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Paul Vincent

Sr Director Analyst

Paul Vincent is Research Director covering application and automation platforms for the Applications and Software Engineering Group. These include low-code and cloud application platforms, business process automation (iBPMS).

Previous experience

Mr. Vincent's prior experience covers event-driven systems (event-driven architecture, complex-event processing/real-time analytics, in-memory computing), and intelligent systems (rule-based systems, decision modeling, optimization).

Organizationally, he has held roles including Product CTO (TIBCO), Product Manager (FICO, TIBCO), Enterprise Architect and Consulting Manager (Blaze). His background is Operations Analysis (GEC U.K., now BAe) and Artificial Intelligence (Neuron Data).

Mr. Vincent has also contributed to some significant standards development work: Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) for process orchestration and choreography, and Decision Model and Notation (DMN) for decision representation.

Professional background

TIBCO Software

CTO Business Rules and CEP, Product Manager for Monitoring and Management

Sapiens/KPI

Decision Architect

FICO

Consulting Manager, Product Manager

Areas of coverage

Software Engineering Technologies

Education

M.Sc., Intelligent Systems, Brunel University, U.K.

B.Sc., With Honors, Math and Computer Science, Reading University, U.K.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Selection and evaluation of low-code application platforms and business process automation platforms

2Platform as a service trends and market developments, including SaaS as a Platform.

3Selection and evaluation of cloud application platforms

4Roles and applications for event-driven systems for enterprise IT, including event servers, microservice platforms and associated infrastructure components.

5Pricing for platforms in LCAP and iBPMS, and certain cloud application platforms