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About Tim

UK

+34 years experience

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As Chief Research Officer, Tim Jennings is responsible for leading Ovum’s technology research agenda. He works with Ovum’s enterprise clients advising on business technology and IT strategy, and with vendor clients on market opportunities and go-to-market strategies.

Tim joined Informa in 2000, and his areas of focus include enterprise architecture and information management. He is a regular presenter at global events, both for Ovum and for its clients.

Tim’s 30+ year career in the IT industry has included positions in software development in the public sector, consultancy work in the manufacturing and retail sectors, as a CIO in the automotive parts sector. He has represented overseas software vendors in the UK market. 

Analyst Articles

Articles by Tim

  • Enterprise Decision Maker

    Policy management will play a vital role in automation

    By Tim Jennings 17 Oct 2017

    Automation is playing an increasingly important part in the modern business, both the physical automation of manual processes, and the programmatic automation of digital processes.

  • Enterprise Decision Maker

    Policy management will play a vital role in automation

    By Tim Jennings 17 Oct 2017

    Automation is playing an increasingly important part in the modern business, both the physical automation of manual processes, and the programmatic automation of digital processes.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    More haste, less speed: Making digital innovation count

    By Tim Jennings 25 Aug 2017

    An increasing number of organizations are finding that after initial success, more fundamental changes must be made if their digital initiatives are to be built on solid foundations, and have a long-term impact on their business.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Harnessing digital infrastructure to turn data into insight

    By Tim Jennings 28 Jun 2017

    Data is the fundamental currency of interaction and insight that characterizes the digital business. It is therefore vital that enterprises have a reliable and repeatable way of turning data into insight, and applying these insights across all areas of the business.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Making the business case for modernization

    By Tim Jennings 03 May 2017

    Notwithstanding the march of digitization, and the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, the pragmatic reality for all but a few organizations is that innovation must be balanced by continuing to modernize and extract value from existing IT investments.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Making the business case for modernization

    By Tim Jennings 03 May 2017

    Notwithstanding the march of digitization, and the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, the pragmatic reality for all but a few organizations is that innovation must be balanced by continuing to modernize and extract value from existing IT investments.

  • Enterprise Services, Enterprise Decision Maker, Enterprise I...

    Making the business case for modernization

    By Tim Jennings 03 May 2017

    Notwithstanding the march of digitization, and the opportunities offered by emerging technologies, the pragmatic reality for all but a few organizations is that innovation must be balanced by continuing to modernize and extract value from existing IT investments. 

    Topic IoT Cloud

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Cloud applications level the playing field for SMEs

    By Tim Jennings 08 Mar 2017

    Modern cloud-delivered business applications are a good fit for organizations without large in-house IT departments, and bring the additional benefits of rapid deployment, standardized processes, and regular releases of new functionality.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Cloud applications level the playing field for SMEs

    By Tim Jennings 08 Mar 2017

    Modern cloud-delivered business applications are a good fit for organizations without large in-house IT departments, and bring the additional benefits of rapid deployment, standardized processes, and regular releases of new functionality.

  • Consumer and Entertainment Services, Enterprise Services

    Cloud applications level the playing field for SMEs

    By Tim Jennings 08 Mar 2017

    Modern cloud-delivered business applications are a good fit for organizations without large in-house IT departments, and bring the additional benefits of rapid deployment, standardized processes, and regular releases of new functionality, while taking away much of the management overhead and capital investment associated with on-premise applications.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Addressing cyber-risks at board level now requires regulation

    By Tim Jennings 11 Jan 2017

    Security professionals know that cyber-attacks will invariably penetrate their organizations, and that appropriate cybersecurity strategies must focus on detection, damage limitation, and remediation.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker

    Oracle plans to get more out of NetSuite

    By Tim Jennings 05 Dec 2016

    Oracle has completed its acquisition of mid-market enterprise application provider NetSuite, which will now be able to leverage its new parent's resources, including its global data center network, regional and country teams, and partner network.

  • IT, Enterprise Decision Maker, IT, Enterprise Verticals

    Digital projects require an evolved PPM capability to improve alignment

    By Tim Jennings 30 Nov 2016

    Digital projects require an evolved PPM capability to improve alignment.

  • IT, Service Provider Market - Asia, Enterprise Services, Con...

    US election result creates uncertainty for the TMT industry

    By Tim Jennings 10 Nov 2016

    Donald Trump's unexpected US election victory has caused a sense of shock both domestically and internationally, with many implications for the technology, media, and telecoms (TMT) sector.

  • IT, Internet of Things, Service Provider Technology, Enterpr...

    Learning fast with artificial intelligence

    By Tim Jennings 24 Aug 2016

    We anticipate that AI will pervade the enterprise quite rapidly, as a range of AI techniques are incorporated into business and consumer applications. However, enterprises cannot simply sit back and wait for the benefits. Profiting from AI will require experience in interpreting the outputs and an understanding of how the insights can best be applied to business processes.