Bring Data To The Other 80% Of Business Intelligence Users

Many of us remember the old days of enterprise business intelligence (BI) delivery where all requests for new or changed queries, reports, and dashboards had to go through a centralized IT team of BI and data professionals. Today, enterprise BI users enjoy some level of self-service from modern BI platforms with rich semantic layers, graphical…

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The Rising Importance of AI Governance

AI governance has become a critical topic in today’s technological landscape, especially with the rise of AI and GenAI. As CEOs express concerns regarding the potential risks with these technologies, it is important to identify and address the biggest risks. Implementing effective guardrails for AI governance has become a major point of discussion, with a…

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Forrester’s AI Webinar Series: Navigate The Choppy And Exciting Waters Of Enterprise AI

Navigate the choppy and exciting waters of AI with Forrester’s analysts. Forrester’s multi-episode webinar series on AI delves into the profound impact AI has – and will continue to have – on how data scientists and software engineers approach their work and how other job functions will have to adapt to new AI workflows, processes,…

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Announcing Our Inaugural AI Foundation Models For Language Forrester Wave™ — 21 Criteria To Consider, Beyond Benchmarks

In our inaugural evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: AI Foundation Models For Language, Q2 2024, we break down large language model (LLM) model offering, strategy, and market presence across 21 criteria for 10 providers. Get a preview of the report including four things you should be looking for in a model here. Go to Source Author:…

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With Selipsky Out, What’s Next For AWS?

On May 14, AWS announced Adam Selipsky’s departure as CEO and that Matt Garman, AWS senior VP of sales and marketing, would replace him in June. Selipsky’s reasoning for this move was to “spend more time with family for a while, recharge a bit, and create some mental free space to reflect and consider the…

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Crossing the Data Divide: AI Data Assistants — A Data Leader’s Force Multiplier

The focus of my last column, titled Crossing the Data Divide: Data Catalogs and the Generative AI Wave, was on the impact of large language models (LLM) and generative artificial intelligence (AI) and how we disseminate knowledge throughout the enterprise and the future role of the data catalogs. Spoiler alert if you have not read…

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Three Takeaways From Forrester’s 2024 Evaluation Of AI Infrastructure Solutions

As AI gets bigger and better, it requires much more than mundane commodity compute, network, and storage infrastructure. GPUs are only one part of this — AI workloads demand a finessed optimization of raw compute, data throughput, and power consumption. Whether consumed as a cloud service, footprinted on-premises, or a hybrid of both, AI infrastructure…

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How GenAI Bridges the Data Gap Between CMOs and CFOs

Marketing budgets are never entirely safe. While it may seem like pressure is easing as global economic estimates turn slightly sunnier, consumer demand is still getting more expensive to capture and close – which means scrutiny from finance chiefs is as tough as ever. To keep investment flowing, CMOs need to get better at not only boosting…

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The AI Playbook: Providing Important Reminders to Data Professionals

Eric Siegel’s “The AI Playbook” serves as a crucial guide, offering important insights for data professionals and their internal customers on effectively leveraging AI within business operations. The book, which comes out on February 6th, and its insights are captured in six statements: — Determine the value— Establish a prediction goal— Establish evaluation metrics— Prepare…

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Elevating Data and Analytics for 2024: A GenAI Imperative

As GenAI ascends in priority for CIOs, CDOs, and business leaders, 2023 has placed data and analytics in the spotlight. The hidden challenge is that entities lagging in data industrialization find themselves trailing in business transformation. GenAI and machine learning are touted to address myriad problems. Morgan Vawter, global vice president of data and analytics…

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