The Intelligent Approach To Customer Intelligence
A Framework For Turning Customer Data Into Smart Business Strategy
October 16, 2009
Why Read This Report
Marketers who measure the impact of their Customer Intelligence (CI) say that it not only boosts campaign-specific metrics but also improves customer acquisition, retention, and satisfaction, as well as revenue, profitability, and customer value. Yet, the majority of firms still struggle to fully understand their customers and leverage their customer data as a strategic asset. Forrester identifies three levels of Customer Intelligence maturity, and at the highest level, the Customer Intelligence function has evolved into a strategic weapon. As firms evolve through the levels of maturity, we expect the next-generation CMO to come from the Customer Intelligence discipline. Today, Customer Intelligence executives enable organizations to successfully manage relationships with highly empowered customers who have a dwindling tolerance for marketing. Tomorrow, they will create Customer Intelligence command centers to drive corporate strategy and create competitive advantage.
Already a Client?
Log in to read this document.
Become a Forrester Client
Customers are the new market-makers, reshaping industries and changing how businesses compete and win. Success depends on how well and how fast you respond. Forrester Research gives you insights and frameworks aligned to your role to shorten the time between a great idea and a great outcome, helping your teams win in the age of the customer. Contact us to learn more.
This report is available for individual purchase ($499 USD).Purchase
Table of Contents
- Marketers Struggle To Understand Their Customers
- Advanced Firms Use Customer Intelligence For Competitive Advantage
- The Building Blocks Of A Customer Intelligence Command Center
WHAT IT MEANS
- The Next-Generation CMO Will Come From Customer Intelligence
HOW FORRESTER CAN HELP
- Use The "Building Blocks" As A Road Map To Success
- Supplemental Material
- Related Research Documents
Add A Digital-Centric Lead Agency To Your RFP
November 29, 2016 | Sarah Sikowitz
Content Marketing Platforms (CMPs) Aim To Align Teams
November 11, 2016 | Ryan Skinner
The Forrester Wave™: Marketing Measurement And Optimization Solutions, Q4 2016
October 11, 2016 | Tina Moffett