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The Data Management Playbook For 2018

Effective Data Management Anchors Digital Transformation

Today, what you know and how well you use that knowledge fuels your competitiveness and growth. You must change how your firm provisions and manages data to keep up with empowered customers and...

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  • Report Reclaim Your Semantic Desert To Monetize Your Data

    Use Machine Learning Data Catalogs To Automate Semantics At Scale
    September 7, 2018 | Michele Goetz

    Data management has relied heavily on the logical and physical aspects of data and systems. The result? Rigid, brittle systems that don't support multiple use cases or adapt quickly to new business...

  • Report Now Tech: Hadoop/Spark Platforms, Q3 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 18 Hadoop/Spark Platform Providers
    July 20, 2018 | Noel Yuhanna, Mike Gualtieri

    You can use Hadoop/Spark (HARK) platforms to access open source innovation, become significantly more productive, and foster collaboration. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select...

  • Report Use IoT To Link Physical Operations And Digital Business

    Integrated Systems Of Insight Create Competitive Advantage
    July 18, 2018 | Brian Hopkins, Frank E. Gillett

    In many companies, internet-of-things (IoT) projects are isolated, with no connection to digital business initiatives. Companies miss out on combining real-world insights with digital business...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Machine Learning Data Catalogs, Q2 2018

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    June 21, 2018 | Michele Goetz

    In our 29-criteria evaluation of machine learning data catalogs (MLDCs) providers, we identified the 12 most significant ones — Alation, Cambridge Semantics, Cloudera, Collibra, Hortonworks, IBM,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018

    Tools And Technology: The Data Management Playbook
    June 12, 2018 | Noel Yuhanna

    Big data fabric, an emerging platform, accelerates insights by automating ingestion, curation, discovery, preparation, and integration from data silos. Forrester identified the 15 most significant...

  • Report Now Tech: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 18 Big Data Fabric Vendors
    April 17, 2018 | Noel Yuhanna

    You can use big data fabric to provide a comprehensive view of data resources, secure big data sources, and accelerate big data initiatives. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to...

  • Report Q&A: Six Questions To Ask Before Diving Into Text Analytics

    Make The Most Of Your Textual Enterprise Data
    April 4, 2018 | Boris Evelson, Elizabeth Cullen

    Your company's understanding of its customers will be incomplete unless you can harness all types of enterprise data — structured and unstructured. While customer insights (CI) pros are comfortable...

  • Report Battle Of The Data Lakes: Customer Insight Versus Enterprise Platform

    February 16, 2018 | Michele Goetz

    The race for the most compelling customer experience (CX) is intensifying, and customer insights are the rocket fuel for CX engines. But internal battles over the "right" scope for a data lake —...

  • Report Insight Platforms Connect Data To Action

    Intermediate Level: Technology Practices For Insights-Driven Businesses
    January 24, 2018 | Brian Hopkins

    The pace of innovation and availability of data are outstripping firms' ability to keep up. Read this report to understand how an emerging class of software — insight platforms — can better connect...

  • Report Digital Insights Are The New Currency Of Business

    Beginner Level: Technology Practices For Insights-Driven Businesses
    January 12, 2018 | Brian Hopkins, Ted Schadler

    Businesses are drowning in data but starving for insights. Worse, they have no systematic way to consistently turn data into action. This can't continue. Demanding customers and competitive...

  • Report Data Technology Pathfinder

    Landscape: The Data Management Playbook
    November 14, 2017 | Michele Goetz

    The variety, velocity, and volume of data continue to explode; business stakeholders want direct access to diverse data; and firms now set policies and assume the risk of data management and usage....

  • Report Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon For AI Is Over

    Success At Artificial Intelligence Means Hard Work — Treat It Like A Plug-In Panacea And Fail

    The honeymoon for enterprises naively celebrating the cure-all promises of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is over. Forrester predicts that 2018 will be the year when a majority of...

