Mobile Apps

Developed specifically for devices like tablets and smartphones, mobile applications deliver impressive experiences for business and personal users. By 2016, 1 billion global consumers will have the power of a PC via their mobile device; this shift will drive continued demand for apps that provide education and entertainment, extend business processes, enhance communication, and improve productivity.

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    REPORT: The Forrester Banking Sales Wave™: Canadian Mobile Sites, Q4 2018

    Canadian Banks Need More Compelling Content And Easier Navigation To Win Prospects

    October 29, 2018 Alyson Clarke, August Du Pont, Andrew Hogan

    Chequing accounts are central to a customer's relationship with their primary bank, and an increasing number of Canadians are using their mobile phone to find research and apply for an account. To assess how helpful sites are to customers with smartphones, we evaluated the mobile sites of five large Canadian banks and one digital-only bank. This report identifies where these companies excel — and where they lag — and what digital business strategy and customer experience executives can learn from them.

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    REPORT: The Forrester Retail Wave™: European Mobile Apps, Q4 2018

    Leading Retailers Are Raising The Bar On Functionality And User Experience

    October 23, 2018 Michelle Beeson, Alex Causey

    As mobile becomes the dominant digital touchpoint, retailers must elevate their mobile experiences to win, serve, and retain loyal customers. To see how helpful apps are to customers, we evaluated the apps of six large European retailers. This report lays out where the companies excel — and where they lag — and what digital business strategy and customer experience executives can learn from them.

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    REPORT: Build An Action Plan For Video In Financial Services

    Answer Nine Key Questions To Build An Effective Video Strategy

    October 10, 2018 Peter Wannemacher, Nick Barber, August Du Pont

    Most financial services providers offer little to no video content or tools on their apps or sites, even though their customers need those tools to help them learn and make decisions. Digital business leaders at financial providers should invest in the types of video that increase convenience for users and improve their business objectives. This report outlines the current state of video in financial services and recommends the three types of video that most help financial customers.

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    REPORT: Moments: Maturity Framework

    Leverage The Learnings Of Pioneers To Evolve Your Mobile Messaging Tactics And Capabilities

    October 3, 2018 Julie A. Ask

    Future experiences will be right-sized, contextual, and pushed out to consumers in their specific moments of need. Today's well-executed mobile messages most closely resemble future experiences. And sophisticated use of mobile messaging will lead digital business leaders down a path toward building and delivering digital experiences that meet and exceed consumers' future expectations. Take Forrester's H2 2018 Global Emerging Technology Executive Online Survey now to assess your mobile messaging capabilities.

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    REPORT: A Cautionary Tale: Why Digital Monopolies Need Strong CX Too

    Weak Customer Experiences Threaten Grab's Dominance In Singapore

    October 3, 2018 Tom Mouhsian, Dane Anderson

    When Uber exited Southeast Asia in exchange for a 27.5% stake in homegrown digital darling Grab, few questioned the bright future that lay in store for Grab. But the three months since the merger have been anything but smooth, especially in Singapore. Grab managed to irritate customers and drivers alike with changes that they perceived as heavy-handed and arrogant. This report shows why the customer experience (CX) is critical for high-flying digital disruptors and outlines the steps eBusiness professionals should take and the mistakes they need to avoid.

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