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.

 

Education

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: Redefine IBM's Role In Your BT Strategy

    IBM is a major player in the enterprise technology landscape. Like most large tech vendors, it is navigating the transition from information technology (IT) that underpins business operations to...

    • Downloads: 3
  • For CIOs

    Report: Asia Pacific Tech Market Outlook For 2016 To 2017

    CIOs in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region face a wide range of tech market outlooks, depending on which countries they operate in and what tech products and services they intend to buy in 2016 and ...

    • Downloads: 42
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Business Applications Landscape 2016 To 2020: SaaS Disruption And Vendor Proliferation

    Organizations rely heavily on commercial packaged application software to support business processes. This landscape ranges from customer-focused business technology (BT) applications to solutio...

    • Downloads: 135
  • For CIOs

    Report: 2016 Tech Budget Benchmarks

    Every year, CIOs look for tech budget benchmarks to defend tech spending levels to business partners and to help determine where their firm may be overspending or underspending on technology. In...

    • Downloads: 289
  • For CIOs

    Report: The Global Tech Market Outlook For 2016 To 2017

    With CIOs returning to work after their New Year's Eve celebrations, it is time to get back to the serious business of reviewing their 2016 tech spending plans and starting to think about what s...

    • Downloads: 425
  • 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: 3069
  • 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: 2776
  • 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: 3079
  • 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: 2685
  • 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: 2435
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