internet of things (IoT)

Internet of things (IoT) technologies have great promise for brands looking to connect in new and more relevant ways with customers. Read our insights into selecting the right use cases and orchestrating positive experiences using IoT technologies.

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Address IoT Security Before Your Organization Winds Up In The Headlines

Paddy Harrington October 17, 2023
What does car repair have to do with IoT security strategies? Find out.
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Where Should You Start Your Retail IoT Journey?

Michele Pelino October 2, 2023
From data implications to the myriad of use cases, IoT can be somewhat daunting for retail companies. Get some guidance on where to begin with IoT in this post.

Stay Ahead Of Threats With Detection And Response Engineering

Enhance your security operations by learning the latest detection and response engineering practices.

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The Industrial Metaverse Is A Good Idea That Needs A Better Name

Paul Miller August 22, 2023
The industrial metaverse doesn’t exist yet, but many of its building blocks do — and already connect physical and digital experiences to deliver value in asset-intensive industries like manufacturing.
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Vector Database: The Key To Unlocking The Power Of Generative AI

Noel Yuhanna August 21, 2023
In the age of generative AI (genAI), vector databases are becoming increasingly important. They provide a critical capability for storing and retrieving high-dimensional vector representations, essential for supporting large language models (LLMs). Unlike traditional databases that are optimized for exact matches, vector databases are designed to support similarity searches. Vector databases are ideal for applications […]
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies In 2023

What It Means July 27, 2023
Struggling to figure out which emerging techs to focus on in the year ahead? In this episode, VP of Emerging Tech Portfolio Brian Hopkins and VP and Principal Analyst Michele Goetz discuss the top 10 emerging technologies list for 2023.
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IoT Benefits And Risks

What It Means July 20, 2023
The internet of things (IoT) brings a lot of potential — and a lot of risk. In this episode, Principal Analyst Michele Pelino reviews the latest IoT use cases and Senior Analyst Paddy Harrington highlights some of the security risks involved.
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Use IoT Heat Maps To Identify Opportunities For Operational Excellence

Michele Pelino June 8, 2023
Every day, I speak with enterprises using or aspiring to use the internet of things (IoT). Much of what they want to know are the primary use cases where it can serve them. For this reason, I lean on a combination of quantitative and qualitative insights to build out a use-case heat map by industry. […]

Get Bullish On These 2024 Tech Budget Line Items

Download our 2024 Planning Guide for Technology Executives to learn where to halt legacy spending — and boost tech budgets to power the business growth agenda.

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Technology’s Role In The Growth Agenda

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Impressions From Mobile World Congress 2023

Dan Bieler March 16, 2023
Mobile World Congress 2023 shows that there is still a lot of dynamism in the tech sector and gives attendees insights into networks, cloud infrastructure, and the emerging world of connected solutions.
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Introducing The Forrester Asset Taxonomy

Carlos Casanova March 3, 2023
The definition of “asset” has broadened well beyond traditional financial boundaries in the earliest days of IT asset management. Technology stakeholders are often confused over what constitutes an asset, and the technologies to enable enterprise asset management frequently add to this confusion.
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Tech Trends To Watch In 2023

What It Means February 16, 2023
Hear Forrester’s technology analysts share their 2023 predictions for AI, cloud, automation, edge/IoT, and software development.
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Vehicle Security: Making Sure K.I.T.T. Doesn’t Become K.A.R.R.

Paddy Harrington February 2, 2023
We ended 2022 with the announcement of a vulnerability within SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Services, which has a broad impact because of the ubiquity of these units. In 2023 the vehicle-related software vulnerabilities just keep on coming, this time within API endpoints used by vehicles’ telematics systems, an issue with a wide impact across 16 different […]

Align Tech Spending With 2024 Benchmarks

Download our 2024 Planning Guide for Technology Executives to learn how to drive growth with strategic tech budgeting.

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The New Space Race — For Businesses

What It Means February 2, 2023
Low-Earth-orbit satellites open up a host of new opportunities for businesses. Should your firm be exploring these new solutions? Find out in this episode of What It Means.
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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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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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Where Tech Leaders Should Focus Spend In 2023

What It Means October 6, 2022
Where should technology leaders focus their 2023 investments? In this episode, VP, Research Director Chris Gardner and Principal Analyst Chris Gilchrist review the recommendations in Forrester’s new planning guides for technology leaders.
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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 Of Manufacturing

Paul Miller September 28, 2022
In volatile market conditions, manufacturers must become quicker, smarter, and greener to survive. The transformation of traditional — often conservative — manufacturing firms involves more than just making existing physical processes more efficient. Business and technology leaders increasingly work together to build future fit organizations that are adaptive, creative, and resilient, unlocking more sustainable and […]
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Space And The LEO Promise — A New Forrester Frontier

Phil Brunkard August 31, 2022
The Space Race Has Restarted Today’s interest in the space industry is the most intense since the Apollo missions first captivated the world in the 1960s. Billionaire space tourists in reusable rockets, a planned return trip to the moon, and smaller, cheaper satellites designed to operate in low Earth orbit (LEO) promising to connect the […]
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Budget Pressure Forces Tech Leaders To Face The Legacy Of Technical Debt

Chris Gardner August 23, 2022
Increase, decrease, or experiment? Get tips on assessing your 2023 technology spending plans.
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