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.

Jost Hoppermann's Research

  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Five Hot Technologies For Enterprise Architects

    Forrester surveyed 140 enterprise architects, IT planners, and IT strategists on their take on service-oriented architecture (SOA) and 19 software infrastructure technologies. The outcome? Enter...

    • Downloads: 1140
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Global Banking Platforms, Q4 2010

    Forrester evaluated world-leading banking platform products across 80 criteria and found that Infosys Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Temenos are in the Leader category. Infos...

    • Downloads: 1637
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Banking IT In 2023 Updated

    Application development and delivery teams in financial services must design and select future-proof, forward-looking business applications capable of coping with future business scenarios. To a...

    • Downloads: 1530
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Bank EAs: Start Working With A Customized Business Capability Map

    Business-IT alignment continues to be a top priority for banks' business leaders and CIOs. The enterprise architects (EAs) who need to support these executives will find that a business capabili...

    • Downloads: 1458
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: Enterprise Architects Are Not Proving Their Value

    Forrester surveyed 140 firms and their enterprise architecture (EA) groups in October 2008 — after the financial market meltdown — to identify the trends regarding EA organizations, ...

    • Downloads: 929
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