Unveiling the Power of Dark Data in Strategic Decision-Making

If you’ve never heard of dark data, you’re not alone. Setting aside the ominous name, dark data isn’t something that is inherently bad – although, in practice, it usually does end up this way. Dark data is usually unstructured data, though it can also be semi-structured or structured data that a business collects and stores but…

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Data Governance: Your Key To Unlocking an Insights-Driven Business

Organizations are constantly seeking ways to gain a competitive edge by transforming data into actionable insights through analytics. However, achieving analytical success goes beyond just collecting large volumes of data and building dashboards. The key to turning data into meaningful and actionable insights across the organization lies in a frequently overlooked area – establishing a…

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GenAI’s World-Changing Power Is Putting Knowledge To Work

Generative AI will not just disrupt — it will shatter markets, industries, and economies in waves over the next 10 to 15 years. We sense this, but why and how will this happen? We think that generative AI drives the cost of knowledge activation to zero and creates a virtual knowledge loop that increases what…

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BI Governance Lets You Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too

Democratizing enterprise data while trying to stick to a single trusted enterprise data source (i.e., the “single source of the truth”) is a quagmire. Actually, these are two almost opposing objectives. True data democratization is only possible by empowering business users — citizen developers — to author up to 80% of business intelligence (BI) applications;…

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Estimating the Data Mining Tool Market

The recently published report by Research Nester, Global Data Mining Tool Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027, delivers detailed overview of the global data mining tool market in terms of market segmentation by service type, function type, industry type, deployment type, and region. The report also encompasses the industry growth drivers, restraints, supply…

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ThoughtSpot Acquires Mode Analytics, Goes After Data Pros

In the recently published report, The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023, we wrote that “ThoughtSpot’s continued focus on conversational user experience (UX) is no longer differentiating.” ThoughtSpot’s announced acquisition of Mode Analytics on June 26 is perhaps a means for ThoughtSpot to grow beyond its historical business user-focused strength in UX. Mode…

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Key Findings From Forrester’s Latest BI Research, Including The Forrester Wave™: Augmented Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2023

Enterprise business intelligence (BI) continues to be the last mile to insights-driven business capabilities. No matter what technology foundation you’re using — a data lake, a data warehouse, data fabric, data mesh, etc. — BI applications are where business users consume data and turn it into actionable insights and decisions. The BI market has thrived…

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