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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18 results in Reports

  • Jeffrey S. Hammond
  • Tech Sector Economics
  • 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: 3985
  • 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: 1190
    • Comments: 1
  • 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: 1397
  • 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: 1354
  • 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: 994
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Build An Operations Stairway To The Mobile Future

    Take Seven Steps Now Under The Charter Of A Mobility Council

    Smartphones, tablets, and the rise of bring-your-own (BYO) devices have put tremendous pressure on IT to revamp and rethink its mobile strategy: everything from procurement and development to...

    • Downloads: 1175
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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Open Source Software Goes Mainstream

    Convert Your Cost-Cutting Crisis Into An OSS Opportunity

    Forrester's Enterprise And SMB Software Survey, North America And Europe, Q4 2008 makes it clear that open source software (OSS) is a top priority for software development professionals in 2009....

    • Downloads: 897
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Software Configuration Management Tool Adoption Trends In The Americas

    Over the past three years, respondents to Forrester's annual Enterprise And SMB Software Survey have demonstrated increasing awareness and adoption of application life-cycle management (ALM)...

    • Downloads: 830
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:JAVA Under Oracle: Seven Things You Need To Know

    Java Standards Will Narrow; MySQL, ADF, And JDeveloper Will Expand

    Oracle's proposed purchase of Sun Microsystems (ticker symbol: JAVA) will give it control over two of the most widely used application development technologies in the industry: the Java platform and...

    • Downloads: 857
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:A Surprising New Java Platform Option: VMware

    Acquiring SpringSource, VMware Targets Java And Clouds

    VMware's ambition is to expand up the stack from its franchise in systems virtualization software into application platforms. The company's decision to buy Java frameworks specialist SpringSource is...

    • Downloads: 730
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Enterprise Open Source Use In 2007

    These data charts discuss trends seen in enterprise open source usage in 2007.

    • Downloads: 10
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Application Server Quality: Review Your Assumptions

    Which application server has the fewest critical bugs? Is easiest to configure? Has the best quality overall? These questions play a key role in application development professionals' evaluations of...

    • Downloads: 630
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Development Landscape: 2013

    Developer Forrsights North America And Europe

    Software development is changing rapidly; firms must use this to their advantage to avoid falling behind. The Forrsights Developer Survey, Q1 2013 shows that mobile development is among the hottest...

    • Downloads: 720
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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Open Source Licensing Basics

    A description of open source licensing, items to consider, and action steps.

    • Downloads: 12
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:European Software Configuration Management Tool Adoption Trends

    Over the past three years, Forrester's annual Enterprise And SMB Software Survey has shown increasing awareness and adoption of application life-cycle management (ALM) processes and tools. ALM 2.0...

    • Downloads: 389
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:JavaOne: The Next Phase Is "Consumer + Choices"

    Sun Finally "Gets It" But Needs To Move Fast To Succeed

    At this year's twelfth annual JavaOne conference, the Java Nation was healthy and vibrant. At a reported 15,000 participants, attendance was strong despite the weak economy, and the conference...

    • Downloads: 296
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Hudson's Move To Eclipse Will Bring Continuous Integration To A Wider Corporate Audience

    Oracle's proposed contribution of the Hudson continuous integration project to the Eclipse Foundation bears further scrutiny, as Forrester expects that the reconstituted Eclipse Hudson project will...

    • Downloads: 251
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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: Services Supplant Mobile Middleware

    In 2014, Infrastructure Services Will Become The Enabler For Mobile Success

    Application development professionals have many choices when it comes to selecting mobile technologies. One of these, mobile middleware, is in a high state of flux. Market consolidation,...

    • Downloads: 139