Reports

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How To Achieve Transformational Growth

In the age of digital transformation and accelerating competitive intensity, organizations across the globe are setting forth routes to revenue to achieve consistent and substantial growth.... More

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Customer Value Creation From Live Data Interpretation

This research defines a model and roadmap for how chief marketing officers can generate greater customer value, affinity and revenue growth through live interpretation through the lens of an industry in the throes of massive transformation and disruption: Telco.... More

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Transformation in the Age of Engagement

This report dives into two case studies that explore transformation as an evolving journey, where the pace and direction are directed by customers, rather than processes and platforms.... More

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Bringing a Human Voice to Customer Choice

Chief Marketing Officers believe brands like Amazon, Google, Apple, Nike and Starbucks are getting customer experience right, looking at omni-channel engagement as a means to guide and inspire customers on a journey, and not just push them forward in a buying process.... More

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Turn Up The Volume

In order to further customer experience strategies, marketers must implement strategic customer voice listening initiatives. Yet according to a survey of over 160 senior corporate marketers across Europe, while marketers are listening, they are not hearing the voice of the customer. Indeed, while 63 percent say they actively employ a listening program, only 10 percent feel these programs do an ex... More

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What's Changing the Way You Travel Today?

Travel and tourism generated $1.6 trillion in bookings in 2017 and now accounts for over 10 percent of global GDP. Technology and service innovations are making it easier and cheaper to discover, reach and enjoy travel destinations. Destination marketers seeking to capitalize on the surge of global travel take note: travelers are still looking for the best deal, but also want a personalized experi... More

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The CMO's Growth Driving Playbook

This Growth Driver’s Playbook highlights the five key plays all CMOs need to undertake if they are to drive successful growth.... More

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GDPR: Impact and Opportunity

GDPR, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation, has forced marketers to rethink their operations to ensure they are compliant. Yet new research highlights that far too many marketers are unaware that GDPR even applies to them, and have taken no steps to modify their policies.... More

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Doing More With Data

This report highlights how the three critical functions as it relates to customer engagement: marketing, commerce and supply chain, seek to elevate data strategies to personalize outreach, streamline operations and identify new opportunities.... More

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Doing More With Data: Strategic Overview

This preliminary report in the research initiative, “Doing More With Data,” in partnership with IBM, highlights the current status of customer engagement strategies and organizations’ ability to leverage data successfully. ... More

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CMOs and the Spark to Drive Growth - Executive Perspectives

This report highlights key perspectives from 13 marketers that have successfully driven long-term strategic growth. These leading practices are derived from executive deep-dive interviews with marketing leaders at brands experiencing significant growth, and highlights their roles in driving that growth.... More

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CMOs and the Spark to Drive Growth

In this new 2018 survey of 191 marketing leaders, we find that CMOs are increasingly activating on growth-driving activities. They are beginning to move past the traditional role of brand storytellers to embrace the benefits of strategy leadership to become growth drivers. Still, they have hurdles to overcome to drive strategic long-term growth, and are far less comfortable with key aspects of dri... More

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Ingenuity in the Global eCommerce Community Detailed Findings

Large, global eCommerce communities are disrupting the retail marketplace by bringing together vast numbers of buyers and sellers in frictionless transactional environments. Inspired by their success, brand marketers are rethinking go-to-market strategies to better integrate digital advertising with personalized shopper engagement and more effective conversion programs.... More

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Gaining Traction With Every Digital Interaction

This joint study by the CMO Council and Sendwithus reveals that marketers are spending more time in meetings about collaboration than acting on opportunities to grow relationships with customers who opt-in to more deeply engage with brands.    ... More

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The State of Engagement

According to this study from the CMO Council, 75 percent of CMOs believe their jobs are on the line if their customer experience strategies are unsuccessful. Moreover, nearly half of marketing respondents believe it is possible their jobs will be at risk should technology investments fail, even though there are other factors that have a direct impact on the role.... More

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Engage at Every Stage: An Investigation of Video Activation

This study by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council—conducted in partnership with ViralGains—assessed where and how marketers are leveraging video at every stage of the customer experience and provides valuable insights from an online survey of more than 200 senior marketing decision makers, in addition to qualitative perspectives based on interviews with brand leaders at Keur... More