Margo Visitacion

Vice President, Principal Analyst serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Margo is a vice president and principal analyst serving Enterprise Architecture Professionals. She is a leading expert in software delivery, focusing on the areas of project management, project portfolio management, and project management organizations (PMOs), covering both Agile and traditional methodologies. In addition to her work as a Forrester analyst, she speaks frequently at industry events such as Institute For International Research (IIR) Project World and Project Management Institute (PMI) World Congress. Margo has been on the selection panel for PMI's PMO of the Year since 2010.

Previous Work Experience

Margo has over 25 years of experience in IT, developing and implementing QA, and in PMOs. Most recently, she was global industry market manager of the public-sector/aerospace and defense markets for Primavera Systems, a leading provider of project portfolio management tools, where she was responsible for developing an integrated go-to-market strategy for Primavera's suite of products. She was a regular contributor to industry trade magazines such as Contract Manager and spoke at industry conferences such as PMI's program management and earned value conferences. Margo was also an assistant vice president at BHC (now FiServ) Securities, where she was responsible for creating project office and quality assurance organizations, which managed the IT portfolio and the implementation and testing of the company's client/server and Internet trading systems.

Prior to working for BHC, Margo was manager of quality assurance for ADP-BISG, where she was responsible for developing a new testing methodology for ADP's flagship front-office product, Power Partner, as well as other leading-edge brokerage front-end systems. She also led a testing team that was instrumental in the project rollout of almost 25,000 client desktops. Joining Giga Information Group in 1999 as a senior analyst in the project management and QA markets, prior to Forrester's acquisition of Giga, she rose to the role of research director.

Education

Margo attended Rutgers University in Camden, N.J.

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices In Resource Management: Put The Right People On The Right Work At The Right Time

    In a 2008 survey of the Application Development & Program Management Research Panel, 16 of 26 respondents stated that resource allocation and capacity planning are challenging and that their current...

    • Downloads: 1904
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Strategic Portfolio Management Is Agile

    Vision: The Strategic Planning And Portfolio Playbook

    Agility is now a prerequisite for successful firms and enterprise architecture (EA) professionals delivering on digital strategies. Fast-paced, continuous delivery renders traditional budgeting and...

    • Downloads: 1217
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Time For Integrated Strategic Planning

    Strategic Plan: The Strategic Planning And Portfolio Playbook

    2015 is bringing the obsession with customer experience to a new level. Business and technology leaders agree that it is among their top goals; however, conflicting priorities and narrow viewpoints...

    • Downloads: 1070
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:BT Portfolio Management Best Practices Support Agile Delivery

    Processes: The Strategic Planning And Portfolio Playbook

    Forrester reviews and revises this report periodically for continued relevance and accuracy. We are now updating it to reflect our most current survey data on integrated strategic planning and...

    • Downloads: 902
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Next-Generation Portfolio Management: Strategic, Lean, And Delivery-Enabled

    Before IT can transition to business technology (BT) and become an effective partner with the business, the two groups of leaders must completely rethink the way they plan and execute — and...

    • Downloads: 1149
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The State Of The PMO In 2011

    Challenges Breed Opportunities

    Forrester Research and the Project Management Institute (PMI) recently hosted a survey regarding the state of the project management office (PMO) in 2011. The survey garnered 693 respondents, and the...

    • Downloads: 1156
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The PMO In An Agile World: Can't We All Just Get Along?

    Much has been written about the benefits of Agile development, and it has been proven that Agile development teams consistently deliver higher-quality applications faster than those that follow...

    • Downloads: 1149
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Collaborative Work Management For The Enterprise

    Serving Customers Requires Tools That Work The Way Users Work

    When the customer is the central focus of a company's strategy, its employees must work together more efficiently. Every day, employees focus their activities on helping their companies win, serve,...

    • Downloads: 360
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Use Portfolio Management To Accelerate Your Mobile Strategy

    Mobile is becoming the most important touchpoint to win, serve, and retain customers. But too many organizations struggle with how to shift mobile execution from one-off projects to become an...

    • Downloads: 101