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Partnerships Forged with Douglas, A Global B2B Travel Platform, and Miramar Group
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX wins for Zeotap, 3CLogic, and SAP Emarsys together with their…
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from Vonage, Reward Gateway, and MessageGears. …
Partnerships Succeed with University of Utah Health, Leslie’s Inc., and HTeaO
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX wins for Qualtrics, UKG, and Tattle together with their partners…
Topics Include Retailers and Free Returns, CDPs, and Dominant Themes in Surveys
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from SAP Emarsys, Tealium, and SurveyMonkey….
Companies with New Properties Include Zendesk, Nextiva, Genesys, and Bloomreach
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, undertakes a review of CX M&A activity in January as the first month of the new year…
Acquired Companies Include Boast, Cured, and AdaptCX
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of recent developments on the CX M&A front with Banzai International, Boast, Innovaccer, Cured,…
Topics Include Top CX Trends for 2024, AI and CX, and an Emerging AI Gap
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from Contentsquare, Zendesk, and LivePerson. …
New Partners Include Bharti AXA Life Insurance, Rayna Tours, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, and Zenni Optical
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of CX wins for MoEngage, 8×8, and Algolia in initiatives with Bharti AXA Life…

Featured Insights

The Futurum Group’s Paul Nashawaty and Camberley Bates share their insights on Pure Storage’s earnings and future outlook.
HPE GreenLake Provides Hybrid Cloud Services as a Service
Alastair Cooke, CTO Advisor at The Futurum Group, shares his insights on how HPE has developed the GreenLake portfolio to deliver a variety of hybrid cloud infrastructure as a service offerings.
On this episode of The Six Five In the Booth, hosts Daniel Newman and Patrick Moorhead welcome Stephen Rose, General Manager for Global Industries at IBM and Alex Sinclair, CTO at GSMA at MWC 2024 for a conversation on generative AI adoption in the telecom industry.

Latest Research

The Futurum Group’s latest research brief, Integrating Cloud and Mainframe: Rocket Software’s Vision for Data-Driven Futures, done in partnership with Rocket Software, we talk through…
The Futurum Group’s latest research brief, Rocket Software’s Blueprint for Data Excellence: Unlocking Business Growth through Data Analytics, AI and Compliance, completed in partnership with…
Our latest report, Market Insight Report: Retail-Focused Enterprise Applications, identifies and analyzes the key trends impacting enterprise-grade retail industry-focused applications, reviews the key functions and…
Our latest report, Market Insight Report: Group Video Conferencing Endpoints Q3 2023, details the worldwide Group Video Conferencing (GVC) of meeting room endpoint systems….

Latest Insights

The Futurum Group’s Paul Nashawaty and Camberley Bates share their insights on Pure Storage’s earnings and future outlook….
HPE GreenLake Provides Hybrid Cloud Services as a Service
Alastair Cooke, CTO Advisor at The Futurum Group, shares his insights on how HPE has developed the GreenLake portfolio to deliver a variety of hybrid…
On this episode of The Six Five In the Booth, hosts Daniel Newman and Patrick Moorhead welcome Stephen Rose, General Manager for Global Industries at…
HPE Provides an Update on Its Vision to Ensure Telcos Are Ready for 6G, AI, and Beyond with Focus on Network Modernization, Convergence, and AI Innovation
The Futurum Group’s Ron Westfall and Steven Dickens assess how HPE is demonstrating the 5G/6G and AI portfolio development and marketing focus key to empowering…
Qualcomm’s New AI-Optimized Connectivity System Rings in the Era of On-Device AI, Multi-Device Connectivity, and Wi-Fi 7
The Futurum Group’s Olivier Blanchard highlights features, benefits, and industry firsts packed into Qualcomm’s new FastConnect 7900 and discusses how Wi-Fi 7 joins on-device AI…
CEO Sundar Pichai Takes Responsibility and Focuses Efforts on Fixing Guardrails
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director at The Futurum Group, covers Google’s challenge with implementing generative AI guardrails and discusses how the company can rebound with a…

