Michael Facemire

VP, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Michael serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on mobile software development, software development processes, and next-generation software architectures.

Previous Work Experience

Michael has more than 15 years of experience in the software development industry. He joined Forrester from IBM, where he delivered industry-leading applications in mobile, social software, content management, portal, and workflow. While there, he authored or co-authored 23 patents in the areas of mobile software, collaborative systems, content management, and media services that have been issued or pending.

Education

Michael holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Michael Facemire's Research

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Enterprise Mobility

    When it comes to enterprise mobility, I&O pros have focused heavily on delivering apps to workers — and are missing the real opportunity to mobilize workers. While some apps are vital to employe...

  • For CIOs

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Health Clouds, Q3 2017

    In our 37-criteria evaluation of enterprise health cloud providers, we identified the 10 most significant ones — ClearDATA, CloudMine, IBM, Kinvey, Medable, Microsoft, MphRx, NTT DATA, Salesforc...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: The Mobile Mind Shift Road Map

    Customers, partners, and internal stakeholders are challenging digital business leaders to build new digital experiences: mobile apps, websites, connected devices, and chat interfaces, just to n...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Mobile Experiences That Drive Engagement

    The mobile mind shift is driving businesses' customers and stakeholders to expect (and demand) support for a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. But for application development and delivery...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Digital Experiences

    Digital channels are more amorphous and fragmented than ever. However, they share a common core: mobile. Mobile will emerge as the central choreographer in this broader, connected ecosystem. Dig...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Mobile Experience Development

    The mobile computing revolution rivals the move from monolithic systems to client-server in the 1990s. Similarly, we're seeing massive architecture changes as companies modernize the way they bu...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Mobile Experiences That Drive Engagement

    The mobile mind shift is driving businesses' customers and stakeholders to expect (and demand) support for a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. But for application development and delivery...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Native, Web, And Cross-Platform Mobile Apps All Have Their Place

    In clients' inquiries regarding mobile app development, the most common question is: "Should we go with a native development approach, use HTML5, or use cross-platform tools?" Our answer: It's n...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform

    Mobile is pushing aging web architectures to the brink. The three-tier architecture built for a browser-led PC world can't flex, scale, or respond to the needs of a good mobile experience or the...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Five-Star Mobile Apps

    Companies hoping to reach customers through the mobile channel need to ensure their apps get high ratings. So what's the best way to structure a development shop to build a highly rated app? For...

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