Achim   Granzen

Achim Granzen

Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals

Achim is a principal analyst based in Singapore, serving CIOs across Asia Pacific. His research focuses on analytics and data-driven transformation; the interplay of technology capabilities and business capabilities; and organizational change and governance. He writes about the business applications of analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud technologies across industries, with a focus on analytics-driven customer experience and insights, analytics-enabled IoT and Industry 4.0, and the organizational and technological aspects of operationalizing analytics successfully across organizations.

Previous Work Experience

Achim brings 20 years of global experience in technology and services, with expertise in analytics, big data, cloud, and business technology. Before joining Forrester, Achim was the chief technologist, analytics, for DXC (formerly Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services), working with clients across Asia on their digital transformation. Prior to that, Achim worked for major industry players in the analytics technology and services space — SAS Institute, IBM Global Services, and Microsoft — in regional roles across Europe, Asia, and the US.

Education

Achim holds a master’s degree in physics from Mercator University Duisburg, Germany.

Achim Granzen

Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals

Achim is a principal analyst based in Singapore, serving CIOs across Asia Pacific. His research focuses on analytics and data-driven transformation; the interplay of technology capabilities and business capabilities; and organizational change and governance. He writes about the business applications of analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cloud technologies across industries, with a focus on analytics-driven customer experience and insights, analytics-enabled IoT and Industry 4.0, and the organizational and technological aspects of operationalizing analytics successfully across organizations.

Previous Work Experience

Achim brings 20 years of global experience in technology and services, with expertise in analytics, big data, cloud, and business technology. Before joining Forrester, Achim was the chief technologist, analytics, for DXC (formerly Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services), working with clients across Asia on their digital transformation. Prior to that, Achim worked for major industry players in the analytics technology and services space — SAS Institute, IBM Global Services, and Microsoft — in regional roles across Europe, Asia, and the US.

Education

Achim holds a master’s degree in physics from Mercator University Duisburg, Germany.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: AI Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019

    Forrester's Overview Of 23 AI Service Providers In Asia Pacific

    July 11, 2019Achim Granzen

    You can use artificial intelligence consultancies to evaluate the impact and benefits of AI, augment skills and expertise not internally available, and deploy AI-infused business solutions and services across your organization. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors present in Asia Pacific that vary by size, breadth of service, geography, and vertical market focus. CIOs in Asia Pacific (AP) should use this report to understand the value they can expect from an AI consultancy and select one based on breadth of services.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Transformation Goes Pragmatic

    Key Takeaways From Forrester's Singapore And Hong Kong Predictions 2019 Events

    January 14, 2019 Tom Mouhsian, Frederic Giron, Xiaofeng Wang, Achim Granzen

    Forrester's Predictions 2019 events in Singapore and Hong Kong highlighted the major trends, opportunities, and challenges that companies will face and must address in 2019. This report outlines the key takeaways from both events to help digital business leaders in Asia Pacific (AP) prepare for and lead change in 2019 and beyond.

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