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The Forrester Enterprise Architecture Award Finalists For North America

Charles Betz 4 days ago
Learn how the three finalists for Forrester’s Enterprise Architecture Award for North America drive their EA strategy and its impacts.
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Explore Seven Pitfalls To Avoid In Your Push To Modernize Cloud

Hear analyst advice on modernizing your cloud with less risk and fewer missteps.

Navigate The Data Pitfalls Of Connected Intelligence

Learn the fundamentals of connected intelligence and why it’s mission-critical to your data strategy.

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2022 AIOps Now Tech Data Overview Sheds Light On Current Capabilities

Carlos Casanova August 4, 2022
The 2022 AIOps NowTech generated a wealth of data that has been captured in the AIOps Data Overview, Q2 2022 report about AIOps software vendor capabilities. Three items from the overview report; digital experience, OpenTelemetry, and audit trails are highlighted in this blog. Read the full data overview report to learn more about the other capabilities that it covers.
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Announcing The Forrester Enterprise Architecture Award Semifinalists For North America

Charles Betz July 11, 2022
Find out which firms have made the cut and what the next steps are in naming the finalists.
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Customer-Centricity And Personalization In Banking Need Product Externalization

Jost Hoppermann July 1, 2022
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.
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Introducing Forrester’s Now Tech: Data Resilience Solutions Suites, Q2 2022

Brent Ellis June 28, 2022
Data resilience solutions suites (DRSSes) can provide a holistic structure for a business’s data resilience and backup strategy. A DRSS can address some persistent threats such as cybersecurity attacks, which can increase the complexity of a company’s data protection efforts. It can also provide security around data in case of deletion or disaster recovery. Forrester’s […]
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Navigate The Data Pitfalls Of Connected Intelligence

Get get up to speed quickly on the fundamentals of connected intelligence and why it’s mission-critical to your data strategy.

Bring Technology Architecture & Delivery Into The Future

Learn how to focus technology teams on a common goal — accelerating transformation.

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Meet The New Principal Analyst For Cloud-Native Development, Devin Dickerson

Devin Dickerson June 15, 2022
Tell Us About Yourself I’m a native New Orleanian passionate about old-world architecture, gaming, and weight lifting. I love to travel with family, and I keep in touch with the same friends I’ve had since middle school and college. I was always interested in computers and fascinated by the magic of software and games. Still, […]
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AT&T, Uber, And Zipcar Share Similarities With Subscription Hardware

Naveen Chhabra June 13, 2022
Elucidate Subscription-Based Hardware Offerings Public cloud innovations influence your technology decisions in many ways. Cloud pricing is shaping the pricing for on-premises data center infrastructure. I receive many client calls around evolving subscription-based hardware, and those discussions reveal their confusions. As you aim to make an optimal decision for your business, let’s develop an understanding […]
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Digital Operations Providers: Forrester’s 2022 Now Tech Report Is Now Live

Liz Herbert June 8, 2022
Forrester's Digital Operation Platforms (DOPs) Now Tech is now live. This blog highlights key DOP vendors and market trends.
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye … Get Your New AIOps Reports Here!

Carlos Casanova June 2, 2022
It’s been a long time coming, at least in mind anyway, but I’ve finally got some great news to announce. We have just published four AIOps-related reports that I’m really excited for you all to finally read and provide feedback on. Read on below to get a synopsis of the three reports. The fourth report […]
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Perspective Is Key To Understanding AIOps

Carlos Casanova June 2, 2022
Definitions can be murky. Our new reports aim to provide clarity and guidance around artificial intelligence for IT operations.

Is Your Data Ready For AI?

Learn the 8 phases of shifting to an AI-first data strategy.  

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Multicloud Strategy By Design Or By Accident?

What It Means May 26, 2022
As more organizations branch out to use multiple cloud platforms and providers, the question becomes: Is there a strategy behind your multicloud decisions, or do they just happen? In this episode, Principal Analyst Lee Sustar and Senior Analyst Tracy Woo discuss the important differences.
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Technology Outsourcing Is Dead. Long Live Technology Outsourcing!

Bill Martorelli May 23, 2022
Technology outsourcing is not dead, but it's changing. A lot. Learn which five areas you should review for your outsourcing strategy.
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Success Of New-School Vendors Shows That Lean Core Banking Is Finally Here

Jost Hoppermann May 23, 2022
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.
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How Your DOP SIs Are Fighting “The War On Talent”

Amanda LeClair May 19, 2022
The war on talent is affecting the tech services industry, including large SIs focused on ERP implementations like those in the SAP and Oracle ecosystems. For enterprises embarking on major DOP programs, if talent strategy isn’t already an elevated criteria in your partner selection, it should be.
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Industry CRM: A Cocreation Opportunity For Vendors And Their Partners

Kate Leggett May 17, 2022
More and more enterprises are opting for industry CRM solutions over its horizontal counterpart. These new solutions offer a vehicle for closer, more intentional relationships with the vendor's partners. This blog explores the top four benefits, as heard from the CRM vendors we spoke with.

A Tech Leader’s Guide To Sustaining Innovation

Join this webinar to learn how a crisis can drive your innovation strategy.

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FAQ: Forrester Global Technology Awards

Frederic Giron May 6, 2022
Learn the details about Forrester’s Global Technology Awards and determine if your technology organization should submit an entry.
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Doing, Selling, And Being Headless Commerce

Joe Cicman May 3, 2022
Different roles have different relationships to headless commerce. Yet the concept is easier explained when you can settle on a frame of reference.
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Why Headless Commerce Is A Pain In The Neck

Joe Cicman April 29, 2022
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 […]
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