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Forrester’s Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) is designed to close the loop between CX measures and growth, giving you unprecedented ability to guide investments that produce the greatest revenue return. Our CX Index insights glean lessons from the index’s data.

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Canada Customer Experience Index, 2020, Results Are Now Live!

Rick Parrish August 26, 2020
Forrester’s Canada Customer Experience Index 2020 reveals the scores of 147 brands across 12 industries. This year is especially exciting for two reasons: 1. We added the utilities industry. 2. The CX Index survey was still in the field during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing us a unique opportunity to examine how customers’ perceptions changed.
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What US Health Insurers Can Learn From The CX Leader In The Category

Faith Adams August 11, 2020
The approach that Florida Blue is taking to CX is working - and other insurers can learn from it. Learn how Florida Blue achieved a 5.8-point improvement in this year's CX Index.
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The US CX Index 2020: Why CX Differentiation Leads To Long-Term Success

Dive into the latest results from this year’s US CX Index, explore trends in CX quality at the brand and industry level, and understand the impact of CX-based differentiation.

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In 2019, Southwest Had A CX Disaster; In 2020, Its Customers Forgave The Airline — Here’s Why

Harley Manning August 3, 2020
I predicted that Southwest would recover in the CX Index due to the CX equity it has built with its customers. As it turned out, Southwest not only recovered, it set a new high score for the industry and passed JetBlue to take the top spot among airlines.
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Brands Built Up Much CX Equity Pre-Pandemic; Here’s How They Can Use It Wisely

TJ Keitt July 28, 2020
According to the US CX Index 2020, leading brands built up a reservoir of CX equity before the pandemic. Here's how they can best capitalize on CX equity.
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The US Customer Experience Index 2020: Why CX Differentiation Leads To Long-Term Success

July 23, 2020
Dive into the latest results from this year’s US CX Index, explore trends in CX quality at the brand and industry level, and understand the impact of CX-based differentiation.
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“All Right, You Made Your Point. Now What Do We Do About It?”

Harley Manning July 13, 2020
On Wednesday, July 15, we’re inviting executives from all companies — large and small, B2B, and B2C — to participate in our inaugural CX Reality Day and test out the real experiences that their brand delivers to customers.
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In A Crisis, Customer-Obsessed Government Can Save Lives

Sam Higgins July 2, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a global recession, the need for exceptional government customer experience has never been greater.
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How Does Your Brand’s CX Stack Up?

Is your brand top of the pack or falling behind? Discover how your customers rated your brand's experiences in the 2020 CX Index™ results.

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The Future Of Advertising

What It Means July 2, 2020
The Wild West days of digital advertising are over. The next phase of advertising will focus on the customer experience. In this episode of What It Means, we feature VP and Principal Analyst Joanna O’Connell’s recent CX North America keynote discussing the future of advertising.
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Your Business Success Depends On Delighting The Right Type Of Customer: Enter The Devotees

TJ Keitt June 10, 2020
Customer experience (CX) professionals must show their executives that good CX is critical to business success, especially in this down economy. Many metrics help CX pros track the quality of those experiences, including customer satisfaction, advocacy, and effort. But these metrics alone don’t tell business leaders whether investments in CX deliver improved business performance. After […]
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Lenders: Speed Up Access To Small Business Loans

Zhi Ying Barry April 27, 2020
Whether small businesses survive in the next few months depends on what lenders do right now. But they're struggling to underwrite and disburse loans at speed that will give small businesses the access to the working capital that they desperately need. Learn what lenders can do.
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Getting Digital CX Right Amid The Pandemic

Rick Parrish March 20, 2020
Emotion is the most important dimension of CX quality — even for digital. Our CX Index™ data proves it. That goes double given the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read three ways to ensure you're delivering emotionally relevant CX during this difficult time.
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Tech Leadership Churn In Australian Banks — Correcting The False Promise Of Bimodal IT

Sam Higgins March 19, 2020
Principal Analyst Sam Higgins dispels the myth that having two technology portfolios run by two different leaders is the best approach.
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Revitalize CX Measurement & Prioritization

A guide to prioritizing CX projects with the greatest business impact and demonstrating their contributions in a cost-sensitive environment.

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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Emily Collins March 9, 2020
PandemicEX: The Employee Experience Of A Pandemic The health and economic impacts of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, are important to track. But what about the effect on your employees? As our security and risk team wrote early on in this epidemic, not only do companies need a business continuity plan, but […]
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Q&A On CX Measurement And ROI

Maxie Schmidt February 26, 2020
Have questions about CX measurement, business cases, and ROI? Get answers in this Q&A.
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FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Emily Collins February 24, 2020
Don’t Read This Before Dinner There are some things that can’t be unseen. Chief among them, a Whopper decomposing in high definition to demonstrate that Burger King plans to remove artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives from the burger. Industry pundits are all abuzz with opinion (ahem!), and Burger King is the toast of media town, posed for ad award glory. But will it help Burger King sell more burgers? So far, Burger […]
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What’s Important Today In A Customer Feedback Management Vendor

Faith Adams February 12, 2020
Navigating the customer feedback technology and services market is challenging for buyers. Find out what differentiates the vendors with this research.
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European Retail CX Scores Are Gradually Improving

Martin Gill January 27, 2020
European retailers are slowly improving their CX. Successful firms are demonstrating their commitment to respecting customers’ privacy and building strong brands.
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Webinar: How To Prove The ROI Of CX

Learn more about the ROI of CX and CX measurement 

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How (And Why) To Leverage CX Champions Programs

What It Means January 16, 2020
Many understaffed customer experience (CX) organizations are spinning their wheels and realizing they can’t meet their goals in a silo. On this week’s What It Means, Analyst Angelina Gennis joins to discuss how CX champions programs can catalyze CX transformation.
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Improving Customer Experience By One Point Can Drive More Than A Billion Dollars In Revenue

Maxie Schmidt January 13, 2020
By ignoring CX, you leave big money on the table. Discover why CX drives business results and how to calculate just how much your firm stands to gain.
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How Leading Government Agencies Are Raising CX With Tech-Driven Innovations

James Staten January 9, 2020
VP James Staten provides three ways CIOs can improve CX with disruptive innovation.
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