Emerging Technology

Emerging technology is reshaping business models and improving digital experiences for consumers and employees across industries and geographies. To leverage emerging technology effectively on their path to business and digital transformation, brands and enterprises must continually assess the technology landscape to separate vaporware from the truly emerging technologies, while also evaluating the impact of new technologies on the organization’s technical debt and legacy operations and existing tech stack. Forrester can provide best practices and frameworks for getting the most from your emerging technologies. Read our insights to learn how to evaluate, implement, and drive business value with new and emerging technology.

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An Inside Look At Forrester’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies Report

What It Means 6 days ago
Which emerging technologies should be on your radar in the year ahead? VP, Emerging Tech Portfolio Brian Hopkins and VP, Principal Analyst Julie Ask walk through Forrester’s list of the top 10 emerging technologies to watch.
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How We Picked The 2022 Top 10 Emerging Technologies

Brian Hopkins November 21, 2022
Out of the hundreds of technologies that Forrester tracks, we landed on 10. (And, no, they don't include the metaverse.) Here, we break down our selection process.

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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Predictions 2023: Economic Uncertainty And Climate Shifts Will Shape Edge, IoT, And Networking

Michele Pelino November 7, 2022
From the city to the farm, market forces will have a dramatic impact on edge, IoT, and networking. Learn more in our 2023 predictions.
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‘Tis The Season Of Open Enrollment, But Members Need More Information To Be Jolly

Natalie Schibell November 7, 2022
As open enrollment commences, health insurers face a major knowledge gap, preventing them from engaging their members.
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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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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Dell Technologies

Abhijit Sunil October 25, 2022
Get an inside look at Dell's sustainability strategy from Page Motes, Dell Technologies Head of Corporate Sustainability.
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Predictions 2023: A Metaverse + NFT Winter Will Cool Market Hype

J.P. Gownder October 25, 2022

Planning Guides 2023

Get planning and budgeting guidance for tech, CX, marketing, and other functions to help you make the right decisions in the year ahead.

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Prefacio: Mi Blog de Introducción

Octavio Garcia Granados October 17, 2022
Dándole seguimiento a los múltiples mensajes de apoyo y animo en este nuevo capítulo de mi vida, he decidido escribir un prefacio. He escogido intencionalmente “Prefacio” como el título de este primero blog para indicar que no solo se trata de un capítulo, pero será un libro lleno de revelaciones para líderes de negocios y […]
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Where Did Gaia-X Go Wrong?

What It Means October 13, 2022
The Gaia-X initiative was launched in 2019 as a way for European governments to reclaim data sovereignty from non-European cloud hyperscalers. But it hasn’t lived up to its promise. In this episode, senior analysts Dario Maisto and Jeffrey Rajamani provide an update on the current state and future outlook for Gaia-X.
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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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Prescription For The Future: Acute Home Care Is The Best Medicine For US Hospitals

Natalie Schibell October 10, 2022
Fueled by the pandemic’s necessity for virtual care, acute home care models are gaining momentum. Unlike preestablished care delivery models, acute home care incorporates value-based care at its core, allowing hospitals to optimize the management of clinical practices.
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A Preface: My Introductory Blog

Octavio Garcia Granados October 6, 2022
Following the multiple messages of support and encouragement in this new chapter of my life, I have decided to write a preface. I have intentionally chosen “A Preface” as the title of this first blog to indicate that it’s not only going to be a chapter but a book full of insight for business and […]

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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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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Show Me The Metaverse

Martha Bennett September 22, 2022
Learn how the future viability of the metaverse depends on these four key emerging technologies.
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Show Me The Value (Of Emerging Technology)

Brian Hopkins September 19, 2022
Learn which two of Forrester's top 10 emerging technologies can deliver value to your organization today.
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Show Me (How Emerging Technologies Will Enable) The Future Of Consumer Digital Experiences

Julie Ask September 16, 2022
Learn which four emerging technologies could help your brand create truly differentiating consumer experiences.
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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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There’s No Place Like Home: CVS And Walgreens Zero In On The Home Care Imperative

Natalie Schibell September 8, 2022
A move to home care beckons retail to push the throttle on health equity and value-based care. But first, retail will need to win patient loyalty and trust.  
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Emerging Technology: Sustainability’s Friend Or Foe?

Martha Bennett September 8, 2022
Business and technology leaders are increasingly concerned with reducing their firms’ impact on this planet’s finite resources. Join us at Technology & Innovation EMEA to learn more.
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Now Is Not The Time To Pull Back On Responsible And Ethical Tech Efforts

Sara M. Watson September 7, 2022
Earn trust and drive sustainable differentiation in technology with a responsible and ethical tech strategy.
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