Digital Business Transformation Thought Leader, Gartner Research, Flexible European location

  • Ideate, define and conduct ongoing research and analysis in the Digital Business space.
  • Author thought leading research focused on emerging technology trends and the related business and technology services opportunities, with a primary view on the consulting and implementation market opportunities. Current examples include mesh technologies, digital technology platforms, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and intelligent things.
  • Research through reading, networking with clients, vendors and analysts, evaluating and analyzing information and participating in Research Communities and other activities which comprise the Gartner research process
  • Fundamentally and foundationally research market share and forecast quantitative methods to size market opportunity and evaluate vendor revenue - embedding these methods into the totality of the research agenda
  • Deliver value from the data through rigorous analysis, vetting of positions, collaboration and peer review.
  • Provide clients with actionable advice via telephoned, email and face to face inquiries and meetings with clients in covered topic areas
  • Create specified volumes of published, must have, research to fulfill our commitment to clients, enhance Gartner’s brand position, and become a “must-read” analyst
  • Create user and vendor surveys analyzing resulting data to provide insight for the IT Services Provider marketplace
  • Create compelling materials for and deliver face-to-face, teleconferenced, video conferences and taped presentations to for clients- including but not limited to individualized Strategic Advisory Services, Webinars, Remote SAS in addition to speaking at Gartner Events
  • Attend client/prospect meeting with sales for identification of opportunities and supporting sales productivity through Proof of Concept meetings


  • 5-10 years’ experience working within IT Services
  • 5 years in leadership, strategic planning, consulting, or delivery capacity at an IT Services Provider
  • 3 years in customer engagement, practice leadership or marketing at start up or established provider
  • Bachelor's degree in related field; Masters preferred
  • An incessant drive for continuous learning is a must. Successful analysts in this role will evolve coverage areas numerous times during the course of time.
  • Relevant services experience, well versed on the business of leading and managing consulting and implementation services.
  • Deep understanding of consulting business models, the competitive landscape, and user/buyer strategies.
  • Financial analysis skills are a must. This includes quantitative skills necessary to express market forecasts and market share estimates as well as explain assumptions and rationale.
  • Strong writing ability is mandatory. Writing efforts will require stating/staking positions, justifying those positions via research and fact base (including market surveys) and provide actionable analysis and recommendations.
  • Strong communicator who is able to explain complex concepts concisely, simply and in a compelling manner that drives clients to action, and guides them to effective results and impact.
  • Strong client presence and ability to relate to a myriad of client roles and enterprise organizations a must. Candidate must demonstrate the credibility to represent Gartner research, methodology and strategies effectively at multiple levels (Board, C-Level, Business Unit and Operational) and multiple client organization types (End User Client, Investors, Technology and Service Providers, Resellers, Channel Pa rtners)


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