Data and Analytics

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Customer Data Platforms Best Practice Guide

This report explains what customer data platforms are, how they can help marketers and how they might change the marketing technology landscape.

It also explains the features that characterise CDPs, while clarifying how these platforms differ from other marketing tools such as customer relationship management systems, data management platforms and others.

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Segmentations and Personas Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction Marketers have always sought to find the most relevant buyers for their products. In the 1950s, this concept took a step forward when Wendell Smith published an award-winning article in the Journal of Marketing on product differentiation and market segmentation.[1] This article put segmentations on the map for marketers, and soon market segmentations […]

Digital Transformation and the Role of Data

1. Introduction The modern marketer’s dilemma “After several years of long Christmas lists to Santa, this year my girls could not think of anything they wanted. It dawned on me; my kids are not seeing marketing encouraging them to want things. My job and the jobs of future global marketers are getting more challenging. We […]

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A Short Guide to Maximising the ROI of Digital Marketing

1. Introduction The size of investment that brands make in digital marketing programmes mean that it is extremely important to understand the impact that spend is having. Yet there remains little industry consensus on the best way to achieve an accurate, quantified view on the contribution that a marketing strategy has had on revenue and […]

Customer Data Platforms Best Practice Guide

1. Introduction Organising large amounts of customer data is becoming a huge challenge for marketers who want a ‘360 degree view’ of their customers. Customer data platforms (CDPs) offer a way for organisations to bring together disparate customer data into one place, to allow for the easy sharing of this information with other systems. This […]

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Working Effectively with Data Teams

 ‌ This report reviews the role of the data professional and the approaches currently adopted by marketers to working with data and analytics teams.

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An introduction to the third-party cookie crackdown

‌ This briefing will cover:

  • The cookiepocalypse: a timeline
  • Alternatives to cookie-based advertising
  • Alternative forms of measurement
  • Alternative data sources
  • Contextual targeting
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Maximising the ROI of Digital Marketing

 ‌ This best practice report seeks to bring clarity to the conundrum of how marketers can be calculating the ROI of their digital marketing investments, within both B2B and B2C industries.

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The Fundamentals of Marketing Measurement and Analytics

 ‌ This best practice guide introduces marketers and ecommerce professionals to the fundamentals of campaign data measurement and analytics, covering everything from established principles to cutting edge technologies.

Articles on data and analytics

A day in the life of… Mark Douthwaite, AI Engineer at Peak

Mark Douthwaite is an AI engineer at Peak, a start-up which works within retail and ecommerce, adapting AI to solve supply chain issues with the likes of ASOS, Footasylum, Fred Perry and Morrisons. So, let’s hear what Douthwaite does every day, and see if he can cut through the hype and explain the true power […]

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A Guide to Digital Marketing Tools

‌ This report provides marketers with an overview of 60 popular and peer-recommended tools in four main categories: content and experience, data, analytics and insights, email and marketing automation and social media and customer relationships.

Articles on data and analytics

The best digital marketing stats we've seen this week

The best digital marketing stats we’ve seen this week

This week we’ve got news about digital ad spend, digital literacy, AI and lots more to help beat the January blues. Before we get going, make sure to take a look at our Internet Statistics Database for additional insights into a plethora of marketing topics. FMCG has been identified as the highest paid sector in […]

Fast Track Training: Advanced Data & Analytics

Develop your analytics strategy and gain practical skills to transform available data into powerful insights, with this Fast Track training course. You’ll cover the full analytics journey, from planning, measurement and data collection through to the practicalities of analysing, optimising and predicting behaviour.

3-day course | various dates | London

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