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Jeffrey Hammond

Vice President, Principal Analyst

Jeffrey helps CIOs and digital leaders succeed by working with them to improve their software delivery capability and by helping them assess the relevance of emerging software technologies. As a 25-plus-year software industry veteran, he's helped clients improve their development shop culture, apply Agile and continuous delivery best practices, and build successful developer ecosystems. Jeffrey's been a developer; managed development teams; built award-winning commercial development tools; and, over the past decade, has helped Forrester clients navigate mobile, cloud, IoT, DevOps, and low-code technologies and tools.

Previous Work Experience

Jeffrey has been with Forrester since 2006. Prior to joining Forrester, Jeffrey worked at IBM, Rational Software, and was part of Accenture's Advanced Systems Group.

Education

Jeffrey holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey helps CIOs and digital leaders succeed by working with them to improve their software delivery capability and by helping them assess the relevance of emerging software technologies. As a 25-plus-year software industry veteran, he's helped clients improve their development shop culture, apply Agile and continuous delivery best practices, and build successful developer ecosystems. Jeffrey's been a developer; managed development teams; built award-winning commercial development tools; and, over the past decade, has helped Forrester clients navigate mobile, cloud, IoT, DevOps, and low-code technologies and tools.

Previous Work Experience

Jeffrey has been with Forrester since 2006. Prior to joining Forrester, Jeffrey worked at IBM, Rational Software, and was part of Accenture's Advanced Systems Group.

Education

Jeffrey holds a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Hammond's Most Recent Research

Research

The Forrester Wave™: Function-As-A-Service Platforms, Q1 2021

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
March 25th, 2021 | Jeffrey Hammond , David Mooter

In Forrester's 40-criterion evaluation of function-as-a-service (FaaS) platforms, we identified the nine most significant ones — Alibaba, Amazon, Google...

13 min read
Research

Now Tech: Serverless, Q1 2021

Forrester's Overview Of 27 Serverless Providers
March 16th, 2021 | Jeffrey Hammond

You can use serverless technologies to build features and run experiments in hours instead of days, pay only for the actual compute consumed, and quickly...

5 min read
Research

Forrester's Public Cloud Buying Guide, 2021

Infrastructure Differences Matter To Few — Focus On Global Availability Of Innovative Services
March 8th, 2021 | Lauren Nelson , Charlie Dai , Sam Higgins

In 2020, Forrester published a series of Forrester Wave™ vendor evaluations for public cloud. We researched, analyzed, and scored public cloud platform...

7 min read
Research

Adopt Agile And DevOps To Drive Digital Business Success

Executive Overview: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook
January 6th, 2021 | Chris Gardner , Jeffrey Hammond

Every business is now a digital business. Companies are scrambling to respond to consumers' higher expectations and nimbler competitors. Application development...

5 min read
Research

Digital Transformation Requires Development Transformation

Vision: The Modern Application Delivery Playbook

Most IT organizations don't have the right operational models to develop and deliver great digital experiences. This report makes a case that digital and...

23 min read