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Mark Schrutt

Strategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research

Mark Schrutt continues to contribute research and insight for IDC Canada as a Strategic Advisor for Public Sector and Innovation research.
 
Previously, Mark managed the Industry and Business Solutions group for IDC Canada. Domains under his leadership included ICT overview, Cloud Services, Application Services, Software, and Strategic Sourcing. As the lead for Strategic Sourcing, Mark provides research insights and thought leadership on the key issues and trends affecting the outsourcing markets. Primary focus areas include outsourcing contract analysis, governance issues, vendor positioning and competitive stance, and industry-specific process issues in the areas of infrastructure outsourcing.

Mark has extensive experience in the outsourcing industry. Prior to joining IDC Canada, Mark held unit director positions at Bell Canada Enterprises, including managing the life insurance practice at CGI Group and strategic planning at BCE Emergis. Mark was also employed by EDS Canada, where as Director, Communications Industry Group, he managed EDS' business development efforts in the telecommunications marketplace.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Masters in Information Studies from the University of Toronto. Mark is a member of the ACM, SLA, ARMA, IAOP, and is a research board member of the Centre of Outsourcing Research and Education Research Committee.
 

The 2018 Canadian budget was tabled on February 26. It called for C$339 billion in spending on operational programs, expenditures, and debt coverage compared with C$329 billion in fiscal year 2017–2018. Furthermore, the government is projec...
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