Senior Sales Engineer, Progress
Pre-sales/technical solutions consultant with over 20 years of industry experience leading teams to define complex software solutions and benefits that match client’s business needs. Harold is a European subject matter expert in operational prescriptive and predictive Decision Management based on Corticon Business Rules, the DataRPM Cognitive Anomaly Detection & Prediction solution and Sitefinity Insight, but also has a thorough understanding of the other solutions in the Progress software portfolio.
He is responsible for liaising with new, existing customers, distributors, ISV & implementation partners and (Cloud) service providers throughout EMEA to understand business needs, help define and present solution offerings and drive revenue opportunities. Harold has been with Corticon for more than 6 years before joining Progress in 2012 with prior roles in IT Development, Partner Support, Marketing, Business Development and Presales Consulting for various international IT software vendors. He lives in the Netherlands, is married with 2 children and speaks 4 languages.
Mon, 06 May | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop: Data Driven Decision Making with Corticon
Staying competitive means committing to data-driven decision making. Enterprise data is ubiquitous, complex, unstructured, fast-moving and resides in multiple IT systems. Businesses of all sizes are challenged to combine these sources of data, make sure it is properly understood and prepared to use it for driving daily operational decision-making. In this hands-on Progress Corticon workshop, we will guide you through the subject matter expert (SME) journey of:
1. Creating a vocabulary representing your data
2. Mapping it to one or multiple data sources to read and write rule evaluation results back
3. Authoring the business rules to drive these data driven operational decisions
4. Setting up parameterized, scheduled batches in the high-performance Corticon batch environment using the Corticon web console or REST API tools to enable processing of potentially millions of transactions in record time
Wed, 08 May | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Autonomous REST Connector + Corticon: Enhancing Business Rules Management with REST API Data Access
Progress Corticon is a powerful, easy to use business rules management system (BRMS) that tames the complex policies and regulatory rules enterprises face without user, performance, platform or language limitations. Automating decision management with Corticon BRMS enables businesses to strengthen their applications and keep pace with change. In our upcoming release, we up the ante even further by supporting REST data connectivity via the Progress DataDirect Autonomous REST Connector - an intelligent, customizable data connectivity solution enabling businesses to build and deploy enterprise-grade data connectors in minutes without coding. In this session, we’ll walk through examples of how this combined functionality empowers customers with seamless access to the expanding sources of data that drive their business.