Category Archives: Data Management

What are analytics experts looking to in 2020 with data and privacy?

Logan Gordon, Simo Ahava, Astrid Illum, Abby Matchett and Sayf Sharif share insights to help you gain executive buy-in about privacy policy issues this year. Andrew Garberson on February 28, 2020 While researching the state of tracking and data privacy, I talked to many smart industry experts and asked several to share their advice for … Continue reading What are analytics experts looking to in 2020 with data and privacy?

Marketers are spending more on data management platforms than operational tech

Nearly 60% of marketers surveyed by Merkle said they spend more on management tech versus campaign and decision management tools. Amy Gesenhues on February 19, 2020 Marketers are investing more of their budgets in databases and analytics management technology platforms than operational tech solutions like campaign and decision management tools, according to Merkle’s Q1 2020 … Continue reading Marketers are spending more on data management platforms than operational tech

Put Your Customers at the Heart of Your Data Strategy

Mike Rowan — February 8, 2020 Data, data everywhere, but no relevance in sight. Are you struggling to make sense of your customer data and use it effectively to personalize your marketing communications? Many companies continue to develop and implement data strategies, trying to align their data insights with how their customers buy, in order … Continue reading Put Your Customers at the Heart of Your Data Strategy

Erasing The Dearly Departed: Where Does Their Online Data Go?

Erasing The Dearly Departed: Where Does Their Online Data Go? by Ray Schultz , Columnist, January 2, 2020 Publishing mavens may recall porno king Al Goldstein’s magazine called Death. The tagline was: “Bigger Than Life.” That line has turned out to be all too true online. Computer Weekly cites research forecasting there will be 4.9 … Continue reading Erasing The Dearly Departed: Where Does Their Online Data Go?

Data Adolescence: Most Enterprise Firms Are At the Low End Of Maturity

Data Adolescence: Most Enterprise Firms Are At the Low End Of Maturity by Ray Schultz , Columnist, October 25, 2019 Most enterprise marketers use over five channels. But three channels get 70% of the spend: digital advertising, email and websites, according to State of Audience Management Maturity 2019, a study by Merkle and MarTech Advisor. … Continue reading Data Adolescence: Most Enterprise Firms Are At the Low End Of Maturity

Data Integration: The Real Key to Success with Intent Insights

Olivia Lipkin — October 17, 2019 In this era of hyper-personalization and ABM, having the right data can make or break your marketing efforts. That’s why we spend so much time talking about the value of third-party intent data — it’s your key to better account prioritizing, more effective content personalization, more efficient outreach, and … Continue reading Data Integration: The Real Key to Success with Intent Insights

Inaccurate Business Information Across Google Sites Means Missed Revenue, Study Finds

Inaccurate Business Information Across Google Sites Means Missed Revenue, Study Finds by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, October 4, 2019 Basic digital business information should be easy to manage, but 71% of survey respondents report seeing inaccurate business information when searching for details about a retail store. But retailers are not the only businesses facing … Continue reading Inaccurate Business Information Across Google Sites Means Missed Revenue, Study Finds

Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy

Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy by Jim Misener , Op-Ed Contributor, September 26, 2019 A couple Christmases ago, I received two thoughtful and personal gifts: a boxed kit from 23andMe and another from ancestry.com. After almost two years, both remain unopened. In my reluctance to unbox either one lies the tension … Continue reading Out Of The Box: Balancing Data, Discovery And Privacy