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

USAToday Column
April 25, 2017

Augmented reality: The disappointment is real

At full strength, and in their original form, some of today’s newest technologies are mind-blowing examples of how fast the future is coming. Concepts like virtual reality, artificial intelligence and robotics all point to an exciting view forward, where technologies that only recently seemed like science fiction can start having a meaningful and (hopefully) positive impact on our individual lives, and society as a whole. The problem is, achieving the “full” version of these technologies is proving to be more challenging than we were first led to believe.


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.

May 16, 2017

Digital Assistants Drive New Meta-Platform Battle

In case you hadn’t noticed, the OS platform battle is over. Oh, and nobody really won, because basically, all the big players did, depending on your perspective. Google has the largest number of people using Android, Apple generates the most income via iOS, and Windows still commands the workplace for Microsoft. But the stakes are getting much higher for the next looming battle in the tech world. This one will be based around digital assistants...

May 20, 2017

Google I/O, IoT World

This week's Tech.pinions podcast discusses Google's IO event, including details on Google Assistant, Google Home, Android, and AR and VR platforms, along with some brief comments on the recent IoT World conference.