Michael Facemire

VP, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Michael serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on mobile software development, software development processes, and next-generation software architectures.

Previous Work Experience

Michael has more than 15 years of experience in the software development industry. He joined Forrester from IBM, where he delivered industry-leading applications in mobile, social software, content management, portal, and workflow. While there, he authored or co-authored 23 patents in the areas of mobile software, collaborative systems, content management, and media services that have been issued or pending.

Education

Michael holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Michael Facemire's Research

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Digital Experiences

    Digital channels are more amorphous and fragmented than ever. However, they share a common core: mobile. Mobile will emerge as the central choreographer in this broader, connected ecosystem. Dig...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: Adopt An App+ Strategy

    Your best customers typically prefer your app over your mobile website but depend on both. But even your biggest fans spend far more time in other firms' apps, and as a result, you own too few o...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: How To Choose A Mobile Messaging Vendor

    Messaging is the tip of the spear, or the first step, for most companies in developing true one-to-one user engagement. It's a critical capability for modern businesses — but choosing the right ...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report: Vendor Landscape: Mobile Messaging Platforms

    The features and functions of mobile apps are overkill for most mobile moments. By contrast, messaging rightsizes customer engagement through a combination of notifications and conversations in ...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Organize For Mobile Development Success

    Customer expectations are soaring as the mobile mind shift accelerates. To meet them, mobile development teams must release high-quality apps multiple times per year. It's important to focus on ...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Mobile Experience Development

    The mobile computing revolution rivals the move from monolithic systems to client-server in the 1990s. Similarly, we're seeing massive architecture changes as companies modernize the way they bu...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Native, Web, And Cross-Platform Mobile Apps All Have Their Place

    In clients' inquiries regarding mobile app development, the most common question is: "Should we go with a native development approach, use HTML5, or use cross-platform tools?" Our answer: It's n...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Mobile Experiences That Drive Engagement

    The mobile mind shift is driving businesses' customers and stakeholders to expect (and demand) support for a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. But for application development and delivery...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform

    Mobile is pushing aging web architectures to the brink. The three-tier architecture built for a browser-led PC world can't flex, scale, or respond to the needs of a good mobile experience or the...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Five-Star Mobile Apps

    Companies hoping to reach customers through the mobile channel need to ensure their apps get high ratings. So what's the best way to structure a development shop to build a highly rated app? For...

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