Blog Posts: 7 As the principal and founder of Lopez Research, Maribel Lopez offers deep industry knowledge and expertise to provide research, analysis, and strategic insight to the communications industry. During the past two decades, she has observed, commented on, and engaged in the massive shifts in communications technologies. She has worked directly with the service-provider community as well as with equipment, device, and software vendors. Her perceptions are gained through direct industry involvement and interaction where she has an opportunity to listen and speak to the customers that are the ultimate beneficiaries of her clientsí technologies. Often-quoted for her industry insight, Maribel is a sought-after conference speaker and facilitator. Since founding Lopez Research, Maribel has been called upon to provide strategic analysis of global markets, undertaken message testing, analyzed product positioning, and helped companies to understand where they play in new markets--all for a marquis Articles by Maribel Lopez
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyThe desire to simplify data analytics and business intelligence has been gaining steam for years. But this year, interest in visual data analysis tools came to the forefront, and the use of Hadoop and NoSQL databases made slow but steady gains. While established companies like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and SAS are still the top dogs for BI and analytics, smaller and nimbler vendors like Tableau and QlikTech are forcing the giants to innovate.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.