Gartner Expert

Matthew Hotle

Distinguished VP Analyst

Matthew Hotle is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research, where he is responsible for leading research in application strategy and governance. In addition, Mr. Hotle's personal core areas of research cover application strategy and governance, including portfolio management, pace-layered delivery strategies, organizational design and change, methodologies and agile development, project management, project prioritization, quality assurance and testing, and software metrics.

Previous experience

Mr. Hotle has held a variety of management and analyst roles at Gartner. He also started and led Gartner's Year 2000 Strategies research team and served as a sector chief of research for the infrastructure, architecture and development groups. Mr. Hotle has a broad base of knowledge in application development process, application project management and application development. His experience includes technical and business management, project leadership and management, software engineering, quality assurance, testing and training.

Professional background

Allstate

Various management and staff roles

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Program and Portfolio Management Leaders

Software Engineering Strategies

Education

B.S., Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance and Financial Economics, University of Iowa

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Designing the product and application organization

2Organizational change management

3Metrics and process improvement

4Application portfolio management and pace layers

5Agile development