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Bob O'Donnell
TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.
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FastCompany Column
July 10, 2017

Keeping Track of All These Voice Assistants is Becoming a Problem

Even for a casual observer of the tech industry, it’s easy to see that digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Samsung’s Bixby are hot. Whether embedded into the latest smart speakers, built into the latest device operating systems, or evolving as independent entities, these new anthropomorphized chunks of code are receiving enormous amounts of attention from tech vendors, the tech press, and the general public.

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TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.
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Blogs
July 25, 2017

The Value of Limits

No one likes to think about limits, especially in the tech industry, where the idea of putting constraints on almost anything is perceived as anathema. In fact, arguably, the entire tech industry is built on the concept of bursting through limitations and enabling things that weren’t possible before. New technology developments have clearly created incredible new capabilities and opportunities, and have generally helped improve the world around us. But there does come a point—and I think we’ve arrived there—where it’s worth stepping back to both think about and talk about the potential value of, yes, technology limits…on several different levels.

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  Podcast
July 22, 2017

Microsoft Earnings, Samsung Bixby, Google Glas

This week's Tech.pinions podcast discusses the recent earnings report from Microsoft, the release of Samsung's Bixby Voice-based UI, the re-introduction of Google Glass, and more.

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