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The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook For 2017

Focus Your Information Strategy On Business Impact

Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals face the challenge of satisfying business execs' growing hunger for data with historically immature information management practices. The information...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

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    Report Map The Way To Your CRM Business Outcomes

    Road Map: The CRM Playbook
    June 8, 2017 | Kate Leggett

    When application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals create a CRM road map, they need to evaluate alternative CRM tactics, leverage synergies between initiatives, slot each new initiative...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Eliminate Confusion In Data Management Roles And Responsibilities

    Organization: The Data Management Playbook
    January 26, 2017 | Gene Leganza

    As enterprise architecture (EA) leaders prioritize data capabilities, they're looking broadly at how data management (DM) resources are spread across the organization. Where can they consolidate...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Reboot Your Information Governance Program With An Outside-In Perspective

    Processes: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    January 9, 2017 | Cheryl McKinnon

    New actors — partners, clients, and citizens — are now stakeholders in information governance (IG) strategies for customer-obsessed enterprises. Enterprise architects and their peers in security,...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Map Your Way To Your Information Strategy's Business Outcomes

    Road Map: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    December 29, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    One of the most difficult aspects of an information architecture (IA) practice is engaging stakeholders to buy into your strategy and contribute to your architecture development. This report...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Create A Road Map For A Real-Time, Agile, Self-Service Data Platform

    Road Map: The Data Management Playbook
    December 19, 2016 | Michele Goetz, Noel Yuhanna

    Data bottlenecks create business bottlenecks. The days of provisioning data to simply meet the requirements of systems of record are over. Business stakeholders at the executive and...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Create KPIs That Show The Effectiveness Of Your Information Strategy

    Continuous Improvement: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    December 16, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    How effective is your information strategy? You can't answer that question without comprehensive assessment and key performance indicators (KPIs) that specifically target your information...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Align Your Information-Related Roles And Processes With Your Business Goals

    Organization: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    December 15, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    Amid the noise and clamor surrounding big data, and as self-service for business information (BI) and analytics becomes a reality, a major change is happening behind the scenes....

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Let The Adjacent Possible Guide Your Information Strategy

    Strategic Plan: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    December 13, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    A new era of information agility is upon us — but many organizations have immature data management capabilities and are not in a position to jump on the newfound craving for analytics-driven...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Treat Information As A Strategic Asset

    Business Case: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    December 13, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    Business cases to fund information capabilities have traditionally elicited little more than yawns from business executives. But a new era of information agility is upon us, one that promises an...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Solve Your Top Content Challenges With Modern, Agile ECM Architectures

    Tools And Technology: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook
    December 9, 2016 | Cheryl McKinnon

    Enterprise content management (ECM) is not a single technology but is an umbrella category that includes a broad spectrum of integrated document, process, and analytic capabilities. This report...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Your ECM Road Map Is A Living Document: Plan For Quick Wins And Adapt To Changing Needs

    Road Map: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook
    December 8, 2016 | Cheryl McKinnon

    Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals play -- or will play -- an essential orchestration role as their organizations invest in technologies to grow and improve customer and employee...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Measure What Matters: Focus On Business Metrics To Sustain Success With ECM

    Performance Management: The Enterprise Content Management Playbook
    November 8, 2016 | Cheryl McKinnon

    Technology managers can fall into the trap of measuring the performance of an enterprise content management (ECM) initiative by merely counting user- or system-generated activities. Enterprise...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Focus Your Information Strategy On Business Impact

    Executive Overview: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    October 26, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals face the challenge of satisfying business execs' growing hunger for data with historically immature information management practices. The information...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Assess Your Readiness For A Cohesive Information Strategy And Architecture Program

    Assessment: The Information Strategy And Architecture Playbook
    October 6, 2016 | Gene Leganza

    Information workers thrive or falter depending on their ability to get the information they need — and trust — quickly and easily. Enterprises must protect against various risks, from cybercriminal...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Use Big Data Initiatives To Achieve Digital Operational Excellence

    Part II: Digital Operational Excellence
    May 20, 2016 | Nasry Angel, Brian Hopkins

    This toolkit discusses more architectural pattern details around the emerging architecture for systems of insights. It will help architects plan their future state for big data.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Lost In Data Translation? Forrester's Data Taxonomy To The Rescue

    April 19, 2016 | Michele Goetz, Boris Evelson

    When it comes to data technology, are you lost in translation? What's the difference between data federation, virtualization, and data-as-a-service? Are columnar databases also relational? These...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Stretch Your Data Management Capabilities

    Continuous Improvement: The Data Management Playbook
    February 22, 2016 | Brian Hopkins

    Firms face an enormous data management challenge: how to act on data and insights to service increasingly powerful customers and out-maneuver disruptive competitors. Architects once had time to...

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    Report Drive Coherence Across Your Diverse Information Architecture Landscape

    December 9, 2015 | Gene Leganza

    The ability to manage information strategically is becoming a high priority for enterprise architecture (EA) professionals, but a coherent and comprehensive approach to information in the...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report The Four Things Data Scientists Wish You Knew

    Get The Most Out Of Your Data Science Investments
    October 26, 2015 | Brian Hopkins

    In a business environment increasingly characterized by the imperative to use deeper insights to engage customers and outpace competitors, data science is a hot topic. But data science is very...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Brief: Why Data-Driven Aspirations Fail

    Our Annual State Of Strategic Planning, EA, And PMO Online Survey Shows Why Architects' Data-Driven Aspirations Will Underdeliver
    October 7, 2015 | Brian Hopkins

    Data-driven hopes are high. Forrester's Q3 2015 Global State Of Strategic Planning, Enterprise Architecture, And PMO Online Survey indicates that a large majority of enterprise architecture (EA)...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Market Overview: Graph Databases

    Connected Data Helps Deliver Intelligent Information Insights
    May 28, 2015 | Noel Yuhanna

    To support the demands of the digital business, enterprise architects must consider how best to link large volumes of complex, siloed data. Linking a few data sources is often simple, but to do so...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Brief: The BT Agenda Demands New Information Architecture Principles

    Found Your Digital Insights Architecture On These New Principles
    May 27, 2015 | Nasry Angel, Brian Hopkins

    Ubiquitous digitization brings a host of new data sources and data types, such as data from mobile devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) sensor data, and newly digitized business processes....

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Brief: Use Communities Of Practice To Synergize Information Architecture Knowledge

    May 20, 2015 | Gene Leganza

    A subtle but significant shift in responsibility is taking place as line-of-business workers employ self-service analytics tools. Functions, such as data integration and metadata management, that...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report Information Strategies Move Center Stage

    March 20, 2015 | Gene Leganza

    The flood of information coming from widespread digitization has created new opportunities and risks that business executives can't ignore. Forrester is seeing a dramatic uptick in the importance...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

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    Report A Framework For Information Management And Consumption Technology

    March 11, 2015 | Gene Leganza

    Enterprise architects carry the heavy responsibility of planning for elaborate implementations of complex technology. They must weigh the implications of the plans for all of the related...