Dane Anderson

Vice President, Research Director, and Region Manager

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Forrester’s 2017 Asia Pacific Predictions

Dane Anderson December 15, 2016
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Forrester’s FSI Summit In Singapore: Accelerating Digital Business And Innovation In Financial Services

Dane Anderson March 22, 2016
A recent Forrester survey found that business leaders in the financial services industry (FSI) saw 34% of revenues in 2015 generated through digital products and services or products sold online. Their expectation is that this digital quotient will surge to more than half of their business by 2020, leading to a digital arms (and capabilities) […]
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Turn CMO-CIO Collaboration into Digital Action at Forrester’s Asia Pacific Summits

Dane Anderson August 20, 2015
September winds bring the spring to Sydney, the official end of the monsoon to Mumbai, more of the same to equator-bound Singapore and Forrester’s CMO-CIO Summits to all three! We are looking forward to bringing together the region’s digital business leaders in Singapore on September 2, Sydney on September 16 and Mumbai on September 22. Themed […]
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Two Asia Pacific CEOs Who Get It – And Their Secret

Dane Anderson November 25, 2014
I had the pleasure of presenting to Singapore’s DBS Bank yesterday on customer experience and listening to CEO Piyush Gupta’s thoughts on the bank’s journey since he joined in 2009. He spoke about his conclusion upon joining five years ago that a critical challenge to be addressed was an inside-out perspective by the bank’s employees. […]
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Mobile Customer Experience is Asia Pacific’s Next Digital Frontier – 2015 Predictions

Dane Anderson November 12, 2014
Forrester’s Asia Pacific (AP) top ten trends outlook launched today as part of Forrester’s series of 2015 global market predictions. We expect the opportunities and threats posed by digital disruption to shift into a higher gear in 2015 with a select group of regional organizations rising to the call, but most falling behind (often without […]
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Five Insights From Digital Business Leaders In Asia Pacific

Dane Anderson September 5, 2014
I had the good fortune of moderating a panel on the state of digital business at the Chief Digital Officer Global Forum in Singapore yesterday morning. The event showcased a who’s who of digital business leadership in the region, including my panelists Veena Ramesh of Johnson & Johnson, Jerry Blanton of Citi, and Veronique Meffert […]
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Empower Your Digital Business with Forrester’s Summits for Asia Pacific CIOs!

Dane Anderson July 9, 2014
It’s hard to believe almost a year has passed since our last Summits for CIOs in Asia Pacific. Our team is ramping up preparations to this year’s CIO Summit series and I’m looking forward to meet you at the events which will kick off in Sydney on August 14, Singapore on August 19 and Mumbai […]
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Tracking A Private Dell

Dane Anderson May 26, 2014
Earlier this year, I had the distinct honor of interviewing Michael Dell after his keynote address at an event organized by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. It was a nostalgic opportunity as I recalled my macroeconomics professor in college over 20 years ago holding up a copy of Fortune magazine with Michael Dell on […]
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The Age Of The Customer Will Reshape Asia Pacific’s Tech Markets In 2014

Dane Anderson November 20, 2013
Forrester’s team of Asia Pacific (AP) analysts released our top 10 predictions for the Asia Pacific tech market in 2014 this week. The most critical overarching trend for the region in 2014 will be the strengthening age of the customer, which we define as a 20-year business cycle in which the most successful enterprises will […]
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Q&A with Paul Cobban, Managing Director, COO, Technology and Operations, DBS Bank

Dane Anderson August 23, 2013
In advance of Forrester's Summit for CIOs in Singapore on August 30, I had an opportunity to speak with Paul Cobban about his successful transformations at DBS Bank over the past few years. Based in Singapore, Paul oversees business transformation, operational excellence, customer experience, IT project office, procurement, real eastate, operational risk and business continuity management.  I've had a […]
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Master Tomorrow’s Business Outcomes: Forrester’s Summit for CIOs in Asia Pacific

Dane Anderson July 3, 2013
I am thrilled to formally kick off Forrester’s Summit for CIOs in Asia Pacific.  Building on our global CIO Summit series, this year’s summits will take place in Sydney on August 27, Singapore on August 30 and Mumbai on September 3.  This year’s theme is “Mastering Tomorrow’s Business Outcomes”, because more than ever, Asia Pacific CIOs need […]
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Is Microsoft Rising To The Challenge(s)? — Notes From The Asia Pacific Analyst Summit

Dane Anderson October 2, 2012
Forrester attended Microsoft’s Asia Pacific Analyst Summit in Singapore last week for a comprehensive and very timely strategy update with less than a month to go before the launch of Windows 8. Organized under a general theme of Microsoft’s New Era, the update highlighted Microsoft’s strategy for remaining dominant in the post-PC era, where mobility, […]
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Asia Pacific CIOs Learn Similar Lessons on the Path to Business Technology

Dane Anderson August 24, 2012
  Forrester’s Asia Pacific team is working at a fast and furious pace preparing for our CIO Summits in Singapore, Sydney and New Delhi throughout September.  As the content champion for the event, I have been working with about a dozen regional CIO speakers to prepare presentations on their journeys from IT to Business Technology, […]
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