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.

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  • Frederic Giron
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012

    Demystifying The Tech Markets Of Asia And The Pacific

    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 practices...

    • Downloads: 1151
  • For CIO Professionals

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

    Individual Country Dynamics Drive Growth And Industry Maturity

    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 mobile...

    • Downloads: 959
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2012 To 2014

    Political Inertia Hampers Asian Economic And Tech Market Growth

    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 growth...

    • Downloads: 726
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 477
  • 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
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Leveraging Outsourcing Services To Accelerate IT Maturation

    Emerging Asia Steps Up

    In terms of IT maturity, companies in emerging Asia — that is, Asia Pacific excluding Australia, Japan, and New Zealand — lag behind their Western counterparts. Up to now, the lack of...

    • Downloads: 329
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

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

    The Eight Global Market Leaders With Strong Regional Delivery Capabilities

    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...

    • Downloads: 304
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Asset-Based IT Services Shift Service Vendors' Operating Models

    Four Crucial Steps To Succeed With Asset-Based IT Services Offerings

    Forrrester has previously described why the move to software asset-based offerings has been slow to date and what steps service vendors are increasingly taking in order to successfully grow their...

    • Downloads: 368
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:The Move To An Asset-Based Services Play

    Asset-Based Services Have Become A Prerequisite For Success

    New business success imperatives are pushing clients to change the way they leverage IT solutions. IT service providers will have to adapt to these new rules of engagement if they want to remain...

    • Downloads: 387
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Service Providers Accelerate Smart City Projects

    Look For Partners With Software Assets And Prebuilt Solutions For More Cost-Effective And Rapid Delivery

    Numerous factors drive cities to take a smarter approach to their administration and development. They increasingly value technology as a lever to enable scalable and sustainable transformation both...

    • Downloads: 364
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2014 To 2015

    China, India, And ASEAN Will Be Up, Japan Down, And Australia And South Korea Flat

    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 other...

    • Downloads: 331
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:India IT Market Predictions 2011

    This document provides vendor strategists with an analysis of the key trends in the India IT market in 2010 and previews the top trends that will shape the local market in 2011. The India IT market...

    • Downloads: 58
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Case Study: HP Leverages Software Assets To Deliver Business Innovation To Automakers

    Global automotive markets are being transformed by the combined effects of environmental concerns, the fast growth of emerging markets, and changing consumer behavior. In particular, the automotive...

    • Downloads: 262
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:2011 ASEAN IT Services Report

    This document provides an overview of IT services within the ASEAN countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam for vendor strategists. The report discusses market...

    • Downloads: 64
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:APeJ IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the IT services market in APeJ in 2011. The research is based on interviews with key MNCs and local vendors in the Asia Pacific IT...

    • Downloads: 45
  • For CIO Professionals

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

    Digital Transformation Needs Analytics-Empowered, Business-Driven Service Providers

    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....

    • Downloads: 204
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ANZ IT Services Report: 2010

    This document provides market size estimates for 2010 in Australia and New Zealand, including vendor rankings and activities, forecasts, and market trends for vendor strategists. The report is based...

    • Downloads: 42
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ASEAN Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This document provides a comprehensive background of ASEAN countries' (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam) data center market dynamics from the end...

    • Downloads: 62
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:ASEAN IT Markets, 2012 To 2013: The Next Frontier To Growth

    The ASEAN3 countries (Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines) represent 78% of the IT spending of the ASEAN countries excluding Singapore. Indonesia and the Philippines will experience dynamic...

    • Downloads: 169
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Asia IT Outsourcing Services Are Poised For Rapid Growth

    The outsourcing market in Asia Pacific (the ASEAN countries, Australia/New Zealand, China, India, Japan, and South Korea) continues to grow at a much faster rate than the overall IT services market....

    • Downloads: 119
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    Report:Software Asset Inventory, H2 2012

    In July 2012, Forrester Research analyzed the software asset portfolios of 16 large global providers of IT services. During this process, Forrester received a total of 545 artifacts and...

    • Downloads: 131
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    Report:PRC IT Services Report: 2010

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

    • Downloads: 34
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

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

    How A Large Financial Services Institution Leveraged Managed-Storage-As-A-Service To Improve User Satisfaction

    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 has to...

    • Downloads: 149
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    Report:ANZ Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    The primary objective of this document is to provide a comprehensive background of Australia and New Zealand data center market dynamics. It provides an end user perspective to enable vendor...

    • Downloads: 56
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:India Data Center Study: End User Result Analysis

    This report provides a comprehensive background of India's data center market dynamics from the end user perspective so vendor strategists can address market opportunities more successfully and...

    • Downloads: 59