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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Top 10 Emerging Technologies For 2024

What It Means June 27, 2024
The pace of technology innovation can make it hard to keep an eye on the tech horizon. In this episode, Vice President of Emerging Tech Portfolio Brian Hopkins walks through this year’s list of the top 10 emerging technologies, describing when each technology will bring value to users.
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Forrester’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies For 2024: As AI Dominates, Security Becomes Paramount

Brian Hopkins June 25, 2024
Forrester’s list of the top 10 emerging technologies for 2024 reflects the continued dominance of AI but also emphasizes the growing importance of security in our increasingly connected world. Get a deep dive on the top 10 list in this blog post.

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Crashing Through The Walls Of Your Enterprise, Modern Cars Are Leaving Security Gaps

Paddy Harrington May 14, 2024
As organizations implement more security controls on existing applications and devices, attackers are looking for the next target of opportunity. Lax security makes connected vehicles a new vector of potential compromise. Learn more in this preview of a new report.
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Hannover Messe 2024: We’re All In This Together

Paul Miller May 1, 2024
It wasn't all AI, but it was mostly AI. Get our top takeaways and impressions from Hannover Messe 2024, the smart manufacturing world’s annual trade show.
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Net Neutrality — Here We Go Again

Octavio Garcia Granados April 25, 2024
The FCC has re-instated the regulations known as Net Neutrality repealed seven years ago. Here are the things you should know to help you roll up your sleeves and develop a plan to work around the new rules.
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The Top 10 Edge Computing And IoT Trends That Matter In 2023

Michele Pelino December 12, 2023
Get a preview of four of the the top 10 2023 trends in edge computing and IoT.
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Edge Development Platforms, Q4 2023

Devin Dickerson December 6, 2023
A new internet is rising. Are you ready? Get a preview the latest Forrester Wave: Edge Development Platforms.
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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.
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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. […]
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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 […]
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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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