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.

Roles and responsibility


Senior Application Management (SVP, VP, Director)

Enterprise Architect

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


Various management and staff roles

Areas of coverage

Application Leaders

Program and Portfolio Management Leaders

PMO Strategies and Disciplines

Application Architecture, Development, Integration and Platforms

Application and Product Portfolio Governance


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

1Application organization design

2Organizational change management

3Metrics and process improvement

4Application portfolio management and pace layers

5Agile development