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Jeffrey Hammond

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals

Jeffrey helps CIOs and digital leaders succeed by working with them to improve their software delivery capability and by helping them assess the relevance of emerging software technologies. As a 25-plus-year software industry veteran, he's helped clients improve their development shop culture, apply Agile and continuous delivery best practices, and build successful developer ecosystems. Jeffrey's been a developer; managed development teams; built award-winning commercial development tools; and, over the past decade, has helped Forrester clients navigate mobile, cloud, IoT, DevOps, and low-code technologies and tools.

Previous Work Experience

Jeffrey has been with Forrester since 2006. Prior to joining Forrester, Jeffrey worked at IBM, Rational Software, and was part of Accenture's Advanced Systems Group.

Education

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

Jeffrey Hammond

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals

Jeffrey helps CIOs and digital leaders succeed by working with them to improve their software delivery capability and by helping them assess the relevance of emerging software technologies. As a 25-plus-year software industry veteran, he's helped clients improve their development shop culture, apply Agile and continuous delivery best practices, and build successful developer ecosystems. Jeffrey's been a developer; managed development teams; built award-winning commercial development tools; and, over the past decade, has helped Forrester clients navigate mobile, cloud, IoT, DevOps, and low-code technologies and tools.

Previous Work Experience

Jeffrey has been with Forrester since 2006. Prior to joining Forrester, Jeffrey worked at IBM, Rational Software, and was part of Accenture's Advanced Systems Group.

Education

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

Jeffrey Hammond's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Agile Enterprise Emphasizes Practice Over Process

    Vision: The Agile Software Leadership Playbook

    July 2, 2020Jeffrey Hammond, Margo Visitacion

    Organizations are scrambling to deliver outstanding digital customer experiences that fuel business growth. Agile delivery practices are now mainstream, but to drive true business differentiation, companies must extend Agile approaches into strategic portfolio decision making. Doing this successfully requires application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders to transform how they work with executive leadership to scale Agile practices to the strategic level.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Developer Adoption Of Front-End Frameworks: Angular Leads, But React And Vue Gain

    As Front-End Frameworks Mature, A Potential New Leader Emerges

    May 8, 2020Jeffrey Hammond

    It's practically a development trope: Don't like the front-end framework your developers use? Wait six months, and it will change. But developer adoption data over the past three years shows that Angular and React/React.js are developer favorites with staying power. While Angular is more broadly adopted, React and Vue/Vue.js are growing quickly. This report breaks down for application development and delivery (AD&D) pros what front-end frameworks developers adopt and why, and where we see the landscape heading in 2020.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester New Wave™: Function-As-A-Service Platforms, Q1 2020

    The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

    February 27, 2020Jeffrey Hammond

    In Forrester's evaluation of the emerging market for function-as-a-service (FaaS), we identified the nine most significant providers in the category — Alibaba, Amazon, Cloudflare, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Nimbella, Oracle, and Tencent — and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals can use this review to select the right partner for their FaaS needs.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: The Impact Of Emerging Technology On Digital Experiences

    How More Than 50 Emerging Technologies Will Impact Data And Experiences For Consumers

    February 24, 2020 Julie Ask, Kjell Carlsson, PhD, Jeffrey Hammond, Ian Jacobs, Fatemeh Khatibloo, Brandon Purcell, Michael Facemire

    Forrester interviewed more than 150 companies across industries and technology categories to understand how more than 50 technologies will evolve over the next five to 10 years and assess their impact on consumer digital experiences. This research will help professionals building digital experiences to make smart technology decisions that are tuned to what the technology can reasonably deliver and what consumers expect and will use.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of The Agile Enterprise

    Landscape: The Agile Software Leadership Playbook

    February 18, 2020 Margo Visitacion, Jeffrey Hammond

    To respond to the challenges of digital transformation, Agile software leaders and application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals must address both business issues and the needs of their product teams. This report examines the challenges and responses necessary for AD&D leaders to expand their Agile practices beyond software delivery and become better strategic partners with executive leadership.

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