Don Tait

Don Tait

Don Tait brings over fifteen years of market research experience to his role as principal analyst within the IHS Technology group. He specializes in the areas of smart cards, payment and banking cards, NFC, and contactless credentials.  Don has presented findings from his reports at many events across the world. He has also written a number of feature articles for leading journals and publications.

Before joining IHS, he served as a Telecoms Research Analyst with Frost & Sullivan and was responsible for the firm's broadband services subscription. Prior to Frost & Sullivan, Don was a Marketing Consultant with Marketing Research for Industry Ltd, for which he wrote industrial, healthcare and telecommunication reports.  

Don Holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Edinburgh Napier University. He is based in the company's Wellingborough, UK office.


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Smart Cards Semiconductors Report - 2017

This is the third dedicated report on the market for smart card ICs from IHS Markit. It is intended to assist companies active in the smart card IC industry to understand changing market dynamics, and identify opportunities for growth. The report includes detailed coverage of 11 different use sectors, examining the different opportunities and challenges for each.

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Indian Smart Payment Cards Projected to Double to 342 Million Shipments by 2021
Indian Smart Payment Cards Projected to Double to 342 Million Shipments by 2021

The Indian smart payment card market is projected to increase from 157 million shipments in 2016 to 342 million shipments in 2021.

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Security Technology
Money 2020 Europe – Show Wrap-up

Last week I attended Money 2020 Europe in Copenhagen. There were between 5,000 and 6,000 attendees at the three day conference mingling in one exhibition area. There were also 400 speakers, 300 sponsors and exhibitors.

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