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
  • Customer Experience Management
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Quick Take: Fire Phone Fails; Amazon Doesn't

    Insights, Not Sales, Will Define Amazon's Success

    On June 18, 2014, Amazon announced the launch of a smartphone, named the Fire Phone, with unique hardware and services designed to enhance its core businesses: retail and a digital platform....

    • Downloads: 123
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Microsoft Ascending

    In First 100 Days, Nadella's Team Shifts To A More Open And Aggressive Posture

    When Microsoft named Satya Nadella the third CEO in its history this past February, we posited 10 questions he needed to answer to ensure Microsoft's future relevance to enterprises. As Nadella's...

    • Downloads: 195
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: How TripIt Masters Mobile Moments For Frequent Fliers

    Concur's Travel Organizing App Powerfully Combines Operational Awareness With Mobile Engagement

    Customers' mobile mind shift means they expect service in their immediate context and moment of need. The battle for customers' attention and loyalty will be waged in mobile moments — any time...

    • Downloads: 137
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Measuring Mobile Apps

    Performance Management: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    As you begin to build and deploy mobile apps, you'll quickly discover that your development teams need to deliver new versions and updates much faster: eight to 12 times a year or more. Mobile...

    • Downloads: 688
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Future Of Microsoft .NET: New Options, New Choices, New Risks

    The Emerging Windows Platform Expands On The .NET Framework

    One Microsoft platform era is ending and another is beginning. The .NET era as we've known it is winding down. .NET doesn't go away — it becomes Microsoft's preferred server environment for a...

    • Downloads: 839
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile Technologies That Drive Sales

    Tools And Technology: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    New phone features and capabilities are cropping up seemingly by the day. At the same time, this fast-paced change is dramatically affecting how eBusiness professionals interact with their teams and...

    • Downloads: 1571
  • 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: 1237
  • 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: 2256
  • 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: 1410
  • 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: 4017
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Mall Of Google

    The Internet Ad Giant Shifts Emphasis To Include Enterprise IT

    Open source is no longer a "don't ask, don't tell" secret in enterprise application development shops: Increased executive awareness and evolving open source business models are leading shops to...

    • Downloads: 632
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Does HTML 5 Herald The End Of RIA Plug-Ins? Not Really

    The Pending Demise Of Popular Rich Internet App Platforms Is Wildly Overstated

    Will HTML 5 make rich Internet application (RIA) technologies such as Adobe Flash/Flex and Microsoft Silverlight obsolete? For at least the next five years, the answer is a definite "no";...

    • Downloads: 658
  • 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: 2439
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Inquiry Spotlight: Rich Internet Applications, Q3 2008

    Since January 2008, Forrester's application development and program management team has fielded approximately 822 inquiries from application development professionals on various topics. Of those...

    • Downloads: 677
  • 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: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: 1330
  • 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: 1195
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Rich Internet Apps Move Beyond The Browser

    Adobe, Microsoft, And Sun Push The Envelope With New RIA Platforms

    Forrester clients are adopting rich Internet applications (RIAs) because they demonstrate clear benefits. Early RIAs were exclusively browser-based, but new platforms from Adobe, Microsoft, and Sun...

    • Downloads: 672