From Digital-First to Data-First

Brands operate in a marketplace where everyone and everything is connected. But the answer to gaining consumer attention isn’t about being digital-first. It’s about being data-first. Achieving brand success in 2019 means advancing from evermore digital marketing tactics to a customer-first mindset that encompasses the consumer journey in its totality to give people what they …

Forrester Now Tech: Identity Resolution

Identity resolution is the driving force behind modern marketing innovation. But before brands can begin identifying their customers across devices and channels, they must first identify the right identity vendor — a mounting challenge given the growing number of identity solution providers battling for marketers’ attention and their significant competitive differences. Forrester’s latest Now Tech …

The Quest for the Perfect Identity-Driven Marketer

Consumers today have very high expectations. Sixty percent expect brands to deliver tailored customer experiences; seven out of 10 consumers say they prefer content and ads that are customized to their personal interests and shopping habits, and 43 percent report that their desire for personalization has grown in the last year alone. Succeeding in this …

White Paper: How to Survive and Thrive Under the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25, 2018, harmonizes data privacy laws across Europe and impacts every company that touches the personal data of European Union residents. While the GDPR introduces significant changes for data security and compliance, it also compels marketers to forge new and stronger interactions with consumers …

The Two Things Retailers Must Do To Win Holiday 2017

Retailers know that Holiday 2017 is make or break. They’re tasked with demonstrating to consumers and investors that their business is still relevant in the 21st century — and if they don’t capitalize on the opportunity at hand, their brand may not survive to see the next holiday season. To succeed, retailers need to deliver …

Building Consumer Brand Infatuation

Customer satisfaction is the bedrock of brand success, and companies like Amazon and Marriott are masters in the art and science of creating innovative, immersive customer experiences that span across channels and touchpoints. Brands that follow their lead and deliver personal, seamless and relevant experiences are poised to dramatically boost customer loyalty and increase ROI; …