Charlie Dai

Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Charlie serves Enterprise Architecture Professionals and offers strategic advice and guidance to clients in the areas of cloud, mobility, big data, application architecture, business process management, program and project management, system integration, and application optimization, particularly in the China market.

Charlie also leads a consulting team that helps Forrester's clients of both business technology and marketing and strategy to address their business requirements and gain customer satisfaction. Charlie has extensive experience in multiproject management, rich industry expertise, as well as passion dedicated to help customers achieve success.

Previous Work Experience

Charlie has over 12 years' working experience in software industry with PMP and ITIL certification. Before Forrester, Charlie was the senior manager, professional services, for Cordys (acquired by OpenText), a global vendor of BPMS and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions for telecom, banking, manufacturing, retail, and utility industries. Prior to Cordys, Charlie was the project manager for Datang Telecom.


Charlie graduated with a master's degree in pattern recognition and intelligent systems from Tsinghua University of China.

Charlie Dai's Research

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Architect Hybrid Cloud Management To Boost Your Digital Business

    Cloud is becoming the new norm for enterprises. More and more companies across the globe are using two or more private, hosted, or public cloud services, applying different technology stacks to ...

    • Downloads: 92
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Customer Engagement Lessons From Visionary Chinese Firms

    In the mobile age, digital enterprises are disrupting many traditional companies; even some startups are struggling to survive in the face of fierce competition. However, visionary Chinese firms...

    • Downloads: 67
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Elevate Digital Disruption Like China's Leading Innovators

    "Internet companies" is a unique term used in China to refer to digital enterprises. These firms were born digital, and they are disrupting traditional companies in every major vertical. Traditi...

    • Downloads: 69
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Mobile Application Development Is The Bridge To The World's Largest Mobile Market

    Consumers and businesses around the globe have entered the mobile era, and technology management leaders are shifting their organizations' business applications toward mobile. In order to make t...

    • Downloads: 91
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Architecting Digital Business Transformation

    Digital technology is transforming markets. Companies engaging in markets undergoing transformation are finding that their traditional products — and their product-centric mindset — ...

    • Downloads: 393
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