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Salesforce Starts Wave For Big Data

Salesforce announced a good starting point for big data analysis Thursday with the introduction of Salesforce Wave For Big Data, but it’s just that: a starting point. Stay tuned for more partners, more big data plumbing and, most importantly for…
Salesforce announced a good starting point for big data analysis Thursday with the introduction of Salesforce Wave For Big Data, but it’s just that: a starting point. Stay tuned for more partners, ...
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Anaplan Scales Up Planning, Grows the Agile App Portfolio

AnaplanHub15 Event Report: Is your business headed for disruption, or are you going to be a disruptor? That’s the question Frederic Laluyaux, CEO of Anaplan, put to the more than 1,000 attendees of the company’s AnaplanHub15 event this week in San…
AnaplanHub15 Event Report: Is your business headed for disruption, or are you going to be a disruptor? That’s the question Frederic Laluyaux, CEO of Anaplan, put to the more than 1,000 attendees of...
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IBM Watson Gets Ready to Scale

IBM celebrated the 16-month anniversary of its IBM Watson business unit this week with a two-day event at Duggal Greenhouse on edge of the East River in Brooklyn, NY. The event was about showing that within less than two years, the commercial potential…
IBM celebrated the 16-month anniversary of its IBM Watson business unit this week with a two-day event at Duggal Greenhouse on edge of the East River in Brooklyn, NY. The event was about showing th...
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Microsoft SQL Server 2016: First Take -- Evolutionary, Not Revolutionary
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Monday announced the next major release of the company's flagship database management system, Microsoft SQL Server 2016. It's a significant milestone for a product has grown into a $5-billion-per-year business for Microsoft, second only to Oracle Database in ...
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This UPS profile is one of the last stories I wrote while still on staff at InformationWeek. I hope to contribute columns to IW now that I'm an analyst at Constellation Research.This 
UPS, the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, is analyzing a constantly changing, 100-terabyte data warehouse in order to start predicting problems and delays and dealing with them sooner.
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Data To Decisions: Are You Missing Something Big
You're sitting on a gold mine, and it's your data. Yet despite all the hype about big data and the Internet of Things, lots of companies still don't see it. I've covered data and data technologies for more than 17 years, most recently as executive editor at InformationWeek.
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Alteryx Inspire15 Event Report: There’s a huge gap between spreadsheets on the one hand and statistician- and data-scientist-oriented workbenches on the other. Alteryx is doing its best to fill the void. “Excel needs a BFF!,” quipped Alteryx president…
Alteryx Inspire15 Event Report: There’s a huge gap between spreadsheets on the one hand and statistician- and data-scientist-oriented workbenches on the other. Alteryx is doing its best to fill the...
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Informatica Sets New Goals For Its Growing Data Platform

Informatica World 2015 Event Report. Last year at Informatica World 2014, this $1-billion-annual-revenue data-integration company introduced the Intelligent Data Platform (IDP) with the goal of unifying its various products for on-premises and cloud data…
Informatica World 2015 Event Report. Last year at Informatica World 2014, this $1-billion-annual-revenue data-integration company introduced the Intelligent Data Platform (IDP) with the goal of uni...
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SAP Taps Hadoop & Spark For IoT Innovation

SAP signaled a deeper embrace of big data platforms on Wednesday at SAPPHIRE with the announcement that it will create a deeper integration with Hadoop using Apache Spark as a low-latency, in-memory connector and data-filtering mechanism. The…
SAP signaled a deeper embrace of big data platforms on Wednesday at SAPPHIRE with the announcement that it will create a deeper integration with Hadoop using Apache Spark as a low-latency, in-memor...
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This Weather Company profile was one of the last stories I wrote while still on staff at InformationWeek -- and it's a very deserving award for an innovator. I hope to contribute columns to InformationWeek, from time to time, now that I'm an analyst at Constellation Research.
The Weather Company, the No. 5 company in the InformationWeek Elite 100, embraced cloud infrastructure in order to meet dramatic swings in demand for weather information.
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SAS Takes Next Step To Democratize Analytics

There aren’t enough data scientists and deep analytics experts to go around, as we all know, so the race has been on to make advanced analytics more accessible to the average business user. SAS on Monday announced its latest effort in this vein through tighter integration of its SAS Visual Analytics (SVA) and SAS Visual Statistics (SVS) products. 
There aren't enough data scientists and deep analytics experts to go around, as we all know, so the race has been on to make advanced analytics more accessible to the average business user. SAS on Monday announced its latest effort in this vein through tighter integration of its SAS Visual ...
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Mission-critical SaaS Apps like ERP are a business sell, not an IT sell, according to Infor CEO Charles Phillips, but database and middleware conflicts of interest complicate the cloud-first imperative at Oracle and SAP, he says.
Phillips says Infor can sell SaaS ERP to C-level and line-of-business execs without worrying about also selling databases and middleware to IT as Oracle and SAP do.
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Analyst and writer
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Understanding technology, asking tough questions, explaining in plain English
Employment
  • Constellation Research
    VP & Principal Analyst, 2015 - present
  • InformationWeek
    Executive Editor, 2010 - 2015
  • IntelligentEnterprise
    Editor In Chief, 2007 - 2009
  • IntelligentEnterprise
    Editor, 2005 - 2006
  • Transform Magazine
    Editor In Chief, 1998 - 2004
  • DM News
    Executive Editor, 1997 - 1998
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New Jersey
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Harrington Park, NJ - New York, NY - Jersey City, NJ - Syracuse, NY - Barrington, IL
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Analyst covering technologies used to turn data into insight to drive better decisions.
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Doug has covered technology for more than 17 years and is currenlty an analyst with Constellation Research. He was previously Executive Editor at Information Week and Editor In Cheif of IntelligentEnterprise.com. 
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Still running & skiing, happy dad
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  • Syracuse University
    1983
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