Eveline Oehrlich

VP, Research Director serving Infrastructure & Operations PROFESSIONALS

Eveline serves Infrastructure & Operations Professionals. Covering IT systems management, her current research focuses on the information technology infrastructure library (ITIL), the implementation of IT service management from a holistic or partial perspective, business service management (BSM), and many other aspects of IT operations.

Eveline delivers strategic guidance to Forrester's vendor and end user clients. She helps enterprises manage their networks and systems, define key projects that focus on IT service management, and bridge IT to the lines of business. Eveline has more than 20 years of experience working with IT organizations in the definition and development of the IT service delivery processes and the implementation of IT service management as a practice inside enterprise organizations.

Previous Work Experience

Eveline came to Forrester from Hewlett-Packard. Most recently, she was the director of competitive intelligence and value delivery chain program manager in the HP OpenView organization. Prior to her work in HP Software, she worked as an IT consultant inside HP's IT organization.

Education

A native of Germany, Eveline has a master's degree in computer information systems from Colorado State University.

Eveline Oehrlich's Research

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: IT Service Management Support Tools

    The service desk market generated more than $1.3 billion in 2008 and is expected to grow at about 10%. This market segment has experienced very little innovation in the past few years. The goals...

    • Downloads: 3007
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Data Center Automation, Q2 2008

    Data center automation (DCA) solutions allow IT organizations to automate a variety of workflows that support configuration and change management processes across IT infrastructure. In Forrester...

    • Downloads: 2102
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: IT Asset Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2009

    In Forrester's 81-criteria evaluation of IT asset life-cycle management (ITALM) vendors, we found that CA and BMC Software came out on top because of their strong end-to-end offerings and their ...

    • Downloads: 2017
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Low-Hanging Fruit That Service Operations Teams Should Consider Now

    Some IT organizations are confident that they can weather the storm of our current economic situation. Others believe they can maintain their current staffing level, and some are saying that the...

    • Downloads: 1526
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: Building The IT Infrastructure And Operations Balanced Scorecard

    "You can't manage what you can't measure" is the stated adage, but when it comes to infrastructure and operations (I&O), what to measure is the first challenge. Many firms don't know which metri...

    • Downloads: 2195
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