Forrester's Stephen Mann shares that while SAM has been on the corporate agenda for well over 10 years, it has been difficult for organizations to both justify and then execute SAM initiatives. But this is changing, and cost reduction is the key driver.
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Data from Forrester's global Forrsights Workforce Employee survey shows that tablets are being used dynamically and deeply for a wide variety of work-related applications.
Drawing from new Forrester data, J.P. Gownder explains how tablets are driving business success by increasing worker productivity.
The CIOs role in the workforce experience is often overlooked but, more and more, technology plays a central role in your employee's experience.
Forrester's James Staten offers insight into VMware's newly announced public cloud offering and what it means for the channel, infrastructure and operations pros, and the corporate data center.
This week at the VMware Partner Exchange, CEO Pat Gelsinger and staff decided to demonize Amazon Web Services and their public cloud brethren in a very shortsighted defensive move that frankly betrays the fact that they don't understand the disruption they are facing.
Selecting the right IT service management tool has never been easy, and software-as-a-service now adds an extra dimension of complexity. Forrester's SaaS ITSM Tool Market Overview covers the who, where and what.
Are we a mobile first society? And, if so, how are developers keeping pace with the shift? Looking at recent data, Jeffrey Hammond is worried that development teams are not prepared .
There is a new administrator rising from within the business units who doesn't see private clouds as a linear progression from server virtualization, but instead as an extension of the public cloud.
With the next major spin of Intel server CPUs due later this year, HP’s customers have been waiting for HP’s next iteration of its core c-Class BladeSystem -- on the market for almost 7 years without any major changes to its basic architecture.
We all know the conventional wisdom about cloud computing: it's cheap, fast and easy. But is it really that much cheaper? Or is it simply optics that make it appear cheaper?
Software is critical in the age of the customer. Here are three data points from recent Forrsights studies that support that business executives understand software is a differentiator for their businesses - not simply a commodity.
Emerson Network Power announced that it is entering into a significant partnership with IBM to both integrate Emerson’s new Trellis Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) suite into IBM’s ITSM products as well as to jointly sell Trellis to IBM customers.
In its new research on emerging technologies, Forrester moves beyond the "big four" - cloud, mobile, social, and data - to see how those technologies will create platforms for future disruption. Brian Hopkins blogs about the new research and takes a closer look at the tech categories you'll be thinking about in 2018 - and should be planning for now.
Techies loves SharePoint, but business leaders expect more. Is it time to put greater reliance on Yammer? And, if so, what does that say about Microsoft's commitment to the cloud?
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- 2 IBM Escalates The DevOps War With UrbanCode Acquisition
- 3 Internet Of Things: Software platforms will become the rage in 2015
- 4 The Best Way To Develop Mobile Apps? Don't Develop Mobile Apps!
- 5 SaaS ITSM tools: Forrester delivers market overview