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Lemonade’s Acquisition Of Metromile: Start Your Engines! The Race For Digital Insurance Supremacy Just Took A New Turn

Jeffery Williams November 10, 2021
Talk about timing. Last week, Lemonade revealed Lemonade Car, its entry into auto insurance. This week, it announced the acquisition of Metromile, one of the largest usage-based auto insurers in the world. Insurance technology (insurtech) M&A has been strong, but admittedly, I didn’t expect to see a transaction like this so soon. But I suppose […]
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Predictions 2022: Smart Infrastructure Investments Accelerate In APAC

Achim Granzen November 5, 2021
Investments in smart infrastructure will boom in 2022. Find out why in our 2022 predictions.
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Predictions 2022 Live

Chart a bold path to success in 2022. Hear our predictions for the year ahead.

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Predictions 2022: Sustainability, Digital Divide Shape Edge, IoT, And Networking

Abhijit Sunil November 4, 2021
In 2022, edge and IoT will power sustainability efforts while investment in smart technologies will surge. Learn more in our 2022 predictions.
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Key Takeaways From IAA Mobility: Repositioning The Automotive Industry Around Changing Customer Priorities

Dan Bieler September 29, 2021
Forrester attended the International Motor Show Germany, rebranded as IAA MOBILITY. It took place in Munich between 7–12 September, 2021. The event was staged as a hybrid event. It managed to attract 400,000 “real” visitors, making it one of the largest trade fairs since the pandemic started. The buzz was noticeable, although visitor numbers were […]
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Industrial IoT Platform Vendors Focus On Getting The Basics Right

Paul Miller September 15, 2021
In Forrester's 35-criterion evaluation of industrial internet-of-things (IoT) software platform providers, we identified the eight most significant — Bosch, Cisco, GE Digital, Hitachi, PTC, Samsung SDS, Siemens, and Software AG — and researched, analyzed, and scored them.
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Experiment, Then Scale: Lessons From Manufacturing

Paul Miller August 24, 2021
What's the best way to scale innovation at your firm? Start by learning from others' missteps. Find out more in this blog post.
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Connected Insurance: Reality Or Hype?

Jeffery Williams August 16, 2021
I speak often with clients about the role of technology in insurance. Of the many innovations we discuss, connected insurance may be the most polarizing. Connected insurance (CI) is nascent across most insurance lines. But evolving consumer preferences and increasing competition from digital-first startups require forward-thinking insurers to harness emerging technology and invest in CI […]
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European Predictions 2022

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Prevent A Loss, Save A Tree

David Hoffman August 16, 2021
Hard to believe we’re almost three quarters through 2021. Now seems as good a time as any to draw your attention to one of last year’s predictions on insurance. I really like our prediction that connected devices will drive a 50% increase in the usage-based insurance market. Why? Not because the odds of it happening […]
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China Is Leading Global 5G Innovation

Guannan Lu August 12, 2021
Forrester believes that 2021 is the year that China becomes the epicenter of 5G innovations globally. Learn three reasons why in this blog post.
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Open Finance Will Reshape The Relationship Between Banks And Their Customers

Jacob Morgan August 11, 2021
Learn the two crucial factors that will determine the pace and scale of open finance's opportunity.
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The Space Wide Web Is Ready To Launch

Phil Brunkard July 12, 2021
The Space Tech Industry Is Looking Up The new space race is truly underway following Richard Branson’s monumental first passenger trip to space, beating Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin passenger flight by more than a week. The Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spacecraft did not pass the so-called Karman line, unlike Jeff Bezos’ plans. It did, however, […]
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Invest Now: Your Interoperability Strategy Will Drive Patient Outcomes

Natalie Schibell July 7, 2021
“The first wealth is health.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson These words of perennial wisdom are a compelling reminder that public health is the bedrock for constructing a prosperous economy and nation. This very philosophy beckoned me to the healthcare field as a student and public health professional for the past two decades. My name is […]
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5G Will Become A Key Enabler For Digital Transformation Of The Public Sector

Dan Bieler June 10, 2021
Technology transformation is a fundamental lever to change the workings of government. Government priorities, including higher citizen engagement, improved productivity, and stronger economic growth increasingly depend on digital technology.
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Let’s Refocus Industrial IoT Software Platforms On The Things

Paul Miller May 5, 2021
At Forrester we're refining our definition of what an industrial IoT software platform is while introducing a new term to address broader requirements and use cases.
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Future Fit Tech Leaders Must Make Sustainability A Top Priority

Phil Brunkard April 22, 2021
Earth Day 2021: A Small Change Makes A Big Difference Ahead of Earth Day 2021, I recently watched the excellent David Attenborough documentary “The Year Earth Changed.” The most encouraging message is that even a small change in our habits can make a big difference to our planet. Within the first weeks of lockdown, with […]
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The Global Chip Shortage Won’t Ease Soon

Glenn O'Donnell April 21, 2021
The world is suffering from a systemic shortage of chips. Worry not, your supply of Cool Ranch Doritos is just fine. The chips I’m talking about here are based on silicon, not potatoes or corn. Semiconductors power just about everything now. Your car is a small data center on wheels. When you do a Zoom […]
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The Race To Put Cars In The Cloud Is … Confusing

Paul Miller February 15, 2021
Cloud providers and carmakers keep announcing grand partnerships. The reality is more complex and, often, less exciting.
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Prodigal Son Gelsinger Returns As Intel CEO

Glenn O'Donnell January 13, 2021
Early today, Intel announced CEO Bob Swan will be replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. Facing stronger competitive challenges, Intel has struggled. As you can see, Intel’s stock (INTC) has languished while its peers grew exceptionally well. In the past 12 months, INTC stock lost 5.3% while Qualcomm (QCOM) gained 66.29%, AMD gained 80.18%, and […]
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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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IoT Solutions Power Safe, Speedy, And Cold COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery

Nigel Fenwick December 15, 2020
By enabling temperature monitoring of vaccine shipments, advances in internet-of-things technology could play a major role in the vaccine's deployment.
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