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Leadership

The do's and don'ts of ethical marketing

Strategy, operations and commitment are critical if brands wish to ensure their ethical marketing approach can cut the mustard with consumers, Forrester principal analyst, Xiaofeng Wang, says.

Strategy

How CX leaders can broaden their scope of impact

It’s time for customer experience leaders to open the aperture and think more broadly about the ways they can impact, align with and accelerate key business initiatives, says Forrester’s CX executive partner and senior analyst, Su Doyle.

Measurement & Analytics

Forrester: Why it’s time to inject confidence and energy into CX

As CX professionals know all too well, it takes years to gain maturity and consistency of customer experience across an organisation. But as Australia emerges from the shadows of the pandemic, it’s clear investments into CX transformation are paying dividends.

Digital Marketing

Report: Marketing investment globally to grow 30% by 2025

A new Forrester report is predicting global marketing investment will grow by 30 per cent by 2025 to reach US$4.7 trillion, boosted by a mix of geographies and industries. But the hefty double-digit forecasts internationally are not expected in Australia.

Strategy

12 CX predictions for 2022

As we usher in 2022, CMO asked the industry to share their top predictions around customer experience capability and culture, from the tech innovations driving its advancement, through to communication trends, measurement and the very human elements required in every CX approach.

Leadership

Report: CMOs and CIOs should make a tandem leap into the hybrid future

CMOs and chief technology officers must focus on hybrid customer experiences - physical and digital – to deliver growth, according to the latest report from Forrester Research. And the way to achieve this is to align their teams and collaborate on a united marketing and tech strategy.

Digital Marketing

What marketers need to know about robotic process automation

It is many a marketer’s dream to free up their people from boring, repetitive and low skill tasks. Because despite vendors’ promises of seamless integrations and data flows, manual data handling is an inescapable outcome when implementing new digital tools and processes. It was the pain felt by professionals in other functions however that first led to the emergence of a set of tools referred to as robotic process automation, or RPA.

Measurement & Analytics

Report: CDP adoption hampered by data maturity

A lack of data maturity and actionability is hampering utilisation of customer data platforms (CDPs), a new joint study by Epsilon, Adobe and Publicis Groupe and conducted by Forrester Consulting has found.

Strategy

How to be a CX rainmaker

There’s a disconnect between the priorities of CX teams and C-Suites, said Forrester senior analyst and CX executive partner, Su Doyle, speaking at this week’s CX APAC 2021 event. “I believe it's high time we brought the two disciplines of CX and growth strategies together,” Doyle said.

Measurement & Analytics

Report: Forrester names top CX feedback management platforms

The latest Forrester Wave has evaluated customer feedback management platforms and services and nominated the 12 most significant ones - Alida, Cisco Webex XM, Clarabridge, Concentrix, Confirmit, InMoment, Medallia, NICE, Qualtrics, Reputation, SMG and Verint. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps customer experience (CX) and insights professionals select the right one to match their needs.

Leadership

Forrester CMO on the new digital marketer

Brands and marketers now have to find ways to engage in social justice discussions, from Black Lives Matter and racial unrest to consumer demands for sustainability, whether they want to or no, says Forrester's chief marketing officer.

Leadership

Report: What will 2021 bring for CMOs?

CMOs will need to drive customer obsession within their firms, rather than simply guiding ad procurement and promotions, according to Forrester’s 2021 prediction. This means marketing teams will need to put the customer at the center of everything they do, including leadership, strategy and operations.

Strategy

Forrester SiriusDecisions debut planning assumptions to help CMOs plan in 2021

Planning, embracing change and transforming familiar approaches will be critical to success for B2B leaders, according to Forrester's SiriusDecisions research team​. And leaders across the revenue engine will need to accelerate the shift toward digitisation, buyer-centricity and customer obsession.

Customer Experience Management

Forrester: 5 COVID-related trends shaping the next decade

Five trends will permanently change business and tech as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Forrester. The New, Unstable Normal describes how, despite healthcare and management procedures, COVID-19 will profoundly impact the next decade.

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