  • Report Next-Generation Business Intelligence Is Here — More Automated, Pervasive, And Actionable

    Vision: The Business Intelligence Playbook
    September 15, 2017 | Boris Evelson

    Older-generation business intelligence (BI) applications cost too much and take too long to develop and deploy. In the next two to five years, only the insights-driven enterprises — those that can...

  • Report Grow Your Business And Compete By Creating A Winning Business Intelligence Strategy

    Executive Overview: The Business Intelligence Playbook
    September 1, 2017 | Boris Evelson

    Enterprise business intelligence (BI) is chock-full of challenges. Only partially a science, it remains mostly art based on best practices and lessons learned. Rather than reinvent the wheel,...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Insight Platforms-As-A-Service, Q3 2017

    Google's Powerful Combination Of Machine Learning, Real-Time, And Insight Application Tools Makes It A Leader
    August 2, 2017 | Brian Hopkins

    In our 36-criteria evaluation of insight platform-as-a-service (PaaS) providers, we identified the eight most significant ones — 1010data, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Databricks, GoodData, Google,...

  • Report Case Study: The ATP Unlocks Decades Of Tennis Data To Transform The Fan Experience

    Data Commercialization Drives Value For Teams And Fans
    August 1, 2017 | Somak Roy, Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D.

    The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men's pro tennis, oversees 15,000 tennis matches a year and was sitting on a huge store of data with the potential to improve...

  • Report Move Your Big Data Into The Public Cloud

    You Won't Be Able To Keep Up With Customers If You Don't
    June 15, 2017 | Brian Hopkins

    Public cloud adoption is the No. 1 priority for technology decision makers investing in big data. However, most enterprise architects are not ready for the disruption that this shift will cause....

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017

    The 15 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    June 15, 2017 | Noel Yuhanna

    In our 26-criteria evaluation of big data warehouse solutions, we identified the 15 most significant vendors — Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cazena, Cloudera, Hortonworks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise...

  • Report HIMSS17 Demonstrates Healthcare's Tectonic Technology Shift

    Cloud And Big Data Players Show Up In Healthcare Space As EHR Vendors Sling Mud
    April 13, 2017 | Kate McCarthy

    The 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Annual Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS17) demonstrated a shift in the healthcare information technology industry by bringing together a...

  • Report 2017 Technology Imperatives For US Health Insurers

    Regulatory Uncertainty Accelerates The Need For Customer Insight And Engagement
    April 5, 2017 | Kate McCarthy

    2017 is likely to be fraught with uncertainty for health insurers as Congress evaluates massive changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). During this prolonged period of uncertainty, insurers will...

  • Report Four Steps To A Data Management Strategy In Light Of Big Data

    Strategic Plan: The Data Management Playbook
    March 13, 2017 | Michele Goetz, Mike Gualtieri, Nasry Angel

    Data is the lifeblood of your entire organization. It should enlighten every function of the business, including customer experience (CX), operations, marketing, sales, service, and finance. A data...

  • Report Top Performers Commercialize Data Through Insights Services

    March 6, 2017 | Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D.

    The data economy is exploding. Many companies have put their data to work internally to improve operational efficiency, service delivery, and ultimately customer experience. But now many customer...

  • Report The Cloudy Future Of Hadoop

    Hadoop Is Here To Stay, But The Cloud Will Change What It Is
    March 1, 2017 | Brian Hopkins, Mike Gualtieri

    Happy birthday! This is the year that Apache Hadoop and its community turns 10 years old, and we have all watched the child star rocket to big data superstardom. But will this bright future...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q4 2016

    A Critical Platform For Enterprises To Succeed With Big Data Initiatives
    November 22, 2016 | Noel Yuhanna

    Big data initiatives are on the rise as organizations focus on rolling out actionable insights. Big data fabric offers enterprise architecture (EA) pros a platform that helps them discover,...

  • Report Six Frameworks To Manage Your Big Data Privacy Concerns And Risks

    Assess Your Data Practices And Protect Customer And Employee Privacy
    October 21, 2016 | Heidi Shey

    As companies store, process, and analyze vast amounts of data from email, social networks, sensors, IT systems, public data stores, and other sources, they need to be aware that much of it could be...