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.
Business Optimization through Improved Productivity: Key Takeaways from the IDC Pan-European Manufacturing Summit 2013
Lorenzo Veronesi, Martin Kuban, Pierfrancesco Manenti, Robert Parker, Christopher Holmes, Jane Doorly
Jan 2014 - Doc # MIVC55V Perspective
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective summarizes the key themes and discussion points from the IDC Manufacturing Insights Pan-European Manufacturing Executive Summit held on November 25–26, 2013, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Abou ...purchase document
Asia/Pacific Manufacturing 2014 Top 10 Predictions
Christopher Holmes, William Lee, Ph.D., S Ramachandran, Jubert Daniel Alberto, Emilie Ditton
Dec 2013 - Doc # AP243806 Top 10 Predictions
"2014 will continue its pace as Asia/Pacific Manufacturers continue to seek new opportunities for either lower-cost manufacturing centers or new emerging markets. IDC Manufacturing Insights expect to see more manufacturing activities com ...purchase document