NEWS BY INDUSTRY

Topics Include Struggles of Insurers with Digital, Consumer Expectations of Digital, and Challenges Marketers Face with Digital
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from J.D. Power, Cisco, and Acquia.
Acquired Companies Include WonderPush and Octolis, Formsite, and Pingboard
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest M&A developments on the CX front, with new acquisitions by Brevo, Formstack, and Workleap.
Understanding the Market Adoption of Kubernetes and Future Investments
Camberley Bates, VP and Practice Lead at The Futurum Group, explores container native adoption, the rise of AI-driven apps, and the challenges such as observability, resilience, security, and protection that must be addressed in 2024.
Companies Acquired Include Clearbit, EngageSmart, Plum Voice, and PUSHTech Also: New Funding for Cogito
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, rounds up the latest CX M&A and funding news with HubSpot, Vista Equity Partners, Sharpen Technologies, Cendyn, and Cogito.
Topics Cover Generative AI and Software, Top Consumer Experience Trends for 2024, and Social Media Shopping
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from Capgemini, Qualtrics, and Disqo.
Partners Include Oodle Car Finance, Virgin Group, and NatWest
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, examines initiatives from CX providers NICE, Workvivo, and IBM with their respective partners Oodle Car Finance, Virgin Group, and NatWest Bank.
Acquired Companies Include QBox, Rephrase.ai, Monsido, and Follow Up Boss, and Databricks Secures New Funding
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX M&A and funding news involving Cyara, Adobe, Acquia, Zillow Group, and Databricks.
Partners Include Amazon Web Services, Bayer, and DubiCars
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest customer wins for CX firms and their partners. In this edition, he examines initiatives from CX providers Salesforce, Veeva Systems, and MoEngage.
Partners Include Aer Lingus, Tonik Bank, Baptist World Aid, DIEZ, and Thesis
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest customer wins for CX firms and their partners. In this edition, he examines initiatives from CX providers Salesforce, Genesys, 8x8, Sprinklr, and Medallia.
Kubecon 2023 Shows the Success of Kubernetes and Containers with Enterprise Adoption
Camberley Bates, VP Practice Lead at The Futurum Group, shares her insights on Kubecon 2023 and the success of CNCF and Kubernetes.
Companies Engaged in AI-Related Initiatives Secure Additional Capital
Alex Gaw, contributing analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX funding news involving Anysphere, AlphaSense, and Enflame.
Topics Include Generative AI, Holiday Staffing Shortages, AI and CX Success, and More
Alex Gaw, contributing analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research findings from Cloudera, Verint, Talkdesk, Stanford University, and Kore.ai.
A Conversation with Content Guru CEO Sean Taylor
Sherril Hanson, Senior Analyst at The Futurum Group, interviews Content Guru’s CEO Sean Taylor who shares insights into the Content Guru journey and what is next for the company’s expansion plans.
Omnichannel Support, Issue Identification, and Provision of Self-Service Opportunities Help Support a Positive Employee Experience
Sherril Hanson, Senior Analyst at The Futurum Group, chats with Josh Bean, Zendesk’s employee experience business lead, about the company’s progress in expanding employee experience solutions, which will result in an improved workday experience.
Partners Include Boba Tea Company, Sutter Health, and Waterco
Alex Gaw, contributing analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest customer wins for CX firms and their partners. In this edition, he examines initiatives from CX providers UKG, Press Ganey, and SugarCRM.
Quantum Computing Power Explored to Prevent Metal Corrosion in Industry, Public Infrastructure, Other Tough Environmental Conditions
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights about how metal corrosion on jets might be the next big use case for quantum computing. The power of quantum could fight metal corrosion across tough environmental conditions.
Is ChatGPT’s OpenAI Looking to Make Its Own AI Chips?
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights about a recent Reuters news story that reported that ChatGPT’s OpenAI is looking to make its own AI chips due to shortages of the chips on the open market.
Acquired Companies Include Next Technik, Instapage, LiveVox, and Socrates.ai, and Concentrix and Webhelp Complete Their Merger
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX acquisitions by Oracle, airSlate, NICE, and Simpplr, as well as an update on Concentrix closing its acquisition of Webhelp.