We are an independent market B2B research company focused on Information Technology, founded by Alfredo Gatti in 2003.

Our interlocutors are Decision Makers of the end-user businesses in Italy, a stable IT Responsibles and CXO network of over 5000 Decisors – IT or not – which they stay on the top of their organizations. The CIONET Italia community channel is the most used one where we do our primary investigation activities on Top- Big Medium corporations’ CIO and IT Directors in Italy.

Our Customers recognize our ability to select, and sometimes anticipate the IT Demand trend. Together we build personalized programs, format and original contents which improve the visibility in the market and increase the development business action in these fields: Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics and Marketing Automation.

In 2017 we looked after “The Digital Transformation from the CIO’s perspective” section in “The Digital in Italy 2017” report on Assinform and Confindustria Digitale assignment, and for 11 years we have realize the Assintel Report, the Demand IT research on Assintel and Confcommercio assignment.

In 2010, NEXTVALUE founded CIONET Italia, the Italian chapter of the first CIO and IT Directors business community of Top and Big Medium enterprises in EU and Latin America, with over 6.000 members that 600 are located in Italy.



Some numbers of 2015-2017 biennium


CIO and CxO of Top-Big Medium companies participated to the survey with the collaboration and the conduction of CIONET Italia.


Research themes: Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Industry 4.0, Cloud Computing, Big Data & Analytics and Marketing Automation.


CIO and CxO in Europe of the CIONET community have joined to the first research panel of the “Digital Transformation”.


Thematic Focus Groups conducted and reported on our Customer assignment for a qualitative research activity of the “Digital Transformation in Italy” viewed by CIO.


CIO and CxO panels built for the primary research activities in collaboration with CIONET Italia.


CIO and CxO of the Top-Big Medium companies of the CIONET Italia community participated to the work in progress of the 5 Focus Group dedicated to the 5 emergent technologies.

What we do


Inedited contents about the IT Transformation realized thanks to our “no IT” professionals’ network contribute, promoting the overcome of the traditional silos’ division which nowadays is part of the tasks and companies’ profiles.


These are the primary researches conducted in collaboration with CIONET Italia about the IT Transformation. Our customer’s brand is presented in INSIGHT who will be dedicate a presentation event and, as a consequence, the networking action.



The document of the customer’s proposition value and his successful experience, realized with and without the primary research activity. Original and independent content branded by NEXTVALUE and released with the “Powered by” formula.



Workplaces with the high profiles of the protagonists of the Digital Transformation in Italy, reserved to a restricted audience of End-User companies Decisors in collaboration with our Customers. A unique occasion for extend the business relationships.