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Marketing Operations Wears Many Hats: Find The Best Fit For 2022

Cristina De Martini September 30, 2021
Where should you focus your efforts in 2022 to deliver the best possible customer experience and better organizational performance? Start with these five areas.
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The 2021 Forrester And InfoWorld EA Awards Contest Winners Focus On Agility And Enabling Innovation

Gene Leganza September 29, 2021
In the Forrester/InfoWorld Enterprise Architecture Awards competition, we look for the most dramatic stories of EA’s strategic leadership and concrete business impact. The winners of the 2021 Forrester/InfoWorld Enterprise Architecture Awards show a close focus on business results with a particular eye to enabling innovation across the enterprise plus an agile approach to technology implementation. […]
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The New, Unstable Normal

Learn how COVID-19 will change business and technology forever in this webinar

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Key Takeaways From IAA Mobility: Repositioning The Automotive Industry Around Changing Customer Priorities

Dan Bieler September 29, 2021
Forrester attended the International Motor Show Germany, rebranded as IAA MOBILITY. It took place in Munich between 7–12 September, 2021. The event was staged as a hybrid event. It managed to attract 400,000 “real” visitors, making it one of the largest trade fairs since the pandemic started. The buzz was noticeable, although visitor numbers were […]
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Three Data Integrity Challenges Blockchain Can Help Solve

Martha Bennett August 31, 2021
Does your organization struggle with issues of data integrity? Find out what three of the most common data integrity challenges are and how you can solve them.
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The BI Fabric Baby Is Slowly But Surely Growing Up

Boris Evelson August 4, 2021
BI fabric has been growing, but slowly. Learn the five architectures and technologies where it's expanding most.
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Google Delays The Cookiepocalypse: A Data Deprecation Update

Fatemeh Khatibloo June 25, 2021
Confused by the recent update to Google's Privacy Sandbox timelines? Get the key takeaways and recommended next steps.
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Follow Four Steps To Prepare Your Marketing Practice For Data Deprecation

Tina Moffett June 8, 2021
Consumer data deprecation is poised to upend B2C marketing. Take these four immediate actions to prepare your data-driven marketing practice.
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Data Strategy & Insights

You’ve got an unprecedented amount of data at your fingertips. Are you making the most of it? Find out November 18–19.

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Data Ethics And DEI Convergence: A Win-Win Situation

Fatemeh Khatibloo May 26, 2021
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and Data Ethics are increasingly interconnected, and brands must do both well to foster authentic, meaningful, and sustainable customer relationships. 
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Mind The Gap — Making Sure Your SaaS Application Data Is Protected

Brent Ellis May 17, 2021
My colleague Naveen Chhabra wrote an excellent report in 2017, “Back Up Your SaaS Data — Because Most SaaS Providers Don’t,” that talked about how many companies have a gap in their backup strategy related to SaaS-hosted application data. As software-as-a-service (SaaS) adoption has become more pervasive, that gap is only widening. While the application […]
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Navigating The Struggles Of Data Deletion And Secure Data Disposal

Heidi Shey April 12, 2021
How long does your organization retain customer, employee, and sensitive corporate data, and how do you go about disposing of it? In the absence of explicit regulatory mandates, when and how to delete different types of records and personal data can become a tug-of-war between line-of-business, legal, and security teams. There are consequences of improper deletion and disposal, as well as excessive retention. In Italy, telecommunications company TIM received a fine […]
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The Insights Beat: Renew Your Insights-Driven Aspirations This Year

Srividya Sridharan April 5, 2021
After a brief hiatus, the Insights Beat blog series is back, where I will continue to feature and curate the latest research and thought leadership from our business insights, data, analytics, and AI research team. It’s been a fast start to the year, and there is so much amazing research that the team has published […]
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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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Privacy And Security: We Need Both For Communications, And There’s An App For That

Heidi Shey January 29, 2021
Is WhatsApp safe for business use? Principal Analyst Heidi Shey provides insight for CISOs.
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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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CDOs Wanted: Dedicated, Expanded Data Insights Leadership

Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D. January 8, 2021
Decision-makers cast a widening net for insights into their customers and operations: 85% of decision-makers prioritize the use of data insights, incorporating quantitative information into the decision-making process. And their demands have become more sophisticated — not just historical views of performance but actionable insights to guide decisions. Moving from dashboards and reports to advanced […]
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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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Data Governance For 2020 And Beyond

Michele Goetz June 10, 2020
Companies have short attention spans when it comes to data governance. Even for organizations with sustained programs, the continuous push and pull of new regulations, projects, or data and analytics investments create constant disruption. To address these expansions, data owners either search for the simple approach or reeducate on data governance 101. Here is the […]
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Are You Prepared to Be Data-Driven?

Julian Archer April 16, 2020
  • Many organizations talk about being data-driven, but few know what this concept really means
  • A data-driven organization identifies the insights it needs data to inform, effectively manages that data, and empowers its team to use the data
  • Conduct a proficiency assessment to drive capability improvements in insight requirements, data management, and team enablement
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Guess What? GDPR Enforcement Is On Fire!

Enza Iannopollo January 28, 2020
You read that right: GDPR enforcement is on fire! While fines are not always particularly high, our analysis shows that, in terms of volume, data protection authorities (DPAs) are rapidly increasing their GDPR enforcement activities. Some interesting trends are also emerging: DPAs have levied 190 fines and penalties to date. With 43 enforcement decisions made […]
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