Michael Facemire

Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Michael serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on mobile software development, software development process, and next-generation open web architectures.

Previous Work Experience

Michael has more than 13 years of experience in the software development industry. He joined Forrester from IBM, where he delivered industry-leading applications in mobile, social software, content management, portal, and workflow. While there, he authored or co-authored 23 patents in the areas of mobile software, collaborative systems, content management, and media services that have been issued or pending.


Michael holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Michael Facemire's Research

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform

    Mobile is pushing aging web architectures to the brink. The three-tier architecture built for a browser-led PC world can't flex, scale, or respond to the needs of a good mobile experience or the...

    • Downloads: 901
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Cloud Mobile Development: Enabled By Back-End-As-A-Service, Mobile's New Middleware

    Successful mobile apps, especially enterprise mobile apps, typically need to interact with a well-architected set of back-end services, but most mobile app developers are more skilled at client-...

    • Downloads: 907
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Feast Or Beggar's Banquet?

    Enterprises are facing challenges with mobile enablement that are similar in many ways to technology challenges we've seen in the past — yet these challenges are coming with ferocity unlik...

    • Downloads: 779
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Putting A Price On Your Mobile Strategy

    Application development and delivery professionals are not usually the driving force behind creating the business case for mobile — but that doesn't mean they aren't involved in it. At a m...

    • Downloads: 672
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Development — Smooth Sailing Or Titanic Voyage?

    Demand for the creation of new mobile applications is increasing rapidly — will you be ready to meet these new challenges? If you think that satisfying business demands for mobile apps sim...

    • Downloads: 604
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