Mike   Gualtieri

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on software 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, machine learning, deep learning, AI chips and systems, digital decisions, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, big data analytical platforms and tools (Hadoop/Spark/Flink; translytical databases), optimization, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

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

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

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 of applications.

He is a frequent and highly 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.

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on software 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, machine learning, deep learning, AI chips and systems, digital decisions, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, big data analytical platforms and tools (Hadoop/Spark/Flink; translytical databases), optimization, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

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

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

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 of applications.

He is a frequent and highly 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.

Mike Gualtieri's Research

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    REPORT: Four Steps To A Data Management Strategy In Light Of Big Data

    Strategic Plan: The Data Management Playbook

    November 16, 2018 Michele Goetz, Mike Gualtieri

    Data is the lifeblood of your entire organization. It should enlighten every function of the business, including CX, operations, marketing, sales, service, and finance. A data management (DM) strategy is critical. The goal should be clear: Provide all business functions with quick and complete access to all of the data and analytics that they need, both now and in the future. But it's easier said than done, and that's where strategy comes in. This report provides a four-step process for EA pros to formulate a next-generation DM strategy that's both visionary and pragmatic. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2019: Artificial Intelligence

    No Pain, No Gain With Enterprise AI

    November 6, 2018 Michele Goetz, Brandon Purcell, Craig Le Clair, Diego Lo Giudice, Mike Gualtieri

    Your enterprise AI journey is going to be a rollercoaster. You want immediate rewards from AI but realize the risks. You will overcome your cautious cynicism by overplanning. You'll dive in anyway and dabble. You'll make rookie mistakes. You will think of quitting. But you'll strive on to reap tangible benefits and bragging rights. In the last couple of years, we've seen firms learn to fail fast with AI initiatives, but 2019 will bring a more refined approach to going after the AI opportunity. CIOs: Read the five predictions that will guide your data, talent, automation, governance, and machine learning (ML) decisions.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2019: Business Insights

    Don't Demonize Data — It's Still The Lifeblood Of Business Insights

    November 6, 2018 Jennifer Belissent, Ph.D., Cinny Little, Mike Gualtieri

    While AI is the darling of the day, enterprises often forget that to leverage the power of AI, you still need to transform your business into an insights-driven business. That means continuing to invest deeply in driving adoption of insights across the enterprise, modernizing your data governance and data technologies, decluttering your dashboards, and thinking ahead in terms of creating new sources of revenue from data. Our five predictions for 2019 will help insights leaders refocus and retool to drive more outcome-focused enterprise insights.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester New Wave™: Digital Decisioning Platforms, Q4 2018

    The 11 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    October 18, 2018 John R. Rymer, Mike Gualtieri

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for digital decisioning platforms, we evaluated the 11 most significant providers in the category — Appian, AuraPortal, Decisions.com, FICO, IBM, InRule, Pegasystems, Red Hat, SAS Institute, Sparkling Logic, and TIBCO Software. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals can use this review to select the right partner for their digital decisioning needs.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Emerging Technology Spotlight: Deep Learning

    Deep Learning Unlocks The Value Of New Use Cases

    October 1, 2018 Brandon Purcell, Mike Gualtieri

    Much of today's interest in artificial intelligence (AI) comes from advances in deep learning, a branch of machine learning that analyzes data using neural networks. Deep learning is particularly adept at analyzing images, video, and natural language text. This report helps CIOs and business technology leaders understand the potential of deep learning for enterprise applications.

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