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Helena Schwenk

Research Manager, European Software

Helena Schwenk works in the Big Data and analytics software group at IDC Europe, where she is focused on covering developments in the BI, advanced and predictive analytics, data visualization, and analytic application markets. Schwenk has over 20 years' experience in this field working as both a former datawarehousing and BI practitioner, with the past 15 spent as an industry analyst specializing in data and analytics.

Schwenk regularly presents at conferences and seminars, and has contributed to media titles such as, Raconteur, Computer Weekly, and Business Week. She is a graduate of the University of Brighton with a BA in computing and information systems.

Follow Helena on Twitter at @hmschwenk

IBM Announces New Data Governance Initiatives

Jul 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcEMEA42845517

by: Philip CarnelleyHelena Schwenk

IBM's recent announcements on data governance tools and services are of particular importance to European companies, but have relevance beyond Europe. They also serve to underline the strategic nature of the expanded alliance between IBM an...
Location, Location, Location: Qlik Acquires Idevio

Jan 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcEMEA42239117

by: Helena Schwenk

The natural complement between data visualization and mapping technology makes Qlik's recent acquisition of Idevio a logical move. The small Swedish company provides a neat tuck in acquisition that aims to bring location and map data to lif...
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ZAP: Improving Time to Insight for Midsize Firms

Sep 2017 - Market Note - Doc # EMEA43048517

by: Helena Schwenk

This IDC Market Note outlines how ZAP (a provider of data and analytics software) is carving out its niche in the midmarket with an end-to-end solution designed to fast-track the time and effort involved in kick-starting a data warehousing ...
Technology is changing "work" as we know it. This impacts organizations' culture, required skills, the way talent is sourced, the workspace, and the nature and makeup of the workforce itself.This IDC Presentation describes IDC Europe's visi...
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