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Collaborative Supply Networks Can Resolve The Logistics Logjam

George Lawrie November 11, 2022
Road Transportation Is Fragmented And Wasteful Road freight accounts for 30% of the global logistics spend at about US$1.9 trillion per year. But road transportation is a highly fragmented industry. Most North American carriers operate fewer than 20 trucks, and companies with fewer than 50 employees generate more than 60% of European road freight market […]
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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.

Seize On 2023 Tech Opportunity

Get our Predictions 2023 guide to see how tech leaders are shifting their focus to outpace disruption.

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European Predictions 2023: Cloud

Dario Maisto October 27, 2022
In 2023, European banks and governments will accelerate their cloud plans while Kubernetes will see increased interest, as well. Learn more in our 2023 cloud predictions for EMEA.
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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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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 […]
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How A Strong Collaboration Between CMO And CIO Accelerates Businesses’ Success

Christina Schmitt September 29, 2022
Technology is not the exclusive core expertise of IT anymore. For many years, technology has had a place in the B2B marketing strategy and represents a big part of marketing’s responsibility. In addition to implementing and running the relevant marketing technology, marketing requires the knowledge to use it effectively to drive the revenue engine, create […]
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Four Key Takeaways From The 2022 State Of Retail Payments Survey

Lily Varon September 29, 2022
Four in five software decision makers at US retail companies are adopting or plan to adopt payments software in 2022, Forrester data shows.

Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change

Get our Predictions 2023 guide to explore the infrastructure shifts driving transformation and resiliency.

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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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Function-First Tech Buying: The Way Forward In A World Of Legacy Tech Systems And Ecosystem Bloat

Emily Pfeiffer September 22, 2022
Digital commerce stacks are weighed down by legacy bloat. Discover how function-first buying can boost efficiency and slim down costs by separating required and common functions in digital commerce tech stacks.
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VMware Bets Its Future On Multicloud — But The Odds Are Long

Brent Ellis September 15, 2022
Will enterprises pay big money for both public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and VMware cloud infrastructure services just to get past hyperscaler lock-in? That’s VMware’s wager in a multicloud and hybrid world, and the company’s flagship user event touted a series of services and offerings to convince customers to take VMware with them […]
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Measuring The ROI Of Your Digital Investments

Dan Bieler September 15, 2022
Traditional ROI models work poorly for transformative digital initiatives. Learn how to better measure the ROI of digital investments.
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Power Your Digital Business With The Right Platforms And Partners

Emily Pfeiffer September 14, 2022
Digital business leaders can use these tips to evolve their evaluation, selection, and evolution practices for both platforms and partners. Plus, learn about a robust new body of research that will help you supercharge the effectiveness of your digital ecosystem.

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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Debating The Metaverse At Forrester’s Technology & Innovation Event

Mike Proulx August 24, 2022

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Steadfast Technology Decisions Will Deliver Business Value In 2023

Christopher Gilchrist August 23, 2022
CIOs must approach their 2023 planning and budgeting period with a growth mindset. Get three takeaways from Forrester's 2023 planning guide for technology executives.
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What The Massive US CHIPS Act Means To You

Glenn O'Donnell August 9, 2022
President Biden just signed the CHIPS for America Act into law as part of a larger $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act appropriation. This “CHIPS Act” allocates $54.2 billion in funding to support US domestic technology innovation, primarily aimed at the semiconductor industry. Much of the lobbying that brought this act to reality is focused […]
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Announcing The Forrester EUEM Wave™: The Race To Improve DEX Is On

Andrew Hewitt August 1, 2022
We are thrilled to today release our second-ever end-user experience management (EUEM) Wave: The Forrester Wave™: End-User Experience Management, Q3 2022. We looked at the top nine vendors in the market today and evaluated them across a whopping 32 criteria — up from 10 in our previous New Wave™ report. Why is EUEM so important? […]
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How To Kick-Start Your Innovation For Creating An Environmentally Sustainable Enterprise

Bernhard Schaffrik July 11, 2022
Technologies such as cloud computing or energy consumption monitoring only marginally support sustainability efforts in traditional IT. How can R&D units and innovation leaders make the innovation process more environmentally friendly?

A Tech Leader’s Guide To Sustaining Innovation

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The Forrester Technology Strategy Impact Award Semifinalists For North America

Frederic Giron July 6, 2022
Drum roll, please! We announce the 10 semifinalists for the prestigious Forrester Technology Strategy Impact Award 2022 for North America!
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Introducing Forrester’s Now Tech: Data Resilience Solutions Suites, Q2 2022

Brent Ellis June 28, 2022
Data resilience solutions suites (DRSSes) can provide a holistic structure for a business’s data resilience and backup strategy. A DRSS can address some persistent threats such as cybersecurity attacks, which can increase the complexity of a company’s data protection efforts. It can also provide security around data in case of deletion or disaster recovery. Forrester’s […]
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Value Is In The Eye Of The Beholder — When It Comes To Tech’s Business Value

Phil Brunkard June 24, 2022
There’s more to ensuring that technology enables business value than meets the eye. There is no single value proposition to communicating the value of technology to stakeholders. Each stakeholder perceives value differently. Value is in the eye of the beholder. You Think You “Deliver” Value To Business Stakeholders … But You Don’t Value for stakeholders […]
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