Gerry Brown Research Director Read full bio @gerrybrown There is a lot of talk in the media about the importance of content marketing, but little attention is paid to the underlying challenges that hinder its effective execution. For a better understanding of content marketing issues, IDC ran a survey of 300 enterprise marketers across 11 […]
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Gerry Brown Research Director Read full bio @gerrybrown Customer journey management is a hot topic in management – particularly within the context of digital transformation and customer experience. Leading enterprises today compete on digital customer experiences. Traditional differentiation on product and price is replaced by end-to-end customer journey experiences designed to delight the customer and […]
Gerry Brown Research Director Read full bio @gerrybrown Last week IDC hosted, 22 tech industry marketing leaders at our annual CMO Advisory council dinner in London. The topics up for discussion were IDC’s latest research and thought-leadership ideas in the areas of content marketing, customer experience, and customer data management.
Lisa Borthwick Go-to-Market specialist, European Custom Solutions LinkedIn profile IDC predicts that by 2020, 1 in 5 marketers will abandon the traditional funnel for a buyer-centric approach. The funnel belongs to the 20th century. Back then, buyers were ignorant about their choices and sellers knew little about the needs and preferences of their prospective customers.