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Jost Hoppermann

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Jost focuses on banking technology, applications, and architecture to help clients make the right decisions in a fast-changing market. He helps banks understand the key dynamics of the banking applications market and make smart decisions. He focuses specifically on digital banking front ends (digital banking engagement platforms) and the banking back end (including core banking), digital end-to-end solutions, digital banking platforms, and forward-looking architectures like digital core banking and digital banking platform architecture. Jost also helps banks prepare and execute digital banking transformation programs. Further, he leads research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future, particularly banking in 2023 and 2030.

Jost has extensive experience helping technology decisions makers select banking software partners, design appropriate digital architectures, and prepare for digital banking transformation. He also advises technology and services vendors on market dynamics, buyer demands, the competitive landscape, and go-to-market strategies.

Jost has been a featured speaker at many industry events, including Banking Management Conference, European Banking Forum, SIBOS, and the Polish Bank Association’s conference. He has been quoted in industry and business publications, including American Banker, Bank Director, Economic Times, Handelsblatt, Independent Banker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also been a jury member for The Banker’s Tech Project Awards. Jost was named IIAR Software Analyst of the Year in 2017.

Previous Work Experience

Jost came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group. Prior to Giga, Jost was director of architecture at DG Bank and the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost led a technology consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributing to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

Jost holds the German equivalent of a master's degree in computer science from RWTH Aachen University.

Jost Hoppermann

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Jost focuses on banking technology, applications, and architecture to help clients make the right decisions in a fast-changing market. He helps banks understand the key dynamics of the banking applications market and make smart decisions. He focuses specifically on digital banking front ends (digital banking engagement platforms) and the banking back end (including core banking), digital end-to-end solutions, digital banking platforms, and forward-looking architectures like digital core banking and digital banking platform architecture. Jost also helps banks prepare and execute digital banking transformation programs. Further, he leads research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future, particularly banking in 2023 and 2030.

Jost has extensive experience helping technology decisions makers select banking software partners, design appropriate digital architectures, and prepare for digital banking transformation. He also advises technology and services vendors on market dynamics, buyer demands, the competitive landscape, and go-to-market strategies.

Jost has been a featured speaker at many industry events, including Banking Management Conference, European Banking Forum, SIBOS, and the Polish Bank Association’s conference. He has been quoted in industry and business publications, including American Banker, Bank Director, Economic Times, Handelsblatt, Independent Banker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also been a jury member for The Banker’s Tech Project Awards. Jost was named IIAR Software Analyst of the Year in 2017.

Previous Work Experience

Jost came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group. Prior to Giga, Jost was director of architecture at DG Bank and the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost led a technology consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributing to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

Jost holds the German equivalent of a master's degree in computer science from RWTH Aachen University.

Jost Hoppermann's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Forrester Infographic: European Financial Services Firms Accelerate Digital Transformation

    June 12, 2020Jost Hoppermann

    The digital transformation imperative in financial services is stronger than ever. This Forrester infographic uses Forrester's Q3 2019 Global Financial Services Architecture Survey to provide an overview of key business drivers, the state of transformations, focus areas, and architectural approaches at European financial services firms.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Banking Platform Market Remains Stagnant, Though Smaller Banks Are Turning To Fintechs

    Results From Forrester's Global Banking Platform Deals Survey 2020

    June 3, 2020Jost Hoppermann

    Modern banking platforms allow banks to elevate their customer experience and deliver more business value more effectively. But COVID-19 has exposed application and technology deficiencies that many banks will need to eliminate. To help banks find a well-suited solution, Forrester surveyed key banking platform vendors about their 2019 deals. This report analyzes which vendors were able to defend and enhance their market footprint, which functional areas were of most interest to banks, and which vendors dominated in which world regions.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Build A Thriving Developer Community

    How Leading Financial Firms Prioritize Developer Engagement

    April 16, 2020 Jacob Morgan, Jost Hoppermann

    Astute digital business leaders recognize that a developer portal is actually a shop window to entice collaboration and innovation with the developer community — the ultimate builders of ecosystems. But in the age of open banking, simply providing access to APIs, documentation, and a sandbox is not enough. This report examines leading developer engagement programs in financial services companies, uncovering the crucial features that help you win, serve, and retain your external developer community to help position your firm for success.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Evolution Of Digital Banking Platform Architecture

    How Connected Instances Of Digital Architectures Can Help Banks Prepare For The Future

    April 6, 2020Jost Hoppermann

    Most banks talk about transformation and their individual plans for that transformation. Nevertheless, banks' application landscapes are not yet in a shape that would allow them to cope with the forces that are tearing the industry apart. This report looks at reasons for this situation and offers application development and delivery professionals at banks architectural approaches that ease digital transformation first and prepare for business models or the API economy later.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Use Banking Software In The Cloud To Increase Agility And Improve Economies Of Scale

    A Mix Of Real And Perceived Obstacles Hampers SaaS-Like Deployments In Banking

    March 6, 2020Jost Hoppermann

    Few financial services firms today leverage the agility and economies of scale of software-as-a-service (SaaS). But it's not because of a lack of available options; technology teams at banks in many countries can find suitable banking software solutions in the cloud. This report gives application development and delivery professionals an overview of cloud deployments in banking; the demand for cloud-based business capabilities in 12 major global economies including the G7 countries; and partnerships between banking software vendors and infrastructure providers.

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