Senior Research Analyst, European Vertical Markets
Team: EMEA Industry Solutions
EMEA Local Research and Consulting Expertise
Vertical Markets Worldwide
Giacomo Laurini is a senior research analyst focusing on SPSS statistic analysis in IDC's European Vertical Markets group.
Laurini has been a key contributor to the sophistication of our statistical analysis on survey data with cluster and discriminant analysis, creating our famous SMB clusters and offering to the European vertical group and Insights analysts a wide variety of views and knowledge from our survey results. As a collaborative contributor to the group, Giacomo has also helped with the development of our European vendor revenue database, forming the basis of the competitive analysis studies for our ITO programs.
Laurini is responsible for the methodological aspects of the quantitative analysis, both as software programmer and data analyst. He applies key statistical validation criteria to ensure the quality and reliability of the analysis and findings of the European Vertical Markets group's surveys, carried out either for standard research purposes or for specific consulting projects. He is also involved in applying advanced statistical techniques such as regression, cluster analysis, and discriminant analysis to single out and anticipate key behavioral trends in IT priorities and investment strategies across verticals as they emerge from the survey findings.
Giacomo graduated in Economics from the University of Parma. He holds two masters' , in public administration (public policy specialization) from New York University and in economics and finance from Venice International University.
European SMB Market Watch Update: October—December 2013
Giacomo Laurini, Angela Vacca
Feb 2014 - Doc # MM52W Update
This IDC Update covers the events in the European SMB sector in 4Q13, focusing on new products and services, initiatives, partnerships, and agreements targeting the SMB segment in Western Europe. purchase document
IDC Energy Insights Western European Utilities Annual Survey Methodology, 2013
Roberta Bigliani, Gaia Gallotti, Giacomo Laurini, Luiza Semernya
Nov 2013 - Doc # EISC52V Perspective
Between August and September 2013, IDC Energy Insights carried out its annual utilities survey in the top 5 Western European countries: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. As a result of the collaboration with IDC Financial Insig ...purchase document