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Robert Parker

Group Vice President

Bob Parker is responsible for the global research direction of four industry practices at IDC – Retail, Energy, Manufacturing, and Financial Services.  Additionally, Bob leads IDC's research on Digital Transformation, coordinating our research strategy in this area across all groups and regions.


Bob has been in the research domain for over 15 years; joining IDC over ten years ago after spending six years at AMR Research.  Prior to getting into research, Bob held several operational and IT management positions in Industry including serving as the CIO at Eastern Technologies, a defense contractor.


  • MBA from New Hampshire College with a concentration in Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems.
  • BS with a dual Finance and Computer Science major from Rivier College.
  • Bob is a highly regarded speaker and is frequently quoted in industry and business media as a subject matter expert on industry technology investments.

Follow Bob on Twitter @RobertEParker.

This IDC Manufacturing Insights Pivot Table presents our best estimates and forecasts for the worldwide manufacturing information technology (IT) opportunity. This Pivot Table provides IT spending forecasts for the following subindustries: ...
本調査レポートでは、企業におけるデジタルトランスフォーメーション(DX:Digital Transformation)ジャーニーの戦略的な青写真を提供する目的で、デジタルネイティブ企業になるために必要な、IDCの10項目のPredictionsについて議論する。これらのテーマのうち6項目のPredictionsは前回から引き継いだものであるが、2018年以降、大幅に加速、進化することが予測される。残りの4項目のPredictionsは、デジタルネイティブ企業になる上で不可欠な...
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