Mike Gualtieri

Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Mike's research focuses on software technology, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver prescient customer experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology and platform coverage areas are big data strategy, Hadoop, advanced analytics, machine learning, data science practices, predictive apps design, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, architecture, design, and creative collaboration.

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

Previous Work Experience

Mike has more than 25 years' experience in the industry helping firms design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and scientific research for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and others. He has written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and consulted with dozens of technology firms on product, marketing, and R&D strategy.

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

Education

Mike earned a B.S. 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.

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19 results in Reports

  • Mike Gualtieri
  • IT Infrastructure & Operations
  • Application Development & Delivery
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Amazon Web Services Democratizes Machine Learning

    The Amazon Web Services (AWS) train keeps on a rolling for developers. This time it is a fully managed machine learning service that lets developers create predictive models. Launched on April 9,...

    • Downloads: 139
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Internet Of Things Applications Hunger For Hadoop And Real-Time Analytics In The Cloud

    IoT Data Strains And Stresses Traditional Application Designs

    Getting true value from the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application development and delivery professionals to find an economical way to collect, store, process, and analyze the data it...

    • Downloads: 428
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Apache Spark Is Powerful And Promising

    Spark's Primary Processing Prowess Is Exponential When Compared To Hadoop's MapReduce

    Apache Spark is an open source cluster computing platform designed to process big data as efficiently as possible. Sound familiar? That's what Hadoop is designed to do. However, these are distinctly...

    • Downloads: 187
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Big Data Options In The Cloud

    You'll Likely Need More Than One Cloud Service For Your Big Data Strategy

    So, you want to do big data in the cloud? Then get ready to navigate a potentially confusing market for big data cloud services. The options span from three categories of foundational services to two...

    • Downloads: 496
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Google Cloud Services Gather Steam

    New Developer Tools, Big Data Services, And Aggressive Pricing Will Tempt Enterprise Developers

    At last week's I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new developer tools, application programming interfaces (APIs), and cloud services that will make it easier for developers to put...

    • Downloads: 297
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Google Amps Up Android

    Android L-Preview Links Phones and Tablets To Cars, TVs, And Wearables

    Google I/O is the hottest developer conferences in the world for a reason: Android is the fastest growing and most-used mobile platform. That's not to say that Google is not a web juggernaut, too....

    • Downloads: 143
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Use Sensors To Take Apps To The Next Level Of Customer Engagement

    Apps Are Better And Customers Are Happier When Sensor Data Enriches Experiences

    Most apps are boring. Sensors can help. Sensors are data collectors that measure physical properties of the real-world such as location, pressure, humidity, touch, voice, and much more. You can find...

    • Downloads: 458
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Data Warehouse, Q4 2013

    Although enterprise data warehouse (EDW) is a mature technology, vendors continue to innovate and enhance its real-time analytics, distributed in-memory, advanced compression, and scalable appliance...

    • Downloads: 1157
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Augment DevOps With NoOps

    DevOps Is Good, But Cloud Computing Will Usher In NoOps

    Development + operations = DevOps. DevOps denotes better communication and collaboration between application development professionals and infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals. DevOps...

    • Downloads: 760
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Cloud Computing Brings Demand For Elastic Application Platforms

    EAPs Ease Delivery Of Elastic Apps, Smoothing A Path To Cloud's Benefits

    Promises that cloud computing can save money and reduce time-to-market by automatically scaling applications (either up or down) oversimplify what it takes to develop application architectures to...

    • Downloads: 1273
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Seven Qualities Of Wildly Desirable Software

    To Deliver Extraordinary Software, Design To Balance These Seven Qualities

    Great software applications seldom happen by accident: Wise design decisions are the key. Yet many application development teams only design for one, two, or three of these qualities, and others have...

    • Downloads: 1239
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Elastic Caching Platforms, Q2 2010

    GigaSpaces, IBM, Oracle, and Terracotta Lead; Alachisoft, GemStone, And ScaleOut Software Are Strong Performers

    Forrester evaluated eight elastic caching platform vendors using 124 criteria and found GigaSpaces, IBM, Oracle, and Terracotta to be Leaders because of their strong elastic caching features and...

    • Downloads: 1247
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:For Blazing Fast Web Site Performance, Caching Is King

    The Fastest Sites Optimize Three Levels Of Caches: Browser, Edge, And Server

    The quickest way to a Web user's heart is through her eyeballs. That means providing your customers a rich, interactive, and blazing fast experience. The fastest sites on the Internet all have one...

    • Downloads: 944
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Top Five Changes For Application Development In 2010

    After The Recession, The New Normal Will Remain "Lean And Mean"

    Niccolò Machiavelli said it best: "Never waste the opportunities created by a good crisis." Over the past year, the Great Recession has forced everyone in IT to think differently about where to...

    • Downloads: 2461
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices In User Experience (UX) Design

    Design Compelling User Experiences To Wow Your Customers

    Users have great expectations when they visit your Web and mobile applications. They increasingly want an experience that's valuable, easy to use, aesthetically pleasing, and emotionally satisfying....

    • Downloads: 2758
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:A Surprising New Java Platform Option: VMware

    Acquiring SpringSource, VMware Targets Java And Clouds

    VMware's ambition is to expand up the stack from its franchise in systems virtualization software into application platforms. The company's decision to buy Java frameworks specialist SpringSource is...

    • Downloads: 737
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Perform Realistic Web Testing To Ensure Blazing Fast Web Site Performance

    This workbook discusses the importance of realistic performance Web testing, what it is, and recommendations.

    • Downloads: 18
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Attaining And Maintaining Blazing Fast Web Site Performance

    A Multidisciplinary Approach Is Key

    Customers have great expectations when they visit your Web site. They increasingly want a rich, interactive experience, and their tolerance for latency is approaching zero. If you cannot achieve...

    • Downloads: 1665
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Case Study: How Orbitz Takes You Places Faster

    Tuning Pages, Code, And Infrastructure For Performance Is The Key

    In the highly competitive online travel business, the leading Web sites are under constant pressure to improve customer loyalty by delivering a richer, more interactive experience with lightning fast...

    • Downloads: 401