Jost   Hoppermann

Jost Hoppermann

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Jost serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals, particularly in financial services. As an analyst, he is an expert on a number of architecture and technology topics in global banking, such as off-the-shelf banking platforms (including core banking), mobile banking, online banking and omnichannel banking, payment and financial risk management solutions, banking architecture, banking platform transformation, architecture, and strategy. He also led research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future (banking in 2023 and 2030).

During his more than 10 years with Forrester, Jost has provided strategic analysis and pragmatic advice to executives, operational-level managers, and architects on topics such as strategy plans, architecture development, governance, and large-scale software development, integration, and deployment. As a conference speaker and quoted expert, Jost has addressed numerous topics, such as industry trends, implementation, and the operation and migration of applications and systems, as well as the economic and strategic issues around these technologies.

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, where he was responsible for the medium- and long-term development of architecture and related topics and for the definition of the technology part of its multichannel strategy. He was the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost worked as a technology consultant for eight years. He was responsible for a consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, operating systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributions to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

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

Jost Hoppermann

Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Jost serves Application Development & Delivery Professionals, particularly in financial services. As an analyst, he is an expert on a number of architecture and technology topics in global banking, such as off-the-shelf banking platforms (including core banking), mobile banking, online banking and omnichannel banking, payment and financial risk management solutions, banking architecture, banking platform transformation, architecture, and strategy. He also led research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future (banking in 2023 and 2030).

During his more than 10 years with Forrester, Jost has provided strategic analysis and pragmatic advice to executives, operational-level managers, and architects on topics such as strategy plans, architecture development, governance, and large-scale software development, integration, and deployment. As a conference speaker and quoted expert, Jost has addressed numerous topics, such as industry trends, implementation, and the operation and migration of applications and systems, as well as the economic and strategic issues around these technologies.

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, where he was responsible for the medium- and long-term development of architecture and related topics and for the definition of the technology part of its multichannel strategy. He was the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost worked as a technology consultant for eight years. He was responsible for a consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, operating systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributions to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

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

Jost Hoppermann's Research

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Look For Banking Applications With Embedded Artificial Intelligence

    Off-The-Shelf Capabilities Offer A Fast Path Toward AI

    August 10, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become a key tool for leading banks to improve customer experience, increase process efficiency, and drive revenue. AI's increasing maturity means that banks' digital business leaders should consider off-the-shelf AI-powered banking software. This brief provides an overview of AI use cases that banking platform vendors plan to have available within the next two to three years.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Pick The Right Tech For Your Digital Banking Venture

    Navigate The Technology Choices For Your Fintech Startup

    August 8, 2018 Oliwia Berdak, Jost Hoppermann

    New banking logos are proliferating, with incumbents joining the ranks of fintech startups to capitalize on new digital business models. As the heads of these new ventures and digital business strategy executives plot their vision and revenue streams, they must not neglect one key decision: the banking technology of the new business. The "tech" of the fintech will determine the venture's innovation, budget, and timescale.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: How To Avoid A Banking Platform Transformation Disaster

    Lessons From Banking Platform Transformation Failures

    July 16, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    Many banks are struggling to succeed in today's challenging environment. Change is mandatory, but failed banking transformation projects continue to highlight the risks and challenges this poses. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals need to be aware of the most critical obstacles to banking platform transformation if they are to achieve ongoing business success while mitigating transformation risk. Failure won't deliver application systems that support the business processes you need to win, serve, and retain customers.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Digital Banking Platforms, Q3 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 36 Digital Banking Platforms

    July 13, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    You can use digital banking platforms to improve customer service and account opening; reduce time to market of new products and services, as well as downtime; and provide the basis for great business agility. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to choose a banking platform from a diverse set of vendors — vendors that vary by size, geography, and business capabilities. Application development and delivery (AD&D) pros working on digital banking can use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a banking platform provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: True Digital Banking Drives Interest In Core Banking

    Results From Forrester's Global Banking Platform Deals Survey 2018

    April 11, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    State-of-the-art banking platforms — or their elements like core banking and digital channels — can create fresh opportunities for banks and their application development and delivery (AD&D) teams to deliver great customer experience (CX) and generate new business value more efficiently. To help AD&D teams more effectively navigate the jungle of solutions, Forrester surveyed key banking platform vendors about their 2017 deals. This report analyzes which vendors were able to enhance their market footprint and which functional areas were most interesting for banks.

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