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European Advisors

Advice at every level you need

IDC has offices in nearly every European country and consequently your personal advisor can field local specialists with deep market and local knowledge for you as part of the service. This is augmented by world leading specialist domain knowledge and worldwide-to-local industry specialists. All of these are co-ordinated for you by your advisor to get you the answers you need.

Chris Weston

Principal Advisor

“Working with IT Leaders across different locations and industries gives me a great perspective of their challenges. Using my experience and the IDC thought leadership it makes it possible for me to add real value to my customers.”

Marc Dowd

Principal Advisor

“I look for what I call “Ah-ha” moments. That is the moment when a client grasps how to do something differently or a solution they had not previously considered.” I have frequently been told that our “Ah-ha” has created or saved millions”. I look for two to three “Ah-ha” moments a year for my clients”

Join our community for digital leaders across Europe

IDC Digital Leadership Advisory Community

Here at IDC, we believe that the quickest way to deal with complex challenges is through focused discussion with the right people ...

Here at IDC, we believe that the quickest way to deal with complex challenges is through focused discussion with the right people.

  • Our discussions are well planned, and participants on all sides are briefed with a tangible objective wherever possible.
  • We have time to talk and to exchange thoughts. You can invite who you need to from your organisation to join the discussion.
  • We often have multiple analysts on a call to cover all angles of expertise needed.
  • If you want more, we can organise workshops to suit your needs.
Peer Connections

Discussions with peers are also vital. We find that networking and peer connections on specific topics of interest are important for our clients ...

Discussions with peers are also vital. We find that networking and peer connections on specific topics of interest are important for our clients.

  • We organise one-to-one networking to help our clients solve their challenges by learning directly from other digital leaders that have already solved the problems.
  • We also run a vibrant community for digital leaders across Europe to facilitate peer-to-peer connections and ideas.
  • We hold frequent virtual "Connect" meetings for the community. The emphasis is on outcomes and peer-driven learning. These are intimate meetings in which peer discussion is encouraged and facilitated by knowledgeable IDC advisors.
  • We regularly invite IDC analysts to take part in the meetings as subject matter experts.

If you would like to join the community, please fill in the contact form below, visit the LinkedIn group or simply email mdowd@idc.com to sign up. We will then invite you to upcoming meetings free of charge.

Advisory Service in Detail

IDC’s European Leadership Advisory is designed to take the best research from our analysts around the world and combine it with the experience and expertise of our advisory team to provide clear, practical guidance to organisations of all shapes and sizes.

Our advisors work with you to challenge, support and encourage, and will work to connect you with peers who face similar situations, or who have experience in your industry.

We aim to make you successful and we are always on your side. You can call us at any time discuss what is on your mind.

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Our way of working is tailored to you. We do find that it is beneficial to have the following elements:

  • Regular meetings; these can be as often as you like but we suggest a minimum of monthly.
  • Defined objectives; reviewed regularly and updated as they are achieved this helps provide real value.
  • The ability to work with your direct reports; We offer a “Leader+1” service as standard, meaning that your senior team can get the benefit of the leadership advisory subscription.
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