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

Chuck Gahun 24 hours ago
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.
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Data Mesh In 2023 And Beyond

Michele Goetz 6 days ago
Read our 2023 predictions for data mesh: Clarity, challenges, more confusion, and opportunities are all just part of the journey.

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Benchmarks Help European IT Leaders Make Critical Investment Decisions

Dario Maisto November 30, 2022
Benchmark data can support the decision-making process, but it can also mislead and bring decision-makers to the wrong conclusions. My recent report, 2022 IT And Digital Budget Benchmarks, Europe, presents relevant benchmark figures to support European technology leaders’ decisions. What To Expect From This Report European IT leaders ask plenty of questions about benchmarking. In […]
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The Best Enterprise Transformation Program Is Yet To Be Made

Indranil Bandyopadhyay November 18, 2022
Check out key takeaways from this year’s EY Global Data & AI Summit.
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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 […]
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DXP: “You Keep Using That Term. I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means.”

Joe Cicman November 10, 2022
It’s not inconceivable. Rather than single-sourcing a DXP, think about your digital experience platform as being: A system of applications (and their underlying platforms) … … brought together by various vendors and agencies … … bound by APIs and events … … connected through good data … … which provides the foundation for experiences and […]
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Banking Functionality Doesn’t Differentiate Banking Software Anymore, But Technology And Ecosystems Do

Jost Hoppermann November 7, 2022
Functionality in retail and corporate banking is not highly differentiating anymore. In the future, only those that can support partner solutions in their ecosystem seamlessly can fully cope with banking industry’s expanding requirements.

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Take A Pragmatic Approach To Embrace A Cloud-Native-First Strategy

Charlie Dai November 2, 2022
The era of cloud-native transformation is here. Cloud-native is core to modern IT infrastructure, thanks to the power of the Kubernetes distributed compute backbone. Vibrant open source communities, effective product implementations by vendors, and savvy adoption by enterprises have created a dynamic, powerful cloud-native ecosystem that puts cloud scale in the hands of business and […]
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WebAssembly (Wasm) Will Be Big — Early News From KubeCon 2022

Brent Ellis October 26, 2022
Wasm Day Highlights Docker commits to helping cloud-native developers learn and adopt Wasm as the future of cloud computing and as a complementary technology to containers. Read Docker’s press release here. Fermyon announces open beta of Fermyon Cloud. Growth of the WASI component model to make Wasm more consumable: POSIX support in development via parametric […]
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Platform Product Management Versus Platform Engineering

Charles Betz October 21, 2022
Note: I have heard some concerns I’m “throwing I&O under the bus” here. That’s not the intent. I&O’s struggles stem from deliberate operating model choices by senior leaders. The individual contributors have always worked hard in difficult circumstances. I truly believe that proper product management will benefit them.  I just got back from the DevOps […]
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Enel Excels With A Future Fit Tech Strategy

Phil Brunkard October 21, 2022
Congratulations to Enel for being named the EMEA region winner of Forrester’s inaugural Technology Strategy Impact award. In a keynote session at our recent Technology & Innovation EMEA event, Laura Koetzle, VP and group research director with Forrester, sat down with Alberto Cossu, head of digital strategy with Enel Group, to discuss the company’s transformation […]

2023 Planning Isn’t Business As Usual

Explore Forrester's 2023 planning guide for data-driven insights on where to invest, where to pull back, and where to stay the course.

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Meet The New Analyst Covering Enterprise Transformation

Manuel Geitz October 11, 2022
Meet Manuel Geitz, the new analyst covering enterprise transformation, innovation, and strategy. His core interest is in the execution of change.
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Meet The New Analyst Covering AI And Insurance: Indranil Bandyopadhyay

Indranil Bandyopadhyay October 5, 2022
New Principal Analyst joins Forrester in the areas of financial service, focusing on insurance and data, AI, and ML.
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Oshkosh Receives Forrester’s First-Ever Technology Strategy Impact Award

Frederic Giron October 4, 2022
Learn how industrial technology firm Oshkosh transformed its digital technology organization to become future fit and receive Forrester’s Technology Strategy Impact award.
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The Future Fit Platform Strategy

Liz Herbert October 3, 2022
Technology leaders must prioritize and govern a limited number of platforms with the scale, innovation, and ecosystems to maximize the business impact.
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ERP: Switching To Cloud-Based DOPs At Your Own Pace

Dario Maisto October 3, 2022
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are pushing client organizations to replace their on-premises ERP solutions with cloud-based digital operations platforms (DOPs). As a result, ERP discussions are filling up the agendas of CTOs and procurement officers. The increasing number of inquiries that we at Forrester receive is a clear signal that the market is moving, […]

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The Forrester Enterprise Architecture Award Finalists For EMEA

Paul McKay September 30, 2022
Customer requirements and business needs are constantly changing. In order to successfully address those shifts, organizations are left with no choice but to align their ecosystems. Enterprise architecture (EA) is key when it comes to rewiring business capabilities to a value-driven approach and reinforcing organizational preparedness for future. The Forrester Outcome-Driven Architecture Model is founded on architecture […]
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Let Freedom Ring … Or Compute? — Open Mainframe Summit 2022

Brent Ellis September 23, 2022
The Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project just finished up its third Summit and first in-person event, hosted in Philadelphia, PA. While the project has been around for about seven years, accelerating interest in mainframe modernization has stimulated more vendor involvement as well as community participation. The in-person component of the event was small. Participants were […]
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Crisis-Driven Innovation Demands Creativity And Action Under Pressure

Phil Brunkard September 23, 2022
Get five tips on how to incorporate crisis-driven innovation principles into your innovation competencies and practices.
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