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

Dell Delivers a Solid Quarter as Client and VMware Demand Grows

November 24, 2020
Dell returned to YoY growth as the company saw 3% growth as record breaking PC sales helped offset continued softness for IT infrastructure.

HP Delivers Record Breaking Quarter to Close Out Year

November 24, 2020
HP shipped 19M PCs in the final quarter of its fiscal year while delivering strong outperformances on both top and bottom line.

Open RAN 5G Bill: Congress Ups 5G Stakes with Passage of $750 Million Open RAN 5G Bill

November 23, 2020
The U.S. House approves $750 million funding in its Open RAN 5G bill, prioritizing supply chain security, but faces U.S. Senate and near-term tech hurdles.

NVIDIA’s DRIVE Platform to Power Hyundai’s Newly Launched Connected Car OS Across Entire Fleet

November 21, 2020
NVIDIA’s DRIVE Platform to Power Hyundai’s Newly Launched Connected Car OS Across Entire Fleet.

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.

Four Keys to Navigating the Hardware Security Journey

October 20, 2020
For a complete dive into hardware security, download your copy of Four Keys to Navigating the Hardware Security Journey today.

Achieve Seamless Cloud Consumption by Embracing ‘As-a-Service’ Culture

October 20, 2020
For a complete dive into cloud consumption, we welcome you to download Achieve Seamless Cloud Consumption by Embracing ‘As-a-Service’ Culture today.

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.

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.

4 AI Trends Set To Accelerate In 2021

November 24, 2020
The coming year is going to see the continued impact of AI. Here are 4 trends we will see strong continued investment and adoption in 2021.

As Apple Releases its New Line of Macs, the Biggest Beneficiary May be Microsoft

November 23, 2020
Apple is set to launch its next generation of MacBooks, taking on the chip-making responsibility for the Mac.

Qualcomm’s Fortune Turns as the Chipmaker’s 5G Business Grows Rapidly

November 19, 2020
Qualcomm's 5G mobile-chip technology starts to scale and regulatory battles end.

The Industrial IoT Data Expansion and the Future of Work

November 18, 2020
The following are a few ways the growth of the IIoT is changing the future of manufacturing work and eventually the future of work altogether.

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.