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The Customer in Context

This study—conducted in partnership with SAP Hybris—reveals that customer experience is more critical than ever. Based on findings from an online survey of more than 2,000 consumers in early 2017, the report reveals that while today’s connected consumers are not looking for omnicha ... More

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The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness

The Industrial Internet of Things will transform business and industrial performance, delivering significant improvements in operational efficiency and uptime, as well as growth from new business models, products, services and customer experiences. Still, despite keen interest and growing expectations, most companies are unprepared to take advantage of IIoT technology and have no clear strategic ... More

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Total View for Total Engagement

For a previous study by the CMO Council (titled “Better Traction From Smarter SMB Interaction”), some 70 percent of the 184 total respondents revealed that the SMB market is an extremely important market for their businesses, with only 5 percent of marketers feeling that the market was not important at all. Looking toward the future, 66 percent anticipated an increase in SMB focus, wit... More

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Best Practices in Big Data and Engagement

This white paper is the first in a four-part series, which looks at how leading brands are turning big data into actionable customer insights and engagements. Featured are two best-practice studies in which both brands are truly innovating and activating big data analytics to create some of the most relevant and profitable experiences with their customers.... More

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State of Marketing 2012

The outlook is distinctly positive for marketers as executives head into 2013 with renewed confidence in their roles and business performance. Despite a varied and mixed outlook for the global economy, chief marketers report positive outlooks for their roles and functional areas. Nearly 70 percent received a salary or bonus in 2011, and 73 percent expect the same at the end of this year depending ... More

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Better Lead Yield in the Content Marketing Field

Vendor content frequently lacks value and trustworthiness in the eyes of BtoB buyers, who are increasingly turning to more trusted, peer-driven sources of  content along their path to purchase, according to the CMO Council's Content ROI Center. This white paper includes the results of a survey of more than 400 BtoB buyers and content seekers around the world who were reached through NetLine C... More

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State of Marketing 2014

The "State of Marketing"—the most valued annual study by the CMO Council—provides an in-depth view of global marketing vitality and direction and serves as a valuable resource tool to help calibrate, prioritize and make a business case for marketing investments. The benchmark report is based on a 50-point assessment taken by more than 525 senior-level marketers from around the globe. T... More