application development & delivery

Application development & delivery is a complex and crucial competency in today’s digitized business world. Read insights on trends, best practices, emerging technologies, and more for application development & delivery professionals.

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Retailers Now Choose Commerce Tech Based On How Providers Engage, Not What They Are

Emily Pfeiffer December 2, 2019
Legacy suites and platforms have reinvented themselves, and a new component-based model has entered the ring. Gone are the days of take-it-or-leave-it, prefab, legacy commerce suites and isolated, minimally integrated platforms. As we’ve seen business models adapt to rapidly shifting customer needs and expectations, retailers’ demands of their commerce technology models have evolved at the […]
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Hot DAM! Top Vendors In Our Just-Published Forrester Wave™

Nick Barber November 20, 2019

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The Adaptive Enterprise

Learn how your organization can change its core value proposition to pursue the opportunities that volatility produces.

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No Testing, No Artificial Intelligence!

Diego Lo Giudice November 18, 2019
Examples of AI gone wrong threaten to discredit the technology’s value. The solution is better testing of AI-infused applications. Vice President and Principal Analyst Diego Lo Giudice explains.
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Adobe’s Artificial Intelligence And 3D Offerings Drive Creative Efficiency And Scalable Experiences

Nick Barber November 15, 2019

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Predictions 2020: More Changes For Software Development

Chris Mines November 4, 2019
The world of software development will see big changes. Learn Forrester Research's top 5 predictions for the software development market in 2020.
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Predictions 2020: Three Big Changes In Store For DevOps

Charles Betz November 4, 2019
DevOps teams will see some new trends in 2020 that will impact their work in GRC, introduce new tools, and bring additional business value. Learn more from Forrester Principal Analyst Charles Betz.
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Holiday Season 2019 Kicks Off!

Fiona Swerdlow October 3, 2019
In the coming weeks, look for insights and advice from Forrester analysts to help you finalize plans and execute well.
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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Brigitte Majewski September 23, 2019
IBM Reduces Rising Risks As Data Flows Between Partners With New Hybrid Cloud Data Protection Last week, IBM unveiled a new solution — IBM z15 — that provides data privacy passports and helps clients manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls. As Forrester’s security research has shown, one of the biggest risks in […]
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Call To Participate: ARMA And Forrester Joint Survey Tracking Records And Information Management Trends

Cheryl McKinnon September 12, 2019
ARMA International and Forrester have partnered once again on a joint survey to track the records and information management (RIM) trends facing enterprises. ARMA brings a community of RIM leaders together to provide resources, expertise, networking, and guidance for professionals in the space. The insights from this survey will help inform a stream of research […]
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A Recession Looms — How Will You Keep Experience In Focus?

Ian Jacobs September 11, 2019
In this short video, I ask a simple question with no simple answer: How can customer service organizations avoid wild swings between a focus on experience and a focus on efficiency if macroeconomic conditions deteriorate? Let me know your thoughts on what your organization is doing to avoid this oft-repeated behavior. Email me at ijacobs@forrester.com. […]
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Modernizing Core Applications With Cloud

John Rymer September 10, 2019
Core software systems manage financial, customer, inventory, etc. and automate business processes like billing and merchandising. Most of these are too inflexible, outdated, and chaotic to give businesses the flexibility to win, serve, and retain customers. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders want to modernize these core apps using cloud technologies and practices. But they’re […]
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The Forrester Wave™: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019

Cheryl McKinnon September 9, 2019
Forrester is excited to announce the recent publication of “The Forrester Wave™: ECM Content Platforms, Q3 2019” report. Watch the video below to learn how this refresh of two classic Forrester Wave evaluations merged into one and what to expect from it. Forrester included 14 vendors in this assessment: Alfresco Software, Box, GRM Information Management, […]
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WATCH: How Marketplaces Are Disrupting B2B Tech Buying And Selling

Allen Bonde September 6, 2019
The idea of online marketplaces is not new, especially on the consumer front, yet in the enterprise IT world, they have developed with fits and starts. But growing frustration with outdated sales processes (and channels) and shifting buyer preferences are creating a perfect storm for B2B marketplaces to come into their own and disrupt large […]
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Product Teams For Infrastructure And Operations

Charles Betz August 21, 2019
I believe the integrated product team is the most important economic unit of the 21st century. Can the old I&O dog learn these new product team tricks?
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Introducing Autonomous Finance: Forrester’s New Research On Algorithm-Based Financial Services

Peter Wannemacher August 15, 2019
Weigh in on the future of autonomous financial services.
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A Blueprint For Pragmatic Digital Transformation: The Home Depot Story

Mike Chirokas July 30, 2019
Traditional retailers have been impacted more than most when it comes to digital disruption. Even retailers and brands that have embraced the urgency to transform often struggle to prioritize investments and create the right culture. Fortunately, we can learn from organizations that are embracing a pragmatic approach to transformation. They often start with focused innovation […]
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Hotel Chains Demonstrate Common B2B eCommerce Website Blunders

Duncan Jones July 30, 2019
Why do hotel web sites fail to support business travellers' customer journeys, in both the digital and physical sense? B2B eCommerce sites should help business shoppers balance price with value, which is a nuanced combination of many factors, not a series of binary choices.
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The Forrester New Wave™: Cloud Content Platforms — Multitenant SaaS, Q3 2019

Cheryl McKinnon July 29, 2019
In the wake of two traditional markets colliding, a new segment has emerged: cloud content platforms. Forrester’s recently published report, “The Forrester New Wave™: Cloud Content Platforms — Multitenant SaaS, Q3 2019,” assesses this emerging technology based on a 10-criterion survey and a two-hour briefing with each vendor. Watch the video below to learn how […]
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Are Outdated Core Applications Holding You Back?

Diego Lo Giudice July 29, 2019
Customer journeys rely on core, back-office tech. To realize ROI with digital, modernize your core.
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Why Temenos’ Acquisition Of A Small AI Software Vendor Is Relevant Beyond The Size Of Its Business

Jost Hoppermann July 17, 2019
Temenos has announced that it has acquired Logical Glue, a small vendor of financial-services-specific AI software covering use cases like credit scoring and underwriting. While Logical Glue has been successful on its own, Temenos has not acquired the firm because of the size of its business: Temenos is positioning the acquired software capabilities as an […]
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