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ANA Fact Book Reveals Latest Trends, Key Benchmarks for Data Driven Marketers

ANA Fact Book Reveals Latest Trends, Key Benchmarks for Data Driven Marketers

. February 28, 2019

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) has released the 40th edition of its Statistical Fact Book: The Ultimate Source for Data-Driven Marketing Insight – compiled by ANA’s Data, Marketing and Analytics (DMA) division. For data driven marketers, the Statistical Fact Book represents a treasure trove of actionable insights and intelligence on the industry’s key trends, […]

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4 Rules for Measuring Customer Engagement

4 Rules for Measuring Customer Engagement

. February 22, 2019

Marketers love to use customer engagement as a key metric. These days, nearly everyone sees it as a critical measure of customer value and brand strength. But while there’s widespread agreement that engagement should be measured (who doesn’t want to know how well customers are receiving your message and interacting with your brand?), agreement about […]

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DAC Video: Creating a Common Measurement Currency

DAC Video: Creating a Common Measurement Currency

. February 15, 2019

The marketing industry does not have a common approach to measurement. What it needs, contends Bob Liodice, CEO of ANA, is a “common currency” or common approach to measurement governance that allows everyone to get on the same page. Listen in as Bob explains how this will happen.  Video Trascsript Bob Liodice: If we think […]

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How a True Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Results

How a True Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Results

. February 10, 2019

Today’s advanced marketing measurement tools and technologies
 are game changers, but they only take an organization part way to the remarkable performance improvements that are ultimately possible. Companies that are achieving extraordinary results have discovered that the secret catalyst to making data and analytics truly transformative lies in a single word: culture. Nearly all businesses […]

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DAC’s Measurement Definitions ‘Cheat Sheet’

DAC’s Measurement Definitions ‘Cheat Sheet’

. February 8, 2019

Speaking a common marketing measurement “language” is an important success ingredient for any analytics program. If team members use different working definitions of such things as metrics, marketing ROI, customer identity or analytics in general, for that matter, it can lead to confusion, missed opportunities and diminished results. Below is a short list of key […]

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How IBM is Reinventing Marketing with an Agile Approach

How IBM is Reinventing Marketing with an Agile Approach

. February 2, 2019

“We are going to be the number one company on the planet to bring Agile as a discipline to marketing.” Strong words from Michelle Peluso, CMO of IBM. Listen in as Michelle tells DAC Executive Editor Daniel Kehrer how IBM is going about doing just that. Also see these DAC videos from our interview with […]

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Adding Agile to Your Marketing

Adding Agile to Your Marketing

. February 2, 2019

The Agile methodology has worked wonders for software development and an increasingly wide range of other processes. Why not for marketing, too? IBM is one major brand leading the way in applying Agile to marketing, with exceptional results — especially considering that IBM’s marketing team is over 5,000 strong, worldwide. DAC talked with Michelle Peluso, […]

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Using AI to Augment Marketing Measurement at IBM

Using AI to Augment Marketing Measurement at IBM

. November 28, 2018

“One topic I’m incredibly passionate about is measurement,” says Michelle Peluso, CMO of IBM. “And what’s exciting in terms of our profession now is that we have more ways than ever to measure and understand the impact of every dollar we spend.” The DAC sat down recently with Michelle to explore some of IBM’s pioneering […]

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Leading Brands Earn 2018 Honors for Analytics Excellence

Leading Brands Earn 2018 Honors for Analytics Excellence

. November 9, 2018

Being on the cutting-edge of marketing analytics is how leading companies are staying ahead of the competition. And when you’re best of the best among top marketers, the recognition is hard won and well deserved. At an announcement ceremony at the Masters of Marketing conference in Orlando, FL, in October, winners of the 2018 ANA Genius Awards were honored in four […]

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Best Practices for Creating a True Analytics Culture

Best Practices for Creating a True Analytics Culture

. November 9, 2018

The article below is excerpted from the new Forrester research report How An Analytics Culture Drives Exceptional Business Results, created in partnership with the ANA and Neustar. View or download (PDF) the full research report here.  Competitive pressures are increasing across the board for brands today. Customer demands and preferences are constantly changing, and
 there is increasingly […]

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