Category Archives: Analytics

An introduction to streaming analytics for marketing and customer engagement

Contributor Paul Stanton explains streaming data analytics, a new big data strategy that’s gaining traction among marketers. Paul Stanton on February 7, 2017   Big data strategies support customer segmentation, user trends, pricing analysis, campaign results and other critical marketing needs. The hot big data strategy right now? Streaming analytics. Streaming data analytics is a … Continue reading An introduction to streaming analytics for marketing and customer engagement

How to Use Built-In Social Media Analytics to Uncover Hidden Insights

Gene Sobolev — January 2, 2017 Follow @GeneSobolev— January 2, 2017 “You can’t manage what you can’t measure,” management theorist Peter Drucker is often quoted as saying. This holds especially true for social media, where correct measurement is a non-trivial task. Most professionals use tools such as Mention, SproutSocial or Hootsuite to monitor and analyze … Continue reading How to Use Built-In Social Media Analytics to Uncover Hidden Insights

Standardize Your Analytics: From Initial Requirements to Data Outputs

Krista Park — January 16, 2017 — January 16, 2017 Analytics is an area of constant refinement and shifting opinions. While numbers themselves are concrete, our interpretations, evaluations, and meanings of them can change. Definitions and context are key to understanding and interpreting data. Why? Well, every site we track requires an agreed upon understanding … Continue reading Standardize Your Analytics: From Initial Requirements to Data Outputs

4 Ways AI Will Power Predictive, Real-Time Analytics

by Rajeev Dutt, Op-Ed Contributor, December 13, 2016 The estimated $70 billion television ad market is headed online, where millions of viewers stream, search, post and consume. This migration presents a golden opportunity to understand consumer preferences at unprecedented levels, enabling media and marketing professionals to improve targeting efficiency and ultimate success by anticipating behavior … Continue reading 4 Ways AI Will Power Predictive, Real-Time Analytics

A CMO’s View: How data & analytics help shape SAP’s marketing message & strategy

SAP’s Maggie Chan Jones shares how her team uses analytics to manage events, modify campaigns and inform the brand’s marketing strategy. Amy Gesenhues on September 16, 2016   As SAP’s chief marketing officer, Maggie Chan Jones manages the brand’s global advertising and branding efforts, global sponsorship, audience marketing, and field marketing for each region and … Continue reading A CMO’s View: How data & analytics help shape SAP’s marketing message & strategy

A Marketing Analytics Look Under the Hood, Part 2: Code Classification

by Craig Scribner Follow @craig_scribnerSeptember 15, 2016 Task 2: Classify Codes According to your Own Organization’s Standards Classifications assemble your tracking codes into channels, groups, families, etc. They let you report on the high-level successes, failures, or fall-out of your campaigns, without sacrificing your ability to monitor the individual initiatives when you need to. Classifications … Continue reading A Marketing Analytics Look Under the Hood, Part 2: Code Classification