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1362 results in Reports

  • Sourcing Strategy & Execution
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Good Software Deals Improve BT Project ROI, Not Merely Reduce Cost

    Metrics: The Strategic Software Sourcing Playbook

    This report describes the metrics that form part of Forrester's solution for sourcing and vendor management executives who are moving to strategic software sourcing. Too many sourcing executives lead...

    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Consider Colocation As A Key To Your Holistic Data Center Strategy

      Evolved Options Can Help Optimize Your Technology Ecosystem

      As your business depends more on technology services for daily operations and customer engagement platforms, data center capacity demands will continue to increase. You now face a more urgent task of...

      • Downloads: 40
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Master Multimodel Services Sourcing For Improved Business Outcomes

      In the age of the customer, enterprises cannot simply follow the same old outsourcing template and expect success. This is particularly true when it comes to the selection, governance, and management...

      • Downloads: 50
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Transform Application Delivery To Improve Business Agility

      Business Case: The Application Development Strategy, Structure, And Sourcing Playbook

      The principal opportunity and challenge facing application delivery leaders is to deliver applications that help business leaders win, serve, and retain customers. That means delivering compelling,...

      • Downloads: 111
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:A Quick Guide To Help You Prepare For A Salesforce.com Negotiation

      Three Areas You Must Understand If You Want To Save Money For Your Organization

      Salesforce.com has become a giant in the enterprise software space and a behemoth in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) space — now boasting more than 120,000 customers. The SaaS poster child has...

      • Downloads: 115
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Sourcing Successfully Across Multiple Models

      A New Requirement In The Age Of The Customer

      The days of the monolithic, all-encompassing IT outsourcing megadeal are over. In the age of the customer, enterprises need to access new application services that address the full range of...

      • Downloads: 140
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Brief: Rethink Your Microsoft Licensing Strategy

      Microsoft's Office 365 ProPlus Subscription Product Fundamentally Changes Enterprises' Software Assurance Decision

      Sourcing professionals who are considering renewing or signing a Microsoft enterprise agreement (EA) in the next few months need to re-evaluate their plans, now that Microsoft has fundamentally...

      • Downloads: 171
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Microsoft Ascending

      In First 100 Days, Nadella's Team Shifts To A More Open And Aggressive Posture

      When Microsoft named Satya Nadella the third CEO in its history this past February, we posited 10 questions he needed to answer to ensure Microsoft's future relevance to enterprises. As Nadella's...

      • Downloads: 191
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Understand The Cloud Service Provider Market Landscape

      Landscape: The Cloud Computing Playbook

      With cloud computing services now formal members of the technology management portfolio, the challenge shifts from understanding cloud to selecting the right partners. Most hosting companies, managed...

      • Downloads: 506
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Vendor Governance Becomes Critical In The Transition To A Software-Is-The-Brand World

      Findings From 33 Software PDS Customer Interviews

      The software product development services (PDS) market continues to transform and evolve as software plays an ever-increasing role in companies' interactions with their customers. Non-technology...

      • Downloads: 76
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Developing Modern Applications With Agile Outsourcing: Part Two

      The Key Contractual Prerequisites For Agile Outsourcing Relationships

      Agile development (or simply "Agile") continues to see consistent, strong adoption. However, only a small percent of firms are outsourcing Agile application development due to a lack of experience...

      • Downloads: 181
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Case Study: Driving Toward Communications Sourcing Excellence

      How Formula One Teams Get High Performance Out Of Their Service Providers

      Sourcing and vendor management (SVM) professionals in most organizations must envy their counterparts working on Formula One (F1) teams. Not only do they have a highly specified network, but they...

      • Downloads: 57
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Developing Modern Applications With Agile Outsourcing: Part One

      Best Practices For Successful Partnerships

      Agile development (or simply "Agile") continues to see consistent, strong adoption. However, Forrester survey data shows that only a small percent of firms are outsourcing Agile application...

      • Downloads: 267
    • 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...

      • Downloads: 88
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Boost Your Software Negotiation Strategy With A Toolkit Of Models, Checklists, And Documents

      Tools: The Strategic Software Sourcing Playbook

      Forrester hears from many clients who run into problems with a software negotiation partly because they did not do sufficient work before they started. Others want to prepare fully but are unsure...

      • Downloads: 305
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Software Product Development Services, Q1 2014

      In A Shifting Software PDS Market, HCL And EPAM Systems Emerge As Leaders

      In Forrester's 14-criteria emerging market evaluation of software product development services (PDS) vendors, we identified the 11 most significant providers — EPAM Systems, GlobalLogic, HCL,...

      • Downloads: 246
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Strategic Rightsourcing Application Portfolio Analysis Tool

      This an update to the portfolio analysis tool of the same name originally issued to clients on May 11, 2011. This portfolio analysis tool is based on Forrester's strategic rightsourcing...

      • Downloads: 60
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Brazil In Transition: The Impact On Your Sourcing Decisions

      Segments like retail and consumer packaged goods, oil and energy, telecoms, and automotive are witnessing dramatic growth in Brazil, leading to an increasing number of enterprises entering Brazil...

      • Downloads: 78
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Data Sharing Transforms Public Procurement

      Open Data Enables Adaptive Intelligence And Process Transformation

      Historically, information asymmetries plagued the buying process. Buyers didn't know the true value of goods or services and often just accepted a price as given. In the age of the customer, price...

      • Downloads: 88
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Rimini Street Challenges Big Software Maintenance Fees

      The Company Proposes To Reduce Your Oracle And SAP Maintenance Costs By Half, But Is It Right For Your Organization?

      The popularity of Oracle and SAP software is clear. All you need to see is their long client list and substantial revenues to know they are giants in the technology marketplace. But their high...

      • Downloads: 342
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Sourcing Strategies For Next-Generation Network Services

      Strategic Plan: The Telecommunications And Mobility Playbook

      Enterprises with distributed business operations need a new sourcing strategy for next-generation network services. It should be user-centric in order to achieve business objectives. It must also...

      • Downloads: 185
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Better Sourcing Can Improve Your Software ROI

      Business Case: The Strategic Software Sourcing Playbook

      Many sourcing and vendor management (SVM) professionals see the problems with their firm's current approach to dealing with the major software providers, but lack the authority to transform it. This...

      • Downloads: 133
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:The 4G Roaming Race Is On — Sharp Price Cuts Expected

      Vodafone Leads The Way Toward Affordable And Global Ultra-Fast Multimedia Mobility

      Companies whose executives travel frequently overseas complain of high charges for international mobile roaming — in particular, data roaming. Vodafone could go a long way toward helping...

      • Downloads: 106
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: The Rimini Street Ruling Has Serious Implications For Oracle Customers

      Partial Summary Judgment Means That Outsourced Hosting And Customization May Breach Many Software License Agreements

      This report explains why the Nevada District Court's recent decision on some of the issues in the four-year-old Oracle versus Rimini Street case has significant implications for sourcing...

      • Downloads: 119
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:How To Select A Mobile BI Solution

      Business professionals increasingly take the ability to access critical applications and data on their mobile device for granted, and business intelligence (BI) content is no exception. Early...

      • Downloads: 203