FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Is there a resurgence for the CIO role? For years the CIO role looked like it has been moving towards “Chief Infrastructure Officer” with many executives feeling like the transformative part of their job had been carved out and handed to Chief Digital Officers. We have always been dubious that CDO’s without deep technology expertise…

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Future of Retail: Applying 2019 Automation Predictions to Retail

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019, Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing our Forrester peers to discover how their 2019 predictions will affect retail for our series: “Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail.”  Recently, Claudia interviewed J.P. Gownder, VP and Principal Analyst on Forrester’s CIO team and an expert in automation technologies. Here’s what J.P. thinks retailers and brands should expect and focus on regarding automation in 2019.   Claudia: How do you…

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Three deadlines (and Instagram!)

Here’s what someone posted yesterday in The Freelancer’s Workshop discussion board: I was really just hoping to pick up a few insights from Seth. I got one of those yesterday, but meeting and interacting with other people struggling with the same things as me has been amazing. The deadline to sign up for The Bootstrapper’s…

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