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

USAToday Column
May 18, 2016

The future of computing will be ambient and invisible

Computers as we know them are about to disappear. Well, okay, they won’t completely disappear, but they will take on a new form that makes them very difficult to distinguish from everyday objects all around us. This transformation is part of a bigger, longer term trend that some have dubbed “ambient” computing.


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 24, 2016

Turning Makers into Manufacturers

If you ever start to wonder whether there’s anything more out there these days than a rehashing of existing ideas in the tech field, a quick trip to a Maker Faire will answer your question definitively. Absolutely. At the 11th annual Bay Area Maker Faire, held at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds this past weekend, there was an abundance of wild, wacky, fun, ingenious, clever projects and ideas on display.

May 21, 2016

Google I/O, Nokia Phones, Apple in India, Maker Faire

This week's Tech.pinions podcast analyzes Google's I/O event, discusses Microsoft's sale of its featurephone and Nokia's licensing of phones, addresses Apple's efforts in India, and describes a new agreement between Indiegogo and Arrow to enable low-volume manufacturing for members of the Maker Movement.