Featured Analysts


Head of Security, CCG LLC

Simon is an Analyst for Gigaom Research who focuses on cybersecurity strategy, new technologies, threats, privacy and enjoys being involved with these things. He is an expert in the field of Information Security, Technology, and Management with keen instincts and extensive experience with the way people,… More >


Martin Piszczalski is an Analyst for Gigaom Research who also leads Sextant Research, an advisory firm specializing in cleantech and information technologies. Previously was a research director at the Yankee Group. He was also a Principal Analyst at Gartner. He advises technology firms ranging in size… More >

David Coleman

David Coleman is an Analyst for Gigaom Research whose background is 25 years as an industry analyst and consultant in the collaboration, online community, knowledge management and social networks area. As the founder and Managing Director of Collaborative Strategies he focused on helping vendors of collaborative… More >

Analyst Blog

In Netflix’s subscription-based on-demand world, viewership is cumulative. Measuring it at any given point in time might give you a number, but that number has little correlation with the content’s value to Netflix. More >

Based on a recent study by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated (conducted by Harris Poll), it looks like the US is going to lag behind other industrial economies in the adoption of wearables at work. Chinese and German workers are much more inclined to adopt wearables. Note… More >

One of the big themes at AWS Re:Invent was that fact that AWS is moving fast to support hybrid cloud computing. Of course, AWS has no aspirations to purchase or build a private cloud (not counting the CIA cloud). Instead, they want to support more hybrid… More >


There’s no question that the cloud is maturing. What was once a buzzword is now becoming a mainstream technology. 2014 saw one-time tests move into production. While businesses, whether SMBs or Enterprise, anteed up with their budgets. Cloud adoption—private or public—was fueled by many corporate, cultural,… More >

Hyperscale infrastructure—used by Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook—delivers performance in aggregate and extreme high density. It upends the existing way of doing business and creates a new lexicon for service providers and enterprise IT managers. Utilizing commodity off-the-shelf servers, networking, storage and a do-it-yourself (DIY) approach,… More >

Most developers know that social media streams produce a huge volume of data and can be used to discern trending topics and brand sentiment. While that may seem like a niche discipline, social media in fact comprises scenarios ranging from security and threat detection, to fraud,… More >

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