Joe Barkai

Joe Barkai

Technology and Business Analyst, Consultant and Blogger

Joe Barkai is a global thought leader with more than 30 years of experience in helping organizations chart their product and market strategy. His background at the union of business and technology with hundreds of organizations across diverse industries, provides a unique ability to “connect the dots” and clearly articulate the always-evolving business value of technology.

Joe’s focus is on researching, forecasting and the strategic application of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology and the union between IoT and Cloud technologies and business processes such as product innovation, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) and equipment diagnostics and prognostics.

As Vice President of Research at IDC, a leading global market research firm, Joe led global research for over 8 years across a broad spectrum of industries, including automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace, medical devices and high-tech, and working with companies such as Caterpillar, Chrysler, Ford, IBM, John Deere, Oracle, PTC, SAP and Siemens. He appeared on CNN and was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and numerous industry publications.


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Documentation is Dead! or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Technology 1 Hours July 27, 2016