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Done well, voice of the customer (VOC) programs enable organizations to better meet their customers’ needs and deliver more rewarding experiences. Yet, too often, companies falter in the effort. Read Forrester’s insights on driving action and deriving value through VOC programs.

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Tech Giants Will Make Texas Power Reliable

Brent Ellis February 25, 2021
We’ve been seeing lots of stories about the effect of the power outages in Texas, and more will come over the next few weeks. When it comes down to it, the “R” in ERCOT was overlooked. One of the lesser-covered issues in the media is the impact of that lack of reliability on the migration […]
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Announcing The Forrester Wave™: Insights-Driven Business Process Outsourcing, Q4 2020

Leslie Joseph December 2, 2020
Buyer demand for greater value from insights and technology such as RPA, data science, machine learning, and advanced analytics are forcing both classical BPO and omnichannel BPO vendors to retool themselves into insights-driven BPO's.
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Predictions 2021: Customer Insights Practices Continue To Evolve

Gene Leganza October 20, 2020
Firms have gotten better at acting on customer insights. So, what will customer insights leaders do in 2021 to ensure that this improved understanding moves the needle on CX? Something new and different. Learn why in our customer insights predictions for 2021.
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InMoment Addresses Head On What Continues To Plague CX Programs

Faith Adams September 22, 2020
This morning, customer feedback management (CFM) vendor InMoment announced an array of new product and service offerings focused on improving experiences, not just measuring and reporting on them. The vendor is calling this Experience Improvement (XI). This is an aggressive move by InMoment: Customer experience (CX) technology buyers struggle to find differentiation among technology vendors […]
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Find Your Firm’s Path To Customer Obsession

What It Means August 27, 2020
Customer obsession means putting the customer at the center of your business leadership, strategy, and operations. Learn how to define and operationalize a successful customer obsession strategy on this episode of What It Means with VP, Principal Analyst Shar VanBoskirk.
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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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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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The Customer Feedback Frenzy Continues As Microsoft And Salesforce Up Their Game

Faith Adams July 22, 2020
New offerings from both companies let organizations collect survey feedback easily and cost-effectively. While this is timely, as many companies are trying to reduce spend, voice-of-the-customer programs need to go further.
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Executives Really Must Walk In Their Customers’ Shoes

Faith Adams July 15, 2020
Back when I was a customer experience (CX) practitioner, I regularly found myself reminding stakeholders up and down the organization that, just because they may have never experienced something, it did not mean that it wasn’t happening to our customers. It would be followed up with me encouraging them to adopt an outside-in perspective and […]
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Medallia + Voci: Smart Move

Faith Adams April 22, 2020
Medallia continues its buying spree — adding to its numerous acquisitions in 2019 and its purchase of video feedback platform LivingLens in February of this year.[i] Acquiring Voci will strengthen Medallia’s overall offering primarily by enabling clients to tap into contact center insights and data. This move will also help Medallia customers overcome one of […]
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Evaluate And Adjust Your VoC Program To Improve CX During COVID-19

Faith Adams March 20, 2020
Read how to adjust your VoC program to deliver the critical customer feedback you need to serve and retain your customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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InMoment To Acquire MaritzCX — A Strong Match For CX Leaders Looking For Technology And Services

Faith Adams February 26, 2020
This morning, InMoment announced that it will be acquiring fellow Utah-based customer feedback management (CFM) vendor MaritzCX. For InMoment, this acquisition will do more than increase its customer base — it moves the vendor from being classified as a medium-sized voice-of-the-customer (VoC) vendor to a large one sitting along with Cisco Webex XM, Medallia, NICE, […]
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Beware Of The Confusion: VoC Solutions Deliver More Horsepower Than What CRM Can Do

Faith Adams February 25, 2020
Learn how the various solutions in the CX world can and should work together.
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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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Answers To Common CX Questions

Harley Manning February 3, 2020
A round-up of answers to CX questions asked by audience members during the Predictions 2020 webinar.
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The Customer In 2020 Searches For Meaning

What It Means December 12, 2019
Join us on a journey to the center of the customer’s hollow universe. Forrester Senior Analyst Anjali Lai and VP and Principal Analyst James McQuivey explore why customers will yearn for brands to provide something more meaningful than the rapid escalation of self-centered benefits.
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How To Leverage CX As A Strategic Differentiator In Healthcare

Arielle Trzcinski April 25, 2019
Use these sample questions to assess where your healthcare organization stands on the journey toward customer obsession.
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Gillette’s Close Shave: Its Latest Ad Is A Masterful Emotional Play Let Down By Its Execution

Anjali Lai January 17, 2019
Brands are jumping into the messy arena of polarizing issues with greater fervor — and Gillette just raised the stakes. After 30 years of sitting on the sidelines, Gillette is passing its razor like a baton, with an overture that overtly calls masculinity into question. Within 72 hours of launch, Gillette’s “We Believe” TV spot skyrocketed […]
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Banking CX Is Stagnating

Alyson Clarke June 19, 2018
Customer experience leaders grow revenue faster than CX laggards, drive higher brand preference, and can charge more for their products. Based on a survey of more than 110,000 US adult customers in 2018, Forrester’s Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) methodology measures how well a brand’s customer experience strengthens the loyalty of its customers so that […]
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Use Text Analytics Technologies To Handle Mountains Of Unstructured Data

Boris Evelson June 14, 2018
Enterprises are sitting on mountains of unstructured data — 61% have more than 100 terabytes, and 12% have more than five petabytes! Luckily, there are mature technologies out there that can help. First, enterprise information architects should consider general-purpose text analytics platforms. These are capable of handling most, if not all, text analytics use cases, both […]
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