Christopher   Condo

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.

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.

Christopher Condo's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Master DevOps For Faster Delivery Of Software Innovation

    Vision: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    November 21, 2017 Diego Lo Giudice, Christopher Condo

    Organizations in every industry face opportunities and threats caused by digitally empowered customers. Acquiring new customers — or losing existing ones — has never been easier. Companies can't afford to move fast only in some areas; the whole organization must race together toward customer obsession. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals must master development and operations (DevOps) and modern application delivery processes across their entire software portfolio to win in the digital marketplace. 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: Agile And DevOps Adoption Drives Digital Business Success

    Executive Overview: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    November 21, 2017Christopher Condo, Diego Lo Giudice

    Every business is now a digital business. Companies are scrambling to respond to higher consumer expectations and more nimble competitors. Application development and delivery (AD&D) organizations are leading this response, transforming to deliver high-quality, innovative software solutions that delight customers and outpace competitors. This report introduces Forrester's Modern Application Delivery Playbook, which lays out the crucial imperatives for AD&D leaders navigating this transition. 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: Predictions 2018: New Technologies Propel Software Development

    Serverless, Low-Code, And Natural Interfaces Emerge To Complement Agile And DevOps Adoption

    November 7, 2017Christopher Condo, Jeffrey S. Hammond, Randy Heffner, Rob Koplowitz, Diego Lo Giudice, John R. Rymer

    Every company is in the software business. Fast, iterative delivery of high-quality software means better customer engagement and higher satisfaction. Software development leaders face new opportunities and challenges in delivering for the business; read this report to identify the important inflections in software development during 2018.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: New Engagement Models Emerge For Custom Software Outsourcing

    Explore Your Options When It Comes To Outsourcing Custom Software Development

    November 2, 2017Christopher Condo

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders looking to service providers for custom software development to help accelerate their digital transformation have new options for how they structure their engagement. In addition to traditional staff augmentation and fixed-price models, new partnership models are proving successful for both vendors and clients. This report provides a useful guide for when and where to use each engagement model.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Integration Tools, Q3 2017

    Tools And Technology: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

    September 27, 2017Christopher Condo, Amanda LeClair

    In our 25-criteria evaluation of continuous integration (CI) tool providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — Atlassian Bamboo, AWS CodeBuild, CircleCI, CloudBees Jenkins, Codeship, GitLab CI, IBM UrbanCode Build, JetBrains TeamCity, Microsoft VSTS, and Travis CI — 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.

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