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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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In A Crisis, Customer-Obsessed Government Can Save Lives

Sam Higgins 5 days ago
As governments worldwide contend with the COVID-19 pandemic and a global recession, a commitment to "customer experience" has never been so important.
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The Future Of Advertising

What It Means 5 days ago
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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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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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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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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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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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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Podcast

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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Webinar: How To Prove The ROI Of CX

Learn more about the ROI of CX and CX measurement 

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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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The US Federal Customer Experience Remains Weak And Uneven In 2019

Rick Parrish November 25, 2019
Federal agencies are struggling with CX, despite a mandate from the White House. Uncover key areas where improvement could make an impact at your agency.
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There’s Just One CX Metric That Matters To Your C-Suite — But You’re Not Reporting It

Harley Manning November 11, 2019
There’s one CX metric you must report to your CEO. It’s not NPS, CSAT, or even our beloved CX Index score. It’s $$$.
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Forrester Publishes NPS Benchmarks For 260 Brands In 16 Industries

Maxie Schmidt November 7, 2019
CX pros have been asking how their firm’s NPS compares to other firms’, so we decided to publish our NPS benchmarks data for the first time.
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How Much Is CX Actually Worth In Profit For Telecoms?

Tom Mouhsian November 5, 2019
We all instinctively believe that great customer experience can bring financial success, but proving this with numbers can be a real challenge. If you are a CX professional working in a telecom, this research is particularly relevant to you.
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Consumers Demand Hybrid CX

Tom Mouhsian October 30, 2019
The Falsehood Of Digital As The North Star Ever since “digital” swept across the world and became a word that’s almost synonymous with innovation, companies large and small have been in a race to digitize . . . everything! Driven in part by the (correct) assumption that customers themselves are increasingly digital, and bolstered by […]
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Customers Don’t Think Bank Experiences Are Improving

Alyson Clarke October 1, 2019
Customers aren't impressed by banking experiences. Learn why.
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