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    Netscout continues unwise Gartner suit

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    Saying farewell to David Bradshaw

    Saying farewell to David Bradshaw

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    David Bradshaw 1953-2016

    David Bradshaw 1953-2016

    David Bradshaw, one of the colleagues I worked with during my time as an analyst at Ovum, died on August 11. He led Cloud research in Europe for IDC, whose statement is below. David played a unique role at Ovum, bridging its telecoms and IT groups in the late 1990s by looking at computer-telecoms integration areas like CRM, which I […]

Burton Group launches new Data Management Service

Here is a high level description from the DMS Blog:

“…Burton Group today introduced a new research service, Data Management Strategies (DMS), which is focused on domains including:

  • Business intelligence (BI) — including data mining, data warehousing, enterprise reporting, online analytical processing (OLAP), predictive analytics, and other BI topics
  • Data management — e.g., data modeling, data integration, master data management, data governance, and more
  • Database management, including assessments of leading commercial and open source database management systems (DBMSs), and coverage of multiple database models (relational, XML, streaming, and others)
  • Data-related technologies and standards, such as XQuery, XML schema languages, and business domain data models

DMS is a full Burton Group research service, offering a stream of research publications along with customer dialogues and telebriefings. You can read more about the service details on the DMS home page. DMS is also closely aligned with other Burton Group research services, and with Burton Group’s new IT1 offering. …”

For more information visit the DMS service description page. There is also a podcast you can download from here.  The podcast is also available on iTunes. It is part the “Burton Group Inflection Point” series.

Analysts associated with this service include:

  • Chris Haddad
    • Vice President and Service Director
    • Emphases: XML, J2EE, SOA, web services, open source, data integration, metadata management, REST
  • Joe Bugajski
    • Senior Analyst
    • Emphases: enterprise architecture, data access strategies, data strategies, application engineering, information integration and quality, technology standards, model driven architecture
  • Joe Maguire
    • Senior Analyst
    • Emphases: data modeling tools, data modeling techniques, off-the-shelf data models
  • Peter O’Kelly
    • Vice President and Research Director
    • Emphases: XML, strategies for collaboration, database management systems, document/database systems convergence
  • Walter Lee
    • Analyst
    • Emphases: business intelligence, data warehousing, OLAP, data mining, predictive analytics

 Burton Group is offering a complimentary, live TeleBriefing to introduce this new Burton Group coverage area:

Tuesday, June 10, 2008, 2:00 p.m. EDT/11:00 a.m. PDT/18:00 UTC GMT/20:00 CET
Wednesday, June 11, 2008, 9:00 a.m. EDT/6:00 a.m. PDT/13:00 UTC GMT/15:00 CET

To register: Click here, or Call 800.824.9924 ext. 174

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