Gartner Expert

Eric Knipp

Practice Vice President

Eric Knipp leads the Applications Practice in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). The GTP Apps Practice provides actionable research and advisory services on the gamut of Apps issues facing technical professionals, including software engineering, solution and integration architecture, content and collaboration, and customer experience. Mr. Knipp is based in Plano, Texas.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Knipp worked as a web developer, architect, project leader and manager on various public sector, private industry and consulting engagements for more than a decade.

Professional background

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Distributed Applications Developer


Senior Consultant


Supervisor, Web Applications

Areas of coverage

Software Development for Technical Professionals

Application Architecture and Integration for Technical Professionals

Integration Architecture and Platforms for Technical Professionals

Enterprise Applications for Technical Professionals (retired)

Digital Workplace and CRM for Technical Professionals


M.B.A., Marketing and Strategy, Southern Methodist University

B.A., Computer Science, University of North Texas

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Understanding how to build great applications in the cloud

2Learn how to plan, design and run a great web API

3Developing web applications

4Building, running and maintaining services

5Working with the business to develop a citizen developer program