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How To Join The Connected World With Data And AI

Michele Goetz September 14, 2021
Are your data and AI foundations ready to make the most of the connected intelligence future? Find out in this sneak peek of our upcoming Data Strategy & Insights event.
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The Insights Beat: Time To Reeducate Your Organization On Data

Srividya Sridharan September 12, 2021
(coauthored with Research Associate Fayzan Sabri) The end of summer and beginning of fall is an exciting, yet tumultuous time for both parents and kids alike. Summer camps have ended, vacation time is over, and children have returned to school. Employees and firms heave a heavy sigh to acclimatize to an evolving hybrid work life. […]
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Predictions 2022 Live

Chart a bold path to success in 2022. Hear our predictions for the year ahead.

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Solve Customer Mysteries By Uniting Quant & Qual

What It Means September 2, 2021
Quantitative data science and qualitative design research deliver richer, more accurate customer insights by working together. VP and Principal Analyst Brandon Purcell joins What It Means to discuss how blending these two types of research can solve customer mysteries.
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Make The Uncertain Certain: Join Us At Our Data Strategy & Insights Event

Srividya Sridharan September 1, 2021
Join us November 18–19, 2021, to learn best practices for producing connected, clear data insights that drive business outcomes. Discover what attendees will get at this year's Data Strategy & Insights.
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Invest Now: Your Interoperability Strategy Will Drive Patient Outcomes

Natalie Schibell July 7, 2021
“The first wealth is health.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson These words of perennial wisdom are a compelling reminder that public health is the bedrock for constructing a prosperous economy and nation. This very philosophy beckoned me to the healthcare field as a student and public health professional for the past two decades. My name is […]
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Inspire Trust With Robust, Well-Tested AI-Infused Applications

Diego Lo Giudice May 27, 2021
Software takes part in almost everything we do, and yes, we do trust that it works! OK, sometimes it fails and it drives us nuts, but in most cases, it does what we expect it to do. How have we learned to trust that software works? Through positive experiences with software that meets our expectations. […]
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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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European Predictions 2022

Visit our resource hub to discover the key trends impacting European businesses in 2022.

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Careful With That Axe, Sales Team: AI And The Future Of Forecasting

Brandon Purcell March 16, 2021
While traditional, opinion-based forecasting often misses the mark, AI holds great promise for sharpening B2B sales forecasting. Learn how at this year's B2B Summit EMEA.
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Insights-Driven Business Process Outsourcing, Q4 2020

Leslie Joseph December 2, 2020
Buyer demand for greater value from insights and technology such as RPA, data science, machine learning, and advanced analytics are forcing both classical BPO and omnichannel BPO vendors to retool themselves into insights-driven BPO's.
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TIBCO’s Acquisition Of Information Builders Signals More BI Market Consolidation

Boris Evelson October 22, 2020
The business intelligence (BI) vendor consolidation trend that started earlier in 2019 continues. Today, TIBCO announced its intent to acquire Information Builders, Inc. (IBI) — one of the oldest players in the market. Want to get the real sense of how far back IBI goes? It was one of the first vendors to offer reporting and analytics on mainframes! It still does, and it’s quite a unique capability today, only […]
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Amplify Intelligence With AI And Analytics — Forrester’s Virtual Data & Insights Forum, October 13–15

Boris Evelson October 5, 2020
They say data is the new oil. They say data is the new currency. They say data is the key competitive differentiator. All true. But reality is sobering: Only 7% of firms report advanced, insights-driven practices. Respondents to the same survey claimed that less than half (49%) of all business decisions in their enterprise are […]
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With Data Sharing, The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D. October 5, 2020
Data brokers, platforms, and commercialization efforts are helping organizations share data more easily. Learn more about this at the upcoming Data Strategy & Insights live virtual event.
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Why Wait? The Future Of Data Is Now

Michele Goetz September 28, 2020
Insanity is sometimes defined as repeating the same action over and over and expecting a different result. The future of data breaks this cycle to be your vaccine for chaos.
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BI Is Dead; Long Live BI

Boris Evelson September 21, 2020
Enterprise BI is not dead, It's alive and thriving. But there are changes ahead. Learn about five of them here.
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Move From Insight To Impact: Data Strategy & Insights 2020

Srividya Sridharan September 3, 2020
The digital future is here. And data, analytics, and AI are going to drive this future. These capabilities are becoming more crucial to stay ahead of uncertainty and change and get smarter about every aspect of your business: your customers, your suppliers and partners, your competitors, your employees, your processes, your operations, and your markets. It Pays […]
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The Future Of Banking: Invisible, Connected, Insights-Driven, And Purposeful

Alyson Clarke July 30, 2020

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The Future Of Banking Has Arrived

Jacob Morgan July 29, 2020
Forrester's latest research finds future of banking will be invisible, connected, insights-driven, and purposeful. Analysts Jacob Morgan and Alyson Clarke break it all down.
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No Deploy, No Joy: Leverage ModelOps To Operationalize AI And Machine Learning

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. May 28, 2020
AI is hard. You know it, and we wouldn’t be writing about it if it wasn’t a mission-critical challenge facing businesses today. Unlike the software development lifecycle, where good code is built to last for some time, AI models are subject to the dynamism and vicissitudes of the world they’re designed to represent. AI models […]
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The 37 Major Machine-Learning Tools For 2020

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. May 27, 2020
Enterprises need more artificial intelligence and machine-learning (ML) solutions to drive value, transform their businesses, and outperform the competition. But firms find it challenging to navigate the lifecycle of developing, deploying, and maintaining their ML models and AI solutions. A key problem? They don’t have the right PAML (predictive analytics and machine learning) solutions that […]
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Data, Analytics, And Insights Investments Produce Tangible Benefits — Yes, They Do

Boris Evelson May 18, 2020
If you set out to build a “boil the ocean” business case for why to invest in data, analytics, and insights initiatives — stop. Use your precious time to instead focus on prioritizing the investment categories across where you are in your business-insights maturity, because they will yield tangible benefits — both top- and bottom-line […]
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