Andrew Bartels

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving CIOs

CIO- Andrew Bartels primarily contributes to Forrester's offerings for the CIO. As an analyst, he is a leading expert on  tech market trends and sizing, cloud and smart computing technologies, tech budget benchmarks and processes, and tech's impact on business operations. He also researches the growing customization of tech systems for industry-specific solutions for utilities, energy, government, education, and professional services sectors. He is a thought leader in buy-side technologies and business networks. Andy has been with Forrester for 15 years, starting with Giga Information Group which Forrester acquired in 2003.



Previous Work Experience

Andy has extensive experience in the technology market and in strategic planning, both as an analyst and a practitioner in the business world. Prior to joining Giga, Andy held a variety of vice president positions at American Express in the chairman's office, technologies, strategic planning, and re-engineering. Before joining American Express, Andy worked as an economist, writer, and editor for various organizations, including Shearson Lehman Brothers; the US House of Representatives' Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs; and the Council on Wage and Price Stability in the Executive Office of the President.



Andy earned a B.A. in philosophy from Haverford College and a Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University.

Andrew Bartels's Research

  • For CIOs

    Report: 2015 To 2016 Latin American Tech Market Update

    Economic struggles and slower growth in the six major countries are contributing to a slow patch in Latin America's tech market growth, with 3.3% in 2015. By 2016, positive fundamentals such as ...

    • Downloads: 74
  • For CIOs

    Report: Vendor Landscape: B2B Business Networks

    Effective document exchange is critical for B2B commerce and thus a key piece of the business technology (BT) agenda for winning, serving, and retaining customers. CIOs have three options for do...

    • Downloads: 67
  • For CIOs

    Report: The Midyear Global Tech Market Outlook For 2015 To 2016

    At the midyear point in 2015, CIOs in most countries are operating in tech markets with moderate growth of around 4% in local currencies, a bit weaker than what we projected in January 2015. How...

    • Downloads: 217
  • For CIOs

    Report: European Tech Market Outlook, 2015 To 2016

    CIOs in European countries can look forward to a slightly better tech market in 2015 and 2016. The European tech market has shown signs of moderate but sustained growth of 4% to 5% in euros. Aid...

    • Downloads: 174
  • For CIOs

    Report: How To Allocate And Charge Back Your Business Tech Expenses Without Screwing Up

    Reasonable and responsible spending on enterprise technology increasingly requires rational cost allocation schemes, and the shift toward the business technology (BT) agenda for winning, serving...

    • Downloads: 227
  • For CIOs

    Report: Global IT 2008 Market Outlook

    Global purchases of IT goods and services — which equal IT vendors' revenues — will equal $1.7 trillion in 2008, growing by 6% after a 12% increase in 2007. A declining US dollar boo...

    • Downloads: 3065
  • For CIOs

    Report: IT MOOSE Management — 20 Best Practices

    How does a CIO judge whether he or she is using IT resources in the most effective and efficient manner? If the CIO is successful, how does he or she demonstrate this to the CEO and senior manag...

    • Downloads: 2770
  • For CIOs

    Report: US IT Budget Benchmarks — Preparing For 2010

    IT budget benchmarks continue to be a hot topic for CIOs, especially in the wake of a recession that has caused companies to cut IT budgets to the bone. To help CIOs use IT budget benchmarks to ...

    • Downloads: 3070
  • For CIOs

    Report: Global IT Market Outlook: 2009

    Global purchases of IT goods and services — or from the other perspective IT vendors' revenues — will equal $1.66 trillion in 2009, declining by 3% after an 8% rise in 2008. A declin...

    • Downloads: 2431
  • For CIOs

    Report: US IT Spending Benchmarks For 2008

    Forrester's annual report on US IT spending benchmarks has been one of our most popular and eagerly awaited documents each year. We first offer CIO-based data and analysis on the whys and hows o...

    • Downloads: 2682
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