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Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on 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 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: AI 2.0: Upgrade Your Enterprise With Five Next-Generation AI Advances

    Advanced Level: Technology Practices For Insights-Driven Businesses

    February 9, 2021 Kjell Carlsson, PhD, Brandon Purcell, Mike Gualtieri

    Just when you thought you knew what AI could and couldn't do, it quietly gets a radical upgrade. Five key advances redefine AI use cases and break the chains that have shackled enterprise AI adoption. Though you've likely never heard of them, these AI 2.0 advances are already entering commercial products, and forward-looking enterprises need to start preparing if they want to reap their competitive advantages. AD&D pros and other tech leaders should use this report to understand this next generation of AI capabilities and how to start on their AI 2.0 journey.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The AI Software Market Will Grow To $37 Billion Globally By 2025

    That's Big, But It's Smaller Than Investors Think As AI Gets Absorbed Into All Software Products

    December 10, 2020 Andrew Bartels, Mike Gualtieri

    The velocity of demand for artificial intelligence (AI) technology, tools, platforms, and applications draws parallels to the demand for cloud. And, indeed, the market for AI maker platforms, AI facilitator platforms, and new AI-centric and AI-infused applications will grow to $37 billion by 2025. Still, this is much smaller than many investors assume. In our view, AI software will be primarily a new middleware category of algorithms, data sets, and tools that enable embedding AI functionality in all software products.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Digital Decisioning Platforms, Q4 2020

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    December 8, 2020Mike Gualtieri, Boris Evelson

    In our 22-criterion evaluation of digital decisioning platform (DDP) providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — ACTICO, CRIF, Decisions, Experian, FICO, FlexRule, IBM, InRule, Pegasystems, Red Hat, SAS, Sparkling Logic, 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.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Fire Up Cloud-Based High-Performance Computing To Stoke Innovation

    HPC Is Relevant To Every Major Industry, Not Just Biotech

    November 23, 2020 Tracy Woo, Mike Gualtieri

    A decade ago, high-performance computing (HPC) was outrageously expensive. For many, it wasn't worth exploring. Cloud has removed this hurdle — just as the need for complex simulations, massive data analytics, and AI has gained sizeable traction across every industry. As cloud has matured, so have cloud-based HPC offerings. This report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals explore newly available HPC options, learn key best practices, and identify industry-level use cases to explore.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Top Trends And Emerging Technologies, Q3 2020

    September 22, 2020 Brian Hopkins, Julie Ask, Dave Bartoletti, J. P. Gownder, Mike Gualtieri, Jeffrey Hammond, Enza Iannopollo, David Johnson, Craig Le Clair, Renee Murphy

    The pandemic has elevated digital acceleration to the forefront of business leaders' minds. It has also drawn technology management leaders into the spotlight. CIOs must recognize, however, that the strategies that worked in the 2010s will falter in the 2020s. Read this report to understand how this decade will be different and how to get ahead of trends by innovating with the most important emerging technologies.

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