Bill   Seguin

Bill Seguin

Researcher Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Bill is a researcher serving application development and delivery leaders. His research focuses on custom software development services, mobile low-code platforms, requirements management, Agile development, and modern application delivery. Bill also analyzes the issues affecting software developers and their managers, and he is helping to expand Forrester's coverage of Agile development and DevOps. He also serves as the research lead on the annual Forrester Data Global Business Technographics® Developer Survey.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to becoming a researcher, Bill was a research associate on Forrester’s application development and delivery team. In that role, he supported analysts covering trends in the packaged software space, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and services for packaged applications.

Education

Bill graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in economics and a B.S. in biological sciences.

Bill Seguin

Researcher Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Bill is a researcher serving application development and delivery leaders. His research focuses on custom software development services, mobile low-code platforms, requirements management, Agile development, and modern application delivery. Bill also analyzes the issues affecting software developers and their managers, and he is helping to expand Forrester's coverage of Agile development and DevOps. He also serves as the research lead on the annual Forrester Data Global Business Technographics® Developer Survey.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to becoming a researcher, Bill was a research associate on Forrester’s application development and delivery team. In that role, he supported analysts covering trends in the packaged software space, software-as-a-service (SaaS), and services for packaged applications.

Education

Bill graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in economics and a B.S. in biological sciences.

Bill Seguin's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Early Adopters Of VSM Start To See The Light

    How Early Adopters Of Value Stream Management Align App Dev With Business Outcomes

    February 13, 2019 Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    Value stream management (VSM) tools are starting to emerge to fill the gaps that DevOps alone can't, such as the capture and visualization of KPIs and the ability to connect business needs to value delivered. Early adopters of these tools come at them from opposite ends of the application development and delivery (AD&D) pipeline — and both starting points have their merits. Read this report to learn about how early adopters have approached VSM implementation and what steps they have taken to apply VSM tools to their AD&D process.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Low-Code Platform Adoption, 2018

    February 6, 2019 John R. Rymer, Bill Seguin

    Low-code development platforms are an increasingly hot topic of discussion with Forrester clients, but is this trend a flash in the pan? In 2018, Forrester gathered insights into the state of low-code development platform adoption. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders can learn from these survey respondents and understand how low code can help them achieve their business objectives.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Put Product Management To Work In Software Development

    Organize Development By Product And Reap The Benefits

    February 4, 2019 Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    To deliver software faster, top-performing application development and delivery (AD&D) organizations have adopted product-centric teams that obliterate organizational silos and force teams to communicate, collaborate, and share in the collective success or failure of their efforts. An important cog for making such teams operate like clockwork is the product manager (PM). Read this report to explore the importance of the role and accelerate your transition to software product management.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: AD&D Pros: Stop Guessing And Start Experimenting

    Continuous Improvement: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    January 15, 2019 Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    Most application development and delivery (AD&D) teams are stuck guessing about what their users need, relying on internal experts to guide their decisions. This approach to development is no longer sufficient to keep up with changing user preferences or increasingly complex production environments. Read this report to learn how experimentation platforms can shorten time-to-value by enabling dev teams to test ideas directly with customers, experiment with functional parameters, and release service components in a safe, controlled manner.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Master Your SDLC For Modern Application Delivery

    Landscape: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    November 9, 2018 Christopher Condo, Diego Lo Giudice, Bill Seguin

    The software development life cycle (SDLC) is a complex set of processes, people, and technologies. To truly master modern application delivery (MAD), application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders take a multidisciplinary approach to running and refining it. Read this report for a survey of the modern development life cycle and its future evolution. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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