Best Practice Report

Best Practices For Evaluating Emerging Technology

August 3rd, 2021
With contributors:
Ashutosh Sharma , Brian Hopkins , Melissa Chaudet , Sukriti Dangi


Future fit firms have moved on from producing technology watchlists and annual emerging technology reports; they instead continuously scan the horizon for what’s new. Many, however, continue to struggle with selecting the technologies that are most promising and appropriate for their organization. Forrester’s emerging technology ReCPI framework provides guidance on how to approach the four phases that it encompasses: research, communicate, prove, integrate. This report covers the most important best practices that executives must follow when evaluating emerging technologies and highlights some of the pitfalls to avoid.

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