Research Vice President
As a research vice president, Kimberly Knickle is responsible for research and analysis of business and IT issues for manufacturers. She leads the IT Priorities & Strategies program, which focuses on hot topics that are changing the way manufacturers buy and use IT, such as big data and analytics, cloud, IoT, mobility, social, and sustainability. The program also includes research based on IDC survey data related to manufacturers' IT investment priorities and plans. Knickle also manages the Product Innovation, Service Innovation, and Connected Products research.
Prior to joining IDC in 2006, Ms. Knickle served as an independent consultant specializing in business and information technology (IT) strategy and held senior positions at industry analyst firms including AMR Research, Hurwitz Group, Inc., and Charles River Strategies. As research director at AMR Research, she was well recognized as an industry thought leader in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).
Earlier in her career, Ms. Knickle held various roles in marketing, engineering and executive management at companies such as Entre Computer Center, Boston Center for Computer Applications, and Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. Ms. Knickle has more than 20 years of experience in market research and the IT industry.
In addition to regularly speaking at industry conferences, Ms. Knickle is a highly regarded source for the news media on IT issues in business, with coverage from BusinessWeek, ComputerWorld, and Information Week.
She received the Executive Certificate in Technology, Operations, and Value Chain Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and is a graduate of Boston University's School of Management, where she earned her MBA degree. Knickle also holds a bachelor's of science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University.Directions 2016 Boston/MA, Directions 2016 San Jose/CA, IDC Manufacturing Insights, IDC Predictions, Social Business,
Perspective: Expanding Cisco's Role in the Manufacturing Industry
Kimberly Knickle, Robert Parker
Sep 2016 - Doc # US41791116 Perspective
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective highlights strategy, product, and customer information discussed during Cisco's annual analyst conference, C-Scape, and the company's annual customer event, Cisco Live, held in Las Vegas in Jul ...purchase document
Pivot Table: Worldwide Product Life-Cycle Management IT Spending Guide, Version 1, 2016
Jessica Goepfert, Jeffrey Hojlo, David Lantsman, Carla La Croce, Madeleine Cinco, Martin Kuban, Robert Parker, Lorenzo Veronesi, Kimberly Knickle
Sep 2016 - Doc # US41763615 Pivot Table
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Pivot Table presents our best estimates and forecasts for the worldwide product life-cycle management (PLM) IT opportunity. The document provides IT spending forecasts for the following subindustries: auto ...purchase document
|IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2016 Predictions|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|November 04, 2015|