Implementing frameworks like Scrum and Prosci can increase the chances of a product’s success, but a person must accept the responsibilities to own it. Steve Petersen on December 18, 2019 I’ve written about the importance of product adoption. Getting a return on something that no one regularly uses is pretty tough. Adoption isn’t the only … Continue reading Product ownership is the keystone to martech management
Discover the scope of your marketing stack (and promote your business while you’re at it) by entering the 2020 Stackie Awards! Scott Brinker on December 12, 2019 There were more than 7,000 martech solutions at last count. How many does your organization use? Do you know how they’re organized and connected? Are they organized and … Continue reading How does your organization leverage martech?
Martech analyst Emily Cnossen shares inspiration and guidance to new martech teams based on her own experience of building one at SAP Concur. Emily Cnossen on October 28, 2019 Last month at MarTech East, I was practically tickled pink to be able to present “From Wild West to Business Best: Tales of a New … Continue reading MarTech Overtime: Building a new martech team from scratch
The company, which has been on an acquisition spree, will go private under Platinum Equity ownership. Jennifer Cannon on October 25, 2019 at 12:02 pm Media software conglomerate Cision has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm, Platinum Equity. The transaction is valued at approximately $2.74 billion, said Cision. The company … Continue reading What Cision’s acquisition signals for customers, martech industry
Marketing operations expert Kimi Corrigan offers advice from her MarTech East session on the role of project managers and how workplace culture affects feedback. Wendy Almeida on October 22, 2019 Kimi Corrigan on stage at MarTech East in Boston. Marketing operations expert, Kimi Corrigan from Duo Security at Cisco, led the MarTech East session, “How … Continue reading MarTech Overtime: How marketing operations teams can be more effective
During MarTech East, Jonathan Roman outlined why we must consider all areas of the organization, not just the marketing team when adding to a martech stack. Paul Taylor on October 7, 2019 at 4:04 pm Jonathan Roman walks onto the stage, coffee cup in hand. He’s relaxed. He’s confident. He knows his story is going … Continue reading MarTech Overtime: Why a marketing data re-architecture creates more agile marketing
It’s past time to solidify the partnership with IT and security in your organization. Jorge Garcia on September 30, 2019 It seems we can’t make it more than a couple of weeks without hearing about a major company that’s suffered a major incident or breach, but for the second year in a row, the 2019 … Continue reading Pro Tip: Partnerships are critical in securing your martech stack
Shifting priorities wreak havoc on our best intentions as martech buyers so it’s important to take the time to plan and avoid random acts of martech. Steve Petersen on August 29, 2019 It’s easier to buy than to manage when it comes to marketing technology. While finding a solution to a problem isn’t always a … Continue reading Buying martech is easy, managing the process to use it effectively is the hard part
Customer expectations continue to rise. Senior-level marketers like you depend on marketing technology to meet and exceed those demands. As a result, the distinction between marketing and technology is… gone. Marketing is now a digital profession that is indistinguishably intertwined with and supported by marketing technology. In truth: Martech is marketing. Bold statement? You bet. … Continue reading Where do you sit on the “martech is marketing” spectrum?
New research produced by Drift and SurveyMonkey Audience shows increasing shift in consumer expectations when it comes to communicating with brands. Jennifer Cannon on July 17, 2019 Conversational marketing technology, including chatbots, has exploded across the martech industry over the past 18 months, and consumer expectations are reflecting its impact. Findings from a recent survey … Continue reading Email and phone communications dominate conversational martech, but chat isn’t far behind