Data Snapshot

Future Fit Organizations Leverage Open, Scalable, And Adaptive Platforms To Accelerate Value Delivery

Future Fit Technology Strategy: Platforms

September 23rd, 2022
With contributors:
Linda Ivy-Rosser , Matthew Guarini , Frederic Giron , Elizabeth Cullen , Anna Synakh , Analise Gutierrez , Michael Kearney , Ian McPherson

Future fit organizations accelerate value delivery and innovation by leveraging platforms — bundles of enabling technologies and services designed for a specific purpose. In Forrester’s Future Fit Survey, 2022, 43% of business and technology professionals at future fit organizations described using open, scalable, adaptive platforms instead of individual technology stacks as a higher priority, compared to just 19% of their peers at traditional IT organizations. They’re rejecting traditional single-stack-per-function thinking about enterprise software that creates digital sameness, software sprawl, and vendor lock-in. This is a snapshot of Forrester’s data on the role of platforms in a future fit technology strategy.

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