How to measure conversion – infograph

I found a great infograph from my former colleagues’ website. Tamara Gielen has one of the most red email marketing blogs in the world – Be relevant! emailmarketing blog . This inforgraph is about conversion optimisation in general and has a great message I totally agree with. Nothing beats the live testing with actual customers. A/B testing, multivariate testing,Continue reading “How to measure conversion – infograph”

From Poor-Data and Poor-Insight to Rich-Data and Better-Insight

As we already know, organizations have ability to collect, store and analyze massive amount of data from multiple sources. They have spent a lot of money managing this big data. Investments in technology and analytics are useless unless employees can use data, information and knowledge in their decisions-making.  Many companies are facing a big challenge in data-drivenContinue reading “From Poor-Data and Poor-Insight to Rich-Data and Better-Insight”

Big Data, Big Decisions and Big Management Change

Big data is out there. Data volumes, velocity and varieties have multiplied, in fact exploded.  The big question is how to find the best ways to make all of it and how analyzed data is changing decision-making ways and management. Are big decisions based on analyzed evidence or intuition? Many organizations are thinking how toContinue reading “Big Data, Big Decisions and Big Management Change”

Planning 3.0 – combining Creative, Communications, Experience and Business planning = Customer Journey Management

Admap published a writing competition results – best articles about “Planning 3.0”– How will we be planning in 2020? The winner, Nick Hirst said “We need to transcend the often polar disciplines of ‘conceptual’ (creative agency) and ‘practical’ (media agency) planning to deliver, not communications, but great brand experiences.” I couldn’t agree more! Although mr. NickContinue reading “Planning 3.0 – combining Creative, Communications, Experience and Business planning = Customer Journey Management”

Customer decision making journey and market FLOW

McKinsey just published an article about customer decision making journey. It’s an approach based on a single research and 20000 respondents. I find it great that Customer Journey work and methodologies get real attention and McKinsey’s article proved that customer journey understanding, analytics and design are maturing and becoming real business management tools. We haveContinue reading “Customer decision making journey and market FLOW”

How to create an intelligent company and cure Corporate Autism?

Big data is the catch phrase inspiring corporate management right now. I agree that it is the direction many companies should choose to take. However, the reality is that challenges are not in systems and technology. Most important challenges can be found from our own ways of working and thinking. In this presentation I explainContinue reading “How to create an intelligent company and cure Corporate Autism?”

Insight IQ

I read a very interesting article from HBR, April 2012 issue. Shvetank Shah, Andrew Horne and Jaime Capella wrote an article about how good data won’t guarantee good decisions and most companies have too few analytics-savvy worker. If you are not able read that excellent article from HBR, here is a couple of points fromContinue reading “Insight IQ”

Forecast for marketing planning and ecosystem evolution

The high frequency trading (HFT) stands for machine based stock exchange trading. HFT model leverages price differences in variety of stock exchanges, buy and sell in a fraction of a second. If there is 0,01% price difference in two stock exchanges,  you can make 100 profit with a 1M investment in a millisecond. HFT isContinue reading “Forecast for marketing planning and ecosystem evolution”

CMO expectations and emphasis – CMO survey 2/2012

CMO’s are quite optimistic, increase spending overall but especially in social media, CRM and analytics (internally and externally) CMOsurvey.com made a study of CMO expectations and emphasis in February 2012. The wheel is already turning and the role of CMO’s changing. It is especially interesting to see that the traditional emphasis of CMO is nowContinue reading “CMO expectations and emphasis – CMO survey 2/2012”