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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.

HPE and CSC Merger: The Canadian Services Perspective

May 2016 - IDC Link - Doc # lcCA41336316

by: Mark Schrutt

The recently announced merger of outsourcing and services arm of HP Enterprise (HPE) and Computer Science Corporation (CSC) creates a C$1.2 billion organization. The combined Canadian operations will add to the merger's intent of consolidat...
This IDC Market Perspective states that by this time next year, superclusters will join the rapidly expanding vocabulary of innovation. Starting in 2018, the federal government will make available close to C$1 billion over a five-year perio...
The Global Innovation Center: A Catalyst for Change

Sep 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # CA43013017

by: Jason BremnerMark Schrutt

This IDC Perspective is based on IDC interviews with more than two dozen innovation leaders and a study of scores of other innovation centers. All innovation centers we studied for this document were created in the past five years; the majo...
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