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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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Talend Connect 2018 — Architecting for the Future

Jul 2018 - Market Note - Doc # US44074618

by: Stewart Bond

This IDC Market Note presents highlights from Talend's annual user conference, Talend Connect, held in Brooklyn, New York, May 8 and 9, 2018. The tagline for this year's conference was "Architecting Your Data-Driven Future" and was appropri...
Alteryx Inspire 2018: Alter Everything

Jun 2018 - Market Note - Doc # US44026818

by: Stewart BondChandana Gopal

This IDC Market Note presents highlights from Alteryx's Alteryx Inspire Conference, held June 4–6, 2018, in Anaheim, California. The tagline for this year's conference was "Alter Everything" and was appropriate as Alteryx presented stories ...
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