Christopher Mines

Senior Vice President, Research Director serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Chris leads a team of Forrester analysts focused on the future of software development. Since software is both the platform and portal for customer engagement, speed and continuous improvement of software applications and systems are essential for business success in any industry. His team's research and advisory work identify the platforms, tools, methodologies, and skills that help companies put modern software at the center of their business.

Chris has a 17-year tenure as a Forrester analyst and research leader. He has worked across the organization, including leading the firm's US research organization from 2002 to 2006. His ongoing research interests include technology-driven business transformation, the connected world, and the economics and business models of technology suppliers.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, Chris was a principal at GeoPartners Research, doing strategy consulting for leading technology companies. During the 1980s, he was with the investment bank Cowen & Company, heading its research coverage of the networking industry. He also worked at The Yankee Group as a telecom industry analyst. He began his career as a member of technical staff at IBM's network software labs.

Education

Chris holds degrees from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and the University of Pennsylvania.

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    Report:Market Overview: Green IT Services

    A Bright Outlook For IT Sustainability Consulting

    IT services companies are responding to client needs by building green IT and corporate sustainability practices. We continue to forecast very healthy growth — 60% CAGR —for this market,...

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    Report:Mapping The Connected World

    Software Control Of The Physical World Will Change Your Business

    A technology revolution is brewing that uses sensors, networks, and analytics software to connect physical objects and infrastructure to computing systems, providing an unprecedented view into the...

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    Report:Market Overview: The Advent Of Enterprise Carbon And Energy Management Systems

    Sketching The New Opportunities For IT Vendor Strategists

    A new liability is coming onto the collective balance sheet of companies around the world: carbon. In the context of increasing awareness of the business and societal risks of climate change,...

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    Report:In Search Of Green Technology Consumers

    Why Tech Marketers Should Target This Emerging Segment

    A distinct segment of green technology consumers ready to put their dollars behind eco-friendly product choices is becoming visible. Forrester's Technographics® surveys reveal that consumers who...

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    Report:Industry Motivations For Pursuing Green IT

    An overview of motivations for pursuing green IT by industry

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    Report:Market Overview: The State Of Enterprise Green IT Adoption, Q4 2009

    Forrester's sixth enterprise green IT survey shows that adoption of green IT practices are rebounding despite the ongoing economic recession. Enterprises are taking a slow but steady approach to...

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    Report:Case Study: How IBM Supported kika/Leiner's Branding Strategy With A Green Data Center

    European furniture retailer kika/Leiner Group is going green. Its stores and furniture products are designed and branded to appeal to increasingly green-conscious consumers in its home country of...

    • Downloads: 306
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    Report:Green Electronics: Coming To A Wal-Mart Near You

    Wal-Mart's Focus On Sustainable Electronics Will Encourage Green Technology

    Retailers, like companies in most industries, are adopting more environmentally responsible business practices. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, recently announced plans to evaluate consumer...

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    Report:Green IT Adoption By Industry, Q2 2009

    This data chart highlights green IT adoption and trends by industry.

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