Forrester Podcasts

Forrester podcasts provide a unique opportunity to hear directly from the analysts who work with clients to tackle their most pressing business and IT challenges. Subscribe to the What It Means podcast to hear interviews on topics such as enterprise technology, marketing, EX, and more. And check out the CX Cast to hear a weekly conversation about customer experience best practices and strategies.

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What It Means: A Forrester Podcast

Each week, the What It Means podcast invites Forrester analysts to discuss the latest trends and challenges to help business and technology leaders make bold decisions and become truly customer-obsessed.


It’s Not The Payment Method That Matters, It’s The Experience

What It Means 5 hours ago
As payment options have proliferated, they’ve become more than just a way to make a purchase. What should brands consider as they develop or add payment options to appeal to buyers? This week on What It Means, Principal Analyst Lily Varón shares insights and explains what’s ahead for digital payments.

The Future Of AI PCs: Roadmap To Enterprise Adoption

What It Means June 6, 2024
With AI PCs finding their way into the consumer market this year, the big question is: When will they hit the enterprise market? In this episode, Principal Analyst Andrew Hewitt discusses the current state and future potential of AI PCs.

Deciphering Cloud Costs: There’s Hope

What It Means May 30, 2024
There are a lot of reasons why cloud cost management is a thorn in the CIO’s side. In this episode, Principal Analyst Tracy Woo describes how FinOps, the FOCUS standard, and other new initiatives can help reduce cloud costs.

What Makes Journey-Centric Companies Different

What It Means May 23, 2024
Journey centricity can help companies boost their revenue, reduce costs, and build better experiences for customers and employees. What defines a journey-centric company, and what does it take to become one? Vice President and Principal Analyst Joana de Quintanilha explains on this week’s episode of What It Means.

The CX Cast

Research-based guidance on how to manage customer experience (CX) at any organization — an imperative that Forrester has been researching for over 20 years. Each week, Forrester analysts discuss key findings from their latest research on CX; analyze relevant topics in the news; or chat with CX professionals about how they’ve overcome prevalent challenges managing CX in their organizations.


358: Generative AI And Search Product Discovery

The CX Cast 2 days ago
Search can make or break your digital experience, but how much do you really know about search vendors, the choices you can make, and how search really impacts customer loyalty? Forrester Principal Analyst Emily Pfeiffer joins us to share some insights into what CX leaders should know about commerce search.

357: Everybody Needs A Journey Atlas

The CX Cast June 4, 2024
A journey atlas (also known as a catalog of journeys) helps companies establish and sustain a shared customer-centric language across silos. It creates a strategic, bird’s-eye view of what matters to customers to help companies prioritize, assign responsibility, collaborate, and find shared value across journeys.

356: Enabling Frontline Employees Through Technology And Process Innovations

The CX Cast May 28, 2024
Frontline workers have an obvious role in the customer experience, but frontline work has changed a lot in the last five years. VP, Principal Analyst J. P. Gownder discusses the headwinds frontline workers face and the role that leaders need to embrace to be forward-thinking in how they drive effectiveness.

355: CX At Majid Al Futtaim

The CX Cast May 21, 2024
Emirati holding company Majid al Futtaim won Forrester’s first-ever Customer Obsession Enterprise Award in 2023. Grégoire Charpe-Civatte, VP of CX and Innovation, joins the CX Cast this week to discuss how the CX team embeds CX into the firm’s strategy and drives action across the organization.  Featuring: Grégoire Charpe-Civatte, VP of CX and Innovation at […]