Blue Hill Perspective: Understanding the Modern Data Analyst

AllAnalyticsLogoAt Blue Hill Research we are always looking for an opportunity to better understand how organizations and data analysts are using data. So this summer we launched our “Modern Data Analyst” survey, in which we tried to find out just that.

We surveyed 186 data analysts and held a series of in-depth interviews to fill out the stories behind the numbers. We wanted to understand, what use cases analysts support, where analysts get their data from, and how they spend their time. [James Haight will continue his discussion of Blue Hill’s survey results and the state of analytics on Thursday, September 24, at 2 pm EDT. Register here].

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About James Haight

James Haight is a principal analyst at Blue Hill Research focusing on analytics and emerging enterprise technologies. His primary research includes exploring the business case development and solution assessment for data warehousing, data integration, advanced analytics and business intelligence applications. He also hosts Blue Hill's Emerging Tech Roundup Podcast, which features interviews with industry leaders and CEOs on the forefront of a variety of emerging technologies. Prior to Blue Hill Research, James worked in Radford Consulting's Executive and Board of Director Compensation practice, specializing in the high tech and life sciences industries. Currently he serves on the strategic advisory board of the Bentley Microfinance Group, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to community development through funding and consulting entrepreneurs in the Greater Boston area.
Posted on September 17, 2015 by James Haight