Brian Hopkins

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Forrester’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies For 2024: As AI Dominates, Security Becomes Paramount

Brian Hopkins June 25, 2024
Forrester’s list of the top 10 emerging technologies for 2024 reflects the continued dominance of AI but also emphasizes the growing importance of security in our increasingly connected world. Get a deep dive on the top 10 list in this blog post.

Im Juni: Forrester stellt die wichtigsten 10 Emerging Technologies für 2024 vor

Brian Hopkins 24 Mai 2024
Wir haben unsere Auswahl abgeschlossen. (Und ja, die überwältigende Welle von KI-Technologien hat unseren Auswahlprozess beeinflusst). Erfahren Sie, was sich in diesem Jahr in unserer Analyse geändert hat und was Sie erwarten können.

Coming Soon: Forrester’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies For 2024

Brian Hopkins May 3, 2024
We've finalized our selections. (And, yes, the overwhelming wave of AI technologies influenced our selection process.) Find out what changed in our analysis this year and more on what to expect.

À venir : Le Top 10 des technologies émergentes de Forrester

Brian Hopkins 3 May 2024
Nous avons finalisé nos sélections. (Et, oui, la vague écrasante de technologies d'IA a influencé notre processus de sélection). Découvrez ce qui a changé dans notre analyse cette année et ce à quoi vous pouvez vous attendre.

LLMs, Make Room For World Models

Brian Hopkins February 1, 2024
The industry is pushing LLMs hard to be the path forward to artificial general intelligence, but limits are on the horizon. World models may be an important alternative.

rabbit’s r1 Personal AI Device (PAD): Exciting Technology With An Underwhelming Experience

Julie Ask January 19, 2024
rabbit’s r1 personal AI device is an exciting technology that faces obstacles to commercial success — and gives us glimpses of the future.

Architects: Jump In To Generative AI

Brian Hopkins January 16, 2024
The future of genAI is much bigger than question-and-answer-style chat. Learn why architects must get involved to help their organization understand its potential and the building blocks needed for a dizzying array of genAI-powered applications.

GenAI’s World-Changing Power Is Putting Knowledge To Work

Brian Hopkins December 14, 2023
Generative AI will not just disrupt — it will shatter markets, industries, and economies in waves over the next 10 to 15 years. We sense this, but why and how will this happen? We think that generative AI drives the cost of knowledge activation to zero and creates a virtual knowledge loop that increases what is known in the world by more people. We are launching deep research into this topic and invite you to join us.

We’re Launching Research On AI Alignment And Trust

Brian Hopkins October 23, 2023
Many leadership teams are now taking the AI alignment challenge seriously. Learn how an Align By Design framework can help solve that challenge.

At Its Innovation 2023 Event, Intel Is Focused On AI Developers

Brian Hopkins September 26, 2023
Get Forrester's key takeaways and unique insights from the recent Intel Innovation 2023 conference.

Biden Escalates The US-China Tech Trade War (Again)

Glenn O'Donnell August 23, 2023
US president Joe Biden issued an executive order on August 9 imposing tighter restrictions on certain technology investments in “countries of concern.” It cites military applications of these technologies by hostile states that raise US national security concerns. The EO leaves “countries of concern” vaguely defined, but the target is China, including its special administrative […]

Generative AI Dominates The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2023

Brian Hopkins July 11, 2023
Generative AI tops this year's list of 10 emerging technologies — but maybe not for the reasons you think. Find out why.

How We Picked The Top Emerging Technologies For 2023

Brian Hopkins June 28, 2023
This year’s evaluation was more rigorous and expansive than ever before as we sought to answer end users’ important questions.

The Long March Of Quantum Computing Is Entering A New Chapter

Charlie Dai February 7, 2023
We are still in the early stages of commercial adoption for quantum computing. That is starting to change.

Southwest’s Crisis Is A Lesson For Innovators

Brian Hopkins January 4, 2023
Southwest Airlines’ 2022 holiday travel disaster happened because the airline became a victim of its own success. Yet the crisis has yielded lessons that other companies should heed.

How We Picked The 2022 Top 10 Emerging Technologies

Brian Hopkins November 21, 2022
Out of the hundreds of technologies that Forrester tracks, we landed on 10. (And, no, they don't include the metaverse.) Here, we break down our selection process.

Show Me The Value (Of Emerging Technology)

Brian Hopkins September 19, 2022
Learn which two of Forrester's top 10 emerging technologies can deliver value to your organization today.

Show Me That Emerging Technology Magic

Brian Hopkins September 12, 2022
Get three key takeaways about leveraging emerging technology in this Technology & Innovation event preview.

The Real Deal On IBM’s Latest Quantum Computing Announcement

Brian Hopkins November 15, 2021
Understand three things about quantum computing before you read IBMs 127-qubit Eagle announcement.

Forrester’s 2021 Top Trends And Technologies Point Toward Trust Ecosystems

Brian Hopkins October 20, 2021
This year's top trends and technologies report points out that firms that master trust and ecosystem-based business models will dominate the decade. Find out more in this blog post.
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