Gartner Expert

Yefim V. Natis

Distinguished VP Analyst

Yefim Natis is a Distinguished Vice President and Fellow Emeritus in Gartner Research. His main research themes include composable business(technology, architecture, organization and leadership mindset); the key trends in cloud platform services (vendors, technologies and architectures); event-driven and service-oriented computing architectures. He leads Gartner's cloud platform and composable business research communities. Mr. Natis' work spans the key trends, vendor strategies and best user practices across these research themes. He regularly presents at Gartner conferences, executive briefings and webinars.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Natis worked at Magna Software, a software startup where he was the Director of Software Architecture and the principal architect of Magna X, a generator of service-oriented enterprise transaction processing applications. His experience also includes IT architecture and IT management positions at Hogan Systems and Citi Group. He has over 35 years of experience in enterprise IT.

Professional background

Magna Software

Principal Software Architect

Citi Corp.

AVP, Advanced Technology

Hogan Systems/Henco Research

Partner, VP, Director, Product manager, Solution Architect, Programmer

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Product and Services Strategy for Tech CEOs

Software Engineering Technologies

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services


Advanced Studies Degree, Applied Mathematics, Riga Polytechnic, Latvia

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1The strategic Future of Applications and composable business: new architectures, vendor strategies and best user practices

2Strategic trends in platform innovation: PaaS, API-centric SaaS, CIPS, Distributed Cloud, Democratization

3Event-driven computing, architecture and vendor landscape; Continuous Intelligence

4Mega-vendor strategies, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, IBM, Oracle, and SAP

5Enterprise transformation

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