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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Vendor Landscape: Merchandise Management Systems

    How To Make The Right MMS Choice Amid A Crowded Market Landscape
    March 17, 2017 | George Lawrie

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals within retail organizations increasingly struggle to meet customers' elevated omnichannel service expectations. Legacy merchandise...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning Solutions, Q1 2017

    Enterprises Must Possess The Power To Predict In The Age Of The Customer
    March 7, 2017 | Mike Gualtieri

    Make your data scientists more productive — and happier — with a new predictive analytics and machine learning (PAML) solution. In our 23-criteria evaluation of PAML solution vendors, we identified...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Databases, Q1 2017

    In-Memory Databases Are Driving Next-Generation Workloads And Use Cases
    February 28, 2017 | Noel Yuhanna

    In-memory database initiatives are fast on the rise as organizations focus on rolling out real-time analytics and extreme transactions to support growing business demands. In-memory offers...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report Breakout Vendors: Workplace Technology Innovation

    Three Innovative Workplace Tech Vendors Boost Employee Productivity And Customer Satisfaction
    February 10, 2017 | Andrew Hewitt

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders responsible for workforce experience and technology increasingly think of buildings and the technologies within them not just as places to do work but as...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Applying Forrester's International Research On Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms

    Understand The Local Differences That Affect Your Cloud Plans, Using Four Forrester Wave™ Evaluations From Around The World
    January 30, 2017 | Paul Miller, John R. Rymer

    In a series of four tightly connected Forrester Wave reports, we evaluated the 18 most significant providers of public cloud platforms. Separately, these reports evaluated vendors in four contexts:...

  • 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 CIO Professionals

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    Report Public Clouds Spread Across Europe

    Major Public Cloud Vendors Expand Beyond Their First European Locations, Offering CIOs Flexibility, Choice, And Compliance
    January 18, 2017 | Paul Miller

    Not too long ago, the biggest public cloud platform vendors aimed to serve their customers from just one or two data center regions in Europe. All are now rapidly expanding their footprint across...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Collaboration, Q4 2016

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    December 7, 2016 | Craig Le Clair

    AD&D pros looking to update their technology to meet new business demands often ask us about enterprise collaboration. Innovative capabilities for group messaging, document collaboration, and...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q4 2016

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    December 5, 2016 | Diego Lo Giudice

    In our 33-criteria evaluation of functional test automation (FTA) providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Conformiq, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, LogiGear, Micro Focus,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites For Enterprise Organizations, Q4 2016

    Oracle And Salesforce Lead A Mature Field Of Vendors
    November 21, 2016 | Kate Leggett

    In our 36-criteria evaluation of CRM suites for enterprise organizations, we identified the nine most significant CRM suites from eight prominent vendors — Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites For Midsize Organizations, Q4 2016

    Salesforce And Oracle Lead A Mature Field Of Vendors
    November 21, 2016 | Kate Leggett

    In our 36-criteria evaluation of CRM suites for midsize organizations, we identified the most significant ones from 11 vendors — Aptean, bpm'online, Bullhorn, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle,...

  • For Security & Risk Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Security Gateways, Q4 2016

    The Eight Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 15, 2016 | Andras Cser

    In our 23-criteria evaluation of cloud security gateway (CSG) providers, we identified the eight most significant ones — Bitglass, Blue Coat/Symantec, CipherCloud, CloudLock/Cisco, Imperva,...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2016

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 15, 2016 | Michele Pelino, Andrew Hewitt

    In our 25-criteria evaluation of internet of things (IoT) software platform providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ayla Networks, Cisco Jasper, Exosite,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 14, 2016 | Randy Heffner

    In our 27-criteria evaluation of API management solution providers, we looked for solutions that can stand on their own, independent of the vendor's other offerings. We identified the 14 most...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Platforms In China, Q4 2016

    The 10 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    November 8, 2016 | Frank Liu, Charlie Dai

    In our 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers in China, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Baidu, Huawei, JD.com, Kingsoft,...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Information Archiving Cloud Providers, Q4 2016

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 25, 2016 | Cheryl McKinnon

    In our 28-criteria evaluation of information archiving cloud providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Actiance, Barracuda, Bloomberg, Erado, Global Relay, HPE, Microsoft, Mimecast,...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Development Platforms, Q4 2016

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 24, 2016 | Michael Facemire

    In our 32-criteria evaluation of mobile development platform (MDP) vendors, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Amazon Web Services (AWS), AnyPresence, Appcelerator, IBM, Kinvey, Kony,...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report Redefine Microsoft's Role For Your BT Strategy

    BT Vendor Profile: Microsoft
    October 21, 2016 | Frank E. Gillett

    To develop a greater ability to win, serve, and retain customers, CIOs are building a strong business technology (BT) agenda. This requires them to reassess and evolve their tech vendor portfolio....

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Public Cloud Platforms In Europe, Q4 2016

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 18, 2016 | Paul Miller, Dave Bartoletti

    In our 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers, we identified the nine most significant ones with a solid presence in Europe — Amazon Web Services (AWS), CenturyLink, CloudSigma,...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Collaborative Work Management, Q4 2016

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    October 17, 2016 | Margo Visitacion

    In our 25-criteria evaluation of enterprise collaborative work management (CWM) providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Asana, Atlassian, Clarizen, Huddle, LeanKit, LiquidPlanner,...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report The State Of Cloud Platform Standards, Q4 2016

    Standards Bodies And Open Source Foundations Learn To Play Nice
    October 14, 2016 | Lauren E. Nelson

    Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals look to cloud computing services to enable flexibility and scalability for agile applications, but many fear vendor lock-in. Without...

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Application Performance Management, Q3 2016

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    September 22, 2016 | Milan Hanson, Eveline Oehrlich

    In our 28-criteria evaluation of application performance management (APM) solutions, we identified the 14 most significant vendors — AppDynamics, AppNeta, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Dell,...

  • For CIO Professionals

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    Report The Forrester Wave™: Public Cloud Platforms For Enterprise Developers In Australia/New Zealand, Q3 2016

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    September 20, 2016 | Tim Sheedy, Michael Barnes

    In Forrester's 38-criteria evaluation of public cloud platform providers for enterprise developers in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), we identified the seven most significant ones with a presence...

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

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    Report The Future Of Messaging Apps

    With Bots And Intelligent Agents, New Conversation Interfaces Will Change Your Relationship With Customers
    September 19, 2016 | Thomas Husson, Xiaofeng Wang

    With more than 3 billion consumers spending a lot of time and sharing emotions on messaging apps, brands are facing a whole new set of marketing opportunities and challenges. Messaging apps like...

  • For B2C Marketing Professionals

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    Report The Rise Of Intelligent Agents

    How Evolved Versions Of Siri, Google Now, Cortana, And Alexa Will Upend The Brand-Customer Relationship
    September 12, 2016 | Jennifer Wise

    Early-stage intelligent agents (IAs) have arrived and are gaining traction among consumers. And as consumers fall in love with the customized, proactive utilities IAs provide, IAs will capture the...

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