Christopher Condo

Senior Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Chris serves Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.

Prior to Altran, Chris was a senior development engineer at Microsoft for 13-plus years, working in the SaaS space starting with the Microsoft bCentral suite of online eCommerce tools targeted at small to medium businesses. Chris went on to lead software development efforts for the Office Live product suite, developing CRM and eCommerce platforms for Microsoft's growing online customer base. With Office 365, in addition to feature development, Chris worked on early tool chains that enabled global configuration and secure cloud deployments prior to their mainstream existence on the Azure platform. He also performed research and development on components to limit the impact of DOS attacks.

Before Microsoft, Chris held senior software engineering roles at FASTech, M/A-Com, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Education

Chris graduated from UMass Lowell with a B.S. in computer science. Chris is an active member of UMass Lowell Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Research Coverage

Christopher Condo's Research

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Find And Fix The Gaps In Your Modern Software Delivery

    Customer-obsessed organizations increasingly expect application leaders to speed and scale software delivery. Many leaders know that they need to improve, but they struggle with what to do and w...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: How To Fund DevOps And Spur Innovation

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders are often brought into product planning after product owners have set strategic plans and target release dates. This results in a mad scramble...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Quest For Speed-Plus-Quality Drives Agile And DevOps Tool Selection

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders feel pressure from both customers and competitors to accelerate the pace of software innovation. Agile and DevOps practices are central to thi...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Cloud-Based DevOps Tools Are Ripening Quickly

    Over the past year, the four major public cloud vendors (Amazon Web Services [AWS], IBM, Google, and Microsoft) have made big strides toward integrating development and operations (DevOps) tools...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Faster Software Delivery Will Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Customer-obsessed organizations are accelerating their race to digital in order to win new customers and retain existing ones. A crucial element of this imperative is to transform their software...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Faster Software Delivery Will Accelerate Digital Transformation

    Customer-obsessed organizations are accelerating their race to digital in order to win new customers and retain existing ones. A crucial element of this imperative is to transform their software...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Find And Fix The Gaps In Your Modern Software Delivery

    Customer-obsessed organizations increasingly expect application leaders to speed and scale software delivery. Many leaders know that they need to improve, but they struggle with what to do and w...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Quest For Speed-Plus-Quality Drives Agile And DevOps Tool Selection

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders feel pressure from both customers and competitors to accelerate the pace of software innovation. Agile and DevOps practices are central to thi...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Cloud-Based DevOps Tools Are Ripening Quickly

    Over the past year, the four major public cloud vendors (Amazon Web Services [AWS], IBM, Google, and Microsoft) have made big strides toward integrating development and operations (DevOps) tools...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: How To Fund DevOps And Spur Innovation

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders are often brought into product planning after product owners have set strategic plans and target release dates. This results in a mad scramble...

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