J.P. Gownder

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Determine Your Readiness For AI With The Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment At T&I NA

J.P. Gownder September 7, 2023
Forrester’s Technology & Innovation North America Forum in Austin, Texas is just a few days away (September 10–12)! As a part of our activities at the in-person Hub during the T&I Forum, we want to invite all attendees to take our Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment. What Is The Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment? The Robotics Quotient (RQ) […]

Modern Work Complexity Requires A Modern Collaboration Model

J.P. Gownder July 19, 2023
Effective collaboration is harder than ever. You read that right: Despite all the advances in collaboration technologies in recent years, the complexities of enabling successful collaboration continue to mount. Our new report helps clients contend with these escalating challenges. Consider just two of the major forces reshaping collaboration in real time: Hybrid work is introducing […]

The Four M’s Of Strategic Workplace AI

J.P. Gownder July 10, 2023
Learn how to incorporate AI more quickly and effectively by using the four M's of workplace AI strategy: multiplier, magic, mistakes, and mayhem.

XR Glasses (i.e., Headsets) For Consumers — Just Another Screen? Or More?

Julie Ask April 3, 2023
The conversation around extended reality (XR) headsets comes and goes frequently — and is peaking again now. The story arc of these conversations has been similar for at least a decade (though we seem to have collective amnesia). First, they’re positioned as the next “must-have” consumer electronics device (think Neil Stephenson’s 1992 “Snow Crash” vision […]

AI In Collaboration Tools Is A Tech Problem In Need Of A Human Solution

J.P. Gownder March 21, 2023
Generative AI — where AI generates novel content in response to a user’s natural-language request — is about to get baked into our collaboration tools. On March 16, Microsoft announced Microsoft 365 Copilot, which injects generative AI directly into the company’s productivity suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and more). This follows Google’s recent announcement […]

Mastering Hybrid Meetings Is A Critical Priority

J.P. Gownder March 7, 2023
Employees are overwhelmed with meetings: back-to-back meetings; poorly run meetings; and just flat-out too many meetings. The frequency of meetings increased by 13% during the first year of the pandemic, and leaders tell us those meetings were sticky — they never fell off of calendars. Add in the complications caused by working in the messy […]

Navigating Anywhere-Work In 2023

J.P. Gownder January 17, 2023


Prévisions 2023 : Metavers & NFT

J.P. Gownder 25 Octobre 2022
Découvrez les tendances pour 2023 du metaverse et Web3 identifiées par nos experts analystes. En savoir plus.

Predictions 2023: A Metaverse + NFT Winter Will Cool Market Hype

J.P. Gownder October 25, 2022


Hybrid Work Requires Experimentation

J.P. Gownder October 4, 2022
The road to hybrid success is riddled with speed bumps. Mastering it will require organizational innovation — trying out new practices that employ new technologies and challenge cultural norms.

It’s Time To Discard Outdated Conceptions Of The Office

J.P. Gownder September 7, 2022
Instead of thinking of physical offices and home offices as in conflict, innovative leaders and their most adaptive employees think of them both as part of a single networked entity.

Business Roundtable: Roadmap für verantwortungsvolle KI

Brandon Purcell 25 August 2022
Erhalten Sie eine detaillierte Analyse der kürzlich veröffentlichten Roadmap des Business Roundtable für verantwortungsvolle KI.

Comprendre La Roadmap De La Business Roundtable Pour Une IA Responsable

Brandon Purcell 22 Août 2022
Obtenez une analyse détaillée de la roadmap pour une intelligence artificielle responsable récemment publiée par la Business Roundtable.

COVID-Related Absenteeism Is Costing Your Business Money

J.P. Gownder June 22, 2022
Many organizations are ill-equipped to manage the problem. Yet it's the sort of systemic risk that leaders need to be ready to face.

Your Flight To Anywhere Work Is Readying For Takeoff

J.P. Gownder April 22, 2022
We’ve been talking about anywhere work for more than two years, but the journey to get there is really just about to get off the ground.

The Metaverse In The Enterprise

James L. McQuivey, PhD April 7, 2022
Recently, Forrester released a new report called The State Of The Metaverse, a collaborative effort from five of Forrester’s top analysts to define the metaverse in a way that companies can understand and prepare to act on today. Our take is simple: The metaverse isn’t here yet. But there are parts of the metaverse that […]

There Is No Metaverse Today, But Be Prepared

Mike Proulx March 29, 2022


Navigating The Business Roundtable’s Roadmap For Responsible AI

Brandon Purcell February 3, 2022
Get a detailed analysis of the Business Roundtable's recently published Roadmap for Responsible Artificial Intelligence.

Supreme Court Ruling On Vaccine Mandates Doesn’t Change Your Calculus

J.P. Gownder January 14, 2022
On January 13, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration’s vaccination-or-test mandate for private businesses employing 100 or more workers could not be enforced by OSHA — the federal agency that covers private sector employers and workers in all 50 states. Ultimately, the ruling takes enforcement out of OSHA’s hands and puts it […]

Welcome To The World Of No More Jobs

Katy Tynan November 16, 2021
The concept of a "job" has always been a weak, albeit useful, construct. Employment in the future will focus far less on static jobs and far more on skills, experience, and adaptiveness.
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