If there's more talk about marketing than there is action delivering it, collaboration may be lacking.
The two chiefs are working closer than ever, but are they working well?
CMOs need to take the lead in synchronizing efforts across all departments and channels to ensure the brand delivers the best possible CX.
CMOs and CFOs need to collaborate. Here's why.
Marketing owns Big Data and can run projects without IT. (Wrong.) IT owns Big Data and is slow to deliver it to marketing. (Also wrong.)
Experts weigh in on ways marketing and sales can benefit each other and bring brands closer to the coveted omnichannel standard.
The entire 2014 Marketing&Tech Partnership is now available to view, session by session, on demand.
Marketers and their technology colleagues have varied perspectives, but they can all agree that collaboration is essential. Read on to learn how to achieve it in your organization.
AOL's Tom Wyland speaks about the steps his team took to turn a potential pitfall into a data platform that can be leveraged across all of AOL.
Today, the most critical challenge facing marketers is how quickly they can adapt to the pressures of the rapidly evolving digital economy.
Today not all hackers are bad. Instead, hackers and hack-thinking are the source of a monumental, positive shift in business, creativity, and technology.
The American Red Cross reveals how it implemented its bold marketing vision through a collaborative relationship with the technology department.
When it comes to CIO/CMO collaboration, the question is not "if," but "how."
The companies use targeted direct mail to showcase global student creativity via a mutually beneficial partnership between brand, agency, and vendor.
The million dollar question posed at the 2014 Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit: What can marketers do to take best advantage of the Internet of Things?
5 ways marketers can partner with technologists to excel at both
The sales and marketing teams at Digital Manufacturing are bickering and its impacting their work. What would you do in that situation? Read on to see what our readers had to say.
To take advantage technology, companies need to find a way to bridge the gap between CIOs and the evolving role of CMOs within an enterprise.
A hard-charging CMO rebuffs his CIO's attempts to improve the company's marketing technology. The CIO's in a pickle. See what our readers had to say about it.
To paraphrase The Incredibles: Once everyone's innovative, no one is. Innovation isn't a thing; it's a way of thinking.
Video: Data isn't going away and CMOs need to learn to take a more holistic approach to data-driven marketing, says Lisa Arthur, CMO of Teradata.
When it comes to selecting an agency, Jim Heughens, managing director of The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks, says that a little self-awareness goes a long way.
Direct Marketing News Editor-in-Chief Ginger Conlon talks to Veeral Rathod, cofounder of J. Hilburn, at the luxury menswear brand's new pop-store in NYC.
On their best day, brainstorms foster collaborative problem-solving, efficient idea-generation and unexpected revelations. On their worst, participants decide to phone it in—literally.
The bickering between marketing and sales is getting out of hand. Read this month's Marketing Challenge scenario and tell us what you would do to solve the SVP of sales and marketing's dilemma.
Month 9 at Mitel: Even with strong results, reshaping industry perceptions is essential to maintaining momentum.
A hard-charging CMO rebuffs his CIO's attempts to improve the company's marketing technology. What should the CIO do? Read the full story and submit your responses to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4.
CMOs and marketing directors are extremely hesitant to rock the boat if they know sales won't like the changes.
If your title starts with a "C" and ends with an "O," you should really be working together.
The patience and curiosity of the wolf got me thinking about the changing environment of marketing and selling is requiring marketers and salespeople to a new set of skills.
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