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12 martech trends to watch in 2022

It’s been another year of growing sophistication across the marketing technology landscape. As artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced automation progress, capabilities being introduced into the ever-growing array of martech stacks and customer engagement technologies is exploding. In the second of our special edition predictions reports, CMO takes a look at what’s in store for marketing technology innovation and utilisation in the coming year.

Digital Marketing

19 digital marketing predictions for 2022

As the industry shakes off a second year of adapting to global pandemic conditions and an ever-more digitally savvy and socially aware consumer, it’s clear digital marketing faces another evolution in 2022. CMO has canvassed a wide array of predictions from across the industry to find out what’s on the cards for digital marketing in 2022.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 10 Customer experience trends for 2021

​In 2021, brands will need to go further than ever with CX to attract and retain customers and incentivise loyalty. Coming to grips with the newly digital consumer while also finding purpose and empathy to connect with those consumers looking for authentic brands are just some of the challenges. Finding the tools to bridge offline and online will create new challenges, while rising demands for privacy willneed to be balance against the benefits of personalisation.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 14 digital marketing predictions for 2021

In 2021 savvy marketers will continue to embrace creative ways of connecting with consumers to build awareness and drive demand through online touchpoints and digital insights in their campaigns. We explore the major ingredients that will help drive digital marketing success in the New Year.

Leadership

Report: What will 2021 bring for CMOs?

CMOs will need to drive customer obsession within their firms, rather than simply guiding ad procurement and promotions, according to Forrester’s 2021 prediction. This means marketing teams will need to put the customer at the center of everything they do, including leadership, strategy and operations.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 9 AI trends in marketing for 2019

You can't talk about marketing today without the conversation steering to artificial intelligence or machine learning. Once touted as a silver bullet for data collation, analysis, as well as customer service, AI and ML have grown past the original hype and smart marketers are using them as a way to amplify human intelligence, rather than as a replacement for it.

Digital Marketing

Predictions: 9 digital marketing trends for 2019

If there's one thing about marketing that can be said to be constant, it's that it always changes. With new technologies, such as voice, AI, machine learning, virtual reality, augmented reality, natural language processing and facial recognition, about to become mainstream, it can feel as marketers, that we are always chasing our tails.

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