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  • Webinar The Supplier Value Management And Contract Lifecycle Management Markets

    Software Categories That Will Still See Demand In The Pandemic Recession
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Eastern time (16:00-17:00 GMT) | Andrew Bartels

    “Supplier value management” is Forrester’s new label for software that supports business processes for sourcing, contracting, buying, and managing supplier relationships...

  • Webinar US Tech Market Outlook For 2020 To 2021: How The Pandemic Recession Is Affecting Tech Demand In The US

    August 4, 2020 | Andrew Bartels

    The pandemic recession will clearly cause US tech spending to contract — the question is by how much and in which areas. Drawing on the latest data, this webinar provides...

  • Report Now Tech: Contract Lifecycle Management Software, Q3 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 39 CLM Vendors
    July 22, 2020 | Andrew Bartels

    Companies use contract lifecycle management (CLM) software to consolidate and understand existing contracts, create and negotiate new contracts, and link contracts to other related applications....

  • Report 2020 To 2021 US Tech Budgets: The Industry Outlook

    CIOs Should Tighten Their 2020 To 2021 Tech Budgets Based On Slowing But Still Positive US Economic Growth
    March 3, 2020 | Andrew Bartels

    The US tech budget outlook for 2020 and 2021 is getting darker, but growth will still be positive with a low risk of an actual downturn. In this report, we provide our 2020 to 2021 forecasts for...

  • Webinar Global Tech Market Outlook Update For 2020 To 2021

    Settling Into A Slow Growth Mode
    January 7, 2020 | Andrew Bartels

    Forrester updates its forecast for business and government purchases of information and communications technologies globally and by region for 2020 and 2021.Key takeaways: Slowing economic growth...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Source-To-Contract Suites, Q4 2019

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    December 18, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    In our 35-criterion evaluation of source-to-contract (S2C) suite providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Cobblestone, Coupa, Determine, GEP, Ivalua, JAGGAER, Oracle, SAP Ariba,...

  • Report The ePurchasing Market Is Growing Almost Twice As Fast As The Overall Software Market

    Specialists Are Holding Their Own Against Suites
    November 8, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    Software that supports business sourcing, contracting, purchasing, and vendor management — which Forrester calls ePurchasing — will continue to see strong demand as firms maximize the value and...

  • Report Now Tech: eSourcing Software, Q4 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 28 eSourcing Software Providers
    October 31, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    You can use eSourcing software to lower the cost of goods and services purchased from suppliers, improve the quality and performance of suppliers, and involve business stakeholders in sourcing...

  • Report Now Tech: Spend Analytics Solutions, Q3 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 16 Spend Analytics Providers
    July 11, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    You can use spend analytics software to identify sourcing opportunities, find sources of spending contract leakage, and understand your firm's external spending for financial management purposes....

  • Report The Canadian Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020

    Canadian Tech Spending Will Moderate After Strong Growth In 2017 And 2018
    July 10, 2019 | Andrew Bartels, Cheryl McKinnon, Nate Meneer

    The Canadian tech market will see moderate growth in 2019 and 2020. Near-term prospects for Canadian economic growth appear shaky due to the collapse of oil prices in Q4 of 2018 and persistent...

  • Report The Public Cloud Market Outlook, 2019 To 2022

    Public Cloud Growth Continues To Power Tech Spending

    Public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and software-as-a-service (SaaS) have fundamentally reshaped the way enterprises consume technology — and how they...

  • Report The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2019 To 2020

    Tougher Times Are Ahead As We Move Away From 2018's Peak Growth Rates
    February 11, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    When CIOs look back in five years, they will probably mark 2018 as the best year for tech budgets over that period. To help CIOs navigate these shifting tech waters and prepare for tougher times,...

  • Report 2019 US Tech Budgets: Industry Outlook

    CIOs Should Make Their 2019 Plans With A Solid Understanding Of What's Going On In Their Industry
    February 6, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    The US tech budget outlook for 2019 is generally positive, with projected growth of 6.1% only slightly slower than its 2018 growth. But in that broad picture, different industries will face very...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Contract Lifecycle Management For Source-To-Contract Suites, Q1 2019

    The Eight Providers Of CLM Solutions For Source-To-Contract Suites That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    January 22, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    In our 33-criteria evaluation of contract lifecycle management (CLM) providers for source-to-contract suites, we identified the eight most significant ones — Coupa Software, Determine, GEP, Ivalua,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Contract Lifecycle Management For All Contracts, Q1 2019

    The 13 Providers Of CLM Solutions For All Contracts That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    January 8, 2019 | Andrew Bartels

    In our 30-criteria evaluation of contract lifecycle management (CLM) providers for all contracts, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Agiloft, Apttus, CLM Matrix, Cobblestone, Concord,...

  • Report 2018 US Tech Talent Hotspots

    Tap New Metro Markets To Get The Tech Talent You Need At A Cost You Can Afford
    November 14, 2018 | Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    A highly skilled, customer-obsessed tech workforce is a powerful competitive advantage in the age of the customer. But a strong labor market and the growing need for tech skills across all...

  • Report The Q4 Global Tech Market Outlook For 2018 To 2019

    2019 Will See Good Growth But Also Risks Coming Off The Highs Of 2018
    October 26, 2018 | Andrew Bartels

    Despite threats of trade wars, Brexit uncertainties, Turkey's meltdown, and other disruptions, 2018 is turning out to be a very good year for the global tech market. While some of the positives...

  • Report European Tech Market Outlook By Country, 2018 To 2019

    Benelux And The Nordic Nations Lead, While The Big Four Sputter With Weakening Economies
    October 18, 2018 | Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    People often view Western and Central Europe as a single regional tech market, but as every European CIO knows, it is also a collection of 28 separate national markets. This report details...