Category Archives: Analytics

Analytics Audit 101: Identify issues and correct them to ensure the integrity of your data

Marketing and analytics professionals need to work together to not only increase the accuracy of our data, but to educate people about how to leverage it. Alan K’necht on June 25, 2020 One thing online businesses need to use as a cornerstone of their business decision making  process is their digital analytics data (analytics data … Continue reading Analytics Audit 101: Identify issues and correct them to ensure the integrity of your data

Using Analytics to Become a Top Performer and Future Proof your AP Organization

Wendy St. Clair — June 2, 2020 It’s no secret that organizations with high levels of Accounts Payable automation spend less than half the time and energy processing invoices than their non-automated counterparts. But that’s not all. As the Hackett Group has uncovered, top performers do much more with automation to ensure their success—they future … Continue reading Using Analytics to Become a Top Performer and Future Proof your AP Organization

What is Value Chain Analysis? How to Deliver Value & Gain a Competitive Advantage

Oliver Peterson — December 31, 2019 How do you stand out against overwhelming competition? You need an edge; a value proposition isn’t enough on its own. You need to make sure you’re out-competing the competition by keeping costs down and understanding the value you’re delivering to your customer. But how do you continuously improve your … Continue reading What is Value Chain Analysis? How to Deliver Value & Gain a Competitive Advantage

Soapbox: We need to be more skeptical about the insights we’re getting

In today’s Soapbox, we must understand where our insights come from because we really don’t want to be making major decisions based on faulty data. Amos Budde on September 25, 2019  Think about the last statistic someone threw at you, whether that’s on the Captivate monitor in the elevator or the latest medical study you … Continue reading Soapbox: We need to be more skeptical about the insights we’re getting

The analytics market is consolidating. What does this mean for marketers?

Unless you have highly niche or specific needs, it’s time to review your tech stack and plan for a potential platform shift. Seth Redmore on June 14, 2019  The martech world is shrinking as fast as it’s growing. The global big data analytics market was valued at $8.5 billion in 2017, but the number of … Continue reading The analytics market is consolidating. What does this mean for marketers?

Back to Basics: How every marketer can tame the analytics beast

Incorporating analytics into your work isn’t as challenging as you might think once you find the right resources (and many are free). Jason Baik on March 15, 2019 For most marketers, analytics exists in a magic Pandora’s box, encompassing everything from CPCs to CTRs, from algorithms to artificial intelligence, from machine learning to quantum computing … Continue reading Back to Basics: How every marketer can tame the analytics beast