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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.

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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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.

Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change

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

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Forrester To Launch The Frontline Service Worker Automation Series

Craig Le Clair August 16, 2022
Forrester's forthcoming series looks at categories of automation that directly effects frontline service workers and dives into the challenges, successes, and best practice guidance.
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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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In-Car Subscriptions Must Align To Mobility Moments If They Are To Succeed

Paul Miller July 14, 2022
Instead of offering monthly or annual subscriptions to in-car features, align them to customer mobility moments in ways that address customer pain.
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The Pros And Cons Of Connected Devices

Paddy Harrington July 8, 2022
In May 2022, Business Insider reported that Russian troops stole nearly $5 million worth of farm equipment from a John Deere dealership in Melitopol, Ukraine. The stolen equipment was located by remote GPS and locked, preventing it from being used. This story opens many questions around IoT security and is a path of research that […]
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Future Fit Manufacturers Evolve Their Platform Strategies To Scale

Paul Miller July 4, 2022
The launch announcements for Siemens Xcelerator and Hexagon Nexus show how platforms are evolving in the manufacturing sector.
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Hannover Messe 2022: Smaller But More Focused

Paul Miller June 13, 2022
For the first time since 2019, exhibitors and visitors returned to the Hannover showground this month for the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair. It was great to be back. According to the organisers, the 2019 show attracted more than 215,000 visitors. This year was much smaller — about 75,000 — and you could tell. More […]
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The Two Sides Of Technology’s Environmental Impact

What It Means June 2, 2022
Is emerging tech the cause of or the solution to the climate crisis? The answer is complicated. In this episode, Analyst Abhijit Sunil and VP, Research Director Glenn O’Donnell debate the benefits and impacts of emerging tech on the environment.
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The Future Of Edge Computing: New Opportunities Evolve Along Three Timelines

Michele Pelino May 18, 2022
Learn what new opportunities and risks are brought about by edge computing.
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Voorspellingen voor 2022: duurzaamheid en digitale kloof bepalen edge, IoT en netwerken

Abhijit Sunil May 17, 2022
Hieronder vindt u de drie gewaagde veronderstellingen die wij voor edge, IoT en netwerken maken in 2022.
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Insteon And The Internet Of Bricks

Merritt Maxim May 10, 2022
Last month, smart home provider Insteon appears to have shut down, rendering the Insteon hubs inoperable. Users were unable to control their IoT devices connected to the Insteon hub, such as smart lighting and appliances. The culprit appears to not be malicious malware but rather financial circumstances that have caused the company to cease operations. […]

Enterprise Architecture: Laggards Versus Leaders

Everything about enterprise architecture is changing. Join us on Aug. 4 for an analyst deep dive on the four different EA archetypes driving competitive advantage.

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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022

Jost Hoppermann April 29, 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.
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Jekyll And Hyde: The Dual Role Of Emerging Technologies In Sustainability

Abhijit Sunil April 20, 2022
The dual roles of eight popular emerging technologies and explains how to use them to advance environmental sustainability goals.
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Two Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With Smart Devices, IoT, And A Bit Of Patience

Julie Mohr April 18, 2022
Earth Day Is Upon Us! Earth Day is this Friday, April 22. As such, I wanted to take a break from my normal IT service management/knowledge management coverage to discuss my own journey to reduce my carbon footprint using smart technologies. I have lived in California for over 20 years, and every month I get […]
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