Customer Experience Strategy

A strong customer experience strategy can pay dividends to your bottom line. But orchestrating across a complex enterprise is easier said then done. Read insights on establishing and implementing a CX strategy.

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Insights

Podcast

Can AI Help Prove CX ROI?

What It Means 4 days ago
Perhaps the biggest challenge CX leaders have is proving the value of CX. Can AI help? Principal Analyst Pete Jacques thinks so and joins the podcast to explain how AI can help CX leaders prove ROI.
Blog

CX Leaders Are Change Leaders

Katy Cobian April 4, 2024
At the heart of most CX roles is change leadership — urging the organization to evolve its thinking and behaviors to achieve their desired level of customer obsession. Read this post to get a preview of how Delta Dental of Virginia's CX leaders drove change and what their three major CX initiatives are today.

Shine A Spotlight On CX Value

The new CX leader superpower? Measurement. Download our e-book to learn what to measure to prove CX’s value and impact — so you can lead CX to success.

Blog

Balancing Personalization & Optimization In Commerce Search

Emily Pfeiffer April 2, 2024
Learn how to balance customer expectations and business needs with commerce search.
Blog

Avoid Customer Dismay! Benchmark Your Store Fulfillment Initiatives.

Lauren Cevallos March 26, 2024
Despite increased investment, businesses fall short of consumer fulfilment expectations for in-store order pickup. Analyst Lauren Cevallos explains what’s happening.
Blog

The Justice Department Accuses Apple Of Smartphone Monopoly

Dipanjan Chatterjee March 21, 2024
Apple is being accused of smartphone monopoly but its "walled garden" principles have helped build brand devotion and customer loyalty. Learn more about this complex situation in this blog.
Webinar

Simple Tool, Big Impact: Winning Support For CX Initiatives

Learn how to use Forrester’s CX Business Case On A Page template to structure and manage a persuasive case to gain support for your CX initiatives — complete with a template walkthrough.  
Blog

Your Predictions Questions Answered: Leveraging GenAI Successfully

Laura Ramos February 22, 2024
During Forrester’s Predictions 2024 webinar, we received a lot of great questions about how generative AI might affect customer-facing functions such as marketing, customer experience, and sales. Check out our answers.

CX Summit Is Coming To A City Near You!

Elevate your CX strategy and skills at Forrester’s CX Summits. Meet analysts to gain insights, research, and frameworks for exceptional customer outcomes — and create boundless experiences with genAI.

Blog

Invisible Experiences: Anticipate Customer Needs With Real-Time Interaction Management

Rusty Warner February 16, 2024
Imagine having a butler who anticipates and serves your needs. Just as Alfred faithfully supports Batman, your personal assistant earns your trust through silent understanding. Now think of this relationship in terms of your experiences with brands. Do those experiences feel invisible and immersive? In Gotham City, Alfred ensures that Batman’s utility belt is always […]
Blog

Consumer Spending 2024: What It Means For Your Brand

Dipanjan Chatterjee February 7, 2024
2023 was a confusing year: The consumers blew cold, and the economy blew hot. The recession-to-be didn’t materialize, and the economic outlook wasn’t half as bad as consumers would have you believe. Yet, notes from the post-pandemic blues keep wafting in the air no matter the macroeconomic drumbeat. This year, the economy is headed for […]
Blog

A New Year’s Resolution For HCOs In 2024: Take Stock Of Your Digital Transformation Efforts

Arielle Trzcinski January 29, 2024
Learn six categories healthcare organizations can use to assess the maturity of their digital transformation efforts and identify areas for improvement in 2024.
Webinar

Predictions 2024 For CX & Digital Leaders

Explore our 2024 CX predictions with insights to help you tie our research to untapped opportunities to create digital, customer, and employee experiences that generate business growth and value.
Blog

CX Transformation Is Tough — Equip Your Org To Go The Distance

Su Doyle December 27, 2023
Danger! Obstacles Ahead! Customer experience (CX) has been a professional competency for two decades, and “Prove CX ROI” is still our CX clients’ top priority! Forrester’s data shows that 86% of CX professionals are building (or rebuilding) their business cases. Regardless of how much distance you have covered on your transformation journey, how many projects […]
Blog

Retailers: It’s Not Too Late To Improve Your UX This Holiday Season

Senem Guler Biyikli December 6, 2023
Follow our advice to find and fix problems and create better experiences for your customers.
Blog

Three Last-Minute Tips To Make Retail Customer Service Merry And Bright

Christina McAllister November 27, 2023
During the holiday retail crunch and last-minute scramble, read Forrester’s tips to ensure a merry customer service retail season.
Blog

Your Data Culture Is DOA

Kim Herrington November 21, 2023
In Forrester’s Data Culture And Literacy Survey, 2023, we uncovered key insights about the state of data culture in organizations. Shockingly, nearly half of employees lack the ability to search for existing insights and struggle to find reports, data sets, and insights. Don’t miss out on gaining a competitive advantage by revitalizing your data culture.
Blog

Five Holiday Shopping Trends That Will Surprise You

Dipanjan Chatterjee October 27, 2023
Brands must contend with a consumer caught between sagging confidence and a healthy pocketbook, making this a holiday unlike any other.
Webinar

Spark An Innovation Culture With Design Thinking

Learn how CX leaders can use design thinking to create a culture of innovation and differentiate on superior CX action that anticipates and delivers on customers’ needs.

Global

Don’t Miss Our 2024 Predictions Deep Dive

Hear directly from the tech, CX, and B2B analysts behind our 2024 global predictions and get an important generative AI update from Forrester’s CEO, George Colony.

Blog

Consumer Spending Trends — 2023 Edition

Dipanjan Chatterjee September 8, 2023
Has The Economy Got You Down? It’s 1840. Inflation is rampant, and beleaguered consumers are reeling from high prices. It’s also presidential election season, and economic woes are weighing down the campaign of incumbent President Martin Van Buren, who eventually loses to William Henry Harrison (who, for all you trivia fans, had the shortest presidential […]
Blog

Building Bonds With Buyers: Strengthening The Trust Fabric

Subhendu Pattnaik September 4, 2023
In the AI age, reliance on data for insights is table stakes. In the past few months since we completed Forrester’s annual marketing survey, I have been engrossed in finding patterns and correlations in the data about the top-most priorities of CMOs globally and their challenges, growth objectives, key initiatives, technology usage, budgets, spending patterns, […]
Blog

It’s Time To Tell The Healthcare CX Story In Terms Of ROI

Judy Weader August 8, 2023
Real talk: Healthcare customer experience needs to improve. For example, Forrester’s data shows that 56% of US online adults with health insurance feel that their health insurer should do more to help them understand what healthcare services cost. Over 40% say that their health insurer’s financial forms (such as bills and statements) are hard to […]
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