from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that analyzes.
- n. A practitioner of psychoanalysis.
- n. A systems analyst.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. someone who analyzes
- n. a mathematician who studies real analysis
- n. a systems analyst
- n. a practitioner of psychoanalysis
- n. a financial analyst; a business analyst
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who analyzes; formerly, one skilled in algebraical geometry; now commonly, one skilled in chemical analysis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who analyzes or who is versed in analysis, in any application of that word.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis
- n. someone who is skilled at analyzing data
- n. an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
In all reality, I believe that Infoworld is equally guilty of the same questionable guidance practiced by other folks with the title analyst in that they too never seem to compare non-commercial open source product offerings next to commercial proprietary offerings in the test lab.
April 20th, 2010 at 4: 01 am zirconia-blank says: the analyst is the lie, the expert in the TV and so on is only the wastrel.
Indeed, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi estimates the App Store's net revenue for Apple will rise from $425 million in fiscal 2010 to $2.3 billion in fiscal 2015.
Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi estimates this could cost EMC a billion dollars a year, depending on how much VMware itself repurchases, or about a third of its free cash flow.
Sanford Bernstein analyst Geoffrey Porges said investors are likely encouraged by the manufacturing update and the company's fourth-quarter sales projections for its top products.
Indeed, only 24% of the iPhone activations were people new to AT & T, down from 40% a year earlier and an "all time low" for AT & T, according to Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Craig Moffett.
In a memo to member stations Thursday, NPR's Chief Executive Vivian Schiller stressed that an NPR news analyst is not a commentator and "may not take personal public positions on controversial issues."
"It's as if the music industry would only allow the publication of records that are better than those of The Beatles," says Bernstein analyst Jack Scannell.
The tests, after all, are intended as an approximation for when an informed analyst is not available, not as a data source in lieu of informed analysis.
As Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Craig Moffett notes, one of the "critical lines of defense" in the debate about video cord-cutting — consumers dropping their cable subscription in favor of cheap Web video — is that content companies won't make their content available for alternative business models unless the economics make sense.