Frederic Giron

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Sourcing & Vendor Management PROFESSIONALS

Frederic leads a research team that serves Forrester's Sourcing & Vendor Management clients in Asia. His key research areas focus on the IT services markets in Asia including India, China, ASEAN, Australia /New Zealand, South Korea, and Japan. Frederic helps clients understand the service provider landscape as well as best practices for provider selection in Asia.

Frederic also works on the future of IT services industry globally, analyzing in particular how IT service providers are increasingly leveraging software assets to improve the performance of their service delivery and deliver more business value to their clients. Frederic helps clients understand how they can benefit from these new software asset based services and how they need to change their sourcing processes.

Frederic is also responsible for the Forrester data activities in Asia, helping clients to understand the tech spending trends leveraging Forrsights workforce, IT, and business decision-makers surveys. He also builds and updates the tech market sizing and forecasting models in Asia and is part of Forrester's Tech Industry Economics team.

Previous Work Experience

Frederic came to Forrester through its acquisition of Springboard Research, where he managed Springboard's Indian research operations (about 30 people). Prior to Springboard, he was a research director at Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), managing its research activities in Southern Europe and its coverage of the IT software and services markets. Frederic also launched PAC's activities in the US, where he covered the software and IT services markets. Prior to PAC, Frederic worked as an SAP consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Education

Frederic has a master's degree in electronics and project management from ENSEEIHT Toulouse, France.

Frederic Giron's Research

  • For CIOs

    Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2014 To 2015

    Both technology buyers and technology sellers have a keen interest in what is happening in the Asia Pacific technology market, the third-largest regional tech buying area in the world. CIOs and ...

    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report: Market Overview: Tech Services In Indonesia, 2014

      Many multinational corporations (MNCs) see Indonesia as the next frontier for growth in Asia Pacific (AP). Most large MNCs have developed a presence in China; many have also done so in India ...

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      Report: Case Study: India's BLP Sources Long-Term Business Innovation

      With a number of large outsourcing contracts in Asia Pacific coming up for renewal in 2014 and 2015, organizations are asking how they can move away from traditional, rigid engagements focused o...

      • Downloads: 53
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report: The Forrester Wave™: Business Intelligence Service Providers In Asia Pacific, Q4 2013

      Business decision-makers in Asia Pacific (AP) are increasingly aware of the importance of business intelligence (BI) and broader analytics to business strategy and execution. However, lack of in...

      • Downloads: 238
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report: The Renegade Technology Buyer In Asia

      Technology is now too important for the business not to be involved. Business decision-makers in Asia also mention that frustration with their IT department pushes them to spend directly on IT w...

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      Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012

      For most tech vendors, the Asia Pacific market is the new frontier — a region of fast growth, endless opportunity, and dynamic businesses unencumbered by the legacy technologies and practi...

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      Report: Australia, China, And India Set The Pace In Asian IT Services

      Different factors will drive the growth of the IT services and outsourcing industries in Australia, China, and India. In Australia, as-a-service offerings, mobile application development, and mo...

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      Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012 To 2014

      The Asia Pacific region is often thought of as the growth engine of the global economy and thus of the tech market. But that engine has been misfiring on some key cylinders, leading to slower gr...

      • Downloads: 699
    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report: Innovation and Transformation Imperatives Drive ASEAN IT Services Growth

      The IT services market in Asia Pacific is highly fragmented with greatly differentiated maturity levels and spending behaviors. Forrester believes that a combination of business drivers (the inc...

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    • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

      Report: India IT Services Report: 2010

      This document provides an early and accurate market size estimates for 2010 in India, including vendor rankings and activities, forecasts, and market trends for vendor strategists. The report is...

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