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Mickey North Rizza

Program Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce

Mickey North Rizza is program vice president for IDC’s Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce research practice. She leads a team of analysts responsible for IDC’s coverage of the next generation of enterprise applications including ERP, financial applications, procurement, supply chain automation project and portfolio management, enterprise asset management, services resource planning (SRP) and related project-based solutions software and the digital commerce business network. In her role, Mickey and the team advises clients on ERP and i-ERP systems and associated applications, and digital commerce with a focus on the key trends, opportunities, innovation and the IT and Business Buyer concerns and requirements. 


Mickey has over 20 years' experience as a practitioner in supply chain, sourcing and procurement. Prior to IDC, Ms. North Rizza worked as an award-winning analyst for AMR Research and Gartner and has several years of technology vendor experience aiding practitioners on their transformation journey and assisting with market messages. Ms. North Rizza is the founding member of the ISM Supply Chain Risk Management Group, which she chaired in 2015.


  • B.A., Michigan State University in Materials Logistics Management
  • Recognized as "Top Female Supply Chain Executive" by Supply and Demand Chain Executive magazine
  • Internationally sought-after speaker and an author. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fortune.  She has also been featured on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street and in many other industry publications.


SAP reported that cloud and software revenue grew 8% for the quarter (all rates in this document are non-IFRS, constant currencies).
SAP Releases S/4HANA Cloud SDK, Enhancing Its ERP PaaS Offering

Sep 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43116217

by: Jordan Jewell,  Henry D. Morris,  Mickey North Rizza

On September 26, 2017, SAP announced the general availability of the SAP S/4HANA Cloud software developer kit (SDK), which runs on the SAP Cloud Platform. The announcement was made at the company's SAP TechEd event, which was held September...
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This IDC Web Conference presents discussion by IDC's Mickey North Rizza on the key predictions that will impact the market for intelligent enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and ...
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