Jeffrey S.  Hammond

Jeffrey S. 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 S. 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 S. Hammond's Research

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Digital Transformation: Mobile Is The Catalyst

    Digital Transformation Best Practices: Scale Your Digital Delivery Engine To Drive Change

    June 13, 2018 Julie A. Ask, Jeffrey S. Hammond

    Firms in the midst of digital transformation risk stalling. To overcome organizational inertia, successful firms must scale and operationalize best practices they've so far developed in pockets like mobile app development. Digital business leaders must drive the shift from ad hoc work to adopting and optimizing repeatable practices like design thinking, Agile, and more. Forrester interviewed 36 digital leaders to understand how to operationalize early transformation efforts. Here is what we learned.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Digital Transformation: Your First 100 Days

    Digital Transformation Best Practices: Six Ways To Kick-Start Your Transformation Efforts

    June 13, 2018 Julie A. Ask, Jeffrey S. Hammond

    Just because Fortune 500 companies weren't born digital doesn't mean they can't evolve their development and delivery operations to build the next generation of digital experiences. Doing so demands many changes and strong senior leadership and is a multiyear journey. But how do you get started? Forrester interviewed more than 40 senior digital business leaders to find out.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Building A Mobile Business Case: It's A Steep Climb

    Business Case: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    April 5, 2018 Julie A. Ask, Jeffrey S. Hammond

    Mobile used to be cheap. It isn't anymore. The days of driving impressive returns from a mobile-optimized website or app that replicates the functionality of your website are long gone. Moreover, the cost of app development is a drop in the bucket compared with the cost of powering apps through infrastructure that taps into real-time information and services. Understand the business case for mobile before you embark on the journey. This report lays out the process and coaches digital business pros through estimating the benefits, total costs, and risks of mobile. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Mobile Low-Code Development Platforms, Q1 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 30 Low-Code Development Platform Providers

    March 2, 2018Jeffrey S. Hammond, Bill Seguin

    You can use mobile low-code platforms to enlist non-expert developers, accelerate your professional developers' efforts and support mobile specific development needs. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors — vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Application development and delivery professionals (AD&D) should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a mobile low-code provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Demystifying Serverless Computing

    What The Serverless Movement Is, And Why You Should Care

    January 25, 2018Jeffrey S. Hammond, John R. Rymer

    Tempted to dismiss "serverless" as just the latest fad in application development? Don't. Read this report to understand how serverless — a set of cloud services, programming patterns, business models, and design ideas — enables new levels of flexibility in software through applications that respond to events.

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