Author Archive: Charles Skamser
Charles Skamser is an internationally recognized technology sales and marketing leader with over 25 years of experience in Information Governance, eDiscovery, computer assisted analytics, cloud computing, Big Data analytics and IT Automation. Charles is the founder and Senior Analyst for eDiscovery Solutions Group, a global provider of information management consulting, market intelligence and advisory services specializing in information governance, eDiscovery, Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions. Previously, Charles served in various executive roles with disruptive technology start ups and well know industry technology providers. Charles is a prolific author and a regular speaker on the technology that the Global 2000 require to management the accelerating increase in Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Charles holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Macalester College.
In a blog post on Integration Developer News by Jack Norris, Chief Marketing Officer for MapR, Mr. Norris contends that the new Appache Drill capabilities offer very sophisticated Big Data Analytics to end-users without the need for developers and/or expensive user interfaces. He goes on to contend that we may be witnessing the “democratization” of […]
Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID) is a hold, according to the latest average broker rating of 2.6. The number of analysts in this rating is 5. Experts at Zacks have given it a short term rating of 2, which means that the investors can Buy for the short term positions. Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:GUID): The stock […]
According to a June 23, 2015 post by Dom Nicastro on CMSWire.com, The enterprise file, sync and share battle between Dropbox and Box is heating up as each EFSS provider debuted new capabilities within a week of one another. Five days after Dropbox debuted a feature called “file requests,” Box unveiled Box Governance. Dropbox’s feature allows users to send […]
Big data analytics firm Palantir Technologies, Inc. is said to be raising $500 Series I on a $20 billion valuation. According to Duncan Riley in a report on SiliconANGLE, the new round of funding apparently reflects investors’ eagerness to gain access to a startup seen as one of the most successful in the world, although […]
In the process of exploring Big Data Analyltics in the context of Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA) and my work with Yotta Data Enterprise Search, it has become clear that Salesforce, with the release of it’s Wave Analytics Cloud, has the potential to become a “player” in the Big Data Analytics space. In an article […]
Earlier this year, I added ITOA and IT Automation technology to the markets that I cover. Since that time, I have completed an extensive survey of the top Global 1000 CIOs on the topic of Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA) and have spent a good amount of my time on site and in conference call with these same […]
More Often than not, small business seems to think that new technology is out of reach. However, in today’s world of cloud computing, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and subscription based pricing, there is very little “new” technology that is “out of the reach” of small business owners and operators. In fact, in many cases, due to the […]
An HP and EMC merger still seems like a fanciful sticking plaster to heal two tech giants, but financial analysts in the US are advising that such a transaction not only looks logical but more likely. Wall St money men spent last week analysing HP’s direction in the corporate enterprise following the Discover event in […]
Wikibon projects the Big Data market will top $84B in 2026, attaining a 17% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for the forecast period 2011 to 2026
The Big Data market reached $27.36B in 2014, up from $19.6B in 2013. These and other insights are from Wikibon’s excellent research of Big Data market adoption and growth. The graphic below provides an overview of their Big Data Market Forecast. Source: Executive Summary: Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast, 2011-2026.
One of the biggest inhibitors to applying Hadoop in any production environment is the general lack of governance tools for IT organizations to use to manage access permissions for the data that resides there. To address that issue, Datameer today announced it has embedded a raft of data governance tools inside its analytics software that runs natively on […]