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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  • Business Intelligence
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: AWS QuickSight Will Disrupt Business Intelligence And Analytics

    The New Cloud-Based Platform Makes Sense For Some AD&D Pros, But Not All

    There's a new 800-pound gorilla in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics room. QuickSight, a new offering from Amazon Web Services (AWS), will disrupt the analysis and data visualization areas...

    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Brief: Why Data-Driven Aspirations Fail

      Our Annual State Of Strategic Planning, EA, And PMO Online Survey Shows Why Architects' Data-Driven Aspirations Will Underdeliver

      Data-driven hopes are high. Forrester's Q3 2015 Global State Of Strategic Planning, Enterprise Architecture, And PMO Online Survey indicates that a large majority of enterprise architecture (EA)...

      • Downloads: 7
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2015

      The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

      In Forrester's 15-criteria evaluation of Agile business intelligence (BI) vendors, we identified the 13 most significant software providers in the category —Birst, GoodData, IBM, Information...

      • Downloads: 171
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Brief: People Analytics Will Digitize Staffing

      New Tools Help CIOs Find And Retain Tech Talent

      There is a conundrum in the tech talent market: CIOs cannot find enough of the right talent and have difficulty retaining the staff they have. The age of the customer is making the problem even...

      • Downloads: 53
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Maximize Your Chances Of Business Intelligence Success In A Customer-Centric World

      Processes: The Business Intelligence Playbook For 2015

      What can you do to make sure that your business intelligence (BI) initiative doesn't end up on the scrap heap of failed projects? Seeking answers to this question isn't unique to BI projects —...

      • Downloads: 933
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Search And Knowledge Discovery Solutions, Q3 2015

      Data-Driven Business Imperatives Make Search More Critical Than Ever Before

      Welcome to modern enterprise search. These solutions have evolved well beyond simple keyword search to provide contextual searches that provide more relevant results and valuable knowledge that can...

      • Downloads: 144
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Q&A: Locate Answers To Five Key Spatial Analytics Questions

      We've all become used to the power of understanding "where," whether it's through using a location-enabled app on a smartphone or seeing corporate data displayed on a map in a dashboard. But how do...

      • Downloads: 43
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:The Top 10 Technology Trends To Watch: 2016 To 2018

      The Age Of The Customer Will Drive Firms To Increase Their Investments In End-To-End Technology Solutions

      Five years into the age of the customer, investments in mobile, cloud, big data, predictive analytics, and social technologies are booming. But unlike previous technology cycles, tech investments...

      • Downloads: 1025
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:A Machine Learning Primer For BT Professionals

      Big Data And Machine Learning Make Sci-Fi-Like App Experiences Possible Now

      Don't worry. You don't need a Ph.D. in computer science to use machine learning in your apps. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals can use machine learning to make their apps a...

      • Downloads: 138
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Top Performers Appoint Chief Data Officers

      CIOs Must Partner With Their CDOs To Bridge The Data Maturity Gap

      There's a new kid in town, and it's the chief data officer (CDO). The new position arose from a growing awareness of the value of data and recognition of an inability to take advantage of the...

      • Downloads: 284
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Vendor Landscape: BI-On-Hadoop For Customer Insights

      Six Steps To Bridge The Worlds Of Business Intelligence And Big Data

      By the time you've inched closer to a complete view of your customers by integrating internal data, you are facing the next challenge of enriching this view with new external data sources like social...

      • Downloads: 153
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Use Forrester's BI Pricing Analysis To Negotiate Better Deals

      Embrace Forrester's Approach To Get More Value For Your Money

      Many business intelligence (BI) vendors do not publish list prices. Some do not even provide list prices under nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) to their customers and prospects. Plus, BI pricing and...

      • Downloads: 89
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: Reasons To (Or Not To) Modernize BI Platforms With Hadoop

      Some BI Challenges — Culture, People, Processes — Cannot Be Solved With Big Data

      Business intelligence (BI) and big data are two pieces of the same jigsaw puzzle — a mosaic of multiple technologies, processes, and best practices that transform data into information for...

      • Downloads: 132
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Brief: BI And Analytics In The Cloud — What The CIO Needs To Know

      Making the right data available to the right people at the right time has long been more than an aspiration — it's a business necessity. Whether it's an interactive dashboard for executives or...

      • Downloads: 211
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Cities Reach A Coming Of Age, Not A Midlife Crisis

      After Years Of Smart City Hype, It's Finally All Systems Go

      For local governments, the hype around smart cities was deafening; the push to pilot was strong. Many cities were overwhelmed by both the potential opportunities and the very real challenges. In...

      • Downloads: 123
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:An Interview With The 2014 Turing Award Winner: Dr. Michael Stonebraker

      A Serial DBMS Entrepreneur Looks At Big Data

      The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) honors individuals for "major contributions of lasting importance to computing" with its annual A.M. Turing Award, sometimes referred to as "the Nobel...

      • Downloads: 72
    • For B2B Marketing Professionals

      Report:New Technologies Emerge To Help Unearth Buyer Insight From Mountains Of B2B Data

      Determine Which Vendors To Work With By Matching Your Process Maturity To Desired Business Outcomes

      New technologies that can anticipate outcomes with a significant probability of accuracy can help B2B marketing professionals entice prospects, keep customers engaged, and justify their...

      • Downloads: 182
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Digitizing Operational Processes, Q2 2015

      A Digital Business Needs Operational Excellence To Drive Customer Experience

      As enterprises look to become customer-obsessed, digital initiatives have risen in priority. Investment in new mobile and online solutions has improved digital connections with customers — but...

      • Downloads: 305
    • For B2B Marketing Professionals

      Report:From Big Data To Actionable Insight: The Role Of Predictive Analytics In B2B Marketing

      A wealth of insights lies untapped in customer databases, on the Internet, and from smart devices, social activity, as well as a myriad of other unconventional sources. This information about how and...

      • Downloads: 358
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:SAP Hana Promises To Revolutionize CX — But Clients Struggle To Find The Right Partner

      Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals are in a race to transform their business models in the age of the customer and to revolutionize customer experience (CX). They struggle to...

      • Downloads: 162
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Graph Databases

      Connected Data Helps Deliver Intelligent Information Insights

      To support the demands of the digital business, enterprise architects must consider how best to link large volumes of complex, siloed data. Linking a few data sources is often simple, but to do so...

      • Downloads: 253
    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Report:Market Overview: Real-Time Interaction Management

      Vendors Hone Their Contextual Marketing Capabilities

      Customers increasingly expect to be treated as individuals. That means personalized and contextually relevant real-time interactions. Customer insights (CI) professionals must assemble a contextual...

      • Downloads: 362
    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Report:Brief: Predictive Social Analytics Is On The Horizon

      Most of the analytics that social listening platforms provide are retrospective and explanatory — any listening platform on the market can provide data about spikes in volume or analysis on the...

      • Downloads: 223
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Case Study: Data Sharing Improves Insights And Outcomes

      ConvergeHealth Provides Common Tools To Facilitate Data Sharing And Access

      Missing pieces to the puzzle obscure the full image. All industries with multiple actors across a complex ecosystem suffer the same fate. Take the healthcare industry, for example. Access to insights...

      • Downloads: 138
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Quick Take: Amazon Web Services Democratizes Machine Learning

      The Amazon Web Services (AWS) train keeps on a rolling for developers. This time it is a fully managed machine learning service that lets developers create predictive models. Launched on April 9,...

      • Downloads: 151