Business Intelligence

Forrester defines the business intelligence (BI) market as a set of methodologies, processes, architectures, and technologies that leverage the output of information management processes for analysis, reporting, performance management, and information delivery. Research coverage includes executive dashboards as well as query and reporting tools.

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27 results in Reports

  • Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:EIM Becomes A Reality As Vendors Stitch Together Data And Content Solutions

    Enterprise information management (EIM) is the discipline of jointly managing both data and content to deliver an increased value of information to the organization. While Forrester recognizes that...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™: Enterprise DBMS, Q1 2014

    In-Memory, NoSQL, And DBaaS Forge Ahead; Relational And Data Warehouses Focus On Innovation; And Market Starts Consolidating

    Today, enterprises face increasing data management challenges, largely because of growing data volumes, data security issues, the need for real-time information, integration of structured with...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Upgrade Your Data Capabilities Rapidly With Data Services Providers

    Market Overview: Data Services

    This report, originally written for sourcing and vendor management professionals, includes content relevant to enterprise architecture (EA) professionals. Organizations are faced with a flood of...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Top Technology Trends To Watch: 2014 To 2016

    Landscape: The Emerging Technology Playbook

    Businesses are forced to operate at a new pace as they contend with informed customers, smart competitors, and employees who choose to use their own technology for work. These trends change how firms...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Transformation Of Data Governance

    Changing The Business Data Landscape Requires New Governance Thinking

    Today's data governance is mainly about accuracy, compliance, security, and privacy. In this context, organizations run through a well-established repertoire of governance activities with a heavy...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Case Study: Technology Innovation Enables Nongfu Spring To Strengthen Market Leadership

    It's not easy for a local Chinese company to grow to occupy the leading position in a highly competitive market segment. But Nongfu Spring did this in the bottled water manufacturing industry in...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Deliver On Big Data Potential With A Hub-And-Spoke Architecture

    Strategic Plan: The Data Management Playbook

    Data management has become as crucial as financial management to leading firms, but businesses grapple with data management platforms that can't respond fast enough to fickle customers and fluid...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Patterns Of Big Data

    A Data Management Playbook Toolkit

    The purpose of this toolkit is to clarify and illuminate the most common big data patterns. Use this research as a basis for business conversations. Study the problems we identified and the results...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Cut Through Silos With An Agile Technology Introduction Strategy

    To succeed in the digital age, enterprise architects must seize opportunities by adopting new approaches for emerging technolgy introduction. This report highlights the technology introduction and...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Top Emerging Technologies To Watch: Now Through 2018

    Emerging digital technologies are a primary driver of business evolution and disruption. Firms are grappling with an accelerating pace of business change while also trying to make IT simpler and more...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Define The Shifting Responsibilities Of The Information Architect

    Organization: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook

    This report outlines the organization element of the information strategy and architecture playbook for enterprise architecture (EA) professionals. The definition of the information architect role...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:A Framework For Information Management And Consumption Technology

    Tools And Technology: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook

    Enterprise architects carry the heavy responsibility of planning for elaborate implementations of complex technology. They must weigh the implications of the plans for all of the related architecture...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:TechRadar™ For Enterprise Architecture Professionals: Technologies For Empowered Employees, Q4 2011

    Tech-Empowered Staff Members Innovate While Enterprise Technology Manages The Risk

    Your employees — like your customers — have more power than ever before. Mobile, social, video, and cloud technologies give individuals tremendous access to information and resources....

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Connect The Dots Between Business Outcomes And Emerging Technology

    Forrester hosted a "tweet jam" on technology trends on July 29. Cloud was clearly atop all other subjects, but business intelligence (BI), mobile, and social were also discussed — the general...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Data Virtualization Reaches Critical Mass

    Technology Advancements, New Patterns, And Customer Successes Make This Enterprise Technology Both A Short- And Long-Term Solution

    Firms are looking to solve tough data and process integration challenges as they once again begin to invest in new business capabilities. Multiple data warehouses (DWs) and business intelligence (BI)...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Big Opportunities In Big Data

    Positioning Your Firm To Capitalize In A Sea Of Information

    Opportunities to improve the bottom line exist in a flood of information; however, gaining insight from data becomes challenging as it grows extremely large. Emerging technology applies the power of...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Top 10 Business, Process, And Technology Trends Impacting Business Process Pros In 2011

    Business process (BP) professionals live at the crossroads of business and technology, providing business process management (BPM) insights to technologists and process technology insights to...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:A Snapshot Of Today's Content And Collaboration Professional

    Putting senior managers in place to lead content and collaboration initiatives for their organizations is a growing imperative. Our ongoing work with Forrester clients indicates that the skills mix...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Top 15 Technology Trends EA Should Watch: 2011 To 2013

    An Empowered Report: High-Impact Technologies That You Should Track

    Forrester began summarizing technology trends last year to help enterprise architects create their organizations' technology watch lists. For this year's list of top trends, we've used the same...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Smart Computing Innovation Must Be Guided By EAs

    Forrester predicts that the latest cycle of technology innovation, "Smart Computing," will reshape the technology market through 2017. Smart Computing — which involves a blend of smart devices,...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Topic Overview: Information Architecture

    Information architecture (IA) is a cornerstone of enterprise architecture (EA), but 43% of the architects we surveyed either have not yet addressed this domain or have only begun to implement what...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Top 15 Technology Trends EA Should Watch

    IT organizations need to inform their annual and longer-term plans with an understanding of how changes in technology will enable business outcomes. EA groups are the logical leaders for this effort....

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Vendor Snapshot: Illuminate Solutions Breaks Through Traditional BI Barriers

    Illuminate Solutions is a young Spain-based analytic database vendor that offers a compelling new approach optimized for complex, dynamic, ad hoc queries. Illuminate's correlation database uses what...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Five Top Challenges Information And Knowledge Managers Must Master In 2008

    Information and knowledge managers are constantly bombarded by new technologies — like RIAs, wikis, blogs, and virtual worlds — or new market trends, such as the recent consolidation in...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Data Governance: What Works And What Doesn't

    The demand for trusted information continues to spiral upward, driven not only by investments in customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management,...

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