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
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier For Enterprise Developers

    Development Leaders Must Anticipate New Roles And Tools To Ensure VR Success

    After a false start in the 1990s, the virtual reality (VR) market will finally realize its potential over the next few years. Early adopters are already developing VR experiences, but the tools and...

    • Downloads: 29
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: The Digital Doppelgänger Accelerates IoT Software

    A New IoT Programming Pattern Enables Digital-Physical Convergence

    With internet of things (IoT) projects proliferating, software development teams are successfully applying best practices from high-velocity mobile app development, modifying them on the fly to meet...

    • Downloads: 112
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:How To Capture The Benefits Of Microservice Design

    Three Phases Of Adoption Begin With Today's Programming Models And Platforms

    Developing software using microservice design is the hot new approach. Why? Microservices promise implementation flexibility, graceful scaling, faster delivery, and higher resiliency. But...

    • Downloads: 233
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Measuring Mobile Apps

    Continuous Improvement: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    App users drive development teams to deliver new features and capabilities. Mobile performance management tools provide an essential feedback loop to guide the content of these updates. The...

    • Downloads: 1427
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The (Social) Future Of Software Development

    Close Your Developer Gap By Appealing To Developers' Social Side

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders are facing a crisis in the kitchen: There don't seem to be enough top chefs to go around. A gap exists between the supply of good developers and...

    • Downloads: 132
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Organize For Mobile Success

    Organization: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    As firms mature their mobile strategies in 2016 and beyond, the C-suite must take ownership of mobile initiatives to ensure the dedication, processes, and resources they require. This report helps...

    • Downloads: 184
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Develop Customer-Centric Applications Like The Pros Do

    Road Map: The Application Development Strategy, Structure, And Sourcing Playbook

    As application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders build a road map for strategy, structure, and sourcing, it's helpful to examine how independent software vendors (ISVs) do it. Why? These...

    • Downloads: 120
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Modern Financial Governance For Modern Application Delivery

    Processes: The Application Development Strategy, Structure, And Sourcing Playbook

    Traditional, centralized financial governance for application development and delivery (AD&D) focuses on managing assets, not outcomes — and it's straining to keep up with the Agile practices,...

    • Downloads: 119
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Digital App Platforms

    In The Next Platform Era, Consumer, Commerce, And Corporate Leaders Battle For Developers

    The most powerful digital experiences that companies can provide their customers span four domains: consumer, corporate, commerce, and connected devices. The first wave of these experiences require...

    • Downloads: 285
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Guide To The 18 Digital App Platform Vendors

    This toolkit is a companion to the Forrester report "Vendor Landscape: Digital App Platforms." The graphics detail the digital application platforms of Adobe, Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Cisco, the...

    • Downloads: 1
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Developer Conferences Speed Your Transition To Modern Application Development

    Which Conferences Should Developers Attend In 2016?

    To meet their customers' growing expectations for outstanding apps, companies need top developers who keep up with rapidly evolving technology trends. Conferences expose developers to emerging...

    • Downloads: 127
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Mobile Feast Or Beggar's Banquet?

    Landscape: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    The variety of mobile operating systems, devices, form factors, and middleware technologies make an implementation that simply extends existing websites impossible, as do the time-to-market and user...

    • Downloads: 1155
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Organize For Mobile Development Success

    Organization: The Mobile App Development Playbook

    Customer expectations are soaring as the mobile mind shift accelerates. To meet them, mobile development teams must release high-quality apps multiple times per year. It's important to focus on three...

    • Downloads: 726
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:What Does It Cost To Source A Mobile App?

    Skill Level, Location, And App Complexity Drive The Cost Of Assembling Mobile IDEA Teams

    Mobile projects are everywhere as leading application development and delivery (AD&D) pros race to build better ways to engage employees, partners, and customers. Development leaders often struggle...

    • Downloads: 177
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The New Mantra For Software Leaders: Deliver More, Develop Less

    Vision: Application Development Strategy, Structure, And Sourcing Playbook

    Now that you've started to quickly produce apps to win, serve, and retain customers, it's time to take the next step. Nimble customer engagement apps and analytics must activate customer experience...

    • Downloads: 195
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: 2015 Mobile App Developer Platform Preferences

    Android Extends Its Global Lead, iOS Shines In North America, And Windows Gains Ground As A Third Player

    In 2015, Android and iOS devices still capture the dominant share of mobile developers' attention. But the gap between the also-rans and at least one of these two leading mobile operating systems...

    • Downloads: 127
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

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

    Business Case: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    Mobile used to be cheap. It isn't anymore. The days of a mobile-optimized website or app replicating the functionality of your website driving impressive returns is long gone. Moreover, the cost of...

    • Downloads: 307
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2016: Modern Development Goes Mainstream

    Leading-Edge Practices Spread From The Best To The Rest Of Application Development And Delivery Shops

    The world of software development and delivery is changing fast, but the most significant changes — like continuous delivery, DevOps, composable apps, microservices, and API management —...

    • Downloads: 452
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Building High-Performance Mobile Experiences

    Performance Management: The Mobile Application Development Playbook

    The early days of enterprise mobile app development focused on creating a functional experience and getting it out the door quickly, leaving "quality" as a problem for another day. App performance is...

    • Downloads: 553
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Predictions 2016: The Mobile Revolution Accelerates

    Landscape: The Mobile eBusiness Playbook

    As the mobile mind shift speeds up even more in 2016, consumers' expectations will soar, pressuring you to do better at tapping contextual data to serve them better. More companies will treat mobile...

    • Downloads: 721
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: Salesforce's Customer Platform Gets Richer — And More Complex

    Coders Will Find Heroku Enterprise Useful For Compliance Apps, And A New Commitment To Real-Time Applications

    Read this brief for our reassessment of Salesforce's cloud platform strategy in the wake of new products and enhancements. Salesforce extended and further integrated its platform, a popular...

    • Downloads: 200
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Brief: AWS Goes All-In On Public-Cloud Enterprise Apps — Should You?

    New Services Extend AWS's Strong Position In Customer Apps Into The Back Office

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) isn't just for web applications and Internet giants any more. Read this brief to learn about new services and application-migration tools that will help application...

    • Downloads: 287
  • For Security & Risk Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Software Composition Analysis

    Security And Development Pros Find Common Ground In Dependency Management

    Software composition analysis is an emerging market, a cross section of the most important technologies from open source scanning vendors and traditional security assessment offerings. Code license...

    • Downloads: 131
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Improve Developer Engagement With Online Portals

    Make Developers Feel Welcome By Following This 10-Step Checklist

    In the age of the customer, it's easy to view customers as either pure consumers of the latest smart gadget or as staid business buyers reachable only via an expensive direct sales force. But there's...

    • Downloads: 159
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Infrastructure Services, Q3 2015

    Ten Providers That Matter And How They Stack Up

    In Forrester's 112-criteria evaluation of mobile infrastructure service vendors, we identified 10 significant software and service providers — AnyPresence, Appcelerator, IBM, Kinvey, Kony,...

    • Downloads: 335