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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.


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This IDC study examines the human capital management (HCM) and payroll applications market for the 2015–2017 period. Revenue and market share of the leading vendors are provided for 2017. Included is a full list of tracked vendors for total...
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ERP: The Backbone of Digital Transformation

Oct 19, 2017 - Framingham, MA United States