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Digital Marketing

Predictions: 10 Customer experience trends for 2020

These days, most marketers recognise customer experience (CX) is vital for a healthy, profitable brand. But while most marketers want to offer good CX, how best to go about it seems to be the sticking point.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 10 technology trends in marketing for 2020

Technology is changing faster than marketers can keep up, offering up a never ending land of promises. Increasingly, hard decisions need to be made regarding which technology to implement and whether it can be tied back to measurable marketing objectives. Technology for technology’s sake can wind up being a costly exercise with no point.

Digital Marketing

IoT marketing: When things become customers

Marketing has become more complex and competitive with the proliferation of data and the abundance of consumer choice in the online and offline worlds. Yet its primary function remains: To communicate with consumers about products and services to meet their needs and wants.

Strategy

Gartner: What it takes to be a top-tier CX player

The top customer experience-focused organisations globally are the ones who recognise they’re the problem, can act boldly, and are even willing to reduce their product lines to make things easier for customers.

Digital Marketing

Gartner: Profitability will trump CX for marketers by 2022

Profitability is set to replace customer experience as the chief marketing officer’s number one strategy priority in the next three years as the state of data and technology matures and consumer behaviour shifts further, a new report claims.

Digital Marketing

Gartner report: Martech tops CMO expenditure

​Marketing technology accounts for 30 per cent of the average modern marketing function’s budget, with a third going to services and support, according to fresh research from Gartner.

Strategy

How Mercer, Gartner harness digital experiences for the future

Harnessing digital platforms and AI for customer experience, breaking down situational thinking and embracing journey-based thinking, and finding a north star for engagement are just some of the ways Mercer and Gartner see organisations building better customer experiences.

Measurement & Analytics

Gartner: What it takes to measure customer experience

​Measuring CX is vital, but difficult, to do, according to Gartner, as there are hundreds of metrics to choose from and various levels within an organisation to which they should be applied.

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