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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319 results in Reports

  • Business Intelligence
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Big Data Architectures Force An Overhaul Of Roles And Responsibilities

    Moving Data Prep To The Edges Provides The Scalability We've Been Missing

    Business intelligence (BI) and analytics investments are not sustaining expected returns, but business decision-makers can expect evolving data management and analytics technology, married to...

    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Internet Of Things Applications Hunger For Hadoop And Real-Time Analytics In The Cloud

      IoT Data Strains And Stresses Traditional Application Designs

      Getting true value from the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application development and delivery professionals to find an economical way to collect, store, process, and analyze the data it...

      • Downloads: 3
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Behavioral Analytics Can Optimize Matching Contact Center Agents With Consumers

      Predictive Analytics Can Help Enterprises Better Match Customers To Agents To Grow Revenue, Reduce Costs, And Improve Satisfaction

      Part of the promise of online dating services like eHarmony and Match.com is their ability to use software analytics of personality profiles to increase the successful outcome of connecting two...

      • Downloads: 91
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Banking Of The Future: How Banks Will Use Digital Capabilities To Remain Competitive

      Banking In 2030 Will Define Broad Requirements For Banking Applications

      Today's banks are concerned about risk, capital, return on equity, business secrets, and customer data. In the past, change has often been slow and longer-term target states have typically been very...

      • Downloads: 128
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Business Intelligence, Q1 2015

      Landscape: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      For a number of years now, business intelligence (BI) has remained the No. 1 software application category in companies' implementation project plans. Increasing market volatility and empowered...

      • Downloads: 181
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Brief: Data Preparation Tools Accelerate Analytics

      Machine Learning Powers Tools That Prepare Data For Analysis

      It takes too long to get data in the hands of business analysts and data scientists. Tedious manual processes and waterfall, requirement-driven data preparation flows are to blame. This brief defines...

      • Downloads: 151
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Brief: It's Not Your Grandfather's Open Source BI Market Any Longer

      In a dizzying 1-2-3 succession, three leading business intelligence (BI) vendors whose software and business models are to various degrees based on open source have been acquired within the last nine...

      • Downloads: 63
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Healthcare Meets Cognitive Computing

      Can Artificial Intelligence Fix Healthcare? Slowly

      Cognitive computing is finding a foothold in the US healthcare industry, where scientists, doctors, payers, and patients are finding places to use this disruptive technology to optimize care, improve...

      • Downloads: 129
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Build An Agile BI Organization

      Organization: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      Earlier-generation business intelligence (BI) support centers — organized along the same lines as tech support centers for all other enterprise software — fall short when it comes to BI's...

      • Downloads: 2078
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:The Key Ingredients For Mobile BI Success

      Mobile BI Is Gaining Traction, But Few Companies Are Leveraging The Transformational Potential

      Being able to access the information you need, when you need it, no matter where you are, is increasingly taken for granted by anybody in possession of a smartphone. Logic dictates that the same...

      • Downloads: 103
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Get Ready For BI Change

      Continuous Improvement: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      Market conditions are changing quickly; firms need to make the best possible business decisions at the right time and base them on timely, accurate, and relevant information from business...

      • Downloads: 587
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Quantify The Tangible Business Value Of BI

      Business Case: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      As the demand for pervasive and comprehensive business intelligence (BI) applications increases, so does the complexity and cost of large enterprise BI implementations. Organizations must demonstrate...

      • Downloads: 2916
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:Brief: Drive Digital Service Transparency And Efficiency With Data And Analytics

      The US Digital Services Playbook Series

      In August 2014, the White House announced the creation of the US Digital Service, which promptly released a US Digital Services Playbook. This playbook, which spans the fields of customer experience,...

      • Downloads: 73
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:BI On BI: How To Manage The Performance Of BI Initiatives

      Performance Management: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      Business intelligence (BI) is often defined as processes and technologies to manage business performance, with the ultimate goal of making more informed decisions based on real data, not hunches. But...

      • Downloads: 672
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:TechRadar™: Customer-Centric BPM Technology, Q4 2014

      Tools And Technology: Business Processes Management Playbook

      The shift to customer centricity has disrupted an aging business process management (BPM) software market with deep roots in the back office and a mixed track record for driving efficiency and worker...

      • Downloads: 248
    • For Customer Experience Professionals

      Report:Brief: Social Analytics Will Make It Easier For Employees To Respond To Customer Problems

      Innovative Analysis Technologies Help Workers Makes Sense Of Vast Data Repositories

      Businesses' massive data collection efforts have created a massive problem: How can workers find the right data nugget when they need it? The solution, it turns out, may be right under their noses....

      • Downloads: 123
    • For Sales Enablement Professionals

      Report:Improve Sales Hiring With Better Use Of Technology And Analytics

      To keep pace with the growing expectations of executive decision-makers and other people involved in buying business products and services, sales enablement professionals must improve their capacity...

      • Downloads: 60
    • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

      Report:Large-Scale Commerce Service Providers Deliver Economies Of Scale

      Market Overview: Commerce Service Providers (CSPs), Q2 2014, Part 3

      eBusiness professionals increasingly call upon commerce service providers (CSPs) to define and deliver their digital strategies. This report details how large-scale, global CSPs are helping...

      • Downloads: 73
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Update 2014: Forrester’s BI Maturity Assessment Tool

      Forrester recommends using this business intelligence (BI) maturity assessment tool at the beginning of any new strategic BI initiative to help you better understand your current state and strategic...

      • Downloads: 266
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Establish Ongoing Processes To Assess Your Business Intelligence Maturity

      Assessment: The Business Intelligence Playbook

      Forrester's business intelligence (BI) maturity self-assessment model helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals working on BI projects to quickly assess the maturity of their...

      • Downloads: 699
    • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

      Report:Big Data Options In The Cloud

      You'll Likely Need More Than One Cloud Service For Your Big Data Strategy

      So, you want to do big data in the cloud? Then get ready to navigate a potentially confusing market for big data cloud services. The options span from three categories of foundational services to two...

      • Downloads: 342
    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Report:Compare Your Enterprise Intelligence

      Intelligent Enterprise Benchmarking Toolkit

      This benchmark toolkit is a companion to "Why Your Enterprise Isn't Intelligent." The toolkit is a detailed account of all answered questions in the Q2 2014 Intelligent Enterprise Self-Assessment...

      • Downloads: 23
    • For Customer Insights Professionals

      Report:The State Of Customer Analytics: Majority Of Firms Lack Sophistication

      Benchmarks: The Customer Analytics Playbook

      To assess the current state of analytics adoption, including goals, challenges, and analytics sophistication, Forrester and Burtch Works fielded an online survey to 170 customer analytics and...

      • Downloads: 246
    • For CIO Professionals

      Report:The Chinese CIO's Agenda For 2015: 10 Initiatives That Can Build Your Digital Business

      Digital Disruption Will Drive The BT Agenda At Chinese Enterprises

      The Chinese market is undergoing significant change. Cloud-enabled digital technologies such as big data, enterprise mobility, and social platforms are spurring the creation of new business models...

      • Downloads: 109
    • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

      Report:Q&A: The Top Five Technical Big Data Questions

      The volume of big data-related inquiries from Forrester clients has mushroomed in the past year, indicating that enterprise architects have moved from casually watching the space to planning actual...

      • Downloads: 301