Chuck Gahun

Principal Analyst

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Web Content Management Software Is On A Growth Tear

Chuck Gahun May 30, 2024
Forrester’s forecast of the total addressable market for web content management software reveals that it will grow at a 13.5% compound annual growth rate through 2028, faster than the broader software market.

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management Systems, Q1 2024

Chuck Gahun February 21, 2024
Check out this preview of The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management Systems, Q1 2024, which reveals the DAM vendors that are pushing the boundaries of intelligent and strategic creativity.

High-Performance IT Demands Superior And Relentless Alignment Between Business And IT

Chuck Gahun February 9, 2024
To deliver the next wave of business growth, leaders need superior and relentless alignment to achieve high-performance IT.

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management, Q4 2023

Chuck Gahun December 12, 2023
Our evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management, Q4 2023, reveals a field of product information management (PIM) vendors that are driving topline business growth by actively managing product information quality within the enterprise and across thousands of channel endpoints. Consumer trends have shaped PIM vendors since our last evaluation due to high expectations for […]

What If Your Commerce Strategy Was A “Choose Your Own Adventure”?

Chuck Gahun December 12, 2023
Despite touting so much about storytelling, most brand experiences are still designed for marketing funnels. In a world where data deprecation is rapidly constraining customer experiences and where digital sameness is ubiquitous, how do leading brands separate themselves from the pack to drive consumer engagement, loyalty, and topline revenue growth? With the forecast of a […]

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Content Management Systems, Q3 2023

Chuck Gahun August 23, 2023
The Forrester Wave™: Content Management Systems, Q3, 2023 helps buyers select a next-generation content management system that will delight, convert, and further engage consumers through anticipatory digital experiences.

Is Your Digital Shelf Ready For Primetime?

Chuck Gahun July 12, 2023
The Product Information Management Systems Landscape, Q2 2023 reveals that that 1) an explosion of channels is forcing enterprises to syndicate accurate product information, 2) lasting business impact needs a flexible data model and change management, and 3) AI capabilities can substantially reduce time to market and increase operational efficiencies.

The End Of The Monolithic CMS

Chuck Gahun April 18, 2023
Now Live: A Strategic Technology Selection Guide For Content Management Systems (CMSes) And The Content Management Systems Landscape, Q2 2023 Through innovations in “headless” experience delivery capabilities over the last several years, CMSes have undergone a renaissance with their role and capabilities in digital experience delivery for enterprises. Demand and investment in content management technology […]

Take Control Of Your DAM Experience

Chuck Gahun March 17, 2023
Now Live: Strategic Technology Selection Guide for DAM & Digital Asset Management Systems Landscape, Q4 2023 With enterprises migrating to digital business models, there is immense demand on your content teams to produce highly dynamic, engaging, and interactive content while strictly managing spend. Your teams are creating content at a rapid pace to keep up […]

It’s Time To Move To A Business-Value-Aligned Tech Stack — Introducing The Strategic Technology Selection Guides For Enterprise Leaders

Chuck Gahun March 3, 2023
This series helps technology and digital business leaders think beyond traditional software selection methods and master the fundamentals.

Introduction: Chuck Gahun, Principal Analyst For Content Management And Digital Experience Technology

Chuck Gahun December 7, 2022
Competitive business strategy will primarily be driven by an organization’s ability to compete through digital experiences on the digital shelf. It is estimated that more than $500 billion is spent annually to get increased digital shelf visibility every year. The enterprise applications and services that bring these digital experiences to life will become the lifeblood of organizations. As a part of this accelerating evolution, the delivery of enterprise content is becoming critical to help businesses attain their goals and meet their customers where they are. I am very excited to focus my research on examining the intersection of content technologies and digital business strategy.