Mike   Gualtieri

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver digital transformations that lead to prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology coverage areas are AI and emerging technologies that make software faster, smarter, and transformative for global enterprises and organizations. He advises enterprise decision makers and executive leaders around the world on the intersection of business strategy, AI, and digital transformation.

Mike is a recipient of the Forrester Courage Award for making bold calls that inspire leaders and guide great business and technology decisions.

He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and technology events for his audience-designed, insightful, and energetic speeches.

Mike provides technology vendors with actionable, fine-tuned advisory sessions on strategy, messaging, competitive analysis, buyer-persona analysis, market trends, and product roadmaps for the areas he directly covers and adjacent areas that wish to launch into new markets or use new technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the industry helping design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and many others. His background is that of a practitioner, having written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and architected complex systems.

Education

Mike earned a BS in computer science and management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. While a student, Mike was awarded three US patents for inventing an expert system used to train air traffic controllers around the world.

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver digital transformations that lead to prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology coverage areas are AI and emerging technologies that make software faster, smarter, and transformative for global enterprises and organizations. He advises enterprise decision makers and executive leaders around the world on the intersection of business strategy, AI, and digital transformation.

Mike is a recipient of the Forrester Courage Award for making bold calls that inspire leaders and guide great business and technology decisions.

He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and technology events for his audience-designed, insightful, and energetic speeches.

Mike provides technology vendors with actionable, fine-tuned advisory sessions on strategy, messaging, competitive analysis, buyer-persona analysis, market trends, and product roadmaps for the areas he directly covers and adjacent areas that wish to launch into new markets or use new technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the industry helping design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and many others. His background is that of a practitioner, having written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and architected complex systems.

Education

Mike earned a BS in computer science and management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. While a student, Mike was awarded three US patents for inventing an expert system used to train air traffic controllers around the world.

Mike Gualtieri's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 37 PAML Providers

    May 1, 2020Mike Gualtieri, Kjell Carlsson, PhD

    Predictive analytics and machine learning (PAML) solutions deliver enterprise-grade tools for analyzing data, building predictive models, and deploying AI/ML solutions that drive business outcomes. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by functionality, geography, vertical market focus, and size. Application development and delivery (AD&D) pros should use Forrester's Now Tech report to stay abreast of the rapidly evolving market for PAML solutions and shortlist vendors that meet their needs.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: AI Infrastructure, Q1 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 31 AI Infrastructure Providers

    February 7, 2020Mike Gualtieri

    You can use AI infrastructure to make AI development teams more productive, operationalize AI for real business value, and leverage fast-evolving AI technologies. But to realize these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Technology professionals should use this report to understand the value they can expect from an AI infrastructure provider and to select one based on size and functionality.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2020: Artificial Intelligence

    It's Time To Turn The Artificial Into Reality (Checks)

    October 30, 2019 Srividya Sridharan, Mike Gualtieri, J. P. Gownder, Craig Le Clair, Ian Jacobs, Andrew Hogan

    The urgency to reap the benefits of AI is real. As is the opportunity. Companies are seeking tangible value via cost savings, revenue growth, new products, or customer experiences. But there is no silver bullet solution, nor foolproof playbook, for AI-led transformation. 2020 will be the year when companies become laser-focused on AI value, accelerate adoption, learn through mistakes, overcome data issues, and embrace new talent realities. CIOs and other C-suite executives: Read these five predictions to understand what to expect next year in your AI journey.

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platforms, Q4 2019

    The 14 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    October 23, 2019 Noel Yuhanna, Mike Gualtieri

    In our 24-criterion evaluation of translytical data platform providers, we identified the 14 most significant ones — Actian, Aerospike, GigaSpaces, GridGain Systems, IBM, InterSystems, MemSQL, Microsoft, MongoDB, Oracle, Redis Labs, SAP, Splice Machine, and VoltDB — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps enterprise architecture (EA) pros select the right one for their needs.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q3 2019

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    September 23, 2019Mike Gualtieri

    In our 26-criterion evaluation of streaming analytics providers, we identified the 11 most significant ones — Alibaba, Amazon Web Services, Cloudera, EsperTech, Google, IBM, Impetus, Microsoft, SAS, Software AG, and TIBCO Software — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals select the right one for their needs.

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