Mike West works on the Software Engineering Strategy & Practices team and covers agile transformation, shifting from projects to products, scaling agile, enterprise agile frameworks, and value streams. Previously, Mr. West was VP and Research Director at Gartner from 1991-1999. Prior to joining Gartner, he worked as a developer and manager in financial services (John Hancock and Fidelity Investments) and high-tech (Apple). He has extensive experience as a developer, as a manager, and as an analyst in application development methods. And he has 15 years in working as an analyst at Gartner.
Mr. West has been an analyst since 1991, covering application development, information risk and cloud.
VP, Distinguished Analyst and Fellow
Corporate Executive Board
Practice Manager, Information Risk Executive Council
VP, Application Development and Management Strategies, Gartner Emeritus
Applications and Software Engineering Leaders
Application and Product Portfolio Governance (retired)
M.B.A., Boston College Graduate School of Management
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
B.A., Williams College
2Shifting from projects to products
4Enterprise agile frameworks