Dale Vile, CEO & Distinguished Analyst

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Dale is a co-founder of Freeform Dynamics, and today runs the company. As part of this, he oversees the organisation’s industry coverage and research agenda, which tracks technology trends and developments, along with IT-related buying behaviour among mainstream enterprises, SMBs and public sector organisations.

In addition to his comprehensive insight into how the IT industry hangs together overall, Dale has a deep knowledge of IT-related decision-making. During his 30 year career, he has worked in enterprise IT delivery with companies such as Heineken and Glaxo, and has held sales, channel management and international market development roles within major IT vendors such as SAP, Oracle, Sybase and Nortel Networks. He even spent a couple of years managing an IT reseller business for Admiral Software.

Dale has been involved in IT industry research since the year 2000 and has a strong reputation for original thinking and alternative perspectives on the latest technology trends and developments. He is a widely published author of books, reports and articles, and is an authoritative and provocative speaker.

Notable areas of expertise:

• IT strategy, planning and investment
• IT governance, delivery and management
• Workforce and digital transformation
• Market and channel development
• Primary research design and analysis
• Influence and decision-making
• High impact writing and speaking

Content published by Dale Vile

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IT Ops doesn’t matter? Really?

Get real; it’s not all about developers and DevOps

Column/Blog Post published March 2017

Managing Web and Mobile Security Risk

An introduction to continuous assessment for business executives

Inside Track published March 2017

The trouble with business executives…

IT-business misalignment woes

Column/Blog Post published March 2017

The Enterprise Flash Imperative

From expensive luxury to essential enabler

Report/Paper published March 2017

Getting all-flash storage investment approved

Time for a post-factual approach?

Column/Blog Post published February 2017

Technology as a catalyst for cultural change

Time for a more inspirational approach?

Inside Track published January 2017

Managing Cloud Complexity

The emerging role of converged services

Report/Paper published January 2017

Unleashing the full potential of all-flash arrays

The network is part of the system too

Report/Paper published December 2016

IT Decision-Making in the Digital Age

Are you ready to deal with the moments that matter?

Report/Paper published December 2016

Desktop budget wrangles

Whose device is it anyway?

Column/Blog Post published December 2016

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