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Personalization delivers more relevant, effective experiences to customers, but only if firms can hit the mark with privacy, timing, and insights. Read about how to use personalization effectively.

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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 […]
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What Ninth-Grade Biology Has In Common With Optimizing B2B Content

Phyllis Davidson January 30, 2024
Apply scientific experimentation to achieve the best B2B content personalization results.

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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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Invisible Experiences Are The Endgame For Consumer Personalization

Jessica Liu January 30, 2024
In the future, companies will go to consumers and customers before they know or realize that they need something (and look for your website). Learn how to get ahead of this scenario.
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The $1M Mistake: Why Localization Prioritization Misses The Mark

Kathleen Pierce January 2, 2024
Companies waste millions when they don't prioritize localization based on customer preferences. Learn about a new Forrester tool that can bring needed clarity.
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What Content Actually Matters? Find Out With A Touch Analysis.

Phyllis Davidson December 21, 2023
Gain a better understanding of content engagement.
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This Holiday Season, Give Your Customers The Personalized Experiences That They Deserve

Jessica Liu November 29, 2023
Learn how to enhance your company’s personalization efforts over the holidays — and well into next year.
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Ready, Set, Go! Get A Quick Start On Your Consumer Personalization Strategy

Jessica Liu October 24, 2023
Consumers and customers interact with brands across their customer journeys (see figure). Many of these moments are personalized. Though the end customer doesn’t necessarily distinguish between different types of interactions, companies acutely know that different personalized tactics require different strategies, data, and technology. Those moments could manifest across the customer lifecycle as: segmenting ads and […]

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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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Content Management Systems, Q3 2023

Chuck Gahun August 23, 2023
The Forrester Wave™: Content Management Systems, Q3, 2023 helps buyers select a next-generation content management system that will delight, convert, and further engage consumers through anticipatory digital experiences.
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Improve Your Loyalty Results With A Loyalty Services Provider

Mary Pilecki August 16, 2023
Does your brand employ a loyalty services provider in addition to a loyalty technology provider? If not, you should consider it. Brands continue to increase spend on loyalty technology and programs, but they often don’t tie their loyalty initiatives to broader corporate goals, negatively impacting their success. Services providers help here. This blog answers key […]
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One Destination, Many Paths: The Content Engagement Solutions Landscape

Phyllis Davidson July 24, 2023
B2B marketers spend ample time seeking better ways to engage their audiences, convert them to buyers, and retain them as customers. While content is central to engagement, audience expectations for contextually relevant, personalized content know no limits. To get content right, technology is key, but there are many paths to the ideal content destination. In […]
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Starting The Conversation: Plan Right For Acute Care At-Home Programs

Shannon Germain Farraher June 23, 2023
With acute home care adoption slowly ticking up, challenges are building. Not the least of these: The model hinges on a coordinated delivery of a complex set of services and uncertain reimbursement under a current waiver that’s up for redetermination in 18 months. Here are three key things that you should do now to plan for a successful acute care at-home program.
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Unlock True Customer Understanding: The Power Of “What” And “How” Data

Brendan Witcher June 16, 2023
We highlight some examples from our latest report on how companies can capture and optimize customer data using the 6C Strategy.

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AI And B2B Marketing: Three Opportunities And Challenges To Ponder

Phyllis Davidson June 15, 2023
In the most promising areas of AI impact in B2B marketing, prudence, too, is advised as marketers explore use cases.
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There Is No Single “Personalization Technology” Category

Jessica Liu June 6, 2023
Tackling consumer personalization requires strategy, data, and technology (see figure). When it comes to the third pillar, technology, consumer personalization capabilities are baked into many different technology categories across the business technology ecosystem. Companies must strive to harmonize multiple tools to deliver personalized moments that can occur anywhere in the customer lifecycle. Instead of focusing […]
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Search, The Next Big Category In Commerce Tech, Is Crucial To CX And Success

Emily Pfeiffer May 18, 2023
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.  
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Digital Sales Rooms: Hype Or Reality?

Anne Slough May 4, 2023
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.
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Consumers Don’t Always Want The Personalization That You’re Delivering

Jessica Liu April 10, 2023
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 […]
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Let’s Chat About B2B Personalization

Jessie Johnson April 10, 2023
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 […]
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B2B Content: Experimentation Means Bold Bets And Cold Sweats

Phyllis Davidson March 22, 2023
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.
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Want Better Content Performance? Fix It At The Source.

Kathleen Pierce March 20, 2023
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.
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