martech solutions

Instead of trying to keep up with martech solutions, CMOs should . . .

There are more than 5,000 martech solutions available today, a nearly 40% increase in just a year (Chief Marketing Technologist Blog). Tomorrow, there will be more. The next day, more. For many chief marketing officers and CEOs alike, this constantly growing landscape can leave many feeling like they are behind, like they are missing out […]

Allocadia

Bizible and Allocadia join forces to pursue growth in marketing performance management space

The rapid maturation of the marketing performance management space has led Bizible and Allocadia to create a joint go-to-market strategy that helps each other’s customers use their respective technologies in a more holistic way. Seattle, Wash.-based Bizible offers applications to automate the planning and attribution of marketing activities in B2B companies. Allocadia, based in Vancouver, […]

closing technology skills gap

Redefining the Way We Learn: Closing the Technology Skills Gap

Today’s successful marketing programs are driven by technology, and the rate of change and speed of innovation is accelerating. To keep up, and stay ahead of the competition, you need talent that can help you make the most of data, move faster, and create engaging customer experience. But how do you know what skills gaps […]

tech stack

Building a Better Tech Stack: A Panel Discussion at #RevSummit17

Who better to ask about building the optimal technology stack for your B2B enterprise than executives who’ve done it themselves? One of the more popular sessions at day 2 of Revenue Summit 2017 featured Edison Partners CMO Kelly Ford moderating a panel discussion on building tech stacks, starring McKesson head of digital marketing and technologies […]

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What the Trello Deal Tells Us About the State of Collaboration and Enterprise Software Stacks

Trello, an app considered indispensable by many software developers, has joined the Atlassian family, announced last week, in a deal worth $425 million. As Wired said in its coverage, Trello was developed basically as a niche to-do list app for a specialized purpose and audience (software developers) that 95% of the population has never heard […]

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B2B Solution of the Week: Trends and Successes in Martech Stack Building

With the recent and rumored announcements by B2B marketing and data analytics providers for cloud solutions that will build on top of Salesforce, Oracle and other SaaS platforms, the multi-relationship model of martech stack-building exists in high relief. And while vendors may be pushing a multi-relationship model, marketers may want to think carefully before pursuing […]

B2B Inspiration: Hacking Marketing with Scott Brinker

Over the past decade, marketing responsibilities and tactics have changed dramatically, a prominent marketing technologist said. In today’s digital world, Scott Brinker likens the challenges of creating great marketing with those of creating great software. “They’re both juggling an explosion of digitally powered interactions in a tornado of constant change and innovation,” Brinker said. “They’re […]

Live from MarTech: Experience optimization should drive your website redesign

Are you regularly testing your company website for optimization success? If not, Chris Goward would likely be wagging his finger at you. The CEO of Wider Funnel has built an entire company around the concept that testing offers the framework for successful experience optimization. He recently spoke at MarTech, a marketing conference taking place in […]

Live from MarTech: What every CMO should do to go digital

What’s the number one worry on the minds of CMOs in the digital age? Fear of losing ground, of falling behind in digital savviness, of becoming irrelevant. No marketing executive ever wants to hear anyone say, “Sorry, but what you’re offering just isn’t relevant anymore.” Social and mobile are the air we breathe these days. Brand […]