John Rymer

John Rymer

Vice President, Principal Analyst

Latest Posts By John

Customer Obsession Will Remake App-Development Tools

Application-development leaders shifting to modern techniques are like acrobats performing above a flimsy net. The tools and technologies they need to support the planning, execution, and…

January 9, 2017

What Is Salesforce1 Anyway?

Salesforce1 was the big development revealed at's huge Dreamforce 2013 conference. But many left the conference wondering the same thing: What exactly is Salesforce1?…

November 26, 2013

Which Cloud Platform Is Best?

To evaluate public cloud platforms, you have to look at the breadth of cloud services developers use, which means including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft…

June 17, 2013

SharePoint Enters Its Awkward Teenage Years

Rob Koplowitz and I collaborated on this research. Forrester clients can access the full report here. The research uses data from Forrester’s August…

February 21, 2013

Big Data: The Worst Category Name Ever

Grant me a "crabby old guy" rant on big data. I continually hear people in our industry using the term big data as a product-category…

October 27, 2012