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  • Corporate Strategy
  • 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:US Tech Market Outlook For 2014 And 2015 — Solid, Steady Growth

      Customer-Facing Technologies Will See The Fastest Growth

      Our updated US tech market forecast indicates that US CIOs can plan for 6% to 7% increases in their tech budgets in 2014 and 2015, after several years in which they have had to be cautious in their...

      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: Zebra Strengthens Its Connected World Platform With Motorola Solutions

        Combined Company Assets Enhance Reach Of Zebra's Zatar Platform

        On April 15, 2014, Zebra Technologies announced its intent to purchase Motorola Solutions' enterprise business unit for $3.45 billion using cash and debt. This gives Zebra comprehensive asset...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:2014 Technology Imperatives For US Healthcare Insurers

        US Healthcare Payers Are Rocked By A Regulatory Tsunami

        The healthcare payer market is being disrupted by new laws and regulations — especially the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In response to the new regulations, the health insurance industry is...

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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 Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Build Confidence In Strategic Decision-Making With Business Architecture

        Business Impact: The Business Architecture Playbook

        Today's shift in power to the customer puts new pressure on your strategic decision-makers. Strategy and investment decisions become more complex, because in addition to the typical factors of...

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      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:The Enterprise Architecture Practice In China In 2014

        For the past 20 years, China's economy has been one of the fastest-growing in the world across all industry verticals. In 2010, China overtook the US as the globe's largest manufacturer and is...

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      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cyvera

        Palo Alto Extends Its Reach To The Endpoint

        On March 24, 2014, Palo Alto Networks announced an agreement to acquire Cyvera, a privately held endpoint security company, for approximately $200 million. With the acquisition, Palo Alto Networks...

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      • 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...

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      • For Customer Experience Professionals

        Report:Brief: Design In The Age Of The Customer

        Why Design Skills Matter Now More Than Ever

        Once viewed as an afterthought, design is now top of mind for companies ranging from Internet giants Facebook and Google to startups Airbnb and Box. As Agile and Lean methods replace requirements...

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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 Sales Enablement Professionals

        Report:What It Takes To Earn Strategic Provider Status

        Informing And Transforming Your Reps For Success

        North American technology salespeople have a grossly inflated idea about how many of their customers perceive their companies to be valued strategic suppliers. The fact is, buyers are more...

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      • 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...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: The 10 Questions New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Must Address

        Top Priorities For Reinventing Its Enterprise Business

        Microsoft has named the third CEO in its history, selecting Satya Nadella, the former executive vice president of the Redmond firm's cloud and enterprise group and onetime Bing boss. Nadella inherits...

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      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: Bit9 And Carbon Black Merge

        Bit9 With Carbon Credits Is An Impressive Endpoint Security Play

        On February 13, 2014, Bit9 announced that it had merged with endpoint incident response startup Carbon Black, for an undisclosed amount. Bit9 also announced that it had raised $38.25 million to fuel...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Understanding Shifting Technology Acquisition Patterns

        CIOs Remain At The Center Of Technology Management Spending

        How much control of tech spending has shifted away from the CIO and moved into the hands of line-of-business managers is a hot — and hotly debated — question among CIOs and vendors. In...

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      • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

        Report:mHealth Illustrates New Business Opportunities

        How To Combine New Data Sources, Cloud Resources, And Engagement Tactics To Maximize Impact In Mobile Moments

        A phenomenal amount of innovation is happening in the healthcare and wellness industries that places them at the forefront of mobile engagement. From wrist bands to smart pills, firms are using...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:BT's Customer Focus Requires New Thinking For Technology Road Maps

        Shift From Plans To Options Requires Changes To Investment And Governance Models

        Winning in the age of the customer requires a wholesale transformation of technology planning, acquisition, and management. Traditional annual-based planning cycles and fixed road maps will leave an...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Software Must Enrich Your Brand

        Software Is A Critical Strategic Asset, Not An Operational Nice-To-Have

        Your customers increasingly interact with your products and service directly through the software they touch: mobile apps, connected products, websites, and digital experiences. If the software fails...

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      • 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...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:What The European CEO Needs From The CIO In 2014

        Trust In IT Delivery Is An Issue For European Business Decision-Makers

        Continuing economic uncertainty, regulatory pressures, and the digitization of commerce will place further stress on European IT budgets and plans in 2014. The good news highlighted in our research...

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      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: Net? Yes. Neutrality? No.

        We Answer Three Key Questions To Help Clarify The Arguments And The Relevance Of Net Neutrality

        The positions in intense debate surrounding Net neutrality can't simply be summed up as "standing up for users' rights" or "asserting a carrier's right to profit." Verizon filed a petition to review...

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      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Quick Take: FireEye Acquires Mandiant

        FireEye Emerging As A Leader In A New Breed Of Security Companies

        On January 2, 2014, FireEye announced its acquisition of incident response and forensics specialist Mandiant for nearly $900 million in stock and $100 million in cash. With this acquisition, FireEye...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:India Tech Market Outlook: 2014

        Customer Obsession Takes Center Stage For Technology Spending

        IT purchases in India will reach US$29 billion in 2014. As in other emerging economies, India's tech market is still largely hardware-driven, but spending on software and services is gaining...

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      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:A Better But Still Subpar Global Tech Market In 2014 And 2015

        Software Buying In The US And Other Tech Twelve Countries Will Drive 5.5% Local Currency Tech Growth In 2014

        The good news for CIOs is that improving economies in the US and elsewhere will generate cash flow to support the purchases of the new mobile, cloud, and smart technologies that are transforming...

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