Teleperformance Named a Leader in Global Omnichannel Customer Services by Independent Research Firm Forrester

Teleperformance recognized globally as "outsourcing titan" Teleperformance, a leading global group in digitally integrated business services, announced it has been recognized as a global leader in the latest Forrester report on global omnichannel customer services outsourcing which evaluates the top 10 most significant industry players. The Forrester Wave™: Global Omnichannel Customer Services Outsourcers comprehensively evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of each company against 29 separate criteria on a completely…

Forrester Releases SiriusDecisions Planning Assumptions To Help B2B Leaders Accelerate Growth In 2021

Rethinking familiar approaches to selling and building anew will be critical to the B2B revenue engine To help B2B marketing, sales, and product leaders align priorities amid unpredictable market conditions, Forrester released Planning Assumptions 2021. As B2B executives build their annual plans for 2021, Forrester's SiriusDecisions Planning Assumptions will help leaders uncover key trends to prioritize their resources and investments in the year ahead. Marketing Technology News: Click4Advisor Launches Browser-based…

Forrester’s New Touchless Customer Experience Solution Tracks Real-Time Consumer Feedback During Pandemic

With FeedbackNow, leading brands gain critical in-the-moment consumer feedback safely to manage customer sentiment Forrester unveiled the touchless version of FeedbackNow, a real-time customer experience (CX) data collection solution at the point of experience to ensure the safety of customers and employees. As businesses reopen and travel becomes normal again, consumers expect safety, comfort, and control of their environment and in how they interact with brands. With cleanliness and hygiene being top of mind for…

Forrester Gives XANT The Highest Scores In AI And Automation In Recent Sales Engagement Wave

XANT, the leading Enterprise Sales Engagement Platform, was recognized in the recent Forrester Wave™: Sales Engagement, Q3 2020 report with the highest scores in the AI and automation criteria. XANT also received the highest possible score in the category vision criteria which reflects XANT's strong point of view on revenue generation and differentiated approach. The report gave XANT the highest possible score in eleven other criteria, including CRM integration, email/calendaring integration, dialer integration,…

Forrester Identifies Five Pandemic-Induced Trends That Will Change Business And Technology Over The Next Decade

Changes in customers' expectations, digital experiences, work, technology, and business resiliency will alter business permanently According to Forrester, the lasting global impact of COVID-19 will usher in five macro shifts that will permanently alter business and technology. A new report, "The New, Unstable Normal: How COVID-19 Will Change Business And Technology Forever," describes how, despite modern healthcare and the implementation of extensive pandemic management protocols (PMPs), the effects of COVID-19 will…

Forrester’s US 2020 Customer Experience Index Reveals CX Quality Improved Dramatically Over The Past Year

27% Of Brands And Nine Industries Achieved Significantly Higher Scores; CX Differentiation Is The Key To Post-Pandemic Success According to Forrester's US 2020 Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) rankings, 27% of brands improved their CX Index scores over the past year, a significant jump compared to previous years marked by minimal gains. Factors contributing to the increase in scores this year include CX professionals prioritizing high-impact projects, securing executive buy-in, evangelizing CX projects across the…

Forrester: The Time Is Now For CX And Marketing Professionals To Transform Customer Experience

New Research To Be Unveiled At CX North America 2020 Will Help Organizations Recalibrate Customer Experience To Address Changing Customer Needs Unprecedented levels of market uncertainty paired with new guidelines on how to serve customers during the pandemic are forcing brands to reimagine their interactions with customers. Aspects of customer experience (CX) that were integral to a brand experience before the pandemic are no longer valid and need to be revisited. To help brands transform their customer experiences to…

Upland Software Named to 2020 Forrester Now Tech Report for Mobile Engagement Automation

Forrester Research, Inc. names Upland among top 25 mobile engagement automation providers in 2020 Upland Software, Inc.  has been named in the Now Tech: Mobile Engagement Automation (MEA) Vendors Report, published by Forrester Research, Inc. The latest report from Forrester features technology that utilizes real-time and contextual insights to engage with users via a mobile device at critical moments within the customer lifecycle. Upland was one of 25 vendors included in the report. Marketing Technology News:…

Adobe Named Leader in Forrester Wave + Gartner Magic Quadrant

Adobe Received Highest Score Possible in Personalization, Product Vision and Roadmap, and Delivery and Extensibility Ecosystem Criteria Adobe today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in two recent eCommerce reports from Forrester Research Inc. — “The Forrester Wave™: B2C Commerce Suites, Q2 2020” and “The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q2 2020.” Adobe was one of 13 vendors in the B2B Wave and 10 vendors in the B2C Wave that were evaluated on their Strategy, Current Offering and Market Presence. “With…

New Research Revealed At Forrester’s SiriusDecisions Summit 2020 Shows Coronavirus Pandemic Is Accelerating Modern B2B Buying Behavior

