Analyst Profile
Anne Thomas Manes
Anne Thomas Manes
VP Distinguished Analyst
Westerly, RI USA
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Years of Experience
11 years at Gartner
35 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Data Management & Integration
Application Development & Integration

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Roles and Responsibilities
Anne Thomas Manes is a VP and distinguished analyst and directs research for the Application Platform Strategies (APS) team in the Gartner for Technology Professionals (GTP) research group. Ms. Manes leads research on application development and delivery strategies, with a specific focus on BPM, SOA, and cloud computing. The APS team comprises six analysts. Ms. Manes sets the research agenda, acts as mentor to members of the APS team, maintains editorial control over all content produced by the team, and coordinates the research with other service teams in GTP and across Gartner.
Previous Experience
Ms. Manes developed her expertise working at a number of the world's leading hardware and software companies, including Systinet (now HP), Sun (now Oracle), Open Environment Corp. (now Micro Focus), Digital Equipment Corp. (now HP), Cullinet (now CA) and IBM. She developed product strategy, developed distributed computing standards, evangelized emerging technologies, conducted training, and supported clients.
Professional Background
Burton Group, VP and Research Director, 7 years
Systinet, Chief Technology Officer, 1 year
Sun Microsystems, Director of Market Innovation, 2 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
NetworkWorld named Ms. Manes one of the 50 most powerful people in networking in 2002.
Enterprise Systems Journal listed Ms. Manes among the 2001 Power 100 IT Leaders.
B.A., Economics, Wellesley College

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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
A Guidance Framework for Mobilizing Business Applications 29-Jan-2014 Anne Thomas Manes
Solution Path: Executing Your SOA Initiative 04-Nov-2013 Anne Thomas Manes
2014 Planning Guide for Application Platforms: The Nexus Era of Software Delivery 03-Oct-2013 Kirk Knoernschild, Eric Knipp, Anne Thomas Manes, Sean Kenefick, Danny Brian
Service-Oriented Architecture 07-Aug-2013 Anne Thomas Manes