eCommerce

eCommerce refers to activities in which businesses — or consumers — use the Internet to identify supplies, select products and services, complete financial transactions, and/or obtain services. Delivery may occur online or outside of the Internet. Research coverage includes eCommerce platforms and technologies and mobile eCommerce.

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449 results in Reports

  • Technology Product Strategies
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Gambling: Bet On Mobile Products And Services

    After so many years of unmet expectations, gambling is finally going mobile. Although it's not yet the promised El Dorado, and despite the fact that competition is likely to be fiercer in a complex...

    • Downloads: 615
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Tech Marketers' 2012 Investment Plans

    Money Shifts To Operations In the Tech Marketing Flywheel

    Tech marketers are making a big investment in the transition from "art to science" in 2012 as they flow more money into the activities and technologies of marketing operations. Two factors stand out...

    • Downloads: 444
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Mobile Location Becomes Invisible

    No Longer A Service, Location Will Be Embedded In Mobile Products

    eBay's recent acquisition of Where and Groupon's acquisition of Whrrl show how two Internet pure players looking to develop mobile transactions plan to integrate new location-based features into...

    • Downloads: 708
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Global Tech Market Outlook 2012 To 2013

    Economic Weakness Will Slow, But Not, Stop Growth

    CIOs tracking broader tech market trends to see where their firms stand face a mixed picture, depending on their location. On a global basis, the European recession and weakening economic growth in...

    • Downloads: 1383
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Brief: Cisco's Tail-f Acquisition Is Good News For Your Flexible Service Ambitions

    The Move Validates Forrester's Virtual Network Infrastructure Vision

    On June 17, 2014, Cisco announced its acquisition of Tail-f Systems for $175 million in cash and retention incentives. The acquisition helps Cisco deliver on a virtual network infrastructure vision...

    • Downloads: 57
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:European Tech Buyers Continue To Consume Digital Content Socially

    The 2012 B2B Social Technographics® Of European Buyers

    Technology buying is a highly considered, collaborative process, and one ideally suited for social interactions. To see how emerging digital media affects the process, Forrester surveys technology...

    • Downloads: 176
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:"Smart Body, Smart World" For Marketers

    Sensor Devices Disrupt Marketing Practices

    Your customers are becoming even more connected. Sensor-laden devices on our bodies, in our homes, in our cars, and virtually everywhere else are creating new opportunities and demands for marketers....

    • Downloads: 745
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Subscription And Recurring Billing Solutions 2012

    Few industries are immune from the digitization of experiences, content, services, and products. In this era of cloud computing and consumer mobile devices, today's digital products have evolved from...

    • Downloads: 666
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:Forrester Research Interactive Marketing Forecast By Industry, 2011 To 2016 (US)

    ForecastView Spreadsheet

    Interactive marketing spending segmented by industries. Each industry's IM spending is further broken into the various components of IM: display, paid search, SEO, email, and mobile advertising.

    • Downloads: 4
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Assemble The Right Digital Money Management Team

    Organization: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    As digital money management evolves from being a feature of digital banking to the core functionality of many mobile and online services, digital banking executives need to organize a...

    • Downloads: 133
  • For Analyst Relations Professionals

    Report:Understand Why There's No One-Size-Fits-All AR Program

    Business Impact: The Industry Analyst Relations Playbook

    It's understandable that AR newcomers think — or maybe just hope — that there's a one-size-fits-all AR program that they can apply to their companies. After all, they're short on money,...

    • Downloads: 581
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:The Skills And Structures For L2R Success

    Organization: The Lead-To-Revenue Playbook

    B2B marketers are adopting the lead-to-revenue (L2R) concept to ensure that revenue goals are met on time by optimizing the balance among lead value, velocity, and volumes, as well as ensuring that...

    • Downloads: 319
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Mobile Is A Mainstream Content Source For Tech Buyers

    Deliver What They Want Where They Want It

    Mobile is becoming the new face of engagement. By 2016, smartphones and tablets will put power in the pockets of a billion business application buyers and/or users. Mobile is not simply another...

