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:Insights Services Disrupt The Data And Analytics Market

    New Services Improve Access To Insights But Cannibalize Traditional Markets

    Concerned with time-to-market and inspired by new cloud models, business and technology decision-makers increasingly look to service providers for relevant insights that they can apply directly to...

    • Downloads: 1
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Data Preparation Tools

    Data Self-Service Breaks Down Barriers In Systems Of Insight

    Analysts and consumers of data both spend significant amounts of time wrangling data in order to conduct analyses and gain insights. The data in their systems lacks the context of their questions,...

    • Downloads: 83
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Drive Intelligent Customer Interactions With Spatial Analytics

    The opportunity for spatial analysis of your customers' location has shifted up a gear from the niche and static use cases of the past. Firms now have access to unprecedented levels of customer...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Spatial Data Provides The Context For Better Customer Experience

    Where are your customers and how can you meet their needs in the context of their current location? Answering this question is critical to winning, serving, and retaining customers with superior...

    • Downloads: 54
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Distributions, Q1 2016

    Five Top Vendors Have Significantly Improved Their Offerings

    Hadoop is data's darling for a reason — it thoroughly disrupts the economics of data, analytics, and data-driven applications. Enterprise adoption is mandatory for firms that wish to double-down on...

    • Downloads: 213
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Brief: Adaptive Intelligence Powers The Data Economy In China

    Embrace Real-Time Multidirectional Data Sharing To Deliver Customer Obsession

    Companies used to leverage their internal data assets for the sole purpose of understanding their customers, partners, and market landscape. But in the age of the customer, they must take a more open...

    • Downloads: 54
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research World Business Intelligence And Analytics Software Forecast, 2015 To 2020 (Global)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    Business intelligence (BI) and analytics software extracts important information from raw data to reveal insights and help businesses make faster and more accurate decisions. We expect the BI and...

    • Downloads: 2
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Update 2015: Forrester’s BI Maturity Assessment Tool

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

    • Downloads: 267
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Brief: Close The Insights-To-Action Gap With A Clear Implementation Plan

    Processes: The Customer Analytics Playbook

    Many companies still struggle to realize value from their predictive analytics efforts despite making considerable investments in technology and human capital. This is largely due to the...

    • Downloads: 97
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Cloud Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2015

    Fifteen Solutions Demonstrate The Diversity Of Choices Available To Enterprises

    In Forrester's 16-criteria evaluation of cloud business intelligence (BI) platform vendors, we identified the 15 most significant vendors — 1010data, Adaptive Insights, Bime Analytics, Birst,...

    • Downloads: 234
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Architect Your Predictive Analytics Capability, Part 2

    Chinese Companies Are Leveraging Predictive Analytics To Engage Customers

    Predictive analytics has become a strategic cornerstone to enabling digital business and differentiating customer experiences. To respond to increased digital competition and disruption, enterprise...

    • Downloads: 129
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Emerging Technology: Translytical Databases Deliver Analytics At The Speed Of Transactions

    Next-Generation Databases Seamlessly Support Both Transactions And Analytics

    Blazing-fast performance for both transactions and analytics is the goal of the new and emerging database category that Forrester calls translytical databases. Powered by in-memory technology and a...

    • Downloads: 158
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Architect Your Predictive Analytics Capability, Part 1

    Chinese Companies Are Leveraging Predictive Analytics To Engage Customers

    Predictive analytics has become the key to helping businesses — especially those in the highly dynamic Chinese market — create differentiated, individualized customer experiences and make...

    • Downloads: 174
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:The Financial Payback For Marketing Measurement

    Business Case: The Marketing Measurement And Insights Playbook

    Unified marketing impact analytics (UMIA) promises to apportion credit to all marketing activities. Marketers, under pressure to be more accountable for the financial returns of their efforts,...

    • Downloads: 126
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Forrester's 10-Step Methodology For Shortlisting BI Vendors

    Tools And Technology: The Business Intelligence Playbook

    Business intelligence (BI) is a runaway locomotive that keeps picking up speed in terms of enterprise interest, adoption, and spending levels. The result: there are now more than 50 vendors in the...

    • Downloads: 701
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2016: The Path From Data To Action For Marketers

    How Marketers Will Elevate Systems Of Insight

    The ballooning scale and diversity of customer data in 2016 will provide rich new sources of insight, equipping firms to engage with customers in novel ways and disrupt entire industries. But...

    • Downloads: 283
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2016: The Path From Data To Action For Technologists

    How Technology Managers Will Elevate Systems Of Insight

    The blistering speed of change in data and analytics will heat up more in 2016, making it harder than ever for enterprise architects and technology managers to make sense of it all. In this brief,...

    • Downloads: 308
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Four Data Visualization Design Steps Help Turn Business Insights Into Action More Effectively

    As data volumes and information complexity skyrocket, business intelligence (BI) and analytics tools have added data visualization capabilities, helping users move from insights to action by...

    • Downloads: 154
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: Data Visualization Unlocks The Value Of Business Insights

    Have you ever wondered what's behind the age-old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words? How does that translate in practice into the world of data visualization? While there are many...

    • Downloads: 104
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Four Things Data Scientists Wish You Knew

    Get The Most Out Of Your Data Science Investments

    In a business environment increasingly characterized by the imperative to use deeper insights to engage customers and outpace competitors, data science is a hot topic. But data science is very...

    • Downloads: 291
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Drive Business Insight With Effective BI Strategy

    Road Map: The Business Intelligence Playbook

    How does an enterprise make sense of operations, logistics, and finances? There's just too much information for any one person to process. So it's business intelligence (BI) to the rescue! But how...

    • Downloads: 2437
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 185
  • 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: 254
  • 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: 479
  • 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: 111