I'm tremendously excited to be a member of the team and am looking forward to helping our clients and the IT industry. May 10, 2011 Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, today announced that Charles Betz has joined the firm as Research Director for IT portfolio management. In this role, Charles will cover service desk, service catalog, project and portfolio management, next-generation asset management, enterprise architecture, as well as IT financial management. He will bring the unique focus of Lean IT to his coverage of these topics. With Charles' breadth and depth of expertise in IT management, he will be a great asset to EMA and our clients, said Dan Twing, president and COO at EMA. We look forward to the knowledge and value he has to provide. Prior to joining EMA, Charles most recently worked at Wells Fargo as Vice President and Senior Enterprise Architect for IT portfolio management and systems management. In this role he guided IT portfolio management and IT service management efforts, consulting broadly across the bank's $6 billion IT operations regarding process, data, and systems for the business of IT. Previously, Charles has held application management, architect, and software engineer positions for Best Buy, Target, and Accenture. Charles is author of "Architecture and Patterns for IT: Service Management, Resource Planning, and Governance (Making Shoes for the Cobbler's Children)."...I've been aware of EMA for years and have always made time to review the firm's work, said Charles Betz, Research Director at EMA. I'm tremendously excited to be a member of the team and am looking forward to helping our clients and the IT industry. Charles' complete bio can be viewed at: http://www.enterprisemanagement.com/about/team/Charlie_Betz.php About EMA Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that specializes in providing deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com. You can also follow EMA on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ema_research . ### Contact We're here to help.