Nate   Meneer

Nate Meneer

Researcher Serving CIO Professionals

Nate is a researcher serving CIOs, CTOs, and their business partners. His research centers on the global tech economy, with specific focus on the tech labor market and issues concerning the supply and demand for tech skills. He also performs research on topics related to culture, innovation, and organization.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role at Forrester, Nate worked for Stax Consulting, performing research that supported the firm's due diligence and strategy engagements in the technology, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

Education

Nate holds a B.Mus. in performance from Carleton University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in music history from Boston University.

Nate Meneer

Researcher Serving CIO Professionals

Nate is a researcher serving CIOs, CTOs, and their business partners. His research centers on the global tech economy, with specific focus on the tech labor market and issues concerning the supply and demand for tech skills. He also performs research on topics related to culture, innovation, and organization.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role at Forrester, Nate worked for Stax Consulting, performing research that supported the firm's due diligence and strategy engagements in the technology, manufacturing, and healthcare sectors.

Education

Nate holds a B.Mus. in performance from Carleton University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in music history from Boston University.

Nate Meneer's Research

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Case Study: Win Tech Talent In Non-Tech Hubs Like WillowTree

    Start With A Strong Talent Brand And The Right Location

    March 14, 2018 Bobby Cameron, Nate Meneer

    Finding top tech talent outside of major tech hubs takes some extra work, but it can be done. This case study explores the talent strategy of WillowTree, an innovation agency that provides mobile app development services to leading global brands. WillowTree has developed a thriving operation out of offices in Charlottesville, Virginia and Durham, North Carolina. The decision to headquarter operations in the Mid-Atlantic has helped WillowTree recruit from an undersubscribed talent pool that wants a change from life inside major tech hubs.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: CIOs: Use CX Principles To Improve Your IT Brand

    Improved EX Will Give IT The Business Support It Needs To Excel

    March 9, 2018 Matthew Guarini, Nate Meneer

    IT teams are always looking for ways to improve. Traditional efforts like service management and process design can help improve the way IT delivers services, but these initiatives alone are not guaranteed to target the pain points of IT stakeholders. CIOs must champion an outside-in approach by adapting the strategies of customer experience (CX) to engage and empathize with IT's internal customers: employees. Read this report to learn how CIOs can successfully implement CX principles within their IT organizations.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: European Tech Market Outlook By Country, 2017 To 2018

    Mixed Prospects, With Slightly Better Overall Growth In 2018

    December 21, 2017 Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    Western and Central Europe is often viewed as a single regional tech market, but as every European CIO knows, it is also a collection of 28 separate national markets. This report offers our outlook for the tech markets in the eight largest countries (or in the case of Benelux, collection of countries); assesses each country's level of spending on the business technology (BT) that firms use for winning, serving, and retaining customers; and identifies risk factors in the outlook. This helps CIOs and their business partners plan tech budgets that are appropriate for the environment they will face in 2018.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Debunking The US Tech Talent Shortage

    Creative CIOs Will Find Or Develop The Tech Talent They Need

    October 12, 2017 Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    Studies and white papers routinely claim that the US is facing a tech talent gap. This claim resonates with many CIOs who have had their own challenges recruiting the right talent. But while competition for certain tech skills is tight, Forrester believes the situation is manageable. This report provides an overview of the tech labor market and provides CIOs with actionable strategies for mitigating their talent challenges.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: European Tech Market Outlook For 2017 To 2018

    The Cloud Will Accelerate BT, While Firms Maintain A Cautious Approach To Tech Spending

    August 7, 2017 Andrew Bartels, Nate Meneer

    In the age of the customer, CIOs of European businesses and governments must balance concerns about the slow-growth business environment against the importance of investing in technologies to help their firms win, serve, and retain customers. Our forecast for the European tech market in 2017 and 2018 shows that this balance will tilt toward caution given the aftershocks of the UK's Brexit vote and other economic and political factors. Given this backdrop, CIOs must leave room in their tight tech budgets for investing in business technology (BT). Rising adoption of cloud solutions will help them achieve these two offsetting goals.

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