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Canadian IT Overview Team

Barbara Hall

Associate Vice President, Operations & Product Management

Lars Goransson

Managing Director, IDC Canada

John Zhang

Research Analyst

New Research

This IDC Market Presentation explores IDC Canada's ICT predictions for 2018 and was originally presented as a web conference on December 6, 2017. Thought leaders Tony Olvet and Lars Goransson highlighted the most dynamic information and com...
This IDC Presentation provides a recap of our Canadian predictions web conference held on December 7, 2016. IDC Canada's predictions track one of the biggest ICT stories of our time: the continuing emergence and evolution of the 3rd Platfor...
Oil Price Crunch: How Will the Canadian Energy ICT Market Respond to "Lower for Longer" Oil Prices?

Feb 2016 - IDC Presentation - Doc # CA41032416

by: Nigel WallisTarun BhasinTim Brunt,  Krista Collins,  Lars GoranssonEvan Hardie,  Sanjay Khanna,  Kevin Lonergan,  Vladyslav Mukherjee,  Tony OlvetDave Pearson,  Mira Perry,  Mark Schrutt,  David Senf,  Lawrence SurteesJim Westcott

This IDC Presentation provides a snapshot highlighting the impact on energy sector ICT investments. The core assumptions underpinning the IDC's forecast for the oil and gas sector have significantly deteriorated in the past six months. The ...
Business Strategy: Mobile Payments in Canada — 2016 Status Update

Feb 2016 - Business Strategy - Doc # CA40652216

by: Robert Smythe,  Lars Goransson

This IDC Financial Insights report provides an update to IDC Financial Insights' May 2014 report that examined the current status of mobile payments in Canada and how they might evolve in the future (see Business Strategy: Mobile Payments a...
This IDC Presentation was originally held as a Web conference on December 3, 2015. It covers economic, business, and technology predictions and trends shaping 2016. It arms technology professionals from both end-user and vendor...
This IDC Financial Insights Perspective looks at the Scalingbitcoin Workshop in Montreal held on September 12 and 13, 2015, which IDC Financial Insights attended. This event was the first occasion that brought together over 250 attendees fr...
Financial Industry Innovation and the 3rd Platform

Aug 2015 - Insights Presentation - Doc # FI258691

by: Robert Smythe,  Lars Goransson

This IDC Financial Insights Presentation looks at how the financial industry technology innovation today is being facilitated by the 3rd Platform that includes cloud, big data and analytics, social communications, and mobile. Most banks hav...
Transitioning to a Digital Bank: Make Banking Fun

Aug 2015 - Insights Presentation - Doc # FI258692

by: Robert Smythe,  Lars Goransson

This IDC Financial Insights Presentation looks at the steps that banks must take to prosper in the oncoming digital financial world. This presentation draws on IDC's research based on interviews with consumers and financial industry executi...
Perspective: Banks Not Positioned to Deliver Mobile Payments' Core Functions

Jun 2015 - Perspective - Doc # FI256851

by: Robert Smythe,  Lars Goransson,  Sanjay Khanna

This IDC Financial Insights Perspective examines the options facing retail consumer banks and other mobile payment participants in establishing their role in the evolving mobile payment arena. A key decision banks must make is whether they ...
This IDC Financial Insights Perspective examines the expectations of Canadians for acquiring and disposing of banking products. Canadian financial institutions (FIs) are increasingly investing in online and mobile tools to acquire new custo...