Analyst Profile
Mark A. Beyer
Mark A. Beyer
VP Distinguished Analyst
Bradenton, FL USA
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Years of Experience
10 years at Gartner
26 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Data Management & Integration
Application Development & Integration

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Roles and Responsibilities
As a Research Vice President, Mark A. Beyer is the co-lead for Big Data research where he researches practical use cases in this area. He also covers traditional data warehousing, data integration and information management practices. Mr. Beyer's work in information management, big data and data warehouse/analytics allows him to complete cooperative research in the business process management, SOA and application integration fields. With all of this cross-over, he also covers metadata management to a depth well beyond design time documentation and research the use of "active" metadata.
Previous Experience
Mr. Beyer specialized in direct field implementation experience as a consultant, a direct/internal employee and vendor implementation consultant. While a senior systems analyst at Publix, he served as the data modeler and database analyst using a Teradata data warheouse with Microstrategy for the BI front-end. Mr. Beyer implemented data warehouses in Oracle DBMS, DB2, Essbase and Microsoft SQL Server and completed data warehouse designs for use with Business Objects, Cognos, Microstrategy and Web Focus. Prior to Mr. Beyer's official data warehouse career, he worked for seven years as a utility and Energy industry consultant providing data integration, survey application programming and impact analysis studies supporting PSC filings in the United States and some limited experience with the "hyrdos" in Canada.
Professional Background
BearingPoint, Consulting Project Manager, 1 year
Publix Supermarkets, Data Warehouse Senior Systems Analyst/Data Modeler, 1 year
Ascential Software, Manager of Business Development/Consulting Manager, 5 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Prism Solutions, President's Club for Consulting Excellence, 1998
Ardent Software, Awared of Excellence, 1999
Gartner, Golden Quill in Research 2010
Gartner, Thought Leadership 2011
B.A., Maryville College
Postgraduate studies in Applied Calculus

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The State of Data Integration: Current Practices and Evolving Trends 03-Apr-2014 Eric Thoo, Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer
Top 10 Technology Trends Impacting the Utility Industry in 2014 20-Mar-2014 Zarko Sumic, Randy Rhodes, Chet Geschickter, Leif Eriksen, Mark A. Beyer, Kristian Steenstrup
Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems 07-Mar-2014 Mark A. Beyer, Roxane Edjlali
Top Actions for Healthcare Delivery Organization CIOs, 2014: Avoid 25 Years of Mistakes in Enterprise Data Warehousing 10-Feb-2014 Vi Shaffer, Mark A. Beyer
Critical Capabilities: Data Delivery Styles for Data Integration Tools 03-Dec-2013 Eric Thoo, Ted Friedman, Mark A. Beyer