Gartner Expert

Rika Narisawa

Principal, Research

Rika Narisawa is an Industry Analyst for Gartner Research in Japan, where she is covering IT spending analysis by industry in Japan. In this capacity, Ms. Narisawa is responsible for vertical-industry analysis, specifically on technology adoption trends, IT and business issues facing enterprises, and IT organization features.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Narisawa had experience working in business development in the business-IT consulting area at Fujitsu.

Professional background


Systems Support Specialist


Systems Engineer


Master of Arts and Sciences, Information Studies, University of Tokyo

Bachelor of Arts, Waseda University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IT spending trends and buying behaviors by vertical industries

2Existing and emerging market opportunities for vendors in Japan

3Key technology, business and socioeconomic factors affecting the IT market

4Key issues of IT organizations that inhibit their technology adoption

5Key vendor evaluation criteria