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Stewart Bond

Research Director, Data Integration and Data Integrity Software

Stewart Bond is Research Director of IDC’s Data Integration and Integrity Software service. Mr. Bond's core research coverage includes watching emerging trends that are shaping and changing data movement, ingestion, transformation, mastering, cleansing and consumption in the era of digital transformation. Having worked in the IT industry for over 25 years, from early experience in database and application development, through solution design and deployment, to strategic architectural consulting, Stewart has worked through some significant changes in the IT industry. His depth of field experience coupled with market insight gives him a unique perspective, valued by his customers and peers.



Mr. Bond has led numerous research projects and publications, and is recognized as a valued industry analyst by leading software vendors, consumers, and peers in the areas of enterprise and data integration, business-to-business integration, Big Data, and cloud. Prior to becoming a market and industry analyst in 2011, Stewart spent 10 years with IBM as a master certified IT architect, consulting on information management and middleware strategies, and delivering integration solutions to customers around the globe.



  • Honors diploma in Transportation Engineering Technology, Mohawk College, Hamilton Ontario, Canada
  • Frequent commentary and analysis for multiple media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Datanami, PC Today, Cybertrend, and has appeared on the TheCube.
  • Effective communicator, having spoken, presented and moderated panel sessions at industry conferences, and led interactive workshops in consulting engagements.
For years, Salesforce resisted investing in integration software, resulting in a large ecosystem of integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) vendors with strong support for Salesforce. With Salesforce reassessing the strategic importance o...
Alteryx, having just recently gone public in March 2017, announced the result of the Semanta acquisition made in January 2017: Alteryx Connect, a social and semantic metadata-fueled data asset catalog and management solution. This announcem...
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This IDC Survey provides a summary of analysis performed on the results from a survey fielded in November 2017 to 300 data integration and integrity software end users."Survey results indicate that the percentage of on-premises software bei...
Data Integration on the DX Platform

Jan 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US41714417

by: Stewart Bond

This IDC Perspective discusses data integration on the digital transformation (DX) platform."Digital transformation is changing data integration — batch data integration is being replaced by real-time streaming and federation with a new foc...
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