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Introducing Forrester's TechRadar™ Research

How To Make Smarter Technology Planning Decisions

August 1st, 2007
David Metcalfe
With contributors:
Katie Smillie , Eric G. Brown , Matthew McCormack , Caroline Roeleveld-Hoekendijk , Patrick M. Connaughton


Technology planners face a challenge to make the best technology adoption, maintenance, and retirement decisions for their firms. To make these decisions, stakeholders assess business and technology criteria. Forrester's TechRadar research describes and plots a technology according to its ecosystem maturity, business value-add adjusted for uncertainty, and future trajectory. IT and business professionals should embed Forrester's TechRadar analysis in their technology planning process to make better-informed adoption and retirement decisions.

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