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The Business Applications Playbook For 2017

Align Your Business Applications To Cloud And BT Imperatives

Rapid business change, fueled by technology advances such as mobility and analytics, is transforming how application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals buy, deploy, and manage business...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Database-As-A-Service, Q2 2017

    Automation, Lower Cost, And Flexibility Are Driving Increasing Adoption
    April 24, 2017 | Noel Yuhanna

    Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) has become critical for every organization to support new and growing data management requirements. These platforms provide faster provisioning, unlimited elastic...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report How To Set The Right Strategy For SaaS Integration

    Digital Business Design Takes Precedence Over Technical Approaches
    April 21, 2017 | Randy Heffner

    Vendors market cloud integration products — most notably integration platform as a service (iPaaS) — as if they take care of all an enterprise's software-as-a-service (SaaS) integration needs. Yet...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Cloud-Based DevOps Tools Are Ripening Quickly

    How Cloud DevOps — CD Tool Chains Stack Up To The Standalone Vendors
    April 4, 2017 | Christopher Condo

    Over the past year, the four major public cloud vendors (Amazon Web Services [AWS], IBM, Google, and Microsoft) have made big strides toward integrating development and operations (DevOps) tools...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report 2017 Tech Budget Benchmarks

    Use Our Benchmarks To Transform Your Tech Budget, Not Just Defend It
    March 28, 2017 | Andrew Bartels

    CIOs feel ambivalent about tech budget benchmarks. They need them to respond to CEO and CFO questions about tech spending levels, but they also know the top-line metrics don't really say much. This...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Navigating Salesforce's Complex Landscape

    Not Just CRM: A Primer To Aid Strategic Planning
    March 15, 2017 | Kate Leggett, John R. Rymer

    Many enterprises have expansive visions for using Salesforce but quickly encounter a vexing question: Which of the vendor's several cloud applications will they need? No wonder: Salesforce now...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Business Platforms Power Your Digital Business

    Business Platforms Are The Foundation For New Value Creation
    March 15, 2017 | Dan Bieler

    Business platforms will reshape a wide variety of industries, markets, and work arrangements, leveraging data analytics to create new customer value ecosystems. Business platforms will push...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Workday Services Partners

    Workday Customers Look To Partner Ecosystem To Accelerate Implementation And Maximize Business Value
    March 10, 2017 | Liz Herbert, Paul D. Hamerman

    As companies seek to improve business flexibility and engage employees with digital experiences, they are migrating traditionally on-premises systems of record to software-as-a-service (SaaS)...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Build Digital Workspace Delivery Systems To Give Employees The Right Tools For Their Jobs

    Tools And Technology: The Workforce Enablement Playbook
    March 6, 2017 | David K. Johnson

    Employees in your company who engage with customers must become more agile, responsive, and informed. The corporate personal computing environment is now a mix of legacy technology that isn't well...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Transform Customer Processes And Systems To Improve Experiences

    Executive Overview: The CRM Playbook
    March 2, 2017 | Kate Leggett

    The age of the customer means that a focus on the customer now matters more than any other strategic imperative. Forrester's CRM playbook outlines four steps that application development and...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Capitalize On SaaS CRM Solutions With Better Governance

    Organization: The CRM Playbook
    February 17, 2017 | Kate Leggett

    Organizations increasingly adopt software-as-a-service (SaaS) CRM solutions, but many have not adapted their governance processes and policies to get maximum value out of those solutions....

  • For B2B Marketing Professionals

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    Report Pricing Strategies For Software-As-A-Service

    Subscription Models Force Vendors To Rethink Pricing And Packaging To Align Better With How They Deliver Customer Value
    February 16, 2017 | Duncan Jones

    Companies that want to sell SaaS applications to businesses must align their products' pricing with how those products deliver business value to customers. B2B marketing specialists know that new...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Preparing For A Salesforce Negotiation

    Plan Ahead To Manage With This Fast-Growing, Strategic SaaS Partner
    February 15, 2017 | Liz Herbert, Mark Bartrick

