About the Founder
Bob O'Donnell
TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

USAToday Column
April 7, 2017

It's noisy in here! The coming problem of too many voice assistants

Think about the real-world equivalent—multiple assistants at your beck and call. While it’s not a situation too many of us will ever find ourselves in, it doesn’t sound too bad, right? Well, unfortunately, in the digital world, it’s about to become our own worst nightmare. Having multiple voice-based assistants trying to answer or respond to our queries could lead to a cacophony of unwanted information.


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.

April 18, 2017

Should Apple Build a Car?

As your mother or other caregiver likely told you as a child, just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you necessarily should. So, given last week’s news that Apple has obtained a permit to test drive three autonomous cars on public streets and highways in California, the existential question that now faces the company’s Project Titan car effort is, should they build it? Of course, the answer is very dependent on what “it” turns out to be.

April 22, 2017

Facebook F8 Conference, Apple Diabetes Tool

This week's Tech.pinions podcast discusses the wide range of developments from this week's Facebook F8 Conference, as well as rumors that Apple may be developing a tool for monitoring diabetes.