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Shira Rubinoff from The Futurum Group notes that the rapid proliferation of AI in cybersecurity presents mixed implications for CISOs, highlighting a disconnect between their…
The Month of March Saw the Forging of Various Memorable CX Partnerships
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, undertakes a review of CX wins in March, in Part 2 of a two-part article featuring partnerships…
March Saw the Forging of Various Memorable CX Partnerships
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, undertakes a review of CX wins in March, in this Part 1 of a two-part article featuring…
Zendesk Acquires Ultimate and Moneypenny Buys Sunshine Communication Services
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, undertakes a review of CX M&A activity in March, focusing on two key events: the acquisition by…
Collaborations Are Forged with CallHub, Five9, and MoEngage
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX partnerships between Statara and CallHub, Playvox and Five9, and Mitto…
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…

Featured Insights

Shimon Ben David, CTO at WEKA, joins Dave Nicholson and Alastair Cooke to share his insights on how WEKA's innovative solutions, particularly the WEKApod Data Platform Appliance, are revolutionizing storage for AI workloads, setting a new benchmark for performance and efficiency.
The Futurum Group team assesses how the global impact of the recent CrowdStrike IT outage has underscored the critical dependency of various sectors on cybersecurity services, and how this incident highlights the vulnerabilities in digital infrastructure and emphasizes the necessity for robust cybersecurity measures and resilient deployment processes to prevent widespread disruptions in the future.
On this episode of The Six Five Webcast, hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman discuss CrowdStrike Global meltdown, Meta won't do GAI in EU or Brazil, HP Imagine AI 2024, TSMC Q2FY24 earnings, AMD Zen 5 Tech Day, Apple using YouTube to train its models, and NVIDIA announces Mistral NeMo 12B NIM.

Latest Research

In our latest Market Insight Report: Private 5G Networks – HCPs 2024, we focus on the HCP segment of the private 5G market….
In our latest Lab Insight Report, A Foundation for Scalable Infrastructure: Dell + Broadcom, completed in partnership with Dell and Broadcom, we evaluate the impact…
The Signal65 study evaluated the overall economics of a VCF environment deployed with disaggregated vSAN storage compared to the same environment deployed with a leading…

Latest Insights

Nivas Iyer, Sr. Principal Product Manager at Dell Technologies, joins Paul Nashawaty to discuss the transition from VMs to Kubernetes and the strategies to overcome…
Shimon Ben David, CTO at WEKA, joins Dave Nicholson and Alastair Cooke to share his insights on how WEKA’s innovative solutions, particularly the WEKApod Data…
The Futurum Group team assesses how the global impact of the recent CrowdStrike IT outage has underscored the critical dependency of various sectors on cybersecurity…
On this episode of The Six Five Webcast, hosts Patrick Moorhead and Daniel Newman discuss CrowdStrike Global meltdown, Meta won’t do GAI in EU or…
An Overview of Significant Advancements and Announcements in the AI Software and Services Market in June 2024
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director with The Futurum Group, covers the highlights in the enterprise AI market in June 2024, featuring key players such as Apple,…
An Overview of Significant Advancements and Announcements in the Enterprise Applications Market in June 2024.
Keith Kirkpatrick, Research Director with The Futurum Group, covers the highlights in the enterprise application market in June 2024, featuring players such as Salesforce, Pegasystems,…

