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Jost Hoppermann

Vice President, Principal Analyst

Jost focuses on banking technology, applications, and architecture to help clients make the right decisions in a fast-changing market. He helps banks understand the key dynamics of the banking applications market and make smart decisions. He focuses specifically on digital banking front ends (digital banking engagement platforms) and the banking back end (including core banking), digital end-to-end solutions, digital banking platforms, and forward-looking architectures like digital core banking and digital banking platform architecture. Jost also helps banks prepare and execute digital banking transformation programs. Further, he leads research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future, particularly banking in 2023 and 2030.

Jost has extensive experience helping technology decisions makers select banking software partners, design appropriate digital architectures, and prepare for digital banking transformation. He also advises technology and services vendors on market dynamics, buyer demands, the competitive landscape, and go-to-market strategies.

Jost has been a featured speaker at many industry events, including Banking Management Conference, European Banking Forum, SIBOS, and the Polish Bank Association’s conference. He has been quoted in industry and business publications, including American Banker, Bank Director, Economic Times, Handelsblatt, Independent Banker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also been a jury member for The Banker’s Tech Project Awards. Jost was named IIAR Software Analyst of the Year in 2017.

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 and the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost led a technology consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributing to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

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

Jost focuses on banking technology, applications, and architecture to help clients make the right decisions in a fast-changing market. He helps banks understand the key dynamics of the banking applications market and make smart decisions. He focuses specifically on digital banking front ends (digital banking engagement platforms) and the banking back end (including core banking), digital end-to-end solutions, digital banking platforms, and forward-looking architectures like digital core banking and digital banking platform architecture. Jost also helps banks prepare and execute digital banking transformation programs. Further, he leads research into the business and technology aspects of banking in the future, particularly banking in 2023 and 2030.

Jost has extensive experience helping technology decisions makers select banking software partners, design appropriate digital architectures, and prepare for digital banking transformation. He also advises technology and services vendors on market dynamics, buyer demands, the competitive landscape, and go-to-market strategies.

Jost has been a featured speaker at many industry events, including Banking Management Conference, European Banking Forum, SIBOS, and the Polish Bank Association’s conference. He has been quoted in industry and business publications, including American Banker, Bank Director, Economic Times, Handelsblatt, Independent Banker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He has also been a jury member for The Banker’s Tech Project Awards. Jost was named IIAR Software Analyst of the Year in 2017.

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 and the chairman of the bank's architecture decision body. Prior to joining DG, Jost led a technology consulting practice that ran projects in the architecture and information technology space. Earlier, Jost worked on database systems, software development, Unix standardization, and IT security, including contributing to the German and European IT security criteria.

Education

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

Jost Hoppermann's Most Recent Research

Research

Use The Pandemic's Market Impact To Improve The ROI Of Digital Transformation

Results From Forrester's Global Banking Platform Deals Survey 2021
May 28th, 2021 | Jost Hoppermann

Modern banking platforms allow banks to elevate their customer experience and deliver more business value more seamlessly and more effectively, but the...

14 min read
Research

Now Tech: Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, Q1 2021

Forrester's Overview Of 38 Digital Banking Engagement Platforms Providers
March 10th, 2021 | Jost Hoppermann

You can use digital banking engagement platforms (DBEPs) to deliver new digital banking capabilities flexibly and rapidly, support multiple channels out...

5 min read
Research

Invent The Future With Asset Tokenization

Tokenization Offers Tactical And Strategic Benefits, And Banks Must Prepare
February 18th, 2021 | Martha Bennett , Jost Hoppermann

Representing assets as tokens on blockchain networks both supports process efficiencies and offers potential for new business models. Digital business...

11 min read
Research

The Top Emerging Technologies In Banking In 2021

What's Hot And What's Worth Watching In 2021
January 28th, 2021 | Jost Hoppermann , Martha Bennett

Forrester interviewed more than 25 banking business and technology decision-makers as well as vendor representatives in the banking technology space to...

3 min read
Research

The Forrester Wave™: Digital Banking Processing Platforms (Corporate Banking), Q3 2020

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
September 3rd, 2020 | Jost Hoppermann

In our 36-criterion evaluation of digital banking processing platform (DBPP) providers for corporate banking, we identified the nine most significant ones...

16 min read