Blog Posts: 1 Michael Ducy works as an enterprise architect for Opscode, focused on designing and implementing automation solutions for customers' cloud, IT automation, and continuous delivery needs. Before Opscode, Ducy worked at CompuCom, helping with the architecture and design of the vendor's cloud portfolio. He has served other roles as a cloud architect, performance and capacity planner, Linux systems engineer, instructor and private consultant.Articles by Michael Ducy
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.