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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  • 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: 473
  • 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: 320
  • 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: 347
  • 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: 163
  • 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: 126
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Tech Services In Indonesia, 2014

    The Market Is Booming But Lacks Scale And Maturity

    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: 118
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Evaluating BI Services In Asia Pacific

    Local Delivery Capabilities Are Crucial For Project Success

    Organizations in Asia Pacific (AP) are increasing their investments in business intelligence (BI) tools, technologies, and strategies. However, lack of internal expertise remains a significant...

    • Downloads: 139
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 43