Dave   Bartoletti

Dave Bartoletti

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, supported, and marketed game-changing technologies for more than 25 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the middleware, web, virtualization, automation, and cloud computing tech disruptions as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than eight years, following a long career in software product management, marketing, and business development. He advises Forrester clients on public cloud computing infrastructure and development platforms, cloud cost management and optimization, software container technologies, and modern cloud service delivery techniques. Dave specializes in helping technology leaders accelerate their companies’ digital transformation initiatives, using the tools, services, and platforms available in the cloud. He is a frequent keynote speaker at premier client, vendor, and industry executive cloud computing events, and his research and opinions have been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, USA Today, Network World, and Forbes, along with many other industry publications.

Previous Work Experience

Dave joined Forrester from Taneja Group, where he was a senior analyst and co-lead of the virtualization and cloud practice. Prior to his career as an analyst, Dave spent more than 20 years creating and marketing award-winning and industry-leading messaging middleware, virtualization, and web-based financial services tools and products. He was vice president of marketing and on the founding team of Enigmatec, a virtualization management pioneer acquired by EMC. Previously, Dave held executive positions at TIBCO Software, where he created and managed the North American professional services organization; Fidelity Investments, where he launched a suite of online portfolio management products; and Capco, where he built the company's software factory to develop financial services automation platforms.

Education

Dave holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

Dave Bartoletti

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, supported, and marketed game-changing technologies for more than 25 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the middleware, web, virtualization, automation, and cloud computing tech disruptions as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than eight years, following a long career in software product management, marketing, and business development. He advises Forrester clients on public cloud computing infrastructure and development platforms, cloud cost management and optimization, software container technologies, and modern cloud service delivery techniques. Dave specializes in helping technology leaders accelerate their companies’ digital transformation initiatives, using the tools, services, and platforms available in the cloud. He is a frequent keynote speaker at premier client, vendor, and industry executive cloud computing events, and his research and opinions have been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, USA Today, Network World, and Forbes, along with many other industry publications.

Previous Work Experience

Dave joined Forrester from Taneja Group, where he was a senior analyst and co-lead of the virtualization and cloud practice. Prior to his career as an analyst, Dave spent more than 20 years creating and marketing award-winning and industry-leading messaging middleware, virtualization, and web-based financial services tools and products. He was vice president of marketing and on the founding team of Enigmatec, a virtualization management pioneer acquired by EMC. Previously, Dave held executive positions at TIBCO Software, where he created and managed the North American professional services organization; Fidelity Investments, where he launched a suite of online portfolio management products; and Capco, where he built the company's software factory to develop financial services automation platforms.

Education

Dave holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

Dave Bartoletti's Research

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Enterprise Container Platforms, Q2 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 25 Enterprise Container Platform Providers

    June 25, 2018 Charlie Dai, Dave Bartoletti

    You can use enterprise container platforms (ECPs) to speed, simplify, and automate container development and deployment. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, geography, and vertical market focus. Enterprise architecture (EA) professionals should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from an enterprise platform container provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Development-Only Public Cloud Platforms, North America, Q2 2018

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    April 9, 2018 John R. Rymer, Dave Bartoletti

    In our 27-criteria evaluation of development-only public cloud platform providers, we identified the 11 most important vendors — Alibaba, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CenturyLink, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Pivotal Software, Red Hat, Salesforce, and SAP — and researched, assessed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choices.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Full-Stack Public Cloud Development Platforms, North America, Q2 2018

    The Seven Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    April 9, 2018Dave Bartoletti, John R. Rymer

    In our 31-criteria evaluation of full-stack public cloud development platform providers, we identified the seven most important vendors — Alibaba, AWS, CenturyLink, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Oracle — and researched, assessed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choices.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Public Cloud Development Platforms, Q1 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 17 Public Cloud Development Platform Providers

    March 5, 2018Dave Bartoletti, John R. Rymer

    Software developers use public cloud development platforms to develop and deliver applications fast and with less risk, quickly introduce software-based business innovations, and modernize development processes to better meet business goals. To access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse and changing set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. For application development and delivery (AD&D) pros, this report maps a dynamic vendor landscape to aid in platform selection.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Great Companies Center Their Tech Strategy On Customers

    Don't Ignore The Basics, But Keep Boldly Adapting Your Strategy To Meet One Goal — Serving Customers

    January 30, 2018Dave Bartoletti, Bobby Cameron

    Technology leaders need to rethink strategic planning in the age of the customer. Technology strategies are too often just collections of loosely related project plans and too focused on tech project delivery milestones. Strategies designed "by IT, for IT" fail to engage business leaders and executives because they don't explain how tech strategy leads to better customer experience and outcomes. This report explains how technology leaders can create a strategic tech plan that is customer-led, insights-driven, fast, and connected.

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