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Keith Kirkpatrick

Research Director

Keith has over 25 years of experience in research, marketing, and consulting-based fields.

He has authored in-depth reports and market forecast studies covering artificial intelligence, biometrics, data analytics, robotics, high performance computing, and quantum computing, with a specific focus on the use of these technologies within large enterprise organizations and SMBs. He has also established strong working relationships with the international technology vendor community and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events.

In his career as a financial and technology journalist he has written for national and trade publications, including BusinessWeek, CNBC.com, Investment Dealers’ Digest, The Red Herring, The Communications of the ACM, and Mobile Computing & Communications, among others.

He is a member of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP).

Keith holds dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Magazine Journalism and Sociology from Syracuse University.

Recent Insights, NEWS & RESEARCH:

Company’s Strength Across Clouds Delivers Record Quarterly Revenue
Keith Kirkpatrick and Daniel Newman with The Futurum Group, cover Adobe’s Q2 FY2024 earnings, and the products, segments, and approaches that have propelled the company to a record quarterly revenue figure.
Strong Customer Stories and a ‘Blueprint’ for the Future of Application and Workflow Development Are the Highlights From the Show
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director with The Futurum Group, covers PegaWorld 2024 and discusses the key insights and news to come out of the company’s user conference.
In this episode of Enterprising Insights, host Keith Kirkpatrick discusses recent contact center product announcements, focusing specifically on news from Microsoft Dynamics 365 Contact Center and Cisco’s Webex Contact Center.
In this research brief, How Automated Batch Release Management Can Transform the Pharmaceutical and MedTech Industries and Enhance Patient Care-- done in partnership with SAP-- we address the challenges faced by pharmaceutical manufacturers with managing the batch release process, discuss the best practices for automating this process, and discuss SAP’s solution designed to specifically address these challenges.
Generative AI Assistant Tech Leverages Company Data and Strict Privacy Controls to Deliver Enterprise-Grade Experiences
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director with The Futurum Group, covers Adobe’s general availability release of Adobe Experience Platform AI Assistant, and discusses the strategy Adobe needs to take around AI safety messaging in the future.
Real-Time Data and Intelligence Designed to Help Field Service Workers Monitor and Maintain Physical Assets
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director with The Futurum Group, covers Salesforce’s new asset-management enhancements, and discusses how these tools are integral to the company’s success in the competitive manufacturing and industrial verticals.