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Crisis-Driven Innovation Demands Creativity And Action Under Pressure

Phil Brunkard 12 hours ago
In my latest report, Fuel Your Future Fit Innovation Strategy By Learning From Crises, I share what we learned from innovation during the pandemic. I offer recommendations for how this can be sustained as we face future uncertainty. The pandemic has shown that a crisis can act as a catalyst for innovation, removing entrenched orthodoxies […]
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Your People Are Your Most Important Technology Asset

James L. McQuivey, PhD September 16, 2021
If you're using emerging technology in the right way, it should unleash creativity in your organization. Find out how.
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Technology & Innovation APAC, October 19–20, 2021

Join our top analysts, industry thought leaders and hundreds of your peers to explore how creativity can help you drive competitive advantage in an era of rising digital sameness.

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Sustainability In Tech: What Do Clients Want To Know?

Abhijit Sunil August 28, 2021
Technology firms will continue to play a major role in climate change. Learn how new sustainability goals are affecting RFPs and RFIs in the tech sector.
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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Dr. CB Bhattacharya, University Of Pittsburgh

Abhijit Sunil August 27, 2021
Photo by Abhinav Sunil At the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, the H.J. Zoffer Chair in Sustainability and Ethics is CB Bhattacharya. He is a world-renowned expert in business strategy innovation aimed at increasing both business and social value. He recently published his third book, “Small Actions Big Difference,” in which he […]
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Prepare For AI That Learns To Code Your Enterprise Applications (Part 3)

Diego Lo Giudice August 27, 2021
Get Ready To Work With TuringBots: The Time Is Now  Enterprise TuringBots are an imaginary but realistic future we’re painting based on what we know today. There is solid prior art proving it. To see our definition on TuringBots, read our first and second blog of this series. In a Forrester webinar back in September […]
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Balance Speed, Experimentation, And Risk With FM&E Technology

Christopher Condo August 25, 2021
There's a certain amount of risk that comes with rapid innovation. Learn how a new category of technology can help minimize those risks for your development teams.
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Stop Firefighting — Learn From Firefighters How To Deal With Crises

Phil Brunkard August 24, 2021
The Firefighting Dichotomy When problems or crises arise in a business context, we often hear leaders refer to how busy their teams are firefighting. This paints a picture of chaos in the workplace, with overworked and stressed-out teams running from problem to problem, not addressing an issue before they are interrupted by the next predicament. […]
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Technology & Innovation EMEA

Join top analysts, inspirational thinkers, and your peers on November 17–18 and hear how you can turn creativity into a competitive advantage.

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Open Finance Will Reshape The Relationship Between Banks And Their Customers

Jacob Morgan August 11, 2021
Learn the two crucial factors that will determine the pace and scale of open finance's opportunity.
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Global Trends 2040: A More Contested World

Thomas Husson August 3, 2021
As analysts, part of our job is to try to decipher the broader trends impacting businesses. Needless to say, the exercise is becoming more and more difficult, and anything beyond 24 to 60 months looks very futuristic. That’s why I enjoy reading prospective books and especially publications from the National Intelligence Council. Published every four […]
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Put Your Customers At The Center Of Your IT Operating Model

Learn why now is the right time to step back, assess your entire IT operating model, and create a new one that puts customers first.
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The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation And Testing Services, Q3 2021 — A Comparison Of 15 Global Players

Diego Lo Giudice July 23, 2021
Future fit organizations are quickly adopting hybrid and native clouds, automating wherever possible, and bringing their agile and DevOps practices to a more mature and broader level. At the same time, testing tools, testing practices, and testing software IP developed by vendors have all increased the infusion of AI. The consequence is that ruthless or […]
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Forecasting In Uncertainty: US Tech Market Outlook Improves To 7.4% Growth In 2021

Andrew Bartels July 16, 2021
All categories of tech budgets will see growing demand this year and next, and software spending will be particularly strong.
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The ROI Of Sustainability

A technology leader's guide to where and how sustainability fits into your business strategy.

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The Space Wide Web Is Ready To Launch

Phil Brunkard July 12, 2021
The Space Tech Industry Is Looking Up The new space race is truly underway following Richard Branson’s monumental first passenger trip to space, beating Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin passenger flight by more than a week. The Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spacecraft did not pass the so-called Karman line, unlike Jeff Bezos’ plans. It did, however, […]
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Why Adaptivity Now

Learn why adaptivity will give you such a powerful competitive edge. 
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Prepare For AI That Learns To Code Your Enterprise Applications (Part 2)

Diego Lo Giudice July 8, 2021
The future of work for application development and delivery professionals will look very different. Learn how to prepare for it today.
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Nestlé’s Tech-Driven Innovation At Work

What It Means July 8, 2021
Struggling to embed technology-driven innovation into your organization? Nestlé’s chief innovation technology officer reveals the food and beverage giant’s secrets to innovation success.
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Forr The Planet: Sustainability Interview Series — Cisco

Abhijit Sunil June 30, 2021
The telecommunications sector is at a crucial juncture in its sustainability story. Many organizations are finding their ground in setting the right targets, penetrating the supply chain, and addressing their customers’ questions on sustainability. We spoke with R. Scott Herren, Cisco’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, and Francine (Fran) Katsoudas, executive vice president […]
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Trust Matters More Than Ever. Here’s How To Strengthen It.

Organizations that earn and retain trust — of buyers, employees, and partners — will gain a clear competitive edge. Explore our resources to learn the most effective ways to strengthen trust in your brand.

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Standard Chartered Bank’s Future Fit Tech Strategy

Frederic Giron June 29, 2021
Learn how Standard Chartered's group CIO and his team continuously execute on the three key drivers of a future fit technology strategy: platforms, practices, and partners.
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Windows 11 Aims To Delight Users But Needs To Establish Its Purpose

J.P. Gownder June 24, 2021
After years of speculation, Microsoft Windows 11 is finally here. But the new OS has something to prove beyond its features: Why it exists at all.
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How To Master Emerging Technologies In The 2020s

Brian Hopkins June 15, 2021
Will current tech trends recreate the patterns of the 2010s? VP, Principal Analyst Brian Hopkins makes a call and unveils Forrester’s new "recipe" model for analyzing emerging technology.
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