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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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Spark An Innovation Culture With Design Thinking

Learn how CX leaders can use design thinking to create a culture of innovation and differentiate on superior CX action that anticipates and delivers on customers’ needs.

Avoid Choosing The Wrong CX Beacon Metric

Attend our May 17 webinar to learn how to use a four-step process to evaluate and choose a CX beacon metric aligned with business and financial goals.

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Responsible Design

What It Means September 14, 2023
Delighted customers or PR nightmare? The difference can boil down to responsible design. Before your company ends up in an IRL episode of “Black Mirror,” listen to this podcast about responsible design featuring Principal Analyst Gina Bhawalkar.
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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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US CX Quality Falls For An Unprecedented Second Consecutive Year

Pete Jacques June 12, 2023
US brands struggled to deliver effective customer experiences in 2023, but some succeeded. Discover the US Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) 2023 results.
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For B2C Companies, Alignment = Profit

What It Means May 18, 2023
Aligning customer experience, marketing, and digital functions around customer needs fuels growth for B2C companies. VP and Group Director Melissa Parrish explains how to build and rev a B2C customer-obsessed growth engine.

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Don’t Miss Our Live 2024 Predictions Deep Dive

Join us on January 18 to hear from the tech, CX, and B2B analysts behind our 2024 global predictions and get an important generative AI update from Forrester’s CEO, George Colony.

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Low Measurement Maturity Remains A Challenge For CX Leaders

Maxie Schmidt April 11, 2023
How effective are customer experience (CX) measurement programs? To answer this question, we fielded our 2022 State Of VoC And CX Measurement Practices Survey among CX professionals responsible for measurement or voice of the customer (VoC) at their organization. You will find the detailed results in our report, The State Of CX Measurement Practices, 2022 […]
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Revealing The Finalists For Forrester’s Customer-Obsessed Enterprise Award — APAC

Dane Anderson March 31, 2023
We’re excited to announce the finalists for the inaugural Customer-Obsessed Enterprise Award for APAC. Each finalist impressed us with their clear CX visions, sophisticated measurement architectures, and ability to align their organisations.
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Finalists Announced For The Customer-Obsessed Enterprise Award — EMEA

Maxie Schmidt March 28, 2023
The hard work of customer obsession deserves recognition. Discover the finalists for the inaugural Customer-Obsessed Enterprise Award — EMEA.
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Companies Have Agnosia About Experiences

Carlos Casanova March 23, 2023
We found that agnosia quite nicely describes what is happening with companies’ efforts around experience. Their inability to identify you as the same individual after having repeatedly interacted with them as a customer and user and employee over a period of time, might cause you to question your sanity when interacting with them. 
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You Asked, We Answered: Questions From Our 2023 CX Predictions Webinar

Judy Weader February 27, 2023
We were thrilled with the response to our 2023 CX Predictions webinar. Here, we answer audience questions on common CX topics.

Grow Faster And Be More Profitable With CX Alignment

Customer-centric B2C companies with aligned CX teams see higher growth and revenue. Download our CX Alignment Toolkit to accelerate growth by engaging and aligning stakeholders.

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It’s Awards Season For Customer Obsession — Nominations Wanted

Rick Parrish January 18, 2023
Submit your nominations for Forrester's inaugural Customer Obsession Awards. These awards will recognize leading organizations and executives who put customers at the center of everything — and, in the process, accelerate growth, customer loyalty, and employee engagement.
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CX Teams Face Diverging Fates In 2023

What It Means December 15, 2022
The alarm bells are sounding: CX organizations are in trouble. One in five will find themselves on the chopping block in 2023 as the economy weakens, CX performance slips, and proof of ROI remains elusive. But there’s good news, too. One in 10 CX organizations will be stronger than ever at the end of 2023, explains VP, Research Director Rick Parrish. Find out how in this episode of What It Means.
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Emotional Quality Of Experiences: The 2022 CX Index Bright Spot

Linda Ivy-Rosser June 27, 2022
Recently Forrester released the US Customer Experience Index Rankings for 2022 and one prominent message was the fall of CX quality across industries (see Figure 1). However, it also revealed a bright spot - the emotional quality of customer experiences remains consistent.  According to the Average US CX Index, 60% of customers expressed they had emotionally positive experiences compared with 62% in 2021 and 60% in 2020. 
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Join Us At CX North America To Keep Your Business Out In Front

Melissa Parrish April 13, 2022
At CX North America on June 7-9, we’re going to help customer experience professionals, B2C marketers, and digital business leaders embrace new risks, develop bold customer strategies, and execute faster than you ever thought possible.
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Three Tips For Staffing Your CX Team

Judy Weader March 29, 2022
We share our top tips for customer experience leaders who need to staff up the CX team at their organization.

60% Of Skeptics Will Use (And Love!) GenAI

Surprised? Download Forrester’s 2024 Predictions guide to see why progress will be driven by exploration — and 14 other global predictions on AI, privacy, B2B buyers, hybrid work, and more.

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Let’s Discover The State Of Customer Obsession In Government

Rick Parrish February 9, 2022
Government organizations that want to improve the services, benefits, products, and experiences that they provide to customers must focus relentlessly on customers’ needs. This means putting customers at the center of strategy, leadership behaviors, and everyday operations — an approach that Forrester calls customer obsession. Most government organizations want to be more customer obsessed. But […]
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“Predictive” Marks A New Era In Customer Experience Management

Steven Peltzman November 4, 2021
Forrester has launched a new feature in its FeedbackNow platform that lets brands move into the predictive era of customer experience. Learn more here.
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Winning Executive Support To Establish, Fund, And Scale CX

Angelina Gennis June 22, 2021
Discover the critical elements of a CX function that wins executive buy-in and is able to successfully get funding and scale up.
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