TJ   Keitt

TJ Keitt

Principal Analyst Serving Customer Experience Professionals

TJ serves Customer Experience Professionals. His research focuses on the business of collaboration software, which includes adoption, business models, pricing, and positioning, and how information workers affect the adoption and deployment of collaboration software within their business. His research of the collaboration space also deals with how these technologies are applied to facilitate interactions between companies — vendor to partner, vendor to supplier, vendor to customer — for purposes of marketing, product development, and innovation. In addition, TJ researches serious gaming, which is the use of games and gaming dynamics for business or educational purposes and the use of virtual worlds for collaboration and training. His work helps professionals understand the technology and demographic trends that are affecting the markets they serve and provides guidance on how best to position their products to meet these challenges. TJ has been cited in ComputerWorld and the Financial Times.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, TJ was an analyst at a new product development firm, conducting voice of the customer and litigation-related market research for technology and other firms.

Education

TJ has a B.S. in public relations and an M.S. in applied communication research from Boston University.

TJ Keitt

Principal Analyst Serving Customer Experience Professionals

TJ serves Customer Experience Professionals. His research focuses on the business of collaboration software, which includes adoption, business models, pricing, and positioning, and how information workers affect the adoption and deployment of collaboration software within their business. His research of the collaboration space also deals with how these technologies are applied to facilitate interactions between companies — vendor to partner, vendor to supplier, vendor to customer — for purposes of marketing, product development, and innovation. In addition, TJ researches serious gaming, which is the use of games and gaming dynamics for business or educational purposes and the use of virtual worlds for collaboration and training. His work helps professionals understand the technology and demographic trends that are affecting the markets they serve and provides guidance on how best to position their products to meet these challenges. TJ has been cited in ComputerWorld and the Financial Times.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to joining Forrester, TJ was an analyst at a new product development firm, conducting voice of the customer and litigation-related market research for technology and other firms.

Education

TJ has a B.S. in public relations and an M.S. in applied communication research from Boston University.

TJ Keitt's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Effective Enterprise Collaboration Grows Your Bottom Line

    Business Case: The Enterprise Collaboration Playbook

    March 21, 2019TJ Keitt, Liz Witherspoon

    Business leaders often turn to application development and delivery (AD&D) pros for tools to make the business more collaborative. And AD&D pros oblige, deploying a portfolio of collaboration technologies to facilitate communications and knowledge exchanges. But does this improve collaboration? And does this help the business thrive? This report helps AD&D pros link improvements in collaboration to employee- and customer-oriented metrics. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    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, 2019TJ 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 organization designed to ensure Salesforce's clients get value from the products and services they buy. This report details for customer experience (CX) pros how CSG manages its customers' experience, helping delight clients and drive business growth.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    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, 2019TJ 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 portfolio of CSM services that keep clients on the right track. This report outlines the full range of customer success services and shows customer experience (CX) professionals how they can help their businesses develop their own services.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: The Five Factors That Supercharge CX Enablement

    Advanced Level: Enablement Practices For CX Transformation

    December 26, 2018TJ Keitt, Samuel Stern

    To create truly differentiated customer experiences, businesses must first create employee experiences that simplify customer experience (CX) delivery. CX transformation leaders must help their firms create workplaces that make employees smarter, more agile, and more contextually aware. This report provides a framework for fostering innovative CX enablement practices. Forrester refreshes this report regularly based on new research.

  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    REPORT: Predictions 2019: Customer Experience

    Customer Experience Comes Under Fire

    November 5, 2018 Harley Manning, Gina Bhawalkar, Ryan Hart, TJ Keitt, Rick Parrish, Maxie Schmidt-Subramanian, Adele Budovsky, Judy Weader

    Customers expect their experiences to keep getting better. Trouble is, they haven't — or at least not enough to keep up with those rising expectations. This has been going on for the last three years and will begin to boil over in 2019, leading to a series of systemic shocks for CX transformation efforts and turmoil for CX professionals. What happens next? A group of Forrester's top experts on customer experience came together to answer that question. Here are their five most impactful, surprising predictions that are likely to come true in the coming year.

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