Charles Green

Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Charles is an analyst at Forrester serving Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. His research focuses on two principal areas in the technology services and outsourcing markets. First, 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. Second, his research examines the emerging data economy, with a specific focus on data services.

Previous Work Experience

Charles joined Forrester in 2007. Initially he worked within the former Vendor Strategy team, where he helped predict and quantify tech industry growth and disruptions. Later he spent several years serving Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals, before moving to the AD&D role in 2014. 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 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...

    • Downloads: 1151
  • 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: 606
  • 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 Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Data Services

    Organizations are faced with a flood of data. Capturing and effectively utilizing this data for business insights is a critical priority. However, in many cases, organizations lack the skills, c...

    • Downloads: 395
  • 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: 415
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