Big Data and Analytics

The world is creating 2.5 exabytes of data daily. Every organization needs to access that tidal wave of information to make better, faster decisions—or risks being left behind.

  • If you are a big data and analytics (BDA) buyer: how can you access, manage, and distribute data—so your people can work smarter, and your company can prosper in the ultra-competitive global economy?
  • If you are a BDA provider: how can you keep your finger on the pulse of the market—so you can compete most effectively and deliver solutions buyers want?
  • If you are an investor: where should you place your bets?

Our BDA program can help. We perform ongoing research to provide you with up-to-date insights and perspectives on industry and technology trends, market measurements and forecasts, and strategic movements. With a global team of 300+ analysts and consultants focused on big data applications and enabling technologies, Frost & Sullivan offers the most comprehensive research into the ecosystem, new business models, business and consumer applications, and much more.

Our BDA Program Delivers

Our BDA practice serves buyers and sellers of, and investors in, BDA 
solutions. We provide an outstanding combination of market research, 
industry analysis,
 and custom consulting services. Our clients benefit from 
the most objective and informed analysis of BDA market dynamics, industry and technology trends, and business perspectives.

  • We publish our ongoing research in regular reports,
    providing subscribers with up-to-date perspectives

−Market dynamics, measurements, and forecasts
−Technology innovations
−Industry trends and strategies

  • We deliver subscription reports via an online portal
  • Analyst team members provide additional insight and support
  • Custom research and consulting engagements tailor BDA analyst services to the specific needs of each client
  • Our market assessments are careful, conservative, and defensible

−We develop our own technology and market models
−We don’t deal in hype or the “opinion of the day

Big data and analytics is a broad technology domain that involves on the one hand, the infrastructure to support very large data lakes, and on the other, the analytical applications that leverage those data lakes for the benefit of business decision makers. As a result, Frost & Sullivan tracks the adoption of big data technology and conducts annual surveys to gauge the degree to which such technology provides measurable returns on investment. We also cover the application of analytics to tap the promise of big data, and since this increasingly includes the application of heuristics and cognitive computing technologies, we follow those spaces carefully as well.

One of the more interesting aspects of big data is the degree to which it can now consolidate diverse streams of data to build extremely detailed profiles of individual consumers. This is catching the attention of public policy groups and regulators so we also follow the impact on privacy that these technologies have and have engaged with some of the top thinkers in this field. Privacy is a key area of analysis in the practice.

Finally, big data and advanced analytics are expensive solutions that demand a transformational approach to business management. As a result, we also track the degree to which BDA users are reconfiguring their businesses to leverage such technology.

Business Intelligence: Too Important to Trust to Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets are ubiquitous and largely a default tool for data analysis; yet, they are also a trap and one which will increasingly limit the ability of companies to compete effectively. Yes, they provide a useful way to visualize data, but their limitations, especially in an age of big data, can…

2018 Big Data and Analytics Survey: Angst Over Privacy, Security, Audit Compliance

For the fifth consecutive year, Stratecast s Big Data and Analytics group conducted its annual BDA survey. In this year s survey, Stratecast asked high level executives, involved with BDA and purchasing decisions, topics on: –IS/IT and Business Priorities–Big Data and Analytics Usage and Plans to…

Digital Twin Transforming Manufacturing

The concept of creating a replica of equipment or a system, or physical asset called digital twin is gaining interest in the manufacturing sector. Technologies such as artificial intelligence, advanced software platforms, communication, big data analytics, and sensors are enabling improvements in…

Getting Customers to Answer: Using Caller Identity to Thwart the Avalanching Robocall Scourge

The automated, programmatic generation of telephone calls, robocalls, is an increasing threat that targets both fixed-line and mobile network customers. Robocall misuse is escalating despite control measures enacted by regulatory edicts, apps for mobile devices designed to filter such calls, and…

When the Company Talks: Improving Employee Efficiency Using Intelligent Agents

As the pace of business accelerates, a critical question for businesses is how they can afford to spend time training new employees on company systems and processes. Existing employees also present a problem as new technology is rolled out. When a return on investment (ROI) depends on people using…

