Omdia's IT Enterprise Insights provides an interactive interface to the largest annual global survey of IT decision-makers. It draws on the opinion of over 6,400 respondents from 56 countries in 16 major industries. The data tool enables users to identify variances in demand across market segments and to adjust go-to-market messaging accordingly.
The Analyst Team
Senior Principal Analyst - Enterprise IT Management & Architecture and Lead Analyst Enterprise Technology Advisory Service
As a part of Omdia's Enterprise IT Management and Architecture IS, Hansa covers topics of importance to technology and business decision-makers. Digital transformation strategies, legacy modernization, systems integration and digital services around emerging technologies feature heavily in her research. She also leads Omdia's Enterprise Technology Advisory Service - a decision-maker focused service where she advises enterprises on digital transformation strategies and best practices. Hansa is the creative force behind the Omdia Digital Leaders Podcast which she also co-hosts. The podcast demystifies technology and business processes, practices, and solutions that impact digital transformation and leading a digital business.
Hansa has been a part of Omdia (formerly Ovum) since 2008. Her areas of expertise include transformation strategies and best practices, application modernization and systems integration services, outsourcing, global and offshore service delivery and engagement models, and vendor management and governance. She previously worked as a sourcing and vendor management analyst at Forrester Research. Hansa holds an MBA in finance and a bachelors in English from Gujarat University.
Associate Chief Analyst
Terry White is an associate senior analyst at Omdia, focusing on the enterprise IT domain. He advises CIOs and other executives on the organization, processes, and management of IT in the enterprise and specializes in IT strategy, agile IT, IT organization and models, and IT finance. Terry has worked with Omdia for over 10 years, specializing in enterprise IT in the Africa region. He has recently joined Omdia and covers IT operational and organizational models, IT finance, IT governance, IT strategy, IT portfolio management, benefits and value realization, and business cases. Recently, Terry has become deeply involved in agile IT and disruptive technologies – especially the effects on the wider organization and the wider implications on IT organizations, operating models, financing, and capabilities.
Senior Research Director, Cybersecurity
Maxine Holt leads the Omdia cybersecurity research, developing a comprehensive research program in this area to support vendor, service provider, and enterprise clients in the areas of infrastructure security, security operations, data security, and identity, authentication, and access
Maxine rejoined Omdia (as Ovum) in 2018, following two years at the Information Security Forum (ISF) developing research in areas including Protecting the Crown Jewels, Securing Collaboration Platforms, and Building Tomorrow’s Security Workforce. Prior to the ISF, Maxine spent 15 years in research at Ovum, including security, having started her career as a software developer in the financial services industry and working in consulting for the financial services and internet sectors. Maxine is a regular speaker at events and contributes articles to high-profile publications in cybersecurity.
Research Director, AI and Intelligent Automation
Natalia Modjeska leads the AI & IA research team at Omdia. She has 15+ years of experience in developing and deploying analytics and AI. Her diverse career includes R&D, product and program management, sales, consulting, and client advisory. She has worked with organizations of all sizes and levels of maturity across many industries and geographies helping clients to harness the power of data, advanced analytics and AI for transformative change. She has advised 200+ organizations around the globe on topics ranging from AI strategy and use cases, to execution, best practices, governance, ethics, emerging trends, and vendor due diligence.
Natalia is passionate about helping clients to demystify AI/ML and to deploy these technologies responsibly. As part of that effort, she serves as an expert on the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 - AI Standards working group and she volunteers with several non-profits to develop responsible AI certification; increase AI literacy and improve government through innovative technologies. Natalia holds a PhD in AI (NLP) from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and an Executive MBA from the Ivey School of Business (Western University).
Chief Analyst, AI & Data Analytics
Brad has more than 25 years of experience in IT technology, analyzing data and information architectures. He is skilled in competitive market intelligence, technology selection, business development, and quantitative research. He also has experience as an IT professional, business analyst, book author/editor, and high-tech journalist/editor.
Brad helps enterprises and high-tech companies work effectively across several market areas, including enterprise data and analytics, artificial intelligence, digital transformation, and DevOps. His expertise also covers market evaluation and go-to-market messaging, and he has a background in software development and database administration.
Associate Senior Analyst
Sue Clarke is an associate senior analyst at Omdia specializing in enterprise content management (ECM), including document management, records management, and web content. Sue provides analysis on ECM technologies, which includes digital asset management, web analytics, archiving, capture and scanning, case management, customer communications, and e-discovery. Her research provides insights into the issues facing organizations and how technology can enable better productivity. Before joining Omdia, she worked as a computer programmer developing a range of systems, including a purchasing system providing links between disparate systems.
Principal Analyst, Connected Enterprise
As part of customer engagement team at Omdia, Mila D’Antonio covers technology that enables connected customer experiences (CX) across the enterprise, with a specific interest in customer engagement platforms, customer data platforms, customer journey orchestration, and intelligent automation.
Mila provides analysis of the key developments in customer engagement applications, data management for enhanced CX, and emerging technologies that improve customer interactions and enables personalized, relevant engagements. She also writes on adjacent developments in the broader contact center market, digital transformation, mixed reality technology, and digital marketing. Prior to joining Omdia, formerly Ovum, in 2017, Mila worked as editor-in-chief at 1to1 Media. In addition, she holds a degree from the University of Pittsburgh where she studied English, journalism, and political science.
Practice Leader, Enterprise IT: Digital Workplace
Tim Banting is a Senior Principal Analyst in workspace services within Omdia's enterprise services team and focuses on unified communications and collaboration research. Tim provides Omdia's clients with insights and intelligence to help them compete more effectively in the collaboration and unified communications market.
Tim joined the company in 2019 and has extensive experience in the unified communications and collaboration field, having held presales, technical, competitive marketing, business development, and senior product management roles. Before joining Informa Tech (now Omdia), Tim worked at GlobalData. He started his career in sales and training roles relating to unified communications and worked as a contact center consultant at Rockwell and in business development and market intelligence roles at Cisco during the industry's transition from digital to IP PBXs. He has also held positions as a senior product manager for Microsoft and the head of business development at NextiraOne.
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