Michael   Facemire

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

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

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Measuring Mobile Apps

    Continuous Improvement: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    January 17, 2018 Jeffrey S. Hammond, Michael Facemire

    Mobile users drive development teams to deliver new features and capabilities. Mobile performance management tools provide an essential feedback loop to guide the content of these updates. The collection of real-time data across technical-, engagement-, and business-aligned metrics helps companies better win, serve, and retain customers by gathering the information app developers need to gain insights into what's working and what's not. This report details a number of valuable metrics that teams commonly collect and describes the tools and frameworks that can help collect them. 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: Developing Tomorrow's Digital Experiences

    Vision: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    December 22, 2017 Julie A. Ask, Michael Facemire

    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. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals will address their customers' micro moments by deconstructing today's digital experiences into granular parts, enabling them to construct highly personalized digital experiences that solve users' immediate needs. This report lays out the future of digital experiences and tells AD&D professionals how to get started.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Case Study: How To Transform The Employee Experience With Microapps

    CBSi's Journey To Solve Its Application Productivity Problem

    December 20, 2017Michael Facemire, Andrew Hewitt

    Employees use a variety of mobile and desktop applications to access information they need to accomplish their jobs. However, these apps are often siloed, are difficult to manage, and don't offer a tailored experience that allows individual employees to focus on the tasks that matter most in their work. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals should read this report to learn how one large media player used microapps to transform its employee application strategy and provide actionable, relevant data to its employees through a single digital portal.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The New Dawn Of Functional Programming

    What Enterprises Need To Know About The Next Era Of Software Development

    December 11, 2017Michael Facemire, Amanda LeClair

    Functional programming (FP) is beginning to hit the mainstage. Requiring greater scale and dynamic experiences, the customer-facing software development world is outgrowing stateful, object-oriented (OO) development. Seven decades in the making, FP models will finally rise as the solution to certain enterprise-scale software challenges. Enterprises must experiment now with the new FP skills, languages, and platforms they need to begin a transition. This report outlines six recommendations for application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders during the shift to FP.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2018: Mobile Evolves Into The Digital Experience Conductor

    Landscape: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    November 8, 2017 Julie A. Ask, Jeffrey S. Hammond, Thomas Husson, Michael Facemire

    2018 is the year that mobile becomes core to the digital ecosystem. Devices are evolving to seamlessly work together. Tooling is following that evolution, allowing developers to build for burgeoning ecosystems. Development shops are keeping pace thanks to these tools, while marketing organizations are desperate to keep up. This report outlines the mobile trends that development teams and digital business leaders should look for in 2018.

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