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Suya Xiong

Senior Research Analyst

Suya Xiong is a Senior Research Analyst with IDC's IT Executive Programs (IEP). In this role, Suya contributes to a broad range of research aiming to help IT executives make more effective technology decisions, with a particular focus on IT budget benchmarking and IT investment measures. She also supports numerous IDC MaturityScape benchmarking projects through data analysis and report authoring, specifically on digital transformation and 3rd Platform deployment. In addition to conducting quantitative and qualitative research, Suya contributes to custom research requests and provides inquiry support for clients of IDC's IT Executive Programs.


Prior to her current role, Suya interned with IDC's Global Technology and Industry Research Organization, where she conducted industry-specific research on the Internet of Things and IT spending trends. She also interned with IDC's IT Executive Programs in 2014.


  • M.S in Mass Communication with a concentration in market research from Boston University
  • B.A. in Journalism from Fudan University in China
Critical External Drivers Shaping Global IT and Business Planning, 2018

Oct 2017 - Tech Buyer Presentation - Doc # US43103817

by: Mike RosenSuya Xiong

This IDC Presentation describes 12 critical drivers — important external forces — that are driving change in the global business ecosystem and that will shape enterprise IT and business strategies for the next 12–24 months. IDC uses the par...
IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Strategic Architecture in the United States, 2017

Sep 2017 - IDC MaturityScape Benchmark - Doc # US43012717

by: Mike RosenSuya Xiong

This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2017 Strategic Architecture MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Strategic Architecture 2.0 (IDC #US42768616, June 2017). Together, they provi...
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