Benjamin Ensor

Vice President, Research Director serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy PROFESSIONALS

Benjamin serves eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals. His research explores how digital affects consumers' behavior, what motivates their use of different touchpoints for different tasks, and how new consumer touchpoints are changing consumers' relationships with companies. In particular, he specializes in understanding the effect of digital technologies on business models in retail financial services, including payments, banking, lending, investments, and insurance.

During his 17 years at Forrester, Benjamin has worked in the company's Consumer Technographics®, financial services, and eBusiness channel & product management professional teams. He is based in Forrester's London office.

Previous Work Experience

Before he joined Forrester, Benjamin was an analyst at Fletcher Research, the UK Internet research company that Forrester acquired. There, he researched the nascent online retail, online financial services, and online advertising markets. Before joining Fletcher Research, Benjamin worked as a financial journalist in London for four years.

Education

Benjamin has a degree in modern history from Trinity College, Oxford.

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  • Benjamin Ensor
  • Past 18 months
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Use Digital Money Management To Deliver Personalized Financial Coaching

    Vision: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Digital business strategy executives must put digital money management at the heart of digital banking, help customers understand their financial situation, and use context to help customers make...

    • Downloads: 582
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Vendor Landscape: Pick The Right Digital Money Management Technologies

    Tools And Technology: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    For digital business strategy executives at retail banks and wealth management firms worldwide who are either launching digital money management for the first time or want to improve an existing...

    • Downloads: 419
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:How German Banking Customers Use Different Channels, 2015

    Weave Digital And Human Touchpoints Together To Deliver A New Generation Of Digital Banking

    Banking channel use in Germany is changing as customers increasingly use online and mobile banking to manage their financial lives. Yet human contact remains a key element of the relationship that...

    • Downloads: 113
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Help Customers Make Better Financial Decisions

    Executive Overview: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Digital money management promises to give millions of people the budgeting tips, financial guidance, and advice that so many sorely need. Yet too many firms have taken a project-based approach to...

    • Downloads: 470
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Justify Investment In Digital Money Management

    Business Case: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Many digital financial services executives are investing in digital money management for their retail and small business customers, but they struggle with the business case. To help digital business...

    • Downloads: 338
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Plot Your Route To Digital Money Management Success

    Road Map: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Your digital money management strategy is approved — now what? Road maps are an essential tool for translating strategy into action, defining what needs to be done when and by whom. This...

    • Downloads: 237
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The State Of Digital Money Management, 2015

    Landscape: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Digital money management promises to give millions of people the budgeting tips, financial guidance, and advice that so many sorely need. Small businesses, too, can gain insights into their cash flow...

    • Downloads: 311
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:How Italian Banking Customers Use Different Channels, 2015

    Weave Digital And Human Touchpoints Together To Deliver A New Generation Of Digital Banking

    Banking channel use in Italy is changing as customers increasingly use online and mobile banking to manage their finances. Yet human contact remains a key element of the relationship many customers...

    • Downloads: 108
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Follow Best Practices To Encourage Mobile Banking Use

    Processes: The Mobile Banking Strategy Playbook

    This report looks at how digital banking teams can drive mobile banking use by understanding their customers' needs, following a customer-centric design and development process, using marketing and...

    • Downloads: 1950
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:How Spanish Banking Customers Use Different Channels, 2015

    Weave Digital And Human Touchpoints Together To Deliver A New Generation Of Digital Banking

    Banking channel use in Spain is changing as customers increasingly use online and mobile banking to manage their financial lives. Although digital banking use is increasing, human contact remains...

    • Downloads: 194
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:How French Banking Customers Use Different Channels, 2015

    Weave Digital And Human Touchpoints Together To Build A New Generation Of Digital Banking

    Banking channel use is changing in France as customers increasingly use digital touchpoints like online and mobile banking to manage their financial lives. Digital touchpoints are gradually replacing...

    • Downloads: 200
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Disrupting Finance: Mobile Payment Systems

    Mobile Payment Systems Are Still Struggling To Spark Adoption

    The mobile mind shift — the expectation by consumers that they can get what they want in their immediate context and moment of need — has inspired a generation of disrupters that use...

    • Downloads: 863
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Build A World-Class Mobile Banking Strategy

    Executive Overview: The Mobile Banking Strategy Playbook

    Mobile banking is the most important strategic change in retail banking in more than a decade. The mobile banking strategy playbook provides insights for all banking eBusiness and channel strategy...

    • Downloads: 1740
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Follow Best Practices To Encourage Digital Money Management Use

    Processes: The Digital Money Management Playbook

    Digital money management, often referred to as personal financial management (PFM), has not seen the adoption many digital banking executives had hoped for. This report looks at how eBusiness and...

    • Downloads: 958