Contributors to SearchBusinessAnalytics

Current Contributors

  • Lou Agosta

    Lou Agosta, Ph.D., is an independent industry analyst specializing in data warehousing, data quality, data mining and business intelligence.

  • Allen Bernard

    Freelance writer Allen Bernard has written about business and technology since the late 1990s. He's written for numerous magazines and websites.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • Ed Burns

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Ed Burns writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for SearchBusinessAnalytics, covering business intelligence, analytics and data visualization topics.

  • Barry Devlin

    9sight Consulting

    Dr. Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities in the world on business insight and data warehousing. He is founder and principal of 9sight Consulting.

  • Jill Dyché

    SAS Best Practices

    Jill Dyché is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and business consultant. She was partner and co-founder of Baseline Consulting, a professional services firm specializing in business analytics, data warehousing, data integration and master data management.

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • Wayne Eckerson

    Industry Analyst

    Wayne Eckerson has been a thought leader in business intelligence and analytics since the early 1990s. He has conducted numerous studies and is a speaker, blogger and consultant.

  • Lee Feinberg


    Lee Feinberg is the president and founder of DecisionViz, a management consultancy that helps companies transform complex data into simple pictures.

  • Mark Fontecchio

    News Director

    Mark Fontecchio is news director of the Business Applications and Architecture group at TechTarget.

  • Andy Hayler

    Information Difference

    Andy is an established software industry authority, an independent strategy consultant advising corporations, venture capital firms and software companies.

  • Claudia Imhoff

    Intelligent Solutions Inc.

    Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., is president and founder of consultancy Intelligent Solutions Inc. She is an internationally recognized expert on analytics and business intelligence.

  • Michael Jennings


  • Don Jones

    With more than a decade of professional experience in the IT industry, Don is the author of more than 30 IT books.

  • Brian Jordan

    Northeast for Decision First Technologies

    Brian Jordan is the General Manager – Northeast for Decision First Technologies.

  • Wayne Kernochan

    Infostructure Associates

    Wayne Kernochan is the President of Infostructure Associates, an affiliate of Valley View Ventures and has been an IT industry analyst for 22 years.

  • Garry Kranz

    Staff Writer

  • Krish Krishnan

    Sixth Sense Advisors

  • Nicole Laskowski

    Senior News Writer

    Nicole Laskowski is a senior news writer for She covers CIO strategies for analytics, business intelligence and data management.

  • Aaron Lester

    Aaron Lester is a Boston-based freelance journalist who has been published in The Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and CIO.

  • David Loshin

    Knowledge Integrity Inc.

    David Loshin is president of Knowledge Integrity Inc., a consulting company that works with clients on business intelligence, big data, data quality, data governance and master data management initiatives.

  • Shamus is the senior analyst for the network management practice at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). He has more than nine years of experience in the IT industry, primarily as a journalist covering the network infrastructure market.

  • William McKnight

    McKnight Consulting Group

    William McKnight is the president of McKnight Consulting Group, which delivers business value by utilizing proven approaches in data warehousing, master data management and business intelligence, all with a focus on data quality and scalable architectures. William manages complex, high-volume, full-lifecycle implementations worldwide.

  • Todd Morrison

    Site Editor

    As Site Editor for, Todd covers a wide range of issues relating to SAP and its customers, including analytics, in-memory computing, social media, mobility, and cloud technologies. He also blogs about all things SAP and enterprise computing.

  • Matt Mueller

    CBIG Recruiting & Staffing

    Matt Mueller brings 18+ years of national recruiting and placement experience in the IT jobs sector. Beginning in 2000, his staffing focus has shifted toward the data warehousing, business intelligence, and analytics disciplines.

  • Jay Narayanan

  • Christine Parizo

    Christine Parizo is a freelance writer specializing in business and technology.

  • Emma Preslar

    Emma Preslar is a former editorial assistant for SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other TechTarget websites.

  • Hannah Pullen-Blasnik

    Editorial Assistant

  • Abie Reifer


    Abie Reifer is a principal analyst at DecisionWorx. He also serves in a senior leadership position at a data collection and research organization.

  • Shawn Rogers

    Information Managment Group - Dell

  • Margaret Rouse

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Rick Sherman

    Athena IT Solutions

    Rick Sherman is the founder of Athena IT Solutions, a Stow. Mass.-based consulting firm that provides data warehouse and BI consulting, training and vendor services. In addition to having more than 20 years of experience in the business, Sherman is a published author of more than 50 articles, an industry speaker, and an Information Management Innovative Solution Awards judge.

  • Mark Smith

    Ventana Research

    Mark is an expert in technology for business from performance management, business intelligence, analytics to information management across finance, operations and IT. He is an industry veteran with more than 22 years of experience.

  • Richard Snow

    Ventana Research

    Richard Snow leads Ventana Research’s Customer and Contact Center Management research practice, which is dedicated to helping organizations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of managing the contact center.

  • Beth Stackpole

    As a veteran business and technology reporter, Beth Stackpole has spent the last 25+ years writing for a variety of leading publications and websites.

  • Craig Stedman

    Executive Editor

    Craig Stedman is executive editor of TechTarget Inc.'s information management websites, including, and

  • Greg Steffine

    First Niagara Financial Group

    Greg Steffine is senior manager of business intelligence solutions delivery at First Niagara Financial Group and the author of a book on managing BI initiatives.

  • David A. Teich

    Teich Communications

    David A. Teich is principal consultant at Teich Communications, a technology consulting and marketing services company that focuses on the business of IT.

  • Linda Tucci

    Executive Editor

    Linda Tucci is executive editor for TechTarget's CIO/IT Strategy media group.

  • Jack Vaughan

    Senior News Writer

    Senior news writer Jack Vaughan writes stories and helps oversee editorial coverage for

  • Corlyn Voorhees

    Editorial Assistant

    Corlyn Voorhees is an editorial assistant for TechTarget, working on SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and other websites.

  • Scott Wallask

    Editorial Director

    Editorial Director for TechTarget's Applications Development, ERP, and Health IT Group.

  • Colin White

    BI Research

    Colin White is the founder of BI Research and president of DataBase Associates Inc. He is known for his of data management, information integration and BI technologies.

  • Mark Whitehorn

    University of Dundee

    Mark Whitehorn is the Emeritus Professor of Analytics at the University of Dundee. He specializes in the areas of analytics, business intelligence (BI) and data science (DS). He has a background in both the academic and commercial worlds.

  • Lyndsay Wise


    Lyndsay Wise is president and founder of WiseAnalytics, which provides consulting services on business intelligence projects at small and midsize businesses.

  • Rick van der Lans


    Rick van der Lans is an independent consultant, speaker and author, specializing in data warehousing, business intelligence, database technology and data virtualization.

Past Contributors