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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    Report:Vendor Landscape: Islamic Banking Platforms

    Use Off-The-Shelf Islamic Banking Platforms To Increase Your Bank's Competitiveness

    Islamic banks are a significant and growing part of the banking landscape, with many unique or specific requirements that affect technology considerations. Just like conventional banks, however, they...

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:An Introduction To Digital Core Banking

    Avoid The Potemkin Effect And Ease Your Banking Platform Transformation

    Banks need to digitize the way they do business to remain competitive. Their application development and delivery (AD&D) teams must update their application landscapes to support this digital...

    • Downloads: 278
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Choose The Right Mobile Banking Solution

    Tools And Technology: The Mobile Banking Strategy Playbook

    Increasing mobile banking adoption and customer expectations put banks under pressure to develop advanced mobile banking capabilities. They often prioritize implementable single-channel solutions...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Intelligent Devices Will Drive Ubiquitous Banking

    Smart Devices Will Shape High-Touch Banking

    An increasing number of banks are working on their long-term business and IT visions of the future, continually realigning their IT strategies. To help enterprise architects better understand the...

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