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John Bruno

Senior Analyst Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

John helps eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals assess, improve, and optimize B2B and B2B2C eCommerce and configure price quote (CPQ) technologies and strategies. As the lead author of Forrester’s 2018 B2B eCommerce playbook, John provides a unique lens for businesses to learn how to improve sales outcomes in today’s digital age. He is an advisor to many Fortune 1000 companies, is widely quoted in major industry publications, and frequently speaks at conferences on customer engagement strategies, channel partner enablement, and digital transformation.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role in B2B eCommerce, John served Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. His previous coverage area focused on supporting the complexities of B2B sales through sales enablement technologies, including core sales force automation, CPQ, and other solutions spanning processes from presales through customer success management. 

Prior to becoming an analyst, John was an advisor on Forrester’s AD&D leadership board. In that role, John worked with senior executives in the software delivery space to define and implement customer-obsessed software strategies. Before joining Forrester, John worked for technology companies like Pegasystems and Apple and was a consultant in Booz Allen Hamilton’s federal strategy practice.

Education

John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in economics and philosophy from Boston College.

John Bruno

Senior Analyst Serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

John helps eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals assess, improve, and optimize B2B and B2B2C eCommerce and configure price quote (CPQ) technologies and strategies. As the lead author of Forrester’s 2018 B2B eCommerce playbook, John provides a unique lens for businesses to learn how to improve sales outcomes in today’s digital age. He is an advisor to many Fortune 1000 companies, is widely quoted in major industry publications, and frequently speaks at conferences on customer engagement strategies, channel partner enablement, and digital transformation.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his role in B2B eCommerce, John served Application Development & Delivery (AD&D) Professionals. His previous coverage area focused on supporting the complexities of B2B sales through sales enablement technologies, including core sales force automation, CPQ, and other solutions spanning processes from presales through customer success management. 

Prior to becoming an analyst, John was an advisor on Forrester’s AD&D leadership board. In that role, John worked with senior executives in the software delivery space to define and implement customer-obsessed software strategies. Before joining Forrester, John worked for technology companies like Pegasystems and Apple and was a consultant in Booz Allen Hamilton’s federal strategy practice.

Education

John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in economics and philosophy from Boston College.

John Bruno's Research

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Make Omnichannel Real In B2B Commerce

    Business Case: The B2B eCommerce Playbook

    July 20, 2018John Bruno

    Disruption is turning B2B buying and selling on its head. Quick and efficient B2C buying journeys have reshaped B2B buyers' expectations. We've known for years that buyers prefer to self-serve, but the nuances and complexities of B2B often get in the way. That's why digital business leaders need to focus on delivering a consistently high-quality buying experience to their customers, regardless of their preferred interaction channel. Read this report to understand the business benefits of embracing an omnichannel approach and learn the seven ways to get you there. This is a major update of a previously published report.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Forrester Tech Tide™: Sales And Customer Service Technologies, Q3 2018

    Eighteen Technologies Underpin Customer Engagement

    July 19, 2018 Kate Leggett, John Bruno

    Delivering differentiated customer experiences is critical to firms' ability to win, serve, and retain customers. To accelerate their performance in sales and customer service, companies are evaluating and adopting a range of contributing technologies. This Forrester Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 18 technology categories that support sales and customer service. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should read this report to shape their firms' investment approach to these technologies.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Get Your B2B eCommerce Metrics Right

    Performance Management: The B2B eCommerce Playbook

    July 6, 2018John Bruno

    B2B companies face a daunting yet critical task: accurately measuring and reporting the impact that digital channels have on sales, service, loyalty, and operations. This report outlines how successful digital business strategy professionals identify and prioritize key performance indicators (KPIs) and analyze omnichannel customer interactions to produce value-added insights and drive sustained growth. This is an update of a previously published report. It includes new data.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Make Your B2B Business A Digital Business

    Executive Overview: The B2B eCommerce Playbook

    June 29, 2018John Bruno

    New forms of digital customer engagement are transforming B2B businesses, forcing B2B digital business strategy professionals to fundamentally rethink how they go to market — from the customers they target to the channels they sell through. In the B2B eCommerce playbook, we examine today's broader B2B eCommerce landscape and outline how organizations can use digital to optimize their B2B eCommerce teams and processes for success. This report is an update to a previously published report.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 18 B2B Commerce Suites Providers

    June 1, 2018John Bruno, Bruce Eppinger

    You can use B2B commerce suites to digitize buying and selling processes, provide convenient engagement for customers, personalize the buying experience, and uncover valuable customer insights. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors — vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Digital business professionals should use Forrester's Now Tech report to understand the value they can expect from a B2B commerce suites provider and then select vendors based on functionality.

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