Dane Anderson

Vice President, Research Director & Region Manager serving CIOs

Dane serves CIOs and leads an Asia Pacific team that guides business technology professionals across various roles including Sourcing & Vendor Management, Application Development & Delivery, Security & Risk Management, Infrastructure & Operations, and Enterprise Architecture. Dane provides strategic guidance and advice to clients in the areas of organization design, innovation, emerging technologies, and supporting business technology operations in Asia Pacific markets. His research focuses on helping clients mature from an IT-centric role in their organizations to a business-embedded one.

Dane's views on the Asian IT market are commonly cited in prominent publications and broadcast media, and he is a sought-after speaker at industry events in both Asia and the US.

Previous Work Experience

Dane was both the cofounder and the CEO of Springboard Research (which Forrester acquired in May 2011), where he oversaw the business and all research activities.

Prior to founding Springboard Research, Dane worked for IDC Asia/Pacific for nearly a decade in both Hong Kong and Singapore, playing a major role in the firm's regional expansion and leading a number of key research areas including personal systems, enterprise systems, vertical markets, and consulting. His last position with IDC Asia/Pacific was as vice president of consulting and vertical markets.

Education

Dane graduated with a B.S. degree in business administration from The Citadel in the US.

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    Report:India Datacenter Study: Virtualization, Consolidation, And Data De-Duplication

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the results from the survey on the India Datacenter market dynamics based on 102 interviews with Indian CIOs and top IT executives of...

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    Report:IT In India's Power Sector: Emerging Trends And Market Opportunities

    A stable, reliable, and sufficient electricity supply is crucial for any country. However, the power scenario in India has yet to reach desirable standards due to inadequate capacity, high...

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    Report:Inside The Campus: IT In India's Education Sector

    This report examines the Indian education system from kindergarten to college and highlights opportunities for vendor strategists. It is now an acknowledged fact in India that emerging technologies...

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    Report:IT In The Insurance Industry: Emerging Trends And Market Opportunities In Asia Pacific

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of IT usage in the insurance industry in Asia Pacific. Based on interviews with senior executives in charge of Asia Pacific operations at...

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    Report:IT In The Indian Retail Industry

    This report provides an assessment of the IT opportunities in the Indian retail industry in 2009 and beyond for vendor strategists. This report examines eight key segments in the retail sector:...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: Asia Pacific

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in Asia Pacific in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities and investments more successfully....

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    Report:India's Retail Industry: IT Market Trends And Opportunities, 2006-2010

    This report provides vendor strategists with an assessment of the IT opportunities available in the Indian retail industry. The report examines the eight key segments in India's retail sector, which...

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    Report:IT In The Indian Media And Entertainment Industry

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of IT in the media and entertainment industry in India in 2009. Having attracted an estimated $2B in foreign investment, the industry...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: New Zealand

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in New Zealand in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. Particular focus is...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: China 2009

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in China in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. Particular focus is given...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: Australia

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in Australia in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. Particular focus is...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: India 2009

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in India in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. Particular focus is given...

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    Report:India's Booming Media And Entertainment Industry: IT Market Trends And Opportunities, 2006-2010

    This report explores India's fast-growing media and entertainment industry (M&E) to help vendor strategists assess the market. Driven by India's healthy economy, rising middle class, higher incomes,...

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    Report:China's Retail Industry: IT Market Trends And Opportunities, 2006-2010

    This report provides vendor strategists with an assessment of the IT opportunities available in China's retail industry. The report examines the eight key segments in the country's retail sector,...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: Singapore 2009

    This document provides a comprehensive background of public sector dynamics in Singapore in order to enable vendor strategists to address market opportunities more successfully. Particular focus is...

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    Report:Australia's Retail Industry: IT Market Trends And Opportunities, 2006-2010

    This report assesses the Australian retail industry and market opportunities for vendor strategists, and examines eight key segments in the dynamic and extremely competitive retail sector: food,...

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    Report:Public Sector IT Opportunity: Asia Pacific 2009

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the public sector IT opportunities in Asia Pacific in light of the global economic slowdown. The research is based on interviews with...

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