to offload costs and responsibility while increasing productivity by launching formal bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs that meet...

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    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Brief: Samsung Knox 2.0 Chases The Secure Mobile Market

      But Do Customers Need Another Vertical Enterprise Device Platform?

      The relaunch of Samsung Knox 2.0 was widely talked about at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Customers and partners voiced mixed views on the market potential and the impact Knox will...

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    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Four Reasons For Sluggish Tech Market Growth And The Rationale For Future Optimism

      Weak Economies, A Changing Hardware Market, Cloud, And CEO Aversion To Investment Have Kept A Lid On Tech Buying

      Forrester's projected 5.5% growth in the global tech market in 2014 in local currency terms (6.2% in US dollars) is certainly an improvement over the more feeble growth of 2012 and 2013. Still, these...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Enterprise Organizations, Q2 2014

      Due Diligence Required: These Vendors Are Great At Supporting Enterprise Organizations

      In the customer service solutions Forrester Wave™ for enterprise organizations, we identified the 11 most significant customer service solutions — eGain, Kana Enterprise, Microsoft, Moxie...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Customer Service Solutions For Small And Midsize Teams, Q2 2014

      Due Diligence Required: These Vendors Are Great At Supporting Small And Midsize Teams

      In Forrester's 84-criteria evaluation of customer service vendors for enterprise organizations, we identified the 11 most significant solution providers — Astute Solutions, eGain, Kana...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:State Of Cloud Platform Standards: Q1 2014

      OpenStack Steps Forward To Become The New De Facto Model

      Enterprises look to cloud computing services to enable flexibility and scalability for agile applications, but many fear vendor lock-in, which would mitigate these benefits. Without standardization,...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Brief: Strategic Benchmarks 2014: Storage

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their engineering teams often ask Forrester for technology adoption data to understand which new innovations their peers have adopted to manage fast...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Adoption Profile: Hosted Private Cloud, North America And Europe, Q3 2013

      In 2013, Forrester saw a spike in interest in hosted private cloud — adoption nearly doubled within a single year. Hosted private cloud remains one of the least understood core cloud deployment...

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    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Brief: What VMS Customers Can Teach You About Effective Workforce Management

      Billions Of Dollars Go Through VMS Systems, Making Effective Implementation Important

      Vendor management systems (VMS) have become a critical part of operating a flexible contingent labor strategy. These tools, which give customers an automated process for hiring and managing...

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    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:A Mixed Bag For The Latin American Tech Market In 2014 And 2015

      Brazil Rejoins The Strong Markets Of Chile, Colombia, And Mexico After A Weak 2013 But Will Slow In 2015 As Others Expand

      The Latin American tech market is rising in importance, and more and more Latin American businesses are becoming globally competitive, adapting as they do so the technologies and technology...

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    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Brief: Major Players Are Targeting The Chinese Cloud Market For Core Business Apps

      From early 2013 through January 2014, several major global and Chinese players in the mission-critical enterprise application software market — such as Infor, Kingdee, SAP, and Yonyou —...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Strategic Benchmarks 2014: Server Virtualization

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their engineering teams often ask Forrester two questions about server virtualization: Have we virtualized as many workloads as our peers, and how...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Services Supplant Mobile Middleware

      In 2014, Infrastructure Services Will Become The Enabler For Mobile Success

      Application development professionals have many choices when it comes to selecting mobile technologies. One of these, mobile middleware, is in a high state of flux. Market consolidation,...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:A Benchmark To Drive Mobile Test Quality

      Benchmarks: The Mobile App Development Playbook

      Mobile is changing the way enterprises create software, but trends and best practices for developers are emerging, helping to calm the chaos. The same cannot be said for mobile testing — the...

      • Downloads: 206
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Benchmark The Performance Of Your GRC Program

      Benchmarks: The GRC Playbook

      The role of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) continues to evolve and become more influential and visible within organizations in all industries. Business leaders are placing greater emphasis on...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Navigate The Future Of Customer Service In 2014

      Vision: The Contact Centers For Customer Service Playbook

      In the age of the customer, executives don't decide how customer-centric their companies are — customers do. Changes such as the explosion of digital communications, mobility, and the...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:How Can You Scale Your Agile Adoption?

      Results From Forrester's Q3 2013 Global Agile Software Application Development Online Survey

      Thirteen years after Ken Schwaber, Jim Highsmith, and 15 others signed the Agile manifesto, Agile is still on everyone's lips. Data from Forrester's Q3 2013 Global Agile Software Application...

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    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Market Trends: Secure File Sharing And Collaboration In The Enterprise, Q1 2014

      What You Need To Know About Workforce Behavior And Available Data Controls

      Whether the organization's interest in file sharing and collaboration solutions comes from BYOD initiatives, workforce demands, or peer and partner collaboration requirements, security and risk (S&R)...

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    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Back Up Your Critical Cloud Data Before It's Too Late

      Cloud-To-Cloud Backup Emerges As A Practical Option For Cloud Data Protection

      For years, it has been standard practice to back up your critical data. You store several copies locally for operational recovery and send copies off-site (electronically or physically) for disaster...

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    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:The State Of Enterprise Mobile Security, Q1 2014: Strategies Shift From Devices To Apps

      Benchmark: The Mobile Security And Operations Playbook

      Even as more and more firms adopt and grow more comfortable with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies, security and risk (S&R) pros remain vigilant — particularly as firms seek to empower...

      • Downloads: 380
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Assemble A Strong Cross-Functional Team To Achieve ECM Program Excellence

      Organization: The Content Management Playbook

      Successful enterprise content management (ECM) implementations require an ongoing partnership between technology management compliance, and line-of-business managers. Strict top-down initiatives that...

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    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Are You Ready For SharePoint's Big Pivot?

      What You Need To Know To Make The Shift To SharePoint 2013

      With the latest release of SharePoint in early 2013, Microsoft pivots in earnest from conventional software to subscription cloud services. Among SharePoint releases, the 2013 edition carries big...

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