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 leads the Digital Workplace key initiative, which facilitates organizational agility through consumerized tools, a focus on team collaboration and promotion of employee engagement. He continues to cover the overall email and collaboration market, with a focus on cloud office platforms, such as Office 365 and Google Apps.
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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Devise New Content Strategies to Meet the Needs of 'Business Consumers' in the Digital Workplace 19-Aug-2014 Gavin Tay, Hanns Koehler-Kruener, Matthew W. Cain
IT Market Clock for Higher Education, 2014 13-Aug-2014 Terri-Lynn B. Thayer, Jan-Martin Lowendahl, Marti Harris, Tom Austin, Gregg Kreizman, Matthew W. Cain, Roberta J. Witty
Hype Cycle for Digital Workplace, 2014 29-Jul-2014 Matthew W. Cain, Tom Austin, Mike Gotta
CIO Survey Uncovers the Need to Focus on Digital Workplaces and Engaged Workforces 23-Jul-2014 Matthew W. Cain, Mike Gotta
How to Promote Employee Engagement Using Five Tricks From the Marketing Team 30-May-2014 Martin Kihn, Matthew W. Cain