Stramaglio Consulting announced that IDC has joined The Consortium, a think tank of imaging industry leaders focused on helping the channel grow and thrive.
IDC is a global market research company covering virtually every aspect of the information technology sector, helping technology suppliers and buyers make strategic decisions. IDC’s Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions (IPDS) group tracks the entire imaging and printing market across the full range of products, technologies, solutions, and services.
As a new member of The Consortium, IDC is excited to share data and insights with the membership, while collaborating to help shape the future of the office technology industry and channel.
“The Consortium brings together an impressive collection of industry experience and expertise,” said Robert Palmer, Research VP for IDC’s Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions Group. “We look forward to collaborating with the group and providing value through market intelligence and industry research.”
The Consortium is assembled by Mike Stramaglio, president and CEO of Stramaglio Consulting, in order to establish an open collaborative platform that enables the Imaging Channel to embrace and lead Digital Transformation (DX).
“The convergence of thought leadership and data-driven insights is vital for the evolution of the Imaging Channel.” said Mike Stramaglio. “I’m thrilled to welcome IDC on board and am confident that their participation will amplify our collaborative efforts towards a progressive future.”
About Stramaglio Consulting LLC
Stramaglio Consulting is committed to taking imaging channel businesses to the next level with a focus on new technologies, innovation and consulting services. Its founder, Mike Stramaglio, is a well-known and respected industry leader with more than 40 years’ experience in the office imaging technology channel. Most recently, he was president of MWA FORZA with Konica Minolta after its acquisition of MWA Intelligence, the company he founded in 2006.
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,300 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology, IT benchmarking and sourcing, and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC’s analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading tech media, data, and marketing services company.