Featured Analysts


Founder & DevOps Analyst, Fixate IO

Chris Riley is a technologist who has spent 12 years helping organizations transition from traditional development practices to a modern set of culture, processes and tooling. In addition to being a Gigaom Research analyst, he is an O’Reilly author, regular speaker, and subject matter expert in the… More >


Kord is an Analyst for Gigaom Research, the author of Ethics of Big Data (O’Reilly 2012), and a recognized expert on data practices, delivering workshops and seminars on big data topics.  Kord has spent nearly 20 years providing business strategy, analysis, and technical consulting to over 100 organizations of… More >


George Gilbert is an Analyst for Gigaom Research and the Co-founder and Principal of TechAlpha Partners, a management consulting and research firm.  The firm advises enterprise customers how to leverage data-based services to remake how they create and capture value.  It also advises vendors how to… More >

Analyst Blog

When Samsung first got interested in the smart home, and IoT more generally, it approached the endeavor from the usual consumer electronics direction—create a closed ecosystem it could control and monetize. When it pursued this initial strategy, it rolled out a smart home service that allowed… More >

The drive to provide an omnichannel customer experience has become a war for the “everywhere customer,” who uses multiple devices and channels for shopping and expects brands to be everywhere. Forward-thinking companies have rapidly taken the first steps and implemented innovative experiences that cater to the everywhere… More >

We all know IoT is going to be huge, and as with most technology, the industrial IoT will eventually eclipse its consumer equivalent. But it is certainly in no rush. From smart socks to smart homes, consumer tech is flying off the shelves, but industrial IoT… More >

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