Data & Analytics

One Third of Companies Fail to Measure Data Quality ROI

One Third of Companies Fail to Measure Data Quality ROI

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Twenty percent of companies assume their data quality tools pay off, while another 10% doesn't monitor ROI at all.

The Long, Hard Road to Marketing Sophistication

The Long, Hard Road to Marketing Sophistication

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If there are times when you feel like you're way behind on the customer journey, well, you probably are. But so is nearly everyone else.

Ensighten and Anametrix Unite in an Open Relationship

Ensighten and Anametrix Unite in an Open Relationship

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Ensighten's purchase of the analytics company is about giving ultimate ownership of data to marketers, says CEO Josh Manion.

MeritDirect Opens San Jose Office

MeritDirect Opens San Jose Office

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A force in direct mail, the company looks to expand its digital data services with a footprint in Silicon Valley.

Neustar Decides to Hand Data Over to its Clients

Neustar Decides to Hand Data Over to its Clients

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AK Media Insights Pro turns data over to marketers to create business-specific aggregations, integrate offline efforts, and probe deeper into their sales funnels.

12 Big Data Facts for Marketers in 2014

12 Big Data Facts for Marketers in 2014

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The idea of Big Data is nothing new, but its potential to solve today's problems and spark innovation is unprecedented.

The (Marketer's) TV Guide

The (Marketer's) TV Guide

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Public broadcasting station WGBH in Boston cleans up its dirty data and boosts donations.

Acxiom Mobilizes and Socializes SMBs

Acxiom Mobilizes and Socializes SMBs

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MyAcxiomPartner.com enables simple campaigns for social and mobile channels.

Opening Your Mind (and Campaigns) to Open Data

Opening Your Mind (and Campaigns) to Open Data

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Marketers take note. There's a trend that's sweeping in: the push for open data innovation.

The Hidden Costs of Dirty Data

The Hidden Costs of Dirty Data

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Marketers who want to optimize performance must eliminate bad data—and, yes, it's possible to do so.

Oracle Data Cloud Floats Into View

Oracle Data Cloud Floats Into View

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It merges its BlueKai capabilities with other assets to introduce Oracle Data as a Service for marketing and social.

Are you Ready for CIDM? (Customer Identity Management)

Are you Ready for CIDM? (Customer Identity Management)

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UnboundID is betting you're not, and launches a broad-based system for marketers.

3 Tips to Align Your Analytics Strategy with the Empowered Consumer

3 Tips to Align Your Analytics Strategy with the Empowered Consumer

Deliver data in an engaging, relevant, and actionable way and you'll be agile enough to respond to the needs of today's empowered consumer.

Today's Marketing Agency Must Be a Driving Force

Today's Marketing Agency Must Be a Driving Force

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15 agency executives examine the evolving role of the marketing agency to clients and the industry at large.

Surprise, Delight, Care—Repeat

Surprise, Delight, Care—Repeat

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The path to customer experience is paved with relevant customer interactions.

How to Cultivate an Optimization Culture so You Can Run Killer Tests

How to Cultivate an Optimization Culture so You Can Run Killer Tests

Creating a successful test is only one half of the equation—creating a culture of regular testing and enthusiasm for optimization is equally as important.

MSC Builds a Sturdy Data Exchange

MSC Builds a Sturdy Data Exchange

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MSC uses data to retool its customer experience.

Six Big Data Dos and Don'ts

Six Big Data Dos and Don'ts

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Your marketing team has collected the data. Now learn what to—and what not to—do with it.

Infographic: Can Increased Pressure Make CMOs Grumpy?

Infographic: Can Increased Pressure Make CMOs Grumpy?

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CMOs had greater responsibility once—it was awful, according to one famous feline.

News Byte: Oracle Eloqua Debuts New Features

News Byte: Oracle Eloqua Debuts New Features

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Leveraging technology from recent acquisitions, Oracle Eloqua has announced new features for the marketing platform.

Q&A: Why Big Data Works

Q&A: Why Big Data Works

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Tom Davenport dishes on what Big Data really means and who it helps the most. Small businesses welcomed.

Espresso Education Wakes Up and Smells the Analytics

Espresso Education Wakes Up and Smells the Analytics

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A digital content provider for schools in the UK gets a crash course in how to use its data to increase user engagement.

Fast Facts: January 2014

Fast Facts: January 2014

Some quick info hits to keep you up-to-date, including the percentage of U.S. shoppers who switch service providers due to poor customer experiences.

Infographic: Marketers Struggle to Make the (Data-Driven) Grade

Infographic: Marketers Struggle to Make the (Data-Driven) Grade

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If marketers want to be at the top of their class, they have to brush up on data management.

You're So Predictable: A Lesson in Managing Data

You're So Predictable: A Lesson in Managing Data

Persona marketing can be a tricky science. Luckily, there are tools and methods out there that can help us determine which attributes to select. It's called data.

"Cookies Don't Buy Things": A Conversation with Acxiom CEO Scott Howe

"Cookies Don't Buy Things": A Conversation with Acxiom CEO Scott Howe

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Howe talks with Direct Marketing News about the future role of cookies and how the public will interact with their own data.

Bank of America's Five Data Environment Surprises

Bank of America's Five Data Environment Surprises

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Bank of America built out an intelligent messaging strategy...and discovered some surprising costs in the process.

News Byte: SAP and SAS Strike Up Strategic Sorority

News Byte: SAP and SAS Strike Up Strategic Sorority

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The two companies unveil a strategic partnership to create a unified product roadmap that combines the SAP HANA platform and SAS analytics.

Video: The Data Hairball

Video: The Data Hairball

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Lisa Arthur, CMO of Teradata Applications, shares tips on how marketers can get a handle on the snarl of data accosting them at every turn.

Diego's DMA Diary: Data and LOLs

Diego's DMA Diary: Data and LOLs

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Meet Diego. He's a hardworking cat...when he's not napping. Follow Diego's adventures as he experiences his first-ever DMA show. (Daily updates!)

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