Michael Facemire

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.


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

Michael Facemire's Research

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    Report: A Rosetta Stone For Translating CX Priorities Into Digital Realities

    Customer experience (CX) professionals know that their businesses need digital experiences to thrive in the post-PC world. The challenge, though, is turning business demands for capabilities lik...

    • Downloads: 41
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Mobile: From App Silos To Open Ecosystems

    There isn't a single "thing" that will replace or disrupt mobile — not wearables, the Internet of Things, nor M2M. The future of mobile is more granular parts (or micro moments) that are choreog...

    • Downloads: 302
  • 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...

    • Downloads: 3028
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Feast Or Beggar's Banquet?

    The variety of mobile operating systems, devices, form factors, and middleware technologies make an implementation that simply extends existing websites impossible, as do the time-to-market and ...

    • Downloads: 1119
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Brief: How Facebook Will Change The Digital Development Landscape

    Consumer giants Facebook and Netflix face complex challenges in delivering innovative experiences to millions of users. How do they manage this growing volume of continuous streams for enormous ...

    • Downloads: 213
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