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George  Bulat - International Data Corporation (IDC). Toronto, ON, CA

George Bulat George  Bulat

Consulting Director | International Data Corporation (IDC)

Toronto, ON, CANADA

George ensures clients receive high quality and timely customized research that meets their strategic ICT research objectives.

Biography

As Consulting Director, George Bulat draws on his breadth of experience from the analyst side as he directs IDC’s research teams to ensure clients meet their strategic planning, go-to-market and measurement objectives. George builds upon the thought leadership of Canadian and worldwide analysts to provide custom solutions that clients require.

Previously, George was the Research Director of IDC Canada's Client Hardware group, responsible for PC, Hardcopy Peripherals and PC Monitor Trackers as well as the 3D Printing report series.

Prior to working at IDC, George completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Toronto, with a Philosophy major.

Areas of Expertise (6)

Business Development Custom Solutions Sales Enablement Thought Leadership 3D Printing Printers and MFPs PCs and PC Monitors

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Associated IDC Services (1)

  • IDC Canada Custom Solutions Team

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Education (1)

University of Toronto: B.A., Philosophy

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Croatian

Media Appearances (2)

IDC: Canadian health-care firms, automakers should grasp 3D printing opp

IT World Canada  online

2016-02-09

One of the most significant was a lack of knowledge and expertise, explained George Bulat, research director for client hardware at IDC Canada.

“3D print service bureaus have the capability to produce products for a variety of industries however they do not necessarily have expertise in these industries,” he said. “As a result, there is a reluctance for industry to use these third party services even though they may be beneficial.” In short, the 3D printing industry hasn’t developed to a sophisticated enough level to serve specialist verticals in a systematic fashion.

Bulat sees opportunities for 3D printing in various sectors, which he said have been experimenting with the technology long before the likes of MakerBot bought the technology to the consumer sector...

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3D printer resellers need vertical expertise: IDC Canada

Computer Dealer News  online

2014-08-08

In a recent article, George Bulat, research director for client hardware with IDC Canada, argues that adoption of 3D printing has moved beyond early adopters and hobbyists and is making its way into business applications, and is finding a home in the aerospace, automotive, education, dental, jewelry, medical and recreational markets, to name a few...

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Reports (5)

TELUS: Where Innovation Spawns a Start-Up Culture in Big Business IDC Canada

Mark Schrutt, Jason Bremner, George Bulat

August 2017

This IDC Perspective discusses how the best customer experience is across all sales channels and touch points, building long-lasting customer relationships and creating a work environment where people have the freedom to interact, explore, and innovate. These beliefs empower TELUS to provide the best experience in:

-Retail, with the growth of its Connected Experience stores and TELUS Mobile Innovation Centre, a leading-edge, hands-on mobile showcase of new technologies and products
-Business markets, via its cross-country network of TELUS Innovation Centres that demonstrate the art of the possible in technology and communications
-Canadian innovation, through TELUS accelerators for start-ups (such as TELUS Technology Accelerator with Innovate Calgary and T-Squared Accelerator with TEC Edmonton) and TELUS Ventures, a financing arm

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IDC's PC Monitor Tracker Taxonomy, 2016 IDC Canada

March 2016

This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview of and definitions for PC monitors. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's PC monitor hardware research.

This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the PC monitor industry including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.

"IDC's worldwide PC monitor taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the PC monitor market," said Phuong Hang, director of IDC's Worldwide PC Monitor program. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline to better understand and use IDC PC monitor research."

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IDC's Worldwide Digital Signage Tracker Taxonomy, 2016 IDC

March 2016

This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for digital signage. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's digital signage hardware research.

This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the digital signage industry, including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics.

"IDC's worldwide digital signage taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the digital signage market," said Maura Fitzgerald, senior analyst of IDC's Worldwide Digital Signage program. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline to better understand and use IDC's digital signage research."

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Canadian 3D Printing Forecast, 2015–2019 IDC Canada

Sep 2015

This IDC study provides the Canadian 3D printing market outlook, including a forecast for the installed base of 3D printing machines by category (desktop and industrial), unit shipments by price band/technology, and the revenue generated through 3D printing systems-related materials and other associated services. The document also highlights key considerations for technology suppliers in this burgeoning and complex market as well as some of the drivers and inhibitors to growth throughout the forecast period.

Consumer 3D Printing in Canada: You Don't Need to Be Big to 3D Print IDC Canada

May 2015

This IDC Flash examines the availability of 3D printing to Canadian consumers, ranging from government initiatives to the 3D printing community of enthusiasts to programs launched by retailers. IDC explores the impact of recent pilot programs launched by Staples and The Printing House (TPH).

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