Gartner Expert

Nigel Montgomery

Sr Director Analyst

Nigel Montgomery's role is to do the research and advise Gartner clients on strategies and associated vendor markets related to enterprise applications, with an emphasis on product and asset-centric organizations. This includes process good practice, market sizing and forecasts related to ERP (which includes manufacturing and operations (MO), enterprise asset management (EAM), plus two-tier and postmodern ERP strategies. In addition, my coverage includes enterprise contract life cycle management (CLM), software industry ecosystems and vendor go-to-market strategies.

Roles and responsibility

Technology CEO

Technology Product Manager

Technology Product Marketing

CEO, CFO, CIO or IT Manager, COO, CMO

Enterprise Application Software Leaders

Competitive Intelligence

Product Marketing

Investor Clients

Legal Counsel (for CLM)

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner through the AMR Research acquisition, Mr. Montgomery held various production, logistics and system management roles in the automotive sector, plus ERP and RAD tool-related product management and international channel management roles in the IT sector.

Professional background

Aspect Computing

International Marketing Director

Computer Associates/Pansophic Systems

International Product Manager

Rover Cars/British Leyland

Systems Manager Southern Operations

Areas of coverage


Internet of Things (retired)


Indentured Business Technician Apprenticeship

H/TEC in Business Studies

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1ERP, EAM or CLM vendor assessment and selection, particularly product or asset-centric industries

2ERP, EAM or CLM market movements, forecast and vendor competitive strategies,


4Assessment of the effectiveness/impactfulness of current or planned market strategies

5Two-tier ERP and postmodern ERP strategy development