George Anadiotis

George Anadiotis covers data analytics and related topics for ZDNet. George has been active in IT since 1992 and has had the chance to wear lots of hats and juggle lots of balls during this time. This includes working as an analyst with Gigaom, serving Fortune 500, startups and NGOs as a consultant, building & managing projects, products & teams of all sizes & shapes, and getting involved in award-winning research.

Andrew Brust

Andrew Brust has worked in the software industry for 25 years as a developer, consultant, entrepreneur and CTO, specializing in application development, databases and business intelligence technology. He has been a developer magazine columnist and conference speaker since the mid-90s, and a technology book writer and blogger since 2005. Andrew serves as Senior Director, Technical Product Marketing and Evangelism at Datameer, a big data analytics company.

Tony Baer (Ovum)

Tony Baer leads Ovum's Big Data research area. Over his 25 years in the industry, he has studied issues of data integration, software and data architecture, middleware, and application development. Having tracked the emergence of BI and data warehousing back in the 1990s, Baer sees similar parallels emerging in the world of Big Data today. His coverage focuses on how Big Data must become a first-class citizen in the data center, IT organization, and the business. Baer has a multi-disciplinary background touching the different tiers of enterprise software. His expertise in data management is complemented by deep background in software development platforms and middleware. Prior to joining Ovum, he was an independent analyst whose company onStrategies delivered market assessments and messaging advisory services to vendor clients. He co-authored some of the earliest books on the Java and .NET frameworks including Understanding the .NET Framework and J2EE Technology in Practice. He has spoken at numerous industry events covering data management, and has been chronicling the industry in his blog for over 15 years. His career began as a journalist with publications including Computerworld, Application Development Trends, Computergram, Software Magazine, Information Week, and Manufacturing Business Technology.

Latest Posts

Datameer 3.0 Announced

Datameer 3.0 Announced

Datameer announces version 3 of its spreadsheet-like user interface tool for Big Data analytics. The new version will feature functionality to automatically detect patterns and relationships in data stored in Hadoop.

June 24, 2013 by in Big Data Analytics

Data scientists don't scale

Data scientists don't scale

In last week's ZDNet "Great Debate," Robin Harris and I faced off on the question of whether "we need data scientists to make sense of this tidal wave of information." I think data scientists are important, but they're not the solution. What follows is my argument, in essay form.

May 22, 2013 by in Big Data Analytics

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