Jost   Hoppermann

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.

Education

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

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.

Education

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

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2018: Be Ready To Face The Realities Behind The Blockchain Hype

    The Visionaries Will Persevere, While Those Hoping For Quick Fixes Will Give Up

    November 9, 2017 Martha Bennett, Andras Cser, Jost Hoppermann, Charlie Dai

    Blockchain technology may not possess the miraculous capabilities that press articles and those with software, books, or other agendas to sell have ascribed to it. But the potential is undeniable: Blockchain technology, if implemented appropriately, supports new business and trust models. It's still the early days, but let's not forget — the internet was young once, too. This report outlines key trends for 2018 and provides guidance for how CIOs and their teams should respond.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Leading Banks Embrace Digital Core Banking

    New Target Architectures Pave The Way Toward End-To-End Digital Transformation

    October 27, 2017Jost Hoppermann

    Traditional core banking is the natural enemy of true — end-to-end — digital banking transformation. Far too many banks are held back by their own legacy systems, and must now embrace more holistic approach to digital transformation — one we call digital core banking. This report shows how application development and delivery (AD&D) teams in leading banks are moving toward the concept of digital core banking, and how vendors plan to align their solutions with the concept of digital core banking.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Digital Banking Application Trends For 2018

    Use New Technologies To Enhance Your Banking Apps

    September 7, 2017Jost Hoppermann

    Banking applications represent the primary touchpoints for both customers and the banking business itself. Banks' application development and delivery (AD&D) teams need to be aware of five key trends in 2018 that will influence the way they design, select, and deliver customer-centric banking applications. In this report, we provide an overview of each trend and how AD&D professionals should respond. Banks that fail to act will find it hard to remain competitive.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Plan For Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, Not Mobile Banking Solutions

    Within Banks, Isolated Channel Deployments Are No Longer In Favor

    August 30, 2017Jost Hoppermann

    Forrester's survey data highlights how banks' focus is shifting away from mobile-only, and even more online-only, solutions toward omnichannel banking solutions. This report explains why this is happening and how a bank's application development and delivery (AD&D) teams should react to help deliver great customer experience (CX).

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Wave™: Digital Banking Engagement Platforms, Q3 2017

    Eleven Off-The-Shelf Solutions Point To The Future Of Digital Banking

    July 11, 2017Jost Hoppermann

    In our 35-criteria evaluation of digital banking engagement platform (DBEP) providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Backbase, CR2, EdgeVerve, Finastra (formerly Misys), Intellect Design Arena, Intelligent Environments, NETinfo, Sopra Banking Software, Tagit, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Temenos — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals make the right choice.

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