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Robert Eastman
Works at IDC
Attended Babson College
Lives in Greater Boston, MA
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On the IDC Energy Insights Blog: "Security and Cybersecurity in the Utility Industry - New Report", https://idc-community.com/energy/smart-grid/security_and_cybersecurity_in_the_utility_industry_new_report

Cybersecurity is, of course, only getting more and more interesting (or worrisome, depending on your inclination at any given moment). Statistics indicate this is a particularly concerning issue in the utility / energy industry.
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Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 1, http://ow.ly/pb3RM, on the TEC Blog. Slides: http://ow.ly/pb3RN
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@ICAinBOSTON has a winner in the Barry McGee exhibit. http://ow.ly/osHYk photo credit: John Kennard. http://johnkennard.net/
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Logility Works with AdapChain to Accelerate Supply Chain and Enterprise Integration, http://ow.ly/mTDGo, on the TEC Blog.
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Looking forward to the reunion today of the #Dykes-#Eastman-#LaPointe-#Scott clan. It's all about family.
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Acumatica Unleashing its Cloud ERP Potential, http://bit.ly/1f0e05O
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Coming soon (Sept 18-19), the TEC Vendor Challenge: http://www.cvent.com/d/2cqhcs/4W
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SAP Acquires hybris, on the TEC blog.
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Once again, I am enjoying going through Mary Meeker's Internet trends / 2013 Edition.  Many insights.... 
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Industry / Technology Analyst ― Client Services Leader / Strategist ― Marketing / Communications Evangelist
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Industry / Technology Analysis; Research / Writing; Technology / Influence strategy; Outside-In Experience Evangelism; Certification as Industry Analyst Relations Professional (CIARP)
Employment
  • IDC
    Research Manager, 2014 - present
  • Technology Evaluation Centers
    Senior Analyst, 2012 - 2013
  • SMB Research, LLC
    Co-Founder, and Managing Director, 2013
  • Calyptus Consulting
    Analyst, 2012 - 2012
  • AMR Research
  • WANG Laboratories
  • DataGeneral
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Greater Boston, MA
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Shelburne Falls, MA
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Industry / Technology Analyst, Client Services Leader / Strategist; Marketing / Communications Evangelist; Relentless optimist; straight man for my wife.
Introduction
Former Co-founder and Co-Managing Director of SMB Research.  Robert Eastman is a Technology / Software / Industry Analyst with strong competencies in research, analysis, and consulting.

Areas of focus have spanned new, emerging and traditional technologies, and the best practices to deploy these technologies in specific business / industry contexts.

Robert has been recognized multiple times for success in developing, building and sustaining strategic client relationships, and developing services, frameworks, models and tools to deliver actionable value.  He has developed new client services, and consulted with firms on client service and marketing strategies.

Robert has worked closely with private and public sector Fortune100 to Fortune1000 clients in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, CPG, Energy, General manufacturing, High Tech, Industrial, Life Sciences, and other industries.

Bob cofounded SMB Research, a technology analyst firm serving the small-to-medium business (SMB), mid-sized, and enterprise business sectors. Prior to cofounding SMB Research, Bob worked for AMR Research (now Gartner), where for more than 12 years, he advised clients in the aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer electronics, consumer packaged goods (CPG), energy, general manufacturing, high tech, industrial, life sciences, and other industries. 

Robert is a certified Industry Analyst Professional (CIARP), and earned his MBA at Babson College.  He has authored numerous articles and reports, and has been quoted numerous times in the press.

Education
  • Babson College
    Marketing, International Business
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    Bachelor of Science
  • Mohawk Trail Regional High School
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