Seasoned Industry Analyst Joins IDC Government Insights to Spearhead Digital Government Research

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--()--IDC Government Insights today announced 20-year industry veteran, Alan E. Webber, joins the team as Research Director. In this role, Mr. Webber's research will focus on digital government including technology innovation, digital strategy, eGovernment, citizen engagement, social media employment, open government, data transparency, impact of technology on the future of government, private-public business models, performance management, Internet of things, digital risk and security, and privacy. Follow him on twitter @alanwebber.

A seasoned industry veteran, Mr. Webber boasts more than 20 years of analyst, management and technology experience working with government vendors and government clients. Most recently, he was a Partner and Principle Analyst at the Altimeter Group covering digital risk. Previously, he was a Principal Analyst covering digital engagement and public sector at Forrester Research and has led various strategic planning, performance management, eGovernment, and Web initiatives for US Government agencies.

Mr. Webber's primary research interests are to assist clients in understanding the intersection of society/culture, technology, and government. His research covers the market forces and the transformative technologies that are critical to the evolution and success of national government agencies and programs. Recently announced, Mr. Webber will spearhead the new United States Digital Government Innovation and Transformation (DGIT) Strategies advisory service, designed to inform and support Federal government executives by identifying technology trends and disruptive technologies, innovative new programs based upon these technologies, and the successful deployment of technology in the context of policy and organizational challenges.

"As we look forward to 2015 and the evolution of the 3rd Platform, we are thrilled to welcome Alan to our team to round out our coverage of digital government initiatives," said Scott Lundstrom, Group Vice President, IDC Government Insights. "His proven track record as a thoughtful industry analyst focused on helping clients more effectively leverage innovative technology for improved business outcomes is an asset to our team and our clients."

For additional information about this new service or to arrange a one-on-one briefing with Alan Webber, please contact Sarah Murray at 781-378-2674 or sarah@attunecommunications.com. Reports are available to qualified members of the media. For information on purchasing reports, contact insights@idc.com; reporters should email sarah@attunecommunications.com.

About IDC Government Insights

IDC Government Insights assists government policy, program, and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by senior analysts with decades of government and IT industry experience, our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the Federal/Central and local/provincial Governments. International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology market. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology, media, research, and events company. For more information, please visit www.idc-gi.com, email info@idc-gi.com, or call 703-485-8300. Visit the IDC Government Insights Community at http://idc-community.com/government.

Contacts

IDC
Anna Di Pietro, 508-935-4237
Marketing Specialist
adipietro@idc.com
or
Attune Communications
Sarah Murray, 781-378-2674
Partner
sarah@attunecommunications.com

Release Summary

IDC Government Insights today announced 20-year industry veteran, Alan E. Webber, joins the team as Research Director.

Contacts

IDC
Anna Di Pietro, 508-935-4237
Marketing Specialist
adipietro@idc.com
or
Attune Communications
Sarah Murray, 781-378-2674
Partner
sarah@attunecommunications.com