Devin Dickerson

Principal Analyst

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It Ain’t Just AI: What We Saw At Google Cloud Next

Lee Sustar 6 days ago
Google recently held its Google Cloud Next conference four months early to unveil new AI offerings and upstage its rivals. Get a detailed review of all of the announcements at the event in this post.

US Dept. Of Navy Is Rewiring Its Innovation Pipeline

Devin Dickerson April 10, 2024
The US Navy is revising its modern service delivery framework using investment horizons. Learn how those changes could benefit your organization.

Wasm Today, AI Tomorrow: KubeCon Expands Its Reach

Devin Dickerson March 28, 2024
GenAI, WebAssembly (Wasm), and cloud sustainability were big topics at KubeCon Europe 2024. Read our three key takeaways from the event as well as three recommended next steps in this review.

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Edge Development Platforms, Q4 2023

Devin Dickerson December 6, 2023
A new internet is rising. Are you ready? Get a preview the latest Forrester Wave: Edge Development Platforms.

Kubernetes: Innovation Enabler Or Implementation Detail?

Devin Dickerson July 20, 2023
The only thing more complex than running on Kubernetes is figuring out how to run containerized apps consistently across different environments without it. Find out more in this preview of our Technology & Innovation North America event.

Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Functions-As-A-Service Platforms, Q2 2023

Devin Dickerson June 8, 2023
The functions-as-a-service (FaaS) market is developing rapidly as vendors elevate their offerings to meet enterprise needs. Driving demand is a shift from the cloud-born startup development shop to the large-scale enterprise, where FaaS platforms are helping developers rapidly deploy new capabilities into production without wrangling with Kubernetes clusters or building out application servers. To help […]

Introducing Forrester’s Function-As-A-Service Platforms Landscape

Devin Dickerson March 15, 2023
Cloud decision-makers consider FaaS adoption by their development teams to be among their top priorities for the next 12 months. Find out why.

DevOps Theme Team: 2022 In Review And Looking Ahead To 2023

Julie Mohr December 12, 2022
Happy holidays from the DevOps theme team! Our merry band of Forrester analysts covering enterprise architecture, infrastructure, application development, application security, and technology strategy meets periodically to share research, debate trends, and dive into breaking news. What are a few of the trends and themes that have caught our attention this year? Let’s dive in […]

The DoD Announces The Winners For Its $9B JWCC Contract

Tracy Woo December 9, 2022
This week, the US Department of Defense put an end to the year-long suspense by announcing the winners for its Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability contract. Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure were the big winners of the $9 billion contract.

Altitude 2022 Presenters Tell Developers To Embrace A “Location-Less Future”

Devin Dickerson November 16, 2022
I recently attended Altitude 2022 in New York City, which featured many compelling presentations and user stories showcasing the latest happenings at the edge. Along with fascinating use cases such as CNN’s election coverage technology, IKEA’s implementation for large-scale e-commerce, and Paramount’s creative use of edge computing to tackle piracy, I emerged from the event […]

Cloud-Native Development Leaders Must Embrace Serverless Approaches

Devin Dickerson August 3, 2022
Serverless approaches are an emerging but rapidly maturing paradigm for organizations looking to deliver modernized applications while minimizing operational friction and overhead. With markets tightening across the globe and an increasingly competitive environment for tech talent, serverless is an excellent fit for organizations that want to focus on writing code for the business and to […]

Google Public Sector Is A Move To Amplify Industry-Specific Credentials

Devin Dickerson July 13, 2022
On June 28, Google unveiled plans for a new Public Sector subsidiary aimed at helping US public institutions, such as state, local, and educational institutions, drive digital transformations into the cloud. The company also has US federal ambitions by partnering with the Defense Innovation Unit, the US Navy, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). […]

Meet The New Principal Analyst For Cloud-Native Development, Devin Dickerson

Devin Dickerson June 15, 2022
Tell Us About Yourself I’m a native New Orleanian passionate about old-world architecture, gaming, and weight lifting. I love to travel with family, and I keep in touch with the same friends I’ve had since middle school and college. I was always interested in computers and fascinated by the magic of software and games. Still, […]