Brian Dooley


Location icon United States of America

I have been an independent author, analyst, and journalist for more than 20 years. I have 35 years' experience in analyzing and writing about technology trends, particularly in in Telecommunications and IT. I have written six books for the US mass market (4 on computer software, one on airplanes, one on the Civil War), numerous user manuals, hundreds of reports, and more than 2,000 magazine features.

I have been employed as a senior analyst by Datapro (Gartner), and have independently worked with IDC on spreadsheet analysis, ISG/Saugatuck on survey analysis and analytic reports, and Cutter Consortium on thought leadership papers (among many others).

I have also done numerous blogs and some infographics (I have some abilities in design and graphics).

Extra Mile
Outdoor Lighting for Entertainment and Security

Outdoor lighting is a great way to enhance the appearance and safety of your home. It can create a magical atmosphere, bathing your residence in a soft glow and setting the mood for festivities. It can also highlight walkways, eliminate dangerous dark patches, provide a welcoming entrance and ward off intruders.

TDWI Upside
Fantasy Sports, Analytics, and the Enterprise - TDWI Upside

When asked why he robbed banks, Willie Sutton famously replied, "Because that's where the money is." Today, everyone is looking at fantasy sport -- particularly fantasy football -- for the same reason: it's where the action is. Growth of fantasy sport coincides with increasing interest in and understanding of data and algorithms throughout business.

Green Button Fires Up Energy Sector Transformation - Rewrite

Green Button standards are not specific to any industry or location―the efforts started in the U.S. electric sector but are spreading far and wide. "You don't need special devices in the home to track and store these data," says Roberts. "Consumers can look at their data in aggregate and ...