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Jess Thompson
Jess Thompson
Research VP
Gulf Breeze, FL USA
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Years of Experience
14 years at Gartner
37 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Business Process Management
Application Development & Integration
Security & Privacy

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Roles and Responsibilities
Jess Thompson is a research vice president in Gartner's ITL Enterprise Software Web App Dev and Integration group. His research focuses on initiatives using application infrastructure, including application integration (A2A, B2B and cloud-to-on-premises) and near-neighbor initiatives, such as data integration, business process management suites and complex event processing and reporting technology. He also examines the integration of technologies that support those initiatives, as well as strategies for federating application integration and SOA, data integration, and business process improvement initiatives.
Previous Experience
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Thompson worked for Weyerhaeuser, where he was responsible for formulating strategies to improve the company's software engineering, application integration and e-commerce activities. With more than three decades of experience in the IT industry, he has developed a broad knowledge base, including software engineering, application infrastructure technology assessment, application integration, business process analysis and e-commerce.
Professional Background
Weyerhaeuser, Technology Architect, 6 years
Applied Microsystems, System Architect, 2 years
Nastec, Product Manager, 3 years
B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.S., University of Florida

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Platform as a Service: Definition, Taxonomy and Vendor Landscape, 2014 27-Aug-2014 Yefim V. Natis, W. Roy Schulte, Donald Feinberg, Massimo Pezzini, Paolo Malinverno, Michele Cantara, Thomas E. Murphy, Jim Murphy, Joao Tapadinhas, Bill O'Kane, Richard Marshall, Keith Guttridge, Jess Thompson, Joseph Feiman, Eric Thoo, Nick Heudecker
Midmarket Context: 'Magic Quadrant for On-Premises Application Integration Suites' 26-Aug-2014 Jess Thompson
Market Guide for B2B Gateway Software: Application Infrastructure Specialists 12-Aug-2014 Jess Thompson
New Integration Strategies and Technologies Target the Digital Business 12-Aug-2014 Benoit J. Lheureux, Massimo Pezzini, Jess Thompson, Keith Guttridge
Magic Quadrant for On-Premises Application Integration Suites 29-Jul-2014 Jess Thompson, Yefim V. Natis, Massimo Pezzini, Kimihiko Iijima, Fabrizio Biscotti, Keith Guttridge