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Struggling With B2B Data Quality? Let Me Guess …

Brett Kahnke 13 hours ago
Over the years, Forrester analysts have helped thousands of B2B clients grapple with data quality challenges. Across those highly custom sets of business issues, a few clear patterns have emerged.
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Improving B2B Data Quality: Changing The Tires On A Moving Car​

Brett Kahnke 13 hours ago
Managing data quality requires a defined strategy to tackle data management, domain insight gathering, and team enablement, with planning cycles focused on governance, compliance, and technology.

Capture & Prove Marketing’s True Value Beyond Sourcing Metrics

Download our measurement toolkit to discover demand performance indicators and metrics to reveal marketing’s real business impact across complex buyer journeys.

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It’s Time For A Revenue Process Transformation

Amy Hawthorne 2 days ago
Buyers are in control of the revenue process — and B2B marketing, sales, and customer success teams need to align their approaches with that reality. Discover the Forrester Opportunity Lifecycle and how it can drive durable, long-term revenue growth.
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Five Standout Features Of Real-Time Revenue Execution Providers

Seth Marrs June 11, 2024
Real-time revenue execution platform vendors have built important features that enable companies to improve revenue outcomes. After evaluating the top vendors in this category, five features stood out.
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Embrace Reinvention To Drive Growth: Five Key Takeaways From Forrester’s B2B Summit North America 2024

Srividya Sridharan June 4, 2024
Last month’s event set the stage for navigating the frenetic pace of change in B2B and capitalizing on growth opportunities. Read our top five takeaways.
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Self-Service Buying Is A Wake-Up Call For B2B Sales

Rick Bradberry June 3, 2024
Nearly two-thirds of B2B sales leaders told us that digital buying behaviors would have a significant impact on their organization in the next two years. Yet only 37% said digitizing the buyer’s journey is a top priority. It’s time to get serious about self-service.
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ABM Won, But It’s Not Done Changing The Game

Nora Conklin May 30, 2024
The future of ABM is not scale — it’s profitable growth. Learn what B2B organizations will need to do for continued ABM success.

Harness The Power Of A NEW Customer-Centric Revenue Framework

Join our LIVE webinar on June 25 to unlock the potential of Forrester's NEW Opportunity Lifecycle Framework. Revolutionize your revenue process by breaking down barriers that neglect customers, fail buyers, and distort focus.

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Promise-Keeping Is Key To Building Customer Trust

Shari Srebnick May 24, 2024
As B2B professionals, we often think that we’re aligned, but we design processes from our own internal perspectives, overlooking how this will impact the customer experience. This erodes trust.
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Real Talk With Ecosystem Partners: GTM Evolution

Hannibal Scipio, II May 21, 2024
Early in my career, I received wise but tough coaching from a manager regarding struggles with a new colleague on a strategic project: Pull them aside and have a real, candid conversation with the pursuit of clarity and understanding for the sake of the shared vision and mutual success. The “real talk” that my colleague […]
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Could It Be You? Share Your Success Story For Our B2B Summit EMEA Awards

Simon Daniels May 20, 2024
EMEA B2B companies with success stories in cross-functional alignment or best-practice program implementations within a single function should learn more about Forrester’s B2B Summit EMEA Awards and prepare a submission.
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Drive Long-Term Growth With A Customer-Centric Revenue Transformation

Learn how to use this transformative framework to shift from revenue-centric to customer-obsessed activity to achieve long-term sustainable growth. 
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Call For Entries: Forrester B2B Summit APAC 2024 Awards

Daryl Wright May 15, 2024
APAC B2B marketers: If you have a cross-functional alignment success story or have achieved exceptional results from a single function, we want to hear from you. Learn more about our B2B Summit APAC awards and how to apply.
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B2B Marketers Expect To Do More With More — But It’s Not As Good As It Sounds

Matthew Selheimer May 13, 2024
Forrester's latest Marketing Survey shows that marketing executives and operations leaders anticipate budget increases this year. Capitalizing on this opportunity requires overcoming formidable challenges.
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Accelerating Advertising With AI Comes At A Cost

Nikhil Lai May 7, 2024
It’s mathematically obvious to apply AI to advertising, but its efficiencies can come at the expense of advertisers’ control and transparency. Learn more about how AI benefits the advertising process and why advertisers must curate AI.
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What’s Marketing Ops And MRM Got To Do With It? (Got To Do With It?)

Jessica Liu May 2, 2024
Tina Turner famously questioned, “Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?” Marketing operations is the beating heart of marketing teams. Strong marketing operations yields better decision-making, improved capacity and efficiency, and stronger governance and compliance. Yet the marketing operations heart is broken in many companies. Don’t despair — this vital organ can […]
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The Critical Role Of Campaign Content Strategy

Phyllis Davidson May 1, 2024
In B2B marketing, the creation and execution of content strategies often fall short of their potential. What's missing is a crucial element: a cohesive strategy that underpins the entire content framework. Join us at B2B Summit North America to help remedy the issue.
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B2B Marketing Leaders Don’t Trust Their Measurement, And What They Measure Isn’t Helping

Ross Graber May 1, 2024
Nearly two-thirds of marketing leaders say that they don’t believe their measurement and analytics are well aligned with organizational objectives. A continued focus on marketing sourcing is emblematic of the problem.
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Buying Signals Help B2B Organizations Reignite Revenue Interactions

Jessie Johnson April 30, 2024
Buyer expectations for immediacy, relevance, and instant gratification have carried over from B2C to B2B and been amplified with Millennials and Gen Zers comprising more than half of the modern workforce. From their consumer interactions, digitally savvy B2B buyers are aware that they’re signaling their interests through their behavior, content consumption, and social interactions. In […]
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Harness The Power Of Buying Signals At Forrester’s B2B Summit

Jessie Johnson April 30, 2024
B2B organizations must know their buyers, anticipate their needs, and empower them with each interaction — or lose to providers that do. Signals help transform the way we interact with our audiences across functions, disciplines, and interaction types, helping B2B organizations deliver contextual interactions with immediate value throughout the customer lifecycle. Check out these sessions […]
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Four Steps To Creating Collaborative GTM Playbooks

Katie Fabiszak April 26, 2024
There's no one-size-fits-all playbook design because every organization is unique. Yet there is a process you can follow.
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