Head - International Asia Pacific, IDC Insights
Team: Government Insights
As Head, IDC Insights lines of business for Asia Pacific, and Head International for IDC Manufacturing Insights, Dr Christopher Holmes is responsible for the research direction for IDC's Energy, Government, Health, Manufacturing, and Retail Insights units within the Asia Pacific Region, and Internationally for the Manufacturing Practice, providing regional, fact-based research and analysis on best practices and the use of information technology that assists clients in improving their capabilities in key process areas.
Prior to joining IDC, Dr Holmes worked at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), where he pioneered the use of technology roadmapping within Singapore Industry to help companies match their business needs with technology. Before relocating to Singapore, he worked in the aerospace sector in the UK.
Dr. Holmes holds a Doctor of Engineering (EngD) degree from Warwick University, UK, focused on the application of lean manufacturing techniques within product development. This was completed while he was working in the industry and as part of the Warwick Manufacturing Group. He also holds a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree from the University of Glamorgan, UK and a Bachelor of Science degree from The City of Birmingham Polytechnic, UK.
Mancon 2013 — Manufacturing Roundtables in India
S Ramachandran, Christopher Holmes
Dec 2013 - Doc # AP2670125V Perspective
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective discusses the highlights of the recent roundtables conducted among IT leaders across India's manufacturing sector through Mancon. The objective of Mancon was to evaluate the findings from devel ...purchase document
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) 2014 Top 10 ICT Predictions
Charles Anderson, Ashadi Cahyadi, Cyrus Daruwala, Adrian Dominic Ho, Christopher Holmes, Daniel-Zoe Jimenez, William Lee, Ph.D., Chris Morris, Claus Mortensen, Sash Mukherjee, Sandra Ng, Lam Nguyen, Simon Piff, Venu Reddy, Avneesh Saxena, Ian Song, Craig Stires, Lianfeng Wu
Dec 2013 - Doc # AP243802 Top 10 Predictions
"Although IDC does expect markets like China to accelerate its growth in IT spending in 2014, we also expect this to be an exception to the overall outlook for the coming years. The region still has a few markets that have just started s ...purchase document