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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The ROI Of SaaS

    A Total Economic Impact™ Analysis Uncovers Long-Term Business Value, But Cost Savings Are Not Guaranteed

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is fast becoming a viable alternative for enterprise software across every business process category. But application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals must...

    • Downloads: 1810
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Path To A New Supply Chain Management Software

    As your customers' expectations increase, you must improve the capabilities of your supply chain. Forrester speaks to far too many buyers who are cobbling together outdated technologies and Excel...

    • Downloads: 46
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Breakout Vendors: SaaS Business Applications

    High-Growth Software-As-A-Service Alternatives Disrupt Traditional Software Segments

    Many relatively new SaaS business application vendors are looking to capitalize on the success and market disruption of leading SaaS players like NetSuite, Salesforce, and Workday. In this report, we...

    • Downloads: 139
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Customers Self-Serve As A First Point Of Contact For Customer Service

    Adopt Five Best Practices To Drive Self-Service Knowledge Success

    Web and mobile self-service have unseated the phone as the first point of contact with customer service organizations. Why? Customers expect companies to value their time, and self-service provides...

    • Downloads: 105
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Data Loss Prevention

    Tools And Technology: The Data Security And Privacy Playbook

    Policies to control data use and movement require enforcement mechanisms. Data loss prevention (DLP) capabilities give security and risk (S&R) professionals the means to enforce those policies and...

    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Vendor Profile: Aliyun, Q2 2016

      CIOs Should Pay Attention To This Key Chinese Public Cloud Vendor

      CIOs are embracing public cloud services to accelerate their firms' digital business transformation. The Chinese public cloud landscape differs greatly from the global one, so CIOs in China looking...

      • Downloads: 49
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:How To Budget For Workforce And Customer-Facing Technologies In 2016 And Beyond

      Benchmarks: The Workforce Enablement Playbook

      Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders planning their budgets for 2016 and beyond must invest in the business technology (BT) agenda — that is, spending on technology that helps win, serve, and...

      • Downloads: 865
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:IoT Success Requires A DevOps Mindset

      How To Wrap IoT Solutions With The Right Processes

      The IoT opportunity is taking enterprises by storm — but its newness means there are a lot of unknowns, including how to achieve operational excellence. The same DevOps principles that drive...

      • Downloads: 127
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:The 2016 State Of Endpoint Security Adoption

      Investments In Advanced Endpoint Controls Are Poised To Accelerate Over The Coming Year

      Every year, Forrester surveys thousands of security decision-makers and information workers globally from a wide range of industries and organization sizes. This report presents the most relevant...

      • Downloads: 160
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Strategic Benchmarks 2016: Infrastructure Priorities

      Benchmarks: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

      This report provides infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals with strategic benchmarks so they can compare their infrastructure budgets, priorities, motivations, and technology adoption...

      • Downloads: 408
    • For Security & Risk Professionals

      Report:Rethinking Data Loss Prevention With Forrester's DLP Maturity Grid

      Data loss prevention (DLP) remains a key technology to help prevent the leakage and exfiltration of the firm's most sensitive data. Using client feedback, survey data, and input from security leaders...

      • Downloads: 2085
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Mature Business Intelligence Software Market? Far From It

      ForecastView Document

      Business intelligence (BI) and analytics software — key components of systems of insight (SoI) — extract raw data from transactional and other operational applications; transform it into information...

      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Win Funding For Your Customer Service Project

        Business Case: The Contact Centers For Customer Service Playbook

        In the age of the customer, customer service must be a cornerstone of a company's customer experience strategy. Customer service application pros must invest in modernizing their technology, and...

        • Downloads: 709
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Use An I&O Road Map To Lead I&O Into The Future

        Road Map: The I&O Transformation Playbook

        Infrastructure and operations (I&O) pros must architect, implement, and operate the production engine that supports — and preferably anticipates — the business' various applications and service...

        • Downloads: 610
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Application Adoption Trends 2016: SaaS Expands Across The Enterprise And Across The Globe

        More Companies Go All-In On SaaS To Shed On-Premises Baggage

        Our Global Business Technographics Software Survey, 2015, reveals significant adoption of SaaS across a wide variety of application areas as application buyers demand business agility....

        • Downloads: 816
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Cybersecurity Budgets Remain Strong, Skills Lag In 2016

        Benchmarks: The S&R Practice Playbook

        Cybersecurity is now part of regular executive discussions and is being allocated budgets accordingly. Chief information security officers (CISOs) and their teams must exhibit business acumen in...

        • Downloads: 235
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:Data Leadership Drives Government Transformation: Hail To The Chief (Of Data)

        Governments Appoint CDOs In All But The Name

        Governments struggle to meet the rising expectations of their citizens. Despite budget shortfalls and skills deficits, however, many governments have begun to successfully leverage a plentiful...

        • Downloads: 79
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:The Software-Defined Data Center Is The Future Of Infrastructure Architecture

        Landscape: The Infrastructure Transformation Playbook

        Traditional data center thinking must end. Better automation tools, container abstractions, software-defined networks, and composable infrastructure stacks have ushered in a software-defined data...

        • Downloads: 1988
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Optimize Your BI Strategy To Generate Maximum Business Value

        Strategic Plan: The Business Intelligence Playbook

        Business intelligence (BI) is more important than ever in today's fast-changing competitive environment. Without effective BI, organizations lack an essential element in the application portfolio...

        • Downloads: 945
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Brief: Three Key Practices To Succeed With Speech Analytics

        Use These Methods To Improve Vendor Selection, Drive Quicker ROI, And Organize For A Successful Program

        Instead of letting old recordings of customer service calls sit in a dusty vault, many enterprises have started to investigate speech analytics tools that promise to turn those recordings into...

        • Downloads: 89
      • For Security & Risk Professionals

        Report:Global Cloud Security Market Sizing And Forecast, 2015 To 2020

        ForecastView Document

        As enterprises embrace a diverse cloud ecosystem, a new generation of software is emerging to address the security requirements of highly distributed IT infrastructure. These new offerings make up...

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      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:What You Need To Go From Data-Rich To Insights-Driven

        Becoming Customer-Obsessed Requires People, Process, Technology, And Data Changes

        Forrester's research shows a strong correlation between higher rates of revenue growth and two factors: a better customer experience and a concerted effort to be insights-driven. Coincidence? Hardly....

        • Downloads: 209
      • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

        Report:Insights Services Disrupt The Data And Analytics Market

        New Services Improve Access To Insights But Cannibalize Traditional Markets

        Concerned with time-to-market and inspired by new cloud models, business and technology decision-makers increasingly look to service providers for relevant insights that they can apply directly to...

        • Downloads: 235
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:The CIO Mandate: Engaging Customers With Business Technology

        Vision: The Business Technology Agenda Playbook

        Business technology (BT) brings together technology and traditionally customer-facing roles like marketing, sales, service, brand/product management, and fulfillment to deliver superior (digital)...

        • Downloads: 1234
      • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

        Report:Millennials Will Revolutionize Technology Management

        Organization: The I&O Transformation Playbook

        As the workforce ages, organizations should be prepared to adjust recruitment strategies and established technology practices. As the portion of younger employees in your organization becomes more...

        • Downloads: 155