NEWS BY INDUSTRY

Partners Include Virgin Atlantic, Alamar Foods, and Belle Tire
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 Amperity, MoEngage, and UKG.
Topics Cover Funding for Silicon Valley’s Gleen and Finland’s Viedobot as Well as Klaviyo’s Filing for a Proposed IPO
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX funding activity for customer service startup Gleen and interactive video provider Videobot, along with news of Boston-based Klaviyo filing for an IPO.
Topics Cover Small Businesses and CRM, US Shoppers and AI, and AI for the Modern Contact Center
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of new and recent CX research reports and survey findings from Zoho, SAP Emarsys, and Verint in collaboration with Five9.
Partners Include Biotech Firm, Road Ranger, Kura, La-Z-Boy, and Almosafer
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 Veeva, Forrester, Avaya, InMoment, and MoEngage.
Acquired Companies Include Aivo, PowerReviews, Zevas, Horizn, and Hopin
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest M&A news and examines new CX acquisitions by Engageware, 1WorldSync, ResultsCX, Inbenta, and RingCentral.
Partners Include Department of Veterans Affairs, SaveMate, K&K Fashion, and Minerva CQ
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 Medallia, MoEngage, Appier, and Luminoso Technologies.
Partners Include Summit Homes, Permanent TSB, Vodafone Spain, Forever 21, and Texas A&M University
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 SugarCRM, Medallia, Amdocs, Amperity, and Freshworks.
Partners Include Globe Telecom, Sunbelt Rentals, Voodoo Doughnut, Marelli, and Ascensos
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 Amdocs, Perficient, Tattle, Semos Cloud, and Calabrio.
A Software Bill of Materials Can Dramatically Boost Enterprise IT Security
Todd R. Weiss, Senior Analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights after talking with Red Hat security expert Vincent Danen at Open Source Summit 2023 about maintaining a Software Bill of Materials for critical applications they are using.
Acquired Companies Include Aceyus, Spott, Humu, and Northpass; New Funding for India’s Kapture CX
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest mergers-and-acquisitions stories in the CX space including moves by Five9, Payoneer, Perceptyx, and Gainsight.
Tying Together Data and the Customer Journey To Find the Pain Points
Sherril Hanson, Senior Analyst at The Futurum Group talks with Glassbox CMO Asim Zaheer and offers a view into how customer journey mapping and analysis helps get to the “why” in digital user behavior.
Partners Include Styli, Shiseido Americas, Nibav Home Lifts, Sourcewell, and Sweaty Betty
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 Freshworks, Amperity, Salesforce, Mitel, and mParticle.
Topics Include Poor Bank CX, CX Quality of US Brands, CX Use of Chatbots, and More
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX research reports and survey findings from 10x Banking, Forrester, Gartner, Qualtrics, and Coveo. In this edition, he writes about how poor CX is causing banks to lose customers; the decline of CX quality among US brands for the second straight year; the difference in sentiment toward AI between business executives and rank-and-file employees; and the difficulty of Gen Z and other young digital natives in finding information relevant to their work.
Open Source Success Means Tying Open Source to Your Core Business at Every Step
Todd R. Weiss, senior analyst with The Futurum Group, shares his insights after talking open source with Intel’s Arun Gupta at Open Source Summit 2023, including what enterprise IT leaders must analyze about how their developers should participate in contributing code to open source development projects.
Partnerships Span the Globe to Include Mobicom, Pronovias, SpiceJet, Kubota Tractor Corporation, and Jack in the Box
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 Flytxt, Sprinklr, CleverTap, 8x8, and InMoment—and how their tie-ups benefit partners including Mobicom, Pronovias, SpiceJet, Kubota Tractor Corporation, and Jack in the Box.
Observability and Security Get Uplift From Generative AI
Steven Dickens, VP & Practice Leader at The Futurum Group shares his insights on the Dynatrace’s announcement of its Hypermodal AI capability, which is designed to improve observability and security in the digital age. By combining predictive, causal, and generative AI insights, Dynatrace Davis empowers businesses to automate issue identification and resolution, gain comprehensive security insights, and drive innovative improvements across their operations.
Topics Include CX/EX, Good or Bad CX, GigCX, Interacting with Brands, and Expert Video Consultations
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest CX research reports and survey findings from NTT Limited, Qualtrics XM Institute, Limitless, MoEngage, IrisCX.
Tie-Ups Benefit Hawaiian Airlines, ABN AMRO, Admiral Insurance, and Homesmiths
Alex Gaw, Contributing Analyst at The Futurum Group, provides a roundup of the latest customer wins for CX providers and their partners. In this edition, he examines initiatives from CX firms Redpoint Global, NICE, Genesys, Air India, and MoEngage—and how their tie-ups benefit partners that include Hawaiian Airlines, ABN AMRO, Admiral Insurance, and Homesmiths.