August   Du Pont

August Du Pont

Researcher Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

August du Pont is a researcher on the eBusiness & Channel Strategy team. He specializes in digital transformation across the banking and insurance industries, including customer experience and the assessment of new feature releases.

Previous Work Experience

August brings a breadth of experience in user research and systems implementation, including a planning system for Marc Jacobs and the launch of the online asset manager Meritam Investments. His background in negotiating the needs of both users and developers led to his passion for demonstrating the best investment decisions to industry leaders.

Education

August holds a B.A. in anthropology and an MBA, both from Columbia University. He focused on bringing quantitative methods from the financial industry to bolster discoveries from customer research.

August Du Pont

Researcher Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

August du Pont is a researcher on the eBusiness & Channel Strategy team. He specializes in digital transformation across the banking and insurance industries, including customer experience and the assessment of new feature releases.

Previous Work Experience

August brings a breadth of experience in user research and systems implementation, including a planning system for Marc Jacobs and the launch of the online asset manager Meritam Investments. His background in negotiating the needs of both users and developers led to his passion for demonstrating the best investment decisions to industry leaders.

Education

August holds a B.A. in anthropology and an MBA, both from Columbia University. He focused on bringing quantitative methods from the financial industry to bolster discoveries from customer research.

August Du Pont's Research

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  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The US Brokerage Customer Experience Index, 2018

    How US Brokerage And Investment Firms Earn Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience

    June 20, 2018 Alyson Clarke, August Du Pont

    How well do leading brokerages and investment firms earn loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the complete rankings of 23 brokerage and investment brands that were analyzed as part of the US CX Index. We also unveil trends in CX quality and the role that emotion plays in CX. Customer experience professionals can use this report to inform their ongoing improvement efforts.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The US Auto And Home Insurers Customer Experience Index, 2018

    How US Auto And Home Insurers Earn Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience

    June 20, 2018 Ellen Carney, Faith Adams, August Du Pont

    How well do leading auto and home insurers earn loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the complete rankings of 19 insurers that were analyzed as part of the US CX Index. We also unveil trends in CX quality and the role that emotion plays in CX. Customer experience professionals can use this report to inform their ongoing improvement efforts.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The US Banking Customer Experience Index, 2018

    How US Banks Earn Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience

    June 19, 2018 Alyson Clarke, Gina Bhawalkar, August Du Pont

    How well do leading banks earn loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the complete rankings of 18 multichannel banks and 10 direct banks that were analyzed as part of the US CX Index. We also unveil trends in CX quality and the role that emotion plays in CX. Customer experience professionals can use this report to inform their ongoing improvement efforts.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Banking Wave™: US Mobile Apps, Q2 2018

    USAA Leads By Offering Robust Features That Are Easy To Use

    June 7, 2018 Peter Wannemacher, Gina Bhawalkar, August Du Pont

    Digital business leaders and customer experience professionals at banks have to design, build, and help deliver mobile experiences that assist customers in conveniently achieving their objectives and — in doing so — differentiate their bank's brand. To assess how helpful and easy to use banks' mobile apps are for customers, we evaluated seven large US banks' mobile apps. This report identifies where these banks excel and where they lag and lays out what executives and their teams at other banks can learn from them.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Banking Wave™: Canadian Mobile Apps, Q2 2018

    Mobile Banking Apps Fail To Balance Great Functionality With Great User Experience

    June 7, 2018 Gina Bhawalkar, Peter Wannemacher, August Du Pont

    Digital banking leaders need to build mobile banking experiences around customer needs, empowering customers to manage their finances while reassuring customers by providing support along the way. To see how helpful and easy to use mobile apps are to customers, we evaluated the mobile apps of six large Canadian banks. This report lays out where these banks excel, where they lag, and the lessons for digital business strategy and customer experience executives.

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