State Of The Cmo

Leadership

Fostering a stronger CMO-CEO relationship

Fostering strong relationships as a CMO with cross-functional leaders is vital to being able to exercise strategic and impactful organisational influence. And if this year’s State of the CMO is any guide, the best marketing chiefs are actively working to ensure their CEO is their biggest advocate.

Leadership

State of the CMO: We need your input!

The current COVID-19 crisis has thrown marketing leaders an unprecedented challenge around marketing campaigns, strategy and customer connection. So how many are struggling versus excelling in this current time of change?

State of the CMO 2020: Terms and conditions

By participating in CMO's State of the CMO 2020 research insights program, you have the opportunity to win a fabulous set of noise cancelling headphones valued at up to $600. Please complete the survey, then in order to be in the running for the prize, please respond to the following question: What’s one thing standing in the way of marketing leaders improving their relationship with the board / CEO and why?

Leadership

Report: CMO tenure shortest of the C-suite

​The CMO’s short tenure, exposed by CMO’s ​State of the CMO research​, has been backed by a recent global study, which found the average tenure of the job role was only 3.5 years – the shortest of the c-suite.

Digital Marketing

3 things we learnt about CMOs from State of the CMO

As we put the call out for marketing leaders to complete the survey for our 2019 edition of this special report, we take a look at three things we discovered about the State of the CMO from our 2018 findings.

Leadership

Help us gauge the State of the CMO with our 2019 annual research

Do Australian marketing chiefs finally hold the purse strings when it comes to customer technology? Which functions are reporting into marketing leaders these days? Where are we succeeding and failing when it comes to proving effectiveness? And how much are CMOs getting paid?

State of the CMO 2019: Terms and conditions

By participating in CMO's State of the CMO 2019 research insights program, you have the opportunity to win a Luxury Escape with Dinner and Breakfast for 2 worth up to $800.

Leadership

State of the CMO 2018: Marketers own CX and digital

Nearly two-thirds of Australian marketers own their organisation’s customer experience function and one in three have sole purchasing power for customer technologies, our latest State of the CMO 2018 research has found.

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When friction can be a brand’s best friend

I always enjoy those oft-forgotten, in-between moments in any experience. These moments are not necessarily part of any defined experience per se. They likely wouldn’t show up in an organisation’s plans or ideas to help make the customer journey or user flow as simple, easy and seamless as possible.

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How much attention should we be paying to the ‘attention economy’?

There’s been a lot of buzz in the advertising industry lately about what’s coined the ‘attention economy’. And it’s fast becoming the new battleground for media channels to prove their wares and to develop and espouse new attention metrics.

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Sometimes the best solutions are some of the most counterintuitive

Exceptional CMOs do exceptional things for themselves and for those they inspire. At your best you are creative, innovative and inspirational. We have a problem though. We now live in a corporate world that demands sensibility where everything you do is measurable and stakeholders demand predictability – the antithesis of breakthrough and transformation.

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