EMA Managing Research Director for BI Joins The BSM Blog
August 16, 2016
Pete Goldin
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John L Myers, Managing Research Director for Business Intelligence at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), has joined the The BSM Blog on APMdigest.

Myers joined EMA in 2011, and he delivers comprehensive coverage of the business intelligence and data warehouse industry with a focus on database management, data integration, data visualization, and process management solutions.

Myers has years of experience working in areas related to business analytics in professional services consulting and product development roles. He has also helped organizations solve their business analytics problems whether they relate to operational platforms, such as customer care or billing, or applied analytical applications, such as revenue assurance or fraud management.

During his professional career, Myers spent more than 10 years working with business analytics implementations associated with the telecommunications industry. In this role, Myers worked on reducing the complexity of the flood of data associated with the augmented role of telecommunications on everyday activities, including increased importance of smartphone and tablet applications; emerging role of over the top (OTT) video content (IPTV); and potential of machine to machine (M2M) connectivity for smart grids. Myers was recognized as a key component of the TeleManagement Forum's (TMForum) work on analytics-based content distribution as part of the TMForum's Content Encounter applied solution demonstration series in 2009.

In 2005, John founded the Blue Buffalo Group, a consulting and analysis firm that provides business intelligence expertise to outlets such as BeyeNetwork's Telecom Channel, the Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), and BillingOSS magazine, and go-to-market industry analysis that enables organizations to penetrate the telecommunications industry vertical. Prior to starting his own firm, Myers was a technical consulting principal for Subex (formerly Subex/Azure and Azure Solutions) and a senior systems consultant for American Management Systems (now CGI).

He holds a MBA in Entrepreneurship and MS in Software Development, from University of Colorado, and a BA in Sports Management from University of Michigan.

Founded in 1996, EMA is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals.

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