Brad Day is President, Principal Analyst for Enterprise Computing Advisors, and is a senior industry analyst and IT business and technology thought leader in advising the IT community around the trends, technologies and best practices in the choice of advanced systems, software, and services in support of the next generation mission critical computing infrastructure. Over the last two decades, Mr. Day's expertise and council has been provided to a wide range of IT stake-holders, inclusive of CIO's, CTO's, IT strategic planning functions, the offices of enterprise architecture, application strategy and optimization professionals, infrastructure and operations management, and finally, IT sourcing, asset management, and procurement professionals. From his 25 years as a competitive technology vendor strategist, IT thought leader, consultant, coach, and senior analyst to the global IT business and technology management community, Brad Day has focused on the analysis and best practices required to maintain, optimize, and/or transform current and next generation mission critical computing environments. Brad Day has worked in IT research and consulting for financial services, federal and state government agencies, healthcare, insurance, technology and telecommunication, media and broadcasting industries, and retail and distribution industries. He developed and refined his technology analysis and assessment methodologies through his senior analyst positions at Dataquest (now a Gartner Group company), Giga Information Group, and most recently, as the Vice President, and Principal Analyst for Forrester Research.