C-suite support for data initiatives is changing. Those at the helm are seeing the advantages of shifting from a reliance on data as a tactical tool to a strategically leverageable source of rich insights. There is a new willingness to invest in the people, process, and tools related to accurately capturing marketing data and making business decisions based on it. As evidence of this, database health KPIs are now showing up on more CMO scorecards. There are also new skillsets joining theRead full article
As marketing leaders, you’re learning that today’s deluge of audience, campaign, and content data doesn’t have to be a barrier to producing predictable results and effective data-driven marketing strategies—strategies that meet or exceed business goals.Read full article
On June 1st 2017, Marielena Gardner, Dan Bartow, Connie Quach, and Ken Gardner founded conDati on the promising idea of using data-science to create completely new analytics capabilities for Marketing.
CEO and co-founder Ken Gardner welcomed everyone with a look at how farRead full article
Remember The Magnificent Seven? The characters, the actors, the storyline? The classic 1960 western starred some of the most popular actors of the day. And as with every reboot, in 2016 a younger and hipper cast with a whole new look pulled in a new audience with the same story, updated for modern times.Read full article
Hoping to Leapfrog the Competition by Connecting Siloed Data and Implementing Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
The typical large enterprise uses 90 or more marketing and analytics tools, while SMBs and Mid-Market companies employ between 10 and 25 martech tools to manage marketing operations and drive revenue. That’s a lot of systems for any company to manage. The results are dreaded data silos, which at best provide partial insights, and in the worst case overlook critical businessRead full article
In 2011, the inaugural MarTech Stack Landscape identified about 150 companies servicing marketers. Even then, one would have expected all those vendors to consolidate as the industry grew and matured. Instead, the martech landscape has fractured into 50 or more categories, populated by more than 5,000 vendors, fully half of which are brand-new venture-backed start-ups. Every marketer now needs to evaluate hundreds of tools, representing every new approach to customer acquisition, to find thoseRead full article