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

Microsoft Starts The Year With Another Blowout Quarter

October 27, 2020
Microsoft is off to a fast start in its 2021 fiscal, coming out with big beats on revenue, op incomes and EPS. A deeper look at the results.

Cisco’s New Edge WAN Platform Flexibly Provides Cloud Assurances to Organizations

October 27, 2020
Cisco unveils its new Catalyst 8000 Edge platforms, further differentiating application & network security and monitoring capabilities at the WAN edge.

AMD Double Splash: Announcing Xilinx Deal and Posting Big Q3 Earnings

October 27, 2020
AMD in a big announcement day for the company delivered strong Q3 earnings while officially moving forward with the acquisition of Xilinx.

Microsoft,, and Adobe Partner to Reimagine CRM

October 26, 2020
Today, C3.AI, Microsoft, and Adobe have announced a strategic partnership to better leverage data and AI to deliver the future of AI.

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.

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.

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.

Leave Amazon out of Big Tech Regulation — it Doesn’t have a Monopoly

October 26, 2020
Let's leave Amazon out of the big tech regulation. It doesn't have a monopoly over other big tech companies.

How The Pandemic Is Fueling The Digital Transformation Of Sports

October 22, 2020
The pandemic has effected almost everything, including sports. Let's take a look at the digital transformation of sports.

Amazon Invests Big In People Amidst The Pandemic-Why This Is Good For Its Brand

October 12, 2020
Amazon has made large hiring and upskilling investments throughout the global pandemic. This has led to more than 100,000 jobs.

Disappointed by Tesla’s Battery Day? The Electric-car Maker has been Winning by Playing the Long Game

October 8, 2020
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is setting up the company for domination, which requires long-term plans that may disappoint in the short run.

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.