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 Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Use APIs And Components To Prepare For The Banking Industry's Increasing Pace

    Banking applications do more than offer information about customers, products, services, and the state of the business: They are the primary touchpoints for customers and embody the banking busi...

    • Downloads: 49
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Brief: Emerging Technologies In Financial Services

    From both an investment and innovation perspective, financial services firms show huge interest in business insight, customer experience, and digital banking. This brief showcases solutions that...

    • Downloads: 166
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Banking Solutions, Q3 2015

    In this Forrester Wave evaluation of omnichannel banking solutions, we researched, analyzed, and scored the six most significant software providers — Backbase, Infosys, Misys, SAP, Sopra B...

    • Downloads: 145
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Brief: Achieve Market Differentiation With Omnichannel Banking

    Digital transformation in banking shows a strong focus on customer touchpoints — and omnichannel banking solutions support plenty of different touchpoints. Application development and deli...

    • Downloads: 62
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Brief: Maximize The Value Of Your Banking Solution Reference Client Visits

    Application development and delivery (AD&D) teams at financial services firms typically evaluate a business application in terms of its functionality, architecture, strategy, and customer base. ...

    • Downloads: 35
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Increase Flexibility By Embracing Future Business And Technology Trends

    This report outlines Forrester's vision for the future of business applications. It summarizes the key business drivers and trends that are reshaping the value proposition of business applicatio...

    • Downloads: 2285
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Future Shape Of Banking Architecture In 2023

    Forrester's research on banking IT in 2023 identified a series of requirements and the architectural layers of the future banking platform. The key layers show: (1) a focus on personalized custo...

    • Downloads: 2816
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report: The Forrester Wave™: Global Banking Platforms, Q1 2009

    Forrester evaluated world-leading banking platform products across 108 criteria and found that Infosys Technologies with Finacle, TCS Financial Solutions (TCSFS) with TCS BaNCS, and Temenos with...

    • Downloads: 2016
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: Solution Overview: Internet/Multichannel Banking Platforms

    Forrester surveyed a total of 16 vendors offering a variety of different Internet/multichannel banking solutions. The overall outcome? Many of the solutions enable multichannel business processe...

    • Downloads: 2127
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report: The Banking Platform Of The Future

    Ubiquitous banking, industrialization, new core competencies, and the right balance of collaboration among competitors are key drivers for the banking platform of the future. A new interaction- ...

    • Downloads: 1991
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