Being Prepared: How One Approach Helps Companies Excel at Data Preparation

The data management industry has made rapid advancements in storing massive amounts of data but if it does not also give users the ability to perform data preparation at scale, the analytic insights their organizations are thirsting for will fail to materialize.What organizations need is to equip…

2018 Top Information and Communication Technologies

The proliferation of digital technologies has remained substantial over the past two decades. With intelligence being seen as the next evolution post digitization, disruptive technology innovations in the ICT space are being developed around the world and have deeply permeated various applications…

GDPR To Comply is a Given; Improving the Business is the Goal: SAP s Gigya Solutions Turn GDPR from Onerous to Advantageous

This insight provides an overview of GDPR, as companies that need to comply should by now be well aware of its implications. In addition, the report focuses on why it is best for companies to view this regulation less as a restriction on data usage, or a curtailing of legitimate customer…

ICT Technologies Transfoming the Future of Automotive Sector

ICT has led to transformational breakthroughs in the automotive landscape, enabling companies to gain a competitive advantage, creating new ways of generating revenue, and convergence of technologies that has disrupted the status quo. This report outlines the different types of information and…

The New World of Infrastructure Management: Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence to the Rescue

What is required is a way for enterprises to manage their infrastructure in the new distributed environment. This is where infrastructure management comes in. In some cases, evolved from the older network management applications, but increasingly delivered by a new breed of solutions, infrastructure…

Companies that are either thinking in terms of implementing Big Data solutions or who are developing such solutions need to engage with Frost & Sullivan’s Big Data and Analytics team to ensure that their efforts include the latest thinking and market insights.

The Big Data and Analytics team has successfully completed a substantial number of custom engagements that include the production of thought leading white papers as well as market sizing analysis for specific Big Data applications. We are capable of delivering timely results in the areas of basic market research, including surveys and focus groups, as well providing one on one analyst engagements under NDA.

Key areas where Frost & Sullivan can provide value include the following:

  • New Product and Services Solutions: We can support your organization in developing or deploying new Big Data and Analytics products and services that deliver greater customer value.
  • Business Model Transformation: We can support you in transforming your business to address the challenges and opportunities in the industry today and the upcoming years.
  • Customer Analysis: We can help identify specific customer needs and pain points through detailed surveys and data analyses.
  • Branding and Positioning: Frost & Sullivan can support your organization through an integrated marketing platform to more effectively launch and promote new products, services or business models.
  • Statistical Analysis and Forecasting: We can assess growth opportunities and market potential in new/specific customer segments, geographies and product/service areas.

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Frost & Sullivan can deliver a customized workshop to your organisation to highlight the emerging digital transformation trends, and identify the impact to your organisation. This is flexible around your needs, where we can attend your strategy day or workshop as an external expert keynote speaker, through to full facilitation of a workshop to ensure your delegates are fully engaged with opportunities and their relevance to their department. Full written follow-up insights and actionable strategies are provided thereafter. We have delivered such workshops for leading providers across the value chain (list available on request).

Areas of Expertise

Mobile, Retail, and Location Analytics

Big Data and Analytics Core Products and Services

Business Process and Strategic Analytics

Social and Site Analytics

Customer Experience, Marketing, and Sales Analytics

Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning/ Cognitive Computing

Internet of Things (IoT)

Real-Time Analytics


Why Frost?

Frost & Sullivan is the preeminent growth partnership firm when it comes to big data and advanced analytics. We have been a thought leader in this space since even before the term “big data” was in vogue. Our analysis includes countless of insights and our editorial calendar continues to identify and illuminate the latest cutting edge applications for this technology.

Companies that are even just considering big data or advanced analytics need to engage with Frost & Sullivan. Our industry leading analysts and insights can help ensure a successful implementation with fewer pitfalls. Technology vendors need to engage with Frost & Sullivan to understand the needs of the user community and the dynamics that drive this rapidly expanding market.

Additionally, our practice is highly focused on the analytics space and is deeply involved with the latest in advanced analytics including cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI). We talk to some of the leading thinkers in this space and are on the forefront of this exciting new wave of business automation.

For more information about this beneficial program, available as Frost & Sullivan Service ID 9A37-C1.

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