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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    Report:Top Technologies For Your BT Agenda

    Tools And Technology: The Business Technology Agenda Playbook

    In today's competitive environment, investing in business technologies is central to companies' ability to win, serve, and retain customers. Business execs know this, but they don't think that their...

    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Q&A: How To Energize Your Enterprise BI Platform With Integrated Predictive R Models

      The business intelligence (BI) market is slowly but surely broadening and extending its reach into new areas beyond basic reporting, analytics, and dashboards. Data exploration, text, geospatial, and...

      • Downloads: 146
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:Predictions For 2014: Technology Monitoring

      Monitoring Advances From Providing Reactive Information To Predictive Business Insights

      In 2014, technology monitoring priorities for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals can no longer only focus on technology offerings that serve internal business services but must also...

      • Downloads: 336
    • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

      Report:The Enterprise Wearables Journey

      How Wearable Computing Will Improve Your Business

      There's no doubt about it: The wearables market is suffering from a hype bubble. But consider that the Internet itself suffered from a hype bubble circa 1999, and yet the Internet turned out to be...

      • Downloads: 535
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:India Tech Market Outlook: 2014

      Customer Obsession Takes Center Stage For Technology Spending

      IT purchases in India will reach US$29 billion in 2014. As in other emerging economies, India's tech market is still largely hardware-driven, but spending on software and services is gaining...

      • Downloads: 218
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:SAP Bets Its Future On Hana And SaaS

      Hana Will Bolster The Licensed Business, But SAP Needs A More Aggressive SaaS Strategy To Maintain Double-Digit Revenue Growth

      SAP's position as the largest business application vendor is not in doubt; whether it will be a market leader in revenue growth and in innovation is less certain. Anticipating the market's growing...

      • Downloads: 673
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Increase Flexibility By Embracing Future Business And Technology Trends

      Vision: The Business Applications Playbook

      This report outlines Forrester's vision for the future of business applications. It summarizes the key business drivers and trends that are reshaping the value proposition of business applications....

      • Downloads: 1842
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The 10 Most Important Technology Trends In Business Application Architecture Today

      Understand These Trends To Shape Your Application Strategy

      This report enumerates the top 10 technology trends that are reshaping the nature and value proposition of business applications today and in the coming years. Application delivery leaders,...

      • Downloads: 1098
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Six Business Technology Trends That Will Propel Your Firm In 2013

      From Technology Foundations To Business Outcomes

      Forrester sees six important trends unfolding in business technology (BT), where information technology will most directly and visibly affect business outcomes. Not having an initiative or effort...

      • Downloads: 1367
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Future Of Customer Data Management

      Live Or Die By Your Customer Data Management Strategy

      Customer data is the lifeblood of the contemporary enterprise. It's used in virtually every function of the business, including product research, design, and development; advertising and marketing...

      • Downloads: 1516
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:New Dynamics Shape IT Services Spending

      Changes Will Accelerate Over The Next 24 Months

      The IT services industry is in the middle of a fundamental transformation of who it sells to, what services it sells, and how it delivers those services. Upstart vendors specializing in new...

      • Downloads: 758
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Open Data Changes The Business Of Government

      Open Data Pioneers Offer Lessons For Launching Initiatives

      Data has become quite the buzzword lately, with everyone looking to mine their big data for customer insights, operational efficiencies, and business performance improvement. Governments are no...

      • Downloads: 425
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Big Data Adoption Trends In Asia Pacific: 2013 To 2014

      The maturity and sophistication of existing data warehousing (DW) implementations across the Asia Pacific (AP) region has been variable, to say the least. If the hype around big data is to be...

      • Downloads: 739
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:IT Industry Disruptions Fuel Renewed Asia Pacific Market Growth

      Forrester's 2013 Predictions For Asia Pacific

      2013 will be a transformative year for IT adoption in Asia Pacific (AP); multiple IT trends will converge to drive industry disruptions and help spur renewed growth in IT spending. Overall, we...

      • Downloads: 465
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Forrsights: Winning Software Strategies

      Unveiling The Software Strategies Of Top-Performing Companies

      During November 2011 and December 2011, Forrester surveyed 2,438 software decision-makers across Canada, France, Germany, the UK, and the US to determine their spending priorities around software. To...

      • Downloads: 160
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Smart Process Applications Fill A Big Business Gap

      They Will Grow Twice As Fast As The Enterprise Application Market

      Smart process apps are a new category of application software designed to support business activities that are people-intensive, highly variable, loosely structured, and subject to frequent change....

      • Downloads: 888
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:What India's 12th National Five-Year Plan Means For ICT Vendors

      Aligning Strategies With Key Government Priorities Is The Key To Success

      The Indian public sector is an extremely difficult market for IT vendors due to its extended business cycles and high levels of diversity, hypercompetition, bureaucracy, and procurement complexity....

      • Downloads: 233
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Balancing Custom And Packaged Apps In Your Application Portfolio Strategy

      Conventional wisdom suggests buying before building software. However, as an increasing proportion of product and service value is digital — think of a naval vessel's operation system (Windows...

      • Downloads: 686
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:It's The Dawning Of The Age Of BI DBMS

      Complement Your RDBMS-Based BI With More Agile DBMS Technologies

      We know how to address the key business intelligence (BI) challenges of the past 20 years, such as stability, robustness, and rich functionality. Agility and flexibility challenges now represent BI's...

      • Downloads: 1472
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Five Prevailing Trends In ERP

      From: Forrsights Software Survey, Q4 2010; Enterprise And SMB Networks And Telecommunications Survey, North America And Europe, Q1 2010; Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America and Europe,...

      • Downloads: 77
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The State Of Business Intelligence Software And Emerging Trends: 2010

      BI Vendors Need To Stay On Top Of Technology Innovation And Business Evolution

      While the whole IT market is facing challenging economic times, the global software market declined by 8% in 2009 compared with the previous year. Business intelligence (BI) software, which can...

      • Downloads: 1651
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Latest BI Adoption Trends -- Still Ripe In Opportunities Across Regions, Company Sizes, And Industries

      This set of data charts examines BI adoption trends from Forrester's recent Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America And Europe, Q4 2008.

      • Downloads: 14
    • For Sales Enablement Professionals

      Report:Demand Insights: Predictive Analytics In The Financial Services Sector

      How IBM Helps Banks And Insurers Get The Business They Really Want

      Banks and insurers do a great job acquiring customers, but they fall down when it comes to cross- and upselling other services. Few financial services institutions even know if the customers they...

      • Downloads: 976
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Collaboration And Web 2.0 Technology Adoption, Q4 2008

      Firms report on their adoption and implementation of collaboration and Web 2.0 technologies.

      • Downloads: 10