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Dennis Gaughan
Dennis Gaughan
Managing VP
Boston, MA USA
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Years of Experience
7 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

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Roles and Responsibilities
Dennis Gaughan is a managing VP within the Enterprise Software research team, leading a team focused on application strategy and governance. His research focus is on helping clients better manage their application portfolio through all phases of the application life cycle. He also researches the enabling technologies that support those enterprise applications, including application integration and B2B infrastructure.
Previous Experience
Mr. Gaughan started his career in IT organizations working both in infrastructure and operations and application development, moving to more senior leadership positions. He started with AMR as the company's first director of IT, building a strategy and staff to support a high-growth company. Mr. Gaughan moved from IT into the research organization, where he advised clients on topics from IT strategy and governance practices to enabling technologies such as SOA and RFID. He also worked within IBM SWG, doing product strategy and management for Tivoli Software.
Professional Background
AMR Research, Vice President, 11 year
IBM, Manager, Tivoli Software, 2 years
PepsiCo, Senior Analyst, 4 years
B.S., Marketing, Boston College

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Best Practices to Drive Cost and Value Optimization in Application Support 05-Aug-2014 Dennis Gaughan
Best Practices to Drive Cost and Value Optimization in Application Design and Delivery 05-Aug-2014 Dennis Gaughan
Vendor Rating: Oracle 03-Sep-2013 Bill Hostmann, Chad Eschinger, Dennis Gaughan, John Rizzuto, Nigel Rayner, Ron Hanscome, Nigel Montgomery, Christian Hestermann, Deborah R Wilson, Robert P. Desisto, Michael Maoz, Kimberly Collins, Gene Alvarez, Massimo Pezzini, Donald Feinberg, Christopher Iervolino, Jim Murphy, Kenneth Chin, Michele Cantara, Janelle B. Hill, Andrew White, French Caldwell, Mark Driver, Brian Lowans, Jonah Kowall, George J. Weiss, Roger W. Cox, David Mitchell Smith, Alex Soejarto, Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, Jane B. Disbrow, Tiffani Bova, Rob Addy
ITScore for Application Organizations: Vendor Management 25-Jun-2013 Dennis Gaughan, Kimberly Collins, Paolo Malinverno
ITScore for Application Organizations: Management of Architecture 21-Jun-2013 Dale Vecchio, Daniel Sholler, Dennis Gaughan