Stephanie Balaouras

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Insights From Cisco Live 2024: Splunk Integration, Security (And More Security), And AI Pragmatism

Stephanie Balaouras June 7, 2024
At its recent Cisco Live event, the tech giant made a number of new announcements, detailed plans for its $28 billion Splunk acquisition, and walked through its vision for the future. Get a detailed review in this post.

Forrester’s RSAC 2024 Themes, Takeaways, And Observations

Jeff Pollard May 15, 2024
More than 41,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors, and 425 sessions. Get some of the key themes and takeaways from the Forrester security & risk analysts who attended RSA Conference (RSAC) 2024.

Announcing Forrester’s Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award

Stephanie Balaouras May 1, 2024
We have opened the call for our annual Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award. This award recognizes organizations that have transformed the security, privacy, and risk management functions into capabilities that fuel long-term success. Learn more about the award and how to apply.

Intel Bets On AI Everywhere And Demand For Smaller, Targeted LLMs

Alvin Nguyen April 11, 2024
Tech leaders are rethinking their strategic partnerships, because silicon matters again. That's why so much attention was paid to this year's Intel Vision conference. Get our key takeaways from the event including three intriguing Intel product announcements.

Predictions 2024: With The Right Preparation, Your Organization Can Win Trust While Others Lose It

Stephanie Balaouras October 31, 2023
A focus on fundamentals such as empathy, dependability, and accountability will equip companies to weather a tumultuous year ahead.

At Its Innovation 2023 Event, Intel Is Focused On AI Developers

Brian Hopkins September 26, 2023
Get Forrester's key takeaways and unique insights from the recent Intel Innovation 2023 conference.

Nominate Your Organization For Forrester’s Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award

Joseph Blankenship July 27, 2023
In June, Forrester announced our inaugural Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award. Today, we’re extending the deadline for submissions to September 12 to give applicants time to finish their much-needed summer vacations and complete the application process. The Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award will recognize organizations — and their leaders — that have transformed the […]

Technology Leaders Must Drive The Green Market Revolution, Not Watch From The Stands

Stephanie Balaouras July 17, 2023
We don’t always think about the carbon footprint and environmental impact of information technology. Read more in our latest blog post.

Announcing Forrester’s Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award

Stephanie Balaouras June 21, 2023
Forrester is thrilled to announce its inaugural Security & Risk Enterprise Leadership Award, which will recognize security organizations that have transformed the security, privacy, and risk management functions to fuel long-term success. Learn how to apply here.

Climate Adaptation Demands New Skills, Technology, And Commitment

Stephanie Balaouras April 21, 2023
Climate change impacts of this century are irreversible, and they will likely only worsen. Learn the skills, tech, and commitment needed for climate adaptation.

The SVB Crisis Highlights The Importance Of Resilience And The Imperative Of Trust

Stephanie Balaouras March 14, 2023
While the long-term implications of the Silicon Valley Bank collapse are still unfolding, technology and digital business leaders can learn some valuable lessons about resilience, innovation, and trust.

The Green Market Revolution Encompasses The Hundreds Of Billions Needed For Climate Adaptation

Stephanie Balaouras October 18, 2022
Adapting to the new reality of climate change will mean massive investment from governments and corporations. Here’s nine categories where that investment should go.

The US Is Spending Nearly Half Of A Trillion Dollars On Climate And Infrastructure, Seeding The Green Market Revolution

Amy DeMartine August 15, 2022
Forrester’s research team reviews the major business implications of the Inflation Reduction Act.

As The Abortion Debate Ramps Up, Companies Must Support The Diverse Needs Of Their Employees And Customers

Katy Tynan May 10, 2022
The Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion on Roe v. Wade has intensified calls for brands to respond to the abortion debate. But your primary focus should be on your employees and your customers.

Don’t Hit The Curb — Instead, Curb The Risk Of Emerging Technologies In 2022!

Andras Cser February 4, 2022
Find out why these five technology categories are causing security decision-makers the most concern.

The Trust Imperative

Stephanie Balaouras May 12, 2021


Corporate Climate Action Tech Heats Up

Stephanie Balaouras December 1, 2020
Learn how technology can help optimize your firm's response to the climate crisis.

Infections Are Surging In The US, China, And Brazil — Exercise Caution In Your Return-To-Work Plan

Stephanie Balaouras June 18, 2020
Learn six important insights that will help your business plan a safe and productive return to work from the pandemic.

Many Of Your Employees Won’t Return To The Office, So Learn How To Support A Remote Workforce Permanently

Andrew Hewitt June 12, 2020
To make your remote workforce thrive, you must look to scale those solutions that maximize the productivity of your remote workers, meet their needs, and maintain security. To help in this challenging task, we’ve pulled together a collection of Forrester's research that will enable our clients to support their remote workforce with the best possible employee experience.

Address Legal, Regulatory, And Operational Risks For The Return To Work

Heidi Shey June 10, 2020
In addition to government guidelines, firms must consider a number of other factors in bringing employees back to work. Here are four areas you might not be thinking about.
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