has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best business analytics information from around the Web. Our staff searches the Web daily for the latest news and technology updates. We also keep in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of fresh, original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:

Scot Petersen

Scot Petersen Editorial Director

Scot Petersen is Editorial Director of TechTarget's Business Applications and Architecture Media Group, and was formerly Editorial Director for the CIO/IT Strategy group at TechTarget. Scot has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and is a past editor of eWeek magazine. He has a master's degree in English and an MBA from Northeastern University. 

Craig Stedman

Craig Stedman Executive Editor

As an executive editor within the Business Applications and Architecture Media Group, Craig Stedman oversees editorial processes for,, and Craig has more than 25 years of experience as an IT journalist. Prior to joining TechTarget, he worked for nine years as an editor at Computerworld. He also was a reporter there for seven years, covering a variety of enterprise technologies. Craig has won or shared in numerous editorial awards from business press associations such as ASBPE, TABPI and American Business Media (i.e., the Neal Awards). He is a graduate of Boston University, with a bachelor's degree in journalism. 

Ed Burns

Ed Burns Senior News Writer 

Ed Burns covers business intelligence, analytics and data visualization technologies and topics for Prior to joining the site, he covered health IT issues for, writing news stories on federal electronic health record policy, health information exchanges and emerging health IT-related business practices. Ed began building his reporting experience while earning a master's degree in journalism from Emerson College. His work has also been published in a number of daily and weekly newspapers throughout Eastern Massachusetts, including the Lowell Sun, Westwood Press and Roslindale Transcript. 

Melanie Luna

Melanie Luna Managing Editor 

As managing editor in the Business Applications and Architecture Media Group at TechTarget, Melanie Luna edits and updates site content, writes articles and contributes to e-publications for,, and Prior to joining TechTarget in 2008, she worked as a college English instructor and as a technical writer. She holds a master's degree in education and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Georgia.