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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Brigitte Majewski 2 days ago
The California Attorney General just Published CCPA rules, and they're clear as mud.
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Leveraging Its Platform Business For Global Expansion — Key Takeaways From Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference

Meng Liu 4 days ago
Two weeks ago, I attended Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference 2019 in Hangzhou, China. I gained new insight into how Alibaba is going to further strengthen and expand its already powerful ecosystem; cloud will play a key role in its updated platform business strategies. Please check out my insights in this video:
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Key Takeaways From Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference — Strategy And Technology Observations

Dane Anderson 6 days ago
Two weeks ago, Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Conference 2019 took place in Hangzhou, China. It has been 10 years since Alibaba Cloud was established in 2009. In just 10 years, Alibaba Cloud has become one of the world’s most fascinating and cutting-edge technology businesses. For companies that want to lead the world in tech-driven innovation and digital business, […]
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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Brigitte Majewski October 7, 2019
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Is Underway Executives consider cyberattacks the second leading global risk to doing business, per the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Risks Report. The US Senate passed a law to help firms suffering from ransomware attacks, and the NSA launched a new Cybersecurity Directorate. With a flurry of activity already underway, it’s going […]
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Zero Trading Fees Are Here — So Are Significant Market Cap Losses

Vijay Raghavan October 4, 2019
The correct response to digital disruption is not to engage in price wars but to strengthen customer experience.
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Banks Have Neglected SMEs — They Will Come To Regret It

Peter Wannemacher October 2, 2019
Most incumbent banks have ignored small- and medium-sized (SME) business clients. Meanwhile, fintechs have quietly built ecosystems that are poised to poach SMEs.
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Machine Learning Takes To The Cloud

Leslie Joseph October 2, 2019
Machine learning continues to disrupt and democratize itself. Announcing two new Forrester reports that describe the popularity of running machine learning pipelines and workloads in the public cloud, in North America and in Asia Pacific.
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A New Era Of Operations

IT will drive innovation — and your business.

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Customers Don’t Think Bank Experiences Are Improving

Alyson Clarke October 1, 2019
Customers aren't impressed by banking experiences. Learn why.
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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Brigitte Majewski September 30, 2019
Amazon’s New Echo Lineup Does What Fire Phone Never Could Remember when Amazon created a new phone, hoping it could revolutionize the smartphone business? Remember how badly that failed? This week, Amazon released new products that prove it doesn’t need a smartphone to get up close and personal with its most engaged customers, who now […]
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Financial Service Firms Need To Stop Thinking Like Retailers On Personalization

Alyson Clarke September 26, 2019
By thinking like retailers, banks are leaving money on the table.
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Five (Plus One) Must-Reads On Behavioral Economics

Aurelie L'Hostis September 25, 2019
I’ve spent the past three weeks interviewing global financial institutions, fintech startups, and technology vendors to gain a broader perspective on how financial experiences will evolve in the coming years. Financial services firms and innovative startups of all stripes are all set on offering more holistic and personalized customer value propositions that support and sustain […]
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FinovateFall 2019: What’s Shifting In Fintech Innovation

Alyson Clarke September 25, 2019
I had the pleasure of attending FinovateFall in NYC over the past two days to see the latest and greatest in innovations from more than 70 fintechs. In the video below, I share my thoughts about what was great, what was missing, and what’s shifting in fintech innovation.  
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The Future Of IT

Tech-driven innovation will revolutionize the business.

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BBVA Tops Forrester’s 2019 Global Mobile Banking App Reviews

Benjamin Ensor September 24, 2019
Spain’s BBVA has come top in Forrester’s global mobile banking app reviews for the third year in succession. Over the past few months, a team of Forrester analysts and other researchers has reviewed the functionality and user experience of 54 leading mobile banking apps from around the world. We’ve published the results in a series […]
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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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The UK’s Digital Banks Are Giving Established Banks A Run For Their Money

Benjamin Ensor September 18, 2019
How do British digital banks’ services compare to established banks'? We reviewed eight leading UK mobile banking apps to find out.
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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Brigitte Majewski September 16, 2019
Apple’s 2019 Event: What’s Missing Is What’s Telling — Branding When Apple cuts prices, you know there’s a problem. A price premium signals brand strength; any contraction is a cause for concern. Yes, Apple’s decisions to start monetizing services is a good strategy, but is it enough? It comes straight out of every management consulting […]
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Rome Was Not Built In A Day, And Neither Are Digital Businesses

Aurelie L'Hostis September 13, 2019
As I’m returning from the Eternal City, where I’ve had the chance to walk around Rome’s Baroque architecture gems and explore its awe-inspiring art collections, I cannot stop myself from reflecting on how much talent, courage, and leadership it took to transform and build such an incredible city. The seeds of the modern world were […]
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How To Pick The Right Partners To Accelerate True Digital Transformation

Nigel Fenwick September 12, 2019
Transforming from a product-centric business to an outcome-delivery model requires the right technology and the right partners. VP and Principal Analyst Nigel Fenwick helps match your business needs with the right partners.
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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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