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Kevin Permenter

Senior Research Analyst, Enterprise Applications

As a senior research analyst with IDC’s Enterprise Applications team, Kevin M. Permenter provides insights and intelligence across multiple areas including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), order management, financial applications, project and portfolio management. He assesses the interplay, challenges, and trends regarding various enterprise application deployment models like mobile enterprise applications and cloud models. He also develops and delivers his views, opinions, and analysis on the dynamics and evolution of this complex technology ecosystem.


Prior to joining IDC in 2014, Mr. Permenter spent 12 years consulting with Fortune 500 companies in the areas of strategic planning, market analysis/projections, technology evaluation, acquisitions and customer segmentation. He has research experience in a variety of areas including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), enterprise applications, and mobile and cloud systems. Additionally, Mr. Permenter has held various client-facing research positions at market research firm Aberdeen Group.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL
  • M.S. in Technology Commercialization from Westminster College in Salt Lake City


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