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Becoming an IT Industry Analyst

In April 2012 I changed career directions to become a full time IT Industry Analyst (with Taneja Group), focusing on enterprise IT infrastructure, HPC technologies, and Big Data opportunities coming into data centers everywhere.  Oh, and all things virtualization, …

Amazon Defines Big Data As Big Opportunity

(Excerpt from original post on the Taneja Group News Blog)

Today I had the opportunity to hear about Amazon’s Big Data solutions at an Amazon Web Services Big Data Summit here in Boston. At this event crowded with local tech …

DH2i: Getting Mission Critical Apps Virtualized

(Excerpt from original post on the Taneja Group News Blog)

Last week we found ourselves in a discussion with a new vendor in the virtualization space. It’s a crowded space to get into but their target seems right on – …

Data Stream Mining with Cube

Time-series data analysis can be approached in two ways. Traditionally time-series data is aggregated into partitioned historical data bases, and then reported on at scheduled intervals. Commonly, reports delivered today cover data collected yesterday. A modern (and perhaps most relevant …

What is the Question?

The answer I’m sure is innovation.

Practically the first thing to do is figure out the questions to ask. Don’t stick to just questions that are hanging out there already needing to be answered, but create new questions that …

Why Didn’t We Already Find What We’re Looking For?

What we primarily look for in data is to make sense of it – find summaries and statistics to help inform analytical decision-making or discover patterns and stories creating new insights into the larger world behind the data.

This should …