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The B2B Cross-Border Payments Market: What’s Hot In 2024?

Meng Liu 4 days ago
The fast development of emerging technologies such as AI/ML and blockchain makes the competitive landscape competition in the B2B cross-border payments market even more intense. Learn more in this preview of a new report.
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The Web Needs A Way Of Proving That You’re A Real Person — Worldcoin Is Not The Solution

Martha Bennett July 26, 2023
New crypto-focused financial network Worldcoin promises to provide a “new identity and financial network owned by everyone.” But it raises more issues than it solves. Find out why.
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Web 4.0? Let’s Figure Out Web 3.0 First!

Martha Bennett July 14, 2023
The EU has released proposals for Web 4.0. But have we properly defined Web 3.0 yet? Find out why this approach could be deeply flawed.
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Blockchain: It’s More Than Just Crypto

What It Means February 23, 2023
How closely is the fate of blockchain tied to cryptocurrency? Do NFTs have business value? In this episode, Vice President and Principal Analyst Martha Bennett dispels some blockchain myths and shares some use cases that may not be on your radar.
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Distributed Ledger Technology In Banking — Neither Major Upheaval Nor Dead Silence

Jost Hoppermann January 25, 2023
Blockchain has added value for banks when filling white spaces or replacing inadequate solutions. Fully operational systems are few and far between.
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Understand The State Of Central Bank Digital Currencies In Asia Pacific

Meng Liu December 29, 2022
The Asia Pacific region is at the forefront of central bank digital currency (CBDC) development. Most APAC countries are proactively exploring and experimenting with CBDCs. China, South Korea, India, and Thailand are proactively piloting retail CBDCs. Singapore and Malaysia are currently focusing on wholesale CBDCs and participating in some multicountry CBDC pilots. Australia and Japan […]
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Meet Two Schrödinger’s Cats, Web3 And The Metaverse, At Technology & Innovation APAC In Sydney

Leslie Joseph October 11, 2022
This Technology & Innovation APAC, come listen to Sam Higgins and I talk about two Schrödinger’s cats in today’s tech ecosystem. First up: Web3. Some believe that Web3 will change the World Wide Web as we know it by giving users more control over their data and identities, ushering in better incentive structures for creators […]
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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.
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Tackling Technology’s Trust Problem

What It Means August 25, 2022
What can be done to address a growing lack of trust in technology? Principal Analyst Sara Watson digs into the causes of this issue and provides some examples of firms taking proactive steps to minimize its impact.
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Blockchain For CEOs

George Colony July 12, 2022
Learn what it is, what it does, and what it means for your organization today and in the future.
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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022

Jost Hoppermann April 29, 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.
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Jekyll And Hyde: The Dual Role Of Emerging Technologies In Sustainability

Abhijit Sunil April 20, 2022
The dual roles of eight popular emerging technologies and explains how to use them to advance environmental sustainability goals.
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Web3 Isn’t Going To Fix The Shortcomings Of Today’s Web

Martha Bennett March 28, 2022
Will Web3 deliver on its promise? Learn how the three key tenets of the new vision compare to today's web.
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NFTs: Fun Stocking Stuffers Or A Lump Of Coal?

Sucharita Kodali March 3, 2022
What are NFTs, really? What’s in it for brands? What are the key challenges? Here's a quick recap of our recent webinar on NFTs.
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Cryptocurrency: Everything Retailers Need To Know

Martha Bennett November 16, 2021
Let's demystify the crypto basics, examine the pros and cons, and share our take on whether retailers should accept cryptocurrencies.
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NFTs Are Having A Bromance With US Males

Mike Proulx November 4, 2021
State Farm is jumping onto the NFT bandwagon with a football-themed treasure hunt running November 4–7. The insurance company is just the latest of a quickly growing list of brands experimenting with nonfungible tokens since they started gaining marketers’ attention back in March with the launch of NBA Top Shot. That same month, NFTs officially […]
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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Dr. Suku Nair, SMU AT&T Center For Virtualization

Abhijit Sunil June 2, 2021
Photo by Abhinav Sunil The intersection of how technology platforms are evolving and how it both affects and aids sustainability is a topic that Forrester’s sustainability team is currently studying. We spoke with Dr. Suku Nair, one of the most respected computer scientists in the country. He currently heads the SMU AT&T Center for Virtualization […]
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中国引领全球区块链应用,实现数字化转型

Charlie Dai April 29, 2021
区块链技术的发展以及新冠疫情所带来的冲击,使得企业进一步考虑优先将区块链作为数字化转型的手段。点击“阅读更多”了解中国如何引领全球区块链应用来实现数字化转型。
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After Retail Banking, Now Banks Must Transform Their Corporate Banking

Arnav Gupta February 26, 2021
Digital transformation is coming to corporate banking. Corporate banking today is antiquated due to its highly customized and complex product offerings; lack of challengers to drive innovation; and strong barriers to switching for clients. Enterprise clients have lived with a subpar experience for far too long. Now these clients are starting to demand change. They […]
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Tech Trends To Watch In 2021

What It Means January 7, 2021
Forrester analysts provide their predictions for IoT, AI, blockchain, and cloud in this special edition of What It Means.
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