APIs & API management
APIs & API management are crucial to the success of software projects, in a world where software is increasingly crucial to business success. Read our insights on APIs.
Will AI Reinvent Software Development?
Will TuringBots revolutionize the way software is developed? Or will they open developers up to new risks? Vice Presidents and Principal Analysts Diego Lo Giudice and Mike Gualtieri debate the pros and cons of AI for software development in this episode of What It Means.
Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022
Find out how players evaluated in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022, lined up as Leaders, Strong Performers, Contenders, and Challengers.
Unlock The Secret To 2023 Tech Success
Attend our predictions webinar on overcoming resource constraints with a focus on resiliency and talent.
Open Banking Adoption Is On The Cusp Of Robust Growth In Europe
Over the next five years, Forrester predicts a doubling in adoption of open banking across European countries and use cases. Explore more insights from our inaugural European open banking forecast.
Learn From Amazon’s Approach To Innovation
Investigate the concepts that guide Amazon’s approach to innovation. There will be elements of great relevance for your organization. You can learn from and embrace these elements to fundamentally rethink your own approach to innovation.
ERP: Switching To Cloud-Based DOPs At Your Own Pace
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are pushing client organizations to replace their on-premises ERP solutions with cloud-based digital operations platforms (DOPs). As a result, ERP discussions are filling up the agendas of CTOs and procurement officers. The increasing number of inquiries that we at Forrester receive is a clear signal that the market is moving, […]
API Governance Shouldn’t Be A Four-Letter Word
While doing interviews for my report, Centralized API Governance Considered Harmful, one interviewee was surprised that I wanted to discuss governance because many of their clients view it as a curse. I’ve had clients ask for presentations but been warned not to utter the words “API governance.” I’ve heard some say that, yes, they do […]
The Convergence Of APIs And EDA: Roche Sets An Example
REST and event-driven architecture (EDA) are converging in support of digital business. Learn how Roche addressed this convergence.
Prepare Your Infrastructure For 2023 Change
Get our Predictions 2023 guide to explore the infrastructure shifts driving transformation and resiliency.
Customer-Centricity And Personalization In Banking Need Product Externalization
Application architectures in banks cannot afford to treat product-centricity as a stepchild, but need to focus on it as much as on customer-centricity. Product externalization helps banks move in this direction.
Success Of New-School Vendors Shows That Lean Core Banking Is Finally Here
Modern banking platforms allow banks to elevate their customer experience and deliver more business value more seamlessly and more effectively. Banks and their technology teams can leverage market dynamics to make digital transformation more feasible both architecturally and economically. Find out about the key trends in the 2021 banking platform software market.
Doing, Selling, And Being Headless Commerce
Different roles have different relationships to headless commerce. Yet the concept is easier explained when you can settle on a frame of reference.
Why Headless Commerce Is A Pain In The Neck
It’s not your fault you don’t understand “headless commerce.” Great products have great names that express what they are and why they’re good. Like “doghouse” or “sugar-free gum.” But headless commerce … that’s confusing, and it’s poorly messaged. Let’s run two tests to illustrate this. (Full disclosure: This is a roast of headless commerce.) Round […]
The Top Three Solutions In B2C Commerce In 2022 — Each Holds A Unique Position In The Market
The Forrester Wave™ for B2C Commerce Solutions surfaced a significant shift in the market, which we predicted but did not expect to see so quickly or so clearly.
The Top Three Solutions For B2B Commerce In 2022
The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Solutions, Q2 2022 surfaced a significant shift in the market, which we predicted but did not expect to see so quickly or so clearly. So What Did The Results Reveal About The Market? Three solutions scored higher than more broadly adopted solutions. In all three cases, these solutions take a […]
Lemonade’s Acquisition Of Metromile: Start Your Engines! The Race For Digital Insurance Supremacy Just Took A New Turn
Talk about timing. Last week, Lemonade revealed Lemonade Car, its entry into auto insurance. This week, it announced the acquisition of Metromile, one of the largest usage-based auto insurers in the world. Insurance technology (insurtech) M&A has been strong, but admittedly, I didn’t expect to see a transaction like this so soon. But I suppose […]
Your IT-Led API Strategy Is Doomed To Fail: Use API Product Management
As I round out my first year as a Forrester analyst, a trend I’ve noticed in my inquiries is frustration with making API programs successful. Common complaints: API documentation is poor. Adoption remains low because APIs aren’t reusable. There are too many APIs because IT keeps creating new duplicative and similar APIs. Of all the […]
Connected Insurance: Reality Or Hype?
I speak often with clients about the role of technology in insurance. Of the many innovations we discuss, connected insurance may be the most polarizing. Connected insurance (CI) is nascent across most insurance lines. But evolving consumer preferences and increasing competition from digital-first startups require forward-thinking insurers to harness emerging technology and invest in CI […]
Open Finance Will Reshape The Relationship Between Banks And Their Customers
Learn the two crucial factors that will determine the pace and scale of open finance's opportunity.
To Replace Or Not To Replace Core Banking Systems Is Not The Question
Banks don't need new core banking systems, they need new paradigms to deliver core banking capabilities - and they need them today or tomorrow.
Invest Now: Your Interoperability Strategy Will Drive Patient Outcomes
“The first wealth is health.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson These words of perennial wisdom are a compelling reminder that public health is the bedrock for constructing a prosperous economy and nation. This very philosophy beckoned me to the healthcare field as a student and public health professional for the past two decades. My name is […]
IT Industry Breathes A Sigh Of Relief In API Case
Will software developers have to review every API they developed in the past decade? Thankfully, no. Analysts David Mooter and Sandy Carielli explain why in this episode of What It Means.