Futurum Research: Exploring the Future of Digital Transformation, Disruption, Innovation, and Experience

Futurum 2020 Digital Transformation Index

2020 Digital Transformation Index

Futurum is an independent research, analysis, and advisory firm focused on digital innovation, market-disrupting technologies, and industry trends. Every day our analysts, researchers, and advisors help business leaders from around the world anticipate tectonic shifts in their industries and leverage disruptive innovation to either gain or maintain a competitive advantage in their markets.

What We Do

While our three key focus areas are research, analysis, and insights, we also provide a full menu of advisory services geared toward helping organizations technological change and successfully operationalize digital transformation.

Working with our team of seasoned analysts, you will gain the knowledge, advice, and resources you need to achieve your mission-critical business priorities and position your brand and your team as industry experts.

Meet Our Analysts


Daniel Newman

Principal Analyst + Founding Partner


Shelly Kramer

Lead Analyst + Founding Partner


Olivier Blanchard

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Fred McClimans

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Ron Westfall

Research Director + Senior Analyst

Our Research + Insights

Vodafone and Qualcomm Embark on Vision Quest for Open RAN Vendor Diversification and Swifter 5G Innovation

May 11, 2021
Vodafone and Qualcomm are working together to advance the Open RAN cause by spurring supplier diversification and innovation with Open 5G beckoning.

Qualcomm News Overblown as Apple Always Planned 5G Modems

May 11, 2021
Recent news has broken that Qualcomm was in big trouble based upon Apple planning to build its own 5G modem, but the headlines are misleading

Plus Announces SPAC Deal to take Self-Driving Truck Startup Public

May 11, 2021
Plus, formerly Plus AI has announced its intention to go public via Spac merger with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp in a $3.3 Billion deal.

Automation Anywhere Announces Early Access to Google Cloud-Powered Automation 360

May 10, 2021
Automation Anywhere announces early access to Google Cloud-Powered Automation 360 Platform for Google Cloud Customers.

A Look at How a Next Gen IT Support Experience Can Deliver Significant Business Value

March 23, 2021
If you are interested in learning more about how to transform your IT support services, download your copy today.

The Customer Data Platform: The New Table Stakes for CPG Companies

March 9, 2021
If you are interested in learning more about how a customer data platform can transform your organization, download your copy today.

Experience 2030: The Future of Customer Experience Canada

March 8, 2021
Interested in learning more about CX in the Canadian market? Download Experience 2030: The Future of Customer Experience Canada, today.

Pexip’s Private Cloud: A Game-changer for Digital Collaboration, Video Conferencing, and Team Meeting Solutions

March 2, 2021
If you are interested in learning more about Pexip’s new Private Cloud and how it can change your organization, download your copy today.

The Rise of Confidential Computing – Trust: The New Battlefield in the Age of Digital Transformation

April 2, 2021
Confidential Computing is the logical solution for organizations focused on cybersecurity. Download your copy of this report today.

2020 Digital Transformation Index

October 29, 2020
If you are looking to improve your Digital Transformation initiatives, download your copy of the 2020 Digital Transformation Index today.

The Promise of IoT for CSPs

May 6, 2020
The promise of IoT for CSPs as an added revenue stream is great. CSPs can define themselves as a smarter pipe. Here’s a look at what that will require.

Exploring The Role Of Supply Chain In Recovery And Digital Transformation Investments

May 10, 2021
We explore the importance of supply chain in recovery and discuss future digital transformation investments.

5 Reasons It’s Time to Leave your Legacy System and Migrate to a Cloud-Native System

May 3, 2021
Migrating to a cloud-native system is not as complicated as it might seem. Here are five reasons it’s time to leave your legacy system.

How Tech Partnerships Are Driving The Expansion Of The Industrial IoT

April 26, 2021
Let's take a look a how tech collaborations and partnerships are driving the expansion of the industrial IoT (IIoT).

Successful Digital Transformation Requires Unleashing Your IT Team’s Potential — Here’s How to Do That

April 19, 2021
Technology solutions that your IT team is likely either already advocating for or evaluating for use within the organization.

Our Clients

 Technology Vendors

Understand and engage your customers with insight into the mind of your buyer, competitive landscape, and market opportunities.

 Service Providers

Maximize your business value with insight into the innovative technologies, business models, and market dynamics driving your industry.

 Enterprise IT Leaders

Make informed decisions about the innovative technologies and companies that enable your IT transformation plan.

 Investment/Acquisition Decision-Makers

Use our proprietary and deal data to make your investment, alliance, and acquisition decisions with confidence.