Customer obsession has created a business environment of continual disruption. Constant change is forcing execs to recognize that traditional planning and delivery practices don’t sustain the ability to focus on strategy while delivering new capabilities. To adapt to an environment where change is the new normal, project management office (PMO) leaders and enterprise architecture (EA) strategists are expanding Agile methods, but scaling Agile to the enterprise requires significant process, organization, and cultural change. This report identifies best practices for tackling this challenge.
The global beauty company provides an exhilarating example of the power of context-driven commerce. When customers can rely on brands to achieve the outcomes that are important to them, brand owners can shift their focus from nonstop customer acquisition to long-term customer engagement.
The Sitecore Experience Platform and the underlying Sitecore Experience Database are foundation technologies for IT organizations wanting to implement context-driven commerce environments that function elegantly today and into the future. Sitecore puts an end to digital retailers’ obsession with cart abandonment, replacing it with opportunities to delight customers with personal, meaningful commerce offers.
In a world of perpetual innovations in technology, brands are continually stuck between slowing down and reinventing the wheel of martech which keeps them going, and staying put with delays in data activation. But they don’t have to settle for either of these approaches.
Now is the time for enterprises to reclaim their brand’s independence in agility, innovation and customer obsession, removing all traces of vendor lock-in, slow-down or strategic compromise with a comprehensive, centralized approach to marketing technology which goes beyond DMP: Intelligent Orchestration.
Happy customers are your brand's best friend, but how do you connect those positive reviews to your prospective customers? This webinar will highlight use-cases showcasing companies that have successfully promoted a brand that customers love, respect and evangelize organically. You'll learn how to cultivate brand advocates as an extension of your sales team with public communities.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: May 15, 2017
The customer is no longer king – she’s ruler, dictator, and autocrat. What’s clear is that the old paradigm of “customer service” is out and the new paradigm of customer experience is in. But companies are being too slow to capitalize on technology to improve customer experience. Read this new commissioned thought leadership paper conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of DataStax to learn why real-time data should be driving your customer experience decisions, why customer obsession is an imperative for success, why most companies are still missing the mark with CX, and six key recommendations to get your CX engine running.
Every day, demanding customers, unforeseen competition, and disruptive
new technologies hammer home that we have entered the age of the
customer, where established business operations no longer work.
Yet, most marketing functions still rely on decades-old methods that
undermine their ability to create post-digital brand experiences and help
their firms become customer-focused. Smart CMOs recognize that it is
time to pivot their marketing function around the customer, rather than
transactions, sales, their brand, or day-to-day operations.
In March 2018, Adobe commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate
the link between email innovation and customer obsession. To explore
this topic, Forrester conducted an online survey with 256 US consumers
who use personal email and 260 marketing technology and strategy
decision makers at US companies with 500 or more employees. We found
that email marketing can provide a way to launch customer-obsessed
marketing at organizations. In fact, companies t
Published By: Resonate
Published Date: Jan 24, 2018
B2C marketers need CMOs and top Customer Insights leadership to guide their teams in driving customer-obsessed strategies. While most think they are, given regular interaction with customers, in reality, most marketing leaders still prioritize internal rubrics over solving actual customer problems.
In this Resonate Webinar, featuring guest, Shar VanBoskirk, VP, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, you’ll learn how to transform your marketing team into creators of post-digital brand experiences and leaders of enterprise-wide customer obsession.
Key takeaways will include:
- Why Marketing today is failing
- How emphasis on customer understanding, brand strategy, and brand experience will turn Marketing into the leader in customer strategies for the entire firm
- What Marketing Leadership must do in order to enact, and maintain this shift
While having the right tech is key to delivering great experiences, an equally important part of the equation is having the right people, processes and org structures.
Three best practices to design your org for successful experience delivery:
1. Cultivate the right skills and find the right talent for customer obsession
2. Set up org structures that encourage cross channel collaboration
3. Embrace the possibility of using external support to address the challenges of change management