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Michael Azoff Principal Analyst at Ovum


An industry analyst since 2003, bringing over 20 years of experience in pure and applied research and consulting in the IT industry. Michael leads Ovum’s research on artificial intelligence and software development lifecycle management, spanning across enterprise IT, and vertical markets such as financial services, telecommunications and advanced product manufacturing. Michael helps clients make right technology decisions, whether it is introducing cloud native computing into an enterprise, select acquisition targets, or educate the market on the impact of AI. 

Current research interests include: artificial intelligence/machine learning/deep learning technology, applications and hardware accelerators; microservices, containers and cloud native computing; agile, Lean, and DevOps methodologies and processes; mobile and web app development platforms; ALM-PLM integration; application performance management; and software application security.