Group Vice President
As group vice president, Robert (Bob) Parker is responsible for the research direction for IDC Energy Insights, IDC Manufacturing Insights and IDC Retail Insights, three of IDC’s industry business units that provide global, fact-based research and analysis on best practices. Bob also leads IDC's Digital Transformation (DX) research program.
Bob spent six years with AMR Research as a research vice president covering emerging technology, enterprise software, and industry IT strategies. Before entering the research field, Bob spent twenty years in technology and operations management. He was Managing Director at TDI, a technology based company that included distribution, systems integration, and Internet Service Provider (ISP) business units. He was also corporate CIO at Eastern Technologies, a manufacturer serving the defense and commercial vehicle industries and division CIO at the Acoustic Research business unit of International Jensen, a publicly traded consumer electronics company. Bob began his career with Sanders Associates, a Fortune 500 defense electronics company, and also held a management post with publicly traded firearms manufacturer, Sturm, Ruger. He also spent part of his career as a turnaround consultant. In this capacity he served as acting CIO of two multi-store retailers including an apparel chain and a New England based confectionary retailer.
Digital Transformation: The Executive Mandate for
3rd Platform Investment
Mar 2016 - Doc # DR2016_GS2_RP Event Proceeding
The following was presented at the IDC Directions conferences in San Jose and Boston in March 2016.
Perspective: The Industry Implications of
Robert Parker, Scott Lundstrom, Michael Versace, Vernon Turner, David Reinsel
Jan 2016 - Doc # US40883716 Perspective
This IDC Financial Insights Perspective examines the industry implications of blockchain technology. IDC anticipates that one of the most hyped topics in 2016 will be blockchain technology. Blockchain is the open source component of bitc ...purchase document
|IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation 2016 Predictions|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|November 04, 2015|