Articles by Charles Skamser

About Charles Skamser
Charles Skamser is an internationally recognized technology sales, marketing and product management leader with over 25 years of experience in Information Governance, eDiscovery, Machine Learning, Computer Assisted Analytics, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, IT Automation and ITOA. 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 known industry technology providers. Charles is a prolific author and a regular speaker on the technology that the Global 2000 require to manage the accelerating increase in Electronically Stored Information (ESI). Charles holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Macalester College.

OpenText Buys Daegis Inc.

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced that, through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Company D Merger Sub Inc., it has successfully completed its acquisition of Daegis Inc. (OTC Pink: DAEG), a global software and services company with […]

Kroll Ontrack Launches Inaugural New Frontiers in Ediscovery Report

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

November 12, 2015 06:01 AM Eastern Standard Time LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Ontrack, the leading global provider of ediscovery technologies and services to companies involved in litigation and investigations, today announced the launch of its inaugural New Frontiers in Ediscovery Report. The report highlights the recent and rapid international expansion of the use […]

Big Data technology and services market will grow to $48.6 billion in 2019

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Big Data market continues to exhibit strong momentum as businesses accelerate their transformation into data-driven companies. This momentum is driving strong growth in big data-related infrastructure, software, and services. A new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC ) sees the big data technology and services market growing at a […]

YottaSearch: SaaS Based Open Source Search Platform

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

This is the first in a series of Fall 2015 High Level Product Reviews that I am publishing on the family of Yotta Data Management (YDM) solutions from Yotta Data Technologies (YDT). The first product that we will review in the YDM family is YottaSearch™. YottaSearch™ is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based big data search […]

IT Automation and ITOA Will Change and Create Jobs More Than Kill Them

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

I have been spending a lot of time the past 3 years working with CIOs and vendors in the IT Automation, Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA) and Predictive Technology / Machine Learning markets. One of the ancillary discussions among the enterprise C level execs and the IT workforce is how this new […]

Software AG Adds Predictive Analytics & New IoT Industry Standards to Apama

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

November 09, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) today announced the availability of the Apama Streaming Analytics platform Release 9.9. Apama is the market-leading platform for streaming analytics and intelligent, automated action on fast-moving Big Data. It combines event processing, messaging, in-memory data […]

A Fresh Look at Advanced IT Analytics – Why the Industry Continues to Get it Wrong

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Over the past 2 years I have expanded the markets that I cover to include Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA).   Earlier this year, in pursuit of understanding the ITOA market, I added ITOA and IT Automation technology to the markets that I cover.  Since that time, I completed an extensive survey […]

Industry Analysis Of The Most Effective B2B Marketing Channels

November 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The majority of my articles deal with the technical aspects of eDiscovery, Information Governance, IT Automation and Information Technology Operations Analytics (ITOA).  And, I have a series on “How to Sell Technology into the Enterprise” and have written a few “how to succeed” articles on “C Level Sales Executives“. However, […]

Modus eDiscovery Appoints Board Member Steven Horan as Executive Chairman and CEO

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 03, 2015  Modus eDiscovery, an eDiscovery company that provides advanced eDiscovery and managed services to law firms and corporations, announced today the appointment of board member, Steven Horan, as the company’s new Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Steven will lead all sales, operations and administrative […]

ExtraHop Announces One Giant Hop for ITOA

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

SEATTLE, WA – November 3, 2015 – ExtraHop, the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations, today announced the fifth generation of its platform. The company’s latest innovation positions ExtraHop as a pioneer in real-time stream analytics for all data-in-motion with market-leading dynamic discovery […]

RapidMiner’s Big Data Predictive Analytics Goes Textual With AYLIEN

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

RapidMiner, an open source big data analytics platform that ranks as a leader in Gartner IT -0.32%’s Magic Quadrant, now offers text analysis by AYLIEN, a specialist in natural language processing and text analysis. With this extension, RapidMiner users will have the capabilities to leverage unstructured data sources like Tweets, […]

Global Predictive Analytics Market: Research Report 2015-2019

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — About predictive analytics Predictive analytics helps to extract information from the existing data. It helps in understanding the pattern and predict the trend or future for the organization. It uses what-if scenarios to predict possible risks involved in the future. Predictive analytics also helps […]

Stonebranch and Teradata Partner to Automate Data Supply Chain Beyond the Warehouse

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

ATLANTA, GA, Oct 15, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Stonebranch, Inc., a modern workload automation solution provider that simplifies mission-critical IT business processes, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Teradata Corporation TDC, +3.13% in order to provide mutual customers with an end-to-end IT automation solution. “Our […]

Automation, innovation to reshape Infy’s future, says Vishal Sikka

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Infosys has made steady progress in embracingautomation tools and technologies during the past two quarters which has helped it in redeploying people in other projects thus optimally using the human resources, Vishal Sikka, CEO and MD of the Bengaluru-based company, has said. Delivering keynote at Oracle OpenWorld held at San […]

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