Michael Barnes

Vice President, Research Director serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Michael serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals and helps lead an Asia Pacific team that guides business technology professionals seeking insight and strategies to better leverage IT to deliver business value. Michael's coverage focuses primarily on disruptive trends in enterprise IT, including cloud computing, big data and analytics, collaboration and end user computing, virtualization, and social computing in the enterprise.

Michael focuses his research on application professionals, but his research also draws the interest of CIOs and other business technology professionals. His views on the Asian IT market are commonly cited in prominent publications and broadcast media, and he is a highly sought-after speaker at industry events throughout the world.

Previous Work Experience

Michael has 20 years of IT experience and joined Forrester through its acquisition of Springboard Research. Prior to Springboard, he led software infrastructure and application integration research in Asia Pacific for Gartner, advising large organizations on strategies for sourcing, implementing, and managing enterprise applications and software technologies. He previously conducted software research and implementation at Meta Group, Hurwitz Group, and Prudential Insurance.

Education

Michael holds a master's degree in economics from Northeastern University.

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In India 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in India for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

    • Downloads: 50
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In The Middle East And Africa (MEA): Regional Overview

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for vendor strategists. The report will allow vendor strategists to understand cloud-related market trends...

    • Downloads: 38
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:SaaS In APEJ 2010/2011: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of software-as-a service (SaaS) end-user adoption trends in Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ) for vendor strategists. SaaS adoption continues to accelerate across...

    • Downloads: 45
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:IT Infrastructure In Asia Pacific 2010-2011: End User Adoption Trends

    This document identifies the infrastructure (server, client, storage, OS) profile of end user organizations in Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ) for vendor strategists. The report focuses on IT...

    • Downloads: 35
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In China 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in China for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

    • Downloads: 47
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Virtualization In Asia Pacific 2010-2011: End User Adoption Trends

    This report provides an overview of the virtualization adoption trends in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan (APEJ) for vendor strategists. Survey data reflects over 450 interviews with CIOs, IT managers,...

    • Downloads: 33
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: South Africa

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in South Africa for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and...

    • Downloads: 32
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In Asia Pacific 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) for vendor strategists. Survey data was gathered from over 470 interviews with CIOs, IT managers, and top...

    • Downloads: 33
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing In Australia And New Zealand 2010: End User Adoption Trends

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Australia and New Zealand for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and challenges,...

    • Downloads: 30
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: Turkey

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Turkey for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

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    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: United Arab Emirates

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns,...

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    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: Israel

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Israel for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and challenges, market awareness and...

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    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: Nigeria

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Nigeria for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

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    Report:Cloud Computing Market Dynamics In MEA: Egypt

    This document provides an overview of cloud computing in Egypt for vendor strategists. There is a focus on cloud adoption trends and demand drivers, benefits and concerns, market awareness and user...

    • Downloads: 18
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:SOA In Vertical Sectors In The APEJ Market

    This document provides vendor strategists with an analysis of the uptake of service-oriented architecture (SOA) in key vertical markets across Asia Pacific, excluding Japan (APEJ). The key verticals...

    • Downloads: 5
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Web Conferencing In ANZ: Making The Business Case

    This document provides vendor strategists with an overview of the Web conferencing market in Australia and New Zealand based on tracking of the IT and communication trends in the region, as well as...

    • Downloads: 7