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: All participating Analysts, Directions 2016 Boston/MA: Analysts hosting 1-1 Meetings, Directions 2016 Boston/MA: Analysts speaking, Directions 2016 San Jose/CA: All participating Analysts, Directions 2016 San Jose/CA: Analysts hosting 1-1 Meetings, Directions 2016 San Jose/CA: Analysts speaking, IDC Predictions Team, Manufacturing Insights, Social Business,
IDC MaturityScape: Information Digital Transformation
Kimberly Knickle, Serge Findling, Greg Girard
Apr 2016 - Doc # US41144316 IDC MaturityScape
This IDC study describes the IDC MaturityScape for information digital transformation in manufacturing, a framework for identifying the stages, critical measures, outcomes, and actions required for IT organizations to effectively evolve ...purchase document
Perspective: Event Highlights in Manufacturing — Oracle CloudWorld
Mar 2016 - Doc # US40540016 Perspective
This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective highlights presentations at Oracle CloudWorld on Oracle's offerings, IDC's current data on manufacturers' progress in adopting cloud, and an example of how an Oracle partner is helping manufact ...purchase document
|IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Manufacturing 2016 Predictions|
|Framingham, MA United States|
|November 04, 2015|