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The Updated China Tech Market Forecast In Light Of COVID-19

Charlie Dai 3 days ago
Principal Analyst Charlie Dai provides several forecast scenarios for the technology market in China in the wake of COVID-19.
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Forecasting In A Time Of Rapid Change: Tips For CIOs And Tech Vendor CEOs In Charting The COVID-19 Outlook

Andrew Bartels 6 days ago
Tips and techniques in preparing tech market forecasts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Where to get data, how to form models, and where to scale back.
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The CIO In 2020: A Window Of Opportunity Webinar

Learn how to transform your organization with a customer-first mindset while your competitors play wait-and-see this year

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AWS Savings Plans: What They Are And Why You Should Care

Tracy Woo March 18, 2020
Last November, Amazon Web Services launched AWS Savings Plans for EC2, Fargate, and Lambda. Unlike what the name may imply, Savings Plans doesn’t mean dollar accrual; rather, it’s a discount plan, where purchasing in bulk leads to cost savings. To participate, the program requires customers to commit to spending a specific dollar amount per hour […]
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The Odds Of A Tech Market Decline In 2020 Have Just Gone Up To 50%

Andrew Bartels March 16, 2020
Tech spending forecasts revised amid “sharp deterioration” in the economic outlook.
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PandemicEX Results: Workers Uncertain That They Can Care For Ill Family Members

James L. McQuivey March 13, 2020
The next phase of COVID-19 preparedness is helping workers care for ill loved ones. But our #pandemicEX survey results reveal that only half of US workers feel they have the flexibility at work to take care of sick family members.
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Combat In The Cloud: Securing The $10 Billion JEDI Contract

Tracy Woo March 12, 2020
Last October, Microsoft won the $10 billion U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract. The 10-year agreement is part of a larger Pentagon initiative to modernize and unify its IT infrastructure, most of which still exists on technology from the 1980s and 1990s. The Microsoft decision came as a massive shock […]
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Essential Technology For Remote And Quarantined Employees During A Pandemic

Andrew Hewitt March 11, 2020

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Technology & Innovation APAC 2020

Become the catalyst of innovation in your enterprise.

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Slowing Growth For US Tech Budgets In 2020 And 2021, Varying By Industry

Andrew Bartels March 5, 2020
Even before the threat of coronavirus, the US economy was poised for a slowdown in 2020. Slowing real GDP growth of 2% or less in turn will lead to slower growth of US tech budgets: from 4.5% in 2019 to 4.2% in 2020 and 4% in 2021, according to Forrester’s latest US tech budget forecast: […]
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Computer Vision Joins The Fight Against Coronavirus

Guannan Lu February 21, 2020
In China, local tech companies have worked to slow the spread of the illness, demonstrating the potency and real-world value of emerging technologies.
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Back To The Future: My Return To Forrester

Sam Higgins February 18, 2020
Fifteen years ago, I faced a crossroads in my career. At the time, I was working for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, reporting directly to the CIO, leading a team of exceptional individuals in the innovation and planning unit of the Information Services Branch. In late 2004, my team had completed development […]
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How To Derisk Your Commerce Replatform

Joe Cicman February 6, 2020
Viewing your new eCommerce platform as a container to lift and shift legacy customizations is a mistake. Analyst Joe Cicman provides best practices.
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New Forrester Forecast Shows That Global Tech Market Growth Will Slip To 3% In 2020 And 2021

Andrew Bartels February 3, 2020
A series of economic and political uncertainties have CIOs scaling back spending.
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Forrester’s Automation Framework

Discover how to manage the automation portfolio to out-think your competition.

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Heard At NRF: Contradictory Conversation From Vendors — “Unified” But “Decoupled”

Emily Pfeiffer January 22, 2020
Senior analyst Emily Pfeiffer provides key takeaways from the NRF’s Digital Council meetings.
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“Autonomous Procurement” Is A Really Dumb Idea

Andrew Bartels December 19, 2019
Four reasons to be cautious about the role of AI in procurement.
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The Top Strategies For Replatforming Your Commerce Solution

Joe Cicman December 19, 2019
Find out how to match your organization's digital maturity with the right e-commerce platform.
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Hot DAM! Top Vendors In Our Just-Published Forrester Wave™

Nick Barber November 20, 2019

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Sydney Predictions 2020: The Highlight Reel

Michael Barnes November 17, 2019
Forrester’s analysts serving the Australia and New Zealand market presented their 2020 predictions at a client event on November 14th. We recap some of our top predictions.
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UiPath Layoffs Have Little To Do With The RPA Market

Craig Le Clair October 24, 2019
UiPath has reduced its workforce by several hundred employees.[i] The business has grown at an incredible pace, as have several other providers such as Automation Anywhere. Overall, there is nothing we see that indicates a flattening or slowing of robotic process automation (RPA’s) growth. The layoffs have more to do with the challenges of scaling […]
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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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The Realities Of Rural 5G Deployment In The US

Glenn O'Donnell May 28, 2019
Early last week, Ajit Pai, the chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third megacarrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me. I am glad this deal will now […]
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