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June 18, 2019


Forrester Blogs

The Cost Of Losing Creativity

Agencies’ creative perspective, the very currency of the business, is at risk and can only be realized by shifting billions from tech to fund creative differentiation. “The value of agency...

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June 17, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Protect Your Customers’ Lives Via Tech-Driven Innovation

As you heard from us at last month’s Digital Transformation & Innovation 2019 Forum, all your innovation investments and efforts should be focused on addressing customer experience needs...

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Forrester Blogs

First Forrester New Wave™ On B2B CDPs Sets The Bar For An Emerging Market

Woohoo! We just published “The Forrester New Wave™: B2B Customer Data Platforms, Q2 2019” report, which profiles the 13 most significant vendors in this market: Arm Treasure Data, BlueVenn,...

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Forrester Blogs

The Rise Of Virtual Care: Key Takeaways From Forrester’s New Wave™

Virtual care is about to hit a major tipping point — in 2020, investments in virtual care are expected to outpace those in traditional care delivery. While the virtual care market continues to...

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June 14, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Dun & Bradstreet Moves Up The Value Chain With Intent To Acquire Lattice Engines

Yesterday, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) announced its intent to acquire Lattice Engines. Both of us have covered these companies from a number of different perspectives, and we agree that the move...

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Revolution Analytics

Fun with R and the Noops

Earlier this week, Github introduced Noops, a collection of simple black-box machines with API endpoints, with the goal of challenging developers of all skill levels to solve problems with them. Five...

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Simplified Analytics

Industry 4.0 experts in India

The first Industrial Revolution was all about mechanizing production with the use of steam-powered tools, the second expanded industries through electric power and the third ushered electronics and...

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Forrester Blogs

Supercharge Your Employee Experience With Video

Enterprises have heard their employees’ calls for increased flexibility, and now more than 25% of US information workers work from home at least weekly. But with subpar technology solutions and...

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June 13, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Healthcare Organizations Are Future-Proofing Strategy And Operations With Cloud

Healthcare organizations (HCOs), once cloud laggards, are embracing public and private cloud services to address a wide range of business problems. A recent survey revealed that 76 percent of HCOs...

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Forrester Blogs

Global Warming For Iceberg Metaphors

The Dark Web Is Nothing Fancy; It’s Really Just A Different Series Of Protocols Commonly when surfing the web, Transport Layer Security (TLS) is the cryptographic protocol that provides...

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Forrester Blogs

What CX Should Mean For Government Leaders

To succeed in today’s federal government, leaders need to view the world by how their decisions impact the experience of the people and organizations they touch daily. These are your employees, your...

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Forrester Blogs

The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2019

I’m excited to share that our evaluation of data management platforms — “The Forrester Wave™: Data Management Platforms, Q2 2019” — is now live. In our 34-criterion evaluation, we...

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Forrester Blogs

The Rise Of The Agile Employee

Digital leaders tell us that they often struggle to find the right people with the right skills, and competition for elite talent is fierce. As their firms become more advanced in their digital...

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Forrester Blogs

A New Rhythm In HCM

Maybe I’ve been in the software world for too long. Or maybe I’m a product of my earlier years. You might remember the old Russian proverb, “Doveryai, no proveryai,” which...

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Forrester Blogs

Little Coordination, Even Less Hunting: External Data Remains Safe In The Wild

A few days ago, I delivered a Forrester webinar on external data: why you need it, how best to find it, and how to effectively buy it. Take a look at the replay: WEBINAR: Think You’re Doing...

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June 12, 2019


Forrester Blogs

The Insights Beat: Save Your Data Strategy From A Nosedive

(Jeremy Vale and Paolo Santamaria contributed to this post.) This month’s Insights Beat focuses on the latest research in our insights-driven playbook; showcases multiple data, analytics, and...

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Forrester Blogs

Security So Simple A 10-Year-Old Can Do It

It’s the summertime, and my daughters are home from school. During the day, this means it’s a constant struggle between them arguing about who is doing what or listening to them laugh at...

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Forrester Blogs

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

FTD Bankruptcy A Lesson For Long-Standing Brands: Don’t Rest On Your Laurels When century-old floral stalwart FTD filed for Chapter 11, it sent shivers through C-suites of venerable brands...

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Forrester Blogs

Banking Is Up For GRAB[s] In Singapore

Following in Hong Kong’s footsteps, Singapore’s regulator — the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) — has confirmed that it is currently studying the possibility of issuing digital-only...

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June 11, 2019


Forrester Blogs

PEAK Humans Can Flourish In Our Transformation-Filled Future Of Work

Academics to consultants are prognosticating on the future of work, picking winners and losers, often to the detriment of employees. Forrester’s data shows that job losses will reach 29% by 2030, and...

