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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
At AWS re:Invent in November 2017, IoT was highlighted as one of the top areas of investment for the company. AWS demonstrated its continued commitment to IoT by announcing five new services, enhancements to existing services, and the intro...
Hitachi Creates a New Business to Drive IoT Strategy

Sep 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43077017

by: Stacy Crook,  Vernon Turner

Hitachi has combined its data management, analytics, and industry businesses into a new legal entity called Hitachi Vantara. The goal of the new entity is to help customers make sense of the ever-growing mass of data in their environments a...
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