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Empowering business leaders to make good decisions with data and analytics 

As technology becomes more accessible to non-technicians, business leaders are taking more control over the tools and processes that affect their functional area. Whatever the business outcomes they’re striving for, these leaders can make use of progressive customer-facing applications and good data to create actionable insights that support their needs. In December 2020, Forrester Consulting conducted a...Read more

Why data? Why now? The business outcomes unlocked by data migration and innovation 

IT professionals are experts at answering the questions what and how. They excel at bringing an engineering approach to evaluating options and executing complex projects. But as technical executives take on more strategic leadership in their organizations, they are increasingly asking and answering the question why. This question requires more of a business approach, as...Read more

How to build business agility and resilience using data 

To some extent, the term resilience has become 2020 shorthand for “surviving a global pandemic.” But as technical professionals know well, the goal of resilience long predates the cataclysms we’ve faced this year. As Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure, states: “Resilience is the ability of a system to fail gracefully in the face of—and eventually...Read more