In today’s diverse marketplace, businesses need data solutions that empower them to anticipate and respond to many circumstances and challenges. Gladys Kong on November 23, 2018 Data privacy is, as it should be, high on the minds of tech companies and the public at large. Unfortunately, much of the discussion of late has centered … Continue reading Using data responsibly doesn’t have to weaken marketing strategies
George Karapalidis — November 2, 2018 — November 2, 2018 Every day Instagram users publish almost 50,000 photos. Twitter users tweet 473,400 updates and 4.3 million users head to YouTube to watch a video. Some of those numbers and actions will matter for your brand. Others will have no impact at all. Identifying important social … Continue reading 3 Ways to Apply Data Science to Your Social Media
CDP evangelist David Raab shared common myths and realities of customer data platforms during the 2018 Martech Conference in Boston. Amy Gesenhues on October 3, 2018 David Raab, founder of the vendor-neutral CDP Institute, shared his insights into what CDPs (customer data platforms) can and can’t do, during Tuesday’s MarTech Conference session aptly titled … Continue reading Customer data platforms ‘not a silver bullet,’ says CDP Institute founder
Reporter’s Notebook: How Data Management Has Changed by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, July 9, 2018 A decade ago, I began writing about attribution and data being used in the advertising industry. It certainly was an imperfect system then, and it remains an imperfect system. This year brought Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation and the … Continue reading Reporter’s Notebook: How Data Management Has Changed
With AI and machine learning, algorithms and emerging tech, the sky — beyond the cloud — is the limit Robin Kurzer on June 6, 2018 Throughout this Story of Data, we’ve talked about where we are now and how we got here. We’ve questioned who owns data and whether it will ever really be … Continue reading The story of data, Part 5: Where are we going?
Breaches. Hacks. And a growth industry in data protection services. Still, most experts are skeptical that data can ever really be safe from infiltration. Robin Kurzer on May 29, 2018 As we’ve discussed in prior installments of this series on data, last year saw more breaches than ever before. And just this year, we’ve been … Continue reading The story of data, Part 4: Will it ever be truly secure?
The Trap of Inconsistent Data for Business Leaders Importance of Data to Business Leaders Business leaders need data from their sales and operations teams to present business strength and competitive edge against competitors. The type of business define how leaders address and position the current products line to make more sales and acquire new clients. … Continue reading The Trap of Inconsistent Data for Business Leaders
Most marketers say that while consumers are the true owners of their own data, data controllers are responsible for its stewardship once it’s shared Robin Kurzer on May 23, 2018 In earlier installments of our story of data, we’ve established that we’re now awash in personal data. Wallowing in it. In this, our third installment, … Continue reading The story of data, Part 3: Who owns it?
Hyperlocal, across all channels, everywhere you are: We’re currently knee-deep in the era of personalization Robin Kurzer on May 15, 2018 Now that we’ve learned a little history about how we got to our present state — in Part 1 of our story of data — let’s assess where exactly we are. And that’s in … Continue reading The story of data, Part 2: Where are we now?
Consumer data has been collected since the beginning of commerce. What happened to make it so valuable? Robin Kurzer on May 8, 2018 We field stories every day about data. From new data platforms to deeper levels of insight fueled by artificial intelligence to the inevitable privacy breaches, data is in the forefront of martech … Continue reading The story of data: How did we get here?