customer experience management

Customer experience management is a key competency for firms, enabling them to provide quality, end-to-end experiences for today’s channel-agnostic customers. Discover how to improve CX management across the enterprise. Learn key components of customer experience management including selecting metrics, building culture, winning investment, and more.

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Simple Tool, Big Impact: Winning Support For CX Initiatives

Join us on March 26 to learn how to use Forrester’s CX Business Case On A Page template to structure and manage a persuasive case to gain support for your CX initiatives — complete with a template walkthrough.  
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Invisible Experiences: Anticipate Customer Needs With Real-Time Interaction Management

Rusty Warner February 16, 2024
Imagine having a butler who anticipates and serves your needs. Just as Alfred faithfully supports Batman, your personal assistant earns your trust through silent understanding. Now think of this relationship in terms of your experiences with brands. Do those experiences feel invisible and immersive? In Gotham City, Alfred ensures that Batman’s utility belt is always […]

Bolster Buy-In For Your CX Priorities With A Simple Yet Powerful Tool

Join us for a LIVE webinar to learn how to use Forrester’s CX Business Case On A Page template to create a winning business case for your CX initiatives.

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Consumer Spending 2024: What It Means For Your Brand

Dipanjan Chatterjee February 7, 2024
2023 was a confusing year: The consumers blew cold, and the economy blew hot. The recession-to-be didn’t materialize, and the economic outlook wasn’t half as bad as consumers would have you believe. Yet, notes from the post-pandemic blues keep wafting in the air no matter the macroeconomic drumbeat. This year, the economy is headed for […]
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2023 Canada Net Promoter Score℠ (NPS) Rankings: Industries Lose Gains Made In 2022

Pete Jacques January 17, 2024
Forrester just published The Canada Net Promoter Rankings, 2023 report, which includes the Net Promoter Score℠ (NPS) and industry rank for 100 brands across nine industries. We asked over 39,000 Canadian consumers in our annual Customer Experience Benchmark Survey about their likelihood to recommend brands that they interacted with in the past 12 months, using the standard NPS […]
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Predictions 2024 For CX & Digital Leaders

Explore our 2024 CX predictions with insights to help you tie our research to untapped opportunities to create digital, customer, and employee experiences that generate business growth and value.
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CX Transformation Is Tough — Equip Your Org To Go The Distance

Su Doyle December 27, 2023
Danger! Obstacles Ahead! Customer experience (CX) has been a professional competency for two decades, and “Prove CX ROI” is still our CX clients’ top priority! Forrester’s data shows that 86% of CX professionals are building (or rebuilding) their business cases. Regardless of how much distance you have covered on your transformation journey, how many projects […]
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CX Leaders: What’s On Your Agenda For 2024?

Katy Cobian December 19, 2023
I’m approaching two years in my role here at Forrester, where I serve as a strategic advisor and thought partner to senior customer experience (CX) leaders. As a long-time CX practitioner and enthusiast, it’s been inspiring to be part of the “extended team” across such a diverse set of brands and industries. While no two […]
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Three Last-Minute Tips To Make Retail Customer Service Merry And Bright

Christina McAllister November 27, 2023
During the holiday retail crunch and last-minute scramble, read Forrester’s tips to ensure a merry customer service retail season.
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It’s 2050 And Your Website Is Deserted: Why?

Julie Ask November 1, 2023
Websites will play a less prominent role in future consumer digital experiences for three core reasons: The digital touchpoint landscape will be far more fragmented. The number of digital touchpoints used by consumers is proliferating. Browsers are just one of many channels. The number of connected devices we use continues to grow. Web and apps […]
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327: Empathy Part II & Welcome New Analyst!

The CX Cast October 24, 2023
In this episode, we welcome back Senem Guler Biyikli, now officially an analyst! She joins us to discuss the link between anthropology and CX, her current research on empathy, and how to promote empathy in a digital environment.
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326: CX Safari

The CX Cast October 17, 2023
In this episode, CX Cast host and Forrester VP and Research Director Martin Gill joins Senior Analyst Michelle Beeson to describe a workshop activity they used to bring the frameworks of value for customer to life. They had participants, who represented different companies and industries, try out a combination of mystery shopping and ethnographic research by visiting coffee shops in London. Listen to hear about the frameworks, design, and approach used for the activity and how your company can put it in place.
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325: The State Of CX Teams

The CX Cast October 11, 2023
Every year, Forrester’s global survey of firms’ customer experience (CX) programs presents up-to-date insights into CX teams. Variation across CX teams, including team size, responsibility, and budget, is a main theme in the 2023 results. Principal Analyst Judy Weader, whose upcoming report dives into the survey results, joins us to discuss her findings.

Shine A Spotlight On CX Value

The new CX leader superpower? Measurement. Download our e-book to learn what to measure to prove CX’s value and impact — so you can lead CX to success.

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324: Journey Mapping Trends

The CX Cast October 4, 2023
It’s a topic that is a perennial favorite among CX pros: journey mapping. Today, journey mapping platforms help not only with mapping itself but with visualization, brainstorming, and ideation, as well. Covering the key trends is Forrester Senior Analyst Michelle Beeson.
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Growth Strategy In Action: Apple Plants New Seeds

Dipanjan Chatterjee August 7, 2023
Two months ago, I announced Forrester’s revenue growth framework. We reviewed academic research, evaluated practitioner models, spoke with CMOs, and studied best practices among companies to distill a framework to help our clients develop a structured approach to growing revenue. I’ve applied this lens to Apple’s latest earnings release to analyze the company’s growth strategy. […]
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Planning Guides 2024: Customer Experience

Explore 2024 insights for investing in CX strategy to drive action, value, and revenue.
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Four Advocate Personalities Turn Customer Goodwill Into Gold

Laura Ramos July 28, 2023
Question: How is a customer marketer different than other marketers? (No, this is not the opening line of a joke — that would be “Two customer marketers walk into a bar … ”) Top customer marketers focus on how customers attain value. They know that solid references, case studies, valid reviews, upsell/cross-sell opportunities, and expansion […]
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Are You Prepared to Include CX Metrics In Earnings Calls?

Pete Jacques July 25, 2023
If you're considering sharing your CX performance during an earnings calls, here's how to do it right.
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My Favorite Reason To Bring UC And CC Together

Max Ball July 21, 2023
My favorite piece of new research that we uncovered is a use case where brands leverage a shared UC and CC infrastructure to blur the lines between remote offices and a centralized contact center, resulting in better customer experiences and more efficient customer service.
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Successful Shared CX Needs New Partnership Dynamics

Michelle Beeson July 5, 2023
To succeed brands and retailers need to re-think their partnership dynamics to focus on their shared responsibility for customer experiences.
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Key Trends In Customer Journey Mapping

Michelle Beeson July 4, 2023
The customer journey mapping (CJM) platform landscape is an eclectic, innovative market where vendors’ go-to-market strategies and focus vary. Forrester’s ongoing work with CX professionals and CJM platform providers reveals key trends in the use of CJM software across organizations and how these platforms must evolve to keep pace with CX pros’ needs. CX pros […]
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