Search, The Next Big Category In Commerce Tech, Is Crucial To CX And Success
Our newly-published Vendor Landscape for Commerce Search and Product Discovery lists the 28 most notable vendors in the space and details the 10 most important use cases they’re focusing on for clients today.
Digital Sales Rooms: Hype Or Reality?
Like other business innovations, digital sales rooms are not a magic wand. Learn what’s needed to capture the biggest benefits — and learn more at B2B Summit North America.
Turn 2023 Predictions Into Bold Action
Join us for Predictions 2023 Live to learn how to focus your priorities for success in the year ahead.
Consumers Don’t Always Want The Personalization That You’re Delivering
Personalization sounds good in theory — who doesn’t want a moment customized just for them? But the reality is that not all consumers or customers want personalization from brands at the same intensity across the customer lifecycle (see figure). Consumer-brand personalization is a lot like dating: People don’t share everything about themselves early in the […]
Let’s Chat About B2B Personalization
B2B marketers overwhelmingly agree that buyers expect an experience personalized to their needs and preferences across sales and marketing. Personalization capabilities and components are distributed throughout the B2B marketing technology stack, but organizations often struggle to define an audience-centric view of the role of personalization that extends throughout the customer lifecycle. Too often, personalization starts […]
B2B Content: Experimentation Means Bold Bets And Cold Sweats
Optimizing the customer experience — a top priority for B2B organizations — requires dramatic improvements to the content engine. To build for the future, organizations will make bold bets, experimenting with AI to deliver contextual, personalized experiences.
Want Better Content Performance? Fix It At The Source.
Marketing and sales enablement teams often struggle with poor content performance for years because they're not addressing the root causes. Conducting a content inventory health analysis helps pinpoint what's going on with findability, relevance, and quality issues, pull in the right teams to eliminate the problems, and then track the right progress metrics.
Announcing A New Forrester Wave™ Evaluation Covering Commerce Search And Product Discovery
Our new commerce search landscape report publishes in just a few weeks. It features a long list of vendors and illustrates the functions and use cases that digital businesses can expect from them. I am thrilled to announce that our Forrester Wave™ evaluation analyzing this market will follow this year, covering the latest major commerce tech spin-off market!
Leverage Data In Your Sales Strategy To Win 2023
Attention, sales leaders! In case you missed it, to win in 2023, your reps must leverage digital selling tactics and listen to buyer signals. Today’s buyer is empowered and increasingly reliant on self-discovery through digital experiences. Sales leaders need to adapt fast to win, retain, and grow revenue in this increasingly turbulent market, but the […]
Three Personalization Mantras To Help You Survive A Data Deprecation World
The days of marketing "hyper-personalization" are ending. Let these three mantras guide you as customer data deprecation takes hold.
The Future Of Localization Is Here: Are You Ready?
Here’s a thought experiment to test if your organization is ready for the future of localization. When you think about your customer and employee experience (CX and EX), do you think about what it’s like in each of their languages? Or do you unconsciously assume a monolingual experience? If we’re honest, many of us, especially […]
Key Takeaways From Conversations With Patient Engagement Vendors
The shift to more accountable care and the high prevalence of chronic disease demand more proactive — versus reactive — care delivery models. Healthcare organizations and policymakers recognize that patient engagement improvement is a top priority to move this initiative forward. Discover key insights from conversations with patient engagement vendors.
Open Banking Adoption Is On The Cusp Of Robust Growth In Europe
Over the next five years, Forrester predicts a doubling in adoption of open banking across European countries and use cases. Explore more insights from our inaugural European open banking forecast.
Unlock Loyalty Throughout The Customer Lifecycle
Loyalty marketers, the scope of your job just expanded. And before you panic, it’s a good thing. Loyalty marketers have conventionally focused their efforts on customers post-purchase: increasing customer retention, enrichment, and advocacy. But brands and customers alike have faced unprecedented challenges over the last few years, including a pandemic, supply chain issues, and social […]
Precision Medicine Will Save Millions Of Lives And Billions Of Dollars But Only Through Collaboration Of Its Stakeholders
Advances in genetics, molecular diagnostics, data science, information technologies, and artificial intelligence are expanding doctors’ power to personalize therapies, gradually transforming one-size-fits-all care into precision medicine.
Consumer Personalization And Dating Have Much In Common
Maintaining positive brand-consumer relationships and personalizing consumer experiences takes work. In the end, you could be rewarded with long-term loyalty or you may be left with little to show for your efforts. In many ways, it’s like dating. Cultivating relationships requires time and patience along the journey: Pre-purchase (courting). People are wary when dates and […]
Learn From Amazon’s Approach To Innovation
Investigate the concepts that guide Amazon’s approach to innovation. There will be elements of great relevance for your organization. You can learn from and embrace these elements to fundamentally rethink your own approach to innovation.
Meet The Analyst Covering Design Workflow: Sheila Mahoutchian
What Topics Will You Be Covering At Forrester? I’m excited to dive deep into coverage areas revolving around design workflows, tools, and services for the customer experience (CX) function. Some buckets I hope to explore in this realm include: Design thinking in practice and how to make it accessible, specifically for collaboration teams that work […]
Trends Shaping The Next Generation Of Retail Consumer Banking
Banks around the world are bracing themselves for tougher economic conditions amidst record inflation, rising interest rates, and the war in Ukraine. Forrester has been tracking shifts in retail consumer banking to help banks better understand how to adapt to — and capitalize on — these shifts. Here are some of the key trends Forrester […]
Coming Soon: Everything You Want To Know About Consumer Personalization
The paradox of personalization: Consumers both want it and despise it. A successful personalization strategy requires three things. Learn more.
The Quantum Physics Of Future-Ready B2B Content
Advances in AI, automation, and analytics paired with growing expectations from buyers will fundamentally change the way we think about content and how it’s used.