Boris Evelson

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Boris serves the Application Development & Delivery role. He is a leading expert in business intelligence (BI) — a set of processes, methodologies, and technologies used to transform raw data into meaningful, useful, and action-oriented enterprise information. Boris delivers strategic guidance, helping enterprises define BI strategies, governance, and architectures and identify vendors and technologies that help them put information to use in business processes and end user experiences.

Boris' current research focuses on the practical and actionable best practices for building BI infrastructure and applications, such as BI business cases, architectural options, organizational structures, and vendor selection. Boris continues to explore emerging trends in next-generation BI, such as agile BI architecture and development approaches, in-memory analytics, advanced data visualization, convergence of structured data and unstructured content analytics, process-driven and operational BI, and many others.

Previous Work Experience

Boris has more than 30 years of experience with enterprise software and applications implementation, management consulting, and strategic advisory skills. Most recently, Boris was a managing partner at Textra, a boutique strategic advisory firm serving all IT constituents: users, vendors, and investors. Boris cofounded Textra after spending several years as a VP and a strategic technology advisor at JPMorgan/LabMorgan, where he led many successful internal BI initiatives, advising the bank's large enterprise software clients on enterprise adoption issues and product and marketing strategies. Prior to JPMorgan, Boris served as a senior manager of data warehousing and customer relationship management (CRM) practices at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Boris started his career at Citibank, where, among many other successful projects, he implemented the bank's first global credit risk data warehouse.

Education

Boris holds a degree in music education from Moscow Gnessin School Of Music, Russia.

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  • Marketing Organization & Culture
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Accelerate Your Social Maturity

    Assessment: The Social Marketing Playbook

    Customers and employees are becoming increasingly empowered by social technologies, dramatically changing the way they communicate and collaborate. To succeed in this new world, companies must make...

    • Downloads: 2225
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:The Evolved CMO In 2012

    CMOs Must Take A More Active Role In Business And Technology Strategy

    Forrester Research and Heidrick & Struggles recently conducted a global survey of nearly 200 chief marketing officers (CMOs). In this report, you will find out how these CMOs view their relationship...

    • Downloads: 711
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:The DNA Of The Chief Digital Officer

    What To Look For When Hiring A Digital Leader

    While it's crucial for strong CIOs and CMOs to work in tandem to drive firms into the age of the customer, the job of chief digital officer (CDO) has recently emerged as a new role on the leadership...

    • Downloads: 216
  • For CMO Professionals

    Charts & Figures:High-Performing Brands Live Up To Higher Standards

    The Quest For Market Share And Mindshare In An Age Of Higher Standards

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    Report:Build A Marketing Innovation Engine And Team To Power Growth

    Invest In Marketing Technology Talent To Accelerate Marketing Innovation Velocity

    Top CMOs are partnering with their CIO counterparts to integrate new technologies into their customer engagement, commercial, and brand building efforts as consumers rapidly adopt new behaviors and...

    • Downloads: 271
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:The State Of Social Intelligence, 2012

    Forrester recently polled 108 listening platform customers to learn about the evolution in companies' social intelligence practices. We reviewed their vendor partnerships, the ways they use listening...

    • Downloads: 1360
  • For CMO Professionals

    Charts & Figures:The MAP Of The 21st Century Brand Experience Takes A New Route To Customers

  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Brief: Get The Most Out Of Stakeholder Meetings

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    • Downloads: 71
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:A Stopgap For Marketing Science Scarcity

    Organization: The Customer Analytics Playbook

    Marketing scientists play an essential role in converting the ever-increasing amount of customer data into more profitable customer relationships. The scarcity of skilled marketing scientists,...

    • Downloads: 177
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Benchmark Your Marketing Innovation Culture

    In May 2013, Forrester surveyed marketing leaders to get a pulse on their progress toward building a marketing innovation program and a culture of innovation within their organizations. The results...

    • Downloads: 261
  • For CMO Professionals

    Charts & Figures:Hyundai's Journey To 21st Century Brand Prominence

  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:The Rise Of The Customer Life-Cycle Marketing Systems

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    • Downloads: 491
  • For CMO Professionals

    Charts & Figures:Place Yourself In One Of The Three Maturity Levels

  • For CMO Professionals

    The 21st Century Brand Marketing Playbook

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    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Report:The State Of MRM In 2011

      Marketing Operations Technology Is Increasingly Contextual

      Marketing resource management (MRM) systems promise to enhance marketers' ability to optimize planning, budgeting, collaboration, and asset creation. MRM received significant attention in the middle...

      • Downloads: 641
    • For CMO Professionals

      Report:Consumers Demand More From 21st Century Brands

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      • Downloads: 475
    • For CMO Professionals

      Charts & Figures:Find An Agency Orchestration Model You Can Dance To

    • For CMO Professionals

      Report:The Costs And Benefits Of Marketing Innovation Labs

      Build An Innovation Lab To Focus The Organization On "What's Next" Customer Engagement Opportunities

      Marketing innovation labs are all the rage. Companies including Staples, Wal-Mart, Mondelez International, Nike, Comcast, Nestlé, Chick-fil-A, and many more have developed innovation labs to...

      • Downloads: 403
    • For CMO Professionals

      Report:Marketers Need To Take Accountability For Creative Strategy

      How Marketers Can Get Better Work From Their Brand Agencies

      Great creative advertising is always in demand. But when it comes to providing strategic direction to agencies, marketers are their own worst enemy. Why? Many marketers' organizational structures,...

      • Downloads: 353
    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

      Report:The Right Way To Globalize Your Interactive Marketing Programs

      Provide Each Local Team With The Right Mix Of Assets And Support

      There are lots of reasons multinational companies' global and local interactive marketing teams are rarely on the same page: Global teams prefer uniform programs and technologies, local teams fear a...

      • Downloads: 368
    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

      Charts & Figures:Score Your Mobile Marketing Maturity

    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

      Report:Organize To Support Integrated Messaging

      Organization: The Email Marketing Playbook

      The future of email is integration with other marketing channels. But most email organizations today are too small and too operationally focused to be prepared for customer-focused integrated...

      • Downloads: 133
    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Charts & Figures:Big Data Means Using More Available Data To Drive Business Insight

    • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

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      Report:Making Sense Of A Fractured Consumer Data Ecosystem

      Landscape: The Personal Identity And Data Management Playbook

      Although widespread adoption of personal identity and data management (PIDM) remains a few years away, the ecosystem of data lockers and authorization managers is already rapidly evolving. Firms...

      • Downloads: 385