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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Product Lifecycle Management For Discrete Manufacturers, Q4 2017

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    November 29, 2017 Nate Fleming

    In our 20-criteria evaluation of product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions for discrete manufacturers, we identified the seven most significant ones — Aras, Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes, Oracle, PTC, SAP, and Siemens — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps CIOs and product development professionals make the right choice when selecting a PLM solution.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platforms, Q4 2017

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    November 28, 2017 Noel Yuhanna, Mike Gualtieri

    Analytics at the speed of transactions has become an important agenda item for organizations. Translytical data platforms, an emerging technology, deliver faster access to business data to support various workloads and use cases. EA pros can use them to drive new business initiatives. Forrester identified the 12 most significant translytical vendors — Aerospike, DataStax, GigaSpaces, IBM, MemSQL, Microsoft, NuoDB, Oracle, Redis Labs, SAP, Splice Machine, and VoltDB — and researched, analyzed, and scored them against 25 criteria.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Vendor Landscape: B2B Business Networks, 2017 To 2018

    Leaders Exploit Scope And Scale, While Competitors Push Collaboration And Specialization

    November 15, 2017 Andrew Bartels

    Business networks play a key role in the age of the (business) customer, underpinning B2B eCommerce; connecting buyers and suppliers to exchange purchase orders (POs), invoices, and supply chain documents; and providing venues for collaboration. CIOs and their business partners face more network options as differences blur between networks in terms of industry focus, direct versus indirect goods, and transaction visibility. But new specialization in networks makes the choice of which to use more challenging. This report helps decision makers find the right networks for their firms.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Virtualization, Q4 2017

    The 13 Vendors That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    November 15, 2017 Noel Yuhanna

    Enterprise data virtualization has become critical to every organization in overcoming growing data challenges. These platforms deliver faster access to connected data and support self-service and agile data-access capabilities for EA pros to drive new business initiatives. Forrester identified the 13 most significant data virtualization vendors — DataVirtuality, Denodo Technologies, IBM, Informatica, Looker, Microsoft, Oracle, Pitney Bowes, Red Hat, Rocket Software, SAP, SAS, and TIBCO Software — and researched, analyzed, and scored them against 25 criteria.

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

    REPORT: Vendor Landscape: Marketing Resource Management

    Leverage MRM To Drive Customer-Obsessed Marketing Operations

    October 20, 2017 Rusty Warner

    B2C marketers in the throes of modern marketing transformations need to rethink the role of marketing resource management (MRM). A tranche of new marketer-friendly tools replaces legacy MRM solutions with more agile alternatives. But the current MRM market is fragmented and many vendors offer overlapping functionality. This report categorizes solution providers that address the most common MRM use cases and provides recommendations for B2C marketers considering MRM investments.

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