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  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:RSAC Innovation Sandbox Finalists Spur Ingenuity In Security

    CISOs Should Look To Finalists For Future Direction And Investment

    The 2015 RSA Conference (RSAC) Innovation Sandbox marks the 10-year anniversary of its conception in North America. This contest has encouraged startups to demonstrate and share their security...

    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Adoption Profile: Private Cloud In Asia Pacific, Q2 2015

      Private Cloud Is Suffering Growing Pains — But It's Still Growth

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives and their teams across Asia Pacific (AP) and around the world consult with Forrester to get advice about private cloud adoption so they can better plan...

      • For B2B Marketing Professionals

        Report:Demand Insights: The SMB Software Market 2015

        SMB Software Adoption Reflects Customer Obsession

        The small and medium-size (SMB) market's laggard adoption of technology can be vexing to B2B marketing professionals. But SMBs are responding to the easing of the credit crunch with investment plans...

        • Downloads: 73
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Internet-Of-Things Software Platforms Simplify Transformation Of Business Operations

        CIOs Will Choose IoT Software Platforms To Accelerate Connecting Customers And Instrumenting Assets

        Internet-of-Things (IoT) systems will enable companies to use networks of sensors and controls to better compete for customers and to offer new levels of customer engagement. But developing and...

        • Downloads: 269
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Chinese Firms Must Embrace DevOps To Accelerate Digital Transformation

        Start The Journey By Digitizing Application Life-Cycle Management

        Consumers are undergoing a mobile mind shift; Internet companies are disrupting traditional Chinese companies in almost every industry; macroeconomic growth is slowing; and competition is increasing....

        • Downloads: 51
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:B2B Order Management Bridges The Gap Between B2B eCommerce And ERP

        Create A B2B Order Management Strategy That Prioritizes Speed And Agility Over Economies Of Standardization

        Many eCommerce projects fail due to problems integrating front-office applications with back-office order tracking and execution. This "integration gap" is a particular challenge in B2B scenarios...

        • Downloads: 94
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:The Enterprise Wearables Journey

        How Wearable Computing Will Improve Your Business

        If you're not thinking about how innovation in wearable computing will affect enterprises in 2015, you're slipping into the minority: Wearable devices — and the apps, software, and services...

        • Downloads: 799
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Information Strategies Move Center Stage

        Vision: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook

        The flood of information coming from widespread digitization has created new opportunities and risks that business executives can't ignore. Forrester is seeing a dramatic uptick in the importance of...

        • Downloads: 694
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Simplify And Accelerate Your Infrastructure With Hyperconvergence

        Hyperconverged Systems Will Become The New Standard For Infrastructure-As-A-Service Deployments

        The core infrastructure of enterprises and service providers has become successively more virtualized. However, supporting technologies have failed to keep pace in key places, particularly in the...

        • Downloads: 128
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:The CIO Mandate: Engaging Customers With Business Technology

        Vision: The Business Technology Agenda Playbook

        Read this report to understand how the age of the customer requires tech management to transform into a customer-facing function in specific ways. Business technology (BT) brings together technology...

        • Downloads: 717
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:The Unified Communications Framework For Voice Integration

        Increase Adoption, Decrease Costs, And Improve Customer Experiences

        Expanding enterprise unified communications (UC) capabilities improves the ability to win, retain, and serve customers so it's important to tackle the barriers to adoption. Users may use alternative...

        • Downloads: 101
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Cloud Data Management Is Still Risky For Trusted Business Data

        Immature Data Governance Capabilities Strangle Business Value

        Organizations are adopting cloud for big data, self-service business intelligence, and omnichannel personalized customer engagement. The ability to scale and shrink quickly in a cost-effective manner...

        • Downloads: 182
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:BYOD In Government: There Is A Time And Place

        CIOs Must Guide BYOD Policies For Selected Use Cases

        During the past few years, many government agencies have been challenged with balancing the hype surrounding bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs with legitimate opportunities to use BYOD to empower...

        • Downloads: 82
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Behavioral Analytics Can Optimize Matching Contact Center Agents With Consumers

        Predictive Analytics Can Help Enterprises Better Match Customers To Agents To Grow Revenue, Reduce Costs, And Improve Satisfaction

        Part of the promise of online dating services like eHarmony and Match.com is their ability to use software analytics of personality profiles to increase the successful outcome of connecting two...

        • Downloads: 132
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:TechRadar™: Business Intelligence, Q1 2015

        Landscape: The Business Intelligence Playbook

        For a number of years now, business intelligence (BI) has remained the No. 1 software application category in companies' implementation project plans. Increasing market volatility and empowered...

        • Downloads: 301
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Prepare For 2015's Shifting BPM Landscape

        Landscape: The Business Process Management Playbook

        Enterprise architects, in particular business process architects, face a new frontier for driving process change. Business process management (BPM) has always focused on improving and automating...

        • Downloads: 1172
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Understand The State Of Identity And Access Management: 2014 To 2015

        Benchmarks: The Identity And Access Management Playbook

        This report provides a spending and technology adoption benchmark for security and risk (S&R) leaders responsible for developing their organization's identity and access management (IAM) strategy....

        • Downloads: 247
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Brief: Real-Time Speech Analytics — Still More Sizzle Than Steak

        Most customer service organizations record phone interactions with their customers. If they get around to analyzing those recordings, whatever they find can't change the outcome of those calls...

        • Downloads: 86
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Habitat For Engagement: Unleash Workforce Potential With Agile Enablement

        Landscape: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

        This report covers the landscape of Forrester's solution for infrastructure and operations (I&O) executives responsible for workforce enablement — the delivery and support of technology and...

        • Downloads: 534
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Beyond Cost: Achieve Better Government Outcomes Through Shared Services

        Shift To The BT Agenda Drives Shared Services In the Public Sector

        The perennial call for public sector reform has not slackened. The pain of austerity measures and the pressures for increased efficiency heighten that call. The need to address decrepit applications...

        • Downloads: 124
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Mapping The Value Of Social Business And Collaboration

        Business Impact: The Social Business And Collaboration Playbook

        Like Ponce de Leon searching for the Fountain of Youth, businesses have long searched for the value of collaboration. Skeptics say that the quest, like de Leon's, is a fool's errand. Many argue that...

        • Downloads: 962
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Brief: Accelerate Your BT Services With Flash Storage

        Boost Your Infrastructure Performance And Efficiency With Solid-State Storage

        As your digital business caters to ever shorter customer attention spans, raw execution speed must be a primary requirement of your business technology (BT) agenda, which applies technology, systems,...

        • Downloads: 62
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Benchmarking Australia And New Zealand Technology Budgets In 2015

        CIOs Answer The Call To Support Digital Customer Needs

        Setting technology budgets for the coming year is a challenge for CIOs as they attempt to manage conflicting agendas. Facing pressure to decrease spending at the same time that technology is becoming...

        • Downloads: 79
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Navigate The Future Of CRM In 2015

        Vision: The CRM Playbook

        As organizations strive to succeed in the age of the customer and cope with digital disruptions, those responsible for customer-facing processes struggle with how to define customer relationship...

        • Downloads: 388
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Market Overview: Mobile App Testing

        Mix And Match Tools And Services For Best Results

        Mobile applications are becoming the primary digital experience touchpoint for customers and employees, and the resulting challenges for application development and delivery (AD&D) organizations have...

        • Downloads: 210