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Patrick Carroll

Researcher Serving CIO Professionals

Pat is a researcher serving CIOs and technology leaders. His research focuses on the intersection between people and technology, primarily examining trends in M&A and technology-driven innovation. Other research topics include the future of work and the adaptive enterprise.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as a researcher, Pat served as a senior research associate supporting Forrester's CIO team. In that role, Pat worked on research on a variety of topics, including technology-driven innovation (TDI), the adaptive enterprise, connected products, the internet of things, and emerging technology. Prior to joining Forrester, Pat worked in an investment research role for a financial consulting firm.

Education

Pat holds BA in business and a BA in the Health: Science, Society, and Policy program from Brandeis University. He is also currently getting his MBA from Boston University.

Patrick Carroll

Researcher Serving CIO Professionals

Pat is a researcher serving CIOs and technology leaders. His research focuses on the intersection between people and technology, primarily examining trends in M&A and technology-driven innovation. Other research topics include the future of work and the adaptive enterprise.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role as a researcher, Pat served as a senior research associate supporting Forrester's CIO team. In that role, Pat worked on research on a variety of topics, including technology-driven innovation (TDI), the adaptive enterprise, connected products, the internet of things, and emerging technology. Prior to joining Forrester, Pat worked in an investment research role for a financial consulting firm.

Education

Pat holds BA in business and a BA in the Health: Science, Society, and Policy program from Brandeis University. He is also currently getting his MBA from Boston University.

Patrick Carroll's Research

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Research Overview: Adaptive Strategies

    A CIO's Guide To Leveraging Adaptive Strategies To Win In Times Of Constant Change

    April 23, 2020 Pascal Matzke, Patrick Carroll

    To win in times of constant change and uncertainty, tech leaders need to deploy adaptive strategies. Organizations following an adaptive approach are outpacing the competition through business model change, addressing future customer needs, and restructuring organizations to promote innovation. CIOs and technology leaders should read this report to better understand the full breadth of Forrester's research on adaptability and what it means for their organization.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Best Practices For Technology-Driven Innovation

    Fifteen Best Practices Differentiate High-Growth Leaders

    April 17, 2020 Brian Hopkins, Patrick Carroll

    Industry leaders are using technology to drive innovation and grow their companies to 3.5 times the average. How are they doing it? This report — part of our series on the future of technology and innovation — describes the 15 best practices we found. It will help CIOs understand what these high-performing firms are doing and how your firm can leverage technology to improve innovation outcomes.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester's EX Index: A Deeper Look At The Data

    A Deeper Analysis Of The EX Index Reveals The Impact Of Technology And The Factors Causing Employee Burnout

    March 4, 2020 David Johnson, Patrick Carroll

    More than ever, technology plays a significant role in employee experience (EX) by both fostering and inhibiting engagement. But conventional engagement surveys don't capture it, leaving CIOs in the dark about where to focus their limited resources to improve EX. CIOs and technology leaders should read this report to better understand the scope of Forrester's EX Index and how it can help transform their organization.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Technology-Driven Innovation (TDI) Core Capabilities

    Four Key Innovation Capabilities Characterize High-Growth Innovators

    February 13, 2020 Brian Hopkins, Patrick Carroll

    Forrester recently introduced the practice of technology-driven innovation — an advanced discipline of rapid technology experimentation to unleash disruptive change. Through our analysis, we discovered four distinguishing capabilities that set advanced technology innovators apart. CIOs and technology leaders should read this report to understand what these are and begin elevating their firm's ability to execute.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Top Research For CIOs: The Future Of Work

    November 20, 2019 Pascal Matzke, Patrick Carroll

    The future of work is a hot topic within organizations today because it shines a light on the impact of automation, enables firms to better plan and prepare for the future, and helps increase employee experience. With all the moving pieces encapsulated within this topic, it can be difficult to understand what really matters. CIOs and digital leaders should read this report to uncover the latest research on the issues and better understand how to shape their firm's strategy for the future.

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