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.


How Brands Can Steer Clear Of GenAI Backlash

What It Means 4 days ago
As generative AI becomes more pervasive in products and ads, consumers are questioning what they see and, by extension, whether they should trust the brands using it. How should brands navigate these perils? Principal Analyst Audrey Chee-Read shares insights and advice on What It Means.

Breaking Down The EU AI Act

What It Means May 9, 2024
The world’s first binding legislation on AI has arrived, and its impact will extend far beyond Europe’s borders. This week on What It Means, Principal Analyst Enza Iannopollo explains the EU AI Act’s timeline, enforcement, and potential impact on innovation.

Top Cybersecurity Threats In 2024

What It Means May 2, 2024
In today’s cybersecurity environment, threat detection is key. In this episode, Principal Analyst Brian Wrozek and Senior Analyst Janet Worthington discuss the top five cybersecurity threats in 2024 and how organizations can protect themselves. 

The Rise Of AI In The Cloud

What It Means April 25, 2024
How important is AI to cloud providers? And how vital is cloud to the expanding list of AI workloads? In this episode, Vice President and Principal Analyst Mike Gualtieri and Principal Analyst Lee Sustar explore all aspects of the rise of AI in the cloud.

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.


354: Getting Stakeholder Buy-in For Customer Research

The CX Cast 6 days ago
How can you get stakeholders engaged in your CX research program? Forrester analyst Senem Biyikli combines her research expertise with practitioner interviews to offer best practices.

353: CX4IT

The CX Cast May 9, 2024
Customer experience for IT (CX4IT) is a concept that transforms how IT operates, placing customers at its center. Forrester Principal Analyst Gordon Barnett explains how to build experience-driven IT organizations and why it matters. We discuss how CX pros can inspire, inform, and collaborate with IT leaders to achieve great CX for IT.   Featuring: […]

352: Customer-Centric Culture At LinkedIn

The CX Cast May 1, 2024
Sam Stern, Senior Manager of CX at LinkedIn, returns for a discussion on customer-centric culture. Along with a candid assessment of the current state of customer-centric culture at LinkedIn, he offers his perspective as a former Forrester analyst-turned-practitioner.

351: CX At LinkedIn with Sam Stern

The CX Cast April 23, 2024
Sam Stern, founding CX Cast host, returns to the podcast to share his experiences as Senior Manager of CX at LinkedIn. Sam and Angelina talk about the importance of maintaining trust and confidence by improving customer experiences.