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Forrester Reviews And Scores US Mobile Banking Apps: What We Learned

Peter Wannemacher 2 days ago
For over a decade, Forrester has conducted an annual review of banks’ mobile apps. My colleague Gina Bhawalkar and I recently published our most recent research, in which we evaluated and scored the mobile banking experiences on more than a dozen banking brands’ apps across the US and Canada. In the US, we looked at […]
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The Future Of Banking: Invisible, Connected, Insights-Driven, And Purposeful

Alyson Clarke July 30, 2020

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CX Metrics For Alignment & Change Management

Inspiring behavior change is one of the toughest and most critical parts of a CX professional’s job. Discover the metrics that drive customer-centric culture and executive alignment.

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Straight From The Source: Collecting Zero-Party Data From Customers

Stephanie Liu July 30, 2020
Marketers are building out experiences to ask customers about volunteer zero-party data that they can’t infer, buy, or collect elsewhere.
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The Future Of Banking Has Arrived

Jacob Morgan July 29, 2020
Forrester's latest research finds future of banking will be invisible, connected, insights-driven, and purposeful. Analysts Jacob Morgan and Alyson Clarke break it all down.
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SAP To Spin Off Qualtrics — What Should CX Technology Buyers Expect?

Faith Adams July 28, 2020
SAP just announced its intent to spin off Qualtrics — the $8 billion dollar purchase it made less than two years ago. This move goes against much of what was said when the acquisition took place, when it was stated that the two companies were bringing together two powerful systems, one operational and one experiential. […]
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How American Express Boosted Survey Response Rates Up To 3x

Maxie Schmidt July 14, 2020
Do you wonder how to increase survey response rates? I recently had a great conversation with Luis Angel-Lalanne, vice president of customer listening at American Express. Amex recently improved survey response rates by 250-300%.
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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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Why You Need Consumer Intelligence Solutions Now

Cinny Little June 18, 2020
It’s not enough to just keep up with your customers — you must get out ahead of them. And if you weren’t already focused on that before COVID-19, the requirement for speed and agility is now a given. AI-enabled consumer intelligence technology can help you bust through the key blockers. These solutions use data, both […]
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Changing Commercial And Social Conditions Spark Consumer Energy

Anjali Lai June 10, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic became a harsh reality across the US, consumer energy among US online adults hovered at its lowest levels of the past two years. Now, in early June, the conditions have changed drastically and the most recent pulse of consumer energy shows a slight increase along all four dimensions.
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During The Pandemic, Empathetic Brands Build Trust With Wary Consumers

Anjali Lai May 22, 2020
Now more than ever, consumers crave connection and reliable information. Learn how marketers can offer this.
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Are We All Technophiles Now? How Consumer Tech Attitudes Are Changing During COVID-19

Anjali Lai May 21, 2020

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The Effect Of COVID-19 On UK Consumers’ Financial Well-Being

Aurelie L'Hostis May 19, 2020
Thirteen percent of UK adults have seen their income (hours and/or wages) reduced due to COVID-19. This is impacting their ability to spend and meet financial commitments: Around half have reduced spending to the minimum, and 10% have missed a bill or loan payment.
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The Future Of CX

Understand the dynamics that will invigorate and reshape CX over the next 5–10 years.

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The Effect Of COVID-19 On Canadians’ Financial Well-Being

Peter Wannemacher May 18, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, our research showed that Canadian consumers were facing multiple financial challenges and were worried about their financial situation. To see how the pandemic was impacting consumer finances and behaviors, we surveyed 1,119 Canadian online adults in April 10–15, 2020 and found that Canadians: Are already feeling the impact of COVID-19 […]
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The Effect Of COVID-19 On US Consumers’ Financial Well-Being

Peter Wannemacher May 18, 2020
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, our research showed that US consumers were facing multiple financial challenges and were worried about their financial situation. To see how the pandemic was impacting consumer finances and behaviors, we surveyed 1,122 US online adults in April 10–15, 2020 and found that US consumers: Are already feeling the impact of […]
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Consumer Energy Steadies Overall, Pulses In Certain Regions

Anjali Lai May 15, 2020
To measure precisely what kind of emotional toll COVID-19 is taking on consumers — and how current consumer sentiment will influence imminent behavior — we are applying Forrester’s Consumer Energy Index, our data-driven framework that captures how ready and willing consumers are to reach out to brands. Overall consumer energy dropped dramatically during the months […]
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Consumers Weigh Travel Industry Uncertainty With Growing Desire For Adventure

Anjali Lai May 8, 2020
Stay-at-home orders and pervasive consumer fears have devastated the travel industry, which, after setting profit records a few months ago, has been reporting losses around $18 billion a week since March. Preparing for recovery begins with measuring the evolution of consumer motivation, attitude, and behavior. While record-breaking unemployment rates and anxiety about a fragile economy […]
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Consumers Begin To Rekindle Their Energy Toward Brands

Anjali Lai May 1, 2020
Our latest data shows that the end of April marks a turning point where consumer energy begins a gradual rebound. Learn what this means for brands.
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The Future of CX

The spotlight will shine on CX as brands wrestle with disruption. Is your firm ready?

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How COVID-19 Influences The Values-Based Consumer

Anjali Lai April 23, 2020

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The Drop In Consumer Energy Is Decelerating

Anjali Lai April 16, 2020
To measure precisely what kind of emotional toll COVID-19 is taking on consumers — and how current consumer sentiment will influence imminent behavior — we are applying Forrester’s Consumer Energy Index.
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COVID-19 Raises Consumers’ Health Consciousness

Anjali Lai April 16, 2020
COVID-19 afflicts more than the patients who contract the virus. The pandemic threatens the physical and emotional health of consumers who are contending with disrupted lifestyles and months of isolation. Our latest data shows that consumers are increasingly sensitive to their personal health; as of April 10, consumers report forming new behaviors to protect or […]
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