Brian Hopkins

Brian covers emerging technology and its impact on business and IT for Enterprise Architecture Professionals at Forrester Research. His research provides practical advice to architects and IT strategists seeking to leverage new information management tools and techniques while dealing with current-state challenges. In addition, Brian provides insights for enterprise architects in the insurance and defense industries, where he has extensive experience.

Recent Stories From this Author

Big Data: Welcome to Awkward Teen Years
February 26, 2015 Itís easy to get caught up in the excitement, but then I remember to swallow a reality pill.

Reset On Big Data or Miss The Big Change
May 28, 2014 As data explodes, so do old ways of doing business.

Why Bitcoin is Here to Stay
January 29, 2014 Crypto-currency is here to stay, and the changes to our global economy because of it will be staggering

Engagement, Smart Systems and Nimbleness Anchor Top Tech Trends
November 6, 2013 How technology is fueling business change anchored by three broad themes

Big Data for Telco Begins to Unleash Systems of Engagement
October 2, 2013 Teleco service providers are sitting on a gold mine of data about what subscribers are doing on their mobile devices

Don't Have A Big Data Strategy Yet? Good.
September 16, 2013 The broad demand for big data technologies is simply not there yet

That’s Big Data Peeking into Your Living Room
July 1, 2013 NSA story reveals deeper disruptions in comfort, regulation

The Emerging Technology Juggernaut
April 5, 2013 In many cases IT is not synching up with the business desire to innovate and differentiate with new technology

How to Redefine Architecture for Real-Time Data
March 13, 2013 Better models, modern structure keep IT from operating like a “one-trick pony”

Don’t Blink: Your Enterprise Architecture is Changing
February 7, 2013 Mobility, EA platforms face huge disruptions by 2018

Agile Development for Competitive Advantage
November 21, 2012 One-size-fits-all standardization and general aversion to risk aren’t cutting the mustard

Enterprise Architecture Can Live Anywhere
August 28, 2012 It only needs to work, and here’s 4 reasons why

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