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B2B marketing is increasingly expected to deliver the level of experience buyers are used to having as consumers. Success depends on marketers adapting — and quickly. Explore our B2B marketing insights to stay ahead.

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Real Talk With Ecosystem Partners: GTM Evolution

Hannibal Scipio, II 6 days ago
Early in my career, I received wise but tough coaching from a manager regarding struggles with a new colleague on a strategic project: Pull them aside and have a real, candid conversation with the pursuit of clarity and understanding for the sake of the shared vision and mutual success. The “real talk” that my colleague […]
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Could It Be You? Share Your Success Story For Our B2B Summit EMEA Awards

Simon Daniels 7 days ago
EMEA B2B companies with success stories in cross-functional alignment or best-practice program implementations within a single function should learn more about Forrester’s B2B Summit EMEA Awards and prepare a submission.

Capture & Prove Marketing’s True Value Beyond Sourcing Metrics

Download our measurement toolkit to discover demand performance indicators and metrics to reveal marketing’s real business impact across complex buyer journeys.

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Fix Your Hyper-Focus On Revenue That Neglects Customers, Fails Buyers, And Distorts Focus

Learn how to use this transformative framework to shift from revenue-centric to customer-obsessed activity to achieve long-term sustainable growth. 
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Call For Entries: Forrester B2B Summit APAC 2024 Awards

Daryl Wright May 15, 2024
APAC B2B marketers: If you have a cross-functional alignment success story or have achieved exceptional results from a single function, we want to hear from you. Learn more about our B2B Summit APAC awards and how to apply.
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B2B Marketers Expect To Do More With More — But It’s Not As Good As It Sounds

Matthew Selheimer May 13, 2024
Forrester's latest Marketing Survey shows that marketing executives and operations leaders anticipate budget increases this year. Capitalizing on this opportunity requires overcoming formidable challenges.
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Accelerating Advertising With AI Comes At A Cost

Nikhil Lai May 7, 2024
It’s mathematically obvious to apply AI to advertising, but its efficiencies can come at the expense of advertisers’ control and transparency. Learn more about how AI benefits the advertising process and why advertisers must curate AI.
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What’s Marketing Ops And MRM Got To Do With It? (Got To Do With It?)

Jessica Liu May 2, 2024
Tina Turner famously questioned, “Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?” Marketing operations is the beating heart of marketing teams. Strong marketing operations yields better decision-making, improved capacity and efficiency, and stronger governance and compliance. Yet the marketing operations heart is broken in many companies. Don’t despair — this vital organ can […]

Harness The Power Of A NEW Customer-Centric Revenue Framework

Join our LIVE webinar on June 25 to unlock the potential of Forrester's NEW Opportunity Lifecycle Framework. Revolutionize your revenue process by breaking down barriers that neglect customers, fail buyers, and distort focus.

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The Critical Role Of Campaign Content Strategy

Phyllis Davidson May 1, 2024
In B2B marketing, the creation and execution of content strategies often fall short of their potential. What's missing is a crucial element: a cohesive strategy that underpins the entire content framework. Join us at B2B Summit North America to help remedy the issue.
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B2B Marketing Leaders Don’t Trust Their Measurement, And What They Measure Isn’t Helping

Ross Graber May 1, 2024
Nearly two-thirds of marketing leaders say that they don’t believe their measurement and analytics are well aligned with organizational objectives. A continued focus on marketing sourcing is emblematic of the problem.
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Buying Signals Help B2B Organizations Reignite Revenue Interactions

Jessie Johnson April 30, 2024
Buyer expectations for immediacy, relevance, and instant gratification have carried over from B2C to B2B and been amplified with Millennials and Gen Zers comprising more than half of the modern workforce. From their consumer interactions, digitally savvy B2B buyers are aware that they’re signaling their interests through their behavior, content consumption, and social interactions. In […]
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Harness The Power Of Buying Signals At Forrester’s B2B Summit

Jessie Johnson April 30, 2024
B2B organizations must know their buyers, anticipate their needs, and empower them with each interaction — or lose to providers that do. Signals help transform the way we interact with our audiences across functions, disciplines, and interaction types, helping B2B organizations deliver contextual interactions with immediate value throughout the customer lifecycle. Check out these sessions […]
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Four Steps To Creating Collaborative GTM Playbooks

Katie Fabiszak April 26, 2024
There's no one-size-fits-all playbook design because every organization is unique. Yet there is a process you can follow.
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Why Brand And Reputation Programs Should Be More Than Just Air Cover

Karen Tran April 10, 2024
There’s more to planning and executing reputation programs than what we typically see at the usual “air cover” level. Learn more about the Forrester Reputation Program Decision Model in this preview of B2B Summit North America.
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A New Supergroup For Revenue Technology Emerges: Revenue Orchestration Platforms

Anthony McPartlin April 5, 2024
In the world of revenue technology, three distinct categories have converged to form a new supergroup of revtech capabilities. Learn more about revenue orchestration platforms in this preview of a new report.
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Five Ways That Generative AI Brings Superpowers To Portfolio Marketers

Beth Caplow April 5, 2024
Portfolio marketers have a broad role, from keeping up to date on market intelligence and developing go-to-market strategies and messages to launching offerings and training sellers. Learn five ways generative AI can help portfolio marketers automate tasks and increase productivity and creativity.
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Google Chrome Settlement Shows The Power Of Privacy-Minded Consumers

Stephanie Liu April 4, 2024
The details of Google’s settlement in a multiyear lawsuit over Incognito mode became public this week. Find out what changes Google will make as a result of the settlement and what it means for marketers everywhere.
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Adobe Journey Optimizer – B2B Edition Makes Buying Group Adoption Easier

Vicki Brown April 4, 2024
Adobe has announced the Adobe Journey Optimizer - B2B Edition, which allows B2B marketers to create buying groups and orchestrate journeys for buying groups at scale. This new functionality helps B2B organizations align with sales, target buyer roles more effectively, and measure marketing’s impact on revenue.
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Overcome Tall Poppy Syndrome In Operations Leadership

Laura Cross April 4, 2024
Overcome tall poppy syndrome. Inspire team growth, foster a learning mindset, and challenge the status quo. Achieve extraordinary results through practicality, influence, curiosity, and resilience.
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What I Learned About GenAI From Over 100 Indian CMOs

Subhendu Pattnaik April 4, 2024
Discussions with 100 CMOs and key marketing leaders in India revealed the massive transformation genAI is already bringing to many marketing organizations across the Indian subcontinent. Read some of their comments in this post.
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Announcing Forrester’s B2B Program Of The Year Award Winners For North America

Cristina De Martini April 4, 2024
Get ready to be inspired by these best-practice program implementations across B2B marketing, sales, and product. We reveal which eight companies will be honored at B2B Summit North America in May.
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