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 Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Defining The Scope Of Banking Platforms

    Understand The Scope Of Vendors' Digital Banking Offerings To Make Informed Decisions

    February 28, 2019Jost Hoppermann

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) teams in banks need to quickly and effectively determine which banking software packages are best suited to helping their bank succeed. Conflicting, heterogeneous, and misunderstood scope definitions prolong selection processes and can cause banks to overlook the best solutions, which may lead them to choose a vendor that isn't a good fit. This report explains Forrester's banking software definitions to provide a basis for well-informed decisions.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Banks Need To Prepare For Banking Application Ecosystems

    Forward-Looking Banks Plan To Assemble Their Banking Applications

    February 19, 2019Jost Hoppermann

    Very few banks and technology leaders disagree that banks need complete digital transformation. Leading banks are moving to advanced digital target state architectures without creating new legacy. Banks need a future-proof architecture, including business capabilities delivered by third parties, that can support the changing financial services industry. This report offers architectural approaches that allow application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders to better prepare for open, customer-oriented, agile banking business models.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, Q4 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 31 Digital Banking Engagement Platforms Providers

    December 28, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    You can use digital banking engagement platforms (DBEPs) to deliver new digital banking capabilities flexibly and rapidly, support multiple channels out of the box, and drive revenue and improve automation. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a DBEP provider and select vendors based on size and functionality.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The State Of Digital Banking Transformation, 2019

    Transformation Strategies Can Be Obstacles Or Accelerators — Pick The Right One

    December 17, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    Two years ago, the vast majority of banks were working on digital transformation or planned to start doing so soon. Today, many transformation initiatives are struggling, and some haven't even started. This report helps AD&D leaders at banks understand the reasons for this situation and offers an overview of the approaches and strategies that suit digital banking transformation.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: BIAN Takes A Big Step Toward The Promise Of Standard Banking APIs

    But This Is Just The First Step On A Long Journey

    October 24, 2018Jost Hoppermann

    One of the key promises of the Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is to deliver broad, rich API standards for the banking industry. Banks need unambiguous, executable banking API specifications that can become true standards. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals at banks should read this brief to understand the impact of BIAN's API announcements at SIBOS 2018.

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