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Meet The New Analyst Covering Digital Business & Strategy: William Dahlgren

William Dahlgren September 30, 2022
A new analyst joins Forrester’s Stockholm office to cover digital business and strategy (DB&S) and focus on topics such as digital strategy and metrics across industries.
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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 […]

Shape Your 2023 Cybersecurity Priorities For Uncertain Times

Join us for a planning webinar to learn how you can budget and align your 2023 cybersecurity plans for what’s ahead.

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Trends Shaping The Next Generation Of Retail Consumer Banking

Alyson Clarke September 21, 2022
Banks around the world are bracing themselves for tougher economic conditions amidst record inflation, rising interest rates, and the war in Ukraine. Forrester has been tracking shifts in retail consumer banking to help banks better understand how to adapt to — and capitalize on — these shifts. Here are some of the key trends Forrester […]
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Emerging Technology: Sustainability’s Friend Or Foe?

Martha Bennett September 8, 2022
Business and technology leaders are increasingly concerned with reducing their firms’ impact on this planet’s finite resources. Join us at Technology & Innovation EMEA to learn more.
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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Amazon Web Services

Abhijit Sunil September 7, 2022
Photo copyright Abhinav Sunil Measuring and optimizing cloud sustainability is undoubtedly an important part of the overall carbon footprint reduction strategy for any organization in the digital world. The Forrester Technology Sustainability Framework highlights how considering hyperscale cloud opportunities may provide carbon footprint reduction opportunities in the enterprise technology stack. I spoke with Christopher Wellise, […]
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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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The US Is Spending Nearly Half Of A Trillion Dollars On Climate And Infrastructure, Seeding The Green Market Revolution

Amy DeMartine August 15, 2022
Forrester’s research team reviews the major business implications of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Thoughtworks

Abhijit Sunil August 3, 2022
Cloud carbon footprint calculation and optimization is a critical part of an organization’s overall sustainability strategy. Forrester’s technology sustainability framework highlights the importance of addressing cloud and technology architecture for reducing the overall scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions in any industry. I recently talked with the core leadership team at Thoughtworks that led the […]
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How To Kick-Start Your Innovation For Creating An Environmentally Sustainable Enterprise

Bernhard Schaffrik July 11, 2022
Technologies such as cloud computing or energy consumption monitoring only marginally support sustainability efforts in traditional IT. How can R&D units and innovation leaders make the innovation process more environmentally friendly?
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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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Invest In The Right Technologies To Improve Your Customers’ Financial Well-Being

Aurelie L'Hostis June 10, 2022
The Forrester Financial Well-Being Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 18 technology categories that support financial well-being. Financial services executives should read this report to shape their firm’s investment approach to these technologies.
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ESG’s Footprint On Business

Ryan Skinner June 8, 2022
The ways in which businesses implement ESG principles varies based on their maturity. Here, we explore the differences among five levels of business ESG maturity.

The Future Of Business Is Sustainability

Explore insights on how to navigate the business risks posed by climate change.

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DWS Raided For Greenwashing — Who’s Next?

Ryan Skinner June 6, 2022
The incident involving Deutsche Bank’s asset management subsidiary is a cautionary tale for other asset management companies.
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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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ESG’s Role As A Market

Ryan Skinner May 31, 2022
ESG has been adopted by three major groups according to their own specific motivations. Explore what ESG means to the investment community, the services industry, and individual companies.
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ESG’s Significance To Business Leaders

Ryan Skinner May 24, 2022
ESG can mean different things depending on who's saying it and the context in which it's said. In this first of a series of blog posts on ESG, we explore what it is and its significance to businesses.
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The Time To Act On Inclusive Finance Is Now

Aurelie L'Hostis May 17, 2022
To drive inclusive finance, financial services firms need to offer suitable, accessible, fair, and equitable (SAFE) financial products and services.

The ROI Of Sustainability

Whether you’re a producer of technology or a consumer of it, your entire organisation is affected by the strength of your sustainability strategy.

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Top Five Most Critical CMO Priorities For B2C Brands

Mike Proulx May 11, 2022
Fresh data from Forrester’s Q2 B2C Marketing CMO Pulse Survey, 2022, reveals the top five most critical CMO priorities for B2C brands. Learn more.
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Europese consumenten hechten steeds meer waarde aan duurzaamheid

Michelle Beeson May 9, 2022
Post van gastblogger Melissa Chaudet, senior onderzoeksmedewerker. Het is geen geheim dat Europese consumenten zich steeds meer zorgen maken over de impact van hun consumptie op het milieu. Forrester heeft onlangs nieuw onderzoek uitgevoerd om een beeld te krijgen van de verwachtingen en houding van Europese consumenten ten aan zien van duurzaamheid. Dit waren de bevindingen: […]
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How Sales Can Make Your Sustainability Sustainable

Anne Slough April 22, 2022
The concept of “sustainability,” as we know it today, was first introduced in 1987 in the famous Brundtland (for Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland) Report produced by several countries for the UN. The report defined sustainable development as meeting “the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” […]
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