Stratecast features Jeff’s forecast for AI in announcing its Predictions for 2017

Stratecast featured thoughts by Jeff and his Stratecast colleague Tim McElligott in announcing its predictions for the year ahead:  Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan Unveils 19 Communications Industry Transformational Predictions for 2017. Jeff asserts that AI–which first found commercial viability enabling a generation of virtual assistants, more commonly known as chatbots–will assume a prominent role in the big data market through its ability to search massive volumes of raw data to provide actionable insights.

Jeff Cotrupe talks Big Data and GIL’14 with Frost & Sullivan Chairman David Frigstad and Energy Partner Roberta Gamble

GIL Webcast w-David FrigstadJeff Cotrupe of Stratecast had a lively and informative discussion about Big Data and the upcoming Growth, Innovation, & Leadership event with Frost & Sullivan Chairman David Frigstad and Roberta Gamble, Partner, Energy & Environmental Markets. GIL 2014 will take place in September at the Fairmont San Jose. A webcast of their conversation is available on demand here.

Stratecast Publishes Jeff Cotrupe’s Landmark Report on Big Data Market: “The World Moves Fast, and Data Is Driving”

Big Data pix for mP+Oceanside, CA, USA, 26 May 2013 – Stratecast has just published Jeff Cotrupe’s report, The World Moves Fast, and Data Is Driving, Part 1. The report is the first by either Stratecast or its parent company, Frost & Sullivan, to present a global overview–including key issues, structure, models, sizing, and growth forecast–of the market for Big Data, analytics, and business intelligence (BI) solutions.

“All of the hype in global business markets about Big Data is creating, well, too much data about Big Data, and sowing confusion in the market,” states the first sentence of the report. As a result, Cotrupe set forth to cut through the clutter: defining and analyzing what Big Data is and why it is important; providing specific recommendations for what organizations must do about Big Data to enhance operational and revenue performance, in the form of a detailed functional blueprint; and establishing market size and opportunity through 2017.

Part 2 of the series will analyze providers of Big Data, analytics, and BI solutions and services: strategies, offerings, and relative competitive positions, including market shares.

About Jeff Cotrupe
Jeff Cotrupe is a Global Program Director at Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan, a global growth partnership company, where he conceived, designed, launched, and leads the firm’s Big Data & Analytics research and consulting practice. Cotrupe is a career product marketing manager and business development catalyst, with 15+ years’ experience leading growth initiatives across multiple products in Big Data, analytics, and business intelligence; communications software; and the Cloud. He has launched and managed 20 products and services, helping companies generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, M&A, and capital. Cotrupe is also a CrossFit, speedwalking, and Relay For Life enthusiast; his MarketBLOG pagetop photo was shot 04/20/13 at RFL.