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


Steven Dickens

VP of Sales/Business Dev + Senior Analyst


Olivier Blanchard

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Fred McClimans

Research Director + Senior Analyst


Ron Westfall

Research Director + Senior Analyst

Our Research + Insights

Fiber Connect 2021: DZS Enlightens the Edge with DZS Helix Edge Access Portfolio Launch

July 29, 2021
DZS launches its Helix Edge Access portfolio at Fiber Connect 2021 featuring new 10 Gig-class and Wi-Fi 6 systems that leverage key DZS Cloud capabilities.

Contentful Secures $175 Million in Series F Round of Funding

July 29, 2021
Contentful raised $175 million in its Series F as its unique approach to CMS gains momentum taking its valuation above $3 billion.

Qualcomm Blows Past Estimates on 5G and Growth Plays

July 28, 2021
Qualcomm delivered an outstanding Q3 result on the strength of 5G and its investments in IoT, Automotive, and RFFE all paying off.

New Futurum Research Report: Why Intel’s Portfolio Key to Powering Ecosystem-wide 5G Innovation

July 28, 2021
Intel’s portfolio is embedded throughout the 5G ecosystem, powering data-centric and compute-intensive workloads for the full spectrum of 5G use cases.

Embracing the Intelligent Enterprise in the High Tech Industry

July 28, 2021
If you’re interested in learning how to transform your High Tech organization, download your copy of this research brief today.

Full-Fiber MDU: Enabling the Lifestyle Better Broadband Provides

July 25, 2021
For a complete dive into the full-fiber MDU environment, download your copy of this white paper today.

How Utilities Can Better Meet Customer Demands, Industry Challenges, and Stay Abreast of the Competition by Focusing on Proactive, Data Driven Business Models

July 23, 2021
If you’re interested in learning how to transform your utility organization, download your copy of this research brief today.

Intel: 5G Trailblazer Powering 5G Ecosystem-Wide Innovation

July 16, 2021
For a complete dive into the 5G ecosystem and the innovations that we are currently witnessing, download your copy of this report 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.

Broadcom Purchasing SAS Would Propel the Company into the Big Leagues

July 28, 2021
A deal to purchase SAS would diversify Broadcom’s prospects as a real player in software, which it has struggled to achieve.

36 States Sue Google Over Aggressive Terms As Big Tech Remains In Focus

July 20, 2021
This summer has seen a wave of antitrust lawsuits and proposed bills targeting big tech — and there are no signs of slowing.

Democrats’ New Bills to Regulate Big Tech are a Reckless Rewriting of Antitrust Law — and They Won’t Protect Consumers

July 9, 2021
Democrats, with bipartisan support, have introduced a series of completely misguided antitrust bills aimed at big tech.

Personalize Or Perish: State Of Personalization Report For 2021

July 1, 2021
Personalization has become a “basic expectation” among consumers. A dive into the state of personalization.

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.