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

Forbes Column
September 9, 2020

Amazon Career Day Highlights Shift to Tech Jobs

One of the more interesting but little explored potential outcomes of the pandemic is a significant shift in employment patterns both in the US and around the world. Industries like travel, hospitality, dining, retail, and entertainment have, unfortunately, been hit particularly hard, and there has been a fair amount of news coverage focused on the many jobs lost in those businesses. What has not received much attention, however, is the industries that are growing and adding jobs during these troubling times.


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.

September 14, 2020

Nvidia Purchase of Arm Completely Resets Semiconductor Landscape

Wow. That’s about all you can say to what could prove to be one of the biggest semiconductor purchases in the multi-decade history of the chip business. The amazing irony is that this $40 billion dollar deal doesn’t involve any chips at all. The news that was announced on what proved to be a rather eventful Sunday evening is that GPU giant and AI leader Nvidia is planning to acquire the IP (intellectual property) assets and IP-based business of Cambridge, UK-based Arm from Japan-based Softbank.


September 19, 2020

Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset, Sony Playstation 5, Apple Event

This week's podcast discusses the news from the Facebook-owned Oculus press event on their new VR headset and plans for AR glasses, chats about the release details of Sony's forthcoming gaming console, and analyzes the news from Apple's event, including new Apple Watches, iPads and its Apple One bundle of services.