Rich Karpinski

Rich Karpinski

Senior Research Analyst, Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things | Chicago, IL

Biography

Rich Karpinski is Senior Research Analyst for the Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT) survey and advisory offering at 451 Research, a part of S&P Global Market Intelligence. In this capacity, Rich tracks, analyzes and anticipates the pace and direction of IoT adoption, overseeing 451's quarterly survey of IoT adopters and twice-annual survey of operations technology (OT) professionals. As a member of 451's IoT team, Rich also is responsible for smart city and smart spaces coverage. In addition to that role, Rich closely tracks the evolution of mobile operator business models – including IoT and other digital service strategies – and works with 451's mobile operator customers to help them understand market trends and plot strategies.

Rich joined 451 Research in 2013 with the company's acquisition of mobility research firm Yankee Group. Before that, Karpinski was editor-in-chief of Connected Planet (formerly Telephony), where he led a staff in covering the service provider market. He has spent a career covering high-tech markets – both telecom and enterprise IT – for publications including Interactive Age, Communications Week, Information Week and Network Computing, working in marketing for supply chain software provider E2open and as an analyst for Net Market Makers.

Karpinski holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MS from Syracuse University.

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Recent Research from Rich Karpinski

  • Enterprises today are most likely to associate IoT initiatives with operational improvements or cost-cutting. Leveraging IoT to address corporate goals like sustainability or energy efficiency isn't a top priority today, but IoT teams are increasingly part of these critical conversations.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Organizational Dynamics - Quarterly Crosstabs

    Combining 451 Research's industry-leading analysis with a proprietary global panel of IT decision-makers, Voice of the Enterprise: IoT tracks the disruption occurring in the market and exposes the major opportunities for enterprises, IT vendors, suppliers and investors. The VotE: IoT, Organizational Dynamics survey focuses on how IoT and related initiatives impact enterprise organizations. Delivered quarterly, this study analyzes how IoT is disrupting the way businesses operate and the products they sell. This survey was fielded from June 16 through July 23, 2021.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Organizational Dynamics - Quarterly Charts & Figures

    Combining 451 Research's industry-leading analysis with a proprietary global panel of IT decision-makers, Voice of the Enterprise: IoT tracks the disruption occurring in the market and exposes the major opportunities for enterprises, IT vendors, suppliers and investors. The VotE: IoT, Organizational Dynamics survey focuses on how IoT and related initiatives impact enterprise organizations. Delivered quarterly, this study analyzes how IoT is disrupting the way businesses operate and the products they sell. This survey was fielded from June 16 through July 23, 2021.

    Internet of Things

  • Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things, Workloads & Key Projects - Quarterly Advisory Report

    Combining 451 Research's industry-leading analysis with a proprietary global panel of IT decision-makers, Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT) tracks the disruption occurring in the market and exposes the major opportunities for enterprises, IT vendors, suppliers and investors. The Workloads & Key Projects study was completed during the months of March and April 2021. The survey represents approximately 500 completes from pre-qualified IT and technology buying decision-makers. In addition to regular quarterly topics, the study focuses on enterprise deployment of IoT endpoints, use cases and infrastructure. This report was published in two cumulative chapters over a period of weeks. As of 10/20, this report contains parts 1 and 2 of 2.

    Internet of Things

  • Combining 451 Research's industry-leading analysis with a proprietary global panel of operational technology (OT) decision-makers, Voice of the Enterprise: Internet of Things (IoT), The OT Perspective, Technology & Vendor Decisions tracks the disruption occurring in the market and exposes the major opportunities for enterprises, IT and OT vendors, suppliers and investors. The study was completed during the months of January and February 2021 among approximately 600 pre-qualified OT and industrial IoT (IIoT) technology buying decision-makers. This survey focuses on technology and vendor buying decisions related to IIoT deployments and planning. This report was published in two cumulative chapters.

    Internet of Things

  • IoT Market Pulse: Scarce skills, cloud (and edge) first, predictive maintenance and health devices

    In our latest quick take on what is happening in the IoT tech sector, we have an important organizational update, as well as analysis around recent activity from Accenture and Lumen Technologies. Elsewhere, we examine Neptune Energy's cloud strategy and IoT-related impacts in transportation and healthcare.

    Internet of Things

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