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.

Jeffrey S. Hammond's Research

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Choose The Right Mobile Development Solutions

    Traversing the mobile app dev technology landscape is challenging — particularly in light of different mobile development approaches, the range of infrastructure capabilities, and the developmen...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Five-Star Mobile Apps

    Companies hoping to reach customers through the mobile channel need to ensure their apps get high ratings. So what's the best way to structure a development shop to build a highly rated app? For...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Customer Obsession Will Remake AD&D Tools And Supporting Technologies

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders shifting to modern application development are like acrobats performing above a flimsy net. The tools and technologies they need to support th...

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

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

    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...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Amazon Moves To The Edge Of The Internet Of Things

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) teams that build connected products or connected business operations turn to cloud-based internet of things (IoT) platforms to accelerate their effort...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Future Of Mobile Experience Development

    The mobile computing revolution rivals the move from monolithic systems to client-server in the 1990s. Similarly, we're seeing massive architecture changes as companies modernize the way they bu...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Define Your Mobile Development Strategy

    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 appl...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Agile Development Management Tools, Q2 2010

    In Forrester's evaluation of Agile development management (ADM) tool vendors, we found that IBM and MKS led the pack with the best overall current feature sets. Atlassian, CollabNet, and Microso...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Top Five Changes For Application Development In 2010

    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 wher...

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Build Mobile Experiences That Drive Engagement

    The mobile mind shift is driving businesses' customers and stakeholders to expect (and demand) support for a wide variety of smartphones and tablets. But for application development and delivery...

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