Jeffrey S. Hammond

VP, Principal Analyst serving Application Development & Delivery PROFESSIONALS

Jeffrey is a software development veteran, with more than twenty years of experience in various development, product management, strategy, and marketing roles. He is a leading expert on mobile development, modern application architecture, application life-cycle management, and open source policies and projects. He helps Application Development & Delivery teams improve their productivity while building creative, high-performance cultures.

Previous Work Experience

Jeffrey has been with Forrester since 2006. Jeffrey joined Forrester from IBM's Rational unit, where he created award-winning application development tools, including Rational Rose/J Edition, Rose/CORBA, and Rose/PowerBuilder. Prior to joining Rational Software, Jeffrey was part of Accenture's Advanced Systems Group, where he led application development projects at Fortune 500 clients.

Education

Jeffrey holds a B.S. in economics (finance) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Jeffrey S. Hammond
  • Application Development & Delivery
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Define Your Mobile Development Strategy

    Organization: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    Developing mobile applications used to be an arcane activity pursued by highly specialized developers, but no more. The surge in popularity of Android devices, BlackBerries, and iPhones has...

    • Downloads: 4023
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Agile Development Management Tools, Q2 2010

    Atlassian, CollabNet, IBM, Microsoft, MKS, And Rally Lead The Pack

    In Forrester's evaluation of Agile development management (ADM) tool vendors, we found that IBM and MKS led the pack with the best overall current feature sets. Atlassian, CollabNet, and Microsoft...

    • Downloads: 2823
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Top Five Changes For Application Development In 2010

    After The Recession, The New Normal Will Remain "Lean And Mean"

    Niccolò Machiavelli said it best: "Never waste the opportunities created by a good crisis." Over the past year, the Great Recession has forced everyone in IT to think differently about where to...

    • Downloads: 2438
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Mobile Application Development

    Vision: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    With more than 1 billion smartphones worldwide, and tablets numbering in the hundreds of millions, the scope of the mobile revolution rivals that of the move from monolithic systems to client/server...

    • Downloads: 2306
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Open Source Business Intelligence (BI), Q3 2010

    Actuate BIRT Leads, With Jaspersoft Enterprise, SpagoBI, Pentaho Enterprise, And Pentaho Community Close Behind

    Comparing open source BI technologies is often an apples-to-oranges comparison: 1) not all vendors include the same functionality in the free community versions of the software versus commercial open...

    • Downloads: 2227
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Mobile Architecture Imperative

    Architect For Thin And Thick Mobile Clients For The Next Five Years

    The past eight years have shown little business adoption of mobile applications beyond wireless email and a few key applications. As a result, firms have been able to limp along without comprehensive...

    • Downloads: 2029
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Building Mobile Apps? Start With Web; Move To Hybrid

    Strategic Plan: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    In the past year, we've handled more than 200 client inquiries regarding what technology approach best suits mobile app development needs. The most common question we field is: "Should we go with a...

    • Downloads: 2268
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Behind "Cloud" Is Your Future Application Environment: Ultra Modular Computing

    Shift Cloud Excitement To Your Own Data Centers

    Cloud computing is all the rage, but its greatest benefit may be to teach IT organizations how to build flexible and cost-efficient private data centers. The technical foundations of cloud computing...

    • Downloads: 1600
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Building High-Performance Application Development Teams

    Lead Business Technology Growth Through Empowered App Dev Teams

    As businesses look forward to the end of another recession, IT leaders have shifted their priorities toward growth, but many development shops struggle to support it. "Partner Player" development...

    • Downloads: 1603
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Widget Zoo: A Developer's Taxonomy

    Web widgets are another example of a consumer-focused Web 2.0 technology that is starting to wend its way into the enterprise. There are many different species of widgets, but developers can divide...

    • Downloads: 1327
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Five Ways To Streamline Release Management

    "Next Practices" That Will Improve Release Visibility And Speed

    Our first release management survey confirms that IT leaders are frustrated with slow software delivery, including dissatisfaction with the release management process. While Agile speeds software...

    • Downloads: 1606
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Build Great Mobile Apps That Drive Engagement

    Executive Overview: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    The mobile shift is driving your business peers and customers to expect (and demand) support across a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. But building mobile apps is different from building...

    • Downloads: 1406
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Mobile Development Goes Multiplatform

    iPhone And Android Top The List Of Devices Developers Target

    The year 2010 was when mobile application development began crossing the chasm from early adopters to mainstream application development shops. But what started as "We need an iPhone app!" has now...

    • Downloads: 1487
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Enterprise Data Modeling

    A Steady State Market Prepares To Enter A Transformational New Phase

    Over the past five years, selecting a data modeling tool has meant choosing between three leading vendors: CA, Embarcadero Technologies, and Sybase. In a slowly growing market, these vendors have...

    • Downloads: 1207
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Best Practices: Improve Development Effectiveness Through Strategic Adoption Of Open Source

    Open source software (OSS) is getting renewed attention from application development professionals who are looking for cost-saving alternatives amid the economic recession. But many aren't asking the...

    • Downloads: 1362
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Java

    Java Will Be Constrained By The Bounds Of Oracle's Business Model

    Drama has been running high since Oracle began to shape up the Java technology it acquired along with Sun Microsystems. Oracle ended the impasse over a new core Java release, set out a road map for...

    • Downloads: 1409
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Developing Enterprise Web 2.0 Applications

    New Business Opportunities Reward Flexibility And Adjustment

    The hype about Web 2.0 often obscures the practical benefits of this set of technologies, applications, and concepts. Development teams have begun using Web 2.0 user interface technologies,...

    • Downloads: 1196
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The State Of Application Development In Enterprises And SMBs

    Forrsights North America And Europe

    Forrester surveyed 933 technology decision-makers and approximately 2,500 developers at North American and European enterprises and small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) to understand the state of...

    • Downloads: 1378
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: API Management Platforms, Q1 2013

    Layer 7 And WSO2 Lead This Emerging Field

    In Forrester's 15-criteria evaluation of application programming interface (API) management platform vendors, Layer 7 and WSO2 — and their solutions — rose to the top, followed by Intel,...

    • Downloads: 1254
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Embracing The Open Web: Web Technologies You Need To Engage Your Customers, And Much More

    The open Web is a culture, a community — and a set of preferred technologies for Internet applications. While HTML5 is the best known of these technologies, the open Web also includes...

    • Downloads: 1246
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Build Five-Star Mobile Apps

    Processes: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    There are hundreds of thousands of mobile apps out there, and they're all competing for the same mobile users. If you want to reach your customers with a custom mobile app, then you want to make sure...

    • Downloads: 1243
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Securing Rich Internet Applications

    This past year, Forrester saw dramatic growth in the number of developers and application platform decision-makers that indicate that they are using rich Internet application (RIA) frameworks. As...

    • Downloads: 1025
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Open Source Adoption: Notes From The Field

    Adoption Moves Up The Stack, But Concerns Vary By Region

    At Forrester's IT Forum EMEA 2008, we met with application development and enterprise architecture professionals from European firms that are actively using open source software and spoke with them...

    • Downloads: 1005
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Choose The Right Mobile Development Solutions For Your Organization

    Tools And Technology: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    Traversing the mobile app development technology landscape is challenging — particularly due to the different native, hybrid, and web-based development approaches; the range of infrastructure...

    • Downloads: 1066
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Here Comes The Open Web — Embrace It

    The New Web Platform For Customer Engagement And Much More (Part 1)

    The Web is moving on to a new era of openness, mobility, and digital business. The open Web is a platform built on HTTP (the fundamental web protocol), a new generation of HTML, dynamic languages,...

    • Downloads: 1038