Andrea DiMaio

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Addressing the Euro Crisis Can Provide ROI

by Andrea Di Maio  |  September 26, 2012  |  Comments Off

Last week I attended an event organized by Gartner Executive Program for our CIO clients in a very nice location, in the middle of a famous wine districts in the country. There, I led a session about the euro crisis, sharing the scenario planning exercise that David Furlonger and I did at the end of […]

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Governments Could Go Out of Business: What Should Technology Do?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  July 25, 2012  |  1 Comment

People have been following with a moderate sense of worry the financial crisis unfolding in Greece and other European countries, Despite how dramatic the situation has become in Greece, many have remained in denial about the possibility of a serious contagion to other vulnerable countries. However things have suddenly changed, as Valencia, Murcia, Catalonia and […]

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Do Shopping Behaviors Place the Eurozone on The Brink of The Abyss?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  April 17, 2012  |  Comments Off

In this blog I have covered the research that we have been doing on a possible euro crisis, including the development of alternative scenarios and comments about readiness of enterprises and widely different approaches to preparedness (or lack thereof). I have been saying that we do not do predictions about the outcome, but just urge […]

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The IT Impact of a Euro Crisis is Scarier Than Many Think

by Andrea Di Maio  |  March 8, 2012  |  3 Comments

Yesterday at the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum in London I had the opportunity to address the audience with a 10 mins piece in the euro crisis and its ramifications for IT, followed by a full session for a smaller audience. During the general session I asked how many of the attendees (over 200 CIOs from […]

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Are Enterprises Serious About the Euro Crisis?

by Andrea Di Maio  |  February 22, 2012  |  Comments Off

Yesterday I had a very interesting conversation with somebody from a large IT vendor, who was interested to know what we were hearing from our clients after the webinar that we run and the many research notes that we published between December and February. I had to admit that I had very few inquiries and […]

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Preparing for a Euro Crisis is Essential, Even If the Euro Survives

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 19, 2011  |  1 Comment

In previous posts, research notes and press releases both I and my colleague David Furlonger have been warning our clients about the need  for CIOs and IT leaders to start preparing for the consequences of a euro crisis. Understandably many people are in denial about the possibility that the euro breaks up, or that their […]

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The Euro Crisis Is Looming but Many Do Not Seem to Really Care

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 16, 2011  |  1 Comment

Over the last few days we had a good coverage of the research note (client access required) that David Furlonger and I wrote about the euro. The press in the UK (e.g. the Financial Times and Computer Weekly ), in Germany (e.g. Silicon.de and Computerwoche) and in France (Le Monde Informatique) picked on our press […]

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Tell Us What You Think About the Euro Crisis: Gartner Survey

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 9, 2011  |  Comments Off

As part of the research that my colleague David Furlonger and I are doing about the IT impact of the euro crisis, we are gathering anecdotal evidence of preparedness (or lack thereof) in IT organizations around the world. It would be very helpful if you would fill this very short questionnaire to give us a […]

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The Euro Crisis May Have a Major Impact on IT, Worldwide

by Andrea Di Maio  |  December 7, 2011  |  5 Comments

Before joining Gartner I spent a few years at the European Commission, where I was lucky enough to work on one of the most exciting projects at the time, which was the implementation of the single European currency. I was tasked with helping understand and prepare for the IT impact of the change, ranging from […]

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