Consulting and Research firms that have worked on the IT Roadmap Conference & Expo include:

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) is an integrated, full-service IT analyst and business strategy firm, world-renowned for forward-looking market intelligence, analysis, and consulting services that deliver proven, measurable results. Recognized as one of the world's top 10 analyst firms by offering a unique blend of capabilities–including world-class market research, hands-on technical product testing, and expert consulting methodologies such as the ESG Strategy Lifecycle—ESG is relied upon by IT professionals, technology vendors, institutional investors, and the media for actionable IT and business intelligence.

Nemertes Research specializes in analyzing the business value of emerging technologies for IT executives, vendors and providers. We offer research-advisory and strategic-consulting services based on real-world, real-time discussions with hundreds of IT executives at organizations across a range of industries. We select technical and business issues to research, based on input from our clients and benchmark participants. Recent and upcoming research includes advanced communications services, mobility, application delivery optimization, cloud computing, virtualization, data centers, managed and hosted services, security and compliance, unified communications, collaboration and social computing.

Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to the following constituents: End user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.

Nucleus Research understands how financial decision makers think and we help our clients build the business case for technology. Our research approach follows the same methodology used by accountants and financial professionals and we are the only firm registered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (Registration# 108024). Since 2000, our analysts have used their technology understanding blended with a financially-focused investigative research approach to deliver quantitative analysis and support. Our clients include many of the Fortune 1000, mid-sized organizations, government organizations, and nearly every leading technology vendor.

Forrester Research is a technology and market research company that provides pragmatic advice to global leaders in business and technology. With hundreds of analysts and coverage areas, we are the only company that creates forward-thinking research specifically for your role in the organization.

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 47 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. 

Constellation Research is a research and advisory firm enabling businesses to unleash the power of emerging and disruptive technologies. Our clients are visionaries who are not afraid to challenge the status quo. Our mission is to identify, validate and share real-world experience and insights with these clients.