Christian   Austin

Christian Austin

Researcher Serving Customer Insights Professionals

Christian is a researcher supporting Forrester’s global emerging technology practice. His research aims to identify technologies in the early stages of development or adoption that will elevate our clients’ ability to serve their customers. Research topics include autonomous vehicles, computer vision, quantum computing, blockchain, and energy sector innovations.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate with Forrester’s business insights group, Christian supported coverage of artificial intelligence, machine learning, text analytics, IoT analytics, and next-generation business intelligence platforms.

Education

Christian holds a B.A. in mathematics and a B.A in applied psychology and human development from Boston College.

Christian Austin

Researcher Serving Customer Insights Professionals

Christian is a researcher supporting Forrester’s global emerging technology practice. His research aims to identify technologies in the early stages of development or adoption that will elevate our clients’ ability to serve their customers. Research topics include autonomous vehicles, computer vision, quantum computing, blockchain, and energy sector innovations.

Previous Work Experience

As a research associate with Forrester’s business insights group, Christian supported coverage of artificial intelligence, machine learning, text analytics, IoT analytics, and next-generation business intelligence platforms.

Education

Christian holds a B.A. in mathematics and a B.A in applied psychology and human development from Boston College.

Christian Austin's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Natural Language Generation (NLG) Technologies, Q3 2018

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 12 Providers

    September 24, 2018 Boris Evelson, Christian Austin

    A picture isn't always worth a thousand words. Even with the slickest dashboards, clients ask us, "Can't somebody just explain what the numbers mean to an executive?" Further, a human can't possibly scan through thousands of documents, categorize them, and write summaries of each. Different use case, but same problem. These are just some of the use cases for emerging natural language generation (NLG) technology. This report for AD&D pros outlines this nascent market, featuring 12 vendors with native capabilities and multiple established vendors offering NLG.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: New Tech: Autonomous Vehicles, Q3 2018

    Forrester's Landscape Overview Of 24 Providers

    July 18, 2018 Carlton A. Doty, Christian Austin

    Over the past decade, self-driving cars have moved from a curiosity in college engineering labs to a top priority for global tech and auto companies. Why? The technology that enables vehicles to drive themselves has overcome major hurdles in viability and cost, making autonomous vehicles (AVs) a reality on today's roads. AVs will transform the way we transport goods and people from point A to B. This report highlights the companies that seek to deploy self-driving vehicles and the diverse business models they will employ to stake their claim in the AV market.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch 2018

    July 11, 2018 Brian Hopkins, Christian Austin, Andre Kindness, James Staten, Brandon Purcell, Nate Fleming, Frank E. Gillett, Jeffrey S. Hammond, Martha Bennett, J. P. Gownder

    To outpace the competition, CIOs must keep a constant finger on the pulse of technology change. Forrester has identified 12 emerging technologies with massive disruptive potential; their impact will be seen across a range of products, services, and solutions. This report helps CIOs zero in on the technologies most worthy of their focus, strategic planning, and investment.

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