Business & IT Alignment

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Can Platform Teams Improve Shared Services?

Julie Mohr 5 days ago
Business and technology leaders are moving away from shared services due to their association with delays, inflexibility, and bureaucracy. These negative perceptions have led organizations to seek alternatives to meet their agile and digital team requirements.
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Here’s How To Get Your S/4HANA Migration Plans Under Control

Dario Maisto 5 days ago
No matter what stage you’re at with your SAP S/4HANA migration planning, take these five steps now to help mitigate some risks.

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Don’t Miss Our Live 2024 Predictions Deep Dive

Join us on January 18 to hear from the tech, CX, and B2B analysts behind our 2024 global predictions and get an important generative AI update from Forrester’s CEO, George Colony.

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AT&T Outage Shines A Spotlight On Network Dependability

Octavio Garcia Granados February 23, 2024
What are the key lessons telecommunications carriers and IT and technology leaders can learn from the recent AT&T outage? Find out in this summary of the outage and its impact on IT leaders.
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High-Performance IT: Finding The Right Tech For Your IT Style

Liz Herbert February 22, 2024
When it comes to adopting the right technology for your organization, one size does not fit all. Learn how high-performance IT can help your organization match the right next tech to your IT style.
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Tech Stack Optimization Is Now A Strategic Priority

Linda Ivy-Rosser February 20, 2024
Learn how Forrester’s outcome-based technology optimization model creates an approach that offers advantages to delivering business aligned value and enabling growth.
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High-Performance IT: How IT Running Style Impacts Business Value

Carlos Casanova February 13, 2024
Style matters when running IT: too slow, and your business misses out on market opportunities; too fast, and you’re transforming operations that the business can’t fully utilize. Learn how the optimal balance of IT capabilities will let you run high-performance IT — the pursuit of continuously improving business results through technology.
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Announcing The Forrester Tech Tide™: Enterprise Localization Technologies, Q1 2024

Kathleen Pierce February 12, 2024
Do you sell into multilingual markets, nationally or internationally? Do you want to grow? If so, you should review your localization tech stack. We recently published The Forrester Tech Tide™: Enterprise Localization Technologies, Q1 2024 to help leaders in revenue operations, marketing, product, digital, content, and customer experience shape their firm’s investment approach. A Rising Tide […]

60% Of Skeptics Will Use (And Love!) GenAI

Surprised? Download Forrester’s 2024 Predictions guide to see why progress will be driven by exploration — and 14 other global predictions on AI, privacy, B2B buyers, hybrid work, and more.

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High-Performance IT Demands Superior And Relentless Alignment Between Business And IT

Chuck Gahun February 9, 2024
To deliver the next wave of business growth, leaders need superior and relentless alignment to achieve high-performance IT.
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Customer- Versus Business-Focused Mapping Tools: Cut Through The Confusion And Connect The Dots

Michelle Beeson February 7, 2024
Organizations have various tools for mapping processes, systems, and experiences. However, many of these tools focus on the internal business, neglecting the customer perspective. Customer experience (CX) mapping tools are valuable resources for organizations striving for customer centricity (or in Forrester terms, customer obsession) and aligning business outcomes with customer outcomes. The foundation of CX […]
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New Tools And Strategies For Managing Technical Debt

Join us on March 5 for a live webinar to explore new tools and strategies for keeping technical debt under control, including a demonstration of Forrester’s Technical Debt Modernization And Migration Scenario Tool.
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High-Performance IT: The Tech Industry Must Rethink Strategy To Help CIOs Deliver

Ted Schadler January 31, 2024
High-performance IT comes to life when tech leaders assemble the right ecosystems to deliver capabilities. Learn the vital role that technology industry partners play in creating and delivering these capabilities.
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Financial Services, Healthcare, And Public Sector Clients Are Rapidly Adopting Workday Finance, Adaptive, And PRISM

Akshara Naik Lopez January 22, 2024
Planning an HCM or Finance/ERP RFP this year? Get some key takeaways from Forrester's new Workday Services Landscape report.

Align Your Tech Architecture To Business Outcomes

Learn how Forrester’s Outcome-Driven Architecture Model can align your EA strategy to business outcomes.

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High-Performance IT Continuously Improves Business Results Through Great Technology

Matthew Guarini January 16, 2024
Learn how to improve business performance by aligning the three core principles of our high-performance IT model with one of four IT styles.
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Atlassian Bets On Improving Developer Experience With GenAI

Andrew Cornwall December 27, 2023
At the Atlassian Unleash event in Amsterdam, the focus was on using AI to improve developer experience. Learn more in this review.
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The Top 10 Infrastructure Trends That Matter In 2023

Naveen Chhabra December 20, 2023
Get a preview of our new report on the top 10 technology infrastructure trends of 2023 in this blog which lists out four of the trends.
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All Architects Must Deliver Business Outcomes

Charles Betz December 19, 2023
Use this impact map to understand how architecture teams can demonstrate and articulate their business value.
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Change Management Is The Sweet Spot For Tech Adoption: A Tale Of Two ERPs

Liz Herbert December 14, 2023
Learn how investing in change management can improve the success of your next ERP deployment
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Critical Success Factors For A Successful IT Platform Team Transformation

Julie Mohr December 12, 2023
Platform teams have emerged as a significant shift in how we approach technology management. They are responsible for creating the infrastructure that other teams build upon. But transitioning to platform teams is not as simple as rebranding current IT operations teams but rather requires a fresh approach to IT management.
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Predictions 2024 For Technology Leaders

Learn how to put our 2024 tech predictions into action and tackle some of the top challenges tech leaders will face – like talent and growth by leveraging the power of AI.
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re:Invent 2023 — Is AWS In Unfamiliar Territory As A Follower?

Lee Sustar December 5, 2023
At AWS re:Invent 2023 the AI announcements were underwhelming despite high expectations. Find out more in this extended review of the event.
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