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Nabeeha Ahmed

Director Analyst

Nabeeha Ahmed is a Director Analyst, a thought partner for software engineering leaders as they get foresight, solve problems, strategize and make critical decisions. Nabeeha's areas of focus include engineering leadership, strategy, change management, prioritization and metrics, Agile ways of working, user/customer experience, developer experience and productivity, and generative AI.

Nabeeha has led digital transformation and product delivery initiatives, establishing high-performing teams and enabling strategic change. She led the delivery of large-scale digital services, transformed business models and led teams through organizational and cultural change.

Before joining Gartner, Nabeeha led software engineering and product teams to design and deliver critical services for users of the UK justice system.

Previous experience

Led the development of the organization's digital strategy, setting the direction for delivery and transformation. Led multidisciplinary, Agile teams to design and deliver digital products and services, working from product discovery through live release and maintenance.

Professional background

Ministry of Justice, UK

Head of Digital

Vodafone Group

Lead User Researcher

Microsoft Corporation

Design Researcher

Areas of coverage

Software Engineering Practices

Software Engineering Leadership

Build and Deliver New Digital Products/Experiences to Drive Business Results

Build a World-Class Software Engineering Organization



MSc. Information Science - Human-Computer Interaction,

BSc. Maths and Computer Science, with honours

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Software Engineering Leadership

2Product Organization Strategy & Structures

3Agile Metrics & Prioritization

4Developer Experience & Productivity

5UX Best Practice, User Research

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