Stephen D. Hendrick
Group Vice President, Application Development and Deployment Research
Stephen D. Hendrick leads IDC's Application Development and Deployment (AD&D) research group which cover tools, technologies, and platforms used by professional developers to build and deploy applications. The AD&D research areas that Mr. Hendrick manages include:
- Application Development and Deployment Cloud Services
- Application Development Software
- Application Life-Cycle Management
- Business Process Integration and Deployment Software
- Database Management and Data Integration Software
- Service Oriented Architectures and Web Services Software
Mr. Hendrick has published research over the last 19 years in each of these areas and is principle analyst in the areas of application development and deployment cloud services, platform as a service (PaaS), service oriented architecture (SOA), architectural tools, and business rule management systems. Mr. Hendrick also leads research efforts related to IDC's Worldwide Professional Developer Model. Additionally, he is responsible for advising clients on market and technology trends and strategies as well as directing supply- and demand-side primary research to size, forecast, and segment the Application Development and Deployment markets.
Prior to Mr. Hendrick's tenure at IDC, he acquired 15 years of application development experience within the information services industry. He came to IDC from the Global Electronic Banking division of Chase Manhattan Bank where he held a number of positions including Project Manager, Manager of Product Services, and Senior Product Manager.
Mr. Hendrick’s experience at Chase included managing software product development, directing product support activities, and driving the development of financial information systems to facilitate cost allocation, pricing, strategic planning, and product positioning. Mr. Hendrick is has also utilized decision analysis tools in addressing information systems needs for Chase and Chase customers including Mobil Oil, Goldman Sachs, ARA Services, and McKesson.
Prior to this, Mr. Hendrick was a consultant at Interactive Data Corporation developing EIS solutions. He also served as an outside professional for Harbridge House developing fleet supervisory applications for the U.S. Navy, and supported econometric research in the areas of energy demand modeling, transportation, and litigation at Charles River Associates.
Mr. Hendrick received a B.A. in economics from Hartwick College and an M.B.A. from Boston University.