    • Downloads: 310
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Using Forrester's SIMPLE Framework To Uncover The Hidden Costs Of Sales Support

    Over the past ten years, S.G&A costs have grown at a higher rate than revenues that have contributed to margin erosion. While 2010 saw a reversal in both trends, Forrester�s research with technology...

    • Downloads: 45
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:iPhone 4S Cements Apple's Product Strategy Leadership Position

    Apple's Cross-Device Product Strategy Drives Product Differentiation And Customer Loyalty

    Let's face it: Many observers, anticipating a redesign and a raft of hardware innovations, reacted with disappointment to Apple's iPhone 4S unveiling. Does it matter? No. Why? Because Apple launched...

    • Downloads: 401
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How To Start Bridging The Mobile Monetization Gap

    Use Mobile Engagement To Extend Existing Business Models

    Facebook, Groupon, Pandora, Path, Rovio, and Twitter are companies that get a lot of media or investor attention and have a common denominator: Each has a large mobile audience but an unproven...

    • Downloads: 641
  • For Customer Insights Professionals

    Report:How Prediction Markets Help Forecast Consumers' Behaviors

    Emerging Market Research Methodology: Prediction Markets Are Your Innovation And Market Assessment Barometer Tool

    Market insights professionals are repeatedly tasked with delivering quick insights that will accurately predict what consumers will do or buy in the future. Traditional research methods do not always...

    • Downloads: 585
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:European Tech Marketing Continues To Be Different

    This is a deep-dive data update to last year's report, "European Tech Marketing Is Different: Here's How," based on Forrester's Q4 2011 B2B Marketing Organizations And Investments Survey. Most of the...

    • Downloads: 55
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Metrics That Matter For B2B Marketers

    Revenue Impact Should Top The CMO's Management Dashboard

    Chief marketing officers (CMOs) frequently ask Forrester what they should have on their management dashboards. Business-to-business (B2B) CMOs need to do more than measure activities like...

    • Downloads: 900
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Forrester's Sales Battle Card Evaluation Results

    Insights Into Building Battle Cards That Help Sales Reps Win Deals

    Sales enablement professionals are increasingly stepping up to fix the massive inventories of battle cards at their companies that provide inconsistent value to sales reps. These battle cards...

    • Downloads: 296
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:BT Social Technographics® 2011: Age Matters

    Social Media Preferences Vary Significantly Among Age Groups

    Forrester has analyzed data from the Q1 2011 US And European B2B Social Technographics® Online Survey For Business Technology Buyers by age group to examine a common assumption: Most of the...

    • Downloads: 468
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Getting The Most Out Of Client Site Visits

    IT Services Vendors Need To Focus More On Their Innovation Capabilities

    Delivery center site visits (CSVs) have been a great sales tool for IT services vendors over the past decade. However, these CSVs are currently undergoing a transformation, driven by new client...

    • Downloads: 184
  • For Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals

    Report:Selecting A Product Development Services Provider

    Focus On Providers That Generate Innovation And Speed Time-To-Market, Not Just Deliver Cost Savings

    This report outlines the key criteria that sourcing and vendor management (SVM) professionals can use when helping product development teams during the selection of a product development services...

    • Downloads: 222
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Marketing Budgets For 2012 Expose A Fear Of Commitment

    Digital Media Spending Surpasses That Of Traditional Media, But Marketers Wait To Commit Spend

    As the economic recession lingers on, marketers remain cautious. Forecasts show that budgets are on the rise, but marketers are reluctant to commit. A more pragmatic marketer is emerging who wants...

    • Downloads: 896
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Executive Buyer Insight Study: Are Salespeople Prepared For Executive Conversations?

    Addressing Gaps In How Effectively Salespeople Engage With Executives

    To avoid being relegated to commodity status, vendors are refining their sales strategies to engage with higher level decision-makers earlier in the problem-solving process. Getting a meeting with...

    • Downloads: 814