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Knowledge Worker Autonomy And Its Impact On The Employee Experience

Julie Mohr 3 days ago
As organizations continue efforts to perpetually reduce costs, knowledge worker productivity becomes a key focus. Specifically, this means giving knowledge workers the ability to work on their own without assistance from other knowledge workers. Done well, this is autonomy. Done poorly, it can be difficult to know what to do, how to do it, and […]
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How Your DOP SIs Are Fighting “The War On Talent”

Amanda LeClair May 19, 2022
The war on talent is affecting the tech services industry, including large SIs focused on ERP implementations like those in the SAP and Oracle ecosystems. For enterprises embarking on major DOP programs, if talent strategy isn’t already an elevated criteria in your partner selection, it should be.

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As The Abortion Debate Ramps Up, Companies Must Support The Diverse Needs Of Their Employees And Customers

Katy Tynan May 10, 2022
The Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion on Roe v. Wade has intensified calls for brands to respond to the abortion debate. But your primary focus should be on your employees and your customers.
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Creativity In The Workplace — Six Months In, And I Love This Place

Julie Mohr May 9, 2022
Back in 1998, I was a support manager working at the National Institutes of Health at the Clinical Center. I was a young parent, a manager for the first time, and I was full of ideas on how to make the work environment a better place. Back then, our biggest threat was viruses coming in […]
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European Skill Clusters: A Solution To The Tech Talent Crunch?

What It Means April 28, 2022
With the tech talent crunch in Europe creating urgent challenges, business and technology leaders are looking beyond their local regions to fill their skills gaps. On this episode, Principal Analyst Dan Bieler and VP, Research Director James McQuivey discuss a new report that identifies and ranks Europe’s top talent regions, or “skill clusters.”
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Rising Digital Demands Drive New Skill Requirements Across Europe

Dan Bieler April 25, 2022
European governments, businesses, and societies need to prepare for a fundamental transformation of their skills base to survive and thrive. To drive sustainable growth and innovation and to prepare for the future of work, European businesses depend on a blend of digital and technology-related skills as well as critical thinking, problem solving, resilience, active learning, […]
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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.
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Culture Energy Is The Answer To Your Culture Challenges

James L. McQuivey, PhD April 20, 2022
There's no such thing as a culture of resilience/innovation/collaboration. There's only culture energy. Learn more.
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Your Clinician Experience Will Steer Quality Care And Outcomes

Shannon Germain April 20, 2022
I recently joined Forrester as a senior analyst supporting the healthcare vertical, building on my experience as a nurse and healthcare product architect. To learn more about my background, check out my full bio here. From an early age, it was apparent to me that my passion lies in providing care for patients. When I […]
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Better Understand The Tech Labor Market To Unlock Your Labor Strategy

Christopher Gilchrist April 11, 2022
The talent crunch in tech is only going to get worse. Find out how much worse and get a possible solution in this blog.
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The Metaverse In The Enterprise

James L. McQuivey, PhD April 7, 2022
Barely a week ago, 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 […]
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You Say You Want A Revolution? Announcing Our Latest Security Awareness And Training Forrester Wave™

Jinan Budge March 16, 2022
The security awareness and training (SA&T) market has been stagnant for so long, with the last major disruption as far as I can tell being the introduction of phishing simulations about a decade or so ago. Since then, the industry seems to have seen a slow and steady evolution from ticking boxes to meet a […]

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Customer Service In 2022: The Times They Are A-Changin’

Christina McAllister March 16, 2022
It’s been two years (!) since the pandemic began, and customer service organizations have managed the impossible: moving thousands of agents home practically overnight and rapidly deploying new digital channels, all while supporting millions of COVID-19-stressed customers. Our world has changed, and customer expectations have changed with it. Customer service leaders must shake off decades […]
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Unlocking The Power Of Purpose For B2B Leadership

Nancy Maluso March 9, 2022

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The Great Resignation: The Reality Behind The Headlines

Katy Tynan March 9, 2022
Far from a short-term talent crunch, the so-called “great resignation” has been 10 long years in the making. If you respond to it with short-term measures, you will miss the underlying drivers of today’s talent problems and leave yourself struggling to manage the future of work. In my new report, Unpacking The Hype About The […]
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Fix The Vulnerability Within: Break Gender Bias In Cybersecurity

Jinan Budge March 7, 2022
Forrester predicts that in 2022, one in 10 experienced security pros will exit the industry. This brain drain is the result of a few dynamics colliding: poor financial and advancement incentives; general stress and burnout impacting security teams; and cybersecurity’s dirty little secret, workplace toxicity! And cybersecurity isn’t immune to the hidden epidemic impacting women’s ability […]
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Government Agencies: Stop Sitting On EX Insights

Angelina Gennis March 3, 2022
Governments have a wealth of employee data they aren't putting to use. It's time to start driving more actionable insights.

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Seeking Adaptivity? Lose The Jobs

What It Means February 24, 2022
How can your organization become more adaptive? Stop hiring for jobs. Principal Analyst Katy Tynan and VP, Principal Analyst J. P. Gownder break down Forrester’s new “no more jobs” talent model.
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Now Live! The Forrester Wave™: Intranet Platforms, Q1 2022

Cheryl McKinnon February 23, 2022
The latest edition of The Forrester Wave™: Intranet Platforms, Q1 2022, is now published! (subscription required) The intranet market has substantially reinvented itself in recent years. The appetite among enterprise clients has changed dramatically: No longer are homegrown, highly customized systems desirable. Now we see organizations demand software-as-a-service delivery models, easy-to-understand pricing and packaging, and […]
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The Anywhere Operating System

Andrew Hewitt February 22, 2022
Does the operating system matter in the world of remote and hybrid work? Learn about a more accessible version of the operating systems you already know and love.
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