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Chief data officers to gain power in 2016, but may soon lose it

According to research firm Forrester's latest report, big data strategies will shift significantly next year. Among its predictions is that customer-obsessed leaders will shift their firms' strategies to move beyond big data as it is largely practiced now. Further, chief data officers will gain power next year, but they may not be able to hold on to it for long.

Forrester says successful CIOs will make moves to put customers first

Forrester Research has released its 2016 predictions on the 10 things that successful CIOs will do to drive growth through customer experience. It seems as though CIOs across industries will be taking hints from the retail industry to remain customer-focused and drive success.

Google's Apps for Work study probably too good to be true

CMS Wire poked holes in a Forrester report commissioned by Google that offers glowing figures about how dramatically Google's Apps for Work can benefit businesses. 

Midsize mobile enterprise app service providers take on the big boys

Midsized mobile enterprise app service providers are starting to challenge the larger service providers, according to the Forrester Wave report on mobile enterprise apps service providers for the first quarter of 2015.

If you're doing mobile, DevOps is a requirement

Are you rolling out mobile applications? If so, Forrester is ready to tell you that you absolutely must have DevOps methodologies in place at your organization.

Resistance to Hadoop is futile, says Forrester

Forrester analysts say in a  new report  that Hadoop is no longer an option but a necessity for all businesses. The report also predicts that SQL will become Hadoop's killer app next year. But is it true that Hadoop is the be all, end all in big data? Let's take a look. 

CIOs: Focus on emerging tech to keep business, customers happy

New research from Forrester finds that CIOs need to focus on customer-facing emerging tech and the demands that come along with it to make the organization run smoothly, keep customers happy and help the bottom line.

Forrester 2014 ECM and archiving survey opens

Forrester's  2014 online survey for Enterprise Content Management and Content Archiving  is underway. The analyst firm is looking for input from anyone in the public or private sector who is willing to shed some light on their experiences surrounding ECM and archiving platforms.

Marketers need to adopt mobile-unique approach to mobile ads

Marketers need to adopt a mobile-unique approach to mobile advertising, rather than a mobile-first approach, advises Forrester Research.

Compliance, video portals could shake SharePoint partners

Enterprises have enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship between developer partners and Microsoft's SharePoint for some time--allowing the nearly ubiquitous software to jive with legacy systems and business-specific tools. But compliance and video updates unveiled at last week's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas could unnerve some of the partners on which Microsoft relies.