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.


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

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  • Jost Hoppermann
  • IT Services
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Leverage Market Dynamics To Cope With Key Local Requirements Off The Shelf

    Global Banking Platform Deals 2012 — Functionality

    Forrester surveyed 29 vendors of globally deployed banking platforms about their 2012 deals and analyzed the results, looking for patterns in the functionality that these vendors sold. Regional...

    • Downloads: 196
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Global Transformation Service Firms For Off-The-Shelf Banking Platforms

    A Tool For Initial Steps Toward Selection Of A Transformation Service Firm

    Forrester surveyed six global transformation service firms with focused offerings in the off-the-shelf banking platform space. Their transformation service offerings are broad and rich, covering many...

    • Downloads: 45
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Service Providers For Banking Platform Transformation

    Being A Systems Integrator Is No Longer Enough

    Many banks struggle to find the right systems integrator (SI) or service partner to support their banking platform transformation initiative. Forrester talked with six vendors providing...

    • Downloads: 486
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Global Banking Platform Deals 2010: Functionality

    Demand Centers And Functional Heterogeneity Make Selection More Difficult

    Forrester surveyed 23 vendors of globally deployed banking platforms on their 2010 deals. Core banking and channels continue as important factors in many regions. Beyond that, regional functional...

    • Downloads: 515
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Enterprise Architecture Needs To Plan For Outsourced SOA

    The Impact Of SOA On Offshoring: The User Perspective

    To make service-oriented architecture most effective, a strong relationship between the business and IT needs to be in place. Introducing an IT services vendor creates a triangular relationship with...

    • Downloads: 631
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Service Providers Need To Better Prepare For Offshore SOA Projects

    The Impact Of SOA On Offshoring: The Service Provider Perspective

    As companies embark on their journey toward implementing service-oriented architectures (SOAs), they require assistance and support from service providers with sufficient skills and experience in...

    • Downloads: 406