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Profile: Wiki-based Research Firm Shifts Business Model

Wikibon is a technology industry consulting firm specializing in big data, cloud computing and infrastructure. As its name implies, the firm maintains a wiki utilized by technologists. However, Wikibon has ...
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451 Group Hires Financial Sales Director

The 451 Group, a technology industry consulting firm, hired David Brace as Vice President of Sales, Financial Services, signalling a renewed commitment to penetrating the financial sector.  Brace joins 451 ...

Oil Data Provider Profiled in Case Study

Drillinginfo, a supplier of oil and gas production data, is using open-source storage software from Nexenta according to a case study. Drillinginfo provides data on the oil & gas industry, ...

Verisk Analytics Buys Wood Mackenzie

Verisk Analytics, Inc., a data and analytics supplier to the insurance industry, won the bidding for energy industry consulting firm Wood Mackenzie.  Verisk will pay £1.85 billion (US$2.8 billion) representing ...

IHS Adds Food Science Database

IHS Inc., a leading industry research provider, has partnered with IFIS (International Food Information Service) to distribute IFIS data on food products.  The application is primarily targeted to food scientists. ...

Lux Research Acquires Big Data Firm

Lux Research, an industry research firm focused on emerging technology, acquired Energy Points, a big data supplier focused on the energy sector.  Terms of the transaction were not announced. Headquartered ...

IHS Acquires Drilling Data Firm

IHS Inc. is acquiring Rushmore Reviews, a Scotland-based company that provides oil and gas drilling and completions data and analytics.   IHS said in a recent analyst presentation that it felt ...

PIRA Founder Passes Baton to Former Thomson Reuters Executive

PIRA Energy Group, an industry consultant focused on the energy market, promoted its COO Gemma Postlethwaite to CEO, replacing the company's founder Dr. Gary N. Ross, who will become Executive ...

Green Street Analyst Appointed CEO of REIT

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc., a hotel REIT, appointed John Arabia , the Company's President, to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer.  Before joining Sunstone, Arabia was a senior Lodging ...

IHS Grew 4% in 2014

IHS Inc., a leading industry research provider, reported 4% organic revenue growth for the quarter ended November 30, 2014, and for the preceding twelve months.  Revenue for the previous twelve months, ...