Mike   Gualtieri

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on software technologies, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver digital transformations that lead to prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology coverage areas are AI, machine learning, deep learning, AI chips and systems, digital decisions, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, big data analytical platforms and tools (Hadoop/Spark/Flink; translytical databases), optimization, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

Mike provides technology vendors with actionable, fine-tuned advisory sessions on strategy, messaging, competitive analysis, buyer-persona analysis, market trends, and product road maps for the areas he directly covers and adjacent areas that wish to launch into new markets or use new technologies.

Mike is a recipient of the Forrester Courage Award for making bold calls that inspire leaders and guide great business and technology decisions.

Previous Work Experience

Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the industry helping design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and many others. His background is that of a practitioner, having written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and architected complex systems of applications.

He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and technology events for his audience-designed, insightful, and energetic speeches.

Education

Mike earned a B.S. in computer science and management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. While a student, Mike was awarded three US patents for inventing an expert system used to train air traffic controllers around the world.

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Mike's research focuses on software technologies, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver digital transformations that lead to prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology coverage areas are AI, machine learning, deep learning, AI chips and systems, digital decisions, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, big data analytical platforms and tools (Hadoop/Spark/Flink; translytical databases), optimization, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

Mike provides technology vendors with actionable, fine-tuned advisory sessions on strategy, messaging, competitive analysis, buyer-persona analysis, market trends, and product road maps for the areas he directly covers and adjacent areas that wish to launch into new markets or use new technologies.

Mike is a recipient of the Forrester Courage Award for making bold calls that inspire leaders and guide great business and technology decisions.

Previous Work Experience

Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the industry helping design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and many others. His background is that of a practitioner, having written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and architected complex systems of applications.

He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and technology events for his audience-designed, insightful, and energetic speeches.

Education

Mike earned a B.S. in computer science and management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. While a student, Mike was awarded three US patents for inventing an expert system used to train air traffic controllers around the world.

Mike Gualtieri's Research

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Emerging Technology Spotlight: Deep Learning

    Deep Learning Unlocks The Value Of New Use Cases

    October 1, 2018 Brandon Purcell, Mike Gualtieri

    Much of today's interest in artificial intelligence (AI) comes from advances in deep learning, a branch of machine learning that analyzes data using neural networks. Deep learning is particularly adept at analyzing images, video, and natural language text. This report helps CIOs and business technology leaders understand the potential of deep learning for enterprise applications.

  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    REPORT: Deep Learning: The Start Of An AI Revolution For Customer Insights Professionals

    Continuous Improvement: The Customer Analytics Playbook

    September 6, 2018 Brandon Purcell, Mike Gualtieri, Diego Lo Giudice

    Deep learning is the start of a revolution. A revolution because it allows enterprises to create predictive models with uncanny accuracy on image, voice, and natural language data that was previously impossible to analyze. A revolution because the internet giants have all embraced it as a core part of their go-forward AI strategy. And, finally, a revolution because it has only just begun, but over the next three to five years it will disrupt customer insights (CI) pros in their mission to understand their customers. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Notebook-Based Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2018

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    September 5, 2018 Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D., Mike Gualtieri

    In our 24-criteria evaluation of notebook-based predictive analytics and machine learning (PAML) solutions providers, we identified the nine most significant ones — Anaconda, Civis Analytics, Cloudera, Databricks, Domino Data Lab, Google, H2O.ai, OpenText, and Oracle — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choice.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Deep Learning: An AI Revolution Started For Courageous Enterprises

    AD&D Pros Can Develop Applications That Can See, Understand, Talk, And Learn

    September 5, 2018Mike Gualtieri, Diego Lo Giudice, Brandon Purcell

    Deep learning is a revolution started. A revolution because it allows enterprises to create predictive models with uncanny accuracy on previously hard-to-analyze data such as images, voice, and natural language. A revolution because the internet giants have all embraced deep learning as their go-forward AI strategy. And, finally, a revolution because it has only just begun. Once a revolution gets big enough, it disrupts. That's the opportunity for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals who build enterprise and customer applications. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Multimodal Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2018

    The 13 Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    September 5, 2018Mike Gualtieri, Kjell Carlsson, Ph.D.

    In our 24-criteria evaluation of multimodal predictive analytics and machine learning (PAML) providers, we identified the 13 most significant ones — Dataiku, Datawatch, FICO, IBM, KNIME, MathWorks, Microsoft, RapidMiner, Salford Systems (Minitab), SAP, SAS, TIBCO Software, and World Programming — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps enterprise application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders make the best choice.

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