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DX Platform Users Debate Suite or Best-of-Breed

DX Platform Users Debate Suite or Best-of-Breed

Forrester researchers say the debate between “best-of-breed versus native functionality” in digital experience software is over. Native solutions won. Analysts at the Cambridge, Mass.-based consultancy reported in their “Digital Experience Platform Trends, 2017”  (fee required) research that native solutions are the “logical answer.'" Not so fast, say some practitioners.

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Forrester: Digital Experience Leaders Embrace Portfolio Depth & Integration

Forrester: Digital Experience Leaders Embrace Portfolio Depth & Integration

Forrester's latest Wave for Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) emphasized vendors' "breadth of the portfolio and quality of integration."  Providers that do well in each area bring digital experience practitioners the "best of both worlds," Forrester senior analyst Mark Grannan told CMSWire in an interview this week.  Grannan wrote the report

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Forrester Boots Adobe, Names Oracle Lone Digital Experience Platform Leader

Forrester Boots Adobe, Names Oracle Lone Digital Experience Platform Leader

Forrester made a significant change in the leaderboard of its Digital Experience Platforms Wave released last week:  Oracle is now the lone leader, displacing Adobe. This is the third time Forrester evaluated digital experience platform vendors, also producing Waves in 2014 and 2015.  Oracle was a “contender” in 2014

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Forrester Raises the Bar for Enterprise BI Platforms With Latest Wave

Forrester Raises the Bar for Enterprise BI Platforms With Latest Wave

Take most of what you've read about ranking enterprise business intelligence (BI) platforms and set it aside. Forrester Research introduced new criteria to select its leaders for its latest Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments Wave.

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Let’s Revamp Analyst Reports to Reflect How Businesses Work

Let's Revamp Analyst Reports to Reflect How Businesses Work

Every year, the analysts release their big reports on the state of the (technology of your choice) market, and every year we read these reports. While they reflect a certain dynamics in the market, these reports rarely reflect the struggles and choices businesses working with the software at hand face.

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Adobe Dominates New Forrester Wave for Digital Intelligence Platforms

Adobe Dominates New Forrester Wave for Digital Intelligence Platforms

Forrester named Adobe the only leader and gave it the top rating in all but one of 14 digital intelligence platform capabilities in its new industry report. The Cambridge, Mass.-based research firm introduced its first Forrester Wave for Digital Intelligence Platforms  (fee required) last week.

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SAP Hybris, Intershop, Insite Software Lead Forrester’s B2B Commerce Wave

SAP Hybris, Intershop, Insite Software Lead Forrester's B2B Commerce Wave

Forrester has named SAP Hybris, Intershop and Insite Software as leaders in its industry report on B2B commerce suites. All three companies were named leaders in Forrester's last report in 2015. Two other leaders from that 2015 report — IBM and Oracle — did not keep their top ranking.

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Forrester Analyst: PaaS a ‘Revolution’ for Web Content Management

Forrester Analyst: PaaS a ‘Revolution’ for Web Content Management

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) has sparked a “revolution” in how web content management (WCM) products are built. According to Forrester Research analyst Mark Grannan, PaaS removes friction from the delivery process by automating infrastructure tasks which allows digital practitioners to focus on content.

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Adobe, Acquia, Episerver Lead New Forrester WCM Wave

Adobe, Acquia, Episerver Lead New Forrester WCM Wave

Forrester gave top ratings to Adobe, Acquia and Episerver in a just released Wave that emphasizes the cloud and headless deployments, as well as integrations with best-of-breed products. The heavy weighting on headless, modularization, APIs and micro-services strategy pushed pushed Acquia and Episerver  into the leaderboard for the first time,

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