He is a Principal at CMS Watch, covering ECM technologies and practices. Prior to joining CMS Watch, Mr. Pelz-Sharpe was a strategist and led the ECM Consulting team at Wipro one of the world’s largest IT services firms headquartered in India. He spent years with Ovum, the largest industry analyst firm in Europe, serving 3 years as Vice President and Research Director for the North America region. Mr. Pelz-Sharpe brings with him over 18 years of experience in IT and Business Consulting. Alan is recognised as a world expert on Document, Content and Information Management issues, and he has published numerous papers and articles on the topic. He currently authors the ECM Suites report for CMS Watch (probably the most detailed and extensive report of its kind) and is regularly quoted and featured in the industry press. Mr. Pelz-Sharpe has appeared as an expert guest on the BBC, BBC World, ABC and CNN International.