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  • Report Breakthrough Or Bust: A Formula For Consumer Readiness

    Introducing Forrester's Consumer Energy Index
    April 11, 2019 | Anjali Lai

    Empowered consumers look like an unstoppable force: They latch onto new experiences faster than innovators can generate them. CMOs know the pain of failing to win their attention, lead them to...

  • Report The Hierarchy Of Moments: How To Deliver Your Brand Promise In Moments

    Watch This Video To Learn About Forrester's Hierarchy Of Moments Framework
    April 4, 2019 | Kelly Price

    Designing great customer experiences and building great digital experiences requires understanding the moments that matter to your customers — but achieving that understanding is easier said than...

  • Report The Extended Reality Opportunity Today: Your Employees

    Consumers Aren't Ready For Augmented, Virtual, Or Mixed Reality Yet — But Your Workforce Is
    April 4, 2019 | Jennifer Wise, Samuel Stern

    The hype keeps growing about extended reality (XR) — virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (VR, AR, and MR). But the legions playing AR-enabled Pokémon Go that seemed to herald the zombie...

  • Report How To Increase Your Firm's Appetite For Customer Understanding

    Lay The Groundwork For A Modern Research Practice
    April 1, 2019 | Kelly Price

    Customer experience (CX) pros know that customer understanding is crucial for creating successful experiences but often lack the buy-in they need from their colleagues to do the research required....

  • Report At A Glance: Master Digital Voice Experiences

    A Digital Voice Experience Series Report
    March 27, 2019 | Jennifer Wise

    Digital voice interfaces are hot: New voice-activated devices are hitting the market, customers are buying them, and brands are rushing to create voice experiences for customers to use. Yet many of...

  • Report The Digital Voice Experience Knowledge Gap

    A Digital Voice Experience Series Report
    March 27, 2019 | Jennifer Wise

    Digital voice experiences are proliferating — but also disappointing customers. That's because it's no easy task to create a voice-based experience — people already have strong expectations for how...

  • Report How To Design Digital Voice Experiences

    A Digital Voice Experience Series Report
    March 27, 2019 | Jennifer Wise

    Companies are rushing to launch digital voice experiences to keep up with the growth in customers' adoption of talking appliances and competitors' pilots. But their hopes to launch a killer Alexa...

  • Report The Forrester Wave™: B2B Customer Analytics, Q1 2019

    The Six Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
    March 11, 2019 | Allison Snow

    In our 35-criterion evaluation of B2B customer analytics providers, we identified the six most significant ones — 6sense; CaliberMind; Datorama, a Salesforce company; Lattice Engines; Mintigo; and...

  • Report The Canada Customer Experience Index, 2018

    How Brands Build Loyalty With The Quality Of Their Experience
    March 4, 2019 | Rick Parrish

    How well do leading brands build loyalty with the quality of their customer experience (CX)? This year, we reveal the complete rankings of all 184 brands across 17 industries in the Canada Customer...

  • Report Forrester's Top Customer Experience Research Findings Of 2018

    February 22, 2019 | Rick Parrish

    Forrester's customer experience (CX) research team published more than 100 reports in 2018. In this review, we pull our most important CX findings — across a range of topics — out of those reports...

  • Report The Winning Way To Plan Customer Research

    Use Forrester's Customer Research Canvas To Drive The Why, What, How, And Who Of Your Research Efforts
    February 12, 2019 | Kelly Price, Gina Bhawalkar

    Although companies increasingly recognize that if they want to improve CX significantly, they can't skip customer research, Forrester consistently hears from CX pros who struggle to conduct the...

  • Report Service Design Improves CX By Bridging Silos

    Companies With Fragmented CX Efforts Can Do Better By Learning The Service Design Approach
    January 11, 2019 | Karine Cardona-Smits

    Brands are investing in customer experience (CX) but still struggle to meet expectations. Why? It's often because of missteps in the way they adopt UX practices and innovate. CX and UX...

  • Report Case Study: How Salesforce Built A Highly Effective Customer Success Organization

    Salesforce's Customer Success Group Is A Manifestation Of The Tech Giant's Values
    January 4, 2019 | TJ Keitt

    From Salesforce's inception, its co-CEO Marc Benioff has focused the business on making its clients successful. To fulfill this mission, the tech giant built the Customer Success Group (CSG), an...

