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 Software Top 10 Players: Full Year 2013 Results
Kevin Lonergan, Mira Perry, Julie Ross, David Senf, Nigel Wallis
Jul 2014 - Doc # CA20EMC14 Update
This IDC update presents a summary of the performance of the top 10 software vendors in Canada in full year 2013 across all software categories, including application, application development, and system infrastructure software. This upd ...purchase document
Canadian Realities of the Internet of Things: Defining and Creating New Opportunity
Carrie MacGillivray, Tony Olvet, Nigel Wallis
Jun 2014 - Doc # CA7VM14 IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation discusses the current state of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Canada and was originally presented at IDC Canada's Directions event on May 15, 2014. It reviews IDC's IoT definitions and taxonomy before jumping into ...purchase document