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: 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.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Continuous Software Delivery, Q3 2018

    Tools And Technology: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    August 28, 2018 Diego Lo Giudice, Bill Seguin

    Continuous software delivery (CD) is increasingly critical to firms' ability to win, serve, and retain customers. To accelerate their performance in CD, companies are evaluating and adopting a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of 19 technology categories that support CD. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should read this report to shape their firm's investment approach to these technologies.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Low-Code Platforms For Business Developers, Q3 2018

    The 12 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 7, 2018 Jeffrey S. Hammond, Bill Seguin

    In our 30-criteria evaluation of mobile low-code platforms for business developers, we identified the 12 most significant providers — AppSheet, Betty Blocks, Dropsource, DSI, Intelledox, Microsoft, MobileSmith, Pulpstream, Quick Base, Skuid, Snappii, and Zudy — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choice.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester New Wave™: Value Stream Management Tools, Q3 2018

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    August 6, 2018 Christopher Condo, Bill Seguin

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for value stream management (VSM) tools, we identified the 13 most significant providers in the category — Blueprint Software Systems, CA Technologies, CollabNet VersionOne, CloudBees, Electric Cloud, GitLab, Intland Software, Jama Software, Panaya, Plutora, Targetprocess, Tasktop, and XebiaLabs — and evaluated them. This report details how each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders should use it to select the right solution for improving software development.

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