  • Report How To Build The Right Portfolio Of Customer Success Services

    Customer Success Management Requires More Than Just A Handful Of Dedicated Success Managers
    January 4, 2019 | TJ Keitt

    Customer success management (CSM) keeps clients of B2B businesses on the path to renewal. Customer success managers are the clients' guides in this process, but they are merely one component in the...

  • Report Guide Your Customers To Better Experiences With Behavioral Science

    Align Better Futures For Both The Customer And The Organization
    November 27, 2018 | Ryan Hart, Samuel Stern

    Through a combination of tactical quick wins and strategic transformations, customer experience (CX) professionals can apply the concepts of behavioral science to improve experiences. In this way,...

  • Report Continually Optimize Experiences To Differentiate And Compete For Customers

    Processes: The Digital Intelligence Playbook
    November 15, 2018 | James McCormick

    Competing for empowered customers and keeping up with their shifting digital expectations means that firms must always be evolving their digital experiences. This is only achievable through a...

  • Report Predictions 2019: Employee Experience

    The Spotlight Shines Bright As Executives Scramble To Improve EX

    Low unemployment and high quit rates are intensifying the already bright spotlight on employee experience (EX). But while companies, EX professionals, and executives are anxious to improve employee...

  • Report Now Tech: B2B Analytics And Measurement Providers, Q4 2018

    Forrester's Overview Of 29 B2B Analytics And Measurement Providers
    October 18, 2018 | Allison Snow

    You can use B2B analytics and measurement solutions to gain insights, help grow the business, manage performance, and monitor customer health. But to access these benefits, you'll first have to...

  • Report Modernize Your Customer Research

    Technologies And Techniques For Faster, Better Customer-Centric Decision Making
    October 2, 2018 | Kelly Price

    Customer experience (CX) pros know how critical research is for great experience design, but colleagues in other functions often believe research takes too much time. So they view it as a hindrance...

  • Report Case Study: How Emirates NBD Made Every Day CX Day

    Your Blueprint For Turning The Annual CX Day Celebration Into A Culture Change Catalyst
    October 2, 2018 | Samuel Stern

    At its best, CX Day is a celebration of both a firm's customers and its commitment to serving them. But CX Day is just one day. The real challenge is transforming that day's excitement and...

  • Report Demystifying The Language Of CX And UX

    Essential Definitions For Your Execs To Avoid Making Misguided Strategic Decisions About CX And UX
    October 2, 2018 | David Truog

    CX and UX pros can't go it alone — you need your colleagues to be onboard, to deliver the right experiences to your customers. The foundation for this is a shared understanding of what you're...

  • Report Real Conversational Interfaces

    Most Chatbots And Voice Interfaces That Claim To Be Conversational Are Not
    October 2, 2018 | Jennifer Wise, Andrew Hogan, Allegra Burnette

    Interfaces that let people use natural language — from chatbots based on typing and reading to voice interfaces based on speaking and listening — are wildly popular but wildly immature: They're...

  • Report A Customer Success Management Program Is Good For You And Your Clients

    How Customer Success Management Supports Both The Buyer's And Seller's Goals
    September 20, 2018 | TJ Keitt

    Increasingly, customer experience (CX) professionals at B2B companies have shown interest in helping their businesses build customer success management (CSM) programs. However, skeptical business...

  • Report The Top Four Takeaways From SF Design Week 2018

    September 18, 2018 | Andrew Hogan, Gina Bhawalkar, Kelly Price

    The 2018 SF Design Week (in July) provided a window into what top designers are working on and thinking about through 197 presentations, panels, and other activities from Airbnb, Chase, Facebook,...

  • Report Hardwire Customer Experience To Financial Performance

    CX Pros In Financial Services Must Connect Metrics To Money
    August 30, 2018 | Tom Mouhsian

    Senior business leaders in the financial services industry measure success with metrics like return on equity, net income, and risk-adjusted allowances but don't know how customer experience (CX)...