Environmental factors are forcing a reliance on digital interactions, with 42% of B2B purchases now being made online Rapidly evolving environmental factors due to the coronavirus pandemic are driving profound changes in the behaviors of B2B buyers. This poses a risk to all B2B organizations unless they adapt quickly and pivot their strategy to be more customer-centric and digital. To lead by example, Forrester transformed its flagship Summit 2020 into a four-day virtual event, which concluded earlier today. Attendance…

Forrester: Start Planning Your Coronavirus Pandemic Recovery Now

As many countries enter phase three of the coronavirus, pandemic management protocols (PMPs) will define how we work, travel, congregate, and connect as a society According to Forrester, many countries across North America and Europe are entering phase three (management) of the coronavirus pandemic, expected to last from mid-May through the end of the year 2020 and into the year 2021. During this phase, pandemic management protocols (PMPs) — ways of working, traveling, socially congregating, and connecting — will have to…

Forrester Continues To Expand Its Learning Platform; Introduces New SiriusDecisions B2B Marketing Certification Program

Forrester announced the launch of its new SiriusDecisions B2B Marketing Certification program. The program is an eight-week, facilitated online course for B2B marketers that will elevate their proficiency in marketing best practices and lay the foundation for best-in-class marketing strategies that are aligned to the organization's goals. The new certification expands on Forrester's suite of learning offerings that include CX Certification and Zero Trust Certification programs.…

Forrester’s 2020 Martech Predictions: Employee Experience, CX Values, Dynamics and IT Agility

Today, Forrester has announced the 2020 predictions, identifying the key market dynamics that will impact companies' growth in the coming year. 2020 will be the year that moves leaders' attention to adaptability: the ability to understand and anticipate market dynamics — and rapidly exploit opportunities, both big and small. Factors including heightened values-based consumer activism; the lack of clarity around Brexit; automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics moving deeper into the organization; and…

Forrester Announces CX 2020 North America Forum

The Single Largest Customer Experience Event in North America to Unlock the Promise of Customer Experience Transformation Forrester announced it will host CX 2020 in New York City on June 16-18, 2020, consolidating its multiple successful CX properties in North America into one flagship event. The new event will highlight key trends, concepts, and technologies that will shape customer experience and growth strategies for enterprises — and unveil Forrester's 2020 Customer Experience Index (CX Index™), a ranking of…

Flipkart tops Forrester’s Customer Experience Index India Rankings

Forrester’s CX Index methodology was used to benchmark the CX quality of 39 brands in six industries Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart seems to be working for the e-commerce company as it has emerged as the top brand in the digital retailer's category in Forrester's Customer Experience Index (CX Index) India rankings for 2019. Shoppers Stop, Toyota Kirloskar and HDFC Bank are among the top four brands that have scored high on the overall index. Based on a survey of more than 10,000 customers in India in 2019,…

Forrester Unveils FeedbackNow 2.0, A Real-Time CX Analytics Solution

Powering Customer Experience Improvements That Drive Growth Forrester released FeedbackNow 2.0, a cloud-based customer experience (CX) platform that enables companies to monitor and improve their experiences in real time. In an integrated platform, FeedbackNow 2.0 combines in-the-moment feedback from digital and physical channels with Forrester's leading CX analytics, focusing firms on the experiences that will drive higher customer satisfaction and loyalty. Forrester_FeedbackNow…

Forrester’s 2019 Customer Experience Index Reveals Early Signs Of Advancement

CX performance is mostly flat but showing early signs of making gains, with leading brands relying on emotion to build loyalty Forrester released its US 2019 Customer Experience Index (CX Index™) rankings, which show early signs of CX improvement when compared to previous years. Released at Forrester's CX Forum in New York City, the findings show that 14% of brands achieved a significantly increased score; six industry averages rose while only one fell; and 5% of brands saw their scores decline. Additionally, the…

HG Insights Partners with Forrester to Expand Worldwide Technology Adoption Coverage

Forrester Uses Technographics from HG Insights to Give Customers a More Strategic Way to Allocate Sales and Marketing Resources HG Insights, the global leader in technology intelligence, announced a partnership agreement with Forrester’s Business Technographics Service. The combined offering leverages technographics from HG Insights to give Forrester’s global customers the ability to see technology adoption trends in more than 45 different markets worldwide. With these combined insights, sales and marketing teams can…

Forrester Lists Salesforce as a Leader in Real-Time Interaction Management

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that Salesforce was named a leader by Forrester Research in its report, The Forrester Wave: Real-Time Interaction Management, Q1 2019. Salesforce's real-time interaction management capabilities are powered by the Salesforce Marketing Cloud, which enables companies to know their customers, personalize communications and engage with them across all channels in real-time. Marketing Cloud analyzes the real-time behaviors of customers, visualizes the customer lifecycle and allows…

Forrester To Acquire B2B Sales Research Firm, SiriusDecisions

Creates a Robust Platform Guiding Companies to Drive Growth in the Age of the Customer Forrester entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiriusDecisions, a leading business-to-business research and advisory firm, for $245 million in cash, subject to adjustment. The combination of Forrester and SiriusDecisions creates an innovative strategy and operations platform that can help business and technology leaders make the far-reaching changes needed to adapt to a customer-led, disruption-rich market while maximizing…