Featured Analysts

Bob Gourley

Editor | Partner and Co-Founder, CTOvision.com | Cognitio Corp

Bob Gourley is an Analyst for Gigaom Research and the editor of CTOvision.com. He is also the founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm. Bob’s first career was as a naval intelligence officer, which included operational tours […] More >

Larr Hawes

Larry Hawes is an Analyst for Gigaom Research and the Principal and founder of Dow Brook Advisory Services, where he advises enterprise software vendors on their market strategies. He is also an internationally recognized analyst, consultant, author, and educator on the application of information management technologies […] More >


In addition to being Gigaom’s Cleantech Curator, Adam Lesser is an analyst for Blueshift Research, a San Francisco based investment research firm dedicated to public markets. He focuses on the intersection of technology and energy consumption, and has cleantech expertise in green IT, the share economy, […] More >

Analyst Blog

I have uncovered several new research papers on team success, so I will be writing a short series exploring the topic. In a paper released this month, Michael Klug and James Bagrow of the University of Vermont took a deep mathematical dive into Github data looking for […] More >

In his Weekly Update, Andrew Brust, the Gigaom Research research director for data, reports the news that ‘Qlik, Roambi and Zettaset up their games’ with product announcements. He sees a common business intelligence thread in Qlik’s ‘Natural Analytics’, Roambi’s Android access to its visual data discovery, […] More >

Samsung this week indefinitely delayed the release of the Samsung Z, which is expected to be the first smartphone running its Tizen OS to hit the market. The news spells trouble for a company desperate to expand beyond manufacturing and build a full-fledged mobile ecosystem. More >


Global economic and societal forces are so pervasive and encompassing that that it’s hard to back up far enough to get a big-picture view. We are reduced to building up our understanding of this post-normal world in a bottom-up, analytic fashion, looking at the component parts […] More >

Is OpenStack ready for the Enterprise? How can Enterprises leverage OpenStack to deliver a scalable and stable environment for their workloads? In 2012/13, OpenStack’s Folsom release had 368 developers. Icehouse, the most recent release (April 2014) has 1,224 developers. What does this mean in terms of […] More >

The major limitation of the scale-up storage arrays has been the storage controller, which often becomes the performance bottleneck. This limitation gave birth to the scale-out phenomenon that has dedicated controller for each node. This approach eliminates any performance bottleneck caused by the limited horsepower of […] More >

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