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Michael Lock
Vice President and Principal Analyst, Analytics & Business Intelligence, Aberdeen Group, A Harte Hanks Company
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As a vice president and principal analyst, Michael oversees two main research practice areas at Aberdeen: business analytics, and business planning & execution. Between these two areas of coverage, the team conducts cutting edge, user-driven research in some of the most critical and growing areas of the business world including business intelligence (BI), big data, enterprise resource planning (ERP), corporate performance management (CPM), financial management & GRC and business process management (BPM). Michael’s own research focuses on business analytics and the usage of these vital tools and strategies among a growing base of non-technical, line-of-business decision makers. 

Intelligence accelerated: How cloud-based analytics is expediting business results

May 28, 2014
Today’s data-driven organization is faced with magnified urgency around data volume, user needs and compressed decision time frames. In order to address these challenges while maintaining an effective analytical environment, many organizations are exploring cloud-based environments coupled with powerful analytical technology to accelerate decisions and enhance business performance. Read More