Gene Leganza

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Gene provides research and advisory services that address the needs of Enterprise Architecture Professionals. Gene has been researching best practices in making enterprise architecture programs effective since 1999 and focuses on helping clients implement a pragmatic approach to EA that has clear value to business and IT leaders.

Previous Work Experience

Gene has more than 25 years of IT experience, including enterprise architecture planning, infrastructure architecture, IT management, performance management, capacity planning, product strategy, and application development. Gene came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group. Prior to joining Giga, he was director of infrastructure architecture and capacity planning at John Hancock Financial Services in Boston. Previously, he held senior IT positions at First Data Corporation and Fidelity Investments and development and marketing management positions at leading software firms.

He has published dozens of papers on various topics and has spoken at a variety of conferences in the US and abroad.

Education

Gene earned a B.A. in psychology and music from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut.

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  • Gene Leganza
  • IT Services
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: A Data Services Taxonomy

    A Quick Guide To Forrester's Definitions For Data Services

    A broad range of traditional and new, emerging data services, combined with the use of various different terms for such services, results in confusion for buyers. This report outlines Forrester's...

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  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Best Practices For Engaging Data Service Providers

    Forrester's Q3 2013 Data Management Services Survey Shows A Complex Landscape

    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 requires a...

    • Downloads: 107
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Data Management Services: Spending Trends For 2014

    Forrester's Q3 2013 Data Management Services Survey Shows Organizations Will Significantly Increase Spending In 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 and...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Upgrade Your Data Capabilities Rapidly With Data Services Providers

    Market Overview: Data Services

    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: 211
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Data Services

    The New Data Economy Cultivates An Eclectic New Market Of 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,...

    • Downloads: 394
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The Top 15 Technology Trends EA Should Watch: 2011 To 2013

    An Empowered Report: High-Impact Technologies That You Should Track

    Forrester began summarizing technology trends last year to help enterprise architects create their organizations' technology watch lists. For this year's list of top trends, we've used the same...

    • Downloads: 6840
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Software Is Strategic, SIs Tactical

    Saskatchewan's Social Services Ministry's Path To Modernization

    Saskatchewan is the latest Canadian province to implement comprehensive modernization and automation of its social services case management technology. It took advantage of other organizations'...

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