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Eric Newmark

Program Vice President, Cloud, SaaS and Industry Cloud

Eric Newmark is Program Vice President for IDC’s Cloud, SaaS, and Industry Cloud practice. Mr. Newmark’s core research focus includes leading IDC's Industry Cloud (IC) Advisory Service, which provides in-depth analysis, strategy, development tracking, and guidance to both industrial companies and technology vendors across eight industries (financial services, government, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, oil & gas, retail, and utilities) on how to create IC opportunities, maximize their revenue potential, best structure joint ventures and partnerships, and minimize business risk from impending industry disintermediation and buyer consolidation. This global research effort, which is contributed to and supported by over 50 IDC analysts across the US, Europe, and Asia, is directed and managed by Mr. Newmark.

Mr. Newmark joined IDC from AMR Research, where as a Senior Research Analyst he provided advisory and consulting services to technology and services firms focused on Supply Chain and Customer Management Applications.  Prior to AMR, Eric spent most of his career with Siebel Systems Inc., Onlink Technologies and Easyware Software, where he held positions in application development, technical project management, and operations management, helping to design, develop, and implement enterprise systems at Fortune 500 companies.


  • B.S. in MIS and Finance from Babson College
  • M.B.A. from Boston University Questrom School of Business, with additional certification in Strategic Business Analysis
  • Mr. Newmark has been quoted by national media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, CIO Insight, Supply & Demand Executive, RFID Journal, Bio-IT World, and Pharmaceutical Commerce, and has spoken at dozens of industry and technology conferences.

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Cloud Adoption in the Manufacturing Industry

Dec 2017 - IDC Perspective - Doc # US43134017

by: Kimberly KnickleEric Newmark

This IDC Perspective reports the worldwide manufacturing results from IDC's 2017 CloudView Survey of line-of-business cloud buyers and IT operations staff on cloud adoption rates, trends, and attitudes."Manufacturers believe cloud will have...
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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2018 Predictions

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