GTDC Research: “Priming Partnerships for Changing Channels is based on in-depth interviews with channel executives providing a 360-degree perspective on how distributors, vendor partners, and solution providers are responding to new partner demands. Sweeping developments are addressed through candid discussions with industry leaders across all dimensions of the channel, supplemented by data collected and analyzed in emerging markets such as cloud. This independently researched report provides concise “Tips from the Top” and detailed coverage of the distributor-led ecosystems that are growing throughout the globe.”

https://gtdc.org/priming-partnerships-for-changing-channels/

The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) is a worldwide industry association dedicated to defining and promoting the role of wholesale distribution in a successful and healthy information technology channel. The Council is comprised of the computer industry’s top distributors dedicated to serving “the channel,” a network of skilled solution providers, Internet resellers and retailers focused on providing hardware, software and services to businesses and consumers around the globe. https://gtdc.org/

GTDC Research: Tech Distribution 2025 – “The GTDC commissioned Vation to research and develop this report due to the firm’s unique perspective on key participants in the IT value chain, from venture capitalists and OEMs – including emerging and established vendor partners – to the central role of distributors, the solution providers they serve and, of course, end customers.

This is GTDC’s first report to look at all of these dimensions to channel business and what to expect from distributor’s in the years ahead. In addition to conducting in-depth interviews with leaders from all dimensions of the technology ecosystem, Vation gathered detailed survey responses from more than 50 top-executives on the most important drivers for distribution partnership success today and expectations over the next five years.”

Access the Research at:  https://gtdc.org/tech-distribution-2025/

The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) is a worldwide industry association dedicated to defining and promoting the role of wholesale distribution in a successful and healthy information technology channel. The Council is comprised of the computer industry’s top distributors dedicated to serving “the channel,” a network of skilled solution providers, Internet resellers and retailers focused on providing hardware, software and services to businesses and consumers around the globe. https://gtdc.org/

Forrester: The CIO in 2020 – A Window of Opportunity  “Forrester predicts 2020 will be another year of fast-paced change and tumultuous transformation across a variety of industries and functions. Faced with this uncertainty, many companies will choose to hold off on new innovations and scale back technology investment.

That could be a crucial misstep.

Customers today expect innovative, personalized — and frequently updated — experiences. The leading brands will move forward to deliver those exceptional experiences while their competition stands still. And it’s all fueled by technology.”

Access the Research at:  https://go.forrester.com/cio-in-2020-opportunity/

Forrester is an American market research company that provides advice on existing and potential impact of technology, to its clients and the public.

They offer a variety of services including syndicated research on technology as it relates to business, quantitative market research on consumer technology adoption as well as enterprise IT spending, research-based consulting and advisory services, events, workshops, teleconferences, and executive peer-networking programs. https://go.forrester.com/

CIO from IDG: 2020 State of the CIO Executive – “CIO’s 2020 State of the CIO research helps define the CIO agenda for the upcoming year and outlines the responsibilities and challenges facing senior tech leaders. This year, the results highlight the growing recognition of the value that CIO’s bring to business strategy as well as their increasing customer-centric focus. Two-thirds (67%) of CIOs say the creation of new revenue-generating initiatives is among their job responsibilities, and one of their key initiatives in place to become more revenue-driven is direct customer interaction (42%).”

Access the Research at:  https://www.idg.com/tools-for-marketers/2020-state-of-the-cio/

IDG is the world’s leading technology media, data and marketing services company. They influence the most powerful tech buyers in the world — from business technologists to enthusiasts and everyone in between.

CIO attracts the highest concentration of enterprise CIOs and business technology executives with unparalleled peer insight and expertise on business strategy, innovation, and leadership. CIO readers gain key insights on career development for themselves and their employees, including certifications, hiring practices, and skills development, along with a strong foundation in digital transformation of their businesses. https://www.idg.com/

Enabling you with the knowledge and tools to build high-performance channels