Craig Le Clair

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Craig serves enterprise architecture and business process professionals. He is an internationally recognized expert in helping companies transform from manual and analogue-based processes to the mobile, digital, and cognitive world. Technology areas include enterprise collaboration, dynamic case management, electronic signature, customer communications management, robotic process automation, cognitive solutions, and their potential workforce disruption. Process domains includes customer onboarding, financial services, and insurance system modernization. Craig developed Forrester's research series on business agility, outlining market, organizational, and process agility dimensions.

Previous Work Experience

Craig brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Forrester through his 20 years of experience in IT and business process transformation. Prior to joining Forrester, he was a vice president at ADP, focusing on next-generation strategies for investor communications. Craig was also a cofounder of docHarbor: an early document management SaaS provider. He has both a strong business and technology background, including time at Mitre and BBN. He is deeply experienced in the software industry, having authored How To Succeed In The Enterprise Software Market (2005).

Education

Craig earned a B.S. in economics from Georgetown University and an MBA from George Washington University.

Craig Le Clair's Research

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Confusion And Vendor Adolescence Stalls AI Innovation In Financial Services

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in financial services. Increasing margins on transactions, reaching new market segments, and automating routine tasks makes AI innovation attractive a...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Collaboration, Q4 2016

    AD&D pros looking to update their technology to meet new business demands often ask us about enterprise collaboration. Innovative capabilities for group messaging, document collaboration, and an...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Capture-As-A-Service (CaaS), Cognitive, And Six Other Trends Shape The Future Of Capture

    Digital acceleration has pushed legacy capture solutions to their limits. The pixel mindset of the last three decades has given way to smarter solutions that manage more channels, formats, and p...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Vendor Landscape: E-Signature, Q4 2016

    Enterprise efforts to digitize transactional processes continue to drive the e-signature market. Mobile endpoints, rapid SaaS deployment, regulatory breakthroughs in Europe, and unforgiving digi...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Brief: Analytics Drive The Next Wave Of Dynamic Case Management

    Streamlining routine tasks and organizing information for service requests, investigations, or incident management has been the goal of dynamic case management (DCM) installations. But the natur...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2009

    In Forrester's 70-criteria evaluation of eight enterprise content management (ECM) suite vendors, we found that IBM, Oracle, EMC, and Open Text lead due to breadth and depth of functionality and...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management, Q3 2013

    The enterprise content management (ECM) market has continued to diversify, with vendors turning to solutions focused on business and transactional content technologies. End users are looking for...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2011

    In Forrester's 57-criteria evaluation of dynamic case management (DCM) vendors, Pegasystems, IBM, EMC, Appian, Singularity, and Global 360 led with the most dynamic, visionary platforms. Pegasys...

  • Report: Best Practices: Customer Onboarding

    Take customer onboarding . . . please. Customer onboarding lags behind other business processes in both the quality of customer experience and costs. The poor state of customer onboarding result...

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Market Overview: Document Processing Services

    Many information and knowledge management (I&KM) professionals still view document processing services (DPS) as a diverse set of specialized services that support document-intensive business pro...

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