Blog Posts: 1 Murali Sunkara is a senior associate at Pace Harmon, an outsourcing advisory services firm providing guidance on complex outsourcing and strategic sourcing transactions, process optimization and supplier program management. With over 20 years of experience in a variety of IT areas, Sunkara specializes in assisting clients develop IT strategies including sourcing strategies, implement sourcing transactions and eventually manage the transition of IT services to a right-sourced model. Throughout his career, Sunkara has either worked for or been engaged by industry-leading companies to develop strategies to improve overall service delivery while striving to reduce costs. He holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering and an MS degree in Mathematics from Ohio University.Articles by Murali Sunkara
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.