The Computer Software & Services Industry includes a broad range of companies, offering a wide range of products and services. They can include PC operating systems, network security applications, productivity solutions and office services.
These may be delivered as consulting and outsourcing services. End customers may be individuals or any size of business reflecting the growing need to use technology and the internet. Cloud services have become increasingly popular and can be a differentiating factor for investors. The shift to providing services via licensing on a subscription basis – software as a service (SaaS) – is also a growing feature of this sector. The sector is fast-moving with new products developing quickly and can be very competitive.
Blaine has 12 years Telco and Technology pan-European sector research experience. Prior to joining Progressive, Blaine held research positions at ABN AMRO, Salomon & UBS.
Dan has over 15 years equity research experience in the Technology and Telecoms sectors. Dan joined Progressive from a partner position at Arete Research, and prior to this held analyst positions at Ovum, Deutsche Bank, Seymour Pierce and Teathers.
Gareth has over 15 years research experience covering pan-European Chemicals & Technology sectors. Prior to the launch of Progressive, Gareth held research positions at ABN AMRO, Canaccord & Investec, where he was Head of Research and awarded techMARK Analyst of the Year in 2006.