Consulting Director, European Services
As consulting director for IDC's IT Services Group, John Simcox provides strategic analysis, go-to-market services, and business planning advice to vendors operating in the technology services arena.
Simcox's consulting engagements include authoring white papers, conducting surveys, validating business strategies, developing tactical sales tools, and partner and customer search and selection. His project expertise includes competitive analysis, benchmarking, market segmentation, commercial due diligence, go-to-market strategy, and opportunity analysis.
Simcox has over 30 years' experience in the IT industry, mainly as a marketing consultant helping vendors to understand the market opportunity that exists for their products and services and how to maximize their share of this potential market. He has also worked on projects for the European Union and both U.K. central and local government to help them formulate strategy for the adoption of technology and support for the technology industry.
Prior to joining IDC, Simcox held senior consulting positions with Pierre Audoin Consulting, Current Analysis, Ovum, Gartner, and Romtec. Before becoming a marketing consultant he worked for Wootton Jeffreys Systems Limited, initially as a software developer before moving into sales and marketing and ultimately becoming marketing manager for the business.
He gained a BSc honors degree in macromolecular chemistry and industrial studies from the University of Liverpool in the U.K., and holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing postgraduate diploma.
The European Services Market in 2Q14 and the Outlook for 2014
Mette Ahorlu, David Bradshaw, Johan Hallberg, Marianne Kolding, Lionel Lamy, Juan Sacchi, John Simcox, Jennifer Thomson, Jamie Snowdon
Jul 2014 - Doc # Q61W IDC Presentation
This IDC Presentation was delivered in July 2014 to organizations subscribing to IDC's European IT Services research programs.: The presentation comments on the main events in IT services, business process outsourcing (BPO), and bus ...purchase document
Impressions from the PwC Analyst Day, 2014
Cushing Anderson, Gaia Gallotti, Johan Hallberg, Marianne Kolding, Vladimír Kroa, Curtis Robinson, John Simcox
Jun 2014 - Doc # Q59W Flash
In early June 2014, IDC analysts met with PwC executives in London for the company's first Analyst Day in 2014. This came on the heels of its merger with Booz & Company, and the subsequent formation of Strategy&, which is now a member fi ...purchase document