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GenAI For Tech Leaders: Q&A

Rowan Curran 4 days ago
Recently, I had the honor of presenting Forrester’s predictions for 2024 to over a thousand tech and business leaders. There were, unsurprisingly, a ton of questions about generative AI. I’d like to answer some of the more technical questions that we received.
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Data Governance: Your Key To Unlocking An Insights-Driven Business

Jayesh Chaurasia February 5, 2024
The key to turning data into meaningful and actionable insights across the organization lies in a frequently overlooked area — establishing a strong foundation of data governance.

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Seven New Year’s Resolutions To Maximize The Value Of Your Event Data

Simon Daniels January 5, 2024
Effectively operationalizing B2B events data is crucial to leveraging an underutilized yet invaluable source of first-party audience data.
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Google Makes Good On Its Resolution To Deprecate Third-Party Cookies In 2024

Tina Moffett January 4, 2024
Marketers didn’t think that it would happen — here’s what to do now to ensure that customer data is ethically sourced and used.
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What Content Actually Matters? Find Out With A Touch Analysis.

Phyllis Davidson December 21, 2023
Gain a better understanding of content engagement.
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GenAI’s World-Changing Power Is Putting Knowledge To Work

Brian Hopkins December 14, 2023
Generative AI will not just disrupt — it will shatter markets, industries, and economies in waves over the next 10 to 15 years. We sense this, but why and how will this happen? We think that generative AI drives the cost of knowledge activation to zero and creates a virtual knowledge loop that increases what is known in the world by more people. We are launching deep research into this topic and invite you to join us.
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AWS’s Silent Nod To FinOps

Tracy Woo December 12, 2023
Last week, Amazon.com VP and CTO Werner Vogels closed out re:Invent 2023 with his keynote address on the “frugal architect.” This isn’t the first time that Vogels has introduced this topic. In fact, it was a theme he originally introduced in 2012 that revolves around architecting with cost in mind. To me, and likely to […]
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Event Data Could Be The Best Gift To Your Organization This Holiday Season

Conrad Mills December 8, 2023
Access to audience data is becoming more restrictive and B2B events represent an underutilized yet invaluable source of first party data.
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re:Invent 2023 — Is AWS In Unfamiliar Territory As A Follower?

Lee Sustar December 5, 2023
At AWS re:Invent 2023 the AI announcements were underwhelming despite high expectations. Find out more in this extended review of the event.
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Orbiting Back On A Year Of Generative AI As We Slingshot Ourselves Into The Future

Rowan Curran November 29, 2023
A year after the release of ChatGPT, we take a look back at where it all started, where things stand today, and where we can expect generative AI to go in 2024 and beyond.
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Your Data Culture Is DOA

Kim Herrington November 21, 2023
In Forrester’s Data Culture And Literacy Survey, 2023, we uncovered key insights about the state of data culture in organizations. Shockingly, nearly half of employees lack the ability to search for existing insights and struggle to find reports, data sets, and insights. Don’t miss out on gaining a competitive advantage by revitalizing your data culture.
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BI Governance Lets You Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too

Boris Evelson October 18, 2023
Learn how BI governance can help you achieve true data democratization at your organization.
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New Company To Focus On Data Leadership And Literacy In The AI Era

Kim Herrington October 16, 2023
Learn more about the recent announcement from Growth Catalyst Partners outlining the formation of a new company to help improve data literacy and data communications.
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The Latest And Greatest Marketing Measurement Service Providers

Tina Moffett August 23, 2023
The marketing analytics category — which spans software services that help measure marketing and media efficacy — has grown significantly in the past three years. According to Forrester’s data, adoption of unified measurement methods has increased by 13% since 2021; marketing mix modeling is one of the top five technologies a marketer plans to use […]
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Improve Your Loyalty Results With A Loyalty Services Provider

Mary Pilecki August 16, 2023
Does your brand employ a loyalty services provider in addition to a loyalty technology provider? If not, you should consider it. Brands continue to increase spend on loyalty technology and programs, but they often don’t tie their loyalty initiatives to broader corporate goals, negatively impacting their success. Services providers help here. This blog answers key […]
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What Are The Hottest Data Management Trends? Find Out At Data Strategy & Insights 2023

Noel Yuhanna August 4, 2023
Despite huge progress in data, analytics, and AI platforms and tools, our data challenges keep stacking up! The fundamental business needs of storing, processing, and accessing data are complicated by ongoing cloud migration, growing data variety and volumes, demand for real-time everything, and ever-expanding regulatory and compliance mandates. Data management — which includes data ingestion, […]
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Defining AI’s Role In Decision-Making

What It Means August 3, 2023
Will AI replace humans in making business decisions? Not so fast, says VP and Principal Analyst Brandon Purcell. In this episode, he reviews a new decision-making framework that defines how tech can help guide — but not make — our most critical decisions.
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Data Governance Unlocks The Impact Of Analytics: Data Strategy & Insights 2023

Jayesh Chaurasia July 12, 2023
Forrester data shows that fewer than 10% of enterprises are advanced in their insights-driven capabilities. Find out why in this blog post.
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ThoughtSpot Acquires Mode Analytics, Goes After Data Pros

Boris Evelson June 27, 2023
In the recently published report, The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023, we wrote that “ThoughtSpot’s continued focus on conversational user experience (UX) is no longer differentiating.” ThoughtSpot’s announced acquisition of Mode Analytics on June 26 is perhaps a means for ThoughtSpot to grow beyond its historical business user-focused strength in UX. Mode […]
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Deliver Trusted Data By Selecting A Suitable MDM Solution

Jayesh Chaurasia June 20, 2023
In the era of insights-driven decision-making, master data management (MDM) plays a crucial part by ensuring consistency, accuracy, and reliability of enterprise data. MDM capabilities are a cornerstone of success for companies striving to leverage data as a product in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. Selecting and investing in the right MDM platform is a […]
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