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Dan Vesset

Group Vice President, Analytics and Information Management

Dan Vesset is Group Vice President of IDC's Analytics and Information Management market research and advisory practice, where he leads a group of analysts covering all aspects of structured data and unstructured content processing, integration, management, governance, analysis, and visualization. Mr. Vesset also leads IDC's global Big Data and Analytics research pillar. His research is focused on best practices in the application of business intelligence, analytics, and enterprise performance management software and processes on decision support and automation, and data monetization.


Dan Vesset is a trusted advisor to some of the world's largest technology firms and technology users. Since 1994, he has held a range of positions as an analyst, consultant, implementer, and user of business intelligence and analytics technology. Prior to IDC, Mr. Vesset was a consultant and analyst with Deloitte Consulting and several financial services firms, including State Street Bank & Trust Co, Dean Witter Reynolds, and BayBank.


  • B.S. in Finance and Investments from Babson College
  • M.S. in Management Information Systems, Boston University Questrom School of Business
  • M.B.A.from Boston University Questrom School of Business
  • Frequent speaker, presenter and moderator at industry conferences as well as providing analysis for multiple media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, Computerworld, and CIO
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Technology, Operations, and Information Management division at Babson College


On June 8, 2018, SAP finished another of its annual SAPPHIRE user conferences. The theme of this year's event was Intelligent Enterprise, with much of the focus on strategy and product announcements around embedding various types of analyti...
External data monetization or data as a service (DaaS) is becoming one of the most in-demand solutions for organization across industries. As one of the key elements in many digital transformation initiatives, DaaS presents great opportunit...
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This IDC study presents IDC's first digital transformation (DX) use case taxonomy for analytics and information management. It includes descriptions of the strategic priority, programs, and use cases for this horizontal function."To address...
New KPIs — The Foundation of Transforming Your Enterprise

Jun 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43976518

by: Dan Vesset

This IDC Perspective discusses new KPIs that are the foundation for transformation of the enterprise."Effective performance management and ongoing situational awareness are never only about access to the right technology. Besides technology...
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