Alex Cullen

Vice President, Research Director serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Alex serves Enterprise Architecture (EA) Professionals. He is a leading expert on IT planning and strategy, governance, enterprise architecture value, and enterprise architecture practices. Alex leads the team responsible for research and advisory services that address the needs, priorities, and concerns of EA Professionals and IT strategists.

Previous Work Experience

Alex joined Forrester in 2005 as a principal analyst, providing clients with insights in the areas of IT strategy and planning, architecture, and process improvement. Prior to joining Forrester, Alex was the director of enterprise architecture and IT process improvement with John Hancock Financial Services. His experience prior to John Hancock includes working with Fortune 500 companies on technology strategy and planning and with various high-tech firms in product management and strategy. Prior to Forrester, Alex published many articles and spoke at conferences on technology strategy, IT planning, and architecture.


Alex holds a B.A. in fine arts from the University of New Hampshire. He has also participated in and lectured at various executive training programs.

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Sample Business Capability Map: Insurance

    Business capability maps provide a framework for capturing key characteristics of a firm's business model and core functions that can then be used to assess business needs, understand IT costs, and...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Implementing An EA Management Suite

    Successes And Lessons Learned From Customer References

    The EA management suite (EAMS) is the next step in the evolution of EA tools. Going beyond modeling and standards repositories, the EAMS addresses pragmatic EA objectives such as IT planning, road...

    • Downloads: 831