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Doug Henschen
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SAS Viya delivers cloud-ready architecture for multiple public and private deployment scenarios. But will it appeal to next-gen customers looking for new analytics options? To attend a SAS Global Forum user conference is to be reminded of just how big a…
SAS Viya delivers cloud-ready architecture for multiple public and private deployment scenarios. But will it appeal to next-gen customers looking for new analytics options? To attend a SAS Global F…
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SAP Financials 2016 event highlights a comprehensive cloud platform and real-time analysis. Here’s why SAP Cloud for Analytics and BPC Optimized for S/4 Hana Finance are getting attention. Two next-generation products stood out at the March 15-16 SAP…
SAP Financials 2016 event highlights a comprehensive cloud platform and real-time analysis. Here’s why SAP Cloud for Analytics and BPC Optimized for S/4 Hana Finance are getting attention. Two next…
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Disaster recovery and development and testing are obvious starting points, but there are many other hybrid-cloud DW use cases as well as pitfalls to avoid. We’ve already witnessed a seismic shift of mainstream corporate workloads into the cloud, but the…
Disaster recovery and development and testing are obvious starting points, but there are many other hybrid-cloud DW use cases as well as pitfalls to avoid. We’ve already witnessed a seismic shift o…
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Spark adopters including Bloomberg, Comcast, Capital One and EBay share compelling use cases. Data processing, streaming and analytics use-case scenarios multiply. What’s the business case for Apache Spark? After the opening (general-session) day of Spark…
Spark adopters including Bloomberg, Comcast, Capital One and EBay share compelling use cases. Data processing, streaming and analytics use-case scenarios multiply. What’s the business case for Apac...
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Chief analytics officers should be grounded in the business and deeply familiar with customer experience. From there, use more data, test, test, test and make the case for data-driven decisions. Chief analytics officers are (or should be) just one step…
Chief analytics officers should be grounded in the business and deeply familiar with customer experience. From there, use more data, test, test, test and make the case for data-driven decisions. Ch...
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Salesforce Analyst Summit 2016 highlights Wave Analytics Cloud makeover and work in progress on the Internet of Things strategy and Salesforce Thunder. Salesforce has successfully rebooted its Wave Analytics Cloud. It’s also apparent that company is…
Salesforce Analyst Summit 2016 highlights Wave Analytics Cloud makeover and work in progress on the Internet of Things strategy and Salesforce Thunder. Salesforce has successfully rebooted its Wave...
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Hadoop security, data management, data governance and analysis options remain works in progress, but a rich ecosystem is emerging to fill gaps and democratize the platform. Apache Hadoop marks its 10th anniversary as an open source project this year, a…
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Cloudera plans public cloud push as applications multiply in financial services, insurance, life sciences, retail and telecommunications. Hadoop may not be easy, but it is gaining mainstream adoption. Hadoop is going mainstream, it’s increasingly moving…
Cloudera plans public cloud push as applications multiply in financial services, insurance, life sciences, retail and telecommunications. Hadoop may not be easy, but it is gaining mainstream adopti…
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Hortonworks combines Data Platform and DataFlow products to offer a cohesive approach to analyzing data in motion and data at rest. The “Connected Data Platforms” that Hortonworks introduced on March 1 are its well-known Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)…
Hortonworks combines Data Platform and DataFlow products to offer a cohesive approach to analyzing data in motion and data at rest. The “Connected Data Platforms” that Hortonworks introduced on Mar…
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  IBM adds cloud services for database deployment, graph analysis, predictive analytics and data-enrichment, hoping to attract developers and data scientists to IBM Bluemix. IBM on February 4 added a handful of new data and analytics services to the list…
IBM adds cloud services for database deployment, graph analysis, predictive analytics and data-enrichment, hoping to attract developers and data scientists to IBM Bluemix. IBM on February 4 ...
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Oracle is amassing an impressive collection of data and data-enrichment capabilities for marketing and more, but will analytics-as-a-service be the next battleground? Oracle held its Oracle Cloud Summit (analyst) and Oracle CloudWorld (customer) events in…
Oracle is amassing an impressive collection of data and data-enrichment capabilities for marketing and more, but will analytics-as-a-service be the next battleground? Oracle held its Oracle Cloud S...
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Apache Spark, real-time, cloud BI & analytics, IoT, and self-service where the trends to watch in 2015, and they’ll continue to make waves into 2016. It’s that time of year again. Here’s a look back on the big stories of 2015 and a look forward on the…
Apache Spark, real-time, cloud BI & analytics, IoT, and self-service where the trends to watch in 2015, and they’ll continue to make waves into 2016. It’s that time of year again. Here’s a look...
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Occupation
Analyst and writer
Skills
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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Currently
New Jersey
Previously
Harrington Park, NJ - New York, NY - Jersey City, NJ - Syracuse, NY - Barrington, IL
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Phone
201-660-8467
Mobile
201-289-3828
Address
Harrington Park, NJ
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Analyst covering technologies used to turn data into insight and drive better decisions.
Introduction
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
Education
  • Syracuse University
    1983
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