Analyst Profile
David W. McCoy
David W. McCoy
Managing VP
Covington, GA USA
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Years of Experience
19 years at Gartner
33 years IT industry
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Roles and Responsibilities
David McCoy manages Gartner's IT Procurement and Asset Management team, which delivers quantifiable savings through "must have" client advice, contract proposal reviews and software audit guidance. Mr. McCoy is an award-winning writer and thought leader on business and IT topics. He has been a radio host, software developer, entrepreneur, college instructor, consultant, blogger, and magazine and newspaper columnist.
Previous Experience
Most recently, Mr. McCoy managed the Business Process Management (BPM) and EITL/ESCL Peer Forum teams. He co-led Gartner's first annual Predicts research process, established Gartner's first research agenda management process, co-led the Gartner Fellows, created Gartner's Academic Roundtable, was editor in chief of the monthly Gartner Spotlight on Application Integration, managed the application integration research team, initiated Gartner's BPM research, co-initiated Gartner's Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) research, and led the team building of Gartner's research operating and governance models. Mr. McCoy once led Gartner's research on document imaging, workflow and related electronic workplace topics. Prior to joining Gartner in 1995, Mr. McCoy worked at a "Big Six" consulting organization, where he focused on strategic information systems planning, document imaging systems, open-system networking and future technology analysis that included researching and speaking on the emerging Internet's role in enterprises.
Professional Background
Deloitte and Touche, Manager, 5 years
Applied Systems Analysis Consulting (ASAC), Founder and President, 1 year
The Taulman Co., Microprocessor Systems Engineer, 2 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Gold Award (Gartner) for developing Gartner Predicts research process
Silver Award (Gartner) for research excellence - received twice
Rock of Gibraltar Award (Gartner)
Above and Beyond Award (Gartner)
Team and Bronze Awards (Gartner) - numerous times
Cultural Icon Award (Gartner)
One of the 50 Most Influential People in the Industry Award (document technologies industry)
2010, 2011 and 2013 Georgia Press Association 1st place award-winning humor columnist (Joe Parham Trophy)
Completed significant postgraduate work toward an unattained doctorate in Business Administration, Georgia State University
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University
B.S., Information and Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology

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Fellows Interview: Dr. Michael Rosemann on BPM in Australia 04-Nov-2011 Elise Olding, David W. McCoy
Business Process Improvement Leaders Key Initiative Overview 22-Jul-2011 David W. McCoy
Business Process Management (BPM) Key Initiative Overview 22-Jul-2011 David W. McCoy
Cool Vendors in Business Process Management, 2011 13-Apr-2011 Michele Cantara, John Dixon, Janelle B. Hill, David W. McCoy, Jim Sinur
Key Issues for Business Process Management, 2011 01-Mar-2011 Janelle B. Hill, David W. McCoy