    Salesforce is now a giant in the enterprise software space — with nearly 200,000 customers. The software-as-a-service (SaaS) behemoth now offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for the...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Ten Key Strategies For Pivoting Business Applications To SaaS

    Strategy: The Business Applications Playbook
    February 14, 2017 | Paul D. Hamerman

    Using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, you can turn historically batch processes into real-time processes, improve user and customer experiences, and focus on business outcomes instead of...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report US Government Sector Tech Spending Trends, 2017 To 2018

    Government CIOs Must Find Ways To Increase BT Spend Amid Tight Budgets
    February 8, 2017 | Andrew Bartels, Rick Parrish

    US federal, state, and local government CIOs are caught in a bind. The age of the customer is as real to them as it is to public companies. Government CIOs need to make investments in analytics,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Better Governance Leads To Better Customer Service — Yes, Really!

    Processes: The Contact Centers For Customer Service Playbook
    February 8, 2017 | Ian Jacobs, Kate Leggett

    Companies struggle to deliver reproducible, effective, and personalized customer service in line with customers' expectations and companies' cost constraints. With siloed governance processes being...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Navigate The Future Of CRM In 2017

    Vision: The CRM Playbook
    January 30, 2017 | Kate Leggett

    In the age of the customer, good customer experiences are the only sources of competitive differentiation. Organizations use customer relationship management (CRM) as a foundational building block...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

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    Report The State Of Network Security: 2016 To 2017

    Benchmarks: The Security Architecture And Operations Playbook
    January 26, 2017 | Heidi Shey

    This data-driven report outlines budgeting and spending, security group responsibilities, network security technology, and services adoption in North American and European organizations for 2016 to...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Indian Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    Tech Spending In India Will Continue To Grow Sharply Through 2018
    January 24, 2017 | Ashutosh Sharma

    In 2017 and 2018, domestic factors and activities will influence business and government technology spending in India more than ever before. CIOs will need to strike a balance between making...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report China Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    Business Technology Accelerates Digital Transformation In China
    January 24, 2017 | Charlie Dai

    Technology spending in China will reach US$215 billion in 2017 as organizations accelerate their digital transformation initiatives by rapidly increasing their business technology (BT) investments....

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    The Region's Tech Spending Will See Moderate Growth In 2017 Before Accelerating To Almost 6% Growth In 2018
    January 24, 2017 | Andrew Bartels, Frederic Giron

    CIOs in the Asia Pacific region will continue to face a business environment of modest economic growth in 2017, with 3% growth in tech spending. Better economies in 2018 will push growth closer to...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Australian Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    CIOs Transform Their Tech Teams For The Age Of The Customer
    January 24, 2017 | Tim Sheedy

    This is the time of year when Australian CIOs and their partners in the business plan their 2017 technology budgets. To help CIOs with this process, this report provides our current forecast for...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Vendor Landscape: SaaS ERP Applications, 2017

    The Shift To SaaS ERP Accelerates As Businesses Adapt To Digital Transformation
    January 23, 2017 | Paul D. Hamerman

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) is accelerating as a mainstream delivery model to help companies gain flexibility and leverage modern cloud technologies. The market...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Breakout Vendors: SaaS Business Applications In China

    Emerging Software-As-A-Service Vendors Are Growing Fast And Starting To Disrupt Traditional Software Segments
    January 12, 2017 | Frank Liu, Liz Herbert

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications are becoming an option to replace or complement on-premises software in China. Major global SaaS vendors such as Salesforce and Workday have no presence in...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    3% To 4% Growth As Forces Of Disruption Battle With Forces Of Continuity
    January 9, 2017 | Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    2016 was a year of disruptions, both in the political world (Brexit, Trump's election) and in the technology world (cloud, artificial intelligence). CIOs will deal with those disruptions in 2017...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Mind The Gap When Organizing To Support Contact Center Applications

    Organization: The Contact Centers For Customer Service Playbook
    January 5, 2017 | Art Schoeller

    Contact center applications require high reliability and scale that exceed typical requirements for enterprise applications. Configuring them drives not only the customer experience, but the agent...

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