Mark Driver is a Vice President and Research Director in Gartner Research, where he specializes in application development technologies and open-source software. Within Gartner, Mr. Driver's research focuses on the construction elements of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). He covers programming languages, frameworks, agile CI/CD, DevOps and related developer tools. He also covers application architectures for next generation digital transformation efforts related to web, mobile, IoT, business rules management and artificial intelligence. Mr. Driver is also the Principal Analyst covering both business and technical topic of the open-source software model. He covers many aspects of open-source software, including adoption challenges, best practices, community models and market impact.