Margo Visitacion

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Margo is a vice president and principal analyst serving Enterprise Architecture Professionals. She is a leading expert in software delivery, focusing on the areas of project management, project portfolio management and project management organizations (PMOs), covering both Agile and traditional methodologies. In addition to her work as a Forrester analyst, she speaks frequently at industry events such as Project World and PMI World Congress. For the last three years, Margo has been on the panel of selecting judges for PMO of the Year.

Previous Work Experience

Margo has 25 years of experience in IT, developing and implementing QA, and PMOs. Most recently, she was global industry market manager of the public-sector/aerospace and defense markets for Primavera Systems, a leading provider of project portfolio management tools, where she was responsible for developing an integrated go-to-market strategy for Primavera's suite of products. She was a regular contributor to industry trade magazines such as Contract Manager and spoke at industry conferences such as the Project Management Institute's program management and earned value conferences. Margo was also an assistant vice president at BHC (now FiServ) Securities, where she was responsible for creating project office and quality assurance organizations, which managed the IT portfolio and the implementation and testing of the company's client/server and Internet trading systems. Prior to working for BHC, Margo was manager of quality assurance for ADP-BISG, where she was responsible for developing a new testing methodology for ADP's flagship front-office product, Power Partner, as well as other leading-edge brokerage front-end systems. She also led a testing team that was instrumental in the project rollout of almost 25,000 client desktops. Joining Giga Information Group in 1999 as a senior analyst in the project management and QA markets, prior to Forrester's acquisition of Giga, she rose to the role of research director.

Education

Margo attended Rutgers University in Camden, N.J.

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  • Enterprise Mobility
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    Report:Mobile Authentication: Is This My App? Is This My User?

    Strategy Deep Dive: The Mobile Security And Operations Playbook

    Mobile devices are everywhere: at work, in the hands of your customers, and with employees. Security and risk (S&R) professionals need to provide users with secure and seamless mobile access to...

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    Report:Quick Take: Apple's iPhone 5S: The "S" Is For Security

    Biometrics Is Reborn On The Mobile Phone

    Biometrics has always held tremendous promise for better security, but it's never quite gained a solid foothold due to privacy concerns, cost of implementation, and availability of other substitute...

    • Downloads: 196
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    Report:Understand The State Of Data Security And Privacy: 2013 To 2014

    Benchmarks: Data Security And Privacy Playbook

    Throughout the year, Forrester analysts engage in hundreds of discussions with vendors and end users about data security and privacy. Analysis of B2B survey data from Forrester's Forrsights Security...

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    Report:Apps Everywhere: Understanding The Need For Mobile Application Management

    Integrate Mobile Application Management Into Your Mobility Strategy

    Proactive IT executives are extending their mobility strategies beyond deploying and managing mobile devices and platforms with primarily corporate email access to include a wide range of mobile...

    • Downloads: 717
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:The State Of Enterprise Mobile Security, Q1 2014: Strategies Shift From Devices To Apps

    Benchmark: The Mobile Security And Operations Playbook

    Even as more and more firms adopt and grow more comfortable with bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategies, security and risk (S&R) pros remain vigilant — particularly as firms seek to empower...

    • Downloads: 378
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    Report:Prevent Insurance Crime With The Four Cornerstones Of Better Fraud Management

    Insurers Must Catch Up To The Sophistication Of Today's Fraudsters

    Fraud costs the US insurance industry upward of $40 billion, which the industry then passes on to policyholders in the form of higher premiums. Financial crime is on the rise as fraudsters become...

    • Downloads: 325
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:It's Time To Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program

    Introducing Forrester's Mobile Application Security Maturity Model

    Just as security and risk (S&R) professionals are coming to grips with managing personally owned devices in the corporate environment, the risks are moving higher up the stack and into the...

    • Downloads: 299
    • Comments: 1
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    Report:Build A Corporate App Store Into Your Corporate Mobility Strategy

    Manage Mobile Complexity Through A Corporate App Store

    Today, many employees use their personally owned smartphones and tablets for work to access a variety of mobile applications. Some companies are also proactively deploying mobile applications to...

    • Downloads: 499
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    Report:Quick Take: IBM Acquires Fiberlink To Bolster Its MobileFirst Portfolio

    Prospects Are Good For This Acquisition, Which Matches Complementary Strengths

    • Downloads: 94
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    Report:Show Me The Loot!

    Determine The Right Practices For Your Organization's BYOD Stipends

    In this age of the empowered, tech-savvy worker, more and more employees are bringing their unsecured devices to work and using them for work activities. To prepare for this tide of devices,...

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    Report:2013 Forrester Mobile Security Predictions

    The mobile market is evolving rapidly. Both the consumer and enterprise markets are experiencing major changes. Room exists for new innovations as well as for established players to develop new...

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