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The Insights Beat: Renew Your Insights-Driven Aspirations This Year

Srividya Sridharan 7 days ago
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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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.
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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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Four Shocks Are Transforming The Future Of Work

Read The Executive’s Guide To The Future Of Work to learn what the shocks are and how to prepare your organization for them.

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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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The Insights Beat: Data And Analytics Make The Perfect One-Two Punch

Srividya Sridharan May 15, 2020
Spring is usually an exciting time in the sports world. It marks the culmination of the men’s and women’s college basketball seasons, the NBA and NHL playoffs begin, the domestic European soccer (football) leagues are in full swing, and the Boston Marathon traditionally takes place on the third Monday of April. But the COVID-19 crisis […]
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Your Friendly Neighborhood AutoML-Empowered Data Scientist

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. April 7, 2020
(Jeremy Vale coauthored this post.) Automation-focused machine learning (AutoML) has the power to dramatically upscale AI at your organization. With AutoML tools, organizations can unlock valuable new business insights, embed advanced AI capabilities in applications, and empower data scientists and nontechnical experts alike to build predictive models rapidly. AutoML Gives New ML Powers To Data […]
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Cloud Players And Research Groups Join The Fight Against COVID-19 With High-Performance Computing

Tracy Woo April 2, 2020
A unique public/private consortium organized by IBM and the Department of Energy is bringing high-performance computing to the COVID-19 fight. Analyst Tracy Woo provides details.
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The Insights Beat: Stay On Course With Smart Data And Analytics Choices

Srividya Sridharan March 10, 2020
As companies navigate through murky waters amid global health and economic headwinds, as a data and analytics leader, it may feel like there are many things that are out of your hands today. As you weather these conditions, it is still important to chart a steady course and be laser-focused on the parts you can […]
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Shatter The Seven Myths Of Machine Learning

Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D. January 3, 2020
Think you know enough about machine learning? Senior analyst Kjell Carlsson identifies some surprising misperceptions to help you increase your machine-learning literacy.
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Just How Much Do Design And Data Science Collaborate?

Andrew Hogan December 18, 2019
Findings from our recent survey show that there's room for improvement.
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