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2020

Forrester Predictions 2020

#tech #consumer

  • Consumers search for deeper meaning
  • CMOs rally around customer value
  • CIOs focus on people
  • Immersive, adaptive IT takes hold
  • CX continues to bifurcate
  • Data strategy unlocks transformations
  • Data and AI get weaponized
  • Privacy concerns gain steam
  • Automation reshapes the workforce
  • Regulation makes and breaks markets
  • For VCs, profitability becomes the new unicorn
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2019

Forrester Predictions 2019

#business #tech #consumer

  • CX remains under fire
  • Digital goes surgical
  • Purpose regains meaning
  • CMOs rebrand
  • CIOs take the reins
  • AI builds a foundation
  • The world goes to Zero (Trust)
  • Consumer brands enter the outrage
  • B2B in a squeeze
  • EX takes center stage
  • Robots reimagine talent management
  • VC funding recalibrates
  • Blockchain exposes advertising
  • IoT gets down to business
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2018

Forrester Top 10 Technology Trends

#tech #consumer

  • IoT shifts computing towards to the edge
  • Distributed trust systems challenge centralized authorities
  • Automated security intelligence and breach response unshackle S&R
  • Employee experience redefines apps
  • Software learns to learn
  • Digital employees enter the white-collar workforce
  • Insights-driven firms outpace competitors
  • Customer experience becomes immersive
  • Contextual privacy boosts brand value
  • The public cloud accelerates business innovation
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Forrester Predictions 2018

#consumer #marketing #data #tech

  • Customer experience hits a wall
  • The digital crisis
  • Talent widens the digital divide
  • The empowered machine
  • The algorithm wars
  • The intelligent agent cocoon
  • The advertising correction
  • The GDPR challenge
  • Open banking lays siege
  • Retail experience harmonization
  • The AI reset
  • Blockchain inches forward
  • Security for profit
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2017

Forrester 2017 Customer Service Trends

#consumer

  • Companies extend and enhance self-service
  • Companies sustain automated customer conversations
  • Companies explore new customer service labor models
  • Robotic process automation guidance will standardize service delivery
  • Journey analytics equip companies to better support customer goals
  • Prescriptive advice powers offers, decisions, and connections
  • Field service becomes the face of your company
  • IoT insights transform business models
  • Visual engagement strengthens the customer bond
  • Emerging analytics technologies empower agents
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