Analyst Profile
Mark Driver
Mark Driver
Research VP
Champlin, MN USA
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Years of Experience
16 years at Gartner
31 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Open Source
Application Development & Integration

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Roles and Responsibilities
Mark Driver is a vice president and research director in Gartner Research, where he specializes in application development technologies and open-source software. Within Gartner, Mr. Driver serves as a principal analyst for Java technology, as well as the Microsoft .NET framework. He is also the principal analyst covering the business and technical issues of the open-source software model. He covers many aspects of application development and open-source software, including adoption challenges, best practices, market impact and development models.
Previous Experience
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Driver was a technical architect and project leader for more than 15 years in the IT industry, where he focused on distributed open systems development. He worked in several areas including state government, commercial software vendors and in-house IT groups.
Professional Background
MCI Systemhouse, Technical Architect, 2 years
PowerCerv, Internet Technology Manager, 3 years
State Of Florida, Technical Architect, 8 years
B.S., Computer and Information Science, Florida State University

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Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites 28-Aug-2014 Mark Driver, Thomas E. Murphy, Nathan Wilson, Ray Valdes, David Norton, Maritess Sobejana
Within the Enterprise, Open Source Must Coexist in a Hybrid IT Portfolio 23-Aug-2014 Mark Driver
Toolkit: Building a Strategic Plan for Managing Open-Source Software Inside the Enterprise 14-Aug-2014 Mark Driver
Widespread Use of Open-Source Software Demands Strong and Effective Governance 13-Aug-2014 Mark Driver
Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2014 30-Jul-2014 Mark Driver