Trends Report

Industry Clouds Reshape The Economics Of Business Agility, Speed, And Differentiation

Horizontal, Vertical, And Purpose-Built Solutions At Every Layer Of The Cloud Stack Enable Process Readiness As Well As Differentiation

September 27th, 2021
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Paul Miller , Charlie Dai , Tyler Castro , Rachel Birrell


Forrester is covering the key technology trends that technology executives should be attuned to in 2021; the rise of industry clouds is one such trend. Industry clouds supported by a robust ecosystem offer more out-of-the-box functionality tailored to the regulations, processes, and data models of a particular industry. Enterprise demand for agility and rapid time-to-value is creating a compelling economic return for baseline capabilities. Tech execs: Balance the baseline capabilities of industry clouds with the need for differentiated, custom-assembled capabilities that reflect your unique value proposition.

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