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

The 5G Edge:
Powering Innovative Services And Experiences

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

Senior Analyst + Founding Partner


Olivier Blanchard

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Fred McClimans

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Ron Westfall

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Sarah Wallace

Research Director + Senior Analyst

Our Research + Insights

Amazon Luna Launches, The Rise of Cloud Gaming — and What That Means for the Future

September 25, 2020
Amazon Luna launches, the rise of cloud gaming, and what that means for the future of cloud gaming.

Google Announces Google Tables for Automated Work Tracking

September 25, 2020
Google announces Google Tables for automated work tracking.

Microsoft Announces Azure Orbital to Connect Satellites to Its Cloud

September 25, 2020
Microsoft announces Azure Orbital to connect satellites to its cloud.

FTC Files Unlikely Petition to 9th Circuit to Revisit Favorable Qualcomm Ruling

September 25, 2020
The FTC has filed an appeal of the 9th circuit ruling that green lighted Qualcomm's licensing model in a big one for the giant chip maker.

Make the Most of Your Data with IIoT

September 25, 2020
For a complete dive into the IIoT and how to make the most of it in your enterprise, we welcome you to download Make the Most of Your Data with IIoT today.

Reimagining the Future of Media

September 16, 2020
For a complete dive into the future of streaming services, download your copy of the Reimagining the Future of Media today.

Unified Communications and Collaboration: The Primacy of Security, Privacy and Trust

September 8, 2020
Learn how businesses are implementing communication and collaboration solutions, particularly with security, privacy and trust in mind.

Unified Communications and Collaboration: The Essential Differentiators for 2020 and Beyond

September 8, 2020
This report offers a look at UC&C system implementation trends and how businesses are using communication and collaboration solutions.

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.

How Tech Is Leading A Marketing Comeback Following The Pandemic Driven Slowdown

September 22, 2020
After COVID-19 hit, many companies made cuts to their marketing budgets, but a comeback is underway and tech companies are leading the way.

4 Key Customer Experience Metrics Brands Should Be Tracking

September 8, 2020
Here are 4 metrics brands should keep their eyes on in order to deliver a great customer experience to customers.

How The Human + Machine Workforce Is Being Accelerated By COVID-19

August 31, 2020
The human and machine workforce is becoming even more critical and seeing greater investment and adoption in the wake of COVID-19.

The Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends Of 2020: A Post COVID-19 Assessment

August 19, 2020
Every year, I make my predictions for 10 of the biggest digital transformation trends.. Here is how COVID impacted 2020 predictions.

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.