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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    Blog:Without Transformation, Banks Risk Shifting Down To Low-Speed Banking In 2015

    For several years, we have noted a shift in power from companies to customers. Customers call the shots; they can and do transfer their loyalty when they aren't catered to with engaging customer...

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      Blog:Join The 2014 Financial Services Architecture Survey

      Banks and other types of firms in financial services typically like to know the answer to the question: “What are the others doing?” They leverage the answer when, for example, assessing...

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        Blog:The Banking Platform Market Grew Again - Banks Refocus On Customer-Facing Functionality

        Many of you know that Forrester has surveyed the global banking platform market since 2005. For 2013, we analyzed the deals of 29 vendors. Seven of these vendors – Infosys with Finacle, Misys,...

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          Blog:First Details Of Forrester’s 2013 Global Banking Platform Deals Survey

          Forrester began surveying global banking platform deals in 2005. For 2013, we evaluated about 1,600 banking platform deals submitted by 29 vendors and located in about 130 countries. Shortly, we will...

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            Blog:Sophisticated Online, Internet, And Mobile Banking Solutions Help Banks Differentiate And Contain Costs

            The bank I mainly use for my daily banking needs does not offer that many examples of great customer experiences. The two reasons why my family continues to use that bank are the high number of ATMs...

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              Blog:Haste Makes Waste — Take Your Time When Selecting Business Applications

              When my teenage son is interested in purchasing a mobile phone, some PC equipment, or a games console, he will typically spend weeks gathering the necessary information to arrive at a well-informed...

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                Blog:Influence Forrester’s Future Banking Apps Coverage

                Forrester’s latest survey on financial services architecture shows that financial services firms in general, and banks in particular, put a high priority on a few selected topics (see the...

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                  Blog:2011 Wasn’t Good, 2012 Was Great: Global Banking Platform Deals 2012

                  Next week, I will present first results of Forrester’s 2012 global banking platform deals survey. A total of 28 banking platform vendors submitted their 2012 deals for evaluation. One year ago,...

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                    Blog:Are You Ready To Move Away From Deterministic Build Or Buy?

                      One of our recent surveys on business applications shows that more than 60% of business and business technology (BT) decision-makers consider consolidating, rationalizing, and transforming...

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                      Blog:Banking Platform Functionality Includes Support Of Regulatory Compliance

                      During the past decade, I have worked with many analyst relations (AR) people as well as specialist AR firms. I have never blogged about them in the past, and I have no intention to do so in the...

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                        Blog:The 2012 Financial Services Architecture Survey Has Started

                        When designing application infrastructure strategy, planning for the renewal of their application landscape, or assessing their overall strategic position, banks and other types of firms in financial...

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                          Blog:2012: The End of The World Or The Year Of Banking Platform Mergers And Acquisitions?

                          Some people say that the old Maya calendar predicts that the world will end in the year 2012. Will this happen? Most likely no. Without judging anybody’s beliefs in this ancient calendar: Some...

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                            Blog:The Merger Of Misys And Temenos — Moving Out Of The Gap Between Gorillas And Antelopes

                            Less than a week ago, initial information became public that Misys and Temenos may intend to merge. On February 7, 2012, a press release stated that “Temenos and Misys today confirm that they...

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                              Blog:The Future Of Banking Is Mobile – Or Is It?

                              A few days ago at Oracle OpenWorld 2011, I attended a presentation from one of the major consulting companies. The topic: banking in 2020. I heard about big data, the need for real-time analysis of...

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                                Blog:Multichannel Needs Strategy, Tactics, And Speed

                                For the past couple of months, we have been working on identifying best practices for application development and delivery teams executing on multichannel strategy. The related report will get...

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                                  Blog:The Promises Of Vendor Service

                                  Just recently, I had an interesting customer experience — or, to be more precise, my daughter had it, as it involved her laptop computer from one of the top international Internet PC vendors....

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                                    Blog:The Multichannel Organization Revisited

                                    In 2006, Forrester found that organizational structure, internal enterprise goal systems, and most urgent business requirements were key obstacles on many firms’ journey toward broad...

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                                      Blog:First Details Of Forrester’s 2010 Global Banking Platform Deals

                                      Forrester began surveying global banking platform deals in 2005. For 2010, we evaluated about 1,200 banking platform deals submitted by 23 vendors and located in more than 130 countries. Shortly, we...

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                                        Blog:A First Look At 2010’s Global Banking Platform Deals

                                        Similar to the past few years at this time of year, we have received a number of global banking platform vendors’ 2010 banking platform deals submissions. While evaluation and analysis will...

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                                          Blog:Deutsche Bank Implements TCS BaNCS For Its International Subsidiaries

                                          For some time there have been rumors about Deutsche Banking having selected TCS BaNCS for some or all of its international subsidiaries. Today, both Deutsche Bankand Tata Consultancy Services...

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                                            Blog:The Right Target State Architecture For Banking Platform Transformation

                                            Our Q3 2010 Global Financial Services Architecture Online Survey shows that 79% of the surveyed financial services firms are either already working on transforming their application landscape or plan...

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                                              Blog:How To Measure Global Success And Regional Relevance?

                                              Similar to the past few years at this time of year, we are in the process of preparing a global banking platform deals report for 2010. As we have done since 2005 to help application delivery teams...

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                                                Blog:The Vasa Effect

                                                A few days ago, I “rediscovered” a brochure from a museum in Stockholm. It reminded me of an early 17th century warship: The Vasa. She was the most powerful warship of her time —...

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                                                  Blog:Temenos Acquires Private Banking Vendor Odyssey

                                                  A couple of days ago, global banking platform vendor Temenos announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Odyssey Financial Technologies, which specializes in the private banking, private...

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                                                    Blog:The Banking Platform Vendor Development Quandary

                                                    I have discussed questions such as “Which banking platform vendor is the right one for a given financial services firm in its specific requirements context in a given country?” with...