Gartner Expert

Bill Holz

VP Analyst

Bill Holz is a Research VP on the Application Platform Strategies (APS) team in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Holz covers a range of technical topics, including software development methodologies (focus on agile) and web development.

Previous experience

Mr. Holz has more than 35 years of industry experience mainly focused on web and mobile development projects and adoption of agile development methodologies. Prior to joining Gartner, he led the Application Development and Enterprise Architecture team at the Project Management Institute (PMI). During his tenure at PMI, he led the implementation of agile development practices, modernization of the application portfolio, delivery of PMI's first mobile application, formation of an enterprise architecture team and acquisition of Gantthead (

Professional background

Project Management Institute

Manager of Application Development and Enterprise Architecture

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Development Manager

Wolters Kluwer Health

Manager, Application and Software Development

Areas of coverage

Software Development for Technical Professionals

Application Architecture and Integration for Technical Professionals

Enterprise Applications for Technical Professionals (retired)


B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Adoption of agile development methodologies and other SDLC best practices

2Adoption of DevOps

3Application development

4Developing web applications

5Enterprise agile