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David Mooter

Senior Analyst

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David leads clients with a particular emphasis on business-first design principles and how application architectures such as APIs foster innovation and sustainable business flexibility. His research focuses on architectural topics such as integration, API strategy and management, event-driven architecture, and microservices.

Previous Work Experience

David has extensive experience with IT architecture. At Progressive Insurance, he led successful efforts to modernize the company’s decades-old policy servicing system and led its technical strategy for APIs, integration, and event streaming. His IT experience also includes technology leadership, software design and development, and cofounding a successful online game business.

Education

David received a Bachelor of Applied Science, summa cum laude, in systems analysis with a minor in mathematics from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

David leads clients with a particular emphasis on business-first design principles and how application architectures such as APIs foster innovation and sustainable business flexibility. His research focuses on architectural topics such as integration, API strategy and management, event-driven architecture, and microservices.

Previous Work Experience

David has extensive experience with IT architecture. At Progressive Insurance, he led successful efforts to modernize the company’s decades-old policy servicing system and led its technical strategy for APIs, integration, and event streaming. His IT experience also includes technology leadership, software design and development, and cofounding a successful online game business.

Education

David received a Bachelor of Applied Science, summa cum laude, in systems analysis with a minor in mathematics from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

David Mooter's Most Recent Research

Research

Use Event-Driven Architecture In Your Quest For Modern Applications

Leverage Five Key EDA Patterns To Avoid Painful Pitfalls
April 9th, 2021 | David Mooter

The growth of distributed application architecture hits a brick wall when only using synchronous APIs for integration due to fragility and scalability...

17 min read
Research

The Forrester Wave™: Function-As-A-Service Platforms, Q1 2021

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
March 25th, 2021 | Jeffrey Hammond , David Mooter

In Forrester's 40-criterion evaluation of function-as-a-service (FaaS) platforms, we identified the nine most significant ones — Alibaba, Amazon, Google...

13 min read
Research

Embrace Event-Driven Architecture To Drive Agility, New Channels, And New Partnerships

Event-Driven Architecture Is The Key To Unlock Your Data Silos
December 18th, 2020 | David Mooter

As data continues to grow in value, it is vital that businesses unsilo their data. Rapid growth, the pivot to public cloud, and M&A make data integration...

7 min read
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Event-Driven Architecture And Design: Five Big Mistakes And Five Best Practices

Event-Driven Patterns Address Key Business And Technical Scenarios
November 10th, 2020 | David Mooter , Randy Heffner

Excellence in customer experience and business operations is often a matter of timing, and proactive timing is a matter for events. Software-based event-driven...

7 min read
Research

API Insecurity: The Lurking Threat In Your Software

Design And Build API Security Top To Bottom, End To End Across The Software Lifecycle
October 22nd, 2020 | Sandy Carielli , David Mooter , Randy Heffner

From simple internal flows between parts of a microservice app to major B2B transactions worth millions, APIs serve a huge range of scenarios, users, and...

20 min read