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Real Story on MarTech: Avoid these five vendor selection pitfalls

Some common mistakes made when evaluating and choosing solutions and how to avoid them. Tony Byrne on September 28, 2021 Buying marketing technology can be stressful. The impact of your choice will reverberate across your enterprise, and switching costs can become prohibitive. Yet, it can seem hard to know in advance whether you’re picking the right … Continue reading Real Story on MarTech: Avoid these five vendor selection pitfalls

A holistic personalization technology strategy

Your personalization strategies will require several adjacent capabilities beyond simple targeting logic. Apoorv Durga on September 10, 2021 at 10:26 am In part one of this three-part series, I explained different options regarding where to seat functional personalization capabilities in your overal marketing technology stack. In this follow-up, I’ll explore different platform components required for building a … Continue reading A holistic personalization technology strategy

The Real Story on MarTech: Navigating the new world of consumer privacy

Start with an organizing framework to categorize and understand the issues, dynamics, challenges, and opportunities in such a way that you can take action. Sarah Brown on August 26, 2021 Marketers and advertisers are facing choppy waters at the confluence of two powerful currents: a vigorous new era of consumer data privacy, rolling into “data-driven … Continue reading The Real Story on MarTech: Navigating the new world of consumer privacy

The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

Selecting better technology really means selecting better-fitting technology. Here’s how to do just that. Jarrod Gingras on July 22, 2021 Industry surveys over multiple decades have repeatedly shown that more than half of technology projects fail to meet their objectives — or just fail outright. My discussions with martech customers suggest their success rates are … Continue reading The Real Story on MarTech: 10 steps to making better vendor selection choices

Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

But many smaller vendors are betting their lives on a single offering. Tony Byrne on July 15, 2021 at 11:54 am In 2019 when IBM suddenly let go of nearly all its martech portfolio, I joked that it reversed an ancient adage: while perhaps “no one ever got fired for recommending Big Blue,” it turns … Continue reading Real Story on MarTech: Sometimes the biggest vendors carry the biggest risks

Hazards Coming From Within. The Real Deal Between Cybersecurity and Fintechs

Rocky Osborn March 22, 2021 Cybercrimes are global, relentless, and pervasive. Personal data — the target — in the hands of criminals becomes a lethal weapon. The loss is more severe than a mere financial aspect. Everything you thought belonged to you, and you only — your life in letters and figures — slips through … Continue reading Hazards Coming From Within. The Real Deal Between Cybersecurity and Fintechs