Kimberly Knickle Research Vice President, IDC's Manufacturing Group, IDC
Kimberly Knickle is research vice president in IDC’s manufacturing group, and she is responsible for research and analysis of business and IT issues for manufacturers.
She joined IDC in 2006 and leads the IT Priorities & Strategies program, which focuses on hot topics and technologies that are changing the way manufacturers buy and use IT, such as digital transformation, big data and analytics, cloud, IoT, mobility, and 3D printing.
Before joining the analyst industry, Kim held various roles in IT services, engineering, and product safety testing, beginning her career as an engineer at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Kim has a MBA from Boston University’s School of Management, focusing on Marketing and Operations and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Manufacturers are under a lot of pressure to both speed up their supply chains and personalize their products. To make that happen, they will have to think differently about their processes — using all kinds of data from across an expanding network — and master three major trends in manufacturing.
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