Boris Evelson

Boris Evelson is a principal analyst at Forrester Research. Boris serves information and knowledge management professionals. He is a leading expert in BI. He delivers strategic guidance, helping enterprises define BI strategies, governance and architectures, as well as identify vendors and technologies that help them put information to use in business processes and end-user experiences.

Recent Stories From this Author

Earlier Generation BI Needs A Tune Up
July 27, 2015 It's time for systems of insight and next-generation business intelligence.

Expand Your Big Data Capabilities With Unstructured Text Analytics
May 27, 2015 Finding structures, patterns and meaning in unstructured data is not a simple process. Here's how to start.

BI and Big Data: Same or Different?
March 30, 2015 Alas, quite a few developers still consider and run both business intelligence and big data in individual silos.

Get Ready for BI Change
January 16, 2015 BI change is ongoing; often, many things change concurrently. Here's how to adapt your business. Enters the BI Market with Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud
October 15, 2014 There just might be another 800-lb gorilla in the BI market. In a year.

What do Business Intelligence Consultants Mean by 'Solutions'?
April 16, 2014 Management consultants and business intelligence, analytics and big data system integrators often use terms synonymously,...

What does Business Intelligence Integration with R Really Mean?
March 28, 2014 A list of capabilities to consider when evaluating BI platforms for R integration

Best Practices for Using Spreadsheets as BI Tools
July 12, 2010 Let me offer a few best practices for controlling and managing (not getting rid of) spreadsheets as a business intelligence tool

Are There BI Implications In The Rumored IBM/Sun Merger? You Betcha!
March 19, 2009 I always predicted that Open Source BI has to reach critical mass before it becomes a viable alternative for large enterprise...

It is Time to Reinvent Your BI Strategy
January 10, 2008 Although BI concepts and technologies have been around for more than 20 years, many enterprises still struggle with getting...

BI Opportunities Outpace Organizations’ Ability to Use It
November 9, 2007 Excerpt from Forrester Reasearch entitled, "It’s Time To Reinvent Your BI Strategy."

It is Time to Reinvent Your BI Strategy
November 9, 2007 The promises of BI attract any organization, but how do you get started? Forrester issued a research paper to help you get...

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