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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: 1791
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The State Of Records Management In The Public Sector: Top Challenges And Priorities For 2016

    Key Findings From Government Respondents: The Forrester Research And ARMA International Records Management Online Survey, Q2 2015

    Public sector records and information management programs are stuck in paper and processes designed for physical records. This is not sustainable as more records are born digital and volumes of data...

    • Downloads: 47
  • 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 Forrester speaks to far too many buyers who are cobbling together outdated technologies and Excel...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: 42
  • 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: 128
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:US Tech Market Outlook For 2016 And 2017: Cloud And Business Caution Will Slow Growth

    Cloud Reaches A Tipping Point In US Tech Budgets, Rippling Through All Categories

    CIOs and other tech decision-makers will have to navigate conflicting positive and negative forces on their firms' tech spending in 2016 and 2017. On one hand, adoption of cloud is spreading to the...

    • Downloads: 179
  • 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: 102
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Data Loss Prevention

    DLP Suite Adoption Holds Steady As DLP Becomes A Feature And Managed Services Offer An Attractive Option

    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...

    • Downloads: 109
  • 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...

    • 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: 861
    • 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: 120
    • 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: 155
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:How Enterprise Smart Glasses Will Drive Workforce Enablement

      Forecast: US Enterprise Adoption And Usage Of Smart Glasses

      While Google Glass missed in the consumer realm, it made an impact on enterprises by popularizing the concept of smart glasses. Today, much richer, more sophisticated offerings offer new...

      • Downloads: 61
    • 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: 405
    • 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: 2082
    • 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 CIO Professionals

        Report:Brief: China Tech Spending By Industry, 2016

        Digital Business Drives Tech Spending In China

        China's recent macroeconomic performance has cast a veil of uncertainty over the prospects for global economic growth in 2016. Similarly, many vertical industries in China will continue to grow...

        • Downloads: 66
      • 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: 609
      • 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: 810
      • 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: 232
      • 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: 77
      • For CIO Professionals

        Report:The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2016 To 2017

        Canadian Tech Buyers Showed Signs Of Life In 2015, But That Will Fade In 2016

        CIOs in Canada must prepare to make important decisions to fast-track their adoption of cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS). While 2016 to 2017 promises to be a tumultuous period for many...

        • Downloads: 131
      • 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: 1982
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Benchmark Your ECM Program Against Your Peers And Four Key Market Imperatives

        Benchmarks: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook

        Successful enterprise content management (ECM) programs respond to changing business objectives. For 2016, digitization of processes, extending content applications to external stakeholders, and...

        • Downloads: 237
      • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

        Report:Five Key Trends That Are Shaping How We Manage Enterprise Content

        Landscape: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook

        This report identifies the current inflection points in the enterprise content management (ECM) market. Five key trends are shaping how enterprise architecture (EA) professionals address their ECM...

        • Downloads: 1563