Achim Granzen

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Japanese Firms Are Losing Their Appetite For Digital Transformation

Achim Granzen April 5, 2022
A lack of necessary skills and available budget are among the obstacles. Meanwhile, firms are emphasizing business growth and product improvements.
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Indonesian Firms Expanded Their Digital Transformation Efforts In 2021 But Fell Short Of Their Objectives

Achim Granzen March 27, 2022
Indonesian firms expanded their digital transformation efforts in 2021 but fell short of realizing the goals they set out in 2020. Our latest survey in the country also shows that enterprises will put a much bigger emphasis on aligning transformation efforts with business goals and metrics in 2022. Respondents also identified technology strategy as a […]
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Malaysian Firms’ Digital Transformation Momentum Is Stalling

Achim Granzen March 22, 2022
Malaysian firms’ digital transformation efforts stagnated in 2021, and services decision-makers at these firms are even more cautious with their 2022 plans. Key transformation challenges include technical topics like data and security as well as technology strategy. Malaysian firms also need help reinventing their tech strategies to remain relevant and future fit in a fast-changing […]
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Navigate China’s New Data And AI Regulations

Guannan Lu March 3, 2022
Firms often struggle to identify the appropriate security controls and practices to comply with fast-changing data regulations. Here are three practices firms should adapt to keep pace.
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Prepare Your Organization For Purpose-Driven And Value-Aligned Co-Innovation Partnerships

Achim Granzen January 25, 2022
Co-innovation is based on trust, transparency, and value alignment. A few simple guardrails can help keep your strategy on track.
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Predictions 2022: Smart Infrastructure Investments Accelerate In APAC

Achim Granzen November 5, 2021
Investments in smart infrastructure will boom in 2022. Find out why in our 2022 predictions.
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Take The Leap To Form Creative Partnerships And Scale Innovation

Achim Granzen October 13, 2021
Learn how to elevate your technology organization’s creative problem solving capabilities in this blog post.
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Spotlight On Southeast Asia: The State Of Digital Transformation In Indonesia

Achim Granzen May 10, 2021
In late 2020, we fielded a Forrester Analytics Business Technographics® survey in two key Southeast Asian markets to understand the current state of digital transformation and cloud adoption. This blog post looks at the state of digital transformation (DT) in Indonesia. My previous blog post looked at the state of DT in Malaysia. Just 43% […]
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Spotlight On Southeast Asia: The State Of Digital Transformation In Malaysia

Achim Granzen March 24, 2021
In late 2020, we fielded a Forrester Analytics Business Technographics® survey in two key Southeast Asian markets to understand the current state of digital transformation and cloud adoption. This blog post looks at the state of digital transformation (DT) in Malaysia. Only 46% Of Firms In Malaysia Are On A Digital Transformation Journey A minority […]
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Singapore’s Model AI Governance Framework Sets Out To Help Organizations Deploy AI Responsibly

Achim Granzen February 5, 2021
Principal Analyst Achim Granzen examines how Singapore’s AI governance initiatives can serve as a model for other organizations.
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AI Drives The Evolution Of Technology And Data Governance

Achim Granzen January 26, 2021
Learn why data and tech governance initiatives must evolve to embrace ethics and risk this year.
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How DBS Has Optimized Its Operating Model, Governance, And People Enablement To Ensure Success Of Its Enterprise Data Platform

Achim Granzen July 16, 2020
Learn how DBS' platform-as-a-service approach helped scale data and machine learning initiatives across the bank.
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DBS Bank Followed Four Design Principles When Building Its Enterprise Data Platform

Achim Granzen July 5, 2020
Learn how DBS set up an enterprise data platform that better enables a data-driven organization.
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Introducing The Forrester Wave™: IoT Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q2 2020 — The Eight Providers That Matter Most

Achim Granzen May 4, 2020
I’m excited to announce that we have published “The Forrester Wave™: IoT Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q2 2020.” This report will help you understand how the eight service providers that matter most in Asia Pacific stack up and what differentiates them. We have analyzed, evaluated, and scored the following providers according to their business capabilities […]
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Consultancies Are Reinventing Their Service Model For AI

Achim Granzen February 17, 2020
The best AI consultancies move projects from pilot to production. Learn the 7 qualities to look for in finding the right service provider for your AI strategy.
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What To Expect From Predictions 2020 Singapore

Frederic Giron November 15, 2019
Forrester's leading analysts share what to expect at our 2020 Predictions event in Singapore on November 19.
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Reflections On Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP) 2019 In Singapore

Achim Granzen October 24, 2019
I am excited about the state of industrial transformation and industry 4.0! We have come quite a ways over the past few years — not just in technology but, crucially, in how we approach and leverage it in an industrial context. When I first talked to manufacturers of heavy machinery about preventive maintenance around six […]
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Announcing The First Forrester Wave™ For AI Consultancies In Asia Pacific

Achim Granzen September 18, 2019
I am happy to share that “The Forrester Wave™: AI Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019” is now live. For the first time, we are evaluating the service offerings for AI consulting services in Asia Pacific (AP). In our 24-criterion evaluation of AI consultancies in Asia Pacific, we identified the 10 most significant ones — […]
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Accelerate AI — Now Tech: AI Consultancies In Asia Pacific, Q3 2019

Achim Granzen July 12, 2019
With AI moving from novelty toward mainstream, the objectives for deploying AI-based solutions are shifting from technology showcases to generating repeatable business results. But challenges remain: a prolonged time to value and a higher risk when adopting technologies new to your organization. You can use artificial intelligence consultancies to evaluate the impact and benefits of AI, […]