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A recent report by the CMO Council, Calibrate How You Operate, can be summarized by its bold opening statement: "Marketing is the most challenged and most complex business unit." The report serves as a timely and serious wake-up call for both marketers and senior management to understand that, although the marketplace has changed beyond all recognition due to Web 2.0 and the explosion in digital — marketing technology and process have not kept up with the changes.
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SK&A is a leading provider of U.S. healthcare information solutions and databases. As part of IMS Health, SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling data for over 2 million healthcare providers, including 800,000+ prescribers. SK&A's data supports research and marketing initiatives for life sciences, medical device, managed healthcare, direct marketing, publishing, education and more. SK&A's proprietary databases are telephone-verified twice per year from its world class Research Centers. SK&A enables multi-channel marketing and sets the standard for data quality and reliability. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare, publishing and pharmaceutical institutions.