Analyst Profile
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
Security & Privacy
Business Process Management
Application Development & Integration

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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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Comparing Comprehensive Application Infrastructure Vendors, 2014 28-Feb-2014 Ross Altman, Yefim V. Natis, Massimo Pezzini, Kimihiko Iijima, Jess Thompson
Why There's a Move Toward Hybrid Integration Platforms 11-Feb-2014 Jess Thompson, Benoit J. Lheureux
Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service 27-Jan-2014 Massimo Pezzini, Yefim V. Natis, Paolo Malinverno, Kimihiko Iijima, Jess Thompson, Eric Thoo
SWOT: Tibco Software, Application Infrastructure and Middleware, Worldwide 02-Jan-2014 Fabrizio Biscotti, Jess Thompson, John Rizzuto
Agenda Overview for Application Infrastructure, 2014 02-Jan-2014 Benoit J. Lheureux, Yefim V. Natis, Massimo Pezzini, Jess Thompson, Keith Guttridge