Analyst Profile
Matthew W. Cain
Matthew W. Cain
Research VP
Washington, CT USA
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Years of Experience
24 years at Gartner
28 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
High Performance Workplace

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Roles and Responsibilities
Matt Cain is a Vice President at Gartner, where he is the lead email analyst. His coverage includes all collaboration modalities, as well as collaboration theory. Lately, Mr. Cain has been focused on helping organizations pursue an Engagement Initiative, which promotes a strategic - as opposed to ad hoc - approach to incorporating consumer computing tools and services for business purposes.
Previous Experience
Mr. Cain has more than 26 years of IT experience. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he specialized in e-mail and collaboration coverage. Before joining Meta Group in 1990, Mr. Cain was managing editor of MIS Week. He began his career as an editor for Electronic News.
Professional Background
Meta Group, Vice President, 18 years
Fairchild Publications, Managing Editor, MIS Week; Senior Editor, Electronic News, 4 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Two time winner of Gartner's Golden Quill award for excellence in writing.
M.A., Columbia University
B.A., Dickinson College

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People Analytics Underpin the Digital Workplace 22-Apr-2014 Carol Rozwell, Matthew W. Cain, Rita L. Sallam
Digital Workplace Key Initiative Overview 22-Apr-2014 Mike Gotta, Matthew W. Cain
Prepare for the Security Implications of Engagement Initiatives 13-Mar-2014 Tom Scholtz, Matthew W. Cain, Andrew Walls
Transform Your Business With the Nexus of Forces 28-Feb-2014 Chris Howard, Yefim V. Natis, Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, Paul E. Proctor, Matthew W. Cain, Mike Rollings, Anne Thomas Manes, Mike Gotta, Ed Anderson
Promoting Workplace Agility With the Engagement Initiative 18-Feb-2014 Matthew W. Cain, Mike Gotta