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Stacy Crook

Research Director, Internet of Things

Stacy Crook is a Research Director with IDC’s IoT Ecosystem and Trends Research Practice.  In this role, she provides coverage of key software trends across the IoT landscape, including the platforms organizations leverage to: manage IoT endpoint devices and connectivity; collect, process, visualize, and analyze IoT data; and integrate IoT data into other applications, systems, and services.


Previously, Ms. Crook was an analyst within IDC’s enterprise mobility programs providing coverage of mobile enterprise applications and platforms, mobile device management, mobile security software, mobile operating environments, as well as broader trends in enterprise mobility strategy.

Before joining IDC in 2005, Ms. Crook was a Program Manager for the CIO Executive Council at CIO Magazine.


  • BS in Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield
  • MA in Counseling Psychology from Framingham State University
  • Ms. Crook has been quoted in tech industry publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, ComputerWorld, ITWorld, BizTech Magazine and others
On February 15, 2018, Google announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xively, a division of LogMeIn Inc. The acquisition will support Google's Internet of Things (IoT) platform strategy, once the company figures out how it...
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Deconstructing the IoT Platform Wars

Feb 2018 - Event Proceeding - Doc # DR2018_T7_SC

by: Stacy Crook

These event proceedings were presented at the IDC Directions conferences in Santa Clara and Boston in February and March 2018.The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of a vast array of endpoints, connecting over a variety of networks and cr...
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