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Forrester Blogs

The Security Snapshot: Summer Is Here, And Risks Are Heating Up

June is here, which means the start of beach days, barbecues, the longest day, and the beginning of summer! Not only is the weather getting warmer, but business and technology risks are also heating...

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Forrester Blogs

Two Big Answers Emerged From The US CX Index For 2019

The winners in customer experience management were able to master the ecosystem game, combining physical and digital touchpoints seamlessly.

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Forrester Blogs

The US Customer Experience Index, 2019: Some Small Gains, Widespread Stagnation, No Real Leaders

Forrester's US CX Index 2019 results reveal that the overall quality of the US customer experience rose by an anemic 0.4 points, to 70.2.

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InData Labs

Artificial Intelligence Taking Jobs Nurtures Demand for New Skills

There is no consensus on whether artificial intelligence (AI) replacing jobs across various industries is an alarming sign or a natural outcome of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Anyway, the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs is too obvious to be denied. A hype-based viewpoint is that state-of-the-art technologies disrupt job opportunities and may soon empower...

Запись Artificial Intelligence Taking Jobs Nurtures Demand for New Skills впервые появилась InData Labs.

 

June 10, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Forrester’s Take On Salesforce’s Acquisition Of Tableau: What It Means For Customers

Salesforce’s acquisition of Tableau is no big surprise. Despite the massive price tag, it fits perfectly with the software-as-a-service giant’s ambition to become an insights-rich...

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Forrester Blogs

Building Connected Experiences Starts With IoT’s Three Core Business Scenarios

Clients often ask us: How does the internet of things (IoT) or smart home technology affect my market and company? Arielle, Annalise, and I worked with a health insurer who asked us that question....

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Forrester Blogs

The BI Vendor Landscape Is Going Through Significant Changes — What Can You Do To Protect Your Investments?

The business intelligence (BI) market is going through a round of significant consolidation. Earlier this month, Sisense acquired Periscope Data; last week, Google announced its intention to acquire...

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Forrester Blogs

Chase Closes Finn: Lessons For Other Digital Banks

On June 6, JPMorgan Chase announced it would be closing its digital-only bank Finn, a little under a year after it was launched. Digital banking is a tough business, and we’ve seen far more examples...

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June 08, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Design Thinking Can Deliver An ROI of 85% Or Greater

The Benefits Of Design Thinking Are Quantifiable, And They’re Compelling By Ryan Hart (principal analyst, CX) and Benjamin Brown (senior consultant, Total Economic Impact) Design thinking has...

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June 07, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Marketers: Manage Your Automation Portfolio

Marketers will run a portfolio of automation technologies; take an organized and intentional approach to this complex but crucial effort.

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Forrester Blogs

PEAK Human: Help Your Employees Ascend Above Your Organizational Chaos

Before an organization undertakes any transformation, restructuring, or automation initiative, it needs to ask: What do our employees need to become so that they can thrive in an environment with...

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Forrester Blogs

Infosecurity Europe 2019: Incremental Evolution Rather Than Revolution

I have spent the last three days attending Infosecurity Europe 2019, the largest security trade show in the UK and Europe. As ever, before coming I have tried to predict the big theme or trends that...

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Forrester Blogs

The FTD Lesson For Long-Standing Brands: Don’t Rest On Your Laurels

FTD Gets Caught In A Terrible Game Of Pickle Century-old floral delivery stalwart FTD filed for Chapter 11, sending shivers through C-suites of venerable brands everywhere. In a growing US flower...

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Forrester Blogs

Robo-Advice Claims Another Victim: FORR in 3 Video

In this episode of our video blog series FORR in 3, Vijay Raghavan and I discuss the challenges of robo-advice, some of the latest failures in this space, and what this means for a technology market...

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June 06, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Call To Participate: How Is Your Firm Speeding Responses To Customers?

James Staten and I would like your help. Companies in today’s digital era must act and react quickly and efficiently across all departments and teams. Weigh in: What is your firm’s strategy for...

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Forrester Blogs

Marketing Is All About Moments; Don’t Wait For Them, Create Them

(Dave Novitzky contributed to this blog.) Marketers’ attempts to profile, segment, and model customers implies that consumers are static and can be fully defined, but they are anything but. Consumers...

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Forrester Blogs

YouTube’s Algorithmic Pedo-Failure

This week, YouTube turned to Facebook and said, “Hold my beer.” Yesterday, after intense pressure, the platform decided to demonetize channels that promote hate speech and discrimination. And in a...

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June 05, 2019


Forrester Blogs

New Tech: What I Took Away From The American Graphene Summit

Graphene will (eventually) affect all of us, whether we know it or not. I’ll explain later, but first, let’s take a step back and level-set. What is graphene? Simply put, it is one single atomic...

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Forrester Blogs

Governments: Think Broadly With Your Tech-Driven Innovation Efforts

As functional lead for digital, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) leads all government market engagement for the New Zealand government. It has used a co-designed model — including a focus on...

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June 04, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Unconventional Wisdom: Explore Paying The Ransom In Parallel With Other Recovery Options

Your organization has just received ransom notices across your infrastructure, informing you of what you already fear. All your critical business data has been encrypted. You are angry that someone’s...

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Forrester Blogs

Future Of Retail: Applying 2019 Business Insights (BI) Predictions To Retail

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Researcher Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing experts within Forrester for our series, “Applying 2019 Predictions To Retail.” Last week, we spoke to...

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Forrester Blogs

Is Your Bank’s Mobile App A Fonzie Or A Potsie?

If you’re a fan of the old TV show “Happy Days,” you know Fonzie and Potsie. If you don’t know the show, here’s a quick sum-up of the two characters: Both were good dudes, but...

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Forrester Blogs

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

As The (Blockchain) World Turns: Part 1 A couple of announcements in particular this week served as a reminder that enterprises and vendors alike remain committed to leveraging distributed ledger...

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June 03, 2019


Revolution Analytics

AzureR and AzureKeyVault

by Hong Ooi, senior data scientist, Microsoft Azure Just a couple of announcements regarding my family of packages for working with Azure from R. First, the packages have moved from the cloudyr org...

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Forrester Blogs

WWDC: Apple Continues To Up The Ante On Experience With Privacy Leading

Apple continues to leverage its engineering chops to deliver better experiences. Experiences are faster and more nimble, private, secure, and personal. Apple is: Leveraging privacy as a...

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Forrester Blogs

Forrester’s Key Takeaways On SAP Following The SAP SAPPHIRE Event

Forrester VP and Research Director Allen Bonde interviews VP and Principal Analyst Liz Herbert on takeaways from SAP’s SAPPHIRE event. Also, check out our recent report on SAP and whether SAP is a...

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Forrester Blogs

DAM Market Set To Top $1 Billion In 2019

If you’re looking to get a handle on the explosion of content at your company, follow the lead of many organizations that have turned to digital asset management (DAM) to manage the entire content...

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Forrester Blogs

Stop Chasing After All Things Smart Home — Build Connected Health Experiences

It’s not just about the smart home . . . it’s about something way bigger. Healthcare organizations (HCOs) need to learn and understand how to navigate the smart home space and use internet-of-things...

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Forrester Blogs

Scaling Agile? Take Our Survey And Learn How To Reenergize The Journey

I’m very excited to be teaming up with Margo Visitacion on the biennial Forrester State of Agile At Scale Survey. This year, we’ve added a few more questions in areas that we see organizations...

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Forrester Blogs

Benchmark Your Retail Technology Investment Plans

When benchmarking retail technology investment plans, we found that retailers around the world plan to: Maintain interest in SaaS for agility — and exploit PaaS for differentiation. Retailers will...

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Forrester Blogs

QR Codes Return

Forrester sees evidence that QR code deployment is increasingly popular, the reason being that in-store consumers want to know more about their prospective purchases. One of my colleagues blogged...

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June 01, 2019


Datameer

Visual Exploration For Data Preparation

Data visualization is the principle of taking data values and converting them into a graphic. Most people see, or prefer to see, data represented as a graphic. It is the common language that captures...

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May 31, 2019


Forrester Blogs

Shopify Buys Handshake To Boost B2B Commerce Chops

On Thursday, May 23, TechCrunch broke news that Shopify quietly acquired Handshake. Shopify is widely known as a B2C/DTC platform, and its Shopify Plus offering is aimed at a B2B audience. Handshake...

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Forrester Blogs

The Chief Growth Officer: Proxy Or Prophet?

In our 2018 CMO predictions, in the wake of Coca-Cola replacing its CMO with a chief growth officer (CGO) and the emergence of this role in other companies like Hershey’s and Kellogg’s,...

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InData Labs

AI Project Success: How to Create a Valuable Solution

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the core technology that disrupts today’s business reality. It comes as no surprise that the number of companies that have piloted AI and then expanded the use of intelligent systems is growing. In many fields, such as logistics, finance, retail, automotive and assembly, AI solutions became a silver bullet to enhance...

Запись AI Project Success: How to Create a Valuable Solution впервые появилась InData Labs.

 

May 30, 2019


Revolution Analytics

AI, Machine Learning and Data Science Roundup: May 2019

A monthly roundup of news about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science. This is an eclectic collection of interesting blog posts, software announcements and data applications from...

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Forrester Blogs

Marketing Into China

China is expected to be the world’s largest consumer market in 2019. Foreign brands will continue to invest in China, but the golden age of easy growth for foreign brands is over. Seeking...

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