Programmatic media buying is on track to account for nearly 80 percent of all mobile and digital display ad placement in 2017, and is expected to represent about $33 billion in spending.
Indeed, 87% of marketers believe martech is already improving marketing performance at their companies and 50-65% of marketing executives surveyed by Conductor plan to spend more on marketing technologies in the coming year.
While nearly all (98 percent) of organizations that have adopted IoT claim to be able to analyze data, the same majority admitted to challenges in creating value from this data. More than a third (35 percent) of organizations in Asia Pacific are not extracting or analyzing data within corporate networks, missing on insights that could improve business decisions.
Organizations in Asia Pacific cited the cost of implementation (53 percent), cost of maintenance (52 percent), and difficulty integrating with legacy technologies (47 percent) as key issues, a sentiment echoed across the world.
According to BusinessWire, 94 percent of marketers are extremely attracted to the benefits of AI saying a tool that provides continuous, autonomous optimization across channels would be appealing to them.
Data hygiene is still labeled a primary concern for those leveraging marketing automation; 50 percent of those who have a marketing automation platform (MAP) rank data hygiene as their top data challenge.