Charles Green

Analyst serving Sourcing & Vendor Management PROFESSIONALS

Charles is an analyst at Forrester serving sourcing and vendor management professionals. His research focuses on two principal areas in the technology services and outsourcing markets. Firstly, his research covers product development and engineering services, and in particular how a series of business, technological and supplier changes are transforming this emerging market. Secondly, his research examines the varied and fast moving data services market, with a specific focus on data management services.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to moving to the sourcing and vendor management role at the beginning of 2012, Charles worked for 4 years in the vendor strategy team at Forrester, helping to predict and quantify tech industry growth and disruptions. Charles is based in Forrester’s Frankfurt office but advises technology users and vendors around the world.


Charles has a master’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He also studied at the University of Bath in the UK, and at Dalhousie University in Canada.

Research Coverage

Charles Green's Research

  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Software Product Development Services, Q1 2014

    In Forrester's 14-criteria emerging market evaluation of software product development services (PDS) vendors, we identified the 11 most significant providers — EPAM Systems, GlobalLogic, H...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report: Data Management Services: Spending Trends For 2014

    Unsure about the new world of data services and the types of data services companies are buying? This report outlines key spending information to provide an overview of organizations' current an...

    • Downloads: 101
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report: Best Practices For Engaging Data Service Providers

    As organizations prioritize the use of internal and external data, Forrester is seeing a surge of interest in improving data capabilities. But expanding or accelerating data capabilities require...

    • Downloads: 73
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Chaotic Or Innovative? Discover Your Customer Data Management Maturity

    Are you a "Nomad," "Tourist," "Business Traveler," or "Explorer?" Forrester identified these four customer data management (CDM) maturity levels to help organizations determine their sophisticat...

    • Downloads: 164
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Upgrade Your Data Capabilities Rapidly With Data Services Providers

    This report, originally written for sourcing and vendor management professionals, includes content relevant to enterprise architecture (EA) professionals. Organizations are faced with a flood of...

    • Downloads: 186
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: TechRadar™: BI Analytics, Q3 2013

    Business intelligence (BI) is the No. 1 project priority for companies in 2013. Continued economic uncertainty and major industry-changing dynamics like mobility and the shift to digital busines...

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  • For CIOs

    Report: Smart Computing Solutions Are On The Rise

    Smart Computing, the latest cycle of tech innovation and growth based on new technologies of awareness, analysis, and alternatives, began in 2008. Since then, a growing number of companies have ...

    • Downloads: 596
  • For CIOs

    Report: European IT Outsourcing — A Review Of A Market In Transition

    The European outsourcing market has continued to see a high level of activity over the past 24 months, with Forrester tracking 340 deals in 2010 and 220 deals in the first half of 2011. However,...

    • Downloads: 98
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Benchmark Your BI Environment

    Organizations increasingly realize the necessity of quantitatively measuring the performance of their enterprise software and applications. But quantitative measurements of the performance of bu...

    • Downloads: 367
  • For CIOs

    Report: The Shift To Product Development Services 2.0 Is On

    The product development services market is currently undergoing a fundamental move to a more proactive, solution-based approach, which Forrester defines as product development services 2.0 (PDS ...

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