EMEA Research Director, IDC Government Insights and IDC Health Insights
Massimiliano Claps is research director for IDC Health Insights and IDC Government Insights in EMEA. Claps is responsible for analyzing key trends related to IT strategies and spending in European central and local government, healthcare provider organizations, and education institutions. He advises IT vendors on their strategic initiatives targeted at the public sector and public sector executives to help them harness value for money from their IT investments.
Claps comes from Gartner, where he was research director with the government team for four years and advised public sector CIOs and IT vendors around the globe. During his previous role, he focused in particular on IT strategy and governance; IT cost optimization, IT sourcing models, such as cloud computing and shared services, and software application products, from ERP and CRM to government-specific solutions, such as grants management.
Claps worked with IDC between 2002 and 2007. During his previous assignment at IDC he led the EMEA Government and Health Insights business and also worked for a year with IDC Canada, where he collaborated in the ramp up of the government research.
Before entering the IT industry, Claps worked for two years at the Monitor Group as a junior consultant with a team that advised major multinationals in the food and beverage, construction, media and telecoms, and pharmaceutical industries about their business and management strategies.
Claps graduated in business administration with a specialization in international business at the Bocconi University (Italy) in 1999. He also completed three MBA courses at Schulich School of Business as an exchange student in 1998.
He is frequently quoted in industry journals and newspapers.
Public Health in 2020: Renewed and Converged Action on Modern Society's Health Determinants
Massimiliano Claps, Silvia Piai
Jan 2015 - Doc # HIOH01X Business Strategy
This IDC Health Insights study describes the dynamics of the ongoing global convergence of population health and healthcare services provision, delivering a new model for public health policies and intervention scope and effectiveness. I ...purchase document
IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare 2015 Predictions
Cynthia Burghard, Massimiliano Claps, Lynne Dunbrack, Nino Giguashvili, Judy Hanover, Deanne Kasim, Sven Lohse, Alan S. Louie, Ph.D., Scott Lundstrom, Sash Mukherjee, Eric Newmark, Silvia Piai, Leon Xiao
Dec 2014 - Doc # 252696 IDC FutureScape
This IDC study provides healthcare executives with a road map for the next 36 months that prioritizes investments and identifies the areas of the business that will be affected and the relative complexity and cost of each initiatives. Ea ...purchase document