predictive analytics

You can’t see into the future (yet), but with predictive analytics you can make an educated guess. Predictive analytics involves using data, statistical models, and machine learning algorithms to predict or forecast the most likely scenarios or business outcomes. It can be used for business optimization, risk management, or other use cases. To effectively leverage such advanced analytics and transform to an insights-driven business, application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals must assess the market landscape for the right vendors and solutions and determine which solutions are best for their organization or use cases. Read the latest on predictive analytics technologies, vendor selection, and use cases here.

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What Amazon’s Recommendation Algorithm Could Do In Healthcare

Natalie Schibell September 15, 2022
An exploration of two possible scenarios for the use of patient data in an Amazon-One Medical paradigm.
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Amazon’s Success In Healthcare Hinges On Patient Experience And Trust

Natalie Schibell September 9, 2022
Amazon’s planned acquisition of One Medical presents a serious question surrounding patient data privacy.

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The State Of The Insights-Driven Business, 2022

Boris Evelson August 25, 2022
Firms with advanced insights-driven business (IDB) capabilities continue to outpace their competition and deliver better growth than less mature firms. What differentiates these firms is that they have consistently invested time, effort, and resources across the five IDB competencies: strategy, data, platforms, internal partners, and practices. In our latest, updated research, we found that more […]
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2022 AIOps Now Tech Data Overview Sheds Light On Current Capabilities

Carlos Casanova August 4, 2022
The 2022 AIOps NowTech generated a wealth of data that has been captured in the AIOps Data Overview, Q2 2022 report about AIOps software vendor capabilities. Three items from the overview report; digital experience, OpenTelemetry, and audit trails are highlighted in this blog. Read the full data overview report to learn more about the other capabilities that it covers.
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: AI/ML Platforms, Q3 2022

Rowan Curran July 12, 2022
Artificial intelligence applications are beginning to hit their stride, delivering end-to-end experiences for customers and employees that match or exceed human capacities. To help enterprises decide which AI/machine-learning (ML) platform to invest in, Forrester evaluated vendor platforms offered by Amazon Web Services, C3 AI, Cloudera, Databricks, Dataiku, DataRobot, Google, H2O.ai, IBM, Microsoft, Palantir, RapidMiner, RStudio, […]
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye … Get Your New AIOps Reports Here!

Carlos Casanova June 2, 2022
It’s been a long time coming, at least in mind anyway, but I’ve finally got some great news to announce. We have just published four AIOps-related reports that I’m really excited for you all to finally read and provide feedback on. Read on below to get a synopsis of the three reports. The fourth report […]
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Perspective Is Key To Understanding AIOps

Carlos Casanova June 2, 2022
Definitions can be murky. Our new reports aim to provide clarity and guidance around artificial intelligence for IT operations.

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A Vet, Doctor, And Biomechanical Engineer Walk Into A Bar: Monitoring, Observability, And AIOps In 2022

Carlos Casanova May 16, 2022
AIOps builds upon observability and monitoring to develop deep AI driven insights that enhance human judgements. As we move from monitoring to AIOps, we also move from a reactive to active, then proactive footing before establishing the predictive capabilities AIOps promises. Biomedical devices function the same way. They use the body's telemetry and then act on it before harm is done.
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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2022

Jost Hoppermann April 29, 2022
Banks are investing in a wide range of emerging technologies. Not all have equal potential today. Find out what’s hot and what’s not.
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The Insights Beat: Time To Spring Into Action, Clean Up Your Data, And Make It Blossom!

Srividya Sridharan March 24, 2022
As the leaves start to grow again and the weather warms up, what better time than now to do some much-needed spring cleaning of your data and insights practices? In this edition of the Insights Beat, we dive into our Q1 research in data, analytics, and AI that highlights the best approach to get more […]
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AIOps Needs A Superstructure Of Interoperability

Carlos Casanova March 9, 2022
AIOps solutions are composed of various technology components that work together to address organizational needs. This requires an underpinning superstructure that enables interoperability. The superstructure provides connectivity horizontally across point solutions and vertically through the tiers of capability. 
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The Future Of BI — No, It’s Not As Simple As “The Dashboards Are Dead”

Boris Evelson February 23, 2022
BI is alive, but its adoption needs some help. Learn the three reasons why businesses struggle to get more mileage from their business intelligence applications.

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Meet Your New Technology, Architecture, And Delivery Analyst

Carlos Casanova December 22, 2021
When Did You Join Forrester? I began my latest career adventure with Forrester in November 2021. The Forrester “Bold At Work” values will be core drivers for my research, with the intent of enabling clients and technology vendors to also be “bold at work.” Together, we’ll accomplish great things. I have always focused on delivering […]
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The Future Of BI: Augmented And Personalized

Boris Evelson October 28, 2021
Will AI change how users gain insights from their BI platforms? The answer is ... complicated. Join us at Data Strategy & Insights to find out more.
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Connected Insurance: Reality Or Hype?

Jeffery Williams August 16, 2021
I speak often with clients about the role of technology in insurance. Of the many innovations we discuss, connected insurance may be the most polarizing. Connected insurance (CI) is nascent across most insurance lines. But evolving consumer preferences and increasing competition from digital-first startups require forward-thinking insurers to harness emerging technology and invest in CI […]
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Open Finance Will Reshape The Relationship Between Banks And Their Customers

Jacob Morgan August 11, 2021
Learn the two crucial factors that will determine the pace and scale of open finance's opportunity.
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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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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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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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The Rise Of The New Talent Networks

Mark Brandau April 7, 2020
We’ve learned a lot in the past 60 days and will continue to learn more as COVID-19’s impact on organizations and their workforces unfolds over the coming weeks and months. One of the things we do know is that organizations are rethinking short- and-long term workforce strategies. Depending on the industry you’re in, a weighted […]
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