Research Director, IT Consulting and System Integration Research
Team: Cloud Computing
Directions 2014 Boston/MA: Participating 1-1 Analysts
IDC Predictions Team
Worldwide Services Research
Gard Little is research director for IDC's IT Consulting and System Integration research program and is responsible for subscription and custom research around system integration and consulting services worldwide. This program covers a broad range of IT related markets from consulting and integration, to enterprise application services and infrastructure optimization. This research area also focuses on the market for solutions such as enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, customer relationship management and supply chain management. In addition, as lead analyst for IDC's Cloud Services: The Professional Services Opportunity program, Gard conducts research on customer demand and vendor offerings for project-based services related to building and implementing cloud services.
Using his current research and extensive professional services experience, in both large and entrepreneurial organizations, Mr. Little collaborates and engenders trust with senior level business and IT executives, providing them strategic insights for revenue maximization and business growth. Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Little worked for over twenty years as a business and IT consulting executive. While at PricewaterhouseCoopers, he co-authored Information Leadership, which described his work with CIOs and senior executives on creating information leadership teams.
Mr. Little earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University with a concentration in the study of high technology firms, and an undergraduate degree from Vassar College in Cognitive Science.
Unlocking More Value from Cloud Services
Gard Little, Simon Ellis
Nov 2013 - Doc # 244186 Industry Development and Models
This IDC study identifies two categories of examples where cloud services provide value to organizations, discussing their implications and providing advice for creating business case justifications related to new cloud service implement ...purchase document
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Salesforce.com Implementation Ecosystem 2013 Vendor Analysis
Ali Zaidi, Gard Little
Oct 2013 - Doc # 243620 Competitive Analysis
This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of the 2013 salesforce.com implementation services through the IDC MarketScape model. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define success in today' ...purchase document
|IDC Worldwide Services Predictions 2014|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|February 13, 2014|