Jennifer Thomson is an IDC senior research director with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Jen leads the Accelerated App Delivery Practice for IDC in Europe and provides insights on the investment strategies and decisions of European enterprises as they transition to modern application architectures. Her research explores the new rules for apps dev and deploy in a digital economy; and how this impacts enterprise IT organizational structures, culture, processes, tools and skill sets. Additionally her research looks to uncover end-user strategies, investment priorities and KPIs to enable cloud first, DevOps and agile solution delivery.
Before joining IDC, Thomson spend three years with Compaq Computer EMEA as a senior research analyst. Thomson has a bachelor’s degree in international business with German from Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom) and Pforzheim Fachhochschule (Germany).