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Gard Little

Research Director, Global Services Markets and Trends

Gard Little is Research Director for IDC's Global Services Markets and Trends research team, with programs that focus on Worldwide Services, IT consulting and systems integration, and digital transformation professional services.  Mr. Little’s core research on digital transformation includes analyzing customer demand and vendor offerings for building new business processes, organizations and systems using cloud, business analytics, enterprise mobility and social business technologies. Mr. Little’s research also includes an emphasis on emerging service opportunities related to the Internet of Things and cognitive systems.

BACKGROUND

Previously, Gard worked as a business and IT consulting executive. While at PwC, he co-authored Information Leadership, which described his work with CIOs and senior executives on creating teams to manage their information assets more strategically.

EDUCATION/INDUSTRY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • B.A. in Cognitive Science from Vassar College
  • M.B.A. with a concentration in High Technology from Northeastern University
     
On June 28, 2018, Accenture reported its FY 3Q18 results, including $10.3 billion in quarterly net revenue (i.e., before reimbursements), a 16% YoY increase in U.S. dollars and 11% increase in local currency. The earnings call was led by CE...
On June 11–12, Cisco Systems held its annual customer event, Cisco Live, in conjunction with its analyst event, C-Scape, to share its vision and strategy. In addition to product announcements, CEO Chuck Robbins also announced new senior man...
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Infosys Salesforce Practice

Jul 2018 - Vendor Profile - Doc # US44113618

by: Gard Little

This IDC Vendor Profile analyzes the Infosys Salesforce practice including a review of its current offerings, go to market and strategy, and future plans. The profile concludes with advice for Infosys.
2018 DX Divide: Regional Perspective

Jun 2018 - IDC Survey Spotlight - Doc # US43966518

by: Cushing AndersonGard Little

This IDC Survey Spotlight shows how executives characterize the digital strategies and related activities differ across regions.IDC's 2017 Global Buyer Value Survey shows how executives characterize digital strategy across their organizatio...
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What Is on the Minds of IT Services Buyers 2018

Jan 18, 2018 - Framingham, MA United States