Frederic Giron

VP, Research Director serving CIOs

Frederic serves CIOs and their business partners by predicting the long-term business impact of business technology. His research focuses on software-asset-based models and their role in clients' digital transformation initiatives; he also analyzes the shifting and consolidating tech services and outsourcing markets.

In addition, Frederic regularly advises end user clients on the technology services providers and markets in Asia, helping clients understand the landscape as well as best practices for service provider selection in Asia.

Frederic is a frequent public speaker and is regularly quoted by leading business newspapers and IT magazines.

Previous Work Experience

Frederic came to Forrester through its acquisition of Springboard Research, where he managed Springboard's Indian research operations. 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.


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

Frederic Giron's Research

  • For CIOs

    Report: Brief: Infosys' EdgeVerve Targets Enterprises' Digital Transformation Needs

    Infosys recently announced the creation of a wholly owned subsidiary: EdgeVerve Systems. The new entity will own, develop, market, and sell Infosys' Edge line of software products and solutions,...

    • Downloads: 74
  • For CIOs

    Report: Next-Generation Services Offer A New Path To Digital Transformation

    CIOs understand the urgency of ramping up their business technology (BT) capabilities — including systems of engagement — to help the business win, serve, and retain customers. Incre...

    • Downloads: 234
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report: Case Study: Leveraging Managed Services To Bring Agility To The Business

    In the age of the customer, the CIO's business technology agenda must aim at better engagement with business stakeholders to help them win, serve, and retain customers. This means that the CIO h...

    • Downloads: 154
  • 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 ...

    • Downloads: 356
  • 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 ...

    • Downloads: 137
  • For CIOs

    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...

    • Downloads: 1153
  • For CIOs

    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...

    • Downloads: 960
  • For CIOs

    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: 729
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 479
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 89
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