Dreamy Data for Salesforce?

Let’s begin with a quick look at the data collected to date on Salesforce.com. While the October 2022 Technology Spending Intentions Survey (TSIS) is still live in the field, ~600 IT decision makers have already submitted their updated second-half 2022 spending intentions for Salesforce. This survey period will remain open for two more weeks while … Read more

2H’22 Early Takeaways

With two weeks remaining in our polling period, 1000+ IT decision makers – representing over $550B in annual IT spend – have already participated in ETR’s 2H’22 Technology Spending Intentions Survey (TSIS), including 143 from Fortune 500 and 239 from Global 2000 organizations. ETR’s Research Team published an Early Takeaways report earlier this week, leveraging … Read more

Adobe Snaps Up Figma at Record Valuation

The established creative and document management software company Adobe announced plans earlier this week to acquire collaborative design software company Figma for around $20 billion in cash and stock. ETR released an Early Reaction report the day the deal was announced. The following article summarizes some key takeaways from that report.

All Eyes on Observability

This week New Relic, in partnership with ETR, released its 2022 Observability Forecast, a robust 80-page report on the state of observability (sometimes abbreviated o11y) and monitoring. More than 1,600 tech professionals from around the globe participated in the survey, representing 14 different countries, a variety of organization sizes, and in roles ranging from engineers … Read more

Digital Markets Act Makes EU Cloud Gatekeepers

ETR Insights recently interviewed the European CTO of a global consumer brand, who addressed the EU’s Digital Markets Act and how corporations are adapting to new regulation of cloud “gatekeepers.” Additionally, our guest discussed spend optimization via contract negotiations, “smart working” in a hybrid world, cybersecurity, data visualization services under Microsoft, SAP, and Google, and a … Read more

ETS Findings Recap

Unlike public company data, which must legally be disclosed in various forms, private companies mostly fly under the radar of similar regulations making it much more difficult to track their progress and market positioning. This is exactly why ETR launched the Emerging Technology Survey (ETS) back in November of 2018. Last week, we released the … Read more

Emerging Technology Survey (ETS) Data Preview

ETR has officially finalized data for its August 2022 Emerging Technology Survey (ETS), which provides data-driven insight into which private technology companies are gaining traction in global enterprises. 1010+ IT decision makers representing over $520 billion in annual IT spend participated in the August survey, including 150 from Fortune 500 and 246 from Global 2000 … Read more

Community Feedback on Emerging Vendors

As we prepare the latest batch of reports on data from ETR’s latest Emerging Technology Survey (ETS), we’ll take a look back at some of the data from last quarter’s survey. In May 2022, ETR assembled a feedback panel in response to our ETS to offer seasoned IT executives an opportunity to comment on the … Read more

ETR Earnings Calendar

With earnings season underway, the calendar is packed with companies that ETR tracks in our surveys, and while no single input can paint an entire picture, our forward looking spending intentions have been proven to correlate to future revenues. As such, let’s take a look at what the recent data said about some of the … Read more

The Future of Data Preparation Tools

As self-service business intelligence programs mature across organizations, the challenge of data wrangling quickly becomes more apparent. Several tools on the market strive to make data preparation a self-serviceable task that relatively non-technical business users can do for themselves. With their easy, graphical, drag-and-drop interfaces, tools like Alteryx, Talend, or Matillian let business users build … Read more

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