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Will RPA Platforms Remain Relevant? AI Agents May Hold The Answer.

Craig Le Clair April 26, 2024
How will RPA platforms stay relevant in an era of generative AI? Get six ways and a detailed timeline of the of the progression of automation tools in this post.
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What’s New For Accounts Payable Invoice Automation In 2024?

Meng Liu January 26, 2024
Finance and payment professionals can read this blog to learn three key trends in the accounts payable (AP) invoice automation market in 2024.

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Predictions 2024: Automation Influenced By LLMs, Regulators, And Enterprise App Vendors

Craig Le Clair October 26, 2023
In 2024, firms will surge ahead with automation initiatives, fueled by new AI enthusiasm. Learn more in our 2024 automation predictions.
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From “Text Analytics” To “Text And Document Mining And Analytics Platforms”

Boris Evelson October 5, 2023
In the upcoming refresh our text analytics vendor landscape research, Forrester will be simplifying and renaming the market segments. Find out why in this post.
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Determine Your Readiness For AI With The Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment At T&I NA

J.P. Gownder September 7, 2023
Forrester’s Technology & Innovation North America Forum in Austin, Texas is just a few days away (September 10–12)! As a part of our activities at the in-person Hub during the T&I Forum, we want to invite all attendees to take our Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment. What Is The Robotics Quotient Maturity Assessment? The Robotics Quotient (RQ) […]
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Will AI Reinvent Software Development?

What It Means March 2, 2023
Will TuringBots revolutionize the way software is developed? Or will they open developers up to new risks? Vice Presidents and Principal Analysts Diego Lo Giudice and Mike Gualtieri debate the pros and cons of AI for software development in this episode of What It Means.
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Announcing Updates To The Forrester Wave™ Evaluations Covering Automation Services

Leslie Joseph February 16, 2023
We are announcing changes to our Forrester Wave™ evaluations focused on the automation services market to better represent the rise of automation fabrics and the changing role of systems integrators, consultancies, advisory firms, and specialist services vendors in this space.

See Our Picks For 2024’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies

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European Predictions 2023: Automation & Robotics

Bernhard Schaffrik October 27, 2022
Those European orgs with the mettle to adjust to 2023 realities while doubling down on automation will reap overwhelming competitive advantage. Find out more in our 2023 European automation predictions.
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Oshkosh Receives Forrester’s First-Ever Technology Strategy Impact Award

Frederic Giron October 4, 2022
Learn how industrial technology firm Oshkosh transformed its digital technology organization to become future fit and receive Forrester’s Technology Strategy Impact award.
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Show Me That Emerging Technology Magic

Brian Hopkins September 12, 2022
Get three key takeaways about leveraging emerging technology in this Technology & Innovation event preview.
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Random Acts Of Automation: 10 Pitfalls We Must Avoid

Craig Le Clair August 22, 2022
The trend toward automation is not new. The Industrial Revolution started it in the 19th century, but there has never been such rapid automation progress as today. All forms have accelerated, often without understanding their effect. Humans have become choke points in operations, points of disease and legal liability, and friction to smooth digital pathways, […]
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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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Robot Waiters Will Be Serving You Soon

Craig Le Clair July 25, 2022
I haven’t (yet) eaten her culinary delights, but Raymone Williams gave me a bit of her time to talk robots. She is the owner of the Tastee Spoon, a Caribbean (Jamaican) restaurant and food truck serving up original cuisine in Atlanta. If you’re busy and want to skip the rest of the blog, here’s the […]
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Chief Automation Officers Are The Answer … But What Is The Question?

Leslie Joseph July 21, 2022
Much of the current discourse around the role is marked by nonspecificity of purpose. Our new research uncovers some of the key considerations.
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Pega Grapples With The Outcome Of The Appian Lawsuit

Rob Koplowitz June 28, 2022
On May 9th, 2022, a jury awarded Appian more than $2 billion for misappropriation of trade secrets by Pegasystems (Pega). On May 10th, Pega responded to the decision with this 8K filing to the SEC. The verdict, by any calculations, is huge. Since the verdict, multiple law firms announced legal actions on behalf of Pega […]
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Is Your Organization Ready To Democratize Its Automation Strategy With Citizen Process Expertise?

Bernhard Schaffrik June 23, 2022
Runaway Automation Undermines Digital Transformation Success Automation is everywhere: In Forrester’s Q2 2021 Global Digital Process Automation Survey, 76% of respondents indicated they were driving toward end-to-end automation for most business processes. While we share this enthusiasm for automation, we have seen too many companies automate processes before they understand them. Organizations can solve — […]
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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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Why Automation Vendors Can’t Stop Buying Optimization Vendors And What It Means For The Market And For You

Rob Koplowitz May 5, 2022
On March 31, Microsoft and Minit announced that the former was acquiring the latter. This is, by Forrester’s count, the eighth time a major automation vendor has purchased a process optimization vendor since 2020. Why are some of the biggest software companies in the world so eager to grab a slice of the relatively small […]
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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022

Jost Hoppermann April 29, 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.
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US Public Sector Predictions 2022

Rick Parrish February 10, 2022
Read this post to discover six key predictions on US public sector customer and employee experiences, cybersecurity, and technology. Then, dive deeper with a complimentary webinar.
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