Forrester Announces Its Emerging Technology Forum, An Exclusive New Event Highlighting 2018 Digital Enterprise Trends
As 60% of global senior technology and business leaders expect to increase their budget designated for technology products or services by April 2018, Forrester will deliver actionable insights on which emerging technologies business and technology leaders should leverage to drive customer-obsessed innovation.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrester (NASDAQ: FORR) today announced it will host its first-ever Emerging Technology Forum 2017 in Boston, a new event that will highlight key trends, concepts, and technologies that will shape the digital enterprise in 2018.
The Forum will explore four key trends in emerging digital technology that Forrester predicts will drive disruption and growth in 2018. Technologies covered will include the revolutionary impact of distributed systems such as blockchain; the re-invention of customer experience by ambient, conversation-driven user interfaces; and the proliferation of autonomous objects born at the intersection of AI and IoT. The Forum will also showcase a select group of innovative companies whose technologies will set the pace in the new year.
C-Level Executives, IT Leadership (VPs and Directors), Digital Business Professionals, Innovation and Strategy Leaders, Product Design and Development Marketing Leaders, Sales and Business Development Leaders, IP Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Investors/Venture Capitalists
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
"The pace of business innovation is increasingly set by the speed of technology advancements, and the velocity of technology innovation is only accelerating," Cliff Condon, chief research and product office at Forrester, said. "Forrester's Emerging Technology Forum will help forward-thinking business and technology leaders understand the next wave of technological change while providing valuable insights on how to choose and leverage the right technologies that drive customer-obsessed innovation."
To expose attendees to the best-possible selection of emerging technologies, Forrester opened a call for submissions to invite early-stage companies with innovative and disruptive technologies to be featured at the event. A panel of Forrester analysts and industry experts will select the strongest submissions, and winners will be showcased and introduced to Forrester's roster of corporate and enterprise clients at the Forum.
"Creating connections between established players and emerging innovators has long been a core mission at Forrester," Condon added. "The Emerging Technology Forum is an important step in building on that legacy to create new relationships and business opportunities for both clients and innovators."
Resources & Additional Information:
- To register for the Emerging Technology Forum 2017, or to receive additional information on sponsorship opportunities, please visit http://forr.com/et2017 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To nominate a company to be showcased at the Forum, please find the submission form and information on how to apply at http://forr.com/et2017submissions.
- Members of the press interested in covering the Forum may contact email@example.com.
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Jenna Vassallo, Forrester
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SOURCE Forrester Research, Inc.
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