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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Get A Pulse On Your Collaboration Program

    Performance Management: The Enterprise Collaboration Playbook

    August 20, 2018 Art Schoeller

    The benefits of collaboration are hard to quantify. With the exception of email and audioconferencing, collaboration hasn't reached the phase where we're wondering what we ever did without it. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals at the helm of the collaboration leadership team should read this report to learn how to track the progress of their collaboration programs and tailor their choices of metrics to stakeholder expectations. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

    The 15 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 9, 2018 Paul Miller, Michele Pelino

    In our 24-criteria evaluation of industrial internet-of-things (IIoT) software platform providers, we identified the 15 most significant — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Atos, Bosch, C3 IoT, Cisco, GE Digital, Hitachi, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, SAP, Schneider Electric, Siemens, and Software AG — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals make the right choice.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Voice Assistants

    August 7, 2018 Julie A. Ask

    Conversations will evolve into a core element of digital experiences. Voice assistants have been around for years, but they primarily fetch answers to simple questions or control devices. As a result, consumer expectations and use are still limited today. However, with more devices without screens being connected, consumers will increasingly look to voice to control devices and to complete more complex tasks. This Forrester Infographic provides digital business leaders with an overview of the state of voice today in consumer applications.

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Authentication Management Solutions, Q3 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 26 Authentication Management Providers

    August 7, 2018 Andras Cser, Merritt Maxim

    You can use authentication management solutions to simplify and standardize credential processing for applications, reduce the operational costs of authentication, and improve the authentication experience by minimizing friction. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors — vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. S&R pros should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from an authentication solution provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Low-Code Platforms For Business Developers, Q3 2018

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 7, 2018 Jeffrey S. Hammond, Bill Seguin

    In our 30-criteria evaluation of mobile low-code platforms for business developers, we identified the 12 most significant providers — AppSheet, Betty Blocks, Dropsource, DSI, Intelledox, Microsoft, MobileSmith, Pulpstream, Quick Base, Skuid, Snappii, and Zudy — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choice.

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