Nigel Wallis is IDC Canada's Research Director for Vertical Markets and New Initiatives. Based in Ottawa, Nigel leads IDC Canada's Vertical Markets research program for the Canadian market. In 2014, this research program covers energy, retail & wholesale, manufacturing, government, financial services and healthcare as well as custom projects and consulting. He delivers research covering these markets with a particular focus on CIO preferences, technology deployment plans and business priorities. Current research projects focus on assisting companies with building successful vertical entry strategies.
Previously, Nigel was responsible for the Enterprise Applications practice, in which his portfolio included the software component of Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics, Social Business and Mobile Applications. He lead the sizing, forecasting and competitive analysis of over 50 different functional software markets, including enterprise applications such as ERP, CRM, & SCM as well as collaborative solutions, content management, middleware, databases, and application development platforms.
He regularly speaks at industry events in Canada to software vendors, partners and customers where he advocates for greater investment in innovation by Canadian enterprises through increased adoption of information technology. Mr. Wallis is often quoted in the general and industry press.
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Canadian Energy Sector Priorities, Structure, and ICT
2014–2018 Forecast and Analysis
Nigel Wallis, Jill Feblowitz
Oct 2014 - Doc # CA3VM14 IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation presents the analysis on drivers and priorities for ICT spending of the energy (oil and gas) sector in Canada. This Presentation draws on IDC's surveys of CIOs and line-of-business executives across the Canadian mar ...purchase document
Google Glass in the Canadian Enterprise: A Primer
Krista Napier, Emily Taylor, Nigel Wallis
Sep 2014 - Doc # CA9MS14 Insight
This IDC Insight examines IDC Canada's perspective on the use of Google Glass in the enterprise, including details on trials and use cases, future applicability, and key foundational considerations for vendors, carriers, and end users. ...purchase document