This Forrester Technology Adoption Profile (TAP) shows how growth in mission-critical applications is driving disaster recovery initiatives, enhanced disaster recovery capabilities shorten recovery objectives and the future of disaster recovery rests with advanced continuity tools. To learn more, download your copy of this informative Forrester TAP today.
The workplace is changing rapidly to accommodate mobile and flexible work styles, as employees expect the same computing experience when working remotely as they get in the office. And those expectations are rising rapidly among all employees — not just in the executive hallways or engineering labs. To discover more about mobile work styles and client virtualization trends in today’s enterprises, Citrix Systems and HP commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey IT decision-makers in North America, Europe, and Asia for this Technology Adoption Profile (TAP). Coupled with Forrester’s existing Forrsights data, we found that IT is turning to client virtualization to manage the growing complexity that BYOD programs and mobility initiatives have created and is embracing end-to-end solutions to overcome the toughest client virtualization challenges concerning cost, performance, scalability, and security.
For the past two years, Oracle has committed substantial R&D resources to developing a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its popular on-premises commerce product. This Forrester Research brief analyzes the key differentiating capabilities of this new offering and will provide guidance to eBusiness and channel strategy professionals on how to evaluate this solution as part of their commerce technology replatforming initiatives.
As most companies now realize, analytics is increasingly more of an integral part of their day-to-day business operations. In a recent survey by a global research firm, 80% of CIOs stated that transition from backward-looking, passive analysis must shift to forward-looking predictive analytics. The challenge is that many analytic solutions are aligned to a specific platform, tied to inflexible programming models and requiring vast data movement. In this webcast, Forrester and experts from IBM will highlight how technology like Apache Spark on z/OS allows businesses to extract deep customer insight without the cost, latency and security risks of data movement throughout the enterprise.
There are myriad software products, from complete CRM platforms that offer analytics to standalone or add-on software products that focus solely on analytics. There are analytics apps that can be added to your existing CRM platform. Or there’s the option to outsource analytics to a growing number of service providers.
“The technologies are changing rapidly. There are a zillion startups offering either new tools or technologies, so it is kind of hard to navigate,”Mike Gualtieri, an analystfor Forrester Research Inc. in Cambridge, Mass., said in a recent webcast on analytics. “There isn’t just one platform that you’re going to need.
There’s a whole ecosystem of platforms.”
Having the right people on staff who know how to use the technology is equally important, analysts say. Analytics aren’t just for statisticians anymore—they’re used by sales, marketing and customer service teams in daily decision making.
Get key takeaways for large enterprises from this February 2018 Workday-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting. Learn what’s driving the need for a more frequent performance review cycle and how technology can help.
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