Forresters Emerging Technology Showcase (ETS2003)

Venue: The Phoenician

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Event Date/Time: Dec 08, 2003 End Date/Time: Dec 10, 2003
Registration Date: Dec 05, 2003
Early Registration Date: Oct 27, 2003
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Forrester Research presents The Emerging Technology Showcase, a unique interactive Event that highlights the best rising technologies, applications, and IT solutions available in early 2004 that will enable companies to thrive in the global, eBusiness marketplace. Formerly a Giga Information Group Event, this platform for innovative IT solutions has been successfully produced for the past six years.

The Emerging Technology Showcase leads the way in helping companies define business initiatives; select new, viable technologies; and adapt to change quickly, effectively, and most important, profitably. Through a series of live, on-stage demonstrations, this unique Event presents a view to the future, illustrates what’s coming next, and explains how to prepare.

Presentations are organized by key technology areas, TechnoVistas, and feature live product demonstrations followed by meaningful analysis from a panel of end users and specialists. The Event culminates with electronic audience polling where everyone votes and a winner is declared.

Witness the future of technology in real time by previewing more than 25 companies that are driving the transformation of IT in the following areas:

1. Let’s Get Physical: Putting Wireless To Work In The Real World
Preview out-of-the-box solutions that connect IT to the physical world in a range of intriguing new ways, from location-based services to RFID to environmental sensors. These exciting new technologies enable improved security, greater efficiency, and radically new business processes.
Presenting Analysts:
Carl Zetie and Ted Schadler.

2. Sleeping Soundly: Securing The Enterprise Against Emerging Threats
Scrutinize compelling new products that provide unique and effective protection against existing as well as emerging threats faced by businesses and governments today and tomorrow.
Presenting Analyst:
Michael Rasmussen

3. Please Talk To Me: Enabling The Power Of Collaboration
Examine innovative new products aimed at proactively presenting individuals with opportunities for collaboration, driving down barriers in globally dispersed companies.
Presenting Analyst:
Daniel W. Rasmus

4. Emerging Personal Technology: Defining The Future
Distinguish alternatives to your desktop, find products that best fit your business needs, and form a stronger foundation for what you can do with personal technology next year.
Presenting Analyst:
Daniel W. Rasmus

5. Supercharged Storage Technology: Change Is In The Wind
Discover storage and storage management solutions that address evolving business problems and have demonstrable value to the business.
Presenting Analysts:
Anders Lofgren and Galen Schreck

6. Breaking The Status Quo: Perceptions Of An Alternative Universe
Witness unique and compelling products and platforms that challenge the status quo and provide new ways to accomplish critical tasks.
Presenting Analysts:
Mike Gilpin and Michael Rasmussen

7. Gifts To Lust After: Consumer Technology, From Dreams To Reality
Determine which new applications and devices will end up on the shelves at Best Buy and which won’t make it off of the assembly line.
Presenting Analysts:
Jed Kolko and Daniel W. Rasmus


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Pricing: Clients: $1395 Non-Clients: $1595 Government: $1195 Register by October 27, 2003 and recieve $150 off the conference fee.