Andy Golub is Managing Director of Research & Operations for 451 Research’s Voice of the Connected User Landscape end-user surveys and research. . He has 16 years of experience in building and managing survey research networks, and oversees 451 Research's ChangeWave panel and all of its components, including reporting and data analysis, survey operations, questionnaire development, membership management and recruitment. He also oversees population representative survey programs.
Andy received a degree in finance from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Corporate IT Spending: Smartphone, Tablet and PC Trends - Our latest corporate survey shows major improvements in US business IT spending going forward. Planned 2nd Quarter spending is the strongest since 2010, though Q1 spending was lower than expected. A total of 1,428 respondents from 451 Research's Leading Indicator panel who are involved with IT spending in their organization participated in the February 8-28 survey, which also focused on corporate demand for smartphones, tablets and PCs.
Macroeconomic Outlook - Business Trends: Our latest Business Trends survey shows the US economy is continuing to improve as the 1st Quarter heads toward a close. Sales growth is at its best March reading in five years, and capital budget and sales pipeline projections are positive. We're also seeing strengthening in the job market. At the same time, inflationary pressures continue to trend upward. The survey of 1,771 US corporate respondents from 451 Research's Leading Indicator panel was completed on March 13.
Macroeconomic Outlook - Consumer Spending: Our March survey shows overall spending going forward is upbeat for the second month in a row. Consumer expectations are near all-time highs, while confidence is down slightly but remains positive. The survey of 1,804 US consumers from 451 Research's Leading Indicator panel -- completed March 21 -- also shows the impact of global economic factors continues to ease. Several spending categories are up this month led by travel/vacation and restaurants. The online giant Amazon leads not only in the home entertainment space but also for overall shopping among both online and in-store retailers.
Four times a year, 451 Research conducts a population representative survey of 4,000 US consumers about technology adoption, usage and buying intentions to understand how various tech trends are materializing in the mass market. The Smart Home end-user survey covers demand for home automation devices including smart thermostats, home monitoring, lighting, CO and smoke detectors, smart plugs, locks and appliances. Customers also weigh in on preferred smart home manufacturers. This survey is organized into 3 sections: Overall Survey Demographics and Device Ownership, Smart home device ownership and buying plans by demographics, and Smart home device ownership and buying plans by current use. It was fielded in December 2016 among approximately 1,000 respondents.
Four times a year, 451 Research conducts a population representative survey of 4,000 US consumers about technology adoption, usage and buying intentions to understand how various tech trends are materializing in the mass market. The mobile pay and commerce end-user survey covers current and future use of mobile payment apps, mobile banking and shopping trends. The survey is organized into 3 sections: Overall Survey Demographics and Device Ownership, Mobile pay and commerce trends by demographic, and Mobile pay and commerce trends by current use. It was fielded in December 2016 among approximately 1